Lagunitas IPA | Lagunitas Brewing Company

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Lagunitas IPALagunitas IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Thanks for choosing to spend the next few minutes with this special homicidally hoppy ale. Savor the moment as the raging hop character engages the Imperial Qualities of the Malt Foundation in mortal combat on the battlefield of your palate!


45.6 IBU

Added by kbub6f on 07-10-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
8,770
Reviews:
1,796
Avg:
3.86
pDev:
11.4%
 
 
Wants:
205
Gots:
3,115
For Trade:
3
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Ratings: 8,770 |  Reviews: 1,796
Photo of BlueShepard19
2.81/5  rDev -27.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Giggy
3.81/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gvickery
2.86/5  rDev -25.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Clear golden color, decent citrusy smell, moderate head. It has decent carbonation but the taste was underwhelming. Nothing really stands out, not really enough malts or hops comes through. I would drink it again if someone offered it, but I won't buy it again. Glad I was able to buy a single.

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Photo of JMacho
3.98/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of prost2hefeweizen
3.69/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheRealMrJustice
4.52/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Sup3r_s4m
3.79/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Needs to be ice cold

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Photo of Eddie729
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Kayakguy
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of buzzedup
4.28/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Z3roRage
4.43/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Miketess32
3.5/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Crp46
4.42/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MoGuitarNthemonitor
4.41/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of abagri
3.89/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Rj-Pauley
4.38/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Hombo3
3.87/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Kurzman
3.35/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BigMFDaddy
3.94/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of G_Shoe
3.67/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of StormAles
4.32/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ALHOPLOVER
3.51/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Fresh bottle poured to YETI.
S: Very good, signature Lagunitas hoppy aroma, a little fruity (mango, orange), a little herbal and slightly dank, and a little piney too.
T: It smelled so good but the smell didn't transfer through in the taste for me. More bitter than what I prefer but not bad.
O: I love Waldos, Lil Sumpin Sumpin Ale and Hop Stoopid but the plain IPA just didn't do much for me. It wasn't bad but I've gotten spoiled on the big flavor of the DIPA's.

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Photo of Sexmortus
1.94/5  rDev -49.7%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

The appearance was a red/golden body that yields a half finger white head that lasts for about thirty seconds. No carbonation is seen rising. Some spotty light foamy lacing is seen trickling around the sides of the glass. The smell had some malts in front of the hops and comes out very strong. There is some caramel that comes out as the beer warms. The taste was pretty much the same with a nice added sweetness, very much impressed. On the palate, it sat about at a medium, sessionable, balanced wet/dry aftertaste and finish. Overall, this is a good IPA, however, with the malts coming out as strong as they do.

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Photo of scottspencer
3.79/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Lagunitas IPA from Lagunitas Brewing Company
3.86 out of 5 based on 8,770 ratings.
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