What beer are you drinking now? #59

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by CA_Infidel2o9, Dec 18, 2012.

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  1. HevvyMetalHippie

    HevvyMetalHippie Aspirant (201) Nov 16, 2010 Massachusetts

  2. robinsmv

    robinsmv Initiate (0) Jun 24, 2010 Florida

    Gotcha Bob, were on the same page :stuck_out_tongue:. I really gotta get on Untappd
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  3. deadonhisfeet

    deadonhisfeet Poo-Bah (2,098) Apr 23, 2011 Kentucky

    Greetings everyone. This has to be the single most overpriced beer I've ever had in my life. And to think I could have bought 3 bottles of Rochefort 10 instead :slight_frown:.
    Sigh. Oh well. At least I'll get a review out of it.
  4. match1112

    match1112 Initiate (0) Mar 2, 2011 Illinois

  5. bradwalrus

    bradwalrus Initiate (0) Nov 16, 2012 Pennsylvania


    having this now, not bad..... but not quite that founders breakfast I had earlier.. for sure.
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  6. Bitterbill

    Bitterbill Poo-Bah (7,192) Sep 14, 2002 Wyoming
    Society Trader

    I finally finished the Jai Alai. So fresh, so delicious.

    Now I'm sipping on an Odell Mountain Standard. Pretty close to its best by date but still tasty.

    Drinking whilst watching this gem of a horror flick:

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  7. JustXBeer

    JustXBeer Initiate (0) Nov 29, 2012 California

  8. Bitterbill

    Bitterbill Poo-Bah (7,192) Sep 14, 2002 Wyoming
    Society Trader

    Now THAT is a brew that pretty much flies under the radar. I dug it big time!
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    ILOVESTOUTS Initiate (110) Apr 13, 2006 Connecticut

    Santa is getting a little lean on after a couple bottles of Edward with Mrs. Claus, now onto the nightcap....

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  10. jasoncheb

    jasoncheb Initiate (0) Nov 23, 2012 Virginia

    BA GBS...I didn't think the GBS could get any better...I was horribly wrong!
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  11. CGMLS3

    CGMLS3 Initiate (0) Jul 30, 2010 Florida

    2011 Double Bastard.
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  12. JRod1969

    JRod1969 Zealot (574) Nov 23, 2010 New York

    Finally, have a 2012 in hand. Cheers!

  13. ripps1

    ripps1 Initiate (0) Aug 28, 2012 New Jersey

    I like the glassware. Did you get that at the brewary? ISO: that Glass....
  14. alelover

    alelover Initiate (0) Aug 19, 2012 Michigan

  15. jzeilinger

    jzeilinger Poo-Bah (7,311) Dec 4, 2004 Pennsylvania
    Society Trader

    We're stayin' tuned to see if Tim spills the beans. (!!!)
  16. CA_Infidel2o9

    CA_Infidel2o9 Initiate (0) Dec 1, 2012

    Tick it my dude!
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  17. Giovannilucano

    Giovannilucano Devotee (422) Feb 24, 2011 New Jersey


    using my Johnny Walker snifter

    Hey guys! For those of you crazy enough to follow my Italian craft journey, I am coming back to this one this eve.

    I had opened this bottle 4 days ago. Now while I sip this one again, more of the amazing flavors reveal themselves.
    I taste the oak barrels more pronounced. When you first sip this you instantly know whether you like it or not. I know this is not for everyone and it is easily to be dismissed. BUT I think those that do dismiss this are forgetting the magic at work here: taking a barley wine and transforming into something so bold and different.

    I can not say much more except I enjoy this.
  18. match1112

    match1112 Initiate (0) Mar 2, 2011 Illinois

    I was told that this stands up to Alpine Nelson and I was sure to dig it also. Pelican5 was right, kinda of. It is tasty and I'm liking it, but I know Nelson and this is no Nelson! It's a close second, from what I remember this has a juicy more fruity punch on the end and Nelson had more of that rye spice that I really like. Still very damn good and would gladly drink anytime.
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  19. Bitterbill

    Bitterbill Poo-Bah (7,192) Sep 14, 2002 Wyoming
    Society Trader

    Matt already spilled them. The berliner weisse homebrewing genius..
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  20. dcloeren

    dcloeren Defender (602) Sep 15, 2010 Texas


    Bentlegbrewer (my friend Sam) shared this one tonight. Such an amazing BBA Oatmeal Stout!
  21. Dannywhitewash

