Great Lakes Truth Justice And The American Ale | Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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117 Ratings
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Great Lakes Truth Justice And The American AleGreat Lakes Truth Justice And The American Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by HopHeadRyan on 11-29-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
117
Reviews:
24
Avg:
3.82
pDev:
9.42%
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
17
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 117 |  Reviews: 24
Photo of GilGarp
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RinZo
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tkdchampxi
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is just a refreshing, uncomplicated, summer's day pale ale - and it is exactly what I am looking for in a pale ale. This is not the most amazing pale ale I've ever had - but it is like a good sli ce of pizza: how can anyone complain about it?

I think it carries a slight grapefruit aroma, with some nice bitterness and a touch of citrus and pine. Poured nicely from my keg with the perfect amount of carbonation. Autumn colored with nice clarity.

I was surprised at how little I paid for a sixtel of this. This could be a go-to beer for me

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Photo of WoodBrew
4.08/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

This is a great session ale.....ranks with founders all day, etc. The golden clear ale had a nice white head that is leaving some lace. The scent carries pine and orange peel. The taste carries the pine and slight spiced citrus through the drink and it finishes bitter but comes off the pallet nicely. The mouthfeel is lighter in body with good carbonation. Overall.....YUMMY!

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Photo of chefhatt
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of leinie13
3.85/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mikepcarney
3.88/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jgreenward
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mfnmbvp
3.53/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz. bottle, best before 06/08/2015. Acquired this through the mixed Spring variety pack.

Poured into a clear balloon snifter.

A - Pours a typical golden / sienna orange body with one finger of short-lived bubbly white head that fades to a ring. Some decent sticky scattered strands of lacing. Looks nice for what it is.

S - A pungent, herbal, floral, hoppy aroma. Slight horseradish type aroma. Bready cereal / wheat / crystal malts.

T - Taste is much more bitter than I would have imagined, especially since it bears the tag "Session IPA" on the label. Herbal & floral hops, with good crisp bready crystal malt backing.

M - The feel is smooth, crisp, & clean. Light-bodied with good carb. Moderate hop bitterness on the palate.

Overall, a fairly average 'Session IPA' from Great Lakes. Has a bit more of an earthy , bitter hop aspect to it that I don't normally find in a lot of other session IPA's. Worth a try, especially if you pick up the variety pack.

Great Lakes Truth, Justice And The American Ale -----3.5/5

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Photo of NonicPanic
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Slatetank
3.84/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sgttibbs
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of heerboth
4.13/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of imperialking
3.66/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SINKTIPS_N_SUDS
3.94/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

not my favorite session ipa, but not one I would refuse if offered to me either. its GLBC all the way. I am looking forward to trying the mosaic hopped session launching in January 2016

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Photo of mousebeer
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tdm168
3.77/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DMarlinJ
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Risenhower
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mpolewan
3.95/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of leprechaunandfatman
3.34/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of djrn2
3.69/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of njbusa
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mwar
2.07/5  rDev -45.8%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

No offense, just not a fan of IPAs

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Photo of Tsar_Riga
3.96/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Superb clear, bright orange, short white head, with some lacing.

S - Moderate pine, some minerality, slight sulfur note.

T - A strong bitter bite throughout, with a bright lemon citrus note, powerful herbal quality, with a nice cracker malt element to support the hops. Close narrows down to mild bitterness.

M - For a beer below 5%, this is a burly brew, with good carbonation, and a certain drying hit in the close.

O - Nothing small here, with a bright hop profile and a full, punchy feel. Solid.

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Great Lakes Truth Justice And The American Ale from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
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