Best year round 4 pk and bomber from your state

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  1. imduffman

    imduffman Initiate (0) Oct 22, 2012 Ohio

    Everyone was bound by the 6 pk in the other thread.


    4pk Siberian night - Thirsty Dog

    bomber D.O.R.I.S. Hoppin Frog
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  2. db27

    db27 Initiate (0) Dec 18, 2007 Vermont

    Heady Topper (no brainer right?)
  3. Drew26

    Drew26 Aspirant (218) Nov 2, 2012 Wisconsin
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    4pk CW Bourbon Barrel Barleywine

    bomber...NG Belgian Red if that counts as a bomber.
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  4. KevinGordon

    KevinGordon Initiate (0) Dec 16, 2012 North Carolina

    North Carolina

    4pk - hmm, we dont have too much in the way of yearly 4packs. Maybe Aviator Devil's Tramping Ground?
    I'm sure I'm overlooking something great..

    22oz - Foothills Seeing Double IPA
  5. Danny1217

    Danny1217 Champion (856) Jul 15, 2011 Florida
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    All of CCB's 4 packs and 750s are released only once to a few times a year. :slight_frown:
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  6. SFACRKnight

    SFACRKnight Meyvn (1,141) Jan 20, 2012 Colorado
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    yeti for 4x, dry dock IIPA for bombers (year round, seasonal goes to espresso oak yeti).
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  7. KevinGordon

    KevinGordon Initiate (0) Dec 16, 2012 North Carolina

    Does Oskar Blues count? Now that they're open outside of Asheville? Deviant Dales, or Gordon...G'knight
  8. caguiar

    caguiar Initiate (132) Jul 5, 2011 New Hampshire
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    4 Pack - Hoponius Union

    Bomber - Ipswich Oatmeal Stout
  9. Blueribbon666

    Blueribbon666 Zealot (596) Jul 4, 2008 Ohio

    I 2nd the Siberian Night, my runner up would be Black Rat Russian Imperial Stout from Cellar Rats. Haven't had enough bombers to declare a clear favorite but I gotta hand it to Hoppin' Frog, in this area they are the KING of bombers as it's the only way they are available. Though I'm sure the Fatheads & Brew Kettle fans will throw these 2 out there as well.
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  10. fujindemon74

    fujindemon74 Initiate (0) Nov 7, 2012 Pennsylvania

    This is year round?
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  11. Ri0

    Ri0 Poo-Bah (2,568) Jul 1, 2012 Wisconsin
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    This is only available in the winter. I am struggling to come up with ANY year round 4pk in WI.

    Some of Capital brewery 4pk Dopplebocks sit on the shelves year round as do the Big Eddy 4pk beers from Lienenkugels, but they are not technically year round.
  12. philbe311

    philbe311 Poo-Bah (2,004) Jan 21, 2008 Pennsylvania

    4pk - Weyerbacher Double Simcoe
    Bomber - Weyerbacher Double Simcoe (unfiltered)
    Not that I'm partial or anything...
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  13. Barrel_age_me

    Barrel_age_me Initiate (0) Dec 26, 2012 Ohio

    And thats with no hesitation
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  14. IamMe90

    IamMe90 Initiate (0) Sep 4, 2012 Wisconsin

    There are no notable year-round 4pks that I can think of available in WI. However, serendipity is the clear winner for me as far as large bottles go (technically 750mL but whatever)
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  15. Jadjunk

    Jadjunk Meyvn (1,441) Dec 6, 2009 Georgia

    Unless I'm mistaken, I don't think that there are any year-round 4 packs or year round bombers in Georgia. Unless Red Brick's Porter is year round, there's nothing by Terrapin or Sweetwater that fits that bill.
  16. UHCougar12

    UHCougar12 Disciple (382) Feb 21, 2011 Texas
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    Karbach Rodeo Clown 4pk
    Jester King Black Metal
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  17. spoony

    spoony Poo-Bah (2,156) Aug 1, 2012 Colorado
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    Re four-pack, I like the vote for Yeti, but I'll add Myrcenary into the fold, which I believe is year-round in four-pack format these days.

    As for bomber, La Folie is year-round according to this site, so I'll say La Folie (although, IIRC, I don't think New Belgium releases it year-round).
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  18. SFACRKnight

    SFACRKnight Meyvn (1,141) Jan 20, 2012 Colorado
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    See, I've never had La folie, and I think it's seasonal. Myrcenary is pretty great, but I like the style of IRS a little more than I like IIPA. But really, let's face it, Odell has been blowing shit up with myrcenary, lugene, mountain standard. Their seasonals are amazing as well. Once you get into this top eschelon of beers it's extremely difficult to put one over the other for any other reason except personal taste. Honestly, I love peach porch lounger. But nobody else seems to. And it's a one time release. So I hoarded that shit up. And now I'm just rambling. Sorry.
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  19. JrGtr

    JrGtr Devotee (408) Apr 13, 2006 Massachusetts

    4pk: Jack's Abby Hoponius Union
    Bonber: Mystic Saison (maybe... way too many to choose from)
  20. Humulus85

