The Best Strictly Brewpub Creation You've Had....

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  1. BDEE

    BDEE Initiate (0) Feb 11, 2012 Wisconsin

    In early 2012 my wife and I were at 3 Floyd's. We had as much grub as we could handle from the kitchen and twice as many drafts. But one I'll never forget (or have seen on their menu since) is Cimmerian Sabertooth Berzerker. To explain it in one sentence, it was Imperial Zombie Dust. Tasted almost exactly the same, but with a bit more burn, and just like Z.D., so hoppy it was sweet. Around 10%, give or take. Sorry I don't remember the exact measurements. Just wanted to hear some similar stories about a beer that you realize you probably will never have again.

    I'd also like to hear what other people who have had this one thought about it. Thanks!!!
  2. HopCraverDave

    HopCraverDave Initiate (0) Feb 20, 2013 Ohio

    IBUsive at Fatheads. One might classify it as a more intense Headhunter.

    Made it to the final four in this years National IPA championships.

    Best IPA I have ever had. Possibly my favorite beer in total.
  3. Axic10

    Axic10 Defender (605) Mar 15, 2008 New Jersey
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    After this weekend, I'd say that would go to Voodoo's Grande Negro Voodoo Papi. It's Big Black Voodoo Daddy with vanilla beans, cinnamon and aged on ghost chili peppers. Very enjoyable and was like Hunahpu with a spicy kick added.
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  4. BDEE

    BDEE Initiate (0) Feb 11, 2012 Wisconsin

    Love the name of that beer!!!
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  5. lucas1801

    lucas1801 Initiate (0) Apr 5, 2012 Massachusetts

    Cerise Casee at Cambridge Brewing Company.
  6. shredder83

    shredder83 Devotee (423) Feb 21, 2013 Illinois
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    Most recently, Blot out the sun at fff. Billed as a stout but this one is something more, a stout that has sweet maltiness and an unconventional citrus hop profile. Bitterness is there but is mild and pleasant. At around 10% abv this one is dangerously drinkable, I could go on and on....but i'm drooling now.
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  7. mike_v_sardina

    mike_v_sardina Initiate (152) Apr 12, 2012 Vermont

    Russian River's "Happy Hops" !
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  8. Swik

    Swik Initiate (0) Oct 2, 2012 Indiana

    Red hot shocker from darkhorse, believe it's just an ale but as it's fermenting they throw in red hots, depending on if you like cinnamon or not this beer is either delicious or disgusting haha, I've always loved it
  9. SSEngelbrecht

    SSEngelbrecht Initiate (182) Jan 25, 2010 Louisiana

    Pizza Port's 'Bacon and Eggs'. It was a coffee stout, very nice. My wife would vote for their 'Skid Mark Brown'.
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  10. jlordi12

    jlordi12 Devotee (430) Jun 8, 2011 Massachusetts
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    The Colonel barrel aged porter @ Cambridge Brewing
  11. smitherz22

    smitherz22 Initiate (0) May 8, 2012 California

    Lagunitas Geuze and Firestone Walker unfiltered DBA
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  12. Seanniek91

    Seanniek91 Defender (647) Jul 1, 2012 Rhode Island
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    Kate the Great without a doubt.
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  13. ramnuts

    ramnuts Initiate (0) Feb 16, 2009 Oregon

    Gigantic's "Dynomite!"
  14. dan027

    dan027 Initiate (0) Mar 28, 2011 Pennsylvania

    No question, Tröegs Scratch #58 - Triple Mango IPA. Only got to have it once before it was gone but I absolutely loved it. I'm praying this follows the same path as Perpetual IPA and Flying Mouflan and ends up in regular rotation as at least a seasonal release.
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  15. Drucifer

    Drucifer Devotee (453) Apr 16, 2012 Illinois
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    I saw the post headline and came here to say Cimmerian Sabertooth Berzerker from FFF as well. The last time they released a batch it tapped out in a day or two. They need to make that beer more often.
  16. JM03

    JM03 Initiate (0) Nov 12, 2010 Ohio

    That 2 Live Grand Cru #1 was amazing too. Big Black Voodoo Daddy blended with Black Magik and aged in Pappy barrels.
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  17. Axic10

    Axic10 Defender (605) Mar 15, 2008 New Jersey
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    Yes it was. My girlfriend ordered that and I ordered the Papi. She loved the Papi so much that she switched and I got to finish her 2 Live Grand Cru. I didn't really have a complaint about that.
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  18. jderosia603

    jderosia603 Initiate (0) Jul 17, 2012 New Hampshire

    Kate, Royal Impy and Killer B at the Portsmouth Brewery.
  19. jesskidden

    jesskidden Meyvn (1,295) Aug 10, 2005 New Jersey

    I very rarely buy any "flavored" or spiced beers, yet look forward to hopefully seeing Gose, Jewish Rye or Coffee & Cream Stout on the beer board when I walk into the Triumph Brewery in Princeton, NJ.
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  20. xxbillay

