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Lagunitas Sneak Release Undercover Investigation Shut-Down Ale - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

611 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 611
Reviews: 170
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 10.44%
Wants: 43
Gots: 39 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.28% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jdoncbus on 07-21-2007)
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Lagunitas, you guys always swing for the fences and you almost always connect! At 9+ ABV this is easy to drink, even though the alcohol presence is noticeable. This beer looks strong, smells of candy and alcohol, and the taste and mouthfeel leave you wanting more! Another great beer in the Lagunitas line-up, but definitely a notch or two below Sucks and A Little Sumpin.

DenverHopHead, May 17, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Served in my favorite snifter.

Appearance: A semi hazy amber, with heavy bubbles when placed against the light. Clears up pretty quickly with a nice deep off-white head rising to about one finger's length.

Smell: Hard floral feel, light sugar scent still comes off strong.

Taste: This brew is a instant malt bomb. Almost a sweet floral, grapefruit is nice and easy...how smooth are the flavors it's hard to to put the glass down. Not overly bitter,

Mouth: Feels like thirst quencher, wet hoppy at the end with a medium to full carbonation.

Overall: Drinking this again for the third time this week, I honestly have to take my hats off to Lagunitas for making a quality brew. It is definitely crept up on me and became one of my go to DIPAs. Have one on me and enjoy....Salud!

BlurryVisi0n, May 11, 2013
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Lagunitas Sneak Release Undercover Investigation Shut-Down Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 611 ratings.