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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
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
Photo of Gkruszewski
3.83/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kyle_goochstink
3.84/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jon_Hendricks
4.25/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Pours a light amber honey color.

Overall: The aroma is sweet with hints of roasted grains, bready yeast, light hops and some mild fruit notes. The taste has a sweet malty character and just enough hops for some balance. There are notes of bread, light caramel malt, orange marmalade and mild hops. This is a solid Irish Ale.

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Photo of heytomcat
4.12/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kkmiller76
4.1/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jmaskell33
3.34/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of vmig
2.83/5  rDev -25.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Boone757
3.74/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mnteti
3.91/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Bedfordbeer
3.4/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of SpAiReArGsEonNE
4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jaypaul522
3.83/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Very refreshing taste. Drank from the bottle, so I perhaps missed the full fragrance, but you knew it was an Irish right away. The taste is full, strong, and very pleasing in your mouth. I was very pleasantly surprised by this one.

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Photo of Spindelphia
3.85/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GStone899
3.68/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Great Lakes is one of my favorite breweries so I was excited to try this one. Red ale, cloudy complexion with not much head n minimal lacing. Bready tasty with a definite caramel and toffee taste. Flavor isn't overly bold or complicated. Goes down easy without being too heavy.

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Photo of cwd
3.41/5  rDev -10%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Magilla1928
4.46/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Curt_rowe
4.1/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Evilyak
3.56/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

not as red as i might have liked. nice head that dissipated with no lacing.

smell is bready, but nothing remarkable. taste is similar - malty sweetness with no bitterness.

mouth is dry. probably begs for another one.

it's one i look forward to each year, even though i'm saying it's only ok.

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Photo of raindog814
3.62/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of C_Adams
3.53/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JeffSK
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sdface
4.5/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

I love hoppy beers but when I am looking for a change of pace...this is the style that satisfies! The balance of malt and hops is perfect! A delicious beer for St. Patrick's Day or for welcoming the warmer weather. Great Lakes does a nice job with this style...lots of complex flavors. Cheers!

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Photo of Rizzy17
3.6/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ThreeThousand
3.92/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Urk1127
3.19/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

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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