Is there a discontinued beer that you really like and want to drink again?

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  1. Alkohollokaust

    Alkohollokaust Initiate (0) Oct 14, 2012

    What are some of your favorite discontinued beers which is no longer made that you wish was still in production? and why?
     
  2. Bay01

    Bay01 Aspirant (278) Nov 19, 2008 Illinois

    Rare - it's delicious
     
  3. FosterJM

    FosterJM Poo-Bah (2,602) Nov 16, 2009 California
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    Wooden Hell.

    Because its awesome....

    Cheers!
     
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  4. VncentLIFE

    VncentLIFE Meyvn (1,295) Feb 16, 2011 North Carolina
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    Belgo-Anise IRS. I actually really enjoyed it, but then again I love anise.
     
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  5. jaIsPoAn

    jaIsPoAn Initiate (0) Aug 1, 2012 New York

  6. Immortale25

    Immortale25 Poo-Bah (2,954) May 13, 2011 North Carolina
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    DFH Raison D'Extra immediately springs to mind. Other than that, I can think of discontinued beers that I've never had before but would love to try: CCB Sea Bass, CCB's Collaboration Series ISO:FT, Stone/Cambridge/BrewDog Juxtaposition Black Pilsner to name a few.
     
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  7. hopsbreath

    hopsbreath Initiate (0) Aug 28, 2009 Oregon

    Sierra Nevada Glissade. My review on here doesn't do it justice because I just couldn't appreciate it at the time. I finally came around to the style and found I really enjoyed the SN take on it. Hey Sierra Nevada, maybe you could do an every other year gig between Glissade and Ruthless Rye? One can only hope.
     
  8. tacosandbeer

    tacosandbeer Aspirant (250) Sep 24, 2010 Nebraska
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    ST's Uber Sun was a fun summer brew.
     
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  9. Bitterbill

    Bitterbill Poo-Bah (4,693) Sep 14, 2002 Wyoming
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    Deschutes Pine Mountain Pils, Odell Extra Special Red, Grand Teton Double Vision Doppelbock..
     
  10. FUNKPhD

    FUNKPhD Initiate (0) Apr 13, 2010 Texas

    Seeyoulator
     
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  11. soughtbygod

    soughtbygod Initiate (0) Apr 27, 2011 California
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  12. luisc123

    luisc123 Initiate (173) Oct 20, 2011 California

    Black Pilsner was even better than I thought it would be. And I only just had two months at my neighborhood brewery that still carries some bottles. I'm not happy that I never got to try that Kona/Stone Macadamia Nut Porter
     
  13. Immortale25

    Immortale25 Poo-Bah (2,954) May 13, 2011 North Carolina
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    That's another one.
     
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  14. Erix

    Erix Initiate (135) Jun 4, 2001 Vermont

    Perkuno's Hammer
     
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  15. Beerisheaven

    Beerisheaven Devotee (463) Dec 5, 2007 Pennsylvania

    Depth Charge.
     
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  16. mpyoung215

    mpyoung215 Initiate (0) Dec 28, 2010 Massachusetts

    HC Berger from Ft Collins used to be great back in the day. Their Indego Pale Ale, Chocolate Stout and (cant recall the name) Red were all phenomenal brews.
     
  17. mondegreen

    mondegreen Devotee (419) Nov 4, 2009 Georgia

    is what I was gonna say.

    Best beer Terrapin or Left Hand ever made.
     
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  18. Bitterbill

    Bitterbill Poo-Bah (4,693) Sep 14, 2002 Wyoming
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    Red Banshee. I know, because I drank a few in my day.
     
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  19. slangtruth

    slangtruth Initiate (197) Jan 8, 2012 Massachusetts

    Berkshire Brewing Company's "Good Night Irene" IPA, issued last year as a benefit beer. I spoke to the brewer once, who said it was basically the same recipe as one he made earlier called "Double Nickel", with slight tweaking as the exact hop bill wasn't available. It got meh reviews here because it said 'West Coast Style IPA" on the label and wasn't as aggressive as some who like that style wanted. Too bad they didn't take it on it's own terms, 'cause it was delicious and I've never tasted another just like it. I drank it almost every day last winter, went through like 5 cases.
     
