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Beers with Pirate Theme's

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by VeganUndead, Jan 11, 2013.

  1. VeganUndead

    VeganUndead Member

    Location:
    Virginia
    Kid at heart, I admit it, and have always had a bit of a pirate fetish. I have already commandeered squall by dogfish head, biere du boucanier, and piraat (which imo was pretty terrible but their new labeling is awesome to me) So i believe this is a peek into the depth of my infatuation. I am always looking for others, would love to get my hands on at least one bottle of the recently stumbled upon drake's jolly rodger, but am looking to be informed about any other beers that have pirate theme's. If you have any of the drake's, or any others feel free to bm me and happy drinking. Cheers
  2. fujindemon74

    fujindemon74 Member

    Location:
    Pennsylvania
    Ballast Point Tongue Buckler...really good Imperial Red.
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  3. jhartley

    jhartley Member

    Location:
    Pennsylvania
    Heavy Seas out of Maryland is nothing but pirate themes.
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  4. VeganUndead

    VeganUndead Member

    Location:
    Virginia
    Thanks for the ballast point recommendation, I am very familiar with heavy seas loose cannon which is pretty tasty but have tried a few of the mutiny fleet. don't know why they didn't come to mind immediately.
  5. 4kbrianb

    4kbrianb Member

    Location:
    California
    You need to get victory at sea!
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  6. fujindemon74

    fujindemon74 Member

    Location:
    Pennsylvania
    D'oh...how did I forget that after mentioning Tongue Buckler :oops:
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  7. WoodburyMN

    WoodburyMN Member

    Location:
    Indiana
    Piraat Ale
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  8. VeganUndead

    VeganUndead Member

    Location:
    Virginia
    woodbourymn i know my post has a lot there but i have had piraat, great packaging, pretty awful beer. Reckon I'm just going to start a list for myself as you guys keep enlightening me. So far:

    Drake's Jolly Rodger
    Ballast Point Tongue Buckler
    Ballast Point Victory at Sea
  9. Brenden

    Brenden Member

    Location:
    Ohio
    That's what I came to say...how about an entirely pirate-themed brewery?
  10. CBlack85

    CBlack85 Member

    Location:
    South Carolina
    Most of Skull Coast Ales (Hickory, NC) are pirate themed. Unfortunately, none of them are bottled... yet. I believe they are going to start bottling/canning some of their beers soon(ish)
  11. Bluecane

    Bluecane Member

    Location:
    New York
    Captain Lawrence!
  12. Bluecane

    Bluecane Member

    Location:
    New York
  13. fujindemon74

    fujindemon74 Member

    Location:
    Pennsylvania
    Bligh's Barleywine Ale
  14. VeganUndead

    VeganUndead Member

    Location:
    Virginia
    so captain lawrence's imperial ipa packaging just looks like a burning barrel, but got a 100 rating from the bro's?! definitely intrigued
  15. SammyJaxxxx

    SammyJaxxxx Member

    Location:
    New Jersey
  16. VeganUndead

    VeganUndead Member

    Location:
    Virginia
    Wishlist
    Drake's Jolly Rodger
    Ballast Point Tongue Buckler
    Ballast Point Victory at Sea
    Captain Lawrence Captain's Reserve IPA
  17. VeganUndead

    VeganUndead Member

    Location:
    Virginia
    hahaha SammyJaxxx that bar was actually on Bar Rescue
  18. jzeilinger

    jzeilinger Member

    Location:
    Pennsylvania
    The OP mentioned that one. :oops: (I'm not trying to be a d*ck, honest.)
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  19. fujindemon74

    fujindemon74 Member

    Location:
    Pennsylvania
  20. jzeilinger

    jzeilinger Member

    Location:
    Pennsylvania
  21. SammyJaxxxx

    SammyJaxxxx Member

    Location:
    New Jersey
    HAve you ever seen the episode of Bar Rescue that takes place at that bar. Priceless.
  22. jzeilinger

    jzeilinger Member

    Location:
    Pennsylvania
    I can't say that I have. (Embarrassed to say.) Your link was funny enough so now I really have to watch that episode!!!!
  23. fmccormi

    fmccormi Member

    Location:
    New York
    Keep an eye out for this if you're anywhere near Oklahoma in the next few months (though as I understand it, it may be preeeeeetty limited in supply):

