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Lagunitas Lucky 13 Mondo Large Red Ale - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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Lagunitas Lucky 13 Mondo Large Red AleLagunitas Lucky 13 Mondo Large Red Ale

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

2,061 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,061
Reviews: 831
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 9.47%
Wants: 118
Gots: 117 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  8.65% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
77 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-24-2007)
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

stealth, Jun 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

DemoniChris, Jun 23, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Metal4Breakfast, Jun 23, 2013
Photo of Darkmagus82
4.05/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from bottle into a pint glass

Appearance – The beer pours a copper color with a one finger white head. The head has a moderate level of retention fading to leave a decent level of lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma is a nice blend of a hoppy citrus grapefruit mixed with a floral and pine hop smell. Along with these hoppier smells comes some aromas of a sweet caramel and a little bit of a bready and fruity smell of melon and some other lighter fruits.

Taste- The taste begins with a smooth caramel and lightly bready flavor mixed with a moderately strong grapefruit hop taste. As the flavor advances sweeter tropical fruit flavors hit the tongue more toward the middle of the taste with the grapefruit losing some strength but being replaced by a mix of pine and floral hop. More toward the end, some other sweeter flavors join the now relatively stronger mix of citrus, pine and floral hop to leave a nice, moderately bitter but smoother flavor to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel- The body of the brew is on the average side in terms of its thickness and creaminess with a carbonation level that is rather average as well. Both the carbonation and the body thickness are fine of the flavor profile and made for a easy drinking brew.

Overall- Not too surprising, but another good IPA by Lagunitas. A little more accentuated on the hops then some other of their brews and a little less balanced, but very tasty and enjoyable.

Darkmagus82, Jun 23, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

beerbart, Jun 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

grubefresh, Jun 22, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

randylangford, Jun 22, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

JTomczak, Jun 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -9%

skaboom420, Jun 21, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -9%

Envelopes, Jun 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

powdersoldier, Jun 21, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +15.3%

Sokool, Jun 21, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Falcone, Jun 20, 2013
Photo of superspak
4.1/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

22 ounce bottle into tulip glass, bottled on 5/4/2013. Pours lightly cloudy deep orange copper color with a 2 finger dense cream colored head with fantastic retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lasts. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass. Aromas of big orange zest, tangerine, grapefruit, orange rind, floral, pine, grass, caramel, toast, bread, and floral earthiness. Damn nice aromas with good balance and complexity of hop notes with a moderate malt balance; and good strength. Taste of grapefruit, orange zest, tangerine, floral, orange rind, caramel, toast, pine, grass, bread, and floral earthiness. Fair amount of floral/pine bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of citrus, citrus zest, citrus rind, floral, pine, caramel, bread, and floral earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Damn nice balance and complexity of hop flavors; with a moderate malt balance that doesn’t overpower the hoppiness; and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and medium-full bodied; with a creamy, sticky, and slightly crisp mouthfeel that is very nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a small warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is an excellent hoppy imperial red ale. All around great balance and complexity of hop flavors with moderate malt balance; and very smooth to sip on. A very enjoyable offering as expected from this brewery.

superspak, Jun 20, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

mc4z, Jun 20, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -21.1%

khargro2, Jun 20, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -9%

GMan, Jun 19, 2013
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4.45/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours a deep amber brown leaning more towards amber. Thick fluffy head at pour retains fairly well. Chunky lacing present on the glass.

S: Hoppy, sweet aroma - maybe some citrus.

T: Bitter front to back with a good dose of sweet malts toward the back - candi sugar, brown sugar sweetness.

M: Creamy and rich texture.

O: Very well done brew and enoyable.

Oakenator, Jun 19, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

TheBeerAlmanac, Jun 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

Lazaro, Jun 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

BeerMeInStl, Jun 18, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -15%

Lee_Hancock, Jun 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

Hopstronaut, Jun 17, 2013
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5/5  rDev +21.4%

csustar001, Jun 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -9%

bacher468, Jun 16, 2013
Lagunitas Lucky 13 Mondo Large Red Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 2,061 ratings.