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First Beer of 2013?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by mychalg9, Jan 1, 2013.

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    BUNZILLA Initiate (0) Jan 14, 2011 Indiana
    Beer Trader

    This morning I thought it would be a good idea to crack a 2013 Rye on Rye from Boulevard.
  2. Bblumoehr

    Bblumoehr Aspirant (228) Jun 26, 2012 New Jersey

    Kane Head High
  3. NickMunford

    NickMunford Savant (978) Oct 2, 2006 Wyoming

    It'll be finishing off the leftover growler of Lost Abbey - Avant Garde from last night. I anticipate my first beer of 2013 will be slightly oxidized.
  4. TreeBeer

    TreeBeer Initiate (0) Jun 27, 2012 Massachusetts

    drank five out of a six pack of Lagunitas Lil Sumpin' Sumpin' and bout to finish her off this morning
  5. jwhancher

    jwhancher Champion (855) Mar 28, 2009 Pennsylvania

    GD Espresso Oak Aged Yeti. So good with breakfast!
  6. AAG

    AAG Aspirant (299) Dec 29, 2012 New York

  7. Ri0

    Ri0 Poo-Bah (2,454) Jul 1, 2012 Wisconsin
    Beer Trader

    BCBS Vintage 2012 of course. :grinning:
  8. Ryan2BSU

    Ryan2BSU Initiate (161) Mar 16, 2012 Indiana

    Started with Revolution Brewing Eugene Porter and ended with a Backwoods Bastard ...
  9. commis

    commis Initiate (0) Jul 21, 2009 Massachusetts

    Opened a Black Butte XXIV about 20 minutes ago. Incredible beverage. Maybe a bad idea for breakfast though...
  10. flexabull

    flexabull Poo-Bah (2,289) Mar 9, 2006 California
    Beer Trader

    Happy New Year! I'll find out around the time the Rose Bowl kicks off, my friend has a bunch of the different Old Divide Yeti varieties, plus some Arizona beers that his brother got him for Christmas. Cheers!
  11. 19etz55

    19etz55 Disciple (322) Aug 12, 2007 New Jersey

    nice old school!
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  12. 19etz55

    19etz55 Disciple (322) Aug 12, 2007 New Jersey

    Not sure it was either a Blithering Idiot or Left Hand milk stout. Must have been a good night! (:
  13. landrewg

    landrewg Initiate (185) Nov 11, 2008 Michigan
    Beer Trader

    Drank a bunch of different wines last night so I'm starting off today with Founders Breakfast Stout.
  14. jimmy82063

    jimmy82063 Aspirant (275) Jan 5, 2009 Connecticut

    Noon on the east coast - Freemont B-Bomb!
  15. fsimcox

    fsimcox Disciple (328) Sep 1, 2006 Louisiana

    Abita Mardi Gras Bock. Very nice!
  16. augustg

    augustg Initiate (190) Sep 15, 2011 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    White Chocolate
  17. rundocrun

    rundocrun Initiate (0) Oct 1, 2010 Iowa

    Sampled some of my "Reverend Craig" Bourbon Barleywine from the secondary fermenter. Hops are still overpowering everything else, but with another 5-8 months of aging on those toasted oak cubes, this will be one helluva beer.
  18. stayclean

    stayclean Initiate (0) Mar 17, 2012 Wisconsin

    Central Waters 1414. :sunglasses:
  19. dfecteau

    dfecteau Disciple (354) Jun 10, 2009 Massachusetts

  20. jasoncheb

    jasoncheb Initiate (177) Nov 23, 2012 Virginia

    Firestone Parabola. Delicious way to start the new year.
  21. lordofthewiens

    lordofthewiens Poo-Bah (3,978) Sep 17, 2005 Maine
    Supporter Subscriber Beer Trader

    Bourbon County Coffee Stout, thanks to Tully's.
    Happy New Year, everyone!
  22. DanK4

    DanK4 Initiate (0) Jan 17, 2012 Maine

    Celebration>Petrus Oud Bruin>Petrus Barrel Aged Pale>Oxbow Freestyle XII>Celebration end set.
  23. NYRfan4ever

    NYRfan4ever Initiate (0) Oct 30, 2009 New Jersey

    DFH Olde School 2010. This batch wasnt so great
  24. ant880

    ant880 Initiate (0) Nov 7, 2010 New York

    I just pulled the KH I drank last night out of the recycle bin to pour the last few drops down my throat...does that count?
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  25. Fluke828

    Fluke828 Initiate (0) Feb 2, 2011 Massachusetts

    Toasted with this at midnight...love me some Wisconsin Champagne! :grinning:
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  26. JimmyW

    JimmyW Initiate (0) Feb 17, 2011 Illinois

    [​IMG]The whole bar did a Baudoinia Stout Toast at midnight. Up until that point we were enjoying an awesome vertical of Bourbon County '06 - '12. Much thanks to Anonymous1 for helping me complete this at the last minute.
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  27. InebriatedJoker

    InebriatedJoker Zealot (586) Sep 16, 2010 Ohio
    Beer Trader

    Currently -


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  28. DNICE555

    DNICE555 Champion (808) Aug 13, 2008 Connecticut
    Beer Trader


    Happy New Year!
  29. dsal89

    dsal89 Disciple (331) Jul 6, 2008 Indiana
    Beer Trader

    Ill be popping BANE this afternoon while watching some football.

    I havent put up a review on my blog for a while so ill review this one...at least ill try
  30. njhopspop

    njhopspop Initiate (0) Oct 17, 2010 New Jersey

    Happy New Year to BAs everywhere! Here's hoping your next Three Hundred Sixty-Five are the best yet!
  31. dennis3951

    dennis3951 Crusader (762) Mar 6, 2008 New Jersey
    Beer Trader

    My last 2012 Bigfoot.
  32. Lipsntoes

    Lipsntoes Initiate (0) Jul 15, 2012 Ohio

    A Sculpin around 1:30 am before I passed... 'er I mean went to sleep.
  33. Absolut

    Absolut Zealot (564) Sep 19, 2011 California

    Firestone Walker XV was the one that was in my glass at the witching hour. I bought two of them, had one last year on NYE, one this year. My taste has changed significantly in the past year, so i cant accurately compare it. but the one last night was tremendous. just blown away by how it aged.
  34. Roeters

    Roeters Initiate (0) Jul 4, 2007 Michigan

    My first for the new year, thought I was opening a Red's Rye but it did smell right, guess I should look at the label first...
  35. hopswap1

    hopswap1 Disciple (365) Apr 27, 2012 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    First beer of 2013 was a Rochefort 10 at about 12:02
  36. MichPaul

    MichPaul Zealot (597) Jan 28, 2012 Michigan
    Beer Trader

    Took me a while for my first beer of 2013, but made it a big one! Enjoying this with Founder26 courtesy of a great BA Chicagoshoop.
    Thanks man!
  37. koopa

    koopa Poo-Bah (1,825) Apr 20, 2008 New Jersey
    Beer Trader

    I believe we were sipping on Chocolate Rain at midnight followed soon after by Golden Blend!
  38. szmnnl99

    szmnnl99 Crusader (704) Apr 3, 2006 Michigan
    Beer Trader

    Enjoying a 2007 Chimay Blue on my birthday. Happy New Year everyone, God Bless!
  39. darkandhoppy

    darkandhoppy Aspirant (292) Dec 26, 2008 Connecticut

    on 1/1/13...at 2:45pm. it'sRuination
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  40. Tiburon

    Tiburon Aspirant (297) Sep 29, 2012 Wisconsin
    Beer Trader

    Orval Trappist ale
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