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The best IPA no one knows about?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by geneseohawk, Nov 24, 2012.

  1. maximumu13

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    Matriarch from Jackie O's
     
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    Olde Hickory Death by Hops
     
  3. miketd

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    This latest batch is especially good. Or maybe we finally some fresh stuff in Cleveland. Either way, I'm digging it tonight.
     
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    If it's a beer that we don't know about, we probably don't know the acronym for it...
     
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    Didn't make the connection as to what the 'TG' in the title meant, but I had 3 Toppling Goliath hoppy beers on Darkness Day Eve and thought they were all fantastic. Hopefully the bottling line will mean I can have their great beers more than once a year.
     
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    Starting to get traction behind it simtra is pretty solid from knee deep
     
  7. zeledonia

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    Got some of this in a BIF. At first I thought "two bottles of one beer in a BIF?" After drinking the first, I understood and appreciated the choice.

    One that's not been mentioned (perhaps cause it's too well known?) is Boneyard RPM. Folks in the PNW know it, but I think most of the country has no clue what they're missing.
     
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    x2. Great beer, traded some Columbus IPA and White Rajah and got 2 as extras. Very, very solid.
     
  9. Keffa

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    Had a bottle of Simtra at my bachelor party thanks to Leschkie. HOLY SHIT. So good. Sat for about 5 minutes just smelling it, and it didn't disappoint when I actually took a drink.
     
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  10. vacax

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    I figure people from California know... Beachwood Melrose
     
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    This is the only Toppling Goliath I've had so far and it was excellent. I get bored of IPAs, but the smell and taste of this reminded me of why I loved them in the first place. They must start distributing to Illinois!
     
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    TIPA from Schlafly was pretty awesome.
     
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    This small brewery in San Jose called Russian River makes this IPA called Pliny the Elder. It's fantastic! Unfortunately it's only distributed to a few states :(

    /sarcasm.

    No really... Southern Star Pro-Am 2012, (512) IPA, Deep Ellum IPA, Karbach Rodeo Clown IIPA. Beloved locally, not known outside of Texas, really.
     
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    Scottish IPA.
     
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    Not telling.
     
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    Steel toe size 7? Such a great beer from a rather small operation.
     
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    This x 1000
     
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    Yes!!! Went to Odd Side last summer and this beer blew me away! Phenomenal stuff! I'll also echo support for Fort George Vortex and Boneyard RPM - both are fantastic. And I don't believe I saw any mention of Fremont Interurban, so...there it is.
     
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    This brewery makes some great beers and they don't typically get a whole lot of recognition on here. If you ever trade from floridians see if they can get some of this!
     
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    Snake Handler Double IPA
     
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    Maumee Bay IPA and Amarillo Brillo from Maumee Bay Brewing in Toledo.
     
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    This. As well as Kane's Double dry hopped galaxy head high. Both are amazing beers.
     
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    Steel Toe Size 7
    Columbus IPA
    Odd Side Citra
    Kuhnhenn Fluffer

    The people that posted these answers are the winners.
     
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    The best IPA no one knows about.


    If I told you, I'd have to kill you.
     
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    But Ron, the Scots are known not to use many hops :)
     
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    Lift Bridge Hop Dish and i always mention Steel Toe
     
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  27. Bitterbill

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    Pako's IPA.
     
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    Old Forge in Danville Pa. Thier overbite IPA is fantastic. Think Furious or Sculpin or Flower power.
     
  29. BedetheVenerable

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    In terms of American takes on the more traditional English IPA, I actually love Shipyard's (Fuggles) IPA...single variety, hefty bitterness, nice malt backbone, and at just the right ABV.
     
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    It's known fairly well here in its local area but I don't think its local area of familiarity extends too far out of state.... Wormtown Be Hoppy.
     
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    I'm not sure what qualifies for this thread but Evolution Lot 3 is a great IPA that is little known about.
    Highly recommend.
     
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    came to post this. it's getting pretty popular in NJ but this is probably top 10 for me right now.
     
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    This^ hands down.
     
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    Selins Grove Brew Pubs IPA. Their APA is awesome too!!
     
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    I wouldn't say no one knows about them, it's get some love on here, but it definitely doesn't get mentioned nearly enough in my opinion.

    Meadowlark from Pretty Things
     
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    yep... dont forget endeavor
     
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    It is listed as a Pale Ale, but I and many others don't think it fits.
     
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    Societe's The Pupil
     
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    Caldera IPA, Drakes IPA and Big Sky IPA.
     
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