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Great Lakes Lake Erie Monster - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

2,142 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,142
Reviews: 640
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 11.94%
Wants: 142
Gots: 226 | 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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3.28/5  rDev -18.4%

Shawn_Money, Sep 10, 2014
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4.3/5  rDev +7%

Philsfrontporch, Sep 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

SteveMcGlone, Sep 08, 2014
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4.36/5  rDev +8.5%

EliRix, Sep 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

tgatort, Sep 07, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

Poured from the bottle into a nonic pint glass.

Poured a beatuiful deep dark copper white a 2 finger off white head that stayed around for the duration of the pint.

Aroma - Right off the bat you get a tremndous amount of hop aroma, lots of tropical and citrus notes. The 9% abv is noticable on the nose, however welcomed.

taste - Hops, hops and more hops. They take this IPA over and beyond what was expected. Hops on the nose carry over in the taste and help to balance out the big malt presence, which brings some toffee notes along with it.

Mouthfeel - Full bodied, well carbonated which makes the hops shine. A nice warming ABV that rounds out this solid IIPA.

Overall - I will definitely get more of this when I'm able to. A solid double IPA and well worth the wait for it.

Genuine, Sep 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

ethanmc12, Sep 07, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev -10.4%

tiffany0322, Sep 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

sgttibbs, Sep 06, 2014
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3.88/5  rDev -3.5%

RKR, Sep 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

Renegawam, Sep 05, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -31.6%

EthanJDay, Sep 04, 2014
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2/5  rDev -50.2%

Didn't enjoy the hop profile. Tasted slinky.

will_run_for_beer, Sep 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

ChipMurray, Sep 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

PaulyB83, Sep 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

Moses_Malone, Sep 03, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -37.8%

BareFeetPete, Sep 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

Vukusich, Sep 02, 2014
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3/5  rDev -25.4%

blinky1717, Sep 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

themegamancave, Sep 01, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

Awesome, it is pretty dark and hoppy it is very good.

Hatebreed1911, Sep 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

MNBeer1017, Sep 01, 2014
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3.76/5  rDev -6.5%

Gdirt, Aug 31, 2014
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4.88/5  rDev +21.4%

IYAOYAS89, Aug 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

waston, Aug 30, 2014
Great Lakes Lake Erie Monster from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 2,142 ratings.