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What is your favorite beer of 2013 thus far?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by Matthew1788, Apr 13, 2013.

  1. MatthewPlus

    MatthewPlus Savant (415) Florida Jan 2, 2013

    Angry Chair Raspberry Florida Weisse.
    I love everything about this beer.
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  2. dcraig13

    dcraig13 Aficionado (210) Ohio Sep 13, 2010

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  3. Allagash FV 13. Amazing.
  4. KBS & Pliny, both new to me this year.
  5. Sam_Frank

    Sam_Frank Initiate (0) California Nov 29, 2012


    if Firestone XVI was this year it would be that
  6. Stone: Enjoy By absolutely floored me

    Schlafly Tasmanian IPA was also an incredible surprise

    and the growler of Cigar City: Maduro brown I received in the mail last week rates pretty high for me
  7. badb_rad

    badb_rad Savant (265) California Dec 23, 2012

    i shared it at Easter with my brother & cousin-in-law both of which are beer geeks... all of us really enjoyed it
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  8. No1Smitty

    No1Smitty Savant (395) California Nov 7, 2011

    Only thing better than great beer is sharing it with others !
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  9. Agreed.
  10. 19etz55

    19etz55 Savant (395) New Jersey Aug 12, 2007

    Lagunitas Maximus IPA. Love the IPA's!
  11. potteryboy

    potteryboy Aficionado (140) Alabama Jul 17, 2009

  12. PHBoiler

    PHBoiler Advocate (585) Illinois Jan 14, 2013

    Happy Hops by Russian River, Anicca by Half Acre/3 Floyd's, Baudoinia by Goose, 3rd Year Beer by Revolution, and Alchemy Hour by Great Lakes in terms of not only being beers I've had in 2013 but beers newly introduced in either late 2012 or early 2013.
  13. yamar68

    yamar68 Initiate (0) Minnesota Apr 1, 2011

    Double Barrel Jack Frost from Town Hall.
  14. JMS1512

    JMS1512 Advocate (700) New Jersey Feb 18, 2013

    This one

    It's the first beer this year that made me go, "WELL, THIS is certainly different."
  15. KBS for me also.
  16. JSBILK

    JSBILK Savant (310) Massachusetts Apr 6, 2013

    Sucaba on draft and then KBS
  17. HopCraverDave

    HopCraverDave Aficionado (165) Ohio Feb 20, 2013

    Fatheads IBUsive.
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  18. Herky21

    Herky21 Advocate (625) Iowa Aug 7, 2011

    New to 2013: Boulevard Coffee Ale

    New to Me: Founder's KBS
  19. strangebrew321

    strangebrew321 Savant (390) Indiana Feb 18, 2009

    Central Waters BA Stout

    Founders All Day IPA

    Firestone Walker XV
  20. Stone Enjoy By 4/1/13 & Jacks Abby ABC'S
  21. PORTerCITY

    PORTerCITY Zealot (85) California Feb 9, 2013

    Abraxas!!! It takes like Hershey syrup!!!!
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  22. Stevedore

    Stevedore Poobah (1,010) Wisconsin Nov 16, 2012

    Favorite I've drank this year: 2012 Bell's Black Note Stout vs Pliny the Elder

    Favorite beer released in 2013: KBS
  23. Lunch, FFF Permanent Funeral and KBS.
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  24. cleeze

    cleeze Savant (300) Maine Nov 24, 2008

    KBS!!! KBS!!! KBS!!! KBS!!!

    and the fresh batch of MARSHALL WHARF's CANT DOG
  25. Ballast Point Double Sumatra Victory At Sea.
  26. Hopsiam14

    Hopsiam14 Savant (455) Minnesota Jan 23, 2013

    KBS and Peruvian Morning were both awesome!
  27. DC Brau "Yonder Cities"
    Duck Rabbit Barrel-Aged Baltic Porter
    Olde Hickory "Event Horizon"
    Bruery "Fruet"
    FFF "Risgoop"
  28. stealth

    stealth Advocate (630) Minnesota Dec 16, 2011

    My first homebrew batch.
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  29. that's really the best beer you've had all year? I guess you've got a pretty high opinion about yaself loll

    for me: KBS
  30. stealth

    stealth Advocate (630) Minnesota Dec 16, 2011

    It has more to do with creating a good beer with your own hands, more than anything. Extremely rewarding.
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  31. Eighty

    Eighty Savant (380) Washington Feb 17, 2013

    Tough between Parabola and Enjoy By (4/20).
  32. arfenhouse

    arfenhouse Savant (285) California Oct 29, 2012

    I had my first Alpine, it was Nelson and it was awesome.
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  33. kemoarps

    kemoarps Advocate (665) Washington Apr 30, 2008

    Lost Abbey's Deliverance is the best beer I've had this year. I know this is not the first time it's been brewed, but this is the first time I've had it. So damn good.
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  34. Sucks, Eclipse Blue Wax (old fitzgerald) and 2012 Abyss (released late 2012, consumed this year)
  35. Rfunk

    Rfunk Aficionado (125) California Nov 28, 2012

    Sucaba and Parabola are both excellent.
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  36. BigJim5021

    BigJim5021 Advocate (520) Indiana Sep 2, 2007

    BA Plead the 5th with Oude Tart a respectable second.
  37. mtalley999

    mtalley999 Savant (405) Maryland Oct 6, 2011

    Enjoy By 4.01.13
    Victory at Sea
  38. New in 2013: hands down Clown Shoes Luchador En Fuego. Incredible!

    Other pre existing stand outs that I've had for the first time this year include CW Peruvian Morning, FW Sucaba and FFF Behemoth.
  39. Allagash Yakuza
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  40. sjjn

    sjjn Savant (340) New York Jun 4, 2004

    New to me: Aecht Schlenkerla Eiche or Tank 7

    New to 2013: Allagash FV13