Brew Review: Lagunitas Wilco Tango Foxtrot

by Kelli H. on March 20, 2012

Beer: Lagunitas Wilco Tango Foxtrot (WFT)
Date: 3-16-12
Location: Petaluma, California   <—- Represent! 
Type: Malty, Roasty, Robut, Jobless Recovery Ale
Availability: Limited Release around March
Price: $3.99 for 22 oz
Alcohol: 7.85%
IBU’s: 59

 Aroma: Strong malts, sweet, and light hops

Appearance: Dark ambler almost brown. Foamy, creamy head.

Body & Texture: Oh so smooth! Slight bite. Great amount of carbonation. Excellent lacing on the glass.

Aftertaste: Just how it smells. Lots of malt, sweet, and lightly hopped.

Overall Impression: 
WTF is one of my all time favorite beers. So, I may be bias…
After tasting plenty of lighter beers, like Pilsners and Hefeweizens, I started to dabble in Amber Ale’s, before fully becoming a self-proclaimed “west coast” hophead. This is where that beer comes in for me. It’s got tons of those ambery malt flavors, which most amber ale lovers love. What I truly enjoy about it is, it’s hoppiness at the end. It’s a combination of those malts that I fell in love with and the hops that I love today. I really wouldn’t change one thing about WTF. Oh, except that I wish it it were available all year. If you spot this brew in the market, pick it up!

Ryder also enjoyed it! What an alch…
*no animals were harmed in the making of this collage*

{ 7 comments… read them below or add one }

Tiff @ Love Sweat and Beers March 20, 2012 at 5:08 pm

Sooooo want to try that. I haven’t even seen it; I’ll have to keep an eye out for it.

PS – Pinning your beer porn.


Made in Sonoma March 21, 2012 at 2:56 am

Thanks, Tiff! I hope you find it someday.


Jessica March 21, 2012 at 1:47 am

I am not much of a beer connoisseur, but my fiance loooove lagunitas! We toured their facility awhile back and it was really neat to see!


Made in Sonoma March 21, 2012 at 2:56 am

I’ve been there a few times and still haven’t done the tour. I need to do that!


Baking Serendipity March 21, 2012 at 3:29 am

Your pup is cracking me up. My husband always lets our dog lick the top of his beer bottle when it’s empty! This one made me smile 🙂


Jane March 21, 2012 at 6:26 pm

I love Lagunitas, but haven’t tried WTF yet. WTF indeed! I keep meaning to head up to the brewery, but haven’t made it yet. Hopefully soon!!


Maren March 21, 2012 at 8:40 pm

I’ve seen this beer before and wanted to try it! And I drink everything out of jars including wine which probably makes me white trash… A little.


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