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Bridge Burner Special Reserve Ale - Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

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Bridge Burner Special Reserve AleBridge Burner Special Reserve Ale

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BA SCORE
86
very good

345 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 345
Reviews: 161
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 11.52%
Wants: 11
Gots: 19 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lakefront Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: cokes on 06-27-2008)
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jtw21

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +24.3%

08-16-2014 22:04:31 | More by jtw21
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bismarksays

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

08-14-2014 12:28:48 | More by bismarksays
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blange3

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

08-06-2014 02:30:57 | More by blange3
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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.7%

Pours a ruddy mahogany color with a soapy head and plenty of lace. Aroma is fully malty and has just a kiss if smoke. Reminds me of the smell of a mild aged scotch but of course faintly. In the taste, malty with some piney, resinous hops providing expert balance. Toast, caramel, brown sugar and hops. Disguises the alcohol very well. Full bodied with a soft carbonation, wasnt pouring well but drank just fine. Overall this is a smooth American Strong Ale, can hit with the best of them.

08-05-2014 21:31:34 | More by Stinkypuss
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Big_Dave

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

08-02-2014 07:46:12 | More by Big_Dave
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SF_Posse

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +4.7%

07-31-2014 15:07:39 | More by SF_Posse
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xbrettfavrex

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

07-19-2014 10:14:44 | More by xbrettfavrex
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MattSharpless

Virginia

4/5  rDev +4.7%

07-17-2014 18:04:22 | More by MattSharpless
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scruffwhor

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

07-10-2014 12:05:30 | More by scruffwhor
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tpacek

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -21.5%

07-09-2014 14:51:39 | More by tpacek
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jascott2112

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

07-03-2014 15:41:14 | More by jascott2112
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teemoney

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +4.7%

07-02-2014 19:51:05 | More by teemoney
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Tanktizzo

Illinois

5/5  rDev +30.9%

06-28-2014 00:40:38 | More by Tanktizzo
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Crowesaddict

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

06-22-2014 19:59:59 | More by Crowesaddict
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Ohiovania

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

06-20-2014 16:01:21 | More by Ohiovania
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jkermitj

Mississippi

4/5  rDev +4.7%

06-10-2014 22:21:24 | More by jkermitj
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Danmullens1

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +4.7%

06-10-2014 22:12:02 | More by Danmullens1
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TX-Badger

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

06-08-2014 16:47:26 | More by TX-Badger
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Graff

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

06-08-2014 01:28:38 | More by Graff
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

06-04-2014 12:10:12 | More by ejimhof
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Latarnik

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

05-28-2014 22:51:02 | More by Latarnik
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robear

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +4.7%

05-24-2014 20:13:27 | More by robear
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EuellGophar

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

05-22-2014 23:58:53 | More by EuellGophar
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thecheapies

Pennsylvania

4.06/5  rDev +6.3%

Brewer's choice inclusion in the sample case.

Pours very dark. A cloudy copper brown color with a dense clump of evened-out khaki foam. Looks rich. Plus plus.

Red malts with a chocolatey, barleywine vibe. Roasty aromas are prevalent, but want to get lost in the caramel malt sweetness. Moderate earthy hop with a plasticine phenol note. Semi-fruity with hints of red apple and date. Nice.

Mellow spice in the hops with much attention devoted to a burnt sugar, caramel, semi-fruity malt. Earthiness builds in the middle with more hop flavor than bitterness, and enough of it to go around. A little bit more of that chocolate is going a long way. More than smacked by a blanket of kilned barley malt and dark fruit nuances. Pleasant with a subtle sweetness that I adore. Booze is not head-rearing, but steady and somber. It's a great drink for almost 9%. Carbonation is on-key, and the body is buttery and filled-out to great effect. Premium mouthfeel for an Imperial Amber. No points docked for style, either. Would order this over most strong ales and barleywines that meet near the middle of the Venn Diagram. Awesome.

05-21-2014 20:07:22 | More by thecheapies
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slavall

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

05-20-2014 04:17:55 | More by slavall
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Bridge Burner Special Reserve Ale from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
86 out of 100 based on 345 ratings.