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
Very Good
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:
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Added by chilidog on 07-28-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#16,442
Reviews:
501
Ratings:
1,530
pDev:
11.35%
Bros Score:
3.5
 
 
Wants:
85
Gots:
300
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 1,530 |  Reviews: 501
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4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of wac9
2.42/5  rDev -36.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

it took me 8 years fo find this beer it has a great beer smell , and it pour nice in a glass its not red maybe dark orange goes down smooth but it taste like im swallowing a flower big disappoint here for all of you who likes good for you but i cant wait for there other wonderful beers

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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3/5  rDev -20.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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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%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of NuclearSoAndSo
3.95/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured into a beer mug.

Appearance: Pours a not quite two-finger head which dissipates within a few minutes. Has a great golden-amber color; lots of bubbles on the side of the mug.

Smell: Has a decent nose; grainy and hoppy.

Taste: Plenty of hop bitterness with a malty presence, and just a touch of grainy sweetness to finish it out. Crisp.

Mouthfeel: Quite carbonated and sort of light in a good way. Not in taste but in the body; refreshing.

Overall: An all around good beer, I can dig it. I would buy this one again, always a fan of GLBC.

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.66/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A- pours a bright copper color with some ruby-red hue, small fizzy white head that reduces quickly, leaving just a bit skimming the top.

S- very clean grain with some toasted nutty character, herbal tea-like hop aroma with some sweet bread

T- well balanced, sweet malty character matches well with the toasted grain, hop linger provides freshly steeped tea flavor, the finish is slightly sweet-yet-dry with a clean finish

M- medium body and medium carbonation leads to a foamy mouthfeel and fizzy finish

O- this is a simple, well made beer. Four ingredients that are finely balanced

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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3.97/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

S: Rich, toasty character, faint floral notes

L: Crystal clear, orangish red, white creamy head that dissipates

T: Toasty, fairly clean malt with a touch of herbal hop flavor. Medium low bitterness with some hints of fruity tea nearing the finish. Finishes semi-dry. Slightly herbal.

M: Medium bodied, medium low carbonation

Solid, quaffable beer. One of the better for the style.

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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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