What is your favorite beer of 2013 thus far?

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

  1. Spaten454

    Spaten454 Aug 23, 2012 Texas
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    My first Black Tuesday was the best I've had so far. Got saved for Walking Dead finale. Simply amazing beer
     
  2. mrw1zard

    mrw1zard Apr 5, 2013 Alabama
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    Have to be Pliny the Elder!
     
  3. jefferyc

    jefferyc Dec 5, 2008 Michigan

    JollyPumpkin Sobrehumano Palena Ole
     
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  4. Rainier

    Rainier Dec 20, 2012 California

    parabola 2013
     
  5. mecummins

    mecummins Nov 16, 2012 Illinois

    Pipeworks A Foolish Wit. Just had it Sunday night (so maybe my favorite IS the last one I just had?) I was with my brothers, celebrating the arrival of the brand new baby niece and the (almost) end of my tax season hell. Plus I got to introduce the family to the wonder of Pipeworks for the first time. A perfect storm, if you will.
     
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  6. Sam21

    Sam21 Dec 14, 2009 Connecticut

    That is one of the most difficult questions. For me, the most memorable have been Fantome Pissenlit, Duchesse, and Gandhi Bot. I had my first Heady Topper last night and it sits neck-a-neck with Gandhi. I give the nod to Gandhi purely on the basis of availability for me.
     
  7. tobelerone

    tobelerone Dec 1, 2010 New York
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    Beers I rated the highest that I had for the first time in 2013: Kuhnhenn BB4D, Voodoo Cowbell on nitro; Prairie Hop, Event Horizon; RareR DoS, Mrs. Pigman.

    Brewed this year: Mrs. Pigman, Prairie Hop. Still sitting on my lone bottle of BA Abraxas which I expect will find a place on this list soon enough. But really there has already been way too many to choose in (nearly) all styles.
     
  8. Lurkerson

    Lurkerson Jan 18, 2013 Pennsylvania
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    Tired Hands Tralfamadorian! What? Sick!
     
  9. BoardwalkBock

    BoardwalkBock Aug 18, 2012 New York
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    Dark Horse Crooked Tree IPA is number one. Really enjoy Berkshire Brewing Co. Russian Imperial Stout as well.
     
  10. ehsteve

    ehsteve Jan 13, 2009 Texas
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    A second post for the best new-to-me beer: Three Floyds Zombie Dust.
     
  11. RBassSFHOPit2ME

    RBassSFHOPit2ME Mar 1, 2009 California

    The 2011 Double Bastard I opened last night. Favorite beer of 2013 so far. Not what u were looking for, I realize.
     
  12. kgotcher

    kgotcher Aug 5, 2005 Colorado

    Alaskan Freeride APA. But that is assuming a new beer of 2013 that I have not had before.
     
  13. DrunkenMonk

    DrunkenMonk Jun 2, 2012 California

    Denoganizer dipa from drakes
    Oranic apricot ale from sam smith
     
  14. edunaye

    edunaye Feb 21, 2013 Ohio

    great lakes alchemy hour or barrel aged b.o.r.i.s.
     
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  15. Hermthegerm

    Hermthegerm Oct 13, 2012 Pennsylvania

    Alchemy hour and Central waters BB stout
     
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  16. Barronofbeers

    Barronofbeers Dec 12, 2012 California

    Bruery's Melange #3
     
  17. chimaychick

    chimaychick Mar 28, 2011 New Jersey
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    Stateline Liquors in MD still has it in stock...they are off the first exit in MD off 95...easy on/easy off...checkout their website too... good luck!
     
  18. JayAre46

    JayAre46 Sep 27, 2010 Texas
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    Funky Buddha's pineapple hop gun - best surprise
    Pegs rarer dos - best of the year
     
  19. SquirrelsBrews

    SquirrelsBrews May 31, 2011 Massachusetts
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    Permanent Funeral...Great Stuff!!
     
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  20. Brewin_Bruin

    Brewin_Bruin May 29, 2012 California
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    Lagu Sucks & Sutter Buttes Franklin IIPA
     
  21. n2pux

    n2pux Apr 30, 2003 Texas

    New to me ...heavenly.
    [​IMG]
     
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  22. beerophilia

    beerophilia Oct 8, 2011 Washington

    Mikkeller Invasion Farmhouse IPA
     
  23. larryi86

    larryi86 Apr 4, 2010 Delaware
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    That's where I got my bottle, I was going to check with them this weekend and see if I can get more. When I picked up it they told me one bottle limit for right now, a few weeks passing hopefully will change that.
     
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  24. CasanovaCummins

    CasanovaCummins Jan 10, 2012 Nevada
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    Hopstache. Reason I like the citrusy IPA's is the grapefruit flavor, so when Short's did what they did to Hopstache, I was hooked. Most memorable new find this year.
     
  25. Giantspace

    Giantspace Dec 22, 2011 Pennsylvania

    EDIT......Just had a Love Buzz.......WoW, I really like this beer. Different than the others on this list and not too affordable but I will buy it again if I see it.

    Enjoy
     
  26. ATLbeerDog

    ATLbeerDog Nov 12, 2005 Georgia

    Hole in Juanita - Mexican MAZURT
     
  27. Cody

    Cody Mar 8, 2012 Colorado

    Shockingly I would have to say ACGolden Apricot. A really refreshing sour almost like a amped up Berliner Weiss. Minus the wheat....so I guess nothing like a Berliner Weiss but it makes sense if you try one. lol
     
  28. Brandywine

    Brandywine Aug 20, 2012 Washington

    Arctic Devil. Outdid 2013 Sucaba for me, and I'm a huge fan of that beer.
     
  29. Rainier

    Rainier Dec 20, 2012 California

    parabola 2013 for me. Maybe KBS if it lives up to hype when I receive it.
     
  30. jwheeler87

    jwheeler87 Oct 27, 2011 Massachusetts

    Heady Topper.
     
  31. barefoot71

    barefoot71 Oct 16, 2012 Texas
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    Timber Beast from Lazy Magnolia or Green Flash Palate Wrecker
     
  32. Jayeblue24

    Jayeblue24 Apr 11, 2012 Idaho

    Has to be Sucks.....biggest suprise is Rampant :)
     
  33. basickness

    basickness Apr 20, 2013 Pennsylvania
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    hey im in pittsburgh. is the rye rebellion bottled or just tap?
     
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  34. Catchy_Name

    Catchy_Name Dec 21, 2011 California
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    Hard to pick 1 so the highlights have been:

    Peruvian Morning
    Cherry BA Behemoth
    Stone Espresso IRS
    Moloko Milk Stout
    PtY on tap @ Churchills
     
  35. MCDub

    MCDub Dec 17, 2009 North Carolina
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    1a. Sour in the Rye with Peaches, 1b. Zombie Dust (new to me), 2. 2013 Chocolate Rain
     
  36. Tmonk13

    Tmonk13 Mar 13, 2012 Pennsylvania

    I am from PGH, I live in Columbus right now and we got 4 packs of bottles here as well as a few other brews of theirs. Have not seen it on tap yet... here or PGH
     
  37. --Dom--

    --Dom-- Dec 22, 2012 Missouri

    Schlafly AIPA, great wither way, but if you can get it less than a month old...... exquisite
     
  38. Lare453

    Lare453 Feb 1, 2012 Florida
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    Black Tuesday
     
  39. YogiBeer

    YogiBeer May 10, 2012 Illinois

    D-Day actually made me say "holy shiiiiiit"
     
  40. Beerdudenumberone

    Beerdudenumberone Dec 9, 2012 Indiana
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    Permanent Funeral

    One of the best beers I've ever had
     
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