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Undercover Investigation Shut-down Ale - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

2,708 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,708
Reviews: 720
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 9.85%
Wants: 42
Gots: 212 | 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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Ratings: 2,708 | Reviews: 720 | Display Reviews Only:
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bigclydeoliver

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +17%

05-22-2013 23:29:53 | More by bigclydeoliver
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cooler4life

Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

05-22-2013 22:24:01 | More by cooler4life
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Schmuckles

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-22-2013 22:18:29 | More by Schmuckles
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Absolut

California

4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-22-2013 19:23:57 | More by Absolut
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GabeQ

Tennessee

4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-22-2013 15:05:50 | More by GabeQ
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capuchinpilates

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

05-22-2013 02:39:08 | More by capuchinpilates
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plinythederek

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

05-22-2013 01:24:44 | More by plinythederek
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LouDogg114

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

05-21-2013 23:12:05 | More by LouDogg114
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plumcrazyfx

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

05-21-2013 22:54:25 | More by plumcrazyfx
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alex_hart

Oklahoma

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

05-21-2013 22:42:28 | More by alex_hart
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seplo

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

05-21-2013 17:49:09 | More by seplo
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johntfox

Florida

4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-21-2013 17:47:30 | More by johntfox
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Jameswoody

Montana

4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-21-2013 06:56:34 | More by Jameswoody
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mxchap

California

4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-21-2013 04:18:21 | More by mxchap
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BeerOps

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

05-21-2013 01:37:44 | More by BeerOps
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jrohrbacher

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

05-21-2013 01:31:13 | More by jrohrbacher
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MacQ32

South Carolina

3.79/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A - Pours an incredibly clear amber with a monster 2+ finger light tan head. Retention is quite strong, lacing is perfect.

S - Sweet sugary toasted caramel malts, citrusy as well as spicey piney hops, very smokey, alcohol is detectable.

T - Spiced hops and alcohol burn up front, but transitions into a super sweet citrusy fruityness (possibly some figs/dark cherries) followed by more alcohol burn. (possibly some figs/dark cherries).

M - Medium bodied or less, appropriate carbonation - fairly smooth but the alcohol makes it just a bit less drinkable than desired.

O - Not that this is too much to handle, but the alcohol burn is just a little overpowering to the other flavors of the beer. Otherwise fantastic, just a little off balance IMO

Serving type: bottle

05-21-2013 00:15:25 | More by MacQ32
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ChrisKuhns

Texas

4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-20-2013 18:30:54 | More by ChrisKuhns
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CrazyEasyBartender

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

05-20-2013 15:58:55 | More by CrazyEasyBartender
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Brown120

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

05-20-2013 13:05:08 | More by Brown120
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Shogun730

California

3/5  rDev -26.1%

05-20-2013 03:59:13 | More by Shogun730
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Geno206

Washington

4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-20-2013 02:06:28 | More by Geno206
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Illmaticzx

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

05-19-2013 19:45:13 | More by Illmaticzx
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lawlerj

Nebraska

3.85/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a Duvel tulip.

A - Pours a dark amber with a light tan head.

S - Big caramel malts with some hop notes as well.

T - Hops and caramel malt are big. Pretty nice.

M - Medium bodied, good carbonation.

O - Pretty tasty.

Serving type: bottle

05-19-2013 19:40:03 | More by lawlerj
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Brian15

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

05-19-2013 19:27:27 | More by Brian15
Undercover Investigation Shut-down Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 2,708 ratings.