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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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Serving - 12 oz bottle poured into a mini-imperial style glass 10oz?
A - tall, dense head, leaves lots of lace rings on glass, beer is clear, bright amber, fine tiny bubbles
S - hoppy floral, citrus, pine
T -smooth, mellow, hoppy middle and finish
M - smooth, love the tiny bubbles, a little citrus bite
O - I like this beer. It's well balanced, and I might even drink more than one at a sitting--which says a lot! I tend to like IPA's in small doses, but this was tasty with the curry I had for dinner, and going down just fine for dessert as well.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a clean, clear golden-amber, with a nice frothy off-white head. Thick, detailed, and layered lace. Exceptional.

Nose is crisp, floral, citrus hops goodness. Delicious beginnings.

Taste is similarly delicious and well-balanced, with plenty of big West Coast hops taste, but with a subtle malt profile to leverage against being a "hop bomb" or palate wrecking IPA. I get pine and citrus notes here.

An exceptional IPA, no doubt about it.

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Lagunitas IPA from Lagunitas Brewing Company
3.86 out of 5 based on 8,774 ratings.
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