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Fusion 16 - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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Fusion 16
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BA SCORE
86
very good

104 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 104
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 11.05%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TMoney2591 on 04-07-2013)
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Photo of dar482
3.78/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The beer comes in a light golden color.

The aroma has a huge peachy hop with tropical fruit, pineapple, just juicy and a great aroma.

The flavor follows with citrus and tropical fruits and clean biscuit finish. The beer is quite drinkable though not too much on the bitterness.

A decent pale ale.

dar482, Jun 22, 2013
Photo of Kempski
3/5  rDev -21.1%

Kempski, Jun 22, 2013
Photo of JTomczak
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

JTomczak, Jun 22, 2013
Photo of spw109
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

spw109, Jun 21, 2013
Photo of ali1987
4/5  rDev +5.3%

ali1987, Jun 19, 2013
Photo of kylehay2004
4/5  rDev +5.3%

kylehay2004, Jun 19, 2013
Photo of gir02021
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

gir02021, Jun 18, 2013
Photo of mkennedy119
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

mkennedy119, Jun 17, 2013
Photo of JVan
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

JVan, Jun 17, 2013
Photo of fuzzcherry
4/5  rDev +5.3%

fuzzcherry, Jun 16, 2013
Photo of coz
4/5  rDev +5.3%

coz, Jun 16, 2013
Photo of smartassboiler
4/5  rDev +5.3%

smartassboiler, Jun 15, 2013
Photo of jbeervt
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

jbeervt, Jun 12, 2013
Photo of TheRuss9585
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

TheRuss9585, Jun 10, 2013
Photo of KevT
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

KevT, Jun 10, 2013
Photo of InfernoBoss
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

InfernoBoss, Jun 09, 2013
Photo of JandJMD
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

JandJMD, Jun 09, 2013
Photo of ehammond1
3.18/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

On Tap

Churchill's Pub & Grille
San Marcos, CA

Clear golden and light amber. Thin near-white head. Irregular lines and spiderwebs of light stick left down the glass.

Citrus zest, floral, light biscuit, and a little sweetness in the aroma. Simple and straightforward. Smells like a mild version of many of Lagunitas's beers.

Not a hugely flavorful beer. Mild citrus zest, floral notes, some biscuit, and mild caramel sweetness combine nicely, but this simply doesn't have a lot of flavor. Unlike many low ABV IPAs brewed these days by the likes of Alpine or Societe, for example, this one tastes particularly light, low in alcohol, and somewhat boring.

Thinner in bodied than preferred, with low-moderate carbonation.

A fairly boring session IPA, though without flaw.

ehammond1, Jun 08, 2013
Photo of vfgccp
3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

vfgccp, Jun 08, 2013
Photo of Sludgeman
3.59/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Westover Beer Garden. Poured into a plastic solo cup.

Interesting but rather fruity and definitely the wrong type of fruitiness for me. I might say that this beer is a hopped up version of a Shock Top.

A - Pours a clear pale golden color with a small white head (low head probably due to the bartenders pour).

S - Slightly sweet, light fruit and a tiny bit of piney resin.

T - Pale malts, orange and some bitterness (bitterness is overwhelmed by the orange so hard to further describe, at least for me).

MF - Light body, dry finish.

Sludgeman, Jun 08, 2013
Photo of BeerOps
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

BeerOps, Jun 08, 2013
Photo of DeutschesBier
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

DeutschesBier, Jun 07, 2013
Photo of Boone757
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Boone757, Jun 06, 2013
Photo of Dylanjf
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Dylanjf, Jun 06, 2013
Photo of vkv822
4.01/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

on-tap @ Belmont Station.
from notes.

Pale golden with a foamy, white head that clings to the glass.

Big, fruity hop notes in the nose. The fruit notes are there as well as a big dose of fresh pine needles.

Medium body, fizzy foamy carbonation.

A very nice pale ale. The pine needle notes were a pleasant surprise, as I didn't pick much up in the nose. I was also very pleasantly surprised with the low ABV for such a aromatic and flavorful beer.

vkv822, Jun 02, 2013
Fusion 16 from Lagunitas Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 104 ratings.