Lake Haze
Big Lake Brewing

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From:
Big Lake Brewing
 
Michigan, United States
Style:
New England IPA
Ranked #2,764
ABV:
5.5%
Score:
85
Ranked #21,882
Avg:
3.74 | pDev: 12.57%
Reviews:
6
Ratings:
17
Status:
Active
Rated:
Jan 18, 2022
Added:
Apr 28, 2018
Wants:
  2
Gots:
  2
SCORE
85
Very Good
Lake HazeLake Haze
Notes: A juicy New England IPA brewed with loads of citra and mosaic hops.

20 IBU
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Rated by Mattgm1234567

4.13/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25
Pretty good IPA. Solid taste, light hop, and not bitter. A good beer to put in rotation.
Jan 18, 2022
 
Rated: 3.81 by Mxsluis from Michigan

May 11, 2021
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Reviewed by andrewjraab from Michigan

3.84/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
A - Pours a hazy straw yellow with a pillow of fluffy head that reduces quickly.

S - Oranges, mangos, apricots, piney, citrus rind, cotton candy, mango.

T - Mouthful of hops, citrus notes, piney, lingering bitter aftertaste.l

O - Was expecting more from this, but you can't knock every one out of the park. This is a solid NEIPA from big lake, but most of the other NEIPA's from Big Lake are much better in my opinion.
Nov 20, 2020
 
Rated: 4.11 by BlueTomorrow from Michigan

Nov 12, 2020
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Reviewed by WoodBrew from Ohio

4.12/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
I got a can of this beer from my brother in law for my birthday. It poured a hazy yellow with thin white head that is leaving some lace. The scent had dank fruit notes. The taste was nicely balanced and easy to drink with slight bitter citrus presence. The mouthfeel was lighter in body with good carbonation. Overall its a solid beer.
Jun 07, 2020
 
Rated: 2.18 by clager from Michigan

Jul 22, 2019
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Reviewed by buschbeer from Ohio

3.78/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
1 PINT can
Served in a pint glass

This beer pours pale yellow with a slight haze. It is topped with a few inches of off white head that leaves great lacing.

The smell has pine and grapefruit along with citrus aromas.

The taste is pretty much like the aroma. It starts out with citrus. I taste grapefruit and pine, but they are mild and not super bitter.

Medium bodied with a creamy mouthfeel

This is a decent hazy IPA. There is nothing to make it stand out, but it is a solid beer and not bad at all.
Jul 12, 2019
 
Rated: 3.77 by blissfulNemo from Michigan

Feb 18, 2019
 
Rated: 3.75 by rjcoy06 from Michigan

Dec 24, 2018
 
Rated: 4.02 by Muss42 from Michigan

Dec 17, 2018
 
Rated: 3.75 by GRFounder from Michigan

Nov 24, 2018
 
Rated: 3.89 by Giggy from Michigan

Oct 23, 2018
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Reviewed by Dragginballs76 from South Carolina

3.71/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Appearance - pours slightly hazy straw color with nice white head that settles to a thin film. Spotty lacing.

Aroma - Grapefruit and citrus peel, floral hops, little bit of orange and tangerine.

Taste - Floral hops dominate followed by grapefruit and grassy notes. Great wheat showing up with a touch of tangerine on the finish.

Feel - Medium bodied nice carbonation slightly dry finish.

Overall - Well done IPA not sure it hits the NEIPA mark but it is solid none the less. Nice flavors well balanced.
Oct 18, 2018
 
Rated: 3.62 by HardyA from Michigan

Aug 29, 2018
 
Rated: 3.53 by cb8282 from Michigan

Aug 11, 2018
 
Rated: 4.41 by DruC4 from Michigan

Jul 25, 2018
 
Rated: 3.99 by PackenGreen from Michigan

Jul 23, 2018
 
Rated: 4.22 by drunkenmess from Michigan

Jul 13, 2018
 
Rated: 2.86 by Bammer21 from Illinois

Jul 09, 2018
 
Rated: 3.68 by JDoHo from Michigan

Jun 17, 2018
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Reviewed by 98green from Michigan

3.16/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
Looks the part, but it stops there. Slightly juice smell. Taste is a mess. All wheat and some other sharp acrid note. I can’t get past the nasty grain build to taste the hops. This is one and done for sure. Not coming back for more
Jun 15, 2018
 
Rated: 3.77 by Tjb14 from Michigan

Jun 02, 2018
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Reviewed by superspak from North Carolina

4.03/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
16 ounce can into tulip glass; no can dating, but is a recent release. Pours fairly hazy deep golden amber color with a 1-2 finger fairly dense and rocky white head with awesome retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Nice dense soapy lacing clings on the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation retaining the cap. Fantastic appearance. Aromas of big tangerine, grapefruit, lemon, peach, pear, pineapple, passion fruit, mango, melon, berry, citrus peel/rind, light pepper/pine, wheat, cracker, white bread dough, herbal, and floral/grassy earthiness. Damn nice aromas with great balance and complexity of citrus/fruity/tropical/earthy hops and moderate pale/wheat malt notes; with great strength. Taste of big tangerine, grapefruit, lemon, peach, pear, pineapple, passion fruit, mango, melon, berry, citrus peel/rind, light pepper, pine, wheat, cracker, white bread dough, herbal, and floral/grassy earthiness. Light-moderate pine, citrus peel/rind, herbal, grassy, spicy bitterness on the finish. Lingering notes of tangerine, grapefruit, lemon, peach, pear, pineapple, passion fruit, mango, melon, berry, citrus peel/rind, pepper, pine, wheat, cracker, white bread dough, and herbal/floral/grassy earthiness on the finish for a while. Great complexity, robustness, and balance of citrus/fruity/tropical/earthy hops and moderate pale/wheat malt flavors; with a nice malt/bitterness balance, and minimal lingering hop astringency after the finish. Light-moderate increasing dryness from bitterness. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, moderately bready/grainy/sticky, and fairly resinous/rindy balanced mouthfeel that is nice. Zero warming alcohol for 5.5%. Overall this is an excellent NEIPA. All around great complexity, robustness, and balance of citrus/fruity/tropical/earthy hops and moderate pale/wheat malt flavors; very smooth and easy to drink with the modestly bitter/drying finish, never overly aggressive. Great balance of juicy/dank Citra/Mosaic hop complexity; nice pale/wheat malt backbone, with no residual sweetness. A bit more bitter/drying than expected, but definitely a very enjoyable and well made attempt at the style.
May 12, 2018
Lake Haze from Big Lake Brewing
Beer rating: 85 out of 100 with 23 ratings