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What is your favorite beer of 2013 thus far?

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

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  1. beardown2489

    beardown2489 Oct 5, 2012 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    So many great beers this year

    A couple here that stood out

    Bean Gene by Revolution
    Bomb by Prairie Artisan
    Sucks by Lagunitas I think technically Sucks was a 2012 release but Im counting it
    3Bean by Sixpoint

    And here's one that you probably haven't heard of.
    10-9 Bike Messager Appreciation IPA http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/30454/100317/?show_ratings=Y
  2. rather

    rather May 31, 2013 California

  3. 19etz55

    19etz55 Aug 12, 2007 New Jersey

    Ithaca's Flower Power.
  4. slangtruth

    slangtruth Jan 8, 2012 Massachusetts

    Six months since I first answered this and Dayman is still on top. Wish Stone would make this full time.
  5. b_sid

    b_sid Jun 29, 2012 Illinois

    Have to say BBA Mexican Cake by Westbrook Brewing, BCBS Red Wine BA, & New Glarus Enigma
  6. Hophead21

    Hophead21 Sep 19, 2013 Pennsylvania
    Beer Trader

    Ballast Point Sculpin
    Stone IPA
    Green Flash IPA
    Sweetwater Motor Boat
    Bells Two Hearted Ale

    Honorable Mentions: (sorry there's a lot)
    Dogfish Head Burton Baton
    Stone Ruination
    Stone Oaked Arrogant Bastard Ale
    Green Flash Double Stout
    Dogfish Head Punkin Ale
    Sweetwater The Price Is Wrong
    Founders All Day IPA
  7. kwakwhore

    kwakwhore Nov 1, 2004 North Carolina

  8. Giantspace

    Giantspace Dec 22, 2011 Pennsylvania

    Space Station Middle Finger.......FFF

  9. Andrew041180

    Andrew041180 Mar 15, 2013 Massachusetts

    Best new beer I've had this year just became HF Society and Solitude 4.
  10. azorie

    azorie Mar 18, 2006 Florida

    Favorite NEW beer is Founders Porter. see ranking so far highest rank this year so far.

    of course every year Orval and Westy are my top beers for life. nothing will change that, unless they both stop making beer.
  11. nophunk

    nophunk Nov 27, 2011 Louisiana
    Beer Trader

    Dayman was a great brew! I luckily have some Tired Hands Herbert West otw to me. Almanac Farmer's Reserve #2 might still be the best beer to come out this year that I've had.
  12. BeerWizard

    BeerWizard Dec 22, 2012 Colorado

    I can't say enough good things about the FW Union Jack IPA. I think it's a great representation of the style but also has some variation that gives it its own identity. I've had some other great stuff this year but that's one I just tried recently and keep going back to.
  13. Travcofarms

    Travcofarms Dec 7, 2012 Pennsylvania

    Dirtwolf by far!
  14. Dan269605

    Dan269605 Jul 10, 2013 Connecticut

    Enjoy By
  15. Kadonny

    Kadonny Sep 5, 2007 Pennsylvania
    Beer Trader

    Travcofarms likes this.
  16. nrs207

    nrs207 Sep 8, 2011 Pennsylvania
    Beer Trader

    This is like impossible for me.

    New beers that debuted this year:
    PVW Black Magick
    Mornin Delight
    Double Barrel Damon
    Grande Negro Voodoo Papi in AB barrels

    Beers I've had for the first time:
    Fou Foune
  17. derftron

    derftron Feb 8, 2012 Oregon

    had a 2010 Hair of the Dog Matt on Saturday. so that was awesome

    Velvet Merkin, Mikkeller Vanilla Shake, Mirror Pond Fresh Hop, Double Mountain Devils Kriek are all others that stand out as well
  18. Shluffy

    Shluffy Aug 19, 2013 Wisconsin

    Now that I've had Sierra Nevada Hoptimum, I'm going to have to make it a tie between that and New Glarus Imperial Weizen
  19. shagens

    shagens Feb 11, 2013 Wisconsin
    Beer Trader

    Alesmith Vietnamese coffee on tap
  20. Jim-A

    Jim-A Aug 22, 2013 Colorado

    Russian River Temptation, hands down
  21. nc41

    nc41 Sep 25, 2008 North Carolina
    Beer Trader

    Jack Abby, excellence with simplicity of taste. Love the stuff.
  22. LotsofLupulin

    LotsofLupulin May 5, 2012 Colorado

    Either J Wakefield's DFPF Berliner Weisse or Crooked Stave's Raspberry Dark Origins. Excellent fruit character in those beers.
  23. Javi_bobby

    Javi_bobby Jul 22, 2013 California

    The bruery Or Xata
    FW velvet merkin
    mikkeller vanilla shake
  24. BT_Bobandy

    BT_Bobandy Feb 20, 2011 Ohio
    Beer Trader

    Updated (!) : Imperial Biscotti Break
  25. Quickicks

    Quickicks Aug 26, 2013 North Carolina

    Red wine barrel Mexican Cake
  26. Hdredfern

    Hdredfern Feb 16, 2012 Texas

    Southern Tier 2X Milk Stout
    Southern Tier Creme Bruele
    Green Flash West Coast IPA
  27. SupremePie

    SupremePie Sep 30, 2012 Vermont

    New to the public: Brother Soigne for sure

    New to me: Probably Southampton Black Raspberry Lambic
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