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Most underrated beer from a well-known brewery?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by SteveB24, Mar 10, 2014.

  1. BingCrosby7

    BingCrosby7 Savant (275) California Jun 8, 2013 Beer Trader

    I don't think I have a single friend (that might just be because I have +/-3 friends) who likes Dogfish Head Sixty-One IPA. I could drink it all day.
  2. Ditto. I absolutely love it.
  3. AlcahueteJ

    AlcahueteJ Advocate (735) Massachusetts Dec 4, 2004 Verified

    I'll add these to the list....

    Cream Stout
    Boston Ale
    Black Lager
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  4. Never could a truer statement exist. Red Chair is absolutely fantastic. That and I noticed SN Kellerweis mentioned: I second that as well.
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  5. I haven't gone through this entire thread to see if this was mentioned....Sierra Nevada Stout.
    My favorite American stout...
  6. Sure, I'm in. Add Black and Tan, and Lager too while your at it...
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  7. jkeefe1800

    jkeefe1800 Savant (315) Massachusetts Mar 11, 2011 Verified

    Rye Pale Ale from Terrapin. They get a ton of love, and rightfully so, for their bigger more creative beers but this is just a great beer wonderfully executed.
  8. volta

    volta Savant (405) New Jersey Dec 21, 2008 Beer Trader

    Westbrook has a very strong lineup but their IPA is very underrated.
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  9. Donco

    Donco Advocate (540) Pennsylvania Aug 12, 2013 Beer Trader

    Not sure how much of a "well known" brewery Clown Shoes is, but I love both Hammer of the Holy and Very Angry Beast.
    hardy008 likes this.
  10. Wiz

    Wiz Initiate (10) Pennsylvania Feb 14, 2014

  11. buddha5050

    buddha5050 Savant (370) Michigan Sep 27, 2012

    I know many may not agree but I don't think Bell's Cherry Stout, especially after it has a year or so on it, it also depends on how the cherry crop is...
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  12. I've already responded to this thread and I can't remember what my answer was. If I didn't say Stone Smoked Porter, I should have.

    Also, Sierra Nevada Kellerweis.
  13. Ryan_K

    Ryan_K Aspirant (30) Illinois Jan 4, 2014

    Maybe this is as popular as I think it should be, but I don't hear much about it: Deschutes Obsidian (on nitro). This is one a handful of beers that I always order when I see it on a draft list.
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  14. rgordon

    rgordon Advocate (600) North Carolina Apr 26, 2012 Verified

    Bell's Pale Ale, Smuttynose Shoals Pale Ale and Robust Porter, and Ipswich Original (I think this is the right name). These are four can could sustain me. Read:Smuttynose underrrated.
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  15. ChuckHardslab

    ChuckHardslab Advocate (660) Texas Jan 25, 2012 Verified

    Ska Modus Hoperandi, my favorite IPA. A number of my beer drinking buds haven't heard of it. I bought a couple cases this past Christmas and gave six packs as presents. Every one I gave it to asked me where they could find it themselves.
  16. Anchor Brekle's Brown
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  17. the Black IPA is really good as well
  18. mudbug

    mudbug Advocate (595) Oregon Mar 27, 2009

    Not sure about under rated as I don't put much belief in the ratings, but under appreciated has to go to Sierra Nevada Pale Ale. Where would any of this be without that one beer?
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  19. brewsader

    brewsader Savant (310) New York Dec 7, 2012 Beer Trader

    seconding and thirding sea hag because I cannot say enough good things about this beer and it doesn't get nearly enough attention. a fresh pour of sea hag rivals gandhi bot in my book.

    off the top of my head, i'll also give shout outs in general to green flash, avery and allagash for being a few breweries that are quietly but consistently making great beer almost all the way down their lineups.
  20. NonicPanic

    NonicPanic Savant (435) Pennsylvania Nov 16, 2013 Beer Trader

    Leinenkugel big eddy stout.
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  21. 3sheets2wind

    3sheets2wind Savant (285) Texas Mar 12, 2013 Beer Trader

    Lost Abbey Devotion. Delightful Belgian pale ale. Underrated
  22. BubalooBrewMaster

    BubalooBrewMaster Advocate (570) Nevada Feb 24, 2013 Beer Trader

    Anchors Christmas is awesome..another underrated beer for me is -Maui brewing Co Mana Wheat.One of the best summer brews IMO.

