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:
45.6 IBU

Added by kbub6f on 07-10-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
8,712
Reviews:
1,786
Avg:
3.86
pDev:
11.4%
 
 
Wants:
201
Gots:
3,070
For Trade:
3
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Ratings: 8,712 |  Reviews: 1,786
Photo of raiderob
3.6/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Minimal head.light lacing.clear Amber color with carbonation of bubbles floating upward .a nice hoppy finish..Prost

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Photo of ravisingh
3.97/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

L: Good three finger head that is ivory in color and foamy. Nice golden color, about a 6-10 on the SRM in the pale gold range.

S: Serious cool hops burst of citrus scent at first. As far as esters they are there too, I'd say banana. Breadiness too, but like the banana subtle for malt. The standard points out resinous smell and yeah, when I check the resin scent is def there.

T: Bold roasted flavor that for me was very pleasing. After notes of resin. Some floral
notes without a doubt and those were in the scent too. Some pine hints detectable but low key. As far as esters, stone fruit, peach maybe but very subtle.

F: The bod is medium tilting light. Effervescence is there but not a lot. It has a very smooth finish and goes down easily, IMO.

O: Overall I like this beer. This would go well with pub fare no doubt so order them nachos!!!

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

Photo of Ecxeeder616
4.1/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of KeithE
3.88/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CoffeePorter
4.25/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Golden amber like color.
Smelled a little citrusy with a pine aroma.
I could taste some hop presence along with some mild bitterness and citrus like notes.
Mild amount of carbonation.
This is a very nice IPA and for the price (about $16 for a 12 pack) it's a home run!

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Photo of BenHesk12
2.91/5  rDev -24.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Absolute garbage, and so well distributed that it's always in your face. A generic northern california IPA that is in every bar and every convenience store, but is actually a watery worthless ale. I'm literally disappointed every time someone buys this. A bland, filler beer that you might drink just to get drunk and not seem like a cheapskate for drinking PBR. Avoid if you can.

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

Photo of Mike_Aguirre
4.37/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours reddish golden clear liquid with white foam head with almost no retention. Smells fruity, citrusy, flowery, fresh. Tastes very balanced bitterness with malt sweetness. More hops in the after taste. Feels low body with low carbonation. Overall a good IPA.

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Photo of MammothTarantula
3.46/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 5EKF
4.02/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 2Xmd
4.24/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of emerge077
4.03/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Nickpd
4.15/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Krey213
4.02/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of chasmandocharles
3.93/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Laugookneetuss
4.25/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Hop_God
3.57/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of AndrewG13
4.56/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Absalom
4.64/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Brock915
4.69/5  rDev +21.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Yummy yummy yummy, tastes good

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Photo of keefe24
4.41/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jondavidsson
3.71/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GibbonsTheBeerGuy
4.75/5  rDev +23.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A gloriously balanced, highly quaffable IPA. It is truly luxurious on the palate and one sip begets another. Also, its James McMurtry's favorite beer and he's one of the best musicians and songwriters, period. So you should drink it.

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Photo of ChrisHopsy666
4.5/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Lagunitas IPA from Lagunitas Brewing Company
3.86 out of 5 based on 8,712 ratings.
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