yy0pp (1522) - - JUL 22, 2017 rangerred (989) - Johnson City, Tennessee, USA - NOV 27, 2012
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 19/20
12oz bottle into a pint glass.
Pours a nearly clear medium cold with a rock solid one finger white head. Really amazing head retention and strong lacing cleaning to the sides of the glass.
Aroma is packed full of tropical fruit. Tangerine and pineapple along with cut grass. A little bit of bready malt is buried underneath but the citrus hops totally dominate.
Flavor is a hop wallop from the get go. Very juicy and heavy on pineapple, mango, and orange. Some cut grass sneaks in but takes a back seat to the tropical fruit. Bitterness is moderate to high and is long lasting. There is some sweetness here but it is nicely balanced by the bitterness. Not much malt flavor, maybe some bread, with a nice soft wheat mouthfeel.
Overall, a really good beer and probably my favorite so far from Lagunitas. Awesome example of the style and dangerously drinkable with the 7.5% completely hidden. One to pick up whenever possible.
Bottle. Hazy golden color with white head. Aroma - Citrus, flowers, peach. Taste - Medium bitterness, light sweetness, pine, grapefruit, mango. ShinyChariot () - - JUL 20, 2017
UPDATED: JUL 20, 2017 Has a nice hoppy taste with a nice almost sugary cereal like after taste. Perfect for any time of the year. Ronritter (738) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - JUL 13, 2017
UPDATED: JUL 27, 2017 on tap golden pour white head reminds me of a juiced up blue moon not bad eas hoping for more
sdhunter (7) - - JUL 10, 2017 does not count
Hoppy for an ale. Tastes more like an IPA, not an ale. Between gold and amber color. But, good taste.
Pizza My Heart, Monterey, CA
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone alexsdad06 (10436) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 5, 2017
Bottle at home. Pours a slightly hazy orange golden color with a medium sized off white head. The aroma and flavor have pale toasted wheat malts, caramel, resiny hops, citrus, and floral notes, more sweetness than bitterness, good beer.
davedrinkinbeer (16) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - JUL 1, 2017
Very good beer. Smell is mostly citrus and hops. Taste is blended with malt, and it is very drinkable. Hops taste at end of mouthful is perfect-- this is a very enjoyable pale ale, and very balanced.
Beer reminds me of 3 Floyds Gumballhead, but this beer is much more accessible and the price is right-- so if you are in the mood for a Wheat Pale Ale, definitely seek this one out, you should enjoy it. alex_leit (4120) - Minsk, BELARUS - JUN 30, 2017
Bottle. Clear golden color. Aroma: flowers and fruits, a little nectar, sweet. Taste: sweetish, citrus, fruit, good hop bitterness. AndreaSputo (11) - San Vincenzo Valle roveto, ITALY - JUN 28, 2017
Classica ottima Ipa con tutto ciò che hanno le ottime Ipa. Bevuta non proprio a temperatura ottimale. Pericolosa, sembra una session da 4 e rotti..... katrinaez (2021) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 27, 2017
Floral, hoppy scent, thick mouthfeel, hoppy upfront with grapefruit taste at the end, bottle. beskid (135) - Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - JUN 17, 2017
Not too memorable, but quite good. Not very dense, allows hops to speak for themselves. Grapefruit-floral aromas.