Your top 5 in 2015 so far.

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  1. brewskifan55

    brewskifan55 Initiate (0) May 17, 2011 Mississippi

    Westbrook 4th Anniversary
    Mexican Cake
    Wootstout 2015
    St. Arnold Divine Reserve 15
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  2. raynmoon

    raynmoon Initiate (0) Aug 13, 2011 Colorado

    westbrook mexican cake
    sante adairius fruit punch # 2
    prairie pirate noir
    cellarmaker bourbon carrel vastness of space
    boneyard notorious
  3. Sheppard

    Sheppard Meyvn (1,456) Mar 16, 2013 Virginia

    I had Atrial Rubicite last night, so I'm gonna have to replace one of those listed. It might signify a shift in change in my preferred beer styles, but I would remove Artaic to add Atrial. No hops in my top 5, how does that rub you, BA?!?!
  4. westcoastceller

    westcoastceller Initiate (0) Jul 21, 2015 California

    1. Focal Banger
    2. Lupulin River
    3. Pliny the Elder
    4. Heady Topper
    5. Hopthermia
  5. DudeBeerYaBro

    DudeBeerYaBro Initiate (175) Nov 3, 2014 California

    No particular order:
    2)West Ash
    3)Fruit Punch 2
    5)Map of the Sun
  6. fx20736

    fx20736 Initiate (0) Mar 7, 2009 New York

    Sierra Nevada Barrel Aged Bigfoot Barleywine Style Ale
    Stone RuinTen IPA
    Third Coast Old Ale
    Habanero Sculpin
    The Muddy Imperial Stout
  7. slipkrash

    slipkrash Initiate (0) Oct 8, 2006 New Jersey

    That it was. I miss that beer.
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  8. Shwankin407

    Shwankin407 Initiate (0) Jul 20, 2014 Florida

    1. Caffe Americano-Cigar City
    2. Wide awake its Morning-Funky Buddah
    3. Plantation Grove-Hourglass Brewery
    4. Cali Brandy Hunahpu(2013)-Cigar City
    5. Heady Topper-The Alchemist
  9. toolpatient

    toolpatient Initiate (0) Mar 8, 2015 Illinois

    Todd The Axe Man (first timer here!)
    Fresh squeezed
    Two hearted
    Enjoy by (another first timer)

  10. Jplachy

    Jplachy Devotee (428) Feb 12, 2012 Illinois

    März Jungle Boogie
    Perennial 17

    There's more but that's 5, in no particular order.
  11. Hopsiam14

    Hopsiam14 Devotee (422) Jan 23, 2013 Minnesota

    1. VSB
    2. BAVSS
    3. SR-71
    4. Assassin '13
    5. &+

    Honorable Mention:
    Julius, Todd the Axeman, Crank, BA Cafe Americano
  12. BayouBengal1537

    BayouBengal1537 Initiate (0) Mar 7, 2009 Louisiana

    1. Ghost in the Machine by Parish Brewing
    2. Heady Topper
    3. Sip of Sunshine
    4. CBS
    5. KBS
  13. DudeBeerYaBro

    DudeBeerYaBro Initiate (175) Nov 3, 2014 California

    Bomb! was my surprise of the year-- I didn't think I would like it as much as I did. Groovy suds, that one.
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  14. Gundlach

    Gundlach Initiate (0) Dec 31, 2012 Colorado

    casey's cherry fruit stand (montmorency)
    casey's dry hopped oak theory (amarillo + simcoe)
    avery's tweak
    hf abner
    oskar blues/dc brau's smells like freedom
  15. KeithE

    KeithE Initiate (0) Sep 10, 2013 Illinois

    Surly-Darkness BA
    Pipeworks -Sure Bet
    Pipeworks-Killer Queen
    Pipeworks-Ninja vs Unicorn
    Half Acre-Galactic Double Daisy Cutter

    Honorable Mention: Marz-Double Jungle Boogie
  16. dirtdirtdirtdirt

    dirtdirtdirtdirt Initiate (0) Aug 29, 2015 New York

    Stone Thunderstruck
    Sierra Harvest Newly Developed Hops
    Otter Creek Backseat Berner
    Knee Deep Lupulin River
  17. jwetter10

    jwetter10 Initiate (0) Jan 26, 2014 Minnesota

    As for beers I've never had before this calendar year...

    1. KBS
    2. Heady Topper
    3. Todd the Axe Man
    4. King Sue
    5. Crooked Stave Origins

    Honorable mentions (!!!!): Sip of Sunshine, Pliny the Elder, HF Dorothy, Boulevard The Calling
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  18. ScottJWing

    ScottJWing Initiate (0) Aug 21, 2013 Ohio

    1) Vanilla Rye
    2) Fort Point variants
    3) Cherry Raz Bu
    4) Roller Blabe
    5) Notorious
  19. nickmantia

    nickmantia Initiate (0) Feb 19, 2011 Massachusetts

    Treehouse Julius
    Other Half All Green Everything
    Trillium Vicinity
    HF Edward
    Grey Sail Captain's Daughter
  20. mstrcrwly

    mstrcrwly Initiate (0) Dec 21, 2013 New York

    Sip of Sunshine
    Ozark BA Double Cream Stout
    Todd the Axeman

    But it'll probably change..sitting on

    Abyss '14
    Firestone 18,Sucaba,Helldorado
    BA Abominable w Coffee/Cinnamon
    Grey Monday

