The Hairy Eyeball | Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company
California, United States
lagunitas.com

Style: American Strong Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.10%

Availability: Winter

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 01-12-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#13,137
Reviews:
976
Ratings:
2,763
pDev:
11.46%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

2011 bottle.

A- Pours with very little tan head that dissipates quickly. Dark reddish brown in color.

S- Bready malts, caramel, alcohol, some dark fruit.

T- Super malty and sweet. Some toffee and roastiness coming through. Bit of booziness. There's a slight hop bitterness remaining after a year in the bottle.

M- Full, thick, sticky. I feel the alcohol on the finish. This is a winter warmer for sure.

O- Pretty tasty beer that I remember being much hoppier when fresh. A year has turned this into a barleywine/old ale of sorts. I might go back and pick up some more bottles to see if the alcohol will fade with some more age.

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The Hairy Eyeball from Lagunitas Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.84 out of 5 with 2,763 ratings