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what breweries are you willing to blindly try anything from?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by nanobrew, Nov 29, 2012.

  1. nanobrew

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    After reading the other thread with pure bashing of breweries, I figure it would be nice to start a positive thread.

    So pretend you walk into a beer store, see a new beer you have no idea about. Which breweries would you automatically take a chance on?

    For me Russian River, I enjoy the majority of their beers, even the ones that are not amazing to me I enjoy trying, and usually it is because I don't like the style.

    Another one is Jolly Pumpkin. I love the who idea behind this brewery. Plus going to school in Ann Arbor makes me like them even more.
     
  2. standardcherry

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    Firestone Walker. I've loved everything I've had by them (although I heard they made a bad one recently, I think 805?).
     
  3. VncentLIFE

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    Olde Hickory. Ill buy anything they put out (even if its uncarbonated **cough cough** Saison Gee **cough**).

    But then again Ill try anything from any brewery at least once.
     
  4. coreyfmcdonald

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    Hill Farmstead - I couldn't care less what it is he brewed, I'd want to try it.
     
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    Tyranena and New Glarus. 2 of my favorites.
     
  6. DaveHack

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    Crooked Stave, Hill Farmstead, Cantillon.
     
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  7. CommanderOfAwesome

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    Stone, FSW, Founders, Hoppin Frog
     
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  8. tjensen3618

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    Lagunitas & Stone.
    Their beers range from good to great, and are always inexpensive enough so that I can feel comfortable throwing that $5 worth of caution to the wind!
     
  9. fickenmeimirish

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    Russian river, three floyds, jolly pumpkin, surly, cantillon
     
  10. tjensen3618

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    Living in the 805, it's popping up on tap quite a bit, and it unfortunately seems to be replacing Fat Tire, Sam Adams or FW DBA from the taps at the sports bars around here.
    I can't say I'm too thrilled about it.
     
  11. mpyoung215

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    Maine Beer Co. Even at the higher prices, I haven't met the MBC brew I haven't liked yet
     
  12. Lare453

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    ccb and dfh
     
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    Aside from my obvious choices of Cantillon, 3F, Alchemist, RR, FFF and HF, I'll say Freetail.
     
  14. shadytony

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    FFF, Russian River, Firestone Walker, HF, Cigar City, Pipeworks
     
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    All of them.
     
  17. pimpinmidget

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    Blindly is a strong adverb : )
     
  19. YogiBeer

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    Firestone Walker, Boulevard for sure... Never been dissapointed whatsoever.
     
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    Farmstead, Tired Hands, Cooked Stave, Cantillon
     
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    There are certain styles that it doesn't matter who brews it, I have no interest in trying it.
     
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    Founders, New England Brewing co, Stone, DogFish head, Smuttynose
     
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    After second thought, Ill buy anything from Great Lakes that isnt At Wits End or Traffic Light. omg ew.
     
  25. JayQue

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    Sierra Nevada, Ommegang, St Bernadus, Russian River (when someone sends them to me), 3 Floyds (when somebody sends them to me), Schlaflys
     
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    Three Floyds
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  27. puboflyons

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    Innis & Gunn

    Locally I always try anything from White Birch, Squam Brewing, Shipyard and Smuttynose.
     
  28. ShogoKawada

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    Shorts, Brooklyn, Smuttynose.
     
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    Jack's Abby, Lagunitas, Ipswich, or Boulevard.
     
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    St. Arnolds, Rahr, Deep Ellum, Stone, Oskar Blues, Schlafly, Yazoo.
     
  31. Freshlikeugh

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  32. HarrySTruman

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    Hard to say anything, there are some styles that I probably wouldn't try no matter what.
     
  33. Holy_Hop_Head

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    Assuming they all bottled:
    • Pfriem - definitely! (they're new, from Hood River, OR...hopefully you'all in other places can get it soon)
    • Upright and The Commons are both so far really great (they're kinda new-ish still)
    • Russian River - yes!
    • I would pay anything they asked for any of the Deschutes Reserve series
    • oh good god, I almost forgot Dogfish Head!
    Great question!
     
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    Shorts, Founders, Jolly Pumpkin, Kuhnhenn, The Livery, Bells.
     
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    Russian River, Jolly Pumpkin, Grand Teton, Ballast Point, Green Flash and Dogfish Head.
     
  36. 7ate9

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    Bell's, Founders, Jolly pumpkin, Boulevard, Hill Farmstead, Sierra Nevahrrrrda
     
  37. immobilisme

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    Glutton for punishment?
     
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    Three Floyds, Hill Farmstead, Logsdon
     
  39. womencantsail

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    Anything.

    Ticks are ticks.
     
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    Hill Farmstead, Founders and every other brewery too
     
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