Great Lakes Glockenspiel Weizenbock - Great Lakes Brewing Co.
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Reviews by MVotter:
4.5/5 rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
A - The Great Lakes Glockenspiel Weizenbock pours into a chalice a clear amber, with a medium head.
S - The aroma is clove and sweet malts.
T - The taste begins with delicious roasted malts, transitioning to spice and molasses, and finishing with a distinct hoppy character ... wow! Exceptional tasting brew.
M - The mouthfeel is medium with lively effervescence; extremely smooth.
D - The drinkability is fantastic, especially considering the 8% abv. This is my first "Great Lakes" brew of any kind, and if it's any indication of what the rest of the brand holds in store ...
Serving type: bottle
09-16-2009 03:45:21 | More by MVotter
More User Reviews:
4.09/5 rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Looks like the brownish sludge on the side of a Cleveland road after a snowplow.. a 1.5" 'stadium mustard' head(to boot)..poured in the cellar at the brewery for mantrip. Consensus among the guys as our fave current seasonal of the bunch(also had ipl, milkstout, american ale, erie monster, Wright pils.. as well their mainstays).
Looks ominous. Smell of banana, lemon, and sourdough bread.
Taste is lots of banana too with a bang of sour yeast esters... . Balanced though. A slight sweetness n the finish too. Mint alcohol late. Belies its 8% though.. For sure. Tastes like A 6.5-7% brew. Extremely pleased.
Airy. Frothy. Heat, but not 'boozy'.. At least for 8.0. Tred lightly, but it will be difficult.
This is a great beer from a great brewery.
Serving type: on-tap
06-23-2013 13:34:06 | More by witster18
4.19/5 rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
I poured this from a growler, it has a burnt orange color body, with a 2' tan head. The smell has clove, banana aroma to it. The taste starts off sweet of banana and yeast, then the clove comes through. The mouth feel is very nice and the clove after taste is great. Overall this is a very tasty beer.
Serving type: growler
06-17-2013 00:57:44 | More by chefhatt
4.56/5 rDev +13.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75
Appearance: a burnt orange/ light brown color. very hazy. a finger or so of a tannish head that fades fairly quickly. Tasty looking beer.
Smell: upfront hints of sweet yeast, some fruitiness, wheat and clove.
Taste: starts of sweet and yeast, followed by wheat and weak banana, the end takes on a clove taste. alcohol is apparent but only adds to the taste. complex and nicely balanced
Mouthfeel: heavy, and leaves a sweet feeling.
Overall: This is a great beer. I wish they bottled it this year and hope to see it on shelfs in the future. it is a great representation of the style and a delicious beer.
Serving type: on-tap
06-16-2013 21:29:20 | More by SportsandJorts
Great Lakes Glockenspiel Weizenbock from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
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