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Winter Lager - Lake Placid Craft Brewing Company

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Ratings: 41
Reviews: 22
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 13.57%
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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4/5  rDev +10.8%

probert, Sep 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

wrightst, Aug 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

SlainteAlbanyNY, Nov 09, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -37.7%

phishbone23, Jan 23, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -23.8%

Damian74Shensky, Dec 08, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

KornWallace, Nov 20, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

Dirtinabottle, Oct 31, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

mjtiernan, Jun 05, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

ejh06752, Apr 24, 2012
Photo of smcolw
3.88/5  rDev +7.5%
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.

smcolw, Apr 22, 2012
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

JayMillerWild, Apr 03, 2012
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

deonreds, Mar 18, 2012
Photo of metter98
3.8/5  rDev +5.3%
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.

metter98, Mar 12, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev -37.7%

BigGameRick, Mar 09, 2012
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

CBPAS, Mar 04, 2012
Photo of atr2605
3.03/5  rDev -16.1%
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

atr2605, Feb 25, 2012
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

WaydeRafnel, Feb 21, 2012
Photo of GPHarris
3.95/5  rDev +9.4%
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.

GPHarris, Feb 06, 2012
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3.18/5  rDev -11.9%
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.

DrDemento456, Feb 03, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

ububru, Feb 02, 2012
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

casualfan, Jan 27, 2012
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

mdtnelson, Jan 24, 2012
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4.03/5  rDev +11.6%
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

BigPlay1824, Jan 06, 2012
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

Thunderchief, Dec 07, 2011
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

nh2032, Nov 25, 2011
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Winter Lager from Lake Placid Craft Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 41 ratings.