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MN Fusion 15 | Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company
California, United States | website

Style: American Black Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.40%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by bsp77 on 08-09-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
13
Avg:
3.58
pDev:
24.86%
 
 
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Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 13
Photo of Sirwootalot
2.89/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 1 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Served in a standard glass at Groveland Tap.

This is a beautiful beer; it pours ebony with a cedar-colored 1" head with good retention. The smell is absolutely repugnant, by stark contrast - somewhere between tonsilitis, bellybutton lint, and unwashed folds. The beer itself tastes good enough; wallopingly hoppy, with notes of sticky molasses and Dry cocoa. It has an astringent, very dry mouthfeel, mostly due to the hops.

It's a decent beer overall, but the atrocious odor is stumping me. Hopefully it's as simple as a badly washed glass or a dirty tap line at the establishment, because i cannot for the life of me imagine how it would be a pleasant aroma to anyone.

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Photo of bsp77
4.19/5  rDev +17%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Serving glass: Poured from tap into Tulip.

Appearance: Very dark mahogany, near black, with decent light tan head and light lacing rings.

Smell: Typical grapefruity Lagunitas aroma, along with coffee, dark chocolate and molasses.

Taste: Roasted malt base of coffee, chocolate, char and molasses, with sticky sweet and bitter grapefruit, orange and pine notes on top.

Feel: Smooth and creamy body with relatively low carbonation. However, it is a little chalky with a finish that is not quite dry enough.

Overall: This beer tasted exactly the way I expected it to (Lagunitas signature taste and aroma with roasted malts) and that makes me a happy camper.

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MN Fusion 15 from Lagunitas Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 2 ratings.
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