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What is your favorite beer style?

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

  1. TheFightingMongooses

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    German pilsners. I drank a lot of them this summer but haven't had many with the fall and winter seasonals being released. I had a Victory Harvest Pils last night though and remembered what I've been missing.
     
  2. JonnyBeers

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    Stout > Saison > IPA
     
  3. UCLABrewN84

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    Probably Double or Russian Imperial Stouts and sours at this time...
     
  4. creepinjeeper

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    I dunno yet. I am still tasting 'em. I do know I haven't tried belgians, lambecs and saisons yet.
     
  5. PABSTMASTER

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    Porter.
     
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  6. hoppytobehere

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    IPA/IIPA, by a fairly wide margin.
     
  7. wbumgarner

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    IPA's then Saisons or Hefe's
     
  8. patrickcmcd

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    America IPAs, big citrus flavors.
     
  9. endovelico

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    Depends on the weather, time of day, mood, what side of the bed i woke up on and how the planets are aligned that particular day.
     
  10. JMB

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    Vienna Lagers...
     
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    Vienna Style Lagers...
     
  12. sunkistxsudafed

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    I agree. I would only swap out EIP for Baltic Gose.
     
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  13. Pintofbrown

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    AGED beers. It is so much fun to see what cellaring can do to a beer. Have a crappy wheat ale? Maybe it becomes a sour a couple months past date. Maybe a forgettable barley wine with 3 years of age is suddenly in your top ten. The mystery man, the MYSTERY!

    Oh, "aged" isn't a style you pedantic thread-shitter? Barley wine then.
     
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  14. TheCondor

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    Porters are my personal favorite. This is followed closely by Imperial Russian Stouts and Scotch Ale/Wee Heavy. They are all so awesome. I started out with IPA, but switched to porters a few years ago. Been in love since.

    However I do love some Belgian Strong Ale and Saison/Farmhouse too. There are so many to choose from!
     
  15. samwinch

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    My favorite beer is FREE beer.
    Though, to narrow it down, I like so-called "fancy beers," not the watery American mass-market beers like Bud, Miller Lite, Rolling Rock, etc.
     
  16. hoppytobehere

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    oh for the love of god
     
  17. Siriusfisherman

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    I don't know what my absolute favorite is, but recently my fridge has featured a bunch of Imperial Red Ales.
     
  18. patto1ro

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    But Baltic Gose is just a made-up style.
     
  19. industrialswill

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    Andech's dopplelbock is mostly likey the best beer I'll ever drink. I drank it for 2 years while stationed in Germany from 1977-79.
    That said, my favorite style is Double IPA..or Imperial IPA.
     
  20. doppletheGOAT

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    I am starting to heavily favor Porters but I wanted some opinions on this.
     
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    Irrelevant unless we trade, but just in case send me all your Barleywines.
     
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    Fuck you, Chadquest, Barleywine (American) is my favorite style. There can be only one!

    I honestly love every style except pilsner, lager, bock, porter, and sour/wild, though. Eventually, I'm certain I'll find "that" beer in each of those styles, and be an equal opportunity drinker.

    Also, I can't see preferring porters to stouts. Porters just seem like the stout's little, less interesting brother.
     
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  24. gshak

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    Double/Imperial stouts by far. Followed by Pale Ales
     
  25. AxesandAnchors

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    I love many styles, but at the moment I'm favoring American & Belgian Strong Ales
     
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    I've gone full circle and although I love and drink many styles I find myself going straight for the mild when I see one available.
     
  27. sacrelicio

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    Barleywines/old ales, in both the American and English styles. I love the rich, rich malts in both and the occasional juicy, dank hop bliss that comes from the best American examples like Mirror Mirror, Old Ruff, Behemoth, etc.
     
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  28. Thehuntmaster

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    Sours and barrel aged imperial stouts :)
     
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  29. fullmetal1381

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    Ahem...

    BIG STOUTS.

    That is all.
     
  30. jklinck

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    West Coast IPA/DIPA, German Pilsner and Saison. In other words I like dry beers, mostly.
     
  31. marquis

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    Porter is the father of stout, not its little brother.
     
  32. flayedandskinned

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    IPAs, Biere De Gardes and any kind of sour beer.
     
  33. vernalagnia

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    Two favorites are probably English barleywines and wits. No internal logic to that one.
     
  34. Eastside151

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    Stouts 1st and foremost, 2nd favorite goes to everything else.
     
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  35. seakayak

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    Funny how taste evolves with exposure to new things - three years ago I was satisfied that the ultimate taste was a Belgian Strong Pale Ale (Duvel) - after this weekend I'm satisfied that I'll never top Smuttynose Robust Porter.
     
  36. tectactoe

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    Zombie Dust. Whatever the fuck style you consider it.
     
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  37. Porkhustle

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    I'd be a happier man if there were more Bocks and bitters to choose from
     
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  38. rjniles

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    American IPAs
     
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  39. seakayak

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    I had my first Founder's Breakfast Stout this weekend - what a special treat that is. Poured like used motor oil that smells like chocolate coffee - and it was delicious!
     
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  40. Jerktookmyname

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    This. Although I'm not too wild about DIPA. Too malty for my taste.
     
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