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Breweries to watch in 2013

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by MCDub, Jan 4, 2013.

  1. Wiscobrew

    Wiscobrew Savant (300) Nevada Feb 19, 2011 Beer Trader

    I am hoping the Firestone Wild series is a hit and pretty easy to come by.
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  2. joetouchton

    joetouchton Savant (280) Delaware Apr 23, 2012 Beer Trader

    i wanna say burly oak
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  3. Foolproof and Bucket Brewing are both new to the Rhode Island beer scene. I am hoping one of them makes a big splash.
  4. JonHoswin

    JonHoswin Aspirant (40) Tennessee Jan 6, 2013

    Continue to want to checkout anything coming from Cigar City!
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  5. Thorpe429

    Thorpe429 Champion (930) Illinois Aug 18, 2008 Beer Trader

    Tired Hands. Shit is going to hit the fan when Jean and friends release limited bottles.
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  6. toofdoc

    toofdoc Savant (290) New Mexico Jun 28, 2011 Beer Trader

    Funky Buddha will be opening their production facility in 2013...
  7. JonHoswin

    JonHoswin Aspirant (40) Tennessee Jan 6, 2013

    Will checkout Tennessee Brew Works in downtown Nashville...in my home state!
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  8. Free Will in Perkasie, PA
  9. stig

    stig Aficionado (210) Minnesota Jan 21, 2007 Beer Trader

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  10. DogfishJoe

    DogfishJoe Advocate (515) Ohio Feb 14, 2010 Beer Trader

    Great Lakes brewing. They have two new seasonal ipas coming out.
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  11. TheRealPour

    TheRealPour Advocate (615) Illinois Jan 29, 2009 Beer Trader

    Lagunitas as they start their 'East of the Miss' operations in Chicago. I've met Tony Magee and I expect some exciting and weird stuff immediately upon arrival.
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  12. dianimal

    dianimal Advocate (550) California Apr 18, 2012

    Societe Brewing Co. in San Diego. Everything I tried from them is really good, and looking forward to their sour line.
  13. Bitter_Echo

    Bitter_Echo Savant (400) Michigan Apr 13, 2012

    I'll second that for sure. I had this only once...clearly not enough, not nearly. This stuff fresh is as clean as could be, that the citra hops just shine through. Would love to see this in a fresh bomber! Wow!
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  14. PetieP

    PetieP Aficionado (210) Pennsylvania Apr 27, 2011 Beer Trader

    Breaker Brewing in PA. Their Phoebe Snow White IPA was incredible this year.
  15. Schmoozer

    Schmoozer Aficionado (190) Michigan Nov 15, 2008 Beer Trader

    I hate to say it because I love them, but does anyone else this Founders creativity has gone stagnent?
  16. I don't think anyone has posted this yet and I worry it still may be to small, but Tree House Brewing in Mass is definitely one to watch in 2013. They are expanding their brewery and putting out an amazing product.
  17. dhannes

    dhannes Savant (425) Wisconsin Feb 14, 2010

  18. Agreed on Kane. Best beer coming out of NJ. I'd take the Pepsi challenge and put their Head High IPA or Overhead double against any IPA in the country (yes, even Union Jack).
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  19. zeledonia

    zeledonia Advocate (590) Washington Nov 23, 2008 Beer Trader

    This. The clear standouts in a crowded market of new Twin Cities breweries.
  20. Mystic and Idle Hands both have very good and they're offerings have grown more and more each time I go into my local stores.
  21. cleeze

    cleeze Savant (300) Maine Nov 24, 2008

    If you're up here in Maine you got to be be excited about [​IMG]!!!

