Lagunitas Sucks (Brown Shugga Substitute Ale) - Lagunitas Brewing Company
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4.2/5 rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
12 oz bottle into Deschutes tulip snifter
A - Awesome label with hilarious artwork and one of the best stories a beer could hope for. Brilliant marketing. Pours with a nice thick and frothy white head. Very aggressive pour yielded maybe 3 fingers worth. Oops. Pretty light copper color. Some haze but not murky. Nice lacing. Really a good looking beer. Enticing!
S - strong and delicious tropical fruit hop aroma. Makes sense as a holiday offering. Sort of like a starburst take on SN Celebration? Also enticing. And greets you with every sip.
T - does not disappoint. Follows the hop aroma but backs it up with an interesting malt bill. Very tasty. Exellent balance. Consistent throughout the drink.
M - soft and creamy. Some alcohol warmth and lingering bitterness in the aftertaste, but it's refreshing like peppermint.
O - Wow. It's definitely not trying to be Brown Shugga but this is a great beer in its own right. Frankly this is one of the best beers I've had from Lagunitas. It reminds me of a more refined version of fusion VII (which reminded me of a more refined Hop Stoopid)... Damn. This is good. Would be a great beer to session with if you aren't driving. Highly recommended!
Serving type: bottle
11-08-2011 03:46:31 | More by olfolxholme
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Lagunitas Sucks (Brown Shugga Substitute Ale) from Lagunitas Brewing Company
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