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What's in your beer fridge?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by garylite, Apr 26, 2012.

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  1. zombiedust3030

    zombiedust3030 Initiate (0) Jan 5, 2012 Ohio

    4 hopslam
    5 nugget nectar
    1 fd gonzo
    1 boris the crusher
    4 ruination
    8 lake erie monster
    2 two hearted
    1 old rasputin
    1 zombie dust
  2. knightlypint

    knightlypint Initiate (0) Apr 18, 2012 New Jersey

    6 Fuller's ESB
    1 Fuller's 1845
    2 Sam Smith Oatmeal Stout
    1 Sam Smith Imperial
    1 Sam Smith Tadcaster
    1 Sam Smith Raspberry (my wild side)
    3 HB Weisse
    1 Bitburger
    1 Pinkus Meunster Alt
    1 Pinkus Pils
    1 Uerige Doppelsticke
    1 Stingo
    1 Firestone Walker's Reserve Robust Porter
  3. PaleMalt

    PaleMalt Initiate (0) May 14, 2012

    Ballast Point Sculpin
    Ballast Point Big Eye
    Ballast Point Pale Ale
    Alaskan IPA
    Big Sky Bobos Robust Porter
    Lagunitas Imperial Red this a awesome red
    Deschutes Black Butte Porter
  4. ncaudle

    ncaudle Defender (602) May 28, 2010 Virginia
    Beer Trader

    Dark Horse Crooked Tree and Double Crooked Tree
    Shorts Huma Lupa Licious
    Three Floyds Zombie Dust
    Green Flash Palate Wrecker
    Hardywood Park Hoplar
    Alewerks Bitter Valentine

    the other 95% of the fridge(s) is not hoppy....
  5. pryan49

    pryan49 Initiate (125) Oct 3, 2008 Wisconsin

    Alpha King Pale Ale
    Two Hearted
    New Galarus IPA

    and a lot of shelf space, suggestions welcome.
  6. Hopscotch

    Hopscotch Initiate (0) May 15, 2012

    With no regard to what's hoppy in my fridge, I'm stocked on the following:

    - Victory Golden Monkey
    - Victory Old Horizontal
    - Mendocino Eye of the Hawk
    - Bear Republic Red Rocket
    - Two Brothers Domaine Dupage
    - Captain Lawrence Liquid Gold
    - Lagunitas Imperial Red
    - Southern Tier HopSun
    - Aecht Marzen
    - Sierra Nevada Bigfoot
    - Sierra Nevada Hoptimum
    - Sierra Nevada Kellerweiss
    - Sierra Nevada Porter
    - Otter Creek Porter
    - Paulaner Salvator
    - Sixpoint Sweet Action
    - Brooklyn East IPA
    - Sam Adams Black Lager
    - Smuttynose Finestkind

    It appears that I may not be a hophead
  7. PDXHops

    PDXHops Initiate (0) Nov 19, 2008 South Carolina

    Torpedo and Sweetwater IPA. The 2 best-tasting IPAs constantly available in SC are fortunately some of the most affordable. Bottle-dated, too.
  8. Beerontwowheels

    Beerontwowheels Initiate (0) Nov 22, 2009 Maryland

    I'm lucky enough to have a Pure Hoppiness and Nelson sitting in the fridge waiting for me! I imagine after tonight, only one will remain!
  9. NEO68710

    NEO68710 Initiate (93) Mar 6, 2006 Washington

    1 - Pliny the Elder
    1 - 10^2
    1 - Hop Stoopid
    6 - Torpedo
    1 - Ruination
    2 - Hoptimum
  10. gradergator

    gradergator Initiate (167) May 14, 2012 Ohio

    21st Ammendment Back in Black
    Breckenridge Lucky U IPA
    Avery IPA
  11. bifrost17

    bifrost17 Initiate (0) Dec 16, 2011 Washington

    Right now Deviant Dales is in my mouth.
  12. TongoRad

    TongoRad Poo-Bah (2,012) Jun 3, 2004 New Jersey
    Supporter Beer Trader

    That would depend on your definition of a Hophead. In old-school terms it just meant that you could appreciate hoppy American style beers as well as everything else. These days self-described Hopheads tend to primarily stick to those kinds of beers, perhaps even seeking out more extreme versions. Calling yourself a Hophead is allright by me, considering a few of what's on your list.

