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Fixed Gear - Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

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612 Ratings
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Ratings: 612
Reviews: 144
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 13.21%
Wants: 12
Gots: 25 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lakefront Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerFMAndy on 02-24-2010)
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swierczt

Connecticut

3.38/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

22 oz. bottle poured into a pint glass. This is the first beer I have tried from Lakefront Brewery.

A - The offering pours mahogany red in color. About what you would expect for a "red ale". Slightly cloudy with a fair amount of puffy beige head.

S - Grapefruit, faint grass, sweet malts and a hint of pineapple are all apparent in the smell. Neither the smell of the hops or the malts is over the top. Based on the smell alone, it seems like this might be a well-balanced brew.

T - Much like the smell, the taste is a nice balance of grassy/citrusy hops and malts (caramel). The hops bitterness fades quickly and does not linger on the palate. There is nothing overwhelming about the taste, but never the less it is enjoyable.

M - Mouth feel was a bit light and watery. There was not a whole lot of carbonation going on in this brew either. I would personally like a bit more carbonation.

D - Overall, I would characterize Fixed Gear as drinkable. Again, there is not any one specific characteristic that sticks out in the beer. It is simply an easy drinking red ale. A nice change from some of the more extreme beers that are currently out there.

Serving type: bottle

03-17-2011 20:39:58 | More by swierczt
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Fixed Gear from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
84 out of 100 based on 612 ratings.