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SF Fusion - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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63 Ratings
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Ratings: 63
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 8.77%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.30% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: 1759Girl on 02-15-2011)
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Texasfan549

Texas

4/5  rDev -5.2%

02-14-2014 02:53:16 | More by Texasfan549
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od_sf

California

3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

02-12-2014 17:02:26 | More by od_sf
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mc4z

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

02-11-2014 16:24:55 | More by mc4z
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spark3148857

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

02-11-2014 04:11:28 | More by spark3148857
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kaseydad

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

02-10-2014 01:52:06 | More by kaseydad
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bumchilly25

British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

02-09-2014 02:08:20 | More by bumchilly25
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MrDave

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

02-04-2014 18:49:35 | More by MrDave
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InfernoBoss

California

4/5  rDev -5.2%

11-21-2013 09:00:34 | More by InfernoBoss
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largadeer

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

10-13-2013 08:29:18 | More by largadeer
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Warlocks-Passage

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

08-02-2013 17:51:03 | More by Warlocks-Passage
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KevT

California

4/5  rDev -5.2%

06-10-2013 04:21:30 | More by KevT
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cnbrown313

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

06-05-2013 14:14:17 | More by cnbrown313
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Lantern


4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

05-22-2013 18:34:25 | More by Lantern
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rboinski

California

4.61/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Back on tap at the Lagunitas Taproom after Waldo's Special dissapeared

10 oz pour into a stemless wine glass at Lagunitas Taproom

Appearance: Pours much lighter than I was expecting from lagunitas. Really good clarity and a nice head on it as well, though I would have preferred this in the larger lagunitas mason jar.

Smell: Strong smell of hops, almost smells fresh hopped but I did not ask. I believe the hops were mosaic, simcoe, and one other.

Taste: Extremely good DIPA. Great hop flavors come through, without a ton of bitterness. Not much of a malt backbone supporting the hops which I personally prefer. Could have been a little better integrated maybe, something about it just wasn't perfect but I couldn't put my finger on it.

Mouthfeel: Very nice mouthfeel. Not as sticky as Waldo but still has some nice stickiness. Very smooth with good carbonation.

Overall: Great beer. Won't be around long but I am glad I got a chance to try it!

Serving type: on-tap

05-06-2013 14:43:40 | More by rboinski
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popery

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

01-24-2013 07:58:26 | More by popery
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t0rin0

California

4/5  rDev -5.2%

10-20-2012 02:54:11 | More by t0rin0
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Philousa

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

10-03-2012 03:32:34 | More by Philousa
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DovaliHops

California

4.43/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

From notes from SF Beer Week. Pours a hazy orangish golden color with a medium white head that disappears quickly. Scent is intense amount of citrus fruit and hops right up front. Great apricot along with orange and grapefruit. Somewhat tropical fruit aroma as well. A lot of piney hops and just a nice overall west-coast aroma (meaning there wasn't much malt to it). Taste was just as it smelled with amazing citrus and tropical fruit flavors. The slightest bit of malt to it, but not enough to ruin this one. Great pine and hop flavor...tastes SOOO fresh. Mouthfeel is crisp and slightly sticky. Drinkability is very high, as ABV is well-hidden. Overall, I've tried a couple of the Fusion beers, and this one has been my favorite thus far.

Serving type: on-tap

06-26-2012 06:33:20 | More by DovaliHops
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Bike2work


4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

05-29-2012 15:30:59 | More by Bike2work
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kdown

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

05-23-2012 18:55:48 | More by kdown
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LegalBrew87

California

4.8/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had this on tap at the brewery, first in a 5oz taster and then a full pour. Over a weekend I had 5 other lagunitas beers (waldo, lil sumpin wild, BA stout, undercover shutdown & 13.alt) along with 3 from Russian River (pliny, row 2, more cowbell) and this was my favorite.

A: Pours hazy bright orange with almost no head. Minimal lacing.

S: Huge apricot, peach, mango, and citrus flavors. A little bit of pine and hay and a faint hint of some bready pale malt. I feel like there may be a little wheat in the grain bill somewhere. The smell of this beer just blew me away. I can't say I've ever smelled such fruity hops before without being a total citrus/pine bomb.

T: Really sweet and fruity apricot flavors, followed by some bitter pine and orange zest and just a faint hint of malt. I just wanted to keep drinking this beer. Super refreshing with a perfect crisp bitter finish that didn't leave my palette totally ruined. A friend I was with said it reminded him a lot of KR Citra, his favorite beer.

M: Pretty nice carbonation. Maybe a little thin, but I would rather have my beer thinner than syrupy.

O: This is an amazingly drinkable imperial. I would have had 3 or 4 more if I could have. Unfortunately they weren't doing growler fills or I would have snagged at least one. This is a must try.

Serving type: on-tap

05-22-2012 21:19:26 | More by LegalBrew87
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jmccraney

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

05-19-2012 00:07:14 | More by jmccraney
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AKolmogorov

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

04-15-2012 18:58:44 | More by AKolmogorov
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Cinderbike

Nevada

4/5  rDev -5.2%

02-21-2012 18:53:34 | More by Cinderbike
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jeffjeff1

California

3.98/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I had this on tap at Lagunitas Brewery.

Appearance- gold color, thin head

Smell- floral hops

Taste- floral hops

Mouthfeel- medium bodied

Drinkability- I thought it was very good. I would love to have more of it but I'm not sure if they only have it there or what. Either way I would love to have it again.

Serving type: on-tap

02-19-2012 04:44:15 | More by jeffjeff1
SF Fusion from Lagunitas Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 63 ratings.