What's your most underrated beer?

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  1. DCgolfpro

    DCgolfpro Initiate (0) Oct 26, 2011 Maryland

    I'm always afraid to respond to these kinds of posts in fear of my favorite beer becoming so overwhelming popular that I can't stock up on it every year. Let's just say that I "liked" the previous post that mentioned the beer.
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  2. StlHopHead77

    StlHopHead77 Initiate (0) May 30, 2010 Illinois

    I'm gonna have to agree here.I find Evil Twin offerings,in general,to be decent but overpriced.Molotov is the exception.Ridiculously well done.
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  3. EyePeeAyBryan

    EyePeeAyBryan Crusader (728) Dec 20, 2011 Arizona

    Left Hand BA Wake up dead! How is this actually getting a 77!?!?
  4. BeerGreg

    BeerGreg Disciple (366) May 17, 2013 Illinois

    Not sure how "underrated" a 97 is, but Elevated IPA is one amazing beer. 100 in my book!
  5. JHE73

    JHE73 Initiate (153) Mar 7, 2013 California

    Agreed...Burrificio Del Ducato My Blueberry Nightmare is amazing
  6. evolale

    evolale Initiate (0) Jul 17, 2013 Illinois

    Hop Stoopid. I really think alot of people under estimate this beer.
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  7. pweis909

    pweis909 Poo-Bah (1,878) Aug 13, 2005 Wisconsin

    Just look at the underappreciated styles to begin to get a sense for underrated beers. For example, almost no Kolsch-style beers that have been widely sampled are rate > 4.
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  8. dawatts

    dawatts Initiate (177) Dec 27, 2006 Massachusetts

    I wait in ridiculous lines for them every year at ACBF. Although at Lawsons I wait at least twice. :wink:
  9. offthelevel_bytheplumb

    offthelevel_bytheplumb Devotee (410) Aug 19, 2013 Illinois

    Barley Island Barfly IPA
  10. WDJersey

    WDJersey Meyvn (1,177) Jul 26, 2012 Colorado

    Tallgrass Ale

    Boulder Obovoid Oak-Aged Oatmeal Stout
    Flying Fish ESB Amber
    Left Hand Sawtooth
    Breckenridge Vanilla Porter
  11. DemoniChris

    DemoniChris Disciple (346) Jun 4, 2013 Nebraska

    Odell's St. Lupulin and Squatter's Outer Darkness IMO.
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  12. brureview

    brureview Poo-Bah (2,190) Jan 20, 2012 Massachusetts

    Smuttynose Wheat Wine- great beer especially after cellaring, Shipyard Double Old Thumper. I just tasted this beer,
    and it is quite underrated, it's an excellent English barley wine.
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  13. evolale

    evolale Initiate (0) Jul 17, 2013 Illinois

    What do you mean?
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  14. Javi_bobby

    Javi_bobby Initiate (0) Jul 22, 2013 California

    North Coast brewery old rasputin
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  15. Ilovelampandbeer

    Ilovelampandbeer Initiate (0) Aug 25, 2013 New York

    wachusett blueberry ale comes to mind immediately...everyone in my region loves blue point blueberry and i feel like wachusett's take on it is the best by far
  16. ThirstyFace

    ThirstyFace Initiate (0) Jan 11, 2013 New York

    This was a huge hit with me. Unfortunately it came and went so fast that I was only able to snag one sixer
  17. JDD419

    JDD419 Initiate (148) Apr 14, 2013 Ohio

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  18. SammyJaxxxx

    SammyJaxxxx Poo-Bah (2,326) Feb 23, 2012 New Jersey

    I saw It around most of the summer.
    I went through at least two cases.
  19. Vonstein15

    Vonstein15 Initiate (0) Jan 15, 2010 Ohio

    Just finished one myself,great summer beer(Victory Summer Love).Cheers
  20. Hoppsbabo

    Hoppsbabo Champion (890) Jan 29, 2012 England

    Samuel Smith's Imperial Stout. I think a rAvg of 4.18 is lowly for a beer of this calibre. Maybe it doesn't travel well.
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  21. TongoRad

