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DayTime - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

1,999 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,999
Reviews: 390
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 83
Gots: 311 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  4.65% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: RblWthACoz on 08-25-2012

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Photo of Beer-Revelry
2.94/5  rDev -25.9%
look: 1.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Poured into a Dogfish Head IPA glass.

A - 1.75 - Pours a very clear gold. Low head potential and retention. Spotty lacing.
S - 4.5 - Lots of bright, vibrant and juicy tropical fruits. Peaches, mangos, grapefruit, pineapple and hops.
T - 2.5 - Unfortunately, most of the aroma is lost in the taste. Tastes like a basic pilsner with just slightly more hoppiness than a standard domestic brew.
F - 2.5 - Quite thin and watery.
O - 2.5 - Just a little bit too mild for me, even for a session IPA, this is quite light. This would make a good transition beer for someone who only drinks domestic and wants to try something a little stronger, but for an IPA drinker with even a little bit of experience, this won't impress and will be a quite watery, bland IPA.

Photo of myteam24
3.85/5  rDev -3%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of avitallo
4.36/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of farrago
3.27/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Modest half finger head, pure white, full mix of bubble sizes, the lacing is fairly thick and splotchy and sticks quite nicely. The liquid is a simple pale yellow color, mild gauziness to it, there are not many bubble beads but the few are highly active. While the nose does offer a good amount of sweeter grapefruit citrus, cocoa powder and florality, it comes across as mainly raw grains, green grass and salt, not much of a fruit presence at all. Light-bodied, bitter enough that you notice it from the instant it hits the tongue and reverbs through the finish even though there’s not much there. Herbaceous, soapy and flat in feel once you acclimate to the bitterness. Retains that veneer of cocoa maltiness, florality dips but maybe some pine to pick up the slack. Again, hardly any fruit, some apricot or peach. In turn the grapefruit, orange citrus drier than might be preferred. It is easy to drink in terms of not being “difficult” so it is indeed sessionable. However, the lack of flavor depth does not entice one into sessioning it, as it were.

Photo of loubar
4.61/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

12 oz. bottle from BevMo. Full nose of grapefruit and light, floral hops. Citrus hops flavor with a dry, malty finish that minimizes the bitterness. Light body, good carbonation and lots of hoppy flavor. Unbelievable balance. Delicious, refreshing and very drinkable. It’s good to see these craft breweries tackling flavorful, refreshing, session style IPAs.

Photo of Yancey82
4.19/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of IdrinkGas
3.64/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of clager
3.58/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 1KEVIN1
4.25/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of vickersspitfire
3.96/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Appearance:
Huge fluffy head, white and very bubbly, the body is crystal clear, light golden colored and filled with carbonation.
Smell:
Fruity, apples, grapefruit, pear and lemons all mixed in with some hops.
Taste:
Hoppy up front, the hops are aggressive and a semi sweet apple flavors comes next. It is slightly bitter throughout. Most of the hops flavors come out in its aftertaste. There are some mild grassy tastes that come through as it airs out.
Mouthfeel:
Light bodied, smooth and crisp.
Overall:
Great tasting IPA, smooth and refreshing, just an all-around well balanced beer. It does make a great tasting beer for breakfast on a rainy day!

Photo of hickmancase
3.98/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of lemmy187
3.74/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dawardster
4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Kyle1986
2.28/5  rDev -42.6%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Looks like Mountain Dew and too light of a beer

Photo of BrettMRogers
3.92/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kevin_L
4.08/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Shafaegalo
4.19/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DoctorZombies
4.3/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pale straw (SRM 2) pour into my SAPP at home; frothy white head; baked cranberry-orange scone notes; a little grass/weak lemonade flavors; lite mouthfeel w/ excellent carbonation; citrus and grass finish; light and refreshing "session" at 4.6%.

Photo of benloho
4.06/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of pfaucett
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jyacco15
3.47/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DodgerLove
3.47/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ordybill
4.25/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a pint glass.
Aroma-Has a nice hoppy citrus aroma.
Appearance- Pours like a BMC but with a large white head, looks are deceiving.
Taste- Has a great IPA flavor with a nice hoppy aftertaste bite.
Palate- A crisp light bodied brew with medium carbonation.
Overall- A really strong beer from Lagunitas (duhh, arent' they all??) this is a must to try.

Photo of afinepilsner
3.8/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Spaceman_Jer
3.34/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

DayTime from Lagunitas Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 1,999 ratings.