    Dannywhitewash Initiate (0) Dec 19, 2010 Ohio

    I finally have some fresh pliny! Don't get me wrong... it's delicious but i think heady topper ruined my double ipa palate.
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  22. Thirstygoat

    Thirstygoat Defender (622) Nov 22, 2012 Illinois

    Boulevard Stingo
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  23. Bitterbill

    Bitterbill Poo-Bah (7,192) Sep 14, 2002 Wyoming
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    I scored them this way: Alpine Nelson 4.8. Karl Strauss Big Barrel 4.4. No Nelson but like you say, damn good.
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  24. Kmccabe33

    Kmccabe33 Aspirant (230) Nov 4, 2011 Georgia

    Well it was a good day at work and just one more day of work and I fly home for the holidays tomorrow night. Figured I'd celebrate my last night in Atlanta for a couple weeks.


    2011 KBS. Mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm. Yeah thats my description.
  25. MikeEhrmantraut

    MikeEhrmantraut Initiate (0) Aug 28, 2012 Tennessee

  26. Hanzo

    Hanzo Savant (954) Feb 27, 2012 Virginia

    For tonight. A random grab at my beer store. "Oh this is new" *inserts into basket* That often gets me into trouble, but not this time. 21st Amendment Marooned on Hog Island. Damn tasty beer. I don't think I have had many oyster stouts, but if most are like this I will be seeking out more.


  27. stayclean

    stayclean Initiate (0) Mar 17, 2012 Wisconsin

    Finishing up my growler o' Zombie Dust ( :slight_frown: ).

    Might crack open a '08 Storm King afterwards.
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  28. fmccormi

    fmccormi Meyvn (1,408) Oct 24, 2010 California

    Tired and a little achy after a 13.5 mile run in the woods this afternoon, so I'm gonna enjoy this bottle of Mint Chocolate Imperial Stout, most likely. Review to follow.
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  29. fujindemon74

    fujindemon74 Initiate (0) Nov 7, 2012 Pennsylvania

    My vote is for Oat.
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  30. jzeilinger

    jzeilinger Poo-Bah (7,311) Dec 4, 2004 Pennsylvania
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    This brewing company continues to elude me. ***a-hem*** mr robinsmv!!!!!! (I hate this damn iPad, I can't bring up the cool little faces to insert...I'm a Windows geek trying to function in an Apple world tonight...grrrrr....)
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  31. EdTheEdge

    EdTheEdge Devotee (459) Mar 26, 2011 California

    My new favorite Bock! This beer is pretty freakin' awesome!

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  32. Errto

    Errto Initiate (0) Oct 20, 2009 Connecticut

    Decided on no occasion in particular to open a Tilquin Gueuze. The nice thing about this beer is that I bought it right in my hometown from my local beer store and did not have to travel an hour away. Traditional Lambics of pretty much any brand you could name were not available in CT until quite recently.
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  33. ValleyOfTheSuds

    ValleyOfTheSuds Initiate (0) Oct 19, 2012 Arizona

    Some awful Instagram pics (@valleyofthesuds... :wink: ) taken with my awful phone of what is a pretty decent beer. Good, not great. Wish it was more viscous and a little more sweet. Considering what they were going for, I would've thought it would be.


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  34. Thickfreakness

    Thickfreakness Crusader (743) Oct 2, 2010 New York

    Love the Oat... but I have an almost two year old Choklat that I think I'm gonna dig on right about... ... ... NOW! I may even swirl and dump some Makers Mark in my glass on the 2nd glass. Damn I wish they would BBA some of their Blackwater series!!!
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  35. fujindemon74

    fujindemon74 Initiate (0) Nov 7, 2012 Pennsylvania

    Can I haz?
  36. Hugonaut13

    Hugonaut13 Initiate (0) Nov 29, 2012 Illinois

    Freakin. Awesome.
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  37. MattyG85

    MattyG85 Poo-Bah (3,402) Aug 31, 2010 Minnesota


    Happy B-Day Keef
  38. NYRfan4ever

    NYRfan4ever Initiate (68) Oct 30, 2009 New Jersey

    Very interesting brew. Red wine character takes over a bit too much but still the great baltic thunder flavors we all know.

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  39. JoeyBeerBelly

    JoeyBeerBelly Initiate (0) Dec 15, 2006 New York

    a few of these...

    before moving on to this beer...​
  40. match1112

    match1112 Initiate (0) Mar 2, 2011 Illinois

    He told me earlier that if I make it to florida on vacation he would give me a keg of the stuff for free!
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