Fixed Gear | Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

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935 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerFMAndy on 02-24-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
935
Reviews:
171
Avg:
3.75
pDev:
12.8%
 
 
Wants:
23
Gots:
180
For Trade:
0
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Photo of swalter
3.77/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gambyt20
2.54/5  rDev -32.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Cpt_splding
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of nstygles
3.83/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jason_C
5/5  rDev +33.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of batt6343
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jeysun23
4.19/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JamieDuncan
3.89/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of bubseymour
4.18/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Eaglefan344
3.25/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of eldoctorador
4.25/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of zuter
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of farrago
3.3/5  rDev -12%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Pours a healthy three finger head of deep tan foam, nice density with cratering at the pour point, ends up in a hilly surface with a few big splotches for lacing, no true streaks. The liquid is a deep reddish orange with a fair amount of floaties darkening it further, minimal clarity, only a few bubbles visible here or there. Caramel infused nose with copious amounts of bread and biscuit, roasty with orange peel, pine sap and sun warmed tar notes, the tropical pineapple, guava fruit seems more sluggish than juicily flowing, overall staying power is good. Medium-bodied, the low carbonation leaves it flat-footed emphasizing thickness over expression of flavor. Dry and herbaceous with a peppery streak, not much sweetness in the orange to lemon citrus nor the apricot, pineapple, green apple fruit. Cocoa powder and nuttiness joins the breadiness, the caramel or butterscotch element loses grip. Leaves a roasty sort of taste and residue behind. Does not have a clipped finish but does not seem long either, more evidence of a compact presentation. While sampled well within its drinking window, this strikes one as a brew best sampled super-fresh.

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Photo of Biggiekrock627
4.22/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of SheboyganLager1869
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Josholson666
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of moodles
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 03fatboy
3.63/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Angerhaus
3.47/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of gratefulbeerhead
3.54/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JohnnyLaw
2.23/5  rDev -40.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Looks good, taste meh per usual hoppy bitter, feel again meh. If your a sheep and following the current IPA trend you may like it. The label is nice looking so I guess its got that going for it.

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Photo of stevoj
3.19/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

As a rider, I have an affinity for bicycle themed beers. This one’s not too bad, pours amber with modest foamy head, aroma is lacking but taste makes up for the shortfall. Nice hop bitterness, but not overdone, so it’s smooth and drinkable. I don’t like fixies, but I like this.

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Photo of Dougburt
4.25/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of WynnO
3.44/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Fixed Gear from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
3.75 out of 5 based on 935 ratings.
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