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84
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2,228 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,228
Reviews: 834
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 11.8%
Wants: 36
Gots: 140 | 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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3/5  rDev -19.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

JakeDebus, May 10, 2013
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4.23/5  rDev +13.4%

this beer ours a nice copper brown. a little head with a lot of lacing. smell is sweetish and malty. the flavor is bold and malty with a nice sweetness and the right amount of hops. they took this ale and made it really drinkable with out watering down the flavor. also, there is a smooth finish....they guys at lagunitas did this one right.

mattkoon, May 10, 2013
Photo of lsummers
3.68/5  rDev -1.3%

Pours a rich copper, cloudy and somewhat viscous. Moderate carbonation creates a three finger offwhite creamy head. Just Fantastic.

Smells of some subtle piny hops with a dulce de leche note. The caramel sweet malts are fairly prominent.

Taste is actually quite light. The citric hops blend nice with the pine notes. Light cherry and sweet caramel notes. Overall it's balanced, reminds me of a maltier pale ale more than a red. It is good just not as flavorful in malty or hop notes as other red ales.

Mouthfeel is crisp and clean. Actually fairly creamy for the moderate carbonation.

Overall, I was really excited going in. The look, and smell set this beer off to be great. The taste lacked some body and felt a slightly watered down. I am being hard on this beer since I wanted and expected it to be great initially. It's still really good, I will definitely have this again.

lsummers, May 10, 2013
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3.56/5  rDev -4.6%

From a 355 ml bottle into a tulip.

A-The brew pours mostly clear with a few visible streams of carbonation...fine bubbles. The head maxes out at just over a finger of dense, light-khaki foam. The foam drops slowly into a thin cap. The beer is deep amber/copper color.

S-I smell some spicy citrus and a touch of earthy pine from the hops. The dominant flavor, however is a doughy, sugary, blast of pale and roasted malts. The doughy malt character is almost like piecrust or gingerbread. Its a bit uninspiring, but not awful, either.

T-The taste follows the smell with just a little punch of piney hop bitterness that is mostly drowned out the by rich, toffee-caramel, doughy malts. Alcohol is well-concealed, but you get a little fruity warmth as the beer gets close to room temp.

M-The feel is medium bodied with some mild carbonation and a slightly syrupy, heavy finish. Feel fits the flavor profile.

O-This might be my least favorite Lagunitas brew, but that doesn't mean its a bad beer. I just found it a little pedestrian, especially for 6.75% ABV. Also, when I see copper in the label, I guess I expect a little more citrus hops or intriguing rye spiciness or something...whatever it is that I was expecting, it wasn't here.

spoony, May 10, 2013
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84 out of 100 based on 2,228 ratings.