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Your Top 3 Beer Styles

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

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  1. jonb5

    jonb5 May 11, 2010 United Kingdom (England)

    1.Belgian Quad/SDA
    3.Belgian Strong Pale Ale

    Honorable mention Keller/Zwickel
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  2. Derranged

    Derranged Mar 7, 2010 New York

    This is a tough one. But at the moment.. No order

    American Strong Ale (yes I realize its a "catch all" category, not quite a style per say)
    English IPA
  3. BCross

    BCross Nov 20, 2011 Washington
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    Pale Ale
  4. TheBeerDad

    TheBeerDad Sep 6, 2012 Michigan
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  5. SToneyBrew

    SToneyBrew Oct 2, 2009 Virginia

    1) Old Ale!! (really wish this was a more explored style... it's what I think "beer" should taste like)
    2) Belgian Strong/Tripel
    3) Mild sours
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  6. zrbeer1579

    zrbeer1579 Dec 3, 2012 Illinois

    American Pale Ale
    Rye Ale
    Hoppy ambers

    Fourth would tied between IPA and IIPA.
  7. ThirstyFace

    ThirstyFace Jan 11, 2013 New York

    Belgian Strong Pales
    English Barleywines

    So naturally it's hard to fulfill my cravings with variety
  8. scootsmal

    scootsmal Aug 15, 2012 New York

    IPA, DIPA, Imperial IPA

    yeah I need to try other styles
  9. radagascar

    radagascar Jul 14, 2011 Illinois

    American Strong ale
  10. coreyfmcdonald

    coreyfmcdonald Nov 13, 2008 Georgia
    Beer Trader

    Imperial Stout

    Honorable mentions: Fruit Lambic, Berliner Weisse, Quad. These are mostly here and not on my list because there aren't enough good easily obtained examples of them.
  11. djaeon

    djaeon Oct 2, 2006 California

    1 - Baltic Porter
    2 - Russian Imperial Stout
    3 - All other stout & porter varieties
  12. yankeefan287

    yankeefan287 Feb 23, 2012 Pennsylvania

    1. Double IPA
    2. IPA
    3. Saison
  13. MetalMountainMastiff

    MetalMountainMastiff Oct 1, 2012 California
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    Imperial Stout
  14. ShogoKawada

    ShogoKawada May 31, 2009 Pennsylvania

    IPA, belgian pale ale (but so hard to find good ones), American Pale Ale.
  15. BottleCaps80

    BottleCaps80 Jan 12, 2013 Iowa
    Beer Trader

    Wild/Sour Ales
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  16. vurt

    vurt Apr 11, 2004 Oregon
    Beer Trader

    1. Imperial stouts
    2. Saisons
    3. Rauchbiers
  17. ExaltedNecrosis

    ExaltedNecrosis Jul 5, 2012 Texas

    1) Russian Imperial Stouts
    2) Porters
    3) Belgian Strong Dark Ales
  18. fsimcox

    fsimcox Sep 1, 2006 California

    All that time living in Europe has made me biased.

    Helles Lager
    German Hefeweizen

  19. PittBeerGirl

    PittBeerGirl Feb 27, 2007 Ohio

    1. Anything Belgian and blonde (Belgian IPAs, Geuze, Saison, Tripel, BSPA, Witbier)
    2. IPA/DIPA
    3. Imperial Stout
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  20. Johnnyramirez

    Johnnyramirez Nov 17, 2012 California

    1) AAL
    2) Light Lagers
    3) American Malt Liquor
  21. darknova306

    darknova306 Jan 13, 2005 New York

    1. Oud Bruin
    2. English Pale Ale (or ESB)
    3. Belgian Dubbel
  22. IHyphySF

    IHyphySF Nov 21, 2011 California
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  23. mverity

    mverity Oct 6, 2012 Florida
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    English Barleywine
    Imperial Stout
    Imperial IPA
    The seasons depict the order though.
  24. Stevedore

    Stevedore Nov 16, 2012 Wisconsin
    Beer Trader

    American Pale Ale (all year round)
    Stouts (great in this cold winter)
    American IPAs

    Probably going to expand my palate into Belgians.
  25. Thehuntmaster

    Thehuntmaster Sep 2, 2009 South Africa

    1) Imperial Stout
    2) Sours
    3) Old ale
  26. icetrauma

    icetrauma Sep 7, 2004 Texas

  27. ironchefmiyagi13

    ironchefmiyagi13 Jan 9, 2013 Tennessee
    Beer Trader

    Imperial Stout

    Imperial IPA

    American Porter
  28. maxcoinage

    maxcoinage Apr 6, 2012 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    American IPA
    Imperial Stout
    Scottish Ale
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  29. RobertColianni

    RobertColianni Nov 4, 2008 Pennsylvania

    American IPA
    Scotch Ales

    Weird how little y'all appreciate Scotch Ales. Too many of y'all are talking about Gueuze and Stouts. Hop off the bandwagon for a better quality of life!
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  30. dcraig13

    dcraig13 Sep 13, 2010 Ohio
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    Sours/ Wild Ales
  31. Droogins

    Droogins Sep 4, 2012 Massachusetts

    Right now,

    1.) English Barleywine
    2.) Wheatwine
    3.) Sours

    The first because I am drinking an Insanity right now, the second because I've got a bit of Harvest Dance left for afterward, and the third because I love a challenge.
  32. HoosierBrew

    HoosierBrew Jan 12, 2013 Indiana
    Beer Trader

    Wet, strong, and bitter
  33. Beer-A-Lot

    Beer-A-Lot Oct 4, 2012 Virginia

    Belgian Quad
    Imperial Stout
  34. Mike_Honcho1

    Mike_Honcho1 Apr 8, 2015 Illinois

    What are your top 3 beer styles and why?
  35. Monkeyknife

    Monkeyknife Jan 8, 2007 Missouri
    Beer Trader

    Imperial Stout - For the dark richness and the ability to age.
    IIPA - For the bright, fresh hoppy dominance.
    Saison - For a lighter, more floral notes and some funk.
    #155 Monkeyknife, May 12, 2015
    Last edited: May 12, 2015
  36. do_ob

    do_ob Feb 12, 2015 Kentucky
    Beer Trader

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  37. dwagner003

    dwagner003 Jan 4, 2013 California
    Beer Trader

    Bourbon Barrel Stouts
    Wild Ales
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  38. TheIPAHunter

    TheIPAHunter Aug 12, 2007 Connecticut

    I, P, and A. Because they dominate. Is that sufficient??? When not drinking the former, I appreciate a good quad or imperial stout. Larrrrrrrrge!
  39. thedumbphase

    thedumbphase Mar 4, 2015 New Jersey

  40. Esic55

    Esic55 Apr 9, 2015 New Jersey
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    Milk stout
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