Popular beers you haven't tried

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by terence, Apr 7, 2013.

  1. terence

    terence Disciple (335) Mar 18, 2012 California

    What are some popular, easily found beers in your area that you've been meaning to try, but for some one reason or other you haven't?

    Personally, I've been meaning to try anything from Lost Abbey, but there's always something new at the bottle shop that catches my eye and $ instead.
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  2. StaveHooks

    StaveHooks Initiate (0) Nov 18, 2008 Oklahoma

    Rochefort 6 comes to mind. Not sure why I haven't had it yet. Love the 10 but was disappointed by the 8. I also haven't had Sierra Nevada's stout.
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  3. TNasty1126

    TNasty1126 Initiate (189) Jun 21, 2012 Washington

    Budweiser black crown.
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  4. GennyCreamAle

    GennyCreamAle Initiate (0) Feb 25, 2009 New York

  5. beercanman

    beercanman Initiate (0) Dec 17, 2012 Ohio

    Heady. Its not from my area but I can't think of one from my area that I haven't tried.
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  6. MetalMountainMastiff

    MetalMountainMastiff Initiate (0) Oct 1, 2012 California
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    Palate wrecker. Sculpin.
  7. DarkDragon999

    DarkDragon999 Aspirant (266) Feb 13, 2013 Rhode Island

    Sucks. My local store is always stocked with it but I keep passing it up.
  8. godlessape

    godlessape Disciple (380) Dec 12, 2010 Georgia

    Don't bother. Save your money and get something good. I wish I could get my money back on the 12 pack I got a while back.
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  9. djrn2

    djrn2 Poo-Bah (1,851) Nov 4, 2009 New Jersey
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    A 12pk, why? That's why I love stores that sell singles. You live, you learn.
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  10. DarkDragon999

    DarkDragon999 Aspirant (266) Feb 13, 2013 Rhode Island

    I wanted to try Becks Sapphire so I bought a single bottle. If I had bought a sixer of it, it would have been drained poured as I could barely finish 1 bottle because it was so bad.
  11. Danny1217

    Danny1217 Champion (837) Jul 15, 2011 Florida
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    Tripel Karmeliet
    Rochefort 6
    Chimay White
    Schneider Weisse
    Oude Gueuze Tilquin

    Basically, a lot of foreign beers that are pricey. I can't buy all those expensive beers at once, so I usually buy one when I'm at the store. I'll try all of these eventually.
  12. Broanoke

    Broanoke Initiate (0) Feb 23, 2013 Virginia

    Pliny. Im on the east coast, and have no idea how to get it.
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  13. CoolEthan

    CoolEthan Initiate (0) Jan 9, 2013 California
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    Knuckle sandwich. I want to try but the stars haven't aligned.
  14. TicoCali

    TicoCali Disciple (346) Jul 25, 2010 California

    Westy 12
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  15. RattleheadKV2

    RattleheadKV2 Initiate (0) Dec 15, 2011 New Mexico

    Sierra Nevada Stout, and Porter. I absolutely love everything else SN puts out, just have never decided to try either of those, usually always just reach for Deschutes' offerings for those styles.
  16. BeerMeInStl

    BeerMeInStl Aspirant (202) Jan 26, 2013 Missouri

    Bear Republic Racer 5. I see it all the time and I've heard that it's good but I have yet to buy it.
  17. YieldToNothing

    YieldToNothing Initiate (0) Mar 13, 2013 New York

    SN bigfoot
  18. bleakies

    bleakies Disciple (372) Apr 11, 2011 Massachusetts

    I keep wanting to try Hills Farmstead brews but I keep finding myself not located in Middleofnowhere, VT.
  19. Ri0

    Ri0 Poo-Bah (2,316) Jul 1, 2012 Wisconsin
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    Zombie Dust! I need to trade for some.
  20. Rohkey

    Rohkey Initiate (0) Jan 13, 2013 Michigan

    Most of Bell's and Founders stuff. Not a big fan of darker beers, and just recently started drinking IPAs so haven't even had Two Hearted yet (though I have had Centennial). I could probably count the number beers I've had from those two breweries, combined, on one hand.
  21. ESeab

