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Cruising With Ruben & The Jets - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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300 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 300
Reviews: 263
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 13.01%
Wants: 1
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  8.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BradLikesBrew on 12-05-2008)
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Litterbean

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I didn't know what the hell this was when I bought it. I just knew that I've never been disappointed in anything I've tried from Lagunitas. There's not much info as to what kind of brew this was on the label.

Diving in initially I wasn't impressed by the taste. I mistook it for a decent barleywine, but was surprised to find that it was a HIGH GRAVITY stout. The color is more a deep brown than the black I would expect. The taste became more pronounced as the beer warmed and mellowed and I gradually grew to like it more. I don't think it's an exemplary stout, but it's something I wouldn't kick out of bed for eating cookies. Good bitterness balancing out the sweetness. Smell is pleasant, but sort of unassuming. Alcohol is there, and this baby is also bready as hell. If this review is confusing it's because A) I haven't written one in over a year and B) this beer is confusing as well. Still, it's above average, but not in that "A" category.

Serving type: bottle

02-28-2009 21:32:45 | More by Litterbean
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Cruising With Ruben & The Jets from Lagunitas Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 300 ratings.