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What beer are you drinking now? #94

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by Jason, Jan 22, 2013.

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  1. brewbetter

    brewbetter Savant (410) Nauru Jun 2, 2012

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    Funky Buddha Nib Smuggler - Porter with Brazillian Cocoa Nibs

    Cheers!
     
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  2. JoeyBeerBelly

    JoeyBeerBelly Initiate (0) New York Dec 15, 2006

    enjoying this right now...

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    CHEERS!
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  3. kylelenk

    kylelenk Savant (395) Michigan Apr 17, 2012

    Bells Hopslam (2013)​
    Bells Black Note (2013) ​
    Guinness to get to bed. ​
     
  4. Bitterbill

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

    Man, them ankles turn me on.:D
     
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  5. HeyJim

    HeyJim Savant (395) Pennsylvania Sep 22, 2012

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    Earlier.

    Being into craft for over a year now AND from Pittsburgh, I feel like a total dipshit admitting I didn't know Penn Pilsner isn't a pilsner. Why is it called Penn Pilsner if it's a lager? And it's a shitty lager. It's just a shade better than Yuengling. Fuck, man.

    Anyway, the Sam Adams "Hop Tour" 6-Pack was cool. The Noble Pils was tasty, the Latitude 48 kinda sucks.

    However, Whitewater IPA. Holy shit? Holy shit! I feel like the rating on this is too low and that if the label said something other than "Samuel Adams", people would be jacking off to this. The smell and taste are both amazing and almost reminds me of the White Oak Jai Alai that awesome BA Kirbmeist brought me. Maybe it's just me, but this was a total shocker. Sam Adams always comes up decent, but this was something else. Wish I could find this alone in a sixer, as I definitely don't want more Latitude.
     
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  6. OTB

    OTB Savant (380) California Sep 2, 2011

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    Nelson in my glass as I prepare a simple rough chopped spicy marinara on angel hair.

    Cheers
     
  7. diesel59

    diesel59 Savant (400) New York Jan 3, 2012

    Schaefer............... out of the can!!...:confused: at least I know my next IPA will be twice as good now...:D
     
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  8. yamar68

    yamar68 Initiate (0) Minnesota Apr 1, 2011

    Howdy y'all!

    Tank 7:

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    Cheers!
     
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    I had this two years ago and never really gave it much mind. It's just BRILLIANT! $14 is a friggin' steal for this!
     
  10. CoachC

    CoachC Aficionado (165) Florida Nov 25, 2012

    Tonight's Lineup:

    1. Cigar City Jai Alai
    2. Flying Fish Exit 16 Wild Rice Double IPA

    Although I don't usually enjoy many of the offerings from Flying Fish, this Exit 16 Wild Rice IPA is quite tasty!
     
  11. leinie13

    leinie13 Savant (280) Ohio Dec 4, 2011

    Having Two Brothers Domaine DuPage........found it to be pretty tasty.
     
  12. FUNKPhD

    FUNKPhD Advocate (505) Texas Apr 13, 2010

    That's a solid avatar.
     
  13. Terrapin Wake 'n' Bake.
     
  14. BradStokley

    BradStokley Savant (365) Maryland Jan 19, 2013

    My wife is mad at me for drinking a 120 min so now I'm drinking water :(
     
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  16. Been trying to hold off on this, but after seeing all the bottles of the recent batch getting opened, well will power isn't a strong suit for me.
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    Cheers!
     
  17. Steimie

    Steimie Initiate (0) Michigan Jan 7, 2012

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    I forget how good this is. Unheralded IPA.

    Listening to:


    Cheers, LNBA.
     
  18. st9647v3

    st9647v3 Advocate (670) New Jersey Dec 28, 2011

    My first go at this one...me likey!

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    cheers folks!
     
  19. Ill swear by that beer. I know its like mass produced and whatnot, but it honestly tastes good. Light colored for a Doppelbock, but tastes really fuckin good.
     
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  20. cyraschris

    cyraschris Aficionado (180) Florida Dec 15, 2012

    Another cherry popped. Not bad at all

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  21. mellowmark

    mellowmark Savant (465) Minnesota Mar 31, 2010

    Never disappoints...

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  22. bstyle

    bstyle Champion (805) Indiana Apr 27, 2006

    Cheers!
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  23. smakawhat

    smakawhat Poobah (1,180) Maryland Mar 18, 2008

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  24. Hanzo

    Hanzo Champion (955) Virginia Feb 27, 2012

    More Sucks needed in face.

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  25. Have you tried the Sam Adams Double Agent IPL? If you like hops the IPL blows Whitewater and Latitude out of the water (IMO). 'Not sure what the availability is on this beer, I haven't really seen it around, though.
     
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  26. diesel59

    diesel59 Savant (400) New York Jan 3, 2012

    I know right.... I'll drink anything... I find myself drinking cheap beer almost as much as craft styles.... I'm all over the place...
     
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  27. My thoughts are that of yours. Not a drain-pour, as it's not awful, but "meh" is all I've got.

    Mine was also a gift--part of a large Christmas haul given to me. I've been cranking through the mediocre brews whilst saving the better ones for last.
     
  28. larryi86

    larryi86 Champion (895) Delaware Apr 4, 2010

    2008 Stone IRS, cheers!!
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  29. Bitterbill

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

    It's the beer if you're having more than one. Don't ya know. Personally. I miss it.
     
  30. I hear this one's good for the heart...
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    I gotta admit, the name is a bit of a turnoff and the concept seems gimmicky, but hot damn I got over that right quick with my first sniff. This is just like those chocolate-covered espresso beans, in liquid form. With booze. Very tasty- Salut!
     
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  31. HeyJim

    HeyJim Savant (395) Pennsylvania Sep 22, 2012

    I'll keep an eye out. It sounds familiar, as if I've seen it. Next time I hit Giant Eagle I'll look for it. Whitewater will be hard to top. Latitude...not so much.
     
  32. BrewerB

    BrewerB Savant (430) Florida Mar 5, 2008

    Keeping it crisp and light for now. Likely moving on to some darker beers as the night progresses.

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  33. Was she givin' you the hairy eyeball?? :eek:
     
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  34. Got a pack of that also
     
  35. I found a pallet full of FBS and a 9 case stack out of this one. This one being a buck more at 66.99 a case. Is that a good deal??
     
  36. pjs234

    pjs234 Advocate (670) Connecticut Jun 29, 2008

    Damn this is one tasty beer. Really liking this one.

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  37. alelover

    alelover Advocate (595) Michigan Aug 19, 2012

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    watching the wings game drinkin a korbinian.
    cheers!!
     
  38. DelMontiac

    DelMontiac Advocate (715) Oklahoma Oct 22, 2010

  39. EdTheEdge

    EdTheEdge Advocate (530) California Mar 26, 2011

    A little dessert before dinner.

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  40. If you like hops it's definitely worth trying if you can find it, just don't know what the shelf life will be. My In-Laws gave me a few for Christmas (he works for Sam Adams) and they were uber fresh, I usually don't get excited over their beer but this one was a definite keeper. (!) It's not often I can get my hop fix without breaking the ABV bank.
     
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