Fusion 40
Lagunitas Brewing Company

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Style:
IPA - Imperial
Ranked #3,467
ABV:
8.5%
Score:
86
Ranked #24,021
Avg:
3.9 | pDev: 11.79%
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
22
From:
Lagunitas Brewing Company
 
California, United States
Avail:
Rotating/Seasonal
Wants
  0
Gots
  2
SCORE
86
Very Good
Notes:
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Patrick40 from Arkansas

4.18/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 4

I tried the beer on tap recently. The first thing I noticed was the smell. It smells strongly of grapefruit, of which I am a big fan. It feels a bit thin or watery on the tongue. It has a fairly strong citrus overtones in the hops and the taste of grapefruit lingers after each sip. This is a pretty big beer, 8.5%ABV but I didn't taste even a hint of alcohol. All in all I thought this was an excellent beer and am disappointed to learn that it's a seasonal beer.

Oct 10, 2016
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ChurdyBird from Minnesota

2.29/5  rDev -41.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 1 | overall: 2

I tried it on tap. It has a watery mouthfeel with very low carbonation. A lemon-zest citrus note comes through in the hops on the nose with a little bit of grapefruit. Grapefruit bitterness lingers afterward with a somewhat syrupy finish on the tongue. The saving light of this beer is the fact that it's 8.5% ABV and you can't taste even a hint of alcohol; I thought it was about 4% when I tried it. When it's ice-cold it's pretty decent.

Aug 23, 2016
Fusion 40 from Lagunitas Brewing Company
Beer rating: 86 out of 100 with 22 ratings