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What beer are you drinking now? #114

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by Lare453, Feb 11, 2013.

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    Elevated IPA
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  2. mjshearer1

    mjshearer1 Savant (445) Michigan Dec 16, 2011

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    A beer in a can is worth two in the bush...or something.
  3. cfrances33

    cfrances33 Champion (750) Illinois Jun 12, 2012

    Black Note and Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations. Yup this pairing kicks ass!

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    Cheers!!!
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  4. TychoNDC

    TychoNDC Savant (370) New York Jan 7, 2013

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    Found this guy while out of town earlier this weekend. Definitely a nice way to relax after a snowy Monday.
  5. JoEBoBpr

    JoEBoBpr Champion (760) Missouri Feb 26, 2004

    Just cracked this beauty up. 2009 verison. This ages so well. so smooth. The 11% is barely there. Sweet dark fruits notes are present and pretty balanced. There is some slight oxidation in there, as expected, but it adds to the brew and is not a negative at this point. Well done North Coast.

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    Cheers!
  6. Ravenacht

    Ravenacht Advocate (510) Florida Aug 10, 2012

  7. BB1313

    BB1313 Champion (770) Ohio Jul 16, 2009

    Brooklyn Brown Ale earlier.. Two Brothers Revelry right now.. Troegs Nugget Nectar and Mad Elf later.. cheers..
  8. Squidly

    Squidly Savant (425) New Jersey Nov 26, 2006

  9. InebriatedJoker

    InebriatedJoker Champion (800) Ohio Sep 16, 2010

  10. freewill35

    freewill35 Advocate (605) Indiana Oct 27, 2007

    Samuel Smith's Organic Chocolate Stout
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  11. Bitter_Echo

    Bitter_Echo Savant (400) Michigan Apr 13, 2012

    And now one of these:
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  12. NSK79

    NSK79 Savant (375) Illinois Jun 4, 2012

  13. Bitterbill

    Bitterbill Poobah (1,125) Wyoming Sep 14, 2002

    Well, not only is the wax a bugger to remove, the beer itself is a bugger in a way. I drank it at close to room temp, wrote my review, and now...drinking the last, what, 6 oz, and it's tasting better than what I gave it in the taste dept of my review. I'll be knackered.
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  14. skinsfan

    skinsfan Advocate (600) Maryland May 24, 2005

    First time trying this one, and I was fortunate to get a hold of 2 of these bottles. Man is it good!

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  15. Picked up my first case of Nugget Nectar for this year.
    One for the wife, and one for me. Cheers.
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  16. match1112

    match1112 Initiate (0) Illinois Mar 2, 2011

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    getting ready for fishing season while listening to a close friends nephew, enjoy!

  17. Just a little something I call delicious.

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    Did prefer Everett though.
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  18. OTB

    OTB Savant (345) California Sep 2, 2011

    Time to open that lonely growler of Nelson.

    Cheers.....
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  19. Sam21

    Sam21 Savant (350) Connecticut Dec 14, 2009

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    Got down to the last sip before I could even take a picture. I've had Brownstone before, but am really enjoying it. I'm definitely a Sixpoint fan. 3Beans and Bengali in the fridge, but for another time. All for me tonight.
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  20. Bitterbill

    Bitterbill Poobah (1,125) Wyoming Sep 14, 2002

    LOL. It comes as a big surprise that I liked what you're drinking.;)
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  21. How many Hopslams are too many?
    6, I presently believe.
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  22. scud

    scud Savant (315) Indiana Sep 22, 2010

  23. Hockey_Fan

    Hockey_Fan Advocate (510) Maryland Jan 13, 2013

    Some more Flying Dog Lucky SOB.

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  24. Roger85

    Roger85 Savant (465) Illinois Aug 24, 2012

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    Having my first Victory at Sea while taking a midterm for my Graduate Business Law class. Thankfully the beer is amazing (best porter ever?) and it's taking the edge off. Cheers!
  25. DaKur

    DaKur Savant (400) Rhode Island Nov 15, 2012

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    Found Kona Stout at Twin River Casino. Nit winning but taking clam cakes and chowdah home to the kids.
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  26. Fresh out of Lagunitas at the house, so I had to break in the new glass with something from California.

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  27. ant880

    ant880 Advocate (635) New York Nov 7, 2010

    Just got this tonight as an extra and couldnt wait...this is excellent
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  28. Zimm

    Zimm Savant (490) New Jersey May 18, 2012

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    Nuggets of Nectar!!
  29. Hanzo

    Hanzo Champion (955) Virginia Feb 27, 2012

    Wasn't going to drink tonight as I over imbibed at a tasting yesterday, but my new DFH/SN IPA glass showed up....I took that as a sign from the Beer Gods. Seems I've drank all my IPAs so I grabbed the only chilled DFH beer to christen the glass. Some may say it is an ugly glass, I think it is a sexy vessel. It is delicate though, to quote Will Smith I feel like I'm gonna break this damn thing. The ribbed base feels good in my hand.

    As for the beer, not bad, much like the Stone 16th, not sure how much I dig lemon in my beer.

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    Off to watch The Walking Dead that I missed last night...Cheers all!
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    Cherry forward, and a little thin. Cheers!
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  31. Greywulfken

    Greywulfken Champion (910) New York Aug 25, 2010

    And lastly, tonight, one of my first and still favorite Russian Imperial stouts:
    Ah, yes... Old Rasputin
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    "The sea brings comfort, and the waves they talk. The sun shines on the water as it gently rises. You can see the face of God when you look at the sun. Your soul forgets everything as you wake from the dreams of life's worries. For the joy lifts your heart, and your soul sees the wisdom of life, and beauty. Indescribable beauty. Is the pain gone?"
    "Yes."

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  32. also i'm drinking ballast point calico amber ale...delicious !
  33. scud

    scud Savant (315) Indiana Sep 22, 2010

  34. ehammond1

    ehammond1 Initiate (0) Jul 4, 2008

    Boom goes the dynamite!
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    Alpine Nelson
  35. Buy this by the case, or drive around searching for Hopslam? Tough decision...not.

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  36. WebGuyMike

    WebGuyMike Savant (395) Florida Dec 5, 2012

    A couple more first time tries.

    Started with a really good brown ale

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    Now drinking the best barleywine I've had yet

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    Cheers BAs!
  37. FanofHefe

    FanofHefe Advocate (625) Illinois Feb 13, 2010

    WTH - After a couple of SN Torpedo's with some pizza for dinner, came home and cracked open a DFH 120 IPA. Still drinking nicely. Doubt I can do much more, but maybe a Founders Porter to close the deal.

    Prost!
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  38. Mardi Gras week at the local Irish Pub, listening to some solid Irish music and enjoying an amazing beer.
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  39. I have it so hard.

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