What 1 brewery did you drink/sample more beers from in 2013?

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  1. FatBoyGotSwagger

    FatBoyGotSwagger Poo-Bah (1,777) Apr 4, 2009 Pennsylvania

    Tired Hands easy.
  2. rather

    rather Initiate (0) May 31, 2013 California

    the bruery between a tap takeover and visit to the tasting room tried probably 15 of their delicious beers
  3. Utley12

    Utley12 Initiate (0) Jun 10, 2007 Pennsylvania

    Brewery= Victory
    Single Beer= SN Celebration

    Honorable Mention= Dogfish (actually just had a Olde School)
  4. mpalestino

    mpalestino Initiate (0) May 28, 2010 Pennsylvania

    evil twin,,, I don't think I had any before this year, but had plenty of their beers this year
  5. xShoWTeKx

    xShoWTeKx Initiate (0) Jan 21, 2013 South Carolina

    Local for me, Thomas Creek. Cask nights every month plus regular purchases = a lot of beer.
  6. Sampman

    Sampman Initiate (0) May 26, 2013 Alabama

    Stone and Lagunitas for sure. But I am still a baby in my craft beer age and changes in Alabama laws are the only thing that brought me here in the first place. It's nice when legislation actually does something good for the people!
  7. TheSixthRing

    TheSixthRing Poo-Bah (4,266) Sep 24, 2008 California

    Probably Deschutes. Mad River's gotta be up there by virtue of their Scotch Porter. I love that beer!
  8. BlueRogue

    BlueRogue Initiate (0) May 1, 2011 Maine

    Brewery- Either Founders or Sierra Nevada.

    Single beer- FBS, the only beer I've ever bough a case of.
  9. GaToWyo

    GaToWyo Initiate (0) Feb 1, 2013 Colorado

    Odell for sure. Myrcenary and IPA are staples in my fridge. After that is probably Deschutes with a mix of Black Butte, Obsidian, Inversion, etc. usually in my fridge as well.
  10. Theyack

    Theyack Initiate (0) Jun 8, 2013 New Jersey

    Founders easy. Thanks to the Goose Island Migration Weeks, GI a close second, and The Bruery right behind.
  11. blivingston1985

    blivingston1985 Initiate (0) Jan 7, 2010 North Carolina

    I am also one to partake the local brew more than the national/regional tastiness that is abundent here in a booming beer state like North Carolina. NoDa brewing has been killing from day one and I would say I have tried more of their beers and/or at least drank them on the most steady basis, especially since they came out with the four-pack tallboys. Sierra Nevada Pale and Torpedo are always a contender for most drank beer of the year. And Foothills with Hoppyum and Torch Pils.
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  12. Geech

    Geech Initiate (0) Aug 25, 2006 Pennsylvania

    Southern Tier -

    2XMAS, 2X Steam, Choklat, Creme Brulee, OAT, Warlock
  13. sunkistxsudafed

    sunkistxsudafed Initiate (0) Apr 30, 2010 New Mexico

    Goose Island and Il Vicino
  14. I_Like_Beer

    I_Like_Beer Initiate (0) Oct 31, 2013 New York

  15. vkv822

    vkv822 Initiate (0) Nov 30, 2009 Oregon

    New Belgium 15
    Stone 9
    Double Mountain 8
    Full Sail 8
    Ninkasi 8
    Lagunitas 7
    Sierra Nevada 7

    A combination of local breweries + breweries with large distribution areas and large seasonal line-ups.
  16. surfcaster

    surfcaster Zealot (553) Apr 20, 2013 North Carolina

    By the number of different offerings:

    all widely available fresh in NC and in general very reasonable.

    As far as one offering:
    Another nod to NoDa in Charlotte--Hop Drop and Roll is my local go to, in cans now and on lots of handles, and never disappoints. Quite similar to Jai Alai except it is better.:wink:
  17. PghBeerAlien

    PghBeerAlien Initiate (0) Feb 13, 2012 Pennsylvania

    Brewery: Flying Dog. My wife and I are both amazed by everything we've tried from their lineup.
    Single beer: Green Flash Double Stout. This has become my go-to.
  18. infuturity83

    infuturity83 Initiate (0) Sep 22, 2009 Massachusetts

    For me...2013 was the year of Jack's Abby. I don't know why, but I passed them over so many times in the past, and had basically their entire lineup this year (including a few brewery-only special releases)
  19. TheNightwatchman

    TheNightwatchman Initiate (0) Mar 28, 2009 Pennsylvania

    Almost certainly Troegs for me. I've had a few cases this year, plus plenty on tap at the brewery and at bars.