    As to me (Hophead, vintage 1980s), tonight I have on deck:
    Prof Fritz Berliner Weiss
    Schneider Hopfen Weiss
    and Epic Hopulent Ale

    Now I just have to figure out the order, and whether I can even get to them all.
  13. HangingJohnny

    HangingJohnny Initiate (0) Apr 28, 2012 Florida

    Although I'm a noob and this was a taste test adventure:
    Blue Point Hoptical Illusion (IPA)
    Albita Purple Haze (Blah)
    SN summerfest ( :slight_smile: )
    Red Hook Longhammer IPA (Love it)
    Sam Adams Imperial Stout (Not bad, im still looking for a more flavorful stout)
    Alexander Keiths IPA (Yes, I'm a maritimer)
    Dogfish Head India Brown Ale (Have yet to try, loved the 60 and 90 min IPA though)
    Shiner Bohemian Black Lager (from texas; please reply, what is the point of a Black lager? I barely notice a difference)

    This is just what I have. Btw Two Hearted is the shit.
  14. Bobheed

    Bobheed Initiate (0) Dec 27, 2010 Texas

    Right now just Simtra and Hopsickle. It's all about huge hops for me right now I guess
  15. mCaudio

    mCaudio Initiate (0) Feb 2, 2010 Connecticut

    6 Heady Topper
    1 22oz Three Penny Especiale (Lawson's Finest) 3.5% IPA
    1 Founder Cenenntial
    1 Green Flash West Coast IPA
    1 Green Flash Le Freak
    1 Green Flash Hop Head Red
  16. totti333

    totti333 Initiate (0) Oct 15, 2010 New York

    I have
    Torpedo tall boys
    Landmark India Red Style Ale
    and a Miller high life tall boy hah
  17. jwat

    jwat Disciple (386) Jan 19, 2012 Pennsylvania

    bitter valentine
    hop 15
    port anniversary
    hop stoopid
  18. Cazlo

    Cazlo Initiate (169) Sep 7, 2011 Pennsylvania

    Current IPAs in the beer fridge...
    Fathead's Hop Juju (2 growlers)
    Fathead's Head Hunter (2 growlers)
    Brew Kettle White Rajah (2 bottles left)
    I am in hop heaven, only thing that could make me happier is some Alpine in there too!
  19. agaloco9

    agaloco9 Initiate (0) Apr 26, 2011 California

    Any beers you always keep on deck for easy drinking, guests, or whatever.

    Because my stuff gets raided from time to time, I try to keep stuff I could find anywhere like Stone IPA, Negra Modelo, Smoked Porter, and something like DBA or Dig from New Belgium.

    I keep these for myself, but mostly so my good ish isn't abused of by guests/family. I made the mistake of keeping a Victory at Sea in the fridge and a family member popped it open, drank from the bottle, and poured it down the drain because it was "nasty as f*&%"
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  20. Superdad

    Superdad Initiate (0) Sep 1, 2012

    I always have a supply of Spaten Optimator fro special occassions. Then I usually keep a kep of IPA of some sort. And of course I have to have a supply of Yuengling Dark.
  21. hopsputin

    hopsputin Meyvn (1,082) Apr 1, 2012 New Jersey

    The only beers I buy regularly are weihenstephaner hefe, and more recently Mirror Pond Ale/ some dopplebock.
    superspak, Bitterbill and Ravenacht like this.
  22. Overlord

