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2,451 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,451
Reviews: 858
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 11.56%
Wants: 49
Gots: 261 | FT: 1
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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-17-2002

35 IBU
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,451 | Reviews: 858
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3.38/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

six pack from Winter Haven ABC - good, but I was a little disappointed after all the hype.

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3.71/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Darwin232
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RBrenchak
3.59/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.94/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.1/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.16/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A very fine carbonation and a little bitter, somewhat oily feel not very complex and a little overpowering bitter at the finish. Overall an average result that I won't rush to duplicate.

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3.64/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a nonic pint glass.

A - 3.75 - Poured a medium/dark copper, caramel amber color. Formed about a finger of quickly dissipating, yellow-tinged white head. Medium/low head potential, low head retention. No lacing.
S - 3.5 - Simple. Little bits of malt and hops and an earthiness such as fresh rain water.
T - 3.5 - Once again, simple. Lightly sweet and balanced malt and hops. Ends on an ever so slight bitter finish.
F - 4.75 - Really excellent mouthfeel on this. Very oily and a bit creamy. Goes down quite smooth.
O - 3.5 - Simplicity is the theme here. It isn't anything to write home about, nor sip slow and savor. This is a session beer. This is a good food pairing, yard work and shower beer. As it stands, I would have liked either a little more malt or a little more bitterness, but it does its job nonetheless as a standard, basic amber ale. Definitely better than many I've had.

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4.2/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.54/5  rDev +22%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

What is not to love about this beer? I love the description as a rich copper ale, because is is gloriously rich for such a simple beer. Easy to overlook, but this just has everything that is great about amber ales.

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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.81/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.73/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.38/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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4.01/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.76/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.04/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of johnnnniee
3.26/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Bottle from Harvest Market
Deep copper color rich caramel light sulfur. Big sweet caramel maltiness with little to counter. Needs more hops imho.

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4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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84 out of 100 based on 2,451 ratings.