Fusion VII - Lagunitas Brewing Company
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Ratings: 85 | Reviews: 32 | Show All Ratings:
4.53/5 rDev +11.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
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
3.75/5 rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Had on-tap at Rattle N Hum Earlier tonight in NYC.
Reviewed from notes.
This beer pours a nice copper color. There is a finger of creamy off-white head resting on top. The head has good retention, and there is a sheet of sticky lace left behind on the glass. The nose has a nice piney hop aroma. There are also some smells of tropical fruit and some caramel malt. The taste starts off with a bit of sweet maltiness and nice piney hop bitterness. There are some fruit flavors present as well. The malty backbone gives this some nice balance, but it is still definitely a hop forward beer. The finish leaves a bit of lingering hop bitterness on the palate. It has a medium body and good carbonation. It goes down easy, and it has a bit of an oily feel to it. There is some hop bitterness that lingers on the palate for a minute. The drinkability is good here. It goes down easy and the flavor is quite nice. I think it could use a little bit more hop flavor. Overall, I enjoyed this one and I definitely think it is worth trying out.
Serving type: on-tap
10-05-2011 07:32:10 | More by JizackFH
Fusion VII from Lagunitas Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 85 ratings.