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Brown Shugga' - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

4,827 Ratings
THE BROS
90
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Ratings: 4,827
Reviews: 1,481
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 11.17%
Wants: 208
Gots: 765 | FT: 18
Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  9.99% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: kbub6f on 12-13-2001

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

This beer pours a deep reddish garnet, similar to a barley wine in color, maybe a tad darker. The head was very slight and faded quickly, leaving a thin ring. The smell is tropically sweet malt with the cane sugar in, in addition to, a kind of bittersweet hop edge and ripe fruit, with both citrus and plums.

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Mmmm, first are the dark fruits and the rich sweet malt, which underlies all the other flavors very nicely. The hops and citrus come in second with a bitter edge that mixes well with the sweetness. Towards the end of the profile is a second helping of a sugar cookie like malt with the heat from the alcohol only a little masked. This being said, the booze character brings no heat, just warmth. Mouth feel is think and delicious. A great beer that's opened my eyes to the strong ale.

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Brown Shugga' from Lagunitas Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 4,827 ratings.