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DayTime - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

1,268 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,268
Reviews: 296
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 10.72%
Wants: 63
Gots: 76 | 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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NappyB

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +6%

04-05-2014 13:06:02 | More by NappyB
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Danimal1101

New York

4.25/5  rDev +6%

04-04-2014 19:43:58 | More by Danimal1101
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VeganUndead

Virginia

3/5  rDev -25.2%

04-04-2014 06:09:16 | More by VeganUndead
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pdmoore714

California

3.25/5  rDev -19%

04-01-2014 02:30:50 | More by pdmoore714
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Piske41

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

03-30-2014 22:53:21 | More by Piske41
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threedaggers

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +6%

03-29-2014 03:50:34 | More by threedaggers
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BeerEngineer

California

4.39/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

General: Found a 6 pack of this down in San Diego and brought it home. Poured this into a bottle logic lab glass for the tasting.

Appearance: This is a light gold, crystal clear with a light fluffy white head. The head doesn't lace too much and it diminishes fairly quickly.

Aroma: this is a nice light hoppy grassy aroma with some mild hints of citrus. This is a classic style IPA aroma, I love it.

Mouthfeel: For a traditional IPA this is a little thin but they are marketing this as a "fractional" IPA in that it's not a big alcohol beer. This seems about right for this style. The carbonation is moderate.

Taste: Great light bitterness with a slight hit of citrus. The hops come through first and foremost just like an IPA should. There really isn't any malt supporting this hop but because it's so moderate, it just works.

Overall: This is awesome, a nice mild IPA that you can drink 4-5 of at a bar-b-q and not be hammered. This will be one of my go-to IPAs once I can find it locally!

Serving type: bottle

03-28-2014 19:59:13 | More by BeerEngineer
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HoppySeb

Washington

4/5  rDev -0.2%

03-28-2014 19:33:22 | More by HoppySeb
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gillagorilla

Maryland

4.03/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz. bottle poured into a Burley Oak snifter

A: It looks like yellow Gatorade. There is no head with only a small cluster of bubbles. I also get no lacing. The beer is almost a neon yellow.

S: This smells really good, with lots of hop notes. It is very floral and balanced with pine notes. Quite excellent.

T: Quite good. I had to pick this up so that I could continue on my session IPA kick. A while ago, I had sampled it but I needed to give it a full try, especially given the fact that I had thought it tasted good. Well, this is a nice hoppy beer with a slightly watery body, but somehow it all seems to work together with the flavors here. Light citrus and floral, with only a bit of grass and meadows.

M: An excellent level of carbonation that tickles the tongue and is nice and prickly. The carbonation really helps with conveying the body here and covers up/masks some of the watery/thinness of it.

O: Another great beer from Lagunitas and one of the better session IPAs. I would say this is just below Stone's recent Go To IPA, but not by much.

Serving type: bottle

03-28-2014 03:32:48 | More by gillagorilla
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Rubalaca

California

3/5  rDev -25.2%

03-28-2014 00:43:08 | More by Rubalaca
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LambicPentameter

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

03-27-2014 20:04:39 | More by LambicPentameter
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Beerney

California

5/5  rDev +24.7%

03-27-2014 05:16:46 | More by Beerney
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ramrod666

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

03-26-2014 16:29:47 | More by ramrod666
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ElVampiro

California

4.25/5  rDev +6%

03-26-2014 15:59:56 | More by ElVampiro
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condorsim

Colorado

4/5  rDev -0.2%

03-25-2014 18:45:11 | More by condorsim
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Herky21

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

03-24-2014 03:03:48 | More by Herky21
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markzamp

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -19%

03-24-2014 00:29:30 | More by markzamp
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rflips86

California

2.75/5  rDev -31.4%

03-23-2014 21:40:35 | More by rflips86
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21Maestro8

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

03-23-2014 17:56:45 | More by 21Maestro8
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VanKieft

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

03-23-2014 05:36:06 | More by VanKieft
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hopsputin

California

3.9/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

a: extremely clear straw yellow color with a 3 finger frothy uneven white head

s: oniony garlicy hop smell right away. pineapple, mango, apricot, and a nice fresh grassy aroma. also a chewy sweet malt backbone. i suppose there is some of what people like to call 'cat piss' in here as well. cheezing balls over here

t: its very mild and smooth. it follows the nose in a very mellow way. its juicy pineapple/mango and tropical fruit, with some of that garlicy flavors as well. still picking up some of the chewy malts in the backgrounds - its a very light toffee flavor. ends same as the nose, fresh and grassy. slight grapefruit bitterness

m: its a lighter mouthfeel, but as mentioned, its a bit chewy.

o: this is my first session ipa, and i'm a fan. its the same as a normal ipa, just mellow. i don't want to say watered down - because thats not right, and incorrect. everything is just slightly toned down. this has a good balance of malt, juicy fruits, and just the slightest cut of bitterness. this actually reminds me of a toned down Flower Power

Serving type: bottle

03-22-2014 21:43:59 | More by hopsputin
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Sensaray

Massachusetts

4.03/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance is light yellow golden with slightest bit of a haziness with frothy white head dissipating slowly. Sweet bright citrusy floral hop aromas very inviting and fruity, tangerine undertones to it. Hoppy spicy bite on tongue to a fruitiness mid sip to bready smooth finish. Tastes of orange, grassy hops and some sort of berry bread. Mouthfeel is light to medium with crisp carbonation and a dry finish. Tasty brew, a lot of flavor for such low abv.

Serving type: bottle

03-22-2014 01:34:53 | More by Sensaray
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Greels

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

03-20-2014 18:15:49 | More by Greels
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Userme59

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

03-20-2014 02:58:55 | More by Userme59
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DaftPatrick

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

03-19-2014 23:28:07 | More by DaftPatrick
DayTime from Lagunitas Brewing Company
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