Post a pic of your "Tasting" events

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

  1. Rivenin

    Rivenin Initiate (0) Aug 22, 2011 Oregon
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    this is one from about 2 months ago - the 3 bottles 3 in were from Jerusalem - very interesting.
  2. Phillyz

    Phillyz Initiate (0) May 20, 2010 Pennsylvania
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    Nothing entirely special, but an amazing day with Vicsju1991 and Mportnoy.

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  3. MattOC

    MattOC Aspirant (206) Jan 13, 2013 Massachusetts
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    Looks like an awesome time. Great weather, awesome yard/deck, excellent beer. Cheers!
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  4. BierGartenok

    BierGartenok Initiate (0) Apr 4, 2009 Oklahoma

    and or penis pictures will probably suffice....
  5. leftyhyzer

    leftyhyzer Initiate (169) Jul 10, 2012 Indiana
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    Belmount 14
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  6. Phillyz

    Phillyz Initiate (0) May 20, 2010 Pennsylvania
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    Mportnoy has an amazing bachelor pad. He's also a great guy.
  7. Cynic-ale

    Cynic-ale Meyvn (1,026) Feb 21, 2013 Texas
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    First tasting and was glad to have hosted DBijnagte and masterofsparks.
    Coffee Bender
    Love Child No 3
    Bairille Aois ( Boris Barrel aged in Irish Whiskey barrels)
    Zombie Dust
    BA Siberian Night
    CBC Bodhi (growler not pictured)
    BA Wulver
    CW Bourbon Barrel Barleywine
    Head Hunter
    Backwoods Bastard
    West 6th IPA
  8. jaIsPoAn

    jaIsPoAn Initiate (0) Aug 1, 2012 New York

    Yesterdays tasting at sirsteve42 house, with some cool BAs and local brewers

    Thanks for hosting
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  9. joefuzz

    joefuzz Initiate (0) Jul 27, 2010 New York
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    Yesterdays tasting blew out like half of my want list...can't wait to do it again
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  10. jaIsPoAn

    jaIsPoAn Initiate (0) Aug 1, 2012 New York

    What got popped after I left? And yes my wants just got smaller and bigger at the same time :-)
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  11. joefuzz

    joefuzz Initiate (0) Jul 27, 2010 New York
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    Kuhnhenn BBFT, thats all I remember. I hope Steve takes a picture of the final lineup.
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  12. IroquoisPlisken

    IroquoisPlisken Initiate (0) May 21, 2013 Ohio
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    From last night. A few of the stand outs:
    2004 BA Speedway Stout
    '13 KBS
    '13 parabola
    Several Zombie Dusts
    BA Siberian Night
    A bunch of other stuff

    This was the undisputed star of the show.


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  13. jbuddle

    jbuddle Initiate (0) Feb 24, 2010 New York

    nice little get together with some great NYC/NJ folks last night at speedwalejim's:




    Great time as always, and in the words of a great man the company and good times far exceeded the beers we drank.
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  14. oldp0rt

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

    Nice man! You guys opened up some pretty crazy shit. (as always :grinning:)
  15. eyeenjoybeer

    eyeenjoybeer Initiate (0) Feb 18, 2011 Seychelles

    Lovely bunch of beers there. Any standouts and other notes that you care to share?
  16. jbuddle

    jbuddle Initiate (0) Feb 24, 2010 New York

    honestly everything in that lineup was very good. Notable IMO, the pappy black magick was better than rare, the gratitudes are still drinking amazingly, the mornin delight was quite awesome, and I've come to the conclusion that if I had to drink 1 beer for the rest of my life it would probably be the de cam lambiek special. Just my opinions of course, I'm sure the others can chime in.
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  17. jaIsPoAn

    jaIsPoAn Initiate (0) Aug 1, 2012 New York

  18. Newkidroundhere

    Newkidroundhere Initiate (134) Jan 8, 2013 Oklahoma
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    Another succesful BFD meeting in the books. Thanks to sirsteve42 and hoptualBrew for thier contributions. 2009 Utopia not pictured but definitely consumed.


    jasonycurtis was also in attendance.
  19. Michigan

    Michigan Initiate (0) Oct 24, 2012 Michigan

    Impromptu barleywine/old ale tasting with some friends


    Left to Right:
    Goose Island Root Beer (mmm)
    1994 Thomas Hardy's (oh my gosh...)
    Full Triple Bock vertical (94 and 95 held up really well. 97 tasted like fecal matter)
    2013 Sucaba
    1996 Christmas Ale (oxidized)
    2009 Bourbon County (oxidized. Screw cap? WTF?)
    2013 KBS
    2004 Kuhnhenn 4D (oxidized)
    2012 BB Cereal Killer
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  20. ehammond1

    ehammond1 Initiate (0) Jul 4, 2008

    Little beer tasting with licorice straws at Saturday's Padre game.

