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Pumpkin Lager Beer - Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

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BA SCORE
79
okay

498 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 498
Reviews: 236
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 15.85%
Wants: 10
Gots: 28 | 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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Photo of beernads
3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

beernads, Aug 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

Ragnarok88, Aug 18, 2013
Photo of BeerWizard
3.64/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours an orange-red, totally clarified, with a waifish head that fizzles away quickly. On the nose you've got cinnamon first and foremost. If you really get in there it's like a stick of Big Red. Underneath that is that is an earthy, leafy aroma. Smells sweet and spicy. Man, you can really taste the pumpkin in this, and the spice, and I think I'm getting the alcohol coming through pretty prominently for...what is this, a six? Sweet and a little malty otherwise. Nice mouthfeel, good flavor but light and refreshing - I think you could have a few of these without getting burnt out. I like this one quite a bit, really goes down easy. Not like an amazing pumpkin beer, but worth picking up for the season. I'll probably buy some more while it's out!

BeerWizard, Aug 18, 2013
Photo of alexanf
3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

alexanf, Aug 17, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

Daffron24, Aug 04, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

Ispeakforthetrees, Jul 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

zldjn97, Jul 27, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

dgherm, Jul 21, 2013
Photo of DJScoJo
4.5/5  rDev +29.7%

DJScoJo, Jul 01, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

eliz108, May 17, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

Bowers-Brew, Apr 21, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

jreindl, Apr 20, 2013
Photo of Benish
3.65/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

This was my favorite pumpkin beer. I have tried other pumpkin beers (not a lot) but I really appreciated this one because the style of this beer (lager) and the notes of pumpkin seemed to come together really well. At each sip, my sense tells me that this beer and the pumpkins were brewed together from start to finish -- in unity if you will. The pumpkin flavor is not overwhelming but you know it is there when you take a sip. Definitely refreshing and I usually grab a second one.

I have tried other beers - pumpkin ales (not lagers) - that seem to fall short in pumpkin flavor that I'm looking for; it seems it only add a tiny dash of pumpkin pie spice and nothing more. However this may be what it's supposed to be and maybe my preferences are different than others who enjoy pumpkin beers. This beer never fails to please me.

Benish, Mar 26, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

RadfordBrewing, Mar 18, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -28%

wmobley, Mar 15, 2013
Photo of chinchill
3.06/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

12 oz bottle served in a snifter.
Pours a hazy orange (pumpkin)/amber with an off-white head that soon disappears.

S: Pumpkin pie spices (mainly cinnamon and nutmeg), pumpkin puree and some biscuity malts.

T: A nice mix and balance of spicing, but too strong. It masks the pumpkin until the finish and leaves little detectable malt/grain flavor. Interesting sweet/tart mix.

M: Medium bodied, with a level of carbonation that seemed a bit aggressive.

O: yet another over-spiced pumpkin beer, and this one is of the more subtle lager variety, making the imbalance more of an issue. Nonetheless, the well-chosen mix of spices will appeal to those who like spicy pumpkin beers.

chinchill, Mar 12, 2013
Photo of UnderPressure
3.4/5  rDev -2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Slightly hazy copper colored beer with a diminishing fizzy half inch head.

Spices in the aroma. Heavy on the cinnamon an allspice. Slight funk, probably from the yeast.

More of the same in the aroma. A little too spicy for me. Reminds me of Christmas time at the mall.

Nice mouthfeel. Medium bodied carbonation feels nice.

This pumpkin ale is pretty average. A little heavy on certain spices, but a decent beer overall.

UnderPressure, Feb 26, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

weonfire, Feb 26, 2013
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3/5  rDev -13.5%

markmcconv, Feb 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

jagada, Jan 04, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

wer, Dec 29, 2012
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5/5  rDev +44.1%

eaddy-p, Dec 22, 2012
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4/5  rDev +15.3%

brian48195, Dec 13, 2012
Photo of TwelveOunces
3.45/5  rDev -0.6%
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.

TwelveOunces, Dec 10, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

NEDmiller, Dec 10, 2012
Pumpkin Lager Beer from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
79 out of 100 based on 498 ratings.