I will catch flack for this, but Unibroue Trois Pistoles is putrid, tastes like an old can of V8 to me. Also Cigar City Black Ash was AWFUL.
I won these, I enjoy them quite a lot. Anything beats a shaker pint.
Brandy Barrel aged Milwaukee's Best.
Maple pecan...oh damn...
More in Pappy Van Winkle barrels, maple barrels, rum barrels. OP: Better barleywine? did we drink the same beer? that barleywine is damn near perfect.
Used to be Bud, then Bud Light, sometimes Busch Light. Now he is hooked on Gumballhead, Alpha King, and Schlafly TIPA to name a few. I converted him.
Within the last month or so, had all these for the first time, all excellent:
Three Floyds Permanent Funeral
Russian River Blind Pig (liked it...
Don't remember my first, but a few that come to mind are:
Unibroue- Trois Pistoles (Awful weird tomato paste taste.)
Souther Tier- Creme Brulee...
DFH Miles Davis Bitches Brew, Mikkeller Beer Geek Breakfast, Boulevard Dark Truth or Imperial Stout, Rogue Double Chocolate.
Stone IRS, Great Lakes Blackout, Dark Horse Plead the 5th, The Great Divide Yeti varieties.