Lagunitas Sucks Brown Shugga Substitute Ale is on the way

Discussion in 'Beer Releases' started by otispdriftwood, Dec 12, 2012.

  1. otispdriftwood

    otispdriftwood Dec 9, 2011 Colorado
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    I've been drinking down my fridge inventory in breathless anticipation of Lagunitas Sucks release that I had read was going to be in December. Well, I'm down to about a case and decided to find out myself by emailing Lagunitas. They responded real quick; the response said it was being bottled in a couple of days and then shipped. I'm ready.
     
  2. omniscientcause

    omniscientcause Jun 4, 2010 District of Columbia

    NICE, confirmed 32 oz bottles? or is that at a later date?
     
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  3. otispdriftwood

    otispdriftwood Dec 9, 2011 Colorado
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    I should have asked but I didn't think of it. Why don't you try and tell me. Thanx. lagunitas@lagunitas.com
     
  4. omniscientcause

    omniscientcause Jun 4, 2010 District of Columbia

    email sent...will edit when I get my response.

    12 oz bottles this first batch and 32 oz bottles some time in 2013.
     
  5. TheSixthRing

    TheSixthRing Sep 24, 2008 California

  6. scud

    scud Sep 22, 2010 Indiana
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    This news sucks
     
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  7. stupac2

    stupac2 Feb 22, 2011 California
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    Excellent. Now to decide if I want to get a keg...
     
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  8. CelticAleMan

    CelticAleMan Dec 11, 2010 California

    6 packs only for now. They want to do 32oz in the future. There was another thread in which someone posted an email they received from Lagunitas. I am glad. Why would you want a bigger format? Just buy a sixer and open three if you want that much.
     
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  9. omniscientcause

    omniscientcause Jun 4, 2010 District of Columbia

    because I would be a boss carrying around a 32 oz of this delicious beverage...no idk I just wanted to make sure I knew what to look for in a few weeks.
     
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  10. otispdriftwood

    otispdriftwood Dec 9, 2011 Colorado
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    Thanx. The 32 oz. bottles would be great. I'd be forced to drink the whole bottle - like getting a 32 oz. growler and having to finish it all.
     
  11. Siriusfisherman

    Siriusfisherman Aug 23, 2011 Colorado

    Tasty brew, can't wait!
     
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  12. SeaOfShells

    SeaOfShells Feb 22, 2011 California

    I would likely kill a man to get more of this sweet elixer.
     
  13. ChanChan

    ChanChan Dec 12, 2009 California
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    Hey, leave the man alone!! The store clerk is just doing his job dude!!
     
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  14. ChanChan

    ChanChan Dec 12, 2009 California
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    Nice!! Can't wait to brown bag this ma-phuka!!!
     
  15. dawatts

    dawatts Dec 27, 2006 Massachusetts

    Thanks to both of you for all the info on a phenomenal brew.
     
  16. whiskey

    whiskey Feb 25, 2012 California
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    This x a billion.

    Do we need to start an email campaign to have them keep it in sixers?

    32oz bottles would suck...no pun intended.
     
  17. jacob4999

    jacob4999 Dec 9, 2008 Michigan

    Disagree...but it does depend a bit on price. There are a lot of nights where I want to have a few beers and am a little low on cash (beer budget) and don't want to drop $10-$11 on a sixer. As long as this is priced reasonable I think it's a great idea.
     
  18. whiskey

    whiskey Feb 25, 2012 California
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    Right now a bomber of Hop Stoopid is about $.25 per ounce, Brown Shugga is $.15 per ounce in a six pack. That's a big difference.

    Also, at the risk of sounding like a dick, I would think if you can afford to have taste for $6 bomber, you could afford an $11 six pack...but I also realize that's just my rationale.
     
  19. GameFreac

    GameFreac Apr 8, 2011 Georgia
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    I hear it's on tap in Atlanta at the Porter but I'm guessing it's an old keg. Maybe not though.

    As soon as this is out, I'm buying a case. So fucking good.
     
