Southern Tier Creme Brulee: Who likes?

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  1. chinabeergeek

    chinabeergeek Meyvn (1,256) Aug 10, 2007 Massachusetts
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    if i thought that the goal of a bottle of port was to drink the whole thing, i'd hate port too.
     
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  2. Momar42

    Momar42 Initiate (0) Sep 19, 2010 Maryland

    So also the worst :)
     
  3. Momar42

    Momar42 Initiate (0) Sep 19, 2010 Maryland

    Least with port you can revisit over time.
     
  4. chinabeergeek

    chinabeergeek Meyvn (1,256) Aug 10, 2007 Massachusetts
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    if you use a champagne stopper on a beer and put back into the fridge immediately after pouring, it can last up to a week even with 2 or 3 more reopenings. some beers are better shared between several people anyway.
     
  5. Morey

    Morey Meyvn (1,014) Dec 30, 2007 Pennsylvania
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    Actually, Brooklyn Black Chocolate is not chocolate...just chocolate malts. I think Choklat is the best chocolate beer out there IMO. It's best for sharing, but it taste like real chocolate to me. Creme Brulee is a sweet beer for sure, but I don't mind a small pour of it.
     
  6. Schwantz

    Schwantz Initiate (0) Dec 16, 2012 Florida

    A bridge too far. My teeth still hurt. Love Chok!
     
  7. Dennoman

    Dennoman Initiate (0) Aug 20, 2011 Belgium

    Yeah, I didn't mean it necessarily had to contain chocolate. I love the deep, dark chocolate flavor that comes from Brooklyn Black Chocolate. Choklat is just sweet and meh for me. I think the name is appropriate: tastes like fake chocolate. It's not because it's from Belgium that it can't be cheap and crap.
     
  8. jRocco2021

    jRocco2021 Disciple (351) Mar 13, 2010 Wisconsin
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    I made a chocolate cake with it and it was awesome, but when I tried to drink it and it wasn't so awesome it reminds me of those flavored syrups that come out of those hand pumps at gas stations. It's by no means a bad beer just way too sweet.
     
  9. GennyCreamAle

    GennyCreamAle Initiate (0) Feb 25, 2009 New York

    To me, drinking some milk that has been sitting out in the hot sun for a week past its due date would taste horrible...I realize to each his own and many feel CB is a bit too sweet for their taste, but horrible? Seems like hyperbole.
     
  10. VaTechPhilly

    VaTechPhilly Devotee (471) Oct 28, 2010 New York
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    My favorite of the ST Stout series but agree anymore than one bottle is impossible
     
  11. maxcoinage

    maxcoinage Defender (607) Apr 6, 2012 Illinois
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    Was a big fan of this beer. Had once after dinner and enjoyed the aroma and sweet taste for dessert.
     
  12. johnkale

    johnkale Initiate (0) Dec 19, 2009 Wisconsin

    According to the brewery rep I spoke to, Wisconsin (in general) likes it. Apparently we "drink sweet" and it's their best market for that beer. As for me, it's a slow sipper in a small glass after a meal; I can't imagine consuming it under any other circumstances.
     
  13. raczkowski

    raczkowski Disciple (322) May 16, 2011 Florida
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    This thread motivated me to pop the only bottle in my cellar of CB. It'd aged for over a year so we will see how it tastes with the age on it... first sip was pretty tasty. Will post back after I finish this glass (16 oz snifter poured with about 14 oz in it
     
  14. LouDogg114

    LouDogg114 Aspirant (283) Jan 1, 2012 Georgia

    This is a quality beer! I first tried it on draft at a beer festival and loved it. Bought a big boy bottle and split it with a buddy of mine. Not quite as good as draft, but still good none-the-less. Taste matches name to a tee. Higher ABV is a bonus!
     
  15. raczkowski

    raczkowski Disciple (322) May 16, 2011 Florida
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    After getting toward the end of my snifter I will not go for a second pour. It was tasty but as everyone has eluded to. Would be drank with 1-3 people. 7 ox would be optimal for my
    Liking. Although it did hit the style and fwiw I could see me having a bottle for my friends.
     
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