Last beer to blow you away?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by mychalg9, Oct 29, 2012.

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  1. 451beer

    451beer Initiate (0) Jun 21, 2011 Ohio

    So I hade a great deal of three Floyd's today. Zombie dust is worth all the hype and then some. What a great beer. I also found the black unicorn (german name to hard to remember) to be a great contender to my love of alpha klaus. As for dreadnought it is also fantastic. I have a hard time picking a favorite from fff but zd does sit on top now. I made a four hour drive to spend the day at the brew pub and it was well worth every minute of the drive.
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  2. 451beer

    451beer Initiate (0) Jun 21, 2011 Ohio

    Now that I have had zd. Alpha klaus is still a great beer in my opinion but zd is better. Jair about everything fff is great.

    MITCHELLMPLS Disciple (300) Dec 13, 2011 Minnesota
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    The last abrasive I drank?... Blessed to live in MN!!!
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  4. supermodified

    supermodified Initiate (0) Nov 28, 2012 Ohio

    Lagunitas Lil Sumpin Sumpin Ale and Oskar Blues Dale's Pale Ale.
  5. Dufraine

    Dufraine Initiate (73) Aug 25, 2010 New York
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    Heady Topper! I had one about a year ago but just got ahold of a few 4 packs and man that stuff is smooth. Truly
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  6. mrzazz

    mrzazz Initiate (0) Jul 14, 2011 West Virginia

    Just had my first Pliny, very tasty!!!
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  7. WilderPegasus

    WilderPegasus Initiate (0) Dec 16, 2012 Ontario (Canada)

    Dunham / Kissmeyer Leo's Early Breakfast IPA.
  8. CA_Infidel2o9

    CA_Infidel2o9 Initiate (0) Dec 1, 2012

    Sweet 16, Rochefort 6, St. B 12

    It's been an awesome month!
  9. MusicaleMike

    MusicaleMike Initiate (0) Mar 17, 2008 Pennsylvania

    Moa Methode. Then to a lesser extent, Kronenbourg Blanc.
  10. DanzBorin

    DanzBorin Initiate (0) Apr 11, 2012 Texas

    Abraxas. Wow!
  11. theHoff77

    theHoff77 Initiate (0) Aug 1, 2012 Minnesota

    Southern Tier Choklat. Being a chocolate fiend, I thought it was so damn tasty.
  12. GoGators

    GoGators Crusader (733) Aug 5, 2010 New Jersey
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    CCB Snack Attack
  13. Trackim

    Trackim Initiate (0) Aug 18, 2012 Vermont
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    Had cigar city moat water last night. Unbelievable. So happy I have anothe bottle of it. Never want it to end.
  14. jroberge1981

    jroberge1981 Initiate (167) Apr 4, 2009 North Carolina
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    Olde Hickory Event Horizon - had it for the first time a week or so ago (draft), and it's no doubt my favorite NC stout. Glad I was able to snag a few bottles to see how they compare and age.
  15. jbertsch

    jbertsch Meyvn (1,068) Dec 14, 2008 Massachusetts

    Wormtown Norm
  16. scud

    scud Initiate (198) Sep 22, 2010 Indiana
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    2 nights ago i drank a CCB imp sweet stout and then a fresh Bourbon county coffee. Blown away by both!
  17. Gunboat82

    Gunboat82 Aspirant (201) Jul 3, 2012 Massachusetts
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    Mean Ol' Tom, from Maine Beer Co... it was a delicious stout with vanilla and coffee tones. Their Peeper Ale was great, too.
  18. GameFreac

    GameFreac Disciple (370) Apr 8, 2011 Georgia
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    Founders Harvest Ale
  19. headyhopzhead

    headyhopzhead Aspirant (276) Apr 9, 2008 Indiana

  20. slm100

    slm100 Initiate (0) Dec 11, 2012

    The Bruery Melange #3 - I had this at the Stone 16th Anniversary Beer Festival and then again at the Port Brewing Strong Ale Festival a few weeks ago. Also Pizza Port Barrel Aged Bacon and Eggs is excellent! :slight_smile:
  21. JasonStrauss

