Galaxy single hop beers

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by ithinkimasofa, Aug 9, 2012.

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  1. ithinkimasofa

    ithinkimasofa Aspirant (224) Dec 24, 2006 Washington

    What single hop galaxy beers are out there? I have only had two commercial examples and one home brewed example and would really like to try more as I really enjoyed both. The only ones I know of are:

    Hill Farmstead Double Galaxy (have had and was one of my favorite IPAs, if not my favorite)
    Anchorage Galaxy White IPA (also had this one and really liked it a lot, not sure if this is all galaxy or just uses galaxy though?)
    Half Acre Double Galactic Daisy Cutter (have not had)

    What other ones have people had and enjoyed? Bonus points for beers that aren't impossible to track down. And double bonus points if they're available in the PNW!
  2. HumanParaquat

    HumanParaquat Devotee (426) Jun 23, 2011 Indiana
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    Walkabout Pale Ale by Flat 12 in Indianapolis is very nice. Sadly, they don't bottle it yet...only growler fills.
    Now how do I cash in these "bonus" points?:wink:
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  3. yeahnatenelson

    yeahnatenelson Meyvn (1,165) Feb 8, 2010 Illinois
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    I'm fairly certain that Galactic DDC isn't 100% galaxy hops, but a heavy portion of the dry-hopping.
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  4. lucas1801

    lucas1801 Initiate (0) Apr 5, 2012 Massachusetts

    Widmer does a galaxy BW that doesn't show off the hops enough.
  5. tjensen3618

    tjensen3618 Initiate (0) Mar 23, 2008 California

    Widmer did a Galaxy hopped barleywine
  6. gatornation

    gatornation Poo-Bah (3,416) Apr 18, 2007 Minnesota
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    Anchorage Galaxy White IPA is singlehopped
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  7. dbol

    dbol Initiate (0) Aug 19, 2007 California
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    Stone & Wood Pacific Ale if you're in Australia
  8. plastercasts

    plastercasts Initiate (0) Oct 12, 2010 Australia

    bridge rd brewers galaxy single hop ipa if your in australia. also brewdog ipa is dead 4 packs if their still around have a galaxy single hop
  9. woosterbill

    woosterbill Poo-Bah (2,616) Apr 6, 2009 Kentucky
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    New England Brewing Galaxy Pale Ale. It's amazing, but unfortunately draught-only.
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  10. ithinkimasofa

    ithinkimasofa Aspirant (224) Dec 24, 2006 Washington

    Thanks for all the suggestions and info. Wish more of these were packaged and more easily accessible!
  11. Halcyondays

    Halcyondays Poo-Bah (3,820) Jun 27, 2007 California

    Bootlegger's had their Galaxian barleywine which was pretty darn good.
  12. rfbenavi80

    rfbenavi80 Initiate (0) Mar 15, 2010 Missouri

    Reviving an old thread to see if there are any more suggestions out there. I'd also like to ask if there are any beers out there that showcase some galaxy hops characteristics that are not single hop beers. I'm really interested in trying something with galaxy hops. Thanks in advance for any new info.
  13. JustinF

    JustinF Initiate (147) Feb 26, 2012 Missouri
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    Schlafly TIPA. It just finished it's seasonal run but it's still available here and there. Outstanding example of Galaxy's potential.
  14. Siriusfisherman

    Siriusfisherman Initiate (0) Aug 23, 2011 Colorado

    Schlafly Tasmanian IPA is a hopped exclusively with Galaxy.
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  15. Jspriest

    Jspriest Disciple (376) Feb 9, 2011 Pennsylvania
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    Flying Dog does a Galaxy Imperial IPA. (Not impossible to track down, but not in the PNW, sorry.)
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  16. jtierney89

    jtierney89 Initiate (0) Aug 15, 2011 New Jersey

    big muddy makes a really nice galaxy ipa, light malt body with big hop presence really shows off the hop
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  17. SeanfromShorts

