Favorite beer season.

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by ColinStClaire, Feb 7, 2013.

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Favorite season to drink beer and why.

  1. Summer

    8.7%
  2. Fall

    20.4%
  3. Winter

    36.9%
  4. Spring

    6.8%
  5. Doesn't matter

    27.2%
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  1. ColinStClaire

    ColinStClaire Initiate (0) Jul 31, 2012 Washington

    When is your favorite time to drink beer? In front of the fire with a nice stout? Out back with the burgers grilling and a refreshing hefe? Somewhere in between?
     
  2. devlishdamsel

    devlishdamsel Initiate (0) Aug 1, 2009 Washington

    October baby!
     
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  3. sokol21

    sokol21 Initiate (126) Sep 15, 2009 Massachusetts

    Yes, please.
     
  4. JoeyBeerBelly

    JoeyBeerBelly Initiate (0) Dec 15, 2006 New York

    That's one of the great things about beer...

    it's always in season!
     
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  5. leedorham

    leedorham Defender (687) Apr 27, 2006 Washington

    Absolutely!
     
  6. ColinStClaire

    ColinStClaire Initiate (0) Jul 31, 2012 Washington

  7. blackcloud

    blackcloud Devotee (414) Apr 28, 2012 Alaska
    Subscriber Beer Trader

    I chose fall. back to back awesome beer time: fresh-hop beers followed by the winter beers!
     
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  8. leedorham

    leedorham Defender (687) Apr 27, 2006 Washington

    Exactly.
     
  9. CircusBoy

    CircusBoy Initiate (0) Mar 10, 2008 Ohio

    Winter because it has the best seasonal releases.
     
  10. zstef99

    zstef99 Initiate (34) Dec 25, 2008 New York

    I probably drink better beer in the winter, but I enjoy it just as much (if not more) in the summer. There's something about a beautiful summer day that makes beer taste better.
     
  11. taxman

    taxman Initiate (0) Feb 22, 2012 Illinois

    Stout Season!
     
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  12. Vonstein15

    Vonstein15 Initiate (0) Jan 15, 2010 Ohio
    Subscriber

    What season is not best? They all blend together. Cheers
     
  13. PatriotsRule

    PatriotsRule Aspirant (257) Sep 25, 2012 Massachusetts

    Nugget Nectar season is my favorite. From Master Oogway, "Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift. That is why it is called the present." Cheers!
     
  14. 4kbrianb

    4kbrianb Initiate (0) Jan 2, 2013 California

    I apparently am one of the very few that loves Spring time releases. Sours and Saisons for dayzzz broooo
     
  15. mecummins

    mecummins Initiate (0) Nov 16, 2012 Illinois

    I think it'd be winter for me. I absolutely love stouts and porters. But I have to admit that I'm looking forward to enjoying a bitter or saison outside on a warm Summer day.
     
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  16. Celtics76

    Celtics76 Defender (602) Sep 5, 2011 Rhode Island

    I try to ignore the seasons and just drink the best of what's out there. If pumpkin ales were available now, I'd probably have some Pumking this weekend.
     
  17. otispdriftwood

    otispdriftwood Crusader (734) Dec 9, 2011 Colorado
    Subscriber Beer Trader

    I chose doesn't matter since they're all my favorite beer seasons.
     
  18. DougC123

    DougC123 Devotee (465) Aug 21, 2012 Connecticut
    Subscriber

    The one that just ended, the one we are in, and the one that is coming up.
     
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  19. DieHippieDie

    DieHippieDie Initiate (0) Oct 12, 2012 North Carolina

    I only drink beer during four seasons.
     
  20. 4kbrianb

    4kbrianb Initiate (0) Jan 2, 2013 California

    You're really missing out then, I feel bad for you.
     
  21. TychoNDC

    TychoNDC Disciple (383) Jan 7, 2013 Colorado
    Beer Trader

    Winter if only for the seasonal stouts and IPA releases.
     
