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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

3,560 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,560
Reviews: 1,294
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 11.44%
Wants: 118
Gots: 208 | 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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hardcor33

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -25.4%

06-23-2013 20:18:24 | More by hardcor33
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bernat1971

Washington

3/5  rDev -25.4%

09-15-2013 08:38:23 | More by bernat1971
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chippo33

Vermont

3/5  rDev -25.4%

12-04-2012 03:25:44 | More by chippo33
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Durb777

Illinois

3/5  rDev -25.4%

11-08-2012 20:43:58 | More by Durb777
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Jonny41

Maine

3/5  rDev -25.4%

01-20-2014 00:16:18 | More by Jonny41
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khargro2

Georgia

3/5  rDev -25.4%

10-31-2012 13:24:04 | More by khargro2
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Disasterific


3/5  rDev -25.4%

11-01-2012 20:12:08 | More by Disasterific
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Bluesman2383

Illinois

3/5  rDev -25.4%

01-20-2014 03:21:17 | More by Bluesman2383
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davidwhatshisnam

New York

3/5  rDev -25.4%

05-03-2014 22:24:00 | More by davidwhatshisnam
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Aimo

California

3/5  rDev -25.4%

09-05-2013 04:39:24 | More by Aimo
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mrebeka

Michigan

3/5  rDev -25.4%

10-21-2012 22:53:05 | More by mrebeka
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timmy2b

New York

3/5  rDev -25.4%

12-25-2013 15:02:21 | More by timmy2b
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smi

New York

3/5  rDev -25.4%

04-06-2012 01:05:51 | More by smi
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michaelfcasey

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -25.4%

01-05-2014 01:33:16 | More by michaelfcasey
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thomseye

Michigan

3/5  rDev -25.4%

02-17-2014 23:28:11 | More by thomseye
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Onenote81

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -25.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Pours a deep copper color with a very small off-white head on top. This disappears to a ring around the edge which surprisingly leaves decent sip rings sticking to the glass. Smells of strong pineapple, lemon, pineapple, and pineapple. Extreme citrus going on here.

Mouthfeel is crisp, but a tad spritzy. Flavor is of sweet molasses, brown sugar, tart apples, and finishes bitter. A dull bitter this one is. Reminds me of a barleywine for sure. Drinkability is low, because this is just too sweet and too weird. This is a strange strong ale. Glad I tried it, but I won't be back anytime soon.

Serving type: bottle

05-10-2009 20:21:43 | More by Onenote81
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Theogre83

Kansas

3/5  rDev -25.4%

12-26-2013 01:55:23 | More by Theogre83
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KevinDanger23

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -25.4%

12-09-2013 04:46:33 | More by KevinDanger23
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jackie7787

Maryland

3/5  rDev -25.4%

12-17-2011 20:13:24 | More by jackie7787
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ChicagoShoop

Illinois

3/5  rDev -25.4%

11-08-2012 15:33:12 | More by ChicagoShoop
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1Sundown2C

New York

3/5  rDev -25.4%

06-09-2014 04:06:50 | More by 1Sundown2C
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BeerBelcher

Ohio

3/5  rDev -25.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I thought this was a brassy big brown ale. I enjoyed the fact that it really wasn’t boring like many brown ales can be, but its very evident alcohol content (9.9% and it shows) and lots of graininess give me some reservations regarding giving it a superior rating.

After pouring, the beer had a moderate amount of head. The body was tan, clear and brilliant. Aroma was grainy, with some cereal-ness, but also with a serious amount of hoppiness. Flavor was bitter and hoppy, with a lot of copper metallic-ness and also with a significant amount of malted-milk-ball cereal flavor. The alcohol presence in this beer is substantial, and definitely not concealed by any of this beers other attributes. Mouthfeel was pretty harsh…between the alcohol presence and cereal-ness.

Still, despite all this, this beer is interesting, and I’d recommend it.
I got this 12 oz bottle from 3 Cellars in Franklin, WI.

Serving type: bottle

12-21-2007 18:06:01 | More by BeerBelcher
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jophish17

Georgia

3/5  rDev -25.4%

12-09-2011 02:11:08 | More by jophish17
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TimH


3/5  rDev -25.4%

05-19-2012 18:09:59 | More by TimH
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nanobrew

California

3/5  rDev -25.4%

11-15-2011 15:47:22 | More by nanobrew
Brown Shugga' from Lagunitas Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 3,560 ratings.