Undercover Investigation Shut-down Ale | Lagunitas Brewing Company

Undercover Investigation Shut-down AleUndercover Investigation Shut-down Ale
BA SCORE
87.1%
Liked This Beer
4.07 w/ 4,372 ratings
Undercover Investigation Shut-down AleUndercover Investigation Shut-down Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Strong Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.60%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
ABV varies slightly from 9.0 to 9.8
66.6 IBU

Added by GilGarp on 03-10-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,314
Reviews:
1,038
Ratings:
4,372
Liked:
3,809
Avg:
4.07/5
pDev:
10.07%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
139
Gots:
1,022
Trade:
8
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Re-reviewed on 8/3/14 (bottled 5/22/14). Original review on 8/16/13 (bottled 3/16/13.)
Interesting reading my year old review. My new review was very similar in description, but after a year of other beers I gave this beer just slightly lower ratings numbers.

Healthy pour of entire bottle into a chalice.

A – Pours a clear dark reddish amber with a three-finger off-white rocky head. Good head retention. Excellent lacing.

S – Sweet, malty, a floral hoppiness (knock-out roses), a faint spiciness.

T – A nicely balanced beer with a malty start and a hoppy finish. Slightly sweet, brown bread, creamy caramel, a nice botanical bitterness throughout, alcohol is well hidden.

MF – Smooth, medium bodied, with a dry finish (but not too dry). Some lasting bitterness on the tongue. Good carbonation.

A great beer. An American Strong Ale, certainly not a malty, high ABV barleywine, but similar taste characteristics. Fantastiic aroma. Love me some strong ales, this one is a keeper. A good beer to keep in the fridge to contrast with your super hoppy beers without having to stray too far from that DIPA style.

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Undercover Investigation Shut-down Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
Beer rating: 87.1% out of 100 with 4,372 ratings
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