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IPA - Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

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BA SCORE
89
very good

905 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 905
Reviews: 320
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 12.41%
Wants: 40
Gots: 45 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Lakefront Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: cichief on 01-05-2008)
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nickapalooza86

Wisconsin

4.95/5  rDev +25.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Well time to review one of my favorite IPAs, do not know why I did not yet....

Pours darker then most IPA's, if I had to describe it as a light amber with a moderate haze

Smell is grapefruit, citrus, a little pine and light sweet malt

Tasts is where this beer pulls ahead of most IPAs for me it is everything you want, starts out with a bitter sweetness that quickly unfolds into big citrus fruits, grapefuit and orange mostly then heads down the road to bitter dry piney finish, really world class IMO.

Mouthfeel is medium and a we bit sticky, nice drying finish... perfect

Great IPA do not understand how his is only a 88/100 but I guess to each his own!

Bottled 12/27/2012 Have had this at a lot of different "ages" does not really change much untill about 3 months out so if you see it around and it is under 3 months grab it up!

Serving type: bottle

02-09-2013 22:21:10 | More by nickapalooza86
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Twincrasher


4.88/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

A: Great head retention. Really nice color

S: Extremely floral. Not a big bitter hop smell typical of IPA.

T: Very complex and big taste without overhopped flavor found in many of this type.

M: Very smooth finish for an IPA.

O: Excellent IPA. My favorite.

Serving type: bottle

11-14-2012 14:16:22 | More by Twincrasher
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Offa

California

4.83/5  rDev +22.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is an excellent IPA, full of hop character dominating a firm malty character, all nicely integrated, with nicely balanced bitterness and sweetness, but with both quite evident.

Pale amber, it has a medium-big off-white head slowly shrinking to a foamy ring and wisps, leaving a little lace.

Aroma is complex and well-rounded, being very juicy with pine resin, citrus, grapefruit, spicy-herbal leaves.

Taste is a firm caramelly maltiness with a little caremlly toasty grain but also raisiny, under very nice juicy-leafy-resiny hop character that dominates with light spiciness. Grapefruit is present but restrained and, suiting my tastes, it is merely one element of a complex whole that has more citrus, general juiciness plus the resin and spicey herbal leaf. Bitterness and sweetness are firm and both are present yet very balanced and well integrated. Feel is very good, firm with faint oiliness but not oily or heavy.

Serving type: bottle

09-22-2010 21:03:05 | More by Offa
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roan22

New Jersey

4.8/5  rDev +21.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Thanks to Jordan first for giving me a bottle of this a week ago when I was at Bella Vista [Lakefront's PA wholesaler for the Philly area]. I cracked it open immediately, at room temperature and devored it immediately. I liked it so much, two days later I bought a case.

This IPA is a darkish gold/amber color with a small white head poured into a pint glass. It smells fresh, and earthy. Impressive subtlety with presenting and maintaining the hop bitterness throughout the length of the pint. The hops taste earthy, greens, plantlike along with some citrus and traditional pine flavors. The alcohol gave me a pleasant buzz. This is a very drinkable IPA and was a hit with everybody I shared it with.

I met Orlando who is affiliated with the brewery, at the Philly Craft Beer Fest and he is a very nice guy. Good work Lakefront.

Serving type: bottle

05-03-2008 04:33:52 | More by roan22
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IPA from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
89 out of 100 based on 905 ratings.