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Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by C2H5, Apr 21, 2012.

  1. Eriktheipaman

    Eriktheipaman Champion (805) California Sep 4, 2010 Verified

    What did you think of the BA Blackout? I found that to be one kick ass beer.
  2. Hanzo

    Hanzo Champion (965) Virginia Feb 27, 2012

    It was amazing. I am a big fan of regular Blackout, so I was very excited to try the BA version. Lived up to my expectations for sure.
    Eriktheipaman likes this.
  3. biglobo8971

    biglobo8971 Advocate (590) Minnesota May 6, 2010 Verified

    Darkness Day 2012, this is after "flushing" the truck from the night before
  4. M1A2

    M1A2 Advocate (515) Ohio Jan 15, 2012 Verified

    That was about my thoughts on it. Glad you got to try it!
    Hanzo likes this.
  5. udubdawg

    udubdawg Advocate (550) Kansas Dec 11, 2006


    Friend's tasting.
    another 50-60 "special" beers in the fridge, and some homebrew served by a few of us.

    cocoapuph, BrewtifulMind and rmcnealy like this.
  6. Hanzo

    Hanzo Champion (965) Virginia Feb 27, 2012

    Sorry, that isn't a tasting, that counts as a beer festival.
  7. UCLABrewN84

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

    Holy shit.
  8. Here is the Founders tasting my wife and I held last night. It took us a while to accumulate all these. It was well worth it.

    JulianC, Scalzo, monitorpop and 7 others like this.
  9. TallPaul07

    TallPaul07 Savant (290) Indiana Sep 4, 2010 Verified

    This upland lineup looks awesome! Makes my mouth water. What was the favorite? ...edit: sorry, just noticed comment about Sour Reserve being highlight. Looking forward to cracking mine.
  10. Was invited to a very cool tasting with local beer industry people (distributors, craft beer bar owners/bartenders, brewers). Great people and such a fun night!

    We opened:
    3 Floyds Dark Lord '12
    AleSmith Decadence '08
    AleSmith Speedway Stout
    Avery Samael's Oak-Aged Ale '06
    Baird Dark Sky Imperial Stout
    Boulevard Dark Truth Stout
    Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout '99
    Cascade Sang Noir '11
    Chris & Annie's Bliss Brew '10
    Deschutes Abyss '11
    Dogfish Head Worldwide Stout '06
    DuPont Monk's Stout
    Grass Roots Viola Sofia
    Goose Island Bourbon County Stout '10, '11
    Goose Island Night Stalker '10
    Great Divide Oak-Aged Yeti '12, '00x
    Great Lakes Barrel-Aged Blackout Stout '12
    Hill Farmstead Fear & Trembling (French Oak Cabernet Barrel)
    Hoppin Frog B.O.R.I.S. Batch 100
    Lost Abbey Judgment Day '10
    Lost Abbey Serpent's Stout '12
    Lagunitas Brown Shugga
    Nectar Ales Black Xantus '09, '11
    Port Older Viscosity
    Schlafly Reserve Oak-aged Barleywine '09
    Smuttynose Imperial Stout '06
    Stillwater Artisanal Folklore - The Tale of Van Winkle
    Stone 12th Anniversary Bitter Chocolate Oatmeal Stout
    Stone Double Bastard '09
    Stone Russian Imperial Stout '07, '09, '10', '11
    Stone Belgo Anise '11
    The Perfect Crime Smoking Gun
    Trinity Brain of the Turtle Petite Cerise
  11. Gentleman

    Gentleman Aficionado (225) California Jun 6, 2012 Verified

    I have the solution for you: you could be like, "Hey all come to my Moby Dick Tasting, NO HOMO". "No homo" instantly fixes any unwanted misconception!... Your welcome!.....Ohh and if anyone goes to a moby dick tasting and you don't see any rare beers... get the hell out of there!
    C2H5 likes this.
  12. MikeCactusGordon

    MikeCactusGordon Advocate (665) Ohio Feb 20, 2011 Verified

    Needless to say the Dreadnaught was the winner. But when it comes to tasting...there really aren't any losers are there?

