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Undercover Investigation Shut-down Ale - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

2,939 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,939
Reviews: 730
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 10.1%
Wants: 48
Gots: 280 | FT: 3
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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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

JMS1512, May 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

Captnlhook, May 10, 2014
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4.05/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a mason jar glass.

A - Crystal clear dark amber with a thin little collar of head, leaving loose little tendrils of lacing

S - Very mild on the nose, with grassy and floral notes dominating. Also a tad boozy in the aroma.

T - Tastes like a belgian ale smashing into a west coast IPA, combining that unique belgian candy/malt flavor with a steady dosage of bright, resinous/citric hops. Mild to moderate bitterness. Finishes fairly clean with a minimum of dryness and slight bitterness lingering on the back of the tongue.

M - Full, frothy, and mildly fizzy

Overall - This one's an easy drinker for the style, flavor profile, and ABV. Comparable to a less malty, less boozy Hopslam. Don't know if it's a favorite, but you'll not be disappointed at all if you buy this one.

DannyS, May 10, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

boku56, May 10, 2014
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j0hnc2468, May 07, 2014
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4.49/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Copper, Amber red, beautiful. Really nice quarter inch foam head.

Smell: Maybe I was outside too long today with all the blooming flowers but I get floral, sweetness, maybe (brown) sugar.

Taste: Nice taste, exactly what I want when temperatures are in the 80s. Crisp. Taste of lemon, pine, mango, grapefruit and citrus flavor give it that summer feel. Taste like an DIPA, IMO

Mouthfeel: Got that mouthful type feel with this. Bitterness. mmmm

Overall: Good shit, nice brew cute story.

McDude, May 07, 2014
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Undercover Investigation Shut-down Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 2,939 ratings.