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Great Lakes Nosferatu - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,894 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,894
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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SuperNova777

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A:Poured a see thru reddish amber color with a finger worth of head that falls fairly
quickly leaving decent lacing down the glass

S:Smells of sweet malt and carmel with a slight hint of floral hops in there as well.

T:Up front there is not much flavor going on then a little sweetness in the middle
with a slight hop kick on the backend.

M:Body is a little thinner than you would expect with not much carbonation. Palate
is left a little dry.

D:I've heard a lot of people try to compare some brews with this (ie Arrogant Bastard) but really I don't think they are even in the same ball park. With this being easy drink with some decent flavor it is really only feeling average for me with nothing to great about it.

Serving type: bottle

10-08-2010 04:50:12 | More by SuperNova777
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3.69/5  rDev -9.6%
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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.

Serving type: bottle

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Great Lakes Nosferatu from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 1,894 ratings.