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Pumpkin Lager Beer - Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

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BA SCORE
80
good

569 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 569
Reviews: 246
rAvg: 3.49
pDev: 15.76%
Wants: 11
Gots: 50 | 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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3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

swgwilt, Oct 20, 2014
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4.24/5  rDev +21.5%

absenthero, Oct 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +14.6%

Mike412, Oct 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +14.6%

Benson10, Oct 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

rderedin, Oct 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

I was introduced to this when it came out last year, but didn't realize it was a limited edition. When I came back it was gone and they said: try again next year. This year, I barely got the last six pack, or I would have bought more. I'm not usually a huge fan of pumpkin beers because they usually taste like somebody got out of hand with some pie spices and I can't really find the pumpkin in it... that is not the case here. It actually tastes of pumpkin. Good fresh lager and pumpkin. One of the things I especially like about this beer is it's elegance. There's not 1000 things going on to keep you from noticing the few that didn't go well.

It's cloudy in appearance, it's got a fresh pumpkiny smell, crisp apple notes at the front of the pallet, malty as it warms, strong pumpkin finish.

I'll be buying it again next year. :)

MightyYui, Oct 15, 2014
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3.12/5  rDev -10.6%

jarrett123, Oct 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

fossage78, Oct 15, 2014
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4.92/5  rDev +41%

Piecuch43, Oct 12, 2014
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3.28/5  rDev -6%

rlovitt, Oct 12, 2014
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3.56/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle, from a Liquor Mart on south Colorado near my hotel in Denver last week. A pumpkin lager is a new one for me, I think.

This beer pours a slightly blurry, medium copper amber hue, with two fingers of puffy, tightly foamy, and mildly creamy dirty white head, which leaves a few specks of remote islet lace around the glass as it quickly blows off.

It smells of vegetal pumpkin puree, clove, cinnamon, and ginger spice, bready pale malt, and a further singed brown sugar sweetness. The taste is more sugary pumpkin pie all the way - grainy malt, baked fleshy gourd, nutmeg, cinnamon and zesty ginger - with a certain metallic astringency - and a hint of muddled hop bitterness.

The bubbles are fairly frothy in their moderate bearing, the body a sturdy medium weight for a lager, and mostly smooth, the metallic nature near overcome by a low-key creaminess. It finishes off-dry, the lingering sweet pumpkin and bready malt shedding a large part of the spice.

A pleasant spiced seasonal pumpkin brew, you pretty much wouldn't know this was a lager unless the label said so - I've had plenty of lighter-seeming pumpkin ales. Perhaps a bit drier than the impression I have thus far given, which makes this something that I could see having a few of, come time to dole out the goods to the neighborhood kiddies.

biboergosum, Oct 11, 2014
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3.92/5  rDev +12.3%

ajderby, Oct 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

CAD22, Oct 10, 2014
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3/5  rDev -14%

ArtZan, Oct 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

jjhardy12, Oct 09, 2014
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3/5  rDev -14%

ALLISON01, Oct 08, 2014
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3.08/5  rDev -11.7%

asarodd, Oct 06, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev +3.2%

hansenm72, Oct 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

Cthulhu, Oct 05, 2014
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3/5  rDev -14%

Hohnbaum, Oct 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +21.8%

FitgerFanatic, Oct 04, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev +3.2%

jwc215, Oct 04, 2014
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4.48/5  rDev +28.4%

Bater421, Oct 02, 2014
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3.08/5  rDev -11.7%

justinp, Sep 30, 2014
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3.4/5  rDev -2.6%

unimatrix1, Sep 29, 2014
Pumpkin Lager Beer from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
80 out of 100 based on 569 ratings.