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I get no respect!

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by djrn2, Feb 14, 2013.

  1. djrn2

    djrn2 Poobah (1,250) New Jersey Nov 4, 2009 Beer Trader

    What beer/beers do you love and think that they should get a little more respect?

    For me its:

    Southampton IRS
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  2. kevanb

    kevanb Champion (795) Illinois Apr 4, 2011 Beer Trader

    Not enough love for Uinta The Labyrinth if you ask me
  3. Nectar

    Nectar Savant (310) New Jersey Jan 17, 2013

    This. I bought it for the great label art. Imagine my surprise when it tasted great!!
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  4. tectactoe

    tectactoe Champion (880) Michigan Mar 20, 2012

    Kuhnhenn DRIPA, mainly because no one's ever had it.
    RWNay, Docrock, fredmugs and 7 others like this.
  5. Lectio divina
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  6. Sarlacc83

    Sarlacc83 Advocate (640) Oregon Mar 2, 2008

    And this is different from the multitudes of overrated/underrated threads how?
    5thOhio and JPK like this.
  7. Otter Creek Copper Ale. Its not as complex as Laguintas Censored for example which is another "copper ale" but I like that about it because it makes it a good session beer.
  8. Axic10

    Axic10 Advocate (515) New Jersey Mar 15, 2008 Beer Trader

    At least 150 people have. http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/2097/36988

    Couldn't help being snarky, but I get what you're saying and personally have been dying to try it since I first heard about it.
  9. DStoked

    DStoked Savant (370) Ohio Sep 28, 2011 Beer Trader

    Hmm really? I have a bottle that I've been sitting on for over a year. Time to drink it?
  10. tommyz

    tommyz Advocate (580) Michigan May 28, 2007 Beer Trader

    Its just Amazing...I just shipped a growler to Fla that arrived today..
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  11. Nectar

    Nectar Savant (310) New Jersey Jan 17, 2013

    I bought and drank it fresh. It was a great beer. Thats all I can attest to:)
  12. BMitch

    BMitch Savant (285) Virginia Jul 10, 2012 Beer Trader

    in before The Lager Crew
  13. kzoobrew

    kzoobrew Champion (870) Michigan May 8, 2006

    Arcadia London Porter
    New Holland The Poet

    Both very solid beers from breweries many people dismiss without much thought.
  14. Mongo DIPA buyPort Brewing. Yeah, it has great ratings, but I never see it brought up in IPA talk.
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  15. Well you beat me. My answer is Sierra Nevada Summerfest.

    Also, Mayflower Porter is absolutely awesome, gets some mention, but not much. Long Trail Imperial Porter is also great, but gets no love.
  16. it doesn't rate poorly, but seems to fly under the radar: DFH immort ale. love the peat and maple character.
    fujindemon74 and FlakyBiscuit like this.
  17. CityofBals

    CityofBals Savant (480) Illinois Sep 12, 2012

    Zombie Dust.

    Everybody keeps comparing it to Flower Power, and it makes me want to smash my head.
    Momar42, jrnyc, M1A2 and 2 others like this.
  18. litheum94

    litheum94 Advocate (675) California Dec 29, 2008

    Drakes 1500 Pale Ale
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  19. seakayak

    seakayak Savant (440) Massachusetts May 20, 2007

    Lion Stout.

    I bought it blind, thought it was near perfect, then read the reviews. o_O
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  20. cavedave

    cavedave Poobah (1,070) New York Mar 12, 2009 Beer Trader

    Since they don't get enough respect = I can still get them fairly easily, here is my list

