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Pumpkin Lager Beer - Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

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Pumpkin Lager BeerPumpkin Lager Beer

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BA SCORE
80
good

569 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 569
Reviews: 246
rAvg: 3.49
pDev: 15.76%
Wants: 11
Gots: 50 | 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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4/5  rDev +14.6%

DbbC, Oct 06, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +21.8%

Noonan425, Oct 04, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

Basshooker, Oct 04, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

hilgart1, Oct 03, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

UltimateLivewire, Oct 03, 2013
Photo of Stevedore
2.79/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

12oz bottle from the 2013 seasonal release. Poured into a Founders snifter today, 10/2/2013.

Pours a clear amber hue, perhaps more of a copper hue in the right lighting. Not much of a head, which is white and disappears into almost nothing immediately. No lacing either.

Lots of spices (especially nutmeg) in the nose and not much else.. maybe a little bit of pumpkin filling. No yeast or malt sweetness anywhere.

Tastes similar to the nose, still there is a decent caramel sweetness that underlies the pumpkin and nutmeg. A little bit of that different spice flavour that I recognize from most other lagers, which I assume is the lager yeast's contribution.

Typical lager mouthfeel, a bit thin but that's about right. I think this beer is undercarbonated though.. A bit sticky and dry. Nothing special. Kind of refreshing, but at the same time the spice flavour profile kind of makes this a hard one to finish for me.

This is a fairly decent pumpkin beer, no more no less. I wouldn't buy this again.

Stevedore, Oct 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

Ang_Olive, Oct 01, 2013
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3/5  rDev -14%

Westuh, Oct 01, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

bum732, Oct 01, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

JISurfer, Sep 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

Eric908, Sep 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

WheelsPSU, Sep 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

jdkitchi, Sep 27, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

MarshMan71, Sep 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

ssimpson89, Sep 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev +14.6%

bralston345, Sep 21, 2013
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3/5  rDev -14%

nheinzie57, Sep 21, 2013
Photo of roger617
3.18/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

On tap poured into pint glass.

A: 3.25 light yellow in color, pours with 1 finger of white head that reduces quickly.
S: 3.0 mild pumpkin and spices
T: 3.25 pumpkin and spice forward, lingering spices
M: 3.0 carb level is ok, seems a bit thin
O: 3.25 this is a good pumpkin lager, very crisp and refreshing.

roger617, Sep 20, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

Jame515, Sep 20, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

Dmart1223, Sep 19, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -21.2%

CreightonSM, Sep 19, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

MN_Beerticker, Sep 18, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

allisonastra, Sep 18, 2013
Photo of metter98
3.56/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: The beer is hazy amber yellow in color and has a light to moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a thin yet dense beige head that never completely faded away.
S: Light to moderate aromas of pumpkins and pumpkin spices are present in the nose—nutmeg seems to stand out in particular.
T: The taste follows the smell but has a bit more complexity with slight bits of initial sweetness and hints of cardamom spices towards the finish.
M: It feels nearly medium-bodied, clean and a little smooth on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: I found this to be an easy-drinking pumpkin beer that has a good balance between the pumpkin flavors and spices. It would make for a good beer to pair with an autumn-themed dinner.

metter98, Sep 18, 2013
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3/5  rDev -14%

bcsbeer, Sep 17, 2013
Pumpkin Lager Beer from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
80 out of 100 based on 569 ratings.