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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

1,609 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,609
Reviews: 722
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 9.93%
Wants: 162
Gots: 116 | 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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4/5  rDev -3.1%

Quafftastic, Sep 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

sabitu, Sep 07, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev -0.7%

kjkinsey, Sep 06, 2014
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4.15/5  rDev +0.5%

Doomcifer, Sep 06, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev -8%

ryfree, Sep 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

Wrex68, Sep 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

Gregwa, Sep 06, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +1.7%

rrafnad, Sep 06, 2014
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4.35/5  rDev +5.3%

wonothesane42, Sep 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

Hozat, Sep 06, 2014
Photo of joeseppy
4.4/5  rDev +6.5%

Reddish brown pour with a decent off-white froth. Nice clarity.

Hop aromacy and piney resins. Citrus fruity. Darker honeyed malts. Truly digging this.

Has a wonderful citrusy hop profile with a delicate bitterness. Spicy in the back of the throat. Piney sensation. Overall a fine balance of hop and malt.

Has that creamy texture that I really dig in reds. Some chewiness as the sugars lay on the tongue. Hop wafting nice throughout stimulating the olfactory nerves.

Winner winner, chicken dinner. Great balance on malt and hop. Nice reddish hues and creamy texture. May I add also that the price point makes this a click to pick. Abv delivers a nice little wallop. This is not a cheap beer, but a reasonably priced brew. All around a tremendously tremendous beer!

joeseppy, Sep 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

jeffaroo95, Sep 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

WiscoTerr, Sep 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

LancetherealLeader, Sep 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +9%

blastoderm55, Sep 05, 2014
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3.92/5  rDev -5.1%

Mongrel, Sep 05, 2014
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4.78/5  rDev +15.7%

Dave1999, Sep 04, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +15%

BeerChamp27, Sep 04, 2014
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3/5  rDev -27.4%

QuentinCall, Sep 04, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +9%

_RL_, Sep 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

This is a solid offering from Lagunitas. My neighbor found a bottle and shared it with me.....muchos gracias senior Johnson!!!! The beer poured a amber clear with thick white head that laced like a Vicky secret brochure. The scent and taste had sweet malt base with fresh hop balance. The mouthfeel was medium in body with good carbonation. Overall.....YUMMY!!! Sessionable and satisfying.

WoodBrew, Sep 04, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +9%

creepinjeeper, Sep 04, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +9%

thatoneguymike, Sep 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

mccorvey, Sep 03, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +1.7%

danxbar, Sep 03, 2014
Lagunitas Imperial Red Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 1,609 ratings.