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Undercover Investigation Shut-down Ale - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

3,388 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 3,388
Reviews: 873
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 10.1%
Wants: 72
Gots: 325 | 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:
Beer added by: GilGarp on 03-10-2009

ABV varies slightly from 9.0 to 9.8
66.6 IBU
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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

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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.

Undercover Investigation Shut-down Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 3,388 ratings.