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Bad Influence - The Lab Brewing Co.

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Bad Influence
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BA SCORE
80
good

15 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 15
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.42
pDev: 20.47%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Lab Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  8.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: sloejams on 12-26-2011)
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ste5venla

California

3.25/5  rDev -5%

12-08-2013 06:27:55 | More by ste5venla
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sloejams

California

3.7/5  rDev +8.2%

Never heard of The Lab before happening to drive by it just now. I went for the IPA, cause that is what California does as good if nOt better than anywhere. And I do love my California IPA. It's a decent offering. It feels like with some time snd work it can be a great one. Give a try though, it tastes better than it looks.

12-26-2011 20:27:07 | More by sloejams
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California

3/5  rDev -12.3%

11-30-2013 04:23:35 | More by straightlambic
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charlzm

California

3.53/5  rDev +3.2%

Consumed May 28th, 2012 at the brewery.

Light golden in the glass. One finger white head made of very fine and frothy bubbles. Excellent sheeting.

Did I just put fresh pine needles up my nose?

A little sweet, very piney and fairly low in bitterness. If that sounds like a beer you'd like, then you'd like this beer.

Moderately dry on the tongue.

This is really 8.2% ABV? The menu says so; it must be true. Doesn't seem that big, though. Nothing new here, but nothing for the brewers to be embarrassed about, either. Solid.

06-14-2012 20:10:12 | More by charlzm
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xthebeermanx

California

4.01/5  rDev +17.3%

I had this very recently and I guess they just changed the recipe. I was told they started dry-hopping the beer which is why I think I rated the smell higher than most. It is crisp and balanced IPA that is very drinkable - a nice combination. A little bitter after taste.

06-21-2013 19:00:19 | More by xthebeermanx
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California

4.25/5  rDev +24.3%

06-26-2013 00:29:36 | More by Warmfuzzyone
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California

4.1/5  rDev +19.9%

Ok so I am a HUGE hophead and love IPA. The brewer Roger has been working with his system for a few months now and really nailed this IPA!! There a a bunch of just average IPA's out there but tis is not one of them ,the nose is great and full of fresh hops. The beer is down right AWESOME!!! Go try this beer you will be glad you did.

06-02-2012 17:44:22 | More by ahophead
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California

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California

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California

4.68/5  rDev +36.8%

IPA'S are my favorite style of beer and Roger's Bad Influence is at the top of the list. This beer has a fresh piney fragrance that is very refreshing. The taste is sweet, crisp and fresh and is followed by a balancing bitterness. Not to be missed.

06-25-2013 00:44:25 | More by Bentley91
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California

3.25/5  rDev -5%

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Bad Influence from The Lab Brewing Co.
80 out of 100 based on 15 ratings.