    xxbillay Initiate (0) May 31, 2012 New Jersey

    I forget what number, but it was a troegs scratch, triple mango ipa. Also the bourbon barrel troegenator was excellent.
  21. trevorjk

    trevorjk Initiate (0) Aug 28, 2009 Netherlands
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    Lift Bridge Barrel Aged Hand Pulled Silhouette Russian Imperial Stout. Was absolutely blown away by this one.
    To this day, it is the most amazing and memorable beer that i have EVER had.
  22. ncaudle

    ncaudle Defender (608) May 28, 2010 Virginia
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    this and the 2 Live Gran Cru Greatest Hits Vol 1.
    both were phenomenal!
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  23. dmfc906

    dmfc906 Initiate (0) Jul 2, 2010 Illinois

  24. bifrost17

    bifrost17 Initiate (0) Dec 16, 2011 Washington

    Deschutes extinction stout on tap at the pub in Portland.
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  25. MetalMountainMastiff

    MetalMountainMastiff Initiate (0) Oct 1, 2012 California
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    50/50s Old Conundrum - Christian Brothers brandy.
  26. jtdolla911

    jtdolla911 Initiate (0) Nov 18, 2011 Massachusetts
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    Cask citra IPA at Sebago Portland. Holy shit was it good
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  27. jmgrub

    jmgrub Initiate (0) Nov 20, 2010 California

    Goose Clybourn's Xocolatl aka Mayan Gold is the best English barleywine, and therefore the best beer, that I have ever had.
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  28. scud

    scud Aspirant (203) Sep 22, 2010 Indiana
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    Greenbush/Haymarket's Sock Chicken dipa. Loved how fruity and citrusy this beer was and so drinkable.
  29. Domingo

    Domingo Poo-Bah (2,192) Apr 23, 2005 Colorado
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    Pretty much any of the big beers from the Bull & Bush fall into this grouping.
    In particular, Pimp my Rye, Legend of the Liquid Brain, and Royal Oil stand out.
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  30. beercanman

    beercanman Initiate (0) Dec 17, 2012 Ohio

    Great Lakes Rackhouse Ale. A barrel aged strong ale. In my top 5 of all time
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  31. nogidrew86

    nogidrew86 Initiate (0) Aug 16, 2010 Nevada

    Poor mans - pizza port Carlsbad
    Rye rye Rocco - CBC
    Tovarish- beachwood BBQ
    Tiny bubbles - hollister brewing
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  32. fritts211

    fritts211 Aspirant (210) Feb 19, 2011 Tennessee
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    Local option sent a keg of their gose over to against the grain and it was phenomenal. Perfect representation of the style to me. I could drink it like water.
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  33. bishopdc0

    bishopdc0 Defender (657) Jan 23, 2010 Maine
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    Everything at Minneapolis Town hall...more specifically 1800
  34. ForkAndSpoonOp

    ForkAndSpoonOp Initiate (0) May 4, 2011 Pennsylvania

    The Light That Spills Out Of The Hole In Your Head. Tired Hands pale ale with clementines. Mind-bogglingly good, and making a return appearance soon.
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  35. commis

    commis Initiate (0) Jul 21, 2009 Massachusetts

    Raspberry RIS from Wedge. They brew it every winter and it's recipe is designed around it being nitro'd. One of the best stouts brewed in NC and he brews a shit-ton of it so it lasts for a couple months.
    Also, Rye Rye Rocco at CBC. Amazing.
  36. Streaky

    Streaky Initiate (100) Mar 26, 2013 New Jersey
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    Pannepooch, at Hair of the Dog. "International Beer project with the fine folks at Brouwerij De Struise, Pannepooch. The famous Pannepot, brewed in Portland, and aged in brandy barrels for 9 months." Hands down the greatest beer I have ever tasted in my life. There was so much going on from just the first sip that my palate nearly exploded. They're going to bottle it this fall for their 20th anniversary beer. Apparently there's a new keg of it on tap now, shhhh I'm going there after work today and I need there to be at least one glass left.
  37. Philly82785

    Philly82785 Aspirant (235) Dec 17, 2008 Minnesota

    Town Hall's Coconut Milk Stout
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  38. ljkeats

    ljkeats Aspirant (295) Jun 27, 2007 Massachusetts
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    That's easy, Cambridge Brewing Company's Cerise Casee.
    No wait, CBC's The Colonel Porter.
    Crap, wait, I know - that Barleywine aged with Brett from the BW fest.
    Nope, ummmm, how about the Grisette (La Saisonniere) Will brewed last summer?
    Maybe the above beer aged with Brett (Brett Grissette)?
    Damn, how about almost everything on this list:
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  39. socon67

    socon67 Poo-Bah (1,693) Jun 18, 2010 New York

    Orange Sunshine at the Hart & Thistle. Oh how I wish that was bottled.
  40. cornsnake23

    cornsnake23 Initiate (36) Apr 4, 2009 California

    Definitely The Colonel from Cambridge Brewing of my favorite beers of all time
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