Latest WOW beer!

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by Jeffo, Jun 17, 2013.

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  1. bluehende

    bluehende Poo-Bah (2,440) Dec 10, 2010 Delaware

    I am easily wowed. And this is a good thing. Union Craft Snow Pants. Probably the best oatmeal stout I have had.
  2. senglish7

    senglish7 Initiate (0) Oct 28, 2014 Mississippi

    Community Mosaic IPA from Dallas. Delicious IPA
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  3. jgrummm

    jgrummm Initiate (0) May 8, 2012 New Jersey

    Kane 2013 BA Silent Nights. this beer is just incredible. Its up there with ANTEAD for sure.
  4. RobDB

    RobDB Initiate (0) Aug 31, 2009 New Jersey

    Singlecut Bon Bon IIPA and Lawson's Sip of Sunshine.
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  5. 19etz55

    19etz55 Disciple (305) Aug 12, 2007 New Jersey

    Boddington's Pub Ale. It's not super strong, doesn't knock your socks off, but goes
    down as SILKY and SMOOTH as any beer that I've ever tried. Besides the great
    FEEL it has a nice ale flavor that satisfies. Going out today and get me a 4 or 6 pack,
    however they come. A wow experience without the fireworks.
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  6. 19etz55

    19etz55 Disciple (305) Aug 12, 2007 New Jersey

    Kane is incredible.
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  7. tedvr

    tedvr Initiate (0) Oct 24, 2014 Ohio

    Dogfish Head - Midas Touch
  8. surfcaster

    surfcaster Zealot (564) Apr 20, 2013 North Carolina

    My wow beers are those unexpected surprises.

    SN Idaho 7- just unique hoppy, fruity, starts dry then finishes big. Totally caught off guard.
    Wicked Weed Tyrant- just awesome
  9. ceeg

    ceeg Initiate (0) Dec 16, 2010 New York

    I just had Gigantic Pipewrench Gin Barrel aged IPA, Delicious!!
  10. Lodisgrisen

    Lodisgrisen Initiate (0) Dec 10, 2014 Finland

    I had a Mooi & Meedogenloos by Brouwerij De Molen yesterday and it was a really great beer. I say try it if you have the opportunity it is a really great beer. A wow beer indeed.
  11. Thirstygoat

    Thirstygoat Defender (622) Nov 22, 2012 Illinois

    Marshal Zhukov's Double WOW!
  12. Yellolab2010

    Yellolab2010 Initiate (0) Jan 25, 2014 Pennsylvania

    Last snow...WOW!
  13. Patches826

    Patches826 Meyvn (1,250) Aug 28, 2013 Massachusetts


    Biggest and possibly best non-BA Russian I've had. Easily up there with FIS, SIRS, Ten Fidy, etc.... only bigger.
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  14. 19etz55

    19etz55 Disciple (305) Aug 12, 2007 New Jersey

    What beer did you have recently
    that made you say whoa? One you
    surprisingly really did not like. I'm
    surprised to say mine was Heart of
    Darkness. Sorry HOD fans but it
    just didn't do it for me.

    Anybody else have the whoas?
  15. Tyler_E

    Tyler_E Initiate (0) Mar 30, 2015 North Carolina

    I am a huge IPA and DIPA fan, in fact I rarely drink anything else. Before I got into DIPAs and IPAs, I tried stouts but really did not like them.
    KBS changed that for me. I am currently drinking it right now for the 4th time, and I can't believe the flavor in it. Bourbon, Chocolate, and Coffee all in one smooth as velvet beer.

    KBS really changed my mind about Stouts, so WHOA

    EDIT: Read your post wrong, oops.
  16. TheeWalrusHunter

    TheeWalrusHunter Initiate (0) Aug 23, 2013 Oregon

    HOD isnt beer.
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  17. patrickcmcd

    patrickcmcd Initiate (0) Dec 25, 2010 Massachusetts

    Lights On from Tree House here in MA....a 5.6% pale ale that drinks like mango/orange juice. It defies expectations related to ABV and style.
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  18. chipawayboy

    chipawayboy Devotee (446) Oct 26, 2007 Massachusetts

  19. pwdbyhops

    pwdbyhops Aspirant (207) Apr 1, 2015 Ohio

    Thirsty Dog Barrel Aged Barley Wine on tap
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  20. Buck89

    Buck89 Poo-Bah (3,190) Feb 7, 2015 Tennessee
    Society Trader

    Whoa good: Reviver Red IPA (Starr Hill)

    Whoa bad: Bluegrass Bourbon Barrel Stout
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  21. TongoRad

    TongoRad Poo-Bah (2,877) Jun 3, 2004 New Jersey
    Society Trader

    From last week-
    two-week old Pivo Pils. Insanely good. I just went back for more today :slight_smile:.
  22. bound4er

    bound4er Crusader (761) Jul 4, 2007 Wisconsin

    Lagunitas High West-ified Impy Stout ... even without the awesome price factored in.
  23. SoleBriety

    SoleBriety Disciple (332) Oct 10, 2013 California

    I posted this pic a few days ago. This had a "WHOA" like Goose Island BCBS taste, but didn't have the same high ABV content which made the bomber easier to drink.

