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One brewery to rule them all.

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by goodbeerallday, Dec 28, 2012.

  1. goodbeerallday

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    if had to drink from one brewery for the rest of your life which one and why?
    Sierra Nevada for me as they regular beers are superb and then their seasonal beers are just incredible. i think they are just a wonderful brewery who i just cannot fault.
     
  2. Durb777

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    Founders. Because everything they make from the year round to the one offs are all amazing.
     
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    does it have to be USA.. if so Victory if not Westmalle
     
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    DeStruise
     
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    Russian River for me. They can do no wrong!
     
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    Russian River or Stone
     
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    Stone. They don't have the ability to disappoint me.
     
  9. vickersspitfire

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    Huyghe Brewery for life!
    Why, Delirium Tremens, Delirium Nocturnum, Floris, Delrium Noel.
     
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    Gotta be 3F.
     
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    Probably Great Lakes for me. I know they arent the sexiest, but dammit, they do such a great job with the straightforward beers they craft.
     
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    I'd be good with Brooklyn or Smuttynose.

    Jack's Abby as well, methinks. Or Pretty Things.
     
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    Hard to say. I would say RR to get my IPA, wild and Belgian love on but then I don't know about my stouts. Then my stout/porter faves lack sours and solid IPA's

    If there could be TWO to rule all, I'd definitely do a RR/Bells tag team . Variety is the spice of life anyway, isn't it!?
     
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    If I had to pick just one, it's Three Floyds. I enjoyed every beer I've tried... even styles I don't really care for.
     
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    There's a brewery that does really good IPAs, wild ales and porters. Hill...something, I forget.
     
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    No explanation needed.

    [​IMG]
     
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    Stone, SN, Lagunitas, and New Glarus are all well rounded from hoppy to stouts/porters and NG even has the fruity beers. I too would take Sierra if I could only pick one.
     
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    I would say either Russian River or Victory
     
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    FFF Founder's or Bell's
     
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    I agree with the OP. I've never been let down by SN.
     
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    1. FFF
    2. Cantillon
    3. Founders
     
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    Both really good choices. Something about the in your face "hipster" gimmick with some of the PT folks at events have kind of turned me off. I'm pretty sure that I saw a PT guy wearing a bowler and swimming flippers. Really great beers though.

    For nationally available stuff it would have to be Founders for me - so spot on every time. Sorry Stone and Lagunitas - my liver still fears you too.
     
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    Great quality of beers over a wide variety of styles.
     
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    As a Hop Head, I choose Alpine Beer Company.
     
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    I was thinking Cantillon at first. After some thinking, definitely Hill Farmstead. Wilds, ipas and stouts/porters. I'm set.
     
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    1 brewery to rule them all
    The title of this thread just gave someone at AB/InBev a boner.​
    I'm sorry, but at first the title of the thread fooled me as to the content within and even though I don't work for AB/InBev (and the title didn't do anything for me) I'm going to say Goose Island.​
    Their Belgians, Sister Series, Sofie, King Henry, BCBS (+ variants) as well as year round/seasonal beers are all pretty darn good for my tastes.​
    I would be happy if all I had to drink for the rest of my days came (unlimited) from Goose Island.​
    Cheers!​
     
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    If you had asked me about a couple weeks ago, I'd have said Oskar Blues or Founders. But, 3 Floyds has assertively taken the crown for me. I wouldn't be disappointed with the other two (or Great Lakes for that matter). But, 3F has just really impressed me.
     
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    Jackie O's.

    (really the answer is probably Cantillon, but just in case I can actually tire of sours I went with someone with more diversity)
     
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    Town Hall. Keeping it local.
     
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    I've only had Arthur from Hill Farmstead, but damn if I could get more...
     
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    Founders. Very well rounded and all are delicious.
     
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    I'll go local and say Saint Arnold's... love Pumpkinator, Christmas, BB1 and Spring Bock, Winter Stout... and I like many of the others.
     
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    Russian River Brewing Company my friends.
    Hops and Sours...Hops and Sours.
     
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    Founders or Dark Horse Brewery.
     
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    Founders. Everything they make is great.
     
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    Founders, Bells or Russian River.
    I love RR, but they dont have a lot of the heavy and dynamics that both Founders and Bells do year round. However...I could drink Pliny the Elder everyday for the rest of my life and never get tired of it. Never had the Younger before anyone asks.
     
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    New Glarus.

    I do love Ballast Point, Alpine, Russian River, Moonlight & Central Water. But New Glarus takes the cake for supplying the ENTIRE STATE OF WISCONSIN with incredible beer. And for not selling outside of the state. At all. Ever. And for having a brewery like a mash-up of Old Time German, a Swiss Chateau & Disneyland.
     
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    Great Divide
     
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    I'm with you on keeping it local, so I'll go with the fitger's brewhouse, who's brewmaster happens to be the brother of town hall's brewmaster
     
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