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
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
Ratings:
2,690
Reviews:
957
Avg:
4.1
pDev:
9.51%
 
 
Wants:
204
Gots:
438
For Trade:
1
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Photo of KeefD
2.93/5  rDev -28.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours a dark orange amber color with a small white head that fell quickly leaving no lacing. Not a big in your face hop aroma that I was expecting. Kinda of sweet smelling, almost candy like with a hint of grapefruit and pine. Meh... Taste is about the same. It's a big beer, but it's ain't Mondo. It's actually very well balanced, but that doesn't mean any flavors really stand out. It's hoppy, but not overly bitter, mostly grapefruit and light citrus, and the sweetness is very bready with touches of caramel. Medium body, average carbonation. Just a "meh" beer to me. Tastes llike just about every single other Lagunitas beer. These guys are starting to lose me. Make something different for a change!

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Photo of AlCaponeJunior
2.96/5  rDev -27.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Tan and mostly clear with perhaps a tinge of orange. Head was about half a finger but lasted a long time, capping with a nice bit of foam, leaving good lacing. Many small fine bubbles rose from the bottom of my glass.

Smelled and tasted heavily malty with some pineyness and pungent citrus peel. The malt was almost syrupy and pungent. Some fruitiness, like fermenting fruits. It's a heavy malt bomb and rather odd, slightly offputting. Alcohol noticeable.

Body is medium and slick from sweetness, pungent malt aftertaste and some alcohol burn.

It's a bit overblown and not what I would expect from the listed style of amber/red ale. Not sure what to think here but I wouldn't go out of my way to have it again.

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Photo of D1noB
2.96/5  rDev -27.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Strong out of the gate, hoppy, fruitful, and very flavorful, fades quickly with a caramel malty after-taste.

Taste Rating in Words: That friend that flings the door open and is ready to party at 6:00 PM, next thing you know it's 7:30 PM and they've already thrown up and fallen asleep. It's a marathon PJ, not a sprint!!!

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Photo of MisterClean
2.97/5  rDev -27.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

On tap at ManBearPigs, I mean manderes

A - Golden-orange in color with a lot of head, which dissipates slow and leaves a nice lacing.

S - Excellent. Yellow grapefruit, with lots of citrus, and a malt backing.

T - Very thin. Little to be desired. A little bit of citrus up front, and nothing else. Very disappointed.

M - Slightly watery leaving the drinker more to be desired.

D - I'm glad I only got a taster. This one left me disappointed. Great appearance and smell, no taste.

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3/5  rDev -26.8%

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3/5  rDev -26.8%

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3/5  rDev -26.8%

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3/5  rDev -26.8%

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3/5  rDev -26.8%

Photo of ThisSeasonsWaifu
3/5  rDev -26.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -26.8%

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3/5  rDev -26.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -26.8%

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3/5  rDev -26.8%

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3/5  rDev -26.8%

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3/5  rDev -26.8%

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3/5  rDev -26.8%

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3/5  rDev -26.8%

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3/5  rDev -26.8%

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3/5  rDev -26.8%

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3/5  rDev -26.8%

Photo of mentor
3/5  rDev -26.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

Pours a 2 finger light brown head over a mildly cloudy orange brownish liquid. Poured thick and smells hoppy. To the nose its american red. Some grapefruit pith, a bit of oranges, and some tangerine.

Tastes hoppy flavor more than bitter with a cream malt sweet underneath. Some alcohol sting tries to dry the finish, but the wet sweet wins out, albeit a bit tempered. Strong aftertaste rises of orange hops melded with light-fruit esters. Peaches are potent and ride on the alcohol and sweet giving a peach schnapps character. Sticky sweet to the point of cloying after half a glass. Tough to finish this one. Hop bitter is piercing without a grassy co-humulone component to balance.

Thick body and modest carbonation. Could use more carb to help lift the syrupy off the tongue.

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3/5  rDev -26.8%

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3/5  rDev -26.8%

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3/5  rDev -26.8%

Lagunitas Lucky 13 Mondo Large Red Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
4.1 out of 5 based on 2,690 ratings.
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