Brown Shugga' | Lagunitas Brewing Company

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Brown Shugga'Brown Shugga'
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Strong Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.80%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by kbub6f on 12-13-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
5,667
Reviews:
1,586
Avg:
4
pDev:
11.25%
 
 
Wants:
299
Gots:
1,328
For Trade:
13
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Photo of Lone_Freighter
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reviewed from notes. The appearance was a hazy brown colored body leaving a one finger white foamy head that appears and leaves some nice slightly thick yet spotty lacing in rings around the sides of the pint glass. The body is too hazy for any carbonation to be seen rising. The smell had the hops up front to form a mostly bitter aroma. The malts play nicely in the background coming more forward as the beer warms. The taste was excellent as the hops and the malts combine just about perfectly. On the palate, she sat about a slight sticky feel in my mouth and on the tongue, ranging on the medium side. Though the ABV is pretty high, this is quite drinkable. Overall, I’m thoroughly impressed and most likely will have this again.

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Photo of Eric_T_07
3.94/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.96/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Scotty_Karate
3.83/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of heddar33
3.99/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dt_gbpackersfan
3.67/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HoppingMadMonk
4.07/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Amazing orange mohgany color. Immediately the aroma let's you know this won't be a common beer drinking experience. Malt,sugar,followed by perhaps fruit and mild hops. The alcohol effected the taste a bit as it was a bit overwheming. Malt and brown sugar was forefront but there was some mild hop finish . It was a well made beer and very unique but not something I could drink a lot of. People who appreciate craft beer should definitely give this a try just to experience something different

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3.83/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MattMorin
2.75/5  rDev -31.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of stlfatguy
4.48/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Amber caramel color with super pillowy light khaki head. Amazing lacing and clinging foam that continues for the duration. Smells just like a fresh biscuit. Taste is much sweeter caramel with light tangy bite. You definitely feel the high abv but not offensive.

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4.2/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.17/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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1.98/5  rDev -50.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of BeerSexLove
3.97/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Biggiekrock627
3.99/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of CharlesK
3.73/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MurphDog14
3.77/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of soundaurora
4.25/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AlexFreudenberg
3.93/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of caburdette51
4.3/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Grupatre
4.17/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of fsilva1986
4.75/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of bshefftz
4.15/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Omniwar
3.92/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Brown Shugga' from Lagunitas Brewing Company
4 out of 5 based on 5,667 ratings.
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