    Heidelberg7 likes this.
  13. I can never remember how to post pictures. I tried uploading to shutterfly and copying the URL and no good. Someone remind me.
  14. Small Deschutes tasting with my brother and I 11/3
  15. tacosandbeer

    tacosandbeer Advocate (575) Colorado Sep 24, 2010 Verified

    Sunday beer tasting with DenverBeerDrinker and sir-knifes-alot. Thanks for coming over. Let's do it again next month.
    E, Anna, This one goes to 11, Jimmy, Unibroue 17 Grande Reserve, 2008 Pannepot, Terrapin Moo-Hoo, Robert the Bruce, Everett, Black Xantus, 2008 Expedition Stout.
    sir-knifes-alot and MEW like this.
  16. xnicknj

    xnicknj Advocate (740) Pennsylvania May 25, 2009

    impromptu Hurricane Sandy tasting from this weekend at my only friend's place with power back home by the beach:


    there's a couple things not pictured but the golden blend and tart of darkness were my favorites.
  17. UCLABrewN84

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

    Just you and your wife drank all that?
  18. lurchingbeast

    lurchingbeast Initiate (0) Illinois Feb 19, 2009

    He's married to Courtney Love.
  19. Hahaha, no. I had a few friends over.

    Oh gaud no! The humanity!!
    DonDirkA likes this.
  20. tyrsis

    tyrsis Savant (460) California Mar 13, 2009 Verified

    San Diego Beer Week Bottle Share at Blind Lady Ale House.

    Isabelle Proximus
    Tons of Cantillon
    BBA Batch 1 from the Bruery, and lots more

    Hanzo likes this.
  21. SchuStar

    SchuStar Savant (330) Illinois Mar 21, 2011 Verified

  22. DougOLis

    DougOLis Savant (285) California Aug 15, 2008

    I wish I would have bought more of BBA Levud's at the time. I loved that beer.
  23. Corbet

    Corbet Savant (405) Michigan Nov 7, 2010 Verified

  24. SchuStar

    SchuStar Savant (330) Illinois Mar 21, 2011 Verified

    The group I was with voted in this order: 07, 10, 06, 08, 11, 12, with 09 tasting oxidized. We didn't have any sludge in the older bottles either (which I heard has happened). My order was: 07, 08, 10, 06, 11, 12, 09. And we did have an apple flavored '12
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    Been slacking so I thought I would play catch up with a few tastings a small group of us have had throughout the year.
    Neffbeer, cosmicevan, yamar68 and 2 others like this.
  26. pschul4

    pschul4 Advocate (660) Illinois Jan 7, 2011 Verified


    Whales, bro
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  27. InebriatedJoker

    InebriatedJoker Champion (845) Ohio Sep 16, 2010 Verified

    nothing compared to alot of these but a nice tasting just the same -

    Etan likes this.
  28. Started off slow with some homebrews and then a few others.

    Finished off with a nice little Vert last night. 2008 to 2012 Stone Russian Imperial Stout.
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    Drank these delicious bastards over a 3 day stint in Vegas.
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  30. jacob4999

    jacob4999 Savant (355) Michigan Dec 9, 2008 Verified

    Just a average Saturday night with my Brother in-law and myself...


  31. cavedave

    cavedave Poobah (1,060) New York Mar 12, 2009 Verified

    Barley Wine/ Strong Ale night last night at the Doom Saloon
  32. LambicKing

    LambicKing Advocate (675) Florida Apr 13, 2011

    How was that Outer Banks Sour Ale?
  33. InebriatedJoker

    InebriatedJoker Champion (845) Ohio Sep 16, 2010 Verified

    It was solid , I would drink it again if available..
  34. monitorpop

    monitorpop Advocate (550) Michigan Oct 28, 2007 Verified

  35. xxcarpxx

    xxcarpxx Initiate (0) Alabama Jan 13, 2011


    Just a small sitting..
  36. scud

    scud Savant (370) Indiana Sep 22, 2010 Verified

  37. cpinto6

    cpinto6 Savant (365) Georgia Feb 25, 2010

    What'd you think of blue lady? The one I tried smelled awful and tasted like a muted version of the smell.
    cosmicevan likes this.
  38. Tieman

    Tieman Aficionado (245) California Oct 16, 2007 Verified

    Good times this weekend.
    duketheredeemer and UCLABrewN84 like this.
  39. immobilisme

    immobilisme Savant (410) Illinois Nov 8, 2005

    Most of the batch 1 Blue Lady bottles were horrible. There were some that weren't. The one at this tasting was very cheesy and bad.

    I have heard that the second batch is out and much better.