Release Lagunitas Sucks Brown Shugga Substitute Ale is on the way

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  1. jb123

    jb123 Initiate (0) Dec 3, 2012 Michigan
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    got some in saginaw, michigan!!!
  2. ColoradicalBEER

    ColoradicalBEER Initiate (0) Dec 2, 2012 Colorado

    Just got some today. I'm the beer buyer at Alameda Liquor Mart in Denver. Come get some!
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  3. hogansct

    hogansct Aspirant (251) Jan 7, 2011 Rhode Island
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    Just picked up some in CT on my way home from work. Looks like I have good timing too as it just arrived today. I'll be opening one shortly..
  4. BeerThursdays

    BeerThursdays Defender (689) Feb 28, 2010 Delaware
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    Got some today, and it's phenomenal.
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  5. incapacitant

    incapacitant Initiate (0) Jan 15, 2011 New York

    Holy Grapefruit! I'm in love!
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  6. Omensetter

    Omensetter Aspirant (258) Nov 24, 2012 Minnesota
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    Picked this up in Bloomington IL this weekend. It lives up to the hype and then some. Best DIPA I've ever had.
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  7. EyePeeAyBryan

    EyePeeAyBryan Crusader (704) Dec 20, 2011 Arizona
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    Anyone know how this stacked up to last year's? Tweaked at all? This was limited in PHX last season and seemed to have moved pretty slowly. My local shop got a few cases and it looks to be pushed off to the side almost as if it were in the way. I thought it was a really tasty beer but it seems there is some SUCKS cult movement I was completely unaware of...
  8. Stevedore

    Stevedore Poo-Bah (4,239) Nov 16, 2012 Wisconsin
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    Got a sixer on Sunday at Woodmans in Madison WI. Pretty good, starts out really damn balanced and delicious and then it becomes a hop bomb. Like licking a pine tree doused in grapefruit juice. The fianceƩ immediately ran to get a glass of water after drinking a bit of it. Once that initial hop bomb passes though, the balanced flavour really continues to stand out. Pretty good, glad I have six of them because I hate buying a sixer and not being able to finish the next 5.
  9. Rowmark79

    Rowmark79 Initiate (0) May 20, 2011 New York
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    I liked it a lot. When I brought it to a tasting I got some slack for it. Would compare it to the Enjoy By 12.21 and say the Enjoy By 12.21 was a little bit better.
  10. Dools9

    Dools9 Zealot (530) Jul 5, 2011 Massachusetts

    This stuff is dangerous. So drinkable for nearly 8%.
  11. tdmccarthy

    tdmccarthy Devotee (456) May 6, 2010 Illinois

    HyVee in Peoria got it last week. Friar Tuck got it this week. I wouldn't call it the best DIPA I've had but it's in very good company. It's fantastic. I've already picked up a case and share quite a bit with friends who have all been impressed.
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  12. Skunkdrool

    Skunkdrool Devotee (448) Jul 31, 2010 California
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    Killer seasonal. Dangerous drinkability though.
  13. Japple

    Japple Initiate (0) Jan 1, 2011 New York

    How about long island? Anyone?
  14. Dan_Bowman

    Dan_Bowman Aspirant (220) Apr 11, 2010 Ohio
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    I hope we see much more of this, I'm lovin it!
  15. sloany

    sloany Initiate (0) Jan 13, 2013 Minnesota

    Just got it in 6's this week in NW Minnesota. Scheduled to be on tap next week.
  16. cosmicevan

    cosmicevan Poo-Bah (3,400) Dec 13, 2009 New York
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    everywhere now
  17. Absolut

    Absolut Zealot (564) Sep 19, 2011 California

    panicked. found 2 more 6 packs. phew.
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  18. Evilonewhichsobs

