DayTime | Lagunitas Brewing Company

BA SCORE
89
very good
2,534 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.65%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by RblWthACoz on 08-25-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,534
Reviews:
458
Avg:
3.98
pDev:
10.8%
 
 
Wants:
110
Gots:
652
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,534 |  Reviews: 458
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of Alpho91
5/5  rDev +25.6%

Photo of Khutso
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

Photo of grosskopfada
2/5  rDev -49.7%

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

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Photo of TubaDan
4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

Photo of timmy2b
4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

Photo of Gmann
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

Pours a slightly hazy quite pale straw color with a wispy white head that settles into a ring. Fizzy yellow beer but the head is a touch better. 3

The aroma is of a juicy grapefruit hop. Some chalky notes. Not much else but that is expected. 3.75

Nice grapefruit hop aroma with hints of orange or pineapple. Bright flavor. Near nothing from the malt but again that is expected. Some subtle metal notes in the finish. 3.75

The feel is light and fizzy. Slight bitterness on the palate; finish dry perhaps chalky. 3.75

A good session IPA. I prefer Founders but this isn't too shabby. 3.75

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Photo of PVMT
4.12/5  rDev +3.5%

Very hoppy and fruity and super clean tasting. Light yellow in color with a firm head leading to fine lacing. A truly excellent session ale.

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3.92/5  rDev -1.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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4.56/5  rDev +14.6%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of katejdempster
2.24/5  rDev -43.7%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of LukeLorence
3/5  rDev -24.6%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of thebigredone
3.65/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Not sure what Lagunitas was going for with this, but they really missed the mark.

Taste is like an old IPA that has lost 99% of the hop flavor. Even worse, this beer is perhaps more thin and watery than a BMC.

Overall, I cannot understand the great ratings for this beer. I've had other session IPAs and enjoyed them, this one was a fail.

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Photo of MickeyMonk
3.25/5  rDev -18.3%

Photo of mpyle
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

Intense hop nose with grapefruit, tangerine, and passion fruit.

Fairly pale golden color, slight haze likely from dry hopping. Pours rocky white head with good retention.

Hop fruitiness noted in aroma carry into the flavor strongly. No real malt flavor. Overly fruity hop flavor without malt support. Hop bitterness fairly subdued relative to hop flavor.

Light body, medium carbonation.

Love the concept, but the hops are overly fruity for me without more malt support. If you likely intensely citrusy hop flavors, this beer is for you!

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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

Photo of Hophazzard
3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

It's good. More of a session beer though in my opinion.

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of Jmamay22
3.6/5  rDev -9.5%

Daytime pours a clear straw colored yellow with white foam that holds well. Nose is dominated by hops. Nice citrus and general hoppy spiciness. Taste is similar, but subdued compared to the scent. The hops aren't as strong. Lighter bodied with a dry finish.

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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

DayTime from Lagunitas Brewing Company
3.98 out of 5 based on 2,534 ratings.
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