Your favorite smoothest, easy-to-drink brew?

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  1. Bradystraps

    Bradystraps Initiate (0) Jan 24, 2013 Connecticut
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    I love Duvel... cold Duvel. I also fancy Ommegagng Belgian Pale Ale as well.

    What are your choices for smoothest, easy drinking brews?
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  2. Zhiguli

    Zhiguli Initiate (140) Jul 12, 2012 California

    Velvet M, Union Jack, Mirror Pond, Black Butte are on regular rotation
  3. tectactoe

    tectactoe Initiate (0) Mar 20, 2012 Michigan

    The answer to about 90% of the topics asking about certain beers on this site is SNPA.

    Personal favorites are Two Hearted and Weihen Hefe.
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  4. mrelizabeth

    mrelizabeth Initiate (0) Jan 22, 2012 California

    New Glarus Spotted Cow. Could drink cases and cases.

    Hess Grazias is also very smooth, but you're only going to find it in San Diego.

    Death & Taxes from Midnight if you are in SF.

    Edmund Fitzgerald from Great Lakes if you are in the mood for something darker.
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  5. Nectar

    Nectar Initiate (0) Jan 17, 2013 New Jersey

    All day IPA, Duvel, Yards Brawler
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  6. highdesertdrinker

    highdesertdrinker Disciple (382) Nov 5, 2012 Arizona
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    Hacker Pschorr Munich Gold ftw! Very honorable mentionees include but are not limited to: SN Kellerweis, SA Noble Pils, Weihen Hefe and SN Pale Ale.
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  7. zipper8650

    zipper8650 Initiate (0) May 10, 2011 New York
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    Left Hand Milk Stout Nitro
  8. tjensen3618

    tjensen3618 Initiate (0) Mar 23, 2008 California

    It was mentioned a lot in the "Porters that aren't thick and robust" thread.
    But that's what makes it one of the smoothest, best drinking beers in the world, Black Butte Porter.
  9. alucard6679

    alucard6679 Aspirant (271) Jul 29, 2012 Arizona

    For me, probably gonna go with union jack or weihenstephaner hefe. Good stuff, easy to find, easy to drink and keep drinking
  10. seplo

    seplo Aspirant (271) Sep 8, 2009 Connecticut
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    Smuttynose Shoals Pale Ale....CHEERS
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  11. KingforaDay

    KingforaDay Defender (668) Aug 5, 2010 New Jersey
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    La Fin Du Monde
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  12. mecummins

    mecummins Initiate (0) Nov 16, 2012 Illinois

    Spotted Cow is a go-to beer for me too. And I'd rather have a Edmund Fitzgerald than just about any other porter.

    I'll add Smuttynose Brown Dog Ale and Revolution Eugene Porter to the list too.
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  13. ECalebrews449

    ECalebrews449 Aspirant (222) Dec 23, 2012 Nebraska
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  14. herrburgess

    herrburgess Meyvn (1,044) Nov 4, 2009 South Carolina
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    I've been known to down one of these (Augustiner Edelstoff) in 4-5 gulps on a hot day. (Return of the Mass...)

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  15. jmccullough108

    jmccullough108 Initiate (0) Jan 3, 2013 Missouri

    lagunitas IPA, schlafly pale ale, two hearted, odell's "easy street"
  16. thegodfather2701

    thegodfather2701 Crusader (765) Nov 3, 2005 North Carolina

    Sierra Nevada Pale Ale, Lagunitas A Little Sumpin' Sumpin', or Delirium Tremens
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  17. brkstoutfiend

    brkstoutfiend Initiate (0) Feb 5, 2010 Michigan

  18. devlishdamsel

    devlishdamsel Initiate (0) Aug 1, 2009 Washington

    Duvel on tap beats them all IMO. It really is so easy to drink. Too bad its such a rarity.
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  19. BottleCaps80

    BottleCaps80 Defender (606) Jan 12, 2013 Iowa
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    My answer is always Two Hearted. Goes down so easy and is super tasty too.
  20. VelvetExtract