    Evilonewhichsobs Initiate (0) Jan 7, 2013

    Anyone see it in VA?
  19. derricksmalls

    derricksmalls Initiate (0) Dec 15, 2010 Virginia

    Hampton Roads has it... not sure about other areas, 8.99/6pk. at the store I frequent.
  20. dynajack1

    dynajack1 Initiate (162) Jul 5, 2012 Massachusetts

    How about MA!!!!!!!
  21. JimSmetana

    JimSmetana Initiate (0) May 11, 2012 Illinois

    Yes in Chitown!!
  22. ElGallo

    ElGallo Champion (843) Sep 26, 2009 New Hampshire

    I have seen Sucks on draft in Maine. Anyone seen bottles yet?
  23. tryemdad

    tryemdad Initiate (168) Apr 19, 2007 Connecticut

    Picked up 3 sixes in north central Connecticut over the weekend. Never saw Brown Sugga in bottles, but we got Substitute.....strange!

    Sucks/Substitute is awesome, as usual!
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  24. dynajack1

    dynajack1 Initiate (162) Jul 5, 2012 Massachusetts

    Just grabbed a six in Newburyport. $12. Friggin steal!!!!!!
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  25. dawatts

    dawatts Aspirant (211) Dec 27, 2006 Massachusetts

    SUPPOSED to be hitting shelves today in eastern MA. I will believe it when I see it though.
  26. fearfactory

    fearfactory Disciple (354) Aug 12, 2012 Massachusetts
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    Found it in Raynham today!
  27. dawatts

    dawatts Aspirant (211) Dec 27, 2006 Massachusetts

    That is a good sign!
  28. dawatts

    dawatts Aspirant (211) Dec 27, 2006 Massachusetts

    Hit Plymouth, MA yesterday. Its amazing. Better than I recall.
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  29. dc4three

    dc4three Initiate (0) Jan 14, 2013 New Jersey

    it is making its way out to New Jersey this week and I am itching to try this!
  30. TheLostGringo

    TheLostGringo Initiate (0) Dec 7, 2011 Connecticut
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    Good, not great, not sure what all the fuss is all about. paled in comparison to the Cigar City Jai Lai IPA I had prior to trying this.
  31. volta

    volta Aspirant (296) Dec 21, 2008 New Jersey
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    The Shep in Haledon has on tap, fantastic stuff.
  32. ditka311

    ditka311 Initiate (59) Aug 22, 2009 Illinois
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    It's here in Chicago and has been for awhile. Oddly enough, I usually get it at Dominicks for 8.99 or 9.99 and haven't seen it once at a bottle shop.
  33. tx_beer_man

    tx_beer_man Initiate (178) Jan 22, 2013 Texas
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    This brew sucks and the hop aroma power...SUCKS. Wife and I are looking forward to the 32oz'rs.
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  34. dianimal

    dianimal Initiate (161) Apr 18, 2012 California

    Well, I finally got some yesterday and tried it. I thought it was pretty good. I still have yet to have a Lagunitas brew I do not like!
  35. tbryan5

    tbryan5 Meyvn (1,239) Sep 22, 2012 Louisiana
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    Where is it usually released? Like is it limited to a certain region of the country?
  36. GennyCreamAle

    GennyCreamAle Initiate (0) Feb 25, 2009 New York

    any WNY sightings yet?
  37. tx_beer_man

    tx_beer_man Initiate (178) Jan 22, 2013 Texas
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    I only found at one store in Texas - HEB Bunkerhill.
  38. dianimal

    dianimal Initiate (161) Apr 18, 2012 California

    The whole month of December and part of January I kept bugging the liquor stores around me if they have gotten any of this in. Finally, one got some in and saved a sixer for me.

    Yesterday, I went to Bevmo, and they had 14 cases. :confused: F me.
  39. animatedbat

    animatedbat Initiate (0) Jun 1, 2011 California

    I've been drinking this stuff like water, four 6 packs deep as is, then bought a case today at Whole Foods. It may not be for everyone, but I love it!
  40. stickboy1125

    stickboy1125 Initiate (0) Jan 28, 2012 Virginia

    Great beer, I usually pick up a few sixers of Hopslam around this time of year but I think I'll probably just get 1 this year and buy more Sucks.
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