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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

6,221 Ratings
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Ratings: 6,221
Reviews: 1,493
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 11.31%
Wants: 88
Gots: 745 | 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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Photo of elNopalero
4.6/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

This is a vibrant golden-amber in the glass. Great hoppy aroma, grassy with some onions and crushed garlic—in a good way. (Thanks to Lagunitas Sucks for helping me pick up those notes.) It’s a West Coast IPA, definitely, with a hop bite that’s light and crisp with a sharp bitterness and a wonderful finish. This is a classic.

elNopalero, Jan 24, 2012
Photo of lukester
3.68/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Just tapped a horse keg of this brew. I wanted to get a keg of Stoopid but that was harder to get and mo money. This has many of the characteristics of Stoopid.. kind of it's little brother. The only thing I miss is the mouth feel which is lacking in this beer. Very much a refreshing IPA with a nice sharp carbonation typical of Lagunitas brews. Another good beer from a place that makes many great beers.

lukester, Jan 24, 2012
Photo of rJulianz
4/5  rDev +2.8%

rJulianz, Jan 24, 2012
Photo of zekeman17
4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

zekeman17, Jan 23, 2012
Photo of VaterRoss
3.5/5  rDev -10%

VaterRoss, Jan 23, 2012
Photo of emaciated
4/5  rDev +2.8%

emaciated, Jan 23, 2012
Photo of zest4itall
3.5/5  rDev -10%

zest4itall, Jan 23, 2012
Photo of Giovacchini
3.85/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A- golden appearance with a finger head.

S- very little smell. Very subtle hop aroma. Grapefruit.

T- Mild citrus and pine flavor. This beer is a little to subtle for my liking.

M- not very bitter for an ipa. medium bodied. Good carbonation

O- I only really like this beer on tap. Every time I've had it in the bottle it seems a little bland even though the date indicates that it is fresh.

this beer did not live up to the Lagunitas name for me

Giovacchini, Jan 22, 2012
Photo of macg310
3.5/5  rDev -10%

macg310, Jan 21, 2012
Photo of poppyjohn
3.5/5  rDev -10%

poppyjohn, Jan 21, 2012
Photo of eorwar
4/5  rDev +2.8%

eorwar, Jan 21, 2012
Photo of BrokenStones
3.23/5  rDev -17%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Draft at SFO

A - Clear golden amber color. Minimal foamy lacing of sides of glass

S - citrus, floral, and glass hop aroma

T - bright hoppy citrus lemon tones with pine

M - Medium mouth feel

O - A good IPA, easy drinking, crisp, and just enough hops.

BrokenStones, Jan 21, 2012
Photo of kiki3drt292
4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

kiki3drt292, Jan 21, 2012
Photo of splendidsplinter
4/5  rDev +2.8%

splendidsplinter, Jan 21, 2012
Photo of HopsHopenstein
3.5/5  rDev -10%

HopsHopenstein, Jan 21, 2012
Photo of Sevesteve
4/5  rDev +2.8%

Sevesteve, Jan 21, 2012
Photo of JZ57
5/5  rDev +28.5%

JZ57, Jan 20, 2012
Photo of TrojanWheels
4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

TrojanWheels, Jan 20, 2012
Photo of rtaps
3.93/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

clear deep orange with a hint of amber, white head little retention and spotty lacing

pine and floral hops is really all I'm getting but its nice

a lot of floral upfront some citrus and tropical fruit, didn't get the pine like i thought i would.

light bodied and carbonation

overall it a solid all was available IPA

rtaps, Jan 19, 2012
Photo of doctorknockers
4/5  rDev +2.8%

doctorknockers, Jan 19, 2012
Photo of nrs207
2/5  rDev -48.6%

nrs207, Jan 19, 2012
Photo of ralphw56
4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

ralphw56, Jan 19, 2012
Photo of Bendurgin
3.18/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured into a pint glass. This one pours a clear honey amber with a finger of bubbly white head.

Grapefruit in the aroma with a lemony edge to it. Cracker malt shows up. Grapefruit and pine on the pallet with a bit of a vegetable flavor. Lots of cracker malt flavors on the pallet with a slight bitter finish.

The body is light with sharp carbonation. Overall this one isn't bad. Certainly serviceable, but not top shelf by any means.

Bendurgin, Jan 19, 2012
Photo of Slimpo
3.5/5  rDev -10%

Slimpo, Jan 18, 2012
Photo of jra173
5/5  rDev +28.5%

jra173, Jan 18, 2012
Lagunitas IPA from Lagunitas Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 6,221 ratings.