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Great Lakes Nosferatu - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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1,982 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,982
Reviews: 840
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 10.27%
Wants: 187
Gots: 138 | FT: 7
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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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

nodder, Wednesday at 04:03 PM
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

Hopsiam14, Sep 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

bcuz7, Sep 08, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +2.7%

kmeinel, Sep 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Extrajoker00, Sep 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

GreenEggsHam1, Sep 07, 2014
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3.7/5  rDev -9.5%

Pours a dark reddish amber with a slight khaki head. Aroma is a thick caramel and toast with some earthiness and orange zest mixed in. Flavor follows suit with the flavor but hits heavier in both the malts and hops. Moderate bitterness to this thing but the sweetness from the malts keep the hops in check. A fuller mouthfeel. Overall, a very solid beer from GL here. Glad I went with the 4 pack over just a single, though not sure I can drink more than one of these in a night.

denver10, Sep 06, 2014
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5/5  rDev +22.2%

CoolRobG, Sep 06, 2014
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4.88/5  rDev +19.3%

cmichel28, Sep 06, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -20.5%

Brewben_James321, Sep 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

Tastes great in the mouth. Caramel malt, a little roastiness, and citrus and floral hops. Has a lingering pithy bitterness that isn't pleasing to my palate. Definitely better as it warms. Overall an outstanding beer.

addiwilliams, Sep 06, 2014
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4.36/5  rDev +6.6%

tiffany0322, Sep 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%


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4.5/5  rDev +10%

FCal79, Sep 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

cnbrown313, Sep 04, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev +0.2%

A: Pours a crystal clear very dark reddish amber in color with light amounts of active visible carbonation rising slowly from the bottom of the glass and some heavy crimson highlights. The beer has a half finger tall sudsy foamy dark beige head that reduces to a few small to medium sized patches of thick film surrounded by a thin film covering the remainder of the surface of the beer and a thick ring at the edges of the glass.

S: Moderate aromas of sweet caramel malts with a moderate to strong aroma of citrus/orange zest and pine hops.

T: Upfront there is a moderate flavor of sweet caramel malts with just a hint of toasted malts. That is followed by moderate to strong flavors of citrus/orange zest, citrus/orange, and pine hops. There is a slightly stronger than moderate amount of bitterness which lingers for a short while.

M: Slightly heavier than medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Slightly slick/oily in the finish.

O: I found this one to be really enjoyable - a very nice hoppy red/amber. Alcohol is relatively well hidden and it drinks much easier than the 8% ABV that it is.

dbrauneis, Sep 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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hillind, Sep 03, 2014
Great Lakes Nosferatu from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 1,982 ratings.