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Lagunitas IPA - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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Lagunitas IPALagunitas IPA

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87
very good

6,061 Ratings
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Ratings: 6,061
Reviews: 1,484
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 11.31%
Wants: 84
Gots: 675 | 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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Ratings: 6,061 | Reviews: 1,484 | Display Reviews Only:
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craftbeerasian

Florida

4/5  rDev +2.8%

05-30-2013 00:02:39 | More by craftbeerasian
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Mikkiicky

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

05-29-2013 21:26:49 | More by Mikkiicky
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gtp537

Wisconsin

4.39/5  rDev +12.9%

A standard when it comes to a day in and day out IPA. The balance between malt and bitterness is very nice. The aroma is big, and transitions nicely the the flavor. There is just enough lingering bitterness to satisfy the hop heads, but not enough that it gets overbearing. Well done, indeed.

05-29-2013 01:18:07 | More by gtp537
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sblanton83

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

05-28-2013 23:58:57 | More by sblanton83
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alltakn

Florida

4/5  rDev +2.8%

05-28-2013 18:15:40 | More by alltakn
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jealmanzar

New York

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

05-28-2013 13:47:54 | More by jealmanzar
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Thunderballroom

New York

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

05-28-2013 02:49:20 | More by Thunderballroom
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Mackbekeza

Tennessee

4.75/5  rDev +22.1%

05-27-2013 20:59:52 | More by Mackbekeza
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Chefaprilrose

Iowa

4/5  rDev +2.8%

05-27-2013 19:47:59 | More by Chefaprilrose
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microbrewlover

Pennsylvania

3.69/5  rDev -5.1%

This brew pours a clear orange color with a two finger head which takes a few minuets to dissipate and thick lacing which stays on the glass until the end.

The smell is orange, lemon, grapefruit with a little bit of pine. It is interesting that I did not find the smell overpowering as it usually is with all of those hop smells included.

The taste doesn't erupt like other brews I have had from Lagunitas, it is hops up front, malts in the middle and oily, pine like hops on the back end. Some hop oil sticks to the tongue after swallowing.

The mouthfeel is thick and chewy as well as a little oily.

Overall this is a good American IPA. The brew did not "pop" for me as did other offerings by Lagunitas but the taste and smell improve once the brew warms up a little bit. This would be a good IPA for someone who would like to try their first IPA but does not want anything 'too bitter'.

05-27-2013 19:38:34 | More by microbrewlover
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RedWeizen83

Texas

3/5  rDev -22.9%

05-27-2013 18:57:55 | More by RedWeizen83
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Vlaminck

California

4/5  rDev +2.8%

05-27-2013 17:54:19 | More by Vlaminck
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muddyh2oblues

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

05-27-2013 14:28:08 | More by muddyh2oblues
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zrab11

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

05-27-2013 13:17:40 | More by zrab11
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tzieser

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

05-27-2013 04:51:16 | More by tzieser
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Axnjxn

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

on tap at hard times in Arlington VA. pours a golden color with light head. smell and taste are both loaded with hops on the front end with a nice refreshing bitter finish. very easy to down too. overall a solid American IPA that I could drink all day.

05-26-2013 01:31:33 | More by Axnjxn
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Boilerfood

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -10%

05-25-2013 20:52:40 | More by Boilerfood
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Sokool

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

05-25-2013 15:47:11 | More by Sokool
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iCabaLLero

Georgia

2.75/5  rDev -29.3%

05-25-2013 07:42:51 | More by iCabaLLero
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KVNBGRY

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

05-25-2013 03:00:52 | More by KVNBGRY
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tastyville

California

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

05-24-2013 22:33:09 | More by tastyville
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Spaz7

California

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

05-24-2013 21:14:58 | More by Spaz7
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SlothB77

Virginia

4.51/5  rDev +15.9%

Just a classic IPA. My go to IPA. It has the classic hoppy bitter flavor I crave. Leaves that great bitter hoppy taste in your mouth. Just a quintessential west coast IPA. Not too strong. Well balanced. A very drinkable IPA that still gives you the hoppy bitter flavor your crave.

05-24-2013 02:56:50 | More by SlothB77
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DenverHopHead

Colorado

4.32/5  rDev +11.1%

Another fantastic Cali IPA! As soon as you pop open this beer, it's like giving your sense of smell the drug it's been craving! Sexy, light copper in color and leaves nice lacing. This tastes so good, an almost perfect summer IPA! The feel is well balanced. Great bang for your buck, in CO at least! Love, love Lagunitas!

05-24-2013 02:45:59 | More by DenverHopHead
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yancot

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -10%

05-24-2013 01:53:11 | More by yancot
Lagunitas IPA from Lagunitas Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 6,061 ratings.