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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

3,593 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,593
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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markdrinksbeer

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

11-18-2013 11:43:09 | More by markdrinksbeer
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aljskelton

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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SterlingRed

Nebraska

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

12-17-2013 01:52:10 | More by SterlingRed
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n2pux

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

03-05-2014 17:55:07 | More by n2pux
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stonermouse

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a goblet.

Pours a beautiful, clear amber with a thin head. Looks close to ruby-colored. Very nice look.

Huge aroma, but mostly generic malts and a bit o booze. Just a small bite of rum and cherry, almost like a mai tai.

The flavor is super-complex- tons going on here. Starts sweet, with a sharp caramel bite. The hops join in, and add a second layer of sharp piney flavor. It finishes with an earthy and bread-like softness, but leaves a lot of flavor behind. There's a bit of booze here, but the 10% is mostly well-hidden. Surprisingly not as sweet as I expected, but much more complex.

Finishes sticky, with a lot of flavor on the palate.

This brew does a lot of flavors, and it does them well. It's kind of like the Italian sandwich of beers- it has everything in it, and somehow they all seem to work together.

Serving type: bottle

11-11-2012 00:52:42 | More by stonermouse
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Chingringo

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

03-13-2014 22:43:19 | More by Chingringo
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hayesjw

California

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

04-28-2012 16:26:23 | More by hayesjw
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ChrisMon02

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

11-27-2012 01:02:11 | More by ChrisMon02
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2Xmd

New York

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

11-04-2013 02:12:25 | More by 2Xmd
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ranokmai

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

11-23-2013 04:21:45 | More by ranokmai
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Beerlover

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

02-11-2014 03:51:08 | More by Beerlover
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Devinph

California

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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fdig23

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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doughanson78

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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BrandonOakes

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

12-03-2013 04:47:56 | More by BrandonOakes
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muskiesman

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

03-31-2012 23:19:40 | More by muskiesman
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JxExM

New York

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

10-19-2012 02:45:19 | More by JxExM
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AKuehn47

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

08-05-2013 21:23:14 | More by AKuehn47
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mani

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

03-21-2014 11:29:13 | More by mani
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wr3ck00n

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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KevdoggNasty


4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

03-28-2012 16:04:52 | More by KevdoggNasty
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brendanbeer

New York

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

on tap at barcade in brooklyn.

a. rich amber brown with a nice light head that lasts and laces.

s. really oaky, woody, and sweet.

t. lovely sweet notes up front, hoppy and fresh. blends into a really nice rich bitter alcoholic sweetness.

m. silky, low carbonation adds to the smooth feel. real nice.

d. 3.5.

Serving type: on-tap

01-03-2011 04:14:50 | More by brendanbeer
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jsf14

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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afsdan

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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Mgm54

New York

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

11-23-2013 00:02:04 | More by Mgm54
Brown Shugga' from Lagunitas Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 3,593 ratings.