What beer are you drinking now? #753

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by rden4654, Nov 12, 2014.

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  1. Nugganooch

    Nugganooch Poo-Bah (2,004) Jan 13, 2011 California
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    Societe The Pupil
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    Cheers BA!
     
  2. JDbudget87

    JDbudget87 Initiate (0) Oct 9, 2014 Arkansas

    Going with a nostalgic beer this evening. One of the first IPAs I had a few years back. I probably prefer their Rampant IPA, but sometimes this one just hits the (sentimental) spot...

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  3. BourbonBob

    BourbonBob Initiate (0) Apr 1, 2012 Illinois

  4. LeperJim

    LeperJim Meyvn (1,051) Feb 10, 2008 Ohio
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    Taking one or two of these for my flu / Ebola-like symptoms.
    I'm hoping the molasses will help.

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  5. AdmiralOzone

    AdmiralOzone Poo-Bah (2,159) Jun 26, 2014 Minnesota
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    So here's the thing, I couldn't comment on that thread cause I've only had Backwoods Bastard. The OP there clearly wanted an opinion from BA's who have sampled both. All I can say is I'd love to try Wulver, cause I really like the Bastard (understatement).
     
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  6. jzeilinger

    jzeilinger Poo-Bah (8,022) Dec 4, 2004 Pennsylvania
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    Even better is the barrel aged version: Insanity.
     
  7. Dupage25

    Dupage25 Initiate (0) Jul 4, 2013 Antarctica

    Foothills Jade IPA, draft. My first beer with Pacific Jade hops, this one also has citra and chinook. Light, tightly carbonated body with a pleasant dryness works perfectly with a fascinating hop flavor wheel of mango, lemon pepper, orange and perhaps...kiwi? Lingering pleasant bitterness suggests black pepper soaked in a Chinook tea.

    Who is this Foothills brewery and why the hell haven't I heard of them before? :open_mouth:. This is the best IPA I've had all year.
     
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  8. twizzard

    twizzard Initiate (0) May 11, 2013 New York

    Happy Birthday to a great BA and my Trillium connection @muzzy !!

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  9. jzeilinger

    jzeilinger Poo-Bah (8,022) Dec 4, 2004 Pennsylvania
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    And one sexy opener too! Go IU!!
     
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  10. BB1313

    BB1313 Poo-Bah (4,177) Jul 16, 2009 Ohio
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    Victory Harvest Ale.. great stuff.. cheers!
     
  11. jzeilinger

    jzeilinger Poo-Bah (8,022) Dec 4, 2004 Pennsylvania
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    Call me crazy, had that one last night (and thanks again!) along with a Backwoods and I preferred the Wulver.

    P.S. - box will be coming soon. !!!
     
  12. leroybrown10

    leroybrown10 Poo-Bah (1,536) Jan 26, 2008 Missouri
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  13. aoampm

    aoampm Champion (854) Apr 26, 2014 Hawaii
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    First time having this beer and man it's one of the best coffee stouts I've had for sure!
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    Was really hard to find anything wrong with this one:

    4.73/5 rDev +7.5%
    look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

    vibin' out to some old school reggae


    ¡Salud!
     
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  14. gatheredwaters

    gatheredwaters Initiate (0) May 1, 2014 Vermont

    Finishing this off.

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    Cheers!
     
  15. WesMantooth

    WesMantooth Poo-Bah (3,106) Jan 8, 2014 Ohio
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    Send me your address
     
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  16. SawDog505

    SawDog505 Poo-Bah (5,501) Apr 9, 2010 New Hampshire
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    [​IMG] Very impressed, having a Founders Hop Harvest and it can't touch this one tonight!
     
  17. boehmer7

    boehmer7 Initiate (0) Jun 18, 2012 Wisconsin

    new Glarus has the cranberry dressing/sauce and pumpkin pie covered. Now they just need a turkey beer, and I won't need to cook at all for thanksgiving

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  18. AdmiralOzone

    AdmiralOzone Poo-Bah (2,159) Jun 26, 2014 Minnesota
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    I pretty much like barrel aged, if I see it I will try it (if you build it). Thanks for the heads up.
     
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  19. AdmiralOzone

    AdmiralOzone Poo-Bah (2,159) Jun 26, 2014 Minnesota
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  20. WesMantooth

    WesMantooth Poo-Bah (3,106) Jan 8, 2014 Ohio
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    Oh, I think your crazy, but not because of that...

