News Lagunitas Sucks to be Year Round

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

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  1. MoreAbv

    MoreAbv Initiate (0) Jan 28, 2013 California
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    I have yet to try a Lag sucks but from all the hype, its the real deal. I glad Lag is making this a full time brew.
  2. 1beergeek

    1beergeek Initiate (147) Oct 26, 2012 New Mexico
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    Yes, I just found out this past weekend that Jubelation was getting Lagunitas. Didn't know about Kelly's. Very cool. Now if we can only get Firestone Walker to come to New Mexico we would have a good selection.
  3. IPANinja

    IPANinja Initiate (0) Sep 24, 2010 Illinois

    I wonder if it will happen once they open up in Chicago.
  4. WhiteJordan

    WhiteJordan Initiate (0) Sep 6, 2012 Washington
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    It won't be available year round though. We sold 40 cases of the last batch in 2 days. They will not be able to keep up.
  5. Lutter

    Lutter Initiate (0) Jun 30, 2010 Texas

    I don't think the hype train would be able to keep up that speed though... eventually it would plateau if it were a year-round because people would know it will be on the shelf the next time they're at the store.

    Because it's so limited, people are buying more than a small supply. Heck, I bought a case! I never buy cases!
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  6. potteryboy

    potteryboy Initiate (131) Jul 17, 2009 Alabama

    Love this stuff! Picked up 2 case on my travels last week. Love that it'll be year round, but the idea of 32 ouncers SUCKS!
    nickapalooza86 likes this.
  7. Thecherryman

    Thecherryman Initiate (0) Dec 8, 2010 Arizona

    This is there best beer bar none, There regular IPA is delicious as well. Keep up the good work Lagunitas, I will keep buying!
    highdesertdrinker likes this.
  8. DrDemento456

    DrDemento456 Poo-Bah (3,382) May 15, 2009 Pennsylvania

    I have places I can pick up most of the Lagunitas offerings but have not seen a single place even selling Sucks yet. Anyone in Pittsburgh area seen it?
  9. highdesertdrinker

    highdesertdrinker Disciple (371) Nov 5, 2012 Arizona
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    I can think of worse things than having to down a quart of Sucks on a Friday night. Sharing with a friend is not a bad option either and I would love it if my local Safeway would carry it so I can pick one up at my leisure like I currently do with Arrogant Bastard.
  10. Spindletop

    Spindletop Initiate (52) Jun 4, 2003 Massachusetts

    Tony posted this on Twitter yesterday: "We just approved the 32oz glass mold for d boss Sucks bottle! This'll be fun. For a night with a bomber, it'll be 1&done."
  11. OleDixie

    OleDixie Devotee (472) Jan 24, 2013 Pennsylvania
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    Smokin Joes on the South Side had it on tap a couple days ago. Probably still got it there. Also, I know that a distributor in Washington county is expecting to get some cases tomorrow. So places in Allegheny county should have it to.
  12. DrDemento456

    DrDemento456 Poo-Bah (3,382) May 15, 2009 Pennsylvania

    Ow so it's on it's way yeah? Good to know thanks!
  13. pschnei3

    pschnei3 Initiate (0) Nov 27, 2012 Ohio
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    just had one yesterday and it was very good.
  14. 1beergeek

    1beergeek Initiate (147) Oct 26, 2012 New Mexico
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    They finally started caring Laganitus products here in Albuquerque. Kelly's liquor has the Sucks and Little Sumpin in six packs. Picked up a couple a few days ago and loved it. Just got back from my No. Cal. trip up to Drakes, Moylans, Laganitas, Russian River, Bear Republic and 21st Amendment. What an incredible time we had. Took 3 days to just get back into the swing of things again. Drinking Pliny the Younger last Sunday night unlimited was an experience I will never forget. Absolutely delicious. Stopped at Laganitus twice and couldn't stop drinking the Hopstupid on draft. Unreal.
  15. copslovebeer

    copslovebeer Initiate (0) Mar 26, 2012 Minnesota
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    Bringing this one back to the top.... Anyone have any more info on when this will be released in the 32 ounce quart bottles???
  16. Horbar

    Horbar Zealot (560) Feb 24, 2012 Rhode Island

    I think this news was erroneous.
  17. erichxedge

    erichxedge Initiate (156) Nov 29, 2009 California
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    I spoke with my reps last week ... Sucks will be out "before the end of the year" in 32oz bottles in Nor Cal only for a test market. San Diego will be the test market for Daytime 6pk year round. They can barely keep up production on their core stuff, so I doubt they are going to focus alot of time on Sucks or Daytime. They say before the end of the year as I think they are waiting to get their Chicago brewhouse fully functioning.
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  18. MetalMountainMastiff

