Great Lakes Lake Erie Monster - Great Lakes Brewing Co.
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Reviews by joshuaseresse:
4.22/5 rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Bottle. Best buy date of 09/07/2011 on the side. Poured into Central Waters globe:
A - Pours a nice golden color with lots of bubbles coming up from the bottom and sides. A soapy, fizzy head forms about 1/2 inch thick that dies into thin foam rind around the edges with bubbles and murky clouds in the middle. Lacing isn't too bad.
S - Notes of pineapple, mango and grapefruit. Hints of pine and a little bit of carmalized, bready malts. Little bit of lemon zest and orange, but only slightly.
T - Pretty straight forward on the citrus notes: lemon, lime, pineapple, grapefruit and a little bit of green grape skins. The finish is a bit bitter with pine and malts.
M - A little syrupy, but not thick at all. The carbonation is good and crisp, with a little bit of a drying effect toward the finish.
O - Not too bad. Pretty crisp and light. Not too over the top with flavors and smells but at least its not in a bad way. This is a nice seasonal to drink but wouldn't be my first choice in a DIPA. Worth a try though for people who like DIPAs.
Serving type: bottle
07-12-2011 20:10:20 | More by joshuaseresse
More User Reviews:
4.33/5 rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
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.
Serving type: bottle
07-21-2014 00:00:55 | More by reebtaerG
Great Lakes Lake Erie Monster from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 1,952 ratings.