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Organic ESB - Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

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BA SCORE
75
okay

349 Ratings
THE BROS
77
okay

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Ratings: 349
Reviews: 226
rAvg: 3.28
pDev: 15.85%
Wants: 2
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lakefront Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) |  5.42% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-22-2002)
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four91

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

09-19-2013 23:19:12 | More by four91
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mjstacker

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev +14.3%

09-08-2013 23:27:29 | More by mjstacker
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tommy5

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -16.2%

09-04-2013 01:52:21 | More by tommy5
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Jabartheljr

South Dakota

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

08-25-2013 00:17:24 | More by Jabartheljr
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57md

Pennsylvania

3.41/5  rDev +4%

Pours a light and cloudy copper with well over a finger of head. The head retained well and left nice lace rings in its wake. The nose is both floral and bready, but also soapy. The malt flavors are not as pronounced as a top shelf ESB, but they are certainly present. The bitterness increases on the finish, but does not really pack a noteworthy punch in the end. This is a light and drinkable offering that is good, but clearly lacks the attributes of the best versions of this style.

08-17-2013 04:44:23 | More by 57md
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Daffron24

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

08-04-2013 19:47:43 | More by Daffron24
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

08-03-2013 20:14:26 | More by jaydoc
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dgherm

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

07-30-2013 13:35:46 | More by dgherm
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zldjn97

Florida

3/5  rDev -8.5%

07-27-2013 19:19:16 | More by zldjn97
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Ri0

Wisconsin

3.55/5  rDev +8.2%

poured 12oz bottle into Duvel tulip.

A - Dark red brown color, with a 2 finger dirty white head that fades slowly and leaves a ring and some lacing on glass.

S - Caramel, toffee, light roasted malts. Honey, fruit, nuts and floral hops.

T - A nice sweet malty caramel and toffee with bits of honey and fruit. Floral hops are in the background and provide a very subtle bitterness to go with a slight nutty flavor. Pretty good.

M - Medium body with light carbonation. Somewhat sticky sweet finish.

O - A nice offering if hops are not your choice. It is a nice beer to drink with almost any meal. I would definitely get this beer on tap at a restaurant, but would not buy it in the bottle to drink at home as a stand alone.

07-23-2013 23:29:50 | More by Ri0
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TheSSG

Illinois

3.03/5  rDev -7.6%

Pours a nice, soft, soapy head that has nice persistence and leaves great lacing. Sweet, nutty aroma is almost tart with caramel in the back. Lovely burnt umber color. Starts with an almost tartness, sweetness, and floral hoppiness. Becomes medium bitter as a nuttiness melds with toasted malt behind the hops. The finish is lingering toasted malt with floral hop bitterness, and a hint of caramel wafts in and out. There is a bit of a biting carbonation to it, I almost dislike that.

Overall, this isn't too bad. It's a nice mix of toasty malt and hop bitterness. Not my favorite, but not terrible. Fairly average.

07-22-2013 00:55:51 | More by TheSSG
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Punisher

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +14.3%

07-17-2013 03:39:59 | More by Punisher
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waitforit

Wisconsin

3.18/5  rDev -3%

A: Beautiful, rich russet red. A reasonable amount of cream-colored head. Decent lacing.

S: Very faint. Caramel and cherries.

T: Biscuity and burnt, with just a little spice.

M: Average. Rather clean finish.

O: One of the more piquant ESBs I've had, slightly different from the run of the mill.

Try it again? 4 - Probably

07-05-2013 23:33:06 | More by waitforit
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petermethot

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -8.5%

06-25-2013 21:00:44 | More by petermethot
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Dcunicelli

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

06-15-2013 00:01:46 | More by Dcunicelli
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bizzy54

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

06-09-2013 01:52:03 | More by bizzy54
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Rihup

Illinois

3/5  rDev -8.5%

06-04-2013 01:42:36 | More by Rihup
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Eric908

South Dakota

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

05-13-2013 23:53:12 | More by Eric908
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TheBigBoy

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -39%

05-12-2013 14:30:26 | More by TheBigBoy
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oriolesfan4

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

05-02-2013 03:24:37 | More by oriolesfan4
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kb2250

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

05-01-2013 02:33:46 | More by kb2250
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smooth_aleing

New York

3/5  rDev -8.5%

04-30-2013 18:51:37 | More by smooth_aleing
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jreindl

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -8.5%

04-20-2013 06:13:43 | More by jreindl
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prisoner1572

Illinois

3/5  rDev -8.5%

04-01-2013 16:54:21 | More by prisoner1572
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baos

Indiana

4.15/5  rDev +26.5%

Poured out of bottle into pint glass.

A: Nice translucent amber color. Two finger head that dwindles to a nice sheen with bits of lacing here and there.

S: Nice floral hops and light malt character makes for a fresh smelling esb!

T: ESB's aren't one of my favorite styles, but this one seems a bit different. The lighter malt character makes for a great flavor. A bit of malt sweetness and floral hops at first this evens out into a pleasant bitter hop flavor.

M: A bit watery, just a bit more would be nice, however, this would make a great brew from a hot day.

O: Not a bad bier, try one on for size!

02-27-2013 04:19:30 | More by baos
Organic ESB from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
75 out of 100 based on 349 ratings.