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Great Lakes Conway's Irish Ale | Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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Great Lakes Conway's Irish AleGreat Lakes Conway's Irish Ale
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3.79/5
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1,530 Ratings
Great Lakes Conway's Irish AleGreat Lakes Conway's Irish Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Great Lakes Brewing Co.
Ohio, United States
greatlakesbrewing.com

Style: Irish Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by chilidog on 07-28-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#16,514
Reviews:
501
Ratings:
1,530
pDev:
11.35%
Bros Score:
3.5
 
 
Wants:
85
Gots:
300
Trade:
1
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4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

Photo of BurgeoningBrewhead
3.79/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured into DFH footed pint glass; clear amber with a two-finger white head that falls after a bit into a cap/ring of foam.
Smell is toasted malt, some crackery sweetness.
Taste is simple and follows smell...toasted crackery malt, slight herbal hops in the end to give a slight crispness to the finish.
Mouthfeel is thin and slick, clean.
Overall, a tasty Irish Red. I can't remember what others of this style I've had, but this is a good beer.

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4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of Ohiolager
3.62/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

this is a great lakes brew i have never had before. so i had to try it!

Conway's Irish ale.$8.99 6pk bottles.(OH)

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass.

freshest taste date clearly marked.

poured a nice amber color. with a 1.5 finger head that rather quickly left a decent ring of lacing around the glass.carbonated just right, nice amount of bubbles from the glass etching.pouring it i did notice it was not as thick as some other GLBC brews.

it has a beautiful fruity, yet toasted malt smell. at first appearance it doesn't smell like a 6.5 abv brew.

the flavor is very smooth and inviting. you can taste the toasty and fruitiness that cant hide.medium bodied beer with a great toasty flavor and a slight warmth on the finish, and aftertaste.

the mouth-feel is as i thought, not watery but not as heavy as some other of their brews. the smooth coppery feel kind of reminds me of their Christmas ale.

overall a great beer by any means. however i did not enjoy it as much as other great lakes brews. that could be because GL couldn't make a bad beer if they tried.

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of barczar
3.56/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a brilliant amber with a frothy tan head that lingers as a thin layer of foam.

Aroma is floral hops, light fruity specialty malt character, with a toasted malt base.

Flavor follows suit, with underpinnings of fruity malt character turning dry and bready mid palate, finishing with just a hint of bitterness. That malt fruitiness dominates.

Body and carbonation are moderate, with light alcohol warmth at the finish.

I'm not a huge malt fruitiness fan, but this at least has a nice malt backbone for support.

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Great Lakes Conway's Irish Ale from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.79 out of 5 with 1,530 ratings
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