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Your Top 3 Beer Styles

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by fx20736, Jan 20, 2013.

  1. 1.Belgian Quad/SDA
    3.Belgian Strong Pale Ale

    Honorable mention Keller/Zwickel
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  2. Derranged

    Derranged Advocate (535) New York Mar 7, 2010

    This is a tough one. But at the moment.. No order

    American Strong Ale (yes I realize its a "catch all" category, not quite a style per say)
    English IPA
  3. BCross

    BCross Savant (285) Washington Nov 20, 2011

    Pale Ale
  4. TheBeerDad

    TheBeerDad Savant (355) Michigan Sep 6, 2012

  5. 1) Old Ale!! (really wish this was a more explored style... it's what I think "beer" should taste like)
    2) Belgian Strong/Tripel
    3) Mild sours
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  6. zrbeer1579

    zrbeer1579 Savant (380) Illinois Dec 3, 2012

    American Pale Ale
    Rye Ale
    Hoppy ambers

    Fourth would tied between IPA and IIPA.
  7. ThirstyFace

    ThirstyFace Initiate (0) New York Jan 11, 2013

    Belgian Strong Pales
    English Barleywines

    So naturally it's hard to fulfill my cravings with variety
  8. scootsmal

    scootsmal Savant (270) New York Aug 15, 2012

    IPA, DIPA, Imperial IPA

    yeah I need to try other styles
  9. radagascar

    radagascar Disciple (50) Illinois Jul 14, 2011

    American Strong ale
  10. Gueuze
    Imperial Stout

    Honorable mentions: Fruit Lambic, Berliner Weisse, Quad. These are mostly here and not on my list because there aren't enough good easily obtained examples of them.
  11. djaeon

    djaeon Champion (755) California Oct 2, 2006

    1 - Baltic Porter
    2 - Russian Imperial Stout
    3 - All other stout & porter varieties
  12. yankeefan287

    yankeefan287 Savant (315) Pennsylvania Feb 23, 2012 Verified

    1. Double IPA
    2. IPA
    3. Saison
  13. MetalMountainMastiff

    MetalMountainMastiff Savant (440) California Oct 1, 2012 Verified

    Imperial Stout
  14. IPA, belgian pale ale (but so hard to find good ones), American Pale Ale.
  15. BottleCaps80

    BottleCaps80 Advocate (700) Iowa Jan 12, 2013 Verified

    Wild/Sour Ales
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  16. vurt

    vurt Advocate (655) Oregon Apr 11, 2004 Verified

    1. Imperial stouts
    2. Saisons
    3. Rauchbiers
  17. 1) Russian Imperial Stouts
    2) Porters
    3) Belgian Strong Dark Ales
  18. fsimcox

    fsimcox Savant (290) California Sep 1, 2006

    All that time living in Europe has made me biased.

    Helles Lager
    German Hefeweizen

  19. PittBeerGirl

    PittBeerGirl Advocate (685) Ohio Feb 27, 2007

    1. Anything Belgian and blonde (Belgian IPAs, Geuze, Saison, Tripel, BSPA, Witbier)
    2. IPA/DIPA
    3. Imperial Stout
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  20. 1) AAL
    2) Light Lagers
    3) American Malt Liquor
  21. 1. Oud Bruin
    2. English Pale Ale (or ESB)
    3. Belgian Dubbel
  22. IHyphySF

    IHyphySF Savant (320) California Nov 21, 2011 Verified

  23. mverity

    mverity Savant (475) Florida Oct 6, 2012 Verified

    English Barleywine
    Imperial Stout
    Imperial IPA
    The seasons depict the order though.
  24. Stevedore

    Stevedore Poobah (1,045) Wisconsin Nov 16, 2012 Verified

    American Pale Ale (all year round)
    Stouts (great in this cold winter)
    American IPAs

    Probably going to expand my palate into Belgians.
  25. 1) Imperial Stout
    2) Sours
    3) Old ale
  26. icetrauma

    icetrauma Advocate (505) Texas Sep 7, 2004

  27. ironchefmiyagi13

    ironchefmiyagi13 Advocate (610) Tennessee Jan 9, 2013 Verified

    Imperial Stout

    Imperial IPA

    American Porter
  28. maxcoinage

    maxcoinage Advocate (545) Illinois Apr 6, 2012 Verified

    American IPA
    Imperial Stout
    Scottish Ale
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  29. RobertColianni

    RobertColianni Advocate (665) Pennsylvania Nov 4, 2008 Verified

    American IPA
    Scotch Ales

    Weird how little y'all appreciate Scotch Ales. Too many of y'all are talking about Gueuze and Stouts. Hop off the bandwagon for a better quality of life!
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  30. dcraig13

    dcraig13 Savant (250) Ohio Sep 13, 2010 Verified

    Sours/ Wild Ales
  31. Right now,

    1.) English Barleywine
    2.) Wheatwine
    3.) Sours

    The first because I am drinking an Insanity right now, the second because I've got a bit of Harvest Dance left for afterward, and the third because I love a challenge.
  32. HoosierBrew

    HoosierBrew Aficionado (165) Indiana Jan 12, 2013 Verified

    Wet, strong, and bitter
  33. Belgian Quad
    Imperial Stout
  34. What are your top 3 beer styles and why?
  35. Monkeyknife

    Monkeyknife Poobah (1,110) Missouri Jan 8, 2007 Verified

    Imperial Stout - For the dark richness and the ability to age.
    IIPA - For the bright, fresh hoppy dominance.
    Saison - For a lighter, more floral notes and some funk.
    Last edited: May 12, 2015
  36. do_ob

    do_ob Advocate (620) Kentucky Feb 12, 2015 Verified

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  37. dwagner003

    dwagner003 Poobah (1,065) California Jan 4, 2013 Verified

    Bourbon Barrel Stouts
    Wild Ales
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  38. TheIPAHunter

    TheIPAHunter Advocate (660) Connecticut Aug 12, 2007 Verified

    I, P, and A. Because they dominate. Is that sufficient??? When not drinking the former, I appreciate a good quad or imperial stout. Larrrrrrrrge!
  39. Esic55

    Esic55 Aficionado (205) New Jersey Apr 9, 2015 Verified

    Milk stout