Lagunitas IPA | Lagunitas Brewing Company

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Lagunitas IPALagunitas IPA
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8,969 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: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pale golden straw, extremely bubbly, almost completely transparent. Beautiful thick foamy white head, about two fingers, with good retention and excellent lacing.

Big hoppy aroma. Tons of citrus, some tropical fruit in the nose, and a strong note of honey.

Strong hop bite, less fruity than the nose implies. Not a ton of citrus peel, and just a bare hint of that honey flavor. Very little malt balance to speak of, although a bit of caramel and biscuit does sneak in.

Refreshing, dry yet slightly cloying. This beer definitely paves the way for more. Mild sting, dry and peel-y aftertaste.

This is a solid IPA, right on the verge of greatness to me. There's almost nothing that warrants a complaint, but very little stands out as an exemplar of the style. This could easily be an every day IPA for me, and with a little more floral or fruity sweetness, it would be outstanding.

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Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

Pours a clear deep golden color with a good two fingers of fluffy off white head. Smells strongly of hops. Lots of pine and earth notes. Slight malt aroma as well. Taste, right upfront there is a malt sweetness, not what I expected. This fades into a lingering resin-like bitterness in the finish. I'll be honest there's not much to the flavor in my opinion. Medium body and medium carbonation. For my taste there is a noticeable lack of hop flavor. Overall a decent beer, however slightly disappointing.

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Lagunitas IPA from Lagunitas Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.89 out of 5 with 8,969 ratings