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Post a pic of your "Tasting" events

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

  1. marqoid

    marqoid Savant (380) Arizona Sep 29, 2008 Verified

    Also had an Izzy that didn't make the pic.
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  2. Dennoman

    Dennoman Advocate (515) Belgium Aug 20, 2011

    And to think this was only halfway through the night.


    Including 3 BA members: I'm second from the left (back), then Jeffo on 3rd rocking the bunny ears, and doopiedoopiedoo on 4th, who we actually force-fed some lambic that evening. He was okay with one of them. Just proves how much of a shit show it was.
    C2H5, funhog, Cynic-ale and 4 others like this.
  3. PALMEJ1

    PALMEJ1 Savant (365) Alabama Dec 8, 2008 Verified

    Fellow ba nate8767 and myself did some work last night. The unlabeled bottle is Kuhnhenn Raspberry Eisbock.
    C2H5, Dagsy, jl28r1 and 4 others like this.
  4. tacosandbeer

    tacosandbeer Advocate (575) Colorado Sep 24, 2010 Verified

    sunday night beers with MEW. cheers!
  5. Had a small tasting with No1Smitty and Salzar.
    Bruery Confession and Melange 8, HF Edward and S&S3, Heady Topper, Cherry Rye, Cali Brandy Huna.

    Then got home and opened up a SitRw/peaches and a Black Note with No1Smitty. Excuse the Shock Top and Keystone. Family only drinks macros.
  6. mjshearer1

    mjshearer1 Advocate (565) Michigan Dec 16, 2011 Verified

    Just had a great tasting hosted by Otis with founder26, imfrommichigan, Itoclown, and MichPaul:


    BCBS Rare
    Dark Lord '10, '11, and '13
    Enjoy By 7.4.13
    BA Kopi Luwak Speedway
    Fruet and Bois
    Fantome Saison
    Moat Water
    Eclipse Elijah Craig 12 Year

    The Rare and BA Kopi were definitely my favorites, but they're all fantastic beers. Great time!
    NYRfan4ever, kaseydad, C2H5 and 13 others like this.
  7. imfrommichigan

    imfrommichigan Advocate (515) Michigan Jul 12, 2012 Verified

    Awesome photo Matt! Thanks for sharing.
    Gmanofleisure and mjshearer1 like this.
  8. TotallyHosed

    TotallyHosed Savant (375) Illinois Jun 20, 2009 Verified


    This is what happens when a bunch of Chicago BA's get together. Thanks to all for sharing! Until next time...
    NYRfan4ever, C2H5, s_wit and 6 others like this.
  9. blguillen

    blguillen Savant (300) California Apr 19, 2011

    Packing party for LA/OC BA's as part of a 'gangbang' BIF



    I left early, so there were a lot more beers consumed. Not pictured are growlers from Societe and a growler of BCBS.
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    Tasting with a buddy over the Holiday...

    Serpent's Stout
    Heady Topper (3)
    Backwoods Bastard
    This one goes to 11 Ale
    Marshal Zhukov
    Oude Tart
    Bourbon County Coffee
    Breakfast Stout (2)
    Modus Hoperandi
    Abyss ('10)
  11. How was the Peaches bottle? Somehow, the regular AND peaches came to Tampa, FL on draft and I had 9 x glasses of the peaches and 3-4 x regular Sour/Rye over a two week period. Is that bottled only for reserve society folks?
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  12. Peaches is bottled for Hoarders only. This is the 2nd time I've tried it and I enjoyed it alot more a few months ago. The fruit seems to not be as vibrant, still there but not as much. It's still absolutely awesome, but when I had it in April/May it was a fruit bomb.

    I was also sober last time I tried it and semi drunk this time, so that may also be a reason the fruit seemed muted
  13. chocosushi

    chocosushi Savant (460) Oklahoma May 1, 2011

    Tasting w/ my homegirl, Saramisu
    Tart Side of the moon
    Attempted Red Rum *
    Premeditated Murder
    Smoked Maple Lager
    Noble Rot
    Sour in the Rye
    Commercial Suicide
    Cascade Apricot '12 *
    Our Special Ale '12 (magnum)
    Espresso yeti (12/29/10)
    Pumpkinator '11 *
    Cascara Quad
    Ruin Ten (drink by 8/28/13) *
    Pepe Nero '11
    Jose Marti
    Apple Pie
    Coors Banquet [Palette Cleanser]
    Ghostface Killah '11 *

    *=Top 5

    Great tasting.
    Heavy D showed up later & got to try
    the Noble Rot together, & Deep Ellum's whole
    canned lineup.

    Cheer's ya'll
  14. DanzBorin

    DanzBorin Initiate (0) Texas Apr 11, 2012

    That Attempted Redrum was excellent stuff.
  15. apaisncsu

    apaisncsu Savant (325) North Carolina Mar 25, 2011 Verified

    makes me wish I had more Mexican Cake
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  16. cosmicevan

    cosmicevan Champion (920) New York Dec 13, 2009 Verified

    like all good things, it just happens naturally ;)
  17. bkrefetz

    bkrefetz Aficionado (230) New York Apr 19, 2008 Verified

    When preparation meets opportunity - I'm ready.
  18. Jacob007

    Jacob007 Advocate (500) New Hampshire Sep 18, 2012 Verified

  19. Gmanofleisure

    Gmanofleisure Aficionado (150) New York Jan 5, 2012 Verified

    Birthday tasting, from last night in Buffalo. Good times.

  20. trevorjk

    trevorjk Savant (340) Netherlands Aug 28, 2009

    Here is a tasting with some friends in the Milwaukee area that we had July 1st. Was an excellent night :)

  21. Zaphog

    Zaphog Poobah (1,230) Michigan Sep 23, 2011 Verified

    Hosted a tasting at my house last week for BRZvice, beergorrilla, JerryM1984 and myself.

