Looking for Sweet Beers

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by andyrooroo, Jul 11, 2012.

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  1. Breaking_Beard

    Breaking_Beard Initiate (0) Oct 17, 2014 Michigan

    Dogfish head Higher Math. Just had this the other day, very sweet but enjoyable.
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  2. dutesanch

    dutesanch Disciple (352) Apr 22, 2014 California

    Creme bruele by ST is the sweetest beer ive eve had. All of those Blackwater ST beers are pretty sweet. Mokah is my favorite.
  3. HorseheadsHophead

    HorseheadsHophead Poo-Bah (2,108) Sep 15, 2014 New York

    Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti Break is super sweet for an imperial stout, but also very delicious.

    A more common really sweet beer, at least as a stout, is Left Hand Milk Stout.
  4. MadeInTheMitten

    MadeInTheMitten Initiate (0) Mar 3, 2015 Michigan

    If you're looking for something that doesn't have a hoppy or malty taste at all.. lambics are it, and about it, tho I've only tried a couple. Everything else is just a ploy I swear.. "Fruity this" "milky that".. The roasty stout or bitter pale ale or robust porter taste still overpowers in most cases. I'm still on the hunt for the perfect sweet beer.. Rubaeus from Founders is the closest I've found(newly a year-rounder).. But it's so goddamn malty that's it's hard to finish. Still have yet to try Creme Brulee.. Tho I'm dying too. NYF's RB is also on the list of too damn malty, and sweet for that matter.. It's like the sugar burns your tongue. Pumkin beers and malt bombs are probably your best bet.. But I'm not the biggest craft nerd sitting at the bar.
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  5. TriggerFingers

    TriggerFingers Disciple (350) Apr 29, 2012 California

    I would say any Milk Stout. Just had Stone's Xocovesa--definitely falls into the "dessert beer" realm. They are excellent, but so sweet I could only drink two in a sitting.
  6. utopiajane

    utopiajane Poo-Bah (2,556) Jun 11, 2013 New York

    It's not a beer but it is made with malt and hop extract and I think it is called julmust. It is a sweedish soda made especially for Christmas. It's sweet and while there is not alcohol in it it is like beer because of the ingredients.
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  7. Melvintrude

    Melvintrude Initiate (0) Feb 13, 2015 United Kingdom (England)

    Lindemans Lambics, both Peche and Framboise
  8. AugustusRex

    AugustusRex Disciple (336) Apr 12, 2013 Ontario (Canada)

    I wouldn't go for something overly sweet, just avoid bitter beer.

    Try the following, these are the first beers that I liked:

    Chimay Rouge
    Duchess de Bourgogne
    Rodenbach Grand Cru
  9. Melvintrude

    Melvintrude Initiate (0) Feb 13, 2015 United Kingdom (England)

    Good call, there's a lot of wheat beers out there which might appeal to the non-beer drinker, both Wibiers and Hefeweizen
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  10. frothy_80

    frothy_80 Aspirant (229) May 19, 2013 Missouri

    Perennial Fantastic Voyage
    Stiegl Radler- Reminds me of an alcoholic version of Fresca.
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  11. kalosjakar

    kalosjakar Initiate (0) May 5, 2014 Rhode Island

    Brown shuggah sweet release.
  12. ChrisSchlosser

    ChrisSchlosser Disciple (335) Nov 15, 2013 Ohio

    Fat Head's Bumbleberry.
  13. Papaloth

    Papaloth Initiate (158) Nov 9, 2013 Indiana

    Just had a Mikkeller Beer Geek Vanilla shake last night - VERY sweet, tons of vanilla - I loved it, but it was tough to finish...
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  14. GSS

    GSS Initiate (0) Sep 30, 2015 China

    Lindemans Faro Lambic.

    The posts about the Southern Tier stuff are correct IMO. However, while Choklat is a great beer, Creme Brûlée is just over the top on sweetness.
  15. tasterschoice62

    tasterschoice62 Poo-Bah (1,771) May 14, 2014 Rhode Island
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    For me yes it was sweet. But I drink many IPAs...
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  16. AyeDogg

    AyeDogg Initiate (183) Oct 29, 2015 California

    Chocolate Rain
  17. PSU_Mike

    PSU_Mike Champion (840) Sep 6, 2013 Pennsylvania

    A Deal with the Devil was incredibly sweet
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  18. eldoctorador

    eldoctorador Crusader (731) Dec 12, 2014 Chile

    Madtown Nutbrown from Ale Asylum is cloyingly sweet. Also Rochefort 8. I hate both beers
  19. gillagorilla

    gillagorilla Meyvn (1,300) Feb 27, 2013 Maryland

    As do I, it's my favorite style. This is getting strange. Chalk it up to different palates.
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  20. Jmorey

    Jmorey Aspirant (277) Feb 10, 2015 Michigan

    Terrapin MooHoo really did taste like chocolate milk (and beer). Great with breakfast.
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  21. ThisWangsChung

