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Lagunitas IPA - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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Lagunitas IPALagunitas IPA

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7,070 Ratings
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Ratings: 7,070
Reviews: 1,587
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 11.57%
Wants: 131
Gots: 1,305 | 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:
Beer added by: kbub6f on 07-10-2001

45.6 IBU
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4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Straightforward west coast-style IPA, on tap at Delta Grill in NYC. Not bad but not as good as Sucks or Leftovers or Hop Stoopid (I know those are doubles, so sue me). Golden orange color, a bit hazy, with a decent white head, fair retention and lacing. Grapefruit and piney hop aromas with a touch of sweetness, pretty familiar in the nose. Taste follows suit, somewhat more subdued hop character than I’d like, again, lots of grapefruit and pine, pineapple and orange, some malt sweetness underneath. Bitter but not overwhelmingly so. Smooth, medium bodied with medium carbonation, decently dry finish, just a little bitterness hanging around after. Good but not exceptional.

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3.92/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

In a pint glass:

A: red/golden body that yields a half finger white head that lasts for about thirty seconds. No carbonation is seen rising. Some spotty light foamy lacing is seen trickling around the sides of the glass.

S: malts in front of the hops and comes out very strong. There is some caramel that comes out as the beer warms.

T: pretty much the same with a nice added sweetness, very much impressed.

M: medium, sessionable, balanced wet/dry aftertaste and finish

O: this is good IPA, however, with the malts coming out as strong as they do, I'm just wondering is this an English or an American IPA? Anyhow, no big deal, I'd have it again.

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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3.72/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

In the past, despite its good price, I have looked over this IPA like a fish looking over a bland looking piece of bait!

A: This beer pours a nice golden, copper color with a 1-2inch soapy, white head that doesnt fade quickly, so hard to tell the lacing at this point.

S: The aroma gives a very piney character up front. Followed by some apricots and a hint of grapefruit citrus. For those people saying that the smell is weak, blow your fuckn nose!

T: The taste is a little bland but does give off some nice sweet malts and citrus character. Despite the smell starting out with pine resin, the flavor of this beer ends with it, which is unique.

M: The mouth feel is a little watered down for the style or that just may be me washing out my glass before pouring. But I think its lacking flavor. Minimal carbonation!

O: Much to my estimated guess, this is a beginner quality IPA. Doesn't stand out from its pack but does have a nice pine and citrus. I would call this a good session IPA that is worth the money, if you can find it. If your looking for the "wow factor", keep looking!

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours golden with a nice creamy head. The head lingers a bit with good lacing on the glass. Fresh piney hop aroma. Good carbonation on the front and back of the tongue but somehow lesser in the middle. Good balance to the taste of this IPA - while the piney hop is present it is quickly balanced with a caramel malt with some lingering hop tingle.

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Lagunitas IPA from Lagunitas Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 7,070 ratings.