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What is your favorite beer of 2013 thus far?

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

  1. Cvescalante

    Cvescalante Savant (435) Texas Dec 24, 2012

    Heady, BBPT5, KBS, Fou Fonne, Abyss, Consecration, Victory at Sea... I've tried more badass beer this year than ever before. Thanks to a few awesome BA's and a good friend of mine!
  2. BeerWorld

    BeerWorld Savant (430) New York Feb 20, 2008 Verified

    An insanely generous BA decided to share Beatification ph1 with me (among other never-had-a-chance-to-try helluva whalez). This one takes the lead for me in 2013. But the year ain't over yet :rolleyes:
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  3. pathman

    pathman Advocate (530) Ohio May 25, 2011 Verified

    GLBC Alchemy Hour is my favorite new beer of 2013

    Honorable mentions: Stone Enjoy By and Hoppin' Frog Gangster Frog IPA
  4. Asics

    Asics Savant (455) Washington Jul 28, 2012 Verified

    Stone's Enjoy By (4.20.13) IPA.

    Had it on tap, was super.
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  5. Zombie Dust, Permanent Funeral and Hoppy Feet 1.5
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  6. MetalMountainMastiff

    MetalMountainMastiff Savant (440) California Oct 1, 2012 Verified

    For me my favorite...not the best tasting overall but best, has been sucks. It's been always fresh, always protecting the beers i'm aging from being drank, its easily consumed by my non craft friends....just all around amazing.
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  7. scraff

    scraff Savant (265) Maryland Apr 18, 2003

    Fresh Double Trouble and Fresh Stone Enjoy By. Sure KBS was tasty, FW 16 great, but I REALLY dig hops--always will...
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  8. brian4beer

    brian4beer Savant (405) Indiana Jan 27, 2013 Verified

    new beer this year either BA Abraxas or Permanent Funeral.
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  9. 510a

    510a Savant (450) Washington Jan 12, 2013 Verified

    Maharaja, Seizoen Bretta...Sucks!
  10. duobob

    duobob Savant (295) Illinois Oct 10, 2012

    Three Floyds Permanent Funeral and Pipeworks Citra ninja so far.
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  11. phishphorce

    phishphorce Savant (490) Pennsylvania Aug 4, 2011 Verified

    Permanent Funeral and Mago Tago.
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  12. Pugachev's Cobra
    Double Subshine
  13. BlakeAM

    BlakeAM Savant (285) Illinois Nov 6, 2011

    Pipeworks' Galaxy Unicorn and Great Lakes Alchemy Hour. Drinking a Revolution Galaxy Hero right now and it would be a contender as well. Was Three Floyds' Rye'da Tiger new this year? If so that would take it for me.

    I've got a Two Brothers 16th Anniversary Golden Ale sitting in my fridge. Really interested to try it, seeing as it's 16% abv...
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  14. TychoNDC

    TychoNDC Savant (400) New York Jan 7, 2013

    KBS is pretty high up there, but my favorite beer thus far might just be the fresh Myrcenary on tap I had in Denver. Truly an unexpected delight, which really pushes it to the forefront. I have had equally good beers this year, but I was more pleasantly surprised and pleased with the Myrcenary.
  15. Permanent funeral, hands down. One of the best DIPAs I have ever had.
  16. Black Note. Took me a while to get my hands on one and it was well worth the chase.
  17. iadler

    iadler Savant (450) Illinois Aug 12, 2009 Verified

    Tie between Cinnamon Rolls (Aka BA Abraxas) and RareR DOS
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  18. Bones10

    Bones10 Savant (450) Illinois Feb 23, 2013 Verified

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  19. RR Supplication at the brewery during PtY week single handedly sent me into a Wild Ale craze.
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  20. BCBCS and Heady...1st time for both
  21. TNasty1126

    TNasty1126 Aficionado (200) Hawaii Jun 21, 2012

    Pliny the Elder or 2012 Black Tuesday or the 2012 BA Behemoth... Hard to say, even more difficult to choose.
  22. GameFreac

    GameFreac Savant (455) Georgia Apr 8, 2011

    Marshal Zhukov...blew me away. Drinking my first Hunahpu's this weekend.
  23. uhhh. enjoy by. easily.
  24. arniepnminne

    arniepnminne Savant (325) Minnesota Jun 2, 2010 Verified

    I'd say Sucks and Mornin' Delight!
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  25. mental1

    mental1 Aficionado (175) Virginia Jan 31, 2013

    Enjoy by 5-17-13 hands down.
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  26. Whatup14

    Whatup14 Advocate (635) Quebec (Canada) Apr 16, 2013 Verified

    Peche Mortel Bourbon
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  27. Of many, Short's Huma Lupa
  28. aasher

    aasher Poobah (1,260) Indiana Jan 27, 2010 Verified

    For the Indianapolis market, Founders All Day IPA and New Belgium Rampant. All Day is a killer option for warm weather and Rampant is a great DIPA option at $10.99 per 6NR.
  29. Sucks.. this was the first time I have seen it..
    It def dont suck !!
  30. Founders all day IPA.
    1.It's not in bombers thus not costing me an arm and a leg
    2. It's not a barrel aged stout
    3.its never sold out or hoarded
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  31. bluewolf17

    bluewolf17 Savant (280) Maryland Mar 3, 2013 Verified

    I could not agree with you more. That imperial stout knocked my socks off. I couldn't get enough of it and crushed my glass in like 5 minutes. So much flavor. And that Alchemy was one of the better IPAs I've had in awhile.
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  32. Andygirl

    Andygirl Savant (280) Michigan Jan 3, 2013

    War Hammer by 4 Hands. I never heard of it, had it, amazing.
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  33. Mcooly

    Mcooly Savant (310) New Jersey Feb 19, 2011 Verified

    So far this year I would have to go with Alchemy Hour!
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  34. BogusOwnz

    BogusOwnz Aficionado (130) Illinois Feb 17, 2010

    Sam Adams Double Agent IPL hands down. I've had Alchemy Hour I've had Permanent Funeral I've had Founders Doom and most of the others that are being listed but Double Agent to me is a game changer that IMO should rival Boston Lager or SNPA for being a go to craft beer american classic. Everything that is raved about is always an IIPA or a barrel aged something, its nice to see out of the box thinking applied to something that can be a daily drinker.
  35. jokemon

    jokemon Savant (350) Illinois Apr 3, 2007

    BCBS Cherry Rye - Amazing beer
  36. fmccormi

    fmccormi Champion (805) Florida Oct 24, 2010 Verified

    Ooh, Ballast Point Fathom IPL. And Jack's Abby The ABCs. Awesome (D)IPLs. I really hope that's the next trend.
  37. Lledd

    Lledd Savant (250) Massachusetts Apr 23, 2013

    Goose Islande Bourbon Barrel Stout and Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout.
  38. Where can I buy that on line?
  39. Kenny89

    Kenny89 Aspirant (25) Indiana Apr 24, 2013

    I would definitely have to say Founders Doom. I visited the brewery for the release party and had an 8 oz pour of it, enjoyed the HOT AS HELL Devil Dancer sandwich, then took home 6 bombers! Great beer, great food, great time. Definitely my favorite brewery.