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Last beer to blow you away?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by mychalg9, Oct 29, 2012.

  1. waltersrj

    waltersrj Initiate (0) Washington Dec 16, 2010

    Four way tie: M/Brabantiae/Blauw/Millenium Geuze.
  2. paulys55

    paulys55 Advocate (735) Pennsylvania Aug 2, 2010 Verified

    Mother of All Storms was really solid. Thanks Jeff;)
    fujindemon74 likes this.
  3. Forest & Main Marius Sour. So excellent.
    Axic10 likes this.
  4. It's supposed to, look at the can ;)
  5. Temptation. Never gave it a fair shot with Consecration & Supplication always overshadowing it...glad I finally did.
  6. Bruery Smoking Wood on Rye Whiskey Barrels and the Reueze were incredible! Also, Enigma is ridiculous too
    ShemRahBoo likes this.
  7. ChiPool

    ChiPool Aficionado (185) Illinois Nov 6, 2011

    Ballast Point Sculpin
    YogiBeer likes this.
  8. Bitter_Echo

    Bitter_Echo Savant (400) Michigan Apr 13, 2012

    Tricerahops DIPA, Ninkasi Brewing Company. Seemed the balance of everything was perfect.
    2beerdogs likes this.
  9. SFACRKnight

    SFACRKnight Advocate (690) Colorado Jan 20, 2012

    HF Juicy. Got one in a trade, drank it weeks ago and I'm still hung up on that beer.nothing has tasted quite as good, nothing looks as nice, never knew I could have a beer crush, but here it is.
  10. rholmes

    rholmes Aficionado (105) Florida Sep 11, 2012

    Hoptimum. A huge hop bomb but some really amazing flavors I did not expect.
    mackeyse likes this.
  11. ShameAndFailure

    ShameAndFailure Savant (305) Texas Mar 26, 2009

    Ten Fidy on tap. Amazing.
    DanE and StoutChaser7D like this.
  12. mellowmark

    mellowmark Advocate (510) Minnesota Mar 31, 2010 Verified

    Not a rare beer or anything but I was blown away by Bell's Java stout. I thought it was the best coffee stout I have ever had outside of Bourbon County, and I wasn't really expecting that considering the reviews on here have been positive but not overwhelming.
    tectactoe, Skye1024 and Circleo12 like this.
  13. mellowmark

    mellowmark Advocate (510) Minnesota Mar 31, 2010 Verified

    I f'n love the resinous character in Hoptimum. That is my go to DIPA during the summer months.
    WassailWilly likes this.
  14. nUgZ

    nUgZ Savant (330) North Carolina Nov 4, 2012

    Bourbon Barrel Aged Sexual Chocolate
  15. Tired Hands Good Good Things.
  16. Schlafly Tasmanian IPA = Mind-blown..
    TwelveOunces likes this.
  17. Brewin_Bruin

    Brewin_Bruin Zealot (75) California May 29, 2012

    Santa will be granting you your wish in January.
  18. gatornation

    gatornation Poobah (1,180) Minnesota Apr 18, 2007 Verified

    2010 Abyss from my cellar just recently
    WassailWilly likes this.
  19. JasonMU

    JasonMU Aspirant (45) Illinois Dec 8, 2012

    Hey new to the beeradvocate world, its about time I created a account, and figured this is a great place to start.

    Its a hard choice for me here. As I work at a place that consistently has new drafts that simply blow my mind. (not trying to brag or show off at all) As of about 5 days ago it was Surly Darkness but that very well might change in a few weeks as for Xmas im cracking open either my 2011 or 2010 FFF Dark Lord. Gonna drink one as a xmas gift to my self and try as hard as I can to keep the other one as long as possible.
  20. He'Brew Jewbelation Sweet 16 Anniversary Ale...holy agnostic shit.

