As a part of a mixed six, I picked up a bottle of the Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold. We have reviewed a lot of the Great Lakes line-up (Christmas Ale, Edmund Fitzgerald Porter, Commodore Perry IPA, The Doppelrock Doppelbock Lager, Lake Erie Monster Imperial IPA, Eliot Ness Amber Lager and the Oktoberfest) and are huge fans. Their quality, variety, and commitment to craft brewing are exceptional, so I wasn’t really taking a risk when I picked up the Dortmunder Gold.
As my Oktoberfest beer reviews wind down, I have saved one of the best for last: Great Lakes Brewing Company’s Oktoberfest. G-LO has reviewed several of the Great Lakes brews, i.e. the Burning River Pale Ale, the Christmas Ale, the Edmund Fitzgerald Porter, the Commodore Perry IPA, the Doppelrock Doppelbock Lager, the Lake Erie Monster Imperial IPA, and the Eliot Ness Amber Lager, and we have found that Great Lakes runs out a great line of craft beer. Their Oktoberfest is definitely in keeping with our prior assessments.
Here is what Great Lakes has to say about their Oktoberfest: Continue reading