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Lagunitas Sucks: 32oz and year round!

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by beerme411, Apr 17, 2012.

  1. beerme411

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    From http://beerpulse.com/2012/04/laguni...ing-founder-sounds-off-on-craft-beer-industry

    "On Lagunitas Sucks (paraphrased):

    Lagunitas is also “working hard” to put Lagunitas Sucks in 32 oz. stubby (squat) bottles. “We’re going to cram it in next to the Schlitz malt Liquor and all the ‘Hood beers.’” It will be a year-round release with varied packaging beginning this fall. Gives credit to Les Claypool and Primus who put out bumper stickers that said “Primus Sucks.” Had wanted to do a beer called “Lagunitas Sucks” for 10-12 years and finally had the opportunity when the company ran up against capacity and couldn’t produce some of its usual beers this past winter."

    I can't wait for this gloriousness! They listened to us good job Lagunitas.
     
  2. Longstaff

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    Way to stay classy Lagunitas.....
     
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    Lagunitas is the people's brewery.
     
  4. leedorham

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    I'd probably pick a couple up just to reuse the 32oz bottle. It would make a good homebrew growler.
     
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    I wish this one would have stayed around as an inexpensive 6 pack.
    But, I'm excited to see it back none the less.
     
  6. mdillon86

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    This is great news. I just hope it will stay as good as it was this past winter. I love Lagunitas.
     
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    $11 (in Chicago) for the 6er = $5 32oz bottle (I hope!)
     
  8. jlordi12

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    Agreed , on both points
     
  9. litheum94

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    I do agree I'd rather see sixers of this, but this is still awesome news.
     
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    He's quoted as saying "varied packaging," so there's still the possibility of a sixer.
     
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  11. FosterJM

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    Will the top of the bottle taste different from the bottom? HA HA HA.....o_O

    Cheers!
     
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    Ain't nothing but a gangsta party. Hologram 2pac approves.
     
  13. cbeer88

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    But the real question... are 32oz bottles more environmentally friendly than a 22oz?
     
  14. VncentLIFE

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    i want it in sixers. Ive come to hate bombers since I usually drink by myself. yea with nobody else.
     
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    I am pretty sure he is bullshitting, so we will see... If you read all his responses, he is such full of shit (in a funny way). I wouldn't read too far into this.
     
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    Im glad this is happening. I happened to run into the founder a month ago and he told me about this so I posted it on these forums. Then I was thinking I should have shut my mouth, since it wasnt really official and I thought they may have scrapped the idea. I cannot wait for this!
     
  17. tyrsis

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    God, he sounds like such a crotchety old man in this article.
     
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    I just hope they distro kegs so my buddy can get one for his kegerator.
     
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    Anchor Glass still lists a stubby quart bottle as a standard off-the-shelf bottle and I've wondered who still uses them (Yuengling did up until a few years back, when they went with a long neck quart).

    I don't know, I miss the old steinie deposit/reusable quarts* - they were the perfect size for a "dinner" beer. When bombers first got popular and everyone saw them a "Big" beer bottles, I thought, "WTF? It's a rip-off- 2/3 of quart!"

    *It was my standard bottle for homebrew back in the 70's and 80's. When I sold most of my homebrewing equipment to a friend's son a couple of years ago, I couldn't bare to get rid of all my steinie quarts- kept the shells and a few bottles, too. Who knows why...

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    If this is true, he can just shove it up his "California Artifice" ass. 22's are bad enough, we don't need another MFing format clogging up the shelves.

    I don't know if it's my palate that's changed, or if something Lagunitas has changed, but it seems over the 3-5 years, their beers aren't as good tasting to me as they used to be. Except for trying something new when it comes out, I haven't bought any Lagunitas beers in probably 2-3 years. Congrats to them on becoming more successful, and I hope things go well with the Chicago brewery. But seriously, 32oz bottles? Wrap 'em in aluminum and shove 'em.
     
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    It is close enough to a liter so I like it. It will fit in a big dimpled mug. It would be fun to drink a DIPA from a liter mug.
     
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    FUCK YEAH!!!

    Seriously, this shit just made my day!!
     
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    Awesome news. Now if I can only get them to sell it in Alabama!
     
  24. FATC1TY

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    I agree.. If it's a bomber, I have to put my wine saver in it, and hit it the next day before it goes. If it's 12oz, I can par take of them as I choose, one at a time without wasting.
     
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    now THAT would be amazing.
     
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  26. BB1313

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    I hate bombers as well, but Lagunitas prices their bombers extremely reasonably and the quality is extremely high, so they get a pass from me.
     
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    What in the world would be your motivation for "hating" bombers? Do you support a single format for all beers? You must realize how ridiculous that would be. It would cut the amount of beers you have available to you in half (at least).

    Anyways, this is great news. Sucks was one of the best new beers last year. Can't wait to do a side by side with Hoptimum if they are ever available fresh at the same time.
     
  28. brentusaurus

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    Is this real life?
     
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    Lags is letting Sucks go year round? I'll drink to that!
     
  30. nesarebad

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    Can't drink less than two beers in a sitting? Guess it is good to moderate...
     
  31. BB1313

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    With bombers you're ultimately paying more for less in most cases. It's really just a trick on consumers. But people continue to buy bombers, so they'll continute to put beers in em. 12oz bottles are where it's at.
     
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  32. nesarebad

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    If anything, though, the Nitas has some of the fairest bomber prices in all the land...
     
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    Sure, I can, but not always two of the same damn beers. Some of us like to mix it up and have different thing here and there. Not always are the bombers something I love, and it sucks to drain pour because it tasted like dirt.
     
  34. nesarebad

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    Well, do you like Sucks? I would drink 32 oz of it, and based on reputation it should be fairly priced.
     
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    Best news I've heard all week.
     
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    I would drink 32 ounces of Sucks. Every night. It sounds absolutely glorious to me. Bring them on!
     
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    We'll change this once finals are over (and maybe after the summer)!!!!
     
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    This post combined w/your avatar made me lol. I just pictured/heard that little creature squeaking "Is this real life?"
     
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    Awesome, I missed out on it in sixers but want to try it... I would love to pour 32 oz into one of my liter mugs stolen from German Biergärten...
     
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    Some of the things he says in that interview are sorta weird. Like how New Belgium doesn't have a right to brew an IPA because "the things that they did worked very well for them. Why do they have to do what others are doing?" Really? Although I appreciate what he's saying about not using skeevy political routes to gain funding.
     
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