Best Beers For Valentine's Day

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by Brianhophead, Feb 10, 2013.

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  1. BdubleEdubleRUN

    BdubleEdubleRUN Initiate (0) Jul 28, 2009 California

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  2. slangtruth

    slangtruth Initiate (109) Jan 8, 2012 Massachusetts

    My wife doesn't drink, but Berkshire's Raspberry Strong Ale comes out every year for Valentine's Day, and I always enjoy one, even though I'm generally not fond of flavored beer.
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  3. ferillo

    ferillo Defender (657) Sep 12, 2009 Massachusetts
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    Old Leghumper. Because for many on Valentines, that will be as far as they get.
  4. youbrewidrink

    youbrewidrink Initiate (0) Apr 9, 2009 Vermont
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    I am thinking Rose de Gambrinus
  5. MisterGrizz

    MisterGrizz Initiate (0) Jan 8, 2011 Texas

    I see what you did there. :astonished:
  6. fredmugs

    fredmugs Poo-Bah (1,547) Aug 11, 2012 Indiana
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  7. fredmugs

    fredmugs Poo-Bah (1,547) Aug 11, 2012 Indiana
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    followed by a Raging Bitch....
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  8. myspoonistoobig

    myspoonistoobig Aspirant (205) Jan 25, 2009 Massachusetts
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    Surprised no one said this earlier...
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  9. wyatt13

    wyatt13 Initiate (0) Feb 13, 2011 Illinois

    Pipeworks At Her Majesty's Pleasure
  10. nharres

    nharres Initiate (0) Feb 8, 2012 Illinois
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  11. VeganUndead

    VeganUndead Poo-Bah (1,654) Apr 25, 2012 Virginia
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    if you're single
    if you're not

    And a fun recommendation I actually got from one of my female customers: if you mix a lambic with Hoegaarden, you get a dirty hoe. Awesome...cheers!
  12. marisatheyounger

    marisatheyounger Initiate (31) Feb 20, 2010 California

    Rose de Gambrinus is always good. But I'd definitely drink something high in ABV too, like a Chocolate Rain.
  13. SABERG

    SABERG Poo-Bah (1,787) Sep 16, 2007 Massachusetts
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    Hill Farmstead Arthur with oysters (appetizer)
    wine with dinner
    Speedway stout with chocolate (dessert)
  14. garuda

    garuda Initiate (0) Jan 18, 2010 Pennsylvania

    Surprised it took this long to mention ST Choklat.
  15. TongoRad

    TongoRad Poo-Bah (2,367) Jun 3, 2004 New Jersey
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  16. jk3

    jk3 Initiate (0) Nov 18, 2011 New York

    Happy Ending from Sweetwater Brewng Co
  17. beachfirebrews

    beachfirebrews Initiate (0) Nov 10, 2011 Pennsylvania
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    Local brewery (North Country) has a Liquid Love Stout. Coincidentally its 6.9% ABV

    Gotta get some Liquid Love for V-Day!
  18. pitweasel

    pitweasel Initiate (0) Jun 11, 2007 New York

    Something strong, so my bitter tears don't dilute it too much.
  19. tx_beer_man

    tx_beer_man Initiate (178) Jan 22, 2013 Texas
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    RA's Phoenixx Double Extra Special Bitter.
  20. frankthetank86

    frankthetank86 Initiate (0) Dec 24, 2012 New York

    i'll open a bottle of bourbon county cherry rye. im getting the special sexy time today:grinning:
  21. HipsterBrewfus

    HipsterBrewfus Initiate (0) Jun 3, 2012 Maryland

    I have a bottle of Tart of Darkness, and two bottles of DuClaw Naked Fish
  22. Andygirl

    Andygirl Initiate (0) Jan 3, 2013 Michigan

    I'll probably just go with whatever goes with dinner. I was gifted a case of Kuhnhenn and an order from Erte for v-day, so I am pretty much not going to best that. At least not with beer.
  23. TheJollyHop

    TheJollyHop Initiate (0) Sep 2, 2009 California

    Missed it by a minute...
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  24. PackPride

