Lagunitas IPA | Lagunitas Brewing Company

Lagunitas IPALagunitas IPA
BA SCORE
3.89/5
8,840 Ratings
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
Ranking:
#6,987
Reviews:
1,809
Ratings:
8,840
pDev:
11.31%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
211
Gots:
3,178
Trade:
3
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 8,840 |  Reviews: 1,809
Photo of Poljazz22
3.74/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tom_Hoover
4.03/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice citrus taste. Smooth.

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Photo of DMarlinJ
4.02/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of evanschaaf
3.86/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kendolphin
4.2/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Coryk133
3.38/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Solid not bad

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Photo of Philcassella
3.5/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Sulty
3.78/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BergBeer
4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BlueKurenai
3.6/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Tomesco
3.78/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Golfontap
4.5/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Mojopin88
4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of von_kaiser
3.75/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SHDoyle
3.85/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Description: Golden, clear appearance with a small amount of white head; pretty standard IPA look. Smell is fruity, with tropical fruits and mandarin orange up front. Taste has a nice dank finish and is not overly bitter, but it lacks the fruit that is apparent in the smell. Not a whole lot of anything on the front of the palate. Feel is a little more carbonated than a normal IPA and it's light.

Suggested food pairing: Burger and fries

If you like this been then you should also try: Two Hearted

Overall: 3.75 (This beer is good but I would not likely drink it again) This beer isn't bad but it isn't anything special. Lagunitas has much better offerings among that while not expressly IPAs are sufficiently hopped to please an IPA drinker. Pass on this one and try Little Sumpin' Sumpin'.

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Photo of DutchBungalow
3.97/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of adam36
4.3/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Rufus1
3.48/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours a clear golden yellow into a fifteen ounce mug the same temperature as the beer. Small one finger white head that quickly dissipates into a small patch. Little lacing.

Smells wonderful. Big sweet citrus. Smacks of ruby red grapefruit with some blood orange. Sweet caramel malt tempers the pine that quickly follows.

Flavor does not follow the nose. Quite disappointing. Leads with an oily pine resin. Some what sweet but totally unbalanced. Too grassy for my taste.

Feels thin and watery on the palate with decent carbonation. Bitter oily pine finish. Malt just can't overcome the pine.

Great start on the nose but fails to close the deal on flavor. Finish kills what would otherwise would be a decent brew.

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Photo of gsteiny
4.3/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Damngoodrx
4.35/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Walnut
4.25/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bplabernie
3.94/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of OneTuffPony
4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NMA
4.12/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of davidward
4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is one of my go to IPAs if I can get it. It's a classic example of a good beer of the style. Wonderful floral hoppiness.

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Lagunitas IPA from Lagunitas Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.89 out of 5 with 8,840 ratings
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