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  22. Michigan

    Michigan Initiate (0) Oct 24, 2012 Michigan

    Sitting outside in mid spring in Michigan drinking a good Belgian Tripel. Most likely a Dragonmead Final Absolution. I keep it well stocked right next to me Two Hearted
     
  23. OscarO67

    OscarO67 Initiate (190) Nov 12, 2011 California
    Subscriber

    I guess we have a lot of cold weather drinkers. I thought for sure "Doesn't Matter" would be ahead.
     
  24. Hermthegerm

    Hermthegerm Aspirant (264) Oct 13, 2012 Pennsylvania

    Fall. Which now starts in late August thanks to the current release schedules.......
     
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  25. fritts211

    fritts211 Aspirant (210) Feb 19, 2011 Tennessee
    Beer Trader

    Plus the one that you yearn for but is far away, right?:)
     
  26. scootsmal

    scootsmal Initiate (0) Aug 15, 2012 New York

    Summer, purely due to weather and atmosphere..
     
  27. ColinStClaire

    ColinStClaire Initiate (0) Jul 31, 2012 Washington

  28. dc4three

    dc4three Initiate (0) Jan 14, 2013 New Jersey

    FALL. hands down the best. cool, chilly weather, sweatshirts, football, octoberfests, pumpkin brews. the best.
     
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  29. HipsterBrewfus

    HipsterBrewfus Initiate (0) Jun 3, 2012 Maryland

    I only drink in the seasons that have weather.
     
  30. MammaGoose

    MammaGoose Initiate (0) Jan 10, 2013 Wyoming

    Hmm...as far as seasonals and styles that are traditionally drank in the season, I'd have to go with Fall. Still some warm enough days where I crave a hoppy crisp IPA, but the stouts and porters are starting to become more prominent again. So I voted Fall.

    That said, my favorite season to drink beer in is Summer. Beer goes with all Summer activities. Camping, fishing, rodeo, street dances, etc. Nothing like a refreshing cold brew after a hot day playing outside.
     
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  31. Blueribbon666

    Blueribbon666 Zealot (595) Jul 4, 2008 Ohio

    There is great seasonal beer year round...but winter is my favorite, like 'em dark and brooding like the weather.
     
  32. Roudy1

    Roudy1 Aspirant (230) Sep 29, 2012 Iowa
    Beer Trader

    I love stouts so Fall/Winter is good. This is my first early spring since I started drinking craft regularly almost a year ago and right now I'm all about the HOPS! It's weird to me how your palate actually changes with the weather(at least in my case.)
     
  33. bubseymour

    bubseymour Poo-Bah (1,799) Oct 30, 2010 Maryland
    Beer Trader

    I think January and February releases top the year. I enjoy winter as all beer styles taste good in the winter. Its hard to drink an Impy Stout or Porter on a hot afternoon but I have no trouble drinking a tasty 4.5% lager in middle of winter.
     
  34. djsmith1174

    djsmith1174 Aspirant (232) Aug 21, 2005 Minnesota

    I just can't pick one. I love the variety among the seasons. And I really have trouble even picking a favorite style.

    Thank you breweries! This is one area where I feel it's a good thing to be indecisive. ;)
     
  35. jtdolla911

    jtdolla911 Initiate (0) Nov 18, 2011 Massachusetts
    Beer Trader

    Oktoberfest! Love the traditional Germans and some local interpretations, plus the fresh/wet hop stuff comes out around the same time
     
  36. LampertLand

    LampertLand Meyvn (1,450) Nov 2, 2011 British Columbia (Canada)

    My favourite season to drink beer - Summer on the patio with family & friends , starting happy hour early
    that said ;)
    My favourite season of beer - Fall Oktoberfest , Fresh & Wet Hopped & of course Pumpkin
     
  37. UCLABrewN84

    UCLABrewN84 Poo-Bah (11,760) Mar 18, 2010 California

    Any beer for any season.
     
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