    Overlord Initiate (0) Jun 28, 2007 California

    Black Tuesday, Sam Adams Triple Bock, Chocolate Rain, Pliny (the Younger), Hop Stoopid, Stone IRS, Big Eye IPA, Cantillon Soleil de Minuet, and Gluek Ice.
    MaxSpang, ChanChan and paulys55 like this.
  23. evilcatfish

    evilcatfish Defender (622) May 11, 2012 Missouri
    Beer Trader

    Bell's Two Hearted. Tasty and readily available
  24. VncentLIFE

    VncentLIFE Meyvn (1,417) Feb 16, 2011 North Carolina
    Beer Trader

    This. and Sweetwater IPA, Eddy Fitz, and Siberian Night.
    dsal89 likes this.
  25. hophead247

    hophead247 Disciple (370) Jan 27, 2008 California
    Beer Trader

    Pliny and Big Black Bear Stout in the fridge.

    Moonlight Reality Czeck in the kegerator.
    Huhzubendah likes this.
  26. Ravenacht

    Ravenacht Aspirant (201) Aug 10, 2012 Florida
    Beer Trader

    .........second the hefe and also some ccb jailai
  27. olympicgatorade

    olympicgatorade Initiate (0) Aug 16, 2011 New Jersey

    Piels and yuengling black & tan cans only
  28. jsm1289

    jsm1289 Initiate (0) Mar 11, 2011 New York
    Beer Trader

    all the top tier brews I am aging and prefer looking at rather than drinking. makes me feel good about myself lolol
  29. bierman2000

    bierman2000 Initiate (0) Jan 8, 2003 Pennsylvania

    OK lager head here so Spaten Optimator year round and Franziskaner in summer, but also an Abbey Tripel style now and again. Open to any variety pack.
  30. evilcatfish

    evilcatfish Defender (622) May 11, 2012 Missouri
    Beer Trader

    Yea no kidding
  31. Bitterbill

    Bitterbill Poo-Bah (5,176) Sep 14, 2002 Wyoming
    Supporter Beer Trader

    Beers that I keep in the fridge? Ones that have a habit of gushing when I open them at cellar/room temperature.
  32. Chickenhawk9932

    Chickenhawk9932 Savant (905) Jul 19, 2010 Pennsylvania

    I go with a great lakes variety pack. I dig all the beers in there and there is a variety for guests.
  33. Overlord

    Overlord Initiate (0) Jun 28, 2007 California

    Sorry. Olivia Wilde and Sara Jean Underwood are coming over for a sleepover and I can't spare the room. I mean, I only have the one translucent sleeping bag for them to share as it is.
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  34. alysmith4

    alysmith4 Initiate (0) Feb 11, 2005 District of Columbia

    Hoegaarden and Corona (yes, I have non-beersnobby neighbors), and at least an IIPA or Saison in there for me :slight_smile:
  35. alysmith4

    alysmith4 Initiate (0) Feb 11, 2005 District of Columbia

    It's nice to keep a Stout (like Founder's Breakfast) on hand too for when I feel like "dessert."
  36. scott10010

    scott10010 Initiate (48) Nov 21, 2011 North Carolina
    Beer Trader

    Old Rasputin. Smuttynose Robust Porter. A barleywine (Old Foghorn, Blithering Idiot, Bigfoot) and a wit or hefe for the wife.
  37. gatornation

    gatornation Poo-Bah (3,358) Apr 18, 2007 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    always have these
    size 7
    tank 7
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  38. gmrv4

    gmrv4 Initiate (19) Jun 11, 2012 Missouri

    Something from Boulevard is always in my fridge:

    either, Single Wide IPA, 80-acre Hoppy Wheat, Pale Ale, or Tank 7.
  39. palmdalethriller

    palmdalethriller Initiate (0) Dec 26, 2007 California

    I'm a Firestone walker convert and I usually have a bunch of Pale 31 on hand. I've also been known to stock simpler times pilsner from trader joes. It makes for a good night cap to a rowdy summer night filled with drugs and alcohol.
  40. AlCzerik

    AlCzerik Initiate (0) May 18, 2010 Georgia

    Sweetwater Georgia Brown
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