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Eastside Dark | Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

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BA SCORE
3.67/5
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551 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Munich Dunkel Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.52%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 04-12-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#32,121
Reviews:
221
Ratings:
551
pDev:
12.53%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
17
Gots:
79
Trade:
0
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 551 |  Reviews: 221
Photo of dannycohen62
3.78/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Walleybeer
4.18/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PaleAleWalt
3.46/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of The_Original_Drinker
4.31/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SMH_NWI
4.37/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SSGCujo
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kevinpitts
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tourdot
3.52/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.56/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Nice solid sturdy brown appearance, good beige head about 3/4" high. Or deep. Aroma hit the English toffee and lesser caramel unsweetened notes. I love this historical marker on Milwaukee's East side as well. Good artwork and inspiration for this one. Good times to be had.

Smooth ride, not overly hopped, mild, some almost coffee notes from some of the roasting. Almost like a dark cream ale. Enjoyable stuff.

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Photo of vainosuomi
3.02/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.75

Look: clear, deep mahogany, big creamy tan head
Smell: caramel, roasted malt, hint of spicy hops
Taste: Sweet toasted bread, hops, chocolate, and some off-putting funkiness
Feel: medium bodied, moderate carbonation

Lots of good flavors there, but something about the taste just didn't seem right. I'd like to try it again and see if I have the same experience.

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Photo of CreekyJarls
3.72/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Psg5062
4.01/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of evergreen_machine
3.99/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of costanzo_mike
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beginner2
3.65/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

MJ's 1999 "Guide" gave this 3 of 4 stars saying it was "rich, malty, chocolatey and perilously drinkable at almost Bock strength."

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Photo of Peepskp
3.67/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kkasprzak
4.6/5  rDev +25.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Delicious. Flavorful and aromatic at a serving temp of 50-55 deg F. Smooth without bitterness. Not hoppy but you can taste a hint of hops. A malty flavor throughout. I can enjoy one over 30 minutes or drag it over an hour. Best of all, I can drink these all day/evening.

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Photo of RichardARoss
3.93/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Millersbrewers
3.15/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of BeerMe8
4.28/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SeymourDunn
3.28/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of KELDADDIO
4.01/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of zekeman17
3.27/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Caleb_Varebrook
3.58/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Not a huge fan of dark beers but enjoyed this one. Smooth and not too overboard on flavor.

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Photo of DrAnnaNemis
3.4/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Eastside Dark from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
Beer rating: 3.67 out of 5 with 551 ratings
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