Highest Abv Beers (Min 15%)

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  1. Graviz

    Graviz Initiate (0) Feb 26, 2012 Colorado

    Any suggestions on a good strong beer? I'm a big fan of DFH WWS and 120min but always looking for good suggestions.
     
  2. Lantern

    Lantern Initiate (0) Feb 27, 2011

    Avery Mephistopheles' Stout.

    Edit: Also, DFH Olde School
     
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  3. B33R501

    B33R501 Initiate (0) Jan 16, 2012 Pennsylvania

    +1 on the olde school. these are not quite 15% but must trys.
    bruery cuir 14.50
    samichlaus 14.00
    double crooked tree 13.60
     
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  4. FosterJM

    FosterJM Initiate (0) Nov 16, 2009 California

    Black Tuesday
    Melange 3
    Tactical Nuclear Penquin
    Sink the Bismark
    Utopias
    He'Brew 15
    Avery Mephaddict
    Chocolate Rain
    Margarete


    Also, not in the 15% range, but check out Wheatwines. All between 10-13%
    http://beeradvocate.com/lists/style/60

    Cheers!
     
  5. Lantern

    Lantern Initiate (0) Feb 27, 2011

    YES, YES, YES to Double Crooked Tree!
     
  6. MaxSpang

    MaxSpang Initiate (0) Jan 28, 2011 Ohio
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    Brew Dog Tokyo* (or is it Tokio?)
    Sam Adams Triple Bock
    Avery Margaret, Rumpkin, The Beast, Samael's, Uncle Jacob's Stout, etc...
    Dogfish Head Fort
    Dark Lord

    etc
     
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  7. fvernon

    fvernon Initiate (0) Mar 1, 2010 Wisconsin

    haven't tried it; not sure how available it is (i snagged 1 at West Lakeview in Chicago)... but Mikkeller's new black buffalo (black aged in buffalo trace barrels) clocks in at 19.3%
     
  8. 2378GCGTG

    2378GCGTG Initiate (0) Dec 7, 2011 Texas

    Tokyo Stout is pretty tasty
    The 3 Avery beasts
    +1 to wws and 120 IPA both are great aged, and I recently saw where people make a black and tan from them
     
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  9. Lantern

    Lantern Initiate (0) Feb 27, 2011

    Yes! Loved this one as well. Amazing what one forgets. Wonder why???
     
  10. SFACRKnight

    SFACRKnight Grand Pooh-Bah (3,274) Jan 20, 2012 Colorado
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    looking forward to avery uncle jacobs stout. and their demons of ale are always a good go to for the high abv. unless they are aged though i find them a little unpalatable.
     
  11. hoplover888

    hoplover888 Initiate (0) Nov 25, 2010 Illinois

    I would just stick with WWS
     
  12. InVinoVeritas

    InVinoVeritas Initiate (0) Apr 16, 2012 Wisconsin

    Beat me to the punch, second Avery Mephistopheles' Stout. Adding to the others mentioning WWS.
     
  13. bobv

    bobv Grand Pooh-Bah (5,295) Feb 3, 2009 Vermont
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    DFH Raison D'extra @ 18%, if you can find it, fantastic! If not, bring that Utopias over here and we'll share!
     
  14. rappmann

    rappmann Initiate (0) Mar 20, 2011 Canada (ON)

    a bar by me has a bunch of 07 raison d'extras for $18 a pop, worth it?

    edit: sorry for the threadjack
     
  15. bobv

    bobv Grand Pooh-Bah (5,295) Feb 3, 2009 Vermont
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    I paid $10.99 @ a beer store for '05's in January, so $18's not too bad, as long as they give you a clean glass!
     
  16. harrymel

    harrymel Initiate (0) Dec 15, 2010 Washington

    I will jump on here and say Black Tuesday. I am far from a Bruery fanboy, but this beer was great. (Thanks again Brandon!)
     
  17. Thehuntmaster

    Thehuntmaster Initiate (0) Sep 2, 2009 South Africa

    Black Tuesday, Dark Lord, Tokyo*, Mikkeller Black, Tactical Nuclear Penguin and Bommen & Granaten are some of my favorites
     
  18. Devi0us

    Devi0us Savant (1,124) May 3, 2011 California
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    Double Black @ 26%...
     
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  19. KevSal

    KevSal Pooh-Bah (2,916) Oct 17, 2010 California
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    ba 4d! holy crap is this guy delicious (drinking one now), and the alch is non existent! i think its juts shy of 15% tho. 13 i believe.

    i have ot go with melange #3, that guys is amazingly good

    2011 bcbs is up around 14% too and for me its the best vintage yet
     
  20. digita7693

    digita7693 Initiate (0) Jan 19, 2010 Germany

    De Struise Messy at 39% :wink: sadly hasnt, at least to my knowledge, been bottled yet. That stuff was downright delicious and every bit of a stout still, not at all like a utopias etc...
    Ask Jeffo I think he had about 10 of them at Borefts last year:slight_smile:
     
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