Post a pic of your "Tasting" events

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

  1. GeoffreyM

    GeoffreyM Devotee (475) Feb 23, 2012 Pennsylvania
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    I would have killed to be at a Fantome tasting like that.
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  2. PetieP

    PetieP Initiate (0) Apr 27, 2011 Pennsylvania
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    This was a nice little lineup from a few weeks ago. The Wild Rock Pinot Noir was for the ladies.


    The following week saw this small group of bottles shared amongst a small group of pals.

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  3. LSMroz

    LSMroz Initiate (0) Jan 25, 2013 Illinois
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    We started with some DIPAs and used the '12 DL as a buffer between those and the barley wines.
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  4. cosmicevan

    cosmicevan Poo-Bah (3,322) Dec 13, 2009 New York
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    Uh oh...something looks off here...a DONG has become a DOYG?
  5. Kyrojack

    Kyrojack Disciple (335) Oct 9, 2012 Indiana
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    I wish I had friends like this. :slight_frown:
  6. ressling

    ressling Initiate (0) Oct 26, 2011 Georgia

    Great pic. Someone's got some photo skills!
  7. mymrnngjckt

    mymrnngjckt Devotee (431) Jul 10, 2006 Pennsylvania
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    C'mon. I did bring the Deviation in addition to the comic relief.
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  8. andrew84

    andrew84 Initiate (0) Jun 19, 2009 Vermont
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    Highlights were...
    2010 Bruery Saison Rue
    2007 Aventinus Icebock
    2004 Aventinus
    Blaugies/Hill Farmstead La Vermentoise
    2010 Lost Abbey Red Poppy
    Allagash FV13
    2012 Surly Darkness
    Cigar City Cognac Barrel Imperial Sweet Stout
    2011 Cantillon Vigneronne
    2011 Three Floyd's Blonde Behemoth
    1 week old Alpine Duet
    2009 BA Speedway Stout
    Deschutes Black Butte XXIII
    2010 East End Gratitude
    2012 Three Floyd's Darklord

    This was last Saturday with Chippo33 and 7 others. 4 pm to 2:30 am. Haha.
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  9. LockeSD

    LockeSD Aspirant (242) Mar 12, 2009 New York
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    Bottle share with friends last weekend:

    Highlights: Fruet, BCS, HT, Deliverance, and the Cascade Apricot was amazing!
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  10. cosmicevan

    cosmicevan Poo-Bah (3,322) Dec 13, 2009 New York
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    Last night with the local crew (congrats to sidebordz on the new baby!!!)

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  11. PrinceCaspian72

    PrinceCaspian72 Initiate (140) Dec 17, 2011 Oregon
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    This tasting will be difficult for us to beat!
    Cascade The Vine 2011
    Cascade Blueberry
    Commons Eidolon
    Roots Flanders Red
    Oakshire Skookumchuck
    New Glarus Raspberry Tart
    New Glarus Wisconsin Belgian Red
    Upright Blend Love
    Bruery Rueuze
    Block 15 La Ferme De Demons 2011
    Mariage Parfait 2007
    Drie Fonteinen Schaerbeekse 2010
    Panil Barriquee 2012
    LP Kriek 2007
    LP Gueuze 2008
    LP Framboise 2009
    Fou Foune 2011
    Fou Foune 2012
    De La Senne Wadesda #1
    De Dolle Special Reserva 2010 x 2
    Abbaye De St. Bon-Chien 2009 x 2
    Consecration Batch 1
    Beatification Batch 3
    Supplication Batch 3
    Toronado 25th
    Peche n Brett 2012

    Not pictured:
    Sucaba 2012
    Tums Mixed Berries 2013

    And we also learned that Fou Foune means "pussy"
  12. PrinceCaspian72

    PrinceCaspian72 Initiate (140) Dec 17, 2011 Oregon
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    The Abbaye De St. Bon-Chiens were Grand Cru's but forgot to look at what barrels.
    Forgot to list Mamouche.

