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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

6,456 Ratings
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Ratings: 6,456
Reviews: 1,510
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 11.6%
Wants: 98
Gots: 848 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

mdlb44, May 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

MattXT, May 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

LudaFiske, May 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

stogirelli, May 02, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -29.1%

Durandal_777, May 01, 2014
Photo of yyz1970
4.38/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Served on Tap
Light Amber/Cloudy/Orange appearance/one finger head/low carbonation
smells like orange/grapefruit/malt
Strong hoppy/citrus after taste bitter but not overpowering
Well balanced IPA great with seafood or any summer barbeque
Not available where I live, must return to California to sample again!
Cheers

yyz1970, May 01, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

JRossoni, May 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

RoninTK3, May 01, 2014
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1/5  rDev -74.2%

Flash09, May 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Tayloraphilips, May 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

mac8113, Apr 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

slavall, Apr 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

snansel, Apr 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

atrocity, Apr 29, 2014
Photo of Kuaff
4.46/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

In a mug, cellar temperature.

It has a short-lived, two-finger white head that I would describe as "sudsy" and a golden amber body with some fine sediment floating around.

Smells like honey, lemon, orange, and maybe a bit of mango. Some sweet breadiness, too.

Tangy orange strikes my palate first, then changing to a bready, honeyed biscuit-kind-of-maltiness, and finishing splendidly with a dry bitterness. Citrusy, bready, and delicious.

The feel is medium-bodied and on the lesser side of the carbonation spectrum. I like it.

This has a superb balance of the essential IPA characteristics. It's perfectly fruity, bready, and bitter. I'd place it near, if not at the top of, the class of American IPAs.

Kuaff, Apr 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

Belittle, Apr 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

anhigdon, Apr 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Srkolodn, Apr 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

mckowned, Apr 29, 2014
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3.69/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a very light amber with nice white head and consistent lacing rings. Has slight carbonation bubbles ascending up the glass. Smells of ripe grapefruit and dried apricots. Taste is much the same. Apricots and dried citrus. Grapefruit. Mostly hop forward with little malt influence. Finishes dry with a dank, resinous hop mouthfeel. Overall, very enjoyable. Would be a good BBQ beer, maybe with some bold BBQ chicken. Cheers.

tbraun1, Apr 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

ifixufly, Apr 28, 2014
Lagunitas IPA from Lagunitas Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 6,456 ratings.