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Laguna IPA - Braukunstkeller GmbH

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Laguna IPALaguna IPA

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8 Ratings
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Ratings: 8
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.43
pDev: 11.66%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Braukunstkeller GmbH visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: clarknova on 10-26-2013)
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Reviews by beerdrifter:
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2.86/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Picked this up at a great beer shop in Darmstadt, Germany, Maruhn Welt der Getränke. Cloudy copper-amber pour with a two finger off-white head with great retention and lacing. Unusual nose with hints of dank hops, sweet caramel malt, candy sugar, and subtle citrus. The taste is unusual as well. Very hard to describe as I've never had an IPA quite like this. Resiny, herbal hop notes, but kind of off-putting. Hints of caramel malt, brown sugar, grapefruit, subtle tangerine, and an odd candy sourness on the finish. The mouthfeel is thick and chewy with medium carbonation and a tangy, bitter finish. Overall, this was a very unusual beer. Nothing like any IPA I've ever had. And although they used Cascade, Centennial, and Chinook hops, they tasted nothing like what I've had before. Needless to say, I won't be revisiting this beer...

beerdrifter, Mar 29, 2014
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Aroma - a little bitterness in nose, some citrus smell, but not a lot. Kinda disappointing.
Taste: (66 IBUs on bottle)
front: very bitter, a little grassy;
mid: citrus, biting bitterness;
back: malty, not too much caramel, just a hint, bitter in back a little, citrus too, but overall not great.

Ok, for Germany, it was good, in fact, for a German company and beer, it wasn't bad. But don't forget, I'd just drunk a La Cumbre and some great IPAs at BrauKunstLive in Munich, so with that still in my mind, it was very middling result. I found it too bitter, not much malt, and basically, an "ABI," or Another Bloody IPA.

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Laguna IPA from Braukunstkeller GmbH
- out of 100 based on 8 ratings.