10 Beers for 10 Years game

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by TrilliumFan, May 17, 2017.

  1. TrilliumFan

    TrilliumFan Devotee (495) Dec 2, 2014 Massachusetts
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    Here's the game:

    You can only drink 10 different beers for the next 10 years of your life. Other than those 10, you CANNOT drink ANY beer. Which 10 beers are on your 10 year list? Remember to balance taste with availability (or else you'll be drinking water!). If you've got the beer in your cellar and it's on your list, you can keep it; otherwise, it goes.

    My 10 Beer / 10 Year List:
    1. Double Dry Hopped Congress St IPA
    2. Double Dry Hopped Fort Point Pale Ale - I live in Boston, so between the two Trillium I can keep a stash
    3. Prairie Bomb! - best stout I can regularly find
    4. Parabola - Tough call vs BCBS (due to availability) and KBS, but I love this beer.
    5. 3F Gueuze - Love this and I've got a nice stash in the cellar and can buy online
    6. Cantillon Fou Foune - Need one whale on my list
    7. St. Bernardus Abt 12 - always enjoy
    8. Weihenstephaner Hefeweiss - a classic
    9. La Fin Du Monde - always enjoy
    10. Dogfish Head 90 minute IPA - meh, but hey its a beer that I can find
     
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  2. thebeers

    thebeers Meyvn (1,218) Sep 10, 2014 Pennsylvania
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    You're mostly covered, but I'd swap out at least a couple for some lagers. A nice German pils to get you through the summer months, or maybe an Oktoberfest or something. :)
     
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  3. Squire123

    Squire123 Meyvn (1,175) Jul 16, 2015 Mississippi
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    Unfortunate I lack the foresight to say what I'll like 10 years from now or even what I'll like a few months from now when the Fall releases come out. Hats off to those who can.
     
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  4. TrilliumFan

    TrilliumFan Devotee (495) Dec 2, 2014 Massachusetts
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    When faced with a weak beer list at a restaurant, I will often opt to not drink beer. I know that when I get home, I can treat myself to something great from the cellar. But it's important to have a few beers that I should be able to find in any decent pub.

    My 10 Beer / 10 Year List:
    1. Double Dry Hopped Congress St IPA
    2. Double Dry Hopped Fort Point Pale Ale - I live in Boston, so between the two Trillium I can keep a stash
    3. Prairie Bomb! - best stout I can regularly find
    4. Parabola - Tough call vs BCBS (due to availability) and KBS, but I love this beer.
    5. 3F Gueuze - Love this and I've got a nice stash in the cellar and can buy online
    6. Cantillon Fou Foune - Need one whale on my list
    7. St. Bernardus Abt 12 - always enjoy
    8. Weihenstephaner Hefeweiss - a classic
    9. La Fin Du Monde - always enjoy
    10. Dogfish Head 90 minute IPA - meh, but hey its a beer that I can find
     
  5. n2185

    n2185 Poo-Bah (1,745) Apr 14, 2008 North Carolina
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    1. KBS
    2. Consecration
    3. Vlad the Impaler
    4. Abrasive
    5. DDH PseudoSue
    6. Firestone Pivo
    7. Lindley Park
    8. Westmalle Tripel
    9. Westvleteren Blond
    10. Westvleteren 12
     
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  6. tlema1

    tlema1 Meyvn (1,223) Nov 19, 2008 South Carolina
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    I've given this a lot of thought

    1 Weinhenstephaner Hefeweizen
    2 Weinhenstephaner Vitus
    3 Chimay Blue
    4 Founders Breakfast Stout
    5 Founders Porter
    6 Lagunitas Sucks
    7 Wicked Weed Pernicous
    8 Allagash Curieux
    9 Tripel Karmeliet
    10 Bud LIght (for the Bills game...don't judge me!!!)
     
  7. MFMB

    MFMB Crusader (713) Jan 23, 2015 Idaho
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    Hmmmmmmmm
    Moonraker Yojo
    Founders Breakfast Stout
    Creature Comforts Athena Paradiso
    Trillium Fort Point
    Sierra Nevada Pale Ale
    Hitachino Nest White
    Fieldwork King Citra
    Lagunitas Highwestified
    Tired Hands Trendler Pils
    New Belgium Fat Tire

    I'd be alright. I'd survive.

