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What new beer(s) would you like to see from your favorite breweries?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by tkdchampxi, Apr 8, 2014.

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  1. fmccormi

    fmccormi Meyvn (1,299) Oct 24, 2010 California
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    No, I'm kinda-sorta living in Florida right now. Been here since November, just living in hotels that my job puts me in. But, Gainesville isn't exactly close to Austin, TX, either. You might be able to talk to a craft distributor about landing some JK.
  2. TongoRad

    TongoRad Poo-Bah (2,035) Jun 3, 2004 New Jersey
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    Will do- thanks for the tip.
  3. JackHorzempa

    JackHorzempa Poo-Bah (3,065) Dec 15, 2005 Pennsylvania

    Victory, please bottle your Kolsch beer!


    P.S. My apologies to the Let's Bottle Victory Kolsch committee members for my delayed post. Better late than never?

    P.S.S. @Starkbier, one more reminder!?!:rolling_eyes:
  4. Sixpoint

    Sixpoint Poo-Bah (1,590) Jul 25, 2004 New York
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    you'll have to settle for growlers ;-)
  5. BriantheBeerGeek

    BriantheBeerGeek Aspirant (210) May 26, 2013 Pennsylvania

    Hey Shane, how about a variety case?
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  6. Sixpoint

    Sixpoint Poo-Bah (1,590) Jul 25, 2004 New York
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    We do get tons of requests for that. The only thing we would need is a mother carton to house 6 different 4-packs (or 4 different 6-packs).

    Something to consider for sure.
  7. BullDoza

    BullDoza Aspirant (259) Apr 12, 2014 Texas
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    Not new, per se. However, Word is Deep Ellum will be canning their Dream Crusher, their double IPA. Previously it's been a rotational release. Excited they'll be adding to their year round lineup.

    As far as new variants/styles...wishe DE or Community would do a Brown Ale.
  8. BottleCaps80

    BottleCaps80 Zealot (595) Jan 12, 2013 Iowa
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    I'd like to see Toppling Goliath kick out a sour. Apparently they have a sour yeast strain they are experimenting with, but have no clue when they'll find something worthy of releasing.
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  9. dungledauf

    dungledauf Initiate (169) Nov 8, 2005 Pennsylvania

    Munich Helles and Munich Dunkel from Great Lakes Brewing. All of their lagers are great, and I am certain they would do a great job with those two.
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  10. turbotype

    turbotype Aspirant (277) Nov 5, 2013 California
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    Lagunitas Cappuccino Stout in a widget can
    Wish someone made a good readily available Lager that wasn't Sam Adam Boston Lager or GLB Eliot Ness. Not a huge fan of the style, but it serves a purpose and I think the style needs more American craft brewer "exploration". I dunno, maybe I'm on crack who knows.
  11. lsiberian

    lsiberian Initiate (0) Jan 11, 2013 Texas

    I'd love to see a revolver do a porter and one with a different take like the blood and honey. That stuff is golden.
  12. Cotchept

    Cotchept Initiate (160) Jan 14, 2013 Colorado
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    BA Yeti + variants from Great Divide.

    I'd like to see Crooked Stave try their hand at something other than wild ales. I know they have some things in the works.

    I'd like to see some of my fav Chicago breweries like Half Acre, Rev, and Pipeworks try to make some wild ales.
  13. wchris21

    wchris21 Initiate (185) Mar 31, 2007 Florida

    Check out Jackie O's in Athens, OH
  14. SpaceEurope

    SpaceEurope Initiate (45) Dec 26, 2012 New Jersey

    I finally had Victory White Monkey yesterday. I enjoyed it greatly but was underwhelmed by what it was supposed to be. It really was more like a wine and less like a tripel as the white wine flavors permeated the palate more than the spiciness of the original beer.
  15. jefffalcone

    jefffalcone Initiate (0) Nov 9, 2013 Massachusetts

    The Trillium brew was nothing like that. It was a sour. It hit your palate almost like lemon juice. Then it faded into an oaky richness that reminded me a little of a camp fire. In the tail end of the aftertaste I could just detect a subtle wine flavor. It was amazing. The kind of beer that you have to think about each sip for ten minutes after you take it. Unfortunately I think they only made one barrel of the stuff
  16. 57md

    57md Poo-Bah (2,307) Aug 22, 2011 Pennsylvania
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    An imperial version of Tumbler would be great, but I'd be giddy if SN just decided to bring Tumbler back again for Fall 2014. To anybody from SN out there - please, please, please with maple sugar on top! It was one of you best beers.
  17. 57md

    57md Poo-Bah (2,307) Aug 22, 2011 Pennsylvania
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    I'd like to see Southern Tier do a barrel version of Choklat. As it is, Choklat is one of my favorite stouts. I really like ST's bourbon barrel version of Backburner, so we know they can do barrel aged well.

