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Lagunitas IPA - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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Lagunitas IPALagunitas IPA

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BA SCORE
88
very good

6,740 Ratings
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Ratings: 6,740
Reviews: 1,530
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 11.57%
Wants: 114
Gots: 1,002 | 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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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

vikinghorn, Apr 01, 2014
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Hopsuds, Aug 21, 2013
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VanKieft, Mar 23, 2014
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RWNay, Apr 13, 2012
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Stevie_Janowski, May 28, 2012
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MargaritaMags, Feb 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Poured a bright, hazy, golden color with a small centimeter thick white head. Moderate amount of carbonation.

Smell: Bouquet of hops, grapefruit and other citrus aroma.

Taste: Hops up front, grapefruit notes, pine notes, and malty biscuit like notes in the background. For an IPA, really nice balance.

Mouthfeel: Rather thick, carbonation adds for some nice crispness and the beer lingers for a while on the palate after each sip.

Drinkability: Overall, well put together easy drinkable IPA, I would buy this beer again, it represents the style very well.

JoKo, Jul 29, 2010
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WallstreetB, Sep 18, 2014
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adamant1912, Mar 08, 2012
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mattycasey, Aug 22, 2014
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dpgoblejr, Jul 21, 2014
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Campodog, May 10, 2014
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BigTrubble, Nov 23, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A - Hazy orange with a solid inch of mixed-bubble foam.

S - Piney, floral, hops and an underlying chalk/earthy tone.

T - Very nice, silky resiny pine, with a touch of sweet tangerines and a big, bitter finish.

M - Nice feel, smooth maybe even a bit creamy. A bit of prickly carbonation though, which could be toned down just a bit.

D - I like this a lot - solid IPA with lots of hops and enough malt for balance.

allergictomacros, Apr 30, 2008
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Cubatobaco, May 10, 2014
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Sarunas7, Jan 24, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This pours a classic medium bodied amber, with a nice fat head that initially bubbles and grows but dissipates in short order. The lacing is maintained only near the beer level in the glass.

The aroma is mild, though citrus notes are present as others have mentioned.

The taste is hard to pin down, though never unpleasant for me. Initially, on my first sips I tasted a heavy hoppy flavor, almost skunky. But the malts tend to work their way forward by beers end. Throughout there are hints of citrus with kind of a piney caramel finish - really a nice combination.

The mouthfull like the taste tends to shift from a mellow full bodied start to a dry crisp finish.

Overall, I was pleasantly surprised. IPA's are my favorite, and I really liked the subtle shifting that this beer offers. It will be a joy to try and pin this one down a bit more through further sampling.

beerbellydaddy, Sep 25, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

mjw1200, Apr 06, 2013
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BeerOps, May 30, 2012
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dweeuu, Feb 10, 2013
Lagunitas IPA from Lagunitas Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 6,740 ratings.