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Fusion 10 - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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Fusion 10
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86
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31 Ratings
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Ratings: 31
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 10.59%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: litheum94 on 08-29-2012)
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Reviews by LSx:
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LSx

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

04-25-2013 04:58:27 | More by LSx
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ehammond1


4.1/5  rDev +5.9%

On Tap

Churchill's Pub & Grille
San Marcos, CA

Clear dark orange with a moderately-sized, big-bubbled head, eventually leaving sheets of lace down the glass. Gorgeous IPA.

Wonderful aroma, with the Citra hops really leading the way. Big, pungent tropical/passion fruit aromas lead (pineapple?), along with a bit of cracker/wheat subtlety.

The flavor too is quite nice, but not quite as strong or powerful as the aroma. Again, big notes of passion/tropical fruit flavors dominate, pineapple and grapefruit, along with a bit of wheat and cracker.

Mouthfeel is perhaps the one place where this beer is lacking. The mouthfeel seems a touch thin and watery, especially as it warms, at least for the style.

A great surprise from Lagunitas; a decent California substitute for Zombie Dust.

09-27-2012 15:41:41 | More by ehammond1
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flayedandskinned

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

10-17-2012 05:34:31 | More by flayedandskinned
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Nage37

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

10-04-2012 05:00:09 | More by Nage37
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Chrixsus

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

09-27-2012 07:01:01 | More by Chrixsus
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jgluck

California

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

12-19-2012 03:49:36 | More by jgluck
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wedge

North Carolina

3.98/5  rDev +2.8%

@ Tyler's (Raleigh)

Surprised to stumble upon this one.

Gold color with a small white head on top. The bartender remarked, "you can smell the hops coming off this one" and he was right. Flowery, sticky, green, fresh hop aromas rise from the glass...lemon, pine, and fruit. Hop pellet freshness in the mouth. Slight pale malt sweetness, a hint of wheat, lemony citrus, and pine. Medium-light body, moderate bitterness and carbonation. Nothing mind blowing, but a solid, hoppy, green surprise to find on tap in NC.

10-01-2012 13:32:02 | More by wedge
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wethorseblanket

California

3.95/5  rDev +2.1%

On tap at the source.

A: Pours clear pale yellow with a fine 1/2-inch white head which leaves trace spotty lace.

N: Plenty of juicy citrus and floral notes.

T: Tangerine and grapefruit followed by some malty sweetness.

M: Light body and moderate carbonation. Just a bit thin for me.

O: Pleasant aroma. Very good.

08-31-2012 22:48:43 | More by wethorseblanket
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ssimpson89

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

01-27-2013 03:36:17 | More by ssimpson89
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HuskyinPDX

Washington

3.7/5  rDev -4.4%

At tap at Brouwer's on 9.28.12

A - Served a light pale orange with a bubbly white head with good retention.

S - Lemony citrus and hoppy.

T - Lemons and some mango.

D - A thin body with good carbonation, with a citrus finish.

O - Light and citrusy, with a touch of wheat.

10-25-2012 04:52:06 | More by HuskyinPDX
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bird22

California

3.25/5  rDev -16%

07-03-2013 07:41:57 | More by bird22
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avaldivia

California

4/5  rDev +3.4%

08-30-2012 00:29:05 | More by avaldivia
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mattmarka1

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -16%

01-15-2014 04:13:16 | More by mattmarka1
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litheum94

California

3.9/5  rDev +0.8%

On tap at Whole Foods.

Bright, golden body. Clear and clean. Presented with a scant, dirty white head. Bubbles cling to the side of the glass, as well as spider web like foam.

There is definitely Citra in here. Lots of sweet, tropical fruit aromas. Cracked wheat, with a slight saltiness.

Juicy, pineapple and mango flavors. This reminds me a lot of Sucks. Creamy wheat flavors, with some white pepper spice. Cracker malts. Light bitterness on the finish, with a hint of pine and more Citra juiciness.

A very nice beer. Well balanced and sessionable, and it's full of the Citra flavors I love.

08-29-2012 02:44:43 | More by litheum94
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mhaugo

California

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

10-07-2012 17:48:15 | More by mhaugo
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UCLABrewN84

California

4.33/5  rDev +11.9%

On tap for the 4th Annual LA Beer Week Beer Festival at Union Station in Los Angeles, CA.

Pours a clear orange-yellow with a foamy bone colored head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Thin rings of lace line the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, citrus fruit, citrus zest, and honey. Taste is much the same with a mild hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a very good beer that is really tasty and drinkable.

10-03-2012 03:25:06 | More by UCLABrewN84
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hopsolutely

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

11-08-2012 16:17:41 | More by hopsolutely
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elNopalero

Texas

4.35/5  rDev +12.4%

One of the experimental brews on tap at the sanctuary. Remember kids, today’s experiments become tomorrow’s favorites...

This pours a clear golden color with decent lacing from the leftover foam. I get a great vibrant hop aroma full of grassy notes. The flavor has some grassiness to it too, but it’s kept light with the effervescence. I enjoyed this one.

08-30-2012 19:46:31 | More by elNopalero
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beer2day

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

10-13-2012 01:06:37 | More by beer2day
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brbrocc

New York

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

10-26-2012 23:10:40 | More by brbrocc
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beertunes

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

Served in straight pint glass. Poured a semi-hazy yellow color with less than a half-inch of white head that had good retention and light lacing.

The aroma was very hop forward, mostly pine and lemon, with almost no grain showing through. The flavors were the same, mostly the hops and just traces of grain and yeast.

The body was light and smooth, but did leave a slightly sticky finish that lingered a bit too much. Drinkability was pretty good, nice and easy. Overall, a decent brew that you could easily have a few of if you were in the mood. Worth a shot if you see it.

09-28-2012 21:09:14 | More by beertunes
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tbeq00

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

10-21-2012 19:32:55 | More by tbeq00
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Rocketman8911

California

5/5  rDev +29.2%

07-08-2013 10:30:33 | More by Rocketman8911
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dmorgan310

Panama

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

09-14-2012 16:48:14 | More by dmorgan310
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carrollmel7

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.4%

01-01-2013 09:08:57 | More by carrollmel7
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Fusion 10 from Lagunitas Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 31 ratings.