    Humulus85 Initiate (0) Jul 23, 2011 Minnesota

    4pk: Surly, Furious
    Bomber: Steel Toe, Size 7
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  21. AleWatcher

    AleWatcher Initiate (0) Jan 25, 2009 Illinois

    4 pack-- BCS isn't "year round" yet is it? ok, then Daisy Cutter cans
    bomber-- Sofie (if only because I cannot really think of many others-- Pipeworks has some good stuff, but I don't know what's going to be year round yet)
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  22. kawilliams81

    kawilliams81 Meyvn (1,248) Feb 27, 2009 Illinois
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    Most 4 packs are seasonals or high gravity beers, so this thread really doesn't work. I know some states have breweries that have 4 pack cans year round, ie. in IL Half Acre. The title should read: what's the best year round 4 pack from your state, beer 1 or beer 2.
  23. spoony

    spoony Poo-Bah (2,156) Aug 1, 2012 Colorado
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    Totally agree with you, but I'm the opposite because I like the IIPA more than the RIS style. I almost never drink RIS in the summer (although, to be honest, I drink very very few IIPA in the winter time).
  24. misfit1034

    misfit1034 Initiate (0) Dec 29, 2009 Ohio

    Buckeye's Hippie IPA is a pretty good year round but I think Hoppin Frog does too many good bombers to pick Hippie
  25. imduffman

    imduffman Initiate (0) Oct 22, 2012 Ohio

    does everything on B A have to be PC? its all fun right?
  26. Drew26

    Drew26 Aspirant (218) Nov 2, 2012 Wisconsin
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    My bad...I can't read I guess.

    Year round is usually can find Autumnal Fire year round, even though its a seasonal, as you mentioned.
  27. BeerKangaroo

    BeerKangaroo Initiate (0) May 30, 2011 Alaska

    Maine: Allagash Black for the 4 pack; MBC Lunch IPA for the bomber.
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  28. SFACRKnight

    SFACRKnight Meyvn (1,141) Jan 20, 2012 Colorado
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    I will say that I've really been diving into the ipa style a lot lately though. This winterive been drinking way more (I)ipas than ever. Still love going back to the malty goodness though.
  29. Robtobfest

    Robtobfest Disciple (367) Oct 21, 2009 Connecticut
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  30. DaveLikesAle

    DaveLikesAle Initiate (182) Jan 24, 2006 Ohio

    I'd have to put B.A. B.O.R.I.S. as the best bomber, and probably B.A. Blackout as the best (and priciest) 4 pack.
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  31. gaweso

    gaweso Initiate (127) Jan 23, 2009 Georgia

    The pickings are pretty slim, but we do have Wild Heaven Ode to Mercy in 4 packs and Jailhouse Breakout Stout in bombers year round in Georgia.
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  32. TheSaboteur

    TheSaboteur Initiate (0) Sep 20, 2010 Nebraska

    Myrcenary 4 pack
    crabtree berliner weisse bomber
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  33. Jadjunk

    Jadjunk Meyvn (1,441) Dec 6, 2009 Georgia

    I forgot about those! Leave it to the small breweries to provide us some great options! Although I'm torn between Ode to Mercy and Invocation, I'd say that Breakout Stout is top-notch stuff.
  34. Blueribbon666

    Blueribbon666 Zealot (596) Jul 4, 2008 Ohio

    I didn't go w/a Great Lakes because the OP and thread is "Best YEAR round 4-pack" Great Lakes 4 packs are seasonal only. Believe me I wish Great Lakes seasonal stuff was available year 'round especially Blackout stout in any form. Here's hoping Big Black Smoke makes it's way to the bottling line in some fashion. Rye of the Tiger bottling in 2013!!
  35. BigCheese

    BigCheese Defender (689) Jul 4, 2009 Massachusetts

    Mass Hoponious Union for 4 pack.

    Bomber: J'ack D'or (or something from pretty things) or Slumbrew Flagraiser IPA.
  36. Extravadanza

    Extravadanza Initiate (0) Aug 3, 2011 Ohio

    I was going to say this then I forgot about Head Hunter

    sooo at this time:
    4pk: Head Hunter

    Bomber: DORIS
  37. Madcap74

    Madcap74 Initiate (48) Jan 12, 2013 Ohio
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    4 pack -

    Fat Heads Headhunter.

    Bomber -

    Rockmill Tripel (and the cask aged is even better)
  38. baybassboy

    baybassboy Aspirant (297) Feb 23, 2011 California

    Probably too many options to get THE correct answer for CA, but here goes...


    4pk: Firestone - Double Jack

    Bomber: Alpine - Nelson
  39. SFACRKnight

    SFACRKnight Meyvn (1,141) Jan 20, 2012 Colorado
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    Crabtree's peachtree cezanne saison is pretty awesome as well.
  40. fortsambo

    fortsambo Initiate (137) Feb 14, 2011 Colorado
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    Myrcenary/Ten Fidy
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