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

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86
very good
1,527 Ratings
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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
Ratings:
1,527
Reviews:
500
Avg:
3.81
pDev:
11.55%
 
 
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83
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299
For Trade:
1
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-pours a nice reddish amber color with an off white head with decent retention
S-bit of caramel, some slight biscuit and low hop aroma
T-a sweet and malty flavor that is dry and biscuity in the finish. Hops provide a nice balance and keep the finish short and clean
M-medium bodied
O-very well balanced and malty. Great example of the style

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into into a snifter. Acquired from a friend who visited Ohio. Best by date is 4/15/13 but I've kept this refrigerated so it should be pretty fresh.

A- Pours a ruby red, ever so hazy body with a tiny white head that reduces fairly quickly. Leaves very little lacing.

S- On the first whiff I got some caramel and yeast, somewhat raw. Straining to smell more, I get caramel, toffee, sweet almost fruityness.

T- Toffee and sweet caramel upfront, progresses into a nutty and roasty flavor. The aftertaste is somewhat fruity, grapes and citrus. Subtle flavors but they work quite well.

M- Medium-light body, super refreshing with medium carbonation. Super drinkable.

I don't drink many red ales but was pretty impressed with this one. If this were distributed in my area it would definitely be in my refrigerator as a go-to beer.

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Great Lakes Conway's Irish Ale from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
3.81 out of 5 based on 1,527 ratings.
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