Great Lakes Eliot Ness - Great Lakes Brewing Co.
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Reviews by bfree:
4.47/5 rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
A: Cloudy, amber appearance. Not much head, but has milky lacing to it
N: Malty smell to it. Very sweet
T: Malty, fruity taste that stays on the back of your tastebuds. Great aftertaste
M: Soft on the front end, a little dry bite at the back end. Leaves you wanting more
D: This beer is delicious. I love malt, but even if you are not a huge fan, I still think this beer is very drinkable. Has enough bite for you HOP DEVILS but enough smooth, sweetness for us malty types I can't wait to try another from my GL variety pack.
Serving type: bottle
09-08-2010 02:13:12 | More by bfree
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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.