Fusion 16 | Lagunitas Brewing Company

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3.8 w/ 106 Ratings

Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company
California, United States

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by TMoney2591 on 04-07-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 106 |  Reviews: 8
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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3.8/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The beer comes in a light golden color.

The aroma has a huge peachy hop with tropical fruit, pineapple, just juicy and a great aroma.

The flavor follows with citrus and tropical fruits and clean biscuit finish. The beer is quite drinkable though not too much on the bitterness.

A decent pale ale.

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3/5  rDev -21.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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3.19/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

On Tap

Churchill's Pub & Grille
San Marcos, CA

Clear golden and light amber. Thin near-white head. Irregular lines and spiderwebs of light stick left down the glass.

Citrus zest, floral, light biscuit, and a little sweetness in the aroma. Simple and straightforward. Smells like a mild version of many of Lagunitas's beers.

Not a hugely flavorful beer. Mild citrus zest, floral notes, some biscuit, and mild caramel sweetness combine nicely, but this simply doesn't have a lot of flavor. Unlike many low ABV IPAs brewed these days by the likes of Alpine or Societe, for example, this one tastes particularly light, low in alcohol, and somewhat boring.

Thinner in bodied than preferred, with low-moderate carbonation.

A fairly boring session IPA, though without flaw.

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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

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3.6/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Westover Beer Garden. Poured into a plastic solo cup.

Interesting but rather fruity and definitely the wrong type of fruitiness for me. I might say that this beer is a hopped up version of a Shock Top.

A - Pours a clear pale golden color with a small white head (low head probably due to the bartenders pour).

S - Slightly sweet, light fruit and a tiny bit of piney resin.

T - Pale malts, orange and some bitterness (bitterness is overwhelmed by the orange so hard to further describe, at least for me).

MF - Light body, dry finish.

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Fusion 16 from Lagunitas Brewing Company
Beer rating: 68.9% out of 100 with 106 ratings
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