Release Lagunitas Sucks Brown Shugga Substitute Ale is on the way

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

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  1. PourGuy

    PourGuy Initiate (0) Dec 28, 2012 Illinois

    It's here in Chicago-land! I'm so glad they brought this one back. Looks like many stores only got 2 cases. Sure seems like a "Limited Release" as stated on the bottle.
  2. jplopez21

    jplopez21 Initiate (0) Nov 14, 2012 Illinois
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    I went to the binnys in plainfield but they didn't have any. And they also ran out of central waters bourbon barrel stout. Luckily another ba pointed me to the whole foods in Naperville who not only had sucks (had to ask guy stocking for some)-, but they also had cw bourbon barrel in stock. Double score
  3. SeaOfShells

    SeaOfShells Initiate (0) Feb 22, 2011 California

    I snatched up two six packs at Green Jug in Woodland Hills, CA last night. They had gotten it mere hours earlier.
  4. dianimal

    dianimal Initiate (161) Apr 18, 2012 California

    Any in San Diego yet? I haven't seen it, and my main bottle shop guy even told me it's not coming back...
  5. teamwiggum

    teamwiggum Champion (865) Nov 30, 2008 Wisconsin
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    Saw a large display of it earlier today, guess I better get back there tomorrow and grab a couple 6 packs.
  6. beerborn

    beerborn Initiate (0) Jan 22, 2012 Georgia

    Had this on Christmas Day... good stuff
  7. BoRaeCho

    BoRaeCho Initiate (0) Nov 25, 2010 California

    Im not telling because I want to buy it all up for myself (shiteating grin).
  8. 1424IpA

    1424IpA Initiate (0) Nov 2, 2012 California
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    This beer is very good for the record...available in central cali bevmo for 8.99 a sixer.
  9. jplopez21

    jplopez21 Initiate (0) Nov 14, 2012 Illinois
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    Just had it last night. Imo way better than Brown sugga. Honestly probably one of the best lagunitas beers I've had.
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  10. dawatts

    dawatts Aspirant (211) Dec 27, 2006 Massachusetts

    Still no sightings in the northeast. Not on the MA south shore anyway.
  11. lonewolfcry

    lonewolfcry Zealot (561) Dec 7, 2007 Minnesota
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    It's in MN.
    I just got mine straight off the truck! :grinning:
  12. kirok1999

    kirok1999 Initiate (0) Jun 19, 2005 Ohio

    Insanely jealous of all you who have gotten this nectar. With this and the upcoming release of Hopslam, I really need to do something nice for my liver.
  13. RockAZ

    RockAZ Disciple (371) Jan 6, 2009 Arizona
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    This is one of the very best Lagunitas beers I have ever had, fragrant hops, light mouthfeel, dry, and it hides that higher alcohol well. Trying to get a keg now.....
  14. ditka311

    ditka311 Initiate (58) Aug 22, 2009 Illinois
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    I as at Dominicks of all places and ever since I got a couple twelvers of Tumbler for 50% off I check every time I am there for something similar. To my surprise I see Lagunitas Sucks. I was going to N Wisconsin to visit the inlaws and load up on WI beers (which means the wife would not be happy for buying more beer pre-trip) but couldn't pass it up. Even priced well at 8.99.

    So glad I grabbed it. Awesome beer.
  15. lonewolfcry

    lonewolfcry Zealot (561) Dec 7, 2007 Minnesota
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    That's a steal. I hope you grabbed 2.
  16. ditka311

    ditka311 Initiate (58) Aug 22, 2009 Illinois
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    They had 4 and I grabbed one. I want to kick my own ass for that now.
  17. josephwa

    josephwa Devotee (471) Jun 4, 2012 Minnesota
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    Very nice! Where did you find it at?
  18. cosmicevan

    cosmicevan Poo-Bah (3,331) Dec 13, 2009 New York
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    it did last time and kegs are already in town. i'm waiting on bottles though. can't wait! should be pretty soon since i heard shortly after the new year.
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  19. bayareahustla

    bayareahustla Aspirant (206) Jul 13, 2012 California
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    ive killed 6 6packs already!!!!! stuffs great
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  20. ChazMania

    ChazMania Aspirant (278) Jun 13, 2006 California

    I went to BevMo in Oceanside - no go, so I drove to Whole Foods Encinitas - no go. Where to find the Sucks in North County????
  21. Scottmachen

