What beer are you drinking now? #107

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by Lare453, Feb 4, 2013.

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  1. uvm2003

    uvm2003 Disciple (318) Oct 1, 2006 Pennsylvania
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    Split a bottle of Cab barrel aged Below Decks. The wine barrel treatment works well with the English barleywine, accentuating the dark fruits with slight tartness and oak.
  2. KevinGordon

    KevinGordon Initiate (0) Dec 16, 2012 North Carolina

  3. jbertsch

    jbertsch Meyvn (1,125) Dec 14, 2008 Massachusetts

  4. Sludgeman

    Sludgeman Poo-Bah (1,835) Aug 17, 2012 District of Columbia
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    Hof Ten - Wit Goud
  5. RichardMNixon

    RichardMNixon Zealot (515) Jun 24, 2012 Pennsylvania
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    My girlfriend is drinking a homebrewed coconut porter, reportedly "the best beer [she's] had in [her] life."

    I nodded, pleased with the compliment, and the ability to keep these to myself.

  6. bstyle

    bstyle Devotee (444) Apr 27, 2006 Indiana
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  7. NSK79

    NSK79 Initiate (176) Jun 4, 2012 Illinois

    Congrats! I love your avatar - I saw HH in person once, I was eating lunch in an empty dining room of the Outback Steakhouse on Clearwater Beach with a buddy when none other than this towering man, the Hulk, and his children walk in and sit the next booth over to have lunch, it was a humbling experience.
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  8. scud

    scud Aspirant (203) Sep 22, 2010 Indiana
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    My first Kern beer
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  9. evilcatfish

    evilcatfish Defender (638) May 11, 2012 Missouri
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    Deschutes Hop Henge. Yum
  10. TomTwanks

    TomTwanks Initiate (0) Apr 5, 2011 Ohio

  11. Shmuffalo

    Shmuffalo Aspirant (241) Feb 26, 2012 Pennsylvania
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    Well hello, old friend.

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  12. jzeilinger

    jzeilinger Poo-Bah (5,581) Dec 4, 2004 Pennsylvania
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    Love your avatar:


    :grimacing: That's enough sex in a glass that even Mr. Ron Jeremy couldn't keep up with! Sleep well, Ron Jr., sleep well!!
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  13. MooseBoose

    MooseBoose Devotee (440) Jun 6, 2007 Wisconsin

    Started the night with a Bells Midwestern Pale Ale. I love some of Bells beers, but man oh man, why can't they make a decent Pale Ale. This one is about as bad as their last Pale Ale.

    Followed that with a 21st Amendment Bitter American. Pretty good!
  14. yamar68

    yamar68 Initiate (0) Apr 1, 2011 Minnesota

    I remember that - you should have said hi, I'm always excited to meet my fans.
  15. IndyDad

    IndyDad Defender (600) Jan 21, 2013 New York
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    I love the Trader Joe's Vintage Ale! 3 cases in my basement! Thank TJ and Unibroue!
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  16. Shagator

    Shagator Initiate (0) Mar 17, 2012 Kentucky


    The jury is still out. It was good, but I think its missing something.
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  17. jmarce

    jmarce Initiate (70) May 15, 2011 Connecticut

    It's a well done DIPA, pretty nice balance between citrusy and piney/resinous notes and the sweet malts. Goes down really easy for almost 9%, I'd probably go a bit below the average rating at like a 90 because it didn't blow me away and I would have liked a bit more citrus bite and a touch less syrupy sweetness.
  18. jzeilinger

    jzeilinger Poo-Bah (5,581) Dec 4, 2004 Pennsylvania
    Premium Member Beer Trader

    Yeah, until her beer journey progresses, then be prepared to defend the fort unless your coconut porter is so outstanding it beats out BCS! ( :grimacing: )
  19. superspak

    superspak Poo-Bah (16,324) May 5, 2010 Michigan
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    Very good Wit. A bit watery but the balance and complexity is nice. Very drinkable.

