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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

7,063 Ratings
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Ratings: 7,063
Reviews: 1,587
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 11.57%
Wants: 130
Gots: 1,294 | 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:
Beer added by: kbub6f on 07-10-2001

45.6 IBU
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of breadwinner
4.21/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BeerNW
4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DoctorEvil
4.55/5  rDev +17%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Excellent IPA! A regular purchase on-tap or in bottles. Just the right amount of bitterness and very balanced...

Photo of wjpwalsh
4.21/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kaos
4.17/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jwwjd
4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of aasher
3.56/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Plasmafunk
3.78/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Wiffler27
4.12/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of brewskifan55
3.9/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured into a plastic cup at a sampling at Hops and Habanas grand opening and soon afterwards into a growler.

A: A clear burnt orange with half finger white head with staying power. Thick lacing around my 3 ounce pour.

S: Grapefruit takes center stage with piney hops and a mild malt presence.

T: A very quaffable IPA with medium bitterness. Piney hops do a tango with grapefruit and other citrus notes. Terrific balance with bready malts. Easy to drink, so I ordered a growler.

M: Light to medium with medium carbonation.

O: I see why this one is so popular. Very sessionable. Nice doggie.

Photo of kevanb
3.82/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle, Julian dated at 355 of 2014, poured into a Lagunitas mason jar.

The beer pours a clear copper orange color, a handful of bubbles slowly rise to the top of the glass where a nice, soapy finger of white head rests, showcasing nice retention and yielding large swatches of soapy lace behind. The aroma is pleasant, bitter piney hops, lightly floral with some nice tropical fruits and citrus rind that gets nice support from a bready but mild malt profile. The flavors echo that of the aroma, earthy and lightly bitter piney hops, floral yet grassy hop spice, pineapple sweetness with grapefruit peel and citrusy bitterness and the mildly bready malt is very tame, balanced well. The mouthfeel is spot on, crisp, carbonated and very lively, coats decently well and finishes with a touch of dryness.


Verdict: A very nice IPA from Lagunitas and when fresh, should definitely be a stand by choice. It is quenchable and quite refreshing without being overly bitter and punishing on the palate, definitely one of the better examples of a low IBU but distinctly west coast IPA.

Photo of Mszwejb
4.51/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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3.44/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sephyrott
4.09/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ksvikesrule
4.38/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ruzzal
3.25/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.77/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Joshuafzylatra
4.13/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.18/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Rick_Ryan
4.43/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of The_Gluepig
4.12/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Nice floral and citrus hop notes.

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3.79/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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4.69/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

an always go to beer

Lagunitas IPA from Lagunitas Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 7,063 ratings.