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Lagunitas IPA - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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Lagunitas IPALagunitas IPA

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very good

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Ratings: 7,199
Reviews: 1,614
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 11.57%
Wants: 133
Gots: 1,438 | 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:
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

Enjoyed this on tap at Matchbox out of a Lagunitas mason jar.

A: Pours a clear copper-amber hue with a thick 2-finger white head that slowly dissipates in to a wispy lace.

S: Fruity hoppy aroma with a sweet backbone scent.

T: Hoppy tart brew with a raspberry fruity base.

M: Medium body and medium carbonation.

O: This was a solid IPA. Very tasty and went well with the food.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served on-tap at Green Dot Stables in Detroit, Michigan.

Appearance: Solid. Came with a nice head, had a decent color, and also had some pretty great lacing as well throughout.

Smell: Bang, bang -- citrus and apricots. Not a HUGE fan, to be honest.

Taste: The citrus and apricots/peaches/grapefruit up front that you'd expect from a California IPA, but the hops come through on the finish, with a pleasant bit of malt as well. Really quite good, considering I'm not a fan of apricots/grapefruit ... especially in beer. I also get a huge iced tea flavor. Much better than the smell.

Mouthfeel: Nothing extraordinary really, but with the taste and the rest of this beer, it just drinks pretty easily. One sip, and you're wanting more.

Overall, I'm surprised I like this beer as much as I do. It's VERY apricot and grapefruit heavy for me, but I still enjoy it... man, I don't quite understand that, being 'meh' on the two flavors. Regardless of that, this is a super solid beer that I'd probably try again, due to the awesome tea flavor.

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

This poured a reddish amber colour with a white head.

The smell was citrus hops, oranges, lemons and grapefruit.

The taste was much the same as the smell, very tasty.

The mouth feel was medium bodied with a fair amount of carbonation.

Overall a very well done west coast IPA, ticks all the boxes. The citrus hop really stand out in this, crisp clean and quite bitter.

Lagunitas IPA from Lagunitas Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 7,199 ratings.