I Need beer recommendations

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by BeerBeerBeer, Feb 22, 2013.

  1. BeerBeerBeer

    BeerBeerBeer Feb 28, 2012 Israel

    Hi there,
    a new beer store have opened yesterday, and I don't know what should I buy there.

    Here is the photo from their website:


    Which beers do you recommend on?
  2. CurtFromHershey

    CurtFromHershey Oct 4, 2012 Minnesota
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    I spy with my little eye some Brooklyn black chocolate stout.
  3. CTJman

    CTJman Jan 14, 2013 Connecticut
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    I can't see nada on my iPad.
  4. BeerBeerBeer

    BeerBeerBeer Feb 28, 2012 Israel

    Is it worth buying? 'Cause it costs like 4.5$ for 0.3 liter bottle.
  5. Kraeusen

    Kraeusen Oct 20, 2012 Maine

    Hmmm...not to sound like a smart a** but that is a little bit of a vague question don't ya think? What types of beer do you like? I see some Belgian beers there (Chimay) that i would get if I were in the mood for a Belgian..
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  6. BeerBeerBeer

    BeerBeerBeer Feb 28, 2012 Israel

    I don't like the heavy beers, like Murphy's. My favorite is Weihenstephan hefeweissbier , I don't like pilsners, lagers and that fizzy mouthfeel.
  7. Kraeusen

    Kraeusen Oct 20, 2012 Maine

    "good" beer usually costs more than your average beer. I find that for me personally that any beer that peaks my interests and taste buds has a higher price than your average run of the mill beer. Seems as though my starting price point for a 6er of "good" beer is about $8.00. Bomber $5. Please understand that I am not trying to say that the pricier the beer the better but I am saying that there is a lower threshold where you get below the figures I mentioned the quality of the beer is not quite so good.
  8. Kraeusen

    Kraeusen Oct 20, 2012 Maine

    Try some IPA's or Double/Imperial IPA's. This is a very popular style. Not "heavy" as you say and not "fizzy" like a pilsner. Do they have Sierra Nevada Torpedo? That is a good one that represents the style and has a pretty low pricepoint. $7-$9 usually for a 6pk.
  9. Lutter

    Lutter Jun 30, 2010 Texas

    Show us the loons! Show us the loons! I definitely see Lindeman's way to the back w/ its' paper wrapping but that's all I can make out for Belgians. :)

    They got any Ayinger? You'd probably like their beers if you like Weihenstephaner.

    That Brooklyn Monster Ale (barleywine) is quite tasty. Israel's got a great selection of Brookyn it seems.

    Oooh, Corona on the bottom.
  10. BeerBeerBeer

    BeerBeerBeer Feb 28, 2012 Israel

    Ofcourse, the average lagers here are like 2$ for 0.5 liter. I have no problem paying 5$ for a beer, as long as I won't get disappointed.

    We don't have Sierra Nevada here, are there any other good beers in this style?

    They don't have Ayinger, I've heard it's great though.
    I'll find out some information about the Monster Ale.
    Yes, this beer store is one of the largest in Israel, located in Tel Aviv.
    I've heard some bad things about Corona unfortunately...
  11. AceMaster

    AceMaster Jan 23, 2012 Iowa

    not to sound like a dick but it sounds like you need to bring your palate up to some of the big beers of today there seems to be to much that you dont like btw chimay for sure if your not sure what to get or the st bernardus there all awsome espically the prior 8
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  12. BeerBeerBeer

    BeerBeerBeer Feb 28, 2012 Israel

    So Chimay & St. Bernardus. How about the St. Bernardus Abt 12?
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  13. DougC123

    DougC123 Aug 21, 2012 Connecticut

    Just buy something and this will all be over. Drop the $5 please.
  14. AceMaster

    AceMaster Jan 23, 2012 Iowa

    its good but i think the 8 is better imo
    and i saw the tremens near the floor a must go for it spent 30 bucks on six beers you wont be dissapointed
  15. AceMaster

    AceMaster Jan 23, 2012 Iowa

    its good but i think the 8 is better imo
    and i saw the tremens near the floor a must go for it spent 30 bucks on six beers you wont be dissapointed
  16. AceMaster

