What's in your beer fridge?

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

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  1. Dweedlebug

    Dweedlebug Disciple (393) Feb 28, 2012 Pennsylvania

    Yeungling, Old Brown Dog and Hoegaarden.
  2. RichD

    RichD Champion (819) Mar 18, 2012 Rhode Island
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    I try to keep 1 Sam Adams brew, usually the Cream Stout or O'fest. I also try to keep some Sam Smith Oatmeal in the fridge. When I have a chance, I'll pick up a few Maine Beer Co. Zoe's too. For the winter it'll be Founders Breakfast Stout and possibly Backwoods Bastard, SN Celebration and Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout.

    And there's always Yuengling regular and premium in my in-laws fridge
  3. Casedogg43

    Casedogg43 Initiate (0) Jan 4, 2012 Indiana
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    Zombie Dust
    Miller lite
    Always have a stout or porter too
  4. harrylee773

    harrylee773 Initiate (0) Aug 8, 2010 Illinois

    I usually just have a veriety of seasonals in the fridge. When all else fails, a sixer of Dynamo Copper Lager from Metropolitan Brewing or some Goose Island Honker's Ale will suffice.
  5. paulys55

    paulys55 Zealot (587) Aug 2, 2010 Pennsylvania
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    Bells Two Hearted.
    Founders Porter.
    AleSmith Speedway.

    EDIT: I plan on raiding Overlord's fridge while the girls keep him busy.
  6. Overlord

    Overlord Initiate (0) Jun 28, 2007 California

    Jokes on you! I'll only be busy for five ... hours ... that's right, HOURS!
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  7. pin

    pin Defender (646) Nov 6, 2006 Australia
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    Coopers stout
  8. spoonhawk

    spoonhawk Initiate (0) Dec 3, 2010 Iowa

    Since I have been in the Chicago area Revolution Eugene Porter and Half Acre Gossamer Golden Ale.

    I know, I know... "How is your entire fridge not full of Daisy cutter?" Simple, it gets old.
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  9. Nicolay3535

    Nicolay3535 Initiate (195) May 1, 2012 Florida
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    I usually always Tocobaga and what ever CCB limited or seasonal release that is out at the time. I try and always have some FBS when it'd available and about once a month i get a FFF package that always has at least 1 sixes of ZD.
  10. FatBoyGotSwagger

    FatBoyGotSwagger Meyvn (1,068) Apr 4, 2009 Pennsylvania

    Sept/October..dark beers.

    Founders breakfast stout. Dog Fish Head indian brown ale, Troegs Troeganator, Troegs dead reckoning porter, PBC Coffee Joe porter. Victory Storm king stout.
  11. Melomanemusher

    Melomanemusher Initiate (0) Aug 7, 2012 Quebec (Canada)

    I use to have a 24 of coors light lying around, or blue dry, or bud , but then again i was afraid it gone bad after spending so much time in the house. I finally stopped buy crap beer, and going for better beer for guest ... I was attending a birthday party i someone drinking wine saw mw drinking a stout, a freaking awesome stout. She tasted it ... and told me i was drinking beer like if it was a great wine , and i said, youre so right on the spot !!!
  12. HopsintheSack

    HopsintheSack Devotee (452) Apr 17, 2012 California
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    Idiot IPA or Mongo (if they would ever brew some fresh stuff) and Speedway.
  13. NoLeafClover44

    NoLeafClover44 Crusader (707) Feb 24, 2011 Delaware
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    It was Dogfish Head 60 minute until Troegs decided to make Perpetual IPA perpetually.
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  14. HopsintheSack

    HopsintheSack Devotee (452) Apr 17, 2012 California
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    Sara is going to make the Olivia chick and her big forehead look like that Christina Ricci girl.
  15. mtlasley

    mtlasley Initiate (0) Mar 27, 2012 Illinois

    Two-Hearted, Torpedo, Modus Hoperandi and Schlafly Dry-Hopped APA all make rotating appearances but mostly I find a seasonal I enjoy and get the most out of it while it's around. It was Schlafly AIPA, then their Pumpkin Ale, now Big Muddy's (my local) pumpkin ale followed by some wet hop ales I'm sure and after trying at a fest this weekend, every damn bottle of Schlafly TIPA that I can get my hands on.
  16. mfield14

    mfield14 Aspirant (234) Nov 4, 2011 Colorado

    Deschutes Black Butte
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  17. maximep

    maximep Initiate (0) Oct 23, 2009 New York

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  18. superspak

    superspak Poo-Bah (16,365) May 5, 2010 Michigan
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    Founders Seasonal/Centennial. Whatever new seasonal Short's released that week :wink:

    Whatever my last batch was, could be any style I felt like brewing that month. This month I have a Foreign Stout and Belgian Blonde in there, along with whatever stragglers are left of my Rye IPA from 3 months ago.
  19. davey101

    davey101 Meyvn (1,080) Apr 14, 2009 Connecticut
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    My only major repeat/regular buy is NEBCO Seahag IPA. Its been on hiatus for a month or two now, but Gandhi Bot was also a regular in my fridge.
  20. SeaOfShells

    SeaOfShells Initiate (0) Feb 22, 2011 California

    Deschutes Inversion, Stone IPA, DFH Indian Brown, something Lagunitas, Gonzo.
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  21. CCW

