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Undercover Investigation Shut-down Ale - Lagunitas Brewing Company

Undercover Investigation Shut-down AleUndercover Investigation Shut-down Ale

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2,320 Ratings
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Ratings: 2320
Reviews: 680
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 10.12%


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

(Beer added by: GilGarp on 03-10-2009)
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yamar68

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4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 12oz bottle to tulip:

Pours a clear copper with swelling off-white head. Retention is rather brief. Good lacing though.

By the nose, I would assume this was an imperial red... rich caramel malts, earthy hops, pretty straightforward actually.

The taste shows a bit more complexity - hops lean towards a dense ganja, a touch of citrus with that sweet malt presence. Really a nice combo I think.

Nice, approachable big beer.

Serving type: bottle

07-03-2012 03:12:10 | More by yamar68
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Undercover Investigation Shut-down Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
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