News Lagunitas Sucks to be Year Round

Discussion in 'Beer News & Releases' started by NJOssie, May 9, 2012.

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  1. NJOssie

    NJOssie Aspirant (210) Feb 28, 2012 New Jersey

    http://beerstreetjournal.com/popular-lagunitas-sucks-to-be-year-round/

     
  2. Jnorton00

    Jnorton00 Initiate (0) Apr 13, 2007 Massachusetts

  3. baybassboy

    baybassboy Aspirant (297) Feb 23, 2011 California

  4. Giovacchini

    Giovacchini Initiate (0) Dec 16, 2011 California

    I thought it was gonna be 32 oz. format?
     
  5. UCLABrewN84

    UCLABrewN84 Poo-Bah (11,912) Mar 18, 2010 California

    God, I hope they put it in that size as one of the formats. I would feel like a baller with one of those.
     
  6. otispdriftwood

    otispdriftwood Crusader (736) Dec 9, 2011 Colorado
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    Screw the summer and the fall. Bring on the end of 2012 and more Sucks!
     
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  7. ChadQuest

    ChadQuest Initiate (0) Mar 4, 2009 Illinois

    I should try this sometime.
     
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  8. r0nyn

    r0nyn Initiate (0) Aug 1, 2009 New York

    It sucks we have to wait that long for some Sucks, but I guess we have to suck it up!

    Glad they realized what a phenomenal brew they have on their hands.
     
  9. RBassSFHOPit2ME

    RBassSFHOPit2ME Meyvn (1,126) Mar 1, 2009 California

    I'll agree, this is good news. There are plenty of IPAs and DIPAs on shelves already so here's another. (better than most for sure)

    I wish they'd brew their Imperial Red year-round. There is a shortage of QUALITY widely available hoppy Red beer out there currently IMHO.
     
  10. raynmoon

    raynmoon Defender (690) Aug 13, 2011 Colorado
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    Lagunitas has really stepped up with some of their new stuff. I'd like to see Pils/ IPA/ Pale go and make Sucks, Imperial Red, Brown Sugga year round.
     
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  11. mikehblack

    mikehblack Initiate (117) Feb 10, 2010 California
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    I imagine those 3 beers probably make up 95% of their overall sales. I see where you're coming from, though, I've become less enamored by IPA over time but it's still a quality affordable go-to.
     
  12. raynmoon

    raynmoon Defender (690) Aug 13, 2011 Colorado
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    Yeah, I'm guessing most of the people that buy their IPA, Pils, and Pale are not really into the whole craft beer thing, just looking for a tasty, affordable beer.
     
  13. gustogasmic

    gustogasmic Initiate (0) Jan 13, 2012 Michigan
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    *clouds parting angel noise*


    Now let's see this happen with Imp. Red.
     
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  14. otispdriftwood

    otispdriftwood Crusader (736) Dec 9, 2011 Colorado
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    Real good news. I just picked up another growler of Waldo's Special Ale. Another good start to the weekend.
     
  15. rjfarel

    rjfarel Initiate (0) Jul 1, 2009 Washington

  16. ewright

    ewright Initiate (0) Oct 25, 2007 North Carolina

    Damn. This Sucks (pun deliciously intended)! I may never drink another beer once this goes year round!
     
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  17. WeymouthMike

    WeymouthMike Devotee (455) Jun 22, 2004 Massachusetts
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    Great news, like someone else posted add Imperial Red to the yr round.
     
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  18. coronajm

    coronajm Initiate (177) Jan 4, 2010 Ohio

    Way sold. My spot never got any of the leftovers so it ended up just a tease. Glad it will be back for good.
     
  19. cosmicevan

    cosmicevan Poo-Bah (3,117) Dec 13, 2009 New York
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    Primus Sucks...

    Lagunitas Sucks is AMAZING. cannot wait. this will be in my fridge at all times. i LOVE this beer.
     
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  20. GameFreac

    GameFreac Disciple (368) Apr 8, 2011 Georgia
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    I've never bought a case of beer.

    I will buy a case of this. My 2nd favorite beer behind FBS. So happy about this.
     
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  21. shrek806

    shrek806 Aspirant (222) Mar 1, 2010 New York
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  22. NuclearDolphin

    NuclearDolphin Initiate (0) Sep 9, 2011 Minnesota

    And their new brewery is opening up in Chicago next year as well, which is where I just moved. I could get used to this!
     
  23. TheBierBoutique

    TheBierBoutique Initiate (0) Jun 9, 2010 Ohio

    Sucks was awesome, but I really can't wait any longer for my Shutdown fix! C'mon June.......
     
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  24. nc41

    nc41 Meyvn (1,373) Sep 25, 2008 North Carolina
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    Sucks was really awesome, taken blind it competes with the highest rated DIPA's.
     
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  25. bushycook

    bushycook Aspirant (235) Jan 31, 2011 Virginia
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    Anybody have any idea when Sucks is gonna hit the shelves again?
     
  26. raynmoon

    raynmoon Defender (690) Aug 13, 2011 Colorado
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    Probably around December or January.
     
  27. VncentLIFE

    VncentLIFE Meyvn (1,417) Feb 16, 2011 North Carolina
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    THANK GOD!
     
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  28. VncentLIFE

    VncentLIFE Meyvn (1,417) Feb 16, 2011 North Carolina
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    I would swear I saw an interview where the IPA makes up a gigantic chunk of their sales. Personally, I dont like it.
     
  29. VncentLIFE

    VncentLIFE Meyvn (1,417) Feb 16, 2011 North Carolina
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    Now if only Nugget Nectar went year round...
     
  30. bushycook

    bushycook Aspirant (235) Jan 31, 2011 Virginia
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    Huh? I thought year-round meant, like, year round. Y'know, not a seasonal, but YEAR ROUND.:mad:
     
  31. Skye1024

    Skye1024 Initiate (0) Oct 3, 2009 Indiana

    It said that it wont come out again until winter, but then it will move into year round production.
     
  32. raynmoon

    raynmoon Defender (690) Aug 13, 2011 Colorado
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    I think someone was asking when this year it would be released for it's new year roundness...
     
  33. 71gto

    71gto Initiate (0) Jun 3, 2009 Illinois
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    Mark me down as another very happy person that this is back. It was one of my top 3 favorite beers of 2011.
     
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  34. bushycook

    bushycook Aspirant (235) Jan 31, 2011 Virginia
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    Aww, dang!
     
  35. InebriatedJoker

    InebriatedJoker Zealot (586) Sep 16, 2010 Ohio
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    That's good news - this will become my year round beer.
     
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  36. aubuc1

    aubuc1 Initiate (0) Dec 19, 2007 Florida

    Great beer. I hope it is in a 12 oz format.
     
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  37. pschul4

    pschul4 Zealot (562) Jan 7, 2011 Illinois
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    This is really bad news for 2 hearted and torpedo as my fridge will be seeing much less of them once this is a year rounder
     
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  38. skinsfan

    skinsfan Zealot (583) May 24, 2005 Maryland
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    this beer blew me away last year and will be in my fridge indefinitely once it is released again later this year.
     
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  39. hophead247

    hophead247 Disciple (370) Jan 27, 2008 California
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  40. r0nyn

    r0nyn Initiate (0) Aug 1, 2009 New York

    I think it's so popular because it's more readily available, at least in my area (Mid-Atlantic/NY). My local grocery store stocks it, so it probably appeals to the casual beer drinker looking for something that's a step up from Natty Ice.
     
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