    Cheers
     
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  8. Hoppsbabo

    Hoppsbabo Crusader (788) Jan 29, 2012 United Kingdom (England)

    1-5) A selection of bitters, undecided.
    6) Old Chimneys Good King Henry
    7) Weinhenstephaner Vitus
    8) Schneider Weisse Aventinus
    9) Rothaus Pils Tannen Zäpfle
    10) A nice low ABV stout, undecided.
     
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  9. SudsDoctor

    SudsDoctor Aspirant (206) Nov 23, 2008 New York

    Today's list (in no particular order). Ask me again tomorrow. ;)

    Weinhenstephaner Hefewiessbier
    Fuller's ESB
    SN Pale Ale
    Westmalle Tripel
    Duvel
    Sixpoint Crisp
    Founder's Backwoods Bastard
    Pilsner Urquell
    Ayinger Celebrator
    Saison Dupont
     
  10. SteveSexton203

    SteveSexton203 Aspirant (202) Feb 19, 2014 Connecticut

    Mine is in no specific order.
    1. Aslin - Double Orange StarFish
    2. Westbrook - Gose
    3. Cantillon Fou Foune
    4. Counter Weight - Headway
    5. NEBCO - IST or BA version
    6. Lasting Brass - Brass City Blonde
    7. OEC - Albus
    8. New England Cider Co - Anyone of them
    9. Tree House - Green (needed one galaxy beer)
    10. Lasting Brass - Mer-Man Kolsh
     
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  11. Lucular

    Lucular Meyvn (1,095) Jun 20, 2014 Maryland
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    Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier
    Founders BWB
    Founders All Day IPA
    Founders Breakfast Stout
    Sierra Nevada Otra Vez
    Sierra Nevada Oktoberfest
    Sierra Nevada Celebration
    Weyerbacher Sunday Morning Stout
    Boulevard The Sixth Glass quadrupel
    New Glarus Cran-bic (hoping they keep making it every couple of years so I can keep stocking up on it!)
     
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  12. Uniobrew31

    Uniobrew31 Zealot (540) Jan 16, 2012 Pennsylvania
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    Duvel
    St. Bernardus ABT 12
    Paulaner Octoberfest Weisn'
    Weihenstephaner Hefe Weise
    Murphy's
    Founders Porter
    Hofbrau original
    Troeggs Nugget Necter
    Great Lakes Dortmunder
    High Life (Legion nights)
     
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  13. NeroFiddled

    NeroFiddled Poo-Bah (8,008) Jul 8, 2002 Pennsylvania
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    "If you've got the beer in your cellar and it's on your list, you can keep it; otherwise, it goes."

    So I'm guessing we're talking about only bottled beers because I'd certainly put some English cask ales on my list. But OK, it's still easy.

    Unibroue La Fin Du Monde
    Chimay Grande Reserve
    Frankiskaner
    3 Monts
    Sierra Nevada Narwhal
    Liefman's Goudenband
    Boon Kriek
    Rodenbach
    Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier Urbock
    Budweiser Budvar
     
  14. dripa8

    dripa8 Aspirant (236) Sep 19, 2014 Kansas
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    In no order,
    Hop stoopid
    Tropical Torpedo
    Sumatra mountain brown
    Pataskala
    Enjoy by
    Hoptimum 2017
    Boulevard imperial pilsner
    Stone mocha IPA
    Born yesterday
    Ten fidy
     
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  15. TrilliumFan

    TrilliumFan Devotee (495) Dec 2, 2014 Massachusetts
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    Chimay, Breakfast Stout and Lagunitas are nice choices!
     
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  16. TrilliumFan

    TrilliumFan Devotee (495) Dec 2, 2014 Massachusetts
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    Duvel. Yes!
     
