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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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Dmart1223

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

09-19-2013 20:29:11 | More by Dmart1223
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CreightonSM

New York

2.75/5  rDev -20.5%

09-19-2013 02:55:27 | More by CreightonSM
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MN_Beerticker

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

09-18-2013 22:55:07 | More by MN_Beerticker
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allisonastra

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

09-18-2013 19:15:01 | More by allisonastra
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metter98

New York

3.56/5  rDev +2.9%
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.

Serving type: bottle

09-18-2013 00:23:06 | More by metter98
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bcsbeer

Florida

3/5  rDev -13.3%

09-17-2013 17:48:42 | More by bcsbeer
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Larrydoherty

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +30.1%

09-16-2013 23:16:02 | More by Larrydoherty
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npendres

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -13.3%

09-15-2013 04:58:36 | More by npendres
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davek72

Iowa

3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

09-15-2013 02:36:51 | More by davek72
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TheSSG

Illinois

4.3/5  rDev +24.3%
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.

Serving type: bottle

09-15-2013 01:15:38 | More by TheSSG
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smartassboiler

Illinois

4/5  rDev +15.6%

09-14-2013 20:35:09 | More by smartassboiler
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badelsman

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -13.3%

09-13-2013 03:31:10 | More by badelsman
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Trevormcraig

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -27.7%

09-13-2013 02:33:22 | More by Trevormcraig
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Chevelle66

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

09-12-2013 11:38:28 | More by Chevelle66
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GraduatedCashew

California

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

09-09-2013 15:36:58 | More by GraduatedCashew
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Rhettbuck

Colorado

2.91/5  rDev -15.9%
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.

Serving type: bottle

09-08-2013 21:42:45 | More by Rhettbuck
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TheLevi4000

New York

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

09-08-2013 04:20:44 | More by TheLevi4000
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huddyball

New Hampshire

3/5  rDev -13.3%

09-08-2013 00:30:18 | More by huddyball
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Act25

New Jersey

2.94/5  rDev -15%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

A: Pours a cloudy yellow orange color with a short lived off-white head of wide bubbles and little lacing.

S: More spices to it, clove, nutmeg, cinnamon. A bit of overdone, overripe stink, like cider. Almost a wheat beer quality, yeasty.

T: Very fruity and sweet up front, again like a wheat beer, then spiciness follows. More spicy and yeasty, than pumpkiny. A bit metallic, slightly off flavor, not inviting another.

M: Light bodied with medium carbonation. Goes down thin and leaves a metallic feel on the tongue, not a great finish

O:One of the lower rated pumpkins I tried in 2013.

Serving type: bottle

09-06-2013 00:14:55 | More by Act25
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beatenbyjacks

Colorado

3.15/5  rDev -9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Appearance - light orange caramel color with a little to no head or lacing

Smell - light nutmeg smell, but nothing over the top

Taste - very light beer with very subtle spice flavor

Mouthfeel - this is best quality for this beer. Nice spice flavor ends as the beer easily leaves the mouth with minimal carbonation.

Overall - not a bad fall pumpkin beer, but perhaps if it wasn't a lager some of the spice smell and flavor would be stronger

Serving type: bottle

09-05-2013 23:01:07 | More by beatenbyjacks
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CORKSCREWFISH

Illinois

3/5  rDev -13.3%

09-03-2013 08:24:31 | More by CORKSCREWFISH
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spokeydonkey

New York

3.4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours copper with little head and carbonation. Smell is of cinnamon and cloves with a bit of caramel. Tastes sweet and a little cinnamon spicy up front, followed up by cloves, ginger and nutmeg. Not much malt going on other than a mild sweetness. Very little bitterness. Silky mouthfeel probably helped by very little carbonation.

Overally -- a nicely balanced pumpkin beer. Not much going on other than some malt sweetness to balance out the spices, but that's what I like from a pumpkin ale. I'd buy this again.

Serving type: bottle

09-02-2013 03:20:40 | More by spokeydonkey
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KellyScottMad

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +22.8%

09-02-2013 01:53:48 | More by KellyScottMad
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jayhass

Illinois

3.7/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Color is an orange golden clear color with a white head that fades fast.
Smell is of cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves. maybe a light bread note from the malt.
Taste- Spices up front light cinnamon and cloves stand above the rest. A bit of grassy or hay like flavor with a tiny bit of malt character of bread and caramel. This is a lager so finishes pretty clean.

Serving type: bottle

09-01-2013 01:20:32 | More by jayhass
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gwiedman1

New York

3/5  rDev -13.3%

08-31-2013 20:48:35 | More by gwiedman1
Pumpkin Lager Beer from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
79 out of 100 based on 451 ratings.