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

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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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I generally don't like red ales. This is an exception, by far, for me.

Beautiful pour from the bottle. Ruby mahogany color, slow moving carbonation, a little hazy. Creamy head that dissipates to a couple of millimeters slowly, but that lace will stay there forever.

The nose is one of the most inviting I've encountered in a while. Malty and bread, creamy yet crisp and herbal as well. Plum and raisin, a whole lot. Sweet burnt malt and alcohol. Give me some!

Taste is sweet and fruity at the beginning, like toasted raisin bread and malty granola. The hops really only kick in at the finish, as does the alcohol, but both combine for a bitter and clean aftertaste.

Good, real good.

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Lagunitas Lucky 13 Mondo Large Red Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
4.1 out of 5 based on 2,704 ratings.
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