    Fou Foune 2011, Beat Batch 3 and LP Kriek 2007 were my personal standouts.
    Can't believe I never looked to see what Fou Foune translated to before last night!
    This was our 1st Annual Show Me Your Pucker Face event!
  13. eyeenjoybeer

    eyeenjoybeer Initiate (0) Feb 18, 2011 Seychelles

    Any favorites or other notes?
  14. cosmicevan

    cosmicevan Poo-Bah (3,322) Dec 13, 2009 New York
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    the eisbocks were super cool to get to try. it was mix on who liked what, but i preferred the 07 raspberry to the new one, but liked blueberry the best.

    surly four was pretty phenomenal and held up fantastic.

    la vermontoise was pretty solid, but very dry.

    ghost stories was not a fan favorite and most people did not finish their glass.

    temptation batch 004 was drinking great.

    citra is...amazing. comparing the nose from the IPA glass to some other glasses did make a difference, but i plan to do some better AB testing on this soon.

    cuvee delphine amazing as always.

    chez monieux stank like cheese, but tasted great.

    new fantasia is incredible.

    vlad drinking great.

    etc...etc...etc...really good tasting.
  15. jcreegan

    jcreegan Disciple (304) Aug 12, 2010 Florida
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    This was a blind tasting that the wife put on for me and a buddy.
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  16. futura123

    futura123 Initiate (0) Jul 29, 2010 California

    Any favorites or other notes? How is De La Senne Wadesda #1? Whalez bro?
  17. RayOhioFelton

    RayOhioFelton Devotee (416) May 24, 2011 Ohio
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    Always wondered what happened after you drank a 60min, 75min, 90min and 120min in a row. Apparently you throw up!

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  18. chodog

    chodog Initiate (151) Dec 31, 2010 California
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  19. CommanderOfAwesome

    CommanderOfAwesome Devotee (468) Aug 30, 2012 California


    Little tasting party on Sunday. Some Whalez for West Coast.
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  20. PrinceCaspian72

    PrinceCaspian72 Initiate (140) Dec 17, 2011 Oregon
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    Wadesda was definitely super delicious as well. Light and citrusy and almost creamy with the unmistakable Cantillon shining through. Reminded me a bit of Duchessic, Ale Apothecary Sahalie and Temptation too. The best we could figure out for the translation of Wadesda is "What is it?"
  21. montrealbcr89

    montrealbcr89 Initiate (0) Oct 31, 2011 Quebec (Canada)

    Mini-tasting with some super generous Brooklyn BAs (brystmar and blatantdream). Thanks again for the great time, guys.

    *2007 Utopias very generously shared. Tremendous stuff.


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  22. LiquidCourage

    LiquidCourage Initiate (156) Nov 1, 2012 Rhode Island
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    In honor of the March Madness Tournament, we decided to have a beer tournament. The first round was blind so that there would be no bias. The top beer per bracket received 3 points, 2nd place received 2 points and third place received 1. In the final four, 1st place received 4 points, 2nd place received 3 points, etc... We then added up our points and whichever beer had the highest average would be crowned the winner.

    IPA Bracket

    All three of us picked Heady Topper at #1.

    Quad Ale Bracket

    Two people picked Westy and I picked Rochefort

    Stout Bracket

    Everyone had a different #1 in the Stout Category

    Wild Card Bracket

    The label-less bottle is a homebrew of mine. Hel & Verdoemenis easily won this bracket.

    We drank the entire bottle of Hel & Verdoemenis during the first round, so I had to open another one for the finals. I ended up opening a 2010 version, which was probably unfair.

    The 2010 Hel & Verdoemenis ended up being crowned the winner of our tasting. Two people had it ranked #1 and another had it ranked #3, for the highest average score.
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  23. rowingbrewer

    rowingbrewer Champion (849) May 28, 2010 Massachusetts
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    My birthday tasting last night. Missing from the pic is the mimosa undecided to trade because most of
    Us had already tied it
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  24. oldp0rt

    oldp0rt Initiate (0) Feb 24, 2011 Quebec (Canada)

    litte tasting last night.

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  25. Sender

    Sender Initiate (0) Sep 19, 2010 Minnesota

    Four+2010 Darkness glass+2009 Darkness glass=Indescribable Awesomeness
    How was the Four, is it heading down hill?
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  26. Michigan

    Michigan Initiate (0) Oct 24, 2012 Michigan

    Just a couple friends getting together

  27. watsonmd

    watsonmd Initiate (0) May 16, 2009 Georgia

    Last Night's "Stout Tasting", in sequence.... until the pizza showed up, then the IPAs came out.


    Regular Blackout
    BA Blackout
    Full Sail Black Gold
    Black Note
    Porcine Unidragon
    Allagash Black
    Best By
    Palate Wrecker
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  28. tacosandbeer

    tacosandbeer Aspirant (276) Sep 24, 2010 Nebraska
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  29. teorn88

    teorn88 Initiate (146) Jun 5, 2010 United Kingdom (England)
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    How was the Chimay 150?
  30. seeswo

    seeswo Initiate (0) Jan 10, 2010 Ohio
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  31. alysmith4

    alysmith4 Initiate (0) Feb 11, 2005 District of Columbia

    This pic needs more air time :astonished:

  32. Michigan

    Michigan Initiate (0) Oct 24, 2012 Michigan

    It was a very solid Chimay. Signature yeast. If you like the regular Tripel, you'll like this. I'm glad I have another one.
  33. OneBeertoRTA

    OneBeertoRTA Devotee (490) Jan 2, 2010 California
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    Just got back from a Stonewall vertical. Or should I say 3 bottles of the only batch...


