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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

3,588 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,588
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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IAmAPenguin

California

3.81/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Aroma - Fresh hops with a clear brown sugar, cinnamon spice, toffee and molasses.
Appearance - Very reddish, crimson color with almost no foam and standard lacing.
Taste- Very crisp, malty flavors with notes of caramelized sugar, burnt caramel, toffee and thin molasses. Finish is smooth with herby hops. Overall, this is interesting. Its dark and malty flavors but its actually really easy drinking and thin. I don't get any alcohol at all which makes this one really dangerously easy drinking. Not a bad beer at all.

Serving type: bottle

10-26-2013 06:43:40 | More by IAmAPenguin
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Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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DrewShalvoy

California

4/5  rDev -0.5%

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assman79

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

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Arizona

4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

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Hallertau

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

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StlHopHead77

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

10-25-2013 00:19:06 | More by StlHopHead77
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bsm80x

New York

4/5  rDev -0.5%

10-24-2013 18:15:35 | More by bsm80x
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deadliest

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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Colorado

5/5  rDev +24.4%

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MoorBeerPlz

California

4.14/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served from a 12oz. bottle into my usual New Belgium globe glass...

A: Poured a clear, bubbly copper/brown with gold tints. Beautiful light brown, foamy, 2 finger head that dropped off to a thin layer on the top and light lacing along the sides of the glass.

S: Bringing the glass close brought the aromas of hops, malt, pine and a sweet smell not unlike brown sugar as it's cooking. Maybe some citrus in there too.

T: Hops, followed by a molasses sweetness and ending with a sweetened hop finish. I detected some warmth at the very end of the swallow from the alcohol but it didn't detract from the overall taste.

M: Smooth, creamy feeling that slowly runs around your mouth. Dry finish but with a little residual on the tongue. I like how another reviewer called it; "stickiness".

O: Overall a solid, very drinkable brew. The anticipated sweetness is not nearly as bad as your mind expects from the name. I didn't really pick up on a brown sugar like flavor but that's beside the point. While the ABV is up there a ways, I wouldn't hesitate to buy this again. Good job Lagunitas.

Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

10-24-2013 02:10:35 | More by MoorBeerPlz
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Florida

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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California

5/5  rDev +24.4%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.5%

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California

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -0.5%

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MITCHELLMPLS

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -0.5%

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South Carolina

4/5  rDev -0.5%

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Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

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Rhode Island

4/5  rDev -0.5%

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California

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.5%

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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -0.5%

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Kmlund

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

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Brown Shugga' from Lagunitas Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 3,588 ratings.