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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

6,451 Ratings
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Ratings: 6,451
Reviews: 1,510
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 11.6%
Wants: 98
Gots: 847 | 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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Photo of Luigi
4.5/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours out a clear copper color with a big two to three finger head. Nice and fluffy with amazing head retention.

The aroma is full of citrus and pine like hops. But this ale is very balanced for an American IPA. There is plenty of bread aroma from the barley as well as a little sweetness from the alcohol.

The flavor is a sharp, crisp, bitter hop that hits the tongue at first. But the malt come in just in time to make this IPA have a good balance. Bread and bitter hops are the dominate flavor. The alcohol is nice and warming.

Medium bodied easy to drink, lightly carbonated, and finishes dry and hoppy.

This American IPA is just delicious... no more to add! Pick up some!!

Luigi, Dec 17, 2011
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

TasteTester, Dec 17, 2011
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5/5  rDev +28.9%

GoSabres87, Dec 17, 2011
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

jhenson1, Dec 17, 2011
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

Jamesebillings, Dec 17, 2011
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

dowen44, Dec 17, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +16%

fizzyted, Dec 16, 2011
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

zapahoppa, Dec 16, 2011
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

Eriogonum, Dec 15, 2011
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

TXhomebrewer, Dec 15, 2011
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5/5  rDev +28.9%

peteramullen, Dec 15, 2011
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4.75/5  rDev +22.4%

GrindFatherBob, Dec 14, 2011
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

jam354, Dec 14, 2011
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3/5  rDev -22.7%

HumphreyLee, Dec 14, 2011
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5/5  rDev +28.9%

dsaylor, Dec 14, 2011
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5/5  rDev +28.9%

tyjaman, Dec 14, 2011
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

pschul4, Dec 13, 2011
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5/5  rDev +28.9%

Keeton, Dec 13, 2011
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5/5  rDev +28.9%

kmckinnon87, Dec 13, 2011
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

jmdrpi, Dec 12, 2011
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5/5  rDev +28.9%

hercondolences, Dec 12, 2011
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

soriondee, Dec 12, 2011
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

mcphish22, Dec 12, 2011
Photo of Drinkerofales
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours very clear orangy amber. Fluffy white head with big bubbles.

Smells nice of floral hops and a hint of grass and citrus. Not overwhelming, but nice.

Tastes nicely of earthy hops, not a huge flavor, but great presence. A light sweet malt flavor in the middle and a hint of spices. Smooths out at the end. Not a lot of bitter, but plenty of flavor.

Feels a tad thin for my liking, feels light, and considering the lower abv, that's expected. Plenty of carbonation.

Overall I think it's a fine beer, good flavor and smell, not quite the hoppiness I am into right now though.

DOA

Drinkerofales, Dec 12, 2011
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5/5  rDev +28.9%

ChadHanley, Dec 12, 2011
Lagunitas IPA from Lagunitas Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 6,451 ratings.