    PackPride Initiate (0) Oct 31, 2011 North Carolina

    Just tell your wife or girlfriend you want some Heady tonight, see what she says. lol.
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  25. Jeremy6566

    Jeremy6566 Initiate (0) Jan 10, 2013 Arizona

  26. comfortablynirm

    comfortablynirm Disciple (360) Aug 19, 2008 Pennsylvania

    Going with Yards Chocolate Love Stout.
  27. StevenSpringer

    StevenSpringer Aspirant (246) Sep 26, 2011 California
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    Darkness 2011 with sweetened marscapoon stuffed strawberry. #pantydrop
  28. Rizalini

    Rizalini Zealot (537) Jan 20, 2011 Nevada
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    Took the words right outta my mouth!
  29. pumpkin1

    pumpkin1 Initiate (0) Jul 31, 2006 Pennsylvania

    We are going to try a new one for us... The Great Chocolate Wreck from Good Nature Brewing. Hope it's good!
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  30. thenamestsam

    thenamestsam Initiate (121) Sep 13, 2012 New York

    Every wise man knows that the only appropriate answer to any Valentine's Day question is "Whatever she wants". :wink:

    Cheers everyone, Happy Valentine's Day.
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  31. Nectar

    Nectar Initiate (0) Jan 17, 2013 New Jersey

    For me, first valentines day single in awhile.

    Im thinking of starting with a southern tier choklat bomber tonight and ending with about 1 too many scotches.
  32. RobertColianni

    RobertColianni Zealot (528) Nov 4, 2008 Pennsylvania

    Clearly OP is not listening to anyone here. Chocolate stouts. There is no other option. Personally, Rogue Double Chocolate Stout is in my fridge. Samuel Smith's Organic Chocolate, Yard's Love, GD Chocolate Yeti...
    P.S. Orchid's, not roses.
  33. Sarge3130

    Sarge3130 Devotee (486) May 13, 2012 Pennsylvania
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    DFH Red and White
  34. Danaconda

    Danaconda Initiate (0) Feb 14, 2013 Illinois

    Will be busting out the Goose Island Bourbon County Cherry tonight. Can't wait to try it!
  35. LampertLand

    LampertLand Poo-Bah (1,731) Nov 2, 2011 British Columbia (Canada)

    Anything with Chocolate...
    Rogue 'Double Choc Stout' & 'Regular Choc Stout'
    Granville Is 'Imperial Choc Stout'
    Phillip's 'Longboat Double Choc Porter'
    Brooklyn's 'Black Choc Stout'
  36. michaeljstraub

    michaeljstraub Aspirant (294) Oct 6, 2012 Georgia
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    +1 for Bitter Valentine. My wife and I don't celebrate Valentine's Day so this will be close enough
  37. SteelCity75

    SteelCity75 Initiate (0) Jan 14, 2013 Connecticut

    Well, I had a huge problem deciding on which beer to give my girlfriend for Valentine's Day. First I just got her a bottle of Rogue Double Chocolate Stout. Then I got a four pack of Sierra Nevada's Ovila Quad with plums and put one in her gift bag. Then I put a DFH Raison D'Entre into her bag, because she told me she loved it. And just now I went Porter crazy and got a mix-four of Edmund Fitzgerald, Taddy Porter, Napa Smith Bonfire and Breckenridge Vanilla Porter.

    So she's basically getting a bunch of good beer.
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  38. XpensiveBieros

    XpensiveBieros Initiate (0) Feb 3, 2013 New Hampshire
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    Interestingly enough, I just had the Portsmouth Brewery's Cream Ale, which was soaked in beets for a day. Beautiful red color, the taste wasn't altered all that much, but definitely cool!

    KVNBGRY Champion (876) Aug 1, 2012 Florida
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    A nice light brew like a wit or light pale ale with your appetizer or salad. A nice Dubbel with steak (if that's what you're having). Espresso or Chocolate oak aged Yeti with dessert!
  40. bilboTbaggins

    bilboTbaggins Initiate (0) Feb 14, 2013 Wisconsin

    Southern Tier Creme Brûlée. If she has a sweet tooth and you don't tell her it has a high abv.
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