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IPA - Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

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BA SCORE
89
very good

1,034 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,034
Reviews: 327
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 12.66%
Wants: 45
Gots: 102 | 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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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

ridgeline23, Jul 11, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

thinwhiteduke, Oct 14, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

Stumpy29er, Jun 21, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

JimGlonke, Jul 29, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

Ironman87, Dec 23, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

JeffSK, Feb 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

RyanCrawford, Jul 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

jrfehon33, Mar 31, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

craftbrew502, Sep 25, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

rwhitmore, Oct 12, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

GMan, Jun 12, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

Respect_the_Saaz, Aug 06, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

Popp24, Apr 01, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

bfirkin45, Oct 29, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

BRD14, Feb 24, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

SaxmanRick, Jun 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

SkinniePost, Apr 17, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

mds1101, May 16, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

jreindl, Apr 20, 2013
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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
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

magnusdave, Aug 26, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

wstitzel, Nov 01, 2013
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4.24/5  rDev +7.3%

ManWithNoName, Oct 26, 2014
Photo of TheSSG
4.23/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a big, dense, resiny head that has great persistence and collapses into a sloppy puff of lacing. Citrus dominates the nose immediately. Lustrous, copper color. Starts off with big grapefruit hoppiness with a touch of pine sap resin, build into a floral character as a good medium bitterness hits. As this peaks, it becomes citrus rind. The finish is lingering hop resin, but not too much bitterness. A great, silky mouthfeel.

This is a really nice IPA. I love Wisconsin/Midwest IPA's like this one because they really are hoppy, but they de-emphasize that lingering bitterness. I LOVE when a brewer understands that more IBU's does NOT mean it will be more awesome.
Everything you want from the hops, but none of the lingering bitterness that ruins your palate.

I had this with a 6-year Wisconsin cheddar. The combination was sublime. The refined nature of this IPA pairs perfectly with such an old cheddar; This IPA is more balanced than you'd expect, just as the cheddar is.

TheSSG, Jul 29, 2013
Photo of robboyd
4.23/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Nice and balanced IPA. Looks great, perfectly amber with a nice fluffy head and strong lacing. Smell is super citrusy. It smells like a grapefruit with honey sprinkled over it, which was something my dad ate for breakfast when I was growing up.

Taste is delicious as well. This could easily become my everyday drinking IPA. Strong hops and citrus, especially grapefruit, like the nose. It has an underlying sweet maltiness that balances it perfectly and is overcome by the hops for a semi-dry finish.

Overall, I'm surprised this beer isn't rated higher on the average. It's truly a great beer and one I'm happy to have finally pulled the trigger on.

robboyd, Aug 01, 2012
IPA from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
89 out of 100 based on 1,034 ratings.