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Great Lakes Eliot Ness - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

2,472 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,472
Reviews: 921
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 11.25%
Wants: 175
Gots: 186 | FT: 4
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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Ohio

5/5  rDev +22.2%

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Ohio

5/5  rDev +22.2%

11-22-2011 00:50:46 | More by hohnx012
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Ohio

5/5  rDev +22.2%

11-20-2011 14:26:29 | More by rwilde
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Ohio

5/5  rDev +22.2%

01-01-2012 01:41:05 | More by StayCeeJay
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Ohio

5/5  rDev +22.2%

02-20-2012 16:32:13 | More by cynical1027
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Kentucky

5/5  rDev +22.2%

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South Dakota

5/5  rDev +22.2%

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New York

5/5  rDev +22.2%

12-03-2012 00:45:40 | More by philistinedream
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SchusterD

Illinois

5/5  rDev +22.2%

07-07-2014 01:13:17 | More by SchusterD
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qcbrewer

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +22.2%

07-17-2014 03:14:22 | More by qcbrewer
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Colorado

5/5  rDev +22.2%

12-11-2011 00:48:07 | More by Atyoungberg
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Illinois

5/5  rDev +22.2%

12-03-2011 19:59:06 | More by kristenrae8
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lumpy1126

Ohio

5/5  rDev +22.2%

12-14-2011 01:39:07 | More by lumpy1126
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larryarms847

Illinois

5/5  rDev +22.2%

08-08-2013 00:31:10 | More by larryarms847
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matjack85

Illinois

5/5  rDev +22.2%

02-11-2013 20:03:28 | More by matjack85
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5/5  rDev +22.2%

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shadyside

Georgia

5/5  rDev +22.2%

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lostwars

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +22.2%

A - Pours into a hybrid amber/maple syrup-like color with a sandy head. Carbonation is active and adds to the appearance of the beer.

S - Lovely full odor and satisfying warmth - undercurrent of new leather, walnut, and macaroon.

T - dark mocha, cocoa powder that turns into rum-like burnt sugar after 30 sec that gives way to a wonderful cloven hop lick.

M - at first carbonated and creamy, the feeling follows down the throat.

D - Mildly high ABV makes this a fun bottle to session and the flavors mature into the 3rd to 4th helping.

09-21-2009 20:43:35 | More by lostwars
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Kentucky

5/5  rDev +22.2%

03-09-2012 03:37:22 | More by aSASn
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Michigan

5/5  rDev +22.2%

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North Dakota

5/5  rDev +22.2%

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Pennsylvania

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Colorado

5/5  rDev +22.2%

12-03-2011 06:56:16 | More by BrendanDouglas
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DesertRat

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +22.2%

I am not a huge fan of pilsners or lagers. Jesus Christ, this lager is so good, it has more bite than a Paulaner, but is still so smooth. I enjoy this beer with a carb rich dinner or lunch. The honey after taste is what really makes me indulge when I start drinking these. I understand why this beer is a stand out across the world, even in Germany.

01-20-2013 03:29:53 | More by DesertRat
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5/5  rDev +22.2%

08-02-2014 02:09:03 | More by QueenOfHearts
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Great Lakes Eliot Ness from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 2,472 ratings.