Most underrated beer from a well-known brewery?

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  1. BingCrosby7

    BingCrosby7 Aspirant (233) Jun 8, 2013 California
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    I don't think I have a single friend (that might just be because I have +/-3 friends) who likes Dogfish Head Sixty-One IPA. I could drink it all day.
  2. Growlerguzzler

    Growlerguzzler Initiate (0) Feb 11, 2014 New York

    Ditto. I absolutely love it.
  3. AlcahueteJ

    AlcahueteJ Crusader (715) Dec 4, 2004 Massachusetts

    I'll add these to the list....

    Cream Stout
    Boston Ale
    Black Lager
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  4. Redneckwine

    Redneckwine Aspirant (279) Dec 3, 2013 Washington

    Never could a truer statement exist. Red Chair is absolutely fantastic. That and I noticed SN Kellerweis mentioned: I second that as well.
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  5. beerdedking

    beerdedking Aspirant (259) Oct 15, 2008 Pennsylvania

    I haven't gone through this entire thread to see if this was mentioned....Sierra Nevada Stout.
    My favorite American stout...
  6. beerdedking

    beerdedking Aspirant (259) Oct 15, 2008 Pennsylvania

    Sure, I'm in. Add Black and Tan, and Lager too while your at it...
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  7. jkeefe1800

    jkeefe1800 Disciple (302) Mar 11, 2011 Massachusetts

    Rye Pale Ale from Terrapin. They get a ton of love, and rightfully so, for their bigger more creative beers but this is just a great beer wonderfully executed.
  8. volta

    volta Aspirant (296) Dec 21, 2008 New Jersey
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    Westbrook has a very strong lineup but their IPA is very underrated.
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  9. Donco

    Donco Devotee (494) Aug 12, 2013 Pennsylvania
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    Not sure how much of a "well known" brewery Clown Shoes is, but I love both Hammer of the Holy and Very Angry Beast.
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  10. Wiz

    Wiz Initiate (0) Feb 14, 2014 Pennsylvania

  11. buddha5050

    buddha5050 Initiate (0) Sep 27, 2012 Michigan

    I know many may not agree but I don't think Bell's Cherry Stout, especially after it has a year or so on it, it also depends on how the cherry crop is...
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  12. Providence

    Providence Initiate (0) Feb 24, 2010 Rhode Island

    I've already responded to this thread and I can't remember what my answer was. If I didn't say Stone Smoked Porter, I should have.

    Also, Sierra Nevada Kellerweis.
  13. Ryan_K

    Ryan_K Initiate (0) Jan 4, 2014 Illinois

    Maybe this is as popular as I think it should be, but I don't hear much about it: Deschutes Obsidian (on nitro). This is one a handful of beers that I always order when I see it on a draft list.
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  14. rgordon

    rgordon Crusader (790) Apr 26, 2012 North Carolina

    Bell's Pale Ale, Smuttynose Shoals Pale Ale and Robust Porter, and Ipswich Original (I think this is the right name). These are four can could sustain me. Read:Smuttynose underrrated.
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  15. ChuckHardslab

    ChuckHardslab Disciple (384) Jan 25, 2012 Texas

    Ska Modus Hoperandi, my favorite IPA. A number of my beer drinking buds haven't heard of it. I bought a couple cases this past Christmas and gave six packs as presents. Every one I gave it to asked me where they could find it themselves.
  16. Bigbadboris

    Bigbadboris Initiate (0) Jan 6, 2013 New Jersey

    Anchor Brekle's Brown
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  17. shadowofthereaper_666

    shadowofthereaper_666 Initiate (0) Jul 18, 2012 New Mexico

    the Black IPA is really good as well
  18. mudbug

    mudbug Defender (612) Mar 27, 2009 Oregon

    Not sure about under rated as I don't put much belief in the ratings, but under appreciated has to go to Sierra Nevada Pale Ale. Where would any of this be without that one beer?
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  19. brewsader

    brewsader Initiate (0) Dec 7, 2012 New York
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    seconding and thirding sea hag because I cannot say enough good things about this beer and it doesn't get nearly enough attention. a fresh pour of sea hag rivals gandhi bot in my book.

    off the top of my head, i'll also give shout outs in general to green flash, avery and allagash for being a few breweries that are quietly but consistently making great beer almost all the way down their lineups.
  20. NonicPanic

    NonicPanic Zealot (516) Nov 16, 2013 Pennsylvania
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    Leinenkugel big eddy stout.
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  21. 3sheets2wind

    3sheets2wind Initiate (0) Mar 12, 2013 Texas
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    Lost Abbey Devotion. Delightful Belgian pale ale. Underrated
  22. BubalooBrewMaster

    BubalooBrewMaster Disciple (345) Feb 24, 2013 Nevada
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    Anchors Christmas is awesome..another underrated beer for me is -Maui brewing Co Mana Wheat.One of the best summer brews IMO.

