IBA | Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

BA SCORE
87
very good
272 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Black Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerFMAndy on 01-06-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
272
Reviews:
94
Avg:
3.87
pDev:
10.08%
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
30
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 272 |  Reviews: 94
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

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5/5  rDev +29.2%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -16%

Photo of Suds
4.08/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Black, and topped with a medium-sized tan head. The beer is enticing, and the smell is of slightly roasted grain, some malt, and medium-strength herbal hops. The taste is more intense than the aroma. Powerful, balanced, and dark. The beer has a great roasted, dark malt flavor, backed by hop flavor and bitterness, both are proportional, and the result is excellent. The body is full and creamy. This is a very enjoyable brew.

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Photo of jimmah120
3.72/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

big bottle, review from notes

almost black red-brown with pillowy khaki head. smell is great: cascade hops, earth pine, roasted undertones. taste is hoppy and roasted, but flat tasting. bitter chocolate, earthy hops, toasted savory bread.

giving this the benefit of the doubt slightly, because I've had it before and it was much better.

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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2.75/5  rDev -28.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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3/5  rDev -22.5%

Photo of andrenaline
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours a nice dark ruby red, thumb of mocha head with solid retention and sporadic lacing.

S - Scent is dominated by nice citrus hops, earthy pine, and a hint of espresso.

T - Much like the nose with the citrus hop notes and earthy pine dominating, the burnt toast and espresso malts come through on the finish, and bitter hops linger.

M - Medium bodied, smooth and pretty dry on the finish.

O - A black IPA that definitely leans more on the hoppy side, but still manages to bring along some black ale malts. A solid brew that I'm glad I picked up, and one that certainly will not disappoint.

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

IBA from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
3.87 out of 5 based on 272 ratings.
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