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First Beer of 2013?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by mychalg9, Jan 1, 2013.


    BUNZILLA Champion (885) Indiana Jan 14, 2011 Beer Trader

    This morning I thought it would be a good idea to crack a 2013 Rye on Rye from Boulevard.
  2. Bblumoehr

    Bblumoehr Aficionado (100) New Jersey Jun 26, 2012 Subscriber

    Kane Head High
  3. djaeon

    djaeon Champion (755) California Oct 2, 2006

    It'll be finishing off the leftover growler of Lost Abbey - Avant Garde from last night. I anticipate my first beer of 2013 will be slightly oxidized.
  4. drank five out of a six pack of Lagunitas Lil Sumpin' Sumpin' and bout to finish her off this morning
  5. jwhancher

    jwhancher Savant (365) Pennsylvania Mar 28, 2009

    GD Espresso Oak Aged Yeti. So good with breakfast!
  6. AAG

    AAG Savant (280) New York Dec 29, 2012

  7. Ri0

    Ri0 Poobah (1,155) Wisconsin Jul 1, 2012 Beer Trader

    BCBS Vintage 2012 of course. :D
  8. Ryan2BSU

    Ryan2BSU Savant (345) Indiana Mar 16, 2012

    Started with Revolution Brewing Eugene Porter and ended with a Backwoods Bastard ...
  9. commis

    commis Savant (340) Massachusetts Jul 21, 2009

    Opened a Black Butte XXIV about 20 minutes ago. Incredible beverage. Maybe a bad idea for breakfast though...
  10. flexabull

    flexabull Champion (820) California Mar 9, 2006 Beer Trader

    Happy New Year! I'll find out around the time the Rose Bowl kicks off, my friend has a bunch of the different Old Divide Yeti varieties, plus some Arizona beers that his brother got him for Christmas. Cheers!
  11. 19etz55

    19etz55 Savant (430) New Jersey Aug 12, 2007

    nice old school!
    creepinjeeper likes this.
  12. 19etz55

    19etz55 Savant (430) New Jersey Aug 12, 2007

    Not sure it was either a Blithering Idiot or Left Hand milk stout. Must have been a good night! :)
  13. landrewg

    landrewg Savant (330) Michigan Nov 11, 2008 Beer Trader

    Drank a bunch of different wines last night so I'm starting off today with Founders Breakfast Stout.
  14. Noon on the east coast - Freemont B-Bomb!
  15. fsimcox

    fsimcox Savant (290) California Sep 1, 2006

    Abita Mardi Gras Bock. Very nice!
  16. augustg

    augustg Savant (325) Illinois Sep 15, 2011 Beer Trader

    White Chocolate
  17. rundocrun

    rundocrun Savant (290) Iowa Oct 1, 2010

    Sampled some of my "Reverend Craig" Bourbon Barleywine from the secondary fermenter. Hops are still overpowering everything else, but with another 5-8 months of aging on those toasted oak cubes, this will be one helluva beer.
  18. stayclean

    stayclean Savant (370) Wisconsin Mar 17, 2012

    Central Waters 1414. :cool:
  19. jasoncheb

    jasoncheb Aficionado (225) Virginia Nov 23, 2012

    Firestone Parabola. Delicious way to start the new year.
  20. lordofthewiens

    lordofthewiens Poobah (1,210) Maine Sep 17, 2005 Subscriber Beer Trader

    Bourbon County Coffee Stout, thanks to Tully's.
    Happy New Year, everyone!
  21. DanK4

    DanK4 Aficionado (240) Maine Jan 17, 2012

    Celebration>Petrus Oud Bruin>Petrus Barrel Aged Pale>Oxbow Freestyle XII>Celebration end set.
  22. NYRfan4ever

    NYRfan4ever Savant (295) New Jersey Oct 30, 2009

    DFH Olde School 2010. This batch wasnt so great
  23. ant880

    ant880 Advocate (655) New York Nov 7, 2010

    I just pulled the KH I drank last night out of the recycle bin to pour the last few drops down my throat...does that count?
    InebriatedJoker likes this.
  24. Toasted with this at midnight...love me some Wisconsin Champagne! :D
    hopswap1 likes this.
  25. JimmyW

    JimmyW Savant (310) Illinois Feb 17, 2011

    [​IMG]The whole bar did a Baudoinia Stout Toast at midnight. Up until that point we were enjoying an awesome vertical of Bourbon County '06 - '12. Much thanks to Anonymous1 for helping me complete this at the last minute.
    Fluke828 likes this.
  26. InebriatedJoker

    InebriatedJoker Champion (845) Ohio Sep 16, 2010 Beer Trader

    Currently -


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  27. DNICE555

    DNICE555 Advocate (575) Connecticut Aug 13, 2008 Beer Trader


    Happy New Year!
  28. dsal89

    dsal89 Advocate (505) Indiana Jul 6, 2008

    Ill be popping BANE this afternoon while watching some football.

    I havent put up a review on my blog for a while so ill review this one...at least ill try
  29. njhopspop

    njhopspop Savant (345) New Jersey Oct 17, 2010

    Happy New Year to BAs everywhere! Here's hoping your next Three Hundred Sixty-Five are the best yet!
  30. dennis3951

    dennis3951 Advocate (635) New Jersey Mar 6, 2008 Subscriber Beer Trader

    My last 2012 Bigfoot.
  31. Lipsntoes

    Lipsntoes Savant (400) Ohio Jul 15, 2012

    A Sculpin around 1:30 am before I passed... 'er I mean went to sleep.
  32. Absolut

    Absolut Advocate (665) California Sep 19, 2011

    Firestone Walker XV was the one that was in my glass at the witching hour. I bought two of them, had one last year on NYE, one this year. My taste has changed significantly in the past year, so i cant accurately compare it. but the one last night was tremendous. just blown away by how it aged.
  33. Roeters

    Roeters Savant (300) Michigan Jul 4, 2007

    My first for the new year, thought I was opening a Red's Rye but it did smell right, guess I should look at the label first...
  34. hopswap1

    hopswap1 Savant (490) Illinois Apr 27, 2012 Beer Trader

    First beer of 2013 was a Rochefort 10 at about 12:02
  35. MichPaul

    MichPaul Champion (780) Michigan Jan 28, 2012 Beer Trader

    Took me a while for my first beer of 2013, but made it a big one! Enjoying this with Founder26 courtesy of a great BA Chicagoshoop.
    Thanks man!
  36. koopa

    koopa Champion (870) New Jersey Apr 20, 2008 Beer Trader

    I believe we were sipping on Chocolate Rain at midnight followed soon after by Golden Blend!
  37. szmnnl99

    szmnnl99 Champion (775) Michigan Apr 3, 2006 Beer Trader

    Enjoying a 2007 Chimay Blue on my birthday. Happy New Year everyone, God Bless!
  38. on 1/1/13...at 2:45pm. it'sRuination
    SortaAmbivalent likes this.
  39. Tiburon

    Tiburon Savant (290) Wisconsin Sep 29, 2012 Beer Trader

    Orval Trappist ale