    Single beer? Sadly it was probably something cheap like PBR or Rolling Rock.
  20. alex_hart

    alex_hart Initiate (0) Feb 28, 2013 Oklahoma

    Prairie for me for sure. They just keep the awesome brews coming constantly! Wine Barrel Noir, Puncheon, Prairie Bomb!, Pirate Bomb!, Oak aged Noir, Vanilla Oak aged Noir, Funky Galaxy, Prairie Standard, Tulsa Rugby Ale, Prairie Ale...it was an AWESOME year of Prairie goodness!
  21. LakesideBrewing

    LakesideBrewing Initiate (88) Dec 1, 2013 Massachusetts

    Westmalle, but Heady is a close second.
  22. BrewSTL

    BrewSTL Disciple (324) Mar 14, 2013 Missouri

    Schlafly and Urban Chestnut... both are staples in my fridge.
  23. yuenglingfan101

    yuenglingfan101 Initiate (0) Jul 7, 2010 Ohio

    Boston Beer thanks to the V-Packs, Bells, Founders, Three Floyds, Dark , Goose Island and Boulevard
  24. jaxon53

    jaxon53 Meyvn (1,164) Mar 1, 2006 Connecticut

    New England Brewing Co. for me. Their regular line up and the specials. Also couldn't get enough of Weihenstephaner Original...
  25. agentx07

    agentx07 Initiate (0) Nov 26, 2013 New York

    Stone and Lagunitas. Mass quantities of Sculpin tho!
  26. andy1701

    andy1701 Initiate (0) Feb 22, 2013 Florida

    CCB, Lagunitas, and Abita. All have good beers for hot weather and are readily available.
  27. Blueribbon666

    Blueribbon666 Initiate (0) Jul 4, 2008 Ohio

    As far as seeking out a particular brewers product I made a concerted effort to try whatever I could get from Weinhenstephaner. And to a lesser extent Ayinger & Erdinger product as well.
  28. GuttaMane138

    GuttaMane138 Initiate (0) Jun 27, 2011 Florida

    Rapp Brewing Company, which has only been open for over a year and a couple months. Greg has brewed almost 50 beers now and I've tried at least 40 of them. Hands down one of the best breweries in Florida, I'd go to Rapp over Cigar City any day.
  29. bram325

    bram325 Initiate (0) Oct 23, 2013 Texas

    Definitely Founders and Goose Island for me... And that's due to its recent release in the Texas market. I am damn glad to have their beers here. Texas beer market is swelling so fast now its fantastic it seems like every month we have a new brewery that is available. Its been an expensive beer year to say the least.
  30. abkayak

    abkayak Initiate (0) Jan 8, 2013 New York

    Barrier / Founders...all good here
  31. BigCheese

    BigCheese Initiate (0) Jul 4, 2009 Massachusetts

    Sierra Nevada for sure. One of the few I buy 12 packs of.

    A lot of Sam Adams, High Life, Jacks Abby. Too.

    Anything else I just mixed it up and get seasonals.

    Didn't drink nearly enough smuttynose this year. Lame.
  32. BeyondDescription

    BeyondDescription Disciple (306) Feb 9, 2009 Vermont

  33. JamesMN

    JamesMN Initiate (0) Jul 12, 2012 Minnesota

    Oskar Blues, mostly due to an epic motorcycle trip across the country in the summer.
  34. mlhyatt

    mlhyatt Initiate (0) Jul 27, 2013 Georgia

    Goose island, stone, founders all about the same amount. Haven't tried a bad one yet from either of these companies!
  35. primrose54

    primrose54 Initiate (0) Apr 7, 2009 Ohio

  36. wpqx

    wpqx Initiate (0) Aug 12, 2013 Illinois

    Pipeworks by a mile.

    Honorable mention to 3 Floyds, I'm pretty sure I tried everything they released to stores this year. Oh and Zombie Dust was probably my most drank beer.
  37. ThirstyMavros

    ThirstyMavros Initiate (0) Oct 2, 2013 Massachusetts

    Founders by far. Next closest was probably Jacks Abby.
  38. bubseymour

    bubseymour Poo-Bah (3,151) Oct 30, 2010 Maryland
    Society Trader

    Agree with Weinhenstephaner. I always loved the Hefeweisen but never realized how awesome their Helles Lager (Original Premium) is but really started by more of it this fall, and then I discovered Vitus just 2 weeks ago, which was awesome and great when you want something a little more heavy is about as good as it gets. 3 World class beers there and very inexpensive.
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  39. Blueribbon666

    Blueribbon666 Initiate (0) Jul 4, 2008 Ohio

    I haven't tried the Helles yet but the Vitus is awesome as is their Korbinian dopplebock...matter of fact I'm thinkin my last Korbinian is going down tonight.
  40. GuitarIPA

    GuitarIPA Zealot (536) Mar 24, 2013 Connecticut

    Founders or Sierra Nevada, they have such great variety, but Victory is catching up thanks to Dirtwolf.
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