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DayTime - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

1,612 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,612
Reviews: 328
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 11.03%
Wants: 72
Gots: 176 | 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 +0.3%

heytomcat, Jun 18, 2013
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JMUbrewz, Jun 12, 2013
Photo of dbossman
3.68/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: Clear, light golden hue with a large bubbly head and nice lacing

S: Lots of hops up front: pineapple and grapefruit especially; really mostly a lot of citrus aromas with just a touch of sweet maltiness underneath

T: Lots of citrus, grapefruit bitterness up front but nothing really to balance it out, so it's just hops; I like it and it's refreshing but it's missing a backbone

F: Too thin--though crisp and refreshing

O: I like this and it would be a fantastic mowing beer but it is pretty thin and unbalanced but I suppose that's what you are going to get when you have a sub 5% ABV on an IPA

dbossman, Jun 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

ajtorres311, May 31, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.3%

craftbeerasian, May 30, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

jwk7324, May 16, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +19%

touchmeimsac, May 15, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

jgammoniv, May 14, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

HarmonMW, May 14, 2013
Photo of mikeburd1128
3.81/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle dated June 27 poured into one of those sexy, curvy Sierra Nevada pint glasses.

A - Two fingers of creamy, white head after an aggressive pour. Pale yellow color. Head sticks around a bit.

S - Straw, grass, sweet citrus, some grapefruit. Very pleasant.

T - I let it warm up a bit before drinking. Grassy, some light citrus, and sweet. It's very sweet. Finishes sweet with a stoney, mineral taste. I don't really mind this, but did I mention it's sweet? Not really digging that too much.

M - Excellent. Medium bodied - a little more chew than you'd expect from such a light beer. Moderate carbonation.

O - All in all, this is a solid beer. Very good nose, nice taste, mouthfeel is excellent. The hops just don't as much complexity as I'd like, and it's a little sweet. Solid though.

mikeburd1128, May 12, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +19%

Skunkdrool, May 10, 2013
Photo of LarryK
4.2/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

DayTime packs an absurd amount of flavor and taste for a sub-5.0% ABV beer and gives Stone’s Levitation a run for its money as the most delicious sessionable craft beer in existence. I’ve searched in vain for the hop profile, but I am fairly certain that DayTime is brewed with copious amounts of Citra. In fact, following my second or third time having this delightful brew, I realized what it reminded me of most — Zombie Dust Light, if such a thing existed. DayTime is pure beer-drinking delight, and the only misstep Lagunitas has taken here is the fact that it was issued as a seasonal/limited release. Still waiting for DayTime to get the call to the year-round big leagues; in the meantime will just have to wait for the 2013 iteration this fall.

LarryK, May 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

leftoverburrito, May 08, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

Ak555667, May 03, 2013
DayTime from Lagunitas Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 1,612 ratings.