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Pumpkin Lager Beer - Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

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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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dbrauneis

North Carolina

3.63/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours a crystal clear burnt orange to amber in color with light amounts of gentle visible carbonation along the edges of the glass and some golden yellow highlights. The beer has a three finger tall sudsy foamy light beige head that reduces to a very thick film covering the entire surface of the beer with a slightly thicker ring at the edges of the glass. Significant amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of pumpkin pie spices - cinnamon and nutmeg stand out - along with some lighter aromas of slightly sweet pumpkin.

T: Upfront there is a slightly sweet flavor of grainy malts with light to moderate flavors of pumpkin. That is followed by moderate flavors of pumpkin pie spices - cinnamon and nutmeg - as well as some lighter notes of cardamon. Minimal amounts of bitterness are perceptible.

M: Medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Smooth with hints of dryness from the spices towards the finish as the beer warms up.

O: This beer has a really nice flavor to it and is quite enjoyable - nice combination of pumpkin pie spices, pumpkin, and cardamon. Easy to drink with well hidden alcohol. Definitely recommend this one for a quite enjoyable brew for a fall evening. Great with ginger snaps after dinner.

Serving type: bottle

11-04-2013 02:29:42 | More by dbrauneis
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KYGunner

Kentucky

3.58/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

This pumpkin had a weaker body and a carrot coloring with a limited head and no lacing.

The scent was weak but nice. Pumpkin spices with a touch of maltiness I yearned for a stronger depth but enjoyed what I found.

Again, the flavors are weak but I enjoyed what I found. The taste and feel are crisp with a profound pumpkin spice dominance. I catch clove, pepper and black licorice with nutmeg and earthy gourd.

I believe that ales are always more flavorful than lagers and the only mistake that Lakefront made here was to introduce this as a lager. I find real flavor and appeal it's just too weak.

Serving type: bottle

11-01-2013 23:23:10 | More by KYGunner
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fredmugs

Indiana

3/5  rDev -13.3%

10-28-2013 11:19:13 | More by fredmugs
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Cleaver35

Oklahoma

3/5  rDev -13.3%

10-28-2013 00:10:02 | More by Cleaver35
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s_wit

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

10-27-2013 22:51:11 | More by s_wit
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jeff96gt

Indiana

2.75/5  rDev -20.5%

10-27-2013 20:41:26 | More by jeff96gt
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thegerm87

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

10-27-2013 14:37:21 | More by thegerm87
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Fergyx825

Massachusetts

3.39/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: a light amber color, with a tiny bit of head on the pour and over the surface of the beer. There is no bubbling evident throughout the beer. This is appropriate for a pumpkin ale/lager.

Smell: This is rich in pumpkin smell with some spices definitely obvious. The pumpkin is more noticeable than the rest of the flavors.

Taste: A very sweet pumpkin taste. The spices are very obvious too. Alcohol is also noticeable. It doesn't taste bad.

Mouthfeel: A low carbonation, but medium to thick beer. Definitely a good combination.

Overall: i think this is just mediocre in all aspects. Not above and beyond in any particular way, but more a bunch of okay aspects that make for an okay beer.

Serving type: bottle

10-27-2013 02:45:38 | More by Fergyx825
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muskymike

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

10-26-2013 01:38:12 | More by muskymike
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crlipnickas81

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

10-21-2013 07:23:14 | More by crlipnickas81
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olbubba

Florida

3/5  rDev -13.3%

10-20-2013 23:34:05 | More by olbubba
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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

3.48/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a hazy peachy copper with a white fizzy foam that retains well. Light aroma of pumpkin spices and bready lager yeast. In the taste, crispness of lager yeast upfont, spices mid palate, and finishes with pumpkin flavor. Light cinnamon and allspice. Crisp, solid pumpkin lager.

Serving type: bottle

10-20-2013 00:00:11 | More by Stinkypuss
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jpaulsen

California

3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

10-19-2013 12:41:00 | More by jpaulsen
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Hallertau

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +15.6%

10-19-2013 01:16:36 | More by Hallertau
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Gonzoillini

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

10-19-2013 00:39:25 | More by Gonzoillini
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Brewzma

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +22.8%

10-18-2013 03:17:48 | More by Brewzma
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scottwurst

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

10-15-2013 21:41:38 | More by scottwurst
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Billolick

New York

2.31/5  rDev -33.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

12 ounce bottle, w/o any freshness info to be had.

Pours near clear orangy amber, basically no head, no film, no collar and no lace.

Moderate pumpkin pie spicing on the nose.

Sweet and kinda off putting with more pumpkin spicing. Also some sweet fruit juice notes that are artificial tasting and not to my liking. More nastyness in the finish. Off notes of plastic and cheap grape soda.

So many better fall/pumpkin themed brews out there....

Serving type: bottle

10-15-2013 01:22:30 | More by Billolick
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mayerale

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

10-15-2013 00:44:50 | More by mayerale
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ralphw56

Nevada

2/5  rDev -42.2%

10-14-2013 01:47:57 | More by ralphw56
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Suds

Pennsylvania

3.98/5  rDev +15%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a much better pumpkin beer than I was expecting. It is an amber orange color with a small but respectable white head. The aroma is sweetish, with a grainy lager background ans a sweep pumpkin pie forenose. Spice, honey, pie, reminiscent cream, and crust. Interesting and enjoyable. The sweetness could get a little overwhelming, but in small volumes, this is great. Smooth and flavorful. I would easily have another.

Serving type: bottle

10-13-2013 19:36:18 | More by Suds
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salthemonster

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +15.6%

10-12-2013 18:52:47 | More by salthemonster
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Satsuma

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

10-12-2013 13:59:37 | More by Satsuma
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BeerMeColorado

Colorado

4/5  rDev +15.6%

10-12-2013 00:17:59 | More by BeerMeColorado
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martyl1000

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

10-11-2013 03:54:30 | More by martyl1000
Pumpkin Lager Beer from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
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