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Breweries with only one beer to your likening

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by bellce0, Jan 2, 2013.

  1. bellce0

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    For me it is Southern Tier. I'm not a fan, but IMO their 2x Stout is an excellent beer. What are some other breweries that have only one keeper for you?
     
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    Funny, I'd pick Southern Tier as well, but not for the stout, for Krampus. I love that brew. Everthing else is not worth it in my eyes.
     
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  3. FosterJM

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    Does any size brewery work? I mean the one in Laughlin at the Colorado Belle has like 8 beers. Only the pale ale is worth a shit.

    Cheers!
     
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  4. mrcraft

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    I had 2x Stout a couple of weeks ago, and was pleasantly surprised that it tasted so good. I haven't tried Choklat, so I can't say it's Southern Tier for me quite yet.
     
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    Brown's Whiskey Barrel Porter is head and shoulders above every other beer of theirs I have tried.
     
  6. jesskidden

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    Alchemist and Orval.
     
  7. luisc123

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    Green Flash. Palate Wrecker really does it for me. Everything else ranges from "no, thanks" to "it's ok"
     
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    Ithica flower power, but in all fairness I haven't tried brute
     
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    Founders. All Day IPA is the only one I truly enjoy.
     
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  10. cavedave

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    Yeah Heady is miles better than Celia Saison
     
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  11. jesskidden

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    ...and I'm not about to become a monk just to drink Petite Orval, either!
     
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  12. Chaz

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    Carling. I mean, I just -love- Black Label, but everything else? O'Keefe's, Red Cap... what is that stuff, anyway?
     
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    Yeah, their KBS sux! :p
     
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    Wow, I assume you have tried the entire lineup? I think Breakfast Stout is amazing, Silky Porter is an awesone example of a robust porter, and Dirty Bastard w/ a little age on it is truly fantastic. I drank a two year old DB and it blew my mind...it drank more like an Old Ale. I won't even get into the Backstage Series.
     
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    New Holland - Dragon's Milk -magical stuff. Everything else I've tried Hopivore, Hatter, Double Hatter... one or more of their Michigan neighbors does the style much better.
     
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    great divide i am big fan of the oak aged yeti series be it chocolate or expresso
    but dont really care for most of there beers the old ruffian is average even with some age on it
    and the titan and hercules ipa i would just pass altogther
     
  17. jesskidden

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    If it wasn't a great beer, why would so many brewing companies have made it over the years? Lessee...

    Canadian Breweries, Ltd., Brewing Corporation of America, Carling, Carling-O'Keefe, Carling-National, Bass, Heileman, Stroh, Coors UK, Pabst, Miller (for Pabst), Molson... (and I think it's actually Carlos Brito's favorite, so he's got his eye on it, too. OTOH, Mabel wasn't too crazy about it after awhile...)

    Doesn't SAB brew it in South Africa? Yes!
     
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  18. Chaz

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    How're ya gonna keep her happy with just one pale fizzy beer? I never understood that gal...

    P.S. To the OP; Gosh, I can't think of a single brewery with only one beer I'll drink again. That's a puzzler.
     
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    Short's Cup a Joe Coffee Cream Stout is really good. Their IPA is pretty good. Of the 10 or so that I've had nothing else really struck my fancy. Pandemonium Pale Ale was horrible.
     
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    Fort Collins Brewery and their Double Chocolate Coffee Stout, which is so far just a tap offering.
     
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  21. jesskidden

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    "One beer"? That's like 2 cases of beer hangin' off her tree... (hmmm... maybe too small for 12'ers...)

    [​IMG]
     
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  22. Chaz

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    Well, that looks like one of those new-fangled, aluminum trees. Higher tensile strength and whatnot.
     
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    left hand(milk stout)
    you can tell where all their focus has been.
     
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    Ballast Point. The only beer they should make is Knuckle Sandwich. Or Double Dorado. The other stuff is just average.
     
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    So much this. I agree completely.

    Wind River Brewery and Strom Bomb Stout as well. That beer is truly fantastic but all of their other beers are pretty meh. I wish they'd bottle or can it and ship it down here.
     
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    The Alchemist :eek:
     
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    Honestly? Krampus was the only beer by them that I dont care much for.
     
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    It would be tough for Ballast Point to make Knuckle Sandwich seeing how Bootlegger's makes it :p . Sculpin is their best beer in my eyes but Victory at Sea and Big Eye IPA are tasty as well. Dorado I was a bit disappointed in.
     
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    Weyerbacher's Insanity comes to mind immediately. Of the Weyerbacher beers I can get in my neck of the woods, that's the only one I feel strongly about. And I feel very strongly about it indeed.
     
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    So....hopefully you bought a case and are now going to send me the other 11 bottles? :)
     
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    That's the one I hate the most. Waaaaay too hoppy. Egh.
     
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    I love everything they do besides Double Simcoe.
     
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    Flying Dog; Gonzo is good but thats about it.
     
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    Unibroue - Quelque Chose, otherwise all I taste is their horrid and overpowering yeast.
     
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    Dude, that's just crazy talk. They've got plenty of good beers.
     
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    I will admit I'm a closet #9 fan. Haven't liked anything else from Magic Hat.
     
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    More crazy talk. WCIPA, Rayon Vert, LeFreak, Tripel.....GF is great
     
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    Dogfishhead. 90 min is the only reasonable beer on the roster, all others are gimmicky.
     
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  39. Porkhustle

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    Silky Porter? You've gone and given it your own name?
     
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    Gimmicky or not, Palo Santo Marron and Burton Baton are pretty damn awesome.

    And they have some quality regulars aside from 90 Min- I prefer the 60 Min myself, and Indian Brown is a top level brown ale.

    They may do a lot of goofy-sounding stuff, but the foundation is still solid and reliable.
     
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