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Roscoe59
2016-01-05, 10:18 PM
In this thread please post about your favorite beers. Where are you from and what are your favorites? I'm from Chicago home of Goose Island Brewery.

http://www.gooseisland.com/index.html

I've always been partial to Stella Artois but I also love all kinds of beer from all countries. I also frequent a local micro brewery, Dry Hop, that's just a few blocks from where I live. If I like what I'm drinking (and I always try something new) then I'll take home a growler. They have amazing mussels!

http://www.dryhopchicago.com/

Lately I've also been drinking Shiner Bock and last year I discovered the Allagash line.

Looking forward to your comments.

Cheers! :cheers:

buffalofloyd
2016-01-05, 11:00 PM
Hello, my name is Jim and I'm from Buffalo, NY and I have an addiction to Pink Floyd and excellent micro brews :cheers:

I really just got on this train within the last year as I don't drink too often, but I find myself really enjoying beer lately. My list of favs is quite short at the moment but I expect it to increase with the help of this thread.

In no particular order...

St. Bernadus ABT12... amazing flavor with 10% ABV, just wonderful

http://www.beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/259/1708/

Ballast Point Grapefruit Skulpin... my favorite beer of all time, amazing flavor with a nice kick 7% ABV

http://www.beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/199/89174/

I highly highly recommend both of those beers!

stuartw
2016-01-05, 11:10 PM
I like strong Belgium beers, such as Westmalle http://therealalestore.com/index.php/browse-by-country/belgian-breweries/westmalle/westmalle-trappist-dubbel.html or http://therealalestore.com/index.php/browse-by-country/belgian-breweries/westmalle/westmalle-trappist-tripel-9-5.html, and also German beers such as http://therealalestore.com/index.php/browse-by-country/german-breweries/erdinger/erdinger-dunkel-5-3.html.

My regular beer would have to be Stella but also like a nice cool Sam Migual or Pironi.

Also like quite a few of the craft beers that we have in the UK and are fairly local to where I live - East Midlands, England.

MGoBlue1989
2016-01-06, 12:15 AM
I am from Ann Arbor, Michigan and currently reside in Houston, Texas. I travel a lot for work, mostly domestic but occasionally to UK. My favorite beers are IPA and here a few in no particular order:

Bell's (Kalamazoo, Michigan) Two Hearted Ale
Three Floyd's (Munster Indiana) - Alpha King
NOLA Brewing (New Orleans) - Mechahopzilla
Cool Springs Brewery (Nashville) - Pecker Wrecker
St. Arnold (Houston) - Endeavour and Elissa
Green Flash (San Diego) - West Coast IPA
Founder's (Grand Rapids) - Centennial IPA
Karbach (Houston) - Hopadillo

There are so many to choose from these days which is wonderful.

buffalofloyd
2016-01-06, 01:04 AM
I am from Ann Arbor, Michigan and currently reside in Houston, Texas. I travel a lot for work, mostly domestic but occasionally to UK. My favorite beers are IPA and here a few in no particular order:

Bell's (Kalamazoo, Michigan) Two Hearted Ale
Three Floyd's (Munster Indiana) - Alpha King
NOLA Brewing (New Orleans) - Mechahopzilla
Cool Springs Brewery (Nashville) - Pecker Wrecker
St. Arnold (Houston) - Endeavour and Elissa
Green Flash (San Diego) - West Coast IPA
Founder's (Grand Rapids) - Centennial IPA
Karbach (Houston) - Hopadillo

There are so many to choose from these days which is wonderful.

Founders has excellent beers and I have had their All Day IPA and Centennial as well and they are excellent. So many beers, so little time. Three Floyds sounds interesting, they must have came out with that during AMLoR :p

fpentali
2016-01-06, 02:12 AM
the only time i drink beer is when i'm in europe. otherwise i'm a whisky man, which is expensive over there. the best beer i ever had though, was a guiness on top of the guiness brewery in Dublin, presumably right from the source. they only let you have one luckily, otherwise the place would be littered with drunks. so good.

MGoBlue1989
2016-01-06, 02:41 AM
the only time i drink beer is when i'm in europe. otherwise i'm a whisky man, which is expensive over there. the best beer i ever had though, was a guiness on top of the guiness brewery in Dublin, presumably right from the source. they only let you have one luckily, otherwise the place would be littered with drunks. so good.

Ahhh yes. I like beer but I love whisky, whiskey, uisce beatha, and all its cousins be they single or double malts, aged or not.

Phred68
2016-01-06, 03:50 AM
Originally from Adelaide, South Australia. Our local family-owned brewery, Cooper's, makes some beer that'll knock your socks off. Wonderful flavour, but proceed with caution. The Cooper's Pale Ale is probably their best. Also love West End Draught, from Adelaide as well. On tap in every pub, and a full, honest beer. Again, proceed with caution. For other areas of Australia, I'd suggest Toohey's or Carlton Cold. Anything BUT Foster's! :O

Since I moved to the U.S. almost 18 years ago, I've become very partial to Shiner Bock, but also enjoy MGD. I'm not afraid to try the various microbrews, but I notice a LOT of them are made as dark beers (stouts), which drives me nuts. Definitely a love/hate relationship. Drank some type of full-flavoured lager in Seattle one time that was really good (reminded me of Cooper's). I want to say Manny's Pale Ale, perhaps?