    )(*(* ^ *74*& )( #@%%#)(* Reserve

    BA &^^^&*%^%^%$

    The &%0987876) $## &57%99&
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  21. flayedandskinned

    flayedandskinned Advocate (515) California Jan 1, 2011 Beer Trader

    Bitch Creek and Grand Teton Brewing in general.
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  22. kojevergas

    kojevergas Poobah (1,200) Colorado Aug 15, 2010 Beer Trader

    Port Brewing Hop 15. Guinness Extra Stout (actually, Guinness in general). Alpine Ale. Pilsner Urquell. Sam Adams Blackberry Witbier. Kilkenny Cream Ale. Smithwick's Irish Red. Porterhouse An Brainblasta.
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  23. I think their Coffee Stout is better.
    kneary13 likes this.
  24. scootsmal

    scootsmal Savant (270) New York Aug 15, 2012

    I second SN Summerfest, had it fresh at a beer festival last summer and blown away. Looking forward to its return, and the weather that accompanys it
    sfsean28 likes this.
  25. lucasj82

    lucasj82 Champion (980) Indiana Aug 13, 2009 Beer Trader

    Centennial IPA from Founders
    Chocolate Stout from Rogue Ales
    Kalamazoo Stout from Bell's
    Hopdevil from Victory
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  26. AxesandAnchors

    AxesandAnchors Savant (300) Oregon Nov 21, 2012

    YES! I just opened a 2011 bottle last week, it mellowed out quite a bit with the liquorice almost faded completely. I would say that it seemed overall to be a more balanced beer but a little less exciting. Grab a fresh bottle and do a vertical.

    Labyrinth is possibly the best year round shelf stout available...highly underrated in my opinion.
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  27. Bell's This One Goes to 11 Ale.

    Liquid ridiculousness
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  28. OP - Siberian Night. Great RIS (Barrel aging actually hurts it a bit--doesnt have the body).
    Dortmunder and Eliot Ness from Great Lakes. Both are inching toward the Beers of Fame list, and both are lagers. Imagine when a yellow and Vienna Lager make the Beers of Fame list. I think the hype mongers' heads will explode.

    I have, and think its easily the best rice beer (small category), and Id but it up there as one of the better DIPAs Ive ever had.
    Horseballs likes this.
  29. Old Rasputin and Hop Rod Rye- while rated great- don't make a lot of buzz these days. Great f'in beers.
  30. Destral

    Destral Savant (410) Nevada Oct 20, 2009 Beer Trader

    Southampton IRS was unimpressive. This one struck me as an all-hype beer.
  31. OnWisconsin

    OnWisconsin Savant (430) Wisconsin Aug 14, 2012 Beer Trader

    Central Waters Illumination...I fine DIPA come spring time
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  32. zestd

    zestd Savant (470) Idaho Jan 18, 2013

    Widmer Falconer IPA. Great brew from an otherwise meh brewery.
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  33. Another vote for DRIPA.... and in a similar vein RISGOOP.
    Absolutely love both of them.
    Need to start hunting for other rice IPAs.
  34. North Coast Red Seal. readily accessible, hoppy with some sweetness. So tasty and less than 6%. Yet I never see it mentioned
    ThirstyFace likes this.
  35. djrn2

    djrn2 Poobah (1,250) New Jersey Nov 4, 2009 Beer Trader

    I love it. I feel it on par with the best IRS around. To each his own.
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  36. randylangford

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

    Green Flash Double Stout
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  37. highdesertdrinker

    highdesertdrinker Advocate (670) Arizona Nov 5, 2012 Beer Trader

    Full Sail Amber. I know amber's don't really move the needle on this forum but it has a nice, complex, fruity flavor and a sharp little hop snap at the end. It's also very inexpensive and easy to find so it would be a good beer to throw in a large cooler with some Sammy's when you're having a barbeque.
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  38. djrn2

    djrn2 Poobah (1,250) New Jersey Nov 4, 2009 Beer Trader

    You try Flying Fish Exit 16? Awesome.
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  39. SadMachine

    SadMachine Champion (785) New Jersey Mar 14, 2011 Beer Trader

    Weyerbacher Blithering Idiot
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  40. No, hadn't heard of it. But I will be looking now. :)