Sunday, March 11, 2007

Pint Night 3/07/07 Great Lakes Burning River Pale Ale

Description from www.greatlakesbrewing.com:
Burning River Pale Ale
An assertively hopped American Pale Ale with citrusy and piney Cascade hops.
ABV: 6.0% ABW: 4.8% IBU: 45

TYPE/STYLE:
Pale Ale: Gradually evolved from an English town called Burton-upon-Trent that was known for its distinctive hard water supply and propensity to brew a lighter colored beer than was common at the time.

FOOD COMPLEMENTS:
Big, robust flavors like red meats and strong cheeses.

BRAND NAME:
Named after the infamous 1969 burning of the Cuyahoga River.

AWARDS:
* Gold Medal, 2006 World Beer Championships
* Gold Medal, 2005 World Beer Championships
* Silver Medal, 2002 World Beer Championships
* Silver Medal, 2001 World Beer Championships
* Gold Medal, 1996 World Beer Championships
* Gold Medal, 1995 World Beer Championships
* World Champion, Gold Medal, 1994 World Beer Championships
* Silver Medal, 1993 Great American Beer Festival

1 comment:

asiansteev said...

Ah, hops hops hops hops. Is this a winter fad? I really hope so, because it seems every new beer recently has been straight hops. I'll drink it, but I'd like some variety.
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