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Your Top 3 Beer Styles

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by fx20736, Jan 20, 2013.

  1. surge1311

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    English BW
    Imp Stout
    Saisons
     
  2. Ivegotmule

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    DIPAs and imperial stouts are easily one and two, respectively. After that its mood based.. Right now, in cold weather, it's Baltic porters. During the summer it was Hell or high watermelon. Mmm golf...
     
  3. airforbes1

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    It changes pretty frequently, but right now I'll say, in no particular order, my favorites are ESB, porter, and dubbel.
     
  4. Mebuzzard

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    IPA
    Old Ale
    Dark English Mild
    with Quad following very close behind
     
  5. Lipsntoes

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    IPA/DIPA
    German pilsner
    Saison
     
  7. hoosier222002

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    Easy number 1 for me is IPA. Stouts would come in second. The third might vary depending on season or mood but I would go with Porters most of the time.
     
  8. strangebrew321

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    IPA
    Stout
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  9. fujindemon74

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    Imperial Stout
    Barleywine
    Old Ale
     
  10. Barrelsnbeer

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    1. On tap
    2. in a can
    3. in a bottle

    but seriously style wise: Experimental, milk stouts, and just about anything that promises to taste good.
     
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  11. GRG1313

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    Sours/wild ales/gueuze/lambic
    Gose
    Flemish Oude Bruin
    Berlinerweisse
     
  12. ImJ2x

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    #3: IPA
    #2: DIPA
    #1: TIPA
    [When they figure out how to make a Quad IPA, I'll adjust this list accordingly...]
     
  13. Boilerfood

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    Farmhouse/Saison

    Barleywine

    Imperial Stout
     
  14. jbeezification

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    I appreciate and enjoy all beer styles except for light lager, lager and pilsner.
     
  15. jbertsch

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    Helles lager
    IPA/DIPA
    Stouts of all kind

    Saisons are a close runner up.
     
  16. frankb34

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    Ipa's, stouts and porters..
     
  17. jbaker67

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    Flanders Red
    American Wild Ales
    English Barleywine
     
  18. marquis

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    You get another go. Stouts and Porters are the same style.
    Mild, bitter, stout/porter
     
  19. Bitter_Echo

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    IPA
    DIPA
    Lambic
     
  20. zach60614

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    1. Lambic/sour
    2. Imperial Stout
    3. English Barleywine
     
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    If I had to pick 3 they would be porters (most varieties), stouts (same..most varieties), and belgian quad ales.... a close 4th would be farmhouse ales.
     
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    I would have to say:

    1. American amber ale
    2. IPA
    3. ESB
     
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    English Pale Ale

    American Pale Ale

    India Pale Ale
     
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    1) Stouts/Porters (too similar to count as 2)
    2) Saisons
    3) Brown Ales
     
  25. atone315

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    1 Barleywine
    2 Stout
    3 Old Ale
     
  26. reverseapachemaster

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    As far as those I would drink on a regular basis:

    Lambic
    Saison
    Weizen

    Maybe a different list if the choice is among styles with the biggest flavor.
     
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    Belgian Strong Dark Ale
    Dopplebock
    Baltic Porter
     
  28. tone77

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    Tripel
    Hefeweizen
    Witbier
     
  29. SportsandJorts

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    Old ales
    Imperial Stouts
    Tripels
     
  30. TheGoldsmith

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    1. Porters and Stouts, esp. Oatmeal and Cream Stouts
    2. Scottish Ale/Wee Heavy
    3. Anything in the Bock family

    Honorable Mention for Bohemian Pilsners
     
  31. SFACRKnight

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    Saison
    American wild ale (read brett fermentations)
    American pale ale

    I really expected to see IRS up there. Wow. Learn something new every day I guess.
     
  32. BeastLU

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    IPA
    Stout
    Belgian Quads
     
  33. BierBliss

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    stouts
    porters
    RIS
     
  34. 510a

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    All forms IPA/DIPA,BIPA, English,West Coast, you name it

    RIS , especially barrel aged varietals

    Anything with Rye in it
     
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    IPA - it's my go to style, if I'm buying a six pack of something it's more than likely this

    Stout - another go to style, big stouts always make me smile, and barrel aged stuff is even better

    Saisons - love the distinct flavor of a saison and have been lucky to have great ones by Fantome and Hill Farmstead
     
  36. DelMontiac

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    1. Belgian Strong Dark Ales
    2. Imperial Stouts
    3. Hefeweizens

    (1, 2, and 3 subject to change without notice.)
     
  37. jtg5678

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    This changes with the seasons for me, but I would have to say:

    Stout
    IPA
    Pils
     
  38. skycracksopen

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    Lambic (gueuze specifically)
    American sour/wild style
    Flanders red

    Though sometimes barley wine or stout edges in to the #3 spot... usually in the winter when I'm craving those styles :)
     
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    Imperial Stouts
    Barley wines
    Belgian Strong Dark Ales
     
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    DIPA
    Russian imperial stout
    Quad
     
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