What beer are you drinking now? #96

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by KevinGordon, Jan 24, 2013.

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  1. IndyDad

    IndyDad Zealot (590) Jan 21, 2013 New York
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    B.o.r.i.s. , and it was a great choice!
  2. fmccormi

    fmccormi Meyvn (1,309) Oct 24, 2010 California
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    Hosting a potluck tonight for a guest speaker that gave a lecture in our department today (the presentation was on climate justice and indigenous identity in Bolivia, for anyone that's interested), so there's a sixer of Ruthless Rye in my fridge that I'm pretty excited about. Never had it before!
  3. Bitter_Echo

    Bitter_Echo Initiate (0) Apr 13, 2012 Michigan

    Some day. Then this!

    So fresh...
  4. Andygirl

    Andygirl Initiate (0) Jan 3, 2013 Michigan

    Holy crap, I love it. Was hoping to drink this before dinner, but I think it will last all night.
    Kuhnhenn BB4D

  5. WebGuyMike

    WebGuyMike Initiate (0) Dec 5, 2012 Florida

    That's ok. I saw it said otter. It made me chuckle.
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  6. shuajw

    shuajw Aspirant (287) Aug 12, 2007 Georgia

    Flower Power! and Terrapin 10th Anniversary glass w/ Leonard Euler and his equation.

    Gentlemen, that is surely true, it is absolutely paradoxical; we cannot understand it, and we don't know what it means. But we have proved it, and therefore we know it must be the truth.

    fujindemon74, jmarce, JxExM and 12 others like this.
  7. Pelican5

    Pelican5 Initiate (0) Feb 4, 2012 California
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    Loving this one, no infection here, fantastic beer. Big, thick and rich. Thanks Sharpie!

  8. InebriatedJoker

    InebriatedJoker Zealot (586) Sep 16, 2010 Ohio
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    Yeah I had to ninja edit - me ,my fat fingers and an IPhone = horrible misspellings
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  9. Steimie

    Steimie Initiate (0) Jan 7, 2012 Michigan

    Last one for this year.

    Listening to:

    Cheers, LNBA!
  10. FatBoyGotSwagger

    FatBoyGotSwagger Meyvn (1,016) Apr 4, 2009 Pennsylvania

    Starting out with a Great Divide Orabelle Belgian-Style Triple. I'm diggin it.
    Hops and Hockey on deck for the evening.
    JxExM, ripps1, beerloserLI and 4 others like this.
  11. IamMe90

    IamMe90 Initiate (0) Sep 4, 2012 Wisconsin



    first impressions: bizarre. There's a weird taste in here, and I don't necessarily dislike it, but it's stumping me. Almost a little salty on the finish? But very bitter too. A very interesting beer!

    Later tonight: bourbon barrel barleywine from CW. A night of firsts!
  12. stig

    stig Initiate (150) Jan 21, 2007 Minnesota
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    Much of the initial alcohol burn is gone, I think it is delicious, love the molasses and licorice. Glad I bought a case and kept it cellared.
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  13. MikeEhrmantraut

    MikeEhrmantraut Initiate (0) Aug 28, 2012 Tennessee

  14. BB1313

    BB1313 Poo-Bah (2,558) Jul 16, 2009 Ohio

    White Rajah right now.. later on I'm gonna do a side by side with this year's and last year's Founders Imperial Stout.. cheers..
  15. loafinaround

    loafinaround Aspirant (296) Jul 16, 2011 New York

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  16. Kmccabe33

    Kmccabe33 Aspirant (215) Nov 4, 2011 Georgia
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    Stellar. Must have moar. Nothing beats a solid single IPA in my books. Brings me back to what got me into craft, and that is IPA's.
  17. SkeeterBoganski

    SkeeterBoganski Devotee (487) Feb 25, 2012 Colorado
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    Cigar City Peach IPA

  18. Bitterbill

    Bitterbill Poo-Bah (5,334) Sep 14, 2002 Wyoming
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    I set the Growler aside and am opening a home brew Honey Porter that the beer guy at Liquor Shed gave me.

    It hissed when I popped the cap.
    It pours a pitch black, 2 finger head of foam, outstanding lacing.
    It has a honey sweetness, roasty thing going, slight hint of oxidation in the smell.
    Some roasted malt and honey in the taste with a hint of oxidation...very light tartness. Not bad, and I'll let him know; heck he said he was newish at home brewing. I give him a thumbs up for the effort as it's not close to being a drain pour. Got another bottle of it in the fridge.
  19. Hotmetal1

    Hotmetal1 Aspirant (286) Feb 28, 2012 Mississippi
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    Playing in the smoke and fire, blacksmithing and beer...some of my favorite things.
  20. homebrew88

    homebrew88 Initiate (0) Apr 14, 2009 Massachusetts

    Three Philosophers Quad. I guess I've been holding on to this one for awhile with old label and 2011 date.


