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Your top 5 rated beers

Discussion in 'Australia & New Zealand' started by eric5bellies, Apr 2, 2013.

  1. Just interested to know what the international dynamics are for our top 5 rated beers here in Australia and New Zealand.

    Could you please cut and paste your top 5 rated beers (on this site or Rate beer)

    My top 5 are:

    1. Westy 12
    2. Westy 6 Red Cap
    3. Rochefort 10
    4. Black Albert
    4. Westy 8

    I guess I prefer Belgians !

    I'll post the findings once all the info is in
     
    1. JW Lees Harvest
    2. Dieu de Ciel Peche Mortel
    3. Rochefort 10
    4. Stone Imperial Russian Stout
    5. Alesmith IPA
    not sure if Peche Mortel would still there there if I re-reviewed it. It is an old review, from when I generally reviewed scores higher..... but stats is stats!
     
  2. MrKennedy

    MrKennedy Advocate (630) Australia Dec 29, 2006

    1. Three Floyds Zombie Dust
    2. Eldridge Pope Thomas Hardy's Ale 1994
    3. Mikkeller George! Boubonfadlagret
    4. Hill Farmstead Damon (Blanton's Barrel Aged)
    5. Surly Abrasive Ale

    If that's you in your avatar, judging by the pic, I'd have guessed that too;)
     
  3. spicelab

    spicelab Savant (440) Australia Nov 6, 2009

    1. Boneyard Hop Venom
    2. Alpine Nelson
    3. Oskar Blues TenFIDY
    4. Cascade Sang Noir
    5. Hargreaves Hill Phoenix (2011)
     
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  4. nineball

    nineball Aficionado (130) New York Mar 19, 2013

    KBS
    DFH 90min
    FBS
    Southern Tier Jahva
    Sucks
     
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  6. mulder1010

    mulder1010 Advocate (580) Australia Aug 29, 2008

    2008 Arctic Devil
    Bourbon County Rare
    Dark Horse BA Plead the 5th
    Sculpin IPA
    Midnight Sun Bar Fly
     
  7. joecast

    joecast Advocate (570) Australia Jun 30, 2003

    Dilema. Ive got 8 beers rated all 5! ill go with the first 5 5s.

    Stone IPA
    Alesmith Yulesmith (Summer)
    Anchor Liberty Ale
    Pliny the Younger
    Pelican IPA

    Yes, I like hops!!!
     
  8. keep them coming guys, the more the merrier
     
  9. danieelol

    danieelol Advocate (540) Australia Jun 15, 2010

  10. foles

    foles Savant (430) Australia Jan 28, 2007

    Top 3 are all on gravity at the brewery. For me freshness makes great beers mind blowing. Balanced classics are my preference also.

    Uerige Alt (on gravity at brewery)
    Schlussel Alt (on gravity at brewery)
    Augustiner Bräu Märzen Bier (Salzburg - on gravity at Brewery)
    Watermelon Warhead (at Feral)
    Green Flash 30th St Pale Ale (at Monk during US beer week)
     
  11. joecast

    joecast Advocate (570) Australia Jun 30, 2003

  12. dgilks

    dgilks Advocate (685) Australia Jul 14, 2008

    I'm not counting my hads as I have a few that are high up there. Taking reviews only it is:

    1. Beechwood Brewing Melrose IPA
    2. Trappistes Rochefort 10
    3. Twisted Hop Goldings Bitter
    4. Upright Tokay D'Portland (probably over rated but it was RARE!!)
    5. Lost Abbey Cable Car
     
  13. Parrotshake

    Parrotshake Savant (365) Australia Nov 29, 2008

    Supplication
    Armand'4 Oude Gueze Zomer
    Orval
    Yeastie Boys XeRReX
    Rogue XS IIPA
     
  14. gulden

    gulden Aficionado (180) Australia Mar 20, 2011

    Trappist Westvleteren 12
    Unibroue 16 Unibroue
    Moon Dog Imperial Gingerbread Brown Ale (1st time it was brewed by them)
    Bridge Road Megachile Pluto Braggot
    Thorny Goat (Mountain Goat / Thornbridge Brewery)
     
  15. dansmcd

    dansmcd Savant (435) Australia Dec 19, 2010

    1. Westy 12
    2. St Bernardus Abt 12
    3. Weihenstephan Hefe
    4. Feral Rye IPA
    5. Tripel Karmeliet
     
  16. jmmy3

    jmmy3 Savant (355) Massachusetts Nov 30, 2010

    1. Heady Topper
    2. Zombie Dust
    3. Abrasive
    4. Double Sunshine
    5. Founders Breakfast Stout
     
  17. OK Results as follows

    US 53%
    Belgium 23%
    Australia12%
    UK 4%
    Germany 5%
    Canada 2%
    Denmark 1%

    By Style

    DIPA 23%
    RIS 12%
    Quad 11%
    Merican Double Imperial Stout 8%
    American IPA 8%
    American Wild Ale 7%
    American Brown Ale 3%
    ALT Bier 3%
    Belgian Pale Ale 3%
    Dubbel 3%
    English Barley Wine 3%
    Old Ale 3%
    American Red Ale 1%