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Beers you should have shared

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by WestCoastBrew2, Feb 19, 2013.

  1. You have a low tolerance and don't like to share?
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  2. Sam Smith's organic chocolate stout. Not cuz of the alc% but because I got really sick of the taste halfway through. The first sip was delicious. The last sips were punishment.
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  3. hctap00

    hctap00 Aficionado (195) Maryland Nov 2, 2012

    Double Bastard, Espresso Aged Yeti. Not only because of the ABV, but the sheer intensity of the flavors.
  4. kevanb

    kevanb Advocate (690) Illinois Apr 4, 2011

    Sometimes we all just need to take a whale to the dome
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  5. darienm

    darienm Aficionado (140) Illinois Apr 23, 2010

    I opened a 6L St. Bernardus Abt 12 for a group of friends. Wussies couldn't finish it. There's still half a bottle left. Pfffth. Need more friends who can appreciate a good beer. ;)
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  6. Bam, is that you?
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  7. Revenant

    Revenant Savant (350) Minnesota Aug 8, 2012


    I gave two buddies 4 oz pours and finished the rest myself. Tasty as all hell, but we also ended up splitting 4 packs of Coffee Bender, Furious and Bitter Brewer ooff!! I got another bottle of Syx that I am opening this summer. It should definitely have mellowed a bit after a year.
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  8. That's alcohol abuse!
  9. Every 750ml, bomber, or special/newly released beer I purchase, I share. That's what craft beer is all about. I love tasting something with friends and discussing all the aromas, flavors we're are experiencing.
  10. beercanman

    beercanman Savant (485) Ohio Dec 17, 2012

    6 pack of brown shugga
  11. He'Brew Jewbelation Sweet 16 Anniversary Ale. Went down way too easily for 16%, and a bomber was a little ambitious.
  12. What gave it away?!
  13. Said this guy never.
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  14. kojevergas

    kojevergas Champion (915) Texas Aug 15, 2010

    Southern Tier Creme Brulee. Great at the start, dreadful by the end.
  15. BMMillsy

    BMMillsy Champion (750) Florida Feb 16, 2012

    Gotta be the sweet ones. Creme Brulee and Imperial Biscotti Break for me.
  16. Probably this 2012 Abyss I opened...

  17. Double Bastard Magnum. Can't believe I drank the whole thing.
  18. I've never not shared a rare, special release or interesting beer. That is what they are for IMO.
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  19. GennyCreamAle

    GennyCreamAle Initiate (0) New York Feb 25, 2009

    I felt a bit woozy after I polished off a bottle of White Chocolate. I probably should not have chased it with a couple of Nugget Nectars either.
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  20. This is how i feel, i love to have my friends try rare and speical beers, and i never want to open one just for me. It helps that i work at a great craft beer store and work with other beer geeks like my self.
  21. loafinaround

    loafinaround Savant (380) New York Jul 16, 2011

    what? my beloved speedway is putting everyone out? say it ain't so!
    I'll say cherry rye, merely because that beer is too fucking awesome not to split w/ someone.
    (ha, except I didn't share!)
    As for beers that put me out, anything w/ tons of coffee (ex. BCBCS). The caffeine is deadly...
  22. Ravenacht

    Ravenacht Advocate (510) Florida Aug 10, 2012

    The 2 Hair of the Dog Freds that decide to explode inside my truck today and give the inside a unique new truck smell. *sigh*
  23. ColdOne

    ColdOne Advocate (570) New York Jan 19, 2013

    Man, I hate that. There is a growing list of people I will NOT pull out a bomber with. All that anticipation for a moment that's ruined by a wise ass.

  24. IHyphySF

    IHyphySF Savant (290) California Nov 21, 2011

    Bruery - Tart of darkness - almost too much sour for one person
    Bruery - Fruet drank this one to my dome and fell asleep
    Mikkeller - Black Buffalo - yeah dont remember finishing this but woke up in the morning and it was finished
    Most barley wines in a 750 ml
  25. LieutenantDan

    LieutenantDan Disciple (50) Texas Nov 18, 2012

    Devils Back Bone from real ale, i love sharing it with my buddies who dont drink too much craft beer. My favorite part is seeing them shitfaced after 6 beers and wondering wtf happened.
  26. Speedway Stout or He'Brew Jewbelation Sweet 16 to the dome?

    Yes please.
  27. I assume this Jewbelation Sweet 16 that I'm pers-ing would qualify for most of you
  28. BlueRogue

    BlueRogue Advocate (615) Maine May 1, 2011

    Bolt Cutter. I drank this New Year's Eve while watching a movie. Once the movie was done I was too.
  29. Black Tuesday...whole bottle...one night...solo...Which lead to the saying:

    "Fuck! I ALWAYS black out after I drink Black Tuesday!"

    Which is exactly what happened after the 2012 BT Release Party...
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  30. Every awful one.
  31. Couldn't agree more for R on R... I love the beer, but it slays me every time.
  32. Brunite

    Brunite Savant (430) Illinois Sep 21, 2009

    The 12-pack of Celebration I finished by myself last Saturday night.
  33. ESeab

    ESeab Advocate (515) New Jersey Jan 3, 2013

    Yeah? I was thinking of taking one to the dome I have from last year very soon
  34. Rosty

    Rosty Aficionado (200) New York Nov 29, 2006

    Bruery M3, took me five hours to take down the whole bottle.
  35. Bomber of Southern Tier Creme Brulee. Good beer but damn its sweet.
  36. HoodooOperator

    HoodooOperator Savant (275) Texas Sep 27, 2012

    no one should share or expose anyone else to the Rogue DooDoo Doughnut ... that was pure ass. and ive still got 2 crappy bottles of it that we shipped to TX before it became widely available.
  37. oregone

    oregone Savant (375) Oregon Jul 2, 2008

    You need more 'other substance' to avoid passing out in the future?
  38. abkayak

    abkayak Savant (400) New York Jan 8, 2013

    i didnt like the first sip.......but the rest was great
  39. Duchesse De Bourgogne.....took about 3 sips of it and couldn't take anymore....no one else was around to drink the rest of it so I just drain poured it.
  40. lsummers

    lsummers Advocate (535) California Jun 21, 2010

    Now when you get pulled over for a tail light out at 9:30 am, you'll also have to do a sobriety test :p