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Great Lakes York Street Bitter

Great Lakes York Street Bitter
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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.64/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Medium bodied ale with a fresh, fruity hop aroma leading to a soft malty palate, finishing clean, dry and hoppy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joshwilfong (1200) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - JAN 7, 2011
yellow with huge white head. nose of citrus hops. firm bitterness before nice citrus hop flavor without much malt component in this one. the interesting malt is the creamy head and moutfeel of this beer, likely secondary to a lot of wheat malt. overall an interesting beer that doesn’t really have a style, but is mostly enjoyable

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AwYeh (102) - Canton, Ohio, USA - DEC 29, 2010
On-tap at the brewpub. Hazy orange-golden color, with one finger frothy white head. Smell is of citrus and slightly floral. Big biscuity malt flavor, nicely balanced with the beer’s light hop bitterness (even if light, it tastes more bitter than other ESBs I’ve had). Medium body and carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JoeMcPhee (8214) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 31, 2010
Tap at the brewery. Deep amber pour with a thin white head. The aroma is quite spicy with a little bit of light orange marmalade character. A little bit earthy and lightly fruity. Soft and spicy with a nice light lingering sweetness. Earthy malts with some light spiciness on the finish. Well-balanced and fairly easy to put back.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
zdk (1807) - New York, New York, USA - AUG 26, 2010
tap @ Great Lakes - golden yellow pour. Smooth caramel malts, some grain notes and even a bit warm. Drinkable but not exciting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (6585) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUL 29, 2010
On tap at Great Lakes on our way to RBSG. Pours a clear orange gold with a medium sized white head. Soft and lightly bitter, toast and a bit of caramel. Nice lightly sweet toasted malt. Medium bodied, very gentle and easy drinking. Soft bitterness on the finish. Really sessionable and quite tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JaBier (4532) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - MAY 31, 2009
On tap at GLBC. Clear copper pour with a thin white head. Floral and citrus hop aroma up front with English malt on the back end. English malt flavor up front with a hoppy finish. Solid ESB.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rudolf (2310) - Buffalo, New York, USA - MAY 18, 2009
Sample from a growler at Goodbar Beer Club, 5/09. Lighter gold, thin white head. Nose is bready malts, some lemony hops, a little mint. Flavor wise there is a really nice hop profile - mint & pine, with caramel. Breadiness comes out in the finish. I’d love to be able to drink this regularly.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
aracauna (2994) - Georgia, USA - JUN 8, 2007
Pours a clear copper with a creamy head that lingers and clings to the glass. Hops and a toasted malt make up the bulk of the aroma and flavor. The malt is verging on rich. Full, lingering bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RagallachMC (631) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - FEB 7, 2007
Tap at the brewpub. Aroma: Lots of fruit in the nose. Orange, apples, and light grape. Some biscuity malt notes, light caramel. Citrus and earthy hops. Very light sulfur notes. Appearance: Light orange in color and slightly hazed. Off-white head was full and foamy with decent retention. Fair lacing. Flavor: Bicuity malt and caramel up front. Malt is medium sweet. Apples and oranges. Some light resin, Floral, and earthy hops. Medium bitterness was just right. Medium-dry finish. Palate: Medium bodied. Moderate carbonation. Overall: A nice bitter. Wish GL did cask ales, ’cause this would be great out of a handpull.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sliffy (2040) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - FEB 1, 2007
On tap @ the brew pub: Hazy copper colored pour with a white head. Aroma, nutty, some toffee, and some fruits. Flavor, some caramel and toffee up front, citrus hops. Very drinkable, quite good. And rating number 10.

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