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Great Lakes Nosferatu - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,888 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,888
Reviews: 829
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 10.29%
Wants: 170
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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nhindian

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4.08/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle poured into a Perfect Pint.

A - Pours a dark amber, deep red color and builds a 1.5-finger, creamy white head. Doesn't stick around for the party though, and the lacing is minimal. Poured into a Perfect Pint and can see a constant trickle of carbonation rising from the nucleation point. Very clear.

S - Predominant nose for the Nosferatu is hops and malts. Perhaps a tinge of caramel, sticky molasses. Very earthy. Bouquet is heavy and reminds me of a double IPA. Quite enjoyable.

T - Taste is hop-forward with the earthy undertones swarming in afterward. Malty, bready, thick. Complex in that it's hard to distinguish individual flavors but with a tone that comes together nicely that prevents it from coming off as too muddled. Very slight alcohol vampire bite at the end that entices the drinker to indulge again.

M - A medium-bodied ale that has nice carbonation as noted above. A bit sticky.

D - A very drinkable beer. I'm nearly done tasting my first bottle of this and I'm surprised it went as quick as it did. Not heavy, but I can myself wanting to move on to something else after a few of these due to the high hop character. Extremely happy I went with my urge to pick this one up.

Serving type: bottle

10-20-2010 02:45:50 | More by nhindian
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Great Lakes Nosferatu from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 1,888 ratings.