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Had my first offering from Lagunitas that I actually enjoyed.

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by Revenant, Dec 22, 2012.

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  1. Revenant

    Revenant Aug 8, 2012 Minnesota

    Last night at Grumpy's in Roseville I had a glass of Brown Shugga, and it was amazing. Also had some Coffee Bender that tasted like the beans were fresh roasted at the bar. Sublime!!!
     
  2. Otis32

    Otis32 Jan 1, 2011 Minnesota

    All about individual tastes. I actually prefer Sucks, New Dogtown, Sump'in Sump'in ........ to Brown Shugga.
     
  3. theHoff77

    theHoff77 Aug 1, 2012 Minnesota

    Seems like everything I've had from Lagunitas has been awesome. Brown Sugga' and Lil Sumpin' Sumpin' are probably in my top 10 favorite beers. Cannot wait for Sucks to come out.
     
  4. minnesotaryan

    minnesotaryan Dec 27, 2010 Minnesota

  5. NWer

    NWer Mar 10, 2009 Washington
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    I like all their beers except their IPA - in a word, pedestrian. Have you had Hop Stoopid? Very good.
     
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  6. minnesotaryan

    minnesotaryan Dec 27, 2010 Minnesota

    Waldo is exceptional.
     
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  7. lonewolfcry

    lonewolfcry Dec 7, 2007 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    I really want to try that one too.
     
  8. lonewolfcry

    lonewolfcry Dec 7, 2007 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    I agree.
    Hop Stoopid has got to be the most solid $4 - $5 bottle that I'm aware of.
     
  9. MN_Beerticker

    MN_Beerticker Jul 10, 2012 Minnesota

    I have been very impressed with all I've tried from Lagunitas. I wish I could say the same for Stone.
     
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  10. Cyclone8

    Cyclone8 Oct 19, 2011 Minnesota
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    I kind of forgot about Waldo - thanks for the reminder, Ryan. What a great beer!
     
  11. slangtruth

    slangtruth Jan 8, 2012 Massachusetts

    I've been meh on all the other Lags I've tried but I'm with you on Shugga. It came and went around here before I could get any more than one sixer, though. Looking forward to Sucks to see if it lives up to the hype.
     
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  12. kotayk

    kotayk Feb 22, 2011 California

    Obligatory haters will hate comment
     
  13. bsp77

    bsp77 Apr 27, 2008 Minnesota

    That went way over your head, didn't it?
     
  14. nc41

    nc41 Sep 25, 2008 North Carolina
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    Sucks is a great brew.
     
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  15. bsp77

    bsp77 Apr 27, 2008 Minnesota

    Brown Shugga is just mediocre for me. But I find many of their beers to be outstanding - Sucks, DayTime, Olde Gnarlywine, Little Sumpin Sumpin, Undercover Shutdown, Hairy Eyeball, Dogtown, Imperial Red...
     
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  16. dachshunddude86

    dachshunddude86 Dec 21, 2012 Florida

    Little sumpin sumpin turned me onto craft beer many years ago
     
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  17. Ri0

    Ri0 Jul 1, 2012 Wisconsin
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    I like most offerings from Lagunitas, but not Brown Shugga.
     
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  18. kotayk

    kotayk Feb 22, 2011 California

    It totally did
    U guys ...gosh darn it ...are so clever

    I think my comment went over ur head
     
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  19. minnesotaryan

    minnesotaryan Dec 27, 2010 Minnesota

  20. dirtylou

    dirtylou May 12, 2005 Washington
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    to be fair, i liked the "lagunitas sucks" post because it is a true statement in my opinion!
     
  21. OneBeertoRTA

    OneBeertoRTA Jan 2, 2010 California
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  22. Derranged

    Derranged Mar 7, 2010 New York

    I wasn't crazy about their Dopple Weizen. Not a good interpretation of the style.
     
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  23. ShogoKawada

    ShogoKawada May 31, 2009 Pennsylvania

    Beer advocate is the new Live Journal.
     
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  24. kotayk

    kotayk Feb 22, 2011 California

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  25. fujindemon74

    fujindemon74 Nov 7, 2012 Pennsylvania

    I double facepalmed.
     
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  26. kotayk

    kotayk Feb 22, 2011 California

    I agree
    A fantastic beer
     
  27. kotayk

    kotayk Feb 22, 2011 California

    Of course u did
    Cuz u don't get sarcasm!
     
  28. MontereyBay831

    MontereyBay831 Dec 15, 2012 California
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    I was actually at the Lagunita's brewery/taproom yesterday, 12-22-12. Here is a few pictures.



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    Had the Around-The-World with a buddy and I... 4 oz pours from each beer they have on tap, 22 of them to be exact.



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    Then ended up getting a huge hair inside my Ruben sandwich, she offered to take half off the sandwich. But it took me another 45 mins to get it. She ended up giving it to me for free. Not very good service, but the beer and the food was amazing. cheers all!


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  29. fujindemon74

    fujindemon74 Nov 7, 2012 Pennsylvania

    I understand sarcasm.
    Apparently only you thought it was funny though.
     
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  30. minnesotaryan

    minnesotaryan Dec 27, 2010 Minnesota

    no need to be a jerk.
     
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  31. bsp77

    bsp77 Apr 27, 2008 Minnesota

    And it is actually my favorite Weizenbock. It seemed to have a love it or hate it reaction, but I am not sure why.
     
  32. RBassSFHOPit2ME

    RBassSFHOPit2ME Mar 1, 2009 California

    Like 5 years ago?
     
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  33. Vanlingleipa

    Vanlingleipa May 19, 2011 California
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    Ruben and the Jets rules
     
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  34. UCLABrewN84

    UCLABrewN84 Mar 18, 2010 California

    The ticker in me is excited seeing this picture.
     
  35. DrDemento456

    DrDemento456 May 15, 2009 Pennsylvania

    Pfff I would have been able to do that by myself. Regardless of the DD ride home it's only 7 beers.

    Amazing price btw comes to what like a dollar a pour? I can't find any place (anymore) that does flights that cheap.
     
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  36. YogiBeer

    YogiBeer May 10, 2012 Illinois

    Top 10 beer for me.
     
  37. Derranged

    Derranged Mar 7, 2010 New York

    I didn't hate it, but I think it was just a bit too sweet from what I can remember.
     
  38. thepartybird

    thepartybird Jun 24, 2011 Colorado

    I love most beers I've tried from the brewery (particularly Imperial Red, Hairy Eyeball, and Hop Stoopid) and my favorite style is weizenbock, but I really disliked the Doppel Weizen. Maybe my bottle was bad, but I didn't get any "Banana-Cloves" like you might expect from a weizenbock and I just tasted a whole mess of booze.
     
  39. creepinjeeper

    creepinjeeper Nov 8, 2012 Missouri
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    Tried my first sixer of Brown Shugga a few weeks ago. Awesome, awesome, awesome! I will be trying more from Lagunitas and can't wait for Sucks to shop up here in Chicagoland.
     
  40. bsp77

    bsp77 Apr 27, 2008 Minnesota

    I do wonder if they had inconsistency with the bottles, which would be rare for Lagunitas. I got a ton of banana clove goodness. It was somewhat sweet, but the finish was dry.
     
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