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Black & Tan: Favorite Combinations?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by Dylanwilde, Dec 16, 2012.

  1. SoggyCoasters

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    If your at a bar that has a decent cider on tap ask for a Black Velvet: cider & Guiness. Being a bartender for a long time id want to make something that could be layered well. Are any of these combos able to be layered or are they just blended together?
     
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  3. brewtus

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    How can people stand to mix rare/rareish beers? Crazy bountiful inventories I guess
     
  4. JohnB311

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    I haven't attempted many but I could really only get Guinness to layer well out of the stouts/porters I've tried. Imperial stouts didn't seem to layer well at all.
     
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    It doesn't matter to me either way, whether it layers or not, just as long as it tastes good, imo.
     
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    Can never go wrong with heaven and hell. May try FBS and Devil Dancer
     
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    This:

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    By a long shot. Not only the best black & tan I've had, but one of the better beers I've had in general.
     
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  8. itsthepleats

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    Darkness, Serendipity, and Coors Light? Now that's outside the box.
     
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    Green beer and Chelada.
     
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    Just bought the Bass split-6 with 3 pales and 3 stouts. Decent but not Guinness. I then tried New Glarus Coffee Stout with the Bass but they did not layer, kind of a waste of beer.
     
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    You only mix a bit of the rare beer and try the black and tan, then drink the two beers alone to fully appreciate the mixture...
     
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    O'Hara's Leann Folláin on Fuller's India Pale Ale (Bottle-Conditioned)
     
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    Odell Myrcenary and Deschutes Obsidian Nitro was delicious!
     
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    Heaven and Hell is soooooooo good! You get 2 B&T's with the two bottles!
     
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    I like mephistopholies and the beast
     
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    Why have I never thought of this!!!!! What is wrong with me lol
     
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    I know your not far from the border but I'd send you a bunch of NG Serendipity for some Darkness. I need to try this combo in a bad way.
     
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    I'm not a huge fan of mixing beers. I like to enjoy each beer as it is. But I've definitely had some combos that I enjoyed.

    Perhaps my favorite was called a "Black and Blue" that was kind of a local thing to order at Durango Brewery in Colorado. It was their blueberry wheat mixed with a brown. It was rather delicious. Not something I'd want often (I'm not big on fruit beers), but it was absolutely worth trying.

    At my (one and only) local brewery, Black Tooth Brewing Co, we can order a "Dirty." It's the stout mixed with the IPA. It's alright, nothing to write home about. I personally really like their IPA, so I'd rather just enjoy have it as it is.
     
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    Southern Tier Choklat and Well's Banana Bread! So damn good!
    Dales Ten Fidy and G'Night
    Parabola and Abacus
     
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    Buddy at my job just did a Bourbon County Coffee 22oz and Allagash Curiuex 750ml.

    We're now calling it the "Rich Man's Bourbon Black and Tan". He said it was amazing. He also added a shot of white whisky to it and said it was extra bourbony.
     
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    Double Black and Sam Adams Utopias. Careful, it will get you drunk.
     
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    Double Trouble and Reds Rye is angels piss in a glass.
     
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    I have dreamed about doing Chocolate Rain and White Chocolate. I guess that's similar to a black and tan. But then I just wake up with wood.
     
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    Years ago, I liked a B&T mix of Sheaf Stout and Pabst Blue Ribbon.
     
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    Black Tuesday & Cantillon 100% Bio
    In a cantillon flute with a swirly heart straw.

    Yes this happened.

    Cheers!
     
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    Try it & report back, positive or negative.
     
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    I have Hopslam and Tres Blueberry stout in the fridge. May try that combo.
     
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    DH Punkin and FBS is great. Both come out around the same time. The coffee mixes great with the pumpkin spice. Always get strange looks when I order it.
     
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    recently had goose island IPA under Guinness. was delightful!

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    Honestly have never tried this but I have a flower power and a heart of darkness in the fridge so I may start tomorow's friday night off with a bang!!!
     
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    LMAO!
     
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    Ah, the 2 oz. black and tan.
     
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    Hop Venom and Abyss
     
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    Has anyone tried a Great Lakes Blackout stout and Bells Winter White Ale Combination?

    Thinking of mixing the two tonight and wanted some prior feedback.
     
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    Hopslam and Breakfast Stout...yumm!
     
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    Bells Hopslam and Expedition Stout.

    Or how about

    Darkhorse Too Cream Stout and Plead the 5th.
     
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    Dales Pale an Ten Fidy. Nectar of the Gods! Perfect balance of hops and malt. A Dirty Dale!
     
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    Well this is what I'm drinking tonight, Thanks to SMITHER22 who gave me the idea and it tastes wonderful. I won''t double post.
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    Founders BWB and FIS.
     
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    My recommendation is to pour 1/4 and 1/4 of your beers. If you don't like the combo you haven't wasted 2 beers.
     
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