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:
5,685
Reviews:
1,591
Avg:
4
pDev:
11.25%
 
 
Wants:
299
Gots:
1,335
For Trade:
13
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Ratings: 5,685 |  Reviews: 1,591
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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Photo of jmaskell33
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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Photo of Tbeebe
4.2/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of CheddarJakeCheese
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

Photo of Lahey
4.41/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

This beer to me is in between an ipa and a brown ale or red. It has the strength of a dipa and the lingering hoppy flavor too. It also has a certain sweet maltiness in the initial flavor. It's like a sweet version of an ipa to me, but not syrupy. Very intriguing and worth a try.

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Photo of dubnation
4.59/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of djl9701
4.55/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of JPadilla
3.84/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nousername
1.8/5  rDev -55%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 1

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

Photo of Mojopin88
4.83/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Brown Shugga' from Lagunitas Brewing Company
4 out of 5 based on 5,685 ratings.
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