Lagunitas 12th of Never Ale

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Product Information

Barcode UPC: 7 23830 12047 1
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Ring-pull can

More about Lagunitas 12th of Never Ale

Produced by: Lagunitas Brewing Company
Owned by: Heineken International
UK distribution by: Heineken UK Ltd
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alc./vol: 5.5%

Proof: 11°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: Unaged

Product of: Product of United States United States

First brewed in June 2016, 12th of Never was canned as a Lagunitas “UnLimited Release” a year later. The brewers describe the beer as a “deliciously bitter-esque pale-ish ale with a hoppy tropical bite”, a “hop-forward beer expressed in a moderate voice.”

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 26/06/2017


(sample can best before 23/Mar/18) Hazy, amber yellow with a retentive off-white head and spotted lacing.


White grapefruit and lemon zest, lemongrass, white bread dough, baked white bread, passion fruit and white petal floral notes.


Zesty grapefruit and lemon, passion fruit, mango, tart pineapple, cream of coconut and crusty white bread toned by assertive hop bitterness. Faint floral notes.


White pepper spiced tropical fruit – particularly passion fruit and tart pineapple, with cleansing light bitterness.


Masses of tropical fruit and hints of rich coconut, balanced and freshened by zesty citrus and assertive hop bitterness.

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