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Holiday Spice Lager Beer - Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

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Holiday Spice Lager BeerHoliday Spice Lager Beer

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BA SCORE
84
good

265 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 265
Reviews: 138
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 16.76%
Wants: 10
Gots: 9 | 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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3/5  rDev -18.9%

swimnadd, Dec 16, 2013
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3.18/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured into a balloon glass.

The beer is a really dark mahogany with ruby hues. A cream colored head recedes to a light wisp, little or no lacing.

The aroma is a blend of ginger, faint orange peel, brown sugar, and some booziness from the 9.4% ABV.

The taste spicy cinnamon, ginger, and again, some booziness.

The mouthfeel is medium bodied.

Overall, not that complex. The high ABV helped keep this beer from a lower score.

JuicesFlowing, Dec 15, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

jaydoc, Dec 14, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

strohme2, Dec 12, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +28.4%

Bobk80, Dec 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Drew26, Dec 07, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Localdrinklax, Dec 07, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

atone315, Dec 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

ZombiesAteMyDog, Dec 05, 2013
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3/5  rDev -18.9%

dkeav, Dec 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

bcgill, Nov 30, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

emottram, Nov 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Chevelle66, Nov 19, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

mychalg9, Nov 05, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

harpus, Oct 07, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Westuh, Oct 01, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

imprezawrxsti, Sep 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Eric908, Aug 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Daffron24, Aug 04, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

MaxT, Jul 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

GuttaMane138, May 31, 2013
Photo of bushbeer75
3.83/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz brown bottle dated on neck October 23, 2012. According to Lakefronts website 9.4 ABV and no mention of 11 ABV.

Lakefront Holiday Spice Lager filled my pint glass with a almost clear dark amber colored body and produced a very, very small off-white slightly bubbly head that dissipated quickly to a thin ring of bubbles. The nose is sweet, fruity and spicy. The taste is smooth, dominate by spicy cinnamon, orange, clove and a little sweet from the honey. There is just enough hops to balance and keep this lager from becoming too sweet. The mouth feel is a little sticky, high medium bodied and there is a light warming alcohol character.

Holiday Spice Lager is only the second herb/spiced beer I have had. To date Holiday Spice is by far my favorite in the style. This lager goes well paired with BBQ potato chips.

bushbeer75, May 05, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

BamfBacon, Apr 17, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

Bromine, Apr 11, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

olfolxholme, Apr 05, 2013
Holiday Spice Lager Beer from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
84 out of 100 based on 265 ratings.