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style
RATINGS: 1181   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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 Clevelands most respected safety directors, who frequented the brewpubs bar during his tenure from 1935-1941 and, according to popular legend, was responsible for the bullet holes still evident today.

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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
euserphriendly (167) - Holland, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 13, 2005
Pleasant aroma of a good malty lager. This beer was all about the malt. Smooth drinking and refreshing all the way, as a lager should be.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jackson220 (136) - new lenox, Illinois, USA - FEB 13, 2005
Great Lakes , what a wondelful Brewing co. This Great Deep amber lager has a very nice balance of malt and hops. alittle bitter, love that real nice refreshing finish.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RAYBOY01 (2012) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 1, 2005
In a blind taste test I say no way this is a lager...too full flavored (roasted malt and hoppy bitterness) with a rich mouthfeel and nice crisp bitter finish. Pretty good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Quyntarious (33) - Ohio, USA - JAN 21, 2005
It has a tangy taste. Brilliant red color, bad atmittedly I picked it because of the color. Nutty complicated flavor. Fruity and nutty all at once. Thick palat feel in my opinion.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sickboy282 (1114) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 19, 2005
Pours a cloudy amber hue, with a small halo of a slight off-white head. Aromas of roasted malts, honey, a hint of caramel. Mouthfeel is medium bodied wiith flavots of caramel, grain, caramel, and a little bit of roasted nuts. Very nice finish....wow, I am not the biggest vienna fan, not to mention lager fan, but this is very tasty.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pivo (2684) - GERMANY - JAN 16, 2005
Nice ruddy color and a light tan, fluffy head. Some toasted malt in the nose. Sweet and caramelly malt, though not overpowering. A little bitter and decent hop blend. Good balance and a smooth brew.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
presario (4916) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 15, 2005
Red liquid with nice head. Light malt aroma. Nice malt flavour and hop balance Nice hop finish. A drinkable and enjoyable beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cazort (561) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 13, 2005
Good, but doesnt seem to have any real distinguishing qualities; intermediate in bitterness among the great lakes brews. Good balance of hops and malt. Pleasant aroma. Rich flavour without being weird in any way. I gladly drink it, but I think some of the other Great Lakes brews are a bit more exciting.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hotstuff (5078) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - JAN 7, 2005
Bottle. Medium sized ivory head that mostly diminished, fair lacing, fine sized bubbles, carbonated, and a dark orange hue. Malty, caramel, hoppy, sweet aroma. Flavor was sweet, malty and hoppy with a slght aftertaste. Tingly, hoppy and dry palate. Medium bodied beer. Quaffable.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
crizay (1050) - Brook Park, Ohio, USA - JAN 5, 2005
UPDATED: JAN 13, 2006 Pours a more red of an amber color with a slight beige head. Real good flavor to it, can really taste sweet caramel and its malty, nice hop kick and actually alcohol kick to it that give it a nice bite.


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