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RATINGS: 112   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.58/5   IBU: 16   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
Named after the hardworking neighborhood where the original Grain Belt Brewery established its roots back in 1893. The term ‘Nordeast’ comes from the Northern and Eastern European immigrants and their language which helped shape Northeast Minneapolis. This amber American Lager is our way of honoring the storied past of Grain Belt and the people who helped to make it legendary! Cheers!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ChiefBeer12 (81) - Irvine, California, USA - JUN 25, 2012
Bottle. Smells as it looks, like a copper penny. Nice & fizzy with thin white head. Taste isn’t overly complex, just a nice summer time lager. Could drink this all afternoon at a game or poolside. Standard lager finish - wish I could get this in CA.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Theforeman (1) - West fargo, North Dakota, USA - JUN 18, 2012 does not count
Good drinkable beer. Best on tap but found a place with cheap 16oz cans and that seems to do the trick. Usually drink a few of these then move to something with less flavor.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
rumproasts (4765) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUN 11, 2012
golden with small head. the name is accurate, this is very grainy. grass and corn, but not much else. inoffensive.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
RobertDale (5174) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - JUN 9, 2012
16 ounce can. Pours brownish gold with a decent biege head. Aroma of malt and grain. Taste is sweet malt, caramel, grain, and just a touch of hops. Mild and sweet. Drinkable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mora2000 (6138) - McKinney, Texas, USA - JUN 2, 2012
Thanks to swalden28 for sharing this bottle. The beer pours a yellow-orange color with a white head. The aroma doesn’t have much going on other than a heavy dose of grain and sweet malt. The flavor is very similar, with grain and a little bit of fruit, which I can’t really identify. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation. Fairly straightforward and not offensive, but something I cared too much for.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
freeofthoughts (688) - Raytown, Missouri, USA - MAY 28, 2012
Pours pale copper, white head. Aroma is light grain sugary. Taste is bland toasted pale malt, a grainy dryness. Not the greatest, goes down all the same.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tone77 (256) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 15, 2012
Pours an amber color. Smell is of malts, caramel. Taste is also malty, crisp and refreshing, a touch of hops are present. Overall an easy drinking and pretty good beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
hotstuff (4802) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - APR 5, 2012
Bottled purchased at Siciliano’s Market in Grand Rapid, MI in December, 2011 and rated on 4-05-2012. Pours a medium sized smooth off-white head that mostly diminished with spotty amounts of lacing, transparent body, fizzy carbonation, and an orange hue. The Aroma is malty, grain, suggestions of caramel and hops, and crisp. The Flavor is malty, caramel, some hops and a semi-dry short finish. The Mouthfeel is lightly tingly and this is a medium bodied Vienna beer. Overall, could qualify as a session beer, lacks character and the flavor was blase.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 4/20
olorin1 (7) - charles city ia, Iowa, USA - MAR 16, 2012 does not count
Confusing, not bad really butt... kinda reminds me of a cheep malt liqure, I don’t think they tried very hard on this and its nothing like a real traditional Nordic beer. not bad however and I agree with others If it were this or the usual boring american pale lager (piss water) beers id easily chose this. now don’t get me wrong its not horrible and others may realy enjoy it my opinion although educated is still my opinion, coppery,thin head, nice darker amber color. great carbonation,well balanced for what it is... over all, not sure what to think>

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GJF (1485) - Mount Vernon, Iowa, USA - MAR 13, 2012
Bought this mostly because we used to live in nordeast. Was pleasantly surprised, though: it’s not a great beer, but it’s got some malty body to it, a little bit fruity. It’s OK.

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