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RATINGS: 1051   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 64   EST. CALORIES: 235   ABV: 7.83%
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

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
joebussard (1) - California, USA - MAR 31, 2010 does not count
Slightly off white Head dissipates quickly. Aroma is mild barnyard that does not change as the beer gets warmer. Very carbonated. Medium hop bitter aftertaste. Then light malt finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
randy1301 (265) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAR 31, 2010
Pours a dark brown with a white head that fades quickly.Nose is very subtle malt with a little yeast and barnyard notes.Taste is malty and slightly creamy with a decent bitter hop finish.Lagunitas always makes a great bang 4 yer buck beer and this is one of those.Not in the class of the Hairy Eyeball or Hop Stoopid but a good brew overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Headbanger (3773) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - MAR 31, 2010
22oz bottle 3/31/10 (Binny’s Plainfield)-50° in Snifter- Pours a dark brown with a nice tan head. Aroma of hops, pine, and citrus. Taste of malt, hops, and caramel. A nice medium to full bodied brew that is full of flavor and is balanced very well. Another kick ass brew from Lagunitas.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
craftbeerdesign (2254) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAR 31, 2010
draft at Taco Mac, Windward... pours a brown color with a small off white head... big piney hop nose with a medium body filled with big malts, more hops, some chocolate notes and some bread... really nice hopped up imperial brown which is very drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Petrucci914 (910) - Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 31, 2010
Thanks for sharing, bro! Pours a dark brown color with a medium off-white head. Aroma is light fruit, citrus hops, and biscuity malt. Taste is light chocolate, citrus hops, and light fruit. It’s almost a ’dirty’ APA. Pretty good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Taverner (1100) - San Ramon, California, USA - MAR 31, 2010
Overall? Damn good! Full of piney resinous hops as well as a nice dry malt. Reminds me of the other ’Imperial Reds’ out there, but this one has more of a cannabis like flavor in the nose. Pours deep copper with beige head. Oh, and if you’re wondering why Wilco instead of Whiskey Tango Foxtrot - ATF would not like beer labeled whiskey and Lagunitas would get in trouble.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Shonkers (15) - Parkland, Florida, USA - MAR 31, 2010
OK my friends--I’m a BIG Arrogant Bastard fiend--LOVE the stuff. This is a variation of that style. Nice hoppy smell, malty taste. It’s like a candy apple version of an AB, in that it’s a less bitter, sweeter style of that delectable brew. NICE! Shonkers likes. Rides the Crazy Train to my Brain. This is another example of the genius that is Lagunitas, and I can only hope this becomes a year-round production of that fine company. My only gripe? As a pilot, "WTF" is phonetically spelled out "Whiskey Tango Foxtrot", NOT "WILCO Tango Foxtrot". Lagunitas probably thought saying "Whiskey" on the label would be too confusing....

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Rosebud butternuts (2396) - Denton, Texas, USA - MAR 31, 2010
bottle thanks to swalden28. poured deep amber with a beige head. aroma of caramel and pine resin. flavor was pine and melted plastic, and some horrible after bitter. body was light with high carbonation. i didnt care for this.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
badgerben (4809) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - MAR 31, 2010
Dark brown/reddish color with a medium head. Big pine and citrus aroma. Smells a bit like a hop vine. Light grain. Strong bitter taste up front. Quite malty, and a lot of biscuit character. A little piney hop flavor. Dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jazz88 (2650) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAR 30, 2010
Bottle. A tea brown color with a laced off-white head. A nice toasted malty aroma with nuts and a hint of grapefruit. Well balanced, clean and a great drinkin’ beer.

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