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IPA - Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

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IPAIPA

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BA SCORE
89
very good

1,000 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,000
Reviews: 327
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 12.66%
Wants: 46
Gots: 90 | 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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Photo of thedoubler55
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

A: Pours a somewhat cloudy orange/goldish color, had a nice one finger white head at the top and left a slight lacing around the glass.

S: Pine, honey, lemongrass, earthy nose, some caramel is also present and some grapefruit as well.

T: The taste follows the nose lots of grapefruit, and some pine and caramel notes throughout, some earthyness to it as well.

M: Warming, medium bodied, sticky and dry, and a good amount of carbonation.

O: Overall a good brew, not to bitter and good amount of flavors, well balanced. I feel like Wisconsin is stepping their game up when it comes to craft beer these days, good brew and well balanced.

thedoubler55, Sep 23, 2014
Photo of Beantowner76
4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

Very drinkable IPA. Well balanced with a good hop bite. Nice citrusy notes. Good every day drinker.

Beantowner76, Sep 22, 2014
Photo of AMattL
4.8/5  rDev +21.5%

AMattL, Sep 19, 2014
Photo of Brams17
4/5  rDev +1.3%

Brams17, Sep 16, 2014
Photo of Moose90
4/5  rDev +1.3%

Moose90, Sep 15, 2014
Photo of HarmonMW
3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

HarmonMW, Sep 14, 2014
Photo of zestar
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

zestar, Sep 13, 2014
Photo of dcisco44
3.56/5  rDev -9.9%

dcisco44, Sep 13, 2014
Photo of BeccaH
3/5  rDev -24.1%

BeccaH, Sep 12, 2014
Photo of larbush
4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

larbush, Sep 12, 2014
Photo of brbrocc
3.84/5  rDev -2.8%

brbrocc, Sep 12, 2014
Photo of jroberts8811
4/5  rDev +1.3%

jroberts8811, Sep 12, 2014
Photo of mikeborglum
3.95/5  rDev 0%

mikeborglum, Sep 11, 2014
Photo of NVR2FST
4/5  rDev +1.3%

NVR2FST, Sep 11, 2014
Photo of Norseman
3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

Norseman, Sep 10, 2014
Photo of Soterios
3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

Soterios, Sep 09, 2014
Photo of gtermi
4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

gtermi, Sep 09, 2014
Photo of holder1422
2.75/5  rDev -30.4%

holder1422, Sep 08, 2014
Photo of DrBill1962
4.88/5  rDev +23.5%

DrBill1962, Sep 05, 2014
Photo of danvanmat
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

A - A golden/orange color.Not too much head on my pour, but maybe I was being too careful.

S - Citrus/hoppy

T - It has the IPA bite, which is nice. Not as dominant and sharp as some of my other more-preferred favorites. It's more smooth, and I think that "casual" IPA drinkers would really like something like this. It's worth noting I had this from the bottle - I'd really like to try this on draft.

M - Thins is a good word to describe this. Not full at all, the texture of a light domestic.

O - I've had some "really good" IPA's, and I've had "good" IPA's. Right now, this one fits in with the latter. I do think that if I were to have this on draft it could be "really good". It's also worth noting that I'm drinking this after it was bottled over 3 months ago, so I owe it to Lakefront Brewery to try a fresh one. I'll definitely come back to this one at a later date.

danvanmat, Sep 05, 2014
Photo of Dustin_Ames
4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

Excellent smooth taste. Sweet rich malt and extremely savoury. Delightful finish with tons of flavor.

Dustin_Ames, Sep 05, 2014
Photo of mrob22278
3.92/5  rDev -0.8%

mrob22278, Sep 05, 2014
Photo of will_run_for_beer
4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

Favorite local IPA. Delicious on tap, not as good from bottle.

will_run_for_beer, Sep 04, 2014
Photo of chrishiker1409
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

chrishiker1409, Sep 02, 2014
Photo of Walletsworth
4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

Walletsworth, Sep 02, 2014
IPA from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
89 out of 100 based on 1,000 ratings.