What's your 4th of July beer lineup?

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  1. pagesofphotographs

    pagesofphotographs Defender (682) Sep 15, 2013 Colorado
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    We're hosting this year, the line up...

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    And I think a few guests will bring some surprises!
     
  2. BrooBub

    BrooBub Initiate (0) Oct 14, 2011 Maryland

    Just scored a case of Agave Cerveza... Perfect summer session beer. I'm happy the distributors made another delivery this week.

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  3. jhartley

    jhartley Poo-Bah (2,819) Aug 22, 2010 Florida
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    I gots me a growler of Free Will Techno IPA waiting for me in da fridge!
     
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  4. jhartley

    jhartley Poo-Bah (2,819) Aug 22, 2010 Florida
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    Well at least you'll be properly hydrated for the day.
     
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  5. singlespeed

    singlespeed Disciple (336) Sep 17, 2005 Delaware
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    Anchorage - Galaxy White IPA
    Anchorage/Crooked Stave - Between the Staves
    Almanac - Blackberry
    FW - Bretta Rose'
    Prairie Noir
     
  6. Beeryurt

    Beeryurt Devotee (413) Mar 8, 2013 Wisconsin

    Oh 40+ tap take over by shorts brewing 11 miles from my campsite
     
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  7. Seanhand_atl

    Seanhand_atl Initiate (0) Mar 29, 2014 Georgia

    Imperial Biscotti Break Natale
    Oskar blues mama's little pils
    Sweetwater Waterkeeper Hefeweizen
    Cigar City Cucumber saison.
     
  8. Franziskaner

    Franziskaner Poo-Bah (4,395) May 27, 2005 Missouri
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    Is this in tribute to the soccer game earlier this week? Perhaps you lost a tasty bet?
     
  9. mwilbur

    mwilbur Poo-Bah (1,790) Dec 2, 2007 Minnesota
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    Fitger's...will be at the brewery.
     
  10. Franziskaner

    Franziskaner Poo-Bah (4,395) May 27, 2005 Missouri
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    Gotta good variety for the weekend. My brother-in-law is in and that leads to us trying to outdo each other.
    4 Hands Reclaimed
    Cantillon Gueze 100% Lambic
    Dieu de Ciel Peche Mortel
    Firestone Walker 17th Anniversary Ale
    Founders Old Curmudgeon
    Hoppin' Frog Barrel Aged B.O.R.I.S. Oatmeal Imperial Stout
    New Holland Dragon's Milk
    Perennial Hereafter
    Prairie Wine Barrel Noir
    Schlafly Bourbon Barrel Aged Quadrupel
    Alesmith Nut Brown Ale
    Alesmith Old Numbskull Barleywine
    Dogfish Head Positive Contact
    Rogue OREgasmic Ale
    Wasatch Devastator Doppelbock
    Rock Yard Bourbon Barrel Stout
    He's also bringing his home brewed Imperial Stout and Pre-prohibition Lager.
    We will be going to a brew on premises place to make a batch of Irish Red Ale at some point.
    Life is good.
     
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  11. thomda11

    thomda11 Aspirant (240) Jun 5, 2014 California

    My line-up will definitely be a game time decision.
     
  12. JohnCassillo

    JohnCassillo Zealot (501) Mar 29, 2013 California

    Splitting a four-pack of Modern Times' Fortunate Islands with my wife. Following it up with:

    - Stone RuinTen
    - Modern Times Blazing World
    - Victory Summer Love
    - Ballast Point Even Keel

    ... tough to peg the best time for RuinTen. Too early, and it's overly filling and heavy (especially on the beach). Too late, and you're already feeling it, which takes away from enjoying the 10.8% ABV in RuinTen.
     
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  13. pgrenvicz

    pgrenvicz Aspirant (261) Nov 15, 2013 Georgia

    Heady
    BCBS vert '11/12
    Bigfoot vert '10/11/12
    Love Child #4
    Pentagram
     
  14. zombiebrew

    zombiebrew Disciple (367) Jun 30, 2008 Colorado

    For Starters:

    Real Ale's Devils Backbone
    darkhorse smells like a safety meeting
    rebel IPA (bait - for those who want to share with me)

    capping the night off with:

    alesmith Old Numbskull (with the Brother in Law)
    Jester Kings Nocturnal Chrysallis (with the wife )
     
  15. Edw1nner

    Edw1nner Initiate (0) Oct 15, 2013 Texas

    Going to float the river on the 4th so I have to go pick up stuff that's canned tomorrow. Probably grab some Karbach Weisse Versa and some Real Ale 4 Squared.
     
