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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

6,471 Ratings
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Ratings: 6,471
Reviews: 1,514
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 11.6%
Wants: 99
Gots: 855 | 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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Photo of JamesMN
3.08/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Appearance: Clear golden color with a thin frothy off-white head.

Aroma: Sweet candy-like profile. Some grain. Nothing really sticks out.

Taste: Like taking a bite of cheap gummy candy. The candy sweetness of the hops does not bode well and the light caramel malt isn't able to save this one. I've tasted this flavor profile in other IPAs and I'm not a fan. Low bitterness and only very slightly dry finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied and average drinkability.

Final Thoughts: Not what I was expecting based on my enjoyment of both Lagunitas Hop Stoopid and DayTime IPA. Would I drink it again? No.

JamesMN, Nov 21, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

PMcC, Nov 21, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

GeoCait, Nov 21, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +16%

jimilayne, Nov 21, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

MarioM, Nov 20, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

Greenster, Nov 20, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

Chris_Cali_2o9, Nov 20, 2012
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3.45/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

I am having this at the spot pizza and grill in point pleasant, nj. The big storm still shows around here and so one has to compete with the national guard for a spot at the bar.

It comes in a pint glass with a tiny head that reduces to a thin layer immediately while leaving massive lacing. Body is the clearest light amber with no carbonation visible.

I have this just after I had a flower power IPA and the nose here is clearly inferior. There is not much else than the typical IPA hoppy note. In fact the more I try to get something the less I get.

Taste is also typical IPA without the overpowering bitterness of so many others. I take this as a plus.

I got quite some refreshing carbonation on the tongue, much more than visible. It is slightly watery but really not much.

Overal a good example of the style that is not extreme on the bitterness and therefore will appeal to newcomers of the style

safaricook, Nov 20, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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Lagunitas IPA from Lagunitas Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 6,471 ratings.