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Great Lakes Silver & Gold IPL - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

346 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 346
Reviews: 74
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 10.7%
Wants: 10
Gots: 17 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Great Lakes Brewing Co. visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Pilsner |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 06-18-2013)
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muraco3

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

03-08-2014 00:30:02 | More by muraco3
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masterofsparks

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

03-07-2014 15:46:43 | More by masterofsparks
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j0hnc2468

New York

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

03-06-2014 01:19:21 | More by j0hnc2468
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Buttermilk

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

03-02-2014 20:36:49 | More by Buttermilk
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Extrajoker00

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

03-02-2014 17:30:56 | More by Extrajoker00
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DaftPatrick

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +4.4%

03-02-2014 04:24:16 | More by DaftPatrick
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Knoxrb12

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

03-01-2014 20:32:25 | More by Knoxrb12
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drdiesel9483

Ohio

4/5  rDev +4.4%

02-24-2014 14:46:58 | More by drdiesel9483
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Miles228

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

02-22-2014 23:20:31 | More by Miles228
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brutusmuktuk

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

02-19-2014 19:05:57 | More by brutusmuktuk
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Josbor11

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

02-13-2014 21:06:37 | More by Josbor11
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electtodefer

New York

4.75/5  rDev +24%

02-09-2014 01:28:55 | More by electtodefer
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ryanpj

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

02-05-2014 22:56:59 | More by ryanpj
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mhammo129

Ohio

5/5  rDev +30.5%

02-04-2014 17:25:17 | More by mhammo129
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jzlyo

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

01-31-2014 01:04:36 | More by jzlyo
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mattmarka1

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +4.4%

01-14-2014 04:35:18 | More by mattmarka1
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MichaelStoutBeard

New York

4.75/5  rDev +24%

01-08-2014 09:38:10 | More by MichaelStoutBeard
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traviswhillier

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

12-25-2013 19:17:41 | More by traviswhillier
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maximus_rebel

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

12-24-2013 15:51:25 | More by maximus_rebel
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Zuidman

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

12-23-2013 13:13:42 | More by Zuidman
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XUJOE

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

12-23-2013 02:11:55 | More by XUJOE
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primrose54

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +24%

12-14-2013 03:56:08 | More by primrose54
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Spider889

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

12-07-2013 04:45:36 | More by Spider889
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Darkmagus82

Virginia

4.19/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Poured from growler into a pint glass

Appearance – The beer pours a clear golden color with a one finger of foamy white head. The head has a good level of retention, slowly fading to leave a decent level of foamy lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma is heaviest a bready and sweet smell of a caramel and fruity nature. Along with these aromas are some nice grapefruit and grassy hops as well as a little bit of a hay like and yeasty smell.

Taste – The taste begins with a sweet and bready taste with flavors of a smooth biscuit taste mixed with a caramel and light fruitiness along with a rather strong yeasty tastes. Upfront there is a little bit of a hop taste as well being mostly of a grapefruit taste, but having hints of a floral taste as well. As the flavor advances more light hop flavors come to the tongue with some more citrus hops as well as a bit of a grassy flavor as well. At this time some grainy flavors also come to the tongue mixing with the rest to take the flavor to its end. Right at the end a very faint alcohol taste also joins the taste, leaving a rather pleasant, still rather crisp and quite flavorful flavor to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel –The body of the beer is on the medium side in terms of its thickness and creaminess with a bit of a crispness and a carbonation level that is on the average side. Overall of the 7.t % strength of the brew the moderate body was quite appropriate as opposed to a thinner body more traditionally found with a lager. Overall with the crispness and moderate carbonation the feel was rather nice.

Overall – A rather tasty and quite easy drinking brew. A rather nicely, moderately, hopped brew that maintains a still crisp lager taste. A very nice drinker.

Serving type: growler

11-28-2013 02:13:27 | More by Darkmagus82
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mercysbane

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +11%

11-27-2013 00:16:05 | More by mercysbane
Great Lakes Silver & Gold IPL from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 346 ratings.