Man with a sweet tooth needs sweet beers.

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by Crosis, Apr 1, 2013.

  1. Gosox8787

    Gosox8787 Savant (465) New Hampshire Jan 24, 2009 Verified

    No one has mentioned Avery's Uncle Jacob's yet. Incredibly sweet at that ABV. Definitely in the same realm as Dark Lord and still on the shelf in some places.
  2. Barleywines
    Chocolate Stouts
    Barrel Aged Stouts
    Belgian Quads

    All have high ABV, but almost all are quite sweet as well.
  3. mecummins

    mecummins Savant (425) Illinois Nov 16, 2012

    It's worth it. St. Bernardus is one of the beers that got me into craft.
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  4. TheBeerDad

    TheBeerDad Savant (345) Michigan Sep 6, 2012

    Any doppelbock should do.
  5. Don't drink beer.
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  6. MrDave

    MrDave Advocate (660) California Jan 23, 2013 Verified

    Victory at Sea from Ballast Point. Very good vanilla imperial porter, but too sweet for me.
  7. fact: you will not find a sweeter beer than Sweet Horizon
  8. MinnesotaMoon

    MinnesotaMoon Zealot (90) Minnesota Jan 15, 2013

    dark lord
    new glarus: raspberry tart, serendipity, wisconsin red

    cannot go wrong with any of these
  9. Trade Winds is pretty far from being sweet.
  10. Ever think of giving hard cider a try instead?
  11. skunkpuddle

    skunkpuddle Savant (345) California Feb 14, 2011

    How about a natural light and a kit kat bar.
  12. Agree, was so sweet I had to Drain Pour it. I don't like things to sweet.
  13. Reneejane

    Reneejane Savant (490) Illinois Jan 15, 2004

    Kasteel Rouge.

    Come on back after you've given a few of these a whirl and give us your thoughts, too!
  14. sharpski

    sharpski Champion (780) Oregon Oct 11, 2010 Verified

    Great Divide Old Ruffian is pretty sweet, especially with some age on it.
  15. CollegeSauce

    CollegeSauce Disciple (65) Oregon Nov 17, 2011

    ^ yes on the English barleywines. Also i think it might have been mentioned on here earlier up, but Pyramid Apricot Ale is a good beer for people who dont quite like the "beer" flavor. Its the only beer my GF likes and she has much the same sort of palate as you do it sounds like.
  16. kojevergas

    kojevergas Champion (925) Finland Aug 15, 2010

    Jewbelation Sweet 16.
  17. Crosis

    Crosis Aspirant (45) Arizona Apr 1, 2013

    Everyone keeps mentioning this Dark Lord beer. I looked em up and they only sell it like once a year in IL, with restrictions on reselling that beer. How am I supposed to get my hands on something as delicious as that?
  18. zid

    zid Advocate (525) New York Feb 15, 2010

    You'd be putting the cart before the horse if you bothered to try. Take note of the styles of beers that are being recommended, do some research to find the best bottle shop in your area, buy some of these styles and explore them one-at-a-time til something clicks. If you had to "choke down" blue moon, don't go hog wild until you know your likes better - or you'll end up choking down much pricier stuff. It would suck if the beer that satisfied your sweet tooth was only available in Vermont during a full moon. That's not a good solution. The poster who said "scotch ale" gave a good suggestion - don't let it get drowned out by all the more interesting ones. Grab an Innis & Gunn if you see one. They are everywhere in my neck of the woods.
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  19. Crosis

    Crosis Aspirant (45) Arizona Apr 1, 2013

    Your advice I will take it. Off to research and savor some beers, I found a local Liquor store that has a decent variety of craft beers and such so I'm gonna have a look tomorrow and hopefully an enjoyable weekend.
  20. Crosis

    Crosis Aspirant (45) Arizona Apr 1, 2013

    I'd say something on the light to middle end I'd like to have a good few like 3-7 before getting on the far end of too happy.
  21. Premo88

    Premo88 Advocate (655) Texas Jun 6, 2010 Verified

    Lakewood's The Temptress is teaching me that the American Imperial Milk Stout can be VERY sweet ... damn is it good
  22. zid

    zid Advocate (525) New York Feb 15, 2010

    If you can find a shop that sells singles and not just full 6 packs, I would recommend buying like that.
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  23. BourbonDork

    BourbonDork Savant (300) Virginia Sep 15, 2010

    I find DFH 120 to be very sweet.
  24. Moose90

    Moose90 Advocate (650) Washington Nov 25, 2012

    Sam Smiths Organic Chocolate stout is the sweetest thing I've ever had
  25. Crosis

    Crosis Aspirant (45) Arizona Apr 1, 2013

    Well luckily for me I'm off to Phoenix this evening to pickup my youngest brother for a home visit. Which is great since I live in a small town with poor selection. I really hope I can find some Scotch Ales or Barley Wines and Lambics while I'm up there. I'm also gonna pray to run into a Southern Tier bottle or 2 but I doubt it, I did however make a huge list of beers and places to check out for these beers. I have to thank all of you that helped contribute to my list of imbibing beverages over these last few days. Hopefully I'll have a good report this weekend for all of you.

    So many beers, so little time.