Wilco Tango Foxtrot | Lagunitas Brewing Company

Wilco Tango FoxtrotWilco Tango Foxtrot
BA SCORE
3.92/5
2,644 Ratings
Wilco Tango FoxtrotWilco Tango Foxtrot
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:
#5,799
Reviews:
862
Ratings:
2,644
pDev:
10.71%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
87
Gots:
248
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,644 |  Reviews: 862
Photo of Celtics76
3.87/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mschrei
4.28/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ajm5108
4.27/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Pours a cola brown with exceptional fluffy head. Classic Lagunitas hop aroma with underpinnings of chocolate malts. Lots of roasted nut & amber malt on the upfront portion followed by a nice kiss of hop bitterness at the end. Little oily on the mouthfeel. No frill, low key beer that hits all the right spots

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Photo of jermichael
4.05/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

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

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

Bought from Tamuras $4.79 22oz bottle
Dark brown color
Medium mouthfeel
Medium carbonation
Caramel, malt taste, some bitterness in the finish, hides alcohol well
Overall a pretty good beer.

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Photo of Rhixso
4.74/5  rDev +20.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A: Deep, rich dark brown with slightly hazy dark ruby highlights if held to a light source. Has a light tan head that disappears after a few sips.

S: Slightly floral hop aroma comes first (Hallertau or Willamette?) - a very pleasant surprise for such a dark brown ale - followed by sweet dark malts and finally a crisp dry bitterness that blends into a well rounded dark roasted coffee-like malt punch that remind you you're drinking an Imperial Brown Ale.

T: Dark malty, coffee-like goodness with a dry finish, perfectly balanced hop bitterness, that lingers lightly. Tones of dark caramel, dark chocolate, slight hints of dried fruits.

F: Medium bodied yet just heavy enough to linger over and spend some time with contemplating the complexity. Light carbonation. Beautiful.

O: A new favorite seasonal. Loved and savored each and every sip. This one is a harmonious blend of the best of a delicious deeply malty brown ale without being cloying with the addition of a wonderful hop aroma. Well worth every penny.

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Photo of WDJersey
4.01/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of tlema1
3.56/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

L: mahogany color, very thin head, not much lacing
S: malts, raisins and earthy hops
T: malt, good balance with the hops
F: lots of upfront mouthfeel, boozy for an under 8%-er
O: I'm a little disappointed

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Photo of BlueSpader
3.98/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RR58
4.5/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BdM
3.74/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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

Wilco Tango Foxtrot from Lagunitas Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.92 out of 5 with 2,644 ratings
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