Great Lakes Eliot Ness | Great Lakes Brewing Co.

Great Lakes Eliot NessGreat Lakes Eliot Ness
BA SCORE
85.5%
Liked This Beer
4.08 w/ 3,209 ratings
Great Lakes Eliot NessGreat Lakes Eliot Ness
BEER INFO

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

Style: Vienna Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
An amber lager with rich, fragrant malt flavors balanced by crisp noble hops.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-11-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,198
Reviews:
1,031
Ratings:
3,209
Liked:
2,745
Avg:
4.08/5
pDev:
11.27%
Alströms:
4.5
 
 
Wants:
304
Gots:
680
Trade:
3
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Very amber color with a nicely sized tan head that dissipates at a normal rate leaving some lacing

Smell: Sweet caramel malts

Taste: Hit up front with sweet caramel malts, with a little bit of lingering hop bitterness

Mouthfeel: Medium body, medium carbonation, nice feel

Overall: Pretty good, but not one I would search out GLBC for. Either too sweet or not enough hops to balance the sweetness.

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

12oz bottle poured into a tulip. Freshest by 01/19/13.

A: Pours a mostly clear deep amber with a 1.5 finger white head that is rocky and fiarly quick to dissipate. Leaves some decent lacing. Not much visible carbonation in this glass.

S: Get a good blend from this beer. There is a bittering hop but also some dark fruity yet bready/cracker yeastiness.

T: Balanced brew, I'd lean toward it being slightly more malt forward. Hops balance it out but the malt seems to linger more in the aftertaste, There is a sweetness to it.

M: Light to medium bodied with mild carbonation. A pretty smooth and drinkable beer.

Overall a tasty lager that is a smooth and drinkable blend. Isnt overpowering and I think most people could drink and enjoy this beer.

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Great Lakes Eliot Ness from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 85.5% out of 100 with 3,209 ratings
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