  17. CJNAPS

    CJNAPS Champion (891) Nov 3, 2013 California
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    1. Sierra Nevada Pale Ale
    2 Sierra Nevada Celebration
    3. Sierra Nevada Narwhal
    4. Sierra Nevada Hoptimum
    5. Firestone Easy Jack
    6. Firestone DBA
    7. Parabola
    8. Pliny The Elder
    9. Supplication
    10. Consecration
     
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  18. CJNAPS

    CJNAPS Champion (891) Nov 3, 2013 California
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    King Citra is great !
     
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  19. mambossa

    mambossa Initiate (172) Jun 30, 2015 Ohio
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    1. Speedway Stout
    2. Stone Ruination
    3. Molotov Lite
    4. Edmund Fitzgerald
    5. Cellar Door
    6. FFF Blot Out the Sun
    7. Sixpoint Jammer
    8. Dark Apparition
    9. Head Hunter
    10. Pilsner Urquell

    Just off the top.
     
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  20. wingedeel

    wingedeel Zealot (505) Nov 17, 2005 Indiana
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    At this point in my beer life I have returned to basics, so I am sure i could survive on just Bells Two Hearted and Chimay Grande Reserve.
     
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  21. akolb

    akolb Defender (662) Aug 8, 2015 Colorado
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    1. Odell Myrcenary
    2. Odell Cutthroat Porter
    3. Hofbrau Original
    4. Upslope Craft Lager
    5. Unibroue La Fin du Monde
    6. Unibroue Trois Pistoles
    7. Lumberyard Flagstaff IPA
    8. Ommegang Abbey
    9. DFH Indian Brown
    10. Ten Fidy
     
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  22. keithmurray

    keithmurray Meyvn (1,066) Oct 7, 2009 New York

    1. Aventinus Eisbock
    2. La Fin Du Monde
    3. St. Bernardus ABT 12
    4. Rothaus Pils
    5. Ayinger Celebrator
    6. Weihenstephaner Hefeweissen
    7. Bourbon County Barrel Aged Barleywine
    8. Anchor Porter
    9. Ommegang Hennepin
    10. Ten Fidy
     
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  23. TrilliumFan

    TrilliumFan Devotee (495) Dec 2, 2014 Massachusetts
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    Bcbw!!
     
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  24. bbtkd

    bbtkd Champion (862) Sep 20, 2015 South Dakota

    Pure coincidence that 8 of ten are Barrel Aged ;)
    1. Founders KBS
    2. Founders CBS (though I have not tried it yet, I hear it is better than KBS)
    3. Prairie Pirate Bomb!
    4. Prairie BA Bomb!
    5. Oskar Blues BA Fidy
    6. Oskar Blues Rum BA Fidy (I have not had it yet, but I hear it is better than BA Fidy)
    7. Brasserie Dieu du Ciel! Péché Mortel (better than FBS)
    8. Weihenstephaner Hefe Weissbier
    9. GI BCBS
    10. Central Waters Bourbon Barrel Stout
     
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  25. marquis

    marquis Crusader (709) Nov 20, 2005 United Kingdom (England)

    No Milds? I would have a couple of these as first choice.Some Bitters too including Tim Taylor's. Landlord which when in song goes down singing hymns.
    Fuller's ESB of course.
    Plus Belvoir Brewery's Oatmeal Stout and Brewsters' Stilton Porter.
    I could quite happily exist on just these indefinitely. I spent the first 25 of my drinking years with just milds and bitters to choose from and was blissfully happy to do so
     
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  26. Hoppsbabo

    Hoppsbabo Crusader (788) Jan 29, 2012 United Kingdom (England)

    If I had twenty beers, yes. Probably because I haven't had much luck with milds this year. They've all been a bit drab. Last year though, wow. Great year for stouts. Oops, I mean porters.
     
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  27. moshea

    moshea Devotee (409) Jul 16, 2007 Michigan
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    What a shame you are going to miss out on new beers released in the next ten years.

    You are totally gonna miss out on Double Barrel Whalez Bruh
     
  28. TrilliumFan

    TrilliumFan Devotee (495) Dec 2, 2014 Massachusetts
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    OK. New rule. Each year you get to swap in a new beer to your 10. Otherwise it's torture, right?
     
