What beer are you drinking now? #114

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by Lare453, Feb 11, 2013.

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  1. injuredreserve

    injuredreserve Initiate (0) Apr 18, 2010 Louisiana


    Elevated IPA
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  2. mjshearer1

    mjshearer1 Aspirant (213) Dec 16, 2011 Michigan
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    A beer in a can is worth two in the bush...or something.
  3. LiquidDegenerate

    LiquidDegenerate Aspirant (225) Nov 22, 2011 Florida
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  4. cfrances33

    cfrances33 Initiate (0) Jun 12, 2012 Illinois
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    Black Note and Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations. Yup this pairing kicks ass!


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  5. TychoNDC

    TychoNDC Disciple (395) Jan 7, 2013 Colorado
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    Found this guy while out of town earlier this weekend. Definitely a nice way to relax after a snowy Monday.
  6. JoEBoBpr

    JoEBoBpr Initiate (0) Feb 26, 2004 Missouri

    Just cracked this beauty up. 2009 verison. This ages so well. so smooth. The 11% is barely there. Sweet dark fruits notes are present and pretty balanced. There is some slight oxidation in there, as expected, but it adds to the brew and is not a negative at this point. Well done North Coast.

    photo-4 by JoEBoBpr, on Flickr

  7. Ravenacht

    Ravenacht Aspirant (203) Aug 10, 2012 Florida
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  8. BB1313

    BB1313 Poo-Bah (2,734) Jul 16, 2009 Ohio

    Brooklyn Brown Ale earlier.. Two Brothers Revelry right now.. Troegs Nugget Nectar and Mad Elf later.. cheers..
  9. Squidly

    Squidly Initiate (0) Nov 26, 2006 New Jersey

  10. InebriatedJoker

    InebriatedJoker Zealot (586) Sep 16, 2010 Ohio
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  11. freewill35

    freewill35 Zealot (502) Oct 27, 2007 Indiana

    Samuel Smith's Organic Chocolate Stout
  12. Bitter_Echo

    Bitter_Echo Initiate (0) Apr 13, 2012 Michigan

    And now one of these:
  13. NSK79

    NSK79 Initiate (176) Jun 4, 2012 Illinois

  14. Bitterbill

    Bitterbill Poo-Bah (5,839) Sep 14, 2002 Wyoming
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    Well, not only is the wax a bugger to remove, the beer itself is a bugger in a way. I drank it at close to room temp, wrote my review, and now...drinking the last, what, 6 oz, and it's tasting better than what I gave it in the taste dept of my review. I'll be knackered.
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  15. skinsfan

    skinsfan Zealot (583) May 24, 2005 Maryland
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    First time trying this one, and I was fortunate to get a hold of 2 of these bottles. Man is it good!

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  16. Chickenhawk9932

    Chickenhawk9932 Savant (928) Jul 19, 2010 Pennsylvania

    Picked up my first case of Nugget Nectar for this year.
    One for the wife, and one for me. Cheers.
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  17. match1112

    match1112 Initiate (0) Mar 2, 2011 Illinois


    getting ready for fishing season while listening to a close friends nephew, enjoy!

  18. oldp0rt

    oldp0rt Initiate (0) Feb 24, 2011 Quebec (Canada)

    Just a little something I call delicious.

    Did prefer Everett though.
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  19. OTB

    OTB Devotee (437) Sep 2, 2011 California

    Time to open that lonely growler of Nelson.

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  20. Sam21

    Sam21 Initiate (0) Dec 14, 2009 Connecticut


    Got down to the last sip before I could even take a picture. I've had Brownstone before, but am really enjoying it. I'm definitely a Sixpoint fan. 3Beans and Bengali in the fridge, but for another time. All for me tonight.
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  21. Bitterbill

    Bitterbill Poo-Bah (5,839) Sep 14, 2002 Wyoming
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    LOL. It comes as a big surprise that I liked what you're drinking.:wink:
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  22. GeddyLeeRocks

    GeddyLeeRocks Initiate (158) Oct 14, 2012 Pennsylvania

    How many Hopslams are too many?
    6, I presently believe.
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  23. scud

    scud Aspirant (203) Sep 22, 2010 Indiana
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  24. Hockey_Fan

    Hockey_Fan Zealot (507) Jan 13, 2013 Maryland

    Some more Flying Dog Lucky SOB.

