Lagunitas IPA | Lagunitas Brewing Company

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Lagunitas IPALagunitas IPA

Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company
California, United States

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

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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.08/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

This is a very classic IPA. It had a fairly large head when brought to my table. It has crisp citrus flavors, with a little bit of a hop aftertaste. I'm not sure of all the flavors, but they combine to create this delicious IPA that goes great with any type of food

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +23.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.83/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.04/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a brown bottle into a pint glass.

Aroma was piney hops. Not strong, but pleasant.

An inch think, off white head was atop a gold, maybe light copper body. Very clear. Big bubbles in the head and a few bubbles visible rising from the bottom of the glass. As I drank the beer some lacing was visible on the glass.

Taste was assertive piney hops. Not overpowering but definitely a strong hop flavor. I tried to find a malt character but just kept coming back to the hops. That said, though, it's not just pure hop juice. This is a very enjoyable IPA. Easy to drink and enjoy.

I've had the pleasure of visiting the Lagunitas brewery and tap room in Petaluma, CA on several occasions and I do enjoy their beers anywhere I can get them. If you're looking for a quality IPA this will not disappoint.

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4.45/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured this from a bottle into a pint glass. Also had it on tap several times. Pours a nice copper/caramel color with an ok frothy white head. Head has been different on some pours.

Taste: I really don't know what it is about this beer but I love to drink it. There is no special flavor that stands out, maybe it is how balanced I find it? Bottom line, I love this beer and rate it higher than most people. I have this Lagunitas a lot and will continue to.

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Lagunitas IPA from Lagunitas Brewing Company
3.86 out of 5 based on 8,771 ratings.
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