What beer are you drinking now? #48

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by PoopChute69, Dec 7, 2012.

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  1. TicoCali

    TicoCali Jul 25, 2010 California

  2. texasdrugaddict

    texasdrugaddict Oct 11, 2012 New Mexico

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    Been awhile since I had a Wheat Beer that i liked. But this is really good.
     
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  3. TheMultiYeast

    TheMultiYeast Oct 11, 2011 Vermont

  4. denver10

    denver10 Nov 17, 2010 New Mexico

    Yes it is.
     
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  5. awdturboiv

    awdturboiv May 24, 2008 Indiana
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    Time to watch some Dark Knight...
     
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  6. JRod1969

    JRod1969 Nov 23, 2010 New York

    Been away from my cellar this week, so I'm opening this on my twins' bdays.

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    2008 is still the best vintage.
     
  7. jds8411

    jds8411 Oct 12, 2008 California

    Drinking a bottle of Avery Brewing The Czar Imperial Stout. Very tasty.
     
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  8. dckepley

    dckepley Aug 13, 2006 Iowa
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    Just polished off a bottle of Enjoy By 12.21.12 and watching Gold Rush Alaska...Rrrrrghhhh. Man time! Cheers!
     
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  9. denver10

    denver10 Nov 17, 2010 New Mexico

    Finally tried it yesterday for the first time. I agree, very tasty.
     
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  10. davey101

    davey101 Apr 14, 2009 Connecticut
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    Thanks HopsMatt!
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  11. fmccormi

    fmccormi Oct 24, 2010 Maine
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    Couple of observations this evening:

    1) Seems like there's an unreasonable number of people drinking Juicy this evening. And I am supremely jealous of all of them. Funky saison? Yes please. Southern Hemisphere hops? Yes please. Shaun Hill's expertise? Motherfucker.

    2) Couple of people doing some nice running tomorrow in the A.M.; good for you, dudes. I only ran a mile today and got in half of a h.i.i.t. workout before my right shin started giving me problems, and I'm dying to get in a good, long, problem-free run soon.

    3) This Expedition Stout is (somewhat unexpectedly) pretty damn awesome. Like, I figured it would be solid, but this is just great, and definitely fantastic in some respects. Good on ya, Bell's—y'all seem to know what you're doing.
     
  12. CommanderOfAwesome

    CommanderOfAwesome Aug 30, 2012 California

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    Loving this.
     
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  13. Immortale25

    Immortale25 May 13, 2011 North Carolina
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    I didn't know what this was until I found it hiding at the bottom of the cooler at my local liquor store. I saw how highly rated it was and took the chance of buying it even though it surely was sitting there for over a year since it's vintage 2011. Tastes great, though! Half-empty with no head because I forgot to take the picture after the initial pour. Is pairing great with some havarti cheese. Cheers!
     
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  14. heresy22

    heresy22 Apr 9, 2007 California
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    2012 Double Bastard.
     
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  15. fmccormi

    fmccormi Oct 24, 2010 Maine
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  16. CA_Infidel2o9

    CA_Infidel2o9 Dec 1, 2012

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    Final brew if the night.

    It was alright...
     
  17. stayclean

    stayclean Mar 17, 2012 Wisconsin

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    From the 1/18/12 batch and tasting pretty darn good now. Don't mind it fresh, but what a difference almost a year makes. Glad I still have another 4 or 5 stashed away, going to have to pick up a 6er or two of the latest batch and hide them along with those.

     
  18. InVinoVeritas

    InVinoVeritas Apr 16, 2012 Wisconsin
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    This:
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    First time trying it and this is OUTSTANDING!!! For sure going to be a regular in the frig!

    Last:
    Home brew . . .
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  19. beerloserLI

    beerloserLI Apr 2, 2011 New York
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    I myself dabbled in pacifism once. Not in Nam of course.
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  20. Goosey

    Goosey Jan 18, 2012 Missouri

     
  21. oldp0rt

    oldp0rt Feb 24, 2011 Quebec (Canada)

    and the night goes on.


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    maybe a vintage next.

