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

  1. Jparkanzky

    Jparkanzky Initiate (0) Ohio Apr 5, 2011

    Was the Mirror Mirror infected? I'm holding out hope that mine will be delicious.
     
  2. tyrsis

    tyrsis Savant (415) California Mar 13, 2009

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    Here's one we had about a month ago. The Carne Asada fries on the bottom what was I had to eat to recover enough to drive home...

    (note the Bud Light Platinum front and center)
     
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  3. udubdawg

    udubdawg Advocate (550) Kansas Dec 11, 2006

    just your average Saturday night mix of stuff...few decent ones, few stinkers, always something new.

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    cheers--
    --Michael
     
  4. chodog

    chodog Aficionado (155) California Dec 31, 2010

    cinco de mayo - 08' OG has aged better than i imagined it would.
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  5. Knownfactor

    Knownfactor Savant (310) Colorado Feb 20, 2010

    Some pictures over the past year of our Denver tasting group.

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  6. Knownfactor

    Knownfactor Savant (310) Colorado Feb 20, 2010

    Some other random tastings

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  7. iadler

    iadler Savant (415) Illinois Aug 12, 2009

    Yes, unfortunately it was. We thought someone tricked us in bringing a sour. It actually kind of smelled nice, but it was pretty undrinkable.
     
  8. Keffa

    Keffa Advocate (530) Ohio Jan 8, 2009

    My pics will be up sometime after tomorrow, but this is the lineup for my bachelor party tomorrow:

    Petrus Aged Pale
    '11 Lolita
    '10 Ola Dubh 12 year
    Cuvee Rene
    Old Rasputin XIV
    Sucaba
    Simtra
    Wookey Jack
    '12 Kentucky Monk
    Angry Goat
    Homebrew Amarillo/Simcoe/Centennial IPA
    '10 Brooklyn Monster
    Palate Wrecker

    And a few more unannounced beers from people showing up. If I end up feeling like opening it for giggles, I have an 04/04/04. Might save it for another time, depends on what the others bring and how I'm feeling after drinking all that stuff. :p
     
  9. Had a nice little tasting in San Diego last weekend which Included Whiskey Huna and some other treats. Here is the only pic I took that night and no the 10' was not infected I guess we just got lucky rumor has it it is one of the worst infections people have come across[​IMG]
     
  10. Thorpe429

    Thorpe429 Champion (895) Illinois Aug 18, 2008

  11. iadler

    iadler Savant (415) Illinois Aug 12, 2009

  12. merc7186

    merc7186 Savant (360) New York Dec 5, 2010

    The Buffalo BA Group got together on 5/5/12...two bottles per person limit, 7 people total.

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    Russian River Beatification (CA) ~ American Wild Ale ~ 5.5 ABV
    Stillwater Cellar Door (MD) ~ Saison/Farmhouse Ale ~ 6.6% ABV
    Surly Smoke Lager (MN) ~ Baltic Porter ~ 8.2% ABV
    Hoppin Frog BA Naked Evil Belgian Barley Wine (OH) ~ English BarleyWine ~ 11.3% ABV
    3 Floyds/Dogfish Head Popskull (IN) ~ American Brown Ale ~ 10.0% ABV
    3 Floyds/Dogfish Head Poppaskull (DE) ~ Belgian Strong Pale Ale ~ 9.5% ABV
    Jester King Le Petit Prince (TX) ~ Saison/Farmhouse Ale ~ 2.8% ABV
    Jester King Thrash Metal (TX) ~ Belgian Strong Pale Ale ~ 9.3% ABV
    Hopworks Urban Brewery Rise Up Red (OR) ~ American Amber / Red Ale ~ 5.8% ABV
    Midnight Sun Arctic Devil (AK) ~ English BarleyWine ~ 13.2% ABV
    Fort Collins Lips of Faith – Clutch (CO) ~ American Wild Ale ~ 9.5% ABV
    Hill Farmstead Civil Disobedience (VT) ~ Saison/Farmhouse Ale ~ 7.0% ABV
    Hill Farmstead Anna (VT) ~ Saison/Farmhouse Ale ~ 6.4% ABV
    Lost Abbey Cuvee de Tomme (CA) ~ American Wild Ale ~ 11.0% ABV
     
  13. Thorpe429

    Thorpe429 Champion (895) Illinois Aug 18, 2008

    There were 11 of us. The whole thing took about 12 hours. The far and away highlight was Loerik. After that, Blauw and 3F Oude Geuze Vintage '03 were my favorites. Other ones way up there were Jean Chris Nomad, Veritas 005, '99 Oude Geuze, and Millennium.

    The surprise of the night went to Veritas 008, which smelled like that powdered vomit remover tasted like vitamins the first time I had it near its release. Now, it's actually quite good, at least IMO.
     
  14. Knownfactor

    Knownfactor Savant (310) Colorado Feb 20, 2010

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  15. Cinderbike

    Cinderbike Savant (280) Nevada Jan 16, 2011

    Agreed, so many rare sours. Impressive.
     
