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Undercover Investigation Shut-down Ale - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

3,347 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 3,347
Reviews: 870
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 10.34%
Wants: 52
Gots: 289 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

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Photo of WAbeerfiend
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a tumbler on 04.18.14.

A: 2 1/2 finger head. See through red.

S: Pine, grapefruit, ketchup, malt.

T: Sweet malt, grapefruit, ketchup. Caramel is there too.

M: Creamy smooth.

O: Sweet malt comes on first, then grapefruit, ketchup, and some alcohol burn at the end. The malt turns into caramel which lingers. It was like a barleywine, but with a little less hop presence. The alcohol burn was not as strong as I thought that it would be.

Rating: B

WAbeerfiend, Sep 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a deep copper amber with a large lasting beige head, has good head retention and lacing. Aroma is of earthy hops, caramel malt, yeast with some dark fruit undertones. Taste the same as aroma with some good earthy hops bitterness, yeast and some notes of brown sugar. A medium to full body, smooth and a sticky mouth feel, good carbonation on the palate. Finishes with a good portion of sweet caramel malt, yeast a bit of dark fruit and brown sugar flavors and earthy hops on the ending. Has a nice caramel malt character and well behaved hops bitterness. Overall a well balanced and good drinking brew.

Samp01, Sep 26, 2014
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Undercover Investigation Shut-down Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 3,347 ratings.