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Holiday Spice Lager Beer - Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

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BA SCORE
84
good

281 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 281
Reviews: 141
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 17.03%
Wants: 12
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lakefront Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Herbed / Spiced Beer |  9.40% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Spice beer brewed with cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, ginger, orange peel, and clover honey.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-03-2002)
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3.86/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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3.45/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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1/5  rDev -73%

Root beer flavor. Excessively sweet.

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2.75/5  rDev -25.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

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3.68/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of jj1221
4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

Mild flavor, smooth, subtle hints of spice. This will be my go to this holiday season.

Photo of jwc215
3.78/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

On-tap at 3 Cellars, Franklin, WI:

Pours amber with a thin head. Some lacing sticks.

The smell is of "holiday spice" - cinnamon, nutmeg, orange peel, clove.

The spices blend together well. Not too overspiced, but certainly present. A firm malt backbone that is slightly toasted pulls the spices together. Honey sweetness mixes in. Alcohol warmth is noticeable in the finish, and adds more than detracts.

It is lager smooth.

A well-made, well-balanced (for the style) "Holiday" lager. The spices do grow as the beer warms. Alcohol is very well-integrated, adding a bit of "winter" warmth rather than "heat". Nicely done!

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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3.8/5  rDev +2.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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3.92/5  rDev +5.9%

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2/5  rDev -45.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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3.49/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

2012--2 & half years old. I'll make allowances.
A: Dark ruby-brown with a small head.
S: Rather a boozy spice aroma, with cinnamon and other spices, with an underlay of alcohol.
T: Old, sweet bread flavor--little bitterness remains, if there was any--with some faded spices. Cinnamon isn't all that strong, but it's certainly present. A bit of alcohol is detectable at the end. Rather oxidized.
M: Surprisingly well-carbonated given the age.

Not a beer that really stands up to 2+ years, but it's not that bad.

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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Holiday Spice Lager Beer from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
84 out of 100 based on 281 ratings.