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Favorite beer/beers you have had on tap.

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by devlishdamsel, Jan 31, 2013.

  1. devlishdamsel

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    Sadly most of the good beers in my life have come from a bottle, but personally something about beer on tap is just magical to me and I really enjoy it a lot. I saw that in lucky BC Canada someone was getting a Cantillion tap takeover! I've never even had Cantillon from the bottle!
    So here goes:
    Duvel (IMO Duvel from the bottle doesnt compare and i dont really care if this has a lower abv, in fact all the better as i am not trying to get wasted).
    Blaches de Bruxes- White beer i think is meant to be consumed as fresh as possible. Bottle is pretty decent, but the tap was sublime and perfect for a summer day.
    Liefmans Gudenband- Delightfull.
    Black butte porter- When this stopped being a popular staple in most bars years ago I was beside myself. the bottle is NOT the same.
     
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  2. lookrider

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    Two stand out for me that were stupendously deliciious at the time for numerous reasons in addition to just being great beers:
    Hercules Double IPA
    Delirium Tremens
     
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  3. fredmugs

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    Off the top of my head....

    Pliny
    Blind Pig
    Zombie Dust
    Black Note Stout
    Hercules
    Oscar Blues lineup
    90 Minute
    Hopslam
     
  4. cjoc83

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    The Apex DIPA from Bear Republic stands out in my mind. It's always great to go to a bar and try something you've never had or even heard of. That stuff was delicious.
    Also...
    Santa's Little Helper RIS
    Hibernation Old Ale
     
  5. UCLABrewN84

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    Some memorable ones:

    Beachwood Tovarish and System Of A Stout
    Bear Republic Tartare
    To Ol Goliat
     
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    I also drink most of my beers from out of a bottle. I have had mixed experiences with Two Hearted. The first time I had it on tap it blew me away, the second time I had it on tap it was just alright. Hopslam blows me away every time I have it on tap!
     
  7. FosterJM

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    Pliny The Younger.
    Knuckle Sandwhich
    Humulus lager
    Old raspy nitro tap

    Cheers!
     
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    Imperial Biscotti Break OMG phenomenal
    BA Adoration
    BA Life and Limb
    Weyerbacher Imp.Raspberry Stout
     
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    1. Bourbon County Stout
    2. FW 15
    3. Hopslam
     
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    Left Hand Milk Stout
    Duchesse de Bourgogne
    Old Chub
    Dirty Bastard
     
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    IPA's on tap (as long as they're fresh - which they generally tend to be) are pretty awesome compared to their bottled counterparts. PtE fresh from the keg is nothing less than miraculous.
     
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    The single best beer I ever had was a Founder's Double Trouble on guest tap at Three Floyds a few years back.
     
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    KBS 11'
    BOURBON COUNTY COFFEE
    HF DOUBLE GALAXY
    PLINY THE ELDER
    HEADY TOPPER
     
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    Had a Mephistopheles 2007 on tap last year and it was absolutely divine.
     
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    Dreadnaught comes to mind first. Also, Founders CBS is killer on tap.
     
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    Founders BB Sumatra Mountain Brown
    Kuhnhenn BBBW
    Kuhnhenn BB4D
     
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    This is an easy one, PTE. Its a better beer on tap than in bottle.
     
  19. Bitterbill

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    Pliny The Younger, Grand Teton Double Vision Doppelbock, Snake River Pandemonium Quad, Sierra Nevada Celebration, Snake River Pako's IPA, Odell Myrcenary DIPA, and more..
     
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    Paulaner Hefeweizen. On tap in Kaiserslautern, Germany.
     
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    I find CBS and KBS to be much better on tap than in bottle.
     
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    2010 Great Divide Expresso Oak Aged Yeti. It was spectacular.
     
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    Firestone Walker Union Jack on tap at my cousin's kid's Bat Mitzvah. Bottles are great; tap even better.
     
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    Karbach Bourbon Barrel Aged Hellfighter
    (512) Pecan Porter
    Saint Arnold Pumpkinator
     
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    Samuel Adams Boston Lager on tap when it's fresh? That's tough to beat. So is Anchor Steam.
     
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    Old Rasputin, Bling Pig, Matilda. If Old Rasputin is served properly, then you have a nice delicious hoppy milkshake on yer hands.
     
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    Kbs or Columbus brewing company bodhi dipa
     
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    Hopslam awesome, but so much better on draft. Also, CCB Cafe Con Leche was redonkulous.
     
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    My #1 is still Green Flash West Coast IPA. Luckily its everywhere, bottles and on tap!
     
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    I had FW Parabola on tap today. Their theme for next month is barleywine, so I'm hoping they'll have FW
    ┬žucaba (Abacus) on tap next week.
     
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    Some memorable ones for me:

    PtE
    KBS
    curmudgeon's better half
    2 Yr old BA aged Double Bastard(Best bear I've ever had)
    FSW XVI
    Black Butte XIIV
    Mix Tape Vol 2 (Very interesting wouldn't want again)
     
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    At Brouwer's Back In Black Stout Fest last year I was fortunate enough to try Fremont's Kentucky Dark Star.

    Mind is still blown.
     
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    Fresh Dales Pale Ale is absolutely fantastic on tap!
    Lef Hand Milk Stout
    Maine Spring Peeper Ale
     
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    HayMarket Mathias DIPA is amazing. Revolution Anti-Hero is pretty tasty from tap as well.
     
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    I foolishly believed Bell's Two Hearted to be over rated a tad until I had it on tap last Saturday. I have a new appreciation for this beer and it is a new favorite.
     
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    Alaskan Barleywine
    Central Waters Mudpuppy Porter with Nitro
     
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    Sculpin, beats the bottled version any day.
     
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    Pliny was really really good, but not too different from the bottle.

    Two that I would like to mention are high ABV brews that were just completely different on tap than out of the bottle. Avery's The Beast and Rogue's Old Crustacean. I don't know where the difference comes from with it being on tap, but damn! The Beast was much smoother and seemed sweeter than from the bottle, meanwhile Old Crustacean on tap was almost like drinking straight whiskey. It was potent to say the least.
     
  39. RelentlessLefty

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    1.Hopslam
    2.Third Coast Old Ale
    3.Backwoods Bastard
    4.Narwhal
    5.GI Fleur(i have a secret passion for this beer)
     
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    fresh zombie dust on tap is soooo goood
     
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