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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

3,796 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,796
Reviews: 1,306
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 11.69%
Wants: 160
Gots: 275 | FT: 12
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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5/5  rDev +24.4%

gregcordle, Oct 08, 2014
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5/5  rDev +24.4%

Incredibly sweet and delicious. I look forward to this coming out every year.

Ben-Felsing, Aug 20, 2014
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5/5  rDev +24.4%

Jstark5150, Nov 17, 2011
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5/5  rDev +24.4%

Liana, Mar 16, 2013
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5/5  rDev +24.4%

server222, Jan 25, 2012
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5/5  rDev +24.4%

litheum94, Nov 16, 2011
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5/5  rDev +24.4%

rob9802, Dec 10, 2011
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5/5  rDev +24.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

very possibly my favorite ale. i waited for 8 months for it to be re-released, this year in 6-packs. Brown shugga is actually a variant of lagunitas Gnarlywine, an aptly named barlywine. the taste of the brown sugar makes it very pleasant to drink, hides the alcohol well. definately best nearly ice-cold in a chilled pint glass.

xpando420, Dec 24, 2007
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5/5  rDev +24.4%

waiting4lunch, Nov 22, 2011
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5/5  rDev +24.4%

stwok21, Nov 16, 2014
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5/5  rDev +24.4%

apintofknowledge, Apr 11, 2013
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5/5  rDev +24.4%

MYJELLOMISFIT, Oct 24, 2013
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5/5  rDev +24.4%

sneefcity, Dec 12, 2011
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Mtnbeerman, Dec 06, 2011
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Nameyourhop, Nov 22, 2011
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sacrelicio, Nov 14, 2011
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5/5  rDev +24.4%

mweso2000, Nov 15, 2012
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StevenSpringer, Oct 23, 2013
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5/5  rDev +24.4%

Such goodness contained in one 12oz bottle, that I can't take it. It looks like a dark double IPA. Dark amber colored pour with a 2 inch head that lingers for a minute or two. First thing I smell when cracking the bottle is.... you guessed it! BROWN SUGAR! not overly sweet knock you out brown sugar aroma, just a nice deep smell that isn't over powering. Also smells of tropical and piney hops, not much of a malt smell. The taste is just awesome, exactly like the aroma. This is so easy to drink it's dangerous. I'd even go to say that it's easier to drink than a pale ale. It's just so smooth being 9.99% ABV. In conclusion, this is one of the best beers I've ever tried. Thanks Lagunitas.

bman13, Yesterday at 06:12 PM
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5/5  rDev +24.4%

bigdaddypolite, Nov 20, 2011
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5/5  rDev +24.4%

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Daveychu, Nov 30, 2011
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5/5  rDev +24.4%

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5/5  rDev +24.4%

Beefytits4, Jan 09, 2013
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5/5  rDev +24.4%

ejane, Dec 23, 2013
Brown Shugga' from Lagunitas Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 3,796 ratings.