IPA | Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

BA SCORE
88
very good
1,323 Ratings
IPAIPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by cichief on 01-05-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,323
Reviews:
362
Avg:
3.92
pDev:
12.24%
 
 
Wants:
74
Gots:
288
For Trade:
3
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,323 |  Reviews: 362
Photo of frykid
4.41/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

poured from bottle into pint glass..

L: a nice, golden, amber color
S: aromas of citrus (lemon, grapefruit), very nice
T: the hops and citrus flavors blend well...nicely balanced
F: a smooth drink, nice level of carbonations

Overall: a very nice, pleasing drink...one of my new favorites...unfortunately, I don't think this one is widely available on east coast

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Photo of jw4free
3.89/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bpkrippner
4.04/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of HoppyStyles
4.52/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This is the most frequent craft beer I drink so I will try to be as objective as possible.

L: vibrant orange, amber colors, I love how the lacing patterns the glass

S: explosion of hops blending with citrus gives a stunningly pleasant aroma

T: piney upfront as it curls into a grapefruit-forward citrus. Finish has lemon, a touch of malt, and definite bitterness

F: med-high carbonation dances on the tongue

O: a top beer for me (I admittedly live 7 blocks from the brewery) but as an IPA guy I truly believe it stands up to the IPA heavyweights!

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Photo of SeymourDunn
4.21/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of scottspencer
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Act25
4.06/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

How did I miss this? I'm with A Bros on this title IPA. Excellent, Try 24.
Although down the center of A IPA, this stands out for fresh and memorable high notes and quaff-ability.

look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A ) begins with a hazy old copper-golden body that carries a finger of persistent head that coats with lace and surmounts the body with a lasting island.

S) Pungent aromas of orange zest, juicy citrus flesh, with cut grass, light alcohol, esters, and caramel.

T) Citrus, juicy, orange zest, pineapple and mangos see-saw with the white-cracker malt flavor. Finishes with lingering bright bitterness.

F) Creamy and malty, finishes crisp and dry into a bitter and warming finish.

O) Better and more complex as it warms. Try 24.

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Photo of Walleybeer
4.43/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of warpedrevolution
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lorihall1
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Wantedandlisted
4.03/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of rsquared59
3.77/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mattyrubes
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SMH_NWI
3.88/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of bschmidt_37
3.79/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of lupercmda
3.99/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of spartan3186
4.08/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of S_steensma
5/5  rDev +27.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of PackenGreen
3.83/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mpgrif2
4.24/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of hydrate
2/5  rDev -49%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Little to no hops. Almost lager like. Finish is dry but unflavored. Wouldn't do it again. Retasted 1/9/17: much more positive impression. Would probably rate a 3.25 this time. Will wait for a 3rd tasting in MKE b4 changing my rating. Also, avoid Lakefront Fixed Gear Pale Ale. Had it immediately b4 Lakefront IPA & think the Fixed Gear being so bad may be responsible for my improved impression of their IPA.

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Photo of FadetoBock
3.88/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of CreekyJarls
3.99/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Psg5062
4.21/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MonkeyPilates
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

IPA from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
3.92 out of 5 based on 1,323 ratings.
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