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What Beer Are You Drinking Now? #110

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by KevinGordon, Feb 7, 2013.

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  1. Drinking at noon edition

    Started with this, very crisp and smooth

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    and moving on to this, much boozier and flavorful. Definitely a winner

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    This is all in preparation for Death By Bees cask on Friday night
    timahood32, Squidly, Lantern and 16 others like this.
  2. gshak

    gshak Savant (465) Texas Feb 20, 2011

    2011 Chimay Blue from the cellar. Still waiting for the beer to open up since I just pulled it out of the fridge:
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  3. holy shit. The Redeemer can stand up to Hopslam. Absolutely. Both are 10% Both have amazing hop taste. Redeemer is teh shit. $10.99 for a bomber is not the worst price I have paid for a beer that size
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  4. semibaked

    semibaked Advocate (610) Kentucky Mar 27, 2007

    Sixpoint 3 Beans, wow this is very good, gotta pick up more.
  5. mnguyen281

    mnguyen281 Initiate (0) Texas Apr 9, 2009

    Had two brooklyn black chocolate stouts and a ranger creek small batch no. 4 before this. Trying a dfh 120 again after several years. This was THE FIRST IPA i ever had coming from BMC and man i was turned off to IPAs for a long time. Couldnt even finish a quarter bottle the first time. Thought all IPAs were like this LOL. Been scared to try this again, but its surprisingly good. Have several left in the cupboard =)

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  6. Can't imagine going from to BMC straight into a 120. I would've ran away screaming! But to be honest, I enjoy one or two fresh 120s..but they're best with some time on 'em.
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  7. mnguyen281

    mnguyen281 Initiate (0) Texas Apr 9, 2009

    Yep. Went stra
    Yep went straight from BMC to 120 years ago (when they still printed ABV on the label) and could not stand the sweetness and that clogged up feeling inthe back of the throat. It's actually pretty good now that my palette has expanded, though its still pretty sweet.
  8. tectactoe

    tectactoe Advocate (740) Michigan Mar 20, 2012

    At work, just thinking about what I'm gonna drink tonight. I might need help deciding. I've had SO many good trades this month... Heady Topper, Sculpin, Victory at Sea, Flower Power, Jai Alai (regular or White Oak), Old Chub, 3Beans, Maharaja, Double Jack.... Then I have some Citra DIPA, Alesmith Speedway, and Nugget Nectar due to arrive tomorrow. Not to mention some fresh Hopslam in the fridge already.

    My head is going to fucking explode.
  9. JoeyBeerBelly

    JoeyBeerBelly Initiate (0) New York Dec 15, 2006

    Only if you drink them all in one sitting.
    Your head will be ok if you enjoy them responsibly although your liver may swell a bit, cheers!
  10. WoodburyMN

    WoodburyMN Savant (340) Indiana Aug 5, 2012

    Grand Teton Brewing Bitch Creek ESB
  11. Steimie

    Steimie Initiate (0) Michigan Jan 7, 2012

    Isn't $11/bomber about twice the price per ounce that Hopslam is? For that price it'd better beat Hopslam up along side the head, not just stand up to it.
  12. dbfp210

    dbfp210 Savant (350) Pennsylvania Jun 27, 2012

  13. Ri0

    Ri0 Champion (925) Wisconsin Jul 1, 2012

    Going with a local offering to start.
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  14. I've got the day off today. Cold, grey and sooo lazy. Starting my session off with this big boy:
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    My first time with any brew from 2nd Shift; mighty tasty and perfect for a day like today. Enjoying this while making Stout Combo's Beef Taco soup and listening to a little Electric Wizard. I love lazy days . . . Cheers!
  15. dckepley

    dckepley Savant (310) Iowa Aug 13, 2006

    Palate Wrecker for my afternoon warm-up!! 2013 made it to shelves here today and it's super fresh. Cheers!
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  16. Ri0

    Ri0 Champion (925) Wisconsin Jul 1, 2012

    So I'm browsing BA and next thing I know my glass is empty. Hmmm, can't let that happen. NEXT!
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  17. EyePeeAyBryan

    EyePeeAyBryan Savant (470) Arizona Dec 20, 2011

    Had a Central Waters BB Stout last night from a trade...pretty disappointed.
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  18. BILF

