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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

1,285 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,285
Reviews: 686
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 10.14%
Wants: 139
Gots: 31 | 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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Reviews by deanhead:
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deanhead

Vermont

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

Nice red color, poured a decent head which promptly dissolved into almost mothing, but manged to leave a lace of bubbles clinging to the side of the glass.

The aroma of this beer is like a toffee and guava, and tastes of simcoe hops, citrusy, pineapple like, and more guava. Slightly bready, and malty, with hints of biscuits

Medium bodied beer that is dank on the palate with guava and pineapples.

Nice drinker, be careful becasue it certainly was an easy beer to consume. I could easily toss a few of these back before I realized what hit me!

Serving type: bottle

01-08-2008 21:04:57 | More by deanhead
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Lagunitas Imperial Red Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 1,285 ratings.