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Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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2,851 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,851
Reviews: 1,046
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 11.55%
Wants: 160
Gots: 381 | FT: 5
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:
Beer added by: pezoids on 09-18-2001

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Ratings: 2,851 | Reviews: 1,046
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

This is a lucullan delight!

This is a outstanding lager! Two and a half finger head with a golden body. The carbonation is moderate, not overpowering like some carbonation.

Smells of wet grains, cereal, wheat, and alcohol.

Tastes: Wheat thins, crackers, medicinal herbs

Mouthfeel: Perfect, not watery like some lagers

Overall, this beer is a winner. Try it today!!!

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Had in the Cleveland airport on draft during layover. Scared to death I'd miss connector, so I had only on Great Lakes beer. Dortmunder was very clear, light amber beer with good head. nice yeasty smell. Very drinkable beer. Good balance, soft buttering, fairly clean finish. I hate I could only have one. Really wanted the Edmund Fitzgerald too. Maybe next time.

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Pours a nice clear orange-yellow color, with a bit of a white head.

Smell is very malty, with a hint of yeast.

Malty and sweet up front, it does remind me a bit of fresh bread. There is a bit of hops at the end, adding citrus and pine notes.

Nice smooth feel to it, just enough carbonation to be felt.

Not the most complex beer out there, but still has plenty of flavor. Very drinkable, the sweet malt and bitter hops are nicely balanced, nothing dominates, making for a nice easy to drink beer.

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Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
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