Best Beer No One Seems To Know About

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by HomeBrewed, Apr 18, 2012.

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  1. Crackerroll

    Crackerroll Initiate (0) Jan 16, 2011 Missouri

    I know; but I kind of like that it isn't...makes the anticipation greater! Cheers.
  2. yamar68

    yamar68 Initiate (0) Apr 1, 2011 Minnesota

    Auroch's Horn.
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  3. lucas1801

    lucas1801 Initiate (0) Apr 5, 2012 Massachusetts

    Didn't know they distributed that far, their Nano-brewery for designing is less than a mile from my house. I have been invited to brew a batch with them at the nano sometime, guess I should remember to email them.

    LE_FEESH Initiate (0) Mar 30, 2012 North Carolina

    I just got a job at my local bottle shop. Hop Notch is probably the best selling IPA we carry. In NC.
  5. ledzeped503

    ledzeped503 Initiate (0) Jun 22, 2009 Kentucky

    I wholeheartedly agree. And they have pretty cool origins/operation to boot.
  6. iwantmorehops

    iwantmorehops Aspirant (232) Sep 25, 2010 Vermont
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    This just came out in 4pks in VT! It's delicious, creamy smooth roasty coffee flavor with no heat.
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  7. Casedogg43

    Casedogg43 Initiate (0) Jan 4, 2012 Indiana
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    Lazy Magnolia's TimberBeast is pretty terrific!

    NOLA has Mechahopzilla, but not canned yet!
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  8. Thickfreakness

    Thickfreakness Initiate (0) Oct 2, 2010 New York

    I can get for ya anytime! LOVE this IIPA!
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  9. brewbetter

    brewbetter Initiate (0) Jun 2, 2012 Nauru

    Pliny the Elder and Heady Topper of course :slight_smile:
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  10. erikl48

    erikl48 Initiate (176) Jun 29, 2011 Pennsylvania
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    Tired hands nerd flight!!!!
  11. jmgrub

    jmgrub Initiate (0) Nov 20, 2010 California

    xyauyu series
  12. Mattyb79

    Mattyb79 Devotee (474) Dec 11, 2012 Virginia
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    Devil's backbone eight point IPA
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  13. GardenWaters

    GardenWaters Initiate (0) Jan 8, 2012 Illinois

    GI Green Line Pale Ale.
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  14. Bobheed

    Bobheed Initiate (0) Dec 27, 2010 Texas

    I actually live in Texas now, so I can get it all the time now too! :grinning:
  15. AJ01923

    AJ01923 Devotee (414) Jan 1, 2013 Massachusetts
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    Anything by Rising Tide. Getting more popular around New England.
  16. Hopdaemon39

    Hopdaemon39 Initiate (0) Dec 27, 2011 New York

    Unfortunately only available in mass., Jack's Abby Hoponius Union and ginger and juice is AMAZING. Sad that I'm unable to obtain it in NYC and that nobody knows of this awesome brewery's existence.
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  17. StubFaceJoe

    StubFaceJoe Initiate (0) Nov 24, 2011 Colorado

    Same with Dubhe. They are way underated. I think it's the artwork and name. People think they are Abita.
  18. Cugabuh

    Cugabuh Initiate (0) Dec 6, 2012 Massachusetts

    Recently someone gave me a bomber of Jasper Murdock's Private Stock '12. I was very surprised by the quality of their brew. It's a small brewery attached to an inn up in Norwich, VT. The full body, caramel malts, and bready aftertaste all blend together so nicely in this beer. It is also aged for a year which is always a nice touch!
  19. Cugabuh

    Cugabuh Initiate (0) Dec 6, 2012 Massachusetts

    I am glad that I live just 20 minutes from this brewery. Let me know if you ever want to work out a trade. I can even grab the brews that are only available at their brewery. For instance, their sour beer (I believe it was called bier de garde) was absolutely INCREDIBLE!
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  20. wesbray

    wesbray Disciple (355) Feb 29, 2012 Alberta (Canada)
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    Anything by Alley Kat, but in particular their Olde Deuteronomy barley wine.
  21. fredmugs

    fredmugs Poo-Bah (1,547) Aug 11, 2012 Indiana
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    West Sixth IPA. It's so good I changed my profile pic.
  22. sukwonee

    sukwonee Crusader (740) Dec 13, 2011 Washington
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    I like your taste. Cowiche and Fat Tug are awesome. I also enjoyed the Cowiche Hop Lab #1 (green bottle). Regarding Humulo Nimbus - just watch out for old bottles. Last bottle I had was a total malt bomb (still good though).
  23. Cugabuh

    Cugabuh Initiate (0) Dec 6, 2012 Massachusetts

    Been meaning to try these guys! What do you recommend??
  24. pittsburghkid66

    pittsburghkid66 Initiate (38) Dec 24, 2009 Indiana
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    Shoreline Lost Sailor and Curse the Goat.
  25. Robtobfest

    Robtobfest Disciple (367) Oct 21, 2009 Connecticut
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    Smoke and dagger is phenominal, hoponious union IPL is ridiculously good. Eveything ive had from them has been great! Id love to see them at Night of the Barrels next month!
  26. Peg2009

    Peg2009 Initiate (0) Dec 30, 2012 Maryland

    I am new to evaluating what I call "fancy beers" also known as good beers! My vote for really good beers I have not heard much about are some of the chocolate stouts. Young's Double Chocolate Stout went unchallenged (in my opinion) for several years, until last night. Samuel Smiths Organic Chocolate Stout surpassed Young's by leaps and bounds!
  27. Irishize75

    Irishize75 Initiate (0) Nov 4, 2012 California

    Agreed! For around $10 a bomber, it doesn't get much better for my money. Could stand a little more bourbon flavor, but that's a minor gripe.
  28. RoninTK3

    RoninTK3 Aspirant (234) Nov 12, 2012 New Hampshire
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    Grey Sail Stargazer Imperial Stout is very nice. They're out of Westerly, RI and have been around for about a year.
  29. lordofthewiens

    lordofthewiens Poo-Bah (4,290) Sep 17, 2005 Maine
    Premium Member Beer Trader

    Geary's HSA.
    Wonderful beer.
  30. Fibertech

    Fibertech Initiate (0) Nov 16, 2010 California

    Freetail brewing. All their beers!!! They have two IPA's that are dynamite.. Located out of San Antonio.. Dont believe they distribute but have a really bitching brewpub with some of the best tasting pizza this side of Italy...Their stone oven is amazing...Was just there on a business trip (about a month) :slight_smile:... This became our spot.... Check'em out...
  31. AJ01923

    AJ01923 Devotee (414) Jan 1, 2013 Massachusetts
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    Daymark is my favorite so far. Great sipping beer spring/summer. Zephyr and Ishmael are great beers too, haven't gotten around to their darker beers. They had a limited release called "prince Tuesday" that was a collaboration with Allagash. Had it on tap at great lost bear in Portland, wish I could find it again. Good luck, let me know what you think!
  32. BakeBisBife

    BakeBisBife Initiate (61) Mar 15, 2011 Illinois
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    Couldn't disagree more. I think the new branding is sharp. Remember this?


    "Yes, do you have that Tramp Stamp Pale Ale in stock?"
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