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Great Lakes Nosferatu | Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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

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

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Ratings: 2,649 |  Reviews: 924
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3.5/5  rDev -14%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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

I poured this one into a glass, it has a nice amber color body with and great looking 2" white head that hangs around. The smell is has nice ctrus aroma to it. The taste has a nice grapfruit/hop taste up front with a malt sweetness on the back of the tongue. The mouthfell is very nice and overall this is a really good beer.

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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Review from notes
Pours a reddish mahogany color into Blackout Stout pint glass with about a quarter inch of head. Smells of crisp hops and a biscuit like malts and a bit of rye like grain.
Taste/Mouthfeel; Full and hearty in the front having a crisp burst of hops that warms from the alcohol on the back end as it goes down finishing crisp and clean with a nice hop taste that almost seems like it has a bit of rye in the mix. The abv is warming and not boozy in the least. Overall, another solid offering from Great Lakes, well done would certainly recommend and get again in future seasons to come.

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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a beautiful dark crimson from a bottle into my Bruery snifter. Smell is rich, bready malts...but there's something else I attribute to the tart, fruity hops.

Taste is interesting - big, bold malt sweetness. Caramel, toffee, bold fruit and mild bitterness. Lingering aftertaste of toasted wheat cereal and light astrigent fruit.

Mouthfeel is good. Medium-bodied and good carbonation.

This is a good sipper. Nothing too complex or crazy, but a nice winter warmer style. Good on these cold, rainy days.

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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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