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IPA - Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

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IPAIPA

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BA SCORE
89
very good

899 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 899
Reviews: 320
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 12.41%
Wants: 40
Gots: 43 | 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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APB

Nebraska

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

08-14-2013 23:27:02 | More by APB
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vette2006c5r

South Dakota

4.03/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

IPA pours a dark copper with a small lacing. There is a nice subtle floral aroma. The taste has a nice enjoyable floral/hoppy flavor, that finishes with a very mellow sweetness. Nice bold hoppy flavors, but not overpowering, and once of the easier drinking IPAs. Overall a very nice flavorful yet drinkable IPA.

Serving type: bottle

08-13-2013 03:09:48 | More by vette2006c5r
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jryanj927

Maryland

5/5  rDev +26.6%

08-11-2013 03:28:18 | More by jryanj927
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NorthSideSean

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

08-09-2013 04:04:38 | More by NorthSideSean
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FLima

Brazil

4.38/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Amber color with a two finger head with decent retention and leaving laces.
What a delicious aroma of passion fruit, peaches, flowers and sweet slightly toasted malt.
Nice balanced flavor, fruity and bitter. Citrusy taste of grapefruit and oranges with notes of condimented yeast and sweet slightly roasted malt. Hints of pine and lemongrass. Dry and bitter aftertaste.
Light to medium body with low carbonation. Alcohol is very well hidden.
What a pleasant IPA, great aroma and an elegant flavor. One of the most balanced IPAs I have tasted so far. I could have had several of those in a row. Its hops give more flavor than bitterness, don’t overwhelming your taste buds. Though they feel higher than its 40+ IBUs. Excellent beer that is worth the care to have it with less than 6 months old to enjoy its full greatness. But don’t expect something overly intense.

Serving type: bottle

08-09-2013 00:41:44 | More by FLima
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matjack85

Illinois

4.01/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

I picked this up at the Bloomningdale Binny's store as part of a build-your-own 6 pack for $9.99, so it works out to $1.67 a bottle. 12oz brown bottle with a freshness date notched on the side label stating that it was bottled during the 2nd week of January 2013.

The beer poured a hazy orange/copper color with a 1-finger white head. Retention was decent as was the lacing.

Citrusy and floral hops aroma - a nice smel

Dry and biscuity malt spiked with plenty of hop bitterness. Main flavors are pine, grapefruit rind, and herbs. Bitterness lingers long after the swallow.

Creamy smooth, thick, and full bodied with medium carbonation.

This is a good IPA, but can't give it the perfect 100 score that the brothers gave it.

l.

Serving type: bottle

08-08-2013 07:25:50 | More by matjack85
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larryarms847

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

08-07-2013 23:39:43 | More by larryarms847
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Respect_the_Saaz

Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

08-06-2013 05:42:52 | More by Respect_the_Saaz
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mwgroove23

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -30.4%

08-06-2013 05:00:47 | More by mwgroove23
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Buck6196

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

08-06-2013 00:44:04 | More by Buck6196
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Abilow33

New York

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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Daffron24

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

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billab914

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

08-01-2013 23:55:29 | More by billab914
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dgherm

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

07-30-2013 13:35:22 | More by dgherm
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

07-30-2013 11:12:04 | More by Cynic-ale
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TheSSG

Illinois

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.

Serving type: bottle

07-29-2013 01:10:27 | More by TheSSG
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MPSTARR

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

07-28-2013 20:26:42 | More by MPSTARR
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

07-28-2013 18:46:16 | More by jaydoc
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westcott

California

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

07-28-2013 17:34:37 | More by westcott
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BrownAleMale

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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MaxT

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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zldjn97

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

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Michigan

4/5  rDev +1.3%

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dansmcd

Australia

4/5  rDev +1.3%

07-25-2013 12:53:03 | More by dansmcd
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Brewski

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.3%

07-25-2013 03:19:24 | More by Brewski
IPA from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
89 out of 100 based on 899 ratings.