Lucky 13 Mondo Large Red Ale | Lagunitas Brewing Company

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Lucky 13 Mondo Large Red AleLucky 13 Mondo Large Red Ale
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Lucky 13 Mondo Large Red AleLucky 13 Mondo Large Red Ale

Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company
California, United States

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

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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

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4.39/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - pours perfectly clear golden amber color, with a foamy white head. Decent sheets of lacing

S - smell has a nice mix of tropical hops and a nice fruit sweetness. Almost a raspberry like sweetness to the smell. A little bit different from most Lagunitis offerings, but very promising.

T - Nice caramel taste, maybe toffee. The sweetness noticed in the aroma is present here as well. Nicely balanced with noticeable hop bitterness, balanced off by the malt profile. Very nice

M - alcohol is noticeable, some burn on the aftertaste. Carbonation is moderate.

O - Very nice amber ale. I have been holding on to this for a few months so it is not as fresh as it maybe should be, but either way, another very solid offering from a great brewery.

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3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

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4/5  rDev -2.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

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5/5  rDev +22%

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3.9/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Source/Serving: 750mL bottle

S: Red fruit and berry malt equally matched by pine hoppiness. Caramel and brown sugar in abundance. Hints of lemon-lime, guava oil, and toasted biscuit. Alcohol is noticeable and a little sharp.

T: Slightly sweet red fruit and plum malts up front are quickly balanced by grape skin/pine bitterness. Mouthfeel is thick and rich. Sweet/bitter axis is well balanced, vacillating between brief mirages that its leans sweet or bitter at any moment. Pleasantly over the top. Notes of candied, juicy rasp-strawberry, lime, brown sugar, toasted earth, and kumquat. Pine/citrus bitterness is somewhat pithy and rough especially in the finish. Finish has notes of pine, green herbs, and is quite dry. Lingers tacky and thick on the tongue.

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4/5  rDev -2.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

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4.2/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from bomber into Sam Adams tulip glass

Appearance: Beautiful amber color. Nice head that quickly fades. Nice lacing

Smell: Sweet, fruity & caramel malts, hint of citrus and bread

Taste: Malt up front with the hops coming through, Very balanced. Very Good! Easy to drink given the almost 9% ABV

Mouthfeel: Medium body & carbonation,

Overall: I liked very much. A very good brew from a fantastic brewery. Worthy of buying again.

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3.56/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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Lucky 13 Mondo Large Red Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.1 out of 5 with 2,746 ratings