What beer are you drinking now? #636

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by Dr_Bahmbay13, Jul 18, 2014.

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  1. mbeerdino21

    mbeerdino21 Initiate (0) Dec 24, 2013 New Jersey

    How is that? Got one in my cellar but paid a boatload for it and am scared to open it:grimacing:
     
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  2. superspak

    superspak Poo-Bah (24,537) May 5, 2010 Ohio
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    Review Revisit night Friday

    Really nice this year. Glad I got the second 6'er. Taste of lightly tart lime, biscuit, graham cracker, toast, vanilla, cream, light caramel, and herbal earthiness. Nicely robust and balanced malt, lime, lactose and other adjunct flavors; with a light hop balance. Lightly tart finish with minimal bitterness. Super tasty.
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    Really good robust porter. Last time I revisited this I got an old bottle that was awful; not this time. Taste of dark chocolate, cocoa, roasted malt, coffee, toast, dark bread, nuttiness, light smoke, herbal, and roasted earthiness. Good amount of roast/herbal hop bitterness on the finish. Nice complexity of the roast/bready malts. Very enjoyable.
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    Awesome Black IPA. The malts weren't as robust as I recalled. Taste of big juicy pineapple, peach, grapefruit, tangerine, lemon zest, orange peel, floral, grass, pine; with moderate chocolate, cocoa, roasted malt, toast, light coffee, light char malts. Nice pine/roasted bitterness on the finish. Smooth, crisp, and fairly sticky mouthfeel. Delicious.
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    No idea on exact age, but West point Market in Akron OH dates their price tags.... 11/1/2012. Absolutely insane!! Taste of huge raisin, prune, fig, cherry, caramel, toffee, toast, molasses, brown bread, nuttiness, chocolate, cocoa, light smoke, leather, tobacco, herbal, and earthy yeast notes. Incredible complexity, balance, and smooth sipping for 10%. Top tier Wee Heavy as I felt last time. I have the BBA in the cellar I got in a trade last month. SOON. I also need to buy more of this some time.
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    Cheers
     
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  3. WavyC

    WavyC Initiate (0) Apr 27, 2014 California

    This joint smells really nice.
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  4. JohnFatAss

    JohnFatAss Devotee (429) Jan 22, 2011 New Jersey

    Not sure what to think of this:

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  5. jhartley

    jhartley Poo-Bah (2,839) Aug 22, 2010 Florida
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    Not sure what it is, but...well...you're doing something wrong with this post.
     
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  6. ChuckHardslab

    ChuckHardslab Initiate (0) Jan 25, 2012 Texas

    Samuel Smith's Organic Chocolate Stout. It's the last of my 'vacation beers'. I bought several bombers of different beers before going on my trip to the beach and this is the last one (sniff). Nice beer to have when I got home though!

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  7. Pahn

    Pahn Initiate (0) Dec 2, 2009 New York

    new holland's dragon's milk. i get why people aren't BCBS wowed by this beer, but i feel like comparing it to the heavy hitters misses the point... it wants to be smooth, with a really well rounded, delicious flavor. there's subtle bourbon and oak, and a really silky stout underneath.

    my cheap, low-attention-span ass bought a 4pack of this stuff, and i don't regret it at all. to put this in context, i've felt buyer's remorse over buying a whole 4pk of 1week old bell's two hearted cans.
     
  8. larryi86

    larryi86 Poo-Bah (4,597) Apr 4, 2010 Delaware
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    Mikkeller ForĂȘt De Tronçais (Light Toasted), pretty good, 19.3% ABV is not overwhelming, worth pick up for $11, cheers!
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  9. vette2006c5r

    vette2006c5r Poo-Bah (3,675) Oct 14, 2009 Minnesota
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    Sam Adams's Thirteenth hour........A little too sweet but not bad, not great.
     
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  10. shamrock071521

    shamrock071521 Initiate (0) Aug 23, 2012 Michigan

  11. spicoli00

    spicoli00 Defender (626) Jul 6, 2005 Indiana

    I don't know what is going on so here is a bacon briefcase
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  12. TX-Badger

    TX-Badger Initiate (0) Jun 14, 2012 Texas

    Just a couple tonight, but both were Toppling Goliath on draft, first up: Golden Nugget, then Tsunami Pale Ale, both were delicious:

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  13. striker2160

    striker2160 Initiate (0) May 5, 2013 Minnesota

    Central Waters 16......wow
     
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  14. beertasterb

    beertasterb Initiate (0) Mar 1, 2010 Michigan

    Like everyone else tonight still beer campin tropical maibock
     
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  15. brewtaster

    brewtaster Initiate (0) Sep 20, 2008 Indiana

    Where in Indiana is this brewery? I at least want to hit all the microbreweries in Indiana before my time is done :slight_smile:
     
  16. Nick_V

    Nick_V Defender (679) Jul 4, 2013 Wisconsin

    NEW GLARUS - Scream. I like hop haze!!!

