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NightTime - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,154 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,154
Reviews: 163
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 9.25%
Wants: 42
Gots: 183 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  8.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: dwagner003 on 02-14-2014)
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TheSixthRing

California

3.94/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance - Pours dark; near black with cola brown edging. Head is a khaki color and fluffs up to 2 fingers thick, showing excellent retention and resulting in a thin layer of surface suds. Fair lacing with good stick.

Smell - Classic Lagunitas aroma here; ruby red grapefruit, pineapple, orange and touches of pine.

Taste - Follows the nose. Bittersweet red grapefruit qualities, with lesser notes of pineapple and orange. Fair notes of pine by mid-taste. Malts are pushed back, far back, but what's there comes across as light caramel with traces of roast. Maybe some rye? Citrus pith bitterness and spice rings in the aftertaste.

Mouthfeel - Medium in body with fair carbonation. Smooth.

Overall - Another Lagunitas release, another beer that tastes nearly identical to their core line-up. Sure, there are minor differences in each, but the dominant hop profiles are all basically the same. This beer is good, just don't expect anything innovative. In that respect, it's a disappointment.

Serving type: bottle

04-30-2014 03:16:30 | More by TheSixthRing
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NightTime from Lagunitas Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 1,154 ratings.