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DayTime - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

1,719 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,719
Reviews: 340
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 74
Gots: 194 | 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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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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blbarnett3, Oct 27, 2013
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random846, Oct 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

sgoro, Oct 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

steevbr, Oct 23, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

brandoman63, Oct 23, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

AnalogErik, Oct 22, 2013
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4.53/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.25

A: Pillowy white cloud head of about an inch that retains well, angelic lacing down the glass. Served into a Lagunitas mason jar

S: Pungent hop aromas in the forefront, almost cheesy

T: Phenomenal for such a low ABV, session style beer. I've had worse tasting, less hoppy, regular IPA's. Finish lingers with hop presence and slight bitterness.

M: The lowpoint, if it can be considered that, of this beer. Admittedly the wetness has to be attributed to the lower ABV, but if I were to imagine an ideal version of this beer it would just be a little less watery. Carbonation excellent. Could drink this all day long

Overall an excellent beer, one I would recommend highly for hop heads and even the discerning female companion who is weary of actual beer. A flexible brew that not only perfects the style, it breaks the mold.

laglocal, Oct 21, 2013
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4.13/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Poured from 12 oz bottle into a pint glass with a moderate hand. I'm in the middle of a daytime session, so thought this would be spot-on. No date on the bottle.

A: Pale golden yellow with a slight haze. 2 fingers of sudsy, white head that died down to about 1/4 finger by 2-3 minutes. Very effervescent. This just bubbled like crazy from the bottom of the glass. Quite a bit of lacing. I believe it's trying to convey, "Drink me down - fast!"

S: Delicate hop aroma with a pine-leaning profile. Very light malt/bread scents. Some lighter grapefruit-type notes with a hint of black pepper.

T: Moderate, spicy hop bitterness upfront . Dry with a soft lingering bitterness on the finish. Very little malt to speak of. Nice crisp pine. Flavors are quite good, albeit a bit light on the tongue. No alcohol presence - it's a session beer!

M: Moderate carbonation with a pleasantly light body. Spritzy and prickly, which mesh well with the delicate flavors.

O: Very tasty and easy drinking session brew. Plenty of flavor and goes down very smoothly. I found myself taking big ol' gulps without any cloying, off-flavors or fullness in the gut. And that, I believe, is the point. Recommended, especially if you're planning on putting away multiples.

Prost!

fourstringer, Oct 20, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

Vivs85, Oct 20, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

thinwhiteduke, Oct 19, 2013
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larryarms847, Oct 19, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

jackieT, Oct 13, 2013
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4.8/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

One of my favorite session beers. Very clean and crisp with a nice hop presence. Light straw color, citrus on the nose, perfect carbonation. Amazing flavors produced from this the low ABV beer. Some of my other fav session beers are Gumballhead and Anti-Hero just to give you a better idea of what I like.
Cheers

Mnmjski, Oct 13, 2013
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DayTime from Lagunitas Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 1,719 ratings.