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What beer are you drinking now? #98

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by tewaris, Jan 26, 2013.

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  1. tewaris

    tewaris Advocate (605) Minnesota Jul 14, 2009

    Finishing off a long day of work with a BCBS 2012, preceded by a Sucks. Cheers!

    Edit: My roommate thought I had a problem when he saw me drinking at 9:00 AM!


    Edit edit: Picture as requested. Backdrop is incidentally a "picture of my latest haul" (duty free, fuck yeah!)
  2. The only problem I see is that you waited until 9 to start ;)
  3. dsal89

    dsal89 Advocate (505) Indiana Jul 6, 2008


    Ill join the fun! New Mikkeller glass but you cant see the logo lol

    Cheers ladies and gentlemen!

    *2011 FIS. Yes

    *Since a bunch of posts got deleted for whatever reason here is what happened.

    OP posts thread with no pics. I say he needs pics and that he is having a helluva breakfast. He then posts picture.
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  4. RockAZ

    RockAZ Savant (470) Arizona Jan 6, 2009 Beer Trader

  5. Bitterbill

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

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  6. Ri0

    Ri0 Poobah (1,155) Wisconsin Jul 1, 2012 Beer Trader

    Bells Java Stout for breakfast.
  7. Bitterbill

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

    So, I went to Liquor Shed to pick up a Growler of Snake River Pandemonium Belgian Quad, grabbed a couple of 6 packs and headed to the counter. Then I see, what's this?, Lagunitas Sucks 6 packs. I put the other 2 back and grabbed 2 of the Sucks. It kind of kills the trade that was set up but man....I'm drinking it now...this beer rules! $8.19 a sixer is a pretty good price too.
  8. Everyone has to draw the line somewhere.
    I just keep forgetting where I drew mine :eek:
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  9. BILF

    BILF Advocate (725) Israel Jan 9, 2010

    Hoppringill's American Pale Ale spiced with ginger, rosemary and pecan nut shells. Hopped with citra (single hop). Fresh and yeasty.
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  10. Bitterbill

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

    I think the original thread was deleted because the OP asked what MI brews they were drinking. Not all BAs have access to brews from Michigan..
  11. Doesn't matter if all have access or not. Still a "What are you drinking" thread.
    Just thought I'd add that it was MI's birthday and IF you had some MI beer would you be celebrating with it.

    I will be posting my MI lineup as I get to them after lunch. :) ;)
  12. DerrickW

    DerrickW Advocate (635) Georgia Jan 17, 2013 Beer Trader

    Lousy picture quality, but delightful nonetheless.

  13. Bitterbill

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

    Apparently, it mattered to the Bros or they wouldn't have deleted the thread.

    That being said, HB to MI! I've had a lot of great brews from there by trade and buying online,\.
  14. shuajw

    shuajw Advocate (505) Georgia Aug 12, 2007

    Doing some work in the basement, figured I'd start early.

    Grabbed my Foothills footed glass! I feel like I forget about this one too often.

  15. Bitter_Echo

    Bitter_Echo Savant (400) Michigan Apr 13, 2012

    Another 'try' today. This time a bomber of:

    ...and I think good, but not great. The hops profile seeming a bit mono-dimensional to me it seems. Still, won't have trouble putting it away either! Not complaining either!

    And I'm allowing myself this Saturday to surgically poke around the homestead, tend to the fire, watch the birds and forest and the snow. Hope you can too!
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  16. Ri0

    Ri0 Poobah (1,155) Wisconsin Jul 1, 2012 Beer Trader

    What? I needed something to wash lunch down...
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  17. It could also be that I didn't have a pic or tick to kick it off.
  18. MichPaul

    MichPaul Champion (780) Michigan Jan 28, 2012 Beer Trader

    After 12 nights straight of work, I finally get a day off! What better day to enjoy an after breakfast, Breakfast Stout? Finally I can enjoy a beer before Midnight! :)
    Cheers wonderful BA's!!!
  19. NorCalYeti