    Speaking of, I was wondering what happened to all of my Wulvers. I was happy to find 3 good beers that you hadn't consumed. To impress such a BA legend such as yourself was icing on the cake!
     
  21. Smakawhat

    Smakawhat Poo-Bah (7,714) Mar 18, 2008 Maryland
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  22. Roudy

    Roudy Initiate (0) Aug 20, 2009 Georgia

    In Austin TX for business today. Stumbled upon a small brewery, Hops & Grain. Enjoying everything they've put in front of me. This is El Potero, a tequila barrel Baltic Porter.
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  23. beeragent

    beeragent Meyvn (1,057) Aug 16, 2005 Texas

    Three Floyds Alpha King! Ah, it's going to be a good night!
     
  24. Whimpers

    Whimpers Initiate (0) Dec 17, 2010 New York

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    Prairie Bomb. Had a few since they were released here...this is probably the last one for a while. Tasty but I'm cool with this one being "once in a while."
     
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  25. cavedave

    cavedave Poo-Bah (3,006) Mar 12, 2009 New York
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    Coffee stouts are never the same after you try a Peche Mortel.
     
  26. Fireslayer

    Fireslayer Initiate (0) Apr 13, 2013 Wisconsin

  27. WesMantooth

    WesMantooth Poo-Bah (3,106) Jan 8, 2014 Ohio
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    Nice choice. Welcome aboard
     
  28. yemenmocha

    yemenmocha Initiate (0) Jun 18, 2002 Arizona

    COSTCO purchase recently. Got these for $6. Plus some Chimay Blue for the holidays.

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  29. Mbo108

    Mbo108 Initiate (0) Dec 3, 2013 Pennsylvania

    A little dankess as Fall leaves us..[​IMG]
     
  30. HeartofMiami

    HeartofMiami Champion (802) Sep 20, 2014 Florida
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    This calls for a Celebration...
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  31. AdmiralOzone

    AdmiralOzone Poo-Bah (2,159) Jun 26, 2014 Minnesota
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    I like this too.
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  32. FaradayUncaged

    FaradayUncaged Initiate (0) Oct 24, 2014 Michigan

  33. beerloserLI

    beerloserLI Savant (982) Apr 2, 2011 New York
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    Hump day that felt like a fucking Monday ba. Killing a few of these,
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    Some mr. T action,
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  34. Stezz420

    Stezz420 Initiate (0) Sep 25, 2014 Illinois

    You made my day, nice very nice!
     
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  35. goingbrokeonbeer

    goingbrokeonbeer Poo-Bah (1,728) Dec 4, 2013 South Carolina
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    What's better than one 2 Hearted, you guessed it.
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    Come out and play BAs
     
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  36. beerded_drunk

    beerded_drunk Initiate (0) Aug 30, 2013 Pennsylvania

    Lagunitas Hop Stoopid Ale
     
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  37. OldeSchool

    OldeSchool Initiate (0) Sep 8, 2013 Florida

    Once upon a midnight dreary...

    - If you haven't tried this one yet, I highly recommend it. Can't get it in Florida, unfortunately.

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  38. Roguer

    Roguer Poo-Bah (5,660) Mar 25, 2013 Georgia
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    TAH-NIGHT! Busy day, which means a busy beer day. Started with a Guinness at lunch, which never fails to disappoint me. But then, moved on to:

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    Some Sierra Nevada Celebration, in my buddy's travel mug. I love, love, love the sentiment. ("There is nothing you know that I don't know." That's how you establish dominance over your students.)

    Travel mug was necessary; we went to a homebrew store, as he got the urge. Made it back to his place, where he started in on his first homebrew: a Dunkelweizen. Looks and smells gorgeous at this point of the boil. Paired with:

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    Utah Squatters Outer Darkness RIS. Holy damn, @gatheredwaters! This is a delicious stout, IMO almost up there with Ten-FIDY, FIS, and Speedway Stout. Really, really good.

    Kids need some daddy time, so I had to bail on the brew right before the final hop addition, but I'm home, snuggling my daughter, and enjoying my lone bottle of Double Dose this season, courtesy of my man Dan at my LBS.

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    Cheers, BAs!
     
  39. bluehende

    bluehende Poo-Bah (2,440) Dec 10, 2010 Delaware
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    I love the Octoberfest's

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  40. hoosier222002

    hoosier222002 Zealot (543) May 23, 2008 Illinois
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    2013 Bourbon County Stout
     
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