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Great Lakes Eliot Ness - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

2,460 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,460
Reviews: 920
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 11.25%
Wants: 174
Gots: 184 | 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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epyon396

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

08-07-2014 18:09:54 | More by epyon396
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80x2HopHead

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

08-06-2014 02:03:30 | More by 80x2HopHead
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ANiklaus

Minnesota

4.19/5  rDev +2.4%

Poured from a bottle into a regular pint glass. There are many things to say about this beer. Based on the reviews here I expected a fantastic beer that knocked my socks off, but was left with a beer that was satisfying, but lacked depth.

Appearance: Fantastic amber color with a finger of head that made me extremely excited to try it. The carbonation didn't stick to the glass as well as one should expect though.

Smell: Not much to go into detail about, grainy, malty, with hints of honey.

Taste: In all honesty there isn't too much flavor going on in this beer, it's good but nothing really makes it unique. Malt stands out the strongest.

Mouthfeel: This is probably the beer's strongest virtue. It is very refreshing and takes the heat out of a sultry day.

Overall: This beer is good and better than most in its category, but it really isn't anything too special. It's extremely drinkable but there are beers that ought to satisfy you just as much for much cheaper. Look for Grain Belt Nordeast if you want a similar experience for much less.

08-05-2014 22:19:52 | More by ANiklaus
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justme

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2.2%

08-05-2014 13:16:32 | More by justme
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MNMike

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -20.5%

08-05-2014 05:11:53 | More by MNMike
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sanitarium16

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

08-04-2014 13:37:06 | More by sanitarium16
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mmmbeerNY

New York

4/5  rDev -2.2%

08-03-2014 21:04:55 | More by mmmbeerNY
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PJP

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

08-03-2014 19:04:19 | More by PJP
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tgates

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

08-03-2014 18:50:35 | More by tgates
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therealsikes

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2.2%

08-03-2014 14:39:36 | More by therealsikes
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Cory_Brown

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -2.2%

08-03-2014 02:52:04 | More by Cory_Brown
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Wobbly

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +10%

08-02-2014 23:11:13 | More by Wobbly
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jaxray8

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +10%

08-02-2014 20:34:18 | More by jaxray8
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BeerBandit

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

08-02-2014 18:06:34 | More by BeerBandit
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ggacmi

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

08-02-2014 12:24:30 | More by ggacmi
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QueenOfHearts


5/5  rDev +22.2%

08-02-2014 02:09:03 | More by QueenOfHearts
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Tuck_leepulin

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +10%

08-01-2014 18:45:51 | More by Tuck_leepulin
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sajaffe1

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2.2%

08-01-2014 16:27:59 | More by sajaffe1
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Hendrick24

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

08-01-2014 03:04:01 | More by Hendrick24
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allengarvin

Texas

3.89/5  rDev -4.9%

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.

08-01-2014 01:52:32 | More by allengarvin
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Andrewcc57

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -20.5%

07-30-2014 23:47:28 | More by Andrewcc57
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KCFaninPA

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

07-30-2014 21:08:58 | More by KCFaninPA
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MatthewMcMatthew

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

07-30-2014 19:38:51 | More by MatthewMcMatthew
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nepguerra

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

07-29-2014 02:45:21 | More by nepguerra
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Kinger2425


4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

07-28-2014 07:18:40 | More by Kinger2425
Great Lakes Eliot Ness from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 2,460 ratings.