IPA | Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

very good
1,317 Ratings

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by cichief on 01-05-2008

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Photo of BeerForHokie
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of Knapp85
3.88/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This poured out as a nice looking copper colored beer, the head was big and white. The lacing on it was very nice also. The smell of the beer has a good hop presence to it as well as some nice malts in there too. The taste of the beer isn't quite as hoppy as I expected it to be. The mouthfeel was medium bodied and smoothin the finish. Overall this beer was quite tasty, glad I was able to try it. I would enjoy this beer again in the future.

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Photo of olafphysics
4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

Photo of nheinzie57
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of ObeMaltKinobee
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of bpfrush
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of MarshMan71
4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

Photo of roadies
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of Trevormcraig
3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

Photo of 3Hops
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of Strix
3.88/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Orange-amber, nice head, pretty good lacing.

Pine and citrus predominant smells.

Pine notes predominate, a bit of citrus rind, and a decent malt backbone.

Medium-creamy mouthfeel and carbonation.

Middle-upper end IPA, certainly satisfying, but nothing particular stood out for me.

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Photo of robboyd
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Nice and balanced IPA. Looks great, perfectly amber with a nice fluffy head and strong lacing. Smell is super citrusy. It smells like a grapefruit with honey sprinkled over it, which was something my dad ate for breakfast when I was growing up.

Taste is delicious as well. This could easily become my everyday drinking IPA. Strong hops and citrus, especially grapefruit, like the nose. It has an underlying sweet maltiness that balances it perfectly and is overcome by the hops for a semi-dry finish.

Overall, I'm surprised this beer isn't rated higher on the average. It's truly a great beer and one I'm happy to have finally pulled the trigger on.

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Photo of JimGlonke
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of DIPADude01
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +21.2%

Photo of djtomain
4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

Photo of Kendo
3.83/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle says it was bottled in the first week of June. Consumed on July 23, 2012.

A: Body is amber-orange with a small whitish head. Some lacing.

S: Not terribly strong in the nose - a touch of hops (citrusy) over some sweet malt. Slight spiciness too.

T: Follows the nose, more or less, though there's more malt sweetness than expected, leading me to the fleeting thought that this is more like an English IPA than an American-style IPA. Honey sweetness up front is followed by citrusy hops. Finishes with a lingering dry hoppy bitterness.

M: Medium in heft, slightly creamy feel. Modest resiny feel to it.

O: Decent. Not great - a little too sweet for my IPA preference, but good stuff overall. Lingering bitterness redeems it a little.

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4/5  rDev +2%

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2.75/5  rDev -29.8%

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3/5  rDev -23.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of rjmclaw
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

IPA from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
3.92 out of 5 based on 1,317 ratings.
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