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Fixed Gear - Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

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BA SCORE
84
good

637 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 637
Reviews: 146
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 13.21%
Wants: 13
Gots: 35 | 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: 637 | Reviews: 146 | Display Reviews Only:
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chrispoint

Connecticut

2.5/5  rDev -32.6%

02-18-2012 20:39:58 | More by chrispoint
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bacher468

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

09-01-2012 15:42:52 | More by bacher468
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Chucker17

South Dakota

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

03-19-2013 16:26:54 | More by Chucker17
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mychalg9

Illinois

4/5  rDev +7.8%

09-05-2013 16:22:56 | More by mychalg9
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Kunstman

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

08-12-2012 01:43:55 | More by Kunstman
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beerwolf77

Wisconsin

3.8/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into my pint glass the beer is rusty orange red. Slightly cloudy with a robust amount of cascading carbonation. Three fingers of off white head recede to leave a thick lace ring.

The aroma is blend of sweet caramel malt and citrus fruits. Moderate tones of spice come through as it warms. Not the strongest nose for sure.

The flavor is a tad muted as well. Malt is the main player in this game. The hops struggle to gain any ground although they are present. It has a sort of vanilla cream finish.

Medium body with loads of carbonation.

Overall an above average red. For less then five bucks a bomber I could see picking it up again.

Serving type: bottle

04-09-2010 02:52:36 | More by beerwolf77
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thebigredone

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

07-08-2012 21:26:53 | More by thebigredone
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brdc

Wisconsin

3.9/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

From notes. One more sampler from Lakefront, very useful just like the last one. This time, 4 large bottles, one of each beer, very reasonably priced.
Large capped bottle, my only complaint is that the "bottled during" section is not marked.
Dark amber in color, with a large light cream colored head that shows good retention, some lacing.
Well balanced aroma, malty notes with grains, bread, sweetish maltiness (?caramel) along with a healthy dose of hops, adding an outdoors kind of freshness, flowery and piney.
Medium bodied, easy to drink, reasonably well balanced with caramel, sweet malts, toast, with grassy and fruity hops to add some bitterness.
Nicely done.

Serving type: bottle

08-28-2011 14:54:01 | More by brdc
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Localdrinklax

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

04-29-2012 04:16:26 | More by Localdrinklax
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thinwhiteduke

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

08-04-2012 00:45:49 | More by thinwhiteduke
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Hopstout

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

11-20-2013 01:29:07 | More by Hopstout
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NJBeer265

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

07-06-2014 23:53:57 | More by NJBeer265
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SkinniePost

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

04-17-2014 18:59:51 | More by SkinniePost
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socon67

New York

3.2/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

At the Safe House in Milwaukee

A - Amber color with red notes. Tan foam settles quickly. Nice lacing.

S - Scents of caramel malt, berries, and wood. Complex and inviting.

T - Disappointing. The flavor uderwhlems compared to the scent. Comes off a bit too heavy in malt for my liking. Off-balance or off-flavor.

M - Just too heavy to like. Not sure why, but it felt like a robust beer that shouldn't be one. I had truble finsihing this.

O - I'd pass. Was hoping for more but got an amber that was heavier than my meal. I think I'll pass on Lakefront for now.

Serving type: on-tap

07-27-2012 16:58:27 | More by socon67
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leprechaunandfatman

Ohio

3/5  rDev -19.1%

07-07-2013 14:46:55 | More by leprechaunandfatman
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DarthGuitarHero

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +7.8%

03-03-2012 05:55:09 | More by DarthGuitarHero
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polishkaz

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

01-01-2014 03:30:11 | More by polishkaz
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JayS2629

Alabama

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

a rich cloudy brown beer with a two finger off white head that fades into a thin ring pretty fast. Leaves descent lacing.

The smell is great. full of melon, citrus and earthy hops behind a dominant malty backbone of toast, caramel, a touch of toffee and chocolate.

The taste follows with chocolate, melon, orange peel, earth, crusty bread, and loads of caramel. Very well balanced with hops in the aftertaste that lingers.

Overall a nice and balanced beer.

Serving type: bottle

08-13-2011 00:32:18 | More by JayS2629
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Eric908

South Dakota

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

08-04-2013 19:49:25 | More by Eric908
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spointon

Illinois

4/5  rDev +7.8%

11-15-2011 19:50:26 | More by spointon
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pin

Australia

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

01-25-2014 06:04:49 | More by pin
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jklecko2

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

05-05-2013 23:26:22 | More by jklecko2
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jschott75

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

08-04-2013 01:50:03 | More by jschott75
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rangerred

Tennessee

3.81/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle into a pint glass.

Pours a hazy medium red with a one finger off-white head. Amazing head retention with a thick head hanging over the beer for a long time and lots of lacing on the sides of the glass.

Aroma is very toasty and malty, just like a good read ale should be. Pine resin hops come through in a big way.

Toast, caramel and and toffee on the flavor along with a big shot of pine resin and tree bark from the hops. Bitterness is very high but is not over the top. This beer is on the hoppier side of the style but it works well. Thick and chewy mouthfeel with moderate stickyness on the finish.

Overall, I was impressed by this beer. Lakefront has been hit and miss for me but this one is definitely a hit. Wish i would have picked up more than a single.

Serving type: bottle

11-12-2013 01:32:51 | More by rangerred
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jgunther71

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

08-15-2013 14:13:14 | More by jgunther71
Fixed Gear from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
84 out of 100 based on 637 ratings.