Man with a sweet tooth needs sweet beers.

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by Crosis, Apr 1, 2013.

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  1. tbryan5

    tbryan5 Meyvn (1,216) Sep 22, 2012 Louisiana
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  2. SirBottlecap

    SirBottlecap Initiate (0) Jan 28, 2013 California

    Young's Double Chocolate Stout...also great for milkshakes! Does anyone know if Dixie still makes White Chocolate Moose? This doesn't go well with IS dessert!
  3. daysinthewake

    daysinthewake Initiate (0) Nov 13, 2010 California

    I was aiming for not bitter, which was the point of him not liking those beers.
  4. gatornation

    gatornation Poo-Bah (3,251) Apr 18, 2007 Minnesota
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  5. Reneejane

    Reneejane Devotee (440) Jan 15, 2004 Illinois

    Mackesin xxx is a pretty safe way to wade into stouts, and can easily be found. Dragon milk is another good one. But if you're leery of stouts, try magic hat, i think it's number five.
  6. Reneejane

    Reneejane Devotee (440) Jan 15, 2004 Illinois

    Sorry, number nine. But try Fuller's esb. That tastes like toffee
  7. JackofBlades

    JackofBlades Initiate (0) Apr 1, 2013 Texas

    A lot of stouts can be sweet i.e. LH Milk Stout or Young's Double Chocolate Stout. You could also try some Belgian style beers. New Belgium's Trippel is a very good and easy beer to drink although it's not exactly sweet. Kolsch beers are probably going to appeal to you as well.
  8. adkieffer

    adkieffer Disciple (326) Nov 23, 2010 Washington

    +1 Dark Lord...that shit is very sweet
  9. Wisconsin

    Wisconsin Initiate (0) Jul 24, 2008 Wisconsin

    Trade for New Glarus Serendipity or Raspberry Tart. It doesn't get much sweeter than those two.
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  10. LambicPentameter

    LambicPentameter Meyvn (1,468) Aug 29, 2012 Michigan
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    Reposting Faro, because it was the most sickly-sweet "beer" I've ever had. The Lindeman's version, that is. In fairness, I have not had much in the way of faro beers, so it may be a little unfair for me to use 'beer' in quotes.

    Seriously, if you are looking for almost soda levels of sweet (for a beer), this is the one you want:
  11. fastenoughforphish

    fastenoughforphish Aspirant (218) Nov 14, 2012 Illinois
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    Wow lots of beers getting thrown at you, some that would probably be hard to find or not available to you. Thank being said you have some options. A lot of these have been mention but hopefully some consolidation will help.

    Hefeweizen: Weihenstephaner. It is a classic Hefeweizen, banana and clove flavors, almost not bitterness. Super tasty and a classic German beer. There are others that have been mention and this style will provide these same flavors of banana and clove no matter what Hefeweizen you get.

    Fruit Lambic (essentially a fruit beer): Lindemans Framboise: It tastes like raspberries, it is very sweet, it is easily available, it is low alcohol. As long as you like fruit, this will be a winner for you I think.

    Milk Stout: Samuel Smith Organic Chocolate Stout: It tastes like chocolate milk. Enough said! You'll like it.

    Left Hand Milk Stout. It is incredible sweet, dark, chocolately. A bit bigger than the above beer but super super tasty.

    Try any of those beers and I believe you will like em! Don't jump right in with barleywines and huge stouts, they are about ten millions times more intense that what you appear to be drinking now, even if they aren't bitter.Also, I would suggest that you keep trying some of those beers like Blue Moon because pallets change and you might get use to the bitterness or whatever you don't like. The more your drink the more you will learn to appreciate.
  12. breakingbland

    breakingbland Devotee (478) Feb 11, 2013 Michigan

  13. Giantspace

    Giantspace Zealot (507) Dec 22, 2011 Pennsylvania

    Anchor bock

    Many others already mentioned

  14. mintjellie

    mintjellie Defender (630) Oct 2, 2005 Ontario (Canada)

    How sweet are the widely available ciders in the US? Most of the widely distributed ones here in Canada are highly-attenuated and very dry. That goes for craft, domestics, and imports.
  15. sajaffe1

    sajaffe1 Aspirant (274) Feb 16, 2013 Utah

    Buffalo Sweat Stout or Buffalo Sweat with vanilla beans from Tallgrass Brewing Company
  16. mintjellie

    mintjellie Defender (630) Oct 2, 2005 Ontario (Canada)

    Fruit-flavoured sweetened lambics like Lindemans, Mort Subite, and Belle-Vue.

    Fruit-flavoured sweetened witbier like Floris and Fruli would probably suit your palate as well.

    English-style barleywines are pretty sweet. Scotch ales can be quite sweet. Also sweet stouts like St. Peters Cream Stout, Royal Extra, or Dragon Stout.
  17. Doppelbockulus

    Doppelbockulus Initiate (0) Jan 3, 2012 Florida

    If your tastebuds are like mine, and it sounds like they are, then you will not necessarily detect sweetness in some of the milk/sweet stouts, quads and other beers listed here. They will probably still be enjoyable, but not necessarily sweet. Here's a good example, I enjoy Creme Brulee stout but get little sweetness out of it.

