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Beers For Christmas

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by Brianhophead, Dec 8, 2012.

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  1. BobZ

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    In the spirit of the season two questions:

    1. What is the best gift of beer you've ever given this time of year? (Based on either the reaction or anticipated reaction of the recipient)

    2. What is the best gift of beer you've received at this time of year?

    For me, the answers are:

    1. A four-pack (for this year): Westvleteren 12, Struise Black Albert Batch "0", Struise Kabert, Stone VE 09-09-09.

    2. Last year, Malheur Brut Reserve 750ml & Brooklyn Black Ops 750ml.
     
  2. jzeilinger

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    Unibroue 17 Grand Reserve (just a little above $20 but well worth it)
     
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  3. Thickfreakness

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    Been meaning to grab one and do a side by side with my '07 Unibroue 17.
     
  4. bluejacket74

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    You paid more than $20 for yours? I'm pretty sure the bottle I got was around $11.99.
     
  5. jzeilinger

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    Now that I think about it, it was a little South of $20 so you got a good deal or I got royally screwed...probably the latter!!! It definitely wasn't in the $11.99 range.
     
  6. jzeilinger

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    (I'm jealous.)
     
  7. Thickfreakness

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    I think it's like $17.99 near me.
     
  8. APB

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    I like to drink Boulevard's Nutcracker Ale, a good six pack and you'll be the life of the party
     
  9. jzeilinger

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    That sounds about right now that you mention it.
     
  10. WagonCircler

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    Sounds good bro
     
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    Gonna wake up and crack a bomber of BCBCS '12 while cooking a light breakfast.
    I'll check on the bacon wrapped turkey in the smoker, and start prepping the trimmings for holiday brunch (family is coming)
    Next beer will be an IPA just to change it up a bit, followed by a Founders CBS.
    I'll have another IPA with the meal itself, and then with dessert I'll likely enjoy a NG Serendipity with the family.

    Happy Holidays!

    [​IMG]
     
  12. Derranged

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    I've got Gritty McDuff's, Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale, Sam Adams Merry Mischief Gingerbread Stout and Rude Elf's Reserve.
     
  13. GeckoPunk

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    [​IMG] :D
     
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    Unibroue 17 Grand Reserve (just a little above $20 but well worth it)


    This...

    Merry Christmas!
     
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    that was a joke right??? :(
     
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  17. psnydez86

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    I've never thought that I would contemplate masturbating to a drinking description and picture on beer advocate..... but my wife is gone for the night and game on!!!!!!!!
     
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    Pick up a 3L bottle of Anchor Our Christmas Ale.

    Only around $17 round these parts.
     
  19. RichD

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    I will be drinking a Firestone Walker Sucaba.
     
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    IMO Unibroue Terrible ($9) >>> 17 - that's just me though, don't want to start a war.

    To answer main question, a good Noel is what I go with. Love that santa hat on my beer bottle.
     
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  21. Brianhophead

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    No it wasn't a joke. I haven't heard of all the beers on the face of the earth yet.
     
  22. psykosis

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    Probably some Shorts Woodmaster or Liberator. Dunno yet...
     
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    1. Sent out a resurgam to a friend who totally was not expecting it, and was blown away.

    2. I don't think I've ever really received a Christmas beer gift. Not that I can recall anyway...
     
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    I always leave out some cookies, milk and Chimay Blue for Santa. Johnny Walker Red, too.
     
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    On the right Track!
     
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    I picked up a bottle of Delirium Noel, looking forward to that very much, yes sir!
     
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    [​IMG]

    Treating myself with a couple on Christmas Eve. :)
     
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    Westy or Rare? That is the question...
     
  30. keithmurray

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    Samiclaus
    St bernardus Christmas
    BCBS
     
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  31. Porkhustle

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    Whatever someone else likes, ideally
     
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    I have a growler of Williamsburg AleWerks Ebenezer and The Bruery's 5 Golden Rings on deck for Christmas eve to share with my brother in law (only family members that drink something other than BMC).
     
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    [​IMG]
     
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    Was given a 750 of that Corsendonk as a gift. Will open Christmas Eve.
     
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    The local boys, Pipeworks, just released Santa vs. Unicorn. Big, hoppy American BW. That'll be my go to Christmas beer.
     
  36. psnydez86

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    Sierra Nevada makes it and it is a fantastic hoppy winter seasonal.
     
  37. mporter13

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    I'm going to be having an Abyss to bring in the holidays. So excited that I was finally able to get a bottle yesterday!
     
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    Were they next to the Rare that's still sitting on the shelf?
     
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    Hardywood Park Gingerbread Stout & GBS
     
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    Haha, hand pumped cream stouts...
     
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