Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold | Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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Great Lakes Dortmunder GoldGreat Lakes Dortmunder Gold
BEER INFO

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

Style: Dortmunder / Export Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by stirgy on 09-18-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3,241
Reviews:
1,095
Avg:
4.09
pDev:
11.25%
 
 
Wants:
199
Gots:
696
For Trade:
7
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 3,241 |  Reviews: 1,095
Photo of wiescins
3.21/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SaisonRichBiere
4.09/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of therealJAYZ
3.74/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jrfehon33
3.79/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JohnnyLaw
3.8/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Good beer, not outstanding, but good. Smooth and balanced, head is like most macros, gone pretty fast...Smooth drinkable beer!

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Photo of NastyNorseman
4.4/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Golden and bubbly with think white top that wafts out nice sweet malts with biscuit and grassy aromas. Taste is surprisingly robust and flavorful for a lighter styled brew. There's a great balance of sweetness from the malt alongside the grassy bitterness of the spicy hops in the backend that's near perfect. Complex taste and great feel aftwards beckon you for more. Brisk and light yet bold and flavorful. Love this Dortmunder.

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Photo of mpbuckley
4.54/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of caburdette51
4.2/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Hephaestos
4.58/5  rDev +12%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of B33rcules
3.69/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of soundaurora
3.5/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dms844
4.22/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Alex11
4.24/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of avisong
3.75/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ChilliHeights
4.5/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Great Dortmunder style beer. Always a go to at a restaurant or bar. Nice golden color and aroma with a great mouth feel and finish with no bitterness. Well Done GLBC. Pride of Cleveland.

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Photo of Urk1127
3.57/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of StoutAtTheDevil
4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Gravewalker
4.02/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of VAbrookiechaser
4.07/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Profundobaso
4.45/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

L - Beautiful golden color with very little head. Fairly carbonated
S - Very strong scent of biscuits/bread; a hint of sweetness
T - Strong malty flavor that hits the palate and lingers; a slight hoppy kick to it as well that makes this hearty beer still refreshing
F - medium and very very drinkable
O - this is the flagship beer from Great Lakes for a reason: it is complex and has layers of flavor, yet can be enjoyed by a hard core beer enthusiast or just anyone going for a drink at the game all the same. Too bad it is so difficult to find Great Lakes in NYC - my main reason to venture out to Jersey once every few months.

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Photo of jbertsch
3.86/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Photo of Mitchmoore12
4.21/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Look- deep gold, Crystal clear, white head that dissipates fast. Little lacing
Smells of biscut, sweet malt, spicy and herbal hop notes.
Taste- follows the nose with upfront sweet malt, biscuit overtones and the lingering spicy herbal hops
Feel- medium high carbonation, but has small creamy bubbles giving it a feel of a more full medium body.
Overall- great example of the style and a great beer to drink. Would love to have on tap or a six pack again.

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Photo of mojohawk21
4.39/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of fishguyac
3.69/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sokol_1993
4.06/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
4.09 out of 5 based on 3,241 ratings.
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