    JerryM1984 and I's pregame:

    AtG Tropical Segway Kitten DIPA

    2011 De Struise Cuvee Delphine

    Short's Bourbon Barrel Soaked Sustenance

    Prairie Standard

    The tasting:

    Jack's Abby BA Framinghammer

    CCB Kalevipoeg at the Gates of Hell

    Cascade Apricot

    Jackie O's Thorogood (Bourbon BA)

    Mikkeller/CCB Swinging Harry Tropical Quad

    NG Raspberry Tart

    Prairie Bomb!

    Prairie Noir

    FFF Port BA Dark Lord (w/ beergorrilla photobomb)

    CCB California Brandy BA Hunahpu's

    AtG Bo & Luke

    Cascade The Vine (w/ beergorrilla photobomb)


    Grassroots Convivial Suarez

    Cascade Strawberry (w/ beergorrilla photobomb)

    Foothills/Olde Hickory/Duck Rabbit Olde Rabbit's Foot
    josephwa, C2H5, Etan and 6 others like this.
  22. Michigan

    Michigan Initiate (0) Michigan Oct 24, 2012

    Small afternoon tasting with Czar_Chasm, abanton, KickInTheChalice, and myself.

    Only Void (Red Wine)
    Bligh's Barleywine
    Brassiere Greff Sour Brown
    Double DBA
    BA Numbskull
    Peche 'n Brett
  23. PALMEJ1

    PALMEJ1 Savant (365) Alabama Dec 8, 2008 Verified

    Opened these with 2 friends who are slowly getting into craft beer. Think I changed their perspective a bit!
    Notice anything odd?
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  24. ThreeFishes

    ThreeFishes Champion (810) Florida Jan 8, 2013 Verified

    Small tasting with 4 friends. I think we will continue to have these every month or so.
    Some of my favorites...
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  25. bird22

    bird22 Savant (460) California Jan 2, 2011 Verified






    Other highlights not pictured included 2012 Birth of Tragedy (bunch of carb!), 2009 BA Speedway, 2012 BA Speedway, 2012 CAftW, HF What is Enlightenment?, Bells Bourbon Barrel Aged Batch 9000, Grey Monday, De Cam Oude Geuze, King Henry, Societe The Bachelor: Mosaic, 3F Doesjel, plus too many more to list. Hell of an afternoon and evening!
  26. chussein

    chussein Initiate (0) Jun 18, 2013




    That is my epic dream. A bunch of fruits and a bunch of fruit beers.

    I need a tasting contact. Need to get invited to some. Please hit me up.
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  27. VncentLIFE

    VncentLIFE Champion (795) North Carolina Feb 16, 2011 Verified

    Mash House Hefeweizen (growler)
    Hanger 24 Chcolate Porter
    Mean Old tom
    BA Arctic Devil
    OH BLendiculous
    Thirsty Dog Bernese
    Funk Metal
    Porcine Unidragon
    LA Deliverance
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  28. Michigan

    Michigan Initiate (0) Michigan Oct 24, 2012

    Beerio Kart. I tasted it. I swear.

  29. Epic
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    This was the tasting a few friends and I did after I found out my wife is pregnant with our first kid - sort of releasing me from DINK / bottle-share-ready-at-all-times status.
  31. Fun night of hops:


    Growlers are Susan and Abner. We also had a minigrowler of Hardywood Park Gingerbread Stout.
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  32. sobeleg

    sobeleg Advocate (560) New York Jun 29, 2011 Verified

    Had a nice little tasting with NYCbuckeye and wyatt13


    Highlights were the BA Kopi Speedway, Capricho #5, Utopias, and the Supplication
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  33. leftyhyzer

    leftyhyzer Savant (285) Indiana Jul 10, 2012 Verified

    Too many to list. Tops were
    Veritas 004
    Magnum 2004 3F oude geuze
    Rum and bourbon Huna
    Carmel Coconut bcbs french press and raspberry, vanillabean, marshmellow, chocolate bcbs french press
    WWB batch1
    Nightshift Ever Weiss
    S&R Peaches and Kumkwats
    Great night with nwibdu and 219TG. Rfraga, cfrancis33, phishisphunk, cethrid, jeonseh and tony4122
    Not sure why this bottle is missing
    And fyi don't blackout at your own tasting cause your whælez might get molested in your bed. 05'blabær and Eszett
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  34. powz87

    powz87 Savant (410) Illinois Jan 18, 2012

    One crazy night, 6 friends, one horrible sunday.
  35. tacosandbeer

    tacosandbeer Advocate (575) Colorado Sep 24, 2010 Verified

  36. boilermakerbrew

    boilermakerbrew Advocate (630) Missouri Aug 13, 2010 Verified

    Just a small KBS vertical with a couple of buddies... (left to right, 2011, 2012, 2013)


    2013 was great as fresh usually is. 2012 was somewhat oxidized, and a little more mellow than I've had at 1 year old before. 2011 was basically the same as the 2012, with the exception of less vanilla and more barrel flavors.
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  37. Quick impromptu Hitachino tasting...

    All decent...not amazing; but surprisingly the Ginger was one of my favorites.
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  38. DogfishJoe

    DogfishJoe Advocate (505) Ohio Feb 14, 2010 Verified

    How was the yeti?
  39. DanzBorin

    DanzBorin Initiate (0) Texas Apr 11, 2012

    We did a 2010-2013 last month...

    The 2011 still had a ton of coffee flavor in it. I was surprised.

    I'd rank them 2012>2010>2011>2013

    2012 had lost most of it's coffee, but I think the coffee is too strong when fresh anyways.