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Undercover Investigation Shut-down Ale - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

3,355 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 3,355
Reviews: 871
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 10.34%
Wants: 53
Gots: 292 | 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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4.41/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

I had this beer out of a bottle poured into a snifter. This beer was aged about a year before it was broken out to enjoy. I thought that this beer was excellent and I hope to enjoy more of it at some point soon!

A-This beer is a darker orange/light brown appearance, almost like a new castle.

S- The smell is one of roasted grains and a bit of fruit

T- The taste was very mellow and wasn't hot at all. I was bummed when the bottle was finished!

M- Was a light viscosity and it felt light on the palate.

O- I thought this beer was outstanding and would recommend to anyone who like beer!

Cheers!

Svyturys30, May 23, 2014
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look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

A nice ale, but not anything to write home about. It is good, nice aroma and good tase but to me, seems to lack a little care, almost seems to be leaning to the mass produced, less quality style that too many of the big brewers produce. Don't get me wrong, this is a good beer and by no way I am not comparing to the Bud Lites of the world. It is enjoyable but doesn't quite reach the standards that have been set by other craft brewers. Overall good job

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Undercover Investigation Shut-down Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 3,355 ratings.