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Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by garylite, Apr 26, 2012.
Right now only:
GF Palate Wrecker
Founders Double Trouble
Great Divide 18th anniversary double IPA
Cigar City Jai alai
Southern Tier 2X Stout.
Sixpoint Bengali Tiger
Two Brothers Cane & Ebel
I'm the only hophead among my family/friends- so I keep the IPAs on hand to a minimum. I generally order IPAs on tap though
Central City Red Racer IPA (Red Betty)
I use a really similar one, but covered the glass with sides of my favorite 4 and 6-packs to light-proof the glass for cellaring. Classy sh** right here though- gonna need a double-wide before long.
Hoptimum, Hop Rod Rye, Founders Double Trouble, Arcadia's Hopmouth, and.......something else which I can't think of. Too lazy to get up.
FW Union Jack
FW Double Jack
White Birch Hooksett
FRESH Flower Power
Founders Double Trouble
Jack's Abbey Hoponius
And a couple others.
But who cares about the others after those first 4?
Knee Deep Simcoe Triple IPA X 2
PTE x 3
Figueroa Mtn. Hoppy Poppy IPA
4 pack of Hoptimum
Great Divide 18th Oak Aged IIPA
But I'm about to roll through these like a wrecking ball while i watch the Laker Gamer.
Here's the answer on hops. The hops degrade over time. Drink an IPA with age and it takes on a sweet, caramel flavor most common to a barleywine. If you crave the bitter hop flavor, fresh grapefruit, resinous pine then drink it fresh. It's all chemistry now a days.
Just received a case of Heady Topper!!
EDIT: Oh also a case of Deviant Dales!
FW Double Jack
Flying Fish Hopfish on tap
homebrew all-Simcoe IPA
mammoth epic 395 is a delcious ipa
and napa smith hopageddon- delicious at 144 ibus
De Ranke XX Bitter
COAST Boy King
Olde Hickory Death By Hops
SN Ruthless Rye
Mother Earth Sis of Moon
Southern Tier Iniquity
If we are talking only Hoppy beers this is what I got right now.
Ale Asylum Bedlam
Ale Asylum Ambergeddon
Central Waters Glacier Trail IPA
New Glarus Moon Man
New Glarus Black Top
Big Sky IPA
and a whole bunch of stouts and scotch ales but that is for another thread I suppose
hmm for the hoppy stuff theres:
dales pale ale
(Four 12 oz. bottles)
(5 bombers bottled 4/23/12)
(4 bombers of the the Spring 2012 batch)
Great Divide 18th Anniversary Wood Aged Double IPA
PtE (4/30), and in a few hours: some Heady and a growler of HF's What is Enlightenment?.
The last of my Nugget Nectar
Orkney Skull Splitter
Left Hand Nitro Milk Stout
I have a bunch of Pils too- Troegs Sunshine Pils just came out, and it was worth the wait.
There's also some Bigfoot and Lagunitas Maximus in there.
The Kernel Brewery - India Pale Ale Citra
BrewDog - Hardcore IPA
The Kernel just moved into a larger facility, so hopefully it will start making it's way to the US with more frequency. It's been my best find here in London so far.
I am an IPA fan and my beer fridge (my side, not my wife's) always is stocked with IPAs
On the man half of the fridge:
5 - Sierra Nevada Torpedo - my all-time favorite and failsafe in my beer fridge
1 - Boulder Beer Co Mojo - getting more of this today, I love this brew
4 - Sweetwater IPA - my favorite for the lake, maybe it's just the label
2 - Redhook Longhammer IPA - left over from my original purchase -- not a bad beer but a sub-par IPA
I'm going to the Class Six on base today to purchase:
6 - Anchor Liberty Ale - one of my favs
6 - Sierra Nevada Torpedo
6 - Boulder Beer Co Mojo
6 - Good People IPA - local IPA, not the best but a good session beer since it's canned
For laughs, contrast that with my wife's side of the fridge:
8 - Bud Light with Lime
4 - Rolling Rock Light
3 - Miller High Life
2 - Michelob Light Lime Cactus
Cheers and hopes of a good weekend to all my fellow hop heads!
Union Jack and Centenial
DFH 90 Min because I am trying to save money
Heady topper 5 cans should be here Monday says tracking
The EXTREMELY underrated in my opinion Tower 20 IIPA
HOP 15 Port Brewing
I just went and bought a ton for a BBQ, but not all was consumed, so...
green flash: palate wrecker, west coast ipa, le freak
six point: resin, bengali tiger
rogue: yellow snow
Ska: Modus Hoperandi
Victory: Hop Wallop
Smuttynose: Finest Kind
I know I am missing a few, but you get the idea
Gf west coast
Torpedo, Hoptimum, Oasis and Caldera…
Not the biggest hophead but here's the contents currently of the beer fridge;
1-St. Ambroise Oatmeal Stout
2 Alpine Pure Hopiness
1 Alpine Duet
1 Alpine Nelson
3 Double Trouble
4 Heady Topper
3 Gandhi Bots
4 Bell's Two Hearted
2 Founders All Day IPA
1 Trinity Slap Your Mammy DIPA
1 each of 09,10,11 Celebration Ale
1 Coast Hop Art
2 Hop Notch
2 Southern Tier 2XIPA
1 Nugget Nectar - I know, I know, but it is hoppy
1 Death by Hops
1 DFH 120
I've got some drinking and sharing to do. Cheers to all my fellow Hop Heads!
Don't have all these at the moment but my faves are (in no particular order): SN Torpedo; Schlafly AIPA, Firestone Walker Union Jack IPA, NB Ranger and when I remember to buy it Lagunitas. Cheers!
dark horse double crooked tree
the alchemist heady topper
founders double trouble
firestone walker union jack
lagunitas imperial red
will also throw in with the above comment re fresh IPAs. agreed that the fresher the better, so i try not to overload myself with more than i'll drink over a few weeks' span.
PtE x 4
Zombie Dust x10
Deviant Dales x4
St Lupulin x4
Two Hearted x2
Palate Wrecker x2
New Glarus IIPA x4
Kern River Citra DIPA in my glass
I drink a lot of hops
Choc spring IPA
Homebrewed IPA ( only 1 bottle left)
SN pale ale (is this hoppy enough to count?)
FW Double Jack, Founders All Day IPA, and until a few minutes ago an Indian Brown Ale from Bier Brewery in Indy. That one is now in my belly.
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