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Great Lakes Eliot Ness - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

2,390 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,390
Reviews: 918
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 11%
Wants: 166
Gots: 158 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Great Lakes Brewing Co. visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
Vienna Lager |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
An amber lager with rich, fragrant malt flavors balanced by crisp noble hops.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-11-2001)
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Brenden

Ohio

4.22/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

It's nice to get a good appearance from a beer on tap; typically it loses some of the head retention and the lacing tends to be lighter and thinner. This one loses just a little in the head and the lacing is consistent down the glass.

The smell is complex, most notably sweet malts and a grainy hops aroma.

The taste is the an excellent balance of sweet malt and citrus hops. It is a little earthy but mostly you get that mild, slightly spicy fruit taste and, again, the hops. Bitterness lingers on the back of the tongue and is nicely balanced out in the end as well.

Mouthfeel is smoother on tap with some thickness and no real grit. Carbonation is light but ever-present.

This is still a very nice brew from Great Lakes and one that remains consistent on tap or out of the bottle.

Serving type: on-tap

04-12-2010 14:18:32 | More by Brenden
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Great Lakes Eliot Ness from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 2,390 ratings.