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DayTime - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

1,266 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,266
Reviews: 296
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 10.72%
Wants: 63
Gots: 75 | 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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Skeeze

California

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

04-01-2013 22:33:46 | More by Skeeze
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t0rin0

California

4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

03-31-2013 00:59:57 | More by t0rin0
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drgonzo2k2

California

4/5  rDev -0.2%

03-31-2013 00:45:53 | More by drgonzo2k2
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dphillips

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -0.2%

03-31-2013 00:02:13 | More by dphillips
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match1112

Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.2%

03-24-2013 16:03:53 | More by match1112
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Adkins1203

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -19%

03-20-2013 04:57:39 | More by Adkins1203
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grahamboudreaux

Tennessee

4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

03-19-2013 12:12:10 | More by grahamboudreaux
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seplo

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -25.2%

03-18-2013 17:50:21 | More by seplo
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Richie24CLE

Ohio

4/5  rDev -0.2%

03-18-2013 15:53:05 | More by Richie24CLE
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jmeyers78

Ohio

4/5  rDev -0.2%

03-15-2013 14:26:40 | More by jmeyers78
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wmobley

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -0.2%

03-13-2013 21:36:14 | More by wmobley
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Zachtheporter

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -25.2%

03-13-2013 05:48:29 | More by Zachtheporter
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miadw3

California

4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

03-12-2013 02:10:07 | More by miadw3
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GMan

Tennessee

4/5  rDev -0.2%

03-11-2013 20:49:28 | More by GMan
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nebula1999

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -0.2%

03-10-2013 15:55:55 | More by nebula1999
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Danmullens1

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -0.2%

03-09-2013 22:14:19 | More by Danmullens1
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tectactoe

Michigan

3.79/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a golden, almost banana-looking shade of yellow with reasonably good clarity - only a very mild chill haze preventing things on the opposite side of the glass from being crystal clear. A foamy white head forms and starts leaving some lace behind as it settles down to a thinner layer.

The aroma is pretty quiet at first, I thought maybe because the beer was too cold. Partially right - the smell definitely got stronger as it got warmer, but still never packed quite the punch I was expecting. What was picked up, however, was pretty nice. A big bouquet of fruits; light citrus, grapefruit, pineapple and other tropical aroma fill your nostrils, zesty and peel-like. Light herbal and floral hops make their way into, next to a light touch of pine and a small bit of bread and yeast on the tail end.

First sip is crispy and wet - the beer is much thinner than I was expecting and slightly watery, though at such a low ABV it's almost understandable. Some floral and mildly peppery hops come through right away, hitting with a bitterness that lasts for nearly the duration of the sip - it's more mild, definitely not a palate wrecking bitterness, but certainly notable and present. The hop flavors start to become more grassy and even oily as the fruits finally join the fold; citrus peels, grapefruit rinds and pith - the citrus doesn't seem to add much sweetness, but it works here because the beer really isn't bitter enough to need it. The little sweetness that does show up seems to be coming from the malt - leaving a light bread and cracker coating on your palate in the aftertaste.

Overall, a pretty tasty and obviously very sessionable IPA, though if it were available at the time, I'd take a Founder's All Day over this, no question. This is still a nice one to try, however, as I know many other people who prefer this one.

Serving type: bottle

03-07-2013 12:44:53 | More by tectactoe
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liquorpig

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

03-02-2013 03:04:12 | More by liquorpig
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leprakhan

California

4/5  rDev -0.2%

02-27-2013 09:48:12 | More by leprakhan
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tdmccarthy

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +6%

02-26-2013 18:03:42 | More by tdmccarthy
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Therisse

California

4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

02-26-2013 17:34:35 | More by Therisse
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Pencible

Virginia

4.03/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: This poured a clear light gold with some white head.
S: It smelled like an amazing array of fresh citrus and pineapple, with some bitter pine and sweet honey.
T: It tasted lighter, like bitter pine and citrus with some pineapple and sweet honey. It had a clean and bittersweet aftertaste.
M: It was watery with moderate carbonation. Light body.
D: This was a perfect daytime IPA, with great scent and light but clean taste and smooth finish. It could definitely be drunk in mass quantities. Recommended.

Serving type: bottle

02-25-2013 01:05:09 | More by Pencible
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Bill235

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

02-22-2013 13:05:06 | More by Bill235
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ouits

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

02-19-2013 15:16:54 | More by ouits
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Blanco

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

02-19-2013 04:25:51 | More by Blanco
DayTime from Lagunitas Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 1,266 ratings.