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Your favorite smoothest, easy-to-drink brew?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by Bradystraps, Feb 21, 2013.

  1. Bradystraps

    Bradystraps Aficionado (235) Connecticut Jan 24, 2013 Beer Trader

    I didn't care for it. It was like drinking a banana with an odd taste. I know if is very highly regarded... but just not for me.
  2. beercanman

    beercanman Savant (485) Ohio Dec 17, 2012

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  3. Marty91

    Marty91 Savant (285) Pennsylvania Feb 27, 2012

    Yards brawler and anchor steam
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  4. Beefytits4

    Beefytits4 Savant (495) Illinois Nov 2, 2011

    SNPA and Founders Pale Ale.
  5. SanFranJake

    SanFranJake Poobah (1,005) California Nov 2, 2012 Beer Trader

    SNPA or Sucks all day...
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  6. MammaGoose

    MammaGoose Aficionado (230) Wyoming Jan 10, 2013

    First of all...how have I never heard of/ever had Duvel!?!?

    Second...Grand Teton Sweetgrass APA is my go-to sessionable. So smooth with just enough of a hoppy bite to keep it crisp. Black Butte Porter is also up there when I'm wanting something darker.

    Unfortunately, I often forget about both when I think there's something bigger and better and newer out there. I always crave Sweetgrass, but I hardly ever leave the liquor store with it.
  7. jbck109

    jbck109 Savant (410) Michigan May 30, 2010 Beer Trader

    Edmond Fitzgerald
    Founders All Day
    Black Butte
    La Fin Du Monde
  8. MichiBrew

    MichiBrew Aficionado (170) Michigan Nov 26, 2010

    Red's Rye and Lil Sumpin Sumpin...
  9. Brown Shugga' for me was super smooth and went down with ease.
  10. Sierra Bevada Pale Ale... From a can! Hot day, cold day- it goes down smooth and bursting with flavor.
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  11. falstaff

    falstaff Disciple (55) Feb 21, 2013

    First post here.

    heady topper makes me want to run through the wall mr. kool aid.
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  12. "Gumballhead" is the first that popped into my head. Also, another Chi-town entry: Half Acre "Gossamer."
  13. ucfalum08

    ucfalum08 Aficionado (195) Florida Jan 20, 2013

    Cigar City Jai Alai
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  14. AmitC

    AmitC Advocate (630) New York Sep 21, 2012

    Zombie Dust and Dale's Pale Ale
  15. --Dom--

    --Dom-- Savant (425) Missouri Dec 22, 2012

    Deschutes Red Chair NWPA
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  16. 3 way tie for me, all these are far and away separated from the pack:

    Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier
    Boulevard 80 Acre
    Racer 5
  17. Saranack4beer

    Saranack4beer Zealot (75) New York Feb 20, 2013

    Breckenridge Agave Wheat
  18. okcommuter

    okcommuter Savant (260) Michigan Dec 25, 2012

    Sucks, Red's Rye, anything besides Founders Spite.
  19. Holsie

    Holsie Initiate (0) South Carolina Jun 27, 2012

    Two Hearted--too easy--wish it was 5%
    Dead Guy when in a malt phase
  20. allouez86

    allouez86 Savant (405) Wisconsin Jan 24, 2009

    Bitter Brewer and Black Butte
  21. tallgrass 8bit pale ale, lagunitas lil sumpin, troegs nugget nectar. i know these aren't exactly sessionable beers, but i've become used to 3 beers (sometimes a little more) per session.
  22. OUJayhawk1799

    OUJayhawk1799 Advocate (740) Oklahoma Jan 25, 2013 Beer Trader

    Death & Taxes was my only regret from our California trip earlier this month. We ran out of time before I could track it down.
  23. LieutenantDan

    LieutenantDan Disciple (50) Texas Nov 18, 2012

    FRANZISKANER! I can pound them down all day.
  24. OUJayhawk1799

    OUJayhawk1799 Advocate (740) Oklahoma Jan 25, 2013 Beer Trader

    I have a three way tie:

    Russian River - Row 2 Hill 56
    Lagunitas - little sumpin sumpin
    Cigar city - Tony Jannus Pale ale
  25. mrelizabeth

    mrelizabeth Initiate (0) California Jan 22, 2012

    And I meant Moonlight, not Midnight. Whoops.
  26. loafinaround

    loafinaround Savant (415) New York Jul 16, 2011

    ten fidy. that goes down alarmingly easily.
    honorable mention:
    sucks is always nice
    left hand nitro
    in july: koko brown
  27. TheMonkfish

    TheMonkfish Initiate (0) Chad Jan 8, 2012

    Pannepot, Gandhi Bot, Fin Du Monde, Double Sunshine for me.
  28. treyking

    treyking Aficionado (115) Michigan May 19, 2012 Beer Trader

    Centennial from Founders is hard to beat from a smoothness factor imo

    Ten Fidy is hard to beat as well (ditto FBS)
  29. ThirstyFace

    ThirstyFace Initiate (0) New York Jan 11, 2013

    Victory Lager or Tetleys
  30. Augustiner Helles, Racer 5, Lag Sucks, Narragansett summer, Sam Adams Winter Lager, Allagash white.
  31. terence

    terence Savant (340) California Mar 18, 2012

    SN Pale Ale and Anchor Steam
  32. Long Trail Ale is my go to cheap and easy
  33. Victory Prima Pils = Smooth & EZ Drinkin'
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  34. ThisWangsChung

    ThisWangsChung Champion (845) Maryland Oct 15, 2011 Beer Trader

    Troegs Perpetual IPA practically goes down like water. One of my favorite 4% pale ales on the market today--

    ...wait? What's that? It's actually 7.5%? Could have fooled me :confused:
  35. Music2myear

    Music2myear Aspirant (25) Oklahoma Feb 11, 2013

    I have very limited beer experience, but am remedying that.

    Just bought my first hefeweiss, the Frankizaner Wiessbier, and love it. Over the summer I drank and enjoyed Sam Adams Light, Killian Irish Red, Bass Pale Ale, and pretty much anything by Shiner, and a few wheats by Flying Dog, when I needed refreshment after mowing the lawns, or when the guys got together after work in the swimming pool and over a game of horse shoes and brats.

    I like stouts, but they need to be paired with dishes appropriately and so I don't consider them "easy" drinks. O'Haras Irish Red and Stout were special treats, but really need a burger to go along with them. And I'm really not a fan of excessive happiness such has become the trademark of IPAs (really wish I lived in Europe).

    Given that list, what would you suggest for my further imbibing?
  36. La Cumbre's Jefe's Hefe.
  37. atomic

    atomic Advocate (500) Illinois Sep 22, 2009 Beer Trader

    Yea pretty easy to drink, but when I have the chance I always pick Moon Man over spotted cow. Or Dancing Man.

    Really though, Hoegaarden for me. Its cheap and everywhere so if I drink a bunch in one sitting, I won't feel guilty about it.
  38. Victory Prima Pils is the first that comes to mind. Hands down my favorite lager on the planet! My beer of choice on a Sunday afternoon while watching endless hours of sports on TV.
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  39. SometimesIfart

    SometimesIfart Champion (755) Michigan Jun 4, 2012 Beer Trader

    Maximus. It's just too damn sessionable.
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  40. Brunite

    Brunite Savant (430) Illinois Sep 21, 2009

    Agree. These go down like so many SNPA for me.