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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

3,602 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,602
Reviews: 1,294
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 11.44%
Wants: 124
Gots: 212 | 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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jeremy_J

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

09-17-2013 20:52:10 | More by jeremy_J
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DefinitelyNotMichigan

S. Georgia & S. Sandwich Isls.

4/5  rDev -0.5%

09-17-2013 20:43:02 | More by DefinitelyNotMichigan
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80x2HopHead

Vermont

4/5  rDev -0.5%

09-16-2013 17:01:56 | More by 80x2HopHead
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Jame515

Texas

4/5  rDev -0.5%

09-16-2013 00:39:43 | More by Jame515
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Omnium

Pennsylvania

3.94/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bottle > Pint Glass

A - Nice amber color, two fingers of thick off white head, great lacing.
S - Sweet malt, fresh peaches, floral hops.
T - Not as good as the aroma, a little bit of lush hoppy fruit flavor, definitely alcohol, full malt sweetness.
M - Sticky and cloyingly sweet, alcohol burn, mild bitterness.
O - Good beer for sure, the aroma is knock out good, but the taste is just too malt intense and the alcohol gets to you after a few sips of it warming up.

Serving type: bottle

09-15-2013 23:48:50 | More by Omnium
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JacobDike

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

09-15-2013 18:37:43 | More by JacobDike
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bernat1971

Washington

3/5  rDev -25.4%

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

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

09-14-2013 02:36:30 | More by Stokes_
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JuiceSpringsteen

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

09-13-2013 23:40:18 | More by JuiceSpringsteen
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mobilarz85

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

09-13-2013 16:40:29 | More by mobilarz85
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HRamz3

Pitcairn

3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

09-12-2013 16:00:09 | More by HRamz3
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DMacQ

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

09-12-2013 15:59:20 | More by DMacQ
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rph97

Texas

4/5  rDev -0.5%

09-12-2013 01:07:43 | More by rph97
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srpres

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

09-11-2013 00:09:00 | More by srpres
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Mantooth

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -0.5%

09-09-2013 18:10:47 | More by Mantooth
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brurevu

Texas

4.48/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

From my tasting notes: The brew poured a deep amber with ample head that billowed quickly and lasted throughout. The aroma is sweet hops, that is a good hop scent with sweet toffee and malt all rolled into one. The first taste was a wow moment. The full on signature Lagunitas hop profile with loads of the sweet malt and toasted sugary goodness to make for a perfect beer. It is definitely unique to say the least and dangerously easy to drink.. Not quite an IPA and not quite a barley wine, but a great brew nonetheless. I love all of Lagunitas’ beers and this may be my favorite.

Serving type: bottle

09-09-2013 18:01:15 | More by brurevu
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Sazz9

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -19.2%

09-05-2013 20:03:18 | More by Sazz9
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satjackman

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -0.5%

09-05-2013 19:57:04 | More by satjackman
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Aimo

California

3/5  rDev -25.4%

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

Maryland

4/5  rDev -0.5%

09-03-2013 16:24:53 | More by Organic_Sam
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C_S

Washington

4/5  rDev -0.5%

09-03-2013 03:59:31 | More by C_S
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Sonofalime

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

09-02-2013 19:51:09 | More by Sonofalime
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Johnny_V

Texas

4/5  rDev -0.5%

09-01-2013 19:06:54 | More by Johnny_V
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TruePerception

California

3.19/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

(Previous review, transferred from beer journal)

Lagunitas' Brown Shugga' Ale: 9.9% ABV; Appearance: medium amber, a finger of fluffy head, good retention and lacing; Smell: lots of pine; Taste/Mouthfeel: pine!, faint sweetness, decent/pretty good, long finish.

Poured into a pint glass.

Serving type: bottle

09-01-2013 08:53:09 | More by TruePerception
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RedneckBeerz

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -0.5%

09-01-2013 07:32:50 | More by RedneckBeerz
Brown Shugga' from Lagunitas Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 3,602 ratings.