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25th Anniversary Imperial Pumpkin - Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

181 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 181
Reviews: 36
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 10.07%
Wants: 35
Gots: 25 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Lakefront Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Pumpkin and spiced bock aged in used oak Korbel brandy barrels.

(Beer added by: BeerFMAndy on 09-05-2013)
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4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

EddieJoe, Nov 15, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

rsquared59, Nov 08, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

mschrei, Oct 25, 2014
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4.7/5  rDev +12.7%

YoPo, Oct 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.1%

cardinals22, Oct 16, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

dwagner003, Oct 13, 2014
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4.12/5  rDev -1.2%

Rochefort10nh, Oct 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.1%

jtransel, Oct 12, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

langchops, Oct 11, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

Grinky, Oct 11, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

Alpar, Oct 09, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

moarmare, Oct 06, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev -1.7%

TboneRN, Oct 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Localdrinklax, Oct 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

neckbeered, Oct 01, 2014
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4.24/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Believe this fall seasonal is a slight tweak to the 25th anniversary. Label describes as Brandy barrel aged with vanilla added. The abv here is 9.5 which is higher than the 25th anniversary incantation.

Copper colored with a thin white outer ring.

Lots of spicing on the nose: cinnamon, nutmeg, pumpkin and brown sugar. Vanilla shows up here as well....sweet dessert quality all over this.

Taste follows suit....like vanilla ice cream atop fresh pumpkin with all the aforementioned spices mixed in. The barrel lays a drop kick of alcohol heat along the back end that also serves to dry the finish.

A nice, abundantly spiced, and moderately boozy big pumpkin beer.

BarrytheBear, Sep 29, 2014
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3.7/5  rDev -11.3%

It got better as it warmed. But the alcohol astringency was just too distracting. (Will I ever find a pumpkin beer I like?)

It's also way too sweet. Like a Pumpkin schnapps.

martyl1000, Sep 29, 2014
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4.32/5  rDev +3.6%

skubas86, Sep 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Didn't think I'd give a pumpkin this high of rating but I was very impressed by this Bock. I enjoy many of Lakefront's beers and this one is the best Pumpkin I've had so far. Actually was lucky I got my hands on it cause after talking to the Cellar they did have ONE 4 pack but it was in the back. Tried it while watching some fall football. The brandy really comes out but not overpowering. Almost making the pumpkin spice taste more warm. Very drinkable and ready for a great sit down and relax brew.

freakspank, Sep 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.1%

brandoman63, Sep 20, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

JayCheG, Sep 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.1%

Theogre83, Sep 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Adams2U, Sep 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.1%

Holland, Sep 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.1%

swaghawk, Sep 16, 2014
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25th Anniversary Imperial Pumpkin from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
93 out of 100 based on 181 ratings.