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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. Hugonaut13

    Hugonaut13 Champion (790) Illinois Nov 29, 2012 Beer Trader

    FW Abacus. Much better.

  2. msween21

    msween21 Savant (395) Massachusetts Jan 2, 2013 Beer Trader

    Maine Peeper Ale
  3. I aim to please.
  4. sleuthdog

    sleuthdog Advocate (705) Illinois Oct 21, 2008 Beer Trader

    I really did forget just how good this beer is!


    Cheers guys!
    BobZ, Bitter_Echo, Hanzo and 15 others like this.
  5. How else am I supposed to make up for the fact that I'm cutting back on non-beer-based forms of coffee (i.e. actual coffee)?

    Hanzo, Pinche_Oso, ESeab and 3 others like this.
  6. Hugonaut13

    Hugonaut13 Champion (790) Illinois Nov 29, 2012 Beer Trader

    Dat Color!
  7. powpig2002

    powpig2002 Savant (400) Florida Jan 26, 2012

    onto fresh jai alai to close out the night
    SammyJaxxxx and st9647v3 like this.
  8. JohnB87

    JohnB87 Savant (360) Michigan Mar 14, 2011

    I'll take his beer if he's not going. :)

    Also, we need to get together at the fest and get crazy again.
  9. yamar68

    yamar68 Champion (910) Minnesota Apr 1, 2011

  10. Hugonaut13

    Hugonaut13 Champion (790) Illinois Nov 29, 2012 Beer Trader

    Third eye blind eh? Mid 90's classic right there.
    SammyJaxxxx and Steimie like this.
  11. I got two heated and... HOPSLAM coming up soon! Glad I could grab it before it sold out in under 24 hours everywhere in Chicago it seems.

    Also, watching the Bulls blows their huge lead and listening to Arcade Fire right now. Free Furthur webcast for all you deadheads out there tonight starting in an hour!
  12. beerloserLI

    beerloserLI Champion (775) New York Apr 2, 2011 Verified

    God damn Wednesdays alway makes me lose my patience with sobriety. Started with this earlier,
    Now onto this,
  13. SammyJaxxxx

    SammyJaxxxx Poobah (1,000) New Jersey Feb 23, 2012 Beer Trader

    Yes you should. It's very good.
  14. Jaru1026

    Jaru1026 Savant (340) Massachusetts Mar 25, 2011 Beer Trader


    Keeping with the Weihenstephaner theme!
    Pinche_Oso and Archemedies like this.
  15. NSK79

    NSK79 Savant (385) Illinois Jun 4, 2012


    1st one of the year... Been looking forward to it all day. Sooooo good!
    Hanzo, skinsfan and SammyJaxxxx like this.
  16. yamar68

    yamar68 Champion (910) Minnesota Apr 1, 2011

    Damn right. And Tom, if you spot any Hop Henge, give it a go. It's pretty damn tasty... I'm not typically that crazy about Deschutes' year round stuff either but this one can hang with the streets.
    ObiWanKushnobi and Hugonaut13 like this.
  17. dc55110

    dc55110 Advocate (535) Minnesota Oct 24, 2010

    Love this stuff!
    standardcherry, yamar68 and bstyle like this.
  18. Hugonaut13

    Hugonaut13 Champion (790) Illinois Nov 29, 2012 Beer Trader

    I think that's around. I'll look for it.
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  19. mjohnson17

    mjohnson17 Advocate (630) Illinois Apr 29, 2012 Beer Trader

  20. JKIRBY

    JKIRBY Aficionado (225) Wisconsin Apr 4, 2010

    The Devil Made Me Do It

    I can't get enough of this beer!
    llckeller03, skinsfan and yamar68 like this.
  21. jzeilinger

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

    1. My palate is fatigued from Nugget Nectar so need to switch things up. (I know, cry me a river.)
    2. Enjoying this one bottled a month ago but that glass is screamin' for Hop Slam which isn't available yet in PA. :mad: (I know, I know...and all you Midwest BA'rs are saying, "Cry me a river".) ...*sigh* :(

    Bitter_Echo, Hanzo, 4balance and 6 others like this.
  22. Steimie

    Steimie Initiate (0) Michigan Jan 7, 2012

    I thought tonight's theme was ketchup. Or Italian metal, accompanied by 1,000 novels about Italian metal or some such shit.
  23. The vote is in! I will get a six pack right away!
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  24. Hanzo

    Hanzo Champion (965) Virginia Feb 27, 2012

    Had a pretty nice night at a local bar having a dark beer event, met up with several local BAs.

