Review: Greak Lakes' Devil's Pale Ale 666

Review: Greak Lakes' Devil's Pale Ale 666 by Cody La Bière
I don't usually re-re-review beers I've tried before, but when I forget what I thought of it, several times over, it has to be done.

Tonight's review is Great Lakes Brewery's Devil's Pale Ale 666. The beer is called the 666 because the batch of beer contains 666 kilograms of malt, 6.66 kilograms of hops, 66.6 minutes of boiling, 6% ABV and the idea was conceived on 6.06.06 (June 6, 2006). Pretty crazy idea if I think so myself.

Appearance: Pours a rich caramel/amber red-brown, hazy and a nice thick foam that's a bit caramelish.

Aroma: Hoppy, quite hoppy, I love a hoppier beer. There's also a bit of a caramelly aroma with raisins.

Taste: Bitter, hoppy, not bad. Nice amount of maltiness as well. Slightly roasted (just slightly). Probably my favourite of the Great Lakes line, so far.

Overall Thoughts: This beer is under $3 and has an ABV of 6%. I'm really not a fan of beer in aluminum cans (at least we haven't moved to plastic bottles yet), but for a beer from a can, it's quite a tasty beer. Very hoppy. For one wanting a standard Golden pale ale, they will be in for a huge surprise, but for someone who wants a rich beer for happy hour, they shouldn't be disappointed.

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