Lagunitas IPA | Lagunitas Brewing Company

Lagunitas IPALagunitas IPA
8,841 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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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 3.5

We did a blind taste test between this beer and 4 others to determine which was a better IPA. The beers that were competing were: Stone IPA, Big Sky IPA, Bear Republic Racer 5, Lagunitas IPA, and Full Sail IPA. Here is the video:

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Lagunitas India Pale Ale (2013) - 6.2% ABV. Full flowery smell. Sage, cinnamon, coriander, and grass. Full head with excellent retention and lacing. Brass crystal clear body. Highly carbonated and very active. Bitter hops bite with just a hint of malt and oats. Flowery full bitter flavor. Not overpowering like many West Coast USA IPAs. More full flavored and rich. Good ale note mid-palate as the hops nose depletes. Brassy and a bit of skunk cabbage. A little pepper and coriander. Degrades to lemon grass and a crisp hops note. A lingering flower note in the aftertaste. Dry. Smooth. Well balanced. On the verge of IPA perfection. Very good. Highly recommended. Best example of the West Coast IPA breed while remaining fully accessible to the masses. Simply a great beer. 4.0 out of 5.

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Lagunitas IPA from Lagunitas Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.89 out of 5 with 8,841 ratings
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