  16. Keffa

    Keffa Advocate (530) Ohio Jan 8, 2009

    Bachelor party last night:

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    Note: The Red Poppy was opened this morning.

    The "leftovers":

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  17. IceAce

    IceAce Advocate (560) California Jan 8, 2004

    Last Wednesday night in the Tasting Room:

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  18. http://twitpic.com/83d25e
    It wont let me post a picture of it for some stupid ass reason. We did 4 RR -tions, Black Butte, some Cigar City, and a Cantilon 09 Gueuze. Great night.
     
  19. whats in the Weasel Boy Growler? I hope its either BA Anastasia or Bitter Sable!
     
  20. Skye1024

    Skye1024 Savant (340) Indiana Oct 3, 2009

  21. Keffa

    Keffa Advocate (530) Ohio Jan 8, 2009

    I didn't get the growler filled. There was WAYYYYY too much beer. Only 5 people showed up, but it was still a good time. Simtra and Lolita were the highlights to me. Simtra is an AMAZING IPA/DIPA/TIPA whatever you want to call it. It's fantastic.
     
  22. jsilva

    jsilva Savant (365) Massachusetts Nov 10, 2009

  23. BOBPINCH666

    BOBPINCH666 Savant (345) New York Feb 21, 2011

    1, 2 or 3?
     
  24. merc7186

    merc7186 Savant (360) New York Dec 5, 2010

    Number 1...oops. <---Noob.
     
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    Here's a picture from a tasting of the Upland Lambics that happened today between BrahnSolo, CarolinaKevin, Cassino, GehenHerzog, Jzmhector, Marine1975, Ssuggs01, Thagr81us and myself
     
  26. Thank you to Kyle and everyone else

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  27. afrokaze

    afrokaze Advocate (620) California Jun 12, 2009

  28. Am I the only one for whom this is the ideal pic of a "tasting"?

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  29. afrokaze

    afrokaze Advocate (620) California Jun 12, 2009

    No, and I sincerely hope to make it there one day...
     
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  30. monitorpop

    monitorpop Advocate (515) Michigan Oct 28, 2007

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    Had a great tasting at my house in Grand Rapids, MI last night. De Struise Five Squared & 2007 Kuhnhenn Raspberry Eisbock to name a few...
     
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  31. C2H5

    C2H5 Savant (435) Illinois Jan 7, 2012

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  32. ncaudle

    ncaudle Advocate (610) Virginia May 28, 2010

    RVA tasting May 11, 2012

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    Flossmoor BA Finlaggin Scotch Ale
    CCB El Murcielago
    CCB Campeador Greaves
    Dark Horse Pt5
    Saugatuck Neopolitan Milk Stout
    Bruery Sans Pagaie
    Ithaca Excelsior White Gold
    Three Floyds Behemoth
    50/50 Brandy Eclipse
    Hair of the Dog Adam
    Beer Here Nordic Rye

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    Kuhnhenn DRIPA
    Bruery Chocolate Rain
    Great Lakes Blackout Stout
    Boulevard Rye-On-Rye
    Arbor Brasserie Greff Brune
    50/50 Buffalo Trace Eclipse
    Red Brick Vanilla Gorilla
    Avery Mephistopholes Batch 1

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    Jester King Beer Geek Rodeo
    Jackie Os Oil of Aphrodite
    Unita Labyrinth
    Avery Mephistopholes batch 5
    RR Beatification batch 5
    RR Beatification batch 2

    not pictured:
    DuClaw Divine Retribution No 1
    Bells Black Note
     
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  33. sarro

    sarro Savant (345) Michigan May 12, 2009

    Extra shots of the "fresh as possible" lambic tasting!

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  34. afrokaze

    afrokaze Advocate (620) California Jun 12, 2009

    Extra kudos for the lambic basket!
     
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  35. sarro

    sarro Savant (345) Michigan May 12, 2009

    Had some geuze steamed mussels among other great food for the tasting too.
    Note that vegetable root chips & smoked salmon are excellent to pair with lambic as well!
     
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  36. BOBPINCH666

    BOBPINCH666 Savant (345) New York Feb 21, 2011

    That Special Kay wax requires a chainsaw…

    ps How was 5²???
     
  37. BOBPINCH666

    BOBPINCH666 Savant (345) New York Feb 21, 2011

    Highlights from an ostensibly barleywine/old ale tasting, with far more Kuhnhenn nerdery than I remembered to take pictures of…
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  38. monitorpop

    monitorpop Advocate (515) Michigan Oct 28, 2007

    The Five Squared was my favorite of the night, wish it wasn't a crazy expensive one time brew.

    The wax on the De Struise bottles is thick and hard, but heating it with a lighter did the trick:
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  39. ChrisPro

    ChrisPro Savant (375) Illinois Oct 16, 2009

    Not a recent tasting, but I took this shot a couple years ago and it's always been one of my favorites:

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    Cheers!
     
  40. northernbrews

    northernbrews Savant (375) Michigan Apr 12, 2006

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