Lakefront Brewery – Warm Front

Lakefront Brewery - Warm Front

Lakefront BreweryWarm Front

Extra Pale Ale
Brewed in: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
2015 BJCP Style: 18B – American Pale Ale
ABV: 5.4%
Malts: Two-Row Pale, Belgian 47L, Caramel
Hops: Zeus, Citra, Mosaic
Tasting on: 12/11/16
Tasting location: Madison, WI
Glass: Shaker

Aroma: Overtones of moderate grapefruit and orange. Undertones of flowery hops with minor notes of melon. 9/10

Appearance: Dark golden with excellent clarity. Off-white head with excellent retention and fine to large bubbles. 9/10

Flavor: Moderate hop bitterness in the beginning followed by low malt sweetness in the middle. Moderate to high bitterness in the end along with moderate citrus and a hint of melon. Lingering melon and citrus in the aftertaste with minor maltiness to balance. 18.5/20

Mouthfeel: Medium body. Moderate carbonation. No alcohol. 9/10

Overall Impression: The best aspects of the Citra and Mosaic hops are showcased with just enough malt for balance. 46/50

Final Score: 92% = B+

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