Great Lakes Eliot Ness - Great Lakes Brewing Co.
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Reviews by Beer_Runner:
3.9/5 rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Enjoy by date: 06/14/12.
Slow pour into a standard pint glass.
A: One finger of dense, dark beige head that disapated very slowly to a layer of light foam and left some lacing. An amber color and very clear. Plenty of very small carbon bubble raising to the top.
S: The aroma is very mild. Some caramel malt and some floral hops.
M: A medium body. Very smooth and dry. Very clean.
T: Begins with dark, sweet malt, and then a grassy hops enters. Very crisp. A good amber lager, but nothing adventurous. Very well balanced.
Serving type: bottle
04-29-2012 00:30:29 | More by Beer_Runner
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4/5 rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
12oz bottle, best by 7/28/2014, poured into a FFF pint glass 7/18/2014.
A- Clear amber body with a one finger tan head, good retention, leaves a fuzzy film on top, lots of lacing all around.
S- Sweet toffee malt, earthy noble hops, some caramel, crisp banana bread, yeast. Sweet but not cloyingly so and in a refreshing way.
F- Toffee, caramel, hint of raisin, a little banana (hence banana bread in the nose), earthiness, and the signature GLBC yeast flavour. This is excellent, not perfect but just about as outstanding as any brewer can make a Vienna lager.
M- Medium bodied, refreshing and crisp yet smooth and silky at the same time. They did a great job on this one. Very drinkable, no real effects of the ABV on the flavour at all.
O- Excellent take on the style, as I would expect from GLBC and their tradition of brewing excellent lagers. Why I never reviewed this before, I'm not sure, but I ought to get around to reviewing their other offerings as well!
Serving type: bottle
07-19-2014 01:48:47 | More by Stevedore
Great Lakes Eliot Ness from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 2,374 ratings.