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Lagunitas IPA - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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Lagunitas IPALagunitas IPA

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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%

Kuges, Jan 26, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +16%

zonker17, Jan 26, 2012
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5/5  rDev +28.9%

dandmc24, Jan 26, 2012
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3.98/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyed this on tap at my favorite supper club. This arrived at my table in a standard pint glass.

A) This is amber in color, very clear. There was maybe a half a finger of foam, that settled quickly. A little bit of lacing near the top of the pint.

S) I really enjoy that West Coast IPA aroma. This one had a little pine, definite oranges, grapefruit, and some canned peaches.

T) Very nice malt/hops balance, not overly bitter at all. This has that malt sweetness, and just the right amount of pine, and citrus fruit, mostly grapefruit. Slightly dry finish. Nice clean aftertaste.

M) This was medium bodied, with a decent amount of carbonation. Actually, based on appearances, I expected a heavy amount of carbonation, but this was well done, and quite smooth, almost soft on the palate.

O) Really enjoyed this IPA, not the best of the West Coast options, but very solid all around.

RoamingGnome, Jan 26, 2012
Photo of HopNelius
4.22/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served out of a 12 ounce bottle and into a UK Pint Glass.
Appearance-orange in color with a nice frothy 2 finger head.
Smell-smells of tropical fruit and malt, notes of grapefruit, orange, tangerine.
Taste-Nice hoppy grapefruit notes, west coast hops coming through, cascade, very solid IPA.
Mouthfeel-pleasant, leaving me wanting to take another sip.
Overall-this is a very solid IPA, one of my favorite and a true West Coast IPA with the west coast hops coming through.

HopNelius, Jan 26, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

DMc8ride, Jan 25, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

mtparty37, Jan 25, 2012
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3/5  rDev -22.7%

SeanChiro, Jan 25, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +16%

drh1382, Jan 25, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +16%

tedho21, Jan 25, 2012
Photo of elNopalero
4.6/5  rDev +18.6%
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
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3.68/5  rDev -5.2%
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
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

rJulianz, Jan 24, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +16%

zekeman17, Jan 23, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

VaterRoss, Jan 23, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

emaciated, Jan 23, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

zest4itall, Jan 23, 2012
Photo of Giovacchini
3.85/5  rDev -0.8%
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
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

macg310, Jan 21, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

poppyjohn, Jan 21, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

eorwar, Jan 21, 2012
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3.23/5  rDev -16.8%
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
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4.5/5  rDev +16%

kiki3drt292, Jan 21, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

splendidsplinter, Jan 21, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

HopsHopenstein, Jan 21, 2012
Lagunitas IPA from Lagunitas Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 6,456 ratings.