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Pumpkin Lager Beer - Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

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BA SCORE
79
okay

535 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 535
Reviews: 239
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 15.8%
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 +0.6%

RadfordBrewing, Mar 18, 2013
Photo of wmobley
2.5/5  rDev -28.2%

wmobley, Mar 15, 2013
Photo of chinchill
3.06/5  rDev -12.1%
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 -2.3%
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
Photo of weonfire
3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

weonfire, Feb 26, 2013
Photo of markmcconv
3/5  rDev -13.8%

markmcconv, Feb 13, 2013
Photo of jagada
3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

jagada, Jan 04, 2013
Photo of wer
3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

wer, Dec 29, 2012
Photo of eaddy-p
5/5  rDev +43.7%

eaddy-p, Dec 22, 2012
Photo of brian48195
4/5  rDev +14.9%

brian48195, Dec 13, 2012
Photo of TwelveOunces
3.45/5  rDev -0.9%
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
Photo of NEDmiller
3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

NEDmiller, Dec 10, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

dmorgan310, Dec 08, 2012
Photo of Damian74Shensky
3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

Damian74Shensky, Dec 08, 2012
Photo of kristiekatk
3.43/5  rDev -1.4%
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.

kristiekatk, Dec 04, 2012
Photo of facundoCNB
3.23/5  rDev -7.2%
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.

facundoCNB, Nov 29, 2012
Photo of DrunkinYogi
3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

DrunkinYogi, Nov 27, 2012
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3/5  rDev -13.8%

tmars13, Nov 26, 2012
Photo of Dreamer
3/5  rDev -13.8%

Dreamer, Nov 24, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

t0rin0, Nov 19, 2012
Photo of sendbeer
3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

sendbeer, Nov 18, 2012
Photo of NuclearDolphin
3.93/5  rDev +12.9%
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.

NuclearDolphin, Nov 15, 2012
Photo of sethmcconkey
3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

sethmcconkey, Nov 14, 2012
Photo of beerthulhu
3.23/5  rDev -7.2%
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.

beerthulhu, Nov 14, 2012
Photo of KyleFredricks
3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

KyleFredricks, Nov 13, 2012
Pumpkin Lager Beer from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
79 out of 100 based on 535 ratings.