Brown Shugga' | Lagunitas Brewing Company

Brown Shugga'Brown Shugga'
BA SCORE
84.8%
Liked This Beer
4.03 w/ 5,690 Ratings
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
Ranking:
#2,915
Reviews:
1,592
Ratings:
5,690
Liked:
4,823
Avg:
4.03/5
pDev:
11.17%
Alströms:
4.04
 
 
Wants:
302
Gots:
1,337
Trade:
13
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 5,690 |  Reviews: 1,592
Photo of mattstffns
4.63/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Photo of RabbleRouserRye
4.19/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Draft pours dark amber or brown with a tan head. Good aroma of sweet malt with some hops coming through too. The taste it is sweet with some prolonged bitterness at the end and with a surprisingly floral aftertaste. I can definitely taste the brown sugar too! Medium body. A very enjoyable beer.

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Photo of WhackoMillah93
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MJ64
4.21/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DareOfTheHog
4.15/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of moreandfaster1987
4.08/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

going into this beer I thought it was gonna be a sugary mess. It definitely did have some sweetness to it but it was also very hoppy. It has a little bit of a darker reddish color with a fingers worth of white head. It actually smells pretty damn hoppy with some tropical apricot and pine smell . Taste is semi bitter on the front followed by a little sweetness from the malts, kinda caramel type sweetness. it had a fairly thick chewy mouthfeel and definitely would be a beer I would buy again.

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Photo of jfyount
4.24/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Monsterbaitor
4.48/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Do yourself a favor and buy this but don't drink it. It tastes like some off balance monster IPA which is gross. Instead sit on the golden egg for a good 3-4 months and then crack one open.

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Photo of Mathieu76
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BergBeer
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerBaron8616
3.85/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JLK7299
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of KTCamm
3.67/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

6/21/17...pours rich sharp amber with light layer of white foam sitting on top. Some lacing. Malty brown sugar nose. Sharp medicinal taste, puckers but not in a sour way. Edgy bitter at the end. Unique no easy drinker More WTF than anything else.

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Photo of adam36
4.52/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Brian_L-2056
3.4/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a orangish-amber color with a thin but frothy off white head. Only slight carbonation. Smell reminds me of a pale ale. Initial taste is quite bitter up front but mellows out to a sweet dry finish. Overall, a little to bitter for my taste but can definitely see why others enjoy this brew

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Photo of petrusek23
3.86/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of stucat
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Z3roRage
4.59/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Hackattack
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is another great one from Lagunitas.......same rich, hop burst experience you get when drinking about all of the other ones I have tried from these guys.

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Photo of Kurzman
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of crawmcgraw
5/5  rDev +24.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of BSW
4.03/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Dharmelink
4.18/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Lone_Freighter
4/5  rDev -0.7%
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 -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Brown Shugga' from Lagunitas Brewing Company
Beer rating: 84.8% out of 100 with 5,690 ratings
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