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Lagunitas Lucky 13.alt

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RATINGS: 327   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 77   EST. CALORIES: 267   ABV: 8.9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Blonde version of Lucky 13, released in 2011 and 2012.
From the first day of the first mash of the first recipe in the first brewhouse 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 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 it’s 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 specialty breweed Hi-Gravity Auburn offering.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ferris (2006) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 9, 2013
Bottle - Aroma fills the room with cloves, piney hops, orange and a nice malty sweetness. Clear gold with a thick white head. Citrus and a little resin with some caramel in the mix. Mild bitterness that tapers nicely, without any showing of the alcohol.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Wittales (564) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - APR 1, 2013
Appearance was clear gold with creamy diminishing off white 1 finger head, spotty lacing. Aromas are sweet malts, fruits of citrus and juices, no alcohol present. Taste are soft sweet malts, floral juices of apricots, grapefruit, lemon, orange with spices. Palate was soft smooth CO2 with meduim body, then lasting citrusy malty finish. A beautiful American Strong or IPA ?

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MadRobin (1693) - Silver Spring, USA - MAR 15, 2013
On tap 1/2 pint at Gilly's Craft Beer & Fine Wine in Rockville, MD. Clear, bright golden amber with 2-finger ivory head and excellent lacing. Aroma of citrus, pine, pineapple and butterscotch. Taste of citrus, pine, yeast and caramel malt. Medium/full body with medium/high carbonation. Nice mouthfeel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
jdobbs (286) - New Brunswick, CANADA - MAR 5, 2013
From the first day of the first mash of the first recipe in the first brewhouse 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 Noble Brewer of the planet’s only legal Steam Beer, and Oregon’s Rebel Brewer from Newport. Thirteen years down the road

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fritz123 (783) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - FEB 24, 2013
Pint bottle. Pours a hazy gold with modest head. Beautiful lacing. Aroma of hops, pine, bread, florals. Taste is out of this world. Serious hops, but not bitter. The overwhelming floral scents with some citrus, pine, light spices, etc. make the palate on down very worthwhile. Delicate finish with fresh aftertaste. Very very good.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TaktikMTL (5546) - Montréal-Nord, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 11, 2013
Bouteille de 22 oz partagée lors d’une dégustation Ratebeer Montréal. Arôme: Odeur d’agrume avec une pointe de caramel. Apparence: La couleur est orangée. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût d’orange avec une pointe de pin et de caramel. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement minérale. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Légère présence d’agrume en arrière goût. (Rating #4606)

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
quiznoaz (308) - Arizona, USA - JAN 23, 2013
Golden pour, remnants of the head lingers nicely. Aroma of pine and sour fruit, like apricot. Good mouthfeel, sour apricot and bitterness initially that fades to a phenolic alcohol. I like the start, but the ending is rather new for me and I’m not sure how much I like it.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sikash (230) - North Carolina, USA - JAN 22, 2013
Poured from a 22 oz bottle. Pours a mostly clear golden color with a foamy white head that lasts a good long while. Aroma is nice heavy hop notes with citrus and pine with some sweet malt and caramel mixed in. Flavor is very bittersweet that has a moderate duration with notes of sweet malt while the hops are not as present but still there with a slight woody note. Mouthfeel is full with decent carbonation. Overall a solid beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BucannonXC5 (743) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 20, 2013
Type: 22-oz. bomber Glass: Lagunitas mason jar From: Clem’s Bottle House and Deli Price: $5.99 Misc.: N/A Poured a caramel orange clear color with two fingers of white head. Nice uneven, foamy lacing all the way down. Decent retention as well. Smelled a refreshing surprise of hops up front. Got very sweet floral hops first. Also pine, citrus, sharp, but light grapefruit, lemon, light lime and orange peel. Basically smelled like a floral IPA. Tasted similar to the smell, which is a good thing. Still reminded me or an IPA more than an American Strong Ale. Got those sweet, sugar floral hops. Nice bitterness on the tongue after. Citrus, lemon, lime, pine, sharp grapefruit. Very good. Light body. Creamy texture. Average carbonation. Long, bitter finish. Really liked this beer. I really didn’t even know what type it was when I bought it and found out home when I checked Beer Advocate (hiding the rating with my hand of course). Another good beer from Lagunitas.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BoringBard (139) - NORWAY - JAN 18, 2013
Very fresh sweet smell of barley. Golden transparent and very fesh looking. Very good taste of sweet barley and hops. Nice mouthfeel. All over a very good beer. A well-tasting beer which is very good with a light meal


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