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25th Anniversary Belgian-Style Apricot Ale - Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

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25th Anniversary Belgian-Style Apricot Ale25th Anniversary Belgian-Style Apricot Ale

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BA SCORE
79
okay

66 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 66
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 3.43
pDev: 15.45%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lakefront Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TheSSG on 06-20-2013)
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beerwolf77

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -12.5%

12-28-2013 04:15:44 | More by beerwolf77
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DrewLikesBeer

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +2%

12-16-2013 00:35:14 | More by DrewLikesBeer
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Dmart1223

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev +2%

12-11-2013 03:58:57 | More by Dmart1223
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smartassboiler

Illinois

4/5  rDev +16.6%

12-06-2013 03:48:40 | More by smartassboiler
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Azpittil57

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +2%

12-06-2013 00:36:56 | More by Azpittil57
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illidurit

California

3/5  rDev -12.5%

10-23-2013 03:21:37 | More by illidurit
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chinchill

South Carolina

3.46/5  rDev +0.9%

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a snifter leaving no beer but a sediment coated bottom. Date stamp: bottled on 13 June 2013.

A - Cloudy orange apricot color with a small and weak white head. Very little lacing to be seen.

S - Apricots (not fresh but not artificial); Belgian yeast; alcohol esters; tropical fruits.

T: tart-sweet-juicy fruit flavor from the arpicot puree and the Belgian yeast. Lightly tart and sweet taste. Bold flavor.

M - Medium carbonation and a medium body with a juicy mouthfeel.

O: Mpre Belgian character than expected; not that they over did the Belgian yeast but they didn't hold back either. Bold, juicy and fruity with very good bitter-sweet-tart balance. Worth seeking out.

Happy Anniversary LFB!

10-04-2013 00:07:21 | More by chinchill
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OregonGrown7

Nebraska

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

10-03-2013 01:27:39 | More by OregonGrown7
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Westuh

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -12.5%

10-01-2013 18:45:20 | More by Westuh
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jdkitchi

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +16.6%

09-27-2013 12:38:23 | More by jdkitchi
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Satan70

Wisconsin

2.5/5  rDev -27.1%

09-18-2013 23:54:22 | More by Satan70
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sendbeer

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

09-14-2013 16:21:43 | More by sendbeer
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TMoney2591

Illinois

3.76/5  rDev +9.6%

Served in a snifter at Firkin.

I was initially unaware of the cherry juice in the 25th Anniversary stout, but this time the fruit is outing itself right away. Good. This stuff pours a cloudy orange topped by a finger of lightly off-white foam. The nose comprises apricot skin, cracked wheat, a half-pinch of black pepper, and what seems like a minor caress of mint way in the back. The taste generally brings in more of the same, the apricot and wheat battling for dominance, neither really winning, but at least the fight doesn't warp the tongue. The body is a light-leaning medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a drying finish. Overall, a solid beer; I didn't really get much Belgian-ness out of it, but maybe that's just because the yeast worked well with the apricot. Regardless, I enjoyed this and would gladly have another.

08-29-2013 17:59:09 | More by TMoney2591
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Rand_ale_Thor

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +2%

08-29-2013 17:11:55 | More by Rand_ale_Thor
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CWhite

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

08-28-2013 00:36:15 | More by CWhite
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Kaveman

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -27.1%

08-25-2013 20:44:38 | More by Kaveman
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Soneast

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +2%

08-23-2013 23:00:14 | More by Soneast
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kawilliams81

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +2%

08-21-2013 15:40:29 | More by kawilliams81
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stortore

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

08-19-2013 03:36:22 | More by stortore
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Chaney

District of Columbia

3.95/5  rDev +15.2%

Bottle courtesy of BeerFMAndy. Thanks Andy!

Served in a DC Brau tulip.

A: Poured a very, very cloudy orange color with a slight off-white head.

S: Black and white pepper with a good amount of citrus. A bit of vomit in there actually... I'm fine with that.

T: Thick apricot contribution. Fantastic in the fruit arena. Very tasty and the Belgian yeast strain was quite gulpable.

M: The carbonation was perfect and the lacing basically non-existent. Actually, my glass looked like a sweaty Chaney after a sauna bath.

O: I enjoyed this much better than most beer geeks on here obviously. Lighten up... it's only beer!

08-19-2013 02:29:41 | More by Chaney
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egrace84

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +2%

08-13-2013 02:39:06 | More by egrace84
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drpimento

Wisconsin

3.7/5  rDev +7.9%

Poured this at a good temperature with a smallish, cream-colored, foamy head that quickly settle to almost none and no lace. Color is a hazy amber. Aroma is as much yeast bitter as apricot and malt. Flavor's better than nose, with yeast toned down and just enough tang to balance the apricot and keep it interesting. Body and carbonation are good. Finish is just like flavor, fairly long and drinkable. I'd have another.

08-12-2013 06:23:18 | More by drpimento
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MissChristine8124

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -12.5%

08-12-2013 01:31:15 | More by MissChristine8124
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.55/5  rDev +3.5%

Bottled 6/19/13.

Pours a murky orange with a foamy bone head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace slowly drip into the remaining beer on the drink down. Smell is of malt, grain, honey, Belgian yeast, and slight apricot aromas. Taste is much the same with spice, yeast, and subdued apricot flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of spice bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that is tasty but has a slightly better apricot presence in the aroma in my opinion.

08-10-2013 02:25:52 | More by UCLABrewN84
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jschott75

Illinois

3/5  rDev -12.5%

08-04-2013 01:47:58 | More by jschott75
25th Anniversary Belgian-Style Apricot Ale from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
79 out of 100 based on 66 ratings.