Great Lakes Eliot Ness | Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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Great Lakes Eliot NessGreat Lakes Eliot Ness
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Great Lakes Eliot NessGreat Lakes Eliot Ness

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

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

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look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

12oz bottle poured into pint glass.

Pours a perfect amber with a 2 finger khaki head, not sure if its the beer or my pour but wow, that looks amazing. As the head resides lacing is clinging to every inch. Smells sweet with a bit of a grassy tone. Taste is top notch, not too sweet or malty, balanced through and through. I've never been a huge fan of this style but this is a hell of a beer. Quality is the key word here. Where i live you can find this in just about every store that sells beer, huge plus. It's also as reasonably priced as craft beer gets at around 8 bucks a sixer. This is a wonderfully crafted and brewed beer that should be tried by anyone who can get their hands on it.

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A hazy, dark orange-amber colored brew with a huge eggshell colored head and decent lacing. The aroma offers a somewhat cider-like malt and maybe a touch of raisin-nutmeg. Nice. The flavor is mnearly identical to what i smell, malt being dominant but some dark fruit hints and a pleasant spice quality. It's a smooth, medium-light bodied brew with vibrant but tasteful carbonation and a fairly lush feel for a lager. Overall an impressive lager, one of the better ones of the new breed of unique lagers in the new craft beer world.

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Great Lakes Eliot Ness from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.07 out of 5 with 3,241 ratings
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