    They are canning up a storm and so far I can't get enough of Cant Dog. I heard rumors of Sexy Choas in cans as well. http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/16842
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  22. Keep watching DC Brau. They will continue to impress. That brewery is magic.....
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  23. russpowell

    russpowell Poobah (1,335) Oklahoma May 24, 2005 Subscriber Beer Trader

    Agreed a lot more good beer comes outta Utah then the masses are aware of...
  24. russpowell

    russpowell Poobah (1,335) Oklahoma May 24, 2005 Subscriber Beer Trader

    Hickory is still in the Piedmont, not even close to Eastern NC or did you mean distribution?
  25. draheim

    draheim Poobah (1,120) Washington Sep 18, 2010 Beer Trader

    Black Raven
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  26. Crooked Stave
  27. Stoutish

    Stoutish Zealot (90) California Jan 1, 2013

    Black Market Brewing, Temecula,CA tho established they aren't distro'ed everywhere. The have a Barrell Aged Brown on Cocoa nibs and Vanilla Beans. As soon (if) they get it into bottles, will be
    an instant hit! The Brew master there is Genius!
  28. iadler

    iadler Savant (450) Illinois Aug 12, 2009 Beer Trader

    Indeed from MN. Pretty much everything I've had from them has been solid.

    Plus Dangerous Man Brewing has been getting a lot of love recently. I'll have to check that out.
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  29. jcdgoad

    jcdgoad Aficionado (205) Arkansas Sep 11, 2008

    + 1 to Prairie Artisan Ales out of Oklahoma......the first four beers are off the chain good.......Shelton Brothers is distributing the beers nationally.....Saisons, Barrel Aged Beers, and Sours......mainly in 750s.......The brewer Chase Healy is one of the most tallented brewers in the Southwest.......If you see Prairie Ale, Prairie Hop or Prairie Standard.......grab it......all are awesome Saisons!!
  30. Blueribbon666

    Blueribbon666 Advocate (625) Ohio Jul 4, 2008

    YES! I live in the same state(3hrs away) & I'm hoping their stuff reaches NE Ohio...though I do enjoy the weekend trips to Athens.
  31. manutdfan

    manutdfan Initiate (0) Florida May 25, 2012

    Funky Buddha with the new expanded brewery building hopefully open in april, can't wait to see how much more amazing brews they can pump out with that giant space of a building they have now!
  32. Davihaw

    Davihaw Savant (375) Illinois Jun 19, 2012 Beer Trader

    Pipeworks in Chicago has been making some tasty brews in their 11 months! I'm excited to see where they go in 2013.
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  33. MarcatGSB

    MarcatGSB Advocate (670) Michigan Jan 8, 2011

    Odd Side Ales...

    Both Founder's and CCB...I know I know, but both have recently gone thru big expansions, and should really be putting out alot more of their beer, so more people will find out about them.
  34. nogophers

    nogophers Savant (345) Minnesota Jun 28, 2011

    Looking forward to the opening of Bent Paddle in Duluth. 2 experienced brewers making a go of it with a sizable production brewery.
  35. Takeanotherswing

    Takeanotherswing Savant (300) New York Jan 14, 2011 Beer Trader

  36. BradStokley

    BradStokley Savant (450) Maryland Jan 19, 2013 Beer Trader

    Flying Dog in Frederick, MD. Their Kujo is amazing.
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  37. Total homer post, but I'm intrigued by Kane and the Flying Fish expansion. Tired Hands is run by awesome dudes and their beer is consistently blowing me away (full disclosure: my brother works there). Excited to see what the big screaming deal is with Funky Buddha, too.
  38. st9647v3

    st9647v3 Champion (755) New Jersey Dec 28, 2011 Beer Trader

    I was in Atlanta a few weeks back and must say, some of the best beer I ever had was from the Wrecking Bar!

    Also, Kane in NJ is an up-and-comer to look out for!
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  39. DanK4

    DanK4 Aficionado (240) Maine Jan 17, 2012

    Word from Dan Kleban is that won't happen anytime soon. The hops they use come in quarterly (possibly the same hops they use for Lunch, which are also only available quarterly), but they may make another batch for kegging- but don't expect to see any bottles.
  40. DanK4

    DanK4 Aficionado (240) Maine Jan 17, 2012

    Oxbow for sure- those guys have been kicking out some killer beer AND they have opened a tasting room with more open hours so it's easier to get up to Newcastle. Maine Beer Co as well- can't wait to see what collab/new brews come out from these guys.