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RATINGS: 351   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Pure Milwaukee Genius Series 1: Made with three styles of fresh American hops and fruity ale yeast that requires greater fermentation, it finishes with a dark amber appearance, spicy hop flavor and bold, malty backbone. The punch this potent brew packs reminds us all that when you want to make a point, you’re better off making a statement.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
sebletitje (6969) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JUN 29, 2008
The folks at Lakefront have really outdone themselves with this one. Pours amber with a light white head, hoppy with spices and maybe some vanilla. Caramel malt aroma giving a sweet sugary mouthfeel. Well balanced with the hop and yeast.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
afterglow (1047) - Florida, USA - JUN 28, 2008
Bottle. Pours a clear deep amber with a large long lasting off-white head that leaves good lacing. Aroma of sweet caramel, a good dose of pine and citrus hops, and a hint of dark fruit. Taste is the same as aroma. Medium full mouthfeel with a moderate to strong amount of bitterness and well hidden alcohol. A big suprise from one of my least favorite breweries. A damn fine brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sheatripper (863) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - JUN 23, 2008
Bomber. Deep ruddy copper with a frothy almond colored head, leaving striped lacing. Orangey hop aroma with fruity notes--like cherry or fresh fig. Toffee malt flavor, but not too sweet. Citrusy and earthy hops in the balance. Kind of a waxy taste as well. Medium to full bodied. Pretty good, but no aspects which leave a lasting impression.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CaptainCougar (7132) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - JUN 21, 2008
Pours a transparent dark copper with a good, spotty-lacing off-white head. Aroma of big, fresh piny resiny hops and caramel maltiness. Body starts with good fullness and sweet toasty caramely malt with a touch of light fruits and resiny bittering and flavor hops. Nicely balanced and quite drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
KingpinIPA (841) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 19, 2008
Dark copper color. Smell of pine, hops, caramel, grass, flowers, root beer, citrus, bread, pepper and malt. Tastes the same. I think this is a solid brew and one of my new favorites from Lakefront! Great job!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
brewblackhole (1588) - Muskego, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 18, 2008
Spectacular ,grain earthy hop aroma, unlike anything that Lakefront has done with a hop emphasis,one of the best hop aromas that didn’t have citrus and pine dominance, intriguing dark amber copper color,that you wouldn’t suspect to be pumping out all this hop fragrance, taste is also dominated by rich hop flavors small hints of sweet malt balance and a slight red fruitiness lurk in the shadows, but this is all about that dead nuts hopping. Someone really nailed it. I t breaks down a little to quickly for a strong ale,could be beefed up with just a little more body ,but I believe this would get my vote for the best Lakefront brew ever. The team that made this should tackle the long awaited Imperial IPA

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
keoki182 (305) - West Bend, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 15, 2008
Really nice APA tasting beer. Very piney hop notes in aroma and taste. Thick mouthfeel. Some citrus hints in the back of the swallow. Probably not sessionable due to ABV. Still, other raters are correct in saying Bridge Burner hides its alcohol well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kmeves (1098) - Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 11, 2008
Pours a clear amber brown with a large small-bubbled beige head and some lacing. Aroma is medium sweet NW citrusy hops, grass, caramel, dark fruit and spice. Flavor leans a bit more to the bitter side with big time hops, pepper, spice and subdued caramel. Slight alcohol warming in the long bitter finish. Medium body, very smooth texture.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
esjaygee (3903) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 8, 2008
Copper with a medium tan head, slowly dissipating. Aroma of citrus, pine, grassy hops and some sweet malt. Taste of pine, citrus and floral hops with a floral & woody aftertaste that’s slightly dry. A little sweet and sticky plus it hides the alcohol well. Overall not too bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JPDIPSO (4956) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 5, 2008
Clear dark copper color with a strong, tall, tight bubbled, beige head. Nice lace. Almost looks too clean. Big fresh hops aromas. Grass, herbs, spice and citrus all play about. Backdrop of some toast and caramel. Some mild fruits in the background as well. To me this smells like an american strong ale. A bit to much grass for me, but solid. Smooth, lightly thick feel. Sweet start with caramel and flan. Some toasted malts in the middle with light fruit and hints of alcohol. Again, in my opinion to much fruit and sweetness. The hops flavors are there, but the bitterness is not balancing things out. Light pepper and spice in the finish. Sweeter linger also, with light melon and caramel. Reminds me of a young english strong.

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