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

  1. marqoid

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    Also had an Izzy that didn't make the pic.
     
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    And to think this was only halfway through the night.

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    Including 3 BA members: I'm second from the left (back), then Jeffo on 3rd rocking the bunny ears, and doopiedoopiedoo on 4th, who we actually force-fed some lambic that evening. He was okay with one of them. Just proves how much of a shit show it was.
     
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    Fellow ba nate8767 and myself did some work last night. The unlabeled bottle is Kuhnhenn Raspberry Eisbock.
     
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    sunday night beers with MEW. cheers!
     
  5. Johnnyramirez

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    Had a small tasting with No1Smitty and Salzar.
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    Bruery Confession and Melange 8, HF Edward and S&S3, Heady Topper, Cherry Rye, Cali Brandy Huna.

    Then got home and opened up a SitRw/peaches and a Black Note with No1Smitty. Excuse the Shock Top and Keystone. Family only drinks macros.
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    Just had a great tasting hosted by Otis with founder26, imfrommichigan, Itoclown, and MichPaul:

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    BCBS Rare
    Dark Lord '10, '11, and '13
    Enjoy By 7.4.13
    BA Kopi Luwak Speedway
    Fruet and Bois
    Fantome Saison
    MOAS
    Moat Water
    Eclipse Elijah Craig 12 Year

    The Rare and BA Kopi were definitely my favorites, but they're all fantastic beers. Great time!
     
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    Awesome photo Matt! Thanks for sharing.
     
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    This is what happens when a bunch of Chicago BA's get together. Thanks to all for sharing! Until next time...
     
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    Packing party for LA/OC BA's as part of a 'gangbang' BIF

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    I left early, so there were a lot more beers consumed. Not pictured are growlers from Societe and a growler of BCBS.
     
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    Tasting with a buddy over the Holiday...

    Serpent's Stout
    Heady Topper (3)
    Backwoods Bastard
    This one goes to 11 Ale
    Marshal Zhukov
    Oude Tart
    Bourbon County Coffee
    Breakfast Stout (2)
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    Abyss ('10)
     
  12. ColonelBraddock

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    How was the Peaches bottle? Somehow, the regular AND peaches came to Tampa, FL on draft and I had 9 x glasses of the peaches and 3-4 x regular Sour/Rye over a two week period. Is that bottled only for reserve society folks?
     
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  13. Johnnyramirez

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    Peaches is bottled for Hoarders only. This is the 2nd time I've tried it and I enjoyed it alot more a few months ago. The fruit seems to not be as vibrant, still there but not as much. It's still absolutely awesome, but when I had it in April/May it was a fruit bomb.

    I was also sober last time I tried it and semi drunk this time, so that may also be a reason the fruit seemed muted
     
  14. chocosushi

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    Tasting w/ my homegirl, Saramisu
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    Tart Side of the moon
    Attempted Red Rum *
    Premeditated Murder
    Smoked Maple Lager
    Noble Rot
    Sour in the Rye
    Commercial Suicide
    Cascade Apricot '12 *
    Our Special Ale '12 (magnum)
    Espresso yeti (12/29/10)
    Pumpkinator '11 *
    Cascara Quad
    Ruin Ten (drink by 8/28/13) *
    Pepe Nero '11
    Jose Marti
    Apple Pie
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    Coors Banquet [Palette Cleanser]
    Ghostface Killah '11 *
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    *=Top 5

    Great tasting.
    Heavy D showed up later & got to try
    the Noble Rot together, & Deep Ellum's whole
    canned lineup.

    Cheer's ya'll
     
  15. DanzBorin

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    That Attempted Redrum was excellent stuff.
     
  16. apaisncsu

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    makes me wish I had more Mexican Cake
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    like all good things, it just happens naturally ;)
     
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    When preparation meets opportunity - I'm ready.
     
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    Birthday tasting, from last night in Buffalo. Good times.


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    Here is a tasting with some friends in the Milwaukee area that we had July 1st. Was an excellent night :)


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  22. Zaphog

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    Hosted a tasting at my house last week for BRZvice, beergorrilla, JerryM1984 and myself.