    Some stand outs, started with 2011 Black Note. Excellent beer, great balance. Don't know if I would give my kidney for it like some are asking in the trading forum though.


    Moved onto Soft Dookie, beautiful vanilla nose, another very solid beer.


    Then moved onto some Smoking Wood, very very nice smoked beer.


    And finally a 2003 Aventinus....wowzers, oldest I had prior to this was a 2007 and I thought I really liked that...then I had this. Brilliant.


    Had some other beers, most were meh including an infected 2011 Backwoods Bastard....

    Cheers all!
  25. Nice jab......
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  26. cfrances33

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

    Continuing with ales brewed with honey, and having some Anna...


  27. [​IMG]
    Thanks to MEW I'm enjoying this legacy.
  28. BourbonBob

    BourbonBob Savant (485) Illinois Apr 1, 2012 Beer Trader

    Good Ol' Slam...

  29. Moose90

    Moose90 Advocate (740) Washington Nov 25, 2012 Beer Trader

    I second this motion
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  30. larryi86

    larryi86 Champion (950) Delaware Apr 4, 2010 Beer Trader

    First Blue Point Hoptical Illusion:
    [​IMG]Now, Leavenworth Whistling Pig Wheat Ale:
    Rocking out to the new Bad Religion, can't wait for my red vinyl to get here!!!
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  31. kingofhop

    kingofhop Advocate (565) Oklahoma May 9, 2010

    I got 2 Optimators, 5 High Lifes and some George Dickel Cascade Hollow left. I ain't unhappy.
    4balance likes this.
  32. NSK79

    NSK79 Savant (385) Illinois Jun 4, 2012

    Alpha Klaus is great, I had the BB aged on Christmas Day, it was awesome. There are so many other amazing FFF beers I hope you get the chance to try.
    jkeffer13 likes this.
  33. MarcatGSB

    MarcatGSB Initiate (0) Michigan Jan 8, 2011

    Funny you bring it up, because I happened to stumble upon 13 extra tickets for the crazy train today while cleaning! And, I will buy you an 8 month old Ale la Reverend at HopCat...mmm nothing like aged 4.something ABV session IPAs.
    Oh yah, btw, 2012 BCBS for a lil night cap. Today was a good day of drinking. Cheers to those of you that can't day drink and want to. Fuck you to those that just don't want to. ;)
  34. Canned 12/27/12 very good
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    Some of Duck-Rabbit's best work
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  36. JimGlonke

    JimGlonke Savant (490) Illinois Apr 27, 2012 Beer Trader

    1st Hopslam of the year. My friends refer to it as "Helpsmash". Delicious!

  37. Efay

    Efay Savant (250) Illinois Mar 9, 2011

    Joining the Hopslam bandwagon.

    Bitter_Echo, Hanzo, yamar68 and 2 others like this.
  38. atone315

    atone315 Champion (930) Wisconsin Oct 8, 2008 Beer Trader

    Felt like keeping it local today....so I went to Sprecher and brought these home...

    Root Beer....w/ alcohol....aged in a barrel!!! Hell Yes!!!


    Seasonal brew, good but thin!!!!


    And finally their -bal Scotch Ale. Not bad, but a tad too sweet and once again, thin!


  39. TicoCali

    TicoCali Savant (460) California Jul 25, 2010

  40. mjohnson17

    mjohnson17 Advocate (630) Illinois Apr 29, 2012 Beer Trader

    Sooo jelly. Anna is my top want right now.
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