IPA | Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

BA SCORE
88
very good
1,329 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:
1,329
Reviews:
363
Avg:
3.92
pDev:
12.24%
 
 
Wants:
74
Gots:
288
For Trade:
3
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,329 |  Reviews: 363
Photo of skrabbenhoft
4.29/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jweaver95
3.88/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

My first ever IPA, unfortunately, I didn't notice that it was bottled almost 15 months prior to when I drank it. Other than it being flat and a bit skunky, it wasn't bad. Looks great, tasted decent. Hopefully I can try it again soon when it's a bit fresher.

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Photo of llamabadboy
4.26/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Tasty. Smooth at start then a little kick. Still smooth

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

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

This IPA is a GEM......the ONLY problem with it might be its "drinkability"....it is so good....and so smooth....that a "ROOKIE" might NOT notice that it packs an above average 6.6% ABV......AWESOME job Lakefront Brewery!

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Photo of skizim72
3.8/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GOINBaCKWARDS
4.84/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A very drinkable IPA with a smooth finish and clean crisp taste.

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Photo of ajb3333
4.1/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

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

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

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

Photo of tillmac62
3.88/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

BOD 1/27/15. Slightly hazy medium amber pour. Outstanding head volume, lacing and retention.

Light nose of pine and citrus hops over a light biscuit.

Light medium body that is rather smooth. Slightly above normal carbonation with a decent middle effervescence and a nice finish.

The outstanding flavor profile is intense, a bit complex and expertly balanced. It begins with a blend of citrus and pine hop flavor, that has a slight grapefruit rind quality. As the middle approaches, a slight orange note appears along with a soft biscuit sweetness. The middle produces a mild bitterness underneath the dominant hop flavors. The finish is a slow fade of grapefruit rind flavor and bitterness.

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Photo of JV-NH
3.95/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of ordybill
4.84/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Poured from the tap into a pint glass at the Biergarten in Charleston, SC.
Aroma- Hops and fruit, great blend.
Appearance- A hazy orange amber with a medium sized white head.
Taste- A really nice IPA flavor mix of hops, malt and fruit.
Palate- A medium bodied beer with moderate carbonation, I really like the smooth finish.
Overall- An outstanding beer, I never heard of this beer before i ordered it. I will drink it again.

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

Photo of rossracing
3.95/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WasupBeerQueen
3.92/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of JohnofUpton
3.93/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of Zanico
4.23/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of HeadyBroughtMeHere
3.14/5  rDev -19.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Meh. Very malty. Reminded me of a "lite" Dogfish Head 90 Min.

Edit: this was poured from a bottle at an airport bar (in Milwaukee--read: local). Didn't get to check the date on bottle for freshness before it was taken from me...and after reading other [significantly more positive] reviews, I'm wondering if I got an old/bad bottle...

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Photo of Mojoman8561
3.35/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

A great IPA from some of the best craft brewers you will ever meet.

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Photo of dank203
3.98/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

balanced ipa with just right bitterness, juiciness and carbonation

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IPA from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
3.92 out of 5 based on 1,329 ratings.
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