    MetalMountainMastiff Initiate (0) Oct 1, 2012 California
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  19. Dools9

    Dools9 Zealot (518) Jul 5, 2011 Massachusetts

    Anyone know if sucks sixers are still going to be in the mix in addition to the 32's?
  20. spicoli00

    spicoli00 Zealot (543) Jul 6, 2005 Indiana

    I wonder how much of this is dependent on the Chicago production facility opening. Many balls juggling Tony is.
  21. MetalMountainMastiff

    MetalMountainMastiff Initiate (0) Oct 1, 2012 California
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    Sixers ,kegs and 32 probably in cali only. Last I heard.
    the site says.
  22. Thads324

    Thads324 Initiate (0) Jan 21, 2010 Connecticut

    hurry up lagunitas, i need sucks in my mouth hole!
    tweezer159, Duhast500, Horbar and 2 others like this.
  23. LancetherealLeader

    LancetherealLeader Devotee (426) Jul 12, 2013 South Carolina
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    We were lucky that TW had lots of Sucks sitting around until the first week in June. Granted, it was a little 'old' by that time, but it still tasted GREAT!
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  24. MCain04

    MCain04 Zealot (585) Jan 3, 2013 Texas
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    I still have one lonely bottle of sucks in my fridge. I can't bring myself to drink it, knowing that once I do it would be near impossible to get it again for another 5 months. Plus someone bet me a case that I couldn't tell the difference between sucks and sumpin sumpin in a blind taste test, cant pass that up.
  25. cosmicevan

    cosmicevan Poo-Bah (3,331) Dec 13, 2009 New York
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    if you don't drink it soon, it really will suck
    tx_beer_man, Geuzedad and Chrixsus like this.
  26. DmouthCaliBrewz

    DmouthCaliBrewz Initiate (0) Mar 29, 2013 New Hampshire


    I don't want stupid 32oz bottles.
  27. rboinski

    rboinski Initiate (0) Mar 19, 2012 California

    It was on firkin at the taproom last week, not sure if that means anything about an upcoming release or if they just did a test batch
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  28. dar482

    dar482 Poo-Bah (3,476) Mar 9, 2007 New York
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    I spoke to a rep in NY this weekend. He said 2014. He also said that for Daytime.

    At least we have Lil Sumpin Sumpin Wild in the meantime.
  29. Dupage25

    Dupage25 Aspirant (283) Jul 4, 2013 Antarctica

    They taste nothing alike.
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  30. MCain04

    MCain04 Zealot (585) Jan 3, 2013 Texas
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    my point exactly.
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  31. RangnaR

    RangnaR Initiate (0) Dec 17, 2012 California

    Don't worry, Hop Stoopid isn't going to be in 32oz bottles, only Sucks...
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  32. Stugotzo

    Stugotzo Initiate (0) Jun 13, 2012 Florida

  33. ColinStClaire

    ColinStClaire Initiate (0) Jul 31, 2012 Washington

    I would say they have at least a similar hop profile. Exactly the same? Well no, no beers taste exactly the same! Win that case!
  34. Jnorton00

    Jnorton00 Initiate (0) Apr 13, 2007 Massachusetts

    Daytime tastes watered down.
  35. 1fJef

    1fJef Initiate (0) May 4, 2013 Maryland

    Give the Lagunitas IPA some love too :slight_frown:
    Yes Sucks is my fav but for year round availability and freshness
    and 7.99-$9.99 a sixer its a winner
    I actually prefer it most times to Maximus and Lil Sumpin
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  36. MetalMountainMastiff

    MetalMountainMastiff Initiate (0) Oct 1, 2012 California
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    Yea maybe. but i'm in cali, usually first sucks bottle dates say 350 about on them, Might take longer to get there.
  37. GoGators

    GoGators Crusader (752) Aug 5, 2010 New Jersey
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    Why are we guessing on this? Tony (Dogtown) reads these threads and hopefully will let us know when we can expect to see it in 32 oz. bottles. Tony?
  38. jcb7472

    jcb7472 Zealot (535) Jul 13, 2011 Florida
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    I like their IPA also, but still would rank Sucks #1, Sumpin Sumpin #2 over it.
    dawatts likes this.
  39. dennis3951

    dennis3951 Crusader (791) Mar 6, 2008 New Jersey
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    This is good news only if they can make enough of it.
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