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Kiss The Lips IPA - Lake Louie Brewery Company

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Kiss The Lips IPAKiss The Lips IPA

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BA SCORE
82
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142 Ratings
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Ratings: 142
Reviews: 89
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 13.02%
Wants: 5
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lake Louie Brewery Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: orbitalr0x on 09-25-2006)
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craft_shannie

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -3%

06-25-2014 13:49:35 | More by craft_shannie
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nygannon

California

4/5  rDev +10.8%

06-21-2014 00:05:15 | More by nygannon
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jzlyo

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

06-17-2014 21:52:20 | More by jzlyo
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reizorc

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -3%

06-16-2014 18:31:45 | More by reizorc
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Jeysun23

California

4/5  rDev +10.8%

05-01-2014 01:55:56 | More by Jeysun23
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jwc215

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours slightly hazed amber. A thin head leaves some spotted lacing.

The smell is very mild for an IPA - some floral notes and a hint of citrus - with some caramel.

The taste is of bitter grapefruit upfront with firm caramelized sourdough. The taste is stronger than the nose. Though not a "hop-bomb" of an IPA, there is certainly enough bitterness, which becomes aspirin/herbal to land it clearly in IPA territory. A firm caramel backing sweetens it out in the middle, but then backs off to allow a bitter finish.

It doesn't have the chewy, full body of a great IPA, but does the job more than adequately.

In the end it is flavorful and smooth enough to be a good, enjoyably bitter IPA.

Serving type: bottle

04-28-2014 20:09:05 | More by jwc215
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northcoastwolf

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

04-28-2014 14:56:47 | More by northcoastwolf
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SkinniePost

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -3%

04-17-2014 18:51:22 | More by SkinniePost
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Paxman1965

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +10.8%

03-15-2014 02:17:22 | More by Paxman1965
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richkrull

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

12-11-2013 18:25:31 | More by richkrull
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -23.8%

12-09-2013 04:33:03 | More by XmnwildX12
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Eaglefan344

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

12-08-2013 04:02:08 | More by Eaglefan344
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Rand_ale_Thor

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -16.9%

12-03-2013 17:18:56 | More by Rand_ale_Thor
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paralyzer

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -16.9%

11-11-2013 03:38:18 | More by paralyzer
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Ryan011235

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a Bell's Tulip on 7/25/12

A) Clear, pale golden yellow of medium depth with burnt orange layers. One thumb head deflates quickly to a thin layer of small, tightly grouped bubbles. Some drippy lace remains.

S) Bright aroma with notes of orange, lemon, herbal hops and a touch of grass. Undertones of toasted grains and crackers. Orange and herbs prove to be the prominent aspect.

T) Quick, tangy hops bite at the front end - herbal tidings first, followed by bristly orange peel. Hops carry the finish with a lingering bitter notion. All the while malts are rather tame and get caught up in the hop kick and carbonation.

M) Speaking of carbonation, this is easily on the vigorous side of things. That said, the carbonation is more fluffy than pointed so it works with the flavor of the beer. Medium-light body and a crisp feel.

D) Despite not having one of my favorite hop profiles, this is pretty enjoyable and easy to drink. Not great, but good enough.

Serving type: bottle

10-08-2013 01:02:34 | More by Ryan011235
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KFBR392

Illinois

2.85/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Appearance: Burnt orange color to this brew. Light head on the pour and retained throughout. Low active carbonation active in the glass while drinking. Some random lacing on the sides of the glass.

Smell: Forward front of very sweet caramel malt and some bright hops. The malt evens out in the body of the aroma and the hops seem to fall off. The aroma feels more like a malty APA to me.

Taste: The front is a very light malt presence with some watery hops. The body opens up a bit with some balanced hops and malt sweetness. The finish is very low on any kind of bitterness or hop presence.

Mouthfeel: Nothing too outstanding to report. Somewhat forgettable.

Overall: Nothing out of this beer makes me remember it. Lots of sweet malt, needs a strong hop presence to call itself an IPA.

Serving type: bottle

09-18-2013 21:05:54 | More by KFBR392
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KellyScottMad

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +10.8%

09-02-2013 02:06:06 | More by KellyScottMad
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scaliasux

Wisconsin

3.85/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance - Light amber. Clear. Short foamy off-white head with good retention.

Smell - Medium-light citrusy hops. Orange. A little sweet light malt.

Taste - Sweet light malt. A goodly dose of citrus and resin hops. Orange and pine, a little toast. Comes across as a little sweeter than most in this category, but the hops are sufficiently prominent. And it has a nice flavor.

Mouthfeel - Medium.

Overall - I'm not a hophead, so the balance of this beer doesn't bother me. In fact, I probably enjoy the slightly more prominent sweetness. Goes down awfully smooth.

Serving type: bottle

09-01-2013 01:14:56 | More by scaliasux
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jimmah120

Minnesota

3.99/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle, no date. no idea what to expect with this one

clear golden straw color upon further inspection is laced with lots of fine sediment. smell is airy; grassy, a little boozy, with some skunky lemon. taste is hop-E and bit-TER, almost reminds me of smuttynose finestkind. some nice hop burps to be had.

glad i took a chance on this one.

Serving type: bottle

08-22-2013 04:40:47 | More by jimmah120
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HoistinBrews

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -3%

08-05-2013 01:52:38 | More by HoistinBrews
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Ri0

Wisconsin

3.58/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

poured 12oz bottle into Duvel tulip

A - Deep and clear golden beige in color with a fat 2 finger white head. Fades into a thick collar with a plethora of lacing.

S - Light carmal malts with an earthy, floral and pine hop scent. It smells rather fresh and not dank.

T - Mild bitter hops, with some grass and earthiness. I do not pick up much citrus flavor in this. Nice light bready and caramel malts round it off. Finishes with a touch of pine bitterness. A tasty, but mild IPA.

M - Medium body with solid carbonation. More oily and slick than sticky mouthfeel.

O - Easy drinking IPA that I would only have if there weren't any better choices around. It's not bad, it just doesn't stand out.

Serving type: bottle

07-16-2013 21:54:45 | More by Ri0
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dhannes

Wisconsin

3.51/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Served from a bottle at a Red Robin.

A=Nice, rich reddish color. Head was short-lived.

S=Hint of citrus, but not very evident.

T=The first three sips were overpowering with alcohol and bourbon flavors; very hoppy...I am not a huge IPA fan, but this had way more hops than others. A hint of citrus. I got used to it, but this was not one of my favorite beers, even among IPA's.

M=Nice body, perfect (low) carbonation.

O=If you love IPA's with lots of hops, you may like this. Still the alcohol/bourbon taste at the start really got this off on the wrong foot. I definitely won't buy again...and probably would pass on this if offered to me.

Serving type: bottle

07-08-2013 00:08:50 | More by dhannes
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nickapalooza86

Wisconsin

3.89/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clear orange with a half finger of head.

smell is nice, floral hops, citrus, sweet malt

Taste is very even between the malt and hops, bitter citrus, sweet malt, herbal hop flavor, semi bitter linger.

Mouthfeel is medium, well carbonated, semi dry finish,

Pretty decent beer here. Nothing to go out of your way for, but also nothing you will be sad you got either! Just one of those beers you could drink and not think about to much!

Serving type: bottle

07-06-2013 17:55:29 | More by nickapalooza86
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Danmullens1

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -3%

06-17-2013 03:26:18 | More by Danmullens1
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superfriend

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -3%

06-12-2013 02:57:08 | More by superfriend
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Kiss The Lips IPA from Lake Louie Brewery Company
82 out of 100 based on 142 ratings.