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    As per the label description, it's an imperial stout aged in Jamaican rum barrels.
  24. fmccormi

    fmccormi Member

    Location:
    New York
    As for Piraat, I personally think that beer's just about goddamn sublime, at its best. Are you, by chance, not a big fan of hops or yeast-forward Belgian beers?
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  25. LSUPT

    LSUPT Member

    Location:
    California
  26. VeganUndead

    VeganUndead Member

    Location:
    Virginia

    HOW DO I GET THIS?!!!!!!
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  27. VeganUndead

    VeganUndead Member

    Location:
    Virginia
    I think it's just not very well blended, especially for the style. I completely understand to each his own, and respect that the abv is higher than most belgian IPA's, but i find bitter xx, allagash malone, and la chouffe's belgian ipa to all be far superior
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  28. raffels

    raffels Member

    Location:
    West Virginia
    Has anyone brewed anything named "Queen Ann's Revenge"? If not, I claim first dibs..

    Edit: Relic Brewing. Duh..
  29. fmccormi

    fmccormi Member

    Location:
    New York
    Check their facebook page—there was some more detailed information on the batch volume and distribution for this beer. I think it's a rum barrel aged version of their imperial stout, Prairie Noir. I've talked to the brewer a little bit and seems like a really nice guy with a great vision: saisons, saisons, saisons, with some hoppy things and the occasional imperial stout thrown in there. Sounds like my kinda brewery.
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  30. VeganUndead

    VeganUndead Member

    Location:
    Virginia
    Wishlist
    Drake's Jolly Rodger
    Ballast Point Tongue Buckler
    Ballast Point Victory at Sea
    Captain Lawrence Captain's Reserve IPA
    Prairie Pirate Noir
    Dry Dock Seven Seas Imperial IPA
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  31. fmccormi

    fmccormi Member

    Location:
    New York
    Fair enough. And yeah, Houblon Chouffe is a great beer—it's lighter-bodied and more herbal / lemony bitter than Piraat. Piraat is, to me, a really big, juicy BSPA with a boatload of hops, so I can see it being a bit heavy or too full / sweet for some tastes.

    Honestly, you know what did it for me? My girlfriend and I were in Norwich, UK one time and we got takeaway Indian food before stopping at a beer store in town and returning to eat dinner. The combo of spicy, blonde, hoppy Belgian beer with Indian food was practically a revelation for me. Perfect pairing, and I never would've thought of it.
  32. BedetheVenerable

    BedetheVenerable Member

    Location:
    Missouri
    La Roja from Jolly Pumpkin has a cat on the deck of a ship in swashbuckling attire, if I remember correctly...a couple of their others feature classic ship motifs and are pretty damn cool...
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  33. jrbchef

    jrbchef Member

    Location:
    Connecticut
    7 Seas' Balls Deep DIPA from Gig Harbor, WA
  34. Smurf2055

    Smurf2055 Member

    Location:
    Washington
    Three Skulls Hop the Plank
    Maritime Jolly Roger
    7 Seas Ruud Parrot
    Harmon Swashbuckler Pale
  35. VeganUndead

    VeganUndead Member

    Location:
    Virginia
    Honestly not sure if I could put my lips to something named balls deep...especially when it only has a 78 rating
  36. fmccormi

    fmccormi Member

    Location:
    New York
  37. BilbosNuts

    BilbosNuts Member

    Location:
    California
  38. jrbchef

    jrbchef Member

    Location:
    Connecticut
    It's got a Pirate theme. Had some at the brewery, thought it was pretty good on tap.
  39. DANABF2

    DANABF2 Member

    Location:
    South Carolina
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  40. VeganUndead

    VeganUndead Member

    Location:
    Virginia
    Wishlist
    Drake's Jolly Rodger
    Ballast Point Tongue Buckler
    Ballast Point Victory at Sea
    Captain Lawrence Captain's Reserve IPA
    Prairie Pirate Noir
    Dry Dock Seven Seas Imperial IPA
    Three Skulls Hop The Plank IPA (bad rating but sweet looking can)

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