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Censored - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

2,333 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,333
Reviews: 841
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 11.8%
Wants: 42
Gots: 175 | FT: 0
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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Photo of Ri0
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Ri0, Sep 22, 2012
Photo of MIBeerRanger4
3.03/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

I love Lagunitas. This Copper Ale, as they call it, is a nice beer.
A= Nice golden, almost burnt red color. Head is a nice rich white foam.
S= A bit alcoholic for my nose. I found the alcohol masked the rich malty aromas I was hoping for and have found in previous experiences with this beer.
T= Taste was nice. Rich, malty and a bit of sweetness that was a nice surprise considering the lack thereof in the nose.
M= Medium mouthfeel with a bit of a slimey feel. I think the low carbonation attributed to this.
O= Overall I did enjoy the beer... just not my favorite Lagunitas effort by far.

MIBeerRanger4, Sep 20, 2012
Photo of Huhzubendah
3.58/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Shared by matt9875. Thanks Matt!

The beer is copper hued with a quarter inch of off white head. The aroma brings a touch of fruit and some sweet malts. Bready with a touch of hop character in the finish. Medium bodied with subtle alcohol. Overall, this was ok.

Huhzubendah, Sep 20, 2012
Photo of flayedandskinned
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

flayedandskinned, Sep 19, 2012
Photo of Yjt2
4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

Yjt2, Sep 18, 2012
Photo of Jmick28
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Jmick28, Sep 15, 2012
Photo of Tech_Savy
3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

Tech_Savy, Sep 15, 2012
Photo of JJFordick
1.5/5  rDev -59.8%

JJFordick, Sep 14, 2012
Photo of Molson2000
4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

Molson2000, Sep 14, 2012
Photo of mgironta
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

mgironta, Sep 13, 2012
Photo of verset
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

verset, Sep 13, 2012
Photo of ladyivory
3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

ladyivory, Sep 12, 2012
Photo of mcsauter82
4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

mcsauter82, Sep 11, 2012
Photo of Kubrickx
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Kubrickx, Sep 08, 2012
Photo of Dave1999
3.05/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a golden orange colour with almost no head just some white lacing.

The smell is sweet malts and some hops.

The taste is malty, slightly bitter and a touch of alcohol.

The mouth feel is medium bodied and pretty well carbonated.

Overall I wasn't impressed, I'm a big fan of Lagunitas but this one wasn't up to their usual standards.

Dave1999, Sep 08, 2012
Photo of BeerForHokie
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

BeerForHokie, Sep 05, 2012
Photo of expansive
4/5  rDev +7.2%

expansive, Sep 04, 2012
Photo of sethmcconkey
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

sethmcconkey, Sep 03, 2012
Photo of DavidST
4/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz bottle, unknown bottled date. This pours a slightly hazy amber color with an okay head which was short lived. The smells are of hops with some nice caramel. The feel was medium. The taste was pretty good a nice little bit of hops along with some decent caramel malts. Not bad.

DavidST, Sep 02, 2012
Photo of oldvines
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

oldvines, Aug 31, 2012
Photo of ruckus232
4.75/5  rDev +27.3%

ruckus232, Aug 29, 2012
Photo of VelvetExtract
3.4/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A-Pours a mildly cloudy illuminated marmalade color. Head has some serious male pattern baldness. Only a bubbled skin. Tends to leave moderate lacing however.

S-Mild nose. Malt shines through. Muscular notes of molasses and brown sugar. Hoppiness is very muted, especially for a Lagunitas brew.

T-Caramel, brown sugar, molasses and dried raisins. Mild medicinal hop finish. Candy corn. Slightly astringent.

M-Body is medium. Carbonation is prickly at some points but mostly subtle.

O/D-Uninspiring Lagunitas brew (which is very rare). Just not much complexity to counteract the lack of hoppiness. Not a huge fan. Need to kill of the other five bottles now...

VelvetExtract, Aug 26, 2012
Photo of beerpadawan
4/5  rDev +7.2%

beerpadawan, Aug 25, 2012
Photo of WastingFreetime
3.18/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Reviewed from session notes.

Lightly hazy coppery amber color with a flash head and minimal lacing. Smells and tastes like an IPA. Absolutely no different than any other boring sub-standard IPA. Caramel and grapefruit peel / pith, a touch of pine resin, that's all there is to it. Medium body and carbonation levels. I don't understand what marketing niche passing a simple IPA off as a "rich copper ale" fulfills. If it were up to me, I would have either had a hell of a lot more malt complexity in there or I would have just given up and marketed it as a strangely-colored IPA.

WastingFreetime, Aug 24, 2012
Photo of jaybags
2.5/5  rDev -33%

jaybags, Aug 22, 2012
Censored from Lagunitas Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 2,333 ratings.