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Undercover Investigation Shut-down Ale - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

3,389 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 3,389
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 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours copper tinted amber body with a medium off-white head. The nose is of light caramel and toffee sweetness with a big NW grapefruit hop. Very hop forward nose with nice resinous sweet nose. The flavor is malty and sweet with a caramel and bready malt combined with huge hop grapefruit. The finish is moderately well hopped with a dry rensious finish. Overall, a nice ale!

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

Poured into a Nonic Pint.

A- Pours a nice deep copper color with 2 fingers of light tan colored foamy head that has some good staying power, and leaves some good lacing on the glass. Good start.

S- Smells rich. Deep dark fruity smell, plums come to mind. Smells of sweet caramel mixed with a fair amount of fresh pine, but leaning more so towards the caramel scents.

T- Pretty tasty, really a rich hearty beer here. Lots of malty sweetness. Seems pretty well balanced with a fair amount of pine resin coming through in the end. You really can't say that it is bitter, because the sweet caramel malt really balances this one out.

M- An easy drinker considering the ABV. On the low side of full bodied, this one feel hearty. Moderately low amount of carbonation.

O- A decent offering from Lagunitas. You really can't find a better beer for the price you pay for their stuff.

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Undercover Investigation Shut-down Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 3,389 ratings.