Your Top 3 Beer Styles

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  1. Derranged

    Derranged Devotee (462) Mar 7, 2010 New York

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

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

    BCross Aspirant (226) Nov 20, 2011 Washington
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    IPA/DIPA
    Stouts
    Pale Ale
     
  3. TheBeerDad

    TheBeerDad Initiate (0) Sep 6, 2012 Michigan
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    RIP
    Porters
    Tripels
     
  4. SToneyBrew

    SToneyBrew Initiate (0) 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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  5. zrbeer1579

    zrbeer1579 Initiate (0) Dec 3, 2012 Illinois

    American Pale Ale
    Rye Ale
    Hoppy ambers

    Fourth would tied between IPA and IIPA.
     
  6. ThirstyFace

    ThirstyFace Initiate (0) Jan 11, 2013 New York

    Belgian Strong Pales
    Maibocks
    English Barleywines

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

    scootsmal Initiate (0) Aug 15, 2012 New York

    IPA, DIPA, Imperial IPA

    yeah I need to try other styles
     
  8. radagascar

    radagascar Initiate (0) Jul 14, 2011 Illinois

    IPA/DIPA
    Barleywine
    American Strong ale
     
  9. coreyfmcdonald

    coreyfmcdonald Savant (952) Nov 13, 2008 Georgia
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    Gueuze
    Imperial Stout
    Saison

    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.
     
  10. NickMunford

    NickMunford Savant (978) Oct 2, 2006 Wyoming
    Subscriber

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

    yankeefan287 Aspirant (235) Feb 23, 2012 Pennsylvania

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

    MetalMountainMastiff Initiate (0) Oct 1, 2012 California
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    Imperial Stout
    Barleywine
    Saison
     
  13. ShogoKawada

    ShogoKawada Meyvn (1,247) May 31, 2009 Pennsylvania

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

    BottleCaps80 Zealot (589) Jan 12, 2013 Iowa
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    DIPA/IIPA
    Wild/Sour Ales
    Farmhouse/Saison
     
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  15. vurt

    vurt Defender (601) Apr 11, 2004 Oregon

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

    ExaltedNecrosis Disciple (386) Jul 5, 2012 Texas

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

    fsimcox Aspirant (214) Sep 1, 2006 California

    All that time living in Europe has made me biased.

    Helles Lager
    German Hefeweizen
    IPA/DIPA

     
  18. PittBeerGirl

    PittBeerGirl Meyvn (1,493) 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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  19. Johnnyramirez

    Johnnyramirez Initiate (0) Nov 17, 2012 California

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

    darknova306 Initiate (0) Jan 13, 2005 New York

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

    IHyphySF Initiate (0) Nov 21, 2011 California
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    1.kriek
    2.IPA
    3.Stouts
     
  22. mverity

    mverity Defender (669) Oct 6, 2012 Florida
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    English Barleywine
    Imperial Stout
    Imperial IPA
    The seasons depict the order though.
     
  23. Stevedore

    Stevedore Poo-Bah (3,253) Nov 16, 2012 Wisconsin
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    American Pale Ale (all year round)
    Stouts (great in this cold winter)
    American IPAs

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

    Thehuntmaster Initiate (0) Sep 2, 2009 South Africa

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

    icetrauma Devotee (469) Sep 7, 2004 Texas

    Trappist
    Stout
    Barleywine
     
  26. ironchefmiyagi13

    ironchefmiyagi13 Initiate (0) Jan 9, 2013 Tennessee
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    Imperial Stout

    Imperial IPA

    American Porter
     
  27. maxcoinage

    maxcoinage Defender (600) Apr 6, 2012 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    American IPA
    Imperial Stout
    Scottish Ale
     
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  28. RobertColianni

    RobertColianni Zealot (598) Nov 4, 2008 Pennsylvania

    American IPA
    Scotch Ales
    Tripels

    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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  29. jethrow44

    jethrow44 Aspirant (201) Sep 13, 2010 Ohio
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    Sours/ Wild Ales
    IPAs
    Saisons
     
  30. Droogins

    Droogins Initiate (0) 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.
     
  31. HoosierBrew

    HoosierBrew Initiate (162) Jan 12, 2013 Indiana
    Beer Trader

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

    Beer-A-Lot Defender (654) Oct 4, 2012 Virginia

    Belgian Quad
    Imperial Stout
    Doppelbock
     
  33. Mike_Honcho1

    Mike_Honcho1 Initiate (0) Apr 8, 2015 Illinois

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

    Monkeyknife Poo-Bah (2,672) Jan 8, 2007 Missouri
    Subscriber 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.
     
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  35. do_ob

    do_ob Crusader (799) Feb 12, 2015 Kentucky
    Beer Trader

    ...this.
     
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  36. dwagner003

    dwagner003 Poo-Bah (1,535) Jan 4, 2013 California
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    Bourbon Barrel Stouts
    Wild Ales
    IPA/DIPA
     
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  37. TheIPAHunter

    TheIPAHunter Crusader (786) 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!
     
  38. thedumbphase

    thedumbphase Initiate (138) Mar 4, 2015 New Jersey

  39. dozer31

    dozer31 Initiate (154) May 7, 2014 Illinois
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    quads
    barelywines
    BA imperials
     
  40. HomeBrewed

    HomeBrewed Initiate (184) Dec 10, 2006 Minnesota
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    Sour
    IPA
    Saison/Farmhouse
     
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