    Listening to some old Elvis Costello:
  21. loafinaround

    loafinaround Aspirant (296) Jul 16, 2011 New York

    founder's imperial stout... then I'll finish my big john.
  22. IamMe90

    IamMe90 Initiate (0) Sep 4, 2012 Wisconsin

    further impressions on hopslam now that its had time to warm up a bit: wow... amazing! so, so good. I like Sucks slightly better but this is in the elite tier.
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  23. RayUF07

    RayUF07 Initiate (0) Sep 22, 2012 Florida

    It's a Sculpin kind of night.

  24. TonyTalon

    TonyTalon Disciple (392) Mar 20, 2012 Wisconsin

    My last 2012 Central Waters BBBW..:slight_frown:..STOP STARING AT ME YOU BASTARD YOUR NEXT!!
    Tomorrow I begin my pilgrimage northward to the land of Central Waters. All others embarking on the same journey this weekend, I bid you safe travels! See ya at the party! CHEERS!!
  25. davey101

    davey101 Meyvn (1,080) Apr 14, 2009 Connecticut
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    Excellent Costello tune!!
  26. brasher503

    brasher503 Initiate (0) Feb 17, 2012 Alabama

    I was hungry, but now I'm starving!!! That looks awesome.
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  27. Dennoman

    Dennoman Initiate (0) Aug 20, 2011 Belgium

    It's a fictional phobia from a satirical sci-fi novel if I'm not mistaken. Then again, I can imagine people being scared of geese/swans in general, they can get pretty aggressive :stuck_out_tongue:
  28. Bitterbill

    Bitterbill Poo-Bah (5,334) Sep 14, 2002 Wyoming
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    Let me guess....it was the purple onions that grabbed you.
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  29. WebGuyMike

    WebGuyMike Initiate (0) Dec 5, 2012 Florida

    Another Jai Alai and just showing off a cool cigar box I got to hold my bottle caps.


    Sweet, right?
  30. Hotmetal1

    Hotmetal1 Aspirant (286) Feb 28, 2012 Mississippi
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    Now my avatar's name make more sence.
  31. st9647v3

    st9647v3 Crusader (798) Dec 28, 2011 New Jersey
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    Alright, so I've been seeing you all drink Sucks for the past few weeks and alas, i finally got some for myself!


    I gotta say, this is just as good as advertised.

    Cheers my BA brethren! Let's make it a good night!
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  32. freewill35

    freewill35 Defender (601) Oct 27, 2007 Indiana

    Samuel Adams Longshot A Dark Night In Munich
  33. Hermthegerm

    Hermthegerm Aspirant (264) Oct 13, 2012 Pennsylvania


    First one of these ever. Pretty darn good.
  34. RandyV

    RandyV Initiate (126) Aug 8, 2010 Arizona

    Trappistes Rochefort 8. Should probably be listening to some Gregorian chant music for the full effect, but I guess some Bruce (The Wild, The Innocent, and the E-Street Shuffle) will do. Belgian and Bruce. Cheers.
  35. 4balance

    4balance Initiate (0) Dec 11, 2011

    I forgot to mention the jalapeƱo jelly and bacon of course! Cheers ~
  36. MikeEhrmantraut

    MikeEhrmantraut Initiate (0) Aug 28, 2012 Tennessee


    The Laughing Dog Anubis Imperial Coffee Porter was most likely infected. It tasted like green olives, down the drain.

    On to this hot mess, at least it looks like it'd taste good. Also the nearing last of the mediocrity part that was my Christmas gift haul, got a handful of Stone bombers left--rejoice!
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  37. LeRose

    LeRose Meyvn (1,183) Nov 24, 2011 Massachusetts
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    Seriously. Have seen them beat other animals pretty badly using their wings, and really could hurt a child. I have had several pretty rough encounters (like torn clothing and blood on my side) with roosters, so would have to think twice about Black Rooster conjuring up bad memories! I am good with the Goose though...one of the better holiday brews, IMHO.
  38. LiquidDegenerate

    LiquidDegenerate Aspirant (225) Nov 22, 2011 Florida
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    Beer can day or something like that, so I will abide.
  39. oldedog

    oldedog Aspirant (213) Oct 23, 2012 Connecticut

  40. Steimie

    Steimie Initiate (0) Jan 7, 2012 Michigan

    D'oh! Why didn't I save my last one for canned beer day?
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