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Lagunitas Sucks to be Year Round

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

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  1. jbertsch

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    OMG YES! This was my #1 "wish it would go year-round" beer.

    Please tell me it will see 12 oz format and not just a friggin' 32 oz tank (is that for reals?)

    I typically like to mix it up and buy different beers when I go to the store (with a couple staples mixed in). But I'll find it very hard to buy any other IPA when Sucks is on the shelf.
     
  2. BdubleEdubleRUN

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    I am fully torqued. Time to stock up on my brown paper bags, hellz yeah.
     
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  3. pschul4

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    Can we expect this to be $4 like Hop Stoopid? I'd totally abandon all my other IPAs if it is..
     
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    What the hell is the August release???
     
  5. GameFreac

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    Neeeed updates on this
     
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  6. mjryan

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    Does Lagunitas currently package any of their beer in quart bottles?
     
  7. Hatzilla

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    No, this will be the first.
     
  8. mjryan

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    That's integrating, and sounds kind of fun. Hopefully they also package it in 12oz bottles again. I really like Sucks, its phenomenal, but 32oz is a bit more beer than I typically drink in a day so I don't see myself buying much of it if that's the only way it will be packaged.
     
  9. DonDirkA

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    I generally try to always buy something new (not too hard with this hobby) but I bought Sucks probably 5 or 6 times in the couple months it was available so I'm excited about this. I'm also excited that Brown Shugga will be back this year.
     
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  10. WassailWilly

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    We get most Lagunitas EXCEPT this one in WNY whats up with that ?
     
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    Still need to try this.
     
  12. Hatzilla

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    It's not year round yet so maybe just didn't hit your area last year. I will definitely try a 32 for novelty's sake but I agree that's a big beer for that size.
     
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    I also wonder how much market share Lagunitas can steal from Schlitz/Olde English/King Cobra etc............
     
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    Lagunitas FTW!
     
  15. matttttYCE

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    Great, 1 quart bottles. So they will sit on shelves here longer than bottles of Hop Stoopid.
     
  16. Morey

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    NN goes malty too fast. I honestly wish that they'd both stay limited seasonal releases.
     
  17. Tilley4

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    And just in time for the Tennessee release! I'm super excited about this.
     
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    I don't know about your stores, but the store I work at can't keep Hop Stoopid on the shelf
     
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    Ok, it's almost October now and I still haven't seen this. When is it supposed to be showing up again?
     
  20. riotinmyskull

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    last year it showed up around us late november/early december
     
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    2 pints of 7.85% beer isn't too much at all. Put your big boy pants on.
     
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    This one was awesome last year!! I also want to try the day-time IPA!!
     
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    Daytime is really good but Sucks is much better IMO
     
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    sucks doesn't suck but it isn't all that it's cracked up to be..maybe it's the san diego in me talking
     
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    I don't know what this even means...
     
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    west coast IPA's brah!


    I need sucks in and around my mouth, stat!
     
  27. gtermi

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    Sucks is one of the best West coast IPAs out there IMO.
     
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  28. raynmoon

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    IMO= In Most's Opinions
     
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  29. gtermi

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    haha perfect response.
     
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    I'm currently into BIG D/TIPAs. But a guy needs a reasonably priced, readily available, tasty hop fix to fill the gaps between the "special releases" of Expo/Knuckle/EnjoyBy, etc. It's always been Hop Stoopid for me, but Sucks is a wonderful alternative. Bring it...
     
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  32. lovindahops

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    When is this actually popping up though? I hate delays...
     
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    Lagunitas held a tasting at my local beer store. I asked the rep when Sucks was coming out and he said "December." So we've still got three months. The world may end before we get more Sucks. :(
     
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    Especially since I can hardly ever find fresh-fresh Hop Stoopid.
     
  35. fmccormi

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    It's quite a bit for me. I'm a fan of the 16-16.9oz serving size, either pounders or half-liter bottles, because that's more reasonable for me. Apparently I have small pants because two pints of a 7.85% beer is a bit much for me.
     
  36. cosmicevan

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    oh how this thread teases me...i keep waiting to hear some actual news on this.
     
  37. fmccormi

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    Fair enough. Haaaaa, more tease.
     
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    32 oz of 16 proof beer. Vodka and bourbon is 80 proof. 5x that of 16 proof beer. So, it's the equivalent of a 6.4 oz vodka martini, roughly. There are 1.5 oz. in a shot. So a 6.4 oz martini would have 4 shots, and a little excess in it. Have problems drinking a single cocktail, do ya? :p

    Move to Utah. ;-)
     
  39. fmccormi

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    That does sound about right.
     
  40. RBassSFHOPit2ME

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    I'll take fresh New Dogtown Pale over their IPA all day, everyday my brutha! Way better beer IMHO and I LOVE IPAs / DIPAs. (upon re-reading your post, I may have originally read it wrong when replying)
     
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