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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

6,228 Ratings
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Ratings: 6,228
Reviews: 1,494
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 11.31%
Wants: 89
Gots: 748 | 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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2.75/5  rDev -29.3%

PaulBenjamin, Jun 04, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

ethanmc12, Jun 04, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -10%

cfitterer, Jun 03, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

ridgeline23, Jun 03, 2013
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3.81/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours pale copper color, slightly hazy. The white head is big and pillowy and leaves a wall of webby lacing around the entire glass.

The aroma is hoppy, nice grapefruit presence. Some mild apricot notes. The malt provides a light caramel and overall bready aroma.

The taste is hoppy. Grapefruit and pine seem to be the hop profile. The hop flavor doesn't pop like Sucks but has nice balance. The malt provides a neutral bready flavor, perhaps a hint of caramel. Nice non-aggressive hop flavor.

The feel is moderate with active carbonation. A bit beefier than the tradional IPA. It has a bright sweetness with a piney bitterness in the finish. Good balance.

A good drinking IPA. Good flavors, not great.

Gmann, Jun 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

Syracuse12, Jun 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

ilikebeer03, Jun 02, 2013
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3/5  rDev -22.9%

mojohawk21, Jun 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

robertmitchum, Jun 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

Paccamacca, Jun 02, 2013
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4.24/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12 oz. bottle poured straight down into a pineapple-decorated 12 oz. glass from my daughter's kitchen cupboard..

a. Clear bright golden orange, tall head dissipates shortly, leaving a variegated floating film of bubbles and patches of lacing clinging to the sides.

s: Dense sharp citrus. Let's you know it's there from the gitgo.

t: Fruity, grapefruit not as noticeable as the first time I tried one and therefore more pleasing to me. Not sure what the reason for the apparent taste difference is since both came from the same sixpack.

m: Light with lingering grapefruit bitterness. Makes me think this would not be a bad breakfast drink if so inclined, although coffee stouts like Founders might offer more along those lines.

o. Excellent IPA with just enough hop bite. Heavy citrus odors and aftertaste but not the potentially excessive bitterness grapefruit can inflict. First bottle I had I did not like as well. But this one rocks, *sip-n-gulp* or should I say rocked.

scotorum, Jun 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

DenverBigRed, May 31, 2013
Lagunitas IPA from Lagunitas Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 6,228 ratings.