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RATINGS: 95   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.58   IBU: 16   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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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!


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1.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
heliport (12) - Indiana, USA - AUG 4, 2011
Served in a clear bottle as a warning to those who should know better, this beer is clearly aimed at a demographic that is going for quantity. It looked bland, tasted blander, and all around was not worth the money or effort to drink it.


2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bacterial (1205) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RapeBeer (21) - Indiana, USA - MAR 13, 2014
I went on a trek to Minnesota on the trail of the Kensington Runestone. As my imagination carried me to a world of swashbuckling norsemen traversing the Northwoods, I realized that there, in Minnesota, were descendants of norsemen actually living throughout the region. Sure, their ancestors had arrived there in the 19th century, rather than the 14th but they had injected themselves into American society and had definitively shaped the northern Great Lakes region. Everything about Nordeast (right down to the particular propaganda of its official press release) fit perfectly with what I wanted out of a Minnesotan beer. I tasted great beers (better beers) from the Surly brewery, but this is the one that I remember the most fondly from my quest for medieval norse artifacts in middle america. Drink up!

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
boozedude (1619) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - JAN 5, 2014
Tall can shared with josh at gas lamp... poured into glass... clear light orange pour...sweet malty aroma..(nasty) taste is

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Christpuncher (714) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 8, 2013
Not as good as the premium. Very bold an bitter and smells skunky. Pours a dark yellow in color and has a tough aftertaste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
ads135 (2579) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - NOV 24, 2013
A sweeter and lighter version of the Vienna than I prefer. Lacks the malt depth that you’d expect.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Cousin_Larry (243) - - SEP 28, 2013
A darker version of the classic Grain Belt. Same sweet hints of blueberries, but almost no finish. Had this with a Juicy Lucy ar 5-8 Club.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jmagnus87 (2220) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - AUG 26, 2013
Draft from notes. Very average and innofensive beer. Slightly sweet with corn and grains. Light and very drinkable. Good.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
csaso (1225) - Missouri, USA - AUG 14, 2013
Tap - good size foamy head, clear dark copper/amber color, malty aroma and flavor, not very sweet which is good, mild nuttiness, slightly dry finish ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DoublEE (784) - South Euclid, Ohio, USA - AUG 12, 2013
"The Belt" is an easy drinking, cheap alternative to all the macro choices out there. This is one for people who don’t want to be like every body else. By far, not the best beer out there, but definitely worth a try sometime.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
improvjock (317) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 4, 2013
Clear bottle. Pours a clear, light brownish amber with minimal white head. Aroma of corn that is really overpowered by chemicals and Windex. Flavor is mildly sweet and buttery, with chemicals, a bit unnatural. Not the worst beer I’ve had by any means, but not so good.


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