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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
91
outstanding

1,864 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 1,864
Reviews: 750
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 10.17%
Wants: 177
Gots: 175 | 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 +2.9%

AngusOg, Dec 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

XmnwildX12, Dec 09, 2013
Photo of megahurts4
4.15/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Lagunitas Imperial Red

Appearance: light nut brown, medium head, and good lacing.

Smell: fruity hops and a very light grain.

Taste: whole hop, nice malts, and a light citrus.

Mouthfeel: medium and smooth.

Overall:
This is nice brew. The hops are up front and immediately followed by nice warm malts. The hops give off a whole cone flavor, while being very balanced in itself. The hops were added in the right amounts at the right times.

megahurts4, Nov 23, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

BodiesLexus, Nov 18, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

aztraz, Nov 17, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +9%

dejones, Nov 17, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

gspeer711, Nov 13, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +9%

Kenai4, Nov 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

claspada, Nov 06, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

JAHMUR, Nov 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

RHVC59, Nov 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

BEERschlitz, Oct 27, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +15%

OKCNittany, Oct 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

stanfnelson, Oct 25, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +15%

AndyGator, Oct 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

TigerOwl, Oct 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

ericj63, Sep 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

Stokes_, Sep 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

cclark67789, Sep 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

RedneckBeerz, Sep 10, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

Stoutfan23DJ, Sep 10, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

mychalg9, Sep 05, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +15%

Aimo, Sep 05, 2013
Photo of MikeMilanoDesign
3.59/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

first off this rating is of a 2 year aged bottle.

a: a bit muddy brown/ syrupy

s: hints of berry and some light hints of hops

t: first airy and carbonated, followed by toffee, berries and light spice of hops. overall
pretty good a lot of the sugars mellowed out.

m: airy then thick and sweet then more carbonation

MikeMilanoDesign, Aug 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

scxcrunner, Aug 25, 2013
Lagunitas Imperial Red Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 1,864 ratings.