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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

6,479 Ratings
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Ratings: 6,479
Reviews: 1,516
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 11.6%
Wants: 99
Gots: 861 | FT: 3
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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Photo of thomda11
3.95/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I’ve had this many times before, but, having just joined the site, I decided to write a review this time. The beer is dated 6/3/14 (about two months old). It pours a straw yellow that borders on copper under certain lighting. The aroma is pleasant with a subtle citrus characteristic, but predominantly earthy resinous hops. The taste has more citrus than the nose would suggest and is full of orange and lemon zest. The beer finishes with a sturdy, resinous hop bitterness that lingers on the tongue for awhile. It is medium bodied with a modest amount of carbonation, which suits the style well. Overall, a solid beer. At a reasonable price, it is a nice go-to beer.

thomda11, Jul 28, 2014
Photo of Angling_and_brewing
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Angling_and_brewing, A moment ago
Photo of Mikedunn1968
5/5  rDev +28.9%

The best IPA period!

Mikedunn1968, Today at 03:22 PM
Photo of Techichi
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Techichi, Today at 01:17 PM
Photo of primaldiscord
3.44/5  rDev -11.3%

primaldiscord, Today at 07:19 AM
Photo of Deanc
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Good flavor and no fowl aftertaste.

Deanc, Today at 02:18 AM
Photo of Bmmaher
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Bmmaher, Today at 12:15 AM
Photo of diddith
4/5  rDev +3.1%

diddith, Yesterday at 09:12 PM
Photo of R11415
4/5  rDev +3.1%

R11415, Yesterday at 09:06 PM
Photo of ricp215
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Really nice IPA. Great Aroma, Taste and finish

ricp215, Yesterday at 11:08 AM
Photo of Jtrigonis
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Jtrigonis, Yesterday at 08:29 AM
Photo of buzzarooski
3.84/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

LOOK: Classic Straw Yellow/Golden Color, 1/2 Inch Foamy White Head that Dissipates Quickly Moderate Lacing

SMELL: Moderate to High Hoppiness, Citrus Scents Very Evident,

TASTE: Grainy yet Malty with Gradual Bitterness that tends to Hang after the Swallow

FEEL: Good Balance of Carbonation

OVERALL: Another Quality Lagunitas Product that I will Recommend to Others and Purchase to Enjoy Again

buzzarooski, Yesterday at 05:01 AM
Photo of SensorySupernova
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Appearance: Dark blond with a thin ring of foam.

Smell: Piney hops.

Taste: Moderately strong bitterness up front, into a malt backbone that leaves a mild bitterness showing through that persists into the aftertaste.

Mouthfeel: Moderately thick and carbonated.

Overall: Good smell and taste, though pretty standard for IPAs coming out of California. Its very wide distribution makes it a good stand-by.

SensorySupernova, Yesterday at 04:30 AM
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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Chris7482, Yesterday at 03:48 AM
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4.16/5  rDev +7.2%

Purplehat, Yesterday at 02:35 AM
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3.95/5  rDev +1.8%

RoundHead, Yesterday at 02:09 AM
Photo of ttroha
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Tap from Lazy Dog Macon. Pours dark gold with white head. Tastes of pine hops up front, followed by a dry and plain finish. Starts off strong and hoppy but ends like a typical and unexciting beer. Could be better.

ttroha, Yesterday at 01:30 AM
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3.76/5  rDev -3.1%

Two40addict, Yesterday at 12:25 AM
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4.52/5  rDev +16.5%

triss16, Tuesday at 11:40 PM
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3.96/5  rDev +2.1%

mrob22278, Tuesday at 07:46 PM
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Lagunitas IPA from Lagunitas Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 6,479 ratings.