#NEIPAVIRUS

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by pro100, Mar 2, 2020.

  1. pro100

    pro100 Initiate (107) Oct 12, 2014 California

    I think I've had this virus for a while now fellas. Very contagious indeed. Some of the symptoms are line-life, hype, FOMO, trades, and questioning the can art on new releases. I'm not really searching for a cure at this time to be honest. Peace and a big shout out to the WCIPA advocates and Pastrybois. Cheers. Happy Sunday and be careful out there!
     
  2. beertunes

    beertunes Poo-Bah (7,566) Sep 24, 2007 Kiribati
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    Man, I had higher hopes when I opened this thread. Maybe the comments will save the day.
     
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  3. Mister_Faucher

    Mister_Faucher Poo-Bah (2,099) Dec 3, 2014 Washington
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    I feel you man. I dig the real east coast hazy bombs, after having those some of the left coast offerings that try to mimic definitely lack in comparison. Most nights (yeah I drink IPAs every damn night) I switch it up thanks to trading. Veil and Triple Crossing out of Richmond often make an appearance in my daily line up. As it stands the bottom shelf of my fridge is full of about 25 different beers that I haven't had from across the country.

    @beertunes goddamn you are such a wet blanket Charlie Brown.
     
  4. beertunes

    beertunes Poo-Bah (7,566) Sep 24, 2007 Kiribati
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    No. I was just expecting some gloriously, drunkenly golden rant that we could all join in on, but dude is all heartfelt and serious.

    I ain't Doctor Phil over here! Gimme some comedy dammit!
     
  5. Mister_Faucher

    Mister_Faucher Poo-Bah (2,099) Dec 3, 2014 Washington
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    Lol, see you at Structures or Wander soon. Spring's coming. :slight_smile:
     
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  6. dcotom

    dcotom Poo-Bah (2,567) Aug 4, 2014 Iowa
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    My nephew has the #CoronaVirus, and it appears that he is too far gone for treatment. I mean, he's putting away four or five of those 24-ouncers a day, in addition to driving everyone absolutely bonkers with his obsession over fresh limes and lemons. He used to drink Honey Brown or some shit, but now he's completely off the deep end with his endless pontifications on the wondrous benefits of the vitamin C he gets from the chunks of citrus fruit he stuffs down the necks of his beer bottles. I'm not a doctor, but I do think the boy could use a little hop therapy. Unfortunately, he doesn't like "bitter beer" and says that all IPA's are "skunky." What are you gonna do?
    [​IMG]
     
  7. pro100

    pro100 Initiate (107) Oct 12, 2014 California

    What do you want- an anti-hazy "Please make wcipas great again" rant.. I'm here to please. talk to me:stuck_out_tongue:
     
  8. beertunes

    beertunes Poo-Bah (7,566) Sep 24, 2007 Kiribati
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    @Mister_Faucher , SEE! This is the material I came here for!
     
  9. beertunes

    beertunes Poo-Bah (7,566) Sep 24, 2007 Kiribati
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    Oh, just have 3-4 more beers and get back to us. I just wasn't expecting emotion this late on a Sunday Funday! :wink:
     
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  10. Mister_Faucher

    Mister_Faucher Poo-Bah (2,099) Dec 3, 2014 Washington
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    I get you joking it man. I live in stone's throw of this shit going down. Don't shake my hand till they iron this corona shit out.
     
  11. beertunes

    beertunes Poo-Bah (7,566) Sep 24, 2007 Kiribati
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    Stones Throw? That's a quick bus ride from me. We should hit it together!
     
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  12. Mister_Faucher

    Mister_Faucher Poo-Bah (2,099) Dec 3, 2014 Washington
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    LOL I was actually in Kirkland for a few hours today picking up some beers. The west coast corona epicenter. Want a care package?
     
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  13. beertunes

    beertunes Poo-Bah (7,566) Sep 24, 2007 Kiribati
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    I been playing in dirt my whole life. My immune system is like: "hey, can we invite my cute new friend over?"

    [​IMG]
     
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  14. Mister_Faucher

    Mister_Faucher Poo-Bah (2,099) Dec 3, 2014 Washington
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    It Is beautiful. Looks like a Dia De Los Muertos decoration.
     
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  15. HorseheadsHophead

    HorseheadsHophead Poo-Bah (2,213) Sep 15, 2014 New York
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    Drink pilsner instead.

    Sorry, I've reached grumpy old man status. :joy:
     
  16. Abe_Froman

    Abe_Froman Crusader (735) Mar 24, 2012 Massachusetts
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    I think you need more cowbell.
     
  17. beertunes

    beertunes Poo-Bah (7,566) Sep 24, 2007 Kiribati
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    Certainly.
     
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  18. JerzDevl2000

    JerzDevl2000 Poo-Bah (3,720) Oct 7, 2005 New Jersey
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    As long as you're not drinking NEIPA out of ignorance, unlike those imbibing on Coronas!
     
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  19. cavedave

    cavedave Poo-Bah (2,972) Mar 12, 2009 New York
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    Coronavirus gonna hafta play king of the hill with lyme disease and hep a if it gets into my body.

