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Brown Shugga' - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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Brown Shugga'Brown Shugga'

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

3,598 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,598
Reviews: 1,294
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 11.44%
Wants: 122
Gots: 211 | FT: 13
Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  9.99% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 12-13-2001)
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IPAdams

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

11-08-2013 04:39:03 | More by IPAdams
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specksnreds

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a pint glass which revealed the beer's dark amber color. Not much head, and a velvety carbonation. Malt, malt, malt. Surprisingly little hoppiness, but I don't care. This malt bomb's ABV adds the right counter point. The booze isn't hidden, and it's upfront to say the least. A little sweet and heavy on the mouthfeel, and it lends this beer to sipping. Warms up nicely on the tongue. The malt wallop is quite heavy, but this one may benefit from some shelf time.

Serving type: bottle

12-23-2008 03:51:31 | More by specksnreds
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Kevin_Young

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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Massachusetts

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vande

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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RobertColianni

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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BradShook

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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JeffTheJuice

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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Moheban

California

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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kevflaherty

New York

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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arfenhouse

California

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TrevorGW

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Picked up a six pack of this the other night. I didn't even realize it was a Holiday beer until I read the ridiculous prose on the bottom of the six pack case. A bit verbose, Lagunitas! But I forgive ye, for ye maketh delicious hoppy beers.

Pours a transparent crimson amber color with a one and a half finger head that is respectably retained. Lacing is sparse.

Smells of bright and fresh Willamette hops with a sharp maple coming through shortly after.

Interesting and entertaining taste. It first hits you with a hop explosion which quickly fades into a splash of bready sweetness (cranberry muffin comes to mind). Yum yum.

Full-bodied all the way, without being syrupy or chewy.

Dangerous at nearly 10% ABV. I drank this down pretty quickly and felt the buzz.

You have got to try this beer. I was happy to find it in a sixer for only $10.

Serving type: bottle

12-08-2008 15:50:55 | More by TrevorGW
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baker2gs

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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Minnesota

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New Jersey

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Illinois

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spw109

New York

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Florida

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Ohio

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Brown Shugga' from Lagunitas Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 3,598 ratings.