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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

6,456 Ratings
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Ratings: 6,456
Reviews: 1,510
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 11.6%
Wants: 98
Gots: 848 | 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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4/5  rDev +3.1%

nyctrance2, Feb 05, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +22.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

rondufresne, Feb 05, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +16%

blacksteyraug, Feb 05, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

neubert1974, Feb 05, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

stampfler07, Feb 05, 2012
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3/5  rDev -22.7%

PintPal, Feb 04, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

rydev24, Feb 04, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

casualfan, Feb 04, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +16%

Rugglesby, Feb 04, 2012
Photo of iBeer16
4.08/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyed in a pint glass.
A: pours a light amber color with a 1.5 finger white head that leaves little lacing.

S: aroma is strong hoppy. Mix of pine and citrus some grapefruit scent as well.

T: Taste is fairly hoppy, grapefruit. Slight sweet taste and finishes with a nice piney, citrusy hop taste.

M: nice carbonation, great body, leaves mouth with a slight tingly feeling.

Overall, great beer. Not as hoppy as expected for an ipa but overall great experience.

iBeer16, Feb 04, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

minnemts, Feb 04, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Lucasrj, Feb 04, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

tonyf55, Feb 03, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

dmorgan310, Feb 03, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

dmueller, Feb 03, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

bcsbeer, Feb 03, 2012
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1/5  rDev -74.2%

jonathaniler, Feb 02, 2012
Photo of Kegatron
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle into a pint glass.

Pours a clear copper, with 2 fingers of foamy bright-white head. This maintains a frothy ½ finger, leaving back a big sticky latticework of lace that coats the sides of the glass. The aroma smells floral, herbal, and piney, with sweet tropical fruit and grains coming in off the sides to balance the bitter grapefruit character that is present as well. The hops have some nice power here in the nose.

The taste is more bitter grapefruit and sticky resins, which are tempered by notes of juicy tropical fruit and the lightly toasted grainy sugars of the malt. The finish is strong with the hops, with a dry lingering mix of pine and bitter fruit. The mouthfeel is medium bodied, with a creamy crispness that rolls along nicely in the mouth. The herbal and oily tones from the hops really smooth this out well.

There’s nothing to complain about with this. Full of hop flavor and well balanced, with a slick easy drinking body; you can’t go wrong with a sixer of this minor class from Lagunitas.

Kegatron, Feb 02, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

heelsn02, Feb 02, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Been drinking this for years out of the bottle, finally my regular watering hole started carrying it on draft. Time for a review.

Pours a classic bronze with a sizeable head. Smells nice & hoppy, a bit lemony & grassy too.

Hops hit the tongue & make their presence known quickly. Lemony, herbal taste dances on the tongue, only to be washed away by a strong slightly sweet malt presence. Delicious to drink on its own or paired with all sorts of food.

A quintessential west coast IPA that I drink often. Well made, & consistent if it's fresh. Reasonably priced too.

SunDevilBeer, Feb 02, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Denjhe, Feb 02, 2012
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3.85/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap poured into a pint glass.

Pours a light & clear amber with a small white head & lots of lacing. Nose is hoppy and fruity, tropical fruit as well.

Taste is bitter right off - crisp, sharp resinous and a bit dry. Mouthfeel is very good, nice carbonation and light enough to drink a lot. Very classic west coast ipa.

kingcrowing, Feb 02, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +16%

DelicateDelirium, Feb 01, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

jtd335, Jan 31, 2012
Lagunitas IPA from Lagunitas Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 6,456 ratings.