Beer you liked but will never be brewed again.

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by Kanger, Sep 11, 2013.

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  1. Kanger

    Kanger Zealot (521) Sep 3, 2013 New York

    Earlier this year I attended a party for the 25th Anniversary of Brooklyn Brewery. One of the beers on tap was called "Hot/Hotter" and I thought it was one of the best beers I've ever drank.

    "A hop drying comparison done for the Hop Quality Group, Hot/Hotter is two variations on the same Pale Ale. Hot is dry-hopped with Citra hops kilned at 130°F, and has a rounded, full aroma and the bitterness is smooth. Hotter is dry-hopped with Citra hops kilned at 150°F, and has a sharper hop aroma and a slightly more aggressive bitterness."

    Unfortunately for me, I only got to drink a single pint of the stuff. When I went back for another the keg was kicked.

    Any beers you guys like that will never be available again?
  2. OptionParalysis

    OptionParalysis Initiate (0) Jul 12, 2013 New York

    Southern Tier Oat, Damn tasty brew.

    I don't believe Stone is releasing the Imperial Mint Chocolate Stout again - that was one of my favorite releases this past year
  3. bifrost17

    bifrost17 Initiate (0) Dec 16, 2011 Washington

  4. jmgrub

    jmgrub Aspirant (218) Nov 20, 2010 California

    Lips of Faith Dunkelweiss
    Bourbon county vanilla
  5. MikeWard

    MikeWard Poo-Bah (1,994) Sep 14, 2011 Pennsylvania

    I believe Thirsty Dog Wulvers is listed as a one time limited release for this year, but I would be a very happy camper if they put that out every winter.
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  6. gory4d

    gory4d Defender (657) Apr 14, 2007 Texas

    Bass Kings Ale.
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  7. GootNoles

    GootNoles Initiate (0) Aug 19, 2013 Georgia

    Cigar City Moat Water.
  8. GoldenWort

    GoldenWort Initiate (92) Apr 17, 2009 Pennsylvania

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  9. NewGlarusFan

    NewGlarusFan Initiate (0) Jun 26, 2013 Illinois

  10. Kjanisch7

    Kjanisch7 Initiate (147) Jun 26, 2013 New Jersey

    Frangelic Mountain
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  11. ONovoMexicano

    ONovoMexicano Poo-Bah (2,831) Jun 14, 2012 New Mexico

    I've had the same experience many a time with beers at La Cumbre and Marble Brewery in Albuquerque, NM. Earlier this year, for Albuquerque Beer Week the two breweries got together with other locals Nexus, Turtle Mountain and Il Vicino, to produce the 505-2013 (a play on our area code). This beer was a beast of a DIPA that was perfectly balanced and smooth as all hell, meaning I drank far too many before I realized how damn potent they were. Unfortunately, each year they brew a different beer, so I'll never see this again.

    La Cumbre does this with a lot of their beers sadly. They made a great beer a few months back called Simcoe's Daughter using Mosaic hops and it was superb. Probably won't be around again. So many LC beers deserve to be canned and/or bottled and but currently only the Elevated IPA gets this treatment (though word is the Hefeweizen will soon be canned).
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  12. MLeicht

    MLeicht Initiate (0) Jul 9, 2012 New Jersey

    DFH Fort & DFH Raison D'Extra
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  13. JrGtr

    JrGtr Devotee (429) Apr 13, 2006 Massachusetts

    Original Recipe Heart of Darkness stout from Magic Hat.
  14. deadonhisfeet

    deadonhisfeet Poo-Bah (2,098) Apr 23, 2011 Kentucky

    I'd love for Founders to brew CBS and Nemesis again. CBS was terrific and I never got to try Nemesis.

    Another one that most of you have never heard of is BBC's Bourbon Barrel Big Brown. That stuff was darn tasty.

