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Frankenstein Dortmunder - Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery

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Frankenstein Dortmunder
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Ratings: 4
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.34
pDev: n/a
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Dortmunder / Export Lager |  ABV ?

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: ffejherb on 09-03-2009

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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3/5  rDev n/a

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3.55/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to fishingnet for sharing this one.

A: Pours a cloudy pale yellow what a small white head. No retention or lace noted.

S: Simple aroma of corn, bready malt, and light herbal hops.

T: Similar flavor sweet malts, light yeasty bread, summer fruit, and a touch of green grass.

M: Medium in body, smooth, easy drinking.

D: Not too bad. Pretty good example of a style I don't really dig.

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3.28/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at the brewpub in August 2009. Pours a pale golden color with plenty of visible carbonation and white head. The smell is that of malted barley and a little bit of Dormunder-esque sweetness. The taste is much of the same, but the balance between the mild sweetness of the style and the lager malt is a little bit off. The carbonation is nice but the body is a little bit thin. Still, a fairly-drinkable brew.

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3.55/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

On tap at Flossmoor Station on 8/9/09.

A - Golden body with a touch of haze and one-finger foamy cap on top that settled into a quarter inch of retention and deposited some sticky lace on the glass.

S - Bready, biscuity malt with sweet overtones and subtle noble hops reminiscent of citrus fruit, crisp apple and sweet grapes.

T - Bready and grainy malt character with a balance of light noble hops that impart a mild spiciness and subtle citrus quality. Sweet and fruity overall.

M - Light to medium bodied with a soft mouthfeel and a mild syrupy texture. A bit light on the carbonation overall. Finishes with a subtle hop nibble on the tongue, providing minimal bitterness.

D - Very straightforward, no-frills representation of the style. However, I felt is was a bit light on the carbonation. Still, I found this to be a flavorful and quaffable lager.

Frankenstein Dortmunder from Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery
- out of 100 based on 4 ratings.