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Lucky 13.alt - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

819 Ratings
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Ratings: 819
Reviews: 265
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 10.2%
Wants: 13
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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New York

4/5  rDev -0.5%

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New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -0.5%

11-26-2011 02:01:51 | More by 11millsown113
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Minnesota

5/5  rDev +24.4%

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New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -0.5%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

11-20-2011 18:58:45 | More by DoctorB2B
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BlurryVisi0n

New York

3.35/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured into an snifter glass.

Appearance: Light amber color poured lightly giving a white 1/2" head.

Smell: Doesn't smell bad but not the strongest property of the beer. Smells like pine...no not the washing stuff more like a beautiful forest. I like it but I don't love it.

Taste: Pretty bitter more of an acquired taste. Hints of grapefruit skin, very strong hop.

Mouth: Medium carbonation, not too hard to swallow. Does bubble up as is it moves some people like this I personally don't mind just giving you the heads. up.

Overall: Not a bad beer at all. I would but it again...if you like bitterness and the scent of taste of pure "hopness" this is for you. Not your smoothest "blonde" ale...I would like to confirm with Lafunita's if this is an actual blonde ale or in reality maybe we are just drinking a "blonde" IPA, cheers to all.

Serving type: bottle

11-20-2011 05:05:31 | More by BlurryVisi0n
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California

4/5  rDev -0.5%

11-19-2011 20:00:26 | More by DeezGunz14
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3.73/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

22oz into a pint

A - Pours a light golden brown color. Very clear, translucent. Lots of pearly white head.

S - West coast hops, citrus, a little bit of pine. Underneath it all is just a little bit of caramel sweetness.

T - Starts off night and malty up front, caramel, a little bit of nuttiness. Mid stream brings on a solid hopping profile, a little bit of deep citrus hopping. Finishes with a solid bitter finish and a bit of grapefruit on the tongue.

M - Full bodied beer, balancing and even stronger carbonation. A little bit cloying in the finish.

O/D - An interesting but not particularly easy to drink beer. The heft sits on stomach pretty hard. The west coast hopping starts to leave a pretty harsh bitterness. ABV is high enough to get you.

Serving type: bottle

Serving type: bottle

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Lucky 13.alt from Lagunitas Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 819 ratings.