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Lagunitas IPA - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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Lagunitas IPALagunitas IPA

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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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Stoffel

Texas

4/5  rDev +2.8%

01-05-2012 04:36:56 | More by Stoffel
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christopheraknox

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -10%

01-05-2012 03:00:55 | More by christopheraknox
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jh1982

Nevada

3.5/5  rDev -10%

01-05-2012 02:22:12 | More by jh1982
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ReelBigwigFish

New Jersey

3.85/5  rDev -1%

Poured into a Stella chalice from bottle.

A: Golden orange / amber color, very slight haze, and a 2-3cm offwhite fluffy head. Lots of sticky thick lacing.

S: Sweet malt with a good amount of citrus hop aroma. Hops smell sweet, grassy and fruity; mango, orange, pineapple.

T: Very balanced for Lagunitas, lots of hop, some bitterness, but the malt really keeps things in check. Finishes with a nice crisp hop bite, a little bitter, but not too intense.

M: Light-medium body, a little creamy, very drinkable, lower on the carbonation.

O: Pretty good, not the hop attack I'm used to from Lagunitas, I didn't realize I had skipped over this one and always got maximus, but it was worth trying.

01-04-2012 20:16:52 | More by ReelBigwigFish
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drummermattie02

Texas

4/5  rDev +2.8%

01-04-2012 16:04:40 | More by drummermattie02
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jaredseaman77

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -10%

01-04-2012 15:27:12 | More by jaredseaman77
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Jaacob

California

3.5/5  rDev -10%

01-04-2012 07:20:18 | More by Jaacob
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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

3.63/5  rDev -6.7%

This brew poured out as a nice looking golden color with a thick white head on top. the lacing on the glass was pretty nice here. The smell of the beer was hoppy which is a good thing for the style. The taste of the beer was pretty solid, good bitter hops flowing nicely through this brew. The mouthfeel was pretty good, well carbonated and drinkable. Overall I think this is a pretty solid brew. I would drink it again.

01-04-2012 04:36:47 | More by Knapp85
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woodenbones

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

01-04-2012 01:59:39 | More by woodenbones
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khunter311

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +2.8%

01-03-2012 20:27:09 | More by khunter311
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muletrane

Pennsylvania

3.78/5  rDev -2.8%

Bottled on 11/3/11

Pored from a 12oz bottle into my Deschutes tulip.

A: Pours a crystal clear orange colour. 2 fingers of dense creamy white head leaving behind moderate lacing.

S: Floral hops dominate the nose. Slightly fruity.

T: Floral hops up front and finishes with some bready maltiness. Some lingering bitterness as well.

M: Moderate body and carbonation. Very crisp and refreshing.

Overall this a very drinkable IPA. Doesn't have much over the top bitterness. A good intro to IPA's. Solid with some good value.

01-03-2012 15:00:40 | More by muletrane
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BigCheese

Massachusetts

4.2/5  rDev +8%

A: Dark amber, crystal clear. Normal/darker IPA. Smaller head. Some lacing.

S: Big juicy hoppyness. Some pine and tropical notes. Im guessing a centennial/simcoe maybe. Some caramel malt too. Very pungent.

T: Juicy tropical citrus hops. As the hops fade a super sweet honey malt character comes through, finish is a pretty clean floral hoppyness. For a year round IPA this is very impressive. Taste is just as good as the nose. I get pineapple and grapefruit. Super clean, no yeast.

M: Medium carbonation. A decent richness.

O: Been awhile since I had a Lagunitas. Need to start buying from them more often. They do hops right. One of the best year round IPAs. On par with Racer 5, Union Jack.

01-03-2012 14:33:55 | More by BigCheese
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AnnArborJoe

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -10%

01-03-2012 02:10:16 | More by AnnArborJoe
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jennaski01

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

01-03-2012 02:06:04 | More by jennaski01
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DrinkSlurm

Connecticut

3.88/5  rDev -0.3%

On tap poured into pint glass.
Golden yellow/brown with a good amount of head.
Smells of citrusy hops, malt and slight hay.
Taste is crisp, easy on the palate, and refreshing. Not as hoppy as I would normally like, but its a nice change of pace to the over hoppyness some IPAs can have. Its just right ABV makes this a way more sessionable brew than some IPAs.
Overall a good solid beer.

01-03-2012 01:28:03 | More by DrinkSlurm
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mattyrubes

New York

3.5/5  rDev -10%

01-03-2012 01:00:24 | More by mattyrubes
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jkanavel

Texas

3.9/5  rDev +0.3%

A: Pale orange to amber, minimal head retention. Small rings lacing the glass.

S: Citrusy, malty, focused, but there is a distinct copper aroma as well.

T: I remember when I thought this was a real hop bomb. Perceptions have changed over time, but its still a really aromatic beer on the palate. Generous amounts of grapefruit and lime, but really not as bitter as I remember. Strong Malt backbone too, kind of funked up once again by that weird copper taste. Maybe this is an old bottle.

M: Crisp, bubbly. Almost Saison bubbly.

O: Still a great beer. Refreshing, simple, satisfying. One of the great California styles.

01-02-2012 23:20:12 | More by jkanavel
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BRLockwood

Virginia

3/5  rDev -22.9%

01-02-2012 04:18:35 | More by BRLockwood
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insocova

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -10%

01-02-2012 01:00:36 | More by insocova
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jrpapajcik

Illinois

3/5  rDev -22.9%

01-02-2012 00:12:48 | More by jrpapajcik
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paulwafewilcox

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

01-01-2012 18:02:54 | More by paulwafewilcox
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jzandiz

Colorado

4/5  rDev +2.8%

01-01-2012 01:26:13 | More by jzandiz
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KimenTshom

California

3.5/5  rDev -10%

01-01-2012 00:31:42 | More by KimenTshom
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GrabMeAnAbbey

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -10%

12-31-2011 21:48:14 | More by GrabMeAnAbbey
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noyellowfizzbeer

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2.8%

12-31-2011 16:33:58 | More by noyellowfizzbeer
Lagunitas IPA from Lagunitas Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 5,980 ratings.