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Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by themind, Feb 18, 2013.

  1. themind

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    For me the top five so far are as follows.

    1-Pliny The Elder
    2-Heady Topper
    3-KBS
    4-Backwoods Basterd
    5-BCBS
     
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  2. tectactoe

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    Well if you go by my ratings....

    Zombie Dust
    Founders Imperial Stout
    Pliny the Elder
    Citra DIPA
    Kuhnhenn DRIPA


    I didn't realize I liked hops this much >_>
     
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  3. nc41

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    In no particular order.

    HT
    Abrasive
    Zombie Dust
    Really fresh Flower Power
    BCBS
     
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  4. rgfellow

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    Pliny
    Surly Furious
    Lagunitas Sucks
    La Cumbre Elevated
    Avery the Maharaja
     
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  5. Mediczod

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    Traquair House Ale
    Rochefort 10
    Unibroue Maudite
    Ommegang Abbey Ale
    Westvleteren 8
     
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  6. dennis3951

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    SNPA
    Brooklyn Lager
    Brooklyn Black Choclate Stout
    Anchor Steam
    Chimay Red
     
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  7. ToddThompson

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    Pliny the Elder
    Alpine Nelson
    FW Parabola
    Alpine Duet
    CBS
     
  8. Beefytits4

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    Two Hearted
    Plead the 5th
    Sucks
    FBS
    SNPA
     
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  9. baconman91

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    Sierra Nevada: Torpedo, Hoptimum, Bigfoot, & Celebration
    Victory: Hop Devil, Hop Wallop, & Headwaters
    Great Lakes: Nosferatu, Lake Eerie Monster
    Stone: -- too many to name
    North Coast: Old Rasputin
    Flying Dog: Gonzo Imperial
    New Holland: Cabin Fever
    O'Fallon: Smoke
    Ithaca: Flower Power
    ..& sometimes (though more Rare nowadays) Sam Adams: Imperial Pilsner, Whitewater IPA, Noble Pils

    - Sorry, they flew outta my Brain..couldn't do just a top 5
     
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  10. baconman91

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    - kinda depends on where ya live though too, & what one might have or Not have access to I guess as well.

    Finally got to try Zombie Dust this yr..its Good but i think a bit Over-rated. Ballast's Sculpin is a Real good one..& FatHead IPA too. - can't forget Columbus IPA either. Can't get Pliny around here in Ohio..LOVE to try it though. I hear Good stuff about it!
     
  11. seplo

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    Smuttynose Baltic Porter
    Fuzzy Baby Ducks
    Pliny the Elder
    Heady Topper
    Abyss
    Kate the Great
    Nugget Nectar
    Smuttynose Finest Kind IPA
    Flower Power
    Gandhi-Bot

    Just to name a few....CHEERS
     
  12. gkingus

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    Lagunitas Sucks
    Troegs Nugget Nectar
    Bear Republic Racer 5
    Ithica Flower Power
    Jack's Abby Hoponius Union
    Jack's Abby Jabby Brau
    SN Ruthless Rye
    SN Celebration

    Beer I most want to try: SN Hoptimum, SN Northern or Southern Hemi Harvest, Heady Topper, Zombie Dust
     
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  13. Danny1217

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    Rochefort 10
    St. Bernardus Abt. 12
    La Find Du Monde
    Orval
    Saison Dupont
    Weihenstephaner Vitus
    Jai Alai
    Tocobaga
    Hopslam
    Pliny the Elder
    Moat Water
    Marshall Zhukov
     
  14. jsm1289

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    Isabelle proximus. 3f golden blend rr supplication rr consecration kbs nugget nectar oops thats six
     
  15. checktherhyme

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    Pliny
    Orval
    Tank 7
    Hop Stoopid
    Sucks
    Firestone IPA
    Westy 8
    Saison Rue
    Pelican Cream Ale
    Duchesse De Bourgogne
     
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  16. highdesertdrinker

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    Weihenstephaner Hefeweizen
    Sucks
    St. Bernardus Abt 12
    Ommegang Abbey Ale
    Arrogant Bastard (my namesake beer; just ask my wife!)
     
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  17. Mattyb79

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    Troegs Nugget nectar
    FW Double jack
    Bell's Expedition stout
    SN Narwhal
    Ommegang abbey ale
     
  18. lookrider

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    Dreadnaught IPA
    Zombie Dust
    Pliny the Elder
    La Fin du Monde
    Trois Pistoles
    Hennepin
    I've got some RR sours waiting to be opened and I hope they make the list.
     
