During a beer drinking session, in what order do you drink your beers?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by devlishdamsel, Dec 31, 2012.

  1. mecummins

    mecummins Nov 16, 2012 Illinois

    If I'm having a beer flight or at a tasting, I'll use the same principle as wine tasting. Light to heavy. But honestly, I tend to drink seasonally. I crave hoppier beers in the summer and heavier stouts or porters in the winter.
     
  2. Bitter_Echo

    Bitter_Echo Apr 13, 2012 Michigan

    I rarely the same one all night long unless inventories can handle it; it's all about variation around here. The general rule is start with a IPA hop-monster, then try something new or something I have few examples of or something less liked, and then, if the try was a bust, flip back to an IPA for a corrective dose of a quality brew. ABV is not really a concern.

    I'll only ever have three in a day, tops, but not dictated by ABV either (allows for minor cheating). My simple rule is this: Always, usually, sometimes, never! Always one, usually two, sometimes three and never four! No exceptions.
     
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