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If you could get this ONE beer all the time...

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by FEUO, Dec 11, 2012.

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  1. mychalg9

    mychalg9 Apr 8, 2010 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    I don't want to play this sick, twisted game.
     
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  2. fishtremble

    fishtremble Jan 18, 2010 Michigan
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    Short's Cup of Joe is a no brainer for me. I could drink this shit no matter what the season.
     
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  3. joeebbs

    joeebbs Apr 29, 2009 Pennsylvania

  4. jhartley

    jhartley Aug 22, 2010 Florida
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    I reserve the right to amend my answer in the future, but for right now my answer would be Troegs Nugget Nectar.
     
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  5. sukwonee

    sukwonee Dec 13, 2011 Washington
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    PtE on tap at the brewery is simply unbelievable. I don't think I will be in the mood to drink PtE on a daily basis, but it (when fresh) certainly lives up to its hype, imo.
     
  6. Drucifer

    Drucifer Apr 16, 2012 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    Founders Breakfast Stout
     
  7. StoopidFuture

    StoopidFuture Nov 20, 2012 Connecticut

    Hop Stoopid... or DFH 75, gotta retry that this week.
     
  8. LittleGus

    LittleGus Mar 13, 2008 Minnesota

    Zombie Dust is a good choice. That or New Glarus Moon Man.
     
  9. Americanzero

    Americanzero Dec 4, 2012 Tennessee

    Yazoo-Gerst. I simply fell In love with it. Good sessionable ABV, and pairs well with just about everything.
     
  10. BierGartenok

    BierGartenok Apr 4, 2009 Oklahoma

    Brandy Barrel Hunahpu. I would take a bath in this shit
     
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  11. LittleGus

    LittleGus Mar 13, 2008 Minnesota

    Correction, Lagunitas Sucks.
     
  12. Jwren5

    Jwren5 Aug 26, 2011 Illinois

    This is hard because I change my mind depending on what mood I'm in. Zombie dust would be at the top of my list.
     
  13. Hanzo

    Hanzo Feb 27, 2012 Virginia

    Heady is a little too high on the ABV/aggressive side to be the sole beer I could consume, so I will have to go with Zombie Dust.
     
  14. FEUO

    FEUO Jul 24, 2012 Ontario (Canada)

    Understood. But the question I posed was for a beer you CAN'T get all the time.
    Tired of hearing from everyone who lives across the street from Russian River and Hill Farmstead. :p
     
  15. youbrewidrink

    youbrewidrink Apr 9, 2009 Vermont
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    This is always so easy for me, NB Le Terroir. Sour & Hoppy
     
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  16. CityofBals

    CityofBals Sep 12, 2012 Illinois

    A constant tap of '96 Iris.
     
  17. tjensen3618

    tjensen3618 Mar 23, 2008 California

    I hate this game, it hurts to think about.
     
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  18. Giantspace

    Giantspace Dec 22, 2011 Pennsylvania

    Right now I am in love with Columbus IPA. If I could get it fresh all the time I would always drink it. I am only able to get it 2-3 times a year, by the case.
    Enjoy
     
  19. jRocco2021

    jRocco2021 Mar 13, 2010 Wisconsin
    Beer Trader

    NG Stone Soup
     
  20. HeyJim

    HeyJim Sep 22, 2012 Pennsylvania

    So, the question is, which beer that I don't have access to, do I want to be the only beer I have access to?

    I don't know. Someone send me some Pliny, Heady, Tocobaga, Jal Alai, and Moloko, and maybe I'll have an answer.

    In fact, the only answer I think I probably could even give right now is Zombie Dust. Unless we count seasonals? I can't get Nugget Nectar ANYTIME, but when it's in season I always have enough to bathe in.
     
  21. Zach136

    Zach136 Jun 17, 2012 Georgia

    Would never do it voluntarily... but gun to my head Gumballhead. I would be very very sad.
     
  22. BigCheese

    BigCheese Jul 4, 2009 Massachusetts

    Tough Question at the moment probably Hoponious Union.

    Id be ok with Union Jack, Racer 5 or Lunch.
     
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  23. cyrushire

    cyrushire May 25, 2012 Florida
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  24. SFACRKnight

    SFACRKnight Jan 20, 2012 Colorado
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  25. abraxel

    abraxel Aug 28, 2009 Michigan

    Wow, I've seen plenty of times that people don't read the OP, but this might be the first time the OP didn't read the OP :p

    (Just pokin' fun, but you didn't say the answer had to be something you can't get all the time :))

    To answer the question, I'd probably have to go with Heady Topper, and IPAs aren't even my favorite style! I'm usually a malty kind of guy, but there's something about Heady Topper that just floors me each time I drink it.
     
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  26. Lordquackingstic

    Lordquackingstic Jun 14, 2011 New York
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    Just make sure you're getting a lifetime supply of a good batch!
     
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  27. franklinn

    franklinn May 29, 2012 Vermont

    I came here to say HF Abner, but I agree with Juicy....
     
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  28. StoutChaser7D

    StoutChaser7D Nov 16, 2012 California

    The Abyss 2008... or any other year...
     
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  29. BedetheVenerable

    BedetheVenerable Sep 5, 2008 Missouri

    Something fresh (cask) from Black Sheep in North Yorkshire. I love their Best Bitter (3.8%) and Riggwelter (5.9%), but in terms of something sessionable but with a bit more heft, I might have to shoot the difference and go with their Special Ale (4.4%). I could gladly go into my local (if only I had one) every day for the rest of my life and order a pint or two of Black Sheep Ale, and die a happy man.

    As for something reasonably available in the States, I'd go with bottled Riggwelter or Special Ale (SO LONG AS IT WAS FRESH!)...the freshness issue has, sadly, made me swear off buying these on this side of the pond :(
     
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  30. luisc123

    luisc123 Oct 20, 2011 California

    Combination of drinkability, flavor, and rarity? I'd say Pliny but I'm starting to drink Pliny at least five times a month. Row 2, I've realized, is actually harder to find and it's even more sessionable. And I've only ever seen it on tap.
     
  31. SFACRKnight

    SFACRKnight Jan 20, 2012 Colorado
    Beer Trader

    Seriously, this beer floored me, and I got it through sheer dumb luck and a sweetheart of a trading partner. I couldn't believe how good this stuff was.
     
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  32. Tkolar

    Tkolar Oct 23, 2011 New Jersey

    I think that is agreed upon as part of this game :) At least i hope.
     
  33. Jules11788

    Jules11788 Feb 15, 2011 California

    Zombie Dust or Knuckle Sandwich
     
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  34. jmw

    jmw Feb 4, 2009 North Carolina

    JWLees Vintage Harvest ale. Any vintage, but straight up (not the barrel variants)
     
  35. CommanderOfAwesome

    CommanderOfAwesome Aug 30, 2012 California

    Speedway Stout or Double Bastard off the top of my head.
     
  36. YumYumGumGum

    YumYumGumGum Jul 25, 2011 Virginia
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  37. ventura78

    ventura78 Nov 22, 2003 Massachusetts

    Loterbol blond
     
  38. manutdfan

    manutdfan May 25, 2012 Florida

    Funky Buddha Maple Bacon Coffee Porter
     
  39. wvsabbath

    wvsabbath Apr 29, 2010 West Virginia
    Beer Trader

    Something sessionable that i cant get easy, would be blind pig, i enjoy that more the pliny. As far as one beer for rest of life, probily flower power
     
  40. grandmeaulnes

    grandmeaulnes Oct 18, 2010 Ohio
    Beer Trader

    This.
     
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