Undercover Investigation Shut-down Ale - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

3,379 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 3,379
Reviews: 872
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 10.34%
Wants: 62
Gots: 307 | 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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4/5  rDev -1.5%
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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4/5  rDev -1.5%
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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look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Thin head on a clear orange amber body. Aroma moves into barleywine territory with candy sugar, caramel malt, and syrup. Flavor follows the aroma with lots of candy sugar, tart citrus, caramel malts resin and terpentine. Medium to light body and light to moderate carbonation. Not excited about this one really. Tastes more like a barleywine but still not good for that style either.

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Undercover Investigation Shut-down Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 3,379 ratings.