  24. Mike_Aguirre

    Mike_Aguirre Initiate (0) Jan 20, 2015 Mexico


    This beer, it´s a "belgian abbey" beer brewed in Mexico, it tastes so bad.
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  25. Superflyjsc

    Superflyjsc Initiate (198) Dec 6, 2013 Pennsylvania

    Isn't there a "Your latest WOW beer" thread that's pretty ongoing? How's this different?
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  26. are_doubleyou

    are_doubleyou Initiate (0) Aug 3, 2014 Illinois

    I think that one is for positive experiences and this one is for negative experiences. :slight_smile:

    My latest "Whoa, this is terrible beer" was back in December. I went to an Old Chicago for lunch and a couple people were talking about this Java Jingle stout that just blew. Apparently it was an amazing vanilla stout and I stumbled across some 6 packs later that week and bought one. When I got home and cracked one I could tell by the aroma that this wasn't a good vanilla beer. It just reeked of vanilla extract and, while I love natural vanilla flavoring, I absolutely hate that artificial vanilla flavor from extract. I choked one down, gave two away, tried another one a couple weeks later to see if it was as bad as I remembered (it was) and have two more sitting in the garage waiting to be given away to someone with terrible taste.
  27. 19etz55

    19etz55 Disciple (305) Aug 12, 2007 New Jersey

    Whoa as in bad, not wow as in good.
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  28. TongoRad

    TongoRad Poo-Bah (2,877) Jun 3, 2004 New Jersey
    Society Trader

    D'oh! I'm in the wrong thread then, too :slight_frown:. Never mind...
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  29. SoleBriety

    SoleBriety Disciple (332) Oct 10, 2013 California

    WHOA...I need to start reading thoroughly.
    ICMTM, breadwinner, LMT and 2 others like this.
  30. AWA

    AWA Disciple (322) Jul 22, 2014 California

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  31. HoppySeb

    HoppySeb Initiate (0) Jan 21, 2014 Washington

    No way!
    You didn't like this?
  32. HoppySeb

    HoppySeb Initiate (0) Jan 21, 2014 Washington

    OK after reading more posts in this thread I think people didn't get your point @19etz55

    I'm trying to think of a hyped up beer I've had recently I didn't like but can't. The one that always stands out for me is Stone IRS... I just don't like it. It seems plasticky/fake and thin to me (had it many times). Most of the other Stone Stouts I love though (Woot, Xocoveza, Fyodors, etc).
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  33. chipawayboy

    chipawayboy Devotee (446) Oct 26, 2007 Massachusetts

    Yea -- I saw whoa and thought -- u know - good whoa. I love that beer !!!!!
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  34. PA-Michigander

    PA-Michigander Meyvn (1,472) Nov 10, 2013 Pennsylvania

    Whoa like Joey Lawrence, amirite?

    For me it would have to be Sam Adams Rebel Rider. I enjoy hoppy sessionable beers and even many SA products but this one wasn't good at all.
  35. Jmoney3000

    Jmoney3000 Initiate (0) Feb 9, 2015 Oregon

    Super nebula from block15. Not sure if bad bottle or what, but it sucked. Had it on draft and was great. Bottle was flat, no flavor, and was destined to be a drain pour until I realized I stood in line for over an hr to get my 5 btl allotment and paid $11 per btl. whoa #hosed
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  36. do_ob

    do_ob Initiate (0) Feb 12, 2015 Kentucky

    3F Deesko! unfortunately. I really tried to like it, but it was just not my thing. After an attempt to pass it on to my wife who equally did not like it, down the drain went :slight_frown:

    Only the second beer I've ever drainpoured.

    On the polar end, I'm just finishing off a bottle of Pipeworks' One Glove, One Oven Mitt, and WHOA, it impressed the hell out of me.
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  37. E_wood

    E_wood Initiate (0) Aug 8, 2013 Ohio

    Hipster Brunch just blew my mind. Exceeded expectations.
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  38. AlanMcKinnon

    AlanMcKinnon Initiate (0) Oct 14, 2014 Florida

    A three year old bottle of Dark Force from HaandBryggeriet. Completely changed my opinion about aged beers and no stout has really lived up to it since then.
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  39. klawburke

    klawburke Initiate (0) Mar 30, 2013 Massachusetts

    WHOA this thread needs a name change, people are way too busy to read the actual post.
  40. mikevanatta

    mikevanatta Initiate (0) Sep 29, 2014 Minnesota

    Who says "whoa" negatively? I was confused by this title as well.
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