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Wilco Tango Foxtrot | Lagunitas Brewing Company

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3.92/5
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2,657 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.85%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
Imperial Brown Ale

Added by flexabull on 03-06-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,094
Reviews:
864
Ratings:
2,657
pDev:
10.71%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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87
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Photo of bendukes86
2.86/5  rDev -27%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of MonDak_Joe1953
4.03/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 22oz bottle into glass. Stamped on neck of bottle is '233 7 2 2156 1404' (two lines). Is this August of 2017?
Clear, dark brown body, with reddish highlights. Persistent beige, thin head. Good coverage of lacing.
Smell of dark roast, caramel, and piney hops. Also a little molasses and bread.
Taste of caramel malt, with the bitterness of piney hops, a little dark fruit and molasses. Tingly on the tongue. Some sweetness throughout, but abruptly dry at the end.
Fuller, creamier mouth feel.
A very well done higher ABV brown ale. Has a solid taste profile and some zing

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Photo of nasharm
4.07/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Hippern
3.83/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Act25
4.04/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Brown Ale is meant to be imperial, this is my favorite. On Rattle N Hum tap NYC.
a) finger of tight, tan frothy head with plenty retention and lacing on a deep brown hazed body. Serious.
s) Dark fruit over caramel malt with unsweetened coffee and toffee notes.
t) Follows smell with more dark fruit and hoppy, floral notes.
f) Fine feel, pungent and perfect weighted: medium body and moderate carbonation.
o) Nice hoppy kick, amplified by the heavier body and ABV and power. Loved it. Try 24.

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Photo of rarigney
4.02/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of asnakeofjuly
3.82/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sisterofba
3.61/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Juno_Malone
3.49/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SirFolmarv
4.09/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jerry_lee26
3.94/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of C_Adams
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mpolewan
4.24/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bigpoppa67
3.83/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dave2234
3.68/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Luckydog91
4.09/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ob512316
4.08/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

24oz bottle poured into glass. This beer is dark brown, with a thick beige head. The smell is pine, brown sugar, biscuits, and bread. The taste is like a roller coaster. Bitter, then sweet and finally sour. It tastes like it smells. The feel is a little heavy due to the abv, but more middle of the road. Overall, this is another awesome beer by Lagunitas.

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Photo of zotzot
4.23/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Marvicsin
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of vladdswrath
4.11/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a nice deep brown, clear with a delicate head that dissipates quickly. Heavy malt and a little bit sour, but a pleasant aroma overall. Taste is less balanced, sort of a cacophony of flavors. Carmel quickly overpowered by citrus hops that immediately fade into a lingering burnt roast malt. It's not a bad thing by any stretch, just a bit unexpected after the smoothness of the nose and it took me by surprise. Mouth feels is fairly creamy, but sort of dry and sharp at the same time, again. less a blend of sensations and more like a couple of loud claps. Not bad by any stretch, but not one I will really seek out again.

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Photo of mrjosephruiz88
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of stadmo1
4.13/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GuitarIPA
3.91/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Note to self: Enjoyable beer, great creamy foam, smooth feel - unfortunately after a few sips it blew up my allergies

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Photo of Justdoit1234
3.54/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bierliebhaber3
4.09/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

This imperial brown ale pours a rich chocolate brown color with a hint of red and a medium off white head. The smell is of course malt heavy with notes of dark bread, brown sugar, molasses, and a touch of alcohol. It is a fairly sweet smelling beer. The taste is much the same with some hints of date and a mild bitterness to the finish. It isn't too sweet though as molasses and dark bread flavors predominate. The body is pretty heavy, not quite at the level of a stout, but heavier then most anything else. This is a nice, bold brown ale. I recognize that I have a soft spot for Lagunitas, but even so I think that this is definitely underrated.

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Wilco Tango Foxtrot from Lagunitas Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.92 out of 5 with 2,657 ratings
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