The Hairy Eyeball | Lagunitas Brewing Company

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The Hairy EyeballThe Hairy Eyeball

Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company
California, United States

Style: American Strong Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.10%

Availability: Winter

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 01-12-2002

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Photo of IronLover
4.15/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Deep garnett in color with good clarity. Poured with a short, dense, off-white foam that quickly dissipated. Sweet malt, brown sugar, raisin and fig aromas with boozy notes in the background. Full bodied with tangy, assertive carbonation through the middle and a semi-dry finish. Sweet bready malt, dark fruit, fig and raisin flavors up front. Tangy, lightly spicy hop bitterness through the middle. Definitive booziness toward the end as well. Finished with a semi-dry feel and lingering bready malt and  herbal hop bitterness. This was excellent and, to me, drank a lot like an ale version of a doppelbock.

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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2.75/5  rDev -28.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

Photo of Scott4_
4.52/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

I wish this wast not a seasonal beer! I really like this beer! I think it is barrel age
or bootle conditioned, it is very smooth. I am really picky about beer. I live in Europe and
enjoy dark beer. I have to wait til next year to buy some more. classic winter beer.

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

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2.75/5  rDev -28.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.59/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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3/5  rDev -21.9%

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The Hairy Eyeball from Lagunitas Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.84 out of 5 with 2,759 ratings
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