Latest WOW beer!

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

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  1. Skwalk47

    Skwalk47 Initiate (0) Aug 31, 2010 Massachusetts

    Westvleteren 12 at a bar in Amsterdam. I dont usually love Quads and was expecting to be disappointed because of the hype and was just blown away. To be fair I had engaged in other Amsterdam activities before and we all know that make everything taste a little better...
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  2. mtvolkens

    mtvolkens Initiate (0) Jan 23, 2015 Florida

    hahah everyone reading this OP wrong...
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  3. nesarebad

    nesarebad Devotee (491) Feb 4, 2012 Massachusetts

    But it is...
  4. TheeWalrusHunter

    TheeWalrusHunter Initiate (0) Aug 23, 2013 Oregon

    Maybe were talking about different HOD.

  5. stealth

    stealth Zealot (545) Dec 16, 2011 Minnesota

    Sudworks Funke Hop Farm
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  6. HorseheadsHophead

    HorseheadsHophead Poo-Bah (2,238) Sep 15, 2014 New York

    Founders Imperial Stout. I was expecting it to be good, but holy shit. It blew me away. The amount of complexity and flavor in that beer is astounding.
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  7. Mattygross44

    Mattygross44 Initiate (0) Feb 25, 2015 California

    My new found for firestone Double DBA whoaaa!! I need more but need help on cal area.
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  8. nesarebad

    nesarebad Devotee (491) Feb 4, 2012 Massachusetts

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  9. TheBrewViking

    TheBrewViking Initiate (0) Dec 13, 2010 Alaska

    Whoa this thread is confusing. Send me some heart of darkness
  10. chrisjws

    chrisjws Initiate (0) Dec 3, 2014 California

    High Westified from Lagunitas and Bourbonator from Sudwerk are the most recent whoa beers for me.
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  11. Rollzroyce21

    Rollzroyce21 Initiate (0) Oct 24, 2009 California

    Agreed, I was completely expecting the positive instead of the negative when I read the title...
    Mods, please change the title of this thread to...

    What was your latest WHAT THE... UGHH beer?
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  12. JayWhitson

    JayWhitson Crusader (795) Feb 25, 2015 Montana

    Big Bad Baptist from Epic Brewing in Utah.
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  13. JayWhitson

    JayWhitson Crusader (795) Feb 25, 2015 Montana

    have a 4 pack saved but haven't tried it... holding out as long as I can
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  14. JayWhitson

    JayWhitson Crusader (795) Feb 25, 2015 Montana

    lol yeah WHOA is gud to me too
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  15. LordCrabapple

    LordCrabapple Initiate (0) Sep 5, 2006 England

    I have never used the expression 'WHOA' in my life, and have never known anyone else to use it.
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  16. HopSavant

    HopSavant Initiate (0) Apr 13, 2014 Tennessee

    Crack one now!!! Why wait?
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  17. Shroud0fdoom

    Shroud0fdoom Initiate (0) Oct 31, 2013 Maryland

    I'm glad you brought this up... For the last few releases of IRS have been a huge disappointment to me. It's got a dry licorice taste to it that I haven't noticed before in the earlier vintages. It might be palate shifts and maybe what I ate before drinking it. Yet, each time I drink it I just don't dig it. BTW Woot is pretty good.
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  18. TongoRad

    TongoRad Poo-Bah (2,876) Jun 3, 2004 New Jersey
    Society Trader

    The mind is a funny thing, and makes you see what you want to see sometimes. I coulda swore this thread was about either way- surprisingly did or did not like. Then I went back and re-read it and it wasn't like that. Oh well, I'm not the only one, I guess...
  19. RBassSFHOPit2ME

    RBassSFHOPit2ME Initiate (0) Mar 1, 2009 California

    I'm imagining you didn't test well in school.
  20. bungletrpg

    bungletrpg Initiate (129) Sep 3, 2014 California

  21. ianous

    ianous Initiate (76) Oct 26, 2013 Connecticut

    Victory at Sea.
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  22. AdmiralOzone

