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What's your Labor Day 2014 beer lineup?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by JasonEdelson, Aug 29, 2014.

  1. In the US, the unofficial end of summer is here. Those of us still wishing for that endless summer are comforted by the excitement of the upcoming beer release season and the plethora of related fall festivals. Whatever your seasonal preference, this weekend's celebration calls for beer. What will you be drinking this Labor Day?
  2. pgrenvicz

    pgrenvicz Savant (370) Georgia Nov 15, 2013

    Lots of Gose accompanied by lots of big ass shrimps...
  3. AndyBeerGuy

    AndyBeerGuy Aficionado (225) Kansas Jul 30, 2014

    Hopefully, I can find some Boulevard Hibiscus Gose.
  4. JMS1512

    JMS1512 Champion (750) New Jersey Feb 18, 2013

    None, as I'm working.
  5. Hophazzard

    Hophazzard Savant (295) California Aug 16, 2014

    Knee Deep Hop Shortage. Why not end the summer with a hop explosion? As fall begins, I'll switch over to seasonals, then Imperial Stouts thoughout the winter. I love the change of seasons....
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  6. ivorycannon

    ivorycannon Advocate (615) Indiana Feb 21, 2013

    Me too, but, when I get home I'll be drinking some fine suds. Maybe some Lagunitas, Sierra Nevada, or Three Floyds. Try to at least have one!
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  7. AirBob

    AirBob Savant (405) Massachusetts Jul 15, 2014

    Got a sixer if Ipswich Hop Harvest, a sixer of Newburyport Greenhead Ipa, and a sixer of Jack's Copper Legend. Also, planing on a side-by-side of Trillium Congress Street and Dry Hopped Congress Street for special few. All local, all the time.
  8. No particular beer, just every beer I can get a hold of during my trip to Colorado Springs, Fort Collins, and Denver.
  9. HighonHops42

    HighonHops42 Savant (295) Colorado Aug 17, 2014

    Ballast Point Sculpin by day, Renegade E3 Elevation by night. o_O
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  10. That's a lot of beer!!! You are picking three of the best beer cities in the state to be sure (I live in CO Springs so I may be biased...)
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  11. halo3one

    halo3one Champion (785) Georgia Jun 6, 2014

    Trillium DDH fort point or sosus?
  12. hopnado

    hopnado Savant (475) Michigan Aug 13, 2014

    Mars and double cream stout should go good with porterhouse steaks smothered in grilled onions and sauteed mushrooms. Crown royal for dessert
  13. pgrenvicz

    pgrenvicz Savant (370) Georgia Nov 15, 2013

    ...and possibly some legal cannibus...??
  14. slym

    slym Savant (425) North Carolina Jun 27, 2014

    Whatever I feel like that day. Probably a mix-six like I usually end up with, but no promises.
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  15. riverlen

    riverlen Savant (345) Illinois Sep 16, 2009

    It's going to involve some Two Hearted Ale, some Goose Island IPA and maybe an ale to be named. There will, of course, be a piece of pig on the grill.
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  16. Pzellot

    Pzellot Aficionado (160) California Nov 17, 2012

    I love oxymorons, they are seriously funny but thats just my unbiased opinion.

    Sorry, couldn't resist. I love me some shrimp, top 5 food for me.
  17. Lobsters and steamers and Lunch to wash them all down.
  18. A lot of Heady Topper!
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  19. I'll be at the State Fair drinking flights of local brews and eating deep fried food on a stick! :D
  20. I will be in Asheville, so most likely anything Wicked Weed.
  21. Reinbeck11

    Reinbeck11 Savant (455) Iowa Aug 15, 2012

  22. Reinbeck11

    Reinbeck11 Savant (455) Iowa Aug 15, 2012

    Gonna back those up with some

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  23. Boca-X

    Boca-X Champion (805) Missouri Jan 21, 2014

    Something brewed in state...light but fresh with a ton of flavor...

    Something local (Illinois but only an hour away) & seasonal, again with a ton of flavor...

    And a few bombers of a good double IPA...to share with someone...maybe over a good cigar...
  24. Unfortunately I am working third shift through Tuesday, so my Labor day will be Tuesday evening with a case of SNPA cans and a sixer or two of something else. And no, I won't be drinking all of it in one sitting, at least I don't believe I will lol.
  25. SoxFan

    SoxFan Savant (265) Indiana Jun 16, 2014

    3 days of 3 Floyds. Couple cases of ZD, a foursome of Funeral, and a pair of Moloko.
  26. In addition to bottles already in the basement, the wife and I stopped at the liquor store to fuel up for the long weekend. We got a case of PBR for her, a mix six for me to go with a six of Dead Guy Ale, a four pk of Narwhal, and a four pk of Dragons Milk. Also picked up a Pumking to try. Cheers. Might have to pick up some "jumbo shrimp" to throw on the barbie.
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  27. GaToWyo

    GaToWyo Savant (400) Georgia Feb 1, 2013

    I will be having Westbrook Citrus Ninja along with some mix - six I purchase today. I'll probably have a Terrapin WnB post 10k while watching Stoke City tomorrow.
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  28. I'll be drinking my labor of love - homebrew

    Currently have on hand a centennial pale ale, a kolsch, and a cider/beer hybrid.
  29. Two Hearted just feels like America
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  30. APBT91

    APBT91 Savant (365) North Carolina Apr 12, 2013

    Its meant to rain here but that wont stop me. Definitely going to have some HDnR, some all day, we just got Troegs so I will have some of that, and undecided on the stout I want. Also have some Dissenter and enjoy by.

    Probably going to smoke a pork butt all day Sunday to eat on labor day.
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  31. Currently taking beer donations. No Pale Ale, IPA or DIPA please.
    Last edited: Aug 29, 2014
  32. bubseymour

    bubseymour Advocate (710) Maryland Oct 30, 2010

    Got a mix Sixer of a new local gose and some of brewmaster mikes overgrown. Also have a Lindemanns Kriek I will probably pop as well. Family will bring some samplers as well.
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  33. Little spike in warmer temps for the weekend in the northeast, so some lagers will do - Pilsner Urquell & St Pauli Girl.
  34. azorie

    azorie Advocate (735) Florida Mar 18, 2006

    Weihenstephaner Vitus and a nice big pork butt. smoked and bar b que'd southern style.
    But I won't be doing that until Sunday. cheers
  35. azorie

    azorie Advocate (735) Florida Mar 18, 2006

    ah I miss state fairs. Though I doubt my home state of Texas has craft or even beer at there's.:(
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  36. Berkshire Brewing Company's Oktoberfest - man I missed this last year.

    So glad it's back out!
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  37. Two Hearted, the Enjoy By I just picked up, Dirtwolf and many All Day's
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  38. elektrikjester

    elektrikjester Savant (420) Georgia Nov 15, 2008

    Probably no BBQ. But I am setting aside the weekend for my first Dark Lord after many long years of waiting.
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  39. BryanA

    BryanA Savant (455) Michigan May 12, 2013

    King Sue & Catifsh
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  40. _morandi_

    _morandi_ Advocate (515) Michigan Jun 17, 2014

    Fresh growler of Hop JuJu!
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