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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

2,035 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,035
Reviews: 762
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 9.95%
Wants: 184
Gots: 202 | FT: 1
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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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Beerbuddha, Sep 25, 2014
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LarryMyers, Aug 30, 2014
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AnitaBrewski, Sep 13, 2014
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sjroseen, Sep 12, 2014
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Madskill, Nov 06, 2014
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kevintaraross, Sep 21, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

AndyEdgar, Jul 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

pstam87, Sep 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

memphischas, Aug 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

greenspointexas, Oct 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Syraquse, Jul 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Clear blood red with a one inch head, leaving some nice lacing.

S: Lots of pink grapefruit and cotton candy; sweet.

T: Hoppy grapefruit with a medium to dry finish. The hops and malts mesh well, alcohol is well hidden.

M: Very smooth and drinkable, carbonation is perfect.

O: A great red ale, glad Lagunitas brought this one back.

Hatzilla, Feb 25, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

gshak, Aug 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Maggie_Mae, Mar 03, 2013
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KG710, Aug 08, 2014
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lochef81, Aug 26, 2014
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Dizbro21, May 06, 2012
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AngusOg, Dec 10, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

TRiGS, Oct 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Boyfriend: Hoppy goodness! YUM
Girlfriend: Apparently, i can't say "apparently" without the boyfriend giving me shit about the "apparently boy". Anyways, APPARENTLY I'm not too fond of the hops. I did not trade any of my Black Rhino's Black Ale for it.

joriv, Aug 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

CarolinaKev, Jun 09, 2012
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Nachos4two, Jul 28, 2014
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JoeyStats707, Sep 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Good stuff. Like the other reviewers say, healthy, full, rustic, still got the grapefruit, strawberry, other fruity and slightly tart notes. And 6.8% is sort of perfect ABV.

Saison_Tickets, Oct 11, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

drewone, Mar 17, 2012
Lagunitas Imperial Red Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 2,035 ratings.