Beers with HONEY anyone?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by 19etz55, Jun 29, 2015.

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  1. nc41

    nc41 Poo-Bah (2,635) Sep 25, 2008 North Carolina
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    Not framiliar. But that a great looking beer.
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  2. rtrasr

    rtrasr Disciple (310) Feb 16, 2009 Arkansas

    Honey Porter, I still miss it. Hear that Jim Koch!!!
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  3. PatrickCT

    PatrickCT Poo-Bah (2,033) Feb 18, 2015 Connecticut

    Local 2 was nice.
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  4. Kaz_DemonKnight

    Kaz_DemonKnight Initiate (0) Jul 8, 2014 Illinois

    Pipework's out of Chicago does honey in beers better than anyone else. Especially the Drug Fish series. Every one of those beers has honey and is perfectly executed
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  5. Arminius757

    Arminius757 Initiate (164) Aug 29, 2014 Connecticut

    Not so much a honey beer, but the Engelszell Trappist beers from Austria do use the local honey in them for some extra sweetness. It comes though, though very mild at best. I tasted it more in the Gregorius than the Benno.
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  6. JScoot

    JScoot Initiate (0) Aug 27, 2014 Louisiana

    Rogue Marionberry Braggot
    Bayou Teche Miel Sauvage
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  7. richobrien

    richobrien Initiate (0) Dec 29, 2013 California

    Square Grouper
    Crimson Snapper?
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  8. halo3one

    halo3one Initiate (0) Jun 6, 2014 Georgia

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  9. kwakwhore

    kwakwhore Initiate (0) Nov 1, 2004 North Carolina

    Back in my noob days I used to enjoy Young's Waggle Dance, a pale ale brewed with honey. Don't know what I would think of it if I had some today.
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  10. schteve

    schteve Aspirant (222) Sep 10, 2003 New Jersey

    2 in NJ:

    Flounder's Hill Street Honey Ale is a straightforward amber/pale with distinct honey notes
    Flying Fish Exit 3, a blueberry braggot where the honey is there and the blueberries are in the background.
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  11. gibgink

    gibgink Champion (872) Oct 27, 2014 Missouri

    I know this is BA and all, but for honey, I go mead. Dansk Mjød Vikingernes Mjød is my favorite so far.
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  12. JuicesFlowing

    JuicesFlowing Initiate (0) Jul 5, 2009 Kansas

    In general, I love honey as an additive to beer. Big Sky Summer Honey has been my favorite.
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  13. Vason

    Vason Initiate (0) Feb 19, 2008 Ohio

    Unless you're like me and add in far too much fermentables in your batch so you wind up with an 18% braggot, a bunch of drunk, dead, and overtaxed yeast, and a bunch of sugar still left in the brew <_<
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  14. SlothB77

    SlothB77 Initiate (0) Dec 28, 2012 Virginia

    LCCB - Nuclear Nugget Imperial Honey IPA

    also, try some of the new meads out now.
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  15. SlothB77

    SlothB77 Initiate (0) Dec 28, 2012 Virginia

    Event Horizon was phenomenal. Now i want to try Artaic. Look at the color of that!
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  16. stankint4748

    stankint4748 Initiate (0) Jun 23, 2015 Michigan

    When it comes out in about 30 days try BITTER OLD FECKER RUSTIC ALES " STRUTTER"
    It has honey and a few other choice ingredients - WOW FACTOR
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  17. PhishNoC

    PhishNoC Initiate (0) Jul 21, 2014 Tennessee

    Perennial Woodside is definitely one to try, and I'm not a Tripel guy.
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  18. The_Beer_Shark

    The_Beer_Shark Initiate (0) Oct 14, 2014 Illinois

    If you haven't tried square grouper or one of the many fruited variants you are missing out big time!
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  19. Rollinghops513

    Rollinghops513 Initiate (0) Jan 20, 2015 Ohio

    Jackie O's Wood Ya Honey. Bourbon barrel aged honey wheat wine. Delicious!!
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  20. FoamInnovation

    FoamInnovation Initiate (0) Nov 12, 2013 Washington

    Gonna have to echo others and say Hopslam.
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  21. 19etz55

