DayTime | Lagunitas Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company
California, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.65%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by RblWthACoz on 08-25-2012

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1/5  rDev -74.7%

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1.03/5  rDev -73.9%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Smells like rubber and tastes like chapstick.

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1.08/5  rDev -72.7%

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1.98/5  rDev -49.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

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2/5  rDev -49.4%

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2/5  rDev -49.4%

Cloudy, smells like old feet. Poor representation of the style!

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2/5  rDev -49.4%

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2/5  rDev -49.4%

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2.24/5  rDev -43.3%

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2.25/5  rDev -43%

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2.28/5  rDev -42.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Looks like Mountain Dew and too light of a beer

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2.29/5  rDev -42%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

I love Lagunitas Night Time Ale.
But this, I couldn't describe it at first.
Then it hit me. . . Hop water.
No malt character for me at all.
I wish I could review higher.

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2.39/5  rDev -39.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Taste like Bud Light gone bad. If Lagunitas can't make a session IPA, it can't be done

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Photo of dasenebler
2.42/5  rDev -38.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Lagunitas Daytime
12oz. packaged 8/30/12

Very pale with some nice orange highlights. Touch of haze, but pretty good clarity. Head is great, retention is solid. (4)

Aroma is vaguely hoppy. Not very citrusy, but rather grassy, vegetal and borderline garlic-like. Not digging it. (2)

Flavor is bitter and very light bodied. Reminds me a bit of Peeper from Maine Beer Co., though not nearly as clean or hoppy. Weird vegetal bitterness. No malt flavor. Hops are piney with maybe a hint of orange. Body could use some improvement, though the carbonation is refreshing. (2.5, 3)

The session-IPA can be a great style, yet this beer is a poor example. Maybe this bottle is too old, but Lagunitas packaged beer should still be good at three months out. (2.5)

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2.43/5  rDev -38.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

First time available in Milwaukee, bottled Julian 178, June 26th. About 13 days old.

Appearance: Bright yellow, very translucent, slightly hazy. Pretty standard for a super low abv session ale.

Smell: Packed with aroma. But you don't get any malt or bittering hops, just aromatics. Still, it smells pretty damn nice.

Taste: Ok. First impression is good-you can actually taste the aroma hops, which is always a bit odd with session ales. But the same taste that you just smelled is packed in there. A slight vegetal/onion touch in the middle and on the finish.

Mouthfeel: Fairly thick for a session ale. Probably some wheat in there somewhere, which would also account for some of the murky vegetable flavor. Leaves itself on your palate a bit, def some wheat at the end.

Overall: I keep trying session ales waiting for one to wow me. Carton Boat and Central Waters Hop Rise are both great, this is more along the lines of boat but without the attention paid to overall flavor. It's pretty obvious that they poured on the aroma hops at the end of the boil, would have liked just a touch more pure bittering hops at every stage of drinking this beer.

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2.5/5  rDev -36.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -36.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -36.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -36.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -36.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -36.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -36.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -36.7%

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