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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
79
okay

451 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 451
Reviews: 233
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 15.9%
Wants: 10
Gots: 15 | 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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eaddy-p


5/5  rDev +44.5%

12-22-2012 21:23:51 | More by eaddy-p
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brian48195

Michigan

4/5  rDev +15.6%

12-13-2012 23:48:42 | More by brian48195
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TwelveOunces

Kentucky

3.45/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle poured into a pint glass

A- Clear golden in appearance with a half finger of an off white head.

S- A stronger aroma then I was expecting. A lot of pumpkin, allspice, cinnamon, and a lot of banana. A nice spicy aroma.

T- A lot of cinnamon in this beer. A bit of apple and banana in this beer surprisingly. A slight bit of pumpkin. A spicy and stinging beer. A lot of flavor and a very clean finish.

M- A very disappointing feel. A sort of silky slimyness. The pumpkin doesn't add as much feel as you may expect from a pumpkin brew. Easy drinking.

O- This is an ok beer. Nothing bad and its different but doesn't push any boundaries.

Serving type: bottle

12-10-2012 23:39:32 | More by TwelveOunces
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NEDmiller

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

12-10-2012 02:52:53 | More by NEDmiller
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dmorgan310

Panama

3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

12-08-2012 18:17:57 | More by dmorgan310
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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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kristiekatk

Massachusetts

3.43/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Lakefront Pumpkin pours a light orange with minimal lacing from a 12 oz. bottle. There’s a very bright and clean aroma; sweet and spicy, full of ginger, cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg.

This beer, at 6% alc/vol, starts off with a pleasant caramel malt sweetness, and moves into some toasted grains and a slight grassiness. You can tell that there’s definitely something going on here besides just the spicing. It finishes dry with a hint of pie spice, but gets a little too lager-y for my taste, especially when mixed in with the pumpkin.

Lakefront is better than some pumpkin beers I’ve encountered. It has an easy drinkability and smooth mouthfeel, but is lacking some of the depth that these beers deserve.

Serving type: bottle

12-04-2012 04:57:04 | More by kristiekatk
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facundoCNB

New Jersey

3.23/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

clean copper pour with a finger of head which quickly diminished.
smells of cinnamon up front, pumpkin pie spices and a rich pumpkin seed/guts finish. this is a very light flavored pumpkin beer. nothing too special.. very artificial tasting and mostly sweet. the body is light with a nice amount of carbonation which made this easy to gulp down.

basically just another pumpkin beer, nothing special though refreshing.

Serving type: bottle

11-29-2012 11:49:16 | More by facundoCNB
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

11-27-2012 05:01:50 | More by DrunkinYogi
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tmars13

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -13.3%

11-26-2012 00:01:38 | More by tmars13
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Dreamer

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -13.3%

11-24-2012 22:18:23 | More by Dreamer
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t0rin0

California

3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

11-19-2012 17:01:41 | More by t0rin0
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sendbeer

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

11-18-2012 20:04:19 | More by sendbeer
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NuclearDolphin

Minnesota

3.93/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass

Appearance - Very Dark Orange and Cloudy. Looks very unfiltered and the head is around a quarter of a head thick that turns into a filmy cover after a couple of minutes.

Smell - Pumpkin, Spices, Yeasts and some barley. It's not robust but it's alright; Very simple scent for a pumpkin beer.

Taste - Spices, Pumpkin, Barley and Malts. The malty backbone is there, but it's not too sweet which actually works in it's favor here.

Mouthfeel - It's very crisp and light. So crisp in fact that you want to savor the feel of the beer. It's very rare for me to find a mouthfeel that actually feels good on the palate. The crispness is thanks to the well balanced carbonation which helps add some flavor to the beer without being too sharp.

Overall - A simple tasting pumpkin beer with a good taste and even better palate. Check it out if you get the chance.

Serving type: bottle

11-15-2012 04:13:16 | More by NuclearDolphin
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sethmcconkey

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

11-14-2012 03:13:00 | More by sethmcconkey
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beerthulhu

New Jersey

3.23/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Bright pumpkin orange, good clarity with a diminishing dirty white head that turned to a washy covering. Strong show of micro-effervesce, weak show of lacing.

S: Cinnamon sticks, applesauce, pumpkin puree and toasted pie crust on the nose are most evident upon immediate opening and pour. Strength quickly diminishes to a weak offering.

T: Flavor of sweet pumpkin, nice level and balance of spicing of cinnamon, all spice, toasty pumpkin and sweet malt. Pie crust, ginger spicing and a honey toffee sweetness.

M: Mouthful was of medium bodied, slightly malty and syrupy texture with a decent level of carbonation. Dry fade of spicy pumpkin finish.

O: Not going to bowl you over in the end, drinkable, spiced enough to give you some appreciation of that pumpkin feel and easy enough balanced for multiples. worthy a single try.

Serving type: bottle

11-14-2012 01:26:45 | More by beerthulhu
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KyleFredricks


3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

11-13-2012 01:03:53 | More by KyleFredricks
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Thurgoft

California

3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

11-10-2012 00:24:30 | More by Thurgoft
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Mikedux30


5/5  rDev +44.5%

11-08-2012 02:46:21 | More by Mikedux30
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YoPo


4.75/5  rDev +37.3%

11-05-2012 04:35:07 | More by YoPo
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st9647v3

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

11-01-2012 00:49:31 | More by st9647v3
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heathernicki


4/5  rDev +15.6%

10-31-2012 10:28:34 | More by heathernicki
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homebrew311

Illinois

3.53/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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.

Serving type: bottle

10-31-2012 07:02:17 | More by homebrew311
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DustyDust79


3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

10-31-2012 00:21:19 | More by DustyDust79
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JVan

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

10-26-2012 20:01:59 | More by JVan
Pumpkin Lager Beer from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
79 out of 100 based on 451 ratings.