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Brown Shugga' - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

4,250 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,250
Reviews: 1,358
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 11.66%
Wants: 180
Gots: 437 | 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 tappangordo
4.14/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Philthe
4.34/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ShowerBeers
3.49/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Cynic-ale
4.03/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ProChorus
4.64/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BDooley
3.78/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TooGood
4.28/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of njtmayhem
4.46/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mhollo90
4.63/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 5

Photo of IdrinkGas
3.96/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kniles38
4.05/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jricharc
4.43/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

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

Photo of KGalindo
4.29/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of fitrock2112
4.2/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured Brown Shugga' into a Belgian Tulip.

A - Pours a clear amber with a off white head that goes on forever.

S - Sweet grapefruit, pine, citrus. Typical IPA goodness.

T - Bitterness, juicy hops, citrus, grapefruit and pine. Mid palate getting some lightly toasted malt with some sweetness from the brown sugar. Finally, on the aftertaste getting more grapefruit, citrus and sweetness.

M - Smooth medium mouthfeel, medium carbonation.

O - Nice beer with many great flavors for this time of year. Recommended Cheers!

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

Photo of zp6167a
3.31/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Just an average hoppy beer

Photo of tastesogood
4.45/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Brown Shugga' - Lagunitas Brewing Company. Poured from the bottle into a pint glass, this brew's off-white finely porous head is 1 finger thick with solid lacing, and a darker walnut brownish amber body.

The aroma I'm picking up with Brown Shugga' is, yes brown sugar, along with roasted malts, and more feisty hops. This is not overpowering or astringent to the senses. I've got a feeling this will taste quite good.

I taste basically the same components as the scent, the hops are pinier more so than a grapefruit flavor. As bold as this tastes, it's not too sharp or tart. Brown shugga' smoove, lol.

Overall, I'll give Brown Shugga' - Lagunitas Brewing Company a 4.5. I was lovin it and will purchase this beer again

Photo of rvescandon
3.1/5  rDev -23.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Not too bad in my opinion

Photo of Natellis123
4.13/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of hit728
4.14/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SteadyEddie93
4.79/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Brown Shugga' from Lagunitas Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 4,250 ratings.