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Re: GIVE ME YOUR BEER SUGGESTIONS!!

Postby BadHands71 on Fri Mar 01, 2013 12:50 am

To my fellow IPA fans... you NEED to try Great Lakes newest seasonal. It's called Alchemy Hour Double IPA. It's delicious. Maybe my favorite DIPA/Imperial ipa out there. It's amazing... I think I'm in love!
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Re: GIVE ME YOUR BEER SUGGESTIONS!!

Postby ILikeTurtles on Fri Mar 01, 2013 4:35 am

BadHands71 wrote:To my fellow IPA fans... you NEED to try Great Lakes newest seasonal. It's called Alchemy Hour Double IPA. It's delicious. Maybe my favorite DIPA/Imperial ipa out there. It's amazing... I think I'm in love!

Thanks for the heads up! I have a weekend to relax, and spring break next week so might have to celebrate with some of that!
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Re: GIVE ME YOUR BEER SUGGESTIONS!!

Postby shafnutz05 on Fri Mar 01, 2013 8:42 am

Heading here tomorrow....woo!!

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Re: GIVE ME YOUR BEER SUGGESTIONS!!

Postby Troy Loney on Fri Mar 01, 2013 9:02 am

Had the Draii Laag Goedenacht last night. Good stuff, interesting beer.

http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/27917/82978
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Re: GIVE ME YOUR BEER SUGGESTIONS!!

Postby Troy Loney on Fri Mar 01, 2013 9:02 am

shafnutz05 wrote:Heading here tomorrow....woo!!

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That's awesome.
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Re: GIVE ME YOUR BEER SUGGESTIONS!!

Postby shafnutz05 on Fri Mar 01, 2013 9:05 am

My wife's aunt and uncle live about an hour from Cooperstown. Their basement is also quite awesome (sorry for crappy quality)

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Re: GIVE ME YOUR BEER SUGGESTIONS!!

Postby columbia on Fri Mar 01, 2013 9:05 am

Don't forget the Pepto. :scared:

I'm envious. :thumb:
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Re: GIVE ME YOUR BEER SUGGESTIONS!!

Postby shafnutz05 on Fri Mar 01, 2013 9:08 am

I don't drink a lot of Belgians, so the increased yeast content will definitely be a challenge :)
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Re: GIVE ME YOUR BEER SUGGESTIONS!!

Postby Kraftster on Fri Mar 01, 2013 9:32 am

shafnutz05 wrote:Heading here tomorrow....woo!!

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So jealous. That's going to be great.
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Re: GIVE ME YOUR BEER SUGGESTIONS!!

Postby BadHands71 on Fri Mar 01, 2013 7:02 pm

Met one of the first Belgians that I really loved. Stone Vertical Epic 12.12.12 is amazing. It's just delicious!!!!!!!!
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Re: GIVE ME YOUR BEER SUGGESTIONS!!

Postby MWB on Fri Mar 01, 2013 7:10 pm

Having this tonight:

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Re: GIVE ME YOUR BEER SUGGESTIONS!!

Postby columbia on Fri Mar 01, 2013 8:32 pm

I had a Wild Heaven Invocation at my neighbor gastropub:
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An 89 rating seems a bit high, but very tasty.
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Re: GIVE ME YOUR BEER SUGGESTIONS!!

Postby Eismann on Fri Mar 01, 2013 8:48 pm

Long-due trip to Jiggle brought home Gulden Draak and Lees HarvestAle 08. Popping open after the Sam Smith Oatmeal Stout.
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Re: GIVE ME YOUR BEER SUGGESTIONS!!

Postby ILikeTurtles on Sat Mar 02, 2013 12:14 am

Picked up a 6 pack of Rogue Dead Guy Ale, 4 pack of Alchemy Hour Double IPA per BH71, and a 4 pack of Dogfish Head Palo Santo Marron.
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Re: GIVE ME YOUR BEER SUGGESTIONS!!

