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Intersting new combinations you'd like to see made

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by djrn2, Feb 7, 2013.

  1. djrn2

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    As my mind wonders during the day I think of dumb shit.

    What if someone made a

    Lemon and/or Lime Lambic
    Smoked IPA
    Black Lambic
     
  2. Lare453

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    Blueberry bcbs
     
  3. reverseapachemaster

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    I think there already are some smoked IPAs.
     
  4. MammaGoose

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    Smoked IPA sounds interesting/hopefully delicious.

    Would a chocolate stout or porter be good with orange? I love the chocolate orange combo, but it sounds odd in beer form when I think about it.
     
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    Not sure how those would go, yikes, I try to be adventurous in my tastings and what`s available in my area but in the spirit of dumb ideas, how about pumpkin rye beer?
     
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    http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/583/78702
     
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    Yeah, actually, I like chocolate and orange too, unsure how it would go in beer????
     
  8. djrn2

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    Saranac makes a good blood orange chocolate porter.
     
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    BKBassist, looks like that one by Schlafly scores well for the two people that had it. I might have to look for if Imove west, maybe trade for it, looks interesting.
     
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    Sadly with only two reviews from nearly a year ago it sounds like a one off.
     
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    It's not a "never been done" but Haand Bryggeriet's "Dark Force" is the first/only imperial wheat stout that I've had. It was good enough that I'd like to see more exploration there.
     
  12. ThirstyFace

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    Smoked IPAs in my experience are terrible.

    Is like to see more chocolate lagers

    I've never seen a wild lager. Is that feasible?
     
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    True, could`ve been.
     
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    Coconut-Chocolate Stout
     
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    I'd like to see more craft cocktail themed beers. Done with the same care as the cocktails are done.
     
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    The Livery does several Barrel Aged Sour Lagers. Brew a Lager and stick it in some buggy oak and you are good to go.
     
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    How about a smoked quad? For some reason I think it would be like drinking a fine cigar.
     
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    I can imagine smoked IPAs have a good chance of being foul. Perhaps a beer does need the roasty malt backbone to support the smoked flavors. But, I would definitely still like to try one.

    I'm really trying to expand my lager horizon, and have surprised myself with what I've enjoyed so far, so I would definitely like to try a chocolate lager.

    I'm still intrigued by the chocolate orange porter concept. And now that I've had a beer, it sounds more delicious than weird, lol.
     
  20. dckepley

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    Check out Deschutes Black Butte XXIII....porter made with cacao nibs and orange, then aged in bourbon barrels. It's delicious.
     
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    *faints* I want.
     
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    Do you enjoy them? I suppose I could go read the reviews
     
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    You may not find an overwhelming amount of reviews on many of them. I love the beers, think they are fantastic.
     
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    Smoked lambic/wild ale.
     
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    Saranac did an orange chocolate stout in their high peaks series
     
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    A dry-hopped sour. Like Supplication dry-hopped the same as PtE.
     
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    Whiskey Barrel aged, cinnamon red-hot pale ale.
     
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    I'd like to see a bacon mapl.... oh.... wait a minute.....
     
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    That sounds amazing. I found the original Black Butte a little shallow when I tried it last week (we just got Deschutes here in Chicago about a month or so ago.) The bourbon would give it a bit of depth and the orange a nice zing. Did you try it just on tap or is it bottled?
     
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    Tried this the other week...loved it. Enjoyed it even more than The Abyss.
     
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    Had it on tap at their downtown Portland location and loved it, so i brought a couple of bottles back to Iowa with me, but they have already been consumed. I want to say it was their anniversary beer from 2011.
     
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    A steak flavoured porter ideally named Porter-House
     
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    Just had a Chocolate Coconut Stout on cask at Rock Bottom Brewery in Minneapolis on Tuesday. Usually I'm not impressed with what they have but it was quite good the coconut was subtle but a great addition.
     
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    On that note, I'd like a "more coconut" stout- a stout that has a more prominent coconut flavor. Every one I have had was very subtle.
     
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    New Belgium does one every other year or so as part of the Lips of Faith Series. It's call Le Terroir, and it is awesome!
     
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    lemon grass ginger saison.........sounds like a great summer beer

    Enjoy
     
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