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Great Lakes Nosferatu - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,895 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,895
Reviews: 830
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 10.29%
Wants: 171
Gots: 98 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Great Lakes Brewing Co. visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Imperial Red Ale

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-19-2001)
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PorterLambic

Florida

3.99/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy, orangish-red with brown running throughout. Solid 1"+ high light tan head. Retention is decent and even, settling at a chunky, thick film. Good lace.
Smell is malt, hops, wood/straw, a hint of caramel. Balance is good.
Taste is better than the nose with notes of malt, floral hops, caramel, some pine as well. Balance is very good, complexity much better than others of the style.
Warming from the first swallow, drying starts before that. Hops are noticeable but not overpowering. Others can reach IPA levels, fortunately this one doesn't.

Serving type: bottle

11-02-2013 21:35:16 | More by PorterLambic
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Bottled is aged -- best by 11/21/13, so this one probably is a year old!

Pours a deep, deep amber -- almost opaque even. Rich head of tan foam, and nice lattice lacing.

Nose is malty and grainy, with a little diacetyl, and certainly some caramel malts. Pretty typical of the style.

Flavor is rich and malty, with plenty of toasty grains and a heavy body that typifies such a heavy beer alcohol-wise. Tangy bitter touch at the finish. Overall, a surprisingly solid beer for it's age, and quite a big brew.

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Great Lakes Nosferatu from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 1,895 ratings.