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What beer are you drinking now? #95

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by Hotmetal1, Jan 23, 2013.

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  1. First, go Bulls!

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    Taste can be described as...

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  2. SWChi

    SWChi Savant (310) Illinois Oct 25, 2012

    Bulls game and this..

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  3. Greywulfken

    Greywulfken Champion (900) New York Aug 25, 2010

    Don't know how this turned into a beer night, but it did...

    Here's some great luck: ever walk into the beer store and just spot something that wasn't there before, and it turns out you stumbled onto something really cool?
    Right?
    So, randomly, grabbed a bottle of this - really just cuz' the bottle looked interesting - I had absolutely no idea what I was buying, y'know? Really, I was just going in for the Westmalle tripel...

    Thomas Hardy's Ale
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    Bottled in 2008

    Nice little medallion hanging from under the foil...
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    Classy, eh?
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    Turns out it's an old ale - a style of which I am very fond...
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    In the light you can see a little sediment in there...
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    Lately I have had some real random good luck with English old ales (this and Fuller's Vintage Ale). Can't tell me the English don't have this shit figured out pretty well, eh?

    If you're a fan of the style or an advocate in general, this is a no-brainer.

    And get this, later (meaning, when I finish this, lol), I'm gonna have an Uncle Jacob stout (lol) - good thing I'm going in late tomorrow - lol... good times, yo... :D

    Spontaneous beer nights rule!

    Peace out!
  4. AnnArborJoe

    AnnArborJoe Savant (325) Michigan Jan 18, 2011

    Huge thanks to quirkzoo. LYMI.

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  5. AnnArborJoe

    AnnArborJoe Savant (325) Michigan Jan 18, 2011

    Dat glass. Recent purchase?
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    Gonna follow one of these with a Sucks.
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    Makes you reevaluate what the word "benchmark" means
  8. st9647v3

    st9647v3 Advocate (645) New Jersey Dec 28, 2011

    And now ono a local offering...

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    Cheers all.
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  10. Hanzo

    Hanzo Champion (955) Virginia Feb 27, 2012

    For tonight. Look....it's a damn good porter. Is it worth $7.49 a pint? In my opinion no.

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    Cheers!
  11. DelMontiac

    DelMontiac Advocate (620) Oklahoma Oct 22, 2010

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    Nothin' but Upslope tonight.
  12. AJDePaul

    AJDePaul Savant (280) Illinois Jun 29, 2012

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    Now onto this...

    Thanks nick, NSK79!

    Go bulls!
  13. Finishing my first Westy 12 . . . thinking deep, deep thoughts.
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  14. sleuthdog

    sleuthdog Advocate (645) Illinois Oct 21, 2008

    Bulls basketball and...
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    Cheers guys!
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  15. svannorw

    svannorw Disciple (60) Wisconsin Jul 7, 2011

    That's a beautiful looking beer!
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  16. pjs234

    pjs234 Advocate (670) Connecticut Jun 29, 2008

    A little JW Lees Harvest Ale, 2008 vintage... Vey tasty

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  17. Jack's Abby - Kiwi Rising

    All hail the Double Imperial Lager! (sorry no picture too difficult on IPad)
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  18. First time trying this one, I've liked most of the Atwater brews I've had so far and this one is pretty good too.
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    It's definitely on the lighter side for an imperial stout, but I don't think that's a bad thing. I've been drinking quite a few 'big' stouts lately and this is a refreshing change. Some nice milk chocolate flavors and can't taste a bit of 11%. Pretty solid stout in my book.
  19. mellowmark

    mellowmark Savant (465) Minnesota Mar 31, 2010

  20. diesel59

    diesel59 Savant (400) New York Jan 3, 2012

    milwaukees best ice.... three 24oz. tall boys for $3.38 ............. how cool is that;)
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  21. Zanico

    Zanico Savant (415) Ohio Nov 24, 2009

    Having another Two Hearted Ale. Wow, where has this beer been all my life.
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  22. taxman

    taxman Savant (255) Illinois Feb 22, 2012

    Black Note. Picked up a case at Bell's a couple of weeks ago and, finally, cracked one open. What the f*** was I waiting For?
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  23. RayUF07

    RayUF07 Advocate (625) Florida Sep 22, 2012

    Fresh growler of peach jai alai tonight.

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  24. Gotta get rid of these Sucks. Taking up to much room in my fridge.
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  25. InebriatedJoker

    InebriatedJoker Champion (800) Ohio Sep 16, 2010

  26. 4balance

    4balance Initiate (0) Dec 11, 2011

    Having a Santa Fe Brewing Black IPA:
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    Listening to Texas Hippie Coalition:

    Cheers ~
  27. My cousin lives in Eugene and brought this to Thanksgiving for me. Thanks to her. This is well done.

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  28. Hugonaut13

    Hugonaut13 Advocate (710) Illinois Nov 29, 2012

  29. Two of my favourite things in one picture: snowboarding and beer.

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  30. FanofHefe

    FanofHefe Advocate (625) Illinois Feb 13, 2010

    Finishing up some DFH Olde School Barleywine tonight.

    Cheers!
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  31. TheCondor

    TheCondor Savant (345) Missouri Dec 29, 2011

    I am on a semi-quest to drink all the Beers of Fame...and whatever else strikes my fancy in the meantime. To that end, tonight started with....

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    And continued on to include....

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  32. Its 20 something dgrees outside - I'm sure its cold for others! Having a bomber of Green Flash Barleywine. Feeling a iittle warmer :)
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  33. AJDePaul

    AJDePaul Savant (280) Illinois Jun 29, 2012

    That stuff is evil... 10%?
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  34. Zaphog

    Zaphog Champion (995) Michigan Sep 23, 2011

    Hopslam
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  35. jkeffer13

    jkeffer13 Aficionado (190) Virginia Dec 12, 2012

    Supposed to be in the teens tonight, so I thought I'd stick to some good dark beers. Starting with this...

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  36. SWChi

    SWChi Savant (310) Illinois Oct 25, 2012

    :) In November when the hubby and I hit up our local breweries for our anniversary..
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  37. Hugonaut13

    Hugonaut13 Advocate (710) Illinois Nov 29, 2012

    Try doing a 6'er in a night. The Hopslammed Challenge!
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  38. match1112

    match1112 Initiate (0) Illinois Mar 2, 2011

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    I'd like to send this one out to my beer tonight,


    now excuse me while I do naughty things to my beer
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