Lagunitas IPA | Lagunitas Brewing Company

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Lagunitas IPALagunitas IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company
California, United States
lagunitas.com

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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
8,799
Reviews:
1,799
Avg:
3.86
pDev:
11.4%
 
 
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206
Gots:
3,141
For Trade:
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

I tried this brew in a bottle after I discovered it was available at a nearby grocery store.

Appearance is golden yellow and slightly cloudy. Thick head that dissipates fairly quickly.

Aroma is primarily of pine hops, with a hint of wheat.

Flavor is very strong but not overpowering. Lots of pine and noble bitterness, with a surprising sweet aftertaste. Unexpectedly well-balanced for such a hop-filled beer.

Mouthfeel was dry and pleasant. Not sticky or cloying at all. The bitterness didn't hang on the roof of my mouth, either.

Drinkability is very good. You know you're having a full-flavored beer, but the effects of the flavor are not cumulative as you drink it. Sadly, the same cannot be said of the cumulative effects of the alcohol content.

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

We had this in a growler (it was a gift) and were surprised how much we liked it (not being IPA fans). From Stanleys from Ed for baby sitting. Later (Dec 2015)raised rating from 4 to 4.25 -- this has become JK's go-to IPA. It is a plus that it is also avail at a reasonable price.

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