Super Bowl 50 Beers

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  1. Smokingtony

    Smokingtony Initiate (0) Nov 14, 2014 Texas

    Super Bowl 50 is only a few days away, and although food pairings may require a bit more thought, I was wondering if people had beer plans for the big game.

    Maybe Mexican Cake if you're a Carolina fan?

    How about an Oak Aged Yeti in support of the Denver Broncos? Coors Original will work too.

    As a Broncos fan, I think I might seek out a Denver brew. Something hoppy that will pair well with crawfish.
     
  2. VictorsValiant

    VictorsValiant Aspirant (259) Oct 14, 2014 Oregon

    I'm thinking a cooler full of:

    Block 15 - Sticky Hands
    Sixpoint - Hi-Res

    A bottle each of:

    Perennial - Abraxas
    Alesmith - Speedway Stout
     
  3. sjantiflow

    sjantiflow Initiate (0) Sep 16, 2010 Washington

    Solid lineup! My friends and I are planning a bottle share. One of them recently got Libertine bottles and a Firestone Lil Opal that I'm hoping he will bring. I'm going to the Block 15 Bourbon Release on Saturday, so I'll probably contribute a Super Nebula. I've also got a bottle of De Garde Vin Lee that I might bring along.
     
  4. TriggerFingers

    TriggerFingers Disciple (350) Apr 29, 2012 California

    Oskar Blues....they have a brewery in Colorado and North Carolina =)
    A local bottle shop has Deviant Dales in 6 packs for $11.99. Additionally, a local grocery store has fresh 6 packs of Dales for $6.99...nice!
     
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  5. otispdriftwood

    otispdriftwood Initiate (0) Dec 9, 2011 Colorado

    It's a tough choice. When to start, what to drink. And the most important thing to think about - staying awake. And don't worry - it's not because I think the game will be boring.
     
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  6. riverlen

    riverlen Aspirant (205) Sep 16, 2009 Illinois

    No special line up, will be whatever I have on hand that day.
     
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  7. TonyLema1

    TonyLema1 Poo-Bah (1,822) Nov 19, 2008 South Carolina
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    Oskar Blues & New Belgium have breweries in Colorado and NC...and since I'm really digging Citradelic, that could be my game time quaff (been thinking about trying Side Trip, might be a good excuse)
     
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  8. djtothemoney

    djtothemoney Initiate (151) Nov 30, 2015 Ohio

    I have some Odell Mycaenary that will be cracked open.

    My friend is doing a tasting of beers he bought in NC last month. So that will be quite convenient.

    I would love to have some Hop Drop n Roll for this weekend.
     
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  9. BeerBobber

    BeerBobber Defender (601) Nov 23, 2015 Nevada

    Some New Belgium something like the Ranger and of course the classic Banquet Beer from Coors!! Go Broncos! I may live in Las Vegas but I was born and raised, lived in Denver for the first 30 years of my life. Always will be HOME!
     
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  10. WertMaker

    WertMaker Aspirant (229) Jan 17, 2009 Oregon

    Deschutes Mirror Pond Pale, Sierra Nevada Celebration maybe a Black Butte Porter at halftime or if it is really bad football I'll break out a bottle or two of Abyss.
     
  11. Uniobrew31

    Uniobrew31 Zealot (525) Jan 16, 2012 Pennsylvania
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    Probably highlife, between wings, pizza, chips n dip and a couple moochers I don't think it is a good opportunity to break out the good stuff. Besides an ice cold refreshing highlife every once in a while is a good thing!
     
  12. Domingo

    Domingo Poo-Bah (2,682) Apr 23, 2005 Colorado
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    Gonna be rockin' some Casey.
     
  13. AlcahueteJ

    AlcahueteJ Poo-Bah (1,531) Dec 4, 2004 Massachusetts
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    Wow, I had never heard of these guys and looked them up. There appears to be a saison/sour theme going on, but they seem to all be highly rated.

    As for me, I'm a New England fan, so I'll probably be drinking something bitter.
     