    Of course, I have to also ask for Thomas Hardy's Ale. Never had it and would love to try it.
  15. ONovoMexicano

    ONovoMexicano Poo-Bah (2,831) Jun 14, 2012 New Mexico

    Oh, and I had Parabajava at Firestone Walker a week and a half ago and probably will never have that gem again. Damn.
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  16. hopsputin

    hopsputin Poo-Bah (2,170) Apr 1, 2012 New Jersey

  17. Netdigger2

    Netdigger2 Initiate (0) Apr 20, 2011 South Carolina

    I know where there is still Oat on the shelf here. You can probaby still find some.
  18. Netdigger2

    Netdigger2 Initiate (0) Apr 20, 2011 South Carolina

  19. BeerGreg

    BeerGreg Disciple (366) May 17, 2013 Illinois

  20. dieBlume

    dieBlume Initiate (0) Mar 18, 2013 Virginia

    Oh. My. Goodness. These both sound delicious. Now I'm really sad that I found out about them in a thread about beers no longer being brewed. However, I checked out the DFH website. Apparently they still sometimes make Fort? There's hope!
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  21. MLeicht

    MLeicht Initiate (0) Jul 9, 2012 New Jersey

    You can still find/trade for them. Just this May i found Fort on the shelf in Mass
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  22. dieBlume

    dieBlume Initiate (0) Mar 18, 2013 Virginia

    I will certainly be keeping this in mind. :3
  23. dennis3951

    dennis3951 Meyvn (1,009) Mar 6, 2008 New Jersey

    This has come up a few times before. My answer is always the same.
    Anything from the late great "Heavyweight".
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  24. Stevedore

    Stevedore Poo-Bah (5,592) Nov 16, 2012 Oregon
    Society Trader

    Definitely King Henry. And I suppose Murda'd Out Stout.
  25. GBallHead

    GBallHead Initiate (191) Oct 6, 2011 Indiana

    BCBVS and baller stout
  26. backbaybrewer

    backbaybrewer Aspirant (225) Feb 26, 2010 Massachusetts

    Without ever having had Rare, I know I like it, and I also know that GI has said they will never brew it again.
  27. mariacha

    mariacha Aspirant (290) Jun 4, 2013 Colorado

    From New Belgium? They just re-released that on Friday I believe.
  28. C_Roetting

    C_Roetting Initiate (0) Aug 28, 2013 Kentucky

    Top of my list are Quaff Bros Nola's Rye & Founders Nemesis 2010.
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  29. MaaikeMae

    MaaikeMae Initiate (0) Aug 24, 2007 North Carolina

    Stone IRS Anise. Just kidding.
  30. stillbo_baggins

    stillbo_baggins Initiate (0) Dec 23, 2012 New York

    One of my first favorite micros!
  31. Phoenix2443

    Phoenix2443 Disciple (300) Jan 20, 2010 Texas

    Eric's Ale from New Belgium
  32. yemenmocha

    yemenmocha Poo-Bah (2,847) Jun 18, 2002 Arizona

    McFarlane Hefe-Weizen in Phoenix in the 1990's (Pete McFarlane)
  33. Draught2012

    Draught2012 Initiate (90) Jun 23, 2008 Massachusetts

    Blushing Monk. I fell in love the first time around and it was widely available for months everywhere i went. Once gone, I hounded the Founders Owner & the Blushing Monk brainchild eveywhere I saw them, often calling it's name out from a distance, in different costume, like Marty Feldman in Yellowbeard. Finally it was released again in the Magnum Bottle Series (and I take full credit for it's re-release) but I'm afraid I will never see it again.
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  34. ahbithwabm

    ahbithwabm Devotee (420) Apr 27, 2013 Illinois

    permanent funeral. was definitely one of my favorites
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  35. Mattco

    Mattco Initiate (189) Jun 5, 2011 Illinois

    2010 Founders Nemesis
  36. texasalec

    texasalec Initiate (69) Jul 18, 2013 Texas

    Everytime I go to FFF or Founders I know I will have a one-off beer that will never be brewed again. I have accepted that fate.
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  37. joelwlcx

    joelwlcx Aspirant (224) Apr 23, 2007 Minnesota

    Founders Nemesis
    Goose Island Oatmeal Stout
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  38. BlackNote

    BlackNote Initiate (179) Apr 5, 2013 Michigan

  39. Lerxst

    Lerxst Defender (614) Jun 17, 2005 Florida

    Stone 13th Anniversary. Man I loved that. I emailed Stone and asked if there was any hope it would be brought into the regular line up like SSR was and they said no. Makes me kinda sad thinking about how good that was knowing I'll never have it again.
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  40. MikeReserva

    MikeReserva Initiate (113) May 28, 2013 Netherlands

    Struise/Portsmouth Kabert
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