Great Lakes Moondog Ale

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Type: Extra Strong/Special Bitter (ESB)
  • Brewed by: Great Lakes
  • Availability: Spring
  • Additional beer information
  • Region Available: USA (IL, IN, IA, KY, MI, NY, OH, PA, WI)
  • Aroma: Hoppy
  • Aroma Description: Bread - Dark
  • Serve at Temperature: Cool
  • Container: Boots
  • Website: http://www.greatlakesbrewing.com/
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  • 4.7/5 
  • 5.00% 
  • 462/3686 
Commercial Description

This beer has a flowery hop bouquet with subtle fruit accents from the yeast. Loaded with flavor due to the generous hopping rates.

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  • Oct 13, 2009
    generallee (311)Rank: Beer ExplorerGroup: Fall beer lovers
    4.5
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    Presentation: It was poured from a brown12 oz bottle into a pint glass.

    Appearance: It has a large frothy white head that has very good retention and make great rings of lace with each sip. The body has a light honey color with a slight haze.

    Smell: The aroma is wonderful and well balanced. It has sweet bready malt with some buttery notes as well as some fruity notes and mild floral hops in the nose.

    Taste/Mouth feel: The flavor matches the aroma with a solid malty base that brings buttery and fruity notes with perfectly balanced hop bitterness and flavor. Some of the fruity notes include elderberry and black currant and the hops give some floral and herbal notes to the party. The palate has a smooth silky texture with soft carbonation, a medium body and slow lightly bitter fading finish.

    Notes: Wow, I really enjoyed this easy drinking and refreshing ESB!!!