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Great Lakes Nosferatu - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

2,320 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,320
Reviews: 858
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 10.78%
Wants: 234
Gots: 281 | FT: 12
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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-19-2001

Imperial Red Ale
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Poured from a bottle into pint glass.

Appearance: Deep amber, with nice thick and tan colored head. The head lasted a very long time, and left a nice coating on the inside of the glass.

Smell: Pleasant, with a strong aroma of hops bitterness. There is some citrus and herb aromas as well that make for an interesting aroma.

Taste: A nice mix of citrus, hops, and herbs in the flavor, that make for an interesting and complex ale, but it is dominate with the hops. There is a nice after-taste, that lasts for a while but not too long.

Mouthfeel: Smooth and crisp, with a medium body.

Overall: This is an interesting and complex ale. I prefer the brewery's Eliot Ness over this ale though.

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Great Lakes Nosferatu from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 2,320 ratings.