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Lucky 13.alt - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
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820 Ratings
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Ratings: 820
Reviews: 265
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 10.2%
Wants: 14
Gots: 26 | 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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kaelingirl

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

12-18-2011 19:11:20 | More by kaelingirl
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ADTaber

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -0.5%

12-16-2011 18:23:35 | More by ADTaber
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mjr2377

California

5/5  rDev +24.4%

12-16-2011 06:42:18 | More by mjr2377
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TXhomebrewer

Texas

4/5  rDev -0.5%

12-15-2011 02:08:39 | More by TXhomebrewer
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null

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +24.4%

12-14-2011 18:14:14 | More by null
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GrindFatherBob

New York

4/5  rDev -0.5%

12-14-2011 17:29:10 | More by GrindFatherBob
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casualfan

New York

4/5  rDev -0.5%

12-13-2011 00:38:58 | More by casualfan
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twelveinches

Washington

4/5  rDev -0.5%

12-12-2011 06:54:21 | More by twelveinches
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DoubleSimcoe

New York

4/5  rDev -0.5%

12-12-2011 02:57:46 | More by DoubleSimcoe
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ChadHanley

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -0.5%

12-12-2011 01:52:37 | More by ChadHanley
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ThisWangsChung

Maryland

4.13/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Got this for my parents anniversary. As in, I got it so that I can have an excuse to be piss-drunk on such a special occasion. Poured into a Williamsburg Winery red wine glass.

A: Has a slightly reddish copper color reminiscent of an IIPA, along with a one-finger, near-white head. While it's not particularly sexy by itself, it has decent retention and it leave plenty of spotty lacing on the glass.

S: The nose on this is very tropical. Grapefruit, apricot, mango, whatever citrus fruit you can think of inhabits the nose quite beautifully. There's a little bit of maltiness as well.

T: To me, the taste is primarily IPA, albeit one that's malty, well-balanced, sweet, and pleasantly bitter on the back end. The sweetness of the amber malts open up the body nicely, while the lingering bitterness, though not on the same level of a typical Stone offering (not necessarily a bad thing), is quite pleasant overall. 8.9% ABV? Who the hell are you fooling, Lagunitas?

M: Smooth but slightly syrupy as one would expect from an IPA, and a finish that's a bit sticky and bitter, but as I said, not in the same way a Stone IPA is. Carbonation is moderate.

O: Let's be honest, this fits the winter months in the same way Tim Curry (present-era Tim Curry, by the way, not the sexy bombshell we remember from Rocky Horror Picture Show) fits into a speedo. And while it's more IPA than impy blonde to me, it's still an incredibly enjoyable, almost world-class brew that was a great value to boot ($5 for this?! HELL YES). Get it while you still can!

Serving type: bottle

12-10-2011 23:26:25 | More by ThisWangsChung
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JustinMatthew

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +24.4%

12-10-2011 17:01:26 | More by JustinMatthew
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Maltus

Virginia

5/5  rDev +24.4%

12-09-2011 13:15:25 | More by Maltus
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bluetrevian

Florida

4/5  rDev -0.5%

12-08-2011 18:44:08 | More by bluetrevian
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TimRyk

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +24.4%

12-07-2011 23:28:51 | More by TimRyk
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JizackFH

New York

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - This beer pours a nice clear orangish amber color. It has a little more than 2-fingers of off-white head resting on top. The head has excellent retention, and it leaves behind a nice sheet of sticky lace on the glass.

S - The nose has a nice bit of bready malt and caramel in the forefront. There is a nice piney hop aroma as well. Also, I am getting some scents of fruit, honey, and some citrus.

T - The taste starts off with a sweet caramel maltiness. That is immediately followed by a nice piney hop flavor/bitterness. There are some nice flavors of honey, grapefruit, and just a touch of booze. The finish leaves some lingering sweetness and piney hop bitterness on the palate.

M - This has a medium body and good carbonation. It goes down easy and has a nice smooth feel to it. There is a good amount of sweetness and piney hop bitterness that balance each other out. There is just a touch of booze on the back end.

O - This has good drinkability. The flavor is nice and goes down easy. I would have no problem having a few glasses of this. Overall, I really enjoyed this beer. It is like a red ale and IPA all in one. Another solid beer from Lagunitas. Check it out.

Serving type: bottle

12-07-2011 09:17:51 | More by JizackFH
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leprakhan

California

4/5  rDev -0.5%

12-07-2011 08:36:29 | More by leprakhan
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HopStoopid120

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -0.5%

12-07-2011 04:10:35 | More by HopStoopid120
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Donsmitty

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +24.4%

12-06-2011 19:05:47 | More by Donsmitty
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kjkinsey

Texas

4/5  rDev -0.5%

12-05-2011 18:03:11 | More by kjkinsey
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twbeecher

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +24.4%

12-05-2011 15:10:00 | More by twbeecher
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -0.5%

12-05-2011 03:57:44 | More by PEIhop
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cantfindme

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

12-04-2011 06:13:45 | More by cantfindme
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FreshmanPour77

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -0.5%

12-03-2011 20:31:39 | More by FreshmanPour77
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SmokeyJoesCafe

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +24.4%

12-02-2011 06:31:52 | More by SmokeyJoesCafe
Lucky 13.alt from Lagunitas Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 820 ratings.