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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

6,477 Ratings
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Ratings: 6,477
Reviews: 1,515
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 11.6%
Wants: 99
Gots: 859 | 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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Ratings: 6,477 | Reviews: 1,515 | Display Reviews Only:
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5/5  rDev +28.9%

artperez, Feb 16, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

poopsmitherson, Feb 16, 2012
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3/5  rDev -22.7%

sharpski, Feb 15, 2012
Photo of BMMillsy
4.19/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bottle from The Wine Seller in A2. Pours a light golden hay color with a one finger white head on top. Great floral citrus aroma coming off the top, some pine, and a small bit of sweet citrus peel. Flavor follows with citrus rinds and a light sweetness on the palate to balance. Pale malts are present but this highlights the hops with a crisp finish. Relatively light bodied with high carbonation and a clean finish. Solid, solid IPA.

BMMillsy, Feb 15, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

jwmarcum, Feb 15, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +16%

rogueleonardi, Feb 15, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

omegaman, Feb 15, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

LostInTheFlood, Feb 15, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

ChaseTheAce, Feb 15, 2012
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3/5  rDev -22.7%

jfcaa193, Feb 15, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

AndyTaylor, Feb 13, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

ChadT89, Feb 13, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

RElliott12, Feb 12, 2012
Photo of mactrail
3.83/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

The mellower style of IPA, and nothing wrong with that. Lots of aromatics, flavorful, and mouth-filling. Not overwhelmingly bitter. Pleasant browned biscuit flavor. Golden amber in the glass. Decent carbonation on the tongue. Taste is tangy but not overly acidic. Bitter citrus peel is just enough to balance the beery maltiness. Excellent quaff on tap, I haven't tried the bottles.

Enjoyed this on tap at the Noir City party Jan. 31.

mactrail, Feb 12, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

troegaarden, Feb 12, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Brown120, Feb 12, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +16%

AndrewMcAwesome, Feb 11, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

dunix, Feb 11, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

BrewtalAlement, Feb 11, 2012
Photo of angrybabboon
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Review adapted from notes taken 9/3/11

Appearance: Clear, golden orange, off-white head that sticks around for a while, good lacing

Smell: Somehow both aggressively hoppy and mild - some nice citrus, somewhere between orange and tangerine - on the juicy side - perhaps some other light fruits - pale malts are quite subtle

Taste: Solid - nicely bitter, with some balance from the slightly sweet pale malts - grapefruit and what tastes like lemon flesh - juicy hops, some more citrus - malts are cereal-like, nicely sweet, remarkably good

Mouthfeel: Medium body, nice carbonation, smooth

Overall: Well-rounded, decidedly West Coast

This is a very good IPA. It's a hop bomb, yet it has some balance, and it's pretty drinkable. It's also very easy to find, which is a plus.

angrybabboon, Feb 11, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

demgoth, Feb 11, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

oldp0rt, Feb 11, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

Ljoreilly, Feb 11, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

DiscGolfRobot, Feb 11, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Tyrawlings, Feb 11, 2012
Lagunitas IPA from Lagunitas Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 6,477 ratings.