Censored - Lagunitas Brewing Company
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Reviews by PatrickJR:
3.2/5 rDev -14.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3
Poured from a 12 oz bottle into nonic pint glass.
A - Textbook amber, clear, with 3+ fingers of light, rust colored head. Great retention with a half inch cap staying around for a while. Moderate lacing. There was some sediment floating around after the pour but it has since settled to the bottom.
S - Mild to moderate caramel aroma with some toasty aromas; something like bread that's been slightly overbaked. Some herbal and citric character from the hops (almost soapy) is present on the backend, albeit in small amounts.
T - I think the word "average" next to the 3.0 I gave this is the perfect word to describe this. It isn't bad, but certainly doesn't hold a candle to most other ambers out there. Censored starts off with caramel and toasted dark bread flavors and just a hint of bready sweetness. Mild grassy and citric notes from the hops kick in mid to late palate providing just enough bitterness to counteract the malt sweetness. Toastiness lingers in the finish.
M - Light bodied with a nod towards medium. Medium high carbonation.
D - Censored certainly isn't what I think of when I think of an amber. Nothing about it tastes terrible but it just isn't appealing. The toasty character is a bit strange in such large amounts and I would prefer a bit more sweetness. Hop flavor is restrained and what flavor is there doesn't meld beautifully with the malt. Kind of a strange combination of weakish flavors here.
Serving type: bottle
08-25-2009 06:04:26 | More by PatrickJR
More User Reviews:
4.28/5 rDev +14.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
Formally "the Kronik", this Amber Ale is poured from a 12oz. stub bottle into a nonic pint glass.
A - marketed as a "Rich Copper Ale", and there is truth in the marketing; penny red-orange, hardly any carbonation and a finger & 1/2 of fluffy cream head. Head retention is excellent with beautiful lacing all the way down.
S - rich caramel malts, toasted marshmallow, pine, and very light hops.
T - translates from the aroma well; not sharp at all; rich but not decadent.
M - smooth and creamy; very drinkable; a good session beer.
O - great beer, and one of my favorites of the style. A go-to during the week, and a great paring beer for many styles of cooking.
Serving type: bottle
03-05-2014 23:04:48 | More by levineju
Censored from Lagunitas Brewing Company
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