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Rendezvous - Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

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BA SCORE
82
good

53 Reviews
THE BROS
79
okay

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Reviews: 53
Hads: 114
Avg: 3.59
pDev: 19.78%
Wants: 2
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
Wisconsin, United States | website

Style | ABV
Bière de Garde | 7.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Winter on 03-01-2005

22 IBU
17° Plato
13° Lovibond
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2.93/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Amber colored with some haziness sporting a modest beige head that fades to bald over the course of 5 minutes.
Caramelized nuts and wheat husk nose. Yeastiness is minimal, but some pepper can be noticed with concentration. Hopping is grassy and bitter, but void of any real hallmark statement in the aroma.
Toasted grain enters the mouth first, then segues towards nuts. Caramel envelops everything, but it retains its toastiness and doesn't veer oversweet. Yeast is doughy and neutral (and if I had to pick a word to describe this as a whole, "neutral" would be it), with some nearly illusory peppercorn. Hopping is moderate in bitterness, but understated in flavor, with minor flares of grass and herbs.
Medium bodied with an initial rampant carbonation that dies over time. It's never flat feeling or sticky and the alcohol is masked well.
I just get a lot more amber ale than anything in the Biere de Garde or Farmhouse vein.
Drinkable, just not what it claims.

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

Had this on-tap at Frisco Grille in Columbia, MD.

Poured a deep amber, slightly cloudy color into a pint glass, with no head. The aroma was a faint sweet/sour spicy mix reminiscent of a hefeweizen. The initial taste was even more of the classic banana-clove flavor of a hefeweizen, with the exception of a more harsh and bitter finish. A slilghtly fizzy mouthfeel, but still a very drinkable brew. An interesting style - a hoppier, pumped-up wheat beer with a surprisingly smooth finish. I liked it.

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3.97/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had on draft at the Frisco Grille, Columbia, MD.

A- Somewhat hazy, deep gold with a thin white head.

S- Somewhat sour in smell,yeasty, obviously a farmhouse style beer.

T- Fruity and spicy, lots of yeast, the sourness is not overly done, somewhat on the sweet side, well balanced.

M- Lots of very small bubbles, very smooth, medium body.

D- Very drinkable for the style, not a great everyday beer however.

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Rendezvous from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
82 out of 100 based on 53 ratings.