    Also Santa fe Java stout is top notch stout in my book...I could only imagine how much better it would get after being aged in some bourbon barrels,....maybe makers mark :)
  23. Kadonny

    Kadonny Advocate (705) Pennsylvania Sep 5, 2007 Beer Trader

    Dogfish Head 75 Minute. That's a damn tasty beer that is never talked about.
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  24. bubseymour

    bubseymour Champion (820) Maryland Oct 30, 2010 Beer Trader

    Troegs Cultivator. One of my favorite Troegs beers to date and haven't heard much buzz about this one yet.
  25. bubseymour

    bubseymour Champion (820) Maryland Oct 30, 2010 Beer Trader

    I second the Yards Brawler. A great session beer and a style not hyped much (ESB I think?).
  26. texasalec

    texasalec Aficionado (205) Texas Jul 18, 2013 Beer Trader

    Three Floyds, Robert the Bruce.
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  27. Beer4B

    Beer4B Advocate (660) Florida Feb 28, 2014 Beer Trader

    CCB Tocobaga Red

    This might not qualify as more readily available...but it is for me suckas!
    Halluxone, adam42381 and dbrelsfo like this.
  28. Lagunitas Maximus I feel doesn't get a lot of mentions for it being a great double IPA and being very affordable. Also Ballast Point Sea Monster doesn't get mentioned a lot when talking about Imperial stouts
  29. StLeasy

    StLeasy Advocate (520) Illinois Sep 8, 2013

    Another one I forgot is Prairie's Beer That Saved Christmas, great stuff yet only a "good" rating on here.
  30. Harnkus

    Harnkus Savant (395) New York Oct 31, 2013

    Dark Mild
  31. Harnkus

    Harnkus Savant (395) New York Oct 31, 2013

    Amazing beer.
  32. Tyrus

    Tyrus Savant (255) California Jan 17, 2013

    Hottenroth from The Bruery was one of my favorites of last summer...
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  33. elektrikjester

    elektrikjester Savant (490) Georgia Nov 15, 2008 Beer Trader

    Dogfish Head Immort Ale. Burton Baton and Palo Santo Marron get more attention, but this one is easily the best of their non-XX minute/non-Ancient Ales offerings.
  34. sajaffe1

    sajaffe1 Savant (405) Pennsylvania Feb 16, 2013

    Samuel Adams Noble Pils
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  35. szmnnl99

    szmnnl99 Champion (775) Michigan Apr 3, 2006 Beer Trader

    Bell's Oarsman
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  36. Florida Beer Co. Florida Lager. Very nice lager for a thirsty summer afternoon
  37. Rubalaca

    Rubalaca Aficionado (245) California Mar 14, 2014 Beer Trader

    Coronado Idiot IPA
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  38. SteveB24

    SteveB24 Champion (775) New York Aug 29, 2013 Beer Trader

    So i love Jai Alai, if it was the only beer i drank again i'd be unsatisfied but not unhappy, but i just purchased a beer called last stop IPA, which is part of a series called bus brewing which is made by cigar city and i was really impressed. also from that series was an excellent, very unique wheat beer called are wheat there yet, if anybody sees these beers i highly recommend them.
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  39. 77apm

    77apm Advocate (620) Illinois Nov 10, 2013 Beer Trader

    Toppling Goliath Zeelander!! There is no finer example of a Nelson hopped IPA anywhere else. The earthy taste takes a little getting used to at first. But the description I give to people when I hand them a bottle is that the taste will hit you like you got punched in the mouth by the All Blacks rugby team!! Highly recommended
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  40. BergBeer

    BergBeer Savant (350) Rhode Island Aug 21, 2013 Beer Trader

    I will scream Liberty Ale from Anchor from the fing roof tops!

    Also, Coronado Mermaid's red! Super solid Red