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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

2,239 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 2239
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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Reviews by trbergman:
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trbergman

Illinois

4.38/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle poured into a shaker pint.

A - Pours an amber-gold with one finger of rocky, off-white head.

S - pale malt, cereal, a bit of breadiness, floral and somewhat fruity hop aroma.

T - Very balanced, with an initial sweetness from the malt countered by noble hop flavor and moderate bitterness. Flavors of cereal grain and a bit of citrus zest. Neither unobtrusive nor overbearing.

M - Pretty full for one of the lighter lager styles. Very smooth, with understated carbonation.

D - Dangerously drinkable at 5.8%. While I might instead choose a pilsner as my go-to lager in the warmer months, Dortmunder Gold could easily fit the bill the rest of the year.

Serving type: bottle

03-15-2010 22:21:47 | More by trbergman
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Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
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