Best everyday drinking beer?

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  1. DEdesings57

    DEdesings57 Disciple (384) Aug 26, 2012 New Jersey
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    My fridge only contains beers like: Palaet Wrecker, Imperial Mad Hatter, and Old Heathen.So what would you say are some good easy to get everyday drinking beers. Im trying to take a break from imperials and looking for something I can relax more with but still enjoy a craft brew. They also have to be easy to get.

    So far Im thinking:
    Sam Boston Lager
    Sierra Nevada Pale Ale
    Goose Island Honkers Ale

    Any ideas?
  2. Mojo

    Mojo Champion (845) Jul 21, 2012 Alabama

    SNPA - heck it is just a great beer, readily available, and relatively inexpensive.
  3. carteravebrew

    carteravebrew Zealot (509) Jan 21, 2010 Colorado

    Odell's 5 Barrel Pale Ale

    Not sure if you get Odell's - I don't see a location on your profile. But that one is one of my favorites.
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  4. coreyfmcdonald

    coreyfmcdonald Savant (953) Nov 13, 2008 Georgia
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    Sierra Nevada seasonals - that way, as soon as you get tired of one, you're already in the next season.
  5. bccocx

    bccocx Zealot (553) Jan 13, 2007 Texas
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    Austin Beer Works. Local brewery in Austin that makes some great session beers (IPA, pale, Schwarz, and pilsner)
  6. ja1022

    ja1022 Initiate (163) Sep 27, 2009 Indiana

    Two Hearted is easy to get. I'm ten minutes from Three Floyds so for me Zombie Dust is easy to get and easy to drink.
  7. MatthewPlus

    MatthewPlus Disciple (323) Jan 2, 2013 Florida
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    Can't go wrong with Dale's Pale Ale. gives me the hop i crave, and i can drink several without getting wasted like i might with something like a jai alai. plus cans are great.
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  8. RayOhioFelton

    RayOhioFelton Devotee (416) May 24, 2011 Ohio
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    I am two exits off the highway from the great Brew Kettle in Strongsville, OH. While it is not east to find, but when it is available I stock up on White Rajah! Amazing beer that I could drink everyday!
  9. Schwantz

    Schwantz Initiate (0) Dec 16, 2012 Florida

  10. audioserf

    audioserf Aspirant (253) Sep 3, 2010 Connecticut

    Two Hearted, if you can get it locally. I can't, so I'd say SNPA. It's timless and amazing every time I have it. If you want to get super-local, NEBCO Elm City Pils or Two Roads Worker's Comp Saison.
  11. Chaney

    Chaney Initiate (0) Apr 20, 2006 District of Columbia

    Whenever I head to Chi-Town to visit family, Half Acre Gossamer is certainly a staple in my fridge. I would also put Gumballhead on the list.
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  12. Crack2000

    Crack2000 Initiate (0) Dec 10, 2010 Texas

    I scour the city for Pearl Snap Pilsner any time I'm that general direction. Hoping ABW makes it way to Houston eventually.
  13. Providence

    Providence Initiate (0) Feb 24, 2010 Rhode Island

    Grey Sail Ale. Cream Ale brewed right here in Rhode Island. Cans of it readily available state-wide.

    Long Trail Ale. Love this beer, it helped me get into craft in general.

    Sam Adams Noble Pils. I could drink it by the gallon.
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  14. brewsader

    brewsader Initiate (0) Dec 7, 2012 New York
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    since you seem to like hops, try a bunch of different APA's until you find the ones you like. i think you can't go wrong with dale's, but there are plenty of others.
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  15. tectactoe

    tectactoe Initiate (0) Mar 20, 2012 Michigan

    Two Hearted for IPAs. Founders Porter for porters. The Poet for stouts. Weihenstephaner for hefes.
  16. UNCCTDawg

    UNCCTDawg Initiate (0) Nov 30, 2011 North Carolina
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    Isn't Lagunita's Sucks going to year round? When it does, that will be the correct answer :slight_smile:
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  17. bunique686

    bunique686 Initiate (0) Jan 31, 2013 Michigan
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    anything founders or bells
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  18. MooseBoose

    MooseBoose Zealot (533) Jun 6, 2007 Wisconsin

    Deschutes Mirror Pond Pale Ale.

    Any German Oktoberfest.