    Damn hoppy Helles. I ain't complaining. This is really damn good. (Gorch Fock)

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  20. jzeilinger

    jzeilinger Poo-Bah (5,581) Dec 4, 2004 Pennsylvania
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    I had a similar experience and I'm glad it wasn't just me.

    That's what was in my glass in this picture:
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  21. RochefortChris

    RochefortChris Meyvn (1,261) Oct 2, 2012 North Carolina
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    Sweetwater's The Gimp....WIDE OPEN flavors
  22. ObiWanKushnobi

    ObiWanKushnobi Initiate (0) Apr 4, 2011 Minnesota

    Joining yamar68 in the Hopslamed challenge!

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  23. carteravebrew

    carteravebrew Zealot (510) Jan 21, 2010 Colorado

    I'm nodding, pleased as well...from your picture, impeccable grammar (English degree here), and my third Renegade Elevation (triple IPA). Cheers!

    EDIT: Oh! Nods accompanied by Rush!
  24. alelover

    alelover Initiate (0) Aug 19, 2012 Michigan

    sipping a 2010 4th d while watching some cedar point videos missing the shit out of that place.. so whens the BA cedar point/kalahari meet up this summer? :grinning:

  25. stoney1031

    stoney1031 Initiate (0) Dec 2, 2012 Texas

    Kids are finally a sleep time for somegood beer and the local news

  26. KevinMc79

    KevinMc79 Initiate (171) Oct 29, 2008 Illinois
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  27. animal69

    animal69 Savant (970) Sep 21, 2007 Louisiana

    Well after 10 hrs of fighting w/ my car & ultimately losing i broke down and tried the new bud black crown, meh, washed it down with my beloved torpedo !
    Cheers All !!!
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  28. KevinGordon

    KevinGordon Initiate (0) Dec 16, 2012 North Carolina

    I had a 4pack of this last night. Perfection in a can
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  29. carteravebrew

    carteravebrew Zealot (510) Jan 21, 2010 Colorado

    Hells yes! Northwest Ohio native here...whenever people talk about great amusement parks and roller coasters, I just snicker. I may not be a beer snob, but don't talk to me about the best roller coasters until you've been to Sandusky.
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  30. stoney1031

    stoney1031 Initiate (0) Dec 2, 2012 Texas

    I had it for the first time on friday and it blew me away
  31. mnguyen281

    mnguyen281 Initiate (0) Apr 9, 2009 Texas

    Spicy garlic butter crawfish and boulevard reverb. Yep. Delicious.

  32. teamwiggum

    teamwiggum Savant (907) Nov 30, 2008 Wisconsin
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    Decided to grab a stout for once, went with a Central Waters' Satin Solstice.
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  33. ledzeppelin4

    ledzeppelin4 Initiate (0) May 18, 2011 Illinois

    Sam Adams Double Agent IPL. Me thinks Sam Adams is very good at brewing hoppy lagers.
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  34. Seanniek91

    Seanniek91 Defender (647) Jul 1, 2012 Rhode Island
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    Was in Portland today and happened to stop by the brewery. Managed to pick these two beauties up. Also got to try the FV13 which was incredible as well.
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  35. texasdrugaddict

    texasdrugaddict Initiate (0) Oct 11, 2012 New Mexico

    This is Great stuff.

    Need Great Music now too.
  36. alelover

    alelover Initiate (0) Aug 19, 2012 Michigan

    hell yea!! a cedar point meet up would be sick! add in some fast lane passes and you really cant have a better day anywhere else.
  37. weeble8604

    weeble8604 Initiate (144) Jan 8, 2013 Kentucky

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  38. 4balance

    4balance Initiate (0) Dec 11, 2011

    I can't seem to stop enjoying these, so damn good!
    Life is good! Thunder rule! Cheers ~
  39. Maction

    Maction Initiate (0) Oct 14, 2008 Illinois
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    Last of my Xmas beers, I think.

    St. Bernardus Christmas Ale w/ baguette and aged Gouda.

  40. ObiWanKushnobi

    ObiWanKushnobi Initiate (0) Apr 4, 2011 Minnesota



    I figured this is an appropriate song for the Hopslamed Challenge.

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