    Also Santa fe Java stout is top notch stout in my book...I could only imagine how much better it would get after being aged in some bourbon barrels,....maybe makers mark :slight_smile:
  23. Kadonny

    Kadonny Meyvn (1,254) Sep 5, 2007 Pennsylvania
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    Dogfish Head 75 Minute. That's a damn tasty beer that is never talked about.
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  24. bubseymour

    bubseymour Poo-Bah (2,173) Oct 30, 2010 Maryland
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    Troegs Cultivator. One of my favorite Troegs beers to date and haven't heard much buzz about this one yet.
  25. bubseymour

    bubseymour Poo-Bah (2,173) Oct 30, 2010 Maryland
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    I second the Yards Brawler. A great session beer and a style not hyped much (ESB I think?).
  26. texasalec

    texasalec Initiate (61) Jul 18, 2013 Texas
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    Three Floyds, Robert the Bruce.
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  27. Beer4B

    Beer4B Defender (654) Feb 28, 2014 Florida
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    CCB Tocobaga Red

    This might not qualify as more readily available...but it is for me suckas!
  28. Badger72

    Badger72 Initiate (54) Mar 8, 2013 Louisiana

    Lagunitas Maximus I feel doesn't get a lot of mentions for it being a great double IPA and being very affordable. Also Ballast Point Sea Monster doesn't get mentioned a lot when talking about Imperial stouts
  29. StLeasy

    StLeasy Aspirant (296) Sep 8, 2013 Illinois

    Another one I forgot is Prairie's Beer That Saved Christmas, great stuff yet only a "good" rating on here.
  30. Harnkus

    Harnkus Initiate (0) Oct 31, 2013 New York

    Dark Mild
  31. Harnkus

    Harnkus Initiate (0) Oct 31, 2013 New York

    Amazing beer.
  32. Tyrus

    Tyrus Initiate (0) Jan 17, 2013 California

    Hottenroth from The Bruery was one of my favorites of last summer...
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  33. elektrikjester

    elektrikjester Aspirant (284) Nov 15, 2008 Georgia
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    Dogfish Head Immort Ale. Burton Baton and Palo Santo Marron get more attention, but this one is easily the best of their non-XX minute/non-Ancient Ales offerings.
  34. sajaffe1

    sajaffe1 Aspirant (274) Feb 16, 2013 Utah

    Samuel Adams Noble Pils
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  35. szmnnl99

    szmnnl99 Crusader (727) Apr 3, 2006 Michigan
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    Bell's Oarsman
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  36. pgetchell

    pgetchell Initiate (0) Dec 7, 2011 Pennsylvania

    Florida Beer Co. Florida Lager. Very nice lager for a thirsty summer afternoon
  37. Rubalaca

    Rubalaca Aspirant (207) Mar 14, 2014 California
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    Coronado Idiot IPA
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  38. SteveB24

    SteveB24 Champion (883) Aug 29, 2013 New York
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    So i love Jai Alai, if it was the only beer i drank again i'd be unsatisfied but not unhappy, but i just purchased a beer called last stop IPA, which is part of a series called bus brewing which is made by cigar city and i was really impressed. also from that series was an excellent, very unique wheat beer called are wheat there yet, if anybody sees these beers i highly recommend them.
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  39. 77apm

    77apm Zealot (524) Nov 10, 2013 Illinois
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    Toppling Goliath Zeelander!! There is no finer example of a Nelson hopped IPA anywhere else. The earthy taste takes a little getting used to at first. But the description I give to people when I hand them a bottle is that the taste will hit you like you got punched in the mouth by the All Blacks rugby team!! Highly recommended
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  40. BergBeer

    BergBeer Zealot (578) Aug 21, 2013 Virginia
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    I will scream Liberty Ale from Anchor from the fing roof tops!

    Also, Coronado Mermaid's red! Super solid Red
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