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Your Top 3 Beer Styles

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

  1. HumphreyLee

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    Saison
    Stout (usually imperial/coffee/oatmeal varieties)
    Wheat Ale/Hefeweizen
     
  2. hoptualBrew

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    1. Wee Heavy
    2. American IIPA
    3. English Porter
     
  3. dirtyfab

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    ESB
    Scottish Ale
    Czech Pils
     
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  4. JamesShoemaker

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    This, with slight amendment. DIPA, RIS, English BW.
     
  5. RBassSFHOPit2ME

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    IPAs/DIPAs
    Sours
    Stouts/Imperial Stouts
     
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    ipa's
    brown ales
    pale ales

    keepin it simple.
     
  7. --Dom--

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    DIPA
    Barleywine
    Belgian Dark Strong
     
  8. WhiteJordan

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    Imperial stouts, Sours and IPA/IIPA
     
  9. Thickfreakness

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    English Barleywine
    RIS/AIS
    Tie: IIPA / Belgian Strong(Pale or Dark)Ale
     
  10. Catchy_Name

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    Imperial Stouts
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    Porters
     
  11. checktherhyme

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    IPA/DIPA
    Saison
    Stout
     
  12. fvernon

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    I really like your thinking - pretty much sums up what I would have said.

     
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    IPA
    2x IPA
    Brown Ale or Strong Ale
     
  14. RJM

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    Belgian Strong Dark
    Smoked Imperial Coffee Chocolate Oatmeal Molasses (and any other darkening thing you can think of OTHER than barrel aging) Stout / Strong Ale
    Faro / Geuze / Other non-fruit Lambic blends
     
  15. TwelveOunces

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    Imperial Stout
    Old Ale's
    DIPA's
     
  16. loafinaround

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    stouts
    porters
    dark ales (distant 3rd)
     
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    this^^^
     
  18. bostonlogga

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    Right now imperial stouts, coffee stouts, dipa (sub barleywine). Summer time saisons, sours, dipa (sub czech pils)
     
  19. krl2112

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    Well my palette can certainly change but right now I would say:
    Stouts
    Porters
    Old Ales
     
  20. od_sf

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    1. Orval (nothing else like it - a style by itself)
    2. Gueuze
    3. Saison
     
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    Same for me. I'd probably say oatmeal stout if forced to chose a stout.
     
  22. lucas1801

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    American IPA, BA Impy Stouts and Gueuze
     
  23. lucas1801

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    Include DIPA with the IPAs
     
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    Belgian Strong Dark Ales
    Double IPAs
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  25. musicman7070

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    Milk/Sweet Stouts
    American Double Imperial Stouts
    American/English Porters

    not too close behind is English Barleywines. Only had one, but loved it. Hopefully I'll be able to try more of them!
     
  26. TongoRad

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    Munich Helles
    American IPA
    Rauchbier

    ...in any order, pure bliss all around.
     
  27. Roger85

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    1: Imperial Stouts. The thicker the better.
    2: IPA's
    3: Most things not BMC
     
  28. YogiBeer

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    BA Stouts, Sours, An Obscure Style You've Probably Never Heard Of.


    *puts on fake tortoise shell horn rims*

    Deal With It.
     
  29. Atomicskis5

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    Stouts
    Sours
    Saisons
     
  30. TheCondor

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    American Porters / Stouts or Imperial Stouts / Saison - Farmhouse Ale
     
  31. Danny1217

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    Imperial stout, quad, saison
     
  32. WYVYRN527

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    Low alcohol beer, American adjunct lager, and American Malt liquor...
     
  33. WYVYRN527

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    In all seriousness, though, I prefer all imperial stouts, Scotch ale/wee-heavy, and Lambic.
     
  34. Adlar2789

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    Stouts/Porters
    IPAs
    Saisons
     
  35. moonman14

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    IPA
    Imperial Stouts
    American Wild Ales
     
  36. MADPolo

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    1. Stouts (All)/Porters
    2. Scotch Ales
    3. Barleywines
     
  37. MCain04

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    Imperial IPA / Imperial Stout / Wild Ale
     
  38. thecheapies

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    1. Flanders Red Ales
    2. Imperial Stouts
    3. Hefeweizens

    Runners up:
    - Imperial IPAs
    - Old Ales
    - Flanders Oud Bruins
    - American IPAs
    - Quadrupels
    - Tripels
    - American Wild Ales

    Dying to try more Eisbocks, Weizenbocks, Gueuzes, Fruit Lambics, and Bitters.

    It's funny. The last time I answered this kind of thread, Old Ales were in the Top 3. I think Saisons were in the Top 3, too; at least five or six years ago, they were. Also, after last summer's experiment of trying every hefe I could, I appreciate the style all the more. They bumped out DIPAs because there is no hefeweizen I won't finish. The lesser-quality Imperial IPAs give me a really hard time.
     
  39. papat444

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    1) Any stouts (reg. or imp.)
    2) ESB
    3) American Black Ale
     
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    1) American Pale Ales
    2) Saisons
    3) Hefeweizen

    runners up:
    Flanders Reds and Oud Bruins
    IPAs
    Belgian Pale Ales

    styles I'd like to see more American breweries producing
    Biere de Garde
    Altbier
     
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