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Great Lakes Eliot Ness - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

2,391 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,391
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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jsprain1

Minnesota

4.33/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A- Red-amber. Head retention is pretty good at one finger. A couple webs of lacing.
S- Aroma is toasted grain, a bit of floral and light pine hoppiness. Just a light toffee aroma.
T- Starts a bit sweet. Thereis honey and a bread dough character up front. The bread dough stays pretty strong throughout, but the hop bitterness kicks in near the finish. Floral and a bit fruity. Well balanced finish.
M- Carbonation is on the high end. Body is medium-full for a Vienna Lager.
O- A very good beer. I could enjoy this on a regular basis.

Serving type: bottle

11-22-2011 02:19:23 | More by jsprain1
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hohnx012

Ohio

5/5  rDev +22.2%

11-22-2011 00:50:46 | More by hohnx012
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KC9LDB

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2.2%

11-21-2011 22:51:35 | More by KC9LDB
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ItsBeer4Me

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +10%

11-21-2011 21:06:54 | More by ItsBeer4Me
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Gurrett

New York

4/5  rDev -2.2%

11-21-2011 16:08:50 | More by Gurrett
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zc151

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +22.2%

11-21-2011 07:37:24 | More by zc151
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amstelcat

Ohio

5/5  rDev +22.2%

11-21-2011 01:31:08 | More by amstelcat
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touchmeimsac

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +10%

11-20-2011 20:48:09 | More by touchmeimsac
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nh2032

New York

5/5  rDev +22.2%

11-20-2011 16:42:30 | More by nh2032
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rwilde

Ohio

5/5  rDev +22.2%

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

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle was part of a Great Lakes Variety Case.

Enjoyed in a DFH Pint Glass

A - Pour a mostly transparent reddish-amber color. A decent two finger head on the initial pour that lasts a good amount of time. Lots of sticky lacing left on the glass.

A - A very malty sweetness is the dominate aroma.

T - A really good lager. A distinct caramel sweetness is the first taste that hits you. A yeasty, bready taste is also present. The beer's 6.2 ABV isn't that high or noticeable but it's consistancy is on the heavier side which means I wouldn't consider it a beer I'd have more than one or two of at a sitting.

M - A decently carbonated beer. Leaves a sweet coating on the palette.

O - Another well crafted beer from GL. Not a style I generally drink but quite tasty indeed.

Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

11-20-2011 00:04:28 | More by BuxMontBeerLover
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athouve1

North Dakota

5/5  rDev +22.2%

11-19-2011 17:02:31 | More by athouve1
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Gtg642

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +10%

11-19-2011 03:34:43 | More by Gtg642
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +22.2%

11-19-2011 03:20:09 | More by ejimhof
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thearsenal

Ohio

4/5  rDev -2.2%

11-18-2011 18:52:04 | More by thearsenal
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keytown

Kentucky

5/5  rDev +22.2%

11-18-2011 04:29:03 | More by keytown
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plumcrazyfx

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -2.2%

11-17-2011 21:17:55 | More by plumcrazyfx
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chcfan

California

4/5  rDev -2.2%

11-17-2011 16:01:35 | More by chcfan
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logicalparadox

New York

4/5  rDev -2.2%

11-17-2011 04:59:13 | More by logicalparadox
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MacStinson

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

11-17-2011 03:58:25 | More by MacStinson
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orangesol

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2.2%

11-16-2011 22:46:46 | More by orangesol
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teyuders

Ohio

4/5  rDev -2.2%

11-16-2011 04:09:14 | More by teyuders
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RyanPS

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2.2%

11-16-2011 01:09:52 | More by RyanPS
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ScreamForMe

Washington

4/5  rDev -2.2%

11-15-2011 22:00:06 | More by ScreamForMe
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brycevolk

Ohio

4/5  rDev -2.2%

11-15-2011 18:26:11 | More by brycevolk
Great Lakes Eliot Ness from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 2,391 ratings.