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Lakewood Lager - Lakewood Brewing Company

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61 Ratings
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Ratings: 61
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 13.56%
Wants: 0
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lakewood Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Vienna Lager |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Mora2000 on 10-20-2012)
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Reviews by BryanCarey:
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BryanCarey

Texas

3.44/5  rDev -2.8%

Caramel- colored and clear- bodied, this beer serves up a decent amount of foam that eventually settles into a somewhat lumpy layer and leaves a good amount of lace as you consume. The nose on this beer is sweet, caramel- like, and with toasted/toffee malt notes.

Moving to the taste, I get just about what I expected. The flavor is a mixture of caramel, dough, and toasted malt. Some grassy hops and spice greet the palate in the finish and the flavor is pleasant and crisp. There is even a dab of citrus in there, for those willing to search.

This Vienna lager style brew is a light to medium- bodied brew and it is just a touch watery in the finish. Some may not even notice the watery attribute because the hit of spice at the end helps to block it. But concentrate and you will find it and it does make the beer a little less enjoyable than it otherwise might be.

Still, this does seem like a respectable effort from this newer Texas brewery and it does have enough going for it to recommend. I plan to offer some bottles to friends tomorrow, just to see what they think. It isn’t outstanding, but I predict most everyone who tries it will find it worthy of a second bottle.

07-07-2013 03:48:40 | More by BryanCarey
More User Reviews:
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Mora2000

Texas

3.68/5  rDev +4%

Tap at Jack Mac's.

The beer pours an orange-copper color with a white head. The aroma is very malty with some biscuit and bread notes, as well as some toffee and a bit of sugar. The flavor is also very malty. There is good toffee and caramel in the flavor, as well as some sweet biscuit malt. There is also a hint of grass. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

10-20-2012 19:52:13 | More by Mora2000
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SvenHayden

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

03-15-2013 02:19:56 | More by SvenHayden
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Jackp_43

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

06-09-2014 16:04:53 | More by Jackp_43
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jheezee

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

07-02-2013 03:46:55 | More by jheezee
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ghonickel

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

12-06-2013 16:40:42 | More by ghonickel
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Thanx4AllDaFish

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

04-02-2014 14:58:42 | More by Thanx4AllDaFish
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Westyn

Texas

2.25/5  rDev -36.4%

07-31-2014 17:00:36 | More by Westyn
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gtermi

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

02-16-2013 05:38:42 | More by gtermi
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mcdsports

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

08-18-2013 22:50:45 | More by mcdsports
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twiggamortis420

Texas

3.55/5  rDev +0.3%

12 oz bottle courtesy of fthomasl pours a crystal clear copper color with a stiff, off-white head. Nice retention and some decent lacing. Honestly, you really cant ask for more on the appearance with the brilliant clarity and dense foam.

Nose has some sulfurous lager yeast, burnt toast and toffee. Im not really getting any hops in here. Smells ok, but I am not a huge fan of overly toasty brews.

Taste has alot of the toast but it is balanced by a sweet doughy caramel. Hops are still pretty non-existent but there is a light drying bitterness on the finish, a little leafy even. Its a fairly good lager, one I would be happy to order on tap at a restaurant, but it really doesnt do a whole lot to distinguish itself from the pack of vienna lagers. If I had the choice Id rather grab a Penn pilsner, Firebrick or Elliot Ness.

01-19-2013 23:30:20 | More by twiggamortis420
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Kips

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

03-27-2014 05:37:05 | More by Kips
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ToMakeEndsMeet

Texas

3/5  rDev -15.3%

08-11-2013 17:48:32 | More by ToMakeEndsMeet
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jkn09

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

02-08-2013 19:40:00 | More by jkn09
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gnaztee

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

05-28-2014 03:23:56 | More by gnaztee
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cam12

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

03-26-2014 03:39:29 | More by cam12
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greenspointexas

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

12-14-2013 21:05:37 | More by greenspointexas
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deadliest

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +20.1%

05-14-2013 03:19:01 | More by deadliest
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mikeg67

New Jersey

3.45/5  rDev -2.5%

On tap at Garland mall. Pours dark amber with long lasting, fluffy white head. Aroma is of caramel malt and hops. Body is medium and crisp. Taste is of grapefruity hops and caramel malt. Finish is long, citrusy. I would prefer noble hops in this brew.

06-30-2013 01:34:23 | More by mikeg67
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beaulabauve

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

08-24-2014 20:46:55 | More by beaulabauve
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Phil8352

California

1.5/5  rDev -57.6%

02-13-2013 13:10:04 | More by Phil8352
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mlhooper

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -22.3%

04-27-2013 20:51:31 | More by mlhooper
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jhamp9

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

02-22-2013 02:56:08 | More by jhamp9
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champ103

Texas

3.69/5  rDev +4.2%

A: Pours a clear reddish/orange color. A pillowing white head rises, and eventually recedes to a ring. Plenty of lace is left behind.
S: I get kind of a sulfur, DMS aroma up front. Quickly followed by toasted malts, and cereal grains. A bit of grassy hops in the finish.
T: Sweeter than I was expecting. Caramel malts followed by toasted and cereal grains. Well balanced with a touch of grassy hops in the finish.
M/D: A light to medium body. A bit on the watery side for me. I am wanting a little bit more crisp bite from the carbonation, and I am not getting it. Easy to drink and fairly enjoyable. I will be happy to finish the six pack.

A good lager for the most part. Not among the better lagers available from Texas breweries, but still very enjoyable. One of my favorite styles, and I am glad to grab a sixer.

04-19-2013 21:13:13 | More by champ103
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Kahlerbock

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

09-01-2013 23:12:12 | More by Kahlerbock
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Lakewood Lager from Lakewood Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 61 ratings.