Lake Street Express | 18th Street Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
18th Street Brewery
Indiana, United States
18thstreetbrewery.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 3.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by cetherid on 12-27-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
101
Reviews:
12
Avg:
4.03
pDev:
9.18%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
15
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 101 |  Reviews: 12
Photo of Nat1975
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AlexFreudenberg
4.28/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of izzyismyrott
3.95/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Everydayoff
3.9/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap served in a stemmed glass at Mikkeller, Bangkok.

Clear golden yellow color, it comes with pretty thick white frothy head that retains itself with pretty good retention before sinking to a long-lasting bubble sheet atop and leaving lots of sticky lacing patch here and there.

Hop aroma of citrus, tropical, melon, pineapple, ripe mango, jackfruit, earthiness, and some spice while malt with its bread and caramel candy.

The taste is led by earthy hop also with its spice, citrus, and tropical fruit. Malt is there in the undertone with notes of biscuit and subtle caramel. The end is quite clean with only slight hop bitterness.

Light body with good crispness and lively carbonation to generate smooth mouthfeel and refreshing touch through the palate, finish is dry and clean.

Very easy drinkable and good sessionable brew, it is light, crisp, clean, and refreshing.

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Photo of jgunther71
3.75/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RobinLee
3.94/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bschmidt_37
4.06/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Stooven
3.84/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TomMorris
3.82/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SMH_NWI
4.02/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jjwisenheimer
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mwvman
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of aaronyoung01
3.49/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dexterk1
3.94/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Chuckdiesel24
3.62/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

L: Yellow-ish lighter color. Pillowy head with good retention.
S: Smells grassy, with some floral & citrus notes behind that.
T: Very dry and the flavors don't pop as much as the nose did for me. A little dank on the aftertaste.
F: A little light, as you'd expect with a session.
O: Not totally my cup of tea, but wouldn't turn it down again.

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Photo of brn9000
4.5/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mfnmbvp
4.05/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12 fl oz. can, no freshness date but this was just delivered fresh to the local beer store yesterday. Appealing can art; a self-proclaimed "session pale ale" - no abv listed on the label anywhere.

Poured into a clear balloon snifter.

A - A bright fresh golden yellow-orange body with just over a finger of frothy soapy white head that lingers for a while, leaving excellent scattered lacing throughout. Some chill haze. Apt carbonation. Looks excellent.

S - Soft aromas, but bright & fresh - freshly cut lemons, citrus pith, orange. Earthy & grassy. Creamy. Smells very intriguing.

T - Taste is the same: bright, fresh, fruity, floral. Notes of freshly cut lemon, orange, citrus pith, earth, & grassiness. Pale, earthy, bready, caramel malts. Very nicely balanced stuff.

M - Feel is smooth, crisp, clean, & very easy-drinking stuff. Light-bodied, with excellent carb.

Overall, a nice session pale ale from 18th Street.

18th Street Brewery Lake Street Express -----4/5.

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Photo of pkalix
4.08/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

light and crisp. very refreshing. love the artwork on the can! prefer to drink a little higher abv-ed beverage, but for taste, this is very good....

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Photo of leantom
4.06/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A good offering by a local brewery. Here goes:

A: Good. Very cloud yellow, a little too hazy for my liking, but very effervescent. Lots of carbonation, a great head, and superb lacing.

S: Very refreshing, actually. Lemon rind, orange, and some pineapple. Also somewhat peppery and musky, which I assume is from the yeast. Fair amount of hay from the malt. To summarize, tropical fruit from the hops, musk from the yeast, and hay from the malt. It's all there, ladies and gentlemen!

T: Very light and refreshing. Lemon followed by hay and pepper. Very peppery for a pale ale.

F: Light. A little watery, but they're going for a session, so I'm not going to knock them.

O: Good beer. Great for summer.

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Photo of nwhittin
3.88/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Warren2621
4.31/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of shirtless_mike
3/5  rDev -25.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Jamison85
3.89/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of MasterPenguins
3.73/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of delgotit99
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Lake Street Express from 18th Street Brewery
4.03 out of 5 based on 101 ratings.
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