  16. riverlen

    riverlen Aspirant (213) Sep 16, 2009 Illinois

    Bells Amber and Goose Island India Pale Ale unless my brother brings something more interesting. I think he has a couple of bottles of something set aside for me.
     
  17. AlcahueteJ

    AlcahueteJ Poo-Bah (1,591) Dec 4, 2004 Massachusetts
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    Have you had it before? I keep seeing it at my local (I know, I'm rubbing it in now) but haven't heard much about it. Being a gose fan I was thinking of picking some up.
     
  18. AlcahueteJ

    AlcahueteJ Poo-Bah (1,591) Dec 4, 2004 Massachusetts
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    I'll be up that way (well, Gilford/Laconia) in a few weeks. I usually hit up Case n' Keg and sit on the lake. Good times.
     
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  19. Vogt52

    Vogt52 Initiate (0) May 25, 2014 Maryland

    Firestone Walker Double Jack
    Troegs Perpetual
    Nebraska Brewing EOS Hefe
     
  20. ChanChan

    ChanChan Devotee (434) Dec 12, 2009 California

    That's gonna be one awesome tailgate!!
     
  21. TheGator321

    TheGator321 Initiate (0) May 29, 2013 Connecticut

    Beer'd dogs & boats dipa 32 oz. growler

    NEBCO gandhi bot can
    " seahag cans
    " weiss trash cans
    " fat-tener #8 32oz. growler


    Two Roads 'ol factory pils cans

    I still have one can of Rad left which I will use as target practice since I can't give the thing away. (way too much grapefruit)
     
  22. TongoRad

    TongoRad Poo-Bah (2,800) Jun 3, 2004 New Jersey
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    No, I haven't had it yet but I am definitely interested in trying it; I've seen plenty of people enjoying it on the WBAYDN threads, plus it seems like the perfect beer for this weekend's weather and activities. That's OK, I got the Anchor California Lager instead.

    FWIW, you're not really rubbing it in- I'll get it soon enough. I did check Anderson Valley's Beer-Finder, and it's not too far away in NY, so I can make a border run when I have the time. No NJ locations listed, though, so I guess it's not here yet. They better get a move-on, Summer's officially under way :slight_smile:.
     
  23. turbotype

    turbotype Disciple (300) Nov 5, 2013 California

    Any one of these during the 3 day weekend. :slight_smile:
    • Sierra Nevada Southern Hemisphere Harvest Fresh Hop Ale (bombers)
    • Founder's Centennial Ale (grabbed a whole case of cans)
    • Dogfish Head 75 minute IPA (one bomber)
    • Lagunitas Hop Stoopid (one bomber)
    • Bell's Two Hearted Ale (cans)
     
  24. nicholasofcusa

    nicholasofcusa Aspirant (202) Jan 14, 2006 Pennsylvania

    I would switch Enjoy By and Just Outstanding in the order you're planning on drinking them. Never had Swami's so I can't comment on that exactly but of those IPAs I'd definitely drink Stone last.
     
  25. nicholasofcusa

    nicholasofcusa Aspirant (202) Jan 14, 2006 Pennsylvania

    Just got back from the store where I did the same thing. Also picked up a case of last year's Brooklyn Pumpkin Ale for $15.

    I'll be drinking lots of the Centennial with some Stone Ruination, Stone SSR, and a handful of other DIPAs thrown in.

    Also going to a bar that just opened for half off happy hour to watch the Brazil-Colombia game tomorrow so hopefully they have some tasty stuff on draft.
     
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  26. Brando87

    Brando87 Initiate (0) Oct 5, 2013 Illinois

    Pipeworks Sam vs Unicorn
    Pipeworks Citra
    Pliny the Elder
    Jai Alai
    Just Outstanding
    Sculpin (a case of cans and kick it poolside)
     
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  27. Mikus

    Mikus Defender (603) Mar 21, 2014 Pennsylvania

    A shit ton of homebrew and a RuinTen... God Bless America.
     