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  20. Gannon81

    Gannon81 Jan 5, 2012 Oregon

    And I thought peace in the middle east was more important. Excellent news.
     
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  21. CloudStrife

    CloudStrife Nov 20, 2008 New York

  22. omniscientcause

    omniscientcause Jun 4, 2010 District of Columbia

    Pretty sound rationale
     
  23. jacob4999

    jacob4999 Dec 9, 2008 Michigan

    You must not be married..lol

    Seriously though..right now we have no idea how much it is going to cost so it's pointless to speculate. But by your prices, beer must be a bit more expensive where you live. Hop Stoopid bombers are $3.99 here which is about $.20 per ounce.

    Also, It's not the point of what I or someone can afford it just might be what I have to spend on beer at that particular time.

    Also, another time this might come in handy is on nights when I want to not drink the same thing all night. Normally if I buy a sixer that's all I drink but if I can buy this 32oz beast and maybe a bomber of some other style that would make me happy as well.
     
  24. whiskey

    whiskey Feb 25, 2012 California
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    The funny thing is, I AM married and I have to share with my craft beer loving wife! Maybe that's why a six pack is such a great deal to me, better than having to buy 2 bombers for the 2 of us!

    Yeah, Hop Stoopid is about $5.50(pretty sure). Sixers of Lagunitas are $11.19
     
  25. cosmicevan

    cosmicevan Dec 13, 2009 New York
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    I. Am. Excited!
     
  26. UCLABrewN84

    UCLABrewN84 Mar 18, 2010 California

    Because it's wimpy to tape 12 oz. bottles to your hand while playing Edward Sucks Hands.
     
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  27. fuzzylogic

    fuzzylogic Nov 16, 2008 Pennsylvania

    Ha, I was thinking about this topic last night when I was drinking a Brown Shugga. That's a great brew but Sucks is on another planet...one of the best hoppy beers out there, hands down!
     
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  28. FatBoyGotSwagger

    FatBoyGotSwagger Apr 4, 2009 Pennsylvania

    :D Sweet. Thats what I call holiday cheer.
     
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  29. MPLSbrewer

    MPLSbrewer Dec 7, 2010 Minnesota
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    they should make 40oz bottles... so i can play edward 40hands with something besides colt45
     
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  30. ChazMania

    ChazMania Jun 13, 2006 California

    So how long before the "this years Sucks sucks compared to last years Sucks which was anything but sucky" threads?
     
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  31. whiskey

    whiskey Feb 25, 2012 California
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    Sent an email to Lagunitas about the format rumors for Sucks, here's what I got:

     
  32. ndepriest

    ndepriest Feb 21, 2012 Georgia
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    Had this last night (on draught, don't know if bottles are out). It's awesome. I just want to drink this and Celebration all day long.
     
  33. commis

    commis Jul 21, 2009 Massachusetts

    G
    God I hope not... I'd hate to think that Porter would have a year-old keg of Sucks, let alone tap the fucking thing.
     
  34. commis

    commis Jul 21, 2009 Massachusetts

    Yeah. There's a reason why they didn't consider 40oz format. Google away.
     
  35. mendonjoebeer

    mendonjoebeer Nov 9, 2010 New York

  36. Zach136

    Zach136 Jun 17, 2012 Georgia

    Trappeze Pub in Athens also has it. I was told it's was this years and it sure did taste fresh. Effin delicious stuff.
     
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  37. GameFreac

    GameFreac Apr 8, 2011 Georgia
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    I called and they said it's this year's. Might have to drive down there tomorrow.
     
  38. PHKrames

    PHKrames Sep 14, 2011 Illinois
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    I hope they do something great with the packaging this year as well. Maybe change things up a bit.
     
  39. CloudStrife

    CloudStrife Nov 20, 2008 New York

    Nope, was a no show. Was told the release was pushed back until January.

    The all you could drink bourbon county worked for me instead.
     
  40. TheMonkfish

    TheMonkfish Jan 8, 2012 Chad

    I am so ready to buy a case of this unseen and untasted in Jan - even if it's half the beer it was last year I'll be happy.
     
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