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DayTime - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

1,330 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,330
Reviews: 298
rAvg: 4
pDev: 10.75%
Wants: 66
Gots: 98 | 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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JobyBroBeerski

Kentucky

4.75/5  rDev +18.8%

01-31-2013 01:17:04 | More by JobyBroBeerski
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Xtent

California

4/5  rDev 0%

01-29-2013 22:39:12 | More by Xtent
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dfecteau

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

01-29-2013 18:32:19 | More by dfecteau
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brewtus

Ohio

4/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours very light straw yellow, this surprised me. Smell is way bigger than expected; west coast hops, citrus, pine. Taste is a little grainy, hop flavor without the bitterness, straw taste, some citrus. Overall this is very very drinkable and has a great flavor, just not a lot of it. This would be a great way to introduce newbies into the IPA style. The highlight of this was the smell, but over all its very light and enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

01-29-2013 05:53:03 | More by brewtus
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Rmatuszak2

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

01-28-2013 01:55:01 | More by Rmatuszak2
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roskelley

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

01-26-2013 19:01:11 | More by roskelley
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bluckbeyes

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

01-26-2013 18:51:46 | More by bluckbeyes
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thehead92

Alberta (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

01-24-2013 04:06:45 | More by thehead92
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BeerHunter76

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

01-23-2013 01:45:44 | More by BeerHunter76
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fivetime

Idaho

4/5  rDev 0%

01-22-2013 00:41:11 | More by fivetime
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kjkinsey

Texas

4/5  rDev 0%

01-21-2013 23:59:06 | More by kjkinsey
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csmartin6

New York

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

01-20-2013 18:31:05 | More by csmartin6
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KiMiRaiK

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

01-20-2013 05:44:58 | More by KiMiRaiK
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Whiskeydeez

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

01-19-2013 17:31:19 | More by Whiskeydeez
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DiscGolfRobot

Ohio

4/5  rDev 0%

01-19-2013 02:00:04 | More by DiscGolfRobot
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beergorrilla

Michigan

4/5  rDev 0%

01-18-2013 19:53:15 | More by beergorrilla
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aorloski

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

01-18-2013 18:51:02 | More by aorloski
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Thorpe429

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

01-17-2013 23:00:57 | More by Thorpe429
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TheBrewo

Michigan

3.76/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

We pour a brew of pale golden straw. It holds a brief, but easily reproducible, one finger head of white sudsy bubbles, leaving big aggregates across the top, and spotty, patterned lacing down the glass. There is no haze or sediment, and carbonation appears light. The aroma is fresh with pale malts, herbal hops, sweet pear fruitiness, baker’s yeast, sea saltiness, brassy metallics, and light mint leafiness. With warmth comes more sweetness of passion fruit, and a drier, more chalky pale malt. Our first impression is that it is milder in flavor than expected, but still refreshing and tasty for the style. As we sip, soured pale malts, coin, wet wheatiness, lime rind, and mineral start things off. The middle peaks with big herbal hops, cherry sweetness, dill leaf, more mineral, and more pale malt wash. Washing through the finish was more of the same pale maltiness, light wheatiness, more of a grassy bite to the hops, leafy herbal mix, musky yeast, and lemon juice. The aftertaste breathes of citric rind, mineral, stone, metallics, dried pale malts, and salty sunflower seeds. The body is lighter, and the carbonation is medium, but with a hearty prickle. There is nice slurp and smack, despite the lighter feel, and there is nice froth on the back of the lip. The palate is cooled, but eventually dried with astringent grassiness. The abv is appropriate, and the beer drinks way easy.

Overall, what we thought to be the best thing about this beer was the nose, and the drinkability. The nose gave great freshness, sweetness, and hoppiness. These acted to push, really, all other flavors to the side, giving way for a curious mix of tartness and hoppy goodness. The flavor followed nicely, but lightly. While this may have dropped the robustness of flavoring a bit, it made for a very drinkable beer, and something certainly worthy of being for the “day time”.

Serving type: bottle

01-17-2013 03:14:14 | More by TheBrewo
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doucmehu

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

01-17-2013 02:34:10 | More by doucmehu
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olafphysics

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +18.8%

01-16-2013 03:34:19 | More by olafphysics
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dc4three

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

01-16-2013 01:57:27 | More by dc4three
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elcrawl

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

01-15-2013 21:03:43 | More by elcrawl
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sinstaineddemon

Connecticut

3.64/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

A - pours a pale honey/straw color and wells up a finger of pure white billowy head that fades quickly, fed by heavy and steady carbonation

S - more hops than I thought would be there for a "Fractional" IPA. Not the hop profile of a hop bomb, the hops must seem stronger because they are the only aroma. No malt or adjunct competition.

T - The fractionality is much more evident in the taste than the aroma. But its very intentional, it doesn't drink like a watered down IPA or a "Lite" beer. But a weakened, or fractional IPA (a perfect adjective).

M&D - can you say session beer? A cold case of these, on the front porch on hot summer day of yard work would be perfection. It's light,effervescent, and easy without losing inherent quality or taste.

Serving type: bottle

01-13-2013 23:30:46 | More by sinstaineddemon
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DelicateDelirium

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev 0%

01-13-2013 06:17:12 | More by DelicateDelirium
DayTime from Lagunitas Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 1,330 ratings.