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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

3,588 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,588
Reviews: 1,294
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 11.44%
Wants: 121
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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Arkansas

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

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Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

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Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

10-02-2013 03:05:39 | More by Jaru1026
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buddha5050

Michigan

4/5  rDev -0.5%

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harpus

Alabama

4/5  rDev -0.5%

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acc88

Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.5%

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BUNZILLA

Indiana

4/5  rDev -0.5%

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Hoganlaw

Texas

4/5  rDev -0.5%

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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

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RussBeercier

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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HattedClassic

Virginia

4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Aged for about a year under less than ideal conditions.

Appearance:
The beer pours a light tannish head that stays afterwards. The beer iteslf is a clear dark amber that is almost brown by the looks of it.

Smell:
A strong boozy and sweet malty smell. My nose picks up the scent from quite a distance. Some of the hop smell is there but it's slight.

Taste:
Sweet malt taste dominates the tongue but still has hints of hops with a hint of booze. The beer is also a little sugary but certainly more sweet.

Mouthfeel:
Biting carbonation and heavy bodied but also smooth and a little sticky afterwards.

Overall:
A very good beer and one that I look forward to every year. Apparently, accidentally aging it makes it even better.

Serving type: bottle

09-19-2013 01:15:18 | More by HattedClassic
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jeremy_J

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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S. Georgia & S. Sandwich Isls.

4/5  rDev -0.5%

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Vermont

4/5  rDev -0.5%

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Texas

4/5  rDev -0.5%

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Omnium

Pennsylvania

3.94/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bottle > Pint Glass

A - Nice amber color, two fingers of thick off white head, great lacing.
S - Sweet malt, fresh peaches, floral hops.
T - Not as good as the aroma, a little bit of lush hoppy fruit flavor, definitely alcohol, full malt sweetness.
M - Sticky and cloyingly sweet, alcohol burn, mild bitterness.
O - Good beer for sure, the aroma is knock out good, but the taste is just too malt intense and the alcohol gets to you after a few sips of it warming up.

Serving type: bottle

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Virginia

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Texas

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Brown Shugga' from Lagunitas Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 3,588 ratings.