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Favorite beer season.

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by ColinStClaire, Feb 7, 2013.

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Favorite season to drink beer and why.

  1. Summer

    8.7%
  2. Fall

    20.4%
  3. Winter

    36.9%
  4. Spring

    6.8%
  5. Doesn't matter

    27.2%
  1. When is your favorite time to drink beer? In front of the fire with a nice stout? Out back with the burgers grilling and a refreshing hefe? Somewhere in between?
     
  2. October baby!
     
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  3. Yes, please.
     
  4. JoeyBeerBelly

    JoeyBeerBelly Initiate (0) New York Dec 15, 2006

    That's one of the great things about beer...

    it's always in season!
     
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  5. leedorham

    leedorham Champion (835) Washington Apr 27, 2006

    Absolutely!
     
  6. blackcloud

    blackcloud Savant (410) Alaska Apr 28, 2012

    I chose fall. back to back awesome beer time: fresh-hop beers followed by the winter beers!
     
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  7. leedorham

    leedorham Champion (835) Washington Apr 27, 2006

    Exactly.
     
  8. CircusBoy

    CircusBoy Savant (320) Ohio Mar 10, 2008

    Winter because it has the best seasonal releases.
     
  9. zstef99

    zstef99 Aficionado (185) New York Dec 25, 2008

    I probably drink better beer in the winter, but I enjoy it just as much (if not more) in the summer. There's something about a beautiful summer day that makes beer taste better.
     
  10. taxman

    taxman Savant (255) Illinois Feb 22, 2012

    Stout Season!
     
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  11. Vonstein15

    Vonstein15 Savant (310) Ohio Jan 15, 2010

    What season is not best? They all blend together. Cheers
     
  12. Nugget Nectar season is my favorite. From Master Oogway, "Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift. That is why it is called the present." Cheers!
     
  13. I apparently am one of the very few that loves Spring time releases. Sours and Saisons for dayzzz broooo
     
  14. mecummins

    mecummins Savant (425) Illinois Nov 16, 2012

    I think it'd be winter for me. I absolutely love stouts and porters. But I have to admit that I'm looking forward to enjoying a bitter or saison outside on a warm Summer day.
     
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  15. I try to ignore the seasons and just drink the best of what's out there. If pumpkin ales were available now, I'd probably have some Pumking this weekend.
     
  16. I chose doesn't matter since they're all my favorite beer seasons.
     
  17. DougC123

    DougC123 Savant (315) Connecticut Aug 21, 2012

    The one that just ended, the one we are in, and the one that is coming up.
     
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  18. I only drink beer during four seasons.
     
  19. You're really missing out then, I feel bad for you.
     
  20. TychoNDC

    TychoNDC Savant (370) New York Jan 7, 2013

    Winter if only for the seasonal stouts and IPA releases.
     
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  21. Michigan

    Michigan Initiate (0) Michigan Oct 24, 2012

    Sitting outside in mid spring in Michigan drinking a good Belgian Tripel. Most likely a Dragonmead Final Absolution. I keep it well stocked right next to me Two Hearted
     
  22. I guess we have a lot of cold weather drinkers. I thought for sure "Doesn't Matter" would be ahead.
     
  23. Fall. Which now starts in late August thanks to the current release schedules.......
     
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  24. fritts211

    fritts211 Savant (285) Tennessee Feb 19, 2011

    Plus the one that you yearn for but is far away, right?:)
     
  25. scootsmal

    scootsmal Savant (260) New York Aug 15, 2012

    Summer, purely due to weather and atmosphere..
     
  26. FALL. hands down the best. cool, chilly weather, sweatshirts, football, octoberfests, pumpkin brews. the best.
     
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  27. I only drink in the seasons that have weather.
     
  28. MammaGoose

    MammaGoose Aficionado (210) Wyoming Jan 10, 2013

    Hmm...as far as seasonals and styles that are traditionally drank in the season, I'd have to go with Fall. Still some warm enough days where I crave a hoppy crisp IPA, but the stouts and porters are starting to become more prominent again. So I voted Fall.

    That said, my favorite season to drink beer in is Summer. Beer goes with all Summer activities. Camping, fishing, rodeo, street dances, etc. Nothing like a refreshing cold brew after a hot day playing outside.
     
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  29. Blueribbon666

    Blueribbon666 Advocate (525) Ohio Jul 4, 2008

    There is great seasonal beer year round...but winter is my favorite, like 'em dark and brooding like the weather.
     
  30. Roudy1

    Roudy1 Savant (270) Iowa Sep 29, 2012

    I love stouts so Fall/Winter is good. This is my first early spring since I started drinking craft regularly almost a year ago and right now I'm all about the HOPS! It's weird to me how your palate actually changes with the weather(at least in my case.)
     
  31. bubseymour

    bubseymour Advocate (660) Maryland Oct 30, 2010

    I think January and February releases top the year. I enjoy winter as all beer styles taste good in the winter. Its hard to drink an Impy Stout or Porter on a hot afternoon but I have no trouble drinking a tasty 4.5% lager in middle of winter.
     
  32. Catchy_Name

    Catchy_Name Savant (435) California Dec 21, 2011

    Fall/Winter...Stouts and Barleywines!
     
  33. djsmith1174

    djsmith1174 Savant (480) Minnesota Aug 21, 2005

    I just can't pick one. I love the variety among the seasons. And I really have trouble even picking a favorite style.

    Thank you breweries! This is one area where I feel it's a good thing to be indecisive. ;)
     
  34. Oktoberfest! Love the traditional Germans and some local interpretations, plus the fresh/wet hop stuff comes out around the same time
     
  35. My favourite season to drink beer - Summer on the patio with family & friends , starting happy hour early
    that said ;)
    My favourite season of beer - Fall Oktoberfest , Fresh & Wet Hopped & of course Pumpkin
     
  36. Any beer for any season.
     

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