    Mind = blown at how good this is drinking this fresh.
    Have 2 bottles, going back for more.
    Can only evolve into a more seductive beast of a brew in the years to come.
    shamrock1343 likes this.
  21. djsmith1174

    djsmith1174 Advocate (540) Minnesota Aug 21, 2005 Verified

    Boulevard BBQ

    I've had many very good beers since that I've really enjoyed, but something about BBQ just clicks with me.
    YogiBeer and WassailWilly like this.
  22. Crooked Stave Sentience. Bourbon barrel aged sour quad.

    One of the best things I have ever put in my mouth.
  23. CA_Infidel2o9

    CA_Infidel2o9 Savant (310) Dec 1, 2012

    This beast!

    And that was after trying this...
  24. jRocco2021

    jRocco2021 Savant (450) Wisconsin Mar 13, 2010 Verified

    where did you get heady topper?!
  25. Schwerzpunkt

    Schwerzpunkt Aficionado (135) Oct 9, 2012

    Stone 10th Anniversary Ruination.
    Whimpers, JasonMU and CA_Infidel2o9 like this.
  26. Circleo12

    Circleo12 Advocate (640) South Carolina Nov 12, 2012 Verified

    Agreed, though Highland Thunderstruck Coffee Porter is still my undisputed favorite for coffee beers. Close you eyes and drink it, you'll swear you're sipping on cold black coffee.
  27. stayclean

    stayclean Savant (370) Wisconsin Mar 17, 2012

    From a fine upstanding citizen of Vermont. Sadly I will have to wait until winter is over to get more. Been fiendin' for a can lately.
  28. jRocco2021

    jRocco2021 Savant (450) Wisconsin Mar 13, 2010 Verified

    I'm actually thankful for winter ceasing my trading activity if it weren't for that I'd be broke.
    stayclean likes this.
  29. UnderJoath

    UnderJoath Savant (280) Illinois Jul 29, 2010 Verified

    Abner. Wow.
    digita7693 likes this.
  30. StoutChaser7D

    StoutChaser7D Savant (270) California Nov 16, 2012 Verified

    Dissident... Soon 2012 Abyss...
    WassailWilly likes this.
  31. rundocrun

    rundocrun Savant (290) Iowa Oct 1, 2010

    Founders Backwoods Bastard. I'm a bit of a malt-head, especially when the temperature starts to drop and this sweet, malty, boozy goodness was like heaven in a snifter.
    LeRose and fujindemon74 like this.
  32. CA_Infidel2o9

    CA_Infidel2o9 Savant (310) Dec 1, 2012

    I saw this a while back and went "hey stone changed the ruination bottle for the 10th Anni." Then proceeded to place it back on the shelf.

    I will never forgive myself for this epic fail...
  33. Utterly floored? About a year ago now, Goose Island's King Henry.
    More recently, last night we had St. Bernardus Christmas (2010 vintage)...feckin' hell that was good beer :)
  34. UCLABrewN84

    UCLABrewN84 Poobah (1,440) California Mar 18, 2010 Verified

    Nice user name. ;)
  35. Whistlepig89

    Whistlepig89 Aspirant (40) Ohio Sep 16, 2011

    Just tried Thirsty Dog Brewing's 12 Dogs Of Christmas. I've had beers with some oddball flavor blends, but this one is so off the wall it demands a second bottle to follow the first.
  36. Well, I'm drinking my first Siberian Night and it's rocking me pretty hard. This might be up there with my favorite RIS's. Everything I want the style to be.
    fujindemon74 likes this.
  37. YogiBeer

    YogiBeer Savant (485) Illinois May 10, 2012

    I can send you that and heavier handed for whatever is cool from where you're from. :)
  38. YogiBeer

    YogiBeer Savant (485) Illinois May 10, 2012

    Haha both of these. For not super heavy touts, they pack a ton of flavor...
  39. YogiBeer

    YogiBeer Savant (485) Illinois May 10, 2012

    Also, breakfast weasel cognac, and red&white... first bottle, second on tap. Really made me think. This year's BCBS Coffee was INSANE, as well. Really crazy, smelled like the best coffee shop you'll ever be in.
    harperman69 and fujindemon74 like this.