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RATINGS: 1288   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
An assertively hopped American Pale Ale with citrusy and piney Cascade hops. Subtle malt flavors balance the hop profile and provide a satisfying dry finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jtw (1153) - farmington, Michigan, USA - JUN 7, 2004
very crisp and piney cascades in the nose. assertive malt backbone, but then it quickly turns tangy and hoppy--makes my tongue tingle, in a good way. finishes extremely clean. i really really like this beer!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
aracauna (3496) - Georgia, USA - JUN 6, 2004
The body is a metallic amber with a nice yellowish-white head that builds easily and lingers for a bit. The aroma is moderately hoppy and the flavor has a nice bit of caramel to supposed the bitterness. There’s just something about it that strikes me wrong. It’s not bad, but I’ve had APAs that I much prefer to this one. One of the few beers by Great Lakes that I don’t like for the style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
heemer77 (5290) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - JUN 3, 2004
Excellent example of the style. I continue to be impressed by Great Lakes. This pours from the bottle with a medium head on top on a dark amber body. The smells are delicious wth orange peels and some apples. The taste is orange peels, apple core and some coffee. Dry as others have noted. A solid pale ale. Thanks civforprez.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
civforprez (229) - Galesburg, Illinois, USA - JUN 1, 2004
This beer pours a translucent amber with a sizeable, lasting head. The aroma is of hops and bitterness. Flavor is dry and slightly bitter, with only minimal hops coming through. As it warmed, the bite softened, and the beer became more likeable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
atpayne (615) - Zionsville, Indiana, USA - MAY 30, 2004
Fairly clear yellowish color with a white head. THere is a floral hop aroma and a somewhat hidden malt aroma. It is nicely hopped, but not too aggressively bitter. The hops are simply noticable. Largely citrus or grapefruit flavor, it sits well in the mouth.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jollyraider (252) - Los Angeles, California, USA - MAY 30, 2004
Grapefruit really stands out in this beer. It’s bitter and smooth, but thin. I like my beers to have some cloudiness-this one was crystal clear.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
screigh (649) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - MAY 25, 2004
Poured a small white head. Minor lacing. Color is a clear copper. Aroma is slightly hoppy. Beer starts very smooth with a nice bitter hoppy finish. Nice beer!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thedm (5614) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - MAY 20, 2004
Fort Wayne Ale Fest 2004. This bottled brew poured a medium sized head of off-white colored mostly lasting bubbles that left behind a good lace. The body was a softly carbonated yellow orange color and yielded a hoppy aroma. The mouth feel was hoppy. It had a good hop flavor mixed with a malty overtone. This brew went down easily and was quite quaff-able.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JFGrind (1994) - Glenside, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 17, 2004
If Philadelphia’s river caught fire as much as Cleveland’s Cuyahoga I’d want a local brewery commemorate the event. With the Cuyahoga River catching fire so many times after WWII I would of thought the namesake beer would be over the top in hops and/or alcohol. It wasn’t, it reminded me more of an English pale Ale than an APA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
theFritz469 (16) - Brunswick, Ohio, USA - MAY 11, 2004
Being from Cleveland,i’m a bit bias.Although,I feel lucky to be so close to the Great Lakes Brewing Co.Burning River APA is no exception to GLBC’s fine tradition of fantastic brews.At first sip you can tell it’s a Great Lakes brew.Wonderful aroma,great color and head.I’ve had this one many times and I believe it may take some getting used to.But once you do, this one may become one of your favorites!

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