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Wilco Tango Foxtrot - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

2,191 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 2,191
Reviews: 786
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 11.2%
Wants: 46
Gots: 94 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  7.83% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
"Imperial Brown Ale" (not a style on BA).

(Beer added by: flexabull on 03-06-2010)
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Ratings: 2,191 | Reviews: 786 | Display Reviews Only:
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jvillefan

California

3.88/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: A deep clear amber color with a small head that lingers for a long time.

S: A little dull for my liking but has a very strong malt and caramel tone to it.

T: A typical ASA. Bold malt and caramel followed by subtle bitterness and citrus from the hops.

M: Could be a little heavier but the carbonation is perfect.

O: Definitely worth a try.

Serving type: bottle

02-21-2012 01:02:55 | More by jvillefan
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ltdantheman

Georgia

4/5  rDev +1.8%

02-20-2012 22:59:50 | More by ltdantheman
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cynical1027

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

02-20-2012 21:59:13 | More by cynical1027
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mcallister

Ohio

4/5  rDev +1.8%

02-19-2012 19:45:33 | More by mcallister
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spark3148857

California

4/5  rDev +1.8%

02-19-2012 14:34:32 | More by spark3148857
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WYVYRN527

Minnesota

4.33/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 ounce bottle poured into a pint glass.

A: Deep brown in color with a thick khaki head that slowly settles to a finger thick crown on the surface. Lacing is sticky and coats the glass.

S: Caramel and toast, along with piney, grassy hop zest.

T: Hops are more dominant up front. Grapefruit and pine, with some grassy, floral character. Dark fruit, brown sugar, and caramel flavors make up the malt bill. Finish is quite dry and clean, with little alcohol presence shown.

Notes: WTF is a complex brew, with impeccable flavor and medium body. Alcohol is hard to detect, even though it's there. Amazingly drinkable, and for that it could be dangerous. I love this beer, as it is great by itself, and would pair with just about any hearty meal. Venison roast, anyone?

Serving type: bottle

02-19-2012 06:56:01 | More by WYVYRN527
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jk3

New York

4/5  rDev +1.8%

02-19-2012 02:20:41 | More by jk3
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duffextracold

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

02-19-2012 01:29:25 | More by duffextracold
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chrispoint

Connecticut

2.5/5  rDev -36.4%

02-18-2012 20:38:56 | More by chrispoint
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kk73

Hawaii

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

02-18-2012 04:43:11 | More by kk73
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John11486

California

4/5  rDev +1.8%

02-16-2012 19:54:28 | More by John11486
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djrn2

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -23.7%

02-16-2012 19:42:07 | More by djrn2
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jALEson

Texas

4/5  rDev +1.8%

02-16-2012 03:20:12 | More by jALEson
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PeteRiz

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -23.7%

02-15-2012 19:51:51 | More by PeteRiz
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Texasfan549

Texas

4/5  rDev +1.8%

02-13-2012 13:05:06 | More by Texasfan549
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blackcompg

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from their bomber...

Appearance - Pours 2 fingers of khaki head, color is a translucent dark copper amber, leaves some very nice lacing.

Smell - Dark fruits, dark toffee, faint chocolate, roasted malts, spicy hops, citrus peels. Really smells nice.

Taste - Roasted malts, hints of citrus peel, big grassy & spicy hops, ginger, white pepper, touch of dark fruits. All of these flavors are balanced perfectly, with a burnt toffee backbone. Spicy and grassy hop bitterness lingers between sips.

Mouthfeel - Medium mouthfeel, an almost crealy silkiness, medium but smooth carb combines nicely with the grassy hops and spice to provide some nice edges during the sip.

Overall - What an interesting mix of flavors! The balance and complexity here are really nice. Has flavors from multiple styles here, and it works so well. Unique, and very tasty. Go out of your way to give this one a try. It says 59 IBU's, but it truly tastes like more.

Serving type: bottle

02-13-2012 04:06:44 | More by blackcompg
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kchannel9

California

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

02-11-2012 09:48:20 | More by kchannel9
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InfernoBoss

California

4/5  rDev +1.8%

02-11-2012 06:46:55 | More by InfernoBoss
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kenzak

New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev -36.4%

02-11-2012 04:41:01 | More by kenzak
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Tyrawlings

Ohio

4/5  rDev +1.8%

02-11-2012 01:10:54 | More by Tyrawlings
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GuisseppeFranco

New York

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

02-11-2012 01:07:40 | More by GuisseppeFranco
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vitters03

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.8%

02-10-2012 02:13:46 | More by vitters03
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thomismydad

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.8%

02-09-2012 17:17:46 | More by thomismydad
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bigbeers84

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

02-09-2012 10:24:50 | More by bigbeers84
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Kahlerbock

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

02-08-2012 20:46:32 | More by Kahlerbock
Wilco Tango Foxtrot from Lagunitas Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 2,191 ratings.