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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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Reviews by deanhead:
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deanhead

Vermont

3.7/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 2 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

I knew nothing about this beer before I grabbed it off the shelf at Whole Foods in Red Bank, New Jersey before heading down to my friends place at Long Beach Island.
There was nothing but the color of the beer to even remotely identify that this beer was a stout. Totally random beer.

This beer is probably about year old. I think the prcie was 3.99. Do we see a trend here with the beer? 3.99 and flecks of particulate floaters in the bottle?
On with the review.

Appearance. floaters, lot ans lots of floaters. Otherwise this beer is dark, and moderately carbonated.
Aroma is toffee and unsweetened chocolate.

Warming and alcoholic, very dark beer.
Rich and chocolaty, rich with alcohol and warming on the palate.
Chunky and dank mouthfeel, as it warms it becomes this sensationally sticky beer. Some residual sweetness to it.
Aside front he huge globs of matter floating in my beer, it was mostly decent.

Serving type: bottle

07-18-2009 03:14:25 | More by deanhead
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Cruising With Ruben & The Jets from Lagunitas Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 300 ratings.