Rendezvous | Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

BA SCORE
82
good
119 Ratings
THE BROS
79
okay
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
Wisconsin, United States
lakefrontbrewery.com

Style: Bière de Garde

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
22 IBU
17° Plato
13° Lovibond

Added by Winter on 03-01-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
119
Reviews:
53
Avg:
3.6
pDev:
13.33%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
7
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 119 |  Reviews: 53
Photo of Luckydog91
3.72/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Duff27
3.56/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SSGCujo
4.25/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bpfrush
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mpgrif2
3.59/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of savagejeep
4.23/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Unsure of others definition of Biere de Garde but this is a true definition. An almost Belgian ale with fruity aroma and a sweet carmel taste. Little head on the pour but nice amber color. No spice or hops present. A smooth mouth and nice finish and aftertaste.

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Photo of Rilesmiles
3.8/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jschott75
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Chris-1911
4.1/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tim007007
3.94/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of nmann08
3.34/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of WastingFreetime
3.53/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BigBadBeerSnob
3.88/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jdkitchi
3.84/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of erogers
3.62/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of italianstallion
3.18/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Sweffin
4/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of bowzer4birdie
3.36/5  rDev -6.7%

Photo of charlesjwinkler
3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

Photo of brentk56
3.74/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Pours a cloudy burnt orange color with a limited head that is more of a ringlet than anything else though it leaves many dots of lacing

Smell: Apple sauce, honey and a whiff of butterscotch

Taste: Butterscotch and apple sauce, up front, with an herbaceous element that builds in the middle; raisiny sweetness lingers in the finish

Mouthfeel: Medium to full body with moderate carbonation

Overall: Not sure exactly what the brewer was going for here but, as others said, it really doesn't fit the classic biere de garde profile; still, it is not a bad beer, it is just that the sweetness cuts the drinkability

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of 2Cents
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of stogirelli
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of vette2006c5r
3.53/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Rendezvous pours a bright reddish color with a small lacing head. There is a oaky and sweet aroma, with wine like notes. The taste is the same, a nice wine like oak flavor, sweeter overall. Very nice body, great carbonation, love the feel, and stronger flavor. Overall its a nice beer, some nice flavors, a little too sweet.

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Photo of Ondray
3/5  rDev -16.7%

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Rendezvous from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
3.6 out of 5 based on 119 ratings.
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