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Brown Shugga' - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

4,234 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,234
Reviews: 1,355
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 11.66%
Wants: 178
Gots: 430 | FT: 14
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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Photo of raycoll
4.08/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jerad_Morrissey
4.23/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

Photo of pkalix
4.21/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

bone colored head, small streams of minor carbonation rising to the top. icy hop aroma with some sweetness mixed in. a little metallic aroma in the smell. metallic in the taste. kind of tin-ny. sweet. some underlying hops but bitter nonetheless. getting sweeter. caramel-ly. overall, a decent brew.

Photo of Glanzman
4.5/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bluehende
4.16/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I loved this one. Slightly sweet. It is about what you would expect for a 10% beer and much less sweet than you would expect due to the name. The hops balance out this beer quite nicely as it is very hoppy with a nice nose. A hopped up barleywine is the best way to describe this bargain of a beer.

Photo of badmotorgrunge
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Judgie
4.4/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Motleydrunk56
4.23/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12 oz Bottle.Lagunitas rarely ever lets me down and this is no exception. I like it.Give it a try.

Photo of MistyMountainHops
4.36/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tripledbrew
4.21/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AGoodStout
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bigtim412
4.11/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of lambpasty
4.79/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of 8BaconBits
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Boozecamel
4.23/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of --Dom--
4.5/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This beer is awesome. It has a taste and an aroma all it's own It doesn't follow a style or try to fit into a niche. It's just good. If you like barleywines and old ales you'll love it. If you like Ipa's and Dipa's you'll love it. Wish it was available year round.

Photo of Djaklevic
4.19/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SarcasticAaron
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Chels
3.63/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of edhizdeid
4.33/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bweav44
4.36/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of briandaube
4.24/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Karibourgeois
3.9/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of DrJones
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Duesler
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Brown Shugga' from Lagunitas Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 4,234 ratings.