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First Beer of 2013?

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

  1. LampertLand

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    Les Trois Mousquetaires - 'Porter Baltique' 2011 ,
    one I didn't get to 'last year night' ,
    Happy New Year , Ba
     
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    Had chi-town brews...a revolution anti-hero and then ninja vs unicorn and galaxy unicorn by pipeworks...good way go start the year.
     
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    Slumbrew Porter Square Porter followed by Harpoon El Triunfo Coffee Porter.
    I much preferred the second.
     
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    Lindeman's Gueuze Cuvee Renee.
     
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    Fff Risgoop.
     
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    [​IMG]

    I'm impressed.
     
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    BA Old Rasputin XIV (from last year), followed by XV
     
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    CBS... while still outstanding, it hasn't improved. also a rochefort 10, stellar as always.
     
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    DFH miles Davis' bitches brew
     
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    I just opened this while watching the Rose Bowl.[​IMG]
     
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    I had a Bitburger with my lunch today.
     
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    Curmudgeon's Better Half. Still seems a bit hot. Maple is ever so slightly present and bourbon is still strong.
     
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    Goose Island Night Stalker
     
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    So this being 1/1/13, I guess technically this would be my first beer of the year. One of these bad boys left.Seems like a good beer to start the year with.
     
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    Torpedo for me.
     
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    Went with a beauty that's been sitting in the cellar. [​IMG]
     
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    I had a Brooklyn Black Chocolate nursing a pretty decent hangover...Tasted pretty damn good.
     
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    My girl and I toasted at midnight with a bottle of Westvleteren XII.

    It was freshish...trade from a brick...and I liked it more than any other quad I've had...we're gonna open the other one on or after the date stamp...can't wait.
     
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    Maine beer co. Mo - very tasty
     
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    No shame in drinking Bud - it is the company of folks that matters!
     
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    Just finished one...Dee-lish. Bell's does it again!
     
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    I started drinking my first ever BCBS late last night and was drinking it as the new year came in. So i ended 2012 and began 2013 with a BCBS. man that thing was tasty im not sure how long i can hold on to the other one I have.
     
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    6 pm New Years Day. Sat down and enjoyed an Imperial Stout from Liberty Street Brewing Company with Joe, the Owner and Guiding Light.
     
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    Right now? Washing down some McDonald's Dollar Menu with a 40oz. Schlitz Bull Ice...as is tradition after dropping my girl off at the airport...fml.
     
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    I am really enjoying an Epic Brewing Barleywine (Batch 1, Sept 2010). Nice sweet malt and subtle barrel character with some dried fruit and hops on the nose. Been hanging onto it for a while and figured now was as good a time as any. Happy New Year!
     
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    Duclaw Sweet Baby Jesus...enjoyed my PB&J sandwich I ate minutes later a good bit more, but it's a new year. Looking forward to a lot of new beers. Happy New Year.
     
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    '12 Backwoods Bastard
     
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    I cracked a growler of Alpine Nelson.

    If this is how the rest of 2013 will go, I will be a happy man.

    Live long and drink Alpine,

    - Arbitrator
     
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    Was working on a Bolt Cutter myself as the clock struck midnight.
    Also do not understand the hate.
     
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    I had a Sculpin right after midnight.
     
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    I had intended to open one with my girl on NYE...but circumstances pointed things in a different direction...and I won't drink anything that special without her...so I guess both bottles will be seeing a bit of cellar time...looking forward to it.
     
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    CBS with a big stogie! Did a nice founders horizontal last night.
     
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    Toronado 25th. Very tasty.
     
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    Happy New Year
     
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    Nice. Which one did you like most?
     
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    I too had a 2012 Goose Island BCBS...a great way to bring in the New Year!
     
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    The one I cracked was my third 2012...as well as my third ever...and my girl hated it lol...too hot for her...got five left...hoping age tones it down so we can both enjoy it.
     
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    Drinking didn't go as planned, so instead of ending 2012 with a bottle, I started 2013 off with it. Popped my first Abyss ever. Was a 2012 vintage. I was iffy on it at first, but once the vanilla and cherry started pushing past the ashy oak on my palate, it was love. It's gonna be a good year.
     
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    '09 NC Old Stock Cellar Reserve

    Been wanting to try this one for awhile. Surprised at how much heat it's still packing.
     
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