What is your favorite beer of 2013 thus far?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by Matthew1788, Apr 13, 2013.

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  1. Matthew1788

    Matthew1788 Initiate (0) Feb 23, 2013 Ohio

    My would have to be Alchemy Hour by Great Lakes.
  2. UPSair

    UPSair Initiate (0) Apr 10, 2013 Michigan

    Milkshake Stout by Rochester Mills
  3. DogfishJoe

    DogfishJoe Initiate (189) Feb 14, 2010 Ohio
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    had my first heady this year so that, then bcbcr
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  4. starkmarvelo

    starkmarvelo Disciple (370) Jan 20, 2010 Texas
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    El Cedro by Jester King
    Hdredfern, Jaredp, Hellmeh and 4 others like this.
  5. Vitacca

    Vitacca Disciple (346) Sep 15, 2010 Wisconsin
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    That sounds amazing.
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  6. FUNKPhD

    FUNKPhD Initiate (0) Apr 13, 2010 Texas
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    Fou' Foune
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  7. CerealKillerKP

    CerealKillerKP Initiate (0) May 24, 2009 Kentucky

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  8. RichD

    RichD Champion (809) Mar 18, 2012 Rhode Island
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    Barrel Aged Framinghammer by Jack's Abby.

    P.S. I'm assuming you're referring to new beers? If not I tried KBS for the first time as well.
  9. HighWine

    HighWine Initiate (146) Dec 11, 2010 Illinois
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    Goose Island Baudoinia but I am really digging Peruvian Morning right now.
    jrman1386 and BlastBeats like this.
  10. dar482

    dar482 Poo-Bah (3,476) Mar 9, 2007 New York
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    KBS and Plead the 5th.
  11. jtg5678

    jtg5678 Aspirant (210) Nov 27, 2012 Illinois
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    In terms of new beer that has come out this year, I would have to go with BA Abraxas and Hot Tropic.
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  12. gshak

    gshak Zealot (512) Feb 20, 2011 Texas

    In two weeks' time it will be Parabola...I'll dial back in then...
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  13. Roger85

    Roger85 Devotee (414) Aug 24, 2012 Illinois
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    Citra Ninja by Pipeworks. That beer is incredible.
    Vonerichs, RWNay, YogiBeer and 7 others like this.
  14. beertunes

    beertunes Poo-Bah (4,790) Sep 24, 2007 Washington
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    Joanie Loves Sorachi by Naked City.
  15. TongoRad

    TongoRad Poo-Bah (2,061) Jun 3, 2004 New Jersey
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    2012 Madame Rose is killing it right about now.
  16. DaveAnderson

    DaveAnderson Devotee (479) Jan 11, 2011 Minnesota

  17. blackcompg

    blackcompg Defender (610) Feb 13, 2011 Illinois

    Really like Great Lakes Alchemy Hour DIPA :0)
    ToddThompson, CincyTK, opwog and 3 others like this.
  18. gatornation

    gatornation Poo-Bah (3,413) Apr 18, 2007 Minnesota
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    CW BBBW and Black Note
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  19. Smitty1988

    Smitty1988 Initiate (0) Oct 16, 2012 Arizona
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    WTF by Lagunitas, and Hop Henge experimental IPA. I really was let down by hopslam.... :slight_frown:
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  20. Ri0

    Ri0 Poo-Bah (2,474) Jul 1, 2012 Wisconsin
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  21. ESeab

    ESeab Initiate (0) Jan 3, 2013 New Jersey

    Maine Co. Lunch
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  22. Nectar

    Nectar Initiate (0) Jan 17, 2013 New Jersey

    Alchemy Hour or Lunch for me.

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  23. immobilisme

    immobilisme Aspirant (231) Nov 8, 2005 Illinois

    as for beer first released in 2013, probably Half Acre Anicca
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  24. H0rnedFr0gs

    H0rnedFr0gs Disciple (303) Mar 12, 2012 Texas
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    PVW Black Magic thanks to Kcbaby
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  25. m4ttj0nes

    m4ttj0nes Aspirant (204) Feb 21, 2012 Oregon
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    My avatar
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  26. Soracloud

    Soracloud Initiate (0) Feb 4, 2006 New Jersey

    Drinking a Long Trail Pollenator right now, pretty damn good. Big fan of Left Hand Milk Stout, had the Nitro this year, it was delicious!
  27. mikecharley

    mikecharley Devotee (405) Nov 6, 2008 Pennsylvania
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    HF Arthur by a wide margin

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  28. markgugs

    markgugs Initiate (0) Dec 20, 2006 New Jersey
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    I'm answering with a beer that was new to me in 2013, so I'm going with Lagu Sucks!
    Bones10, Hermthegerm, MrDave and 7 others like this.
  29. BlastBeats

    BlastBeats Aspirant (218) Mar 24, 2011 Illinois
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    Cherry Rye
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  30. regularjohn

    regularjohn Initiate (0) Feb 7, 2013 New Jersey

    BCBCS, had that on draft for the first time a few weeks ago....goddddddddddamn that was incredible. had lunch last night too that is an amazing ipa
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  31. shuajw

    shuajw Aspirant (287) Aug 12, 2007 Georgia

    So I don't have to choose, I'll just say: WAKEFIELD :sunglasses:

    luwak, urielxvi, MatthewPlus and 3 others like this.
  32. Roudy1

    Roudy1 Aspirant (232) Sep 29, 2012 Iowa
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    It was my first time trying Avery Maharaja this year. I'd say that.
  33. badb_rad

    badb_rad Aspirant (212) Dec 23, 2012 California
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  34. denver10

    denver10 Poo-Bah (2,229) Nov 17, 2010 New Mexico

    Crooked Stave's Saison Vielle (initial batch) or Funkwerks Bastogne (which is about to come in bottles under the new name, Solenna, I believe).
  35. 77black_ships

    77black_ships Devotee (440) Dec 4, 2012 Belgium

    Overall new for me: Firestone Sucaba / best new beer of 2013: Bridge Road / Nøgne Ø Aurora Australis
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  36. HardyA

    HardyA Defender (636) Jan 26, 2013 Michigan

    Shorts Hopstache
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  37. ChanChan

    ChanChan Devotee (469) Dec 12, 2009 California
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    Kopi Luwak Speedway stout!!

    My mind was blown!!
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  38. lic217

    lic217 Champion (857) Aug 10, 2010 Connecticut
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    Gandhi Bot

    Runner ups:
    Lunch and KBS
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  39. WagonCircler

    WagonCircler Initiate (131) May 15, 2011 New York
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    BA Abraxas
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  40. lonewolfcry

    lonewolfcry Zealot (561) Dec 7, 2007 Minnesota
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    Sucks - went through 2 cases

    Pt5 & CWBBBW for Non IPA
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