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Pumpkin Lager | Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

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3.51/5
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657 Ratings
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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
Ranking:
#40,696
Reviews:
259
Ratings:
657
pDev:
15.1%
Bros Score:
3.52
 
 
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11
Gots:
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 657 |  Reviews: 259
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3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

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4/5  rDev +14%

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3/5  rDev -14.5%

Photo of roger617
3.17/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

On tap poured into pint glass.

A: 3.25 light yellow in color, pours with 1 finger of white head that reduces quickly.
S: 3.0 mild pumpkin and spices
T: 3.25 pumpkin and spice forward, lingering spices
M: 3.0 carb level is ok, seems a bit thin
O: 3.25 this is a good pumpkin lager, very crisp and refreshing.

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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -21.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of metter98
3.57/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: The beer is hazy amber yellow in color and has a light to moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a thin yet dense beige head that never completely faded away.
S: Light to moderate aromas of pumpkins and pumpkin spices are present in the nose—nutmeg seems to stand out in particular.
T: The taste follows the smell but has a bit more complexity with slight bits of initial sweetness and hints of cardamom spices towards the finish.
M: It feels nearly medium-bodied, clean and a little smooth on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: I found this to be an easy-drinking pumpkin beer that has a good balance between the pumpkin flavors and spices. It would make for a good beer to pair with an autumn-themed dinner.

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3/5  rDev -14.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +28.2%

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3/5  rDev -14.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of TheSSG
4.29/5  rDev +22.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a huge, dense, white head that collapses into a soapy white, half-inch foam. Wonderfully spicy aroma dominated by spice, with a touch of pumpkin behind it all. Amber-orange color. Starts off with spice and carbonation, the clovier-spice takes hold until the biscuit malt comes into play with the pumpkin; pumpkin pie or spiced cookies - this is the main flavor profile. The spice mutes as the finish comes on, then it's lingering pumpkin malt.

I absolutely love this one. One of two (Southern Tier "Pumpking") pumpkin biers I will drink. The addition of pumpkin to the mash allows this lager to showcase the pumpkin with a clarity that is unparalleled. This bier made me like pumpkin pie. When I drink this, I know it's Autumn.

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4/5  rDev +14%

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3/5  rDev -14.5%

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2.5/5  rDev -28.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

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2.9/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Had this in a bottle poured into a glass.

Appearance: Perhaps the most impressive part of this beer and that should tell you where the rest of the review is going. Dark coppery color, reminds me of a dark apple cider in look. The bubbles streaming to the top would suggest a lot of carbonation and while there is some head, it dissipates rather quickly.

Smell: Hardly anything to report here. Kind of a sweet smell to the beer.

Taste: Good, clean and not much if any after taste. The whole of the beer has this light feeling to it, and perhaps that is what you are looking for in a pumpkin beer. I wanted a little more out of it. I would recommend this for a football game tailgate.

Mouthfeel: Despite the presence of clearly a lot of carbonation, doesn't actually overwhelm you. Like I said above, clean crisp beer.

Overall: I wouldn't recommend this one for someone looking for the ultimate pumpkin beer. But if you wanted a taste of the season without getting full, then this would be your beer.

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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

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3/5  rDev -14.5%

Pumpkin Lager from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
Beer rating: 3.51 out of 5 with 657 ratings
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