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Fixed Gear - Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

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BA SCORE
84
good

635 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 635
Reviews: 145
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 13.21%
Wants: 13
Gots: 34 | 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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Ratings: 635 | Reviews: 145 | Display Reviews Only:
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IrishColonial

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

07-02-2013 23:35:40 | More by IrishColonial
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st9647v3

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

07-02-2013 00:25:24 | More by st9647v3
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DJScoJo

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -25.9%

07-01-2013 22:19:54 | More by DJScoJo
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Alduya

California

3/5  rDev -19.1%

06-30-2013 16:46:53 | More by Alduya
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weonfire

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

06-30-2013 05:51:30 | More by weonfire
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BeerForMuscle

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

06-27-2013 23:52:10 | More by BeerForMuscle
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hackmann

Michigan

3.76/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: nice red ale with amber edges; one finger beige head that leaves some lacing on the glass

Aroma: moderate hop spice and roasted malts; the hops remind me of grapefruit and a hint of floral;

Flavors: crisp hoppy notes of citrus and spice; earthy caramel and grains; little rye bread feel

Mouthfeel: this 54 IBU rating shows some good bitter notes on the taste and aftertaste; the earthy malts make for a nice balance; light-moderate carbonation;

To the Point: it is a bold ‘red’ ale; red ale is not one of my favorite styles – but, I would buy this one again. It is an over hopped red ale and if you did a blind tasting on this ale you would guess – ‘American pale ale’

Serving type: bottle

06-26-2013 22:05:09 | More by hackmann
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patford100

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +7.8%

06-22-2013 21:44:33 | More by patford100
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jwps214

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

06-21-2013 01:42:04 | More by jwps214
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stangski83

Illinois

4/5  rDev +7.8%

06-19-2013 02:07:33 | More by stangski83
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lisaczech

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +7.8%

06-17-2013 00:46:01 | More by lisaczech
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bizzy54

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +7.8%

06-09-2013 01:18:00 | More by bizzy54
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curasowa

New York

3.9/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Appearance: Clear, dark copper color with one finger of head that fades slowly with big bubbles of lace.

Aroma: Sweet malt, mostly caramel with some hints of brown sugar and honey and some piney hops.

Taste: Lots of malt flavor, but a little thin on the mouth coating. Starts off a bit sweet then becoming more pepper-y and sharp, I'm guessing from some Rye malt? Bitterness builds and becomes a bit grainy, and you can really feel it on the roof of the mouth. The bitter graininess hangs out in a lingering finish.

The Rest: A pretty good beer. It has some fairly bold flavors but still has good drinkability.

Serving type: bottle

06-08-2013 19:32:52 | More by curasowa
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Mervin

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

06-03-2013 21:49:21 | More by Mervin
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dazanas

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +7.8%

06-02-2013 19:18:36 | More by dazanas
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seeswo

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

05-31-2013 00:45:24 | More by seeswo
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livingtodie

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

05-23-2013 17:57:59 | More by livingtodie
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UWBadgerFan4Life

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

05-23-2013 01:40:23 | More by UWBadgerFan4Life
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eliz108

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +34.8%

05-17-2013 15:16:28 | More by eliz108
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DrDemento456

Pennsylvania

3.56/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Paid 2 bucks for this single from Halftime beverage. Into my imperial pint glass.

A - A very dark hazy chestnut brown, one of the darkest red ales I ever seen, atop is a 1/2 inch of tarnish colored head.
S - Well it's not just sweet malts their is some hop presence in there but it smells rather strange like a touch of sour cherry. Hope it taste good.
T - I want to lean toward the flavor I am tasting is "woody" with a bit of spruce tips, bittering hops, and some tea leaves. A rather kind of disgusting taste as a while.
M - Medium bodied, kind of chewy, very herbal

Overall I am not too disappointed since Lakefront really does make rather mediocre beers with the exception of the Winter lager. I am puzzled on how high the reviews are considering this beer is borderline terrible but it is somewhat drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

05-15-2013 03:18:11 | More by DrDemento456
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Celtics76

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +7.8%

05-11-2013 18:51:54 | More by Celtics76
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krisbee

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +7.8%

05-10-2013 03:33:50 | More by krisbee
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wayngrove

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

05-09-2013 21:43:48 | More by wayngrove
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oldedog

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

05-09-2013 19:28:51 | More by oldedog
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ADZA

Australia

4.16/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a bright reddish copper hue with a creamy two finger head and lacing everywhere looks very enticing for a red ale,the smell Is pineapple,blood oranges,grapefruit and piney hops,the mouthfeel is medi with moderate carbonation that suits perfectly and has tastes almost exactly like aroma with hints of pineapple,citrus,boiled candy,blood oranges and finished with a piney hop bitterness and overall it's a nice representation of a fine red ale and ill be back for another one that's for sure sessionable and tasty need I say more.

Serving type: bottle

05-08-2013 15:02:23 | More by ADZA
Fixed Gear from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
84 out of 100 based on 635 ratings.