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Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by shamrock071521, Jan 19, 2013.

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  1. Still playing it safe tonight, drinking beers that I know I enjoy. Tomorrow will be experimental night with some recent trade beers I've received.

    This one, however, never lets me down...

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  2. Mealhouse

    Mealhouse Savant (385) Minnesota Feb 19, 2012

    Toppling Goliath Zeelander IPA, first time trying a TG brew and am really impressed.
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  3. chanokokoro

    chanokokoro Advocate (590) Illinois Jan 31, 2012

    This one is as good as advertised...Cheers and thanks to Czar_chasm

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  4. NSK79

    NSK79 Savant (375) Illinois Jun 4, 2012


    Just had 2012 Black Note. My comparison thoughts: very close in smell, taste - I like black note better right now, the BCS is too hot on the bourbon now where the black note it was there but not as up front and you get more complexity in the other flavors. I think the BCS is going to be amazing with age, but the Black Note is amazing right now.
  5. 4balance

    4balance Initiate (0) Dec 11, 2011

    I forgot all about the miller lites after you said old rasputin and then your amazing burger description! Cheers ~
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  6. sportstsar

    sportstsar Savant (255) California Jan 23, 2012

    This is my 2nd exposure to them. Previously had the Apricot sour and loved it. Also have the Kriek & Blueberry that I'm sitting on. They do sours damn well. So happy I discovered them.
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  7. 4balance

    4balance Initiate (0) Dec 11, 2011

    Oh man I love that brew! Cheers ~
  8. JimGlonke

    JimGlonke Savant (465) Illinois Apr 27, 2012

    Double the pleasure. Double the fun. Double the Daisy.

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    BEERMILER12 Champion (770) Maine Sep 11, 2010

    Drinking some 11 month old Orval


    While listening to some Zep

  10. chanokokoro

    chanokokoro Advocate (590) Illinois Jan 31, 2012

    The Kriek is fantastic and the latest release is one of their best. The Blueberry is always stellar as well. I place an order with them 4-5 times a year. I have about 12 Cascade bottles in the cellar right now.
  11. Buster

    Buster Savant (295) Oklahoma Mar 21, 2012


    Prairie Artison Ales, Prairie Noir barrel aged imperial stout.

    It's fantastic and the best thing I've tasted coming out of Oklahoma.
  12. TravisR

    TravisR Savant (355) New Jersey Dec 31, 2012

    Celebrating my first Celebration Ale ever. Cheers!
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  13. sportstsar

    sportstsar Savant (255) California Jan 23, 2012

    Awesome! Can't wait to try those too.

    Based on my experiences with them, I think they're officially a must-visit on my next trip to Portlandia
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  14. DogfishJoe

    DogfishJoe Savant (480) Ohio Feb 14, 2010

    2009 I think???
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  15. superspak

    superspak Poobah (1,070) Michigan May 5, 2010

    Death pairs very well with any beer, and anything else for that matter.
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  16. Drake's

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  17. beerserks

    beerserks Savant (350) Texas Oct 19, 2010

    Haha yea it was awesome man i'm not gonna lie... but I am pretty envious of that BBQ and Norwhal you had earlier. Gotta love some good 'ol BBQ! Cheers man!
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  18. davey101

    davey101 Initiate (0) Connecticut Apr 14, 2009

    Working on this forgotten (and soon to be on hiatus) Founders beer. Took me two years to finally buy it...it's ok.

    Love this remix!
  19. chuckstout

    chuckstout Aficionado (235) Ohio May 22, 2006

    Samuel Smith Oatmeal Stout pint bottle!
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  20. gtermi

    gtermi Champion (760) Texas Apr 21, 2010


    So happy this is back.. So damn good
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  21. beerserks

    beerserks Savant (350) Texas Oct 19, 2010

    You sir are a man of good taste...awesome brews, AWESOME music. Death....fuck yea...Cheers man!!
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  22. Mcooly

    Mcooly Savant (285) New Jersey Feb 19, 2011

    Drinking a three year vertical of Mad Elf tonight. Wanted to do this before the holidays, but its still just as good now!
  23. chanokokoro

    chanokokoro Advocate (590) Illinois Jan 31, 2012

    Totally agree. I'm thinking of making a trip to Portland this summer to hit Deschutes, Cascade, Hair of the Dog, etc. etc.
  24. 4balance

    4balance Initiate (0) Dec 11, 2011

    I just looked at your profile, still laughing about Hell Paso, TX! I was raised in Loose Crotches, NM about 45 minutes away! Cheers bro ~
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  25. good stuff good stuff good stuff

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  26. Pahn

    Pahn Advocate (715) New York Dec 2, 2009

    there's ways in which i can see that russian river, lost abbey, and allagash are "better" at sours than cascade (maybe ithaca-before-head-brewer-left, bruery, and some others too), but honestly i could drink only their sours and be happy. apricot and sang rouge are so good.


    in other news, this islay whisky xyauyu is making my palate push me toward scotch instead of bourbon, which my wallet does not appreciate in the slightest.
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  27. 4balance

    4balance Initiate (0) Dec 11, 2011

    Enjoying this one now, rich creamy roasted goodness:
    Listening to:

    Cheers ~
  28. Jaycase

    Jaycase Champion (875) Illinois Jan 13, 2007

    What better way to end the night than having your palate wrecked. Cheers all!

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  29. The aroma and taste of this beer has completely floored me. Absolutely stunning!

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  30. ehammond1

    ehammond1 Initiate (0) Jul 4, 2008

    Cheers! Brett opened a bottle of this with me last week and I thought it was terrific. Loved it.
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  31. fmccormi

    fmccormi Champion (780) Florida Oct 24, 2010

    Yeaaaaah buddy
  32. bostonlogga

    bostonlogga Zealot (85) Washington Jan 13, 2013

  33. Absolut

    Absolut Advocate (500) California Sep 19, 2011

    palate wrecker
  34. Dark, rich, and sexy indeed...
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  35. match1112

    match1112 Initiate (0) Illinois Mar 2, 2011

    like melted chocolate ice cream with a touch of vanilla, real enjoyable
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  36. ehammond1

    ehammond1 Initiate (0) Jul 4, 2008

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  37. russpowell

    russpowell Poobah (1,290) Oklahoma May 24, 2005

    I really was impressed by this one myself. Wish this one made it to Oklahoma

    Went & saw Zero Dark Thirty with the wife, she scares easily & about jumped outta her seat three times with various bomb blasts & such:D

    Now after watching Ted, its Uinita's Duhbe Black Ale, nice with some Sam Adams Irish Red & a WWII movie on the Miltiary channel, pretty eventful Saturday Night for this old Fart...
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  38. Derranged

    Derranged Advocate (535) New York Mar 7, 2010

    At the bar and to my surprise they have Smuttynose Robust Porter on tap. Pretty good.
  39. Happy Birthday!
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  40. Soonami

    Soonami Savant (455) Pennsylvania Jul 16, 2008



    Cherry and Bramble Rye were Terrible!
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