    JerryM1984 and I's pregame:

    AtG Tropical Segway Kitten DIPA
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    2011 De Struise Cuvee Delphine
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    Short's Bourbon Barrel Soaked Sustenance


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    The tasting:

    Jack's Abby BA Framinghammer
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    CCB Kalevipoeg at the Gates of Hell
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    Cascade Apricot
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    Jackie O's Thorogood (Bourbon BA)
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    Mikkeller/CCB Swinging Harry Tropical Quad
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    NG Raspberry Tart
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    Prairie Bomb!
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    Prairie Noir
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    FFF Port BA Dark Lord (w/ beergorrilla photobomb)
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    CCB California Brandy BA Hunahpu's
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    AtG Bo & Luke
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    Cascade The Vine (w/ beergorrilla photobomb)
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    KBE
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    Grassroots Convivial Suarez
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    Cascade Strawberry (w/ beergorrilla photobomb)
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    Foothills/Olde Hickory/Duck Rabbit Olde Rabbit's Foot
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    Small afternoon tasting with Czar_Chasm, abanton, KickInTheChalice, and myself.

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    Only Void (Red Wine)
    Pentagram
    Quetsche
    Bligh's Barleywine
    Brassiere Greff Sour Brown
    Double DBA
    BA Numbskull
    Peche 'n Brett
     
  24. PALMEJ1

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    Opened these with 2 friends who are slowly getting into craft beer. Think I changed their perspective a bit!
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    Notice anything odd?
     
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    Small tasting with 4 friends. I think we will continue to have these every month or so.
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    Other highlights not pictured included 2012 Birth of Tragedy (bunch of carb!), 2009 BA Speedway, 2012 BA Speedway, 2012 CAftW, HF What is Enlightenment?, Bells Bourbon Barrel Aged Batch 9000, Grey Monday, De Cam Oude Geuze, King Henry, Societe The Bachelor: Mosaic, 3F Doesjel, plus too many more to list. Hell of an afternoon and evening!
     
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    OMG!!!

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    That is my epic dream. A bunch of fruits and a bunch of fruit beers.

    I need a tasting contact. Need to get invited to some. Please hit me up.
     
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    Mash House Hefeweizen (growler)
    Hanger 24 Chcolate Porter
    Mean Old tom
    BA Arctic Devil
    OH BLendiculous
    Thirsty Dog Bernese
    Funk Metal
    Porcine Unidragon
    LA Deliverance
     
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    Beerio Kart. I tasted it. I swear.

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    Epic
     
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    This was the tasting a few friends and I did after I found out my wife is pregnant with our first kid - sort of releasing me from DINK / bottle-share-ready-at-all-times status.
     
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    Fun night of hops:

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    Growlers are Susan and Abner. We also had a minigrowler of Hardywood Park Gingerbread Stout.
     
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    Had a nice little tasting with NYCbuckeye and wyatt13

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    Highlights were the BA Kopi Speedway, Capricho #5, Utopias, and the Supplication
     
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    Too many to list. Tops were
    Veritas 004
    Blauw
    DDG
    Zomer
    Magnum 2004 3F oude geuze
    Rum and bourbon Huna
    Carmel Coconut bcbs french press and raspberry, vanillabean, marshmellow, chocolate bcbs french press
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    Great night with nwibdu and 219TG. Rfraga, cfrancis33, phishisphunk, cethrid, jeonseh and tony4122
    Not sure why this bottle is missing
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    And fyi don't blackout at your own tasting cause your whælez might get molested in your bed. 05'blabær and Eszett
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    One crazy night, 6 friends, one horrible sunday.
     
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    Just a small KBS vertical with a couple of buddies... (left to right, 2011, 2012, 2013)

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    2013 was great as fresh usually is. 2012 was somewhat oxidized, and a little more mellow than I've had at 1 year old before. 2011 was basically the same as the 2012, with the exception of less vanilla and more barrel flavors.
     
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    Quick impromptu Hitachino tasting...
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    All decent...not amazing; but surprisingly the Ginger was one of my favorites.
     
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    How was the yeti?
     
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    We did a 2010-2013 last month...

    The 2011 still had a ton of coffee flavor in it. I was surprised.

    I'd rank them 2012>2010>2011>2013

    2012 had lost most of it's coffee, but I think the coffee is too strong when fresh anyways.
     
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