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Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

2,646 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 2,646
Reviews: 1,011
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 11.79%
Wants: 146
Gots: 239 | 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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4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

It is the best tasting beer I have ever come across. It's like they created a brita filter for beer and it pissed out the most reliable, un-offensive beer of all time. It's one of the greats, I just hope someone else sees it for how great it really is.

Oberson58, Sep 15, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +3.2%

Business trip to Central Ohio...trying out local brews and enjoying the Great Lakes line so far.
Everyone has beer styles that they like more or less than others. To me, Dortmunder was an in-between kind of style that never impressed. This beer impressed. Great balance with smooth malty undertones, slight biscuit, subtle hop nose, light/balanced bitterness...just a delicious beer. Plain and simple, this beer just defined this style for me.

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.59/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.75

A: [4.00] Crystal clear amber color. Forms a thin 1/4 finger white head. The head leaves pretty lace rings after each sip. The bottle lists drink by date (11/18/14) and ABV - 5.8%.

S: [3.50] The nose is sweet with the smell of corn and grains.

T: [3.75] Nice malt backbone gives sweetness across the palate. Nice flavor - but not any really distinct elements.

M: [2.50] Nice buttery mouthfeel but the carbonation is a bit too high for my liking.

O: [3.75] This would be an excellent transition beer for BMC drinkers. It is also an excellent lawn mower beer. It is really easy drinking and there is no sense of the alcohol at all. Great Lakes makes really good beers and this is no exception. It doesn't really shine like a top 10 but it is very approachable and is an easy "Go to" for price, quality and taste.

fscottkey, Tuesday at 04:36 AM
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Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 2,646 ratings.