Postby shmenguin on Sat Mar 02, 2013 8:26 am

BadHands71 wrote:Met one of the first Belgians that I really loved. Stone Vertical Epic 12.12.12 is amazing. It's just delicious!!!!!!!!


yeah, thats a good one
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Re: GIVE ME YOUR BEER SUGGESTIONS!!

Postby Kraftster on Sat Mar 02, 2013 12:03 pm

Eismann wrote:Long-due trip to Jiggle brought home Gulden Draak and Lees HarvestAle 08. Popping open after the Sam Smith Oatmeal Stout.


Belgian Strong Dark Ales aren't typically in your rotation are they? Makes sense that you'd like them, though. If you like that Gulden Draak you're opened up to a bunch of other stuff, I think.
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Re: GIVE ME YOUR BEER SUGGESTIONS!!

Postby Eismann on Sat Mar 02, 2013 2:09 pm

Kraftster wrote:
Eismann wrote:Long-due trip to Jiggle brought home Gulden Draak and Lees HarvestAle 08. Popping open after the Sam Smith Oatmeal Stout.


Belgian Strong Dark Ales aren't typically in your rotation are they? Makes sense that you'd like them, though. If you like that Gulden Draak you're opened up to a bunch of other stuff, I think.



Belgians in general aren't, that's true. However, I do like Trappistes, and generally darks imenotracist, so I'm hoping i would indeed be open to a few new types, e.g. quads.

Thinking about trying it this afternoon.
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Re: GIVE ME YOUR BEER SUGGESTIONS!!

Postby shmenguin on Sat Mar 02, 2013 5:19 pm

Belgian quads begin and end with st bernardus abt 12
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Re: GIVE ME YOUR BEER SUGGESTIONS!!

Postby Sigwolf on Sat Mar 02, 2013 5:45 pm

shmenguin wrote:Belgian quads begin and end with st bernardus abt 12


I love, love, love that beer. I'm enjoying a La Trappe quad right now. The only trappist I have not been able to get a hold of is the Achel. The St. Bernardus holds its own with any of the trappist beers, though, and is definitely my favorite non-trappist Belgian.
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Re: GIVE ME YOUR BEER SUGGESTIONS!!

Postby MWB on Sat Mar 02, 2013 7:42 pm

Having Southern Tier Backburner now. Wow, excellent. I've never been a barley wine fan, but so happy I tried this. Not too sweet with a nice hop finish to balance it.
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Re: GIVE ME YOUR BEER SUGGESTIONS!!

Postby ILikeTurtles on Sat Mar 02, 2013 7:44 pm

Holy cow BadHands71 wasn't joking with the Alchemy DIPA, what a treat.
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Re: GIVE ME YOUR BEER SUGGESTIONS!!

Postby Eismann on Sat Mar 02, 2013 8:12 pm

Eismann wrote:Long-due trip to Jiggle brought home Gulden Draak and Lees HarvestAle 08. Popping open after the Sam Smith Oatmeal Stout.


Holy cow, I'm having a maltgasm with the Harvest Ale. Syrup-like color and feel. Extremely clean finish.
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Re: GIVE ME YOUR BEER SUGGESTIONS!!

Postby ILikeTurtles on Sat Mar 02, 2013 8:50 pm

Dogfish Head Palo Santo Marron, potent smell when first opened. Drinking from a bottle, and at first it tastes like a Jack and Coke, with a coffee finish. Great beer.
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Re: GIVE ME YOUR BEER SUGGESTIONS!!

Postby Kraftster on Sat Mar 02, 2013 9:00 pm

Eww, from the bottle? Set that thing free!
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Re: GIVE ME YOUR BEER SUGGESTIONS!!

Postby Sigwolf on Sat Mar 02, 2013 9:09 pm

Kraftster wrote:Eww, from the bottle? Set that thing free!


I agree... that one needs to be poured into a nice wide-rimmed glass or snifter.
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