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What's your #1 rated beer?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by raynmoon, Feb 13, 2013.

  1. raynmoon

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    Mine: Lost Abbey Serpent's Stout.
     
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    So far? Cherry Adam FtW is atop my list.
     
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    I don't care to check my actual ratings, which are little to none, but Bourbon County Rare is at the very top of my list.

    Just shared a 2010 regular Bourbon County with my roommate and I can safely report that this beer would come in at #2. It's absolutely incredible still, even after having consumed the better part of a case since I bought it fresh.
     
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    Two Hearted Ale and Bourbon County pretty much cover the entire range for me.
    I could live with just those 2.
     
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    Top ranked is Double Bastard, reviewed when I was fairly new to site, but honestly deserves a super high ranking, just a great and somewhat taken for granted beer.

    Next is CCB Imperial Sweet Stout Cognac, it is to sweet stouts what Michael Jordan was to guards.

    Best beer I ever tasted, though, is Alpine Great. Mmmmm mmmmmm good.
     
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    BCBCS.

    That beer is mind-blowing and I always make sure to ask for one when I trade. It's a beer that would be dangerous if it was readily available here in Texas (which it may be in October of this year! Ack!)
     
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  7. LiquidCourage

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    In the winter: BCBS
    In the summer: Heady Topper
     
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    Bourbon County Brand Coffee Stout is definitely my number 1 rated beer. I had the opportunity to grab more than 1 and I didn't. To this day I'm livid at missing that opportunity.
     
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    Just got my 2013 installment of Troegg's Nugget Nectar. Wishing it wasn't a seasonal brew. Smells almost as good as it tastes.
     
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    Summer: Heady Topper and Anti-hero
    Fall: Southern Tier Pumking
    Winter: FBS and Ballast Point Victory at Sea Coffee Vanilla Porter
    Spring: Whatever is left in the fridge/basement

    sorry, this probably should have gone in a different post. #1 overall is HT.
     
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    HF Abner. Prefer it to HT.
     
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    Apple-Brandy Hunahpu. Pure sex in a glass.
     
  13. Andygirl

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    Bourbon Barreled 4th Dimentia. Every time I open one I am sure it can't possibly be as great as I remember. It's excellent every single time though. :D
     
  14. JamesShoemaker

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    Reviewed: it's a three way tie between Abrasive, Pliny the Elder, and Moon Man (4.48).

    Rated: two way tie between Huma-Lupa-Licious and Union Jack (4.5).

    I guess I like IPAs...
     
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  15. ShanePB

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    King Henry (4.85) for me. A close second is Kern River Citra (4.83).
     
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    My favorite all-arround/go-to is Jacks Abbey Hoponious

    Special occasions (i.e. Friday night) I'd go with others.
     
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    LaCumbre Elevated IPA (4.75)
     
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    Lagunitas Sucks

    Close seconds: Racer X, Sculpin, Deviant Dales
     
  19. cardsfan

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    Right now I would have to say Olde Hickory's Event Horizon.
     
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    Same here, although BBBW is real close
     
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    Founders Breakfast Stout at 4.78, closely followed by Heady Topper at 4.65. The FBS I rated in August of 2011, might be time to re-review.
     
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    Abner
     
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    It's a toss up between Pliny, Alpine Nelson and Kern Just Outstanding
    For stouts, FW Parabola all the way
     
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    Zombie Dust and Founder's Imperial Stout are tops for me.
     
  25. Gotti311

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    I have a hard time discerning between 3 BA Stouts that I had on tap at various events the past year. But those three were by far the top 3 beer drinking experiences ever:
    KBS
    BCBS
    BA Pt5
     
  26. seakayak

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    Duvel.

    For all my love of DIPAS, porters, and stouts, to me it's what beer should taste like.
     
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    My highest REVIEWED rating? I have only one perfect score... Maine Beer Company "Mo".

    Abner is very close at 4.9

    I have a handful of perfect 5's when it comes "Had's"
     
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  28. acurtis

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    Black Raspberry Lambic
     
  29. SkeeterBoganski

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    BCBS...although BCBCS and ZD aren't far behind.
     
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  30. DCgolfpro

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    If I had to drink one beer everyday it would be Big Bad Baptist
     
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    Bourbon Vanilla Dark Lord
     
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    Summer: Ballast Point Sculpin
    Fall: Shipyard Pugsley Smashed Pumpkin Ale
    Winter: Oskar Blues TenFidy
     
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    I can't properly rate beers because I have a terrible sense of smell.

    However, I drank a LUCKY BASTARD (or Lukcy Basartd) last night and it was phenomenal!
     
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    Kloster Andechs (Andechser) Doppelbock Dunkel.

    'Tis the only beer I've ever had where I swear it's the best beer on the planet after the first sip, the last sip, and again after another mug or two.
     
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    Beatification and Jacobins are too close too call.
     
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    Central Waters Fifteen : 4.81
    King Henry : 4.8
     
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    Mine is Peche Mortel, granted that was quite some time ago, but the intial experience of that brew remains unforgetable. I had a similar experience about a month ago with my first Zombie Dust, but it wasn't the oh my goodness this is the best beer I've ever had, more like wow why haven't I been drinking this beer every day with my lunch. I've got a Bourbon Barrel Batch 9000 and a Westy in the fridge (thanks Mike!), and I expect them to be some of the best brews I've had. I'll check back then.
     
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    Brandy Vanilla Dark Lord and PTE are tied for 1st with 4.85. I'm okay with this. ;)
     
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    09' BA solar eclipse. Had this on tap at winter solstice and this blew my mind.
     
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