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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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TheTrevor

New York

3.65/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

This beer poured a dark reddish amber with a big two-finger head. The smell is a mix of some lightly toasted malts with a bit of fruitness and a hint of the hops to come. The taste starts off with some lightly toasted toffee malt that is quickly overtaken by some fairly aggressive piney hops that clear away as quickly as they came on. The mouthfeel is slightly thick with some light carbonation The heavy use of hop bitterness hurts the drinkability a bit. This is a really good beer, but not really what I expected from the label.

Serving type: bottle

11-17-2009 06:14:04 | More by TheTrevor
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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 1,894 ratings.