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It's International Stout Day! What Stout are you drinking?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by fujindemon74, Nov 8, 2012.

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  1. These are good problems.
  2. Knowing is half the battle.
  3. wildthorn

    wildthorn Zealot (95) Texas Aug 15, 2007

    Starting with a Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout and now that I know what day it is, I will prob end up picking up some Espresso Oak Aged Yeti... yum!! (Glad I am off today!!)
  4. gtted

    gtted Zealot (85) Kansas Aug 3, 2009

    Black Tuesday '11 from the bottle and then Black Note from the tap
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  5. maxk

    maxk Savant (375) Massachusetts Nov 8, 2008

    Wish I'd known this yesterday when I cracked FBS, SN Stout, LH Milk Stout and a Guiness Foreign Extra. Maybe I'll do that whole rotation again tonight....
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  6. FosterJM

    FosterJM Champion (845) California Nov 16, 2009

    Central Waters 2011 Bourbon Stout.

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  7. fredmugs

    fredmugs Poobah (1,025) Indiana Aug 11, 2012

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  8. Fujii13

    Fujii13 Savant (250) New York Apr 27, 2011

    Got plenty of stouts in the cellar. Thought about Tart of Darkness but it's an American Wild Ale and doesn't count for, um, things on certain social beer websites.

    There's also a Southern Tier tap takeover in my town tonight. Might just go down the whole ST stout portfolio tonight.
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  9. I have a yeti that I wanted to sit on a little longer, but I think today might warrant it.

    I do have a beer camp oatmeal and a heavy seas peg leg in the fridge, but I'm hoping I can go to the store and get a growler of something good later today.
  10. Guinness Foreign Extra for me.
  11. sholle

    sholle Aficionado (185) Montana Jan 2, 2011

    2010 Ivan the Terrible...2010 Abyss...2010 KBS...sweet dreams
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  12. sholle

    sholle Aficionado (185) Montana Jan 2, 2011

    Bear down! Big game Sunday night
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  13. Tilley4

    Tilley4 Advocate (580) Tennessee Nov 13, 2007

    I'm trying to decide between an 09 Stone RIS and a Brookly BCS from last year.
  14. Danny1217

    Danny1217 Advocate (660) Florida Jul 15, 2011

    On a Thursday? I don't think I'll have time to drink tonight. International stout day will be postponed until tomorrow for me.
  15. Just finished a Boulevard Dark Truth Stout, now im drinkin a Founders Breakfast Stout , next up is Bells Expedition Stout, then Oskar Blues Ten Fidy. Never had ten fidy.. Looking forward to it.
  16. FosterJM

    FosterJM Champion (845) California Nov 16, 2009

    Yes, Yes it is!! We need to crush Houston. Prove a point.

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  17. eatabagofbooger

    eatabagofbooger Savant (340) Oregon Mar 27, 2009

    Got an 08 bcbs queued up, but I might change my mind by this evening (ba boris and big bad baptist are both tempting)
  18. I would say how i feel about this but i dont want to thread shit.. :)
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  19. Just picked up some Schlafly Coffee Stout and Bell's Expedition for after work.

    And go Bears!
  20. I took a walk to Coastal Wine and Spirits here in Branford, CT this morning in honor of the occasion. It was approximately 3.5 miles round trip on mostly snow covered sidewalks (grrr) and well worth it to pick up a 4 pack of Young's Double Chocolate Stout and a bottle of Samuel Smith's Imperial Stout. I am now set to enjoy the holiday and the footy.
  21. Think I will start the night off with a Bitches Brew, followed by a 2012 expedition, and a nice night cap of 2012 Darkness
  22. franklinn

    franklinn Savant (440) Vermont May 29, 2012

    Peche Mortel, for sure.
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  23. haruspexvic

    haruspexvic Savant (265) Illinois Aug 23, 2012

    Im gonna try to squeeze in a ten fidy or dark truth, got a busy day today.
  24. Bcbs yum!
  25. Founders BFS most likely due to only having one beercamp stout and Narwhal left.
  26. Guess it's a good day to have my first Expedition Stout then.
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  27. Inchay

    Inchay Zealot (90) California Feb 24, 2012

    Most likely the Stone/Iron Fist/Ken Shmidt Mint Chocolate Imperial Stout, but I also have this Stone Belgo Anise RIS staring me in the face. Maybe I'll roll a die to determine which one I actually end up drinking.
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  28. seplo

    seplo Savant (455) Connecticut Sep 8, 2009

    Well if my local package store get it in today i will be drinking Seirra Nevada Narwhal for the first time...CHEERS
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  29. HenrikO

    HenrikO Aficionado (205) Sweden Jun 19, 2011

    Starting with a Hawkshead Dry Stone Stout. A 4.5 ABV oatmeal stout (cask) which had that burnt porridge flavour I like in an oatmeal stout. I'm clearly getting too used to export and imperial big stouts as it felt a bit light - remember when 4.5 was a fairly normal stout ABV? ;)

    Have some Old Ford Export Stout from Redchurch and Old Chimneys Good King Henry Special Reserve 2010 in the fridge for later...
  30. tlacott1

    tlacott1 Aficionado (140) Maryland Jun 16, 2012

    bourbon county for me!
  31. I've got an 08 Avery Mephistopheles that I was thinking about cracking. Anyone have experience with this beer with this much age on it? What should I expect?
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  32. mixed_master7

    mixed_master7 Initiate (0) Florida May 16, 2012

    Happy International Stout Day Everybody!

    About to crack open my last KBS, then onto a BCBS. Maybe a Cognac Impy Sweet to cap it all off.

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  33. mtalley999

    mtalley999 Savant (405) Maryland Oct 6, 2011

    2010 World Wide Stout for me.
  34. FEUO

    FEUO Initiate (0) Ontario (Canada) Jul 24, 2012

    Likely going with Bell's Cream Stout or Dark Horse's One.
  35. klinger

    klinger Aficionado (180) Ohio Oct 9, 2012

    Either a '11 GL Blackout or BA BORIS
  36. ChanChan

    ChanChan Advocate (575) California Dec 12, 2009

    Stouts are awesome but having a lot of the heavy ones at one time can get a little cloying, I always ameliorate that effect with a nice IPA!!
  37. jbeezification

    jbeezification Savant (415) Texas Jun 6, 2012

    I'm sick so my palate is off. :(
  38. Homebrew Breakfast Stout Clone Trial night.
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  39. Same here.. But still feeling pretty good right about now!
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