    Samichlaus, anything Lindeman's, Kasteel Donker, and old English style barley wines are definate wins. And my top vote for a sweet tooth beer is anything from Chapeau (de troch), they add sugar to their beers and it blends nicely into a sweet, mildly tart, beverage. I've had their Winter Gueuze, Banana Lambic, Faro, and Fraises Lambic, and thought they were great and definitely sweet. They have average scores on BA, but that is due to the fact that many of the members here aren't fans of sugary sweet beer. I personally keep a stock of their stuff in my cellar. I hope you can find some Chapeau in your area, they are imported from Belgium.
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  18. TheFightingMongooses

    TheFightingMongooses Initiate (0) Nov 14, 2012 New Jersey

  19. zamboni1

    zamboni1 Initiate (0) Jul 26, 2005 Maine

    Young's Double Chocolate Stout (in the 4-pack nitro cans) is pretty widely available and is pretty sweet-flavored.
  20. sirtomtom

    sirtomtom Initiate (197) Dec 10, 2010 California

    Jewbelation Sweet 16 comes to mind if it is still on shelves near you.
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  21. ChrisMon02

    ChrisMon02 Crusader (724) May 2, 2010 Ohio

    Anheiser Busch Wild Blue...And don't blame me for the visit to the dentist.
  22. djsmith1174

    djsmith1174 Disciple (343) Aug 21, 2005 Minnesota

    Most dopplebocks are on the malty side and tend to have a bit of sweetness. Damn enjoyable style too.
  23. beachfirebrews

    beachfirebrews Initiate (0) Nov 10, 2011 Pennsylvania
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    not that it is really sweet, but Breckenridge Vanilla Porter might be available to you and its not extremely bitter. it helped get my fiance into craft beers.
  24. Bobheed

    Bobheed Initiate (0) Dec 27, 2010 Texas

    Double DBA, Parabola, Marshall Zhukov, and Rogue Double Chocolate Stout all come to mind for me, and of course those crazy sweet Southern Tier beers that everybody has already mentioned
  25. fujindemon74

    fujindemon74 Initiate (0) Nov 7, 2012 Pennsylvania

    Hoppin' Frog BA Naked Evil
    CCB Warmer Winter Winter Warmer
    Avery Rumpkin
  26. Danny1217

    Danny1217 Champion (846) Jul 15, 2011 Florida
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    Cuvee Van De Keizer Blauw

    Stuff is like syrup, in a good way.
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  27. SFACRKnight

    SFACRKnight Meyvn (1,013) Jan 20, 2012 Colorado
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    for a guy who is coming in off blue moon and shock top I am not going to reccomend anything too crazy for you.
    Left hand milk stout. It tastes like chocolate milk... for alcoholics. :wink:
    Dry dock apricot blonde, tastes like an apricot pastry.
    Dry dock vanilla porter, tastes like, well, vanilla.
    All three are very approachable to the uninitiated, unlike most of what has been reccomended to you.
  28. DaveAnderson

    DaveAnderson Devotee (479) Jan 11, 2011 Minnesota

  29. mondegreen

    mondegreen Devotee (419) Nov 4, 2009 Georgia

    Given the OP's reference to Blue Moon and Shock Top, I'm going to go with something a little more mainstream and attainable...

    Give New Belgium's Fat Tire a try. It's widely a available in six packs and very approachable. If that suits your tastes, branch out to some classic Dubbles like Westmalle. From there, you might want to take a shot at some good Quads like Bernardus 12 or Rochfort 10.
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  30. searsclone

    searsclone Disciple (344) Sep 7, 2006 Arizona

    Try San Tan Mr. Pineapple, or Hefeweizen, or Sexpanther. Or, Four Peaks KiltLifter. Or, Grand Canyon Sunset Amber. Local beers that are readily available
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  31. mintjellie

    mintjellie Defender (630) Oct 2, 2005 Ontario (Canada)

    Belgian Dark Strong Ales as well. Abbaye des Rocs Grand Cru, Gouden Carolus Classic, Nostradamus, Gulden Draak, and Unibroue Grande Reserve 17 are all at least moderately sweet with some nice fruity flavours.
  32. YieldToNothing

    YieldToNothing Initiate (0) Mar 13, 2013 New York

    he'brew pomegranate
    he'brew funky jewbellation
    sam adams merry mischief
  33. Jake1605

    Jake1605 Initiate (0) Nov 24, 2009 Missouri

    It may be too bitter for him though. Southern Tier Choklat may be right up his alley. Like a Nestlé chocolate bar melted in your glass.
  34. devlishdamsel

    devlishdamsel Initiate (0) Aug 1, 2009 Washington

    Cuvee Brut.. seriously. Its sweet but its not a syrup fest. Not bitter whatsoever.
  35. devlishdamsel

    devlishdamsel Initiate (0) Aug 1, 2009 Washington

    I have yet to ever run across that. It looks delish! ISO!!!
  36. Crosis

    Crosis Initiate (0) Apr 1, 2013 Arizona

    To everyone who has posted on here you all are heroes and heroines of the highest echelons. Thank you very much I will delve into these possibilities as soon as possible. Albeit Southern Tier sounds amazing I wish there was a place here I could get it. Anyone know if there is anyplace online that alcohol like Southern Tier can be purchased and shipped legally?
  37. Crosis

    Crosis Initiate (0) Apr 1, 2013 Arizona

    Because a lot of these beers aren't regional but if there is some magical website I can order them from I would be in heaven. It seems Arizona consists mainly of Corona, Budweiser, and Coors...
  38. Crosis

    Crosis Initiate (0) Apr 1, 2013 Arizona

    To be honest, I'm looking for something sweet like a soda without the bitter taste most beers I've had have. I grew up with an insatiable sweet tooth, but I want a beer that I can drink a good few of and not get overwhelmed with sweetness.
  39. Dennoman

    Dennoman Initiate (0) Aug 20, 2011 Belgium

    I'd say The Bruery White Chocolate is perfect for you. Every sip is like biting into a white chocolate egg. Funny that I loved it really, as I don't even really like white chocolate all that much.
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  40. slangtruth

    slangtruth Initiate (199) Jan 8, 2012 Massachusetts

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