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RATINGS: 1094   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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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.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Brodie (540) - Blowing Rock, North Carolina, USA - DEC 3, 2002
This has become my favorite lager. Perfect balance between hops and malt. Gold color, decent head. Great hop aroma. Very clean, yet flavorful for a lager.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
urbnhautebourg (997) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - NOV 30, 2002
I am helpless before good Dortmunder and this is one of the finest. Great big fluffy head over wonderful clear gold. Generous light malt with complex hop interplay, yielding to a sharper finish than other Dorts I’ve tried. Very like Dominion and Victory, but a bit sharper and a measure more tart. Brilliant. PsychProf is to thank for this beauty.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
npdempse (934) - St. Petersburg, Florida, USA - NOV 24, 2002
Totally out of wack diacetyl thing going on here. Butter flavored through and through, with a slight hop bitterness and a touch of sweetness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
boto (1827) - Granby, Connecticut, USA - NOV 24, 2002
This brew is VERY smooth. It goes down much too easy. This is what those "Macro" american lagers should strive for: flavor and body.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Duffbeer (192) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 21, 2002
Interesting dortmunder style brew. Nice hops.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Brew4Dug (138) - Houston, Texas, USA - NOV 18, 2002
Great example of a unique style!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
herbjones (742) - Orange, California, USA - OCT 12, 2002
Honey colored pour with a quickly disappearing white head. Malty nose that has an almost delicate quality to it. Thin to medium body that qualifys this as an everyday/session beer for me. Excellent balance and flavor. Top notch brew, only wish I could get this in California.Thanks to hopsrus for this one.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Kaya161 (1128) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 7, 2002
Good, clean, balanced lager. I like.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cckevin (38) - Terre Haute, Indiana, USA - SEP 12, 2002
Draft: Very nice offering. My first from Great Lakes Brewery, but based upon this beer, it won’t be my last.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrDick (346) - San Francisco, California, USA - SEP 7, 2002
This lager is light with barely any trace of hops. Very smooth taste that makes for easy drinking.


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