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Last beer to blow you away?

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

  1. nickthetick

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    agree, 90 minute really got me into the crazy big craft beer and HS Loose Cannon showed me it didn't have to be at $9.99 a sixer. Left Hand Milk Stout however was a beer I got on a whim and made a challenge for other milk stouts to live up to
     
  2. skinsfan

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    Pliny the Younger (a couple years ago)
    Lagunitas Sucks (went through 3 cases of that stuff last year)
    BCBS (had it for first time a week ago)
     
  3. cerp66

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    Oskar Blues Deviant Dale's IPA
    I've always loved big citrus, mouth puckering bitter IPA's (and I still do).
    But this dank, oniony, garlicky IPA has opened up a whole new world to me...and I'm lovin it !
     
  4. mhenson42

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    Bourbon County Coffee
    Parabola
    Mother of All Storms
    2007 Dark Lord
    Utopias (had been aged, not sure what year it was)
    King Henry
     
  5. Dlowenthal

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    Sierra Nevada Estate
     
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  6. match1112

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    Alpine Nelson, love that beer.
     
  7. ehammond1

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    Whale then, I'll just have to send you some more.:)
     
  8. digdug1810

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    Harvest Ale.. but expected it to as i had it last year
    Abraxxxas
    Tart of Darkness.. Tart is an understatement!
    9.21.12 Stone Enjoy By

    maybe a few others i'm forgetting.. i'm sure if/when i get to try Headdy it'll blow my mind or any HF beers

    Iron Hill Maple Shade Honey Tripper was pretty fantastic i thought had some on Saturday.. anybody local to southern NJ should do their best to give Honey Tripper a taste.. http://ironhillbrewery.com/blog/map...s-zeke-and-jenny-the-making-of-honey-tripper/
     
  9. Davepoolesque

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    FireStone Double Jack. Idk, just plain flavorful.
     
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  10. Jules11788

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    Tart of Darkness. That stuff was sour heaven
     
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  11. Morey

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    BAstoutsNsours and robinsmv like this.
  12. HevvyMetalHippie

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    Oxbow is so awesome, I wish it was easier for me to get up there.
     
  13. HopsJunkiedotcom

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    Bourbon Barrel Sentience by Crooked Stave. Bourbon, quad, sour, deliciousness. I had several, for good reason. Phenominal.
     
  14. Kaydogg

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    Apple Brandy Hunaphu
    not a huge fan of the regular but the AB one is incredible
     
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  15. Thedaver4220

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    Pure hoppiness from Alpine
     
  16. LegalBrew87

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    Alpine's "Double Nelson." Absolutely unlike any other beer I've tried, including regular Nelson.
     
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  17. BierGartenok

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    Duck Duck Gooze and Brandy Barrel Huni
     
  18. Aestro

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    I finally busted open the Russian River T-25, and it was really damn good as expected.

    Also bought another bottle of Hopworks Ace of Spades - that is a really fantastic beer, especially for something that's at the grocery store for a while after its release.

    And just tried Elysian's Night Owl at a friend's recommendation. Normally not an Elysian fan, but that was a pumpkin ale done right.
     
  19. JLG193

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    At the Detroit Fall Beer Fest this past weekend.....DH Homobourbon Cherry, Greenbush BA Dystopia and Original Gravity BA Evil Overlord.....all great offerings.
     
  20. VaTechHopHead

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    Had Upland Gilgamesh last night thanks to ehammond1. Wasn't expecting how good that beer is, in immediate need of more!
     
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  21. Sunhunters

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    CCB Good Gourd @ GABF
     
  22. ShameAndFailure

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    Rodenbach Grand Cru
    Lagunitas Sucks
     
  23. Aestro

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    Oh wait, forgot one! Had the Oblique Coffee Blonde from Cascade last week. So weird to be drinking a light-colored beer and having it taste distinctly like coffee. It was a new sensation and delicious.
     
  24. psykosis

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    Bells Wild One and HopCat Rapture both absolutely rocked my world.

    Shorts Kind Ale just surprised me with how good it was.
     
  25. mverity

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    Stone Old Guardian Barleywine. I hadn't had it in a few years, then tried it again about a week and a half ago. Mind blown.
     
  26. jimilayne

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    Founders Breakfast Stout. Absolutely could actually drink it for breakfast. Dangerous.
     
  27. muffiewolf

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    Shed Montain Ale. Unbelivable.
     
  28. groggus

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    Societe, The Butcher. Blew me away from the first sniff. Nocked my head back
     
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    Double Daisy Cutter = wow. Wish I had more.
     
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  30. ndak

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    traquair barrel aged house ale
    Blushing Monk
    Flanders Fred
     
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  31. likebutter

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    Evil Twin Biscotti Break - if it was $8 instead of $16 for a bomber i might not drink anything else
     
  32. digdug1810

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    blushing monk blew me away too, wish i could have gotten a bottle, but i was slow to find out about the backstage series at that time, didn't miss CBS.. got to try blushing monk on tap one time, but want more!
     
  33. FosterJM

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    Jacks Abbys Mom and Pop wet hop lager.
    I dont like lagers. I REALLY enjoyed this beer.

    Cheers!
     
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  34. BdubleEdubleRUN

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    Don Quijote.


    :D(dick waving):D
     
  35. theGlasstronaut

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    Manayunk Dreamin' Double IPA Nitro.

    It was my first beer on tap through nitro, so that's really the main reason but DAMN this was a smooth and tasty double ipa.
     
  36. smutty33

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    I 4got about New England Galaxy hopped Pale ale.....4.8% a.b.v. (Flavor Explosion!)

    That stuff told "La Daytime" to put it's tail between the legs and go home.

    You'd lose your marbles if you tried this Galaxy I speak of.

    Cheers
     
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  37. chimaychick

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    Absolutely agree....this beer was awesome fresh!!
     
  38. bryanole27

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    Had a draft while walking around Good Company. Definitely exceeded my expectations!
     
  39. chimaychick

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    Agreed!! And love that someone else uses the term Shitballs besides myself!!
     
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    Espresso Oak Aged Yeti. It was bottled in 2009 (unfortunately, I had no other dates to compare to) so I don't know how much of a difference that made... but my god, that was some good beer.
     
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