    AdmiralOzone Poo-Bah (2,176) Jun 26, 2014 Minnesota
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    Arrogant Bastard, Tried hard to like it. I couldn't. I guess I'm not worthy.
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  23. bungletrpg

    bungletrpg Initiate (129) Sep 3, 2014 California

    Oops. Should've read the OP. This is a WOW, not a WHOA. :grinning:

    Oberon Ale is a UGHH for me.
    #3183 bungletrpg, Apr 11, 2015
    Last edited: Apr 11, 2015
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  24. 19etz55

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

    Old school I guess.
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  25. 19etz55

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

    At least you READ the thread.
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  26. draheim

    draheim Poo-Bah (2,917) Sep 18, 2010 Washington

    I'm just confused. Sometimes I say "whoa this is good" or "wow this is bad."
    I guess I'm disqualified from answering the question.
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  27. 19etz55

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

  28. draheim

    draheim Poo-Bah (2,917) Sep 18, 2010 Washington

    Not really helping. Thread should be titled "What was your latest surprisingly bad beer?" Would have saved me a lot of extra thinking on a Saturday, a day when I am not paid to think.
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  29. Beertsipper

    Beertsipper Devotee (486) Nov 18, 2008 New York

    DFH 120 on tap (whoa!!)
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  30. ph1ogic

    ph1ogic Initiate (0) Jan 8, 2015 California

    monster park coco, slight wow first vanilla rye from bottle super wowed floored wanted more lol
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  31. alucard6679

    alucard6679 Initiate (0) Jul 29, 2012 Arizona

    Heavy Horse from Big Sky

    Exactly what a Scotch Ale should be IMO
    Not overly sweet, great balance and a nice mid to heavy mouth feel with just the right amount of carbonation. Pleasantly surprised!
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  32. juke_cleveland

    juke_cleveland Initiate (0) Sep 12, 2014 Indiana

    *edit from misreading*

    Sierra Nevada Idaho 7. I tried it last night and was pretty disappointed. I really haven't liked that series so far.
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  33. crazycatcouple

    crazycatcouple Initiate (0) Mar 26, 2015 Arizona

    woah good: rodenbach grand cru. didn't know this style could be so balanced. (flem red\brown)

    woah bad: tommyknocker brewing legend oaked imperial brown. started off promising, by halfway it turns into foul buttery vegetable wet oak drainpour.
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  34. mikepcarney

    mikepcarney Initiate (0) Oct 28, 2009 Ohio

    Whoa bad: The Bruery White Chocolate. Just couldn't get into it..
    Whoa good: The Lost Abbey Track #8.
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  35. JayWhitson

    JayWhitson Crusader (795) Feb 25, 2015 Montana

    love that beer and that album... cheers!
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  36. JayWhitson

    JayWhitson Crusader (795) Feb 25, 2015 Montana

    Worst beer I ever had was Voodoo donut maple bacon brown ale. Tasted like you poured bacon grease in it. Spent $10 on it for my wife because she liked the bottle. She took one drink and handed it to me. I took one drink and poured it down the drain.
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  37. thebandit2

    thebandit2 Initiate (0) Apr 11, 2015 Alabama

  38. fox227

    fox227 Initiate (0) Nov 19, 2010 California

    Latest "Blahhh" beer? Maybe that would be a better title. But this thread has been an amusing experiment on how many people can't read a few short sentences that was the original post.
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  39. Miltown04

    Miltown04 Initiate (0) Dec 4, 2007 Wisconsin

    Yes!!! I knew exactly what I was going to post when I saw the thread. I bought a bottle a couple weeks back and knew nothing about it. I drank it that night and was BLOWN away. Simultaneously SUPER butt-hurt I did not buy more than one when I had the chance because they were gone two days later and none to be found anywhere else :/ I just can't get over how good it was, the price, and the fact I did not expect anything or know anything about it until I drank it. Just superb.
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  40. DrumKid003

    DrumKid003 Initiate (0) Aug 10, 2013 Oklahoma

    Holy shit, are people really this fucking dumb? If you read the OP, you would realize that this is about negative experiences, not positive ones.
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