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What Beer Are You Drinking Now? #68

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by alelover, Dec 27, 2012.

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  1. davey101

    davey101 Champion (860) Connecticut Apr 14, 2009 Beer Trader

    Amazing beer! Just below BCBS in my book!
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  2. a growler of Keene Idea from Alpine Beer Co.
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  3. Crackerroll

    Crackerroll Savant (380) Missouri Jan 16, 2011

    Schlafly Christmas Ale...listening to The Who Quadrophenia and watching Baylor and UCLA. Pretty good Christmas week I'd say.:)
  4. DelMontiac

    DelMontiac Advocate (745) Oklahoma Oct 22, 2010

  5. Frankinstiener

    Frankinstiener Savant (405) Illinois Jul 28, 2009 Beer Trader

    Great Lakes Blackout Stout

    Printed on the bottle "for freshest taste, please enjoy by: 08/03/09"
    This is one of the last couple of beers left from the lot of Imperial stouts I bought back in late 2008 when I first turned 21 and discovered imperial stouts. I put a way quite a few Blackouts, Expeditions, and Yeti's that year along with some of the first barley wine's I tried which were Horn Dog and Bigfoot. I have been drinking them slowly since and for the most part have concluded I like imperial stouts better fresh or within a year. That said this is my favorite of the three with some age on it. In fact I love this beer both fresh and with age.

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  6. Kendo

    Kendo Advocate (535) New York Dec 23, 2005

    Maine Zoe. Good stuff.
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  7. I'm thoroughly enjoying this...

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  8. TX-Badger

    TX-Badger Poobah (1,130) Texas Jun 14, 2012 Subscriber Beer Trader

    Now onto a Schell's Snowstorm 2012:

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  9. cfrances33

    cfrances33 Champion (795) Illinois Jun 12, 2012 Beer Trader

    Having some Kriek '12 before bed...


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  10. Absolut

    Absolut Advocate (665) California Sep 19, 2011

    Baylor vs. the most inconsistent team in football.
    hopefully Mizzou follows Baylor's lead and smacks around the Bruins in hoops tomorrow.
  11. ThePorterSorter

    ThePorterSorter Advocate (655) Oregon Aug 10, 2010 Beer Trader

    polished off a bottle of cantillon 100% bio and Stillwater love and regret... both were pretty solid, the latter an unexpectedly herb-forward dark Saison... although I should come to expect these things from stillwater.
  12. stayclean

    stayclean Savant (370) Wisconsin Mar 17, 2012

    I will always absolutely love that movie, no matter what I actually think of Taratino.
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  13. Eastside151

    Eastside151 Savant (485) Ohio Jun 29, 2012 Beer Trader

    Moving on
  14. acevenom

    acevenom Advocate (555) Louisiana Oct 7, 2011

    I'm having Saint Arnold Christmas Ale right now. I'm too lazy to take a picture.
  15. FarmerTed

    FarmerTed Savant (405) Colorado May 31, 2011

    Having the second half of a Double-Double Barrel Ale (first half was last night). I'm not a huge barleywine guy, but this shit is pretty good.
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  16. It's true. My store just received four-packs this afternoon!
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  17. Crackerroll

    Crackerroll Savant (380) Missouri Jan 16, 2011

    Agreed! I hope the Tigers are on tomorrow night. I was at the Bragging Rights game Saturday night. Tomorrow in LA will be a challenge.
  18. So glad I found more of this!


  19. adamdarcy

    adamdarcy Savant (485) Michigan Feb 26, 2008 Beer Trader

    First and last tonight. Very nice.
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  20. lsummers

    lsummers Advocate (535) California Jun 21, 2010

    Is Step 2 Duvel? That might help fight the addiction
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  21. gtermi

    gtermi Champion (790) Texas Apr 21, 2010

    Jester King Wytchmaker

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  22. Beginning the evening with an old standby.
  23. supermodified

    supermodified Savant (330) Ohio Nov 28, 2012

  24. Gregfalone

    Gregfalone Savant (375) California Sep 5, 2012 Beer Trader

    Goin Belgian tonight!
  25. acevenom

    acevenom Advocate (555) Louisiana Oct 7, 2011

    Accept is one of the most underrated metal bands from Germany.
  26. DennyCrane

    DennyCrane Savant (260) Illinois Nov 19, 2011

    this years batch is way better than last years. i'd put this up against BCBS any day, no joke. really delicious.

  27. EdTheEdge

    EdTheEdge Champion (755) California Mar 26, 2011

    That looks good.
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  28. cam_williams

    cam_williams Aficionado (235) Texas Oct 3, 2012 Beer Trader

    Now Drinking This: One of the best Texas Barleywines - Real Ale Sisyphus


    Now Jamming This:

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  29. Had one last night and the extra six months they aged it for this time really made it much better than previous batches! I can't agree with the better than BCBS but it is very very good!
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  30. MoparGrease

    MoparGrease Initiate (0) California Jul 26, 2012

    Went to Strand Brewery today n had a real super tasty Bagheera(pocure a coconutty n semi sweet celebration) and a Black Sand DIPA
    Now having this
  31. DennyCrane

    DennyCrane Savant (260) Illinois Nov 19, 2011

    definitely much better than previous batches. not sure if its better than BCBS but i'd put it in the same discussion for sure. cheers!
  32. dsal89

    dsal89 Advocate (505) Indiana Jul 6, 2008


    This is really nice. After the past few barleywines ive had i have come to the conclusion that i dont love English barleywines like i thought i did. Barrel Aged english barleywines? Oh, i love them.

    Ill stick with american barleywines though if there is no barrel treatment.

    Also, this has a bit of a cherry note to it? Im only a few sips in so im not sure how i feel about it but whatevs.

    Cheers ladies and gentlemen!
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  33. EdTheEdge

    EdTheEdge Champion (755) California Mar 26, 2011

    On my first of my last two Perry's.

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  34. EdTheEdge

    EdTheEdge Champion (755) California Mar 26, 2011

    Strand is outstanding.
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  35. Pando

    Pando Savant (485) Connecticut Dec 5, 2011 Beer Trader

    Finishing with this.

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  36. MoparGrease

    MoparGrease Initiate (0) California Jul 26, 2012

    U a local?
  37. Casedogg43

    Casedogg43 Advocate (525) Indiana Jan 4, 2012 Beer Trader

    I'm not the picture taking guy at a brewery. But I had a great time at:

    GreenBush - hit a couple stouts
    Shoreline - hit a OK, oatmeal stout and a out of this world 2009 Lost Sailer Imperial stout

    Hit figure 8 for there black corridor!

    Damn fine night!
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  38. Barleywine is my my favorite style and I really enjoyed that beer and had completely written that brewery off until I had that beer. It really blew me away and I was hoping the same for you.:oops:
  39. Deltoro

    Deltoro Savant (470) Florida Sep 15, 2012 Beer Trader

    Thanks to Nicolay3535 for an awesome trade yesterday. finally got to try this and wow what a great brew! [​IMG]
  40. Calumet Queen..... for starters.
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