Riverwest Stein Beer | Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

Riverwest Stein BeerRiverwest Stein Beer
BA SCORE
3.8/5
740 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
Ranking:
#14,701
Reviews:
276
Ratings:
740
pDev:
11.84%
Bros Score:
4.08
 
 
Wants:
51
Gots:
134
Trade:
1
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 740 |  Reviews: 276
Photo of EatonHops
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Guinnsslvr
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bwood06
4.01/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

My father in law bought an assorted 6 pack for Christmas to share with me and this was one of those beers. I had never had any of Lakefront's offerings before so this was definitely a treat for me.

This beer pours a brilliant shade of amber that seems to glow with light carbonation easily visible. The head climbs with just a bit of work and reaches 2 fingers in height with a thick frothy appearance that dissipates ultra slowly. The head is off-white in color. 4/5 The aroma is very much on the sweet/malty side of things but is somewhat subdued. The malt is characterized by caramel, sweet Hawaiian bread, light toast, and grain. Just a hint of light fruitiness comes through as well. The hops are grassy in nature and balance out the sweetness just a bit. 3.5/5 The flavor is quite strong, especially for this style, but not overpowering. The balance leans toward sweet but there is a nice bitter counterpoint from the grassy hops. The malt really focuses on the caramel and sweet bready nature while being backed up with a hint of toast and grain. The malt really does its job well here and provides a really great tasting experience, albeit a bit simple (but that's ok). Bitterness is light and does not linger after swallowing. 4.25/5 This is a medium bodied amber that leans a bit toward light bodied with faint carbonation up front that transitions into a creamy and slick mouthfeel throughout the rest of the profile. There is really no drying sensation to this beer and no lingering mouthfeel. 4.25/5 Although the aroma is somewhat subdued, the flavor easily makes up for that flaw. This is a really flavorful amber that pucks a malty punch and leaves you begging for more. I will definitely be revisiting this beer in the future. 4/5

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Photo of socon67
3.52/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Fusebuddy
3.94/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of syzygy0
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BrewNoob1
3.81/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Theciscokid16
4.03/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jslavens91
4.61/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of JNForsyth
3.63/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Schlitz74
3.25/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This beer pours a dark golden color with a nice off white head, there is no hop presence, but the malt is really strong. there is some lacing left in the glass. Overall this is a above average beer.

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Photo of Wantedandlisted
3.81/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Grinky
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dannycohen62
3.96/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Benish
3.1/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of ummswimmin
4.03/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Walleybeer
4.24/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AmitC
4.1/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of The_Original_Drinker
4.04/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of iRun2Beer
3.25/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of spartan3186
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Stevedore
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
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 -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mitzvahman72
3.9/5  rDev +2.6%
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 +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Riverwest Stein Beer from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
Beer rating: 3.8 out of 5 with 740 ratings
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