Lakewood Brewing Company

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Lakewood Brewing Company
Texas, United States
IPA - American
Ranked #1,854
Ranked #14,803
3.94 | pDev: 7.11%
Mar 20, 2021
May 28, 2018
Very Good
Notes: All hail the glorious hop! This luminary of lupulin packs a wallop of flavor and aroma in a tiny package. Our intense love for these little flowers is why we created a highly drinkable beer that perfectly showcases their incredible versatility.

Rather than brew a bitter bomb, our balanced American India Pale Ale bursts with tropical flavors like grapefruit, papaya, and tangerine from a blend of Bravo, Citra, Mosaic, and Mandarina hops. This everyday IPA is bold without being brash.
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3.88/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
by puck1225 from Texas

Had this at a Dallas hotel while at one of my wife’s dance competitions.

Not a bad IPA. Poured from a can into a tall pilsner glass (that is what they gave me). Golden yellow color with with a decent white head and good curtain lacing. Piney smell and taste. Pleasantly bitter with some citrus at the end. Not something I would go out of my way for but it certainly went well with the pretty good hotel hamburger!

Mar 20, 2021
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3.96/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
by 1009 from Massachusetts

Ahhh Texas, you never stop surprising me! Thanks to the generosity of a friend from the area, I was able to get my hands on this Lakewood IPA, among some other Texan staples (stay tuned!). I have to say, the hops in this guy coupled with a sweet and floral aroma made this a welcome fluid to my lips following some high-octane aviation, pond hockey, and bonfires with friends over this winter break. Great Amber color, manageable head, and oh-so-refreshing, no matter the day, time or activity. So enjoyable in fact, you’ll fail to realize that this puppy packs a powerful 7% punch. Not a hockey beer, but hey, this is the 1009BR — everything’s a hockey beer. Can’t wait to get my hands on this one again!

Jan 31, 2021
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3.84/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
by JacobusFavier23 from Texas

L-Pours a three finger headed amber brown beer. Solid carbonation. Looks pretty run of the mill for a standard American IPA.
S-Sweet fruity hop, strawberry, orange, some watermelon and malty sweetness. Very slight booziness on the nose, not even remotely off-putting. Altogether a sweet and fruity IPA aroma wise.
T-Sweet with a bitter bite at the end. Strawberry and orange are very present right away, a bit grassy and earthy on the finish. The bitterness adds a nice touch in the end.
F-Medium bodied with a thick finish.
O- What makes this IPA good is how flavorful, yet drinkable it is. There isn't anything overly special about this beer, but it's crafted very well and drinks equally as well.

May 05, 2020
4.25 by ovaltine from Indiana on Sep 20, 2019
3.68 by benjaminsa from Vermont on Sep 13, 2019
3.67 by BrentMcQuirk from Texas on Jul 16, 2019
4.16 by aatazebeats from Texas on May 21, 2019
4 by jeff1973 from California on Apr 10, 2019
4.31 by williamv0123 from Texas on Mar 04, 2019
3.88 by Mtn from Texas on Feb 04, 2019
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4.41/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
by Baileygwb from Texas

Medium dark in color with a smooth slightly fruity and hoppy taste. I like it very much.

Nov 30, 2018
4.12 by kds2437 from Texas on Nov 24, 2018
3.87 by Thankin_Hank from Texas on Nov 16, 2018
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4.18/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by mushroomcloud from Texas

12oz canned on 7-26-2018
1/2" off white head - good retention at 1/4". Deep amber, good clarity with a strong constant stream of carbonation rising to keep the cap alive and leave lace behind.
Lots of caramel and orange in the initial aroma. Citrus fruit rules here with perfectly ripe orchard fruit - orange, tangerine, lemons.
Sweet malts first before the hops takeover midway and thru the finish. The same citrus fruits dominate the flavor.
Full bodied IPA, creamy mouthfeel. Low to medium carbonation.
Balanced and highly drinkable with a strong malt presence and plenty of fresh hop flavor. Bitter but never too much, juicy hop flavor but with enough kick to not be a juicy IPA.
Very good.

Sep 04, 2018
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3.82/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
by Tennisballa07 from Georgia

Well balanced IPA, equal hops and malt

Brewed with Mosaic, Citra, Mandarina, and Bravo hops, this 7% alc/vol, 50 IBU India pale ale bursts with notes of papaya, tangerine, and grapefruit notes. With a balanced malt bill and a slightly dry finish without an overly-aggressive bitter bite, Lakewood IPA is a great choice for both seasoned “hop heads” and those new to the style.

Aug 16, 2018
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3.74/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by tubeyes from Texas

Looks to be a pretty Amber, no complaints about the head, some lace, smells flowery, tastes has a very floral hop nudge to it, not overbearing at all, a very comfortable middle of the road IPA, guess they wanted to make a more accessible IPA than hoptrap or something. Not bad. 7% ABV 1.071 OG 50 IBU 11SRM. States on can pairs well with aged cheddar, street tacos and adoration which I read as abortion. Cheers!

May 28, 2018
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Beer rating: 88 out of 100 with 17 ratings