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  34. ncaudle

    ncaudle Defender (602) May 28, 2010 Virginia
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    a little something we enjoyed last night.
  35. bsuedekum

    bsuedekum Zealot (563) Aug 13, 2010 Missouri


    -Dark Lord '12
    -Bourbon Barrel Dark Lord '12
    -Bourbon Barrel Dark Lord with Vanilla Beans '12
    -Cognac Barrel Dark Lord '12
    -Cognac Barrel Dark Lord with Ancho Guarillo Chiles '12
    -Barrel Cherry Aged Alpha Klaus '12
    -Barrel Plum Aged Alpha Klaus '12
    -Brandy Barrel Aged Dark Lord with Vanilla Beans '11
    -Goose Island Bourbon County Stout Rare
    -Alesmith Barrel Aged Speedway Stout -'09
    -Bruery Black Tuesday 2009
    -Black Damnation V Double Black
    -Black Damnation XI Special Kay
    -Olde Hickory Event Horizon
    -Bells Black Note
    -Fitgers Barrel Aged Old Fitzgerald 2008
    -Olde Rabbit's Foot
    -Portsmouth Kate the Great 2011
    -Full Sail Black Gold Imperial Stout
    -Foothills Barrel Aged Sexual Chocolate 2011
    -Town Hall Czar Jack 2012
    -Blue Mountain Dark Hollow
    -Great Divide Barrel Aged Yeti
    -Founders KBS
    -Kern River Citra
    -Midnight Sun London
    -Russian River Toronado 25th (x2)
    -Dogfish Head/FFF Popskull
    -FFF/Dogfish Head Popaskull
    -FFF Rye'd da Lightning
    -FFF Arctic Panzer Wolf
    -Lost Abbey Sinner's Ale 2009
    -4 Hands Cuvée Ange
    -Cascade Strawberry
    -Karl Strauss 22nd Anniversary Vanilla Imperial Stout
    -Hill Farmstead Clara
    -Hill Farmstead Life Without Principle #1
    -Hill Farmstead Edmund
    -Short's Key Lime Pie
    -Alchemist Heady Topper
    -Dirty Horse 1983
    -Cantillon Blabaer 2012
    -Cantillon Blabaer 2011
    -Cantillon Blabaer 2010
    -Cantillon Blabaer 2009
  36. bsuedekum

    bsuedekum Zealot (563) Aug 13, 2010 Missouri


    -Hanssen's Oudbeitje (Strawbewry Lambic) 2000
    -Cantillon Iris 2007
    -3 Fonteinen Hommage 2007
    -Lambikx Gueuze
    -Tilquin Gueuze
    -Cantillon Don Quijote 2008
    -1997 Cantillon Kriek
    -2010 Cantillon Kriek
    -Cantillon Crianza Helena
    -'06 Oerbier Special Reserva
    -'07 Oerbier Special Reserva
    -'09 Oerbier Special Reserva
    -'10 Oerbier Special Reserva
    -Cantillon J&J Blauw 2003
    -3 Fonteinen Armand4 Lente
    -3 Fonteinen Armand4 Zomer
    -3 Fonteinen Armand4 Herfst
    -3 Fonteinen Armand4 Winter
    -'02 3 Fonteinen Oude Gueuze
    -'01 Cantillon Fou Foune
    -'11 Cantillon Fou Foune
    - '10 Lost Abbey Cable Car
    - 3 Fonteinen Millennium Gueuze
    -'10 Hanssen's Gueuze
    -1960's Hanssen's Gueuze
    -DHL 20th Anniversary
  37. DanzBorin

    DanzBorin Initiate (0) Apr 11, 2012 Texas

    How many people was this? And is the follow up post part of the same tasting?

    And OMG!
  38. HugeBulge

    HugeBulge Initiate (0) Dec 31, 2012 New York
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    Saturday night a Couple friends and I went to the spring craft beer festival. It was very disappointing so we had our own tasting at my house.
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  39. OneBeertoRTA

    OneBeertoRTA Devotee (490) Jan 2, 2010 California
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    You landed an Arctic Panzer Wolf???????
  40. atomic

    atomic Disciple (328) Sep 22, 2009 Illinois
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    Is that a serious post? Its not particularly that rare around here. I've got a ton if you need.
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