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Winter Lager - Lake Placid Craft Brewing Company

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39 Ratings
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Ratings: 39
Reviews: 22
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 13.65%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lake Placid Craft Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Bock |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
A medium-bodied bock beer, this brew uses biscuit and crystal malts as well as noble European hops. The resulting deep amber beer is dry and flavorful, perfect for a cold Lake Placid winter.

(Beer added by: Brad007 on 12-12-2010)
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Ratings: 39 | Reviews: 22 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by spinrsx:
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spinrsx

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz Bottle

Appearance - The beer pours a slightly hazy reddish brown colour with a large size frothy beige coloured head. There is an average amount of carbonation showing and there is some really nice lacing on the sides of the glass. The head lasted for around 5 minutes before it began to dissipate.

Smell - malts, hops, cloves, raisins, hay/straw, cookies

Taste & Mouth - The beer has an average amount of carbonation and it feels somewhat creamy on the tongue. It has a lot of malt taste mixed with notes of hops and dark fruit. There are also notes of cloves and a cookie like sweetness. It finishes with a really pleasing sweet malty aftertaste.

Drink - This beer caught me by surprise, it was really tasty. I only purchased one bottle but I found myself not wanting my glass to end. It has a nice mixed bag of flavours and was highly drinkable. It's worth trying if you happen to see it at the store.

Serving type: bottle

02-04-2011 18:12:17 | More by spinrsx
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SlainteAlbanyNY

New York

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

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New York

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11-20-2012 01:50:50 | More by KornWallace
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Dirtinabottle

New York

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

10-31-2012 02:36:20 | More by Dirtinabottle
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mjtiernan

New York

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

06-05-2012 01:27:29 | More by mjtiernan
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ejh06752

New York

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

04-24-2012 02:09:34 | More by ejh06752
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smcolw

Massachusetts

3.88/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Cloudy brown color; thick, smooth head that leaves plentiful ring lace with a solid blanket of minute bubbles in between.

Nearly no smell from a full bar pour. I detect a light melted brown sugar aroma.

Mildly sweet, too little for the style. The body is also a touch thin. Plenty of maltiness (reminds me of hazelnuts). Quite smooth. Overall, this beer falls just between bock, porter and a brown ale.

Serving type: on-tap

04-22-2012 16:48:33 | More by smcolw
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New York

3/5  rDev -16.4%

04-03-2012 01:39:56 | More by JayMillerWild
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deonreds

New York

3/5  rDev -16.4%

03-18-2012 05:43:14 | More by deonreds
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metter98

New York

3.8/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is clear but very dark amber in color and has a moderate amount of carbonation. It poured with a finger high light beige head that died down rather quickly, but consistently left a thin head covering the surface.
S: There are light aromas of toasted malts in the nose along with hints of caramel and floral hops.
T: The taste has flavors of toasted malts along with notes of biscuits and hints of caramel, malty sweetness and spices.
M: It feels medium-bodied and somewhat smooth on the palate with a moderate to high amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is quite drinkable for the style and isn’t too heavy, especially when compared to other bocks.

Serving type: bottle

03-12-2012 00:36:31 | More by metter98
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BigGameRick

New York

2.25/5  rDev -37.3%

03-09-2012 22:53:46 | More by BigGameRick
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CBPAS

New York

3/5  rDev -16.4%

03-04-2012 23:34:47 | More by CBPAS
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atr2605

New York

3.03/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A-pours a dark amber with a fluffy off white head, good retention
S-fairly low aroma, slight malt sweetness and a hint of spice
T-A slightly dry biscuit malt flavor up front followed by hop bitterness and finishes slightly sweet
M-medium bodied
O-not a bad beer, not a lot to it but very drinkable

Serving type: bottle

02-25-2012 04:13:17 | More by atr2605
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WaydeRafnel

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16.4%

02-21-2012 04:25:28 | More by WaydeRafnel
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GPHarris

Alabama

3.95/5  rDev +10%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

a - poured a one finger creamy tan head into an english pub glass that left decent sheeting throughout. the body was a bright reddish-brown color.
s - floral hops with bready and caramel behind it.
t - sweet from the caramel, bready biscuit malts with something like a belgian twist going on here. hops are crisp and spicy.
m - slick, slightly thin.
o - good beer, pretty complex for a bock.

Serving type: bottle

02-06-2012 15:33:49 | More by GPHarris
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DrDemento456

Pennsylvania

3.18/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A - A nice clear deep brown with amber tint and a half inch of opaque colored head that has moderate lace.

S - Smell is a nice bit of hops, caramel, and biscuit malts. Crystal malts also deliver a touch of grainy smell.

T - Taste is a bit muddled but it does have a nice bock lager taste. Slight hops and malts with really no level of sweetness. Straight up tastes "English" That's what it is dry and molasses eh...

M - Medium bodied and fairly hoppy.

Overall it pretty much delivers a nice hoppy profile and English malt flavors but in my opinion it could use some spice to even out the flavors.

Serving type: bottle

02-03-2012 01:43:52 | More by DrDemento456
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ububru

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

02-02-2012 15:29:08 | More by ububru
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New York

4/5  rDev +11.4%

01-27-2012 21:40:58 | More by casualfan
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mdtnelson

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +11.4%

01-24-2012 12:11:54 | More by mdtnelson
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BigPlay1824

New York

4.03/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyed in a mug

A: pours a very nice clear amber color with a large number of carbonation bubbles, pours with two fingers of light tan head that is very fluffy in character and lingers nicely, leaves a nice amount of spotty lacing
S: nice character in the scent, possibly like a darker kind of orange, and a nice spice note, kind of warming
T: nice taste, pretty consistent throughout, id call it nutmeg with a slight fruit note, lingers on the palate long afterward
M: gentle carbonation, smooth and crisp, leaves the mouth slightly dry but with a bit of a cooling feeling
O: a real nice representation of the style, not a big lager fan but this one is tastey and really stands out in my mind, love lake placid

Serving type: bottle

01-06-2012 00:40:07 | More by BigPlay1824
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Thunderchief

New York

4/5  rDev +11.4%

12-07-2011 16:01:00 | More by Thunderchief
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nh2032

New York

4/5  rDev +11.4%

11-25-2011 14:26:50 | More by nh2032
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B967ierhunter177

Pennsylvania

3.7/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

This beer pours a clear, dark copper with thin head and lace that lasts. The aroma is of roasted malt with hints of nuts, and spices. The flavor is complex with ginger, root beer barrel, and toast with molasses in the finish. A soothing warmth shows through as it warms. It's mouthfeel is light-medium. Lake Placid Winter Lager is a good beer, perfect on a chilly fall evening, and very drinkable. Recommended!

Serving type: bottle

10-28-2011 23:12:50 | More by B967ierhunter177
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Winter Lager from Lake Placid Craft Brewing Company
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