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Censored - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

2,340 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,340
Reviews: 841
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 11.8%
Wants: 43
Gots: 179 | 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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4/5  rDev +7.2%

npala86, Aug 07, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

johnny29er, Aug 07, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

beergil, Aug 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

BlakeAM, Aug 06, 2013
Photo of outdoor7or24
3.03/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12 oz bottle poured into sniffer.
A: pours a brilliant copper color, frothy one finger foam head that quickly fades leaving some big soapy bubbles, stringy lacing
S: caramel, malt, metallic aroma, fruity esters
M: medium, creamy carbonation
T: caramel, Pine, Hops bitterness, malt, metallic aftertaste that lingers more than I'd prefer.
O: okay brew in my opinion, I might have a off flavored brew.

outdoor7or24, Aug 06, 2013
Photo of AKuehn47
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

AKuehn47, Aug 05, 2013
Photo of tjsdomer2
3.98/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: Great tan foam. Red-orange in hue. Excellent, excellent yeast and carbonation.

Smell: Caramel, yeast, and clay.

Taste/Mouthfeel: Flavor is comprised of mellow pine and a hint of caramel. Orange/grapefruit peel permiates throughout with a nice balance. Mouthfeel is full of active yeast but becames too flat in the finish.

Overall Drinkability: Middle of the road for an amber. Definitely hoppier than many.

tjsdomer2, Aug 05, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

Dapper_Dan_Man, Aug 04, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

fcpsitsjaredjared, Aug 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

Jsher, Aug 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

nygannon, Aug 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

schopenhauerale, Aug 03, 2013
Photo of scotorum
3.81/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into an Innis & Gunn flute from the 12 oz. bottle.

Clear amber with an inch high white head which dissipated to an uneven but thick surface foam film and heavy lacing.

s: none

t; Mild to moderate resiny hops over malt. A well-balanced and increasingly tasty brew.

m: Light to moderate., leaning to the latter.

o: A well-made contemporary pale ale. I'd take several other Lagunitas offerings over this one, but it's tasty and refreshing enough to be a credit to their lineup.

scotorum, Aug 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

MLFrank, Aug 03, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Florida_guy03, Aug 03, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

Warlocks-Passage, Aug 02, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

brbrocc, Aug 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

Hobbit, Aug 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Cynic-ale, Aug 01, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

tom10101, Jul 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

jmm380, Jul 30, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

TheMsnLink, Jul 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

Noonan425, Jul 29, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

RocksteadyRye, Jul 29, 2013
Photo of mfnmbvp
3.53/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz. bottle, with no apparent bottled on date present. Another offering from Lagunitas that I have yet to try. Excited to finally be doing so; pick up this bottle as part of a mixed six pack at the local Binny's.

Poured into a Firestone Walker pint glass.

A - Pours about two fingers of khaki colored fluffy head on top of a clear dark coppery orange colored body. Some sediment floating around. Nice thin streaked rings of lacing on the glass.

S - Smell is of straight-forward malts and little else. Definitely a malt showcase here, folks. Has almost a coppery metallic smell to it in the back end, also.

T - Well built body; nicely carbonated. Again, a straight up malt showcase with just a touch of leafty hop bitterness added to the mix. Bready, earthy, caramelized malts, apparent tree nuts, faint honey, some sweetness, & some coppery metallic taste on the finish.

M - Feel is semi-sweet, malty, with a bit of hop resins and some metallic qualities to it.

Overall, definitely not what I expected from Lagunitas. In this case, I was counting on their usual hop assault, but what we have instead is mostly a malt bomb. Definitely a nice addition to the Lagunitas portfolio, but this isn't a beer I would go out of my way to have again. I'll stick to the Lagunitas hop bombs, thank you.

Lagunitas Censored ---3.5/5

mfnmbvp, Jul 28, 2013
Censored from Lagunitas Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 2,340 ratings.