Lagunitas Fusion XXIII
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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.64/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
Brewed by our friends from all over Chicago, the fusion 23 is a lil sumpin for session drinkers -- silky and smooth wheat and floral from equinox, mosaic, and experimental HBC 291 hops

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beertholomeus (1726) - California, USA - AUG 17, 2014
Pours a golden yellow with a white head. Citrus, hop and floral aroma and flavors. Medium light body and average carbonation. Citrus and floral finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nuplastikk (5799) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - APR 15, 2016
Tap at Sidedoor. Hazy gold-tan body. Steady creamy off-white head. Delicate mosaic in the aroma. The wheat gives it some depth, but muddles it a bit too. Kind of a dry wheat edge. Orange, honey, marmalade. Pretty decent session IPA, a touch seltzery.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
jmagnus87 (2912) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - NOV 24, 2014
Draft at a sampling event.mfrom notes. Loads of citrus and floral hops dominate. Great brew.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
hippiemusic (58) - Florida, USA - NOV 9, 2014
Read other reviews on this one, and I digress. I actually enjoyed this beer. Aroma/taste is somewhere between a pale/ipa ale. Hoppy aroma, with a slight bite to the taste. Good brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nuffield (4084) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - SEP 30, 2014
The normally very reliable Lagunitas came up with a slightly more uneven offering. But, it is experimental, so I suppose that’s o.k. Bright flavors in spots but also not as clean in the finish. Fine, but just fine. (on tap at Red Cow, St. Paul)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BVery (9668) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - SEP 29, 2014
Tap. Pale gold pour with a big foamy white head. Citrus and grassy hops. Lighter palate. Bright and light on the tongue. Nice flavorful and easy drinking brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (11650) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - SEP 24, 2014
Sample at the Lagunitas Beer Tasting & Movie at Studio 35 on 09/21/2014: The beer pours a clear golden color with a medium white head that dissipates steadily. Stringy lacing. Aroma of floral hops, citrus and malt. Light-bodied with flavors of herbal hops, grapefruit and toasted malt. The finish is mildly bitter with a citrusy hop aftertaste. Decent overall.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tide (3020) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 31, 2014
Draught at Lagunitas. Amber color, white head. Bittersweet taste with citrus, flowers, grass, honey and hops. Bittersweet finish with citrus, honey, flowers and grass. Very nice APA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maekchu (3513) - Hirakata, JAPAN - AUG 24, 2014
Tap at Stub and Herb’s in Minneapolis. Mild medium malty nose, some citrus and light fruit. Clear honey color. Strong and clear malty initial, grain, (and what seems to be rye), serious scratchy hops in mid palate, some earthiness, and finish is lightly bitter.Thin body. Clean and tasty, rich and satisfying. A less hoppy brew from Lagunitas. Doesn’t really resemble Lil Sumpin.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
crossovert (11424) - Illinois, USA - AUG 21, 2014
HAd this at the GTOM pre-party. Draft/jockey box. Has an oaky quality that migh tbe coming form the experimental hops, very nice lil sumptin variant.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Homer321 (4327) - Melboring, Florida, USA - AUG 21, 2014
Draft at Lagunitas from my backlog. Taste and aroma are a very light tropical fruitiness with just a touch of lemon and grass. A little thin but otherwise ok

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