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NightTime | Lagunitas Brewing Company

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4.1/5
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2,617 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company
California, United States
lagunitas.com

Style: American Black Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by StoutSnob40 on 02-14-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,038
Reviews:
362
Ratings:
2,617
pDev:
9.51%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
133
Gots:
798
Trade:
4
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Ratings: 2,617 |  Reviews: 362
Photo of Ob512316
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz poured into glass.
This beer is black with a thick tan head. The smell conists of floral and tropical notes.
The tastes conists of floral noters followed by coffee, and dark chocolate. This beer feels medium bodied. Overall this beer, is the best of both worlds. Perfect example of a black IPA.

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Photo of Nosquatch
3.76/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of mrjosephruiz88
4.38/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

wubba lubba dub dub

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Photo of zotzot
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GreenBayBA
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of VABA
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of andrewh995
4.18/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a dark black with a tan head. Smells of dank hops, roasted malts, and coffee. Tastes of coffee, slightly bitter hops, roasted malts, and light chocolate. Overall by far one of the most well balanced black IPAs I’ve had.

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Photo of Thorsson1963
3.84/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.99/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The appearance had a nice jet black color with a fairly decent one finger off white to slight tan foamy head that lasted for about a minute before it dissipated. Once it did, there were some light spider web lacings all around. The smell had a really nice bitter citrus up front with a fairly decent bitter coffee doing the best it can to back it up. The taste was mainly sweet but carried a tad of bitterness to impart a slight invasive and inviting real coffee flavored black IPA. On the palate, this one sat right at a medium on the body. I say this was good for the style and actually it came across fairly smooth and not as sharp as expected. Overall, very good black IPA, willing to have again.

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Photo of AlexFreudenberg
4.1/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of scream
3.3/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Having this tonight and it is OK. It just has nothing going that excites me. Would I drink it again probably, but I doubt I would go out of my way to get it.

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Photo of Kraig
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DMc8ride
4.18/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jonathan-Morgan
4.1/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mds1101
4.33/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jonterman
5/5  rDev +22%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of BeerWithMike
3.82/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MizzouBrew
4.21/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bought 22 oz. bomber for $3.99. This pours black with a nice thick tan head that lingers and very nice sticky lacing. Great looking beer in a tulip glass. Tastes somewhat sweet with good hop bitterness. Medium feel and well carbonated. I would definitely purchase again at this price.

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Photo of aknalley
4.1/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of TripelMark
4.19/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PJCarnell
4.35/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bpfrush
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of justinvasquez22
4.6/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

I bought this beer at my local liquor store in a 24oz bottle and poured into a saint archer pint glass.
Look: Very dark, dark brown when held to the light. Maybe a half inch head that stays for awhile.
Smell: Very hoppy, a lot of malt, and some citrus.
Taste: Lots of hops, citrus is a lot more noticeable in taste rather than smell, the malt is there, but not too heavy.
Overall: Great beer, one of my favorites from Lagunitas, I would purchase again and very interested in trying it straight out of the keg.

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Photo of craigbelly
4.07/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of JiminKY
4.46/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

NightTime from Lagunitas Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.1 out of 5 with 2,617 ratings
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