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New Grist Sorghum Beer - Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

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New Grist Sorghum BeerNew Grist Sorghum Beer

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BA SCORE
65
poor

308 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 308
Reviews: 191
rAvg: 2.73
pDev: 23.81%
Wants: 4
Gots: 4 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mentor on 10-13-2005)
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The_Gluten_Free_Dude

Missouri

4.23/5  rDev +54.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

As a Gluten Free beer drinker. This is the best beer I've come across so far. Smooth, balanced and not at all harsh or spicy. I find this beer to be the most similar to a standard Non-GF beer that I've encountered. Not very carbonated and doesn't retain a head too well however still a good brew. 4.23/5.

Serving type: bottle

01-26-2014 08:20:27 | More by The_Gluten_Free_Dude
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TimDC

Florida

1/5  rDev -63.4%

01-07-2014 23:15:23 | More by TimDC
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dhannes

Wisconsin

1.85/5  rDev -32.2%
look: 2.25 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Poured from a bottle into a Perfect Pint.

A=Extremely faint yellow...almost like 7-Up. One finger white head that lasted for more than a minute.

S=Plastic and sugar/syrup.

T=Plastic and sugar/syrup...faint hops. Moderate to no flavor, but what is there is rather bad.

M=Moderate body with moderate carbonation...enables one to drink it quickly.

O=Not nearly as enjoyable as the Damm Daura gluten-free offering...will not buy nor drink again.

Serving type: bottle

01-05-2014 21:35:53 | More by dhannes
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mfnmbvp

Illinois

2.88/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12 oz. bottle, with bottled on date 07/06/2013. My first beer from Lakefront Brewery, a gluten free sorghum beer, labeled as a 'pilsner style beer' on the label. Expectations are fairly low based on this beer's current poor ratings.

Poured into The Godfather pint glass.

A - Pours a sickly pale yellow colored body with lots of bubbles going crazy in the glass. One finger of thin big bubbly white fizz for a head. Tiny powdery sediment floating in the glass. Color is almost more reminiscent of a white wine than it is beer.

S - Smell is pretty light and non-existent, but I'm definitely pulling out lots of fruit, almost strawberry like. Strawberries, lemon juice, and green apple cider.

T - Taste pretty much disappears almost instantly following the swallow. There is subtle slight graininess here, a ricey sort of quality although I couldn't exactly say what it is, some tart green apple cider, and some acidic vinegar. Mildly vinous.

M - Feel is extremely crisp and clean. Hardly any lingering aftertaste of any kind aside from some mild vinous apple cider and some faint alcohol warmth.

Overall, it wasn't harsh or offensive, but there was hardly anything to enjoy about this offering. I give it props for being gluten free and all, but there is poor duration and depth of flavor with this thing. I'm not so sure I would call this a pilsner, but then again I wouldn't call it a fruit / vegetable beer either. An interesting beer, worth trying at least once I suppose.

Lakefront Brewery New Grist ---3/5.

Serving type: bottle

01-05-2014 00:33:24 | More by mfnmbvp
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stealth

Minnesota

3/5  rDev +9.9%

12-27-2013 06:59:35 | More by stealth
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BillRoth

Maryland

2.75/5  rDev +0.7%

12-22-2013 19:56:16 | More by BillRoth
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DamageCase76

Ontario (Canada)

2/5  rDev -26.7%

12-14-2013 05:42:36 | More by DamageCase76
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jaydoc

Kansas

2.5/5  rDev -8.4%

12-14-2013 03:26:47 | More by jaydoc
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

1.75/5  rDev -35.9%

12-09-2013 04:38:26 | More by XmnwildX12
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cbcrunch

Wyoming

2.5/5  rDev -8.4%

12-02-2013 02:02:29 | More by cbcrunch
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djrn2

New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev -8.4%

10-31-2013 00:01:11 | More by djrn2
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wordemupg

Alberta (Canada)

2.66/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

355ml bottle poured into tulip 28/10/13

A golden yellow with bubbles of all sizes including some giants, lots of tiny suspended particles once you have a good look, just a cola like fizzy thumbs width of foam, zero lace

S apple juice and rice cakes, earthy almost funky fall orchard, smells strange but not overly offensive

T apple cider ginger ale mix, almost has a wild aspect to it, I can drink it but not happily

M cola like foam and a little slimy, has a little body but its slippery and slick after you swallow

O I know its gluten free but it's hard to like a beer that's not quite right, doesn't drink that well and I'd rather have a cider

could be a lot worse, I finished it but I'd give away a second bottle it I had one

Serving type: bottle

10-29-2013 03:45:25 | More by wordemupg
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enelson

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev +0.7%

10-28-2013 23:27:35 | More by enelson
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swgwilt

Tennessee

2.75/5  rDev +0.7%

10-25-2013 21:29:13 | More by swgwilt
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harpus

Alabama

2.75/5  rDev +0.7%

10-07-2013 20:38:58 | More by harpus
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EddieJoe

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -8.4%

10-07-2013 00:17:33 | More by EddieJoe
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xnicknj

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev +0.7%

10-02-2013 11:54:48 | More by xnicknj
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Westuh

Wisconsin

2/5  rDev -26.7%

10-01-2013 18:50:29 | More by Westuh
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AnthemOfTheSun

South Dakota

2.25/5  rDev -17.6%

09-30-2013 02:12:59 | More by AnthemOfTheSun
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beerhunter13

Ontario (Canada)

1.75/5  rDev -35.9%

09-26-2013 14:37:53 | More by beerhunter13
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Zone_Fighter

Michigan

2.25/5  rDev -17.6%

09-18-2013 21:35:00 | More by Zone_Fighter
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tommy5

Michigan

3/5  rDev +9.9%

09-04-2013 01:51:20 | More by tommy5
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cam477

Newfoundland (Canada)

2.25/5  rDev -17.6%

09-04-2013 00:20:56 | More by cam477
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KellyScottMad

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev +19%

09-02-2013 01:54:34 | More by KellyScottMad
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majorbase2

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev +9.9%

09-02-2013 00:08:53 | More by majorbase2
New Grist Sorghum Beer from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
65 out of 100 based on 308 ratings.