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Great Lakes Nosferatu | Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Great Lakes Brewing Co.
Ohio, United States
greatlakesbrewing.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Imperial Red Ale

Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-19-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,407
Reviews:
924
Ratings:
2,649
pDev:
10.57%
Bros Score:
4
 
 
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281
Gots:
450
Trade:
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Photo of gardner254
4.17/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jmccraney
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Gtwreck45
3.81/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MikeWard
4.17/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

on tap at The Wooden Keg in Minersville, PA Saturday night.

Arrived in a standard pint glass, reddish vienna lager coloring with decent white head, leaving very good lacing.

Kind of a bittersweet aroma, mixed malt, caramel, and hops.

Tate is quite aggressive. The sweetness wins out over the malt, there is a pineyness to it as well, with a slight pepper hit. Faintly hot. Overall, pretty tasty brew.

Sweet and sharp on the tongue ,well above medium on the mouth.

Overall, glad to find this one one tap, would have again.

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Photo of BeerSexLove
4.27/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Another winner from Great Lakes! I really like this ale and will purchase again.

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Photo of LXMRTN
3.21/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RBorsato
3.73/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of blissfulNemo
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jacobob10
4.21/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

On-tap @ Circle Bowl in Ledgewood, NJ.

Clear and ruby in color with a pillowy off-white head that leaves behind sticky patches of lacing. Grapefruit and pine jump from the glass, backed by biscuit and toasted malt. Sharp pine and citrus hop bite in the flavor with some rye added in for good measure. Sticky feel and medium bodied. Full of flavor and clean. This is a delicious brew. Potent yet light and balanced enough to have more than one.

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Photo of nicholas2121
4.43/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Great Lakes Nosferatu brewed by Great Lakes Brewing Co., With an ABV of 8.00% This American Amber/Red Ale pours out a deep amber with a nice off white head. Really liking the copper red color of this brew. There is also a nice amount of lacing to this brew, it sticks to the side of the glass well. The smell is rich hops , a bitter sweet smell , and roasted grains and malts. There is a lot going on in Great Lakes Nosferatu. Now for the taste, it is Bold with flavors, you first pick up on roasted hop bitterness. Then a nice smooth grains and malts. Kinda reminds me of a hoppy coffee. There is a lot going on in this American Amber/Red Ale. This brew has a lot of enjoyable notes to It. I can't get over how smooth this brew goes down, it is really hard to pick up on the 8.00% ABV in this brew. The body of Nosferatu is a medium to heavy, but not to heavy. The mouth feel is Bold, Roasted, Hoppy, Clean , Smooth and Refreshing. Overall I'm giving Great Lakes Nosferatu a 4.50 out of 5. I would definitely look this brew up again giving the opportunity to. Great Lakes Brewing Co., Did a real nice job with this brew.

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Photo of Wardt16
3.99/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Tuck_leepulin
4.07/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AJmon13
4.17/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of ivegot3Dvision
3.46/5  rDev -15%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Urk1127
3.77/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Caveworm
4.44/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Great Lakes Nosferatu | Great Lakes Brewing Co. Talk about long overdue. Poured from the bottle into a pint glass, this has got a two finger thick off-white head, with solid lacing, and a deep reddish amber body.

I smell profound biscuit malts with a nice smattering of hops, presumably for the "bite".

Tastes like slightly sweet, again, "biscuit" malts with the hops being almost of the "pine" variety but not quite. Very nice balance to this in all. Everything is just full of flavor without being too heavy whatsoever.

Medium mouthfeel with mild carbonation.

Overall, I'll rate Great Lakes Nosferatu | Great Lakes Brewing Co. with a 4.5 Care for an hors d'oeuvre?

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Photo of rdub
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of KeyWestGator
3.57/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bixby1971
3.85/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Wisconsin_IPA_Lover
4.07/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of tischaae75
4.27/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DaveCash
3.8/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dokhollidai
4.51/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Fishwhisperer
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CowboyFromHell666
4.63/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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Great Lakes Nosferatu from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.07 out of 5 with 2,649 ratings
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