    19etz55 Disciple (304) Aug 12, 2007 New Jersey

    I'll look for it!
  22. Shafaegalo

    Shafaegalo Initiate (0) Jan 12, 2014 Texas

    Robert Earl Keen Honey Pilsner from Perdenales Brewing Co in Tx. I usually don't care for Pilsners but the honey made it just sweet enough to really enjoy!
  23. hopfenunmaltz

    hopfenunmaltz Poo-Bah (1,822) Jun 8, 2005 Michigan

    I don't think Nate's beers get distributed too far from Chelsea MI.
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  24. RobM77

    RobM77 Initiate (0) Feb 14, 2013 Illinois

    I'll second Polyanna Ocular DIPA and also Tyronena Balling the Queen. Of course, Hopslam, 2015 was exceptionally honey-like
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  25. Greywulfken

    Greywulfken Poo-Bah (5,036) Aug 25, 2010 New York
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    Hopslam comes to mind, as do a couple of tripels from Grimm, and I've had one beer categorized as a braggot from Kuhnhenn. Probably a couple of others, but I'm not sure.
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  26. ncusatis

    ncusatis Initiate (140) Dec 22, 2014 Wisconsin

    Balling The Queen from Tyranena is a kick ass honey Imperial IPA, definitely trade for it if you're not in Tyranena distro.
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  27. ThrewRedButter

    ThrewRedButter Initiate (0) Aug 29, 2012 Massachusetts

    Trillium Artaic
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  28. jhavs

    jhavs Poo-Bah (1,947) Apr 16, 2015 New York
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    Super Kitty from Keegan. Can really taste and smell the honey.

    Brewed using the excess from their Hurricane Kitty recipe, this beer is combined with 1000 pounds of local Hudson Valley honey, oak chips, and several additions of hops during the 6 month conditioning period.
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  29. TDavEdMac

    TDavEdMac Initiate (0) May 6, 2013 Colorado

    East Bank
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  30. Domingo

    Domingo Poo-Bah (2,683) Apr 23, 2005 Colorado

    Elevation Apis IV, Casey Easy Bank, and (a little more "obvious" with the honey flavor) Estes Park Stinger are some good ones out here in CO. If you like Braggot, Mountain Sun has a few good ones.
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  31. benzodrums

    benzodrums Aspirant (208) Feb 19, 2015 Texas

    Four Corners Local Buzz
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  32. jlsims04

    jlsims04 Initiate (0) Jul 14, 2013 Illinois

    All the drug fish beers have honey.
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  33. jlsims04

    jlsims04 Initiate (0) Jul 14, 2013 Illinois

    Had this one for the first time this week. Very good.
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  34. Lazhal

    Lazhal Devotee (466) Mar 13, 2011 Michigan

    Chillwave. Almost 3 full pages and no one mentioned it. Holy cow that stuff is amazing.
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  35. Dachs

    Dachs Initiate (0) Oct 17, 2014 Ohio

    Leinenkugel's Honey Weiss. I know a lot of people like to hate on it for not really being a craft beer but its pretty good stuff.
  36. Dachs

    Dachs Initiate (0) Oct 17, 2014 Ohio

    Great Lakes? Im not a big fan of it. To me, it tastes overhopped, like most GL beers are.
  37. Lazhal

    Lazhal Devotee (466) Mar 13, 2011 Michigan

    Nothing wrong with not liking hoppy American DIPAs, but in my opinion Chillwave does deserve the world-class rating it has here on BA.
  38. Dachs

    Dachs Initiate (0) Oct 17, 2014 Ohio

    Its a great beer if you like hoppy beers. If I had a friend who liked hoppy beers, Id recommend it.
  39. MVP09

    MVP09 Initiate (0) Oct 19, 2012 Massachusetts

    Bog Iron in Norton, MA makes IPAs brewed with honey. Stinger, Stung, and Middle Child.
  40. -Andrew-

    -Andrew- Zealot (586) Jul 22, 2013 Michigan

    I've made one. It tastes really good, and very strongly of local wildflower honey, but I botched the carbonation process so it's pretty flat.
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