on tap

Regional Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 104   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.57   IBU: 16   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
Share this beer with friends!
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!

thome50's rating

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
thome50 (1049) - Boringville aka Irvine, California, USA - DEC 2, 2012
Bottle thanks to Atom, rad extra! Pours a clear golden with big, frothy white head. Aroma is minimal but a subdued malt, grain and corn mix. Taste is not too bad with a very balanced malt to yeast component. Not your typical malt extract. Overall, I could drink this on a summer day or pretty much any other day of the year.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
deyholla (6714) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - OCT 20, 2014
On tap. Pours a clear gold with a touch of amber and an off white head to the edges. Aroma has musty grain with a touch of metallic and corn notes. Flavor is more earthy sweet grains with a touch of corn backing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Diesel90 (1) - Iowa city, Iowa, USA - OCT 18, 2014 does not count
A great easy drinking beer that can be a cheap replacement for your basic big brewers.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
dekester1 (318) - Neenah, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 28, 2014
Poured a dark, pale amber with a light head and lacing. Aroma was the highlight being slightly sweet with hint of prunes. Taste possessed maltiness with a slight pear and nut notes. Finish was light hops. Palate was decent. Overall, an OK amber.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
foyle (241) - Wyoming, USA - SEP 12, 2014
Poured from 12 oz bottle into pint glass. Appearance: pours a 1"+ off white head that slowly falls leaving some nice lacing on the glass. Color is a clear amber with mild streaming carbonation. Aroma: toasted barley malt dominates the aroma, other than that, it is fairly mild. Mouthfeel: light and frothy with a somewhat dry finish. Flavor: toasted bread crust, some corn, raisin, maybe a hint of hops in the finish. Overall: decent but pedestrian.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Headbanger (3325) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - JUL 31, 2014
12oz bottle 7/31/14 (Woodmans-Waukesha)-Pours a clear amber with no head. Aroma of malt, caramel, and grains. Taste of the same with some slight hops. This light bodied brew is a bit mild but rather boring.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
rondphoto (2084) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - JUL 28, 2014
can @ John’s Grocery / Iowa City IA --- Clear dark amber with a thick rocky white head, a couple of streaks of lace. Taste is corn and a little malt. I’m really surprised that the flavor disappears almost before one hits the finish. Very weak, not even the equal of their flagship, Grain Belt. Not good for anything but another rating.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
PetryD09 (7) - - JUL 24, 2014 does not count
Bottle. Aroma of corn and bread. Light brown to orange with thin white head. Medium sweetness with a slightly bitter finish. Refreshing, but nothing special.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Maltser85 (287) - Fargo, North Dakota, USA - JUL 1, 2014
Looks like cream soda almost in a glass. Aroma of grain, lager yeast. Taste is similar, slight malt. Its better than some pale lagers, but it still is not anything special.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
gopherfan99 (496) - CROATIA - MAY 11, 2014
Bottle, pours clear amber with a white head, thin and watery with some malt and very slight bitter finish, rather bland but I would take this over a pale lager though

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bacterial (1621) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - APR 5, 2014
Draft at Grumpy’s in Roseville a few weeks back. Got this beer for $1 with one of their burgers. The burger was way, way better than this beer, but I won’t turn down a $1 pint of beer. Slightly dark amber in color. Thin, refreshing. Some dactyl in the finish, which might be to style if that style is not very good.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page    1  2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50