Lagunitas Imperial Red DCd?

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  1. OneBeertoRTA

    OneBeertoRTA Devotee (487) Jan 2, 2010 California
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  2. Jnorton00

    Jnorton00 Initiate (0) Apr 13, 2007 Massachusetts

    I'm pretty sure I read somewhere from them that they didn't have the capacity this year.
     
  3. kirbmeist

    kirbmeist Initiate (0) Mar 16, 2012 Florida
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    i hope so imperial red is delicious. I dont drink enough good reds. Tocobaga is delicious as well. Hoping to get some NN soon
     
  4. SammyJaxxxx

    SammyJaxxxx Poo-Bah (1,608) Feb 23, 2012 New Jersey
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    Imperial Red was a very nice beer. Almost as good as NN.
    I will miss it.
    Lucky for me Troegs is distributed here in NJ.
     
  5. YogiBeer

    YogiBeer Initiate (0) May 10, 2012 Illinois

    My favorite beer. :(
     
  6. OneBeertoRTA

    OneBeertoRTA Devotee (487) Jan 2, 2010 California
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    I can think of a couple seasonals I would have them swap out for the Imperial Red:)
     
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  7. jbertsch

    jbertsch Meyvn (1,033) Dec 14, 2008 Massachusetts

    It better not go anywhere, I like it better than NN.
     
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  8. Jnorton00

    Jnorton00 Initiate (0) Apr 13, 2007 Massachusetts

    I agree but maybe they'll make it up to us again with another awesome beer like Sucks.
     
  9. mychalg9

    mychalg9 Champion (830) Apr 8, 2010 Illinois
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    Aw that might have been my favorite Lagunitas beer.... :mad:
     
  10. phooky

    phooky Aspirant (208) Jan 23, 2010 New York

    Sucks>Shugga>Undercover>Red
     
  11. EnronCFO

    EnronCFO Devotee (460) Mar 29, 2007 Massachusetts
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    Never had Imperial Red. Is it similar to Lucky 13?
     
  12. fujindemon74

    fujindemon74 Initiate (0) Nov 7, 2012 Pennsylvania

    You've got Ballast Point tongue Buckler out there.
     
  13. OneBeertoRTA

    OneBeertoRTA Devotee (487) Jan 2, 2010 California
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    That was a drain pour for me. I was hoping it would be up there with LIR and NN but it was malt heavy and kind of flat. Not sure why they keep making it tbh...
     
  14. IamMe90

    IamMe90 Initiate (0) Sep 4, 2012 Wisconsin

    I'm curious too cuz I love lucky 13!
     
  15. lokieman

    lokieman Initiate (0) Jan 20, 2011 Oklahoma

    Imperial Red is quite a bit different than Lucky 13 if I remember correctly. Signature Lagunitas hop profile with a sweet, nutty malt background that you'd expect in a red ale. Isn't Lucky 13 a wheat beer?
     
  16. IamMe90

    IamMe90 Initiate (0) Sep 4, 2012 Wisconsin

    Lucky 13 is an american amber at 8.9%
     
  17. CBlack85

    CBlack85 Defender (692) Jul 12, 2009 South Carolina
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    Imperial Red is a terrific beer, I would hate to see it go away
     
  18. lokieman

    lokieman Initiate (0) Jan 20, 2011 Oklahoma

    Oh forgot about that one...I was thinking of the Lucky 13.alt which I believe is wheat based
     
  19. jhartley

    jhartley Poo-Bah (2,222) Aug 22, 2010 Florida
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    Love NN!! All time favorite, can't wait to pick some up! LIR is pretty close to it though, unfortunate that we won't see any.....:(
     
  20. SeaOfShells

    SeaOfShells Initiate (0) Feb 22, 2011 California

    I've given this beer three chances. Twice on tap and once out of a bottle. Garbage every time. It's a shame too because Ballast Point is a top 3 brewery for me.
     
  21. soze47

    soze47 Defender (645) May 22, 2010 Massachusetts

    I think I read that they do it every other year. Don't know why that is standing out in my mind. I loved this beer last year, but don't remember having it around the year before.
     
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