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  20. ChainGangGuy

    ChainGangGuy Poo-Bah (5,832) Sep 27, 2004 Georgia

    Youngblood's Imperial Porter.
     
  21. sullenbee

    sullenbee Initiate (0) Jan 15, 2010 Michigan

  22. Brunite

    Brunite Initiate (0) Sep 21, 2009 Illinois

    New Glarus Uff-da. Love that stuff.
     
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  23. BedetheVenerable

    BedetheVenerable Meyvn (1,023) Sep 5, 2008 Missouri

    GI's Fleur. At ~$7.99 a better Belgian-style ale with great Brett character (but low sourness) couldn't be found. I was worried it would get the axe, and you certainly can't cut things like Matilda or Pere Jacques (both great beers!), but I feel it had more going for it than either Sofie or Pepe Nero...Not that there's anything WRONG w/those, but low-budget (and good!) 'wild' brews are damn hard to find...
     
  24. kzoobrew

    kzoobrew Initiate (0) May 8, 2006 Michigan

    Bell's Wheat Love.
     
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  25. franklinn

    franklinn Initiate (0) May 29, 2012 Vermont


    I wish that one would come back too. Never tried it, but it's always sounded interesting!!
     
  26. silentjay

    silentjay Initiate (0) Nov 25, 2008 Massachusetts

    Sam Adams Imperial Hallertau Pilsner
     
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  27. JRod1969

    JRod1969 Zealot (588) Nov 23, 2010 New York

    I have one left in the cellar. Happy to trade.
     
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  28. stayclean

    stayclean Initiate (0) Mar 17, 2012 Wisconsin

    New Glarus Stone Soup, if only because it was the beer that actually made me like beer.
     
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  29. BreakingBad

    BreakingBad Initiate (0) Sep 17, 2012

    King Henry,

    Whales bro, .... whales
     
  30. ParchedNeedBeer

    ParchedNeedBeer Initiate (0) Feb 21, 2011 California

    I got 4 if you're anywhere near San Francisco/Sacramento, I cant stand them.
     
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  31. Daemose

    Daemose Devotee (426) Oct 3, 2011 Texas
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    The original Sam Adams Chocolate Bock in bombers with the embossed silver logo. That shit was amazing.
     
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  32. CircusBoy

    CircusBoy Initiate (0) Mar 10, 2008 Ohio

    Agree. I can still get some of those in my area if I try, but Fleur is by far my favorite.
     
  33. VncentLIFE

    VncentLIFE Meyvn (1,295) Feb 16, 2011 North Carolina
    Beer Trader

    my trading is shot for quite a while, but thanks a ton man.

    I would love them, but Im beyond broke.
     
  34. randal

    randal Initiate (79) Apr 21, 2004 Colorado

    Oasis Zoser Stout.
     
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  35. FlakyBiscuit

    FlakyBiscuit Initiate (0) Sep 11, 2012 Pennsylvania

    I am too old for most of you to remember Rhino Chaser but I would love to have one of this again
     
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  36. BB1313

    BB1313 Poo-Bah (2,223) Jul 16, 2009 Ohio

    Left Hand Fade The Black Vol. 1 Export Stout -- it was amazing..

    Lagunitas A Little Sumpin' Extra Ale -- it was classic Lagunitas..
     
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  37. Spider889

    Spider889 Meyvn (1,055) Mar 24, 2010 Ohio
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    GI Oatmeal Stout (I know it's still brewed at the pub but I'd love to find it in bottles again).

    DFH Wrath of Pecant and Poppaskull
     
  38. keithmurray

    keithmurray Meyvn (1,061) Oct 7, 2009 New York

    Lion Stout - I can't find this ish anywhere
     
  39. Mohican88

    Mohican88 Initiate (191) Jan 20, 2010 Ohio
    Beer Trader

    Ommegang if you're listening bring back Zuur. I love that stuff!
     
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  40. kevanb

    kevanb Poo-Bah (1,573) Apr 4, 2011 Illinois
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