    ThisWangsChung Poo-Bah (3,096) Oct 15, 2011 Maryland


    Seriously though, if you think Rochefort 8 is too sweet, all I can say is stay the fuck away from the 10... :stuck_out_tongue:
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  22. gmoneyproductions

    gmoneyproductions Initiate (0) Aug 12, 2015 Colorado

    i will second
    new belgium frambozen if they are doing it this year
    raspberry and chocolatey
    not really my thing but pretty sweet
  23. Domingo

    Domingo Poo-Bah (2,675) Apr 23, 2005 Colorado

    Nogne 0's Sweet Horizon is the sweetest beer I've ever had. No clue if that's still being made, though.
    Aged versions of English Old Ales, like JW Lee's and Harvey's would be up there. Samichlaus, too.
    Creme Brulee and most other Southern Tier beers = very sweet. The Bruery's BA strong beers, especially Cuivre, as well.
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  24. BradenMK

    BradenMK Aspirant (279) Sep 24, 2012 Alaska

    WTF I need this in my mouth now! I feel like I never see Smutty's BIG BEER series anymore! :slight_frown:
  25. tasterschoice62

    tasterschoice62 Poo-Bah (1,771) May 14, 2014 Rhode Island
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    Don't get me wrong I thought that beer well put together,I really do enjoy it. Certainly be more coconut flavor than any beer I've ever had!
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  26. ryanhooks81

    ryanhooks81 Initiate (0) Dec 3, 2014 Georgia

    i find it amusing when you refer to bells (and sweetwaters) imp stouts as black DIPAs. they both are definitely just like the reg ipas
  27. Ext

    Ext Initiate (76) Aug 17, 2012 District of Columbia

    Samuel Smith's Organic Chocolate Stout. Not super sweet, but it is the best shelf chocolate stout there is. In addition to drinking it just by itself, I've used it to make beer floats--I pour it over caramel custard (instead of vanilla ice cream), and put a dollop of homemade whipped cream on it with some chocolate shavings. When the custard starts to melt into the beer, it tastes very close to Bailey's Irish cream.
  28. gatornation

    gatornation Poo-Bah (5,799) Apr 18, 2007 Minnesota
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    Just had this one ET The Perfect Nose a BW aged in Cognac Barrels super sweet and cloying.
  29. Cannabanoid

    Cannabanoid Initiate (0) Apr 24, 2015 Massachusetts

    New Glarus beers are overly sweet. Funky Buddha too.
  30. Brutaltruth

    Brutaltruth Poo-Bah (3,273) Mar 22, 2014 Ohio

    Tiny from Weyerbacher is pretty sweet. A robust sweet stout.
    Just tried Brownie from Horny Goat and it is a malt bomb as well as decently sessionable.
  31. Brutaltruth

    Brutaltruth Poo-Bah (3,273) Mar 22, 2014 Ohio

    What part of the country do you hail from----availability is a question more easily made if we know the general area from which you hail.
  32. JISurfer

    JISurfer Poo-Bah (1,993) Dec 10, 2002 South Carolina
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    Because hops are all the new folks know... :wink:
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  33. Philhellene

    Philhellene Initiate (38) Dec 16, 2015 Michigan

    Ya see I am specifically looking for beers that are NOT hoppy, and less bitter, so thanks for the suggestions but let's remember what I am asking. :slight_smile:
  34. cejaev

    cejaev Aspirant (207) Jul 6, 2014 Virginia

    Mix creme brulé with founder's blushing monk
  35. rgordon

    rgordon Meyvn (1,054) Apr 26, 2012 North Carolina

    When I was about 20, travelling through Europe- Karlsruhe, just across the French border- I spotted a beautiful red pastry in the display case of an amazing bakery. I thought it was cherry or raspberry. When we sat down in the park to scarf our goods, I had a terrible surprise. That cherry pastry was rhubarb, not sweet and I felt betrayed. I'm sure that I would love it now.
  36. SFACRKnight

    SFACRKnight Meyvn (1,434) Jan 20, 2012 Colorado

    Avery Reverend is like drinking Belgian candi syrup. Same with the sixth glass.
  37. davelag

    davelag Aspirant (234) May 22, 2010 California

    Someone mentioned Mikkeller Beer Geek Vanilla Shake. I would also add Mikkeller Beer Geek Dessert, Belching Beaver Peanut Butter Milk Stout, Belching Beaver Orchata Imperial Stout, and Firestone Walker Stickee Monkee.
  38. nc41

    nc41 Poo-Bah (2,407) Sep 25, 2008 North Carolina
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    I had a Maharaja a few years back that tasted like it was brewed with candied fruit. Didn't work for an IPA , IMO is was pretty shitty I drain poured it.
  39. akolb

    akolb Initiate (0) Aug 8, 2015 Colorado

    I had a friend who wasn't into craft but liked sweet drinks and wanted a beer recommendation. I suggested New Belgium Abbey and he loved it. Newcastle Brown Ale is also quite sweet, although that beer's not really to my liking.
  40. hopnado

    hopnado Initiate (0) Aug 13, 2014 Michigan

    Soft Parade
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