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Hairy Eyeball Ale - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,892 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,892
Reviews: 844
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 11.78%
Wants: 34
Gots: 99 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  9.40% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-12-2002)
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nortmand

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3.7/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours red brown, with some white head.

Resinous hops dominate the aroma. Some caramel and a distinct alcohol presence.

Alot of hops. Tongue lashing. Sweet malts, alcohol. Pome fruits.
Decent bitterness.
Huge body, a little more balance/age would help.

Serving type: bottle

02-13-2008 01:03:47 | More by nortmand
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Hairy Eyeball Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 1,892 ratings.