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Best beer you had at KBS?

Discussion in 'Great Lakes' started by Orchids, Mar 11, 2012.

  1. Orchids

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    I was lucky enough to be in line around some badass BAs that were kind enough to szare some amazing brews. Was just curious to see what other people shared?
     
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    The Barrel Aged Sumatra Mountain Brown on tap blew my mind.
     
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    I tried some great whales....but the one that stood out the most and surprised the hell out of me was my Melange 3. Such a perfect blend of sour and sweet!
     
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    I'll second both those posts. The Sumatra was amazing as well as Raymo's Melange #3.

    My top 5 were:
    Melange #3
    Black Tuesday
    King Henry
    Pliny
    Oude Tart
     
  5. clegolfski

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    I think i might have to agree with on on the BA Owd Engwish, Melange 3 was pretty delicious too.
     
  6. TapeDeck

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    Far and away the sours that GRBrew made and shared. That man has got it dialed in!
     
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    Frangelic Brown and Bourbon County Rare were my two favorites... though I did try many that were quite close.

    Biggest surprise for me was Lolita... liked it a lot more than I thought I would!
     
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    BBQ, PopSkull, HeadyTopper, Pipeworks Pipedream.

    Never made it inside to get any of the Sumatra... :/
     
  9. raymo55

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    That is probably the single most smartest thing you have said on this forum all day! Just sayin ;)
     
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    Got to try King Henry and just a bit of Rare and both were pretty amazing. Marshall Zhukov's is also thicker than motor oil. I saw someone rinse their glass twice with water and it still had remnents of the beer in it.
     
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    You're great. Single most smartest. Stay on topic.
     
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    Sumatra and Frangelic Mountain Brown, both on tap, both off the hook.
     
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    I had a sip of Black Tuesday, some King Henry, Bramble, Coffee 2011 and 2010, BA 4D, BA Plead the Fifth....
    In the taproom the BA Sumatra was really outstanding.
     
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    After cracking the Zhukov, I want to get another one. I wouldnt believe how damn thick it was - it was fantastic. Special thanks to Heyta for that bottle as an extra, too bad he won't read this!
     
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    Best of the day out of beers I had never tried:
    BA Sumatra Mountain Brown
    '11 Black Tuesday
    Arctic Devil
    Melange No 3

    Always tasty favorites:
    Black Note
    King Henry
     
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    Ah geez, wtf am I thinking.. Also a special thanks to dblab for that Black Note!
     
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    I thought Arck Angel was pretty good.
     
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    Oh, and if any of you had some of the Black Eye.P.A. from Right Brain I brought, drop me a BM. I don't think I have contact info for any of the group my friend and I hung with.
     
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    Top 5:
    BCBVS
    King Henry
    FW Sucaba
    FW Parabola
    Cascade Kriek
     
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    I had a lot of amazing beers that I've never and probably will never have again. But hands down the BA sumatra brown was on a whole other level for me. I'll go as far to say that it is better than KBS...and CBS! My new number one want for the backstage series is BA sumatra. Please founders make it happen!
     
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    Jacob, I hear how much everyone loves that beer but I dont know. My palate might have just been destroyed from such much beer all day.
     
  22. sarro

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    Frangelic Mountain Brown
    But Big Rock Chop House St.Claire Saison from bottle shares.

    Was Frangelic Mtn still pouring later in the day? Our group grabbed a few growlers of it so I think we helped it kick if it wasn't.
     
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    I didn't think you could get a growler of their top tier beer.
     
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    Frangelic was a tier 2 which you can get growlers. The sumatra brown was top tier and you could only get an 8oz pour max.
     
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    And a BIG thanks to the guys in front of us, and behind us for that matter. Didnt (or dont remember) getting any names but I was 439 and they gave me and my two friends a taste of a lot of great beers like Kuhnhenns 4d from 10 and 11, king henry, and 120 min.
     
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    Many thanks to fellow BA's.

    BCBVS
    07 Expedition
    09 MoaS
    Eric's homebrew version of Alpine Nelson
    11 Zhukov's
     
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    I was the guy behind you, Jose2412, thanks for sharing the Lolita, CBS, etc. I really dug the Gilgamesh I brought. Lots of good stuff was tried. I thought the BA Sumatra Mountain Brown was good as well, but really wasn't that fond of Frangelic...however, my wife's a hazelnut nut, so it was her jam.
     
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    The BA Sumatra Brown was just amazing. I had a glass of it and KBS side by side and I barely touched the KBS. It was mighty tasty and smelled amazing too. I hope to try that again some day.
     
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    I got to try, among other things:
    Pliny
    Heady Topper
    Abraxus
    120 Min
    Supplication
    Consecration

    Major props to 6footpete for being badass. Everyone else, we either didst swap BA names or I just don't remember, but you're awesome and it was awesome waiting with you.
     
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    Agreed on the Gilgamesh, its made by upland, correct?
     
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    Man, so many great ones.... It's tough to pick 5, honestly. My favorites probably were:

    Rare BCBS
    Mother Funker
    Heady Topper
    Avery Rumpkin
    Black Tuesday

    Honorable mentions: Black Note, CBS, Melange No 3, BA Sumatra Brown, Marshall Zhukov
     
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    BA4 D
    Black Tuesday
    Heady topper
    BA plead the 5th
    Arctic Devil
    Black Note
    Mother funker
    There were a lot of amazing beers...
     
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    Melange #3 blew my mind
     
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    dblab - Black Note
    RayMo's - Melange #3

    Enough Said!!
     
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    Anyone else find it funny that no one has said KBS?
     
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    I didnt even have any KBS at the release, being up 23 hours after waiting in line for 7 hrs didnt make me want to wait in another line to get a glass on draft. Do they keep it on tap for quite a while? Need to go there this week to pick up the Snifter I foolishly ordered and assumed I would be able to pick it up on KBS day...
     
  37. omfgroflcopter

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    The BA Sumatra Mountain Brown in the tap room and the Mother Funker I tried in line were my favorites of the day.
     
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    Just like Dark Lord Day...
     
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    I vote BA sumatra as best beer overall. I found myself with kbs in one hand and this in the other and could hardly get down the kbs in comparison. One of the finest things I have ever drank.

    I would like to thank Titus and his folk for the melange #3 and the bourbon county bramble as those were delicious and awesome.
     
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    Tried Hi-Fye-Rye by Flossmoor Station and had a Block-15 Nebula that was pretty damn tasty
     
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