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Your favorite smoothest, easy-to-drink brew?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by Bradystraps, Feb 21, 2013.

  1. Bradystraps

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    I didn't care for it. It was like drinking a banana with an odd taste. I know if is very highly regarded... but just not for me.
     
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    Yards brawler and anchor steam
     
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  4. Beefytits4

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    SNPA and Founders Pale Ale.
     
  5. SanFranJake

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    SNPA or Sucks all day...
     
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    First of all...how have I never heard of/ever had Duvel!?!?

    Second...Grand Teton Sweetgrass APA is my go-to sessionable. So smooth with just enough of a hoppy bite to keep it crisp. Black Butte Porter is also up there when I'm wanting something darker.

    Unfortunately, I often forget about both when I think there's something bigger and better and newer out there. I always crave Sweetgrass, but I hardly ever leave the liquor store with it.
     
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    Kellerweis
    Edmond Fitzgerald
    Founders All Day
    Black Butte
    La Fin Du Monde
     
  8. MichiBrew

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    Red's Rye and Lil Sumpin Sumpin...
     
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    Brown Shugga' for me was super smooth and went down with ease.
     
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    Sierra Bevada Pale Ale... From a can! Hot day, cold day- it goes down smooth and bursting with flavor.
     
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    First post here.

    heady topper makes me want to run through the wall mr. kool aid.
     
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    "Gumballhead" is the first that popped into my head. Also, another Chi-town entry: Half Acre "Gossamer."
     
  13. ucfalum08

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    Cigar City Jai Alai
     
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    Zombie Dust and Dale's Pale Ale
     
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    Deschutes Red Chair NWPA
     
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    3 way tie for me, all these are far and away separated from the pack:

    Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier
    Boulevard 80 Acre
    Racer 5
     
  17. Saranack4beer

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    Breckenridge Agave Wheat
     
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    Sucks, Red's Rye, anything besides Founders Spite.
     
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    Two Hearted--too easy--wish it was 5%
    Dead Guy when in a malt phase
     
  20. allouez86

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    Bitter Brewer and Black Butte
     
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    tallgrass 8bit pale ale, lagunitas lil sumpin, troegs nugget nectar. i know these aren't exactly sessionable beers, but i've become used to 3 beers (sometimes a little more) per session.
     
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    Death & Taxes was my only regret from our California trip earlier this month. We ran out of time before I could track it down.
     
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    FRANZISKANER! I can pound them down all day.
     
  24. OUJayhawk1799

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    I have a three way tie:

    Russian River - Row 2 Hill 56
    Lagunitas - little sumpin sumpin
    Cigar city - Tony Jannus Pale ale
     
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    And I meant Moonlight, not Midnight. Whoops.
     
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    ten fidy. that goes down alarmingly easily.
    honorable mention:
    sucks is always nice
    left hand nitro
    in july: koko brown
     
  27. TheMonkfish

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    Pannepot, Gandhi Bot, Fin Du Monde, Double Sunshine for me.
     
  28. treyking

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    Centennial from Founders is hard to beat from a smoothness factor imo

    Ten Fidy is hard to beat as well (ditto FBS)
     
  29. ThirstyFace

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    Victory Lager or Tetleys
     
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    Augustiner Helles, Racer 5, Lag Sucks, Narragansett summer, Sam Adams Winter Lager, Allagash white.
     
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    SN Pale Ale and Anchor Steam
     
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    Long Trail Ale is my go to cheap and easy
     
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    Victory Prima Pils = Smooth & EZ Drinkin'
     
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    Troegs Perpetual IPA practically goes down like water. One of my favorite 4% pale ales on the market today--

    ...wait? What's that? It's actually 7.5%? Could have fooled me :confused:
     
  35. Music2myear

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    I have very limited beer experience, but am remedying that.

    Just bought my first hefeweiss, the Frankizaner Wiessbier, and love it. Over the summer I drank and enjoyed Sam Adams Light, Killian Irish Red, Bass Pale Ale, and pretty much anything by Shiner, and a few wheats by Flying Dog, when I needed refreshment after mowing the lawns, or when the guys got together after work in the swimming pool and over a game of horse shoes and brats.

    I like stouts, but they need to be paired with dishes appropriately and so I don't consider them "easy" drinks. O'Haras Irish Red and Stout were special treats, but really need a burger to go along with them. And I'm really not a fan of excessive happiness such has become the trademark of IPAs (really wish I lived in Europe).

    Given that list, what would you suggest for my further imbibing?
     
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    La Cumbre's Jefe's Hefe.
     
  37. atomic

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    Yea pretty easy to drink, but when I have the chance I always pick Moon Man over spotted cow. Or Dancing Man.

    Really though, Hoegaarden for me. Its cheap and everywhere so if I drink a bunch in one sitting, I won't feel guilty about it.
     
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    Victory Prima Pils is the first that comes to mind. Hands down my favorite lager on the planet! My beer of choice on a Sunday afternoon while watching endless hours of sports on TV.
     
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    Maximus. It's just too damn sessionable.
     
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    Agree. These go down like so many SNPA for me.
     
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