DayTime | Lagunitas Brewing Company

BA SCORE
89
very good
2,546 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:
2,546
Reviews:
461
Avg:
3.98
pDev:
10.8%
 
 
Wants:
112
Gots:
657
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,546 |  Reviews: 461
Photo of Rtm05002
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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

Photo of OKCNittany
3.85/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of PSU_Mike
3.81/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of beegs
2.78/5  rDev -30.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Brandon632
3.93/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Great session beer. Not my favorite session beer but definitely doesn't disappoint.

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Photo of Bouleboubier
3.83/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

(drank on 17 Nov 2015, bottled in June 2015, sitting on shelf with dust on it - poured into a shaker)

L: pale gold liquid with a moderate haze - this is how it should be and it's safe to assume what the taste has in store... head really collapsed quick - can only guess it's the age/handling

S: smell is still kickin'... dried grapefruit rind, tobacco, little bit of dried mango, maybe some white grape in the back... I should really know what particular hops these are by now - they're using some of my favorites here... little bit of toasted grain poking through, but the hops are dominant here

T: noticeably light up front, dare I say watery - the malt flavor is super subdued and clean, not much crystal presence... sharp, piney bitterness bites immediately as well... certainly a rounded, spicy zip to the hops with a grassy pop in the middle and a floral, bitter citrus rind thread in the aftertaste...

F: very thin and dry, as expected, but more so than the lot of this type... slight smoothness to its flow, mild resiny film left over

O: gotta laugh at this session IPA genre - they're all just American-grade hopped-up pale ales of adjunct lager strength... the British counterpart to these would just be called IPAs and would merely be less biting bitter (think Deuchars IPA)... good, even with age, but with Easy Jack available, why drink this?

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Photo of stephens101
3.29/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

The off-white froth quickly passes the rim of the glass and protrudes dominant and unwavering above its surroundings. Color is yellow with a boisterous bubble activity ongoing. Faint herbal hops, grass, lemon and light fruits to the nose. Has a light fruit middle with some grass and straw mixed in before finishing with a faint herbal hops. Goes down crisp with an exceptionally light body.

Not many of the qualities of an IPA or even an APA. Not that many qualities at all for that matter.

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Photo of Seabass1964
3.25/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Phi_Psi_OR_Beta
3.78/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of fitz284
4.15/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mortarforker
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nelsonracite
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ironchefmiyagi13
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jtaylord
3.99/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very pale golden in color. Nice hippy smell and taste. Very well named. A nice flavorful beer that is easy drinking and can be enjoyed all day.

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Photo of bump8628
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of Knapp85
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BEER88
3.8/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of shirtless_mike
3.5/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of UnderStageMan
4.07/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of juzh12
4.06/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mikepcarney
4.5/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of swimmatt
4.02/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SitkaSteve
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This was poured into a pint glass.
The appearance was a hazy to mostly transparent yellow color with enough carbonation to fill a one finger-ed white foamy head. Light lacing in the wake of the head.
The smell starts off with bitter citrus (wanna say slightly rind-like) with a slight sweet caramel backbone to it.
The taste was basically the same with a semi-bitter to sweet aftertaste. Light in the finish.
The mouthfeel was centered around a nice light body. Carbonation hits nicely as an AIPA. Bitterness is there nice and sharp and crisp. Dat ABV, man! Word, ya not gonna feel it 'til the sixth one!
Overall, I think this is supposed to be a session IPA, but I'm fine with it where it is. Honestly, probably only revisit in the Summer, not so much right now.

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DayTime from Lagunitas Brewing Company
3.98 out of 5 based on 2,546 ratings.
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