Best Year Round 6-Pack From Your State

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

  1. Carrico

    Carrico Jan 8, 2013

    If you asked most Missourians, I'm afraid they'd say Bud Light. However I am not most Missourians thank God, I would have to say Schlafly American IPA (APA). If you're talking bombers It's hard for me to say, probably Perennial's Hommel.
     
  2. devlishdamsel

    devlishdamsel Aug 1, 2009 Washington

    Pike kilt lifter. Washington is short on options. There are no six packs of freemont in spokane that I've been able to find.
     
  3. adamette

    adamette Aug 23, 2007 Ohio

    I am not from PA but I would be inclined to vote for Troegs Pale Ale. Just excellent!
     
  4. adamette

    adamette Aug 23, 2007 Ohio

    Ohio-- I nominate Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald Porter
    or Columbus IPA

    Thanks!
     
  5. moosiz

    moosiz Mar 25, 2009 Michigan

    I'll say crooked tree IPA... currently.
     
  6. trbergman

    trbergman Nov 17, 2006 Illinois

    For Illinois (but really the Great State of Chicago), I'll say Revolution Anti-Hero or Metropolitan Iron Works. Honorable mention to the 4pk tallboys of Daisy Cutter.
     
  7. WhiteJordan

    WhiteJordan Sep 6, 2012 Washington
    Beer Trader

    Fremont Interurban IPA
     
  8. headyhopzhead

    headyhopzhead Apr 9, 2008 Indiana

  9. andthevolcano

    andthevolcano Apr 22, 2008 Delaware
    Beer Trader

    Thanks man! I wish they were more active these days.
     
  10. jimlapaglia

    jimlapaglia Jan 1, 2009 New York

    I take it you haven't tried Flower Power. If not you should. If you have I respectfully disagree.
     
  11. mojohawk21

    mojohawk21 Apr 9, 2011 Kansas

    Missouri - Boulevard Tank 7
     
  12. notchucknorris

    notchucknorris May 28, 2010 California
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    Amen. The last couple of albums were a little rough, though. I like to remember them as they were in their Deja Entendu days.
     
  13. illinikap

    illinikap Jan 10, 2013 Illinois
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    I'd say Daisy Cutter or Revolution Anti-Hero for Illinois
     
  14. SamuelJackson45

    SamuelJackson45 Jul 19, 2010 Pennsylvania


    Troegs Perpetual IPA Hands Down.!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  15. ncaudle

    ncaudle May 28, 2010 Virginia
    Beer Trader

    VA - Port City and Alewerks both make an excellent year round Porter but I might have to go with Blue Mtn Full Nelson, especially because it's canned. if Alewerks Coffeehouse Stout was year round that would be the clear choice though.
     
  16. thatsfine

    thatsfine Jun 7, 2010 Arizona

    In AZ, Four Peaks Hop Knot gets the nod for me. Great beer to float down the Salt River with when it's 110 degrees in the summer.
     
  17. Onenote81

    Onenote81 May 27, 2008 North Carolina

    In NC, most of my faves are only in bomber format. But now that Foothills finally sells 12oz bottles, I'll go with People's Porter. [Honorable mention: Natty Greene's Old Town Brown]
     
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  18. TheLostGringo

    TheLostGringo Dec 7, 2011 Connecticut

    While Ghandi-Bot is the best beer made in CT it is hardly available all the time so I will go with NEBCO Sea Hag.
     
  19. carteravebrew

    carteravebrew Jan 21, 2010 Colorado

    I think available 6-packs/4-packs of solid beer is a strong suit of Colorado breweries.

    Oskar Blues Dale's Pale Ale
    Odell's Myrcenary Double IPA
    Odell's 5-Barrel Pale Ale
    Crazy Mountain Amber
    Dad & Dude's Breweria Dank IPA
    Odell's 90 Shilling
    Oskar Blues G'Knight
    Ska Modus Hoperandi
    Renegade Ryeteous Rye IPA
    And coming soon...any of Dry Dock's offerings that will be canned. Great brewery, and really looking forward to this.
     
  20. cbwufpack

    cbwufpack Feb 20, 2011 North Carolina

    Two hearted
     
  21. audioserf

    audioserf Sep 3, 2010 Connecticut

    For CT, I'll have to go with NEBCO Elm City Pilsner. When this is fresh, it's delicious any day of the year, and is super refreshing.

    A new contender, for me, is Worker's Comp Saison by Two Roads. I can see myself drinking a lot of that.
     
  22. BetterBeerPlz

    BetterBeerPlz Sep 8, 2007 Arkansas

    Completely agree. Our best year-round offering.
     
