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Best draft only beer...

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by CityofBals, Jan 16, 2013.

  1. CityofBals

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    So we see these threads pop up from time to time about the best canned beers, the best IPA's, blah, blah, blah. This got me to thinking, what is the best beer I've ever had on draft? For me, '83 100% DH, but this is not draft only....

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    Taking this idea a step further I ask you; considering PtY, Keane Idea, Rarer DOS, Zwanze (despite limited bottling for friends) and other draft-only highly rated beers, what is the best glass of beer you've ever had that you could only get on draft?
     
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    Wood Aged Life And Limb or COAST Blended Red Legs
     
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    I really enjoyed Ommegang's "one of the gang," Ithaca's collaboration "super friends," and great lakes "karma citra"
     
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    I assume you mean Rare DOS? RareR DOS stumbles into a 500ml growler from time to time.

    Anyway... BA Darkness comes to mind. I don't exactly know why this beer surged to the top 100 though... standard Darkness is way better IMO.
     
  6. flayedandskinned

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    I love Russian River's Perdition. They need to bottle it again.
     
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  7. CityofBals

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    This is true, my mistake.
     
  8. stupac2

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    Dirty Horse? Really? I thought it tasted like a mediocre old kriek, which is what it is.

    I think I'd vote PtY, based on what I've had.
     
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    cambridge brewing company's cerise cassee.

    solera sour available every year, and generally at whatever quantity you desire (provided you're in boston). in my opinion, america's best beer.
     
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  10. CityofBals

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    You had '83 100% on draft and thought it was a "mediocre old kriek?" :/ Glad I don't have your taste buds.
     
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    There's an IPA here in OK (Coop F5) that is only available on tap, as far as I know. They've been promising to can it, like, forever now. Best stuff I've had locally.
     
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    Yes, I did. I think that, in general, I'm less generous about my beer than most. If I reviewed here I'd probably have a negative Dev to rival Arbitrator's.
     
  13. CityofBals

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    I don't know man, I thought it was pretty fantastic and the cherry flavor held up amazingly well for being almost 3 decades old. It was certainly better than fresh loon krieks, even 3-5 year loon krieks, better than Schaerbeekse at any age, better than any boon kriek, certainly as good or better than any De Cam... to say it's mediocre is a bit of an exaggeration I think. Is it a perfect beer? No. Mediocre? No.
     
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    2008 Expedition stout through a Randall with Vanilla beans.
     
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    Troegs Scratch beer #58 mango triple IPA.
     
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    Enjoy
     
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    That's like, your opinion man. I'd take Cantillon over it any day, easily, without pausing. I'd take Supplication too. (Not as familiar with those others, but pretty sure I'd prefer both 3F's and De Cam over it.)
     
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    Baudonia! Fudgy slightly cherry'd bcs!
     
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    20th St Citra
     
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    Shipyard Pumpkin with a maple sugar rim. Jelly?

    Runner up is NEBCO Fuzzy Baby Ducks.
     
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    PtY is terrific, but Mad Fox brewpub in Falls Church, VA makes an all Citra IPA called Orange Whip. It's like Orange Julius decided to brew a beer. FANTASTIC!
    Cheers!
     
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    Much of the best beer in this country is cask only, bottling/canning/kegging is basically the province of larger breweries.What does get bottled/canned/kegged gets dumbed down in the process , the result being that our exports don't do us justice.
     
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    BONEYARD!!!!!!!! Suge Knite, Hop Venom, and RPM IPA are the standouts for me.
     
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    My avatar comes to mind
     
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    Voodoo Brewery Cowbell. oatmeal imperial milk stout ..or something like that. best beer on tap or bottled!
     
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    Brooklyn Blast is pretty damn fantastic imho. Adirondack Imperial Cream Ale ranks right up there as well. A 9% Cream Ale... I'm in!
     
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    I thoroughly enjoy Blue point "wet hop experiment" when it comes around!
     
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    Victory Braumeister Pils comes to mind. As does Franklin Jr. from Sutter Buttes Brewing...
     
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    I loved North French Ale from Vivant; also Escoffier, but I am not sure if that was ever canned.
     
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