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Last beer to blow you away?

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

  1. frankb34

    frankb34 Savant (265) Massachusetts Sep 10, 2009

    Smuttynose robust porter. Bought one in a mix 6 at the brewery. wish I bought more cuz I cant find it back home.
  2. Mandark

    Mandark Savant (350) Illinois Apr 8, 2008 Beer Trader

    Toppling Goliath's Zeelander.
  3. T100Mark

    T100Mark Savant (255) California Apr 25, 2012 Subscriber

    Ayinger Celebrator Dopplebock. WOW! Thanks for asking.
    Bluecane and deadonhisfeet like this.
  4. Jwren5

    Jwren5 Savant (300) Illinois Aug 26, 2011

    Madame Rose, by far. Was not expecting that at all.
  5. HighWine

    HighWine Savant (440) Illinois Dec 11, 2010 Beer Trader

    Evil Twin Auld Yin is doing it now.
  6. Rough Draft Eraser IPA.
  7. BreakingBad

    BreakingBad Initiate (0) Sep 17, 2012

    This year's surly darkness on tap at darkenss day, gotta say wow.
  8. DonDirkA

    DonDirkA Savant (410) Arizona Dec 14, 2011

    I think for me it was Odell Deconstruction. I expected it be be good, but it was so complex it blew my mind. Before that was probably either BrewDog Tokio or FW XV. Tokio because it was surprisingly smooth and deliciously complex or XV just because it was so much fun to drink and taste and pick apart the myriad of layers.

    Thats not to say I haven't had hundreds of awesome brews before, since and between these but these ones will stick in my head. I mean Tokio is $12 for 12 oz (maybe 11.4 or whatever) and I have bought it twice.

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  9. MrOH

    MrOH Advocate (550) Maryland Jul 5, 2010

    Old Peculier, had it again for the first time in far too long. That many layers of flavor in a 6% "clean" beer is pretty hard to come by. So glad it's available in the states again.
  10. patto1ro

    patto1ro Advocate (620) Netherlands Apr 26, 2004 Subscriber

    Augustiner Helles.
    herrburgess likes this.
  11. Lutter

    Lutter Advocate (660) Texas Jun 30, 2010

    Black Butte XXIV on tap this past weekend.

    I was at a rather large beer tapping and it blew just about everything else out of the water. There were 100+ beers tapped including 40+ rare kegs/casks and I had this one twice.
    jdmandel, Squidly and denver10 like this.
  12. Chokobo

    Chokobo Aficionado (240) Wisconsin Aug 9, 2012 Beer Trader

    I had Witches Brew this last Thursday and couldn't get enough of it. I regret not buying a few bottles.
    Ispeakforthetrees likes this.
  13. Scalzo

    Scalzo Savant (450) Illinois Feb 27, 2012 Beer Trader

    BCBS Coffee
  15. pmoney

    pmoney Advocate (735) Colorado Apr 15, 2011 Beer Trader

    Fantome Saison blows me away every time I have one.
    weonfire and dumptruck81 like this.
  16. MPLSbrewer

    MPLSbrewer Savant (315) Minnesota Dec 7, 2010 Beer Trader

    I had a ton of new beers this weekend in the darkness day line but the only one that blew me away was marshal zhukov cigar city, Wow I did not expect this! I need more asap
    cyrushire, robmoak and Nicolay3535 like this.
  17. Brew33

    Brew33 Advocate (690) Ohio Oct 24, 2007 Beer Trader

    Crooked Stave Persica. Thanks to Urbancaver for opening that beast at a recent tasting. Absolutely incredible....
    bstyle likes this.
  18. Mine would have to be Founder's Harvest Ale...I could only score a 4 pack and now I am going into withdrawls...
    nathanb47 likes this.
  19. slimjim871

    slimjim871 Zealot (85) Pennsylvania Nov 25, 2011

    Evil Twin Even More Jesus. Wow, what a stout!
  20. dauss

    dauss Advocate (680) Colorado Aug 9, 2003 Beer Trader

    Stone 16th Anniversary IPA.
  21. fmccormi

    fmccormi Champion (890) Florida Oct 24, 2010 Beer Trader

    An underappreciated beer, I thought it was exceptional!
    DonDirkA likes this.
  22. cavedave

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

    Tired Hands Mysterious Mood. Definitely blew me away. Can't wait to get some more of their delicious offerings
  23. dawatts

    dawatts Savant (335) Massachusetts Dec 27, 2006

    Lawson's Finest Liquids - Double Sunshine DIPA at the ACBF.
  24. BeerSingh

    BeerSingh Savant (425) India Jul 25, 2009

    Stone 13th Anniversary Ale. Just yester'f'day
  25. dawatts

    dawatts Savant (335) Massachusetts Dec 27, 2006

    That Double Jack is a spectacular beer.
    Brewin_Bruin and scootsmal like this.
  26. POTABLE83

    POTABLE83 Advocate (520) New York Jun 21, 2012 Beer Trader

    the CD5 that I picked up at Hill Farmstead on saturday
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  27. King Henry
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  28. DevilsCups

    DevilsCups Savant (340) New York Mar 3, 2010

    Me too. Also, Peekskill Brewerys new pale ale, Amazeballs. It's up there with Zombie Dust and Edward in my opinion.
  29. unclejazz

    unclejazz Advocate (605) New York Oct 24, 2011 Beer Trader

    Cascade Blueberry was really amazing.
  30. Ayinger Oktober Fest-Marzen. It just blew every other oktoberfest I've tried out of the water.
    herrburgess likes this.
  31. FW Wookey Jack!
  32. dmeadows

    dmeadows Savant (320) New York Aug 6, 2002

    Heady Topper. One of the few beers that lived up to the hype.
    shadytony, fmccormi and DevilsCups like this.
  33. Handle

    Handle Savant (415) North Carolina Mar 16, 2009

    That is my favorite Baltic porter. And often I can find older batches on shelves for $4.99. Love it.
  34. black13

    black13 Savant (475) Oregon Apr 11, 2010 Beer Trader

    I second the Vera Mae!
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  35. Handle

    Handle Savant (415) North Carolina Mar 16, 2009

    Just remembered another that absolutely blew me away a couple months back: La Trappe's Oak Aged Quad (Batch 8). Like no other beer I've had.

    And while we're on the subject of peaty beers, I also had Yeastie Boys' Rex Attitude recently. It's brewed with 100% peated malt. That was an experience.
  36. BobZ

    BobZ Advocate (610) Massachusetts Jun 24, 2009

    Kabert another incredible "one off" from Urbain that I'll only be able to enjoy until my stock runs dry! Both :D & :(

  37. terrapinfan88

    terrapinfan88 Savant (320) Virginia Nov 15, 2009

    Two Hearted... again, So creamy, such nice bright citrus thats not over the top, perfect in every way can't believe it had been so long.

    Also recently, Surly Wet and White Raja, courtesy of HopFace.
  38. jsm1289

    jsm1289 Aficionado (220) New York Mar 11, 2011 Beer Trader

    3f golden blend
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  39. Holmes698

    Holmes698 Savant (455) Pennsylvania Mar 7, 2009 Beer Trader

    DFH: Palo Santo Marron & Hair of the Dog: Adam
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