Pumpkin Lager | Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

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79
okay
649 Ratings
THE BROS
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Pumpkin LagerPumpkin Lager
BEER INFO

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

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Beer Brewed with Pumpkin and Spices

Added by maxpower on 10-03-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
649
Reviews:
259
Avg:
3.43
pDev:
15.74%
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
76
For Trade:
0
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Photo of enelson
4/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of salthemonster
4/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of redmosquito
4/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Orange in color with a brown tinted head. Lightly spiced, and sweet aroma. The big and malty flavor holds the spices in check and the body makes this feel like a meal. The smoothness makes me feel like I'm drinking a regular beer. This is very well balanced. One of my two favorites in the pumpkin beer category.

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Photo of tbone64
4/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of rkinsella
4/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a nonic glass.

Appearance - Beautiful orange yellow color with perhaps a very slight haze. Fluffy white 2 finger head held for half of the glass! A half finger head for the rest. I was impressed! Above average lacing.

Smell - Very fresh and clean. Mostly a pumpkin fresh fruit smell with a little nut and spice. The smell really gets you interested.

Taste - Impressively smooth! Sweetness balanced with a little tangy nutty spice. Finish is no where near bitter. More on the sweet end. A delicate hop quality.

Mouthfeel - Creamy and soft. Medium to lower carbonation.

Drinkability - Very drinkable because of it's refreshing quality.
But what is the ABV? Can't find it anywhere.

This is the best pumpkin brew I've tried. And I find it very interesting that it's a lager. That explains the rich smooth quality. Very different from a pumpkin ale. Doesn't have all the complexity that you can get with an ale. Instead the quality of the ingredients and the simple character really shines.

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Photo of heathernicki
4/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of thebrood1987
4/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I get pumpkin spices, vanilla and a tart ginger. I get the ginger full on in the taste with hints of cinnamon and vanilla on the back end of the taste. The ginger is a great taste but becomes tart at time almost wine tart.

I get some caramel malts in there as well reminiscent of an Oktoberfest taste. Each times I take a sip I can smell the ginger in the nose. It really reminds me of the ginger sauce you find in Japanese restaurants. I'm not getting too much pumpkin just a vegetable pumpkin taste which is always good.

The spices outshine in this one and the ginger really in my opinion shines the most. Its good but just wish it was a bit less tart. It was an interesting beer that'd I'd have again next year at Halloween time no problem.

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4/5  rDev +16.6%

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4/5  rDev +16.6%

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4/5  rDev +16.6%

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4/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of Hallertau
4/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of mummbearsfan
4/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The aroma of this beer first hits you as a real spicy and sweet beer. Quite the opposite. This beer has a real light mouth feel but the hint of sweetness is just of enough to have one beer per night.

This beer is not too sweet and not too savory this beer can go well with savory foods such as turkey and be a great dessert beer or just to drink around.

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Photo of Bobk80
4/5  rDev +16.6%

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4/5  rDev +16.6%

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4/5  rDev +16.6%

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4/5  rDev +16.6%

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4/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of Yodo
4/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of Zachtheporter
4/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of MattSharpless
4/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of jpuetz
4/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SWChi
4/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of Benson10
4/5  rDev +16.6%

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4/5  rDev +16.6%

Pumpkin Lager from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
3.43 out of 5 based on 649 ratings.
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