    SeanfromShorts Aspirant (283) Feb 9, 2009 Michigan

    Short's Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster -- Double Belgium IPA
  18. egrace84

    egrace84 Savant (938) Mar 25, 2012 Illinois
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    Not sure if Pipeworks Galaxy Unicorn is all Galaxy, but its phenominal!
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  19. aasher

    aasher Poo-Bah (2,572) Jan 27, 2010 Indiana
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    March :slight_smile:
  20. aasher

    aasher Poo-Bah (2,572) Jan 27, 2010 Indiana
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    AMAZING beer!
  21. robboyd

    robboyd Initiate (0) Aug 7, 2011 Indiana

    I think TIPA is one of the best examples I've had that is distributed. Walkabout is fantastic as well for us Indy folks. I love me some Galaxy hops. It's one of the few hop profiles I never get tired of.
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  22. Thecherryman

    Thecherryman Initiate (0) Dec 8, 2010 Arizona

    Double Galaxy by Hills Farmstead
  23. audioserf

    audioserf Aspirant (253) Sep 3, 2010 Connecticut

    It has been posted in this thread, but to reiterate, NEBCO's Galaxy Pale Ale is phenomenal. 4.4% ABV and incredibly tasty, hoppy, and aromatic. If they canned it I don't even think I'd buy other beers.
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  24. Takeanotherswing

    Takeanotherswing Initiate (0) Jan 14, 2011 New York
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    SCHLAFLY TIPA as mentioned already. That beer is tasty

    I feel like anything with Galaxy hops, is automatically delicious.
  25. bramsdell

    bramsdell Aspirant (278) May 27, 2011 North Carolina

    Tallgrass' 8-Bit Pale Ale isn't exclusively Galaxy, but they're the main hop. It's also canned in 16oz and delicious.
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  26. kdmcguire10

    kdmcguire10 Initiate (0) Jul 15, 2011 Michigan

    When will we see this bottled?
  27. chocosushi

    chocosushi Initiate (0) May 1, 2011 Oklahoma

    I came here to post this.
    It really showcases the Galaxy Hop very well & is an amazing ale.
  28. cavedave

    cavedave Poo-Bah (2,286) Mar 12, 2009 New York
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    Captain Lawrence Amazeballs is all Galaxy, and the late hop addition added in the coolship gives it an aroma that is just unbelievably good. DONG for now, unfortunately, growlers soon perhaps.
  29. tehzachatak

    tehzachatak Initiate (0) Sep 19, 2010 Massachusetts

    like i've said before... they need to can this and sell 30pks.
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  30. Knifestyles

    Knifestyles Initiate (154) Jun 7, 2005 New York

  31. SeanfromShorts

    SeanfromShorts Aspirant (283) Feb 9, 2009 Michigan

    Hopefully Mid October
  32. penniwisdom

    penniwisdom Initiate (0) Sep 10, 2010 California

    Uinta "Hop Notch" is mostly Galaxy and readily available in a lot of markets. The best by date is 4 months ahead of bottling date (97% sure). Pretty great beer. Would love it a bit hoppier and more aromatic but it is damn tasty as is.
  33. cavedave

    cavedave Poo-Bah (2,286) Mar 12, 2009 New York
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    ????? I must be dense today.
  34. EnronCFO

    EnronCFO Zealot (502) Mar 29, 2007 Massachusetts
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    Can Short's bring this to EBF? PLEASE!?!?!
  35. CUE45

    CUE45 Initiate (0) Jul 29, 2008 Virginia
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  36. rfbenavi80

    rfbenavi80 Initiate (0) Mar 15, 2010 Missouri

    I had no idea that Schlafly TIPA used galaxy hops! Also had no idea that Tallgrass 8 Bit used them also. I've had both of those and think they are both great. Thanks for all the inupt!
  37. ablackshear

    ablackshear Initiate (128) Sep 17, 2010 Colorado
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    I think Crooked Stave WWBG is all Galaxy hops. It was at least described as "showcasing" the Galaxy hop
  38. gawnphishin

    gawnphishin Initiate (0) Apr 7, 2010 Texas

    Where'd Shorts find the water from the seas of Santraginus V?
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  39. Ri0

    Ri0 Poo-Bah (2,474) Jul 1, 2012 Wisconsin
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    To bring this back to life, Point Brewery in WI now makes Beyond the Pale IPA with Galaxy hops. I rather enjoy it.
  40. Heady978

    Heady978 Initiate (0) Jan 11, 2013 Massachusetts
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    Double Galaxy from HF, Galactica from Clown Shoes, and Galaxy Pale from NEBCO are all awesome. Northeast just does it better, folks.
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