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Undercover Investigation Shut-down Ale - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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3,378 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,378
Reviews: 871
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 10.34%
Wants: 61
Gots: 304 | 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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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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4.21/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Had on draft at Lures on 4/14/14

A-Pours copper with an off-white 1finger head. Great lacing.

S-Aroma of malt, caramel, pine, and earthy.

T-Taste is a bit sweet but balanced with lots of piney hops. Very nice!

M-Mouthfeel has a medium body with medium carbonation.

O-Overall a great strong ale way to go Lagunitas you've never have disappoint me yet

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3.74/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

appearance; amber, very clear, huge, off white head that settles quickly but a very decent amount retains well.

smell; belgian yeast, burned sugar, bread, also a yeasty, almost fermented aroma which is somewhat off putting.

taste; bread, belgian yeast, subtle dark fruit, alcohol, caramel.

mouthfeel; full body, mild carbonation

overall; satisfying, pretty tasty, up to lagunitas standards but not something i would run to buy again.

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

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4.4/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Found this recent & was drawn to ABV initially . However, this is an outstanding beer. As others have noted a bit similar to DFH90 but a bit on the mellower side. Definitely a rich beer with the alcohol hidden. Be careful with more than one as this beer will sneak up on you.

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

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4.2/5  rDev +3.4%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

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4.11/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Picked this up as part of a mixed 6, well, hate to admit it but it was because of the name. Very interesting. Good looking beer with an awesome smell that has a good bit going on. Very interesting beer, reminds me more of an IPA than anything, wasn't what I was expecting. Enjoyed it plus it gets a lot of bonus point due to the high ABV. Would get again depending upon cost.

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

Undercover Investigation Shut-down Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 3,378 ratings.