    And a few others
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  21. ryanhooks81

    ryanhooks81 Initiate (0) Dec 3, 2014 Georgia

    2007 blushing monk
    intense red
    mexican cake
    apple brandy noir
    black tuesday

    all were unbelievable..
  22. counciloak

    counciloak Initiate (0) Aug 28, 2015 Indiana

    Favorite Beers that I tried for the first time this year.
    1. KBS
    2. Lagunitas-Citrusinensis
    3. Southern Tier-Mokah
    4. Short's- I Got 5 On It
    5. Lake Front- My Turn: Tom Made a Citra Hopped IPA
  23. blisscent

    blisscent Devotee (447) Aug 16, 2015 Rhode Island

    Oxbow First Fruits
    Trillium Congress St
    Alchemist Heady Topper
    Hill Farmstead Arthur
    Lawsons Sip of Sunshine
  24. jonandhisflask

    jonandhisflask Initiate (0) Apr 5, 2011 Kentucky

    Head Room, Trillium
    CBS, Founders
    Julius, Treehouse
    Champion Ground, Jackie O's
    Watermelon mojito, Jackie O's
  25. Zstets

    Zstets Initiate (0) May 9, 2015 New Jersey

    1. Trillium Fort Point Pale Ale
    2. Allagash Farm to Face
    3. Ballast Point Victory at Sea
    4. Schilling Poppy's Moonship
    5. Other Half Superfun!
  26. Ilovelampandbeer

    Ilovelampandbeer Initiate (0) Aug 25, 2013 New York

    Triple Sunshine
    Framboise Du Fermier
    Veritas 15
    Prop 14
  27. FFreak

    FFreak Initiate (0) Nov 10, 2013 Vermont

    Sucaba (2012)
    Flora Plum
    Brother Soignee
    Peche N' Brett

    NYC-IPAnAPA Initiate (0) Jun 9, 2015 New York

    It's annoying but I can't do just 5...In no particular order
    1. Good Morning (Tree House)
    2. King Sue (Toppling Goliath)
    3. Green Street (Trillium w/Other Half)
    4. Edward (Hill Farmstead)
    5. Tesseract (Grimm's Artisanal)
    Forerunner (Tree House)
    Todd the Axeman (Surly)
    3 way tie for the draft versions of Trillium: DDH FPA, DDH Summer Street, and Congress St.

    Honorable Mention
    Mosaic IPA (Other Half)
    Green (Tree House)
    Zombie Dust
    Does Anybody Remember Laughter? (Singlecut)

    Morning Delight is on its way along w/Sosus (plus 2 Cycle stouts) so list may still change!
  29. tmryan21

    tmryan21 Initiate (0) Jan 16, 2014 Illinois

    Prop '14
    Todd the Axe Man
    Crimson Snapper
  30. Jack_Frost79

    Jack_Frost79 Initiate (0) Jul 30, 2014 Maryland

    Lagunitas CitraSinensis

    AleSmith IPA

    Founders Porter

    21st Amendment Hop Crisis

    Union Double Duckpin
  31. Jack_Frost79

    Jack_Frost79 Initiate (0) Jul 30, 2014 Maryland

    I forgot about Hop Ranch. I drank a ton of that this year. Great beer.
  32. RochefortChris

    RochefortChris Poo-Bah (1,614) Oct 2, 2012 North Carolina
    Society Trader

    While these aren't in my top favorites of all time, but they're tops for the ones I've tried so far this year and are in no particular order
    1. Sierra Nevada Hop Hunter
    2. Blanche de Namur (Never been a huge fan of wits either)
    3. J.W Lee's Harvest Ale aged in Port Casks (pretty wasted when I tried it but it still really stuck out to me)
    4. Boojum Triclpose Tripel
    5. EKU Dopplebock
    Honorable mention. Wicked Weed Oblivion
  33. rjknyy

    rjknyy Initiate (0) Nov 7, 2009 Georgia

    My top 5 new to me......

    Orpheus Transmigration of Souls
    Lagunitas Citrusinensis
    Creature Comforts Tropicalia
    Burial Surf Wax IPA
    Cigar City El Coco
  34. thgreatrandini

    thgreatrandini Initiate (0) Jun 26, 2014 Pennsylvania

    1. The shape of hops to come
    2. Ruination 2.0
    3. Rochefort 10
    4. Enjoy by
    5. Double jack
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  35. vince321

    vince321 Initiate (0) Oct 9, 2014 North Carolina

    Jackie O's BA Wood Ya Honey
    Wicked Weed Red Angel
    Central Waters Anniversary 17
    Trillium DDHFP
    Olde Hickory Omega Point

    I have no idea why Wood Ya doesn't get more run. This stuff is spectacular.
  36. Woodman70

    Woodman70 Initiate (0) Jun 1, 2013 Wisconsin

    Toppling Goliath - King Sue
    Surly - Todd The Axe Man
    Toppling Goliath - Mornin' Delight
    Toppling Goliath - Psuedo Sue
    Surly - Abrasive Ale

    Not the first time for any of these beers...but still top 5 I've had
  37. flskydiver

    flskydiver Initiate (0) Apr 27, 2014 Florida

    Zombie Dust
    Brandy Barrel Aged El Mariachi
    Enjoy by 4.20

    Honorable mentions
    WB Gose
    Nomader Weiss
    Alpine Duet
    Other half Green Diamonds and Nelson
    Ruination 2.0
    SN Hop Hunter and Hoppy lager

    All new to me this year and loved them all
  38. turfy

    turfy Aspirant (242) Mar 17, 2010 Texas

    In No Order...beers I tasted for the first time in 2015.

    Le Biere de Fantasie
    Casey East Bank
    Grapefruit Sculpin
    Love Buzz Saison
    JK Repose
  39. HugeBulge

    HugeBulge Initiate (0) Dec 31, 2012 New York

    good morning
    alter ego
    regular coffee

    hard to think of beers I haven't had before
  40. Vikings1201

    Vikings1201 Aspirant (228) Sep 8, 2012 North Carolina

    In no particular oder...

    Imperial Raz Bu
    Imperial Apricot Bu
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