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RATINGS: 385   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 163   ABV: 5.42%
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Pumpkin Lager is brewed with pumpkins in the mash, spices added during the boil, and lightly hopped. The rich specialty grains and lager fermentation combine to produce the taste and the texture of pumpkin pie.


2.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
Monalovesbeer (21) - - NOV 22, 2012
Pumpkin spice aroma lots of cloves very minimal head. Bright clear orange color and a bit watery looking. Strong alcohol taste a bit cough syrup like. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
KegOstertag (92) - - NOV 22, 2012
Drank in glass from 12 oz bottle at home in walnut creek. Aroma- sweet and spicy. Nutmeg notes. Appearnce- bright orange. Light head. Looks appealing. Taste- average pumpkin taste but soapy feel. Overall. Not too impressed. Not very good.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
kaser (2791) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 18, 2012
Draft at Vaughn's. spicy and pumpkin aroma. Dark orange pour. Crisp and flavorful pumpkin beer. Tasty for the style.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerKurve (509) - - NOV 14, 2012
Very Dark Cloudy Orange. Scent and flavor are a line up of Pumpkin, Spices, Yeasts, Barley and an average malty backbone. The palate is very crisp and light, thanks to a nicely balanced carbonation. Overall a solid Pumpkin Ale.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
scefer (8) - - NOV 2, 2012 does not count
Pours very clear orange with a whispy head that goes away quickly. It is very bubbly. The smell (and taste) is of pumpkin pie and cinamon. Overall I think it is a solid tasting beer, for me the turnoff (a little one at that) is that it is very thin on the palate. I just wish it had a little more mouthfeel. Overall it is a solid beer from one of my favorite breweries.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (6607) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - OCT 26, 2012
Bottle. Pours a rather clear orange with a medium sized white head that falls off rather quickly. Smells of sweet canned pumpkin, spices, and caramel. Medium bodied, sweet, but with a weird off flavor. Toast, malt, a good amount of graininess comes through quickly before being overtaken by more spices and pumpkin sweetness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rangerred (936) - Johnson City, Tennessee, USA - OCT 24, 2012
12oz bottle into a pint glass. Pours a medium orange with a slight chill haze. White half finger head settles to a thin cap over the beer. No lacing at all. Aroma is extremely spicy. Cinnamon, nutmeg, and allspice are extremely prominent. A little bit of gingerbread and citrus in the way of apples comes through as well. On the taste, spice are once again up front really overwhelming all other flavors initially. Tons of cinnamon and allspice really lending a candy apple character to the beer. As the beer warms some more pumpkin character begins to come in with some graham cracker along with a bit of a "squashy" character. It is subtle however. Mouthfeel is clean and crisp like a lager should be and isn’t too sweet or sticky. Overall, a unique take on a pumpkin beer but the spices are a bit too much. I think if the spice was toned down it would allow more subtle characters to come through. Really nice job by Lakefront.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
boxofrane (2143) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 23, 2012
UPDATED: OCT 24, 2012 Bottle at craft ale house. Pours hazy copper with virtually no head. The aroma has a very big spice nose.. Cinnamon, nutmeg.. Nice. The taste is spicy to the max and very enjoyable. Loved it.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheBeerGod (5284) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - OCT 19, 2012
Bottle. Orange pour with a short, fizzy tan head. Strong clove, cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg in the aroma along with subtle pumpkin pie notes. Taste is mellowed spices with pumpkin pie, light brown sugar, faint caramel and grass/straw notes. Body is light-medium with a soft, bubbly carbonation. Ends with more pumpkin pie notes, spices, light caramel and brown sugar.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
UncleKorm (844) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - OCT 17, 2012
12oz bottle poured a hazy orange hue w/ a small quickly dissipating off-white head. Solid aromas of pumpkin, malt, cinnamon, clove, and ginger. Taste is a light sweet initially to a light acidic on the finish. Flavors of fresh pumpkin almost uncooked, ginger, cinnamon and toffee. Medium body, creamy texture, fizzy carbonation. A solid pumpkin lager.


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