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Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold

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Serve in Lager glass

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RATINGS: 1147   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This smooth lager strikes a delicate balance between malt and hops in the aroma, palate, finish and body. It has more body and less hops than a Pilsner, and less malt and more hops than a Munich style lager. 30 IBU.


3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jsporrer (55) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 23, 2015
Amber to almost orange in color with a minimal white head that dissipates quickly. Not much of an aroma. Slightly sharp, slightly bitter, hoppy taste with a little carbonation. The flavor fills your mouth and lingers on the tongue and walls of your mouth. Nothing very special but nothing really bad to say about it either. There is no harsh after taste. Not my favorite but I would drink it again.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
OnTheTrail (89) - Virginia, USA - JUL 23, 2015
Beautiful clear gold. Malty aroma. Bready, cereal taste, with more hops than in the aroma. Pleasantly crisp palate.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ffaoe (332) - Moorestown, New Jersey, USA - JUL 22, 2015
malty aroma, dark gold and clear in color with decent head. very nice balance in flavor, starts malty then hop bitterness finish

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bkurtz (1006) - PERU - JUL 2, 2015
Bottle - Pours a clear gold with nice, creamy head. Floral and grass aromas. Malty, wet bread sweetness with a floral? bitterness. I like it.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bvbunited (23) - Ohio, USA - JUN 16, 2015
Dortmunder is a great beer with perfect color and aroma The taste is very smooth and slightly more hoppy then Eliot ness. This is the best beer Great Lakes offer and I would recommend it to everyone.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Tayeth (490) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - JUN 10, 2015
Der Geruch ist irgendwie seltsam, fast ein bisschen wie Brühwürfel. Geschmack interessant, fast ein bisschen salzig oder umami. Nicht schlecht, aber merkwürdig.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gueuze (616) - - JUN 10, 2015
Farbe amber, leicht trüb. Geruch leicht muffig. In Geschmack dann leicht malzig. Seltsamer Nachgeschmack, wenig bitter. Evtl. Autolyse?

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerBunker (930) - Burbank, Illinois, USA - JUN 9, 2015
12oz bottle. Pours golden orange with a foamy white head. Aroma is of malt, caramel, grass, and lemon. Taste is of lemon, grassy hops, caramel, and malt. Lingering toasty malt taste. Mouthfeel is light and very carbonated. Body is light, but not thin. Just a really easy to drink beer.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
tsd08460 (226) - Marshall, Virginia, USA - JUN 8, 2015
Aroma: bread, grass, Appearance: clear, golden, off-white head Taste: light sweetness, lightly bitter, Palate: medium body, creamy, average carbonation, long finish, Nice

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jvidosh (1) - - JUN 7, 2015 does not count
UPDATED: JUN 21, 2015 First time I tried, I like this beer a lot. Great taste, color and aroma came as part of a multi pack this was my favorite of them.


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