Brown Shugga' | Lagunitas Brewing Company

5,668 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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4.22/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

a: redish in color with nice lacing that lasts til it's gone
s: Sweet and raisiny, but you can smell the ABV
t: sweet, strong and a bit boozy. it gets better with every sip
m: extremly smooth, with only a minor sting
overall: this is an awesome beer that seems to be a bit different every year, but I look so forward to it's availability. Happy to see it back in 2012.
Peace out!

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at the Prohibition Pig in Waterbury, VT.

Pours a hazy nearly opaque amber from the tap, one inch head, not much lacing.

The aromas include brown sugar (oh really?), caramel, toffee, grapefruit, and pineapple.

The flavors are pretty similar. Malty front end, with strong rick brown sugar and caramel flavors, just thick, silky and wonderful, backed up by a strong hop kick lending grapefruit, pine, and pineapple to the mix. Excellent mix of flavors. Very sweet, but the hops dry the beer out nicely.

Full body, creamy mouthfeel, starts sweet, finishes dry.

Lagunitas strikes again. A warming strong ale with great brown sugar sweetness and some nice hop character.

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Brown Shugga' from Lagunitas Brewing Company
4 out of 5 based on 5,668 ratings.
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