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Wisconsinite Summer Weiss Beer - Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

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Wisconsinite Summer Weiss BeerWisconsinite Summer Weiss Beer

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BA SCORE
81
good

211 Ratings
THE BROS
76
okay

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Ratings: 211
Reviews: 39
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 16.16%
Wants: 2
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lakefront Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerFMAndy on 05-10-2012)
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oak1971

Wisconsin

3.93/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Overall this is a great summer brew-heck its a good brew for anytime. All local ingredients and a nice little zip to It on the finish. I only had a 6 oz cup for the tour and need to spend some quality time with a six pack. It proved to be a very session-able brew and would go well with dinner.

Serving type: on-tap

06-22-2013 04:00:23 | More by oak1971
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richkrull

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -16.4%

06-16-2013 08:44:45 | More by richkrull
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gwiedman1

New York

4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

06-15-2013 20:05:57 | More by gwiedman1
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Stevie_Janowski

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

06-13-2013 00:44:48 | More by Stevie_Janowski
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emerge077

Illinois

2.79/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Bottle looks to be notched "Mar Wk2" so its about 3 months from that date.

Drank a Dancing Man right before this, might be a little biased as a result.

Clear gold before pouring the yeast in, it has a couple fingers of creamy white foam on the surface. After pouring the yeast it sits in a stationary layer for awhile below the foam before swirling it in... never have seen that before.

Smells minerally and wheaty, not much in the way of traditional yeast esters.

Astringent feel, like club soda at first. Flavor has very little depth to it. Wheat, bread, not much else. Lacks flavor, aroma, and the smooth mouthfeel that is a hallmark of a good hefe. Pass.

Serving type: bottle

06-13-2013 00:34:13 | More by emerge077
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matjack85

Illinois

3.26/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

I got this single 12oz brown bottle as part of a build-your-own six pack for $9.99 at the Binny's store in Bloomingdale, IL. The label says "if it's not from Wisconsin, it's not in this beer." All the wheat, malts, hops, water, and even the yeast strain is home grown in Wisconsin - hence the name, Wisconsinite.

The beer poured a hazy golden/yellow color with more than half the glass filled with fluffy white foam. While the head was huge and the retention was decent, it only left a few small spots for lacing.

It has the banana/clove aroma of most hefe's, but it's not really that strong in this one. What is strong is the spices. There's more in here than just clove. That new Wisconsin yeast strain can also be detected in the smell.

Tastes like a banana/lemon wheat beer with a lot of spices in it. The clove, coriander, and allspice flavors linger on into the aftertaste. The Wisconsin yeast and mild grassy hops round out the flavors.

Light bodied with moderate to medium carbonation. Aftertaste is full of spices.

Nice to see a brewery trying something new, but I can't say that I'm a fan of this one.

Serving type: bottle

06-11-2013 07:54:06 | More by matjack85
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bigpoppa67

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

06-11-2013 03:15:18 | More by bigpoppa67
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jimmygord

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

06-10-2013 13:45:55 | More by jimmygord
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Chucker17

South Dakota

4/5  rDev +11.4%

06-09-2013 23:00:24 | More by Chucker17
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mkh895

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

06-09-2013 20:17:25 | More by mkh895
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Fatehunter

Oregon

2.93/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Big head on a bubbly, hazy straw colored body.
A pleasant aroma of straw, bananas and yeast.
The taste has some unbalance to it. Mild lemon bitter, a touch of pear, a little metallic...
The texture is crisp with moderate carbonation.
It's not bad, just not that great either.

Serving type: bottle

05-25-2013 19:58:10 | More by Fatehunter
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livingtodie

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

05-23-2013 20:37:02 | More by livingtodie
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GuinnessAtRogerWilco

New Jersey

3.76/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle poured into a Blue Moon weizen pint glass the traditional way by turning the glass upside down over the bottle then turning the bottle upside down in the glass and slowly lifting it up.

AP: Pale straw colour with light gold highlights, can see through the beer as there's no sediment so this has to be a filtered weisse beer. Fluffy white 1" head after pour that dissipates down to 1/4" with some slight lacing when glass is tilted.
AR: Banana, lemon, hay/straw, spices like clove and coriander. Getting bubblegum on the 2nd whiff.
T: Similar to the nose but the bubblegum is more prominent than the banana or lemon. The spices are quite assertive in this with clove, coriander and a touch of allspice as well. I like how they amped the spices in this. Finish is very yeasty.
M: Moderately carbonated, crisp and a bit tingly on the tongue, finishes kind of dry.
OV: It would be unkind to compare this to any true German Weizen/Weisse like Weihenstephaner, but it's decent. Very sessionable, could easily knock off a 6pk on a warm Summer day. Has enough flavour to keep you interested, though it all kind of disappears on the finish. Once you taste the spices on the first sip they sort of fade as your palate gets used to them. Given a choice I'd go with a German over this, but I sure wouldn't complain if this was the best choice of beer at a party or BBQ.

Serving type: bottle

05-22-2013 01:43:26 | More by GuinnessAtRogerWilco
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eliz108

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

05-17-2013 15:20:15 | More by eliz108
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jkermitj

Mississippi

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

04-25-2013 22:47:23 | More by jkermitj
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ryanpj

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

04-22-2013 02:53:55 | More by ryanpj
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t0rin0

California

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

03-29-2013 01:50:31 | More by t0rin0
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markmcconv

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

02-13-2013 18:47:44 | More by markmcconv
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Soneast

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +11.4%

02-03-2013 00:16:36 | More by Soneast
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ryrad23

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +11.4%

01-21-2013 01:06:39 | More by ryrad23
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scootercrabb

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

01-17-2013 01:50:23 | More by scootercrabb
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TheDarkestYouveGot

California

4/5  rDev +11.4%

01-01-2013 20:05:28 | More by TheDarkestYouveGot
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Pacioli1445

South Dakota

3/5  rDev -16.4%

12-29-2012 01:12:48 | More by Pacioli1445
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dmorgan310

Panama

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

12-08-2012 18:18:24 | More by dmorgan310
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jdkitchi

Wisconsin

3.83/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Ordered this on tap to go with a pizza by the movie theater on Friday. I didn't see the pour but it came in a tall Weiss glass with just a small ring of foam around the edge. It was cloudy with a nice straw color.

I got some light Belgian yeast and spice aromas and taste out of this. It was not too carbonated, light bodied, refreshing and a little dry in the finish. The flavor profile reminds me more of a Witbier than a Hefe.

This is a good, light, refreshing summer brew that I would have again. I think this may be a little off style but I think I like it better than most Hefe's anyway.

Serving type: on-tap

12-02-2012 21:14:48 | More by jdkitchi
Wisconsinite Summer Weiss Beer from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
81 out of 100 based on 211 ratings.