Censored | Lagunitas Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company
California, United States

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.75%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
35 IBU

Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-17-2002

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

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1.5/5  rDev -60.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +13%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

Photo of mcsauter82
4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

Photo of Kubrickx
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of Dave1999
3.06/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a golden orange colour with almost no head just some white lacing.

The smell is sweet malts and some hops.

The taste is malty, slightly bitter and a touch of alcohol.

The mouth feel is medium bodied and pretty well carbonated.

Overall I wasn't impressed, I'm a big fan of Lagunitas but this one wasn't up to their usual standards.

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of DavidST
4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz bottle, unknown bottled date. This pours a slightly hazy amber color with an okay head which was short lived. The smells are of hops with some nice caramel. The feel was medium. The taste was pretty good a nice little bit of hops along with some decent caramel malts. Not bad.

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of ruckus232
4.75/5  rDev +26.3%

Photo of VelvetExtract
3.38/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A-Pours a mildly cloudy illuminated marmalade color. Head has some serious male pattern baldness. Only a bubbled skin. Tends to leave moderate lacing however.

S-Mild nose. Malt shines through. Muscular notes of molasses and brown sugar. Hoppiness is very muted, especially for a Lagunitas brew.

T-Caramel, brown sugar, molasses and dried raisins. Mild medicinal hop finish. Candy corn. Slightly astringent.

M-Body is medium. Carbonation is prickly at some points but mostly subtle.

O/D-Uninspiring Lagunitas brew (which is very rare). Just not much complexity to counteract the lack of hoppiness. Not a huge fan. Need to kill of the other five bottles now...

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of WastingFreetime
3.18/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Reviewed from session notes.

Lightly hazy coppery amber color with a flash head and minimal lacing. Smells and tastes like an IPA. Absolutely no different than any other boring sub-standard IPA. Caramel and grapefruit peel / pith, a touch of pine resin, that's all there is to it. Medium body and carbonation levels. I don't understand what marketing niche passing a simple IPA off as a "rich copper ale" fulfills. If it were up to me, I would have either had a hell of a lot more malt complexity in there or I would have just given up and marketed it as a strangely-colored IPA.

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2.5/5  rDev -33.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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