  21. MarkIntihar

    MarkIntihar Initiate (0) Mar 17, 2010 Michigan

    Sun's out guns out.
  22. Shagtastic

    Shagtastic Initiate (0) Jul 30, 2011 Indiana

    Mighty fine looking group
  23. FTowne

    FTowne Initiate (0) Jan 27, 2012 Missouri

    What was better, the cherry Bud or the cherry Stella?
  24. YaKnowBrady

    YaKnowBrady Initiate (0) Jul 23, 2010 New Jersey

    Are those....... Twizzlers™? Or Red Vines©?

    It makes a difference.
  25. ehammond1

    ehammond1 Initiate (0) Jul 4, 2008

    The Stella was awful. I didn't taste the Budweiser. Best beer of the day was:

    Not pictured: Michelob Ultra
  26. crushedvol

    crushedvol Initiate (0) Jan 29, 2008 Illinois

    Isn't his pic banned from BA?
  27. FTowne

    FTowne Initiate (0) Jan 27, 2012 Missouri

    I had one of these on my camping trip this weekend. It was drinkable from what I remember, but then again I was already "white girl wasted" whenever I drank it.
  28. mcaulifww

    mcaulifww Initiate (0) Aug 18, 2011 Virginia

    Dem puckered lips
  29. quirkzoo

    quirkzoo Initiate (0) Jul 7, 2011 Colorado

    1 person, 3 costume changes to get around the beer limits? or just 3 really good friends.

    Also, beers were not tasted blind, so your results are invalid.
  30. Shagtastic

    Shagtastic Initiate (0) Jul 30, 2011 Indiana

    I also feel like we're going to miss a great opportunity to mention Dem Cheeks
  31. ehammond1

    ehammond1 Initiate (0) Jul 4, 2008

  32. Jparkanzky

    Jparkanzky Initiate (0) Apr 5, 2011 Ohio

    Red twizzlers? Once you go black, you never go back.


    Need better angle of Brett as his hair doubles as a barometer.
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  33. ehammond1

    ehammond1 Initiate (0) Jul 4, 2008

    Red Vines.
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  34. ehammond1

    ehammond1 Initiate (0) Jul 4, 2008

    Now pictured.

  35. Jparkanzky

    Jparkanzky Initiate (0) Apr 5, 2011 Ohio

    I thought you were conducting a serious beer tasting, but I see you're just wasting perfectly good bratwurst marinade.
  36. ehammond1

    ehammond1 Initiate (0) Jul 4, 2008

    Does not compute.
  37. SpeedwayJim

    SpeedwayJim Poo-Bah (2,234) Jun 19, 2009 New York
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    My conclusion is Mornin' Delight all day every day. I haven't had a beer that good in a long, long time. All the rare gueuze (courtesy GrumpyoldTroll... who else) was pretty good though the Kasteel Gueuze was a touch disappointing because of the lack of carbonation.

    I agree that the Gratitudes are still drinking pretty good. The '06 was a standout for the majority of the group I think. And to echo your sentiment, GI Rare is starting on a slow, steady decline. Technically, according to Goose Island, the beer is nearing its end (5 years, base beer brewed in '08) so the brewers over their have a pretty good handle on the timing/aging of their beers it seems.
  38. Jparkanzky

    Jparkanzky Initiate (0) Apr 5, 2011 Ohio

    Also.... Do not recognize.... who's E-love and Brett's third wheel?
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  39. ehammond1

    ehammond1 Initiate (0) Jul 4, 2008

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  40. Number45forever

    Number45forever Initiate (0) Jan 6, 2012 Vermont
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    My 30th birthday tasting at a friend's camp...not too bad. Highlights:

    1) Mimosa is unfreakingbelievable. I want MOAR. If you have one, I will just unload on your porch to get it from you. You won't need to just replace the porch, you'll need to do something about the crater I leave under where your porch used to be. Mimosa is a citrus explosion, this bottle could not have been any better. Loved it.

    2) Why I didn't buy like a case each of Convivial Suarez and Brother Soigne is hard to understand. And Edith too. Basically, I'm just going to start spending all of my money on saisons brewed by Shaun Hill and company. I feel like this will lead to a happier life.

    3) Bourbon Vanilla DL was definitely a standout. Never tasted so much vanilla in a beer, that thing was smooth as can be and scary drinkable for 15% or whatever it is. Dessert in a glass, it was incredible.

    4) King Henry is so far over the hill, it can't see the top of the hill any more. Still very delicious, but no longer close to the legend it is purported to be. Too bad. At this point, give me Sucaba over this for 2% of the trouble.

    5) 100% BA Coton - awesome. Drinking smooth as can be, tons of dark fruits and bourbon. Still hot tasting, especially compared to crazy drinkability of BV DL.

    6) Saison Brett - we ended up having the '12 (pictured) and '11. Both just great...if you love brett, find a 2-3 year old bottle of Saison Brett.

    Also, bigger picture:
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