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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
good

144 Ratings
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Ratings: 144
Reviews: 89
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 13.06%
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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pebbs

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

05-27-2012 13:39:26 | More by pebbs
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jakea

Wisconsin

2.75/5  rDev -23.6%

05-06-2012 17:07:10 | More by jakea
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Kunstman

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -16.7%

04-20-2012 03:43:22 | More by Kunstman
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areich6

Illinois

3/5  rDev -16.7%

04-19-2012 04:55:05 | More by areich6
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WastingFreetime

Wisconsin

3.08/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Reviewed from notes.

A. Amber with orange hued highlights and a receding foam collar that leaves behind a solid singly orbital ring of lacing around the rim of the glass.

S. At first bottle crack there is a strong odor of mandarin oranges, medium strength aroma of peaches, pineapple, and caramel / toffee malt sweetness and it smells great !!! Unfortunately the entire citric / tropical fruit house of cards collapses and evaporates away after sitting in the glass for a minute or so, never to be smelled again... leaving behind a standard boring grapefruit pithy malt-forward IPA aroma. Enjoy the aroma as quickly as you can on this one, it dissipates fast.

T. Yup, it's a malt forward IPA all right. Chewy toffee with musty orange rinds on top and lighter amounts of grapefruit pith. Also has a sort of hard-water mineral-like flavor accent in there as well. Finish is lightly dry but only medium long.

M. Lighter side of medium thickness and aggressively spritzy in carbonation.

This beer temporarily flirts with greatness but pulls too many punches and doesn't take enough risks to really stick the landing IMHO.

Serving type: bottle

04-14-2012 16:53:33 | More by WastingFreetime
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ericjubeck

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

03-17-2012 03:22:02 | More by ericjubeck
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NEDmiller

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

02-19-2012 05:59:03 | More by NEDmiller
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Crstumpf

California

4.5/5  rDev +25%

02-11-2012 06:23:05 | More by Crstumpf
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EvanEngelstad

Oregon

1/5  rDev -72.2%

01-21-2012 03:46:35 | More by EvanEngelstad
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Localdrinklax

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -16.7%

01-17-2012 18:05:06 | More by Localdrinklax
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whartontallboy

New York

3/5  rDev -16.7%

01-16-2012 03:43:50 | More by whartontallboy
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drpdaddy

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

12-30-2011 00:40:40 | More by drpdaddy
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Grebdioz

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

12-28-2011 10:34:23 | More by Grebdioz
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tyleeis

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +11.1%

12-16-2011 00:14:59 | More by tyleeis
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DaveHack

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +11.1%

12-04-2011 15:10:36 | More by DaveHack
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wallrock

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +11.1%

11-23-2011 17:14:42 | More by wallrock
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twbeecher

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +11.1%

11-16-2011 17:21:34 | More by twbeecher
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bpfrush

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

11-15-2011 02:19:20 | More by bpfrush
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cdkrenz

Wisconsin

3.55/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A - Orange body with a light frothy head of white with very good stamina.

S - Excellent aroma combination of grapefruit, citrus and slight evergreen.

T - The flavors are not as well rounded and full as the aroma. The hops are a bitter and come in a bit late and then lingers long.

M - Watery with a mild coarse touch in the ending and then nothing much into the finish.

~ This is a decent IPA. I would recommend it to a friend seeing as the scent is really done well. It also makes for a decent session beer if you're looking for something with a nice hoppy kick.

Serving type: bottle

11-01-2011 00:47:27 | More by cdkrenz
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morimech

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

My first beer from this brewery. Pours golden color with a lot of particulate matter getting tossed about by the carbonation bubbles. Two fingers of head forms and holds on quite well. Heavy lacing is left on the glass. I would of given this a higher appearance score if I had been warned about the yeast in the bottle.

Sort of a cleaning product aroma. Soapy, herbal, earthy, with slight pine qualities.

Taste is very bitter upfront. No mistaken the style with this beer. Again the soapy qualities come through. Malt is dry without adding much flavor. Lingering bitter aftertaste.

I liked the carbonation. Lively without being harsh. Enough to lift the hop bitterness off the tongue.

Not exactly the way I like the hops smelling or tasting. Nothing wrong but not to my tastes.

Serving type: bottle

10-09-2011 18:37:02 | More by morimech
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robboyd

Indiana

2.9/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

A - Nothing that makes it stand out, it's a bright amber color with a decent one finger fluffy head. The head stuck around for about half the beer.

S - Hops, musty, earthy

T/M - About par for the course. It's an IPA, you know it's an IPA, the bitterness is too much on this one and isn't supported by any depth. Mouthfeel was also just average.

O - I wouldn't seek this beer out. I'm glad I tried it but it was nothing memorable.

Serving type: bottle

10-05-2011 23:45:49 | More by robboyd
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samie85

Illinois

2.93/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A-Pours a clear light amber color with two fingers of dense white head.

S-Pineapple with some light orange notes and a background of caramel malt.

T-Orange and earthy notes with some pine and very light caramel malt.

M-A little watery with very little carbonation and a light body.

D-A little lackluster and disappointing; this one reminds me more of a bad version of an English Pale Ale than an IPA.

Serving type: bottle

07-05-2011 00:23:00 | More by samie85
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Florida9

Illinois

2.88/5  rDev -20%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A: Very hazy dull orange in color. Forms a thin white head that slowly recedes to a thick ring around the glass. Some spotty lacing.

S: A strong scent of musty yeast that thankfully blows off after airing out a few minutes. However, what is underneath is only slightly better: Piney hops, an oddly scented and not overly pleasant sweetness, and yeast.

T: Grainy malts and seltzer. The mild bitterness of this beer is more pronounced against the very light malt base. Maybe some citrus hops, but the taste is fleeting. Yeast hangs out in the background.

M: On the lighter side for the style, but anything heavier wouldn't work with this beer. Pungent carbonation. Mildly bitter.

O: Very light for an IPA with light malts and light hops. Feels much more like an APA, though I wouldn't be anymore impressed by this beer if it was. Drinkable, but not something I would plan on revisiting.

Serving type: bottle

04-15-2011 01:34:58 | More by Florida9
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drpimento

Wisconsin

3.1/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Not bad, not great. Kind of a cross between a British IPA and an American IPA. Poured with a cream colored foamy frothy head that dies down to a scummy thin cover and some lace. Color is a clear light to medium colored amber. Aroma is light hop with malt and a bit of caramel. Flavor is a mildly assertive, somewhat piney hop and some malt and caramel. Body is decent with good carbonation. Finish is like flavor with the pine standing out along with a little caramel.

Serving type: bottle

03-03-2011 02:20:18 | More by drpimento
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seeswo

Ohio

3.08/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a cloudy amber/golden color with a small whitish tan head. Was served too cold and took some warming to bring out much in the aroma at all. When it did come about, it was minimal generic hops. The taste was pretty smooth, but lacking much in the hops department. This beer did not have the requisite hoppiness to make me think it should be called an IPA, and is less hoppy than some pale ales. Pretty disappointing for someone who likes hops. This might be a beer I give to someone as the very first IPA they have to get used to a little bit of bitterness. The mouthfeel seemed fine and the beer was appropriately carbonated. This beer is pretty drinkable as it finishes very clean and without any bitterness. In general, I am not a big fan of this beer because it doesn't satisfy my desire for an IPA to be at least somewhat hoppy, and as such, doesn't seem to fit what I am accustomed to the style being.

Serving type: on-tap

02-27-2011 15:57:29 | More by seeswo
Kiss The Lips IPA from Lake Louie Brewery Company
82 out of 100 based on 144 ratings.