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Blending Beers: Share Your Experiments

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by ThisWangsChung, May 3, 2012.

  1. RBassSFHOPit2ME

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    PtY & Old Raspy
    SN Celebration & Lagunitas Sucks
    Double Bastard & SN Ruthless Rye
    Jack & Ken's Black Barleywine & The Abyss

    The first above I mention was 5 years ago. The last 3 were within the last 10 months.
     
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    ST's Creme Brulee mixed with just about any other stout is fantastic! On it's own Creme Brulee is a bit overpowering but put about a 20/80 mix with any other stout and it is out of this world. Kasteel Rouge mixed with stouts is also another delicious combo.
     
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    -Agreed on all counts. On it's own, I can do maybe 3-4 ounces of Creme Brulee in lieu of desert, but mixing it with other stouts is great. Mixing Creme Brulee or Southern Tier's other ones, "Choklat", "Jah-Va", and "Mokah" with their "Oat" are perfect candidates. All five mixed together would be great I'm sure. Sweet, but great.
     
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    Tonight I'm going to do a 50/50 mix of Narwhal and Celebration Ale - I'm going to call it a NarNar. I really enjoy blending beers. Anyone else out there in BA land enjoy mixing beers together? ...if you never have, give it a shot....
     
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    NarNar?

    Why not CelNar, or NarCel. I would think NarNar is just Narwahl mixed with Narwahl?
     
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  6. TylerKohlhagen

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    Shouldn't it be called Narration Ale.
     
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    Stopped at the Harpoon Brewery in VT yesterday. Had some fun with the beertender.
    Sampled:
    Chocolate stout W/UFO Pumpkin. Burnt pumpkin.
    Chocolate stout W/UFO Raspberry. Dark chocolate covered raspberries.
    Winter warmer w/cider. Apple pie.
    Chocolate stout W/ el Triunfo coffee porter. My choice for the full glass.
     
  8. tdizzlegrizzle

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    At Victory Brewpub they'll make you an Old Hopizontal. Old Horizontal + Hop Wallop. It's really good.
     
  9. smitherz22

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    Mix up your own beer and call it whatever you want. Tonight I'm drinking a NarNar.
     
  10. BeerKangaroo

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    My dad was at troeg`s recently and they told him to pour the rest of my mom`s dreamweaver into the rest of my dad`s mad elf and my dad said he liked it. If I remember correctly, I think he said that troeg`s may have an actual version of this comin` out.
     
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    Daisy Cutter w/ orange juice makes a hell of a beermosa.
     
  12. sir-knifes-alot

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    Did a 50/50 mix of Uncle Jacobs and Rumpkin yesterday (per a couple other BA's recommendation). That was freaking delicious

    Also did a mix of Boxer's Revenge and Red Poppy...that one, not so delicious...
     
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  13. chrisp450

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    I get it...it just doesn't really make sense.

    To each his own.
     
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    Victory Storm King/Victory Hop Devil = Dark Devil. very tasty, like a hoppy stout with a strong malt backbone
    Victory Storm King/victory Golden Monkey = Silverback. Havent had, but heard good things.

    On another note, fireball whisky and apple cider is yummy.
     
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    Founders Breakfast Stout with B. Nektar Zombie Killer is about the most delicious thing I have ever tasted! Any good chocolate or coffee stout will do, but the Founders is the best combo I have tried so far.
     
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    My wife likes to mix framboise with chocolate stouts.
     
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    They call it Mad Dream, a lot of bars in the area will make it for you as well.
     
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    I don't think I could get myself to bastardize any good craft brews by mixing them with anything else.
     
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    cool, thanx, too bad I'm not visiting my parents for Christmas, and all I got right now is a bomber of Mad Elf that I'm waiting until Christmas to open it up with a friend and his family that are coming over. I'll remember Mad Dream next year when I'm down in PA.
     
  20. AxesandAnchors

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    I agree, this seems strange to me (even though I have had several blends from brewers that where/are amazing...FW Anniversary to name one). It reminds me of when I was a little boy and mixing all the different sodas at the fountain (Yuck). I like beer too much to risk ruining it.

    I was at a vertical tasting of The Abyss (2008-2012) and a friend mixed a couple of his glasses together just so the waitress could clear the table...I wanted to slap him in the face!
     
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    Sounds a bit risky to me.
     
  22. fujindemon74

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    At least it isn't JarJar...
     
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    I think I could get into that. kind of like a raspberry chocolate stout. Sounds good!
     
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    The old ball and chain loves this. Lindeman's Kriek or Framboise with a Young's Double Chocolate stout tastes just like a Tootsie Pop.
     
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    That actually sounds alright in a fufu kind of way.
     
  26. RashyGrillCook

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    How else does one get fufu?
     
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    BCBS + ST Pumking = Bourbon County Pumpkin. Was amazing, like MS Treat on steroids.
     
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    Terrapin Moo Hoo + Double Jack.. it was absolutely delicious
     
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    Breakfast Stout with Pumpkin beers back in November. Was delicious.
     
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    Jubelale with St Ambroise's Oatmeal Stout .
     
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    Worth a try, as experimenting with new flavors is the best part of the craft scene, but I've just never thought to do it.
     
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    Mine does.that as well.
     
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    Another delicious mix is Wake 'n' Bake and Moo Hoo. (50/50).

    Wake 'n' Moo!
     
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    Great Lakes Blackout Stout and really fresh White Rajah mixed at 50/50 was a winning combo for me.
     
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    pumpkin porter with hefeweizen, (about 60% hefe), or about 1/2 ounce of maker's mark in a pitcher of a scottish ale, gives it a barrel aged flavor. too much whiskey makes the beer go flat.
     
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    I tried mixing Williamsburg Alewerks Pumpkin Ale & Coffeehouse Stout a couple of nights ago & found it to be quite a tasty combo, but I think I may still prefer them on their own.
     
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    New Glarus fruit beers with ant good stout.
     
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    <- fuckaroundwithyourbeeradvocate
     
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    Same with mine. She also enjoys the framboise/wheat combo.
     
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    Rogue Brewery pubs mix the Rogue Chocolate Stout with the Rogue Hazelnut Brown Nectar and call it a "Snickers". Try it at home - it's incredible.
     
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