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Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

Great Lakes Dortmunder GoldGreat Lakes Dortmunder Gold

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

2,230 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 2230
Reviews: 992
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 11.52%


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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RedlinerScott

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4.13/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I'm not a sophisticated beer drinker and won't pretend to be, but I know what I like. I had this Dortmunder for the first time on its home turf this past week. It was smooth, balanced and refreshing. Looking forward to trying Great Lakes' other offerings.

Serving type: on-tap

08-07-2013 02:30:56 | More by RedlinerScott
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Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
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