    Scottmachen Initiate (0) Jan 3, 2013

    Lagunitas allocates this current seasonal. I sell their beer and you will only get it for a short time. Only 2 cases per grocery store.
  22. Ri0

    Ri0 Poo-Bah (2,474) Jul 1, 2012 Wisconsin
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    It's damn good. Caught me of guard like Founders Harvest Ale did. Awesome.
  23. EddieGold

    EddieGold Initiate (0) Nov 22, 2012 North Carolina

    i live in Chapel Hill NC, the whole foods got 100 cases!! i walked around the corner from the produce and said out loud " HOLY SHIT"...they have a huge endcap display. i bought a case.
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  24. proseberry

    proseberry Initiate (0) May 2, 2008 Illinois

    Helo. I love all things BA forums.
    100 cases of Sucks at a Whole Foods? I'd like to see a picture of that before I even come close to believing that. Sorry. Thanks.
  25. bayareahustla

    bayareahustla Aspirant (206) Jul 13, 2012 California
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    i definitely prefer sucks from the bottle, had today on tap and its a lot more fruitier, the bottle is a lot more hop forward.
  26. beerFool28607

    beerFool28607 Initiate (0) Feb 22, 2012 North Carolina

    Why would someone lie about something like that?
  27. KBrennan1000

    KBrennan1000 Initiate (0) Sep 20, 2010 Massachusetts

    I'm hoping to get a rather healthy amount of this stuff but it seems that the distributors are dragging their feet on me. Or perhaps they're feeding me lines to make me feel like I have a shot at getting some in. That seems to happen a lot around here across the distribution board.
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  28. proseberry

    proseberry Initiate (0) May 2, 2008 Illinois

    Hello. I doubt any Whole Foods has 100 cases of beer in stock, let alone 100 cases of 1 type of beer. Thanks.
  29. otispdriftwood

    otispdriftwood Defender (637) Dec 9, 2011 Colorado
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    Seasonal? I thought that this year it was going to year round.
  30. lonewolfcry

    lonewolfcry Zealot (561) Dec 7, 2007 Minnesota
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  31. TinCup69

    TinCup69 Initiate (0) Jun 26, 2012 West Virginia

    Any sightings in Western PA?
  32. Ricelikesbeer

    Ricelikesbeer Zealot (578) Nov 29, 2006 Colorado

    Picked up some in Denver, CO. I'm pleasently surprised! It was pretty awesome. The citrus flavors are amazing. When I saw such a high starting gravity with only 60 or so ibu's, I was skeptical, but this one is really good and balanced! Well worth the ten bucks.
  33. YogiBeer

    YogiBeer Initiate (0) May 10, 2012 Illinois

    Nowhere NEAR as good as brown shugga... Yall are crazy. I had a bunch of both this year. My opinion is way more right than yours.
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  34. bigDah7

    bigDah7 Initiate (0) Mar 13, 2009 Massachusetts

    Redstone Liquors in Stoneham, MA just got some in.
  35. jcb7472

    jcb7472 Zealot (527) Jul 13, 2011 Florida
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    I was at Total Wine & More in Fort Lauderdale on New Year's Day and picked up some Cigar City Florida Cracker White Ale cans for tailgating ($7.99 a 6-pack). I asked the manager if they had Lagunitas Sucks yet and he said it's coming on the next truck - not this Thursday, but the next Thursday. I have been patiently waiting and plan to be there in 3 days to grab a case and enjoy this weekend.
  36. nachos

    nachos Initiate (95) Jun 4, 2012 Michigan
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    Hello. I am sorry that the Whole Foods you go to sucks. You should find a better one. Mine easily has at least 50 cases of just Brooklyn Black Chocolate stout. Thanks!
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  37. TheSixthRing

    TheSixthRing Poo-Bah (2,409) Sep 24, 2008 California

    Where's the 32 oz swing top???
  38. MarcM

    MarcM Initiate (131) Aug 19, 2011 California

    Let me tell you something. As someone that doesn't go apeshit over every IPA I try. I can drink this stuff every day of the year.
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  39. fritts211

    fritts211 Aspirant (210) Feb 19, 2011 Tennessee
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    Anyone find this in Louisville KY? Sorry if this is a thread jack, but being new to the area and exhausting my internet searches, I have to ask. Hope it's as good as last year (but probably not, because last year was LAST YEAR, which is always better :wink:).
  40. Damian74

    Damian74 Zealot (558) Dec 7, 2012 South Carolina
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    Anyone see it in Spartanburg SC area?
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