What is the best beer that is 8%?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by tearoller, Feb 16, 2013.


What is the best beer that is 8% or more?

  1. Pliny the Elder

    13 vote(s)
  2. Heady Topper

    23 vote(s)
  3. Citra

    1 vote(s)
  4. Abyss

    6 vote(s)
  5. Black Note

    4 vote(s)
  6. Ruination 10th Anniversary

    5 vote(s)
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  1. tearoller

    tearoller Initiate (0) Feb 12, 2013

    Is it bad that all the beers I'm choosing are 8% or more?

    Did you guys notice that any of these beers are worse than last year?
  2. BeastLU

    BeastLU Disciple (326) Dec 20, 2012 Virginia

    Ruination 10th is worse than last year.

    Heady is my pick.
  3. ThirstyFace

    ThirstyFace Initiate (0) Jan 11, 2013 New York

    Great idea for a thread. I'm gonna do a 7.6% thread. It's gonna be fun!!
  4. Nectar

    Nectar Initiate (0) Jan 17, 2013 New Jersey

    Lets come up with another way to watch Heady win a "best ..... beer" thread.
    ESeab likes this.
  5. RPH2327

    RPH2327 Disciple (319) Dec 5, 2010 Pennsylvania

    I didn't even realize they made beers less than 8% ABV.
    TheBeerTruck, caguiar and bifrost17 like this.
  6. jmw

    jmw Initiate (0) Feb 4, 2009 North Carolina

    None of the above. Very naive and limited choices.
  7. hopfenunmaltz

    hopfenunmaltz Meyvn (1,316) Jun 8, 2005 Michigan

    Black Note is 11.5%.
  8. mike_v_sardina

    mike_v_sardina Initiate (149) Apr 12, 2012 Vermont

    Hop Stoopid at 8% too
  9. kzoobrew

    kzoobrew Meyvn (1,167) May 8, 2006 Michigan

    I do not think any of these beers make my top 10 or even top 20 beers at 8% or above.

    I think it is safe to say that beer in general is getting worse every year. Downward slope. All of it worse than the year before.
  10. Beefytits4

    Beefytits4 Initiate (0) Nov 2, 2011 Illinois

    My personal favorite over 8% would be Plead the 5th.
    libbey likes this.
  11. mellowmark

    mellowmark Aspirant (263) Mar 31, 2010 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    Where's the "none of the above" option?
    abcramer likes this.
  12. Danny1217

    Danny1217 Champion (852) Jul 15, 2011 Florida
    Beer Trader

    Rochefort 10
    hannydawg likes this.
  13. UHCougar12

    UHCougar12 Disciple (379) Feb 21, 2011 Texas
    Beer Trader

    Being as the majority of those beers aren't distributed to me. This poll is bias, and I don't like it :slight_frown:
  14. wisconsinbeer1

    wisconsinbeer1 Aspirant (211) Nov 11, 2004 Wisconsin
    Beer Trader

    Easy fellas, hes a Member Since: Monday
    alucard6679 likes this.
  15. IamMe90

    IamMe90 Initiate (0) Sep 4, 2012 Wisconsin

    There's BBA stouts and DIPAs on here... one of the choices isn't even 8%... what a hell of a poll... lol
  16. TwelveOunces

    TwelveOunces Initiate (0) Nov 7, 2011 Kentucky

    10th anniversaries only last 1 year
    BigBarley and Kaz646 like this.
  17. JuicesFlowing

    JuicesFlowing Poo-Bah (2,078) Jul 5, 2009 Kansas

    Great Divide Wolfgang Dopplebock
  18. BobbysLiquors

    BobbysLiquors Initiate (0) Apr 28, 2010 California

    Logsdon seizoen bretta.
  19. TwelveOunces

    TwelveOunces Initiate (0) Nov 7, 2011 Kentucky

    only half are 8% lol
  20. beesy

    beesy Disciple (391) Jul 21, 2010 Ohio
    Beer Trader

    I'm so confused...I was expecting to see a bunch of 8% beers not a bunch of 8+ beers. And why listen to what everyone else has to say about a limited set of beers when the reviews for said limited set are easy to find on this site - go find something you like in a style you like and enjoy the ride finding them!
  21. Lethal04

    Lethal04 Initiate (0) Sep 3, 2009 Missouri

    Excellent thread, please be sure to make more great polls like this one.
    SanMartianMustache and beesy like this.
  22. BeastLU

    BeastLU Disciple (326) Dec 20, 2012 Virginia

    No way!!!!
  23. ImperialStoat

    ImperialStoat Aspirant (246) May 20, 2009 Ireland
    Beer Trader

    None of the above.

    And Fantome Saison.
  24. Bitterbill

    Bitterbill Poo-Bah (5,341) Sep 14, 2002 Wyoming
    Supporter Beer Trader

    Kern River Citra for me.
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