Man with a sweet tooth needs sweet beers.

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

  1. Gosox8787

    Gosox8787 Jan 24, 2009 New Hampshire

    No one has mentioned Avery's Uncle Jacob's yet. Incredibly sweet at that ABV. Definitely in the same realm as Dark Lord and still on the shelf in some places.
     
  2. papaholmz

    papaholmz Nov 7, 2012 South Carolina
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    Barleywines
    Chocolate Stouts
    Barrel Aged Stouts
    Belgian Quads

    All have high ABV, but almost all are quite sweet as well.
     
  3. mecummins

    mecummins Nov 16, 2012 Illinois

    It's worth it. St. Bernardus is one of the beers that got me into craft.
     
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  4. TheBeerDad

    TheBeerDad Sep 6, 2012 Michigan
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    Any doppelbock should do.
     
  5. CwrwAmByth

    CwrwAmByth Jan 24, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    Don't drink beer.
     
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  6. MrDave

    MrDave Jan 23, 2013 California
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    Victory at Sea from Ballast Point. Very good vanilla imperial porter, but too sweet for me.
     
  7. ShogoKawada

    ShogoKawada May 31, 2009 Pennsylvania

    fact: you will not find a sweeter beer than Sweet Horizon
     
  8. MinnesotaMoon

    MinnesotaMoon Jan 15, 2013 Minnesota

    dark lord
    new glarus: raspberry tart, serendipity, wisconsin red

    cannot go wrong with any of these
     
  9. ColonelCash

    ColonelCash Jul 6, 2011 Tennessee

    Trade Winds is pretty far from being sweet.
     
  10. alysmith4

    alysmith4 Feb 11, 2005 District of Columbia

    Ever think of giving hard cider a try instead?
     
  11. skunkpuddle

    skunkpuddle Feb 14, 2011 California
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    How about a natural light and a kit kat bar.
     
  12. TheLostGringo

    TheLostGringo Dec 7, 2011 Connecticut

    Agree, was so sweet I had to Drain Pour it. I don't like things to sweet.
     
  13. Reneejane

    Reneejane Jan 15, 2004 Illinois

    Kasteel Rouge.

    Come on back after you've given a few of these a whirl and give us your thoughts, too!
     
  14. sharpski

    sharpski Oct 11, 2010 Oregon
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    Great Divide Old Ruffian is pretty sweet, especially with some age on it.
     
  15. CollegeSauce

    CollegeSauce Nov 17, 2011 Oregon

    ^ yes on the English barleywines. Also i think it might have been mentioned on here earlier up, but Pyramid Apricot Ale is a good beer for people who dont quite like the "beer" flavor. Its the only beer my GF likes and she has much the same sort of palate as you do it sounds like.
     
  16. kojevergas

    kojevergas Aug 15, 2010 New York
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    Jewbelation Sweet 16.
     
  17. Crosis

    Crosis Apr 1, 2013 Arizona

    Everyone keeps mentioning this Dark Lord beer. I looked em up and they only sell it like once a year in IL, with restrictions on reselling that beer. How am I supposed to get my hands on something as delicious as that?
     
  18. zid

    zid Feb 15, 2010 New York
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    You'd be putting the cart before the horse if you bothered to try. Take note of the styles of beers that are being recommended, do some research to find the best bottle shop in your area, buy some of these styles and explore them one-at-a-time til something clicks. If you had to "choke down" blue moon, don't go hog wild until you know your likes better - or you'll end up choking down much pricier stuff. It would suck if the beer that satisfied your sweet tooth was only available in Vermont during a full moon. That's not a good solution. The poster who said "scotch ale" gave a good suggestion - don't let it get drowned out by all the more interesting ones. Grab an Innis & Gunn if you see one. They are everywhere in my neck of the woods.
     
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  19. Crosis

    Crosis Apr 1, 2013 Arizona

    Your advice I will take it. Off to research and savor some beers, I found a local Liquor store that has a decent variety of craft beers and such so I'm gonna have a look tomorrow and hopefully an enjoyable weekend.
     
  20. Crosis

    Crosis Apr 1, 2013 Arizona

    I'd say something on the light to middle end I'd like to have a good few like 3-7 before getting on the far end of too happy.
     
  21. Premo88

    Premo88 Jun 6, 2010 Texas

    Lakewood's The Temptress is teaching me that the American Imperial Milk Stout can be VERY sweet ... damn is it good
     
  22. zid

    zid Feb 15, 2010 New York
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    If you can find a shop that sells singles and not just full 6 packs, I would recommend buying like that.
     
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  23. BourbonDork

    BourbonDork Sep 15, 2010 Virginia

    I find DFH 120 to be very sweet.
     
  24. Moose90

    Moose90 Nov 25, 2012 Washington
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    Sam Smiths Organic Chocolate stout is the sweetest thing I've ever had
     
  25. Crosis

    Crosis Apr 1, 2013 Arizona

    Well luckily for me I'm off to Phoenix this evening to pickup my youngest brother for a home visit. Which is great since I live in a small town with poor selection. I really hope I can find some Scotch Ales or Barley Wines and Lambics while I'm up there. I'm also gonna pray to run into a Southern Tier bottle or 2 but I doubt it, I did however make a huge list of beers and places to check out for these beers. I have to thank all of you that helped contribute to my list of imbibing beverages over these last few days. Hopefully I'll have a good report this weekend for all of you.

    So many beers, so little time.
     
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