    NorCalYeti Savant (375) California Dec 18, 2008


    Killer beer, really nice interpretation of the style. Enjoy!
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  20. You gonna go for a strike? Or maybe a spare, which I guess would be drink till you pass out and then finish them off tomorrow.
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  21. brasher503

    brasher503 Aficionado (215) Alabama Feb 17, 2012

    Great way to start today

  22. Bitter_Echo

    Bitter_Echo Savant (400) Michigan Apr 13, 2012

    Point of clarification: I wasn't drinking this warm enough (Duh!), and now I think this is very good maybe even better (temp is everything sometimes); more balanced than I appreciated, and just more appealing as I get more familiar with this. Initial impressions are just that--initial!
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  23. DerrickW

    DerrickW Advocate (635) Georgia Jan 17, 2013 Beer Trader

    A strike indeed. I've noticed though, and I may not be alone here, but Sucks just seems better to me.
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  24. CoverMePorkins

    CoverMePorkins Advocate (580) Delaware Sep 17, 2012 Beer Trader

    I have been staring at this one for a couple of months. Tonight is as good as night as any to give it a shot.

  25. jj74365

    jj74365 Savant (300) Massachusetts Aug 18, 2012 Beer Trader

    One of the best beers I have had in a very long time. Still sitting on one more bottle. This one blew me away. Cheers.
  26. Hockey_Fan

    Hockey_Fan Advocate (710) Maryland Jan 13, 2013

    Having some Uinta Baba Black Lager, again. I'm really digging this brew.


    Pic is recycled.
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  27. Hoptimus-Prime

    Hoptimus-Prime Advocate (575) North Carolina Dec 7, 2012 Beer Trader

    Haven't cracked one yet, but this is the line up for the evening...
  28. mellowmark

    mellowmark Advocate (630) Minnesota Mar 31, 2010 Beer Trader

    Totally underrated brew.

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    A side by side was necessary. My taste buds were doubting the cherry flavor. Cherry flavor confirmed!
  30. I've never gotten to try sucks. That whole no lagunitas in Kentucky kinda, well, sucks. I know I love hopslam, but hopefully I can find some sucks in Tennessee or something.
  31. CoverMePorkins

    CoverMePorkins Advocate (580) Delaware Sep 17, 2012 Beer Trader

    I am really liking it myself. Even the wife liked it and she isn't much of a beer fan. I am sitting on two more bottles also. Going to give those some cellar time.
  32. cfrances33

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

    Just popped my first Abrasive thanks to yamar68...


    This is delicious! Cheers!!!
  33. jaIsPoAn

    jaIsPoAn Savant (400) New York Aug 1, 2012

    Heard nothing in the nose but slight taste of cherry? Haven't cracked mine yet
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  34. Crusader

    Crusader Savant (440) Sweden Feb 4, 2011


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  35. The first few sips made me think I was drinking a regular BCBS (hence the regular in the side by side). It's weird, once I did the comparison, the cherry flavors all of a sudden showed up. Slight cherry in the aroma. More cherry and some tartness in the taste. Really good beer, but given how difficult it is to obtain, it's not really any better than regular BCBS, IMO.
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  36. WebGuyMike

    WebGuyMike Savant (395) Florida Dec 5, 2012

    At Bold City Brewery in Jacksonville having a sampler

  37. Lantern

    Lantern Initiate (0) Feb 27, 2011

    So far:


    Watching Beer Wars.
  38. BourbonBob

    BourbonBob Advocate (505) Illinois Apr 1, 2012 Beer Trader

    Bottled 1/26/12, Figured I'd crack it....
  39. SammyJaxxxx

    SammyJaxxxx Poobah (1,045) New Jersey Feb 23, 2012 Subscriber Beer Trader

    Getting the house for guests.
    Drinking a Sucks while doing so.

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  40. Schwantz

    Schwantz Savant (390) Florida Dec 16, 2012

    Sculpin IPA. First one... It's got some mojo..
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