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RATINGS: 1300   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 64   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Way smooth and silky with a nice wheaty-esque-ish-ness. Just the little sumpiní sumpiní we all need to kick Summer into full swing! Ingredients: Hops, Malt, Hops, Hops, Yeast, Hops, Water, and Hops.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TomDecapolis (4394) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - JUL 13, 2009
Tap at Goodnight Ireneís in Wildwood NJ. Pours a lightly hazy golden with a medium creamy white head that laced. Aroma of American hops...great floral, orange, light grapfruit notes and lemon coming through. Malt sweetness with a touch of caramel and Cheerios is there in the nose. Flavor of the same fresh American hops. Orange, floral and very light pine. Wheat and cereal grains coming through on the malt side. Hop flavor is strong...bitterness is there but nit overpowering at all.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Braudog (5489) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - JUL 13, 2009
Bottle. Poured golden-orange with a thin but standing head of solid foam. The aroma is of fresh-cut citrus, floral and sweet. It drinks with a distinct American hoppiness, but seems based in a light American wheat underneath. This is 7.3%!? Holy cow. Thatís kinda dangerous in such a "light" (in body) beer -- nice summer alternative for the uber-hopheads who donít want to down an IIPA on the beach. (#3604, 13 July 2009)

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
hopson (635) - Williamsville, New York, USA - JUL 13, 2009
bottle- wow- another one from laguinitas that does not disappoint- very similar in profile to the hop stoopid- great pine, mango, tangerine citrus flavors overwhelm, balanced by a nice substantial malt body- extremely drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Taverner (1076) - San Ramon, California, USA - JUL 12, 2009
Bitter like an IPA should be: full of nice piney, grapefruity and aspirin notes. Sweet like a MW IPA - sweeter than your usual. Pours copper with thin head. Finish is sweet.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pwn3d (1961) - Manhattan, New York, USA - JUL 12, 2009
Draft pint @ RnH.Pours a hazed, orange-gold with off-white head atop. wheat, citrus and pine hops blended together to make one hell of a nose. wheat flavors with fresh hop taste of flowers, citrus fruits and pine. Medium-bodied. Best consumed slowly as a sipper. My favorite laguinitas by far.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
aaronbr (124) - Palo Alto, California, USA - JUL 12, 2009
Poured from a bottle into a... Plastic cup. Sacrilege, I know. But this is a great beer. Lighter than I expected, an aroma of fruit and pine. Tastes like a great IPA should. A great beer for sipping.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Silphium (3158) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - JUL 12, 2009
Translucent straw-orange body, thin tight clumping head. Bright, rindy citrus nose with sugared grapefruit and pine. Sweet, bitter, and potent. The body has nice bite, dominated by citrus and pine, with light biscuity malts (nothing syrupy) and a big bitter finish. A power-packed, tasty IPA.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ChainGangGuy (4280) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - JUL 11, 2009
Appearance: Pours a lightly hazed, orange-gold body sporting a full inch of off-white foam. Light lacing on the descent. Smell: A nose smelling of wheat fused with some fine hop notes, an aromatic blend of citrusy lemon and grapefruit, some floral orange blossoms, and a small hint of pine. Taste: Lightly sweet, crisp, plainly crackery malted barley and wheat flavor in the fore. Fairly bold hop tastes of flowers, dried herbs, citrus fruits and even some pine. Moderately bitter. Small touch of alcohol in the mix. Finishes dry with a sparse amount of lingering bitterness. Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium carbonation. Drinkability: To be honest, this one quietly slipped in under the radar as I hadnít heard so much as a peep about it before coming across it at the Brick Store Pub recently. A pleasant surprise and a pleasant combination of wheat and India Pale Ale qualities. Nice job, Lagunitas.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
dionysus (1449) - Arizona, USA - JUL 11, 2009
Not quite too sure what happened with this one. Either iím drinking a different sumpin sumpin or my bottle was way off. Bottle pours gold in color with a thin off-white head. The aroma starts with decent floral hop/pine notes, but quickly gives way to a strange herbal sweat-like nose. Same thing goes for the flavor. The extreme wheatiness of the malt profile is standoffish, and does not pair well with the hop presence. I can tell what they were

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
shp555 (2024) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUL 11, 2009
Pours a clear light copper color with a white head. Aroma is a touch of caramel, floral, piney, and a hint of citrus. Flavor is some caramel, floral, and a touch of citrus in the bitter finish.


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