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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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doucmehu

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +1.8%

11-25-2011 05:24:50 | More by doucmehu
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Anaz

California

4/5  rDev +1.8%

11-24-2011 23:08:29 | More by Anaz
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kennylopez

New Jersey

3.3/5  rDev -16%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 22oz bottle into a snifter.

Appearance: a dark brown cola colored with a fingers worth of off white head that leaves rings of lacing as I drink it.

Smells: I smell a mild hop note with subtle yet dominate malt backbone.

Tastes: this is a smooth strong ale. The balance is great with a pungent bitter hop that has a balanced malt character that is quite a surprise from a Lagunitas in my opinion.

Mouthfeel: this is a carbonated ale that doesn't have much of a burn from the close to 7%. I enjoyed this brew and pairs well with turkey or a thanksgiving meal.

Overall: not my favorite from Lagunitas even though this is a solid brew. I will buy it again next year, just not my favorite American strong ale especially $9.99 for a 22oz bottle.

Serving type: bottle

11-24-2011 22:28:22 | More by kennylopez
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lokiikol

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

11-24-2011 21:40:50 | More by lokiikol
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +27.2%

11-24-2011 14:32:30 | More by Rochefort10nh
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waiting4lunch

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1.8%

11-23-2011 14:46:42 | More by waiting4lunch
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Rollzroyce21

California

3/5  rDev -23.7%

11-23-2011 14:13:06 | More by Rollzroyce21
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deapokid

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.8%

11-23-2011 05:09:51 | More by deapokid
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beerman999999

New York

4/5  rDev +1.8%

11-23-2011 02:34:54 | More by beerman999999
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RoryOMoore

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +1.8%

11-23-2011 00:19:08 | More by RoryOMoore
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Hippopotamus

California

4/5  rDev +1.8%

11-22-2011 21:19:44 | More by Hippopotamus
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touchmeimsac

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +27.2%

11-22-2011 14:15:15 | More by touchmeimsac
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pirmannt1

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.8%

11-22-2011 05:18:12 | More by pirmannt1
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THEOPTIMATOR88

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

11-22-2011 01:07:52 | More by THEOPTIMATOR88
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WillyMac

South Carolina

5/5  rDev +27.2%

11-21-2011 16:14:48 | More by WillyMac
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brandoman63

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

11-21-2011 15:49:31 | More by brandoman63
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cfinch2

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

11-21-2011 06:13:29 | More by cfinch2
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DoctorB2B

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

11-20-2011 18:59:28 | More by DoctorB2B
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rwilde

Ohio

4/5  rDev +1.8%

11-20-2011 14:23:25 | More by rwilde
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KGarrett

New York

4/5  rDev +1.8%

11-19-2011 00:11:46 | More by KGarrett
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ineva

California

4/5  rDev +1.8%

11-18-2011 20:32:15 | More by ineva
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I2uss

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +1.8%

11-18-2011 17:51:04 | More by I2uss
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mcphish22

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

11-18-2011 04:14:17 | More by mcphish22
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goalie33

New York

4/5  rDev +1.8%

11-17-2011 21:03:56 | More by goalie33
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olfolxholme

California

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

22 oz bottle into Deschutes tulip snifter

A - Nice and foamy. Nice lacing, good retention. Off-white clouds float on top of a deep red beer. Hold it up to the light and go "Ooh, ah," because the clarity is glowing and beautiful. Really, try it. It's fun.

S - Resiny hops, sweet grapefruit, citrus rind, dankness backed with dark malts. And something that reminds me of slightly burnt caramel corn. Quite good.

T - Beautiful bitterness, but I don't get as much complexity in the flavor. Aroma is pretty key to this beer - choose your glass accordingly. Still, there is a nice hop presence of grass and citrus rind, and hints of those elements listed for the aroma. A bit more of those dark malts - almost like fresh roasted coffee in the background.

M - Perhaps a tad watery, but the bitterness creates a really enjoyable tingling mouthfeel. Nicely carbonated. Feels good.

O - Oh, I like this one a lot. The story of the name is pretty cool, and my favorite American band is probably Wilco. So, it all adds up on top of this being a GREAT beer, to being a really fun drinking experience. I recommend drinking it warmer, at least 50 degrees. But, it's also good cold. And make sure you pour it in a glass that will emphasize the aroma. And enjoy.

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Serving type: bottle

11-17-2011 05:29:43 | More by olfolxholme
Wilco Tango Foxtrot from Lagunitas Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 2,191 ratings.