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:
2,672
Reviews:
953
Avg:
4.1
pDev:
9.51%
 
 
Wants:
203
Gots:
432
For Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Photo of JOldewurtel
4.32/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of aufie
4.06/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ABabbidge
4.23/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

L: Copper color with a light tan head. Good lacing.

S: Some caramel malt and piney hop aroma.

T: Plenty of earthy west coast hop flavors up front, but the caramel malt sweetness really shines. Finishes with a brown sugar sweetness. Not sure how else to describe it other than it is definitely a red ale.

F: Fairly smooth and easy drinking for the amount of IBUs and alcohol level. Moderate carbonation.

O: Not much to say other than this beer is fantastic.

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Photo of AZBeerDude72
4.43/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a deep amber with good head and medium lacing. Getting a malted nose on this one with a smack of hops. Taste is nice, boat loads of bitter sweet hops with a smokey essence and solid bite on the back side. This is a good malty mess all over your taste buds, packed full of flavor that leaves you wanting another sip. This is a medium to full beer with deep flavors.

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

Photo of bwbetts
3.57/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of Skrumpy
4.09/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Light copper color, clear, with a very thin head. Minimal lacing. Aroma is caramel malt and stone fruit, spice and orange. Flavor is smokey and sweet. Dry finish with some hops bitterness in the aftertaste. Still very smooth. I would love to drink this beer with some Southern BBQ.

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Photo of varian7
3.94/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BigTuna1066
3.48/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Hoptometrist
4.4/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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

Photo of mmorris15
3.94/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Qbdoo
3.99/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of jschwamb
3.93/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Aeroscorp
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SMH_NWI
4.07/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of VeganUndead
3.67/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Asics
3.81/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of npachl
4.09/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jricharc
4.38/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mklmcgrew
4.18/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12 oz bottle into a pint glass

L: Pours a clear copper with a foamy 2-finger head with good retention and nice lacing.

S: Nice nose with floral hops, malt and caramel.

T/F: Nice malty/caramel flavor upfront, with a little bit of that dark fruit mixed in with some IPA-like bitterness at the end. Definitely on the IPA side of the red ale family. Medium-heavy body, with a creamy mouthfeel. You get a bit more bitterness as it warms up, along with noticing the alcohol bite.

O: Nice alternative to an IPA when you want a substantial beer, but without the citrusy IPA flavor.

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Photo of Stoutmaster9
4.33/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Poured into a pint glass. Had this after some light Gardening on a sunny day. Enjoyed with a bit of Dark Chocolate.

Nice smoke from the bottle.

Copper, thin head vanishing but quick. The lacing was Grand!

Malty caramel. Very nice Floral aroma.

Simple at first, subtle in time ... malty caramel foundation, from which spicy floral fruit doth spring. Well hidden at first is the booze, then, towards the first pint's end, a most tasty burn.

I strongly suggest a six pack, this tasty maze of a brew has a session destiny!

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Photo of Dmecca
3.88/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Lagunitas Lucky 13 Mondo Large Red Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
4.1 out of 5 based on 2,672 ratings.
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