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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4.75/5  rDev +23.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of microbrewlover
3.72/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

This brew pours a clear orange color with a two finger head which takes a few minuets to dissipate and thick lacing which stays on the glass until the end.

The smell is orange, lemon, grapefruit with a little bit of pine. It is interesting that I did not find the smell overpowering as it usually is with all of those hop smells included.

The taste doesn't erupt like other brews I have had from Lagunitas, it is hops up front, malts in the middle and oily, pine like hops on the back end. Some hop oil sticks to the tongue after swallowing.

The mouthfeel is thick and chewy as well as a little oily.

Overall this is a good American IPA. The brew did not "pop" for me as did other offerings by Lagunitas but the taste and smell improve once the brew warms up a little bit. This would be a good IPA for someone who would like to try their first IPA but does not want anything 'too bitter'.

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3/5  rDev -22.3%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of Axnjxn
4.25/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

on tap at hard times in Arlington VA. pours a golden color with light head. smell and taste are both loaded with hops on the front end with a nice refreshing bitter finish. very easy to down too. overall a solid American IPA that I could drink all day.

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -28.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

Photo of SlothB77
4.51/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Just a classic IPA. My go to IPA. It has the classic hoppy bitter flavor I crave. Leaves that great bitter hoppy taste in your mouth. Just a quintessential west coast IPA. Not too strong. Well balanced. A very drinkable IPA that still gives you the hoppy bitter flavor your crave.

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4.31/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.
Appearance - gold and bubbly; snow white head that hangs around and leaves decent lacing.
Smell - citrus fruit with a touch of juicy fruit gum!
Taste - flavorful, tangy grapefruit notes with a touch of malt backing it up!
Feel - bitter hops, but not overpowering!
Overall - hits on all four categories as an IPA, and the price point is excellent!

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

Lagunitas IPA from Lagunitas Brewing Company
3.86 out of 5 based on 8,799 ratings.
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