    TongoRad Poo-Bah (2,758) Jun 3, 2004 New Jersey
    Society Trader

    It travels just fine. It's just that it's not unbelievably huuuuuuuge. I'm pleasantly surprised to see it rated so highly, actually.
  22. LegalBrew87

    LegalBrew87 Initiate (0) Mar 6, 2012 California

    Its not exactly underrated (91 on BA), but with not even 30 reviews I think Lagunitas' SF Fusion flies way under the radar. I've been lucky enough to have it both times I've been to Lagunitas (DONG) and it is by far their best beer.
  23. beastmammoth

    beastmammoth Initiate (0) Oct 16, 2010 New York

    Mean old tom- an 88 is CRIMINAL
  24. shand

    shand Meyvn (1,449) Jul 13, 2010 Florida

    I'm actually sippin' on one right now. Red Brick's 20th Anniversary BBA Imperial Stout is fantastic, and also dirt cheap (I think I dropped 12 bucks for this four-pack). I hope there's still more at Total Wine this weekend, because this is awesome. It's just from a brewery that has absolutely no hype so it'll fly under everyone's radar.
  25. joey_c

    joey_c Initiate (50) Nov 12, 2012 California

    probably pliny the younger
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  26. RBassSFHOPit2ME

    RBassSFHOPit2ME Meyvn (1,056) Mar 1, 2009 California

    Vintage Zima with a lime.
  27. ZionNation

    ZionNation Initiate (0) Jun 24, 2013 Arizona

    pretty much any really decent pilsner, way underrated style
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  28. jtg5678

    jtg5678 Initiate (152) Nov 27, 2012 Illinois

    It's hard for me to say, but it surprises me that the ratings for Local Option's beers aren't so great. I like pretty much everything they make. Schmetterling Gose is awesome.
  29. MasterCraft

    MasterCraft Initiate (0) Sep 2, 2012 Massachusetts

    Your inbox is full, shoot me a BM!
  30. gillagorilla

    gillagorilla Meyvn (1,300) Feb 27, 2013 Maryland

    Midas Touch. It got me into beer, along with Ruination. I understand that it is a love or hate beer. I need to get some more since I was drinking this before I started reviewing beer.
  31. gillagorilla

    gillagorilla Meyvn (1,300) Feb 27, 2013 Maryland

    That stuff looks delicious.
  32. darky

    darky Initiate (173) Apr 16, 2010 South Dakota

    This beer is incredible. My fave RIS.
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  33. shand

    shand Meyvn (1,449) Jul 13, 2010 Florida

    Magic Hat's Odd Notion Hibiscus Red Winter 2010 Odd Notion.

    This was a beautiful and subtle beer that had a lot in common with a good hibiscus tea. Beautiful and subtle aren't things that do well with the BA audience that wants the biggest and meanest barrel aged stouts.
  34. Stokes_

    Stokes_ Initiate (0) Aug 13, 2013 Virginia

    Rampant by New Belgium, maybe my palate isn't as refined as most on here, but it's better than an 86, IMO. Locally, it's Starr Hill's Double Platinum.
  35. Stokes_

    Stokes_ Initiate (0) Aug 13, 2013 Virginia

    LOL, last review on Rampant was a 1.39. Wow.
  36. shawnohall

    shawnohall Aspirant (210) Nov 8, 2009 Texas

    Anyone that rates a beer that is clearly not horrible a 1.39 needs to be slapped.
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  37. shawnohall

    shawnohall Aspirant (210) Nov 8, 2009 Texas

    In addition to Karbach Hopadillo, I'd also like to mention Real Ale Full Moon Pale Rye Ale. Better than a score of 84, IMHO. I found it to be quite tasty.
  38. PSU_Mike

    PSU_Mike Champion (840) Sep 6, 2013 Pennsylvania

    Prima Pils is absolutely fantastic. Truly a great anytime beer.
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  39. fuzzylogic

    fuzzylogic Initiate (0) Nov 16, 2008 Pennsylvania

    Victory Lager
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  40. pathman

    pathman Champion (848) May 25, 2011 Ohio

    Anchorage Anadromous
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