Happy Friday the 13th

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  1. ericwo

    ericwo Initiate (76) Aug 21, 2008 Pennsylvania
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    Happy Friday the 13th, a date I look forward to whenever it decides to pop up! Anybody celebrate the occasion with special beers? Avery used to make a series they called the Demons of Ale (Samael's Ale, The Beast, & Mephistopheles Ale). Haven't seen them in a while, but on past Friday the 13th's I've drank all 3, which often ended up as a bit of a horror show! Anyone have any Friday the 13th beers lined up for tonight? Cheers!
     
  2. laketang

    laketang Poo-Bah (1,512) Mar 22, 2015 Arizona
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    Tweak is the mephistopholes stout, although I remember the abv to be a wee bit stronger.but this version has coffee.
     
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  3. JackHorzempa

    JackHorzempa Poo-Bah (5,430) Dec 15, 2005 Pennsylvania
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    The Grey Lodge Pub in Philly (unfortunately closed now) use to have an beer event every Friday the 13th: Friday the Firkenteenth.

    An example from 2013:

    https://www.beeradvocate.com/events/info/65081/

    I did not attend every one of these events but I always had a great time when I did.

    Once the Grey Lodge Pub closed in Nov. 2020 due to the pandemic economics, I hoped that another local pub (or brewery taproom) would carry on this tradition but sadly none have.

    https://www.phillyvoice.com/grey-lodge-pub-closed-covid-19-northeast-philadelphia-mayfair/

    Cheers to past times drinking Real Ale at Friday the Firkenteenth events!
     
  4. Cubatobaco

    Cubatobaco Crusader (763) Jan 27, 2013 Virginia
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    I miss the days of Avery and their allocation to my area. Uncle Jacob's is still one of the top BA stouts I've ever had. The Demon Ales were solid too.

    Nothing special here, but I'll look around for something that might correlate to being spooky.

    Cheers!
     
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  5. Resistance88

    Resistance88 Disciple (356) Apr 9, 2015 California
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    May the darkness bring you peace

     
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  6. MistaRyte

    MistaRyte Defender (659) Jan 14, 2008 Virginia
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    If we're talking about deviltry... I guess RIP Founders Devil Dancer Triple IPA/aggressive a$$ barleywine
     
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  7. Monkeyknife

    Monkeyknife Poo-Bah (3,447) Jan 8, 2007 Missouri
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    Not drinking anything scary today but I am trying to drink all beers while wearing an old hockey goalie mask.
     
  8. Beer-A-Lot

    Beer-A-Lot Champion (813) Oct 4, 2012 Virginia

    Go Blues.

    And Caps.
     
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  9. SFACRKnight

    SFACRKnight Poo-Bah (2,024) Jan 20, 2012 Colorado
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    Them blues gonna get swept again.
     
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  10. Urk1127

    Urk1127 Poo-Bah (1,994) Jul 2, 2014 New Jersey
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    No special beers but I make it a point to get tattooed every Friday the 13th. Today was no different
     
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  11. BruChef

    BruChef Initiate (180) Nov 8, 2009 New York

    They’ve unfortunately been discontinued for the time being. https://beerstreetjournal.com/avery-brewing-will-retire-demons-of-ale-series/
     
  12. DrStiffington

    DrStiffington Meyvn (1,456) Oct 27, 2010 New Jersey

    I’m surprised Stone doesn’t do an Enjoy by Friday the 13th.
     
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  13. PA-Michigander

    PA-Michigander Poo-Bah (1,779) Nov 10, 2013 Pennsylvania
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    Bet not! Avs in 5. As a Red Wings fan, this makes me sad to say.
     
  14. SFACRKnight

    SFACRKnight Poo-Bah (2,024) Jan 20, 2012 Colorado
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    I'm just glad we aren't facing the wild. They took it to us a few times this season. The blues not so much.
     
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  15. PA-Michigander

    PA-Michigander Poo-Bah (1,779) Nov 10, 2013 Pennsylvania
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    Kaprizov is a stud. They’ll be fun to watch going forward.
     
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