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Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

2,455 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 2,455
Reviews: 1,000
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 11.55%
Wants: 129
Gots: 165 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Great Lakes Brewing Co. visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
Dortmunder / Export Lager |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: pezoids on 09-18-2001)
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BeerAndBourbon

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4.33/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A. Pours copper with a one and a half finger white creamy head that dissipates to a small ring of foam with a thin residual cap that is maintained.

S. Bready malt, some caramel, and a crisp clean hop profile (lemon) to round it out.

T. Bread and biscuit malt character with a touch of graininess. Caramel is present, but not as sweet as suggested by the nose. The bitter hop character (lemon zest) finished this off clean and dry.

M. Thick, creamy carbonation helps this beer to fill your mouth and coat your tongue.

D. A smooth easy drinker with enough character to please. A great summer beer - light and refreshing while maintaining a nice balance of sweet malt and bitter hop notes.

Serving type: bottle

04-21-2011 01:04:28 | More by BeerAndBourbon
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Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 2,455 ratings.