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Lagunitas IPA - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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Lagunitas IPALagunitas IPA

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very good

6,917 Ratings
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Ratings: 6,917
Reviews: 1,548
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 11.57%
Wants: 118
Gots: 1,105 | 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 +2.8%

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4.23/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a short 12 oz bottle into a Stone Nonic Pint glass

A-hazy yellowish, orange, decent head and nice lace

S-Good, pretty typical IPA, I do get some tropical fruit

T-Awesome, follows the nose, but has wonderful depth

M-Very good, everything here in great balance

O-A very solid effort from a brewery that can do no wrong

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3.53/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle served in a pint glass.

pours a clear golden / medium amber tone while yielding about a finger of frothy off-white head; decent retention and lacing. solid looking beer. nose primarily showcases citic hoppiness with a distinct malt presence behind it.

flavor is solid. hoppy through and through, offset a little by the toasty, caramel maltiness. moderate bitterness for an IPA, nothing over the top. medium bodied mouthfeel with medium carbonation.

overall a solid IPA. nothing uber-fantastic or otherworldly, but a reasonably offering that holds its own. its wide availability makes it a trusty fall-bak plan.

(originally reviewed: 12-30-2011)

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3.95/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Pours a golden orange color with 2 fingers worth of bubbly white head

S: A good dose of citrusy hops with some slight spiciness. Malts provide a nice balancing breadiness

T: Follows the nose, with some nice spicy and citrusy hops with just enough pale malts to balance things out. Finishes with a mix of breadiness and slight bitterness

M: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Slightly lacking

O: Another solid IPA amongst the sea of solid IPAs. It's good, but nothing really stands out in comparison to the multitude of other IPAs on the market. Good price point, though, and easy to savor at 6.2%

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3.68/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a fancy pint glass. The color is medium orange and slightly hazy. There is a large one inch foamy head that leaves behind a lot of sticky lacing.

The aroma is a nice blend of citrus and melony hop flavor.

The taste has some of the melony characteristics indicated in the nose. There is a nice bitter finish. There isn't a ton of hop flavor here, and there is no way to tell how fresh this is, but it's there and this tastes good.

This has nice crisp carbonation and a light body. Very drinkable. I'd get this again, but it wouldn't be my first choice from the options I have readily available.

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4.05/5  rDev +4.1%
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Purchased at cave bar in Chicago.

Poured from bottle into pint glass.

Thick creamy white head. Incredible lacing left with every drink. Coppery orange in color.

Smells very piney and sweet at the same time very interesting

Sweet up front and finishes with a hop bite, but it isn't obnoxious kind of tastes how I would think candied hops would taste like.

Overall not a bad IPA. Sort of sweet and toned down hoppiness.

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3.95/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

a - poured a one finger thick off-white and bubbly head into an english pub glass that left nice sheeting throughout. the body was a bright and light copper color.
s - sweet with some floral hop aroma.
t - very balanced. floral hops with some toffee sweetness.
m - slightly thin but good.
o - really solid ipa and one i'd go to again.

Lagunitas IPA from Lagunitas Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 6,917 ratings.