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Stone selects brewer for next collaboration

Discussion in 'Beer News' started by ShemRahBoo, Mar 25, 2013.

  1. ShemRahBoo

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    It's interesting to see them pick a fairly new brewery in the SD scene.
     
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    coconut!!!
     
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    I just talked to a guy that works at Rip Current. Hadn't heard of them before him so kind of funny to see this post so soon after talking to him. Have family in San Diego so go there quite a bit. Looking forward to giving them a try for sure on my next trip.
     
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    Paul Sangster is a Ninkasi winner from 2011 (highest award in homebrewing), and won tons of medals for all styles of beer over the years. He is a also a Master BJCP judge. Paul and Guy are a great addition to the collaboration.
     
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    Greg Koch is really on with making IPA + something these days. Coffee IPA, Cocoa IPA, Coconut IPA... All starting with C actually. Hopefully next we'll have a Cantaloupe IPA.
     
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    As long as its not a Crappy IPA

    har har
     
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    isnt wil wheaton involved with stone now? ISO that, i love wil wheaton. we are friends on untappd :)
     
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    Sounds like it will be some mediocre tap selection, never to be tasted again.

    ...maybe they should just try improving on a beer style they have yet to release. That would be more interesting.
    rauchbier, helles lager, gueze, wild ale, whatever.
     
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    Did you try Stone's sour at Sourfest a few years back?!

    Personally I like the IPA experimentation that Stone is doing. They know how to make good IPA's.
     
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    Ryan Reschan is StumpyJoeJr on YouTube
     
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    The beer is chosen at a Stone homebrew (AHA?) rally each year by popular vote. I also believe the homebrewer gets to choose who they would like to collaborate on the project.
     
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    Looking forward to trying some of Rip Currents Lupulin Lust IPA tonight fresh from the brewery.
     
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    The AHA Rally was at Stone on March 16, so that explains the timing for the announcement. If you are an AHA member the Rally is a great time, been to a few in MI.

    Now I can see why the local brewery I never heard of was choosen. If the winner of the Rally gets to choose, they choose a local brewery founded by a well known homebrewer who has gone pro. I knew who Paul Sangster was, had not heard about his brewery.
     
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    The top 5 beers are chosen by popular vote, then it goes to a panel of judges (Stone employees and brewers) to put in the order that they want.
     
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    Didn't New Belgium already do this with their Rampant IIPA (albeit probably unintentionally)? If it's anything like Rampant, DO NOT WANT!
     
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    Didn't know that. Anyways, people usually like crazy flavors better when they are intentional, so who knows.
     
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    Cannabis IPA. Two birds, one stone(r).
     
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    I loves me some coconut. I can't wait.
     
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    It's actually going to be a Crappie IPA.
     
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    i don't give a shit what it is, put coconut in and i'll probably try it if i can.
     
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    R&R Coconut IPA has been bottled and will start shipping out this week. Release date is July 29th.
     
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    Hah I just finish my coconut Pliny clone and it was delicious. I am hopeful that Stone will not disappoint.
     
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    Rip Current does some fine beers. Only been to the tasting room, but liked what they poured. And I know the beer geeks in town seem to like them.
     
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