    CCW Initiate (0) May 14, 2012 California

    Newcastle, different seasonals, Stone AB or IPA when I can get it. I usually try to get something that I haven't tried before when I can get to a store that has a really good selection.
  22. goodonezach

    goodonezach Initiate (0) Mar 24, 2011 New York

    i don't keep any 'regular' beers on, partly because since i started working at a beer bar i don't drink at home too often, but more because i like rotating my beer based on season, availability, and what looks interesting. i do keep lots of homebrew, but even that rotates pretty extensively. so far i've done about 20 batches and have only repeated two recipes.
  23. HumphreyLee

    HumphreyLee Initiate (0) Jan 15, 2011 Pennsylvania

    Right now Breakfast Stout, during the summer its Kellerweis.
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  24. alexipa

    alexipa Devotee (439) Oct 7, 2011 Colorado
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    I basically always seem to have Old Chub in the fridge. I don't even know how it gets there half the time... but I sure do love to drink it.
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  25. mychalg9

    mychalg9 Champion (849) Apr 8, 2010 Illinois
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    I keep Coors Light and ODouls on hand for the 2 friends that stop over regularly. If other guests are coming over I'll throw some Sierra Nevada in there or something. I usually try to keep the good stuff hidden
  26. BigCheese

    BigCheese Defender (689) Jul 4, 2009 Massachusetts

    I always have High life on stock.

    I usually have some random leftover Sam Adams/Sierra Nevada, also Smuttynose Finest Kind is in my fridge a lot.
  27. swetsastonic

    swetsastonic Initiate (196) Mar 22, 2012 New Jersey

    king henry. because I can't bring myself to open my last bottle. so it's become a regular...
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  28. IcemanCometh

    IcemanCometh Aspirant (290) Sep 6, 2012 Massachusetts

    Allagash White always
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  29. franklinn

    franklinn Initiate (0) May 29, 2012 Vermont

    Heady Topper, Weinstephaner Hefe and usually some Old Raspy :slight_smile:
  30. bryanole27

    bryanole27 Aspirant (227) Jun 24, 2011 North Carolina

    When I lived in Jax, FL it was Intuition I-10 IPA cans, now that I've moved to Charlotte it's FBS so far. Just brought some I-10 up though:slight_smile:
  31. JimKal

    JimKal Zealot (512) Jul 31, 2011 North Carolina

    You didn't make a mistake. Your "family member" abused your hospitality. How inappropriate to go into a hosts refrigerator without asking, then to actually take something out without asking. It appears to be an overdeveloped sense of entitlement. I hope there was a gentle explanation on your part and then an apology from your visitor.
  32. ChanChan

    ChanChan Devotee (475) Dec 12, 2009 California
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    The following beers are almost always in the fridge:
    Kern River Just Outstanding: Hop bomb fix!
    Old Rasputin: Can't go wrong!
    Anchor Steam: I feel like a beer but I don't know what to drink...
    Parabola: Steak dinner, celebration, or just for the heck of it!
    Any Russian River -ation beer: Dinner with my girlfriend!
    Corona: Just got off work and I don't want to think about beer, also I feel like drinking upwards of ten beers tonight and having at least one solid cigar!
    Coors Light: I feel like drinking more than 10 beers tonight and probably smoking a couple of good cigars!
  33. Joesnow

    Joesnow Initiate (0) Jan 16, 2011 North Carolina

    copious amounts of Odell IPA
  34. TX-Badger

    TX-Badger Poo-Bah (2,589) Jun 14, 2012 Texas
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    Almost always in my fridge at some point:

    Sixpoint: Resin, The Crisp, Brownstone, Righteous Ale, Sweet Action, and Bengali Tiger
    Jester King: Mad Meg, Noble King, whichever limited edition they have out
    Rahr & Sons: seasonal (now Oktoberfest), Ugly Pug
    Stevens Point: Classic Amber
    Different seasonals from Boulevard, Real Ale, and DFH
  35. wiscojenks

    wiscojenks Initiate (0) Feb 2, 2012 Wisconsin
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    Never run out of:
    New Glarus Moon Man
    High Life
    Coors Light
    August Schell Hopfenmalz
    Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald
  36. hogansct

    hogansct Aspirant (251) Jan 7, 2011 Rhode Island
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    Definitely a seasonal selection for me....Berkshire Oktoberfest, Sierra Tumbler, Founders Breakfast Stout and some Pumking. I also try to keep some IPA around, got some Founders Centennial right now.
  37. lucasj82

    lucasj82 Zealot (595) Aug 13, 2009 Indiana
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    1554 or Turbodog and whatever leftover BMC there is from poker or UFC nights.
  38. otispdriftwood

    otispdriftwood Defender (637) Dec 9, 2011 Colorado
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    I always like to have a selection based on ABV. Some 6s, 7s, 8s, etc.
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  39. winbassett

    winbassett Initiate (0) Sep 10, 2010 North Carolina

    Dale's Pale, New Belgium Ranger, Mother Earth Endless River
  40. FCal79

    FCal79 Aspirant (220) Aug 4, 2011 New Jersey

    Always try and have certain styles available. Mainly Tripels, Double IPAs, and RISs.
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