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Fusion VII - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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Fusion VII
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90
outstanding

88 Ratings
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Ratings: 88
Reviews: 32
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 11.3%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: JizackFH on 10-05-2011)
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Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +22.9%

11-16-2011 21:14:33 | More by allouez86
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5/5  rDev +22.9%

03-30-2012 22:06:52 | More by keepitsimple1990
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California

5/5  rDev +22.9%

11-16-2011 17:26:14 | More by litheum94
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Connecticut

5/5  rDev +22.9%

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rockinrach

District of Columbia

5/5  rDev +22.9%

12-13-2011 20:51:17 | More by rockinrach
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5/5  rDev +22.9%

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THECPJ

Delaware

5/5  rDev +22.9%

11-18-2011 02:50:10 | More by THECPJ
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Tiernan

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

03-13-2013 22:27:38 | More by Tiernan
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Nickfellow007

Rhode Island

4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

08-15-2012 15:54:30 | More by Nickfellow007
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BSW

California

4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

11-19-2011 08:02:42 | More by BSW
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TheManiacalOne

Rhode Island

4.6/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

On-tap 11/19/2011 at Julian’s in Providence, RI, served in a tulip glass.

A: The beer is a deep reddish brown color, with a short off-white head that fades slowly and leaves a thick lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains floral hops, fruity citrus and caramelized malts.

T: The taste starts out with a strong but not over-powering hops presence. Then a big sweetness comes in from flavors of citrus and caramel. The malt character is hearty and provides a good balance. The after-taste is slightly hoppy and slightly sweet.

M: Crisp and very smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: Very tasty, goes down extremely easily, not too filling, good kick, excellent representation of style, it seems like a toned down version of their Lucky 13 Mondo which I liked quite a bit. This is a very nice beer to drink for a whole evening.

Serving type: on-tap

11-20-2011 22:53:26 | More by TheManiacalOne
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olfolxholme

California

4.53/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

1
Had a pint of this at Mill Valley Beerworks. Great place.

A - Very pleasant copper color, very impressive head retention. Kept a thin layer of foam through the ENTIRE time. Thick and creamy lacing left an imprint of off-white bubbles at every gulp. Nice.

S - great hop aroma that was consistent throughout. Pretty impressive how the smell of the hops pervaded with every sip.

T - great hop forward taste. Classic American hops. I experienced this beer as a more refined Hop Stoopid, and without the dried apricot presence.

M - smooth and creamy.

O - I have to say I really enjoyed this. Try it if you can!

Serving type: on-tap

10-11-2011 01:04:17 | More by olfolxholme
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MrMojoRising

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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tdm168

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Wine 101.

A - hazy orange with a soft cap of dense, white head that has great retention

S - grapefruit, pineapple, passion fruit

T - bread, birthday cake, grapefruit, pineapple

M - smooth, medium bodied, well carbonated

This was fantastic. The tropical, citrusy aroma and flavor were spot on. The sweet, cake batter-like malt were a perfect compliment to the very forward hops. I could drink this all day long.

Serving type: on-tap

09-29-2012 12:19:10 | More by tdm168
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dcloeren

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

05-22-2013 20:14:30 | More by dcloeren
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Texas

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

11-23-2011 14:58:09 | More by jenray
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New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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California

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

02-03-2012 23:38:18 | More by theempire
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North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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Connecticut

4.33/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A clear iced tea color with a healthy cream colored foam on top and lots of lacing sprawled out on the pint glass walls. The aroma suggests nothing but grapefruit hops with just a wisp of malt. Simple but oh so happy. The taste buds detect more of the grapefruit theme but there is a piney element and even some grassiness. This has mellow grain hidden down deep but the hops dominate despite the obvious drinkability. Medium light bodied with full foamy carbonation and a solid but refreshing feel. I was expecting much less based on previous reviews. This is a sessionable home run!

Serving type: growler

04-08-2012 03:56:10 | More by Durge
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ngeunit1

California

4.33/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Served a clear copper-orange color with a thick layer of frothy white head atop. The head faded down fairly slowly leaving behind some nice lacing.

S - Aroma has some nice strong citrus hops with some grassy/piney hops mixed in as well. There is also a bit of lightly roasted caramel malt in the background.

T - Starts off with a nice kick of citrus hops with some good orange flavor and some bitterness. There is a bit of sweet toasted caramel malts as well. Through the middle, more bitterness and some pine/grassy hops come through. A bit more malt as well. The finish is a nice mix of hops and bitterness, with some sweet malts as well.

M - Medium-plus bodied with moderate carbonation. It is very smooth with a dry and resiny crisp mouthfeel.

D - Very drinkable. A little big for an IPA, but not quite a DIPA. Nice citrus hop profile all the way through.

Serving type: on-tap

10-12-2011 06:01:42 | More by ngeunit1
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California

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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California

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

10-09-2013 18:35:06 | More by jonbonfon
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Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

08-15-2013 23:35:38 | More by VBWharfRat
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Fusion VII from Lagunitas Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 88 ratings.