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DayTime - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

1,625 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,625
Reviews: 329
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 11.03%
Wants: 72
Gots: 179 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  4.65% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: RblWthACoz on 08-25-2012)
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Photo of jodybrutal
2.75/5  rDev -31.1%

Pours a clear yellow... I'd have trouble picking this out of a crowd of "Lite" beers if it weren't for the fluffy white head and strong sticky lacing.

The aroma is the best thing this beer has going for it. Big fruity hop aromas make you think this is could be a real IPA. (Spoiler Alert: It's not.)

The taste is much like the smell, but toned way down. The bitterness really overpowered the hop flavors for me, and the whole thing was way too thin. Every time I took a sip I was wondering where my beer went.

Overall, it's a decent brew that lives up to it's name as a session IPA. It's not something I would reach for again, though. If you're staring at the window of your local store and looking for something light to bring to the BBQ I recommend reaching for Stone's, Southern Tier's or Founders' interpretations on the style way before this one.

jodybrutal, Aug 19, 2014
Photo of schatzs
3.75/5  rDev -6%

A: Very light, clear
S: No sweet scents, maybe hints of citrus?
T: Quite dry, good bitter after taste
M: Carbonation, smooth on the watery side
O: Easy to drink,

schatzs, Aug 17, 2014
Photo of Giesch
3.52/5  rDev -11.8%

Giesch, Today at 12:07 PM
Photo of JuicesFlowing
4.31/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured into an IPA glass.

The body is light orange, straw tint under a white foamy head. Decent head retention, good soapy lacing. The aroma has a lot of black pepper in it as well as tamer notes of fruits and cedar. The beer tastes fruity and peppery like the aroma with a nice amount of cedar in the finish. Medium mouthfeel.

Overall, splendid, delicious, easy to session.

JuicesFlowing, Today at 03:40 AM
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3.25/5  rDev -18.5%

njnj2000, Today at 03:15 AM
Photo of Japple
3/5  rDev -24.8%

Japple, Today at 02:58 AM
Photo of HumanParaquat
4.08/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

HumanParaquat, Today at 02:43 AM
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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

BlueMoon10, Today at 12:51 AM
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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

WallstreetB, Yesterday at 07:40 PM
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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

hooliganlife, Sunday at 11:42 PM
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3.75/5  rDev -6%

Ian_B, Sunday at 10:56 PM
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3.64/5  rDev -8.8%

Ericmilatz, Sunday at 06:45 PM
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4/5  rDev +0.3%

cmwilliq, Sunday at 04:10 AM
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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

dpgoblejr, Sunday at 12:26 AM
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4.75/5  rDev +19%

armsmagee, Saturday at 11:16 PM
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4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

delgotit99, Saturday at 10:32 PM
Photo of deadliest
4.44/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

deadliest, Saturday at 08:56 PM
Photo of wander4
4/5  rDev +0.3%

wander4, Saturday at 07:45 PM
Photo of Dave1999
4.03/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours very pale transparent with a big foamy white head.

The smell is big on the citrus, lemon. lime and grapefruit.

The taste is much like them smell citrusy with a little bitterness on the finish.

The mouthfeel is light with medium carbonation.

This may well be the best under 5%abv beer I've had. It is like a light bodied citrus hopped ipa. I've had founders all day ipa which I though was terrible so my hopes weren't too high.

Dave1999, Saturday at 05:35 PM
Photo of Bieniek30
3/5  rDev -24.8%

Bieniek30, Saturday at 05:14 AM
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DayTime from Lagunitas Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 1,625 ratings.