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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

7,211 Ratings
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Ratings: 7,211
Reviews: 1,616
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 11.57%
Wants: 137
Gots: 1,450 | 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:
Beer added by: kbub6f on 07-10-2001

45.6 IBU
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Photo of BeerAficionadoMCMXC
4.1/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

The appearance has a light amber color. The aromas consist of some citrus and hop resin. The taste begins with soft caramel and finishes with a strong bitter flavor. It fits the style but with a strong emphasis on the hop image. The bitterness lingers like an unpaid whore... A reasonably priced hooker for your tongue's every desire.

Photo of Fourbees
4/5  rDev +2.8%

Photo of CurtFromHershey
3.92/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a brilliantly clear copper with a modest white head. Decent retention.

Smell is the full array of hop scents.... tropical and citrus fruit, pine, cat pee.

Flavor is surprisingly malt-forward given the hop dominance of the aroma. Biscuity, sharp pine, fairly well balanced. Nothing overwhelming.

Overall a solid beer that I would buy again if the price was right.

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3/5  rDev -22.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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3/5  rDev -22.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +22.1%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -10%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -10%

Photo of Kit
3.91/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Serving - 12 oz bottle poured into a mini-imperial style glass 10oz?
A - tall, dense head, leaves lots of lace rings on glass, beer is clear, bright amber, fine tiny bubbles
S - hoppy floral, citrus, pine
T -smooth, mellow, hoppy middle and finish
M - smooth, love the tiny bubbles, a little citrus bite
O - I like this beer. It's well balanced, and I might even drink more than one at a sitting--which says a lot! I tend to like IPA's in small doses, but this was tasty with the curry I had for dinner, and going down just fine for dessert as well.

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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%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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2.5/5  rDev -35.7%

Photo of secondtooth
4.24/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a clean, clear golden-amber, with a nice frothy off-white head. Thick, detailed, and layered lace. Exceptional.

Nose is crisp, floral, citrus hops goodness. Delicious beginnings.

Taste is similarly delicious and well-balanced, with plenty of big West Coast hops taste, but with a subtle malt profile to leverage against being a "hop bomb" or palate wrecking IPA. I get pine and citrus notes here.

An exceptional IPA, no doubt about it.

Photo of simont1
3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

Lagunitas IPA from Lagunitas Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 7,211 ratings.