Lucky 13 Mondo Large Red Ale | Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company
California, United States
lagunitas.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.80%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our 13th Anniversary Beer in was a Staff Favorite, So We Make it Each Year. BIG on the Amarillo Hops and Rich Dark Malts for a Round and Huge, Smoky Flavor.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-24-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,254
Reviews:
976
Ratings:
2,752
pDev:
9.51%
Bros Score:
4.2
 
 
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Photo of deac83
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of LarrysDeerGut
4.39/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of chiefz1
3.78/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Troy-Hawaii
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bought a 22oz bottle $4.59 Tamuras
Citrus smell
Clear amber color
Medium mouthfeel
Medium-high carbonation
Some sweet taste to start then bitterness finish.
Overall OK. Doesn't taste like a red ale, more like an IPA

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Photo of twosheds
3.95/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Orange Amber in color with white head.

Smell is fruity and bready with a little bit of hops.

Bold flavor that is bold sweet and bitter. Tastes similar to smell with the hops coming in stronger at the end.

This beer is both well balanced and has an intense taste, which doesn't always go hand in hand.

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Photo of BSEDS
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerAndFilm
3.83/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of wl2bill
4.21/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Stengelfoot
3.5/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Rimbimhoot
3.78/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of anthony-s
4.12/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dukeandduke
3.2/5  rDev -22%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

5/3: $6 10 ounce draft pour at Lagunitas' Chicago Brewery.Copper red pour, razor thin off-white lacing. Nominal sweet aroma. Dry light taste, thin texture and mouth feel. Overall OK offering.

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Photo of Gobearswalter34
4.34/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a Brownish red with a little carbonation and a thin, white head.
Pine and citrus hop smell with a big malt backing in smell.
Tast follows the nose. Great pine and citrus hop in which the malt blends it all wonderfully. Plenty of malt in taste. Pine resin sticks around.

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Photo of RBuckley73
4.18/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BEER88
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Half-full
3.89/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of BWED
3.87/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz. bottle poured into a teku.

A- Amber with some red highlights. Nice clarity. Good looking beer. Epitome of a red ale. Head is rocky and tan. Retention is decent and it leaves some great lacing.

S- Malty backbone, caramel and strong biscuit notes. Boozy, of course. Prominent earthy, floral hop, with mild fruity undertones.

T- Malt is biscuity sweetness. Vanilla notes with some slight fruit notes. Earthy hop notes shine through, a bit resinous and strong.

M- Body is full, and finish is quite clean. More than expected. Aftertaste has a faint bite of dryness in the back of the mouth.

O- Strong, but some great characteristics of a red ale, just bumped up a notch. Definitely a sipper.

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Photo of Luckydog91
4.03/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mrcraft
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of gvickery
3.61/5  rDev -12%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

It is dark reddish copper in color with an abundant slightly orange tinged head. The taste was somewhat disappointing, I was hoping for something new but this is typically Lagunitas. That in itself is not bad but, with the exception of their stout, everything I’ve had from them tastes nearly the same, with varying degrees of strength. This is hop forward, no surprise. Initially sweet, oily, slick, and heavy. It has a huge smell of citrusy, I suspect Amarillo and Cascade hops. The taste is like the smell with the Lagunitas Brown sugar sweetness that is unmistakable. This is for sure a good, well made product, but it lacks any imagination or innovation. It will give you a serious buzz though. Cheers

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Photo of Kyle1234
4.12/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ericthered121
4.28/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of D-Duvelicious
4.17/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jkblr
4.09/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

22oz bottled 2/28/18 (CA) poured into a Spiegelau IPA glass at fridge temp 8.8% ABV 76.92 IBU. The beer pours bright light copper to amber in color with abundant light khaki head. The head sticks around and leaves plenty of lacing. The aroma is mild with piney & citrusy hints. The taste leads off with some barely sweet caramel then transitions to earthy, piney, citrus bitterness. The balance is not perfect, as it leans a little toward the bitter hops, but it's complimentary to my taste. Mouthfeel is medium to thin bodied, adequately carbonated and mostly dry in the finish. The finish has a bit of hop oil/shellac, that is perfect for a hoppy red ale. Overall, excellent. Very enjoyable, very affordable double red IPA.

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Photo of kitekid
4.23/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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Lucky 13 Mondo Large Red Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.1 out of 5 with 2,752 ratings