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Lagunitas Imperial Red Ale - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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Lagunitas Imperial Red AleLagunitas Imperial Red Ale

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,272 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,272
Reviews: 685
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 9.9%
Wants: 134
Gots: 30 | 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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RootedFool

California

4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours translucent mahogany, frothy off-white head that sticks around leaving some lacing. Nose: bright waft of cotton-candy sweetness encompasses a solid hop bouquet, gritty and citrusy. Taste: melon-sweet upfront yet quickly undercut by a pleasantly grating hop bitterness. The middle is all hops -- drilling a hole through the roof of my mouth, lovely -- leavening off into a lingering hop feedback and static, as the malt sweetness curls around the edges of my palate, fading. Middling carbonation, slick mouthfeel with some weight to it. Another good one from Lagunitas.

Serving type: bottle

09-30-2006 02:59:50 | More by RootedFool
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Lagunitas Imperial Red Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 1,272 ratings.