News Lagunitas Sucks to be Year Round

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

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  1. jbertsch

    jbertsch Meyvn (1,095) Dec 14, 2008 Massachusetts

    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

    BdubleEdubleRUN Initiate (0) Jul 28, 2009 California

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

    pschul4 Zealot (562) Jan 7, 2011 Illinois
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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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  4. Horbar

    Horbar Zealot (560) Feb 24, 2012 Rhode Island

    What the hell is the August release???
  5. GameFreac

    GameFreac Disciple (373) Apr 8, 2011 Georgia
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    Neeeed updates on this
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  6. mjryan

    mjryan Zealot (578) Dec 22, 2007 Minnesota

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

    Hatzilla Aspirant (276) Jul 25, 2008 California

    No, this will be the first.
  8. mjryan

    mjryan Zealot (578) Dec 22, 2007 Minnesota

    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

    DonDirkA Initiate (0) Dec 14, 2011 Arizona

    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

    WassailWilly Initiate (0) Sep 8, 2007 New York

    We get most Lagunitas EXCEPT this one in WNY whats up with that ?
  11. ChadQuest

    ChadQuest Initiate (0) Mar 4, 2009 Illinois

    Still need to try this.
  12. Hatzilla

    Hatzilla Aspirant (276) Jul 25, 2008 California

    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.
  13. Hatzilla

    Hatzilla Aspirant (276) Jul 25, 2008 California

    I also wonder how much market share Lagunitas can steal from Schlitz/Olde English/King Cobra etc............
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  14. dfillius

    dfillius Meyvn (1,079) Jan 15, 2006 Minnesota

    Lagunitas FTW!
  15. matttttYCE

    matttttYCE Initiate (0) Jul 15, 2010 Arizona

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

    Morey Meyvn (1,029) Dec 30, 2007 Pennsylvania
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    NN goes malty too fast. I honestly wish that they'd both stay limited seasonal releases.
  17. Tilley4

    Tilley4 Poo-Bah (1,892) Nov 13, 2007 Tennessee
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    And just in time for the Tennessee release! I'm super excited about this.
  18. DonDirkA

    DonDirkA Initiate (0) Dec 14, 2011 Arizona

    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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  19. Hanzo

    Hanzo Initiate (0) Feb 27, 2012 Virginia

    Ok, it's almost October now and I still haven't seen this. When is it supposed to be showing up again?
  20. riotinmyskull

    riotinmyskull Initiate (0) Dec 15, 2011 Virginia

    last year it showed up around us late november/early december
  21. Retail1LO

    Retail1LO Initiate (0) May 4, 2011 Pennsylvania

    2 pints of 7.85% beer isn't too much at all. Put your big boy pants on.
  22. ChanChan

    ChanChan Devotee (469) Dec 12, 2009 California
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    This one was awesome last year!! I also want to try the day-time IPA!!
  23. DonDirkA

    DonDirkA Initiate (0) Dec 14, 2011 Arizona

    Daytime is really good but Sucks is much better IMO
  24. redmagik99

    redmagik99 Initiate (197) May 15, 2007 California
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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
  25. gtermi

    gtermi Meyvn (1,214) Apr 21, 2010 Texas

    I don't know what this even means...
  26. davey101

    davey101 Meyvn (1,080) Apr 14, 2009 Connecticut
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    west coast IPA's brah!

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

    gtermi Meyvn (1,214) Apr 21, 2010 Texas

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

    raynmoon Crusader (728) Aug 13, 2011 Colorado
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    IMO= In Most's Opinions
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  29. gtermi

    gtermi Meyvn (1,214) Apr 21, 2010 Texas

    haha perfect response.
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  30. beerassociate

    beerassociate Initiate (0) Apr 21, 2011 New Jersey

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  31. ImJ2x

    ImJ2x Initiate (0) Jan 3, 2012 California

    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

    lovindahops Savant (976) Mar 26, 2010 New York
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    When is this actually popping up though? I hate delays...
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  33. r0nyn

    r0nyn Initiate (0) Aug 1, 2009 New York

    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. :slight_frown:
  34. fmccormi

    fmccormi Meyvn (1,309) Oct 24, 2010 California
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    Especially since I can hardly ever find fresh-fresh Hop Stoopid.
  35. fmccormi

    fmccormi Meyvn (1,309) Oct 24, 2010 California
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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

    cosmicevan Poo-Bah (3,322) Dec 13, 2009 New York
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    oh how this thread teases me...i keep waiting to hear some actual news on this.
  37. fmccormi

    fmccormi Meyvn (1,309) Oct 24, 2010 California
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    Fair enough. Haaaaa, more tease.
  38. Retail1LO

    Retail1LO Initiate (0) May 4, 2011 Pennsylvania

    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? :stuck_out_tongue:

    Move to Utah. ;-)
  39. fmccormi

    fmccormi Meyvn (1,309) Oct 24, 2010 California
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    That does sound about right.
  40. RBassSFHOPit2ME

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

    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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