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Brown Shugga' - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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4,238 Ratings

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Ratings: 4,238
Reviews: 1,357
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 11.66%
Wants: 178
Gots: 431 | 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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3.89/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

pretty good late night winter warmer! this thick. sweet semi syrupy brew is very original in its flavor profile. the booze keeps things warm and sippable throughout the sweet, hoppy experience . i thought this one was way better as it warmed. things were very smooth at slightly cooler than room temp, this is more like sipping brandy or cognac rather than drinking a beer. i am definitely warmed all over after one...it packs a punch.

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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of tmm313
4.13/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Clear, dark orange amber color. Poured a nice creamy two finger head. Great lacing.
S- Orange, sweet grapefruit, floral and spicy hops. Toffee in the background. Really inviting.
T- Not quite what I was expecting... Super sweet sitting on the tongue. After swallowing, you're hit with big caramel, booze and tropical fruits. Finish has grapefruit, roasted caramel, citrus rind, and peppery hops. I can't say I pick up any brown sugar. Nicely balanced.
M- Medium body. Creamy, oily, and slick. Lingering citrus rind bitterness and booze.
O- I enjoyed this beer. It got better as it warmed, and the flavors played really well together. Strong flavors. If I could change anything, I would tone the booze back a touch.

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.11/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a 16oz pint glass at Lures

A-deep amber color with a one finger tan white head

S-aromas of citrus caramel brown sugar toasted grain and orange with hops

T-taste similar to the aroma with the addition of sweet malt

M-medium body with medium carbonation silky to the tongue

O-great strong ale perfect for the winter months to warm you up with the 10 ABV

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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

Brown Shugga' from Lagunitas Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 4,238 ratings.