Riverwest Stein Beer | Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

BA SCORE
85
very good
728 Ratings
Riverwest Stein BeerRiverwest Stein Beer
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Amber / Red Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.68%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 04-18-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
728
Reviews:
274
Avg:
3.79
pDev:
11.87%
 
 
Wants:
50
Gots:
131
For Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 728 |  Reviews: 274
Photo of Grinky
4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dannycohen62
3.96/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Benish
3.1/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of ummswimmin
4.03/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Walleybeer
4.24/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AmitC
4.1/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of The_Original_Drinker
4.04/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of iRun2Beer
3.25/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of spartan3186
4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Stevedore
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On tap. Served in a pint glass. Pours a medium amber body with a light golden hue, one finger white head, short retention, bits of lacing. Smells of bread, light cracker, caramel, a bit of grassy hops. Very simple and clean aroma. Flavour is a bit on the caramel sweet side but the bread and crackeriness is nice; a light grassy bitterness pervades the flavour. Mouthfeel is medium-lighter bodied, good carbonation, crisp, moderately refreshing.

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Photo of Dovers
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mitzvahman72
3.9/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Taken from a single bottle dated June 2016.

With a cloudy amber color, it is malty with bright dried apricots and raisins in the palette. The aroma boasts dark bread and biscuit aroma, along with a great mouthfeel to boot. Although, this beer can get flowery piney when warm. This beer is pleasantly sweet overall, but gets a little too bitter with time. On another bottle dated March 2016, it was more malt-forward, like the Oktoberfest from Sprechers and Karl Strauss. I’m not sure if the recipe was changed or there was some experimenting at the time.

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Photo of Azpittil57
3.9/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Psg5062
3.98/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of vainosuomi
4.03/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Look: orange brown color, big, creamy light tan head
Smell: lightly roasted malt and caramel, hints of citrus or pine hops
Taste: Big toasted bread and caramel sweetness balance with yeast and hops spiciness. Faint fruitiness from the yeast too, and a hint of bitterness. Toasty bitter finish.
Feel: Smooth, creamy, and clean. Medium bodied, moderate/light carbonation.

Overall very well balanced and executed. Nothing particularly remarkable, but great flavors in a great combination, and pretty easy drinking too.

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Photo of FadetoBock
3.81/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Biggiekrock627
3.54/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mpgrif2
3.49/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JDW4195
3.9/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of der_meister
3.43/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CPAles
3.63/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kdivers
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.52/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Dark amber, pretty much brown here, good 2/5" off white almost tan cream colored head. Aroma was a mixture of brown and red malt roasting.

Taste, thick mouthfeel of mildly sweet, chewy amber/red/brown malts flowing around. Solid thickness for a lager. Hops are in the background. Much lighter in the end than you would expect given its color. This is for lager drinkers who like a little more substance, but not in the way of hopping or bitterness.

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Photo of costanzo_mike
3.7/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SeymourDunn
4.02/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Riverwest Stein Beer from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
3.79 out of 5 based on 728 ratings.
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