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Hairy Eyeball Ale - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,006 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,006
Reviews: 849
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 11.75%
Wants: 41
Gots: 125 | FT: 1
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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22oz Bomber, No Date Poured a deep amber with a thick head. Raisins in the aroma along with yeast, doughy malt and caramel. Full body that is smooth and soft. This one's got alot of malt in the flavor. The hops are bittering it quite a bit but not pronounced in flavor. Not a bad thing though, flavor is solid. Malty and a slight fruitiness with lots of hop bittering. Lagunitas is a major league player. One of the best out west in my opinion.

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After many years of consuming the "ball", I am happy to review it.

First off...I love the name of the brew!

It pours a beautiful burgandy/brown pour with a small foamy head.

The aroma consists of dark cherry, brown sugar, dates and roasted malts.

A smooth creamy taste to the palate. A velvety mouthfeel with tastes of fig and molasses.

Deceptively drinkable with the 8.7% alcohol volume.

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Hairy Eyeball Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 2,006 ratings.