Wilco Tango Foxtrot | Lagunitas Brewing Company

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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
Ratings:
2,606
Reviews:
850
Avg:
3.92
pDev:
10.71%
 
 
Wants:
85
Gots:
230
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 2,606 |  Reviews: 850
Photo of Chiefy770
3.91/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 Oz. Bottle
Bottled on July 7th, 2015
Reviewed on October 15th, 2015
Served in a Nonic Pint Glass

Look
Poured a mahogany colored body capped off by a thick light-tan head. Nice amber glow.

Smell
Mild hints of hops (grapefruit and pine) sat on top of a caramel-heavy malt backbone. Malts were generally sweet in aroma (caramel and cocoa).

Taste
Hops hit the tongue first. Citric... mainly grapefruit. Malts were very prominent. Raisin, date, general dark fruit. Caramel. Slight cocoa bitterness. Strong hop presence kept this from being too chewy.

Feel
Medium/full bodied. Moderate carbonation.

Overall
A brown ale with a definite Laguintas twang. Well done!

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Photo of dacubz
4.3/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of Phoodcritic
4.02/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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

Photo of lochef81
4.05/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

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

Photo of ImperatorScab
3.9/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ovaltine
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of drunkenmess
3.59/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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

Photo of Furley80
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of heerboth
3.34/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Mark-Leggett
4.35/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of instinct2
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of barnzy78
4.48/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A - deep red-brown ale with a sticky ivory head
S - citric nose with plenty of caramel and rye possibly
T - huge flavors here: burnt caramel, rye, faint chocolate, sticky pungent hops that are piney and citric
M - very resinous full body; hop oils stick to the palate, finishes bitter with some residual sweetness from the heavy malt backbone
O - way better than I remember in comparison to the first time I had it. Reminds me a bit of Lucky 13. Excellent!

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Photo of 57md
4.09/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a brownish copper with about a finger of head. There are both malty and hoppy notes on the nose. The flavor profile is a solid blend of chocolate malt and earthy hops. The body is right-on for the style.

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Photo of TreyIsWilson
4.12/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours a clear dark brown with a three finger foamy white head. Tons of soapy lacing.

S - Aroma is grapefruit, pine and resinous hops.

T - The taste starts with brown sugar, caramel and toffee before giving way to the grapefruit and piney hops. The finish has a light hop bitterness.

M - Medium body with medium carbonation. Soft creamy mouthfeel with a crisp dry finish.

O - Definetly an interesting take on a brown ale. The flavors are remind me more of a Barleywine than brown. Nevertheless another solid Lagunitas beer.

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Photo of MGibbons
3.77/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of drstalker
4.08/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dbrag
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of gkjhawk
3.37/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Wilco Tango Foxtrot from Lagunitas Brewing Company
3.92 out of 5 based on 2,606 ratings.
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