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  23. PoopstainKilla

    PoopstainKilla Dec 26, 2012 Michigan

    Either Two Hearted, or Short's Humalupaliscious
     
  24. jfh

    jfh Apr 25, 2008 California
    Beer Trader

    Well Joe 6 pack, great thread. In California, I'll go with Sculpin in a 6 pack, possibly Racer 5 as it's cheaper and way more local. Even more local is Lagunitas IPA. Any one of those, depending on the day. Thanks,
     
  25. fuzzylogic

    fuzzylogic Nov 16, 2008 Pennsylvania

    Victory Lager

    runner up: Perpetual IPA
     
  26. chimaychick

    chimaychick Mar 28, 2011 New Jersey
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    Jersey- Flying Fish Exit 16 or Troegs Perpetual
     
  27. IamMe90

    IamMe90 Sep 4, 2012 Wisconsin

    Moon Man for wisconsin
     
  28. JohnQVD

    JohnQVD Jan 23, 2011 New York

    I respectfully disagree. I have, at this point, had a lot more Jai-Alai than I have Flower Power, but I consider them roughly equal in quality. Ask me again in a year and maybe my opinion will be different.

    I will say that when I was up looking at houses in May and tried Flower Power for the first time at the brewery, I was a lot less worried about losing my previous year-round access to Jai-Alai.
     
  29. JohnQVD

    JohnQVD Jan 23, 2011 New York

    I have, and I think it's every bit as good as Jai-Alai. My comment was no commentary on Jai-Alai, but the fact is that there are a lot more regularly available six-packs from New York breweries than there are regularly available six-packs from Florida breweries. And, apart from Cigar City, the best breweries in Florida don't bottle, so the choice is pretty easy (for me, which do you like best: Jai-Alai, Maduro, or Tocobaga?).

    Things have changed in New York in the time I was gone. When I left, Ithaca was still only making two beers, Saranac and Middle Ages (and maybe Brooklyn) were the only widely available New York beers in Syracuse and Ommegang hadn't ramped up production yet.

    In short, I have a lot more New York beer to try before I declare my own opinion on the best. It may very well be Flower Power. As of now, the only NY beers I like better are occasional, keg only or not available in six packs.
     
  30. 12tb

    12tb May 18, 2011 Iowa
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    In iowa.... uhhhhh..... i don't know that I'd buy a six pack brewed in Iowa...
     
  31. Utley12

    Utley12 Jun 10, 2007 Pennsylvania
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    I've gpt to go with VBC Prima Pils. It's the hoppiest, tastiest Pilsner I've ever had. It's also extremely sessionable...
     
  32. danfinegan3

    danfinegan3 May 5, 2010 Florida
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    i live in palm beach county and havent seen a sixer of this E V E R! where are you at you lucky fellow?
     
  33. Uniobrew31

    Uniobrew31 Jan 16, 2012 Pennsylvania
    Beer Trader

    Yards Brawler, Its as good in the summer as it is in the winter. Otto's Red Mo ale is also a good go to sixer year round.
     
  34. adamette

    adamette Aug 23, 2007 Ohio

    I am not from Michigan but man, Two Hearted would be really tough to beat for year round availability!
     
  35. larryi86

    larryi86 Apr 4, 2010 Delaware
    Beer Trader

    This was Delaware's best six pack before the move, so since it is longer brewed in DE I will go with 60 Minute.
     
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  36. cbwufpack

    cbwufpack Feb 20, 2011 North Carolina

    I'm in NC and we get it year around and love it...I am drinking one right now!
     
  37. nicholasofcusa

    nicholasofcusa Jan 14, 2006 Pennsylvania

    Pennsylvania

    Full Pint - Night of the Living Stout. Much more black IPA than stout. Possibly the best black IPA I've ever had, in fact. Just two nights ago I learned this is a year-round beer (previously thinking it was a fall seasonal and thus no more to be seen for a while). Yesterday I bought a case, upping my total to 10 six packs purchased since discovering it in September.
     
  38. Firkin-Bunghole

    Firkin-Bunghole Apr 5, 2012 New York

    New York - Flower Power.
     
  39. wizzy

    wizzy May 20, 2006 Michigan

    MI = two hearted
     
  40. PorterLambic

    PorterLambic Nov 26, 2003 Florida
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    I took a bit of liberty with this one. I was counting a collection of 6 growlers as an over-sized six-pack. In all honesty, getting it in growlers is hard enough and to the best of my knowledge it is not available in standard 12 oz. 6 packs, bottle or can. We can only hope it is coming. And Hunahpu will be available year-round and dollar bills will rain onto our heads every Thursday morning.
    BTW: I live an hour from the brewery. You have Funky Buddha, I get CCB.
     
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