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Great Lakes Lake Erie Monster - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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90
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1,965 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,965
Reviews: 628
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 11.69%
Wants: 134
Gots: 173 | 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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jampics2

Ohio

4.35/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap @ my house! I was lucky enough to score a 1/6bbl for the kegerator thanks to Corey @ Rozi's. On tap and kicking ass!!

Off the tap into my Founders snifter. Pours a brilliant copper orange color with great head an lacing. A bit darker than some DIPA's but wonderful and technically perfect.

Smells of mangoes, pineapple, and orange courtesy of the citrus hops. Great caramel candy malt backs it up. Well balanced in it's extremity.

Taste is awesome. This is a better batch than the one that hit bottles last year. The malt is less sickly sweet. Instead, it has a wonderful mango, peach, and pine hoppy bitterness backed with caramel and slightly toasty malt. Superb job this time, boys, I like the new recipe. It's been tweaked just perfectly.

Mouthfeel is sticky and slick. Nice carb but the body is just a touch too heavy for my liking.

Drinkability is good. I can put a few down, but I need help with this keg. Anyone want to come over this weekend and lend a hand? All you can drink ;)

Serving type: on-tap

06-01-2010 22:18:01 | More by jampics2
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Great Lakes Lake Erie Monster from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 1,965 ratings.