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REVIEW: Beard of Zeus Barrel-Aged Barley Wine by Great Lakes Brewery

 BEARD OF ZEUS BY GREAT LAKES BREWERY STYLE: Barrel-Aged Barley Wine ABV: 13% IBU: 28 COUNTRY: Canada REGION: Toronto, ON BREWERY: Great Lakes Brewery TWITTER: @greatlakesbeer The Introduction Kyle’s Barley Wine recipe is a big one for sure. We figured we’d take it up a notch by Bourbon Barrel Aging it for close to a year. Perhaps,…

REVIEW: Saison Dupump by Great Lakes Brewery

  SAISON DUPUMP BY GREAT LAKES BREWERY STYLE: Saison/Farmhouse Ale ABV: 5.2% IBU: 15 COUNTRY: Canada REGION: Toronto, ON (Etobicoke) BREWERY: Great Lakes Brewery From Great Lakes Brewery, One fine autumn day, one of our assistant brewers accidentally pitched saison yeast into a freshly brewed batch of our pumpkin ale.  While we all chastised him, the young…

REVIEW: Lake Effect IPA by Great Lakes Brewery

LAKE EFFECT IPA BY GREAT LAKES BREWERY STYLE: American IPA ABV: 7% IBU: 80 COUNTRY: Canada REGION: Toronto, ON (Etobicoke) BREWERY: Great Lakes Brewery Appearance | Hazy orange with a pillowy/meringue white head. Smell | Hops, citrus, grapefruit,  pine, and grass. Taste | Hops, bitter, grapefruit, citrus, pine, zest, fruit (mango), orange peels, grass, and grain. Aftertaste | Bitter…

REVIEW: Pumpkin Ale (2013) by Great Lakes Brewery

PUMPKIN ALE (2013) BY GREAT LAKES BREWERY STYLE: Pumpkin/Yam Beer ABV: 5.5% IBU: N/A COUNTRY: Canada REGION: Etobicoke, ON BREWERY: Great Lakes Brewery From Great Lakes Brewery, In our pursuit to bring you the most flavourful and unique beers possible, we are proud to release this tasty autumn ale. Handcrafted with an assortment of specialty malts and…

REVIEW: Root Beer of All Evil (Barrel Aged) by Great Lakes Brewery

ROOT BEER OF ALL EVIL (BARREL AGED) BY GREAT LAKES BREWERY STYLE: Stout ABV: 7% IBU: 18 COUNTRY: Canada REGION: Toronto, ON (Etobicoke) BREWERY: Great Lakes Brewery Appearance | Pitch black with a mocha head that disappears quickly. Smell | Smokiness, whiskey, peat, black liquorice, molasses, vanilla, and sarsaparilla. Taste |  Smokiness, whiskey, vanilla, sarsaparilla, herbs, black liquorice, and…

REVIEW: Miami Weiss Wheat Ale by Great Lakes Brewery

MIAMI WEISS WHEAT ALE BY GREAT LAKES BREWERY STYLE: American Pale Wheat Ale ABV: 4.5% IBU: 50 COUNTRY: Canada REGION: Etobicoke, ON BREWERY: Great Lakes Brewery From Great Lakes Brewery, Okay, we’re busted! We’re calling this beer a weiss; it’s not. We’re suggesting it’s from Miami; we’ve never even been there. Confused? So were we. What…