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Great Lakes Lake Erie Monster - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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90
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1,954 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,954
Reviews: 628
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 11.44%
Wants: 134
Gots: 170 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Great Lakes Brewing Co. visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.10% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
"An imperial india pale ale"

(Beer added by: BuckeyeNation on 06-29-2004)
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barczar

Kentucky

3.95/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a brilliant medium golden with a frothy one inch cream head that dissipates slowly, leaving sheets of lacing.

Fresh cut grass, resin, and citrus form the initial aroma, with plasticy notes surfacing to detract from the experience. There's a solid, toasted, bready malt presence.

Flavor is more fruit-dominant, with underpinnings of mango lime zest complementing a fairly sweet malt backbone. Resin is present throughout, becoming slightly bitter at the finish. Grassiness surfaces in the aftertaste.

Body is creamy and a bit on the full side, with moderate carbonation and significant alcohol warmth.

Fairly resiny brew, a touch sweet, and a bit hot. Another solid offering by Great Lakes. Nothing spectacular, but a good dipa.

Serving type: bottle

05-26-2013 04:02:26 | More by barczar
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Poured bottle best by 7/29/14 into New Belgium globe

A-Pours clear golden one finger creamy white head. Spotty lacing

S-Aroma dank citrus and tropical fruit, slight fresh dough and pine.

T-Taste bitter, dank, resinous tropical and citrus hops up front, fresh dough and a hint of sweetness mid mouth, bitter hoppy finish that lasts.

M-Mouthfeel has a medium body, medium carbonation, dry finish.

O-Overall a great DIPA love the sweetness in the taste with a dry finish to make you want more, like a saison.

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Great Lakes Lake Erie Monster from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 1,954 ratings.