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If you could visit any three breweries in the world...

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  1. codysjb

    codysjb Devotee (423) Jun 16, 2010 Prince Edward Island (Canada)
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    Cantillon
    Hill Farmstead
    Russian River


    Maybe this should be changed to:
    After Cantillon and HF which brewery would you like to visit lol
     
  2. cfrances33

    cfrances33 Initiate (0) Jun 12, 2012 Illinois
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    Thank you for just planning my vacation 27 years from now. I'll see you there!
     
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  3. jnoble

    jnoble Initiate (143) Feb 23, 2012 Washington

    1. Dogfish Head
    2. Sierra Nevada
    3. Founders
     
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  4. cfrances33

    cfrances33 Initiate (0) Jun 12, 2012 Illinois
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    1. Cantillon
    2. Hill Farmstead
    3. Logsdon
     
  5. brewsader

    brewsader Initiate (0) Dec 7, 2012 New York
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    it is. it's in the absolute middle of nowhere and sean hill just kinda bums around and brews during the day. its kinda cool to watch, and if he's not too busy you can pick his brain a little bit. besides, you can hit the alchemist on the way down.

    EDIT: just realized i forgot to put my own top 3 on here...

    1) Cantillon
    2) DFH's brewpub
    3) Russian River
     
  6. leedorham

    leedorham Crusader (701) Apr 27, 2006 Washington

    1. Cantillon
    2. Epic in NZ
    3. Costa Rica's Craft Brewing
     
  7. jsm1289

    jsm1289 Initiate (0) Mar 11, 2011 New York
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    Cantillon cantillon westvletern. Those are long shots which is why I list them. Every american one Is in reach
     
  8. Hanzo

    Hanzo Initiate (0) Feb 27, 2012 Virginia

    It's been said a bunch but,

    1. Cantillon
    2. Founders
    3. Russian River
     
  9. sandiego67

    sandiego67 Initiate (0) Feb 25, 2008 California

    I see a lot of love for Russian River. They make great beer but the facility is nothing to look at. They don't do tours of the production facility and the brewpub is a nondescript storefront.
     
  10. leedorham

    leedorham Crusader (701) Apr 27, 2006 Washington

    You live in NY? Why don't you just go already?
     
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  11. MatthewPlus

    MatthewPlus Disciple (323) Jan 2, 2013 Florida
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    Cantillon, Cascade, Oskar Blues
     
  12. slander

    slander Site Editor (1,806) Nov 5, 2001 New York

    Rodenbach
    Cantillon
    De Dolle

    and with this "visit three, get one free" coupon I have, I will add Orval...
     
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  13. JimSmetana

    JimSmetana Initiate (0) May 11, 2012 Illinois

    Gotta List 5...sorry

    1. Plzensky Prazdroj (Pilsner Urquell)
    2. Russian River
    3. Bells
    4. New Glarus
    5. Guinness
     
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  14. IamMe90

    IamMe90 Initiate (0) Sep 4, 2012 Wisconsin

    1. Founders
    2. Founders
    3. Founders
     
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  15. brewbetter

    brewbetter Initiate (0) Jun 2, 2012 Nauru

    I disagree, their brewpub is awesome.
     
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  16. lookrider

    lookrider Defender (623) Apr 22, 2007 Pennsylvania
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    Duvel
    Hilll Farmstead
    Russian River
     
  17. joeebbs

    joeebbs Initiate (0) Apr 29, 2009 Pennsylvania

    Samuel Smith
    Anchor
    Guinness
     
  18. Stinger80OH

    Stinger80OH Crusader (740) Nov 11, 2011 Ohio
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    1. Russian River
    2. Weihenstephaner
    3. The Alchemist
     
  19. mikecharley

    mikecharley Devotee (405) Nov 6, 2008 Pennsylvania
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    Rr
    Drie
    Cantillon
     
  20. brentjbeaver

    brentjbeaver Initiate (0) Jan 31, 2013 Georgia
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    1. Russian River
    2. Three Floyds
    3. Stone

    pretty predictable stuff
     
  21. unclekeith

    unclekeith Defender (677) Sep 4, 2012 Alaska
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    A brewery in Nepal
    A brewery in Patagonia
    A brewery on the South Island of New Zealand
     
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  22. otispdriftwood

    otispdriftwood Defender (637) Dec 9, 2011 Colorado
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    [I'd say Hill Farmstead, but I hear it's sorta a garage with a beer counter, lol.

