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Pliny Vs Flower Power

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by poumeapint, Jan 11, 2013.

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  1. poumeapint

    poumeapint Feb 22, 2004 New York
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    Is Flower Power east coast 's Pliny ??
     
  2. fredmugs

    fredmugs Aug 11, 2012 Indiana
    Beer Trader

    I have a FP in the fridge and a Pliny en route. I plan on tasting those two as well as a Myrcenary this weekend. Got a Heady, 90, Minute, and West Sixth on standby.
     
  3. omniscientcause

    omniscientcause Jun 4, 2010 District of Columbia

    No heady is. Flower power is the east coast zombie. There was a huge thread on this 2 weeks ago.
     
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  4. frankthetank86

    frankthetank86 Dec 24, 2012 New York

    agreed. FP isn't as good as Pliny but its very good. heady on the other hand. well that's a different animal. that will slaughter Pliny. IMO
     
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  5. SeaOfShells

    SeaOfShells Feb 22, 2011 California

    Cool, another Pliny vs. <insert IPA> thread!
     
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  6. LegalBrew87

    LegalBrew87 Mar 6, 2012 California

    These should be against the rules.
     
  7. omniscientcause

    omniscientcause Jun 4, 2010 District of Columbia

    Haha I still feel compelled to give my .02 on half of them.
     
  8. kzoobrew

    kzoobrew May 8, 2006 Michigan

    Flower Power is the East Coasts Two Hearted which is the Midwests Blind Pig which is the West Coasts.....
     
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  9. Thickfreakness

    Thickfreakness Oct 2, 2010 New York

    My Dad can beat up your Dad! :p
     
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  10. nc41

    nc41 Sep 25, 2008 North Carolina
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    Your comparing a DIPA to an IPA? Really? Love both in their respective classes, but this isn't a fair fight.
     
  11. Thickfreakness

    Thickfreakness Oct 2, 2010 New York

    Flower Power CRUSHES Two Hearted! Just my blah blah blah blah!
     
  12. nc41

    nc41 Sep 25, 2008 North Carolina
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    Fresh I agree.

    I had a 2H on tap yesterday, absolutely no nose at all. FP is killer, lots of Citra like hits IMO. My favorite IPA's are FP and Furious.
     
  13. lonewolfcry

    lonewolfcry Dec 7, 2007 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    I'm glad I just got both in a trade!

    I'll give my... blah blah blah... opinion soon (had too much of a head start tonight to do the side by side)
     
  14. jaIsPoAn

    jaIsPoAn Aug 1, 2012 New York

    Lol awesome Pliny doesn't even compare to heady ....it destroys it
     
  15. Horbar

    Horbar Feb 24, 2012 Rhode Island

    Which one stays fresh longer? Now that's a contest!
     
  16. Thickfreakness

    Thickfreakness Oct 2, 2010 New York

    I'll let you know next month with my "Great Two Year Old IPA Experiment" ST 2XIPA, Troegg's NN, DFH 90 MIN, DFH Burton Baton, Harpoon Imperial Ipa and Ithaca Flower Power! I've been cellaring each IPA for two years so that the bend/curve in each could happen. One year just didn't seem like enough for an IPA experiment.
     
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  17. RBassSFHOPit2ME

    RBassSFHOPit2ME Mar 1, 2009 California

    Couldn't disagree more with you regarding Heady vs PtE. Respectfully....of course.
     
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