  29. TrilliumFan

    TrilliumFan Devotee (495) Dec 2, 2014 Massachusetts
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    Sounds like there could be a lot of days without beer. Either that or you've got quite a cellar!
     
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  30. TrilliumFan

    TrilliumFan Devotee (495) Dec 2, 2014 Massachusetts
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    Sounds like you've got a couple cases of Westy sitting in your cellar!
     
  31. SteveSexton203

    SteveSexton203 Aspirant (202) Feb 19, 2014 Connecticut

    Drinking a lot of them Weihenstephaner Hefe Weissbier throughout the year. With all this small batch releases
     
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  32. n2185

    n2185 Poo-Bah (1,745) Apr 14, 2008 North Carolina
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    I wish!
     
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  33. chris826

    chris826 Disciple (313) Sep 24, 2014 Mississippi

    1. Southern Prohibition Crowd Control
    2. Wiseacre Tiny Bomb
    3. Ommegang Three Philosophers
    4. Ten Fidy
    5. Blackberry Farm Classic Saison
    6. Wiseacre Oktoberfest
    7. Founders Porter
    8. Chimay Red
    9. Anchor California Lager
    10. Schlafly TIPA
     
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  34. kitekid

    kitekid Initiate (176) Mar 3, 2017 California
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    1. Deschutes Black Butte Porter
    2. Deschutes Red Chair NWPA
    3. Sierra Nevada Pale Ale
    4. Sierra Nevada Torpedo IPA
    5. Firestone Walker 805
    6. Stone Arrogant Bastard
    7. North Coast Old Rasputin
    8. Anchor Liberty Ale
    9. Trummer Pils
    10. Bear Republic Racer 5
    (10 is just not enough)
     
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  35. QuakeAttack

    QuakeAttack Devotee (430) Mar 19, 2012 California

    In no particular order:
    1. Pale Ale - Sierra Nevada
    2. Rauch ur Bock - Caldera
    3. Barlywine - FW DDBA
    4. DIPA - Cellarmaker
    5. Porter - Ballast Point Victory at Sea
    6. Scottish Ale - Old Chub
    7. Stout - Hunahpu's
    8. Strong Dark Belgian - North Coast Brother Theloneous
    9. Old Ale - Alesmith
    10. Dopplebock - Andechser
    Wow. That was a lot harder than a thought. The next thread should be 10 breweries in 10 years.
     
  36. QuakeAttack

    QuakeAttack Devotee (430) Mar 19, 2012 California

    So, you want to crank it to 11?
     
  37. EmeraldMist

    EmeraldMist Aspirant (206) Mar 6, 2017 New Hampshire

    1. Ommegang Hennepin
    2. Smuttynose Robust Porter
    3. Smuttynose Finest Kind
    4. Hurricane High Gravity
    5. Miller High Life
    6. Fullers ESB
    7. Dogfish Head Olde School Barleywine
    8. Rochefort 10
    9. Allagash White
    10. Chimay Blue

    Yeah that seems about right.
     
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  38. dcotom

    dcotom Meyvn (1,071) Aug 4, 2014 Iowa

    Tough question, but I think I could live with these:

    TG SueMo
    Bell's Expedition
    Surly Xtra-Citra
    SN Oktoberfest
    Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier
    GL Dortmunder Gold
    Sixpoint Tesla
    Stone Xocoveza
    Founders Backwoods Bastard
    MadTree Lift
     
  39. Premo88

    Premo88 Meyvn (1,272) Jun 6, 2010 Texas
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    1-9. Rochefort 10
    10. Konig Pilsener

    I don't have to pay for these, right? :p
     
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  40. captaincoffee

    captaincoffee Meyvn (1,092) Jul 10, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    Just to be a jerk I'll mention that I have a case of Westy and 6 bottles of Fou Foune (from your list) in my cellar right now. On the other hand, I don't have access to beer like BCBS and KBS, so things tend to balance out I guess.
     
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