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RATINGS: 1115   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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Deep Amber red color, with a fragrant malt aroma. Flavorful notes of rich caramelized malt and noble hop flavors harmonize on the palate leading to a crisp clean finish. Named after one of Cleveland’s most respected safety directors, who frequented the brewpub’s bar during his tenure from 1935-1941 and, according to popular legend, was responsible for the bullet holes still evident today.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
RRistow12 (255) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - MAY 10, 2014
Tasted from bottle. Pours a nice copper color with creamy off white head. Very nice caramel and biscuits aroma. Taste is excellent. Nice sweet caramel, toffee, molasses, biscuits. Get a little bit of spiciness to it. Medium bodied with sticky mouthfeel. Very tasty. One of the best lagers I've had. As is the case with all the Great Lakes Beers I've, very well done. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kirklasalle (2) - New York, USA - MAY 10, 2014 does not count
Pours with a bold aroma, has great nutty caramel flavor, and finishes nicely

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
berkshirejohn (4530) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - APR 30, 2014
12oz bottle from Wegman’s, Buffalo, NY. An attractive pale copper pour with a tight cream head; malty carmael aroma; malty caramel taste; with a sweet biscuity finish. Not quite what I was expecting, but acgtually very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Finhead (1185) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - APR 28, 2014
Pours a sunset color with an off-white head. The aroma has some caramel and light red apple. It has a medium body with slightly chewy texture and average carbonation. The taste is mildly sweet with a dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thornecb (4400) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - APR 24, 2014
Pours deep amber into a shaker. Off-white head with medium retention recedes to mottle surface. Caramel and bread aromas. Soft with caramel, sourdough and pumpernickel upfront turning to a mildly bitter earth in the lasting finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mrjaxson (293) - .08 Junction, Wisconsin, USA - APR 23, 2014
Superior balance throughout, with the malts enticing the nose upon pouring and the hops barely winning out on the finish. Darn pretty to look at, too.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Brentv (354) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 18, 2014
From bottle. Pours a dark amber color with a medium whitish head. Aroma of caramel with a similar taste. Moderately sweet. Lightly hopped.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bconch (290) - - APR 7, 2014
Deep red color with a sweet, malty nose. Nice balance with a small hop bite. Not a big fan of ambers but this is good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lothore (550) - California, USA - MAR 29, 2014
A- Pours a deep copper color with a nice, 2 finger, off white head that leaves lots of lacing on then way down. S- Bready, dark fruit T- Sweet, slightly fruity, hints of roasted malt. A little too sweet on the back end for me. M- Medium bodied with ample carbonation. D- This is a decent brew however i’d like a little more of a hop kick to balance it out.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niko100 (2004) - Illinois, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Rich amber/copper color; Medium slightly creamy body; Aroma of toasted malt, grassy hops, & caramel; Flavor of slight roasted malt, caramel, hops, and some spice; Finish is slightly bitter; Nicely balanced; Good.

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