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RATINGS: 1214   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78/5   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 77   EST. CALORIES: 257   ABV: 8.56%
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Mondo Large Red Ale
From the first day of the first mash of the first recipe in the first space to this oasis 13 years on the road; We have worked hard to walk in the footsteps of our hero brewers. The Esteemed brewer of California’s best Pale Ale, the Noble Brewer of the planet’s only legal Steam Beer, and Oregon’s Rebel Brewer from Newport. Thirteen years down the road, we have found our own voice as brewers but our admiration for the Great Ones has not dimmed one bit. If we walked well down the hero’s path ourselves, perhaps we too have been an inspiration for others. Beer is a Bronze Age business and we feel honored to have left our footprints on its path into history, at the same time leaving our flavors on your buds. Thanks for your trust over the years and we hope you enjoy this specially brewed Hi-Gravity Auburn offering. Beer Speaks. People Mumble! O.G. 1.085 76.92 IBU


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3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
deaconmike (455) - Roswell, Georgia, USA - NOV 24, 2013
Poured from a bomber into a pint glass. Clear copper with thick tan head that leaves thick lacing. Aroma is heavy caramel malt, with piney hops. Taste is similar. Not much alcohol noticeable here for a strong ale. Mouthfeel is smooth and a bit thick. Overall, decent beer.


4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
MetalNHopHead (1204) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - MAY 24, 2016
Lucky 13 is in line with the other American Strong Ales made by Lagunitas in that it’s a hop-forward, West Coast approach to the style. Also, it’s excellent, so it has that in common with their other Strong Ales, too. Amber pour with off-white suds. A lot lacing left behind after each sip. Hoppy resin aromatics: woodsy, spicy, zesty, citrusy, and herbaceous. There’s a caremel malt backbone but the flavor definitely sides with citrusy hops. Pineapple, mango, passionfruit, and orange. Very crisp feel. For me, this is the right mix of boozy and bitter. A beautiful example of a catch-all American style.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
theOptimator (357) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAY 22, 2016
Aroma is caramel, resin earthy hops. Appearance is orange copper clear with a frothy off white head that lingers. Taste is deep caramel malt followed closely by a firm bitterness. Caramel malt almost roasted, has real depth. Earthy resin-y hops, mint? Palate is medium plus. Alcohol heat is barely there. Overall a nice beer. Malt forward. Malt has big impressive depth but I find myself looking for more from the hops. Still a nice beer but probably wouldn’t buy again.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jsporrer (450) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 22, 2016
Pours a clear coppery orange with a huge fluffy off white head. Light pine aroma. Taste is semi sweet citrus, malts, and a hint of bitterness. Medium body. Fairly smooth and enjoyable. Similar to Fat Head’s Bone Head Red but not quite as good.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
screigh (607) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - MAY 21, 2016
Pours a clear copper color. Thin soapy large bubbles head. A bright hoppy aroma with hints of cat urine. A tart malty flavor with a bright hop finish.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
davidm (2046) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - MAY 20, 2016
Sweet, caramel and nutty flavours dominate, also dough. Long lasting flavour, but I’d like more balance from hops.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
commonmac (954) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 19, 2016
Bottle acquired at Elevated in South Mpls and consumed on ECBT Eve with commonshawn and samadouche. Reddish orange, almost copper in color. Big, bold white head with strong to very strong lacing. Aroma is mostly sweet with a hoppy, pine characteristic present. Taste incorporates plenty of sugars that really serve to balance (and nearly exceed) the hoppy red qualities of the beer. This one is crisp, sweet, and delicious. There is an earthy, almost apple-like feel within this one. Finish mirrors what you’d find in most Lagunitas efforts...nice hop quality. I’m happy to find the Lucky 13 back in the rotation again.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gururyan (714) - Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA - MAY 19, 2016
Poured into wet snifter a reddish orange with healthy head. Heavy red for sure, strong with an interesting bite at the finish...almost soapy with its deep tingle. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sawbuck (594) - Round Lake, Illinois, USA - MAY 18, 2016
some aroma of pine, fresh bread, hint of caramel. Nice red amber color with a huge tan head. Sweet up front. Caramel, not much else. Bitterness is even and mild at first. Intensifies on finish. Bitterness is dry, with some piney notes. Slight alcohol burn at end. Medium mouth feel. O.k.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Patrickctenchi (5714) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - MAY 18, 2016
Bottle: Pours barely hazy, light copper/amber with a thich, light beige head. Spicy toffee malt, herbal hop aroma. Taste is sweet-to-spicy caramel malt, a little fruit/apple-peel...sticky, sugary. Full herbal, earthy hopping....a bit of booze as it warms and finishes...... Really nice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ronaldtheriot (1702) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - MAY 18, 2016
Lagunitas Lucky 13 has a thick, off-white head, and a semi-clear, somewhat hazy, rust red appearance, with some bubbles and a bit of lacing left behind. The aroma is of sweet, white bread and sharp apricot. Taste is of those elements, with relatively mild hop bitterness. Mouthfeel is high medium, and Lagunitas Lucky 13 finishes dry. RJT


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