    VelvetExtract Poo-Bah (3,284) Jan 10, 2010 Massachusetts

    Berkshire Coffeehouse Porter.
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  21. devlishdamsel

    devlishdamsel Initiate (0) Aug 1, 2009 Washington

    You really do love your dark thick beer!
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  22. devlishdamsel

    devlishdamsel Initiate (0) Aug 1, 2009 Washington

    For me this all just depends on mood plus season. Although i will always be partial to the sour beer. Give me some liefmans cuvee brut kriek anyday!
  23. jnoble

    jnoble Initiate (143) Feb 23, 2012 Washington

    Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier Marzen and Fuller's London Pride.

  24. BJasny

    BJasny Disciple (378) Jul 10, 2011 Texas

    Yeah I say Weihenstephaner Hefe is the first thing that comes to my mind
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  25. BostonHops

    BostonHops Champion (848) Sep 21, 2011 Massachusetts

    depends on a few factors, but founders breakfast stout came to mind pretty quickly.
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  26. VncentLIFE

    VncentLIFE Meyvn (1,417) Feb 16, 2011 North Carolina
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    Bull city and burger clay street pale on hand pump.
  27. Dogzbone

    Dogzbone Initiate (0) Dec 1, 2012 New York

    Victory at Sea is pretty damn smooth and mighty tasty. Nugget Nectar also goes down really easy. A little to easy sometimes!
  28. teal

    teal Initiate (78) May 3, 2012 Wisconsin

    Buffalo Sweat by Tallgrass
    Left Hand Milk Nitro
    various home brews

    Those are my go to beers to drink a lot of.
  29. TongoRad

    TongoRad Poo-Bah (2,368) Jun 3, 2004 New Jersey
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    Many mentioned already- Augustiner Edelstoff, Hacker-Pschorr Munich Gold, Weihenstephaner Hefe, London Pride, Yards Brawler...

    But I just gotta add Ayinger Altbairisch (dunkel), and my latest favorite squeeze Weihenstephaner Pilsner to the list.

    For a bit higher gravity Schlenkerla Urbock and VITUS! can't be beat, but you gotta watch yourself.
  30. Revenant

    Revenant Aspirant (280) Aug 8, 2012 Minnesota

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  31. Reinbeck11

    Reinbeck11 Aspirant (274) Aug 15, 2012 Iowa

    SS Oatmeal
    Weihe Hefe
    SB Tripel
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  32. DelMontiac

    DelMontiac Defender (699) Oct 22, 2010 Oklahoma

    Ah, sveet!
  33. paulytasker

    paulytasker Disciple (338) May 16, 2012 New York
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    Brown Dog Ale is such a great, spot on example of the style! Cheers!
  34. Superdad

    Superdad Initiate (0) Sep 1, 2012

    Duckrabbit Milk Stout
  35. paulytasker

    paulytasker Disciple (338) May 16, 2012 New York
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    Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold.... very crisp n' smooth with a great malt/hops balance. At 5.8ABV can down a few without forgeting your name.
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  36. stealth

    stealth Zealot (509) Dec 16, 2011 Minnesota
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    Fullers London Porter, Black butte, just about any sour ale.
  37. raffels

    raffels Initiate (168) Dec 12, 2009 West Virginia

    I love Racer 5 and Torpedo, both in maybe the 38-42 degree range. I know that may seem WAY too cold for some folks here, but for me the lower temp just seems to accentuate the hop punch all the better.

    The downside of this is things tend to somewhat fuzzy after about 3 or 4 rounds..
  38. Ri0

    Ri0 Poo-Bah (2,591) Jul 1, 2012 Wisconsin
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    A Little Sumpin Sumpin. It goes down so quick.
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  39. Bradystraps

    Bradystraps Initiate (0) Jan 24, 2013 Connecticut
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    I gots to try me that one.
  40. malty

    malty Crusader (764) Dec 16, 2003 Michigan

    Weinhenstephan Hefeweissen. All. Day. Long.
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