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

  1. unclejazz

    unclejazz Advocate (555) New York Oct 24, 2011

    What was your favorite of the night? I just tried Prairie Gold and really enjoyed it.

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  2. kaseydad

    kaseydad Advocate (740) California Nov 23, 2008

    Ha! Love the avatar! Funny shit! Triple exclamation points warranted.
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  3. jb123

    jb123 Advocate (510) Michigan Dec 3, 2012

    who filled growler of bb9k???
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  4. Zaphog

    Zaphog Poobah (1,115) Michigan Sep 23, 2011

    I did. I have a 1/4 bbl of it.
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  5. jb123

    jb123 Advocate (510) Michigan Dec 3, 2012

    Ya in your bhole
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  6. Zaphog

    Zaphog Poobah (1,115) Michigan Sep 23, 2011

    You wanna tap my bunghole?
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  7. tacosandbeer

    tacosandbeer Savant (455) Colorado Sep 24, 2010


    Another fun Sunday with the regular crew. In no particular order this was the line up. MinorThreat thanks for hosting and the wonderful food! SkeeterBoganski always a fun time buddy and thanks for the beers! DenverBeerDrinker thanks for the beer and getting me home in one piece. Looking forward to our BCBS line up. Cheers!
  8. jb123

    jb123 Advocate (510) Michigan Dec 3, 2012

    Only if its a cask bunghole
  9. A bar that I go to. I know the manager and she hooked it up.
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  10. jb123

    jb123 Advocate (510) Michigan Dec 3, 2012

    That's a mega hook up dude. I hope you hooked her up with some fake chow.
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  11. tofuspeedstar

    tofuspeedstar Savant (255) Texas Jul 12, 2012


    not pictured:
    HF x Fantome 5 sciences (Which is absolute garbage btw, tastes like shit, and smells like someone collected throw up and bottled it)
    Jackie O's Rum Barrel Aged Oil of Aphrodite
    North Coast Old Rasputin XV
    Epic Brewing Big Bad Baptist

    and for the debate.

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  12. DanzBorin

    DanzBorin Initiate (0) Texas Apr 11, 2012

    A little Cinco share yesterday.

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  13. djrn2

    djrn2 Champion (890) New Jersey Nov 4, 2009

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  15. jtg5678

    jtg5678 Savant (290) Illinois Nov 27, 2012


    FV13, Interlude 2012, Sobrehumano palerno, Petrus Gouden Tripel, Transatlantique, Oude Tart, Sour in the Rye, Otiose, Temptation, Beatification, Supplication, Sanctification, Consecration (b1, b6, 2012), Pentagram, Sole Composition, Peche n Brett, Seizoen Bretta, BA Sump, Black Tuesday, BCBS Coffee, BCBS Vanilla.
  16. Lutter

    Lutter Advocate (650) Texas Jun 30, 2010

    If I weren't so snockered I would've taken pics at the bottle share before Ananke Day in San Antonio. Had to be a good 200 bottles opened.
  17. cosmicevan

    cosmicevan Champion (835) New York Dec 13, 2009

    my avatar...puh-leese...i bow to yours. kinney james!
  18. jaIsPoAn

    jaIsPoAn Savant (375) New York Aug 1, 2012

    Last night with a few awesome BAs
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  19. Scotchboy

    Scotchboy Advocate (500) Idaho Dec 7, 2010

    Small two-day tasting with my bro while we watched our kids for the wives.

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  20. Skrip

    Skrip Savant (380) South Carolina Oct 7, 2012

    this went down yesterday:
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  21. jegross2

    jegross2 Advocate (715) Illinois Jan 3, 2010

    Saturday night started off great:

    And kept rolling into the night; Nooner was quite excellent, but I preferred BCS Vanilla

    My personal top 3 was DDG, Cable Car and CdC.
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  22. How is CBS holding up?
  23. beerborn

    beerborn Savant (345) Georgia Jan 22, 2012

    I had one about two weeks ago and it was fantastic. The flavors were still well blended. The day before I met a rep from Founders who had had one about every 6 months since its release and said it was at its best so far...
  24. Good news, been concerned I need to open my only bottle soon before it fell of, thanks!
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  25. Skrip

