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Lagunitas Sucks: 32oz and year round!

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

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  1. beerme411

    beerme411 Sep 28, 2010 California

    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

    Longstaff May 23, 2002 Massachusetts

    Way to stay classy Lagunitas.....
    Boz12, yamar68, Aexoonge and 2 others like this.
  3. BB1313

    BB1313 Jul 16, 2009 Ohio

    Lagunitas is the people's brewery.
  4. leedorham

    leedorham Apr 27, 2006 Washington

    I'd probably pick a couple up just to reuse the 32oz bottle. It would make a good homebrew growler.
    Beerontwowheels likes this.
  5. tjensen3618

    tjensen3618 Mar 23, 2008 California

    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

    mdillon86 Apr 9, 2009 Pennsylvania

    This is great news. I just hope it will stay as good as it was this past winter. I love Lagunitas.
    mclaughlindw4, mutmanns and Lantern like this.
  7. pschul4

    pschul4 Jan 7, 2011 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    $11 (in Chicago) for the 6er = $5 32oz bottle (I hope!)
  8. jlordi12

    jlordi12 Jun 8, 2011 Massachusetts
    Beer Trader

    Agreed , on both points
  9. litheum94

    litheum94 Dec 29, 2008 California

    I do agree I'd rather see sixers of this, but this is still awesome news.
  10. MarcM

    MarcM Aug 19, 2011 California

    He's quoted as saying "varied packaging," so there's still the possibility of a sixer.
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  11. FosterJM

    FosterJM Nov 16, 2009 California
    Beer Trader

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

    afrokaze and Beerontwowheels like this.
  12. djbreezy

    djbreezy Dec 16, 2008 Washington

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

    cbeer88 Sep 5, 2007 Massachusetts

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

    VncentLIFE Feb 16, 2011 North Carolina
    Beer Trader

    i want it in sixers. Ive come to hate bombers since I usually drink by myself. yea with nobody else.
    Bone53, Tidesox28, axtm9894 and 5 others like this.
  15. canadianghetto

    canadianghetto Oct 15, 2011 Texas
    Beer Trader

    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.
    StarRaptor likes this.
  16. checktherhyme

    checktherhyme Apr 8, 2008 Washington

    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

    tyrsis Mar 13, 2009 California
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    God, he sounds like such a crotchety old man in this article.
    jamvt likes this.
  18. stupac2

    stupac2 Feb 22, 2011 California
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    I just hope they distro kegs so my buddy can get one for his kegerator.
  19. jesskidden

    jesskidden Aug 10, 2005 New Jersey

    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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  20. beertunes

    beertunes Sep 24, 2007 Washington
    Beer Trader

    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.
    Bitterbill likes this.
  21. crossovert

    crossovert Mar 29, 2009 Illinois

    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.
    abraxel likes this.
  22. beerFool28607

    beerFool28607 Feb 22, 2012 North Carolina

    FUCK YEAH!!!

    Seriously, this shit just made my day!!
    Aexoonge, dcook11 and Lantern like this.
  23. potteryboy

    potteryboy Jul 17, 2009 Alabama

    Awesome news. Now if I can only get them to sell it in Alabama!
  24. FATC1TY

    FATC1TY Feb 12, 2012 Georgia
    Moderator Subscriber Beer Trader

    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.
  25. xnicknj

    xnicknj May 25, 2009 Pennsylvania

    now THAT would be amazing.
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  26. BB1313

    BB1313 Jul 16, 2009 Ohio

    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.
    Bone53, dazedandconfused and Aexoonge like this.
  27. jdklks

    jdklks Aug 9, 2007 Maryland

    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

    brentusaurus Jan 22, 2012 California

    Is this real life?
  29. NiceTaps

    NiceTaps Nov 21, 2011 New Jersey
    Beer Trader

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

    nesarebad Feb 4, 2012 Pennsylvania
    Beer Trader

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

    BB1313 Jul 16, 2009 Ohio

    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.
    vkv822 and Finn like this.
  32. nesarebad

    nesarebad Feb 4, 2012 Pennsylvania
    Beer Trader

    If anything, though, the Nitas has some of the fairest bomber prices in all the land...
  33. FATC1TY

    FATC1TY Feb 12, 2012 Georgia
    Moderator Subscriber Beer Trader

    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

    nesarebad Feb 4, 2012 Pennsylvania
    Beer Trader

    Well, do you like Sucks? I would drink 32 oz of it, and based on reputation it should be fairly priced.
  35. ThisWangsChung

    ThisWangsChung Oct 15, 2011 Maryland
    Beer Trader

    Best news I've heard all week.
  36. shand

    shand Jul 13, 2010 Florida
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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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  37. Bluecane

    Bluecane Dec 30, 2011 New York

    We'll change this once finals are over (and maybe after the summer)!!!!
  38. Bluecane

    Bluecane Dec 30, 2011 New York

    This post combined w/your avatar made me lol. I just pictured/heard that little creature squeaking "Is this real life?"
    yuichituba and brentusaurus like this.
  39. abraxel

    abraxel Aug 28, 2009 Michigan

    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...
  40. Etan

    Etan Jul 11, 2011 Wisconsin

    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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