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Love Belgian Beer?

Join us Sep 17 in Portland, Maine for Return of the Belgian Beer Fest, featuring hundreds of authentic Belgian beers and Belgian-inspired offerings.

Tickets + more: beeradvocate.com/belgian

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Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by C2H5, Apr 21, 2012.

  1. Eriktheipaman

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    What did you think of the BA Blackout? I found that to be one kick ass beer.
     
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    It was amazing. I am a big fan of regular Blackout, so I was very excited to try the BA version. Lived up to my expectations for sure.
     
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    Darkness Day 2012, this is after "flushing" the truck from the night before
     
  4. M1A2

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    That was about my thoughts on it. Glad you got to try it!
     
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    Friend's tasting.
    another 50-60 "special" beers in the fridge, and some homebrew served by a few of us.

    cheers--
    --Michael
     
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  6. Hanzo

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    Sorry, that isn't a tasting, that counts as a beer festival.
     
  7. UCLABrewN84

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    Holy shit.
     
  8. BayAreaBeers

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    Here is the Founders tasting my wife and I held last night. It took us a while to accumulate all these. It was well worth it.

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    This upland lineup looks awesome! Makes my mouth water. What was the favorite? ...edit: sorry, just noticed comment about Sour Reserve being highlight. Looking forward to cracking mine.
     
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    Was invited to a very cool tasting with local beer industry people (distributors, craft beer bar owners/bartenders, brewers). Great people and such a fun night!
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    We opened:
    3 Floyds Dark Lord '12
    AleSmith Decadence '08
    AleSmith Speedway Stout
    Avery Samael's Oak-Aged Ale '06
    Baird Dark Sky Imperial Stout
    Boulevard Dark Truth Stout
    Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout '99
    Cascade Sang Noir '11
    Chris & Annie's Bliss Brew '10
    Deschutes Abyss '11
    Dogfish Head Worldwide Stout '06
    DuPont Monk's Stout
    Grass Roots Viola Sofia
    Goose Island Bourbon County Stout '10, '11
    Goose Island Night Stalker '10
    Great Divide Oak-Aged Yeti '12, '00x
    Great Lakes Barrel-Aged Blackout Stout '12
    Hill Farmstead Fear & Trembling (French Oak Cabernet Barrel)
    Hoppin Frog B.O.R.I.S. Batch 100
    Lost Abbey Judgment Day '10
    Lost Abbey Serpent's Stout '12
    Lagunitas Brown Shugga
    Nectar Ales Black Xantus '09, '11
    Port Older Viscosity
    Schlafly Reserve Oak-aged Barleywine '09
    Smuttynose Imperial Stout '06
    Stillwater Artisanal Folklore - The Tale of Van Winkle
    Stone 12th Anniversary Bitter Chocolate Oatmeal Stout
    Stone Double Bastard '09
    Stone Russian Imperial Stout '07, '09, '10', '11
    Stone Belgo Anise '11
    The Perfect Crime Smoking Gun
    Trinity Brain of the Turtle Petite Cerise
     
  11. Gentleman

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    I have the solution for you: you could be like, "Hey all come to my Moby Dick Tasting, NO HOMO". "No homo" instantly fixes any unwanted misconception!... Your welcome!.....Ohh and if anyone goes to a moby dick tasting and you don't see any rare beers... get the hell out of there!
     
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  12. MikeCactusGordon

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    Needless to say the Dreadnaught was the winner. But when it comes to tasting...there really aren't any losers are there?

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    I can never remember how to post pictures. I tried uploading to shutterfly and copying the URL and no good. Someone remind me.
     
  14. WassailWilly

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    Small Deschutes tasting with my brother and I 11/3
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  15. tacosandbeer

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    Sunday beer tasting with DenverBeerDrinker and sir-knifes-alot. Thanks for coming over. Let's do it again next month.
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    E, Anna, This one goes to 11, Jimmy, Unibroue 17 Grande Reserve, 2008 Pannepot, Terrapin Moo-Hoo, Robert the Bruce, Everett, Black Xantus, 2008 Expedition Stout.
     
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  16. xnicknj

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    impromptu Hurricane Sandy tasting from this weekend at my only friend's place with power back home by the beach:

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    there's a couple things not pictured but the golden blend and tart of darkness were my favorites.
     
  17. UCLABrewN84

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    Just you and your wife drank all that?
     
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    He's married to Courtney Love.
     
  19. BayAreaBeers

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    Hahaha, no. I had a few friends over.


    Oh gaud no! The humanity!!
     
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  20. tyrsis

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    San Diego Beer Week Bottle Share at Blind Lady Ale House.

    Highlights:
    Isabelle Proximus
    DDG
    Tons of Cantillon
    BBA Batch 1 from the Bruery, and lots more

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  21. SchuStar

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    I wish I would have bought more of BBA Levud's at the time. I loved that beer.
     
  23. Corbet

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    The group I was with voted in this order: 07, 10, 06, 08, 11, 12, with 09 tasting oxidized. We didn't have any sludge in the older bottles either (which I heard has happened). My order was: 07, 08, 10, 06, 11, 12, 09. And we did have an apple flavored '12
     
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    Been slacking so I thought I would play catch up with a few tastings a small group of us have had throughout the year.
     
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    Whales, bro
     
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  27. InebriatedJoker

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    nothing compared to alot of these but a nice tasting just the same -

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    Started off slow with some homebrews and then a few others.
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    Finished off with a nice little Vert last night. 2008 to 2012 Stone Russian Imperial Stout.
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    Drank these delicious bastards over a 3 day stint in Vegas.
     
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    Just a average Saturday night with my Brother in-law and myself...

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    Cheers!
     
  31. cavedave

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    Barley Wine/ Strong Ale night last night at the Doom Saloon
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    How was that Outer Banks Sour Ale?
     
  33. InebriatedJoker

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    It was solid , I would drink it again if available..
     
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    Just a small sitting..
     
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    What'd you think of blue lady? The one I tried smelled awful and tasted like a muted version of the smell.
     
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    Good times this weekend.
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    Most of the batch 1 Blue Lady bottles were horrible. There were some that weren't. The one at this tasting was very cheesy and bad.

    I have heard that the second batch is out and much better.
     
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