Favorite sipper?

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  1. L0ne

    L0ne Initiate (0) Oct 12, 2014 Texas

    I recently had Palo Santo Marron for the first time and loved it. One thing that really struck me was how long it took me to drink that single pour. It was so big and flavorful that I was practically forced to drink slowly and savor every small mouthfull.

    What is your favorite beer to pour up, sit back, and enjoy, one small sip at a time?

  2. Domingo

    Domingo Poo-Bah (2,683) Apr 23, 2005 Colorado

    Most of Avery's big beers play that role for me. Black Eye, Uncle Jacob's, Tweak, 5 Monks, etc.
  3. bowzer4birdie

    bowzer4birdie Initiate (0) Aug 16, 2012 Illinois

    From The Bruery: Black Tuesday, Chocolate Rain, Bois, Brandy Bois, Grey Monday. I think I sipped on all those beers for at least 4 hours.....(pansy arse that I am :rolling_eyes::wink::stuck_out_tongue:)
  4. Tonyjenlasc

    Tonyjenlasc Initiate (0) Jul 6, 2015 New Jersey

  5. CobraCommander9000

    CobraCommander9000 Initiate (0) Jun 30, 2015 Texas

    Deschutes Abyss. That beer is so big..
  6. Beerwolf666

    Beerwolf666 Initiate (0) Aug 9, 2013 Maryland

    I suppose Brooklyn Breweries "Black Chocolate Stout" perhaps with a nice slice of Chocolate Cake topped with Coffee Ice Cream-so beyond Amazing,and @ 10% A.B.V. it is a gr8 closer for the night-cheers!
  7. RBassSFHOPit2ME

    RBassSFHOPit2ME Initiate (0) Mar 1, 2009 California

    BCBS & BCBBW - And I prefer them both fresh, thank you very much!

    2 years on Sucaba

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  8. DaverCS

    DaverCS Initiate (0) Dec 9, 2014 Arizona

    A big Bourbon Barrel Aged Stout!

    I don't think it gets too much better than a BCBS! I love watching that beer change as it warms!
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  9. BBThunderbolt

    BBThunderbolt Poo-Bah (7,928) Sep 24, 2007 Kiribati
    Society Trader

    Don't have one, I tend to go barefoot around the house.
  10. keithmurray

    keithmurray Meyvn (1,407) Oct 7, 2009 Connecticut

    Bourbon County Barleywine
    St Bernardus Abt 12
    Rochefort 10 & 8
    Plead the 5th
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  11. Shafaegalo

    Shafaegalo Initiate (0) Jan 12, 2014 Texas

    The latest is Bourbon Barrel Hellfighter with Vanilla (a nice 11% ABV porter from Karbach in Houston)
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  12. hunninghake

    hunninghake Initiate (0) Nov 21, 2005 Colorado

    Recently, would have to say I've loved hangin' with a bottle or two of Founders Breakfast...so damn good.
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  13. dennis3951

    dennis3951 Initiate (0) Mar 6, 2008 New Jersey

    Brooklyn Black Ops
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  14. hopsputin

    hopsputin Poo-Bah (2,302) Apr 1, 2012 New Jersey

    yes yes yes
    i agree. my favorite sipper. rich, complex, and the perfect mouthfeel.
  15. phillyhops

    phillyhops Initiate (0) Aug 4, 2014 New Jersey

    backwoods...love how different flavors come out as it warms up
  16. Shroud0fdoom

    Shroud0fdoom Initiate (0) Oct 31, 2013 Maryland

    St. Bernardus Abt 12. 750 ml. I sip that for about an Hour to an Hour and a Half.
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  17. PapaGoose03

    PapaGoose03 Poo-Bah (2,893) May 30, 2005 Michigan

    I agree with this. And the more bourbon-forward the beer is, the better I enjoy it. BCBS is also my first choice, but it's hard to get here in Michigan, so my next choice is Arcadia's Shipwreck Porter. It's fairly easy to find year-round if you don't mind the price.
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  18. mikevanatta

    mikevanatta Initiate (0) Sep 29, 2014 Minnesota

    A thousand times yes.
  19. Beersnob79

    Beersnob79 Initiate (0) Aug 11, 2015 New Hampshire

    For me it is Old Rasputin by North Coast Brewing Company. I live on the east coast so this beer is great after a long day of shoveling or skiing...just sit back and sip the goodness!
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  20. warrendietrich2001

    warrendietrich2001 Defender (673) Feb 13, 2013 Nevada

    Enjoy the Abyss. Feels it gets better as it warms up. Would drink an entire growler sitting by the outside fire smoking a cigar. It would take a couple hours but it was always enjoyable.
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  21. Blueribbon666