    BILF Advocate (550) Israel Jan 9, 2010

  19. Just picked up this Evolution Lot 6 IIPA. Bottled on 1/24. Its glorious.
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    Shes helping me recycle the 4 packs, breaking them down.
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    Cheers!
  20. jbdpsu82

    jbdpsu82 Savant (380) Pennsylvania Aug 28, 2012

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    As Dora the Explorer would say (if she was a pre-teen alcoholic), "delicioso!"
  21. jb123

    jb123 Savant (460) Michigan Dec 3, 2012

    Enjoying a VANILLA SLAYER at tri city brewery with my dog, literally.
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    We aged Giant Slayer for a few weeks with Bourbon and Madagascar vanilla beans. Bourbon vanilla beans are from Papua New Guinea and come from the fruit of an orchid variety called Vanilla Panifolia. It is used to impart a creamy, smooth mellow vanilla flavor. Madagascar vanilla beans are more aromatic and provide a rich and intense vanilla flavor. This combination blends well with the rich coffee and chocolate aroma and flavor of Giant Slayer. The vanilla aroma is prominent, especially as you let the beer warm, The finish is smooth, creamy, and slightly sweet
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  22. jb123

    jb123 Savant (460) Michigan Dec 3, 2012

    Sounds like quite the pickle you've placed yourself in.
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  23. dsal89

    dsal89 Advocate (505) Indiana Jul 6, 2008

    No pic for me right now but Im drinking a Vanilla Snowdrift porter from the remnants of a variety pack my girlfriend bought and enjoying some fish fingers and custard...

    ..ok, im not a timelord, im just eating fish and watching television and waiting for the Hawks game tonight.

    Cheers ladies and gentlemen!
  24. ESeab

    ESeab Advocate (505) New Jersey Jan 3, 2013

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    Old Picture same beer, last one :(
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  25. BeerLover99

    BeerLover99 Advocate (735) Illinois Dec 13, 2008

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  26. BeerLover99

    BeerLover99 Advocate (735) Illinois Dec 13, 2008

    Beautiful beer and dog! Is that a Golden Retriever?
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  27. jb123

    jb123 Savant (460) Michigan Dec 3, 2012

    Yes sir. 1/2 American 1/2 English his name is barley, lol. Beer wins.
  28. Bells Expedition. Very nice!
  29. Well, there is basically two beers I wait for every year; Celebration and Nugget Nectar! And the Nugget has landed! More surprisingly is the fact I am bought one six pack and that is all I need for the year! I should mention that although I love craft beer, I never go overboard with it and just a six pack of this is enough for me!
  30. BeastLU

    BeastLU Advocate (510) Virginia Dec 20, 2012

    Maine brewing cherry broken...

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    Good expirence.
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  31. My friend, just drop those names in a hat and leave it all in the hands of lady luck. By the looks of your list, there is no possible way you're gonna lose. The anticipation, however, would KILL ME!!!:D
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  32. crusian

    crusian Advocate (620) Oregon May 14, 2010

    1/23 hopslam. yum.
  33. One more before dinner. I kid you not when I say this is one of the best Amber Ales I have ever had. The ratings are all over the place. Duck Rabbit Amber Ale.
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    Cheers!
  34. SABERG

    SABERG Savant (460) Massachusetts Sep 16, 2007

    Pretty Things Babayaga

    Cheers
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  35. Steimie

    Steimie Initiate (0) Michigan Jan 7, 2012

    I can tell you are excite!
  36. Dtapeski

    Dtapeski Aficionado (185) Colorado Oct 26, 2012

    Enjoyed this with a late lunch; first time trying it.
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    While not the best beer of the style I have had, it was very good and I like that some of the proceeds go to the Abbey.
  37. BeerLover99

    BeerLover99 Advocate (735) Illinois Dec 13, 2008

    Afternoon/pre-East Coast blizzard...yeah right. sorry, Chicago born+raised!
    I really enjoy trying new craft brews and trying to drink "local".

    drinking now:
    Maine Beer Company, Portland, Maine. "King Titus" Porter 7.5%ABV

    on deck: Three Heads Brewing "The Kind" IPA. Honeoye, Falls, NY (6.8%ABV) /76 IBUs


    how on Earth do I NOT know how to upload images????
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  38. wscaffe

    wscaffe Savant (345) Florida May 6, 2011

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    Getting ready to head to Mellow Mushroom to enjoy some of the best pizza in town. Oh, and this beer is delicious.
  39. AmitC

    AmitC Advocate (545) New York Sep 21, 2012

    some top German stuff

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