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Great Lakes Nosferatu - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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1,992 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,992
Reviews: 842
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 10.27%
Wants: 192
Gots: 144 | 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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Photo of Bone53
4/5  rDev -2.2%

Poured from a bottle into a snifter at around 45 degrees Fahrenheit

Appearance (4.5): A beautiful amber color with a two finger tan head

Smell (4): Caramel malts and pine hops

Taste (3.75): Toasted caramel malts upfront that fades into earthy and citrus hop notes

Mouthfeel (4): Medium body and a bit lighter than the abv suggests; Bitterness is spot on.

Overall (4): Although good, nothing extraordinary about this one. I do feel GL produce some of the better American interpretations of German beers however. I enjoy just about every beer put out by these guys, but this is far from my favorites from them.

Bone53, Today at 05:32 PM
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4.13/5  rDev +1%

Poured from 12 oz bottle into my tulip. Wicked, deep red hue... very little head, small bubbles around glass... tempting, very tempting. Upfront bitterness on the nose, some crisp, malty notes, but rather light aroma overall. This might be the weakest area of this excellent brew. The flavor made up for the weak nose... delicious malt presence with a bit of a bite (I would swear there was bit of rye in this), and a nice, balanced bitterness. Medium mouthfeel, with a nice, clean finish. Crisp and refreshing overall. My new favorite fall beer, different. Get some, get some now, and get some fresh.

Mikus, Saturday at 05:11 PM
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Great Lakes Nosferatu from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 1,992 ratings.