    Skrip Savant (380) South Carolina Oct 7, 2012

    yeah it was actually really incredible. still so much going on and the maple is totally still there.
  26. jaIsPoAn

    jaIsPoAn Savant (375) New York Aug 1, 2012

    Oh with me thanks buddy:)
  27. cosmicevan

    cosmicevan Champion (835) New York Dec 13, 2009

    taking a hiatus from drinking until my next baby comes so had 2 epic tastings.

    first with the local crew on 5/16...
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    ...and i even got to take the last one home to finish it!
  28. cosmicevan

    cosmicevan Champion (835) New York Dec 13, 2009

    then, just 2 days later with the NYC/hoboken crew...

    BA DL set (with 04 regular), 99 Framboos, and way too many other amazing other beers to list out.

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    There's a vid of the cuvee...er...i mean...drain pours getting poured down the drain...what a waste of BA DL (but hey, they aren't all winners)

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  29. cosmicevan

    cosmicevan Champion (835) New York Dec 13, 2009

  30. brikelly

    brikelly Savant (430) New Hampshire Apr 11, 2010

  31. Michigan

    Michigan Initiate (0) Michigan Oct 24, 2012

    uhhh...... gauhhhhhh.... blahhuuhhhhh...... I don't know how to words.
  32. Cvescalante

    Cvescalante Savant (400) Texas Dec 24, 2012

    o_O:eek: You gotta be kidding me... ^^^ Makes my tastings look like I've been drinking Keystone and Steele Reserve n shit.... Damn
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  33. Looks like the kind of tasting id enjoy
  34. Who's that sexy fella photobombing a bunch of those pics???
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  36. Michigan

    Michigan Initiate (0) Michigan Oct 24, 2012

    We REALLY don't need everybody to quote cosmicevan's post and include pictures. It just makes me feel bad about myself. My cellar is bad and I should feel bad...

    Just kidding! I'm swimming with the whalez!
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  37. cosmicevan

    cosmicevan Champion (835) New York Dec 13, 2009

    there really wasn't a bad beer in the bunch (although those DL muertes...i just don't get them and 04 DL was the definition of oxidation). many, i was fortunate enough to have had before.

    the 99 framboos was not only drinkable, but better than the new version (i still love the homage most though - but 99 was definitely a crowd favorite).

    new bourbon vanilla dark lord was better than the last one...all the bourbon and vanillas were still great, but the 11's are starting to show some age. new batch of 50n4e seemed a bit hotter than how i remembered the last batch, but still a winner. pappy 23 (first time having that one for me) was surprisingly hot compared to other pappy experiences for me with the 12, 15, and 20. still oh so smooth though. the mikkeller was such a surprise...i had never heard of it before, and loved it. magic ghost was super cool...tea in beer! dug 50th anniversary 3F more than i did the previous time i had it. i found the new batch of chocolate rain to be really reminiscent of batch 1 but that was very late in the day. and from the other day, the ba church on a hill blew my mind. i had high expectations on that one and it far exceeded them.

    the real highlight was the hang. as fun as it is to drink all these crazy beers...by the 2nd or third beer, it doesn't really matter what is getting open, we are all hanging out and just having fun and trying to keep up because the beer quickly becomes secondary. great to meet oldport (and your lady) and see guisseppe for one of these crazy ones...and always a great time seeing totor, grumpy, speedwhale (and schen), dtmets, and jbuddle (although briefly). as always thanks to our generous host and everyone for bringing the heat and good times.

    miraculously i didn't break anything on the way home, but did break 2 glasses during the tasting (for shame...i know) - by the way ISO 3F (not FFF) glassware ;)
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  38. cosmicevan

    cosmicevan Champion (835) New York Dec 13, 2009

    you act like it is an anne hathaway gif.
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  39. Michigan

    Michigan Initiate (0) Michigan Oct 24, 2012

    Please tell me you didn't break the 3F stemmed glassware... :(

    I want one so badly
  40. cosmicevan

    cosmicevan Champion (835) New York Dec 13, 2009

    ok, i won't tell you
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