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  19. hoptualBrew

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    Even though my reviews would indicate otherwise;

    1. Cigar City BBA Big Sound
    2. Fraoch Vintage Cask No. 22
    3. Mad River Steelhead Extra Stout
    4. Brasserie De Saint-Sylvestre 3 Monts Biere de Garde
    5. The Alchemist Heady Topper or Smuttynose Robust Porter
     
  20. NickyDee21

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    Founders CBS
    Cantillon Fou Foune
    Hopslam
    Founders Imperial Stout
    Many more, but I'll stop there
     
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  21. seakayak

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    -Lion Stout
    -Ipswich Oatmeal Stout
    -Smuttynose Robust Porter
    -La Fin Du Monde
    -Hoponius Union
     
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  22. kdb150

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    Rochefort 10
    Meantime Naval College Old Porter
    Founders Backwoods Bastard
    Bell's Black Note
    Victory Uncle Teddy's Bitter
    De Dolle Oerbier Special Reserva 2007
     
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  23. BigBarley

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    St. Arnold's Pumpkinator
    Great Divide Oak Aged Yeti
    St. Arnold's Spring Bock
    Unibroue Le Terrible
    Stone Ruination IPA

    (yeah... Texas kinda sucks)
     
  24. Dan114

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    FinestKind
    Murphy's
    Prima Pils
    Weihenstephaner Original
    People's Pint Scotch Ale
     
  25. RichardMNixon

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    Kuhnenn DRIPA
    GF Palate Wrecker
    DFH Palo Santo Marron
    Stone Lukcy Basartd
    Pliny the Elder
     
  26. sfsean28

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    Weihenstephaner Hefeweizen
    Troegs Nugget nectar
    Chimay Cinq Cents
    Hacker-Pschorr Oktoberfest-Märzen
    Blue Point Rastafa Rye Ale
    Samuel Smith's Nut Brown Ale
    Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout
    Prima Pils
    Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale
    Spaten Optimator
     
  27. TheFunGuy

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    Dragon's Milk
    Two Hearted
    Mix of Guinness and Harp
    Sam Adams Winter
    Hofbrau Octoberfest
     
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  28. cway2031

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    Rye Da Tiger
    Ninja Vs. Unicorn
    Zombie Dust
    Dreadnaught
    Bells Two Hearted

    It's good to be in Chicago.
     
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  29. Hopsiam14

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    Goose island Bourbon county coffee
    Central waters bourbon barrel barleywine
    Bourbon vanilla bean Darkness
    Surly Four
    Pentagram
     
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  30. Hopsiam14

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    How could I forget Heady and Backwoods bastard!!!
     
  31. frankthetank86

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    KBS
    BCBS
    HEADY TOPPER
    DOUBLE GALAXY
    BACKWOODS BASTARD
    i would be satisfied with this rotation for the rest of my life.
     
  32. joelwlcx

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    Surly CynicAle
    Sierra Nevada Bigfoot
    Goose Island Oatmeal Stout (discontinued, sadly)
    Stone Arrogent Bastard
    New Belgium Shift
     
  33. MaxOhle

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    In no order
    Weihenstephaner Korbinian
    Bells Two Hearted
    Great Lakes Elliot Ness
    Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold
    Blanche de Bruxelles
     
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  34. AleShark

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    FBS
    Heady Topper
    Deliverance
    Tripel Karmeliet
    Lunch
     
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  35. ao125

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    Bruery - Fruet
    Hof Ten Dormaal - Barrel Project (Armagnac)
    Stillwater - Barrel Aged Folklore
    DC Brau - On the Wings of Armageddon
    BCBS
    Founder's - Double Trouble
    North Coast - Old Stock (with 2+ years)
     
  36. C2H5

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    CBS
    king henry
    Heady Topper
    Galaxy Double Daisy Cutter
    all BCS
     
  37. regularjohn

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    breakfast stout
    brown shuggah
    sculpin ipa
    bourbon county
    oude kriek


    i love so many different beers from ballast point, founders, lagunitas but these have been my favorites for a long time too. im big on sours and ipa's. i haven't had the opportunity to try heady topper or pliny yet but i'm sure those will be up there for me in due time !
     
  38. hornsup

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    Homefront IPA
    Alewerks Cafe Royale
    Hopslam
    PtE
    White Oak Jai Alai
    Pumpkinator
    Sucks
    BCBS
     
  39. MetalMountainMastiff

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    Stone Imperial Stout
    50/50 Old Conundrom
    Stone Enjoy by
    Firestone Sucaba
    RR Supplication
     
  40. 1424IpA

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    CITRA
    PLINY (elder or younger)
    HEADY
    BCBS's
    FW DOUBLE JACK
     
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