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Lagunitas IPA - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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Lagunitas IPALagunitas IPA

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BA SCORE
87
very good

5,669 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,669
Reviews: 1,475
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 11.31%
Wants: 70
Gots: 477 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
45.6 IBU

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 07-10-2001)
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kflorence

California

3.78/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a light copper in color with a fair amount of head and some particulates floating around. Carbonation levels are good.

S: Very pleasant citrus and tropical fruit aroma with a sweet, honey and bread maltiness in the background.

T: Taste follows the nose well with a lot of grapefruity citrus and a lot of tropical fruits; mango is predominant, but I also pick up some apricot and maybe a hint of pineapple. This is complimented nicely by the sweet malts with notes of honey and bread. Although fairly balanced, a tart bitterness does dominate the flavor all the way through and lingers well into the aftertaste.

M: This is a very light, medium bodied brew with good carbonation, a bit of substance to it and a slight chewiness. Goes down smooth and easy, would make an excellent session IPA.

O: Definitely not your typical West coast IPA as the hop profile is clearly less prominent, but I found it to be tasty and refreshing. I'm a big fan of grapefruit/citrus IPA's so I quite enjoyed this one, though it did lack the "punch" of a higher quality IPA. Still, quite quaffable and definitely more approachable. Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

08-27-2011 02:36:58 | More by kflorence
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Lagunitas IPA from Lagunitas Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 5,669 ratings.