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Censored - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
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1,932 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1932
Reviews: 815
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 12.06%


Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  6.75% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
35 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-17-2002)
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jondeelee

Massachusetts

4.43/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Censored Ale begins with a strong nose, heady with aromas of caramelized brown sugars, toasted wheat, fresh-baked bread, and vanilla, with a subtle rind of hops at the edge.

On the tongue, the beer is quite complex and flavorful, hitting the tastebuds with caramelized sugars and fruit esters that hint at fig and raisin. Subtle notes of cream ring the fruits, and all is underwritten by roasted nuts, mainly pecan. Some lemon does dance at the edges, but is extremely subtle, and far less noticeable than the perfectly-balanced piney notes coming from the hops. Mouthfeel is medium-light, with a noticeable creamy smoothness, and carbonation is medium to medium-light.

Overall, this is excellent fare, and is one of the more well balanced copper ales I've had. Fruits, nuts, toasted grains, and hops are all placed in excellent proportions, resulting in a brew that is extremely flavorful, but at the same time, extremely drinkable. Well worth trying.

Serving type: bottle

08-03-2011 03:05:28 | More by jondeelee
More User Reviews:
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tbraun1

Maryland

3.38/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a golden, clear amber with nice lacing rings on the glass. Smells are sweet, caramel malts, some fruit from the hops in this brew. Tastes balanced. Nice malt/hop ratio. Biscuity and sweet with just enough hop profile. Mouthfeel is also balanced with some carbonation and fullness. Overall, a pretty decent brew. I would buy it again although there are a few other Lagunitas brews I prefer over this one. Cheers.

Serving type: bottle

04-17-2014 21:43:06 | More by tbraun1
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Andy_Luft

United Kingdom (England)

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

04-17-2014 00:54:49 | More by Andy_Luft
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Sebas

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

04-15-2014 22:36:33 | More by Sebas
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Rob_Z

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

04-14-2014 19:14:16 | More by Rob_Z
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ToddKehoe


4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

04-14-2014 05:15:09 | More by ToddKehoe
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Danmullens1

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

04-13-2014 23:38:52 | More by Danmullens1
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marmstrong1212

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

04-13-2014 19:37:17 | More by marmstrong1212
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zestd

Idaho

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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Chucker17

South Dakota

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

04-13-2014 15:21:04 | More by Chucker17
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LuvLagunitas

Pennsylvania

4.09/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Deep amber. Even bronze-like. Thin off-white head. Not too much lacing.

S: Very bready and earthy. Mineraly. When cold, you smell the hops more, but as it warms, it brings out the more malty and earthy tones.

T: Less hops than I expected. Quite peaty at first and goes to the dark bready and malt flavors. Slighty abrasive, but in a good way.

M: Medium to light bodied. Light carbonation. Not too bad. Not to heavy on the stomach.

O: Not too bad. A decent offering from my favorite brewery. It's nice to know that they can make something that's not bombarded by hops. Personally, it strongly reminds me of a scotch ale because of the very earthy and peaty tones. For one of my first copper ales, I like it. Definitely recommended.

Serving type: bottle

04-13-2014 00:52:40 | More by LuvLagunitas
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FritzSteinhoff

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

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Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

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Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

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Florida

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

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Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -19.6%

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Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

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Arizona

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

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Tennessee

3/5  rDev -19.6%

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Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

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Texas

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

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Texas

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

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Arkansas

4/5  rDev +7.2%

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Censored from Lagunitas Brewing Company
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