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Great Lakes Eliot Ness - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

2,564 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,564
Reviews: 929
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 11.25%
Wants: 187
Gots: 219 | 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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look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A: [3.25] Pours a reddish-brown color. Looks nice in the light. Forms a 1 finger head that starts to lose steam quickly settling to a white cap. Very little lacing forms on the glass. The bottle clearly lists the drink by date (5 days ago) and the ABV (6.2%).

S: [3.25] Malts, corn, some brown sugar.

T: [3.75] Very sweet on the tongue. The beer has a malt forward sweetness. There is a slight bitter twinge on the finish. The taste is a sweet bready flavor.

M: [3.75] Carbonation and body are in line for a summer type beer.

O: [3.50] This beer is what really opened the door to craft beer for me. It has a special place in my heart. It made me realize not everything is BMC swill. I finally decided to review it (after reviewing 100 other beers). This is a great gateway beer for BMC drinkers. It has some added depth and complexity while not being "scary". The flavor profile is nice and the body, and lack of presense of the alcohol, make it a great lawn mower beer.

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Great Lakes Eliot Ness from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 2,564 ratings.