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RATINGS: 1183   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 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.

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3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
DMLINAZ (332) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - JAN 24, 2013
Truly delicious beer; enjoyed a bottle (poured into a glass) for dessert at Quartino in Chicago. It’s a style I usually don’t appreciate, but this was enjoyable start to finish and gave me a new appreciation for it. Sweet maltiness gives great flavor and is understated but rich; it’s really smooth in the mouth.


3.3
markas101 (2455) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - JUL 19, 2017
Bottle, Ann Arbor, MI. Murky amber. Metallic caramel aroma. Sweet, full bodies. All malt. Slight pepper finish.

3.7
Rex_Remes (214) - Bonyhad, HUNGARY - JUL 7, 2017
(12oz bottle) AROMA: sweet grain/corn, touch of tropical fruit, underlying spice and moist tobacco, some sourness, yeast. APPEARANCE: clear Amber, medium froth, head sustained, a bit oily. TASTE: Rich maltiness, dark chocolate, raisin, dried fruit, jam, earthy. PALATE: solid medium body, round, relatively robust, smooth and oily with some dry graininess on the tongue/cheeks at the finish. OVERALL: very nice Amber lager, ale-like in some ways but with the crispness and drinkability of a lager. One of the best Vienna/Amber lagers that I’ve had. Only small negative is it is a bit alcoholy tasting.

3.6
dekester1 (366) - Town of Maple Creek, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 17, 2017
Poured a deep amber with minimal head and lacing. Aromas of sweet roasted malts with a light hint of fruitiness. Taste is deep caramel with a slight breadiness and light hop finish. Palate is very solid. Overall, one of the better ambers I have tasted in a while. Will definitely buy it again at some point.

3.9
sjohnny (636) - - JUN 9, 2017
Toast. Malty. Vegetal. Slightly hazy dark copper. Medium off white head that quickly recedes to a foamy film leaving a ring on the glass. Medium bodied. Soft. Mouthfeel. Toast. Earth. Clean finish. Very nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.6
ginotarugo (70) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 23, 2017
Strong malty aroma and flavor, with some aftertaste. I didn’t care for it. In fact, I had to force myself to finish it. Not nearly as smooth as the Yuengling equivalent for this style. After trying at least 7 different beers from Great Lakes Brewing I have yet to find one I like. I will keep trying.

4
honeyzeus (1) - - MAY 12, 2017 does not count
Very good 27ibu. Nutty?bmdkfkfkrkfkrjrjrjfufujejrjejrjrjfjfjfjfjfjf via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
ehaak26 (524) - - APR 24, 2017
Bottle from Liquor Barn. Aroma of caramel and biscuit malt, a bit of hops as well.

3.6
Aggiebob (1132) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - JAN 30, 2017
UPDATED: FEB 4, 2017 Bottle. Clear red in color, poured with a quickly dissipating white head. Minimal carbonation. Malty aroma with notes of caramel and fruit esters. Light bodied. Very smooth.

2.8
geologyguy (1603) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - DEC 9, 2016
Smell is of cereal mostly but some darker malt, taste is the same, more towards the regular malt though....no hops...smooth and malty but not a lot of depth, in Syracuse for 15th high school reunion

3.7
mambossa (337) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - NOV 3, 2016
Bottled today. Rich red copper pour. Nose of sweet malty, nutty bottom end with floral and gently fruity, bright apple, citrus rind hops. Flavor is smooth medium-minus bodied caramel, floral hops with a bit of gentle fruity punch. Linger is toasted grain and sweet flower. Great autumn brew.


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