    AceMaster Jan 23, 2012 Iowa

    btw are u in the uk or canada
  17. BeerBeerBeer

    BeerBeerBeer Feb 28, 2012 Israel

    I live in Israel
  18. flayedandskinned

    flayedandskinned Jan 1, 2011 California
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    How the fuck does Israel get Brooklyn Brewery but California doesn't?
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  19. cavedave

    cavedave Mar 12, 2009 New York
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    Nobody ships coal to Newcastle either.
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  20. BeerBeerBeer

    BeerBeerBeer Feb 28, 2012 Israel

    LOL I don't know, most of the big beer stores have them.
  21. burgundysmoke

    burgundysmoke Sep 11, 2012 California
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    Nice where is this store?!
  22. Hanzo

    Hanzo Feb 27, 2012 Virginia

    I'd go with third row down seventh beer in from the left to the right of the plant.
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  23. frankthetank86

    frankthetank86 Dec 24, 2012 New York

    I would walk out. nothing catches my eye. lol.
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  24. deuce9259

    deuce9259 Dec 28, 2011 Ohio
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    DT or Noel, and that ceramic goblet above the Paulaner sign in the middle.
  25. alucard6679

    alucard6679 Jul 29, 2012 Arizona

    I think Schneider & Sohn Aventinus would be right up your alley if they have it (can't really make out the picture too well on my phone)
  26. Hockey_Fan

    Hockey_Fan Jan 13, 2013 Maryland

    Go with any of the St. Bernardus.
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  27. fredmugs

    fredmugs Aug 11, 2012 Indiana
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    I saw the Paulaner case so a Hefe from them will be good.
  28. ThisWangsChung

    ThisWangsChung Oct 15, 2011 Maryland
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    I've heard awesome things about Duvel Triple Hops. I'd be all over that shit if it was me shopping in that store.
  29. CellarGimp

    CellarGimp Sep 14, 2011 Missouri

    Mazal Tov! I am thrilled to see craft beer in Eretz Yisrael. Cheers
  30. WickedSluggy

    WickedSluggy Nov 21, 2008 Texas

    When I see beers like Fuller's London Pride or ESB sitting on a shelf without refridgeration I just hope that they are "display only" like the fake desserts that some restaurants use.
  31. BeerMeBrah

    BeerMeBrah Feb 16, 2012 Florida
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    Get Duvel! It's awesome. I see it in the picture. The Chimay's are good too. If you want something easier to drink try Hoegaarden. It's a witbier and it's delcious.
  32. DHS1029

    DHS1029 Feb 14, 2013 Illinois
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    Ah Tel Aviv - one of my favorite cities. I miss Israel dearly, to this day my favorite place I have ever visited. I remember mostly drinking a ton of wine when I was there for some reason. Cant wait to go back there as I have family that still lives there. As for the beer, go with the Chimay Grande Reserve (Blue) if they have it.
  33. burgundysmoke

    burgundysmoke Sep 11, 2012 California
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    This store's in TA? I'm going in acouple months, wines great there and all but it would be nice to hit this place up for my beer fix...
  34. Beer-A-Lot

    Beer-A-Lot Oct 4, 2012 Virginia

    Go straight to the middle shelf and check out the top 2 rows. Pick out a nice Belgain ale like St. Bernardus, Chimay, or Westmalle.
  35. mp19

    mp19 Feb 22, 2013 Virginia

    A belgian is the choice if you want something special and want to spend a little bit of cash. Anything from the middle top shelf will do you fine. But if you want to drink a few and enjoy your weekend grab that 6er of brooklyn brown and don't forget to grab some of those free sample pastries!
  36. Philly82785

    Philly82785 Dec 17, 2008 Minnesota

    I can't really give you good advice until I know what you enjoy drinking.
  37. papaholmz

    papaholmz Nov 7, 2012 South Carolina
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  38. peensteen

    peensteen Apr 3, 2010 Ontario (Canada)
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    Grab the Thomas Hardy sitting there
  39. smartassboiler

    smartassboiler Apr 9, 2012 Illinois
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    I'd go nutso on the Belgian section, which is the 2nd section of the shelving unit from the right. Chimay, St. Bernardus, Le Trappe, Duvel - all delicious, classic Belgian beers.

    I can't tell much of what's to the left of that.
  40. papaholmz

    papaholmz Nov 7, 2012 South Carolina
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    I was wondering if that was actually a Thomas Hardy. It looks more like a key hanging from that string than a medallion. :confused:
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