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Full flavored lower abv beers

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by dumptruck81, Jan 14, 2013.

  1. DaveAnderson

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    Nothing boring about Avril, despite the 3.5%.
     
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  2. arfenhouse

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    SNPA, Deschute's Black Butte Porter, Sam Smith's Taddy Porter/Oatmeal Stout, Anchor Porter, Anderson Valley Oatmeal Stout, and Young's Double Chocolate Stout are my low EBV go-to beers.
     
  3. ThirstyFace

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    Calm down. Besides, a BA is not a real human classification...unless of course you truly aspire to be an Alstrom disciple
     
  4. mporter13

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    Pale 31. Mmm...
     
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  6. ZethOfTheNorth

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    As a non-southerner living in New Orleans, it's somewhat annoying to be inundated by tons of bland session beers that deep south brewers apparently think are the only things people in hot places want or can handle.

    That said, NOLA Blonde is the perfect one, at just under 5%.

    Also, all Mainers should be bringing home cases of Allagash House Beer, 4.5% and sold from the brewery only.
     
  7. cubbyswans

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    I guess your sarcasm detector is broken? :rolleyes:
     
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  8. jesskidden

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    Well, you did forget the rest of the slogan: "...but bring a spoon because you'll want to get every drop."

    Edit - Oh, wait- wrong international corporation. Diageo ~ Campbell's - easy mistake. ;)
     
  9. Ricelikesbeer

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    Crooked Stave table saison is amazing and like, 4%. I also really enjoy old number 38 from North coast, it's a dry irish stout packed with flavor. If you can get Prost beers they make several great German style session beers.
     
  10. cmoody91

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    Jester King Le Petit Prince is pretty delicious. Low ABV table beer. Very food friendly beer too.
     
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    I had Ballast Point Even Keel a few months ago on draft and for being 3.86% it had loads of flavor. If I could find it in bottles I would buy it all the time.
     
  12. Tut

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    I didn't check your age and given the level of commentary I've seen on this site in recent years, it's reasonable to assume you were serious.
     
  13. seplo

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    Just had my first Worker's Comp Saison by Two Roads and im not at all into that style but that was a tasty beer at 4.8%....CHEERS
     
  14. Mark_Graves

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    Mikkeller vs Jester King Drink'n the Sunbelt
    Jester King - Le Petit Prince

    Both absolutely wonderful LABV brews
     
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    Most Sam Smiths stuff is 5.5% and tasty!
     
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    Surly Bitter Brewer @ 4% also Schells Hefe @ 4%
     
  17. WestCoastBrew2

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    Drakes Alpha Session, 3.8% abv with tons of amazing hop flavor. Wish this could be a year round release
     
  18. AnotherImperial

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    A few that come to mind...

    Samuel Smith's Organic Chocolate Stout @ 5.0%
    Samuel Smith's Oatmeal Stout @ 5.0%
    Anderson Valley Barney Flats Oatmeal Stout @ 5.7%
    Firestone Walker Velvet Merlin @ 5.5%
     
  19. MisterGrizz

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    My $.02:

    Founders Porter - 6.5%
    FFF Zombie Dust - 6.4%
    512 Pecan Porter - 6.8%
    Jester King Das Wunderkind - 4.2%
    Green Flash Rayon Vert - 7%
    Left Hand Milk Stout - 6%
    Revolver Blood and Honey - 5.5%

    All great brews I'd never turn down in my book.
     
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    Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock is full of flavor and clocks in at 6.7%.
    Well priced and you can get it just about anywhere.
     
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    I second Founders Porter.
     
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    Flying Dog Underdog Atlantic Lager 4.7%
     
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    Thornbridge Kipling IPA. A single hop IPA brewed with Nelson Sauvin hops.

    Victory Prima Pils.

    Schlenkerla Rauchbier Maerzen.

    Fullers Bottle Conditioned IPA.
     
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    In addition to those sessionable IPA's from Founders and Lagunitas, I'm thinking North Peak Wanderer IPA at around 4 point-something-ish ABV, should be mentioned. Great summer go-to's.
     
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    Victory Prima Pils
    Sam Smith Oatmeal Stout
    Duchess de Bourgogne
    Pretty much most Lambics
    Orange Fanta
    Seltzer water
     
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