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Brown Shugga' | Lagunitas Brewing Company

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Brown Shugga'Brown Shugga'
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Brown Shugga'Brown Shugga'

Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company
California, United States

Style: American Strong Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Winter

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Added by kbub6f on 12-13-2001

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4.41/5  rDev +9.2%
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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5/5  rDev +23.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

Photo of mpedara429
4.07/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A: A slightly hazy and dark amber color. Two plus fingers of off white head. Sticky lacing all over the glass.

S: Sweet smell of toffee malt, raisins, and plums.

T: Nutty and earthy flavors backed by the sweetness described in the smell. Nice hop bite.

M: Medium body that is a bit creamy with medium carbonation.

O: A cool beer. It is labeled as a strong ale, but it kicks a bit like an IPA with it's fair share of hop bite and earthy flavor. I'm really digging the complexity of this one.

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5/5  rDev +23.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Brown Shugga' from Lagunitas Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.04 out of 5 with 5,760 ratings
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