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What Beer Are You Drinking Now? #85

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by Bitterbill, Jan 13, 2013.

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  1. Bitterbill

    Bitterbill Poo-Bah (5,238) Sep 14, 2002 Wyoming
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    Maybe in the Spring, when the temps aren't so brutal.
  2. Hotmetal1

    Hotmetal1 Aspirant (286) Feb 28, 2012 Mississippi
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    Just looks like the head is kinda purpleish.
  3. DennyCrane

    DennyCrane Initiate (0) Nov 19, 2011 Illinois
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    i hear you. its definitely stout season here in chicago but i never get tired of a tasty hop bomb. cheers
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  4. jbaker67

    jbaker67 Meyvn (1,415) Jul 1, 2012 Pennsylvania
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    Lost Abbey Red Poppy Ale
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  5. DennyCrane

    DennyCrane Initiate (0) Nov 19, 2011 Illinois
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    moving onto this one... my first beer from mammoth brewing. its really, really good...

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  6. russpowell

    russpowell Poo-Bah (7,689) May 24, 2005 Arkansas
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    Blue Point Sour Imperial Stout as I watch my kids try to have fun with this less than 1" of snow we received last night...:astonished:
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  7. Greywulfken

    Greywulfken Poo-Bah (3,270) Aug 25, 2010 New York
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    Enjoying a Red Giant ale from Element Brewing...
    Divisional game queued in the background. Great games (IMO) yesterday.
    Better image of the beer color here:
    I wanna get the word out on the brewery, Element Brewing Company, too. Follow the link and hit the menu tab to bring up their beer and distribution info. I'm not, like, affiliated or anything, BTW, I'm just sayin' that as a general advocacy-thing. On the (BA) site, their three "core" beers (Dark Element (previously Dark Matter), Extra Special Oak (ESO), and Red Giant) don't have a lotta reviews, but they're really good beers.

    Heh. I bought the "trifecta" this past weekend:
    Last night was Dark Element. Later today will be their ESO...

    But for now, back to the Red Giant.
    And the game... :slight_smile:

  8. LeRose

    LeRose Meyvn (1,179) Nov 24, 2011 Massachusetts
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    Gimme some sugar....Brown Shugga, baby. Enjoyable...hoppy without the big citrus bitter notes, more tropical, sweetness but stil not heavy. Yum....
  9. Lantern

    Lantern Initiate (0) Feb 27, 2011

  10. fredmugs

    fredmugs Poo-Bah (1,530) Aug 11, 2012 Indiana
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    Going for an IPA throwdown

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  11. fmccormi

    fmccormi Meyvn (1,299) Oct 24, 2010 California
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    Just got back from the weekly Blues Brunch at Empire Brewing Company in Syracuse, where a new beer of theirs called Local Grind (a 7-something% ABV brown ale brewed with locally roasted coffee) went pretty damn well with some Belgian waffles there. It was really a very solid brown ale, with lots of good, fresh coffee character.
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  12. zac16125

    zac16125 Poo-Bah (1,787) Jan 26, 2010 South Carolina
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    My money's on Heady in a landslide. What's the one between Pliny and Heady?
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  13. Moose90

    Moose90 Meyvn (1,455) Nov 25, 2012 Washington
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    Myrcenary is a helluva beer. I've had 3/5 and of those 3, I'd choose Myrcenary!
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  14. Moose90

    Moose90 Meyvn (1,455) Nov 25, 2012 Washington
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    Odell Myrcenary DIPA
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  15. lordofthewiens

    lordofthewiens Poo-Bah (4,010) Sep 17, 2005 Maine
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    Started on this growler, watching Seahaks-Falcons. One-sided so far[​IMG]
    Looking forward to the Pats game.
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  16. alelover

    alelover Initiate (0) Aug 19, 2012 Michigan

    first ever black note.. im in love.
  17. meanmutt

    meanmutt Crusader (712) Feb 6, 2012 Ohio
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    My first beer of the day is a mid-afternoon breakfast...


  18. mikeburd1128

    mikeburd1128 Zealot (514) Oct 28, 2011 New Jersey

    This is one bad ass motherfucker. Something's just not quite right with it though - too sweet. But very good. Really liking my new CCB glass too. Cheers everybody!

  19. stxSS07

    stxSS07 Initiate (0) Nov 23, 2010 Illinois

    Attaway MattyIce. Terrible game to watch so I'm switching to Madden '13 until Pats/Texans.


