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Pumpkin Lager Beer - Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

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BA SCORE
79
okay

468 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 468
Reviews: 234
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 16.18%
Wants: 10
Gots: 21 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lakefront Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Beer Brewed with Pumpkin and Spices

(Beer added by: maxpower on 10-03-2002)
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homebrew311

Illinois

3.53/5  rDev +2%

Poured into NB Globe. Appearance is a clear orange with a layer of white head. Some lacing present. Nose pairs familiar pumpkin spices along with a grainy lager base. Cinnamon and all spice come through the most. One significant difference between this and other pumpkin brews is having a lager as a base. This provides a grainy and bready profile instead of a sweet base. The taste features some brown sugar sweetness along with cinnamon. The spice is present but not in your face. The flavor tapers off and has a dry bready finish. Mouthfeel is light with moderate carbonation. Overall, I prefer my pumpkin brews in the form of ale, but this isn't a bad by any measure.

10-31-2012 07:02:17 | More by homebrew311
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.53/5  rDev +2%

Pours a hazy honey orange with a 1 inch foamy off-white head that settles to an oily film. Small areas of lace slide back down into the remaining beer on the drink down. Smell is very spice heavy with cinnamon and cloves being most prominent and some light pumpkin pie aromas. Taste is cinnamon forward with some light malt and somewhat artificial pumpkin flavors on the finish. Aftertaste is pretty much like you get after chewing cinnamon gum and then spit it out. A higher level of carbonation with a crisp and bubbly mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good pumpkin beer. Interesting to see this is a lager and therefore doesn't quality under the pumpkin ale category.

09-01-2011 04:22:44 | More by UCLABrewN84
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mattboyer182

Indiana

3.53/5  rDev +2%

A - orange hazy color with a small head that dissipates quickly.

S - very spicy. Cinnamon and nutmeg. A light pumpkin smell.

T - it's sweet up front. A bit of the pumpkin then the spice sets in. Pretty darn cinnamon-y. Decent taste.

M - light to medium body with medium carbonation.

O - ok. Not bad. But it will do in a pinch for a nice fall beer.

09-04-2011 23:45:47 | More by mattboyer182
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BeerAdvocate

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

From BeerAdvocate magazine Issue #58 (November 2011):

LOOK: Clear pale amber

SMELL: Pie spice, cinnamon, pumpkin meat, cookie dough, clean

TASTE: Moderate body, crisp, pale malt, bready, pie spice, vague tartness, pumpkin, dried hay, flour, alcohol, more spice

A very well-spiced Pumpkin Lager. Oh yeah … it's a lager. Easy to drink for what it is. When it comes to spiced beer, it's pretty subjective on whether you want more than one—but we could see having more than one. There is depth, but lightness as well, two worlds that should have met a long time ago perhaps.

05-02-2012 03:52:44 | More by BeerAdvocate
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zldjn97

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

07-27-2013 19:19:33 | More by zldjn97
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tugg407

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

01-07-2012 00:27:47 | More by tugg407
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TheLevi4000

New York

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

09-08-2013 04:20:44 | More by TheLevi4000
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DerekQXQX

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

12-25-2013 23:04:31 | More by DerekQXQX
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

Serviceable pumpkin beer, served Labour Day weekend t the brewery. Light colour,lacey with almost no head. Spicy pumpkin and cloves. In the style and better than some pumpkin beers, though not the best representative. OK drinkability, must be in the mood to finish a half pint.

09-08-2011 01:22:18 | More by Sammy
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CWVegas

Nevada

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

11-10-2013 22:06:19 | More by CWVegas
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

12-08-2012 00:01:51 | More by Damian74Shensky
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Gonzoillini

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

10-19-2013 00:39:25 | More by Gonzoillini
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eliz108

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

05-17-2013 15:19:14 | More by eliz108
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crlipnickas81

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

10-21-2013 07:23:14 | More by crlipnickas81
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Kunstman

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

09-28-2012 00:54:54 | More by Kunstman
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nyrblue2

New York

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

10-08-2012 03:11:07 | More by nyrblue2
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liquorpig

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

09-21-2012 23:07:07 | More by liquorpig
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Jman_01

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

10-15-2012 13:56:03 | More by Jman_01
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muskymike

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

10-26-2013 01:38:12 | More by muskymike
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jlee185

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

01-04-2014 15:37:51 | More by jlee185
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MN_Beerticker

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

09-18-2013 22:55:07 | More by MN_Beerticker
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dbtoe

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

12 oz poured into a shaker pint
I really haven't had many pumpkin beers and this is my first pumpkin lager. Really am unsure how to score this one. My opinion is it is an ok beer but I'm not going to be buying it again.
Look is an orangish gold with a fair head that reduced down to a thin cap.
Smell is all pumpkin spice.
Taste is pretty much the same mostly spices, nutmeg, cinnamon, and clove. Mild toasty malt and I get no pumpkin flavor.
Feel a lot of carbonation and pretty thin.
Drink this isn't much of a drinker. 1 at a time is really enough for me even though I did have 3 in a sitting last night. Kind of became too much the spices really take over after the first one.

09-24-2010 15:00:18 | More by dbtoe
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mayerale

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

10-15-2013 00:44:50 | More by mayerale
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BeerForHokie

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

09-18-2012 02:47:03 | More by BeerForHokie
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ItsBeer4Me

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

09-22-2012 00:13:51 | More by ItsBeer4Me
Pumpkin Lager Beer from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
79 out of 100 based on 468 ratings.