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Undercover Investigation Shut-down Ale - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

2,707 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,707
Reviews: 720
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 9.85%
Wants: 39
Gots: 210 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  9.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
ABV varies slightly from 9.0 to 9.8
66.6 IBU

(Beer added by: GilGarp on 03-10-2009)
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PaleZombie

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4.33/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a large wine glass.

A - Dark copper color almost amber. Clear with about 1 finger of white head.

S - Strong tropical fruits (Mango, Pineapple, maybe some pears and apples) nice caramel sent. Slight alcohol sent.

T - Sweet caramel malts, some mild tropical fruits, not as strong as the nose followed by a bitter hop finish and some alcohol.

M - Very heavy almost slick resin feel with medium carbonation.

O - This is an awesome beer, for a 9.6% it seems like a 7.5-8%. Its only 10$ for a 6 pack and extremely tasty. One of the top 5 beers I have had. I will be getting a case of this for sure to cellar some of it.

Serving type: bottle

05-15-2013 04:12:14 | More by PaleZombie
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Undercover Investigation Shut-down Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 2,707 ratings.