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IPA - Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

Not Rated.

Educational use only; do not reuse.
very good

1,109 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,109
Reviews: 338
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 12.41%
Wants: 53
Gots: 153 | 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:
Beer added by: cichief on 01-05-2008

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Ratings: 1,109 | Reviews: 338
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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: half finger head on a copper/crimson body.

S: mostly citrus and pine.

T: flavor has a light malt backbone and mostly carries over the pine from the aroma. very simple.

M: medium body and moderate carbonation.

Not as all memorable but drinkable.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a 13 oz tulip glass, bottled middle of February. Pours a cloudy reddish orange, with a half inch of white head, that leaves a ring of lacing. Smell is tangerine, pineapple, grass, and some grapefruit. Taste is all of that very balanced, with citrus being the dominant flavor. Body is medium, plenty of carbonation, a little dryness, and very drinkable. This is a solid IPA.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle from Total Wine Las vegas NV for 1.69

Appearance - Slightly hazy amber/copper colour with an average size fizzy and frothy off white coloured head. There is an average amount of carbonation and there is some good lacing. The head lasted for around 5 minutes.

Smell - Malts, caramel, hops, grapefruit, apricots

Taste & Mouth - There is an average amount of carbonation and I can taste hops, malts, and caramel. There is a bit of a tropical fruit flavour (mango?) and some light grapefruit. It ends with a lightly hopped fruity/malty aftertaste.

Overall - The smell and taste of this beer are both very good.. it's just that it doesn't seem amplified enough. It's just a little too subtle. Regardless, I'd love to have regular access to beers like this.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A good but not overwhelming beer. While it has the strong hops flavor it did have a bit of an unpleasantly bitter after taste where many IPAs have a more clean hoppy kick. With that said, it was a very good beer that was easy to drink and pretty strong

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Malty looking, Nice head, dissipates pretty fast.

Amazing smell! I can smell it from three feet away! Great grapefruit smell, quite danky.

One of the best off the shelve IPAs no questions asked. Great danky, hop taste. Citrus goodness, cant get much better than this.

Not too much carbonation.

Overall, I think this is a great IPA definatly recommend trying it. So underated I think.

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A hazy amber-orange in color, bright and lively looking with a one finger off white head on top that dissapates down to a thinish sheet, leaving patchy lacing behind. The aroma is as bright as the hue with a grapefruit citrus sharpness and a bit of resin from the hops. Even a bit floral to fill in the cracks. A good bit of malts make there way through, but the hops outshine it. Not terribly aromatic, but very pleasant indeed.

Well-rounded upfront and sharply hoppy from the alpha acids in the back. The malts are lightly toasty up front with a mild sweetness. The toastiness is bready and lends a solid backbone for the hops to shine. Lots of grapefruity hop flavor without a ton of biting bitterness, just a sharp earthiness from the resins in the finish. The bitterness is there, but not overpoweringly so, just the right amount of balance. It matches the palate cleansing carbonation, leaving only a short-lived aftertaste of citrusy hops. Again, a bit of floral hop flavor make their way through the citrus, completing the balance. The mouthfeel complements everything perfectly as well with a nice tingle from the hops, carbonation and even a touch of booze for a light and spritzy feel, but heavy on flavor. Very refreshing.

Really good IPA here, one that has all the balancing features that it needs. I would absolutely like to get my hands on more of this.

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IPA from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
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