    Cheers! :D
     
  22. ObiWanKushnobi

    ObiWanKushnobi Apr 4, 2011 Minnesota

    Starting of with a tasty local Barleywine.

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  23. draimegould

    draimegould Feb 12, 2011 Missouri
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    No truer words were ever spoken
     
  24. InVinoVeritas

    InVinoVeritas Apr 16, 2012 Wisconsin
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    Ok, I really couldn't help myself, the Devil made me have another . . .
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  25. Dools9

    Dools9 Jul 5, 2011 Massachusetts

    G'knight and cheers all.
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  26. PABSTMASTER

    PABSTMASTER Feb 23, 2009 Pennsylvania

    Hell yes.
     
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  27. cosmicevan

    cosmicevan Dec 13, 2009 New York
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  28. valdieu2

    valdieu2 Feb 23, 2012 Maine

    I'm thinking you're not that old so don't do that.
     
  29. Goosey

    Goosey Jan 18, 2012 Missouri

    Just a couple of Boulevard Pale Ale's, because that is all my sister has to offer. Not bad, but I wish it was Sierra Nevada. Wish I could post picks, have been missing the last couple of weeks, because I can't figure out how to upload picture onto photobucket off of my Iphone. Shitttt
     
  30. jzeilinger

    jzeilinger Dec 4, 2004 Pennsylvania
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    On Black Friday Weyerbacher released their one time only brew, "Yankee", an American Strong Ale. I was really bummed because I love their beer and we were going to be away in Indiana for Thanksgiving (besides seeing family it also turned into a big beer run). My neighbor was nice enough to go to the release day for me and pick up a case and being a fan of Weyerbacher beers and strong ales, I wanted a case (because I expected it to sell out). When we got home I was anxious to try it, cracked open a bottle, and it took me 30 minutes to get through half the bottle while the rest went down the drain; whatta downer and there was no way I was going to drink the rest of the case. I e-mailed Weyerbacher and explained the situation and asked if it were even a remote possibility to bring the case back so it doesn't go to waste and pay the difference for something else. Bill from Weyerbacher got back to me and had no problem at all swapping it out for a case of similar value so I went with the Simcoe, one of my Weyerbacher favorites. Weyerbacher was not obligated to swap any beer out and after all, how many times have all of us made a beer purchase and didn't enjoy it? When that happens, I chalk that up as my own problem and move on. A similar thing happened about (5) years ago but in that situation, it was a skunked case. Weyerbacher went above and beyond and it's the small things like this that go a long, long way with customer loyalty.

    To everyone, I apologize for the long story; to fmccormi: dude, you asked! Ha! :p
     
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  31. Localdrinklax

    Localdrinklax Jul 23, 2010 Wisconsin
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    on tap. Central Water's Y2K Barley wine, Pearl Street D.T.B., and a night cap of Finch's Threadless IPA.
     
  32. EdTheEdge

    EdTheEdge Mar 26, 2011 California

  33. kmello69

    kmello69 Nov 27, 2011 Texas
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    Despite having not heard great things, I had to give it a try. I think I just developed 4 new cavities....

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  34. daysinthewake

    daysinthewake Nov 13, 2010 California

    Having Celebrations and Rum + Cokes.
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    Watching Kubrick's best film.
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  35. denver10

    denver10 Nov 17, 2010 New Mexico

    Hmmmm. I don't remember that scene from Dr. Strangelove. I was also unaware they released Dr. Strangelove in color.

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  36. dt_gbpackersfan

    dt_gbpackersfan Dec 6, 2012 Missouri

    Onto this for my second of the night. Lately, one of my favorites!
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  37. beerloserLI

    beerloserLI Apr 2, 2011 New York
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    Don't do what? Quote Walter Sobchak or drink hop rod rye? Too late on both. Just having a good time and doing nothing to knock an actual vietnam war veteran. Can we please take it easy?
     
  38. montrealbcr89

    montrealbcr89 Oct 31, 2011 Quebec (Canada)

    Now this nice little nightcap. Cheers!
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  39. draheim

    draheim Sep 18, 2010 Washington
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