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Great Lakes Eliot Ness - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

2,673 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,673
Reviews: 936
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 11.52%
Wants: 202
Gots: 253 | 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: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

This is my favorite Great Lakes regular offerings. It's a good fallback beer to have if nothing else is available that piques your curiosity. It is an almost perfect combination of malt and hops and is good on all but the most oppressively hot days.

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is another incredible beer from Great Lakes and to me pretty much the perfect pizza beer.

Deep reddish copper, it has a big tan head slowly shrinking to rich frothy ring, rich wisps, some lace.

Aroma is strong caramelised toasty bread crust, winy/sough bread dough, woody herb, hint of dried fruit.

Taste is string, rich caramelised toast, strong woody herbal hop, toasty, peppery, woody herbal bitterness. It has frim balanced character, complexity, a warm winy-toasty-dried fruit malty sweetness to round out the hop.

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Great Lakes Eliot Ness from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
92 out of 100 based on 2,673 ratings.