Undercover Investigation Shut-down Ale | Lagunitas Brewing Company

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Undercover Investigation Shut-down AleUndercover Investigation Shut-down Ale

Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company
California, United States

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

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Photo of SteveB24
3.72/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

appearance; amber, very clear, huge, off white head that settles quickly but a very decent amount retains well.

smell; belgian yeast, burned sugar, bread, also a yeasty, almost fermented aroma which is somewhat off putting.

taste; bread, belgian yeast, subtle dark fruit, alcohol, caramel.

mouthfeel; full body, mild carbonation

overall; satisfying, pretty tasty, up to lagunitas standards but not something i would run to buy again.

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Photo of MichiganBeers
4/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of BrunEngr
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of Mwolf87
4.42/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Found this recent & was drawn to ABV initially . However, this is an outstanding beer. As others have noted a bit similar to DFH90 but a bit on the mellower side. Definitely a rich beer with the alcohol hidden. Be careful with more than one as this beer will sneak up on you.

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of dunix
3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

Photo of tmryan21
4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of freduardo
3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

Photo of JamieDuncan
4.41/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Picked this up as part of a mixed 6, well, hate to admit it but it was because of the name. Very interesting. Good looking beer with an awesome smell that has a good bit going on. Very interesting beer, reminds me more of an IPA than anything, wasn't what I was expecting. Enjoyed it plus it gets a lot of bonus point due to the high ABV. Would get again depending upon cost.

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Photo of M1A2
3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of aszatk01
4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

Undercover Investigation Shut-down Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
4.02 out of 5 based on 4,370 ratings.
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