what breweries are you willing to blindly try anything from?

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  1. Kubrickx

    Kubrickx Zealot (505) Sep 1, 2012 Illinois

    Since I'm still a noob who's barely scratched the surface of what's out there, the three that have not disappointed me yet are:
    3 Floyds
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  2. Lastop

    Lastop Initiate (0) Dec 9, 2012 North Carolina

    founders, olde hickory, 3 floyds, dark horse
  3. smutty33

    smutty33 Defender (605) Jun 12, 2009 Connecticut
    Beer Trader

    There is a shit ton, but here is a few for me:

    Great Lakes
    Ballast Point
    Dark Horse
    Portsmouth Brewery
    Cigar City
    Sierra Nevada
    Town Hall
    Maine Brew.
    John Kimmich's Beers
    Russian River
    Jacks Abby
    Half Acre
    New Glarus

    Well,you guys get the point...........:wink:

    Cheers All.......
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  4. RichardMNixon

    RichardMNixon Zealot (515) Jun 24, 2012 Pennsylvania
    Beer Trader

    Stone. There are definitely some styles of beer I don't care for. Fortunately, I don't think Stone bothers with any of them.
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  5. Prh27

    Prh27 Initiate (0) Apr 24, 2012 Virginia

    Sierra Nevada
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  6. NSK79

    NSK79 Initiate (176) Jun 4, 2012 Illinois

    3 Floyds makes beers in styles I don't usually enjoy, but their take on them are delicious.

    Also love Founders and Lagunitas
  7. dhannes

    dhannes Devotee (499) Feb 14, 2010 Wisconsin

    In Wisconsin...Lakefront is the only one on your list that I would agree with...have had enough unlikeable beers from the others that I would check first.

    BRYLYNT Initiate (0) Feb 8, 2013 South Carolina

    Any of them if its for free.
  9. gcamparone

    gcamparone Meyvn (1,425) Dec 6, 2011 Rhode Island
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  10. RobDB

    RobDB Devotee (473) Aug 31, 2009 New Jersey

    Ballast Point
  11. f4zZ3

    f4zZ3 Initiate (0) Feb 13, 2013 Sweden

    Stone Brewing
    Sierra Nevada
    3 Fonteinen
    Oskar Blues
    Great Divide
  12. AleShark

    AleShark Initiate (74) Jan 3, 2013 Massachusetts
    Beer Trader

    Founders is my no-brainer.
    But, one of my new favorites is Jack's Abbey. I've been happily working my way through their line-up recently.
  13. DCgolfpro

    DCgolfpro Devotee (479) Oct 26, 2011 Maryland
    Beer Trader

    Founders and Hair of the Dog.
  14. schoon

    schoon Initiate (163) Dec 12, 2010 Iowa

    I would say I would try almost anything I see that is new, I would also that say that that selection is limited....
  15. ttasselm

    ttasselm Initiate (0) Feb 13, 2013 Pennsylvania

    I will blindly, and gladly, try anything from Stone, Dogfish Head, and Sierra Nevada. They've given me full confidence to do so.
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  16. Lethal04

    Lethal04 Initiate (0) Sep 3, 2009 Missouri

    Founders and Bell's
  17. 4kbrianb

    4kbrianb Initiate (0) Jan 2, 2013 California

    Bruery, and Jolly Pumpkin... but I have a feeling I am one of the few.
  18. deuce9259

    deuce9259 Initiate (0) Dec 28, 2011 Ohio
    Beer Trader

    Not sure if it was mentioned, but IMO Hoppin Frog doesn't make a bad beer.
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  19. alucard6679

    alucard6679 Aspirant (259) Jul 29, 2012 Arizona

    Oskar Blues
  20. mecummins

    mecummins Initiate (0) Nov 16, 2012 Illinois

    Lagunitas, New Glarus, Revolution and Founders.
  21. DHS1029

    DHS1029 Aspirant (252) Feb 14, 2013 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    Three Floyds, Founders, Bells, Green Flash, and even though I have never had any from this brewery I would love to try Russian River
  22. baconman91

    baconman91 Initiate (0) Dec 13, 2009 Ohio

    Sierra Nevada
    New Holland
    Great Lakes
    Great Divide
    ..& depending, evn Sam Adams
  23. aasher

    aasher Poo-Bah (2,572) Jan 27, 2010 Indiana
    Beer Trader

    Aside from the obvious choices of Cantillon, Hill Farmstead, Russian River, Three Floyds, and Cigar City I would have to say Upright, Hair of the Dog, and Cascade. Basically, I just need to visit Portland.
  24. TheMonkfish

    TheMonkfish Initiate (0) Jan 8, 2012 Chad

    Stone, Founders, Lagunitas, Lawson's, Alchemist, Jack's Abbey.
  25. loafinaround

    loafinaround Aspirant (296) Jul 16, 2011 New York

    was going to say goose island... but then I tried madame rose. I don't blame it on them, but that was my epiphany that some styles of beer are very much not for me, and I therefore likely won't like everything from any one brewery.
  26. Kubrickx

    Kubrickx Zealot (505) Sep 1, 2012 Illinois

    So far for me I would say Founders, Lagunitas, Three Floyds and Pipeworks.
  27. sandman3479

    sandman3479 Devotee (411) Dec 8, 2006 Connecticut
    Beer Trader

    Jack's Abby
    Russian River
  28. BrutalSusan

    BrutalSusan Initiate (109) Dec 13, 2011 Texas
    Beer Trader

    a craft brewery.
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  29. dbfp210

    dbfp210 Initiate (0) Jun 27, 2012 Pennsylvania

    Firestone Walker
  30. kvgomps

    kvgomps Defender (655) Feb 10, 2013 Massachusetts
    Beer Trader

    Deschutes, Green Flash, St. Arnolds, Lagunitas
  31. jasoncheb

    jasoncheb Initiate (177) Nov 23, 2012 Virginia

    Hill Farmsted, Russian River, Hardywood Park, Alchemist....hell, too many to list.
  32. EdTheEdge

    EdTheEdge Disciple (392) Mar 26, 2011 California

  33. iguanodon

    iguanodon Initiate (0) May 19, 2007 Utah

    Stone. I don't necessarily love everything they do but a safe bet IMO.
  34. caponeduke

    caponeduke Aspirant (239) Jul 28, 2011 North Carolina
    Beer Trader

    Alpine, founders Firestone, kern, FFF
  35. mightyatom

    mightyatom Initiate (0) Jul 6, 2009 Rhode Island

    Hill farmstead, de dolle, de struise...
  36. BeerMeInStl

    BeerMeInStl Aspirant (203) Jan 26, 2013 Missouri

    Lagunitas, Stone, Bell's and Founders
  37. MarioM

    MarioM Zealot (514) Sep 13, 2009 California

    DFH, Jolly Pumpkin, Russian River, Allagash, Unibroue, Stone, Lost Abbey and The Bruery. Pretty much asking what my favorite breweries are.
  38. sportscrazed2

    sportscrazed2 Initiate (195) Mar 29, 2010 Indiana
    Beer Trader

    Beer is cheap enough that I'll try anything for most part
  39. ESeab

    ESeab Initiate (0) Jan 3, 2013 New Jersey

    great lakes, stone, dfh, lagunitas
  40. zstef99

    zstef99 Initiate (41) Dec 25, 2008 New York

    Maine Beer Co.
    Russian River
    Hill Farmstead (based on reputation alone, never had any of their beers...yet)
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