Pumpkin Lager | Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

BA SCORE
79
okay
649 Ratings
THE BROS
80
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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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Ratings: 649 |  Reviews: 259
Photo of SleepyDrunk
3.24/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

12oz bottle from the 2013 seasonal release poured into a standard pint glass.

Pours a clear rusty orange. Very little lacing and a quickly disappearing white head.

Nutmeg and cinnamon in up front in the nose, not much for pumpkin in the aroma.

One thing that makes this pumpkin stand out is the notice yeast strain taste that underlies the spies. Definitely more of a spicy pumpkin beer, I do much get much for the sweet or full pumpkin taste found in other beers.

Very dry mouthfeel - not much to it really. Flavors fade fast.

Average pumpkin beer - I don't think I would purchase this again.

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Photo of thinwhiteduke
3.5/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of PaulD
3.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of BlueshirtsNYR
3/5  rDev -12.5%

Photo of dertyd
2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

Photo of DbbC
4/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of Noonan425
4.25/5  rDev +23.9%

Photo of Basshooker
3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

Photo of hilgart1
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of UltimateLivewire
3.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of Stevedore
2.8/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

12oz bottle from the 2013 seasonal release. Poured into a Founders snifter today, 10/2/2013.

Pours a clear amber hue, perhaps more of a copper hue in the right lighting. Not much of a head, which is white and disappears into almost nothing immediately. No lacing either.

Lots of spices (especially nutmeg) in the nose and not much else.. maybe a little bit of pumpkin filling. No yeast or malt sweetness anywhere.

Tastes similar to the nose, still there is a decent caramel sweetness that underlies the pumpkin and nutmeg. A little bit of that different spice flavour that I recognize from most other lagers, which I assume is the lager yeast's contribution.

Typical lager mouthfeel, a bit thin but that's about right. I think this beer is undercarbonated though.. A bit sticky and dry. Nothing special. Kind of refreshing, but at the same time the spice flavour profile kind of makes this a hard one to finish for me.

This is a fairly decent pumpkin beer, no more no less. I wouldn't buy this again.

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Photo of Ang_Olive
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of Westuh
3/5  rDev -12.5%

Photo of bum732
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of JISurfer
3.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of Eric908
3.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of WheelsPSU
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of jdkitchi
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of MarshMan71
3.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of ssimpson89
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of bralston345
4/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of nheinzie57
3/5  rDev -12.5%

Photo of roger617
3.17/5  rDev -7.6%
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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Photo of Jame515
3.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of Dmart1223
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

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