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Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

2,755 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 2,755
Reviews: 1,023
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 11.79%
Wants: 154
Gots: 289 | 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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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

November 28, 2014

12 oz bottle, Kolsch glass

A – Medium copper, extremely clear, with a very minimal foam, white head. Looks juicy and caramely.

S – Some dark biscuit and fresh brown bread. Light toffee, and light fruity esters, perhaps red apples.

T – Again the brown bread, freshly baked, and some fruitiness in very low amounts. Hop bitterness and some noble hop flavor.

M – Smooth with a brilliant hop bite. Very lagery, slightly creamy.

O – Very reminiscent of a Kolsch with a bit more depth. Bitterness compliments the malts used very well. A fine, easy drinking lager, with good complexity.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Can't get GL in my state. Picked this up on a recent tripo through Pennsylvania.

Poured from the 12 oz. bottle into a Unibroue stemmed flute.

a: Clear dark gold with a finger thick white head which receded to traces of surface foam and spotty lacing.

s: Biscuit malt.

t: Bready malt. Dry finish. Actually improves as it warms, with pleasant cedar notes and a stronger malt presence.

m; Light to medium, good body, some carbonation tingle.

o: A darker and tastier than average lager, which more than holds up as it warms, eventually becoming a nice sipper.

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Fantastic beer. Beautiful deep gold in color, rich tasting. This is a quality beer and you know it by looking at it, smelling it, tasting it. Top notch.

Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 2,755 ratings.