    JasonStrauss Initiate (0) Oct 13, 2002 Pennsylvania

    Tonight will be good. I picked up (another) bottle of Liefmans Goudenband at Wegman's. I love me some sour ales and oud bruins. That aftertaste lingers for a long time.
  22. oldedog

    oldedog Aspirant (213) Oct 23, 2012 Connecticut

    racer x yeah baby to bad u cant get it in c.t.
  23. WYVYRN527

    WYVYRN527 Initiate (0) Jan 8, 2007 Minnesota

    The one I'm drinking right now. New Glarus Serendipity.
  24. Porkhustle

    Porkhustle Initiate (0) Dec 6, 2012

    Old Fezziwig blew me away last night...again. Call me easy to please.
  25. JasonMU

    JasonMU Initiate (0) Dec 8, 2012 Illinois

    so i know i said that it was surly darkness and i said it might change when i crack open my Darklord, and I was right 2011 Dark lord...=AMAZING. but in about a week and a half the restaurant i work at it going to have DFH 120 min IPA...had it before cant wait to try it again now that i know more about beer.
  26. PHKrames

    PHKrames Initiate (0) Sep 14, 2011 Illinois
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    The latest Stone Enjoy by 12.21.12 IPA on draft was unreal. Had previous versions in a bottle, but on draft is something special
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  27. kemoarps

    kemoarps Meyvn (1,001) Apr 30, 2008 Washington
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    Chocolate Oak Aged Yeti was the last to really blow me away.
    World Wide Stout was the one before that.
    It's been a good year for new stouts in my world
  28. rhoadester69

    rhoadester69 Aspirant (209) Dec 16, 2010 Michigan
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    Fou Foune, Churchill's Finest Hour, and for what it is....Serendipity.
  29. MarioM

    MarioM Zealot (509) Sep 13, 2009 California

    Ale Smith's Wee Heavy...
  30. Crabbicuss

    Crabbicuss Initiate (0) Jan 3, 2011 Maryland

    Deep Ellum IPA
  31. dglgmut

    dglgmut Initiate (0) Jul 12, 2012 New Jersey
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    I had this out of the bottle the other night and thought it was one of the worst beers DFH released, IMO. Is it really that great out of the cask?

    In DFH defense, I'm having the Etrusca right now and it's phenomenal.
  32. mecmd

    mecmd Crusader (710) Jan 7, 2012 Georgia
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    Super fresh Terrapin WnB.
  33. cyrushire

    cyrushire Crusader (715) May 25, 2012 Florida
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    Right now, Jose Marti American Porter.
  34. Thehuntmaster

    Thehuntmaster Initiate (0) Sep 2, 2009 South Africa

    Bourbon Dark Lord :slight_smile:
  35. philbe311

    philbe311 Poo-Bah (1,970) Jan 21, 2008 Pennsylvania

    There is a big difference between cask and bottle... My cask review (4.58) was 0.53 pts higher than my bottle review (4.05)... I'm a "tough grader," but thought it was fairly epic on cask - I don' t give many 4.58s... I was very scared of the bottled version based on some of what I've heard, but it exceeded expectations... Sorry you didn't enjoy... I haven't had teh Etrusca yet, but I'm looking forward to it...
  36. DanzBorin

    DanzBorin Initiate (0) Apr 11, 2012 Texas

    It was garbage out of the bottle.
  37. ber12

    ber12 Initiate (0) Jan 15, 2012 Texas
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    BCBS on tap
  38. jdauria

    jdauria Initiate (172) Sep 15, 2010 Massachusetts

    Heady Topper definitely, followed closely by Bell's Two Hearted Ale.
  39. mikeincharleston

    mikeincharleston Defender (643) May 1, 2009 North Carolina
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    Hardywood gingerbread stout. Worthy of the hype
  40. MRsojourner

    MRsojourner Initiate (0) Dec 28, 2011 Massachusetts

    Anchorage brewing love buzz saison. Intensely delicate flavors abound. worth every penny
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