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Last beer to blow you away?

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

  1. xnicknj

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    i'm not sure about blown away but these were the most recent ones that i was really into:

    tart of darkness
    shorts spruce pils
    BA4D
    this one goes to 11
    BB Pt5
     
  2. aasher

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    Schlafly Tasmanian IPA is pretty damn good. St. Feuillien Grand Cru was spectacular as well.
     
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    Every time I have BCBS I'm blown away.
     
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    Had my first heady topper a couple nights ago. I am afraid its ruined me.
     
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  5. rolltide8425

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    I wouldn't exactly say blown away, but I was very impressed by Lagunitas Daytime being as low abv as it is.
     
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  6. VncentLIFE

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    I had never really had a lot of British beers, but I had Clay Street and Dr. Bartlett's from Bull City Burger. They totally blew me away.

    Founders Harvest just blew any preconceived notions about wet hopped beers clear into kingdom come.
     
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    Hopzilla by Lawsons Finest
     
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    Don't know that any have ever "blown me away" but 2 that I was surprised by and have enjoyed more than most - Old Chub by Oskar Blues and Buffalo Sweat by Tallgrass.
     
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    Masala Mama this past weekend. I fell in love with this beer!
     
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    Serendipity! And probably Leon when I open that up soon!
     
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    New England Brewing Co. Ghandi-Bot (juicy & amazing, completely surprised)
     
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    homebrewed IPA, right now.
    The brewer is a genius. Humble too. ;)

    sticking with what the rest of you are posting, uh, Noel de Calabaza was the most recent I suppose.

    cheers--
    --Michael
     
  13. Pittsky

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    funky buddha no crusts...it was like i got fucked in the face with a PBJ
     
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    In the last month:

    Dupont Foret
    St. Bernardus Tokyo
    Brooklyn Sorachi Ace (blew me away more than the first time I had it last year)

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    You could say I like Belgian style beer a bit :D
     
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    HF Everett
     
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    Heady Topper and (512) Pecan Porter cask w/blueberries and cocoa nibs. Heady Topper one of the few beers ever to live up to the hype in my head and the one off Pecan Porter was more delicious than it sounds....
     
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    Really looking forward to this one. I need to break it open soon
     
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    Hop Rod Rye, for sure.
     
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    Kuhnhenn Road Rash Imperial Stout. As guy Fieri would say, "This stuff is off the hook!"
     
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    Thanks to some generous BAs, I'd say Mamouche and Upland Raspberry lambic.
     
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    Someone else mentioned this, but Zombie Dust was another one. I'd heard it was good, but I'm not much for plain old pale ales yet I was able to get my hands on ONE 12 oz bottle so I figured, wtf why not? Holy shitballs, it was a piece of art, man!

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    Fou Foune and Beatification after trying them for the first time over the Summer.
     
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    2010 the abyss that sat in my fridge since December 2010. It was the best beer I've ever had by a huge margin. Better than when it was fresh. Aging turned it from an awesome beer to liquid sex.
     
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    Terrapin - So Fresh and So Green Green, wasn't expecting much with a 3.59 rAvg. But a taste pour at the brewery lead to me using up all but on of my tickets on it.

    Also, Schlenkerla's Weizen was my first intro to smoked beers and that was pretty exciting.
     
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    Arrogant Bastard. People at the bar must've thought I was crazy when I started laughing to myself, getting all giddy at how much I liked it. (I tried it a couple years before and thought it tasted like sawdust. Thought I should try it again with my more "refined" palate. Glad I did.)
     
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    2007 Fred from the Wood. Damn fine. Anyone who can make a beer that bottle conditions that well is worthy of praise, for sure.
     
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    Michigan Mud. S'more in a glass.......
     
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    I have to say Pliny the Elder. Just received a bottle in a trade and it for sure lives up to the hype.
     
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    Founders Harvest - the best wet Hop I've ever had, and IMO much better than Wet or anything SN puts out.

    Sublimely Self Righteous - love it, not a big black IPA fan, but this one is different and incredible.
     
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    Drank an Adam batch 84 (this particular batch is tits, by the way) this summer and it made me remember how many spectacular beers are easy to come by. Drank another last night and had the same "Holy Hell, that is great!" moment.
     
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    Before that: Zombie Dust
    Before that: Odell Myrcenary
     
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    I have only had one bottle of my Harvest so far and although it's awesome I liked the Broo Doo I had on tap a little better.
     
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    Portico Brewing - Rendition. I had at the MA Craft Brewers Guild fest. Its a belgian sour wit that really stimulates the palate
     
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    Founders Harvest Ale is delicious but based on the wet hopped beers that I've tasted this year...

    Wet > Harvest Ale > Sierra Nevada Southern Hemisphere (IMO)
     
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    Just opened two bottles to celebrate the SF GIANTS CHAMPIONSHIP!
    The Wanderer
    Maple Tripple
    Both off the hook good
     
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    Dark Horse BB Plead the 5th blew me away earlier this year. Surly Darkness (2012) blew me away on Saturday.

    New Glarus Enigma and The Brew Kettle White Rajah (extra from tat2dhllblly - thx!) were very pleasant surprises.
     
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    Burnt Hickory's Charred Walls of the Damned barleywine with half aged in brandy and half aged in whisky barrels. WAY better than I expected and just plain unfair to the other beers at Hotoberfest earlier this month.
     
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    I was going to post Flora as well. I was really caught off guard by how good it was.
     
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    Melange #3 and before that Persica
     
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