    New Glarus Two Women Lager and Moon Man.

    Maybe Two Hearted, though I don't usually like a whole 6 pack of that.
  19. highdesertdrinker

    highdesertdrinker Disciple (367) Nov 5, 2012 Arizona
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    Sam Adams and Sierra Nevada are awesome because they are easy to find and inexpensive(yeah I know stating the obvious). Full Sail Amber is a really good beer that you can find at the supermarket, and Total Wine sells the 12 packs for 10.99!:grinning:
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  20. FrankHammer

    FrankHammer Initiate (0) Jan 31, 2013 Michigan
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    Two Hearted all day. I'm also really fond of Arbor Brewing's Sacred Cow. Both inexpensive and readily available here.
  21. Zanico

    Zanico Devotee (441) Nov 24, 2009 Ohio

    Two Hearted hands down for me.
  22. denver10

    denver10 Poo-Bah (2,229) Nov 17, 2010 New Mexico

    If only it wasn't seasonal.​
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  23. DEdesings57

    DEdesings57 Disciple (384) Aug 26, 2012 New Jersey
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    I love two hearted but cant get it here in NJ. I might go SNPA since they also can now.
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  24. Inglewood

    Inglewood Zealot (579) Jan 28, 2013 Illinois
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    I would go for some Spaten Lager, I could drink that all day.
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  25. Ravenacht

    Ravenacht Aspirant (201) Aug 10, 2012 Florida
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    Ditto that^^^^ and some TenFidy and i would be good every day of the week.
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  26. Stinger80OH

    Stinger80OH Crusader (740) Nov 11, 2011 Ohio
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    SNPA, Left Hand Milk Stout, Dale's Pale Ale, Founder's Porter, Great Lakes Burning River or Eliot Ness or Dortmunder Gold are all good readily available choices
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  27. KevinGordon

    KevinGordon Initiate (0) Dec 16, 2012 North Carolina

    SN Torpedo or PA
    Foothills Hoppyum
    If Sucks goes year round, then def Sucks
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  28. mmireles

    mmireles Initiate (0) May 18, 2005 Texas

    Shiner Bock
    Southern Star Bombshell Blonde
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  29. Hopportunistic

    Hopportunistic Aspirant (263) Jan 24, 2013 North Carolina

    Sweetwater IPA is a solid everyday libation for me. Relatively inexpensive, crafted with love, and tasty. Two Hearted ale is also nice, as is the occasional bomber of Abita Andygator.
  30. Vonstein15

    Vonstein15 Initiate (0) Jan 15, 2010 Ohio

    Bitburger 16oz cans does it for me unless they would make Oktoberfest beers year around.Cheers
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  31. checktherhyme

    checktherhyme Initiate (152) Apr 8, 2008 Washington

    Sierra Nevada seasonals are in fridge at all times. Im saying those.
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  32. 01Ryan10

    01Ryan10 Initiate (0) Sep 10, 2011 California

    $26.99/24pk Stone IPA at Costco, yeah, i'm going with that.
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  33. ChanChan

    ChanChan Devotee (469) Dec 12, 2009 California
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  34. blguillen

    blguillen Initiate (0) Apr 19, 2011 California

  35. loafinaround

    loafinaround Aspirant (296) Jul 16, 2011 New York

    speedway stout! (in july, kona coco brown... too hot for heavy beer)
  36. jcb7472

    jcb7472 Zealot (503) Jul 13, 2011 Florida
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    Agree with SN Seasonals.
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  37. bifrost17

    bifrost17 Initiate (0) Dec 16, 2011 Washington

    FW pale 31
    Prima Pils
    Lagunitas New Dogtown
    Black Butte
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  38. waddellc2

    waddellc2 Crusader (719) Aug 23, 2012 Pennsylvania
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    come to philly yo
    u can get two hearted sporadically. Several cases currently at my local BMC/ psuedo craft distributor
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  39. tjensen3618

    tjensen3618 Initiate (0) Mar 23, 2008 California

    I got 3

    Stone IPA
    Black Butte Porter
    FW Pale 31
  40. beertunes

    beertunes Poo-Bah (4,791) Sep 24, 2007 Washington
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    Deschutes Mirror Pond, if it's around your area. Also the Trader Joe's Mission Street Pale Ale, made by Firestone Walker. Seriously tasty beer that's an excellent value as well.
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