Beer is always good. Never truly bad. Except Southwark Bitter - we used to call it Green Death :shootmyself:

Roscoe59
2016-01-06, 03:51 AM
Okay, let's extend this thread to Scotches as well. I'm a single malt guy and I like it peaty. Lagavulin and the Glenn's for me (livett and fidich). And preferably at least 15 years old.

Phred68
2016-01-06, 03:52 AM
...and the Glenn's for me (livett and fidich). And preferably at least 15 years old.

+1 for sure :)

fpentali
2016-01-06, 04:21 AM
Okay, let's extend this thread to Scotches as well. I'm a single malt guy and I like it peaty. Lagavulin and the Glenn's for me (livett and fidich). And preferably at least 15 years old.

every single scotch i drank in edinburgh was amazing. one day i got drunk just walking around drinking samples from all the liquor stores in that town. that was during the fringe festival, though. not sure if it's always like that.

but the funny thing is at home in the states i mostly just drink Jack Daniels. lol.

CCE338
2016-01-06, 04:23 AM
I'm from Melbourne Australia

I stopped drinking a few years ago but until then I enjoyed Stones Alcoholic Ginger Beer.

And for spirits I would drink Spirytus 190 proof alcohol! 38 standard drinks in 500ml!

It's when you open the second bottle of Spirytus that you had to be concerned... :cheers:

tjmack
2016-01-06, 05:27 AM
Okay, let's extend this thread to Scotches as well. I'm a single malt guy and I like it peaty. Lagavulin and the Glenn's for me (livett and fidich). And preferably at least 15 years old.

If you like stinky sweaty socks peaty you'd like Laproaig or any other Islay malts. The regular is 10 year old but they do an 18 year old if you want to splash out.

I'm more a Macallan man, which is much lighter and more akin to the Glenfiddichs of this world. You haven't lived until you've tasted the 18 and 25 year olds - and I don't mean girls ;)

Honourable mentions must go to Glenmorangie from Tain - I was born 30 miles away, and Highland Park, which is actually from the Orkney Isles and not the Highlands. Very peaty and quite sea salty, so you'd probably like it, assuming you've not had it before.

pickard11
2016-01-06, 06:39 AM
The Macallan for me too.
Never ever felt shit the next day after drinking that.Worth every penny.
Lager - Heineken (sometimes 'exotic' types like Sapporo from my local supermarket).
Bottled beer - McEwens Champion , Theakstons Old Perculiar or anything above 5% vol.
A lot of Rock bands are doing their own beer now, the Iron Maiden one 'Trooper' isn't bad but a bit light for my tastes.
http://mentalfloss.com/article/30987/10-worlds-most-expensive-beers

nipote
2016-01-06, 11:50 AM
Hello, my name is Peter Parker (:p)

I stopped drinking 2 years ago, but not with all.

For beer win a cold Paulaner ( https://www.paulaner.com/ ) that it's light for my bad head.

But as Italian I like wine.
For reed the "Primitivo Di Manduria" (https://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Primitivo_di_Manduria) from Puglia
For white the "Pinot Grigio" (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pinot_gris) from Friuli
And never forget "Prosecco" (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prosecco)

And don't forget Italian Grappa (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grappa)!

Cyberspace
2016-01-06, 12:57 PM
When it comes to beer I stick with the German sorts. Think our purity law is unique in the world: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reinheitsgebot

I live in Franconia. More or less on the border from the vine to the beer region. But we have dry vine mainly and when I drink some I do it like beer and need some afterwards. So I leave the vine mostly as itīs better for the health and head... Iīm an white beer fan and my most prefered bigger sort is this: http://www.keilerbier.de/de/keiler/biere/

Otherwise I prefer the small breweries which are known to insiders only and we have a lot! In the beer region nearly every second village has itīs own home or club brewery.

Spirits... I have been an Jack Daniels man for decades but now I prefer the Irish whiskeys like Kilbeggan, Clontarf or Paddy. My main dealer is this: https://shop.strato.de/epages/63221988.sf/sec171b119663/?ObjectPath=Categories

Besides this stuff I also like an good Vodka or Brandy, or Italian Grappa and Greece Ouzo.

