Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold
The Dortmunder style of lagers are usually modeled after pilsners, but a little darker in color, a bit more pronounced on the sulphurous taste, and a somewhat sharper hop bite. It has a very distinct, soft, rounded character. The Great Lakes Brewing Company's Dortmunder Gold is a smooth lager with a delicate balance between sweet malts and dry hoppy, floral flavors, and a grainy finish. At 30 IBUs, look for a subtle hop kick. Winner of the Gold Medal in the World Beer Championships every year from 1994 to 2011.