    I am recovered from my NEIPAvirus, but am hoping for a relapse at some point.
     
  20. beertunes

    beertunes Poo-Bah (7,566) Sep 24, 2007 Kiribati
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    Preach it brother!
     
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  21. Jason

    Jason Founder (8,627) Aug 23, 1996 Massachusetts
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    I about 5% are really good, about 5% are horrible and should have been dump before packaging and the rest of the 90% tastes pretty much the same and are as boring as all hell.
     
  22. rgordon

    rgordon Meyvn (1,079) Apr 26, 2012 North Carolina

    He likely has scurvy and needs a good ration of old fashioned Royal Navy rum....
     
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  23. TheIPAHunter

    TheIPAHunter Poo-Bah (2,764) Aug 12, 2007 Pennsylvania
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    This is pretty damn accurate.
     
  24. AlcahueteJ

    AlcahueteJ Poo-Bah (1,594) Dec 4, 2004 Massachusetts
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    You forgot that 90% of them are overpriced as well.
     
  25. Celtics76

    Celtics76 Crusader (730) Sep 5, 2011 Rhode Island

    The classic Vermont IPAs (Second Fiddle, Sip, Heady, etc.) that don't really qualify as NEIPAs are all better and have held up nicely over the years.

    I think mainly palate fatigue has played a role in me souring on this style. But man, there are so many bad ones and others that are riddled with hop burn that "need more time".
     
  26. Ranbot

    Ranbot Defender (641) Nov 27, 2006 Pennsylvania

    Good on you for getting vaccinated against the NEIPA virus.
     
  27. Jason

    Jason Founder (8,627) Aug 23, 1996 Massachusetts
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    More people need to be reminded of this ... I was diagnosed with Focal Topper syndrome years ago and there is no cure.
     
  28. Amendm

    Amendm Champion (842) Jun 7, 2018 Rhode Island
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    I have no issues with NEIPA, even the really turbid and floatie ridden ones. On occasion I can handle one or two and nobody is obligated to drink them.

    What irks me is (mentioned in the West Coast IPA thread) that the murk and cloudiness is creeping into styles where it don't belong.
     
  29. tasterschoice62

    tasterschoice62 Poo-Bah (1,842) May 14, 2014 Rhode Island
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    I like EC. I like WC. I like some hazy and others I do not. Is there an over abundance? Well there is no denying that. However as previously stated I don't wait on lines, no FOMO, no hype and I like lots of can art but it has zero to do with my purchase of a certain beer. There are lots of shitty ones as well. Trades? Yes, but anything and everything is on the table which is why I love the BIF format. I do like them but will pull in the reigns with a fine lager, stout or BBA stout when I feel like it. I will not paint myself into a corner with all the brewery options available currently.
     
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  30. LiquidAmber

    LiquidAmber Poo-Bah (7,194) Feb 20, 2009 Washington
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    I think I saw this on Etsy a few months ago. Just saying........
     
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  31. bwarner2015

    bwarner2015 Initiate (96) Mar 25, 2016 Connecticut

    They have held up for sure, and I love any chance I have to enjoy these original Vermont imperial IPAs. I do enjoy the best NEIPAs just as much though.. Regarding this, I am glad that BA categorizes Second Fiddle and SoS as American Imperial IPA, and not NEIPA. Now, if only BA will change Heady to an American Imperial IPA..... Just my opinion....
     
  32. Beer_Stan

    Beer_Stan Initiate (164) Mar 15, 2014 California
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    Oh the Irony...
     
  33. HorseheadsHophead

    HorseheadsHophead Poo-Bah (2,213) Sep 15, 2014 New York
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    Amen.
     
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  34. AlcahueteJ

    AlcahueteJ Poo-Bah (1,594) Dec 4, 2004 Massachusetts
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    Agreed.

    Heady, Second Fiddle, and Sip are the same style of IPA.

    Now Fiddle Head IPA is a true New England IPA...but they won't can it.
     
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  35. GetMeAnIPA

    GetMeAnIPA Defender (649) Mar 28, 2009 California

    What like the hazy Pilsner star jungle from Modern Times? Smh.
     
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  36. VitisVinifera

    VitisVinifera Initiate (145) Feb 25, 2013 California

    so which brewery will be the first to make a tongue-in-cheek can label about this (coronavirus/covid), have it backfire, and face a social media backlash?

    My money is on Melvin.
     
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  37. SFACRKnight

    SFACRKnight Meyvn (1,486) Jan 20, 2012 Colorado
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    Spoken like a true hippy
     
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  38. ScaryEd

    ScaryEd Poo-Bah (2,505) Feb 19, 2012 New Hampshire
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    All beer is terrible tbh.
     
  39. ScaryEd

    ScaryEd Poo-Bah (2,505) Feb 19, 2012 New Hampshire
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    The NEIPAVIRUS is for people who don't like viruses.
     
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  40. imtroy703

    imtroy703 Devotee (401) Nov 13, 2009 Tennessee
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    How's your spelling (Pliney)
    Do you know your adjuncts (Coconut is not an adjunct)