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Fixed Gear - Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

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BA SCORE
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633 Ratings
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Ratings: 633
Reviews: 145
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 13.21%
Wants: 13
Gots: 33 | 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: 633 | Reviews: 145 | Display Reviews Only:
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tugg407

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

01-07-2012 00:28:35 | More by tugg407
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pierceska

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

01-06-2012 15:35:10 | More by pierceska
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davidbowers13

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

01-04-2012 14:06:22 | More by davidbowers13
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mightyquinn

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

01-03-2012 17:25:19 | More by mightyquinn
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jeonseh

Indiana

3.55/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

A - nice brownish red with a nice one finger white head. Leaves a nice lacing as it goes down the glass. Looks like you would expect a red to.

S - smell is sweet and surprisingly hoppy. Notes of pineapple really shine while there are also hints of Clementines. Reminds me more of an APA than a red ale. Really nice and fragrant nose on this one.

T - Taste is initially sweet and follows the nose but on the taste clementines dominate but it isn't as sweet as I thought. There is a slight hoppy bitterness that come through. The finish is mostly piney hops that leaves a slight twinge on the tongue. Interesting that they call this a red since reminds me of an APA overall. It is good but a bit one-dimensional

MF - Overall the mouthfeel was a bit thin for the rest of the beer. I would like to see this be a bit thicker with more stickiness to it. This is the part of the beer that prevents this beer from being really outstanding.

O - overall a solid beer that would be easy to knock back. This is good but not too complex. The nose and look are by far the best part of the beer. The taste is good and the MF is a bit disappointing and really prevents this from being a great beer.

Serving type: bottle

01-01-2012 07:12:12 | More by jeonseh
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atone315

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

12-31-2011 04:02:27 | More by atone315
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jdhamilton

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +7.8%

12-31-2011 01:34:55 | More by jdhamilton
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Grebdioz

Texas

3/5  rDev -19.1%

12-27-2011 11:32:44 | More by Grebdioz
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plickxt

California

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

12-23-2011 06:51:02 | More by plickxt
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martyl1000

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +7.8%

12-16-2011 09:02:03 | More by martyl1000
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alexw07

Wisconsin

2.5/5  rDev -32.6%

12-15-2011 02:23:01 | More by alexw07
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adamk1978

Indiana

5/5  rDev +34.8%

12-07-2011 21:21:52 | More by adamk1978
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dankster

Colorado

4.33/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Found this hiding at my local shop. never heard of this brewery before.

A-cloudy and hazy deep copper with about two fingers white head.

S- spicy hops are front and center with nice malt backbone noted

T- wow this is a smooth red ale. clean hops and malt balanced nicely on this brew.

M- nice coat to the roof of the mouth with easy drinkabilty.

O- very impressed with this beer. want to find and try more beers from this brewery. cheers

Serving type: bottle

12-05-2011 20:30:16 | More by dankster
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wilfonzo

Florida

4/5  rDev +7.8%

12-05-2011 16:16:44 | More by wilfonzo
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isaiahcutright

Oklahoma

3.88/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from the bottle a hazy amber/copper color, with a one finger light tan head. Smells of foral spicy hops very nice. Taste has a very nice maltly backbone similiar to a amber ale, but has a very nice hoppy finish. Mouthfeel is right on for my taste. Very drinkable beer.

Serving type: bottle

11-30-2011 02:55:13 | More by isaiahcutright
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Whadawookie

Nebraska

4.4/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Damn good beer. Hoppy for an amber ale. It's red/brown and murky. I poured into a snifter. Good tan head, good lacing. Nose almost stings from hops, also caramel malts pop through. It drinks really smoothly. It's almost like a double ipa, but not quite as hoppy. The malts are definitely there and quite delicious. As an experiment, serve this beer to some Fat-Tire junkie and see what happens. I'd wager they would prefer this, unless they really didn't like hops.

Serving type: bottle

11-29-2011 23:11:44 | More by Whadawookie
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Otis77

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +7.8%

11-27-2011 21:14:21 | More by Otis77
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ForWhatAlesYou

Minnesota

4.08/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This review is a combination of sampling from both a 12oz bottle and 22oz bomber bottle I bought directly from the brewery in Milwaukee. This beer was served in a pint glass.

A: Cloudy. Reddish brown. Tan small head. Good lacing throughout.

S: Piney resins. Hops are completely dominant. Smells like opening a pack of hop pellets (Fuggles?). A little dark fruit.

T: Malt is carmelly and good. Hops are big but not overwhelming. Spice, citrus, pine.

M: Medium carbonation, slightly dry.

D: I love this style and here is another great example. Unique unto itself but very good.

Serving type: bottle

11-27-2011 16:40:39 | More by ForWhatAlesYou
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Tucquan

Pennsylvania

3.53/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had this on 2011-11-16 in New Berlin, WI.

A - Hazy amber-brown with a 2-finger tan head and good lacing.

S - Medium-roasted malt, mild citrus, pine and mild spice.

T - Much like the smell. Roasted malt, caramel, pine, earthy spice, citrus sweetness and bitterness. Dries fairly well with lingering roasted and citrus bitterness.

M - Medium body and carbonation. Smooth. Not bubbly.

O - Good flavor. Not in the same league as Troegs Nugget Nectar but a nice red.

Serving type: bottle

11-22-2011 18:24:15 | More by Tucquan
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bootsdomino

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +7.8%

11-21-2011 17:14:24 | More by bootsdomino
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u2carew

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz longneck.
A) Pours with a two finger head that settles out. A hazy amber body. Semi-sticky, big bubble lacing.
S) Apricot. Grapefruit rind. Subtle caramel. Mostly a hop dominated aroma.
T) A mellow dry grain flavor with a bold hop influence. Caramel notes. Grapefruit in the mix as well. A pleasant hop bite in the finish.
M) Medium body. Mellow fizz.
O) A well crafted amber ale. I'd definitely have another one.

Serving type: bottle

11-20-2011 19:20:46 | More by u2carew
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assman79

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +7.8%

11-20-2011 18:28:29 | More by assman79
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rattletrap968

Indiana

5/5  rDev +34.8%

11-19-2011 02:40:43 | More by rattletrap968
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milwaukee512

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

11-17-2011 06:23:27 | More by milwaukee512
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spointon

Illinois

4/5  rDev +7.8%

11-15-2011 19:50:26 | More by spointon
Fixed Gear from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
84 out of 100 based on 633 ratings.