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Great Lakes Lake Erie Monster - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

2,002 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,002
Reviews: 630
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 11.41%
Wants: 139
Gots: 188 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Overall, very solid beer. It is fairly light on the hops. Has some similarity to a doppelbock with the sweet component. A touch boozy but I like that about it.

Ap: small head - pours a hazy light copper color.

S: Surprisingly not that hoppy in the smell.

T: Complex, well-balanced taste. Finishes up with some citrusy hops, but the maltiness and sweetness, a touch bread dominates the palate at first.

M: light carbonation, slightly syrupy.

O: A LOT less hops than I anticipated, I suspect it was because of the imperial nature, slightly more boozy and had some malt added to balance off the hops. Not what I was anticipating but highly desirable, very enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

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- Spiegelau ipa glass.

A: Pumpkin orange with a good clarity, sporting a solid 2 finger antique white head of good retention. Solid display of macro-effervesce with a near solid sheet of lacing.

S: On the nose, dry grass, hay and pine are dominant. Baked bread, with a moderately aromatic sense of hops at first, but quickly fades.

T: dry orange , dry grass and hay for flavor. Bready with strong indications of sticky pine hops. Hopping is moderately strong with some signs of toasted sweet speciality grains blending in with a lingering dry orange-grassy finish.

M: Syrupy, sticky medium full mouthful consistency with a carbonation factor of good. A warming of grassy-orange glow on the inner cheeks from the alcohol and hops.

O: Overall a 9.1abv% gives a generous glow of hops and alcohol warmth with some sweet toasted nature backing. A lingering, dry bittering and aggressive hop nature as well alcohol content gave me flashbacks from the first time i sampled a DFH 90 minute ipa. Very good and comparable.

Serving type: bottle

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Great Lakes Lake Erie Monster from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 2,002 ratings.