  14. JAntony345

    JAntony345 Initiate (86) May 1, 2010 New York
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    For the non-stout crowd:
    Grimm Cloudbursting DIPA
    Other Half 2nd Anniversary IPA

    Stouts:
    Speedway 15
    BA Speedway 15
    BCBCS 12 or Mocha Wednesday 15
     
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  15. OfftheWagon

    OfftheWagon Initiate (20) Oct 1, 2015 Illinois
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    I already planned out mine with a friend, haven't decided on the order yet though. I'll probably start with something lighter earlier in the day though.

    BCBCS 14
    BCBS 14
    BCBS 15
     
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  16. Domingo

    Domingo Poo-Bah (2,682) Apr 23, 2005 Colorado
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    I don't know how well they're known outside of this area, but Troy Casey is the former brewer for Coors' AC Golden division.
    He formed his own place 18 months ago. About 70% of his beers are using a mixed-culture saison. Many have fruit added, some have honey. Some are just a saison blend. The other 30% are either lambic-like (my term - not his) and dry hopped or fruited. He does some one-off beers like a biere de garde and a few hoppy tart beers, too. 98% of his beers are Colorado ingredients only, so there's an element of terroir.
    I'm a big fan, and having his stuff around is definitely nice. The only downside is that you have to typically trek a few hours into the mountains to get it. It makes for a fun weekend trek, although in ski season it's a sonofabitch to get up there!
     
  17. tigg924

    tigg924 Poo-Bah (5,798) Apr 30, 2008 Massachusetts
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    The only one I know I am drinking is my Oskar Blues Death by Coconut.
     
  18. eppCOS

    eppCOS Meyvn (1,376) Jun 27, 2015 Colorado
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    Since we can't get any NC beers here (I mean... actually from NC), probably some OB ______ (TBD) since they are in both states. If the Broncos lose, I'm certainly drinking DbC. If they win? Probably some TenFidy.
     
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  19. bluehende

    bluehende Poo-Bah (2,430) Dec 10, 2010 Delaware
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    I hadn't thought of proximity, but Devils Backbone isn't too far away from Carolina. I have an adventure pack and am waiting for an invite.
     
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  20. nick0417

    nick0417 Initiate (0) Jun 13, 2014 Illinois

    Great question. Man, Super Bowl week really sneaked up on me. In terms of food, I'll probably whip up a beer cheese spread to accompany some crusty bread or crackers, a secondary dip - hummus or something - some olives, and maybe some nuts. In terms of the beers, I don't really have a lineup or agenda, but will probably reach for something sessionable and versatile - a few pilsners, a few pales, a lighter porter (Black Butte comes to mind), and maybe one or two bigger beers - a baltic porter or DIPA - just to round things out.
     
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  21. fakedeadgirlfriend

    fakedeadgirlfriend Initiate (145) Jan 23, 2013 Florida

    A growler of freshly tapped NATIVE BREWING Morning Express Porter!
    Has nothing to do with Carolina or Denver but it's damn tasty.
     
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  22. keithmurray

    keithmurray Meyvn (1,379) Oct 7, 2009 Connecticut

    Sixer each of Anchor Steam and Smithwick's
     
  23. Brother_Love

    Brother_Love Initiate (0) Oct 7, 2015 Illinois

    Hop Slam
    Pseudo Sue
    New Glarus Scream
    Pipeworks Da Fuzz
     
  24. Modernrickk

    Modernrickk Zealot (597) Oct 3, 2013 California

    got some fresh pizza port KOOK .. saving the whole sixer for sunday
     
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  25. BrewNoob1

    BrewNoob1 Disciple (371) Jan 8, 2015 Minnesota

    Wings and pizza paired with Pipeworks Lizard King, Heady Topper, and PseudoSue. Depending on the outcome of the game and the level of sobriety, or lack there of, maybe a Cognac Abyss to cap off the night.
     
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  26. The_Snow_Bird

    The_Snow_Bird Poo-Bah (1,774) May 7, 2015 Florida
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    I got me some Ten Fidy!
     