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  25. Roger85

    Roger85 Devotee (416) Aug 24, 2012 Illinois
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    Having my first Victory at Sea while taking a midterm for my Graduate Business Law class. Thankfully the beer is amazing (best porter ever?) and it's taking the edge off. Cheers!
  26. DaKur

    DaKur Initiate (0) Nov 15, 2012 Rhode Island


    Found Kona Stout at Twin River Casino. Nit winning but taking clam cakes and chowdah home to the kids.
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  27. WYVYRN527

    WYVYRN527 Initiate (0) Jan 8, 2007 Minnesota

    Fresh out of Lagunitas at the house, so I had to break in the new glass with something from California.

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  28. ant880

    ant880 Initiate (0) Nov 7, 2010 New York

    Just got this tonight as an extra and couldnt wait...this is excellent
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  29. Zimm

    Zimm Initiate (0) May 18, 2012 New Jersey
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    Nuggets of Nectar!!
  30. Hanzo

    Hanzo Initiate (0) Feb 27, 2012 Virginia

    Wasn't going to drink tonight as I over imbibed at a tasting yesterday, but my new DFH/SN IPA glass showed up....I took that as a sign from the Beer Gods. Seems I've drank all my IPAs so I grabbed the only chilled DFH beer to christen the glass. Some may say it is an ugly glass, I think it is a sexy vessel. It is delicate though, to quote Will Smith I feel like I'm gonna break this damn thing. The ribbed base feels good in my hand.

    As for the beer, not bad, much like the Stone 16th, not sure how much I dig lemon in my beer.


    Off to watch The Walking Dead that I missed last night...Cheers all!
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  31. benjaminahudson

    benjaminahudson Initiate (0) Sep 29, 2012 North Carolina


    Cherry forward, and a little thin. Cheers!
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  32. Greywulfken

    Greywulfken Poo-Bah (3,800) Aug 25, 2010 New York
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    And lastly, tonight, one of my first and still favorite Russian Imperial stouts:
    Ah, yes... Old Rasputin

    "The sea brings comfort, and the waves they talk. The sun shines on the water as it gently rises. You can see the face of God when you look at the sun. Your soul forgets everything as you wake from the dreams of life's worries. For the joy lifts your heart, and your soul sees the wisdom of life, and beauty. Indescribable beauty. Is the pain gone?"

  33. regularjohn

    regularjohn Initiate (0) Feb 7, 2013 New Jersey

    also i'm drinking ballast point calico amber ale...delicious !
  34. scud

    scud Aspirant (203) Sep 22, 2010 Indiana
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  35. ehammond1

    ehammond1 Initiate (0) Jul 4, 2008

    Boom goes the dynamite!
    Alpine Nelson
  36. JulianB

    JulianB Initiate (0) Feb 1, 2012 South Carolina

    Buy this by the case, or drive around searching for Hopslam? Tough decision...not.

  37. WebGuyMike

    WebGuyMike Initiate (0) Dec 5, 2012 Florida

    A couple more first time tries.

    Started with a really good brown ale


    Now drinking the best barleywine I've had yet


    Cheers BAs!
  38. FanofHefe

    FanofHefe Meyvn (1,144) Feb 13, 2010 Illinois

    WTH - After a couple of SN Torpedo's with some pizza for dinner, came home and cracked open a DFH 120 IPA. Still drinking nicely. Doubt I can do much more, but maybe a Founders Porter to close the deal.

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  39. Treyliff

    Treyliff Poo-Bah (3,644) Aug 10, 2010 West Virginia
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    Mardi Gras week at the local Irish Pub, listening to some solid Irish music and enjoying an amazing beer.
  40. danedelman

    danedelman Initiate (0) Apr 3, 2011 Pennsylvania

    I have it so hard.

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