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Great Lakes Eliot Ness - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

2,338 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,338
Reviews: 917
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 11%
Wants: 159
Gots: 144 | FT: 2
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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Vogie

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

03-14-2013 20:57:24 | More by Vogie
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Danno

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

03-13-2013 04:56:01 | More by Danno
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Zachtheporter

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -2.2%

03-12-2013 19:35:38 | More by Zachtheporter
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CycleDad

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

03-12-2013 01:44:00 | More by CycleDad
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nzerbe

New York

3.25/5  rDev -20.5%

03-11-2013 08:46:56 | More by nzerbe
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spycow

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

03-11-2013 04:19:03 | More by spycow
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juicebox

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

03-11-2013 01:09:38 | More by juicebox
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valverij

Ohio

5/5  rDev +22.2%

03-10-2013 02:04:49 | More by valverij
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CSFerrier

Kansas

4.5/5  rDev +10%

03-09-2013 03:41:52 | More by CSFerrier
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jminch

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

03-07-2013 23:32:10 | More by jminch
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chim52chim

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

03-06-2013 15:31:26 | More by chim52chim
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shawnohall

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

03-06-2013 06:33:27 | More by shawnohall
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Hopmeplease

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

03-06-2013 01:21:21 | More by Hopmeplease
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barczar

Kentucky

4.06/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clear amber color with garnet highlights and a frothy one inch khaki head that slowly dissipates, leaving sheets of foamy lacing.

Sweet, nutty, bready, toasted caramel malt dominates the aroma. Melanoidin caramelization notes usher in buttery toffee scents. There's a hint of floral hops, but it's very subtle.

Flavor follows suit, but adds in some fruity character and a bit of bitter, lightly roasted malt dryness at the finish. Fairly sweet initially, the dark fruit dampens the sweetness, transitioning well into the finish. Toffee, toasted breadcrust, roasted pecans, and a touch of caramel sweetness form the backbone.

Body is moderate, with slightly higher carbonation than expected, and a fair amount if alcohol warmth.

Very malt dominant brew that has a good amount of sweetness, but maintains a good balance due to the roasty, dry finish. Well developed malt character. Fruitiness is slightly more than I prefer.

Serving type: bottle

03-05-2013 02:02:39 | More by barczar
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bjmh

Ohio

4/5  rDev -2.2%

03-05-2013 00:36:39 | More by bjmh
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pottergator

New York

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

03-03-2013 21:32:34 | More by pottergator
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dailyminefield

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

03-03-2013 16:12:29 | More by dailyminefield
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cjdun86

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

03-02-2013 22:32:09 | More by cjdun86
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match1112

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

03-02-2013 21:31:00 | More by match1112
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kevin34

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

03-02-2013 21:25:54 | More by kevin34
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Bill235

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

03-01-2013 20:45:59 | More by Bill235
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speedvagen

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

02-28-2013 04:31:08 | More by speedvagen
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pizza

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -2.2%

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Brownsfan13

Ohio

3/5  rDev -26.7%

02-25-2013 00:53:11 | More by Brownsfan13
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rgille2

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -32.8%

02-24-2013 21:12:59 | More by rgille2
Great Lakes Eliot Ness from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 2,338 ratings.