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  17. M-14

    M-14 Initiate (124) Feb 5, 2014 California

  18. beersnobraven

    beersnobraven Initiate (0) Jul 12, 2014 Illinois

    A Bud Light. :\ At least its something.
     
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  19. Beer-A-Lot

    Beer-A-Lot Crusader (794) Oct 4, 2012 Virginia

    A little beer with my bread and butter. The butter in front was smoky, like a rauchbier. Pretty cool.

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    What was left of my Westmalle Dubbel.

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    From yesternight.

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  20. Prager62

    Prager62 Poo-Bah (2,265) May 7, 2010 Colorado
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    I too was curious. A quick search revealed Lexington Kentucky.
     
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  21. gkoz

    gkoz Initiate (0) Apr 22, 2013 Arizona

    Was nervous to try this with what I've heard but it's actually better than I was expecting. Cheers all

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  22. Beersnake1

    Beersnake1 Poo-Bah (2,524) Aug 17, 2013 California
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    Southern Charred is soooo good!
     
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  23. Beer-A-Lot

    Beer-A-Lot Crusader (794) Oct 4, 2012 Virginia

    Hope he's doing well.
     
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  24. Beer-A-Lot

    Beer-A-Lot Crusader (794) Oct 4, 2012 Virginia

    Me want.
     
  25. Beersnake1

    Beersnake1 Poo-Bah (2,524) Aug 17, 2013 California
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    Loving this! Cheers

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  26. RobTheKnob

    RobTheKnob Zealot (598) Nov 30, 2013 Texas
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    Started with...

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    Moved on to this...

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    Wonder what trouble I can get into next?
     
  27. Kramerbarthomer

    Kramerbarthomer Champion (835) Mar 22, 2012 Colorado
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  28. dvnb

    dvnb Aspirant (212) Jul 4, 2013 California

  29. barnzy78

    barnzy78 Poo-Bah (3,986) Jun 2, 2008 Illinois
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    Sierra Nevada/Cigar City Yonder Maibock
    Goose Island The Ogden
     
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  30. ManFromMaine

    ManFromMaine Initiate (0) Jun 27, 2014 California

  31. WesM63

    WesM63 Initiate (0) Nov 6, 2011 Ohio

  32. larryi86

    larryi86 Poo-Bah (4,597) Apr 4, 2010 Delaware
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    The 8-bit Metallica is amazing!!!!!!
     
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  33. Beer-A-Lot

    Beer-A-Lot Crusader (794) Oct 4, 2012 Virginia

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    Get 3 coffins ready. My mistake. 4.
     
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  34. Hendry

    Hendry Champion (841) Mar 8, 2013 Vermont

    Late night BBQ pit shift with Lawson's Super Session IPA (#2/Amarillo hops)
    Texas Beef Briskets low & slow with charcoal & hickory

    Cheers everyone!
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  35. Beer-A-Lot

    Beer-A-Lot Crusader (794) Oct 4, 2012 Virginia

    Gotta bottle chillin as we speak.
     
  36. dailyminefield

    dailyminefield Devotee (461) Jun 13, 2012 North Carolina

    Who was I kidding? The night isn't over, I'm having "Another One"!
    Pun courtesy of MBC...
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    You may never see a video with this much energy ever again... if you hit play!
    Be on the lookout for my usernamesake in this one!
     
  37. hockeypuck

    hockeypuck Defender (673) May 7, 2013 Maine
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  38. Vitacca

    Vitacca Crusader (792) Sep 15, 2010 Connecticut
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  39. striker2160

    striker2160 Initiate (0) May 5, 2013 Minnesota

    Central Waters bourbon barrel scotch ale, from last year.
     
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  40. mlhyatt

    mlhyatt Initiate (0) Jul 27, 2013 Georgia

    Honestly, I'm drinking a steel reserve. But I'm broke and wanting to feel a little buzz.
     
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