Brown Shugga' | Lagunitas Brewing Company

5,685 Ratings
Brown Shugga'Brown Shugga'

Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company
California, United States

Style: American Strong Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.80%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by kbub6f on 12-13-2001

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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Appearance: Beautiful deep amber color, great carbonation and a thick head. Good head retention and lacing as well.

Smell: Pronounced brown sugar aroma. Very malty, almost bready smell with light, citrusy hops.

Taste: Sweet brown sugar is very apparent. Malty and smooth for the amount of alcohol. A slight hint of hops at the finish, but not quite enough to erase the sweet, malty nature of this beer.

Mouthfeel: Definitely full bodied. Thick mouthfeel with good carbonation, but I could have lived with a touch more to tone down the heaviness.

Overall: Great job by Lagunitas again. Not my favorite offering from them, but that's more a fault of my taste rather than the beer itself. Great if you like sweeter beers or need something lighter than a stout to warm up on a cold night. Definitely a complex flavor profile.

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