    I'd also like to see Victory do an Imperial Red or a more malt forward DIPA.
  18. xk6m6m5x

    xk6m6m5x Initiate (0) May 30, 2012 New Jersey

    Id like to see yuengling do a brown ale and an imperial stout... Itll never happen but i love yuengling
  19. beatenbyjacks

    beatenbyjacks Zealot (503) Apr 17, 2011 Colorado
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    Odell make a fall seasonal, which isn't an Oktoberfest.
  20. Dr_Bahmbay13

    Dr_Bahmbay13 Devotee (469) Mar 10, 2013 Michigan

    I demand founders make a gose style! NOW!
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  21. BergBeer

    BergBeer Zealot (510) Aug 21, 2013 Rhode Island
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    more solid 5% red's across the board

    More amarillo and simcoe match up IPA's

    more milk stouts

    more sours with peaches!

    More Rum barrel and cognac barrel aged beers
  22. elektrikjester

    elektrikjester Aspirant (284) Nov 15, 2008 Georgia
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    Westbrook Orange Bliss aged in Grand Marnier barrels. Getting a little tired of barrel-aged beers, but I'd make the effort for this one.
  23. joelwlcx

    joelwlcx Initiate (198) Apr 23, 2007 Minnesota

    Summit: english mild
    Schells: rauchbier (year round, not chimney sweep) and/or gose
    Surly: california common
  24. tkdchampxi

    tkdchampxi Meyvn (1,041) Oct 19, 2010 New Jersey
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    Victory Port Barrel Aged Hoppy Stout

    Something like Storm King, aged in Port or Brandy barrels.

    I tried something similar at home, but just added some port before carbing instead of aging in barrels, and everyone loved it!
  25. HRamz3

    HRamz3 Initiate (0) Feb 9, 2010 Pitcairn

  26. tkdchampxi

    tkdchampxi Meyvn (1,041) Oct 19, 2010 New Jersey
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    I prefer the Straw-ber-rita this time of year
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  27. Vogt52

    Vogt52 Initiate (0) May 25, 2014 Maryland

    I'd like to see some Hefeweizens / witbiers from stone. Everything they make is amazing. I'd like to see their take on this style
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  28. bryreeves

    bryreeves Initiate (0) Oct 25, 2012 Massachusetts

    I'd like to see Jack's Abby do an ALE... hmph!
  29. bryreeves

    bryreeves Initiate (0) Oct 25, 2012 Massachusetts

    Is t
    Is that a beer or a stew?
  30. bubseymour

    bubseymour Poo-Bah (2,032) Oct 30, 2010 Maryland
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    Dogfishhead does a lot of low abv stuff. Namaste is pretty decent, very original tasting brew and ingredients and under 5%. Lots of of other stuff as well they do and all of it is solid IMO. Lots of DFH haters on here but I'm on board with them.
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  31. Ilovelampandbeer

    Ilovelampandbeer Zealot (551) Aug 25, 2013 New York
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    What style would you want to see your favorite brewery undertake?
    I'd love to see HF take a crack at an imperial pilsener or a gose
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  32. nate-henry

    nate-henry Initiate (0) Jun 16, 2014 Michigan

    I'd like to see bells do a blood orange wheatwine
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  33. rozzom

    rozzom Defender (622) Jan 22, 2011 New York
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    If like one of the NYC breweries to come up with a stellar APA.
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  34. JMS1512

    JMS1512 Savant (930) Feb 18, 2013 New Jersey

    DFH to make: Uber High Gravity 3-barrel aged English style barleywine with panda blood and tea leaves.
  35. Pahn

    Pahn Meyvn (1,456) Dec 2, 2009 New York
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    hmm. i'd like NEBCO to make a session IPA with the same amount and variety of hops as coriolis. or just a lot of coriolis.
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  36. NCMonte

    NCMonte Aspirant (292) Jan 28, 2014 North Carolina

    Move Urquell to Asheville, NC.
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  37. rozzom

    rozzom Defender (622) Jan 22, 2011 New York
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    Yeah definitely love Amazeballs, but meant an NYC-based brewery. Plus while I love Amazeballs, to me it's 'merely' very good. I'm talking something that will blow my mind that I can get regularly, that will stop me craving What is Enlightenment / Edward!
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  38. Pahn

    Pahn Meyvn (1,456) Dec 2, 2009 New York
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    yeah, other half seemed to want to be that brewery, but mentioning them in the same sentence as what is enlightenment is... let's say, "extreme overstatement".

    kelso's industrial IPA can hang with the VTers i think, but they don't really transition with the lower ABV beers. bk and sixpoint have their strengths, but a shaun hill worthy APA is definitely not one of them.

    at least you can grab a train to NEBCO and get fuzzy baby ducks when it's on.
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  39. thomda11

    thomda11 Aspirant (272) Jun 5, 2014 California

    DHF needs to brew a Hefeweizen. Apparently, they do brew one that is available at their brewpub in limited quantities. That, however, does me no good in California.
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  40. LambicPentameter

    LambicPentameter Meyvn (1,471) Aug 29, 2012 Michigan
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    Boulevard: English barleywine

    And if they happened to add a Smokestack Limited Edition that involved putting said English barleywine into Templeton Rye barrels, I wouldn't be mad about that either.
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