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RATINGS: 1152   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.


Silverbush85's rating

2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Silverbush85 (63) - - MAY 9, 2013
I had this beer poured from a bottle to a pint glass and it was WAY over carbonated. Perhaps the date was bad, but it was undrinkable due to the excessive carbonation. Flavor was decent.. I'll have to try again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tia (1319) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - AUG 24, 2015
Tap from source. Dark gold with cream head and nice lacing. Light wheat and citric aroma. Wheat flavor with a hint of hops. Not bad.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
brokensail (13676) - Orange County, California, USA - AUG 20, 2015
Old rating copied over from another site.

Poured into a nonic pint, this is a fairly clear beer, amber in color with a finger of soapy off-white head. A nice bread character to it. Earthy and slightly citrusy hops (orange peel, for the most part), and a subtle toasted character. A touch of pepper is there and maybe a hint of grass. Flavor is surprisingly heavy on the citrus peel and grass. A slight hop bitterness with a decent earthy quality. Bread, toast, and hints of toffee provide the malt character. yeast is also prominent. Light to medium in body with a moderate carbonation. Easy to drink, clean, and crisp.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BwBburg (2) - Virginia, USA - AUG 13, 2015 does not count
My favorite Great Lakes beer. Good rich taste, very smooth to drink, I miss Ohio when I drink it ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerInHeaven (264) - Brillion, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 12, 2015
pours a clear orange gold with a smallish white head. Aroma is malt and light bread. The taste is clean then a little hops and carbonation fade in. Slightly sweet on the finish, but not syrupy. Some light hop bitterness lingers pleasantly. Easy drinking and refreshing. Well done!

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
scarletfire65 (1128) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 10, 2015
Bottle at home. Clear amber gold pour with a frothy white head. Aroma of crackery malt and sugar cookie dough. Fresh and clean palate, crisp, slightly grainy, with flavors of crusty bread, cookies, slightly floral, grassy, nice crisp bitterish finish.

3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jsporrer (90) - 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 (115) - 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 (338) - 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 (1008) - 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 (32) - 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.


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