One Beer 4 One Year

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by Hamburgers, Jan 10, 2013.

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  1. KingforaDay

    KingforaDay Defender (656) Aug 5, 2010 New Jersey
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    Kane Head High
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  2. char005

    char005 Initiate (0) Feb 24, 2011 Pennsylvania

    Fatheads headhunter
  3. philbe311

    philbe311 Poo-Bah (2,000) Jan 21, 2008 Pennsylvania

    This is a tough question, but I came up with five contenders (RR Temptation, GI Matilda, Surly Bender, Pretty Things Jack D'or, and Bell's Two Hearted)... Assuming I would still have to pay for the beer, I cut Temptation first... Next, I only had Surly Bender once and while my recollection is stellar I don't want to make a mistake so that's eliminated next... Next, Jack D'or is probably least versatile of the remaining three, so that one goes bye bye... Down to a head to head between Goose Island Matilda and Bell's Two Hearted, I have to eliminate Goose Island Matilda and declare Bell's Two Hearted my choice... While I'm not an insance hophead, I can't imagine going a year without hops... Even though that is one ugly fish to stare at for 365 five days, it's my final answer... Cheers...

    If you don't feel like reading my logic above, the cliff notes version is Bell's Two Hearted...
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  4. CellarGimp

    CellarGimp Disciple (335) Sep 14, 2011 Missouri

    Two Hearted
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  5. meanmutt

    meanmutt Meyvn (1,008) Feb 6, 2012 Ohio
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    I'm not gonna go into as much detail as philbe311 did...but he got the right answer...Two Hearted. :wink:

    Edit: I see CellarGimp agreed as I was typing my post. Two Hearted FTW!
  6. Providence

    Providence Initiate (0) Feb 24, 2010 Rhode Island

    As tempting as it is to say Heady or KBS, I think a year of those beers exclusively would burn me out on them forever. So I want something that is mdidle of the road, easy to drink, and I have loved for a long time.

    Long Trail Ale
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  7. lucasj82

    lucasj82 Zealot (595) Aug 13, 2009 Indiana
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    Sierra Nevada Northern Hemisphere Harvest.
  8. vivasbeer

    vivasbeer Initiate (0) Feb 3, 2012 Michigan

    Two Hearted
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  9. booyahachieved3

    booyahachieved3 Initiate (112) Sep 5, 2012 Kansas
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    Tank 7 or Mirror Pond, it's a toss up.
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  10. MADPolo

    MADPolo Initiate (0) Dec 19, 2012 Alabama

    I'll stick with what I can actually buy locally and would buy if available year round.

    Wake-n-Bake or Narwhal
  11. dsal89

    dsal89 Disciple (331) Jul 6, 2008 Indiana
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    I hate these questions. I can never answer them :slight_frown: Even if i can then i change my mind in a week anyway.
  12. ynnpar

    ynnpar Initiate (0) Apr 17, 2007 United Kingdom (England)

    Creme Brulee or Pumpking?

    I don't know, really. Probably something easy drinking like Lagunitas Pils or Sam Adams Boston Ale.
  13. tectactoe

    tectactoe Initiate (0) Mar 20, 2012 Michigan

    I third Zombie Dust.
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  14. Scalzo

    Scalzo Aspirant (245) Feb 27, 2012 Illinois
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    Id rather have none than just one
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  15. blckout20

    blckout20 Aspirant (251) May 24, 2012 Connecticut
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    My initial thought was FBS as well...but I think it might be hard to get through the summer on Stouts alone so I'll say DFH 90 minute. What a boring year though.
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  16. Moose90

    Moose90 Meyvn (1,455) Nov 25, 2012 Washington
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    Celebration everyday please
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  17. Dannywhitewash

    Dannywhitewash Initiate (0) Dec 19, 2010 Ohio

    Heady. No other beer compares.
  18. phisigben

    phisigben Initiate (184) Jan 8, 2009 Kentucky
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    Zombie Dust, Heady or SN Torpedo
  19. fredmugs

    fredmugs Poo-Bah (1,547) Aug 11, 2012 Indiana
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    Lot's of great choices made already but I want my only beer different than yours so I'm going Odell Myrcenary.
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  20. SenorHops

    SenorHops Initiate (0) Aug 10, 2010 Rhode Island

    LaCumbre Elevated IPA or Hoponious Union
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  21. vurt

    vurt Savant (941) Apr 11, 2004 Oregon
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    Fuller's ESB
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  22. CASK1

    CASK1 Disciple (341) Jan 7, 2010 Florida

    Orval. It's so different between fresh and aged it'd be like cheating and having 2 or more different beers.
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  23. Horbar

    Horbar Zealot (560) Feb 24, 2012 Rhode Island

    Hill Farmstead Susan
  24. BrewStew58

    BrewStew58 Initiate (0) Mar 29, 2011 New York

    SN Bigfoot
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  25. beergorrilla

    beergorrilla Meyvn (1,139) Feb 21, 2012 Michigan
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  26. jebsinger

    jebsinger Initiate (0) Nov 15, 2012 Minnesota

    Surly Bender
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  27. Rekrule

    Rekrule Initiate (0) Nov 11, 2011 Massachusetts

    Hoponius Union, or Fuller London Porter
  28. mscott1975

    mscott1975 Initiate (0) Feb 19, 2011 Pennsylvania

    It would need to be something I could enjoy any time of year and be able to have 1 or 10 in one session. That being said...Victory Hopdevil.
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  29. denver10

    denver10 Poo-Bah (2,293) Nov 17, 2010 New Mexico

    Deschutes's Red Chair
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  30. ShogoKawada

    ShogoKawada Meyvn (1,247) May 31, 2009 Pennsylvania

    Brooklyn Lager, or Victory Prima Pils.
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  31. ShogoKawada

    ShogoKawada Meyvn (1,247) May 31, 2009 Pennsylvania

    OOH, good choice!
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  32. IcemanCometh

    IcemanCometh Aspirant (290) Sep 6, 2012 Massachusetts

    I think I may have actually come close to this a few years ago with Allagash White when I first discovered it, so as they say "dance with the girl that brought you"
  33. loafinaround

    loafinaround Aspirant (296) Jul 16, 2011 New York

    That's difficult... because my hot LI summer beers are very different from my chilly winter beers.
    I suspect I would choose either BCBS or Mikeller weasel poop... and then drink sangria in the pool instead of my usual koko brown.
  34. CityofBals

    CityofBals Initiate (0) Sep 12, 2012 Illinois

    Well I basically drink ZD year round. So... Bbpt5.
  35. od_sf

    od_sf Aspirant (265) Nov 2, 2010 California

    Orval, easy pick.
  36. Icarus

    Icarus Initiate (175) Oct 6, 2012 Minnesota

    Tough question... but Surly Abrasive would do the trick.
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  37. Durb777

    Durb777 Initiate (0) Nov 30, 2011 Illinois
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    +1 to this. Very tough choice but it's such a great beer.
  38. hctap00

    hctap00 Initiate (0) Nov 2, 2012 Maryland

    Probably DFH 90 Minute. Honorable mention to Troeg's Hopback.
  39. Durb777

    Durb777 Initiate (0) Nov 30, 2011 Illinois
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    Great Beer!!!
  40. starrdogg

    starrdogg Champion (827) Jun 21, 2010 District of Columbia
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    Alpine Hoppy Birthday, pretty much the perfect beer for all occasions.
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