    Blueribbon666 Initiate (0) Jul 4, 2008 Ohio

    Brother Theloneous
    Backwoods Bastard
    Dark Apparition
    Oil of Aphrodite
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  22. YourOldDrank

    YourOldDrank Initiate (0) Jul 10, 2015 New York

    Had night stalker by goose island the other night. probably one of the more enjoyable sippers I've had.
  23. TheIPAHunter

    TheIPAHunter Poo-Bah (2,882) Aug 12, 2007 Pennsylvania
    Society Trader

    DFH 120, but that wasn't always the case.
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  24. afish

    afish Initiate (0) May 5, 2015 Massachusetts

    Prairie BOMB! or it's variants. Such a big, strong ale with powerful coffee and tannins - one 12oz can last an hour or more for sure.
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  25. Flashy

    Flashy Zealot (565) Oct 22, 2003 Vermont

    Speedway. Great and the price and availability are right on.
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  26. Scott17Taylor

    Scott17Taylor Initiate (0) Oct 28, 2013 Iowa

    Dfh 120 and palo santo.
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  27. BalancingBrooms

    BalancingBrooms Meyvn (1,320) Aug 22, 2013 Illinois

    Revolution Brewing: Straight Jacket
  28. Urk1127

    Urk1127 Poo-Bah (1,818) Jul 2, 2014 New Jersey

    Past few ive had that demanded to be had slow ha

    Sierra Nevada Bigfoot

    Southern Tier Choklat Oranj

    Neshaminy creek leon stout and mudbank milk stout were both huge, sticky and heavy

    Rogue marionberry braggot, my favorite of the "sippers"

    Flying fish blueberry braggot was so huge and at 15% abv that i actually didn't finish the bomber and it had gone flat by that time
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  29. MistaRyte

    MistaRyte Zealot (567) Jan 14, 2008 Virginia

    Sipping an Avery Uncle Jacobs as we speak... and I should probably be sipping slower.
  30. RichD

    RichD Crusader (792) Mar 18, 2012 Rhode Island

    You mean you didn't take the Chocolate Rain to the face in an hour like I did last year?!

    I thought I was going to die.
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  31. RichD

    RichD Crusader (792) Mar 18, 2012 Rhode Island

    Weird enough, it took me an hour to drink a Habanero Sculpin. And it got better as it warmed.

    As for stouts and such, I also like to sip a bourbon barrel aged stout at a cold temperature and let it warm to see how it evolves over about 30 minutes or so.
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  32. bowzer4birdie

    bowzer4birdie Initiate (0) Aug 16, 2012 Illinois

    Charmed life, man! you should have perished in that attempt.
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  33. bowzer4birdie

    bowzer4birdie Initiate (0) Aug 16, 2012 Illinois

    Habanero Sculpin? 20 mins max.....(I like spice, obviously).
  34. RichD

    RichD Crusader (792) Mar 18, 2012 Rhode Island

    I felt like I did. I was supposed to split the 750 and then my brother decided that he didn't want any after I opened the bottle...And I was already 3-4 beers deep at that time.

    That next morning was..interesting to say the least.
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  35. RichD

    RichD Crusader (792) Mar 18, 2012 Rhode Island

    I like spice too, but I really wanted to see how the habanero peppers evolved over time.
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  36. Stout_Sabre

    Stout_Sabre Initiate (0) Jan 17, 2015 New York

    Brooklyn Black Chocolate or Zywiec Porter for me. The former, just a great thick RIS to sip on for an hour or so and see how the taste evolves as it warms. The latter, its a pint of almost 10% beer, delicious but need to take your time :stuck_out_tongue:
  37. jae

    jae Initiate (0) Feb 21, 2010 Washington

    Rochefort 10
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  38. steve419

    steve419 Initiate (113) Apr 7, 2011 New York

    Igors dream

    WCKDVBZ Meyvn (1,088) May 9, 2014 South Carolina

    Ballast Point Victory At Sea and Founders Imperial Stout.
  40. Woodman70

    Woodman70 Initiate (0) Jun 1, 2013 Wisconsin

    Oscar Blues - Ten Fidy...Founders - KBS
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