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Lakewood Goatman | Lakewood Brewing Company

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3.81/5
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57 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lakewood Brewing Company
Texas, United States
lakewoodbrewingcompany.com

Style: Euro Dark Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.30%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Jame515 on 10-12-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#18,568
Reviews:
4
Ratings:
57
pDev:
10.24%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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1
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3.57/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of Thomas_Wikman
4.1/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I had this Dark Lager IPA (yes that sounds like an Oxymoron) or India Black Lager (better) from Lakewood Brewery, ABV 9.30%, IBU 82. Dark Lager India Pale Ale or India Black Lager are unusual yet fitting descriptions. It is a different kind of beer with an interesting flavor. I see that it is classified as a Euro Dark Lager here, I don't know if that is right or wrong, but maybe it is a new type?

Look: black with a light brown head

Aroma: sweet dark bread and piney hops

Taste: is dark malts, like a porter, and coffee, and piney hops like an IPA.

Feel: medium body, crisp, smooth

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Photo of Kips
4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jkn09
4.12/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of monk2021
3.46/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BrentMcQuirk
3.89/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RobTheKnob
3.98/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Dwreck
3.95/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bryan12345
4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

So first off, Baltic Porters are my jam. This is like one of those, but with the extra hops of an IPA. For what they were going for, this hits the target pretty well. Of the "Dark Lager IPA," the first thing that hits you is the "Dark." Nice and malty and balanced. Then the "IPA" with the bitter aftertaste, and the "lager" crispness a few moments later. Not sure why the world needs a "dark lager IPA," but this fits the bill.

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3.94/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ruzzal
3.31/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jpuetz
3/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Westyn
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nathanmiller
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.77/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

A: 3.75 - Dark, oily black color with a small, very tan head.
S: 3.5 - Bit of a faint aroma, though pleasant, with maybe some black patent malt and a little spicy hoppiness.
T: 3.75 - Flavor is really geared toward the malt, for which there is plenty--think malt along a strong schwarz rather than stout, but plenty of dark malt flavor. Bitterness is high just to make up for the strength and amount of malt, bit it's by no means IPA level. In fact, I was hoping for a lot more hop flavor, but whatever there is, it's covered up by the malt.
M: 4.5 - Really good mouthfeel, for the strength. It's substantial, but not heavy at all, very smooth.
O: 3.75 - An experimental beer that doesn't really live up to the theme, but it's still drinkable.

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Photo of ClintonL
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of jimmygord
3.52/5  rDev -7.6%

Photo of Durdz
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of Dogleg
4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of Amsterdallas
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of Wayne17
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of TX-Badger
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of kjkinsey
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of gnaztee
2.75/5  rDev -27.8%

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Lakewood Goatman from Lakewood Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.81 out of 5 with 57 ratings
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