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Election 2012 Beers

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by draheim, Nov 5, 2012.

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  1. draheim

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

    This thread is not about politics. It's about what you are thinking about opening for Election Day.

    It might be geeky, but I sincerely enjoy watching the returns come in on election night. I'm thinking one of these selections from my cellar/beer fridge might be appropriate:

    Lost Abbey Judgment Day
    Stone Double Bastard
    SN Celebration Ale or Ayinger Celebrator (depending on the results)
    Deschutes The Abyss or AleSmith Old Numbskull (also depending on the results)
    Olde Bluehair (ever notice how every president goes gray within about 3 years?)
    Founders Imperial Stout (in honor of the real Founders)
    Various selections from Great Divide (you figure it out)
    Avery The Czar (in honor of what the election isn't)

    What about you? Cheers!
  2. I'll probably have my homebrewed Pumpkin Porter, but I also have a fresh 6-pack of Sierra Nevada Celebration. Both get my vote!
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  3. harperman69

    harperman69 Savant (400) Tennessee Feb 11, 2009 Beer Trader

    We're Screwed Either Way Ale from Bent Over Brewing.
  4. draheim

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

    You made me actually look that one up.
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  5. It's not geeky at all. I too will be glued to the TV watching the news and awaiting the returns, and I am most definitely NOT a ``news junkie''.

    By the way, your list of beers is hilarious!
  6. theCoder

    theCoder Savant (400) Minnesota Oct 24, 2011 Beer Trader

    I will be enjoying one or two of my White House Honey Porter Homebrews I whipped up once they released the recipes. Its pretty darn tasty, but depending on the results I was thinking maybe 2010 Abyss or any of my 3 year vertical Darkness, or Ale to the Chief.
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  7. miketd

    miketd Advocate (615) Ohio Mar 2, 2006 Beer Trader

    What ever it is, I will drink copious amounts. I will probably fill a couple growlers in the morn.
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  8. brewbetter

    brewbetter Savant (420) Nauru Jun 2, 2012

    I'll be having an Alpha King... there can only be one!
  9. WoodburyMN

    WoodburyMN Savant (340) Indiana Aug 5, 2012

    When Obama wins, Ill be sipping on some Narwhal!
  10. I guess I should probably have this?

  11. Depending upon how close the presidential election is and how each camp feels about the results, this beer might be most apropos:

    Lagunitas Undercover Investigation Shut-down Ale (http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/220/48385)
  12. Olde English, as our forefathers would have wanted it.
  13. Woo hoo! O-H-I-O!
  14. Anchor Liberty Ale
    I'll be hoping that the Libertarian candidate cracks 5% of the popular vote.
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  15. yamar68

    yamar68 Champion (910) Minnesota Apr 1, 2011

    I Plead the 5th.

    (Get it? It's punny, topical and beer related!)
  16. leedorham

    leedorham Champion (855) Washington Apr 27, 2006

    No, it's "Ayy, ohhh, way to go O-hi-o."
  17. draheim

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

    cue bass line
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  18. Steimie

    Steimie Advocate (590) Michigan Jan 7, 2012

    And delicious.
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  19. Black Tuesday, obviously.
  20. aasher

    aasher Poobah (1,270) Indiana Jan 27, 2010 Beer Trader

    Cuvee de Champions.

    Hell, I'm just happy the Panthers manhandled the Redskins yesterday.
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  21. nrs207

    nrs207 Advocate (715) Pennsylvania Sep 8, 2011 Beer Trader

    I'll be working for one of the campaigns at the polls all day, so after 13 hours of that I'm not sure I'll be able to stay awake long enough to have a beer lol.
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  22. ChanChan

    ChanChan Advocate (620) California Dec 12, 2009 Beer Trader

    Probably a Sam Adams cause I got a couple extra in the fridge!!
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  23. Greenplastic615

    Greenplastic615 Advocate (550) Pennsylvania Nov 4, 2008 Beer Trader

    Definitely something sour :)
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  24. leedorham

    leedorham Champion (855) Washington Apr 27, 2006

    I heard Patrick brewed a half-strength version in anticipation.
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  25. Dennoman

    Dennoman Advocate (525) Belgium Aug 20, 2011

    I'll crack something nice if the guy I'm rooting for wins. If not, I'll drown my sorrows with something nice.

    So yeah, don't worry about me.
  26. If the goddamn stores near me finally get Celebration, that is what I will have. If not, I may have to settle for a '09 BCBS.;)
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  27. Steimie

    Steimie Advocate (590) Michigan Jan 7, 2012

    Ditto. If there's Celebration, that's what I'm going with. Otherwise it'll be Two Hearted.

    Hell, it might be Two Hearted anyway.
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  28. Roger85

    Roger85 Advocate (695) Illinois Aug 24, 2012 Beer Trader

    I will be drinking my first ever Speedway Stout. That way even if my guy loses I'm fairly sure it will be a good night anyway.
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  29. gtermi

    gtermi Champion (790) Texas Apr 21, 2010

    I'll be drinking me some Brown Shugga!
  30. [​IMG]
    Terrapin always wins in my book.
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  31. Ill be going to sleep early since I have to work the next day. Im doing my drinking tonight.
  32. CoverMePorkins

    CoverMePorkins Advocate (580) Delaware Sep 17, 2012 Beer Trader

    I will be having a Weihenstephaner Vitus with the boneless pork shoulder out of the slow cooker. After that I will be uncorking a 750 of Chimay Blue for the early results I can watch on AFN before bed.
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  33. Still holding onto my last BCBS 09 so tomorrow could be the night.
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  34. drgarage

    drgarage Advocate (525) California Aug 19, 2008

    I'll be out of town in Georgia, so I presume something from Terrapin or Sweetwater.
  35. randylangford

    randylangford Advocate (650) Pennsylvania Jun 11, 2008 Beer Trader

    I'll be drinking some Bitter American (long night) and a Hoppin' Frog BORIS to honor Ohio.
  36. fredmugs

    fredmugs Poobah (1,270) Indiana Aug 11, 2012 Beer Trader

    Beer Geek Brunch Weasel. It starts with a bunch of weasels shitting all over the place and then we have to drink it.
  37. draheim

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

    It also happens to be delicious.
  38. Think I may hit a bar after voting and watch the results roll in. If that's the case, it'll likely be Four Peaks Hop Knot or some kind of seasonal they have on.

    But I'm getting a jump start, trying to send some good juju towards Washington. ;)
  39. fredmugs

    fredmugs Poobah (1,270) Indiana Aug 11, 2012 Beer Trader

    I sure hope so. Got one in my fridge I'm thinking of saving until Thanksgiving.
  40. Wreckoncile

    Wreckoncile Savant (290) California Jul 19, 2011

    He has at least two votes in our state it looks like.
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