    [/quote]

    Don't judge a book by its cover. It IS a garage with a beer counter. But what beer!
     
  23. otispdriftwood

    otispdriftwood Defender (637) Dec 9, 2011 Colorado
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    Since a visit to a brewery, at least to me, is to get some hard to come by beer or super fresh beer my picks are:
    1. Russian River
    2. Kern River
    3. Alpine
     
  24. SalukiAlum

    SalukiAlum Disciple (335) Dec 19, 2010 Colorado
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    Probably 3 breweries in either Germany and Belgium if I could!!
     
  25. SalukiAlum

    SalukiAlum Disciple (335) Dec 19, 2010 Colorado
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    US:
    Hill Farmstead
    Cigar City
    Lagunitas
     
  26. bryanole27

    bryanole27 Aspirant (227) Jun 24, 2011 North Carolina

    This. Best I've been to so far.
     
  27. leedorham

    leedorham Crusader (701) Apr 27, 2006 Washington

    That's kinda where I went with my choices. I have enjoyed the offerings I've had from Founders, but Grand Rapids isn't exactly on my bucket list.
     
  28. denver10

    denver10 Poo-Bah (2,206) Nov 17, 2010 New Mexico

    Cigar City
    Hill Farmstead
    Alpine
     
  29. Wolfpack2005

    Wolfpack2005 Initiate (0) Oct 15, 2010 North Carolina

    1.Hill Farmstead
    2.Russian River
    3.Allagash
     
  30. krl2112

    krl2112 Crusader (719) Nov 10, 2012 Illinois
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    Cantillon
    Westy
    Breury
     
  31. brewsader

    brewsader Initiate (0) Dec 7, 2012 New York
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    because i just spent all my money in vermont.
     
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  32. ShanePB

    ShanePB Poo-Bah (1,657) Sep 6, 2010 Pennsylvania
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    Cantillon
    The Bruery
    Firestone Walker
     
  33. dungledauf

    dungledauf Initiate (169) Nov 8, 2005 Pennsylvania

    All in Bavaria

    Ayinger
    Weihenstephaner
    Andech
     
  34. imbibehour

    imbibehour Poo-Bah (6,238) Mar 18, 2008 Maryland
    Supporter Subscriber Beer Trader

    1. Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen (Belgium)
    2. Brauerei Heller-Trum - [Schlenkerla] (Germany)
    3. Närke Kulturbryggeri (Sweden)
    Plenty of places in America to go, I'll make it to some of them someday not that hard, but if I really want to go I suppose I can. Those 3 above though are a little bit more involved and much more coin. It would be a much more interesting experience hands down.
     
  35. imbibehour

    imbibehour Poo-Bah (6,238) Mar 18, 2008 Maryland
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    Watch out for the flies too :wink: Heck the housefly in the summer should be the state bird in Vermont as far as I am concerned :slight_smile:
     
  36. grrrah

    grrrah Initiate (0) Sep 21, 2009 California
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    Cantillion and westvletteren
    Moa
    Urquell

    Okay, these are based more on location and places I'd rather visit (and drink too)
     
  37. Ooji

    Ooji Initiate (0) Dec 23, 2010 Germany

    Weihenstphaner is my daily beer and Westvleteren is my day trip beer purchased by the two case limit. I haven't yet tried Cantillon but if my two favorite brewers are on your list I will go visit your #1.
     
  38. Stevedore

    Stevedore Poo-Bah (3,793) Nov 16, 2012 Wisconsin
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    Andech
    Westvleteren
    Cantillon

    For those who are saying FFF, the brewpub is worth the trip but the brewery tour is definitely not so.
     
  39. Ooji

    Ooji Initiate (0) Dec 23, 2010 Germany

    Okay. I need 4 but been to one.
    Cantillon
    Weihenstephaner
    Westvleteren - twice and many more trips.
    Ayinger
     
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  40. jwheeler87

    jwheeler87 Aspirant (226) Oct 27, 2011 Massachusetts

    Cantillon, Russian River, Westvletern

    I was going to say Hill Farmstead and the Alchemist, but my girlfriend booked us a trip to Vermont in April so that's going to happen.
     
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