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RATINGS: 1034   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 64   EST. CALORIES: 235   ABV: 7.83%
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WTF Ale. A malty, robust, jobless Recovery Ale! We’re not quite in the Red, or in the Black... Does that mean we’re in the Brown?

A big Ol’ Imperial Brown Ale to help you with your slipperly slide on into springtime. Rich, smooth, dangerous & chocolatey.

Alc. 7.83%
O.G. 1.072
64.20 I.B.U


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ClassyBeagle (319) - USA - OCT 30, 2013
FROM NOTES: July 1, ’12 Slightly hazy, light brown body with a bit of red tint. About a one-finger tan head that leaves a small amount of lacing. Pine and citrus hop notes that are pleasing and are equally balanced with the solid caramel malt. The flavor follows the aroma. The citrus and pine notes come across the palate cleanly. The maltiness is strong and provides a very solid base for the flavors. The mouthfeel is a little thin but a decent brew overall.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
merc7186 (2083) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - OCT 25, 2013
A: Reddish/Light Brown Hue, Passes Some Light, Off White Head, Some Lacing S: Mild Raisins, Mild Molasses, Mild Resin, Mild Bread T: Molasses, Sweet Malts, Mild Raisins, Mild Resin M: Decent Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Mildly Sweet, Mildly Bitter Overall, a decent tasting beer but I wouldnt classify this as a strong ale ad that flavors arent overwelming at all.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
patxa (189) - MEXICO - OCT 22, 2013
Consistent aroma, malts and hops. Beautiful pure brown color with both awesome head and lace. To hoppy for the style even if I like it that way. Very good brew altogether.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
vipinvelp (2172) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - OCT 16, 2013
Black with light brown foam head. Aroma is little coffee. Taste is coffee, little chocolate, nice bitter. Aftertaste is lasting. (Houston 201310) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
finn1918 (193) - Georgia, USA - OCT 3, 2013
Pours a clear brownish red with a big off-white head and some chunks floating in it. Aroma is hops and caramel/nut malts. Taste is dark nuts with some yeastiness. Decent hop finish. Overall, this is good (especially at $4.49 a bomber), but it tastes like a brown IPA, not a brown ale.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
coyforce (608) - Virginia, USA - SEP 21, 2013
Nice brew. Pours a dar, malty color with a thick off white head. Smooth aftertaste and delicious flavor - a bit of roasted malts.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
radio_nowhere (814) - Maryland, USA - SEP 21, 2013
Bomber into pint glass. Translucent reddish-brown color with light tan head. Aroma of brown sugar, caramel malt, some dried fruits and citrus hoppiness. Taste starts with citrus/piney hoppiness giving way to big maltiness (slight roast and nuttiness). Medium body, low carbonation, malty, creamy with bitter dry finish. I like big brown ales, I like this.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joeyplush (630) - Garnet Valley, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 14, 2013
Very dark ruby color, a little hazy, with a thin almost non-existent head. Distinct aroma of caramel malt and molasses. Taste is thick on the palate and a little bit syrupy. It drinks like a heavier alcohol beer than it is - overall very solid. This a relatively complex beer - like it a lot. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
brison (44) - atlanta, Georgia, USA - SEP 11, 2013
Malty and delicious. Sweet but not overly. not too boozy for the alcohol it contains. Overall a favorite.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jdobbs (378) - New Brunswick, CANADA - SEP 6, 2013
Taste is incredibly sweet and smooth with again a plethora of prunes. I also get some slight hops but they are completely overshadowed by the sweet character of this beer. Lagunitas has yet to disappoint.


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