What is your favorite beer of 2013 thus far?

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  1. MatthewPlus

    MatthewPlus Disciple (327) Jan 2, 2013 Florida
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    Angry Chair Raspberry Florida Weisse.
    I love everything about this beer.
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  2. jethrow44

    jethrow44 Aspirant (204) Sep 13, 2010 Ohio
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  3. DrStiffington

    DrStiffington Meyvn (1,083) Oct 27, 2010 New Jersey
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    Allagash FV 13. Amazing.
  4. Treyliff

    Treyliff Poo-Bah (3,614) Aug 10, 2010 West Virginia
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    KBS & Pliny, both new to me this year.
  5. Sam_Frank

    Sam_Frank Initiate (0) Nov 29, 2012 California


    if Firestone XVI was this year it would be that
  6. shirtless_mike

    shirtless_mike Zealot (518) Aug 4, 2010 Indiana
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    Stone: Enjoy By absolutely floored me

    Schlafly Tasmanian IPA was also an incredible surprise

    and the growler of Cigar City: Maduro brown I received in the mail last week rates pretty high for me
  7. badb_rad

    badb_rad Aspirant (212) Dec 23, 2012 California
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    i shared it at Easter with my brother & cousin-in-law both of which are beer geeks... all of us really enjoyed it
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  8. No1Smitty

    No1Smitty Initiate (0) Nov 7, 2011 California
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    Only thing better than great beer is sharing it with others !
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  9. flexabull

    flexabull Poo-Bah (2,311) Mar 9, 2006 California
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  10. 19etz55

    19etz55 Disciple (326) Aug 12, 2007 New Jersey

    Lagunitas Maximus IPA. Love the IPA's!
  11. potteryboy

    potteryboy Initiate (131) Jul 17, 2009 Alabama

  12. PHBoiler

    PHBoiler Meyvn (1,342) Jan 14, 2013 Illinois
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    Happy Hops by Russian River, Anicca by Half Acre/3 Floyd's, Baudoinia by Goose, 3rd Year Beer by Revolution, and Alchemy Hour by Great Lakes in terms of not only being beers I've had in 2013 but beers newly introduced in either late 2012 or early 2013.
  13. yamar68

    yamar68 Initiate (0) Apr 1, 2011 Minnesota

    Double Barrel Jack Frost from Town Hall.
  14. JMS1512

    JMS1512 Champion (835) Feb 18, 2013 New Jersey

    This one

    It's the first beer this year that made me go, "WELL, THIS is certainly different."
  15. ClemsonMike

    ClemsonMike Initiate (134) Aug 13, 2010 South Carolina

    KBS for me also.
  16. JSBILK

    JSBILK Initiate (0) Apr 6, 2013 Massachusetts
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    Sucaba on draft and then KBS
  17. HopCraverDave

    HopCraverDave Initiate (0) Feb 20, 2013 Ohio

    Fatheads IBUsive.
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  18. Herky21

    Herky21 Crusader (719) Aug 7, 2011 Iowa
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    New to 2013: Boulevard Coffee Ale

    New to Me: Founder's KBS
  19. strangebrew321

    strangebrew321 Disciple (317) Feb 18, 2009 Indiana
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    Central Waters BA Stout

    Founders All Day IPA

    Firestone Walker XV
  20. berkshirebeerfan

    berkshirebeerfan Initiate (0) May 15, 2011 Massachusetts

    Stone Enjoy By 4/1/13 & Jacks Abby ABC'S
  21. PORTerCITY

    PORTerCITY Initiate (0) Feb 9, 2013 California

    Abraxas!!! It takes like Hershey syrup!!!!
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  22. Stevedore

    Stevedore Poo-Bah (4,201) Nov 16, 2012 Wisconsin
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    Favorite I've drank this year: 2012 Bell's Black Note Stout vs Pliny the Elder

    Favorite beer released in 2013: KBS
  23. HopChef44

    HopChef44 Initiate (0) Mar 10, 2013 Massachusetts

    Lunch, FFF Permanent Funeral and KBS.
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  24. cleeze

    cleeze Initiate (0) Nov 24, 2008 Maine

    KBS!!! KBS!!! KBS!!! KBS!!!

    and the fresh batch of MARSHALL WHARF's CANT DOG
  25. UCLABrewN84

    UCLABrewN84 Poo-Bah (12,446) Mar 18, 2010 California

    Ballast Point Double Sumatra Victory At Sea.
  26. Hopsiam14

    Hopsiam14 Devotee (467) Jan 23, 2013 Minnesota
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    KBS and Peruvian Morning were both awesome!
  27. Chaney

    Chaney Poo-Bah (2,035) Apr 20, 2006 District of Columbia

    DC Brau "Yonder Cities"
    Duck Rabbit Barrel-Aged Baltic Porter
    Olde Hickory "Event Horizon"
    Bruery "Fruet"
    FFF "Risgoop"
  28. stealth

    stealth Zealot (508) Dec 16, 2011 Minnesota
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    My first homebrew batch.
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  29. IamMe90

    IamMe90 Initiate (0) Sep 4, 2012 Wisconsin

    that's really the best beer you've had all year? I guess you've got a pretty high opinion about yaself loll

    for me: KBS
  30. stealth

    stealth Zealot (508) Dec 16, 2011 Minnesota
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    It has more to do with creating a good beer with your own hands, more than anything. Extremely rewarding.
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  31. Eighty

    Eighty Initiate (0) Feb 17, 2013 Washington

    Tough between Parabola and Enjoy By (4/20).
  32. arfenhouse

    arfenhouse Initiate (0) Oct 29, 2012 California

    I had my first Alpine, it was Nelson and it was awesome.
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  33. kemoarps

    kemoarps Meyvn (1,119) Apr 30, 2008 Washington
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    Lost Abbey's Deliverance is the best beer I've had this year. I know this is not the first time it's been brewed, but this is the first time I've had it. So damn good.
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  34. ImChrisBrown

    ImChrisBrown Initiate (0) Aug 6, 2011 California

    Sucks, Eclipse Blue Wax (old fitzgerald) and 2012 Abyss (released late 2012, consumed this year)
  35. Rfunk

    Rfunk Initiate (0) Nov 28, 2012 California

    Sucaba and Parabola are both excellent.
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  36. BigJim5021

    BigJim5021 Zealot (593) Sep 2, 2007 Indiana
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    BA Plead the 5th with Oude Tart a respectable second.
  37. mtalley999

    mtalley999 Initiate (0) Oct 6, 2011 Maryland

    Enjoy By 4.01.13
    Victory at Sea
  38. ThickNStout

    ThickNStout Poo-Bah (2,104) Mar 8, 2011 Georgia
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    New in 2013: hands down Clown Shoes Luchador En Fuego. Incredible!

    Other pre existing stand outs that I've had for the first time this year include CW Peruvian Morning, FW Sucaba and FFF Behemoth.
  39. MusicaleMike

    MusicaleMike Initiate (0) Mar 17, 2008 Pennsylvania

    Allagash Yakuza
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  40. sjjn

    sjjn Aspirant (274) Jun 4, 2004 New York
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    New to me: Aecht Schlenkerla Eiche or Tank 7

    New to 2013: Allagash FV13
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