  20. zac16125

    zac16125 Poo-Bah (1,787) Jan 26, 2010 South Carolina
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    Nice to see stores arent limiting numbers of Blacknote! Four 4-packs! How much of it hit distribution? I heard they brewed a ton of it.
  21. AxesandAnchors

    AxesandAnchors Initiate (0) Nov 21, 2012 Oregon

    Cascade's Vlad the Imp Aler (one of my favorite brews, it's pretty damn amazing)
  22. Sam_E

    Sam_E Initiate (0) Oct 11, 2012 Ohio

    No pics today, but Im starting with a Rogue - Yellow Snow IPA
  23. PlayaPlaya

    PlayaPlaya Aspirant (202) Sep 19, 2012 Illinois

    Who said he didn't pick it up AT BELLS ?
    I wouldn't think he picked up that much outside of Michigan, but what do I know.
  24. zac16125

    zac16125 Poo-Bah (1,787) Jan 26, 2010 South Carolina
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    Starting the day off with this one. My first Flanders Red. Not really what I was expecting. I certainly prefer Lambics and Gueuze's.

  25. zac16125

    zac16125 Poo-Bah (1,787) Jan 26, 2010 South Carolina
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    Someone recently told me that the brewery only sold Black Note in large bottle formats during its release. I guess I was just assuming that was true information and thus he got this off a shelf in a bottle shop. I obviously dont know though.
  26. MichPaul

    MichPaul Zealot (597) Jan 28, 2012 Michigan
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    DUDE! All that Black Note is jaw dropping! Do you have any money left? :stuck_out_tongue:
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  27. mjohnson17

    mjohnson17 Devotee (443) Apr 29, 2012 Illinois
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    Doing a little cellar cleaning; getting rid of some JV beers to make more room for more varsity beers.

  28. Lantern

    Lantern Initiate (0) Feb 27, 2011

  29. HoodooOperator

    HoodooOperator Initiate (0) Sep 27, 2012 Texas

    On deck hoping for a Texans miracle against those schlongs from Boston

  30. alelover

    alelover Initiate (0) Aug 19, 2012 Michigan

    this is nothing.. one guy this morning got about 4 cases of it. imagine a line of 10-15 people with nothing but cases and 4-packs of this.. it was beautiful! :grinning:
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  31. zac16125

    zac16125 Poo-Bah (1,787) Jan 26, 2010 South Carolina
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    I also heard the 4 packs were only going to be $25. Again, this is all here say. I hope this makes it to SC, although I doubt it will.
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  32. Ravenacht

    Ravenacht Aspirant (201) Aug 10, 2012 Florida
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    First try.... this is one tasty hoppy brew.

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  33. GeddyLeeRocks

    GeddyLeeRocks Initiate (158) Oct 14, 2012 Pennsylvania

    2 Mamosas and 6 Southern Tier Old Man into "DRUNKEN LAUNDRY-PALOOZA 2013!"
  34. ripps1

    ripps1 Initiate (0) Aug 28, 2012 New Jersey

    Drinking this for the first time. Amazing beer.


    I need to find a trading partner so I can get more of these.

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  35. 05Harley

    05Harley Devotee (443) Feb 8, 2008 New Hampshire

    It's gonna take a miracle too!!
    I'll be drinking some Heady Topper for kick off and we'll see where it goes from there.
    Go New England!!
  36. Ravenacht

    Ravenacht Aspirant (201) Aug 10, 2012 Florida
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    I want to order some Cascade online but with the average temp in Oregon being around 17 deg. i might have to wait till spring.. :slight_frown:
  37. stayclean

    stayclean Initiate (0) Mar 17, 2012 Wisconsin

    Drinking my last Breakfast Stout, it's cold and icy outside, it sucks.

    ISO: A 4-pk of Black Note for my wife's birthday in 8 days (she said either she wants this or nothing, smart woman).
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  38. dsal89

    dsal89 Disciple (331) Jul 6, 2008 Indiana
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    Finishing up this bad boy right now and i enjoyed the hell out of it! It did confuse me a little bit though lol Review here :slight_smile:

    Really wanna see how this ages. I thought it was delicious but kind of a mess lol

    Cheers ladies and gentlemen!
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  39. kevanb

    kevanb Poo-Bah (1,717) Apr 4, 2011 Illinois
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    Not a bad beer on a Sunday afternoon.
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  40. StJamesGate

    StJamesGate Poo-Bah (3,589) Oct 8, 2007 New York
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    Pyramid Thunderhead IPA. It's a nice APA - except it's 67 IBUs and 6.7%?! Sure doesn't taste it...:astonished:
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