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New Grist Gluten-Free Pilsner Style Beer - Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

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New Grist Gluten-Free Pilsner Style BeerNew Grist Gluten-Free Pilsner Style Beer

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65
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343 Ratings
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Ratings: 343
Reviews: 198
rAvg: 2.72
pDev: 23.9%
Wants: 5
Gots: 20 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lakefront Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  5.75% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: mentor on 10-13-2005

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Ratings: 343 | Reviews: 198
Photo of Dactrius
2.61/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of woodychandler
2.96/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

I spied this as a sixer in the Friendly Greek's cooler, but Teddy was reluctant to split it up as he has a number of gluten-sensitive customers and he was unsure about allowing others open access to it. Since then, he routinely puts singles in the cooler as even the people who drink it are not necessarily interested in a full six pack.

From the bottle: "Certified (GF) Gluten-Free".

I Pop!ped the cap without any notable occurrences, so I employed an aggro pour to get things started. This produced two-plus fingers of foamy, bone-white head with reasonable retention. Color was Pale-Straw (SRM = 1 - 2) with NE-plus quality clarity. Nose smelled like apple juice or apple sauce! Is there a difference? Apples to apples. Mouthfeel was thin-to-medium. The taste was odd. It had an apple-like taste but it was very dry instead of being the expected sweet. I began to think of a cross between apple and pear ciders and the more that I cogitated on it, the more that I liked it. It could be a bridge between beer and cider for beer drinkers and for the G-F crowd, it would make a nice alternative to cider. I am sorry, but most G-F beers are really lacking or need help in the form of a blend. The ciders, which are naturally G-F, do not have this problem. The finish was gaspingly dry and I even began to think of a dry white wine. I liked this, but one was probably plenty. It might be a good mixer with cider or with some of the less-palatable G-F beers.

Photo of BeerWithMike
3.12/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Sampled last night on 3/3/15. Bottle chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured in to a handled-glass stein.

Brew pours a slight hazy golden-yellow in color with a very thin white head. Some spotty lacing is seen when sipped. The aroma is of lemon zest and grains for the most part. Bit more going on with the taste with a hint of rice and even sour apple in the mix also along with some grass that left a strange taste on the tongue. Not saying it was really bad but was different. Slight strange finish though. On the bottom of the front label it says: "Ingredients: Water (duh), Fermented Rice and Sorghum Extract, Hops, Yeast". Lighter-bodied with heavy carbonation. Overall, it was just OK and nothing special.

Photo of Purified
2.92/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of SKarmic
2.17/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 1 | overall: 2.25

This beer is hell liquefied. If Satan were to take a piss, that piss would refuse to drink this beer. In fact don't let the word "beer" on the label fool you. This stuff is not beer. By a long shot. Send this to people you hate.

Photo of Bear1964
3.08/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Superbohl4
2.54/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of jaswilson2
2.5/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of stumac
3.27/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Amanda is allergic to wheat (which sucks!!) so trying another one of her Gluten Free options. Believe me, she would rather be drinking Bell's Two Hearted with me. Stupid allergies

Photo of italianstallion
3.23/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of trytoketchup
3.24/5  rDev +19.1%

Photo of Sweffin
3/5  rDev +10.3%

Photo of Basoos1
2/5  rDev -26.5%

Photo of spycow
2.25/5  rDev -17.3%

Photo of adeliciousadventure
2.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Photo of Darkmagus82
3.1/5  rDev +14%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured from bottle into a pint glass

Appearance – The beer pours a clear light straw color with a billowy white foamy head with tons of bubbles popping within. The head fades rather quickly leaving just a tiny bit of bubbly lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell- The aroma of the brew is heaviest of a slightly sour lemon aroma mixed with some green apple and a little bit of a more grape like aroma. Along with these are some light cracker smells and a little bit of grass.

Taste – The taste starts with a sweeter rice and somewhat grape juice like sweetness. As the taste advances more sourness of a lemon and sour green apple flavor comes to the tongue. A little bit of a cracker flavor that is present at the start as well fades more and more as the taste moves onto the end with it being replaced by a bit of biscuit. With a little bit of a grassy and hay flavor that comes to the tongue at the end, one is left with a somewhat fruity sweet and somewhat unbalanced sour and odd malt flavor to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the thinner side with a carbonation level that is rather average. For the flavors and the style of the brew the two were quite appropriate and made for a more easier drinking feel overall.

Overall – Ah, nothing too spectacular here. Not offensive, but certainly not a great go to. Ok overall and a decent non-gluten brew.

Photo of Kestrel452
1/5  rDev -63.2%

Very bad flavor overall. Even Redbridge was considerably better than this. It reminds me of Foster's and its horrid aftertaste. Except the horrid aftertaste-like flavor is there from the second the beer hits your tongue, and then for a while thereafter it has been swallowed. Stick with Omissions gluten free beer line, or even Redbridge.

Photo of Hellpop65
1.75/5  rDev -35.7%

Photo of KevChiTown
2.25/5  rDev -17.3%

Photo of jaredtp
3.5/5  rDev +28.7%

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1.5/5  rDev -44.9%

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2.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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4.4/5  rDev +61.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +37.9%

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New Grist Gluten-Free Pilsner Style Beer from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
65 out of 100 based on 343 ratings.