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Best Year Round 6-Pack From Your State

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by anglagard1, Jan 10, 2013.

  1. tjwarren

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    Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald in Ohio.
     
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    Lakefront EyePA ;)
     
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    Kudos, didn't see this before I 2nd the emotion.
     
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    That is an awesome avatar. Love me some Brand New. Nicely done. For California, as others have said, I think it has to be Sculpin.
     
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    West Sixth IPA - Kentucky
     
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    A more interesting way to look at this is what beer (available year-round in 6-packs) is most representative your state? Here's my list, feel free to fill in the blanks.

    Alabama -
    Alaska - Alaska Smoked Porter
    Arizona - Corona
    Arkansas -
    California - Stone IPA
    Colorado - Dale's Pale Ale
    Connecticut - Chateau Margaux 1995, consumed on a yacht
    Delaware - Dogfish Head 60-Minute IPA
    Florida -
    Georgia -
    Hawaii - Maui Brewing Coconut Porter
    Idaho -
    Illinois -
    Indiana - Three Floyd's Alpha King
    Iowa - Anything to erase the memory of 2012 Hawkeye football
    Kansas -
    Kentucky - Blanton's Barrel Proof bourbon
    Louisiana -
    Maine - Shipyard IPA wicked pissah
    Maryland -
    Massachusetts -
    Michigan - *Insert comment about FBS coming to 6-packs here*
    Minnesota - Doesn't matter. So cold it's impossible to taste anything.
    Mississippi -
    Missouri -
    Montana -
    Nebraska - 100% corn adjunct lager, preferably flat
    Nevada - Whatever I can afford after I lose all my money at games of chance
    New Hampshire -
    New Jersey -
    New Mexico -
    New York - Something rude and far too expensive for normal people to afford
    North Carolina -
    North Dakota -
    Ohio -
    Oklahoma -
    Oregon - Caldera IPA and a bong hit
    Pennsylvania - Victory Prima Pils
    Rhode Island -
    South Carolina - do they have beer there?
    South Dakota -
    Tennessee -
    Texas - Tecate and a bar fight
    Utah - A 6-pack of wives
    Vermont - OMG Heady Topper zzzzzzzzz....
    Virginia -
    Washington - Some beer that's actually brewed in Oregon
    West Virginia -
    Wisconsin - Better make it a 12-pack
    Wyoming -
     
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    prob union jack
     
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    Wisconsin: O'so Night Train, Lakefront Riverwest Stein, NG Moon Man... I'm indecisive in moments like this but I think the O'so might win it (tonight).
     
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    Flying Fish has said that Exit 16 is going to be year Round. That's the winner in NJ.
     
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    ^ These! And some runners-up, in 4-packs: Green Flash West Coast IPA and Sierra Nevada Hoptimum. Yum.
     
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    Oh yeah. I live in Ohio now-that makes it really easy

    Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald
    2nd would be Brew Kettle White Rajah


    For PA-
    Weyerbacher Double Simcoe (I don't think its in 4 packs)
     
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    I've only had regular (many times, CC gets distro here) and the cedar/Humidor, but yes I have. I've only tried 50 or so IPA's and neither Jai Alai is in my top ten, and had them both fresh. Flower Power currently is my #3 reg. distro IPA.

    I assume you have tried fresh Flower Power?
     
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    I'd say for WY, Pako's IPA and Zonker Stout.
     
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    Revolution Anti Hero
     
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    In NY I would have to go with Flower Power.
     
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    Illinois. A few to mention: Metropolitan Flywheel, Half Acre Daisy Cutter, and Two Brothers Cane and Ebel. All of which I have not done a formal review yet.
     
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    I haven't yet....Hook a brotha up! ha ha
     
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    For some reason I read that as area.
     
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    It's a four pack

    Enjoy
     
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    Alpha King by Three Floyds
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    Either GL Eddie Fitz or Columbus IPA...i would include White Rajah but, of late, its been hit or miss in finding it in the normal spots on a regular basis...and im 10 minutes from the brewery sooooooo.....
     
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    Indiana- Alpha King and Zombie Dust. I love living here.
     
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    Even though some "hop heads" will disagree, I gotta go with Four Peaks Kiltlifter, also available in cans!
     
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    zombie dust, just wish it was more available :(
     
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    Grey Sail [of Rhode Island] Flying Jenny Extra Pale Ale.
     
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    Sorry, Abrasive isn't a year round beer.
     
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    Yes. I realized that after I posted. See my first answer.
     
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    I need to try Dark Cloud! I've had Sisters of the Moon and wasn't too impressed. I also wanted to get some Silent Night but didnt want to pay 19 dollars
     
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    Georgia-Sweetwater IPA
     
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    Agreed. Wild Rice Double IPA is a winner. I just got a fresh one off the truck today down in North Carolina
     
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    Houston only Karbach Hopadillo or Weisse Versa. Saint Arnold is supposed to start packaging Endeavour in 6 packs also.
     
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    I kind of feel like this should be split up further. Like a best IPA from your state, best porter/stout, best wheat, or red etc. Especially with states like California that are huuuuge. While I cant disagree that Stone IPA isn't a great beer, is it the best in the state? hmm. Furthermore which states have the best beer?
    My short list would be
    1.) California
    2.) Colorado
    3.) North Carolina (okay I live here so it gets higher ranking)
    4.) Michigan
    5.) Ohio
     
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    Gotta be Founder's Rye PA.
     
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    KY West 6th IPA cans!
     
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    Smuttynose Finest Kind IPA Portsmouth, NH
     
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    Bahahahahaha!
    ...oh wait, you were serious?
     
  37. anglagard1

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    Just tried night train for the first time on Tuesday and must say I was pleasantly surprised. I'll be buying a 6-er soon.
     
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    Another thing I like is that is translates well to tap.
     
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    two hearted founders porter
     
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    Thanks for the laugh! ...especially Utah!
     
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