    ESeab Initiate (0) Jan 3, 2013 New Jersey

    St. Bernardus Abt. 12. I have no idea why, our store has plenty in stock,I just never bought it.
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  22. TNasty1126

    TNasty1126 Initiate (189) Jun 21, 2012 Washington

  23. Thedrizzle

    Thedrizzle Defender (632) Sep 10, 2012 Florida
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  24. buffs9

    buffs9 Aspirant (291) Apr 28, 2008 Colorado
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    you should change that, it rules.
  25. buffs9

    buffs9 Aspirant (291) Apr 28, 2008 Colorado
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    trade for it, it's not hard to get.
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  26. Broanoke

    Broanoke Initiate (0) Feb 23, 2013 Virginia

    Im fairly new to the craft beer world. Hasnt even been a year since I really got into better beer. Im tryin...
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  27. MisSigsFan

    MisSigsFan Initiate (0) Mar 2, 2013 California
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    Chimay and Ommegang come to mind immediately.
  28. Broanoke

    Broanoke Initiate (0) Feb 23, 2013 Virginia

    Never traded before. Maybe one day
  29. Whimpers

    Whimpers Disciple (383) Dec 17, 2010 New York
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    weyerbacher and flying dog, probably 20 of the beers from these two on the shelves here, and I've had maybe 2 of them.
  30. seplo

    seplo Disciple (376) Sep 8, 2009 Connecticut
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  31. CurtFromHershey

    CurtFromHershey Devotee (476) Oct 4, 2012 Minnesota
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    Never had ruination or double bastard. I'll get around to them someday.... no rush.
  32. NoLeafClover44

    NoLeafClover44 Crusader (701) Feb 24, 2011 Delaware
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    I have never had Anchor Steam or Stone Ruination. I have had a standing rule for over a year that when I walk in to a beer store and they have Ruination under 3 months old, I will buy it, drink it, and review it. Still no Ruination :(
  33. mcrago

    mcrago Initiate (0) Oct 6, 2012 Indiana

    Jump all over Sculpin. If you like IPA's, you won't regret your purchase.
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  34. JamesShoemaker

    JamesShoemaker Initiate (0) Sep 21, 2012 Michigan
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    +1 to Yeti. I can get it easily, but I always pass it up.
  35. yamar68

    yamar68 Initiate (0) Apr 1, 2011 Minnesota

    Abacus... :(
  36. BlueRogue

    BlueRogue Disciple (342) May 1, 2011 Maine

    Sierra Nevada Stout
    Long Trail Double Bag
    DFH Burton Baton
  37. cw577enfield

    cw577enfield Disciple (318) Mar 3, 2013 Virginia
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    Anything that's not IPA by Firestone. Hard to get Parabola or Sucaba down in my neck of woods...

    THANAT0PSIS Defender (638) Aug 3, 2010 Wisconsin
    Beer Trader

    Sadly, too many to count.

    Sierra Nevada Stout
    Sierra Nevada Porter
    Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye
    Victory Prima Pils
    Victory Golden Monkey
    Victory Hop Wallop
    Oskar Blues Mama's Little Yella Pils
    Oskar Blues Deviant Dales
    Rochefort 6
    Rochefort 8
    Anything from Westmalle
    Any St. Bernardus but Abt 12
    Anything from The Bruery
    Founders All Day IPA
    Lagunitas Cappuccino Stout
    Lagunitas Wilco Tango Foxtrot
    Lagunitas Day Time
    Lagunitas Undercover Shutdown
    Three Floyds Robert the Bruce
    New Glarus Serendipity
    Anything from Unibroue
    North Coast Old Stock Ale
    North Coast Pranqster
    Anything from Dark Horse except Scotty Karate

    And on, and on, and on...
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  39. dap325

    dap325 Initiate (151) Apr 2, 2009 New York

    Jolly Pumpkin.. wanna try but I always find myself walking away from the $15+ bomber.
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  40. themind

    themind Defender (696) Mar 14, 2011 New Jersey

    That is the best beer I have ever had!
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