  27. Yellolab2010

    Yellolab2010 Defender (607) Jan 25, 2014 Pennsylvania
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    Being a Vikings fan I think I'll go straight to the bourbon!
     
  28. laketang

    laketang Meyvn (1,257) Mar 22, 2015 Illinois
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    bells two hearted, anti-hero and some sucks!
     
  29. benjamminjones24

    benjamminjones24 Initiate (0) Jan 15, 2016 Colorado

    Odd 13 Codename: Superfan sixer for pre-game until halftime
    BCBCS 15 (Will call an audible and open a bottle of Avery Tweak if it turns out my BCBCS is off) from halftime on
     
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  30. CJNAPS

    CJNAPS Meyvn (1,089) Nov 3, 2013 California

    I will be at the PtY release at RR the day before. So I'll have plenty of PtE and BP for the big game
     
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  31. mstrcrwly

    mstrcrwly Aspirant (228) Dec 21, 2013 New York
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    bunch of us are having a cellar bowl..line up to include:

    FW 18
    Parabola '14
    DDBA '14
    OH 2nd Anniversary
    SoS
    Clown Shoes Peace That Money Can't Buy
    Grimm BA Double Negative
    Hopslam
    Java Cask
     
  32. MIBeerGeek

    MIBeerGeek Initiate (0) Dec 26, 2015 Michigan

    In Detroit we only watch college football and the Red Wings seeing the Lions suck so I suppose I'll drink whatever and pray for a miracle next year...
     
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  33. Abbbp

    Abbbp Crusader (750) Mar 9, 2013 Texas
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    Was very fortunate to attain a plethora of NE Hops from my two favorite breweries, Trillium and TreeHouse. More importantly though for me is that my friends will get to pound them while I man the grill!
     
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  34. deadsincebirth

    deadsincebirth Initiate (136) Jul 24, 2014 Illinois
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    Pumpkin Peach Ale.
     
  35. jcoleMA66

    jcoleMA66 Devotee (441) May 16, 2015 Massachusetts

    Unfortunately, probably won't have any Tree House, but we have a few other tasty options on hand. I think I'll be just fine...

    From Trillium:
    Secret Stairs
    Dbl Dry-hopped Scaled
    Scaled Up
    PM Dawn

    From Hill:
    Fear and Trembling
    Twilight of the Idols
     
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  36. rgordon

    rgordon Meyvn (1,058) Apr 26, 2012 North Carolina

    We're doing chicken parm and drinking Mills River SNPA. It's a brain-knower, no, a no- brainer! I like both teams and hope for a great game. Cheers!
     
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  37. Scott17Taylor

    Scott17Taylor Poo-Bah (1,778) Oct 28, 2013 Iowa
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    I've got a few different hoppy beers that are starting to get a little old, pseudosue and city of the sun, I'll drink those pre game. Than probably finish my drinking with an uncle Jacobs.
     
  38. AngryDutchman

    AngryDutchman Aspirant (231) Aug 8, 2015 Pennsylvania

    We've got enough of the homebrewed Dunkel, Irish/German lager, Pumpernickel, and Vienna to carry us through.

    Are there any panther beers?

    Actually, since the revitalized Anchor turned 50 in 2015 maybe THAT is the right beer. Comes from the Bay, just like the game. D'oh!!!
     
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  39. 5thOhio

    5thOhio Zealot (510) May 13, 2007 South Carolina

    The game will resemble what the Panthers did to the Hawks and Cards, so it might be kinda boring by the 4th quarter. Closer than the previous two, but still over & done.

    Wish I could get some Hop Drop & Roll or House of Clay, but lacking a trip to NC, I'll have to go with some Eastern Carolina BBQ and a local beer, like Westbrook. Maybe a growler?
     
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  40. otispdriftwood

    otispdriftwood Initiate (0) Dec 9, 2011 Colorado



    If the Broncos win and I can find a beer called Humble Pie, I'm going to send you a six-pack. On second thought, if the Broncos win, I'm going to make some "Humble Pie" labels to wrap around some Coors Light and send it to you. Or would you prefer a Crowler?
     
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