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Beers with Pirate Theme's

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

  1. VeganUndead

    VeganUndead Advocate (645) Virginia Apr 25, 2012

    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. Ballast Point Tongue Buckler...really good Imperial Red.
     
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  3. Heavy Seas out of Maryland is nothing but pirate themes.
     
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  4. VeganUndead

    VeganUndead Advocate (645) Virginia Apr 25, 2012

    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. You need to get victory at sea!
     
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  6. D'oh...how did I forget that after mentioning Tongue Buckler :oops:
     
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  7. WoodburyMN

    WoodburyMN Savant (340) Indiana Aug 5, 2012

    Piraat Ale
     
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  8. VeganUndead

    VeganUndead Advocate (645) Virginia Apr 25, 2012

    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 Champion (815) Ohio Feb 25, 2008

    That's what I came to say...how about an entirely pirate-themed brewery?
     
  10. 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 Initiate (0) New York Dec 30, 2011

    Captain Lawrence!
     
  12. Bluecane

    Bluecane Initiate (0) New York Dec 30, 2011

    Shipyard.
     
  13. Bligh's Barleywine Ale
     
  14. VeganUndead

    VeganUndead Advocate (645) Virginia Apr 25, 2012

    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. VeganUndead

    VeganUndead Advocate (645) Virginia Apr 25, 2012

    Wishlist
    Drake's Jolly Rodger
    Ballast Point Tongue Buckler
    Ballast Point Victory at Sea
    Captain Lawrence Captain's Reserve IPA
     
  16. VeganUndead

    VeganUndead Advocate (645) Virginia Apr 25, 2012

    hahaha SammyJaxxx that bar was actually on Bar Rescue
     
  17. The OP mentioned that one. :oops: (I'm not trying to be a d*ck, honest.)
     
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  18. HAve you ever seen the episode of Bar Rescue that takes place at that bar. Priceless.
     
  19. I can't say that I have. (Embarrassed to say.) Your link was funny enough so now I really have to watch that episode!!!!
     
  20. fmccormi

    fmccormi Champion (760) New York Oct 24, 2010

    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.
     
  21. fmccormi

    fmccormi Champion (760) New York Oct 24, 2010

    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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  22. LSUPT

    LSUPT Initiate (0) California Feb 3, 2011

  23. VeganUndead

    VeganUndead Advocate (645) Virginia Apr 25, 2012


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

    VeganUndead Advocate (645) Virginia Apr 25, 2012

    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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  25. raffels

    raffels Savant (255) West Virginia Dec 12, 2009

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

    Edit: Relic Brewing. Duh..
     
  26. fmccormi

    fmccormi Champion (760) New York Oct 24, 2010

    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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  27. VeganUndead

    VeganUndead Advocate (645) Virginia Apr 25, 2012

    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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  28. fmccormi

    fmccormi Champion (760) New York Oct 24, 2010

    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.
     
  29. 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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  30. jrbchef

    jrbchef Savant (265) Connecticut Feb 24, 2011

    7 Seas' Balls Deep DIPA from Gig Harbor, WA
     
  31. Smurf2055

    Smurf2055 Savant (485) Washington Nov 12, 2011

    Three Skulls Hop the Plank
    Maritime Jolly Roger
    7 Seas Ruud Parrot
    Harmon Swashbuckler Pale
     
  32. VeganUndead

    VeganUndead Advocate (645) Virginia Apr 25, 2012

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

    fmccormi Champion (760) New York Oct 24, 2010

  34. BilbosNuts

    BilbosNuts Savant (335) California Feb 22, 2011

  35. jrbchef

    jrbchef Savant (265) Connecticut Feb 24, 2011

    It's got a Pirate theme. Had some at the brewery, thought it was pretty good on tap.
     
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  37. VeganUndead

    VeganUndead Advocate (645) Virginia Apr 25, 2012

    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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