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  28. BuckettOfBeer

    BuckettOfBeer Initiate (140) Mar 19, 2010 Minnesota

    Boulevard Love Child No. 4
    Lift Bridge's new pilsner
    Indeed Midnight Ryder
    NG Scream and Berliner, sadly finished my Yokel
     
  29. Woodman70

    Woodman70 Aspirant (212) Jun 1, 2013 Wisconsin

    4 pks 16 oz cans of Coffee Bender, Furious and Two Hearted...4 pk Scream...6 pk Zombie Dust...(4) 22oz bombers PseudoSue...64 oz growler PseudoSue....Hope it's enough to get thru the next 3 days...Happy 4th Everyone
     
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  30. sammyg832

    sammyg832 Initiate (0) Oct 17, 2013 Arizona

    I work early in the morning and may go to AZ Wilderness for some beers on tap afterwards. I have a Southern Tier Mokah and New Glarus Raspberry Tart for evening dinner with the family
     
  31. CJRubes

    CJRubes Aspirant (241) Jul 18, 2013 Massachusetts

    Nothing crazy here....felt like having some hefeweizens so that's what I picked up. Starting with some Wormtown MassWhole then moving onto some Weihenstephaner Hefeweizen. After that it'll be either mixed drinks (Tom Collins, Gin and Tonics, etc.) or some Coronas with my brothers-in-law.
     
  32. smanson56

    smanson56 Champion (801) Feb 15, 2014 New Hampshire
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    Will start the day with a few Heady's then will finish with my last Lawson's Triple Sunshine
     
  33. BeerPlusPlus

    BeerPlusPlus Initiate (101) Mar 14, 2013 Illinois

    New Glarus Scream IIPA for me while grilling.

    Pipeworks Sam vs. Unicorn and Stone Enjoy By 07.04.14 because it seems appropriate.

    Something barrel aged after everyone goes home and the kids go to sleep, because the weather will allow it (for my tastes)... Clown Shoes Billionaire or Founders Sweet Repute or Two Brothers 17th Anniversary Ale.
     
  34. stephens101

    stephens101 Poo-Bah (2,659) May 5, 2006 Oklahoma
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    Pilsner Urquell
    Prairie Ale
    Prairie Funky Gold Mosaic
    SN Torpedo
    Weihenstephaner Vitus

    Pool time all weekend baby.
     
  35. WTKeene

    WTKeene Initiate (0) Jul 13, 2013 New Mexico

    Looks like I'll probably have a Heady (purchased yesterday) with lunch, and then later on I think I have Hop Drop n' Roll, Society and Solitude 4, and Beer Geek Brunch Weasel planned. Will probably add more to that list tomorrow.
     
  36. JuicesFlowing

    JuicesFlowing Poo-Bah (2,233) Jul 5, 2009 Kansas

    Green Flash 30th Street pale ale
    Old Milwaukee
    And whatever I purchase tomorrow which will be classier but not as refreshing as Old Milwaukee.
     
  37. JayORear

    JayORear Meyvn (1,206) Feb 22, 2012 New York
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    Friday: Fresh Sculpin + more at the Giants/Padres game in SD, followed by lots of Modern Times at the tasting room afterward.
    Saturday: Lots of Heady by the grill.
    Sunday: My last BCBS.
     
  38. s_wit

    s_wit Initiate (0) Apr 26, 2012 Wisconsin

    Clown shoes crunkle Sam. Saw it at the liquor store and it seemed fitting!
     
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  39. robear

    robear Initiate (0) May 24, 2014 Wisconsin

    What, no Scream? :wink:
     
  40. brywhite

    brywhite Meyvn (1,196) Aug 27, 2009 California

    To celebrate this great nation, I'm gonna try to drink the great 2014 Sierra Nevada Beer Camp collaboration "absurd box set":

    Yvan the Great: Belgian Style Blonde collaboration with Russian River Brewing
    Electric Ray: India Pale Lager collaboration with Ballast Point
    Yonder Rock: Tropical Maibock collaboration with Cigar City
    CANfusion: Rye Bock collaboration with Oskar Blues
    There and Back: Englis Style Porter collaboration with New Glarus
    Myron's Walk: Belgian Style Pale collaboration with Allagash
    Tater Ridge: Scottish Ale collaboration with Asheville Brewers Alliance
    Maillard's Odyssey: Imperial Dark Ale collaboration with Bell's
    Alt Route: Altbier collaboration with Victory
    Torpedo Pilsner: Hoppy Pilsner collaboration with Firestone Walker
    Double Latte: Coffee Milk Stout collaboration with Ninkasi
    Chico King: Pale Ale collaboration with 3 Floyds
     
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