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Undercover Investigation Shut-down Ale - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

2,760 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,760
Reviews: 723
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 10.1%
Wants: 40
Gots: 225 | FT: 4
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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Thedaver4220

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -20%

09-16-2013 22:52:36 | More by Thedaver4220
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james582

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

09-16-2013 19:35:31 | More by james582
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cam477

Newfoundland (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

09-14-2013 20:23:16 | More by cam477
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Profchaos20

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Reviewed 5/12/13, bottled 4/3/13. 12 OZ bottle in tulip.

A - Dark amber/light brown with reddish hues. Light tan head and leaves nice lacing.

S - Citrus and flowery hops are prominent. Sweet caramel malts are present also. Very pleasant aroma, not overpowering. Notes of burnt sugar and molasses.

T - Sweet at first, flower, pine and citrus hops. Medium bitterness that lingers a bit. A fair bit of malt in the profile as well as caramel, molasses, and a hint of alcohol.

M - Medium body but a bit on the light side which is surprising with the high ABV. Medium to light carbonation. Dry finish that makes it very drinkable for a strong ale.

O - Very good beer overall. Enjoy the appearance and aroma more than the taste.

Serving type: bottle

09-13-2013 01:27:36 | More by Profchaos20
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DMacQ

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

09-12-2013 16:00:59 | More by DMacQ
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deonreds

New York

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

09-12-2013 07:05:15 | More by deonreds
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MNBeerGeek

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

09-12-2013 02:53:56 | More by MNBeerGeek
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JT99125

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -1.5%

09-12-2013 00:07:02 | More by JT99125
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cardsfan

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -1.5%

09-11-2013 02:12:13 | More by cardsfan
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TreyIsWilson

Michigan

4.01/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Dark amber with a thick white head. Good retention leaving some nice lacing.

S - Sweet toffee with some citrus and pine.

T - Big toffee and caramel sweetness right off the bat followed by piney hops that balances out the sweetness. Longering slight bitter finish.

M - Medium full body with a slightly syrupy mouthfeel. Medium carbonation. Alcohol adds some slight warming.

O - Very easy drinker for such a big beer. Very unique flavor profile. Very enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

09-11-2013 02:11:32 | More by TreyIsWilson
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BeerGreg

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

09-10-2013 15:15:04 | More by BeerGreg
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SimonTja

Sweden

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

09-10-2013 11:29:53 | More by SimonTja
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edenstjames

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

09-09-2013 19:56:58 | More by edenstjames
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Evarigan

New York

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

09-08-2013 20:59:37 | More by Evarigan
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skloeff

Missouri

4/5  rDev -1.5%

09-08-2013 16:14:48 | More by skloeff
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Bunuelian

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

09-08-2013 15:45:18 | More by Bunuelian
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JasonMinck

Texas

4/5  rDev -1.5%

09-08-2013 11:27:52 | More by JasonMinck
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shiggins22

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

09-04-2013 19:20:11 | More by shiggins22
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tommy5

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

09-04-2013 03:02:27 | More by tommy5
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bruindre

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

09-04-2013 01:39:36 | More by bruindre
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srw

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.5%

09-04-2013 00:00:27 | More by srw
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RyanGoodman

Bolivia

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

09-03-2013 22:21:31 | More by RyanGoodman
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cjs61679

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -20%

09-03-2013 15:20:44 | More by cjs61679
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Mike_Gentry

California

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

09-03-2013 05:33:26 | More by Mike_Gentry
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C_S

Washington

4/5  rDev -1.5%

09-03-2013 04:00:26 | More by C_S
Undercover Investigation Shut-down Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 2,760 ratings.