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Big Easy Imperial Maibock - Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

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BA SCORE
79
okay

227 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 227
Reviews: 108
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 15.27%
Wants: 3
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lakefront Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Maibock / Helles Bock |  7.10% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Bierman9 on 02-02-2003

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Ratings: 227 | Reviews: 108
Photo of jaswilson2
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Cramerican
3.62/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ian_Lindemuth
3.61/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Burgundy3024
3/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of DrDemento456
3.57/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Guessing this years 7.6% variant is a disaster because of the reviews. Regardless no turning back now.

A - Well it's no malt liquor! Head is a 1/4 inch that sticks around a bit atop a mildly hazy amber brown color.
S - Some malt sweetness and a touch or residual sugars but no ethanol smell which is OK still it's nothing to get excited over.
T - A simple helle's lager has a good sweet malt body and enough hops to keep the high octane burn at bay. It's good.
M - For the ABV it's very drinkable but flavor wise it's lacking.

Overall as expected for the style it's a big malty beer with an easy drinking helles lager body. I got what I paid for.

Photo of MillerMan16
3/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Yancey82
3.71/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of carteravebrew
2.03/5  rDev -41.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Appearance is a nice clear, golden hue, no haze, with minimal head that dissipates quickly. Not a bad looking beer; nice, clear lager.

Smell: Oh. Despite the appearance, not very lager-like. Very fuselly and estery, not in a good way. Some malt appearance, but very hot on the nose.

Taste: Much the same as the smell, just hot, a little malt presence, but mostly a hot alcoholic mess. Fusels from (I'm guessing) a lack of lagering time and/or warm fermentation/underpitching make this barely drinkable.

The mouthfeel is fine but hard to appreciate given the flavor.

Overall, not very enjoyable and would not likely purchase again. It's light (easy to drink) for the high octane, if you're into that.

Photo of SD-Alefan
3.62/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

This is quite a lovely beer. A crystal clear golden hue with a creamy white head and a fair amount of lacing.
The aroma is loaded with toffee and biscuit.
Taste is a little bit boozy and sweet with a nice, bitter and drying finish.
Mouthfeel is medium and fairly bubbly.
Other than being a bit boozy, it seems fairly true to style. Decent.

Photo of NoProblem
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Duff27
3.79/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of a_f7
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AdmiralOzone
3.84/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kerrie
3.69/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of northcoastwolf
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Badger311
4.08/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Azpittil57
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JeffSK
3.93/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Superbohl4
2.89/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Keelin
3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of jcattey
3.4/5  rDev -2%

Photo of BarrelAgedG
3/5  rDev -13.5%

Photo of KevChiTown
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of JasonR1975
3.65/5  rDev +5.2%

Photo of Brams17
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

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Big Easy Imperial Maibock from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
79 out of 100 based on 227 ratings.