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Pumpkin Lager Beer - Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

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Pumpkin Lager BeerPumpkin Lager Beer

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536 Ratings

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Ratings: 536
Reviews: 240
rAvg: 3.49
pDev: 15.76%
Wants: 12
Gots: 41 | 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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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
Photo of ssimpson89
3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

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

bralston345, Sep 21, 2013
Photo of nheinzie57
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
Photo of Jame515
3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

Jame515, Sep 20, 2013
Photo of Dmart1223
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
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4.5/5  rDev +28.9%

Larrydoherty, Sep 17, 2013
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3/5  rDev -14%

npendres, Sep 15, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

davek72, Sep 15, 2013
Photo of TheSSG
4.3/5  rDev +23.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a huge, dense, white head that collapses into a soapy white, half-inch foam. Wonderfully spicy aroma dominated by spice, with a touch of pumpkin behind it all. Amber-orange color. Starts off with spice and carbonation, the clovier-spice takes hold until the biscuit malt comes into play with the pumpkin; pumpkin pie or spiced cookies - this is the main flavor profile. The spice mutes as the finish comes on, then it's lingering pumpkin malt.

I absolutely love this one. One of two (Southern Tier "Pumpking") pumpkin biers I will drink. The addition of pumpkin to the mash allows this lager to showcase the pumpkin with a clarity that is unparalleled. This bier made me like pumpkin pie. When I drink this, I know it's Autumn.

TheSSG, Sep 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev +14.6%

smartassboiler, Sep 14, 2013
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3/5  rDev -14%

badelsman, Sep 13, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -28.4%

Trevormcraig, Sep 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

Chevelle66, Sep 12, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

GraduatedCashew, Sep 09, 2013
Photo of Rhettbuck
2.91/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Had this in a bottle poured into a glass.

Appearance: Perhaps the most impressive part of this beer and that should tell you where the rest of the review is going. Dark coppery color, reminds me of a dark apple cider in look. The bubbles streaming to the top would suggest a lot of carbonation and while there is some head, it dissipates rather quickly.

Smell: Hardly anything to report here. Kind of a sweet smell to the beer.

Taste: Good, clean and not much if any after taste. The whole of the beer has this light feeling to it, and perhaps that is what you are looking for in a pumpkin beer. I wanted a little more out of it. I would recommend this for a football game tailgate.

Mouthfeel: Despite the presence of clearly a lot of carbonation, doesn't actually overwhelm you. Like I said above, clean crisp beer.

Overall: I wouldn't recommend this one for someone looking for the ultimate pumpkin beer. But if you wanted a taste of the season without getting full, then this would be your beer.

Rhettbuck, Sep 08, 2013
Pumpkin Lager Beer from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
79 out of 100 based on 536 ratings.