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DayTime - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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very good

1,733 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,733
Reviews: 340
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 74
Gots: 197 | 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 grosskopfada
2/5  rDev -49.7%

Cloudy, smells like old feet. Poor representation of the style!

grosskopfada, Aug 24, 2014
Photo of TubaDan
4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

TubaDan, Aug 24, 2014
Photo of timmy2b
4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

timmy2b, Aug 24, 2014
Photo of Gmann
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

Pours a slightly hazy quite pale straw color with a wispy white head that settles into a ring. Fizzy yellow beer but the head is a touch better. 3

The aroma is of a juicy grapefruit hop. Some chalky notes. Not much else but that is expected. 3.75

Nice grapefruit hop aroma with hints of orange or pineapple. Bright flavor. Near nothing from the malt but again that is expected. Some subtle metal notes in the finish. 3.75

The feel is light and fizzy. Slight bitterness on the palate; finish dry perhaps chalky. 3.75

A good session IPA. I prefer Founders but this isn't too shabby. 3.75

Gmann, Aug 23, 2014
Photo of PVMT
4.12/5  rDev +3.5%

Very hoppy and fruity and super clean tasting. Light yellow in color with a firm head leading to fine lacing. A truly excellent session ale.

PVMT, Aug 23, 2014
Photo of Dwkasper
3.92/5  rDev -1.5%

Dwkasper, Aug 23, 2014
Photo of TheMultiYeast
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

TheMultiYeast, Aug 23, 2014
Photo of ShadyJay
4.56/5  rDev +14.6%

ShadyJay, Aug 23, 2014
Photo of Woodman70
4/5  rDev +0.5%

Woodman70, Aug 23, 2014
Photo of katejdempster
2.24/5  rDev -43.7%

katejdempster, Aug 22, 2014
Photo of ToddThompson
4/5  rDev +0.5%

ToddThompson, Aug 22, 2014
Photo of LukeLorence
3/5  rDev -24.6%

LukeLorence, Aug 22, 2014
Photo of teraflx
4/5  rDev +0.5%

teraflx, Aug 22, 2014
Photo of thebigredone
3/5  rDev -24.6%

Not sure what Lagunitas was going for with this, but they really missed the mark.

Taste is like an old IPA that has lost 99% of the hop flavor. Even worse, this beer is perhaps more thin and watery than a BMC.

Overall, I cannot understand the great ratings for this beer. I've had other session IPAs and enjoyed them, this one was a fail.

thebigredone, Aug 22, 2014
Photo of MickeyMonk
3.25/5  rDev -18.3%

MickeyMonk, Aug 22, 2014
Photo of mpyle
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

Intense hop nose with grapefruit, tangerine, and passion fruit.

Fairly pale golden color, slight haze likely from dry hopping. Pours rocky white head with good retention.

Hop fruitiness noted in aroma carry into the flavor strongly. No real malt flavor. Overly fruity hop flavor without malt support. Hop bitterness fairly subdued relative to hop flavor.

Light body, medium carbonation.

Love the concept, but the hops are overly fruity for me without more malt support. If you likely intensely citrusy hop flavors, this beer is for you!

mpyle, Aug 21, 2014
Photo of jcb7472
4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

jcb7472, Aug 21, 2014
Photo of Hophazzard
3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

It's good. More of a session beer though in my opinion.

Hophazzard, Aug 21, 2014
Photo of MypSE
4/5  rDev +0.5%

MypSE, Aug 21, 2014
Photo of Jmamay22
3.6/5  rDev -9.5%

Daytime pours a clear straw colored yellow with white foam that holds well. Nose is dominated by hops. Nice citrus and general hoppy spiciness. Taste is similar, but subdued compared to the scent. The hops aren't as strong. Lighter bodied with a dry finish.

Jmamay22, Aug 20, 2014
Photo of baklo
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

baklo, Aug 20, 2014
Photo of BreweryRun
4/5  rDev +0.5%

BreweryRun, Aug 20, 2014
Photo of Zetcha7x
3.25/5  rDev -18.3%

Zetcha7x, Aug 20, 2014
Photo of GuttaMane138
4/5  rDev +0.5%

GuttaMane138, Aug 19, 2014
Photo of Nbdreher
3.8/5  rDev -4.5%

Nbdreher, Aug 19, 2014
DayTime from Lagunitas Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 1,733 ratings.