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

  1. nberna19

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    Being from the south I'd have to say Abita Turbodog. Everything else from them is mediocre at best
     
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    Perhaps its my affinity for doppelbocks and strong ales, but I love Long Trail Double Bag. The best six pack that you can get for under $8 in my opinion. There is nothing special or standout about any other beer Long Trail makes.
     
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    Palate Wrecker and their Imperial IPA are very good as well.
     
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    You didnt even mention Founders Breakfast Stout, one of the most widely available/highly acclaimed beers of this forum.

    All day is good but might not even be top 10 best beers I've personally had from founders.
     
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    I have disliked every beer from North Coast except Acme IPA , loved it , the rest I just didnt enjoy
     
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    Southern Tier for me as well. But the beer that I adore the most is their Pumking. One of my favs ever!
     
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    For me it's bootleggers. Knuckle sandwich is a great beer but the rest of their line up is just kinda whatever...their black Phoenix is pretty good but that's really about it IMO.
     
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    For anyone who thinks Founders is awful should really stick to the Bud Lights and the Coors Lights of the world... Founders is so great!
     
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    Duck Rabbit. Baltic Porter is outstanding, everything else I've tried is way below average
     
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    There are a few beers that I haven't had from them that look decent, but I passed them over simply because their beers never did much. Last thing I had was Double Dog and it was very below average DIPA.
     
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    Magic hat HiPA is the only beer I have ever really liked from them. The awful part is its only avalible in variety packs around here...
     
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    To each his own. I suppose im a bit of a FD fan boy, I can admit it.
     
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    Old Rasputin for me, though I haven't had that 2009 Brandy Old Stock or whatever..
     
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    Flying Dog. Never had anything that knocked me out until Underdog Atlantic Lager (in cans), which is now my go-to daytime session jam. Love it!
     
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    Sam Adams Cranberry Lambic.

    ...and since it only comes in mixed 12 packs, I simply drain pour the other 10 beers. ;-)
     
  16. HipsterBrewfus

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    Well, thats a huge fucking waste.
     
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    You need to find a store with a pick six pack man!
     
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    Shipyard. I dig the Smashed Blueberry, don't care for anything else.
     
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    I agree they dont have a lot, but if you havent had the Krampus or the Creme Brulee theyre pretty good
     
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    River Horse. their regular line up is good but the oatmeal milk stout is the only one I look forward to every year.
     
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    Haven't had much from 21st Amendment, but so far I only really dig their back in black CDA. Have their saison in the fridge now... hoping it will make #2
     
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    Haven't tried everything but you should definitely give Oat a try. 2X IPA is another good one.
     
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    I've had both of them. 2x is solid but it's got nothing on some of the other DIPA's around. Oat is forgettable. Krampus is King! Ha ha.
     
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    Considering how much I love Milk Stout, Left Hand's other stuff drastically falls off.

    DFH, ST & Green Flash being on here is ludicrous.
     
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    Ever try Three Heads Brewing out of Rochester, NY? Not sure if they've made it to Rhode Island, but I know they collaborated with Clown Shoes on a beer, who are somewhere out of Massachusetts. Anyway, they just re-released Ontario Coast IPA, a Belgian yeast IPA, very very good. They're also releasing a double IPA next weekend, very excited about it. If you haven't had them, give them a try. If you have had, drink more.
     
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    Orval.

    Until I am able to try more of their beer, Columbus Brewing Company's IPA is the first one that I would have if I visited there (and I loved it!).
     
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    I sat down at the bruery about a month ago and was disappointed with their 22 beers I sampled. Granted I have not tried all their stuff but after that sampling I'm pretty sure I got a good representation of what they are about. So for me it's the bruery with black tuesday being their only great beer.
     
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    I liked their Ontario Coast a lot before. I love it now. They filtered it this time and I think the yeast offers much more balance to the flavor. It was a bit overpowering for me in the first version. It's a fine beer.

    Wait until you taste Too Kind. I don't know if it's an everyday drinker like The Kind (because it is a double after all), but I think in some ways it's even better than its predecessor.
     
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    The name doesn't ring a bell and looking at the labels, nothing sparks any memories. I will have to keep an eye out for them. I feel like there are probably some kick ass beers in New York that I am missing. I dig the shit from the city, Brooklyn and Sixpoint, but NY is a big place....

    Thanks for the heads up!
     
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    So does the Backwoods Bastard, and the Hopslam, and Harvest Wet Hop Ale, FBS. :)
     
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    IMO, I would hardly call fresh Sculpin and Victory at Sea average...but that's just me.
     
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    With regards to Ballast Point I love Knuckle Sandwich as well, I usually pass on Sculpin as well. I'd rather drink Caldera if I'm looking for an everyday IPA.
     
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    You mean Bootleggers?
     
  34. nc41

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    My bad i was looking at the post above in regards to KS. But I like the DD, and usually pass on Sculpin, but I think all their brews are slightly over priced.
     
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    Heh.

    I haven't had every one of any brewery's beers, but my best answer atm is Terrapin. I LOVE Wake n' Bake, and the other things I've had from them have been just okay.
     
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    I agree about Terrapin, I used to drink a lot of their Rye Pale Ale, don't like the side car brews either. W&B is outstanding.
     
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    While I personally disagree that there isn't anything else stand out by Long Trail (there Pale Ale is awesome and their Coffee Porter is phenomenal in my opinion), I completely agree on the awesomeness of Double Bag. That is my favorite beer to tailgate with. I get the buzz of a six pack and only have to pee like a man that's drank a couple of beers. Lovely.

    Also, have you had Triple Bag? It's bad ass.
     
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    Not a big IPA fan so I like their spirit of adventure & discovery with their other offerings. Having said that the Chicory Stout has been my only repeat purchase save for singles of Palo, Burton, Midas, Indian & Raison which are nice but have yet to buy 4s or 6s.
     
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    Magic hat. I was pretty surprised this winter trying their Heart of Darkness stout. Other than that... don't care for them. I will drink their #9 every now and then, there's a special at a local bar that sells them for 2-3 bucks during Orlando Magic games, but it's mainly because I'd rather have it than BMC.

    Sam Adams, while getting me into craft, really only has one or two. I haven't tried their Utopias, though.
     
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