Lagunitas Brewing Company – Undercover Investigation Shutdown Ale

The story behind the Lagunitas Undercover Investigation Shutdown Ale is interesting to say the least, and one for the ages. The brewery, located in Petaluma in Sonoma County California, was holding regular tastings every Thursday night. This one particular event was advertised in a local newspaper as “420” – a number (time) synonymous with marijuana. A group of students showed up to the event and decided to smoke pot. That prompted the state Alcohol Beverage Control Board to launch an eight week “undercover investigation” of the brewery. During the investigation…

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