Fusion 17: Eastbound And Down Brown | Lagunitas Brewing Company

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

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by kylehay2004 on 09-13-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Reviews:
5
Ratings:
59
Avg:
3.91
pDev:
44.5%
 
 
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On-tap 10/31/2013 at Doherty’s East Ave Irish Pub, in Pawtucket, RI served in a US pint glass.

A: The beer is a medium brown color, with a large dense off-white head that fades slowly and leaves a thick on the glass.

S: The aroma contains caramel, maple, floral hops and roasted malts.

T: The taste starts out with an unexpectedly strong hoppy flavor followed by a mild caramel and maple sweetness. The malt character is hearty and brings a good balance. The after-taste is slightly bready and slightly hoppy.

M: Crisp and smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: Tasty, goes down very easily, not too filling, decent kick, good representation of style, this is a nice hoppy brown ale to drink for a long time.

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Fusion 17: Eastbound And Down Brown from Lagunitas Brewing Company
3.91 out of 5 based on 59 ratings.
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