Brown Shugga' | Lagunitas Brewing Company

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5,667 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
Ratings:
5,667
Reviews:
1,586
Avg:
4
pDev:
11.25%
 
 
Wants:
299
Gots:
1,328
For Trade:
13
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Ratings: 5,667 |  Reviews: 1,586
Photo of myelo
4.34/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

From a bottle

Appearance: Clear orange-copper with enormous off white rocky head and thick lacing. Millions of teeny-tiny bubbles.

Aroma: Prominent caramel malt, earthy, spicy hops

Taste: Moderate to heavy malt sweetness, caramel, and cinnamon followed by piney and floral moderate to high bitterness.

Feel: Moderate to heavy, thick oily body, medium carbonation, moderate ethanol warmth.

Overall: Beautiful appearance, sort of a cross between an imperial IPA and an American barley wine. Unique and wroth trying.

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Photo of Norvelljeff
4.42/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of boomecho
4.5/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Beautiful lacing (tulip), and pleasantly aromatic. Warm, almost rummy, alcohol finish. Drinks very well considering the 10% ABV. I will go back to this time and again. Well done.

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Photo of Jaymanisgod
3.82/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of hooverhawkeye
3.25/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DCHritz
4.04/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of npendres
3.68/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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

Photo of tmbgnicu
4.35/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MichaelProcton
3.35/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of devilshaircut
4.25/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of anteater
3.72/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PBRmeasap1980
3.65/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tayibsimmons
4.52/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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

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

Photo of BRYeleJR
3.65/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Cosmic_Chieftain
3.73/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of liamt07
3.81/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AnEscapedMind
2.11/5  rDev -47.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 1 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

No balance. No shugga taste. Tasted like alcohol and nothing more.

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Photo of mikemikemike
3.42/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mcwill51
3.89/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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

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

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