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Great Lakes Eliot Ness - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

2,392 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,392
Reviews: 919
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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drumrboy22

Colorado

4.05/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from 12oz. bottle into a nonic pint glass. Beer was a dark red, amber color, with a one-finger, tan head. Moderate carbonation and thick lacing around the glass.

Aroma was caramel, malt, raisins, rum and flowers. Not what I expected at all. Very pleasant surprise.

Taste was malt, raisins, nuts, caramel and light hops. Well balanced and enjoyable beer.

Light bitter finish. Very easy drinking and well crafted. Nice session brew.

Serving type: bottle

09-21-2010 02:35:02 | More by drumrboy22
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allengarvin

Texas

3.89/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a pint glass, this is a walnut-colored beer, which developed a good half-inch of persistent foam on top. Good malt aroma--rather bread-crusty with a caramel hint. I expected more malt in the taste--it's there, but the moderately high bitterness cuts into it a bit. Not much hop flavor, and it's very clean, yeast-wise. A quite drinkable beer, but the taste isn't all that interesting.

Serving type: bottle

08-01-2014 01:52:32 | More by allengarvin
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3.25/5  rDev -20.5%

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Great Lakes Eliot Ness from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 2,392 ratings.