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What is your favorite beer style?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by mtlasley, Jun 1, 2012.

  1. lucasj82

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    Stouts and Porters.
     
  2. jcreegan

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    Stouts & Porters are the most desired styles for me, however my go to will always be a brown ale.
     
  3. CurtFromHershey

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    I'm a malt head... love double bocks and marzens. I also like your run of the mill amber lagers and ales for outdoorsy/golf type consumption.

    IPAs and DIPAs have really grown on me recently, but i'd still pick up a celebrator over pretty much anything else.
     
  4. stickboy1125

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    Hoppy IPA/DIPA
     
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    Whatever you're buying is cool with me.
     
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    English Barleywine and Russian Imperial Stouts... but I drink all styles and enjoy each for what they are.
     
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    My favorite is whatever my next beer is!
     
  8. badboy7113

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    Stouts and ipa's!
     
  9. TongoRad

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    I could probably narrow it down to:
    Rauchbier
    American IPA
    Munich Helles
    Flanders Red

    but after that I would find it difficult to choose. Thankfully I'm not wanting for a continuous flow of quality versions of each one.
     
  10. Hanzo

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    I suppose if I were forced to narrow it down I would have to say Russian Imperial Stouts.
     
  11. BigCheese

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    IPA/DIPA, love a good Porter too.
     
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    Can I have your fridge please? I would nut if I opened my fridge and saw all of that, haha.
     
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    When the wife wanted a new fridge....I was more than happy to say "sure, dear". I knew that I would get the old one for the basement...all mine!;)
     
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    Whatever Firestone Walker blends each year for Anniversary ;)
     
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    Munich Helles and Munich Dunkel. Based on their record of brewing well-made lagers, I would love to see Great Lakes Brewing brew and bottle both of those styles.
     
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    Imperial Stouts and American Strong Ales.

    Love DIPAs, Tripels, Belgian Golden Ales, Barleywines as well. That's prob my top styles, though the only style that I haven't really found a beer I enjoy yet is sours.
     
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    Weizenbocks, hands down. I am always thrilled to find a brewery that has one, since it isn't represented very well, and I always wonder why this style isn't widely adored. Aventinus is probably my all time single favorite beer. Not far behind in styles though are any kind of Belgian - tripel, strong dark ale, IPA, wit, etc.
     
  18. JimsArcade

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    My favorites depend on the situation:

    All day, any day: Czech Pilsner
    Almost any time: Dubbel
    On occasion: Imperial Stout
    Special occasion: Oude Kriek
     
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    Guess I would have to say stouts
     
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    -Bal Barleywine
     
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    I always used to be into big stouts, but I think my tastes have gone in other directions.

    Right now, I'd probably go with doppelbock or in the rare instance that one is available, Kellerbier/Ungespundet.
     
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    American IPAS and Imperial IPAs. As you can see from my handle and avatar, I am all about the hops.
     
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    DIPA.
    But unfortunately it's like a game of Jenga. If a brewer doesn't do get the ingredients in balance (and "balance" in a DIPA can mean different things) the flavors come crashing down in a horrendous mess like no other style can do. And that is why I dislike a poor DIPA more than I dislike poor examples of other styles.

    But damn I love a good DIPA.
     
  24. fuzzylogic

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    I could narrow it down to two:

    Munich Helles
    American IPA/DIPA
     
  25. innominat

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    German wheat beers and American IPA
     
  26. Aleforme

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    American IPA/DIPA is what I'm really enjoying right now but I also still loved a good ESB. And, various Bocks.
     
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    Dopplebocks. Spaten Optimator fa life
     
  28. ShogoKawada

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    I really love a well-done Belgian pale ale
     
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    IPA all the way! Though, I don't limit myself to just that. I love lots of different styles. I'm a little bit a fiend for stouts as well. I guess IPAs just make my taste buds the most happy lol.
     
  30. alexipa

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    Mine changes constantly. Most recently it's been Old Ales, before that was Oktoberfests, before that was Belgian strong ales.

    If I HAD to pick one style that I always love, it would probably be Oktoberfests.
     
  31. FosterJM

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    English Barleywines
    Imperial Stouts
    Old Ales
    Wheatwines

    Cheers!
     
  32. MagillaGriller

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    BIG STOUT! Barrel aged high gravity brews. Fruity IPAs
     
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    always a tough one to answer. ask me again next week and you might get two different responses. i guess it depends on my mood, or what type of kick i'm on... BA stouts and DIPAs are 2 that are usually at or around the top of my list.
     
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    English Barleywines and -bal Barleywines would be my preferred style more often than not. DIPA would probably fall in there just behind.

    Real talk, if I am honest with myself my favorite style is IPA. Even if I had unlimited access to Barleywines I would break it up with IPAs anyways.

    Imperial Stouts have really slipped on me, unless we are talking Bell's BA Cherry, I still love the style but I really do not desire to drink them often.
     
  35. seplo

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    I have 2, IPA/DIPA an RIS....CHEERS
     
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    DIPA'S IPA'S and Porters
     
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    Either DIPA or Imperial Stout, very hard for me to choose as there are examples of both that I just love and I tend to drink an unholy amount of brews from both styles.
     
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    Barleywine, but Imperial/Double IPA and Imperial stout (Russian or American) are close seconds.
     
  39. JuicesFlowing

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    I've narrowed it down to three:
    1. Oatmeal Stout
    2. Amber Ale
    3. Oktoberfest-Marzen
     
  40. scootsmal

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    IPA for sure
     
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