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What beer are you drinking now? #88

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by Providence, Jan 16, 2013.

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  1. Circleo12

    Circleo12 Advocate (640) South Carolina Nov 12, 2012 Beer Trader

    Same as last night for me, to start with...

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  2. lonewolfcry

    lonewolfcry Champion (875) Minnesota Dec 7, 2007 Beer Trader

  3. MarcatGSB

    MarcatGSB Advocate (670) Michigan Jan 8, 2011

    19.60 out the door in my woods, well worth it.
     
  4. sirsteve42

    sirsteve42 Advocate (640) New York Jan 15, 2009 Beer Trader

    Just picked up a 6 pack of Lagunitas SUCKS and put all 6 of them back....i want more but theres no effing way i can drive right now!!! LOL Talk about a balanced beer...wish i got hopslam in my area to try...maybe ill just drink one of the heady toppers i have out of the 5 cases i have ;)
     
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  5. Etan

    Etan Champion (765) Wisconsin Jul 11, 2011

    Raspberry Ananke 2012.
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  6. jbecke2

    jbecke2 Savant (250) Illinois Oct 22, 2011 Beer Trader

    Time to break in my new glassware in style...
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  7. Steimie

    Steimie Advocate (590) Michigan Jan 7, 2012

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    Sucks.

    Also, Ellie would like some attention.
     
  8. lonewolfcry

    lonewolfcry Champion (875) Minnesota Dec 7, 2007 Beer Trader

    If my math is correct, you have to drink 5.714 Headys a day (every day) in order to keep that beer from getting more than 3 weeks old on you.
    And that's if you got the beer the day it was canned!

    Better drink up....or trade quick
     
  9. gatornation

    gatornation Poobah (1,285) Minnesota Apr 18, 2007 Beer Trader

    Fresh very fresh Abrasive
     
  10. Kellerweis now, but Im headed to the Beer Study in Chapel Hill to try Olde Hickory The Bean, Birdsong Doin Thyme, and NoDa Cold Crash.
     
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  11. jzeilinger

    jzeilinger Poobah (1,260) Pennsylvania Dec 4, 2004 Beer Trader

    Too funny, I do the same thing whenever I'm in my home office and there's a corporate conference call! (It's the only thing that keeps me sane during those worthless things.)
     
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  12. AmitC

    AmitC Advocate (630) New York Sep 21, 2012

    Victory Hop Wallop

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  13. jzeilinger

    jzeilinger Poobah (1,260) Pennsylvania Dec 4, 2004 Beer Trader

    :eek:
     
  14. sirsteve42

    sirsteve42 Advocate (640) New York Jan 15, 2009 Beer Trader

    You hit the nail on the head lonewolfcry!
     
  15. jaIsPoAn

    jaIsPoAn Savant (400) New York Aug 1, 2012

  16. How is NN this year, fine sir?
     
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  17. Greywulfken

    Greywulfken Poobah (1,135) New York Aug 25, 2010 Subscriber Beer Trader

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    Heavy Seas Mutiny Fleet Bourbon Oak Below Decks barleywine...
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    Decent beer.

    Some appropos music:

    Actually saw these guys live a few years back - lol - opening for Scar Symmetry, among others. Had to get past the lead singer's parrot-on-the-shoulder, but they were really a lot of fun live. Great energy.

    I'd be remiss if I didn't give these guys the nod, though (PotC video version):


    Shiver me timbers!
     
  18. MoparGrease

    MoparGrease Initiate (0) California Jul 26, 2012

    Still at work since 5am
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  19. Squidly

    Squidly Savant (460) New Jersey Nov 26, 2006

    I love this beer so much I wanna marry it.

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  20. Brunite

    Brunite Savant (430) Illinois Sep 21, 2009

  21. st9647v3

    st9647v3 Champion (755) New Jersey Dec 28, 2011 Beer Trader

    Tonight's taste test:

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    versus

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    proves to be NO CONTEST...

    2011 by a landslide!!!

    Unless this is a bad batch of 2012...word to the wise, AGE your WnB!!!

    Cheers!
     
  22. loafinaround

    loafinaround Savant (415) New York Jul 16, 2011

    lump of coal followed by founders RIS
     
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  23. Steimie

    Steimie Advocate (590) Michigan Jan 7, 2012

    So what are the biggest differences between the two?
     
  24. jzeilinger

    jzeilinger Poobah (1,260) Pennsylvania Dec 4, 2004 Beer Trader

    I'm drinking this stuff like a fiend because by the weekend it'll be considered "too old" and won't be worth crap!! :p
     
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  25. MCDub

    MCDub Savant (390) North Carolina Dec 17, 2009 Beer Trader

    Highland Brewing Co. Thunderstruck Coffee Porter
     
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  26. If I could suggest my friend Ibai's music from the Basque Country, Ilbeltz! He wrote a 1000 page book in Basque to go along with the cd, which is about a basque Pirate!



    A great friend, Ibai is, and a great musican! :D
     
  27. match1112

    match1112 Champion (750) Illinois Mar 2, 2011

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    Gonna enjoy some of this before I hit the bowling alley and PBR becomes the most flavorful option available.

     
  28. Drink on for me will ya sir? :D
     
  29. Steimie

    Steimie Advocate (590) Michigan Jan 7, 2012

    If I could suggest this instead
     
  30. lonewolfcry

    lonewolfcry Champion (875) Minnesota Dec 7, 2007 Beer Trader

    That looks so good I think I'll have one too!
     
  31. st9647v3

    st9647v3 Champion (755) New Jersey Dec 28, 2011 Beer Trader

    The coffee is waaay more pronounced in the 2011 batch, which almost doesn't make sense...perhaps they changed the recipe?
     
  32. celfan

    celfan Advocate (595) Vermont Jul 4, 2004 Beer Trader

    ok

    so i started with this. nice. i can recognize a quality beer even if it's not really my thing. maybe i'm not an imperial stout guy.

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    and then I had this


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    OMFG are you s***ing me? Scha-wing!

    reminds me of the bosco or hershey syrup at the bottom of a glass of chocalate milk - that will get you buzzed.
     
  33. denver10

    denver10 Poobah (1,055) New Mexico Nov 17, 2010

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    Some Left Hand Barrel Aged Wake Up Dead Imperial Stout as I listen and watch the new High on Fire video. Went in with somewhat low expectations for this but definitely like this one. For $8.50 a bomber, I'd happily buy this again.

     
  34. Goldfishman

    Goldfishman Savant (445) Massachusetts Jan 29, 2012 Beer Trader

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    Boulevard Smokestack Series Double-Wide IPA
     
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  35. Roudy1

    Roudy1 Savant (385) Iowa Sep 29, 2012 Beer Trader

    Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye. Yum.
     
  36. Bitterbill

    Bitterbill Poobah (1,420) Wyoming Sep 14, 2002 Beer Trader

    Great brew but I prefer Hunts vs Heinz. It took me years to finally admit it.:rolleyes:
     
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  37. jzeilinger

    jzeilinger Poobah (1,260) Pennsylvania Dec 4, 2004 Beer Trader

    I will! BTW, it should be available at Capone's if you get up that way in Philly. (Matt always seems to get this stuff first before anyone.) I was talking to the guy at Troegs yesterday and he was expecting another week or two before it hits the shelves through distribution.
     
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  38. Thats an interesting choice! :D
     
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  39. Steve_Oldrati

    Steve_Oldrati Advocate (635) Pennsylvania Nov 1, 2012 Beer Trader

    A little Ten Fidy to start the night off right.

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