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Lagunitas IPA | Lagunitas Brewing Company

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Lagunitas IPALagunitas IPA
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8,877 Ratings
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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Ratings: 8,877 |  Reviews: 1,813
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of BrewMaven
3.26/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear gold with a big, foamy, white head that dropped to a cover...semi sticky lace

Smells of pale malts with with hints of dry pine and red grapefruit..For some reason I'm also getting notes of gear oil!

Tastes of pale malts with a hint of used grain. Piney, citrusy hop flavors. Not all that bitter. Also getting gear oil on the finish. Oddest taste I've EVER experienced in a beer!

Mouthfeel: Just barely medium-bodied, slight carbonation.

I've had much more appealing IPA's but this is still just ok if not great in my opinion.

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3.99/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Great hoppy IPA, the pint was that was clear gold....tasted similar to DFH 60 min. Not exactly like it tho. Had total of three pints and couldn't find a problem with any of them. Also the head lasted most of the way down.. Went great with the fish and chips. A Solid I.P.A. one of my favorites.

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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3/5  rDev -22.9%

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Lagunitas IPA from Lagunitas Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.89 out of 5 with 8,877 ratings
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