One Beer to rule them all

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by KingslayerAle, May 10, 2013.

  1. KingslayerAle

    KingslayerAle Feb 11, 2013 Pennsylvania

    If you had one beer to drink for the rest of your life, what would it be?

    My vote is either Troegs Perpetual IPA or SNPA.
     
  2. BobaFret

    BobaFret Apr 8, 2013 Pennsylvania

    Founders Imperial Stout or Bell's Two Hearted Ale.
     
  3. stealth

    stealth Dec 16, 2011 Minnesota
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    Beatification
     
  4. cookiequiz

    cookiequiz Apr 15, 2013 California

    Why limit yourself?

    Fou' foune.
     
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  5. DmouthCaliBrewz

    DmouthCaliBrewz Mar 29, 2013 New Hampshire

    PtE, Lucky Bastard, or Sucaba are the 3 that popped into my head. Donno if I could only drink BA RIS for the rest of my life as much as I love them.
     
  6. Ahappyhiker2

    Ahappyhiker2 Mar 27, 2013 New Jersey

  7. LambicPentameter

    LambicPentameter Aug 29, 2012 Michigan
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    Prolly Tank 7. Close call with Duvel.
     
  8. lsummers

    lsummers Jun 21, 2010 California

    Allagash Odyssey for sure.

    If not that then Philadelphia pale ale.
     
  9. looseteeth

    looseteeth Feb 14, 2013 Illinois

    If it's once and for a all, something in a can then. Dale's.
     
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  10. TheBoog013

    TheBoog013 Feb 24, 2011 California

    Came here to say Duvel. It's no longer my favorite but to me it's the epitome of balance and craft in a beer that been doing it a long, long time.
     
  11. ivorycannon

    ivorycannon Feb 21, 2013 Indiana

    Dreadnaught
     
  12. Thehuntmaster

    Thehuntmaster Sep 2, 2009 South Africa

    Bourbon County Rare :p
     
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  13. jds8411

    jds8411 Oct 12, 2008 California

    I'd probably go with Stone Ruination.
     
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  14. Smurf2055

    Smurf2055 Nov 12, 2011 Washington

    Rogue Voodoo Bacon Maple. That was an easy one.
     
  15. regularjohn

    regularjohn Feb 7, 2013 New Jersey

    i'll drink some lagunitas sucks straight out the keg 24/7 forever no problem yes more please
     
  16. BarRoomHero88

    BarRoomHero88 Jan 19, 2012 New York
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  17. SirBottlecap

    SirBottlecap Jan 28, 2013 California

    You said one. PICK IT! DO IT NOW!
     
  18. ECalebrews449

    ECalebrews449 Dec 23, 2012 Nebraska
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    Zombiedust or gumballhead.

    Cheers
     
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  19. MickJ0nes

    MickJ0nes Dec 10, 2012 Pennsylvania

  20. AwesomeSquad

    AwesomeSquad Sep 30, 2010 Missouri

    Wehestephaner Heffeweissbier

    Hopefully it would come in a HUGE bottle to last me a while.
     
  21. marquis

    marquis Nov 20, 2005 United Kingdom (England)

    The majority of beer drinkers around the world do limit themselves to a single beer-there are Bud drinkers in the US, here there are those over here who drink nothing but Stella. Fosters, John Smith's smooth and Guinness have their followers.
    In my early beer drinking days my scene was dominated by one brewery-Home Ales - which owned practically all the pubs within reach.And I was happy to walk to one every night and sink a few pints without ever getting tired of the beer.Being a cask ale it was subtly different wherever you went , Albert at the Black Horse, Bob at the Anchor, John Hutchinson at the Red Lion were renowned for their beer quality and it was a treat to visit them and experience what different cellaring could bring about.
    Much as I enjoy the present ocean of "craft" beer I find that the more extreme they are the less I could live with them long term.Many beers I can enjoy for a pint but don't want another and look for something different.An item can be a treat on an occasion but tiresome when repeated too often.
    That's why if the worst came to the worst and I had to restrict myself to just one it wouldn't be one which would impress most BAs. It would be a session beer to be certain because a good one tastes better and better the more you drink of it.Picking an individual one would have to be done by tossing a coin, but I could live with the outcome though of course I would miss the present choice.
     
  22. nbaeteer

    nbaeteer Apr 13, 2013 Pennsylvania

    If I woke up in a world with only one beer in the fridge I'd want it to be Orval.
     
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  23. SammyJaxxxx

    SammyJaxxxx Feb 23, 2012 New Jersey
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    Why must we imagine such nightmare scenarios?
     
  24. Chriscrundwell12

    Chriscrundwell12 Jan 19, 2011 Minnesota
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    I would have to go with Fou Foune such an amazing beer.
     
  25. arfenhouse

    arfenhouse Oct 29, 2012 California

    PtE, not too extreme or boring.

    It's a weird choice since I don't often buy PtE.
     
  26. breakingbland

    breakingbland Feb 11, 2013 Michigan

    Barrel Aged Over Ale from Half Acre in Chicago
     
  27. edunaye

    edunaye Feb 21, 2013 Ohio

    Arrogant Bastard. A Man Among boysBoy
     
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  28. dennis3951

    dennis3951 Mar 6, 2008 New Jersey
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  29. cavedave

    cavedave Mar 12, 2009 New York
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    I am predictable if nothing else. Gimme a lifetime supply of 3 year old Westvleteren 12 and I will happily drink it and nothing else.
     
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  30. IrishKevin

    IrishKevin Apr 11, 2013 Massachusetts

  31. BradStokley

    BradStokley Jan 19, 2013 Maryland
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    Definitely infected Nightstalker
     
  32. benjaminahudson

    benjaminahudson Sep 29, 2012 North Carolina

    Schlitz Ice Light
     
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  33. Hanzo

    Hanzo Feb 27, 2012 Virginia

    Do I have to pay for this beer? Does it have to be a readily available beer I can grab off the shelf whenever I want or is this a hypothetical beer?
     
  34. Mersh

    Mersh Mar 10, 2013 Connecticut
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    I'm sure in due time my answer will change, but as of right now......Jai Alai or Heady Topper. But as far as what I can get on a regular basis, Gandhi Bot for sure.
     
  35. pcsnyder

    pcsnyder May 2, 2011 Pennsylvania

    Good question, Hanzo.

    If I have to pay for this beer myself, it'd be something cheap and sessionable, like Yuengling light lager cans. If it's a hypothetical beer that I can have whenever I want, it'd be Aventinus Eisbock. (Ayinger Celebrator is a VERY close second.)
     
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  36. justforrazors

    justforrazors Feb 16, 2013 Missouri

    Hill Farmstead Edward or Heady Topper. Probably Edward as it isn't as abrasive, and I could drink it in any weather.
     
  37. haknort

    haknort Apr 10, 2013 Illinois
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  38. MatthewPlus

    MatthewPlus Jan 2, 2013 Florida
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    Jai Alai is pretty much all i drink anyways, so ill just stick with that...
     
  39. Nightwalker

    Nightwalker May 4, 2013 California

    Oskar Blues's Deviant Dale's. But if you asked me yesterday I probably would have said Allagash White. And if you ask me tomorrow I'll probably say something completely different.
     
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  40. meb3476

    meb3476 Apr 1, 2013 Massachusetts
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    Heady Topper or Founders Breakfast stout...
     
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