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Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

2,472 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 2,472
Reviews: 1,001
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 11.55%
Wants: 129
Gots: 172 | 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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quirkzoo

Colorado

4.03/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bottle courtesy of Crushedvol poured into a 32 oz. plastic cup ;)

Pours a nice golden color with two fingers off sticky white head.

Smell is some nice herbal hops that compliment a strong grainy, malt character. Smells very clean and crisp (I know those words don't really mean anything but in this case they do to me :)

Taste is very nice. Balanced, good complex grains up front, a touch of malt sweetness, rounded with a more biscuity edge. Again the hop presence brings some herbal notes and bitterness that compliments the maltiness.

Mouthfeel is damn near perfect. Crisp, refreshing, full but not cloying, keeps me coming back for more.

Overall this is a very strong beer, I would definitely pick it up if it were distributed to my area.

Serving type: bottle

11-02-2012 22:16:04 | More by quirkzoo
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Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 2,472 ratings.