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Big Easy Imperial Maibock - Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

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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
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12 oz. bottle, with bottled on date 01/08/2014 printed on the bottleneck. Another new beer to me from Lakefront Brewery, not a brewery or a style I am too familiar with, and my expectations are moderate. My bottle lists a 7.60% abv instead of 7.10% abv.

Poured into a clear balloon snifter.

A - Pours a bright golden orange colored body with just over a finger of fluffy off-white head. Almost IPA-like in appearance. Some nice soapy lacing. Looks good for what it is.

S - Smell is okay, but not entirely pleasing. Musty yeast presence, a bit of graininess / huskiness, corn, faint alcohol fumes, some buttery diacetyl, lightly floral hoppiness, & lots of apple / pear / banana presence. A bit of earthy woodiness and some smoke / char elements also present.

T - Taste follows the nose - grainy, bready, malty, apple / pear / banana, & light floral hopping. The malt steals the show here. Not harsh or offensive, but boring & poor depth of flavor. Some white peppery spicing, bubblegum, and other Belgian elements present themselves at times, also.

M - Feel is sticky and grainy. Semi-dry finish, medium bodied, and hefty carbonation.

Overall, a forgettable outing from Lakefront Brewery; these guys have failed to impress me yet again. I suppose I would recommended it to fans of the style, but it wasn't exactly what I would call an easy drinker, and I wouldn't have it again.

Lakefront Brewery Big Easy Imperial Maibock ---3/5.

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T- Rich maltiness, some hints of alcohol and molasses. Not a bad flavor, but not very complex or rich.

M- Thick bodied with buzzing carbonation.

O- About average brew. It's not a super easy drinker though.

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