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Mixing Beers

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by jdrum, Mar 23, 2012.

  1. WankelEngine

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    One of my favorite things to do is mix a nice, robust stout with just a tiny splash of kriek or other fruity beer. Just a splash! Quarter to half an ounce into 12oz of stout. It adds a great fruit flavor on top of the stouts roasted or chocolate flavors. Delicious! Pretty much the only good use for Lindemans (its more candy that beer) that I can think of.
     
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    Nightstalker and Lindemans Framboise. The wife fell asleep with half of her bottle of framboise left so I got creative. The roast, citrus hop character, and sweet raspberry made quite the dessert beer.
     
  3. aasher

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    If I am ever gifted another bottle of MF Ill have to try that.
     
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    1/2 FFF Zombie Dust and Good People Snake Handler is a great mix....we call it Zombie Handler..
     
  5. ABisonEgo

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    southern tier choklat and pumking is fantastic. but i also did a founders breakfast stout and a kentucky bourbon ale (about 3/4 to 1/4) and that turned out just grand
     
  6. cnez138

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    Recently my friends and I have been mixing some of our favorite beers trying to come up with some great flavors. I think i might have stumbled on to something awesome. Mixing Rouges' Hazelnut Brown nectar and Sam Smiths organic chocolate stout I have found my go to mix. I recommend trying this blend. Is there any blend that is your go to?
     
  7. Oneinchaway

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    Lagunita's Brown Shugga with Alesmith's Speedway Stout was tasty when I tried it a year ago.
     
  8. HeyJim

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    I don't mix beers often, but when I'm strapped for cash I'll buy the big bottles of Sierra Nevada Pale Ale and pour Samuel Smith Oatmeal Stout over it.
     
  9. Derranged

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    Once I mixed 75% Mamas Lil Yella Pils and 25% of a slightly outdated Arrogant Bastard. Wasn't bad.
     
  10. Catchy_Name

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    I've had a few mixes that work well. Tried a rogue hazelnut with a big bad baptist that was decent. ST Choklát & Pumking is always a treat. On Xmas eve, for the hell of it, I did Lawson's Bourbon Fayston Maple, DFH 90 min, and Winter Solstice, and believe it or not, it was fairly decent.
     
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    Great Lakes Christmas Ale + GL Blackout Stout is awesome. Samething for Thirsty Dog 12 Dogs of Christmas + TD Siberian Night. Pumpkin Ales and Imperial Stouts go really well together too..
     
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    Ok...never done this but you have my attention. Tell me more.
     
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    Funny, when I was at Lagunitas one of the bartenders had me try mixes between Brown Shugga with Dogtown Pale Ale, with Cappucino Stout then with Wilco Tango Foxtrot. It's a good mix brew, for sure.
     
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    If, for some reason, I only have access to a crappy light lager, dash of buttershots and dash of amaretto does it up nicely.
     
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    Stone RIS & Double Simcoe
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    DFH 120 & DFH WWS
     
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    Definitely, i found you can pretty much mix anything with any Lagunitas, and you'll come out with something tasty.
     
  17. JoeBloe

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    I did this once and woke up in the "future".
     
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    Victory Dark Devil = Victory Hop Devil and Victory Storm King Imperial Stout awesome mixed beer.
     
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    Recently tried Lou Pepe Framboise and BT 12 and it was fabulous. Anyone got any original ideas for some blends? I am feeling like blending might replace blinding beers as my goto hobby-inside-a-hobby.

    Bonus points for not regurgitating obvious things like WWS and 120 Minute (not that good) or Guinness blends you have seen on a menu somewhere. I am primarily looking for inspiration for things that folks who have too much beer access can do to elevate or at least entertain. Cheers
     
  20. Gonzoillini

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    Nate Nelson coined the fabulous Pam Grier which is Black Tuesday / Fou Fone. Everyone who had it at KBS day was impressed.

    My favorite blend of all time is 45% BCS / 45% Dieu de Ciel Aphrodite and 10% Raspberry Tart.

    Cheers!
     
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    this will probably fall into the category of 'obvious', but is handy if you ever buy the Sam Adams mixed packs: Cherry Wheat + Cream Stout is a pretty good way to get rid of Cherry Wheat.
     
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    Lagunitas Brown Shugga & Deschutes Obsidian was pretty damn tasty. I bet Sucks + Abyss = OMFG...
     
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    There REALLY needs to be a main topic for this subject. The third beer mixing thread of the day, and i havent been on much today.
     
  24. seeswo

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    Little did I realize when my BT allocations landed recently that they would primarily be used for blending with sours! I will definitely try the hi five special.

    The latter sounds pretty good as well. What about the new whale Belgian Red blended with BCBS and 1/4 shot of rye? Get it at BEINNYS!
     
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    One of my all time favorites is LH Milk Stout Nitro and Smuttynose Finest Kind IPA. I just tried a Lindeman's Framboise with one year old Brooklyn BCS, that was pretty delicious.
     
  26. ChanChan

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    Lindemans Framboise and some Patron!! That's almost like some Lou Pepe right?
     
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    Too risky. Sometimes less is more. I don't drink the uber rare shit every night but I'm not going to chance messing up already good beer.
     
  29. seeswo

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    I was hoping it would be clear that there was a tongue-in-cheek element about blending harder-to-come-by beers, but apparently the No Fun Zone of BA strikes again. Back to FB.
     
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    I've never tried this but it seems like a blend of Southern Tier's Choklat with something that is raspberry or cherry would be tasty. I'm thinking New Glarus' Raspberry Tart or their Wisconsin Red, but those two are so limited in their distribution that alternates would have to be found.
     
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    2/3 rds ST Pumking, 1/3 rd ST Creme Brulee = Pumpkin Pie. You'll thank me later
    1/2 Terrapin Moo Hoo, 1/2 Terrapin Wake n Bake = Chocolate Coffee
     
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    I have done the DFH and WWS (with another person) as a jacked-up black and tan. Not bad, really. I've also mixed plenty other IPAs and stouts to make my own black and tans. All mix pretty well, kind of taste like black IPAs.
     
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    Most recent for me was Boulevard Rye on Rye mixed with Hardywood Park's Gingerbread Stout. Delicious, and I think I prefer it to the Bourbon GBS from HWP.
     
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    50/50 of Stone IPA and Oaked Arrogant Bastard was very tasty.
     
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    creme brulee and pumpking 25/75. pumpkin pie with whipped cream..
     
  36. RockAZ

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    Strongly flavored stouts mix pretty well with many other brews - some of my favorites to blend in are Lambics, Grand Cru Quads, and Stoli Vanilla Vodka.
     
  37. mocktm

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    White Choc and GI BCS is heavenly. Also curious to try mixing the Boubon County with Creme Brûlée...maybe the closest thing to Vanilla we'll ever see?
     
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    there a cheaper and better ways to be cheap - but a citrusy, piney pale with a minerally oatmeal stout? I'd rather neck back a bucket of horse crap
     
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    Enjoy your horse shit, I guess, and I'll continue enjoying what I believe to be a tasty mixture.
     
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    Here here. Enjoy
     
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