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Undercover Investigation Shut-down Ale - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

3,378 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 3,378
Reviews: 871
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 10.34%
Wants: 61
Gots: 304 | 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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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Reviewed 5/12/13, bottled 4/3/13. 12 OZ bottle in tulip.

A - Dark amber/light brown with reddish hues. Light tan head and leaves nice lacing.

S - Citrus and flowery hops are prominent. Sweet caramel malts are present also. Very pleasant aroma, not overpowering. Notes of burnt sugar and molasses.

T - Sweet at first, flower, pine and citrus hops. Medium bitterness that lingers a bit. A fair bit of malt in the profile as well as caramel, molasses, and a hint of alcohol.

M - Medium body but a bit on the light side which is surprising with the high ABV. Medium to light carbonation. Dry finish that makes it very drinkable for a strong ale.

O - Very good beer overall. Enjoy the appearance and aroma more than the taste.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Dark amber with a thick white head. Good retention leaving some nice lacing.

S - Sweet toffee with some citrus and pine.

T - Big toffee and caramel sweetness right off the bat followed by piney hops that balances out the sweetness. Longering slight bitter finish.

M - Medium full body with a slightly syrupy mouthfeel. Medium carbonation. Alcohol adds some slight warming.

O - Very easy drinker for such a big beer. Very unique flavor profile. Very enjoyable.

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Undercover Investigation Shut-down Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 3,378 ratings.