What beer are you drinking now? #130

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  1. st9647v3

    st9647v3 Advocate (670) New Jersey Dec 28, 2011

    And now one from Tampa!

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    I love CCB brews!!! Cheers!
     
  2. Groomsy

    Groomsy Savant (350) Kentucky Sep 23, 2010

    No pic, but currently enjoying a Bell's Expedition Stout out of a newly-bought snifter. It's not nearly as boozy as I anticipated, but I'm really looking forward aging the remainder of it.
     
  3. Whimpers

    Whimpers Advocate (505) New York Dec 17, 2010

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    Westbrook and Evil Twin Mini Growler imperial stout. As soon as I read imperial stout on that awesomely simple label I had to try it. Glad I did.
     
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  4. Bitterbill

    Bitterbill Poobah (1,145) Wyoming Sep 14, 2002

    Bottled March 6, 2010? If so, I have one last bottle left. The last one I tried was amazing!
     
  5. Moose90

    Moose90 Savant (450) Colorado Nov 25, 2012

  6. InebriatedJoker

    InebriatedJoker Champion (810) Ohio Sep 16, 2010


    yep it's bottled 03/06/10 , I'm really amazed how well this one has aged , it's my last 2010 I have two 2011's left and two of the most recent , we opened one of the most recent at a tasting a few weeks back and I'm convinced its infected or they changed the recipe or something ..it's definitely off..
     
  7. pjs234

    pjs234 Advocate (670) Connecticut Jun 29, 2008

    This is hitting the spot, though I could have used this during my 1.5 hour drive home tonight. Must get a cooler for the car.

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  8. Bitterbill

    Bitterbill Poobah (1,145) Wyoming Sep 14, 2002

    The 2010, me thinks, can age with the best of them. For how long? I don't know but I'll leave it up to someone *else* to test that out as I plan to drink my last one this year. Oh, and sorry to hear about what's going on with the latest batch.:(
     
  9. Rob264

    Rob264 Zealot (95) Connecticut Oct 25, 2012

  10. Michigan

    Michigan Initiate (0) Michigan Oct 24, 2012

    Drinking Kuhnhenn Raspberry Eisbock like it's water now that's it's worthless

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    Who else is as excited as I am that this is now bottled? First the Lot No6 and now this. Not a bad start to the year for this up and coming brewery. As for the beer, I don't think I've ever had such a full flavored, full aroma un-imperial stout. You blindfold me and stick this and FBS under my nose and I'm not sure I could tell you which is which.
     
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  12. That Vanilla Retribution is fucking awesome. Where in MD are you?
     
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  13. loafinaround

    loafinaround Savant (380) New York Jul 16, 2011

    Nah, they must have gotten it from NIN :D
     
  14. Left Hand Brewery Milk Stout NITRO is mmm mmm good.
     
  15. Drinkin fresh sculpin and 10 barrel ipa. Delicious!
     
  16. Hugonaut13

    Hugonaut13 Advocate (720) Illinois Nov 29, 2012

    Having a lil 3F Geuze

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  17. Tried a few duds since the Ranch and since the last one was a Mikkeller IPA malt bomb (big surprise), sent it back and decided to scrub my palette with a Backwoods Bastard instead. If I'm gonna drink a malt forward beer I'd rather it be barrel aged than hop faded. Prost everyone!
     
  18. Yes! My local pizza place had this on tap. I was so excited. I had like 13 glasses...just couldn't stop.
     
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  19. rodlavers

    rodlavers Savant (435) Pennsylvania Jun 20, 2012

    More hopslam
     
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  20. Cubatobaco

    Cubatobaco Advocate (650) Virginia Jan 27, 2013

    As the season comes to an end, I figured I'd pull out "old faithful" for the night!
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  21. Evening BA's! Enjoying one of these while watching the Flyers...gotta say I love this label.

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  22. smutty33

    smutty33 Advocate (650) Connecticut Jun 12, 2009

    In the middle of my 1st ever Maine Lunch-roughly 8 days since bottling and its absolutely lovely.I'd pay the price for this brew no problem if it keeps showing up here this fresh consistently.No doubt.

    Cheers BA's........
     
  23. Hanzo

    Hanzo Champion (955) Virginia Feb 27, 2012

    I love having friends that travel for business. Thanks richardflyr! I'm really enjoying this one.

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    Cheers!
     
  24. Cubatobaco

    Cubatobaco Advocate (650) Virginia Jan 27, 2013

    Good description. I found it to be thinner than I was expecting. I may need to try another as I was doing a stout tasting which may have effecting my taste buds at the time.
     
  25. CityofBals

    CityofBals Initiate (0) Illinois Sep 12, 2012

    I'm located in the Chicago portion of Maryland. ;)
     
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  26. Cubatobaco

    Cubatobaco Advocate (650) Virginia Jan 27, 2013

    Agreed! I have a friend in VT right now. I asked him if he could pick up some Heady Topper for me and his response was, "done"!
     
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  27. fmccormi

    fmccormi Champion (770) Florida Oct 24, 2010

    Think I'll open a single of SA Double Agent IPL I picked up recently. Curious how it'll turn out.
     
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  28. Double baggin it with Longtrail Double Bag.......not bad for 7$ 6ers in New Hampshire....
     
  29. jb123

    jb123 Advocate (510) Michigan Dec 3, 2012

    Great Lakes alchemy hour! 4/5 VERY GOOD

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  30. RayUF07

    RayUF07 Advocate (635) Florida Sep 22, 2012

  31. denver10

    denver10 Champion (900) Kentucky Nov 17, 2010

    Just hit up the bar where I had some:

    Funkwerks Bastogne
    Odell Cutthroat Porter
    Odell Amuste

    Now back home and closing the night off with some Dry Dock IIPA.

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    Blasting some Aluk Tudolo

     
  32. Just one beer tonight:

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    Verdict: awesome.

    Another fine day in the Green Mountain State.

    Why haven't you moved here yet?
     
  33. Groomsy

    Groomsy Savant (350) Kentucky Sep 23, 2010

    As I'm drinking it, the body is still pretty big, but it's very drinkable for a beer of its weight. It seems like everything I had read prior to trying the beer portrayed Expedition Stout as being a big, hot, boozy mess before aging it. The batch I'm drinking now was bottled at the end of December 2012, so it's still pretty fresh.

    I definitely won't be having a second one, though - the rest is headed to the cellar! (And by "cellar," I mean my spare closet.)
     
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  34. Starting off my night with some Surly Furious and Modern Family.
     
  35. DaKur

    DaKur Savant (400) Rhode Island Nov 15, 2012

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    Flower Power to end a shitty night. Wish I had Flower Power so I could spit fireballs at some @$$h0les
     
  36. JustXBeer

    JustXBeer Savant (290) California Nov 29, 2012

  37. EdTheEdge

    EdTheEdge Advocate (530) California Mar 26, 2011

    This:

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