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Lucky 13.alt - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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836 Ratings
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Ratings: 836
Reviews: 266
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 10.2%
Wants: 14
Gots: 30 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  8.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Imperial Blonde Ale

O.G. 1.085
76.92 IBU

(Beer added by: MADhombrewer on 06-23-2011)
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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

BruceBruce, Apr 16, 2012
Photo of danieelol
3.25/5  rDev -19.2%

Thanks to Adam @ Platinum.

Pours a clear golden Carlton colour. Great head/lacing.

Smell is funky malt, concrete, tea, yeast, alcohol. Very English barleywine-esque with some extra hops, also quite boozy. That concrete character is a bit off-putting. Some toffee, orange malt and citrus.

Taste, on the other hand, is just big sweet subtle citrus. Big distinction from the nose. Still get a sense of the alcohol in the mouth.

Mouthfeel is like getting a flat on an exercise bike then suddenly hitting a medium-sized hill. Not too bad really. Bitter/alcoholic.

Overall a good but not great Lagunitas beer. Lead by example; enjoy your life.

danieelol, Apr 11, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

DrFunkenstein, Apr 11, 2012
Photo of Lantern
4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

Lantern, Apr 10, 2012
Photo of match1112
3.63/5  rDev -9.7%

hazy orange body with a fingers worth of off white head rises and settles rather quickly leaving next to no lacing. smells of tropical candy, sugar, hops and bread. taste is very similiar to the nose. lots of candied sugars and hops. mouthfeel is thick and chewy with the high level of sugars. good carbonation and some hop bitterness on the finish. overall this isnt my cup of tea, too sweet.

match1112, Apr 09, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

Rickythejeweler, Apr 01, 2012
Photo of PeteTheBeerDrinker
3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

PeteTheBeerDrinker, Apr 01, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

Lucho, Mar 29, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

DCrockcity, Mar 25, 2012
Photo of ngeunit1
4.33/5  rDev +7.7%

A - Pours a hazy golden orange with a finger of frothy off-white head atop. The head fades down fairly slowly leaving behind some good lacing.

S - Aroma is full of sweet bready malts with lots of citrus and pine hops, and some candied tropical fruits.

T - Starts off with some strong citrus and tropical fruit hops with some candied grapefruit and strong bitterness alongside some sweet malts. Through the middle, some more sweet bready malts come through with some resiny pine hop and more bitterness. The finish is a mix of sweet bready malt, candied tropical fruits and bitterness.

M - Medium-full bodied with medium-heavy carbonation. Feels smooth with a sweet and bitter finish.

D - Very drinkable. A pretty different American Strong Ale with some nice fruity flavors that belnd in and feel balanced.

ngeunit1, Mar 20, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

dominic4beer, Mar 20, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

nrombes, Mar 19, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

Hanzo, Mar 15, 2012
Photo of LiquidAmber
4.38/5  rDev +9%

Poured into a Black Raven pint glass. Pours a clear orange amber, half finger white head that slowly dissipated into a ring and nice lacing. Great aroma of herbal and piney hops, light malt and tropical fruit. Flavor is nice sweet and caramel malt, light fruit, brown sugar. Nice hop kick at the end. Very well integrated and balanced. I'm not sure this a traditional alt, but it tastes good.

LiquidAmber, Mar 14, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

laymansbeerfan, Mar 13, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Bin33chef, Mar 06, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

PKing, Mar 05, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

bkrbdan, Mar 01, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

mctizzz, Feb 26, 2012
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5/5  rDev +24.4%

Sforrest, Feb 25, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

mcallister, Feb 19, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

eorwar, Feb 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

LampertLand, Feb 17, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

sharpski, Feb 15, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

PeteRiz, Feb 15, 2012
Lucky 13.alt from Lagunitas Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 836 ratings.