What beer are you drinking now? #121

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by Goosey, Feb 18, 2013.

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  1. HeyJim

    HeyJim Initiate (169) Sep 22, 2012 Pennsylvania

    My wife and I shared a bottle of this. It just tasted like a normal porter or maybe a milk stout to me. I liked it, but I literally got zero coffee/cappuccino notes from it.
  2. deadonhisfeet

    deadonhisfeet Poo-Bah (1,584) Apr 23, 2011 Kentucky

  3. Chickenhawk9932

    Chickenhawk9932 Savant (917) Jul 19, 2010 Pennsylvania

  4. tjosborne

    tjosborne Initiate (0) Jan 31, 2013 Nebraska

  5. ESeab

    ESeab Initiate (0) Jan 3, 2013 New Jersey

    Yeah, it does drink way thinner than a typical stout and the coffee has fallen off a big deal since November. I still can taste a bit coffee, kind of like a mocha cappuccino but not over powering at all. I just love the value, $4.99 a bomber where something like 3beans is $3.50 12oz ($3.99 at store who jack up their singles). So if you want the caffeine/booze buzz, this is a cheap date.
  6. stayclean

    stayclean Initiate (0) Mar 17, 2012 Wisconsin

  7. sniffles

    sniffles Initiate (0) Dec 31, 2010 Minnesota


    Fresh, the wine has subdued the sour a bit. Tasting great.
  8. Dools9

    Dools9 Zealot (518) Jul 5, 2011 Massachusetts

    Picked up a 40 of this just for kicks. Pretty rough. Was OK when it was super ice cold 20 minutes ago, now the last few sips are a struggle.
    Probably have a SNPA and then call it a night.
  9. Chickenhawk9932

    Chickenhawk9932 Savant (917) Jul 19, 2010 Pennsylvania

    I think Rex wants a little Racer 5.
  10. DelMontiac

    DelMontiac Initiate (0) Oct 22, 2010 Oklahoma

    Just felt like a porter night, even if it doesn't really go with cedar plank-smoked wild Alaskan red salmon and stuffed crabs.

  11. Hugonaut13

    Hugonaut13 Zealot (561) Nov 29, 2012 Illinois
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    Pipeworks Galaxy Unicorn

  12. denver10

    denver10 Poo-Bah (2,320) Nov 17, 2010 New Mexico

    Great beer, indeed. I could really go for one of those right about now.
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  13. yamar68

    yamar68 Initiate (0) Apr 1, 2011 Minnesota


    Big thanks to BobZ for this one!
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  14. BlueRogue

    BlueRogue Disciple (342) May 1, 2011 Maine

    Ipswich Oatmeal Stout and Trader Joe's oatmeal chocolate chip cookies.

  15. unclejazz

    unclejazz Defender (639) Oct 24, 2011 New York
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    Finally picked up the first sixer of the year, bottled on 1/30. Some pretty delicious stuff. Good to see this is all over this forum it's drinking pretty well right now.

  16. OneBeertoRTA

    OneBeertoRTA Devotee (497) Jan 2, 2010 California
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    Snapped this pic seconds after pour. So glad this is only bottle one and I have 23 left. This is an amazing BA BW!

  17. jtdolla911

    jtdolla911 Initiate (0) Nov 18, 2011 Massachusetts
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    Went from Nugget Nectar to Jacks Abby Private Rye now onto Short's Pandemonium
  18. pjs234

    pjs234 Zealot (544) Jun 29, 2008 Connecticut

    Haven't had this in a while... This is damn good. Hop Wallop

  19. TheBeerAlmanac

    TheBeerAlmanac Savant (967) Mar 3, 2011 Kentucky
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    It is it is.
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  20. RayUF07

    RayUF07 Initiate (0) Sep 22, 2012 Florida

  21. Prh27

    Prh27 Initiate (0) Apr 24, 2012 Virginia

  22. LiquidDegenerate

    LiquidDegenerate Aspirant (225) Nov 22, 2011 Florida
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  23. RWNay

    RWNay Aspirant (242) Oct 7, 2010 Illinois
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    I just checked the bottle, says best by March. So its not terribly fresh. I did like the beer, it just didn't blow me away. Maybe I will have to trade for another batch that I know is more fresh. I have local access to Zombie Dust, so I think I'd rather grab one of those over this beer. But I'm happy to have had a chance to try Flower Power.
  24. HeyJim

    HeyJim Initiate (169) Sep 22, 2012 Pennsylvania

    As someone who has his beer pics photobombed by cats regularly, be prepared for an unusual amount of likes.
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  25. TychoNDC

    TychoNDC Disciple (395) Jan 7, 2013 Colorado
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    A happy ale indeed.

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  26. OTB

    OTB Devotee (431) Sep 2, 2011 California

    Finishing up a growler of Societe Pupil.

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  27. OTB

    OTB Devotee (431) Sep 2, 2011 California

    Welcome, enjoy this place.

  28. mpayne5

    mpayne5 Zealot (512) Aug 18, 2011 Indiana
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  29. HeyJim

    HeyJim Initiate (169) Sep 22, 2012 Pennsylvania

    Oh! More Mad Mex fun.

    Before I ordered my growlers, the dude asked if I wanted anything else. After two hours of ordering craft, I squinted at the draft board and said "Could I get a growler of...the Miller Lite 'Triple Hop Brewed' Lager'?"

    His face was priceless. "Miller Lite? ...Okay...I could....you..." I couldn't keep a straight face anymore and told him I was joking. He said he was going to be pretty upset if he had to fill a growler of Miller. Fun stuff. We had a few more good jokes about it and he said next time we're in he'll bring us two Millers, on the house, so I said we're never coming back.
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  30. OTB

    OTB Devotee (431) Sep 2, 2011 California

    And nothing better than the best APA in the world !!!! God I wish we could get this in Cali, come on FFF, So Cal will treat you well !

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  31. bccocx

    bccocx Zealot (553) Jan 13, 2007 Texas
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    You have no idea how happy I am that Ballast Point is now in Texas!

  32. MADPolo

    MADPolo Initiate (0) Dec 19, 2012 Alabama


    Innis & Gunn Irish Whiskey Cask Stout. Good stuff! Nice & smooth.
  33. JoeyBeerBelly

    JoeyBeerBelly Initiate (0) Dec 15, 2006 New York

    a Zoe for Joe...

  34. jeevo

    jeevo Initiate (194) Nov 1, 2012 Pennsylvania
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    An awesome person hooked me up with a bottle of this. Being pretty new to the craft beer scene, I never would have thought I would have had the opportunity to drink this so soon. Perfect ending to a cold winter's night with my girlfriend:

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  35. ESeab

    ESeab Initiate (0) Jan 3, 2013 New Jersey

    Needed to make room on shelf. Not bad at all

  36. sportscrazed2

    sportscrazed2 Aspirant (232) Mar 29, 2010 Indiana
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  37. ldhughes3

    ldhughes3 Devotee (466) Jan 4, 2013 Louisiana
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    working on a 64oz growler from a recent trade, gotta finish it while its still fresh!
  38. Steamer

    Steamer Initiate (0) Dec 13, 2012 Missouri

    Dragon's Milk (American Stout) , New Holland Brewery
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  39. jshap10

    jshap10 Initiate (0) Jan 22, 2013 Massachusetts

    Troegs Nugget Nectar. Lives up to the hype!
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