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Organic ESB - Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

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BA SCORE
75
okay

350 Ratings
THE BROS
77
okay

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Ratings: 350
Reviews: 227
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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Czequershuus

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +22%

02-08-2014 02:55:56 | More by Czequershuus
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Rilesmiles

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

01-22-2014 01:25:31 | More by Rilesmiles
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mattmarka1

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

01-15-2014 04:21:49 | More by mattmarka1
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AnthemOfTheSun

South Dakota

3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

01-13-2014 00:43:54 | More by AnthemOfTheSun
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dsshuck

Delaware

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

12-27-2013 23:52:52 | More by dsshuck
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BillRoth

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

12-22-2013 19:55:17 | More by BillRoth
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Bandi

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

12-22-2013 18:59:24 | More by Bandi
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metter98

New York

3.43/5  rDev +4.6%

A: The beer is clear yellowish amber in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high off white head that quickly died down, leaving some lacing on the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light to moderate aromas of caramel and toasted malts as well as earthy yeasts are present in the nose.
T: The taste is similar to the smell, except it is maltier and there are less of the earthy yeast flavors. A very slight amount of bitterness is perceptible.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is easy to drink, but seems like it could use stronger aromas and better head retention.

12-22-2013 18:50:29 | More by metter98
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Jmerc23

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -8.5%

12-09-2013 09:07:05 | More by Jmerc23
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jdlapera

Illinois

4/5  rDev +22%

12-09-2013 02:43:19 | More by jdlapera
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dacrza1

New Jersey

3.21/5  rDev -2.1%

DATE TASTED: November 22, 2013... GLASSWARE: Howard's Pub pint... OCCASION: Shark Tank Friday... APPEARANCE: another handsome ale from Lakefront--a dark copper body with a slow,, steady carbonation; milky, thick head again, formidable lacing... AROMA: nice buttery, toffee fragrance floats easily through the nostrils; pleasant malts and sugars balance reasonably... PALATE: strong backbone belies the alluring scent; medium-bodied and a bit stronger than the average ESB, I would suspect...TASTE: impactful at the teeth--some fruit suggestions and malt that stacks itself rather earnestly--a rather thin profile, overall...OVERALL: I prefer my ESBs light, buttery, nutty and drinkable; Lakefront's edition offers little engagement in these areas, coming on a bit too strong for my expectations...

11-28-2013 04:35:59 | More by dacrza1
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cyclonece09

Maryland

3.55/5  rDev +8.2%

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a 14 oz "pint" glass. Pours a nice red with a fluffy white head. Smells of some grassy and flowery hops. Tastes of nice grain with some grassy hops, bitter, but not overly so. Beer is carbonated nicely light bodied and goes down great. Overall an above average beer.

11-27-2013 00:27:22 | More by cyclonece09
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Hallertau

Wisconsin

2.75/5  rDev -16.2%

11-04-2013 17:46:44 | More by Hallertau
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khargro2

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

11-01-2013 00:52:30 | More by khargro2
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BodiesLexus

New York

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

10-27-2013 02:56:09 | More by BodiesLexus
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homebrew311

Illinois

3.16/5  rDev -3.7%

Served on tap at the brewery. Pours a deep murky red with some head and nice lacing. The nose comprises of a light caramel malts with touches of earth and toast. Also picking up some metallic notes. The taste is light with leafy herbal notes, light grain, and light bitterness. The body is... you guessed it, very light with high carbonation. Overall, this beer is pretty bland with dull flavors. Wouldn't come back to this one.

10-23-2013 06:01:10 | More by homebrew311
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Murrhey

Montana

3.16/5  rDev -3.7%

Poured from a 12oz standard pressure-cap bottle into a conic pint glass in high elevation Kalispell, Mont. Reviewed live.

A- One-finger white head with tiny bubbles and quickly eroding retention. Amber body with thick, slow-moving carbonation.

S- Amber malts with crisp, grassy hops. Interesting dichotomy in this beer. Not great, not bad.

T- Crisp, amber flavor. Grassy hops with slightly darker malts.

M- Light bodied but biting carbonation. It's alright.

O- Mediocre beer, but not bad for organic stuff.

10-19-2013 04:38:57 | More by Murrhey
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thinwhiteduke

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -16.2%

10-14-2013 12:47:58 | More by thinwhiteduke
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harpus

Alabama

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

10-07-2013 20:41:11 | More by harpus
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tdmccarthy

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

10-07-2013 03:22:00 | More by tdmccarthy
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KingBiscuit

Illinois

3/5  rDev -8.5%

10-06-2013 23:35:52 | More by KingBiscuit
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KTCamm

New Jersey

3.31/5  rDev +0.9%

8 beer variety pack. Poured into a pint glass.

Pours orange hued amber/copper with fizzy white foam. Sits nicely. Very lite orange peel nose, some malt. Taste is a light bitter, juicy. Conflicting bitter, Earthy. Fast finish, then aftertaste. Uneven. Ends up ok, but not standout.

10-05-2013 18:16:31 | More by KTCamm
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equinox1

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

10-04-2013 02:44:23 | More by equinox1
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Westuh

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -8.5%

10-01-2013 18:51:07 | More by Westuh
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LuckyJohn

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

10-01-2013 04:06:01 | More by LuckyJohn
Organic ESB from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
75 out of 100 based on 350 ratings.