Lagunitas Imperial Red Ale - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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92
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2,111 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 2,111
Reviews: 767
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 9.95%
Wants: 187
Gots: 223 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  7.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
54.2 IBU

(Beer added by: Reidrover on 03-05-2005)
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4.16/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.23/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.75/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.21/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BPMeyer27
4.11/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mdcrouser
4.45/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Though I'm drinking it from the only glass available - a hotel room highball - I'll do my best.

Amber orange, with a hearty, pocked, white-tan head.

Bright, fresh tangerines are most apparent, giving a lively hops aroma.

Big citrus, some pine, very light malts and low bitterness.

Low carbonation, so it doesn't heighten the profile of the hops much.

A really nice red - big hops, but relatively subdued because of the carbonation level.

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4.18/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.91/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.54/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

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4.19/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.18/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.79/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4.16/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.79/5  rDev -8%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.9/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.5/5  rDev -15%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.06/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MattSweatshirt
4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Small bottle pour

Clear reddish orange body and a big fluffy off white head.

Hoppy aroma. Pine and citrus fruit.

Nice bitter bite and pine overlaying some grapefruit.

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4/5  rDev -2.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

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4/5  rDev -2.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

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Lagunitas Imperial Red Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 2,111 ratings.