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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

5,980 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,980
Reviews: 1,482
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 11.31%
Wants: 81
Gots: 630 | 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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BigBarley

Texas

4.28/5  rDev +10%

A - Poured quickly but not too aggressively, head boiled up quickly and immeiately dispersed, leaving a slight foam ring around the edges. Golden color, very typical of IPA, but very active yeast.

S - mild hop aroma, mild biscuit undertone, mild floral notes... mild. Very good IPA smell, but very hard to fish out.

T - Good, good stuff. Hops are very powerful on deep draws, and on subtle sips the hops tend to leave a little room for a delicate malt balance with a great citrus tone and a mild pine touch at the end.

M - Amazing splash, very full-bodied without being chewy, and just the right refreshing bite from carbonation. One of the best IPAs on the tongue and throat.

All in all a class act, a great example of what an American IPA should taste like. It stands apart, but only because of it's great representation of a traditional IPA. It doesn't need anything too bizarre or cutting-edge to stand on it's own, and that is impressive. Could drink this everyday, and recommend it to anyone who enjoys hops on a traditional scale

10-24-2012 12:26:19 | More by BigBarley
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Bananasplit

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

10-24-2012 05:56:14 | More by Bananasplit
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nikbullet

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

10-23-2012 14:50:59 | More by nikbullet
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mpedara429

Massachusetts

4.35/5  rDev +11.8%

A: A slightly burnished gold in color. Two fingers of off white head. Moderate lacing.

S: Citrus, pineapple, caramel malt.

T: Citrus, pineapple, bready. Nice malt backbone. Bitter piney hops in back. Great flavor. Don't be fooled by the low 45.6 IBUs. It is hopper than one would imagine.

M: Medium-bodied and low- medium carbonation. A little sticky. Pretty good balance, just a tad on the sweeter side.

O: Right up my alley tastewise. If you like an IPA that is semi sweet, then this is a good one to try. I originally had it on draught and had a few of them in one night because it was so good and not too hoppy/heavy for a session beer. Went back and bought a 22 oz. to fully enjoy it. As of right now, this makes for one of the best session IPAs I've had.

10-22-2012 21:41:16 | More by mpedara429
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scootsmal

New York

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

10-22-2012 16:46:18 | More by scootsmal
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wigoalie1

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

10-22-2012 02:30:44 | More by wigoalie1
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NCStateAE

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

10-21-2012 00:35:28 | More by NCStateAE
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Mikeynas

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

10-21-2012 00:24:26 | More by Mikeynas
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bralston345

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

10-20-2012 23:53:11 | More by bralston345
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milkbone_underwear

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

10-20-2012 13:56:02 | More by milkbone_underwear
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GringoKid

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

10-20-2012 05:15:41 | More by GringoKid
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rolandboy

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

10-20-2012 03:26:58 | More by rolandboy
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t0rin0

California

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

10-20-2012 02:44:08 | More by t0rin0
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ctrevino

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

10-20-2012 01:26:35 | More by ctrevino
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neliam24

New York

4/5  rDev +2.8%

10-19-2012 22:25:38 | More by neliam24
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BeerMeBrah

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

10-19-2012 02:58:01 | More by BeerMeBrah
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RollBeerTide

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

10-19-2012 01:39:05 | More by RollBeerTide
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ShakaShakaShaka

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

10-18-2012 20:53:16 | More by ShakaShakaShaka
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berserktripon

Massachusetts

1/5  rDev -74.3%

10-17-2012 22:32:59 | More by berserktripon
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MCDub

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

10-17-2012 18:23:45 | More by MCDub
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Hoptologist

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

10-17-2012 17:47:35 | More by Hoptologist
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CorneliusBunker

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

10-17-2012 04:46:14 | More by CorneliusBunker
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Seefeldt

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +2.8%

10-17-2012 00:37:29 | More by Seefeldt
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mryoshi33

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

10-16-2012 22:32:02 | More by mryoshi33
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Snellgg5

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +2.8%

10-16-2012 11:57:49 | More by Snellgg5
Lagunitas IPA from Lagunitas Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 5,980 ratings.