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IPA - Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

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IPAIPA

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BA SCORE
89
very good

904 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 904
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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hinemk76

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.3%

09-24-2013 01:01:09 | More by hinemk76
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midiman

New York

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

09-20-2013 16:12:07 | More by midiman
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PatM

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

09-19-2013 23:43:06 | More by PatM
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juicebox

Ohio

4/5  rDev +1.3%

09-15-2013 16:04:44 | More by juicebox
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mjstacker

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +1.3%

09-08-2013 23:26:40 | More by mjstacker
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longisland1983

New York

4/5  rDev +1.3%

09-08-2013 02:13:23 | More by longisland1983
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tommy5

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

09-04-2013 01:50:11 | More by tommy5
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MSL94

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

09-03-2013 22:50:59 | More by MSL94
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barnzy78

Illinois

4.38/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

So I've seen this a million times in the store & never bought it (it even has an eyeball on it and I'm an optometrist, so you'd think I'd be all over it, but no). Now it's given to me by a friend because someone left it at his house, and he doesn't like IPA's...

12oz, bottled 4th week of May
A - hazy amber with plenty of chunky yeasties suspended within the ale; topped with a thick, creamy, ivory head that holds good retention, and leaves rings of lacing down the glass
S - malty aroma of bread & caramel, pine & citrus in the background, slight spice & earth also
T - nice bold flavors of both malt & hop: caramel, bread, pine, and pungent grapefruit dominate the palate with toasted grain and spicy hops in there as well
M - fuller body, resiny but still creamy, lingering piney bitter finish
O - this has everything I love in an IPA. I can't believe it took this long to try it and like it as much as I did.

Serving type: bottle

09-03-2013 21:34:39 | More by barnzy78
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MisterFuzz

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

08-31-2013 20:23:16 | More by MisterFuzz
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ChicagoShakeAndBake26

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

08-31-2013 04:20:52 | More by ChicagoShakeAndBake26
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dedbeer

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.3%

08-30-2013 20:31:02 | More by dedbeer
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zacky_U

Michigan

4/5  rDev +1.3%

08-28-2013 03:26:06 | More by zacky_U
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AJCantrall

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +1.3%

08-28-2013 02:59:46 | More by AJCantrall
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Stoutfan23DJ

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

08-26-2013 21:36:09 | More by Stoutfan23DJ
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RussBeercier

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

08-26-2013 13:07:59 | More by RussBeercier
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magnusdave

New York

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

08-26-2013 06:45:35 | More by magnusdave
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doublepneumonia

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +1.3%

08-24-2013 22:22:17 | More by doublepneumonia
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MrBuckHigh

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

08-23-2013 01:29:28 | More by MrBuckHigh
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ianmatth

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +1.3%

08-22-2013 05:02:09 | More by ianmatth
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petermethot

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

08-21-2013 01:45:44 | More by petermethot
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martyl1000

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

08-21-2013 00:05:45 | More by martyl1000
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57md

Pennsylvania

3.81/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Had this on the heels of the same brewery’s APA. The copper color of both is fairly similar, but this offering had a bolder flavor profile than its little cousin.

The head was big and fluffy and left really nice lacing behind. The nose had only a mild essence of hops. The flavor profile is hop forward, but there is also a tasty floral note mixed in as well. The finish falls a bit shy of the standard hop bitterness for a single IPA. This is a fine offering, but definitely not stellar.

Serving type: bottle

08-18-2013 04:07:56 | More by 57md
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Lagerhouserules

New York

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

08-18-2013 00:15:47 | More by Lagerhouserules
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spoony

Colorado

4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap into a pint glass at the Iron Horse Hotel in Milwaukee (reviewed from yesterday's notes).

A-My pour had very little head, just a patchy cap, but that cap left great curtains of lace as I drank my beer. The brew was orange honey in color and hazy.

S-The aroma is very hop-forward, as you might expect for the style, but even so, there was very little doughy, bready malt. The hops are sharp, spicy, mildly bitter, with pine, citrus notes, and chalk. Nice, but not mind-blowing.

T-The taste is also balanced toward the hop side with sharp pine, spiced citrus, a slight chalkiness and mildly dank, herbal bitterness mostly dominating the pale malt base.

M-The brew was medium body with crisp, moderate carb and a slightly oily feel from the hops.

O-This was a pretty good brew and a nice example of the style. The hops are heavy, maybe a bit too much, but they are complex and flavorful, and there is just enough base beer to keep things from getting astringent or totally unbalanced. The feel and lacing were nice, too. Unusual for me to give the same score in all categories, but this beer was just steadily good.

Serving type: on-tap

08-17-2013 14:04:44 | More by spoony
IPA from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
89 out of 100 based on 904 ratings.