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DayTime - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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1,870 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,870
Reviews: 353
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 10.8%
Wants: 74
Gots: 228 | 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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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass.

A: Clear golden color with a healthy three inches of frothy white head. Plenty of lacing caked onto the glass.

S: Really dank hop aromas. Sticky bud. Orange peel, sugary lemon, citrus gummies. Grainy, slightly doughy malt base.

T: Orange peel, candied lemon peel, pineapple. Flashes of apricot and mandarin orange. Resin and sticky bud. Malt base shows a touch of dough, but goes bone dry and grainy immediately thereafter. Bud and orange peel on the finish.

M: Light bodied. Huge bite of aggressive carbonation adds the crispness of a soda. Light creamy/silky feel. Modest level of gritty hop astringency.

O: At 4.65% abv this is a little high in alcohol to be considered a true session beer, but it sure does drink like one. Many session IPAs are plagued by an emaciated malt backbone that amplifies hop astringencies, but this one is able to compensate for the thinner malt with a hop profile that seems to add a sweetness of its own and a huge crisp bite of carbonation that dominates the texture and mouthfeel. It's a lot like drinking a carbonated soft drink, but with all the IPA taste you know and love. A perfect summer quencher, but also a fine year round choice when you just want a refreshing quaff.

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Appearance - Very pale yellow. Nice white head. Chunky surface foam.

Smell - Grassy and slightly herbal hop. Cracker malt.

Taste - More cracker malt. A little grassy and resiny. Lingering grassiness. Almost no bitterness.

Mouthfeel - Very light. No bitterness. Well carbonated.

Overall - So drinkable. Still has a nice flavor.

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DayTime from Lagunitas Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 1,870 ratings.