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Lagunitas IPA | Lagunitas Brewing Company

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Lagunitas IPALagunitas IPA
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3.89/5
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8,858 Ratings
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
Ranking:
#7,291
Reviews:
1,811
Ratings:
8,858
pDev:
11.31%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
215
Gots:
3,199
Trade:
3
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 8,858 |  Reviews: 1,811
Photo of Handsome_Steve
4.25/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

One of my favorites. A nice crisp American IPA with a great flavor and aftertaste. Pours well; wonderful color and foam.

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Photo of JT23
3.83/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bongobob
3.83/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I like the Lagunitas beers, but as an IPA I feel like this falls a little short. I feel like it has too many earthy flavours to be enjoyed as an IPA. I like the "Lil Sumpin Sumpin" when in the mood for a complex flavour.

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Photo of ulfjoh
5/5  rDev +28.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is my go-to beer. I never get tired of it!

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Photo of crawmcgraw
4.55/5  rDev +17%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kevintaraross
3.87/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RickStalzer
3.82/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ale_addin
4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Philipe
5/5  rDev +28.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

The best by far. Can never go wrong with a Lag

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Photo of teromous
3.55/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

I don't see a bottle date but the neck of the beer says: "226 ? 2 2238 1133"

Appearance: The body of the beer has very good clarity. It is a medium shade of amber with hints of gold. The head is short and white without much retention. Although it only leaves a small ring of foam in the glass it has good lacing.

Aroma: It has a nice combination of grapefruit, spruce, and malt aroma that is moderate in strength.

Taste: It has a nice flavor that tastes a bit like rye grain. There is a clear flavor of grain husk. The beer has a touch of an orange peel rind flavor to it. At times there was a light bit of pine flavor but again it is very soft.

Mouthfeel: It is a very clean tasting beer that is very easy to drink with very good bitterness.

Overall: It is a well made beer that rests in that sweet spot just above average. The beer has some good flavors and aroma but the hops are a bit buried under the grain husk flavor and the aroma isn't very strong. It's not a beer I would buy regularly for my fridge at home but it is one that I am happy to drink at a chain restaurant or another establishment given some of the lesser palatable alternatives. It's worth throwing it in a mix-pack or even grabbing a sixer every once and a while because it will scratch the hop itch.

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Photo of ndmartinxyz
4.25/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bixby1971
3.94/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kitekid
4.44/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Hossst
4.29/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dirtyharry2489
4.18/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MrWonderfool
4.29/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Not the best, but definitely one of my favorite go-to, easy to find beers.

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Photo of mattstffns
4.41/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Manthon
4.04/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BSEDS
4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of koolpenguin
4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Not bad. Not particularly a strong hoppy IPA, but it was on sale for only $11/12 pack. I prefer my IPA'a a little stronger and hoppier but overall not bad for the price.

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Photo of Juan_Andere
3.93/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ltdsaint
3.52/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BenBreeg
3.92/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of CrabMoneyHubs
3.82/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

mmm tasty

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Photo of Dada100
3.75/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Lagunitas IPA from Lagunitas Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.89 out of 5 with 8,858 ratings
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