Blood Orange beers suggestions?

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  1. DrGonzo47

    DrGonzo47 Initiate (0) Aug 9, 2013 Michigan

    I recently tried a beer by Dark Horse Brewing called Reign in Blood Orange Pale Ale. I loved it. Does anyone have any suggestions about any others I should/shouldn't try?
  2. mattvandyk

    mattvandyk Initiate (0) Apr 25, 2013 Michigan

    If you're in Michigan, Short's Anniversary Ale this year was based on blood orange. If you can't find it, let me know. I have one or two left. Also, I have to think DFH has at least 1-2 beers featuring it.
  3. aasher

    aasher Poo-Bah (3,608) Jan 27, 2010 Indiana

    Flat 12 has several awesome Blood Orange beers but they are draft only.
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  4. jayneo74

    jayneo74 Initiate (0) May 14, 2013 New Jersey

    I had 2013 Allagash Fluxus last night on tap and liked it alot. A porter with a choco orange flavor, aroma. A couple weeks ago I had Thomas Creek Castaway Chocolate Orange IPA and didn't get much chocolate or orange (Think it is orange peel not blood orange), was just an OK IPA. I missed Elysian Superfuzz on tap which looks like it would be a decent blood orange pale.
  5. decadance

    decadance Aspirant (289) Mar 14, 2010 Texas

    Short's Anniversary beer every year is a blood orange wheatwine. It is one of my favorites.
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  6. Summerteeth

    Summerteeth Initiate (144) Sep 29, 2012 Massachusetts

    Hale Street Tavern in Beverly Farms, MA had a really good blood orange beer last year, made exclusively for them by Cody Brewing. Not sure if it is available now or for sale anywhere else.
  7. ferillo

    ferillo Defender (629) Sep 12, 2009 Massachusetts
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    If they do it again, Hill Farmstead Friendship & Reunion
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  8. patm1986

    patm1986 Initiate (0) Aug 11, 2010 New Jersey

    st bretta summer
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  9. tectactoe

    tectactoe Poo-Bah (1,816) Mar 20, 2012 Michigan
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  10. tvazteca

    tvazteca Initiate (130) Sep 27, 2011 Massachusetts

    Slumbrew has a blood orange hefe that's delicious/
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  11. Number45forever

    Number45forever Initiate (0) Jan 6, 2012 Vermont

    Friendship & Reunion was absolutely incredible, one of my favorite HF hoppy brews. My suggestion is to go back in time a few months and try that. I know, sometimes I seem almost too helpful...
  12. Ronnie_Lemaster

    Ronnie_Lemaster Initiate (0) May 10, 2012 Michigan

  13. MrRockstar

    MrRockstar Initiate (0) Sep 9, 2006 Pennsylvania

    Elysian Superfuzz
  14. draheim

    draheim Poo-Bah (3,021) Sep 18, 2010 Washington

    Just had that last night at one of Elysian's pubs. Wow what a tasty, balanced, thirst-quenching beer.
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  15. ThatCracker

    ThatCracker Initiate (0) Nov 20, 2012 Virginia

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  16. Clibb

    Clibb Initiate (85) Jun 23, 2013 New Jersey

    came to say this, super delicious
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  17. socon67

    socon67 Poo-Bah (2,574) Jun 18, 2010 New York

    Great South Bay Brewing has a nice blood orange pale
  18. FlannyTheManny

    FlannyTheManny Initiate (0) Jul 29, 2013 Illinois

    Mike's hard blood orange
  19. pjkelley82

    pjkelley82 Initiate (0) May 23, 2013 New York

    I know it was said but a local brewery on long island called great south bay makes a phenomenal blood orange pale ale... it won N.Y. tap awards for best new beer and a bunch of other awards... only problem is its not distributed outside of l.I. I believe
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  20. BearsOnAcid

    BearsOnAcid Savant (961) Mar 17, 2009 Washington

    Slumbrew Happy Sol is the only blood orange beer I know that is bottled regularly around here.
  21. Eighty

    Eighty Initiate (0) Feb 17, 2013 Washington

    It's already been sad, but +1 for Elysian Super Fuzz
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  22. SammyJaxxxx

    SammyJaxxxx Initiate (0) Feb 23, 2012 New Jersey

    Been drinking Superfuzz all summer. Excellent beer.
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  23. DanH83

    DanH83 Initiate (0) Feb 14, 2013 New York

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  24. idkspencer

    idkspencer Initiate (0) Mar 30, 2013 Florida

    Sixpoint's Bengali Tiger is a tasty blood orange color
  25. TheGator321

    TheGator321 Initiate (0) May 29, 2013 Connecticut

    going to slumbrew in a couple of weeks. had their brown which was good.
  26. teraflx

    teraflx Initiate (0) Feb 4, 2013 Arizona

    I actually added some Blood Orange juice (Freshly squeezed, not some store bought sugar mix) to an IPA one time when I wasn't super impressed with the particular IPA and it was pretty good!
  27. KingdomBobcat

    KingdomBobcat Initiate (0) May 2, 2013 Vermont

    I've only had Grassroots Brewing Brother Soigné, which isn't too easy to find, but that's the only suggestion i can make
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  28. jcb7472

    jcb7472 Zealot (525) Jul 13, 2011 Florida

    Funky Buddha Brewery down here in Florida just brewed a new Blood Orange IPA. I haven't tried it yet - hopefully this weekend, but I hear it's good.
  29. bluejacket74

    bluejacket74 Poo-Bah (6,517) Jul 4, 2005 Ohio

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  30. DJMonroe

    DJMonroe Initiate (0) Jan 26, 2013 Washington

    For something different, I'd say the Breakside Brewing (Portland) Blood Orange Cascadian Orange. Counter-intuitive as heck but delicious.
  31. TheMonkery

    TheMonkery Initiate (0) Dec 16, 2010 Florida

    @jcb7472 - had the Blood Orange IPA (More Moro) last weekend. The aroma is amazing. Beer is a little on the tart side for an IPA, but I really enjoyed it nonetheless. A definite must try at least once.
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  32. Cubatobaco

    Cubatobaco Crusader (770) Jan 27, 2013 Virginia

    +2 Allagash Fluxus 2013
  33. ThirstyFace

    ThirstyFace Initiate (0) Jan 11, 2013 New York

    Elysian Superfuzz is one of my favorite beers of all time.
  34. SFACRKnight

    SFACRKnight Poo-Bah (2,062) Jan 20, 2012 Colorado
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    Thought that was brewed with tangelos. God I love that beer.
  35. cliftoncr

    cliftoncr Initiate (0) Jun 24, 2013 North Carolina

    The new Fluxus has a very dry character, but is quality stuff.

    Whatever you do, avoid Lambeek wants Blood Orange.
  36. Denver_Beer_Guy

    Denver_Beer_Guy Initiate (0) Jun 4, 2013 Colorado

    St. Bretta Spring had tangelos. Summer has blood oranges.
  37. Danny1217

    Danny1217 Initiate (0) Jul 15, 2011 Florida

    Just tried it actually. Tasted like pure blood oranges
  38. Brenden

    Brenden Poo-Bah (3,945) Feb 25, 2008 Ohio
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    It depends where in MI you are, but if you ever make it out to Toledo, they have a nice blood orange imperial witbier. It's kind of unconventional, but it's a very good beer, though i don't know how you feel about Belgians.
  39. TommyLiam

    TommyLiam Initiate (0) Jun 10, 2013 Arizona

    Very okay, and that's not a dig.
  40. djsmith1174

    djsmith1174 Initiate (0) Aug 21, 2005 Minnesota

    BA card revoked...
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