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Brown Shugga' - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

3,681 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,681
Reviews: 1,297
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 11.69%
Wants: 143
Gots: 236 | 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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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

AOShabaz, Nov 02, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

BigStein88, Nov 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

Hopinista, Nov 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

bamarado, Nov 02, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

bigbeerfan, Nov 02, 2013
Photo of mcflypie
4.4/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Rich copper in hue. Not much lacing.

S: Hop, sweetness, slight lime.

T: Big hoppy taste in general with a little sweetness in the beginning as well. Malt and brown sugar in the background.

M: A robustly hoppy feeling that lingers like a strong ale should.

O: A classic. More hoppy then brown, this strong ale delivers a wallop and will keep you warm on a cold eve.

mcflypie, Nov 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

timontheroad, Nov 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

jhlosito75, Nov 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

DeFaz, Nov 02, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

MikeCactusGordon, Nov 01, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

NHhomebrewguy, Nov 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

ajcormier, Oct 31, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

NHbeerfishing, Oct 31, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

Burkbom23, Oct 31, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

Newbiebeer, Oct 31, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

RHVC59, Oct 31, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

sunofneurot, Oct 31, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

wr3ck00n, Oct 31, 2013
Photo of Danimals_Beard
4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a Sierra Nevada IPA glass, because that's all I had available at the time. Good creamy head, with decent lacing. Smells like brown sugar and molassesy with a hint of hops. Taste is sweet, a little hoppy bitterness, can pick up the alcohol, but is not overpowering, especially for a high ABV. Mouthfeel is about right for a strong ale. Descent carbonation. Not too bad.

Danimals_Beard, Oct 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

mlhyatt, Oct 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

jpaulsen, Oct 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

JacobGumina, Oct 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

AGust82, Oct 30, 2013
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4.14/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bottle to pint glass

A: nice clear copper, a finger of cream colored head. Good lacing on the glass.

S: strong citrus hop aroma, slight alcohol.

T: sweet, fruity hops, warm in the back.

M: medium carbonation, alcohol is very present but not at all off putting.

O: big and hoppy. If you're into that, which I am, this is a great beer!

Campello_IPA, Oct 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

Troville1990, Oct 29, 2013
Brown Shugga' from Lagunitas Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 3,681 ratings.