:cheers:

arnaldo
2016-01-06, 02:41 PM
I live in the Alps, in Italy, near the French border.
Lots of small breweries here, with mostly high fermentation beers in the Belgian Style.
Troll and Baladin are well known breweries now, which export to USA and UK (unbelievable, but true).
Orval, Hoegaarden and Leffe blond are anyway my preferred choices for a beer.
For spirits, nothing compares to a good Genepy!

tjmack
2016-01-06, 02:43 PM
The Macallan for me too.
Never ever felt shit the next day after drinking that.Worth every penny.
Lager - Heineken (sometimes 'exotic' types like Sapporo from my local supermarket).
Bottled beer - McEwens Champion , Theakstons Old Perculiar or anything above 5% vol.
A lot of Rock bands are doing their own beer now, the Iron Maiden one 'Trooper' isn't bad but a bit light for my tastes.
http://mentalfloss.com/article/30987/10-worlds-most-expensive-beers


I buy Old Peculier on a weekly basis and I've been drinking it on-off for 30 years or so. Dark Dunter from Broughton Ales is very similar - dark chocolatey flavour - but not quite 5%

fpentali
2016-01-06, 03:10 PM
When it comes to beer I stick with the German sorts. Think our purity law is unique in the world: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reinheitsgebot

yes, i try to get to berlin twice a year. i don't know the names of any specifically, but i love just having a beer in those outdoor beer gardens there. never had a bad one, really

Cyberspace
2016-01-06, 03:37 PM
yes, i try to get to berlin twice a year. i don't know the names of any specifically, but i love just having a beer in those outdoor beer gardens there. never had a bad one, really

When you have the opportunity try the beer gardens in Munich too. They are nicer than in Berlin and the beer is even better... ;)

MGoBlue1989
2016-01-06, 04:07 PM
Okay, let's extend this thread to Scotches as well. I'm a single malt guy and I like it peaty. Lagavulin and the Glenn's for me (livett and fidich). And preferably at least 15 years old.

Lagavulin, Laphroaig, Bunnahabhain, and Highland Park for me. Not a big fan of the Glens but will if that's all there is.

YASSHA
2016-01-06, 04:35 PM
Beer.

Belhaven Wee Heavy

http://www.belhaven.co.uk/row/belhaven/weeheavy.php

&

Belhaven Scottish Stout

http://www.belhaven.co.uk/row/belhaven/scottishstout.php

I like it, but I'm do not abuse :D

falbrav
2016-01-06, 06:34 PM
Lagavulin, Laphroaig, Bunnahabhain, and Highland Park for me. Not a big fan of the Glens but will if that's all there is.

Unless I missed it, no mention of Bruichladdich? If I well remember, when I tried it it was great, comparable to Lagavulin.

PatGoD67
2016-01-06, 06:37 PM
Lager - Heineken (sometimes 'exotic' types like Sapporo from my local supermarket).


My all-time favourite. Great choice, and I'm glad it's becoming easier to get on draught again where I live. Recently went travelling around Europe for a month, and made sure the priority when we stopped off in Amsterdam was to visit the Heineken brewery. Well worth a visit if anyone's making a trip there.



I've always been partial to Stella Artois :

Interesting. I've met a lot of Americans who hold Stella (and Carlsberg) in very high regard, and have often said it's rather difficult to get hold of, yet here in the UK they're ten a penny in just about any pub, club or bar.

buffalofloyd
2016-01-06, 07:26 PM
I like it, but I'm do not abuse :D

Of course you mean you don't abuse it by spilling it all over someone in a bar fight, right? Yep, me either :cheers:

buffalofloyd
2016-01-06, 07:53 PM
Heineken tastes and smells a little skunky to me, not the good kind of skunkiness that a nice bag of herb brings. I can still drink it but not often.

Small Fish
2016-01-06, 08:50 PM
Sticking with Beer, the UK has seen a massive uprising in microbreweries in recent years and that can only be a good thing :)

I've tried so many over the years that it's hard to pick a favourite, but i'm liking what some local breweries here near Bath have been coming up with recently. Check out:

Wild Beer Co: http://www.wildbeerco.com/
Electric Bear: http://www.electricbearbrewing.com/
Twisted: http://www.twisted-brewing.com/

Also, has anybody used the Untappd app? Great way to discover new stuff: https://untappd.com/

Whisky wise. I love a bit of Scottish Single Malt! Any love for Oban, Bowmore or Tomintoul?

Pottel
2016-01-06, 09:23 PM
The Macallan for me too.
Never ever felt shit the next day after drinking that.Worth every penny.
Lager - Heineken (sometimes 'exotic' types like Sapporo from my local supermarket).
Bottled beer - McEwens Champion , Theakstons Old Perculiar or anything above 5% vol.
A lot of Rock bands are doing their own beer now, the Iron Maiden one 'Trooper' isn't bad but a bit light for my tastes.
http://mentalfloss.com/article/30987/10-worlds-most-expensive-beers

to use the words of mr. McEnroe, YOU CANNOT BE SERIOUS!
we are talking beers here.
not heineken.
:jawdrop:

Pottel
2016-01-06, 09:32 PM
i like to think roscoe started this thread after my beer comment (to a beer comment) in some other thread i forgot about
:-)
anyways, unless i missed it, how about the amazing blonde hammer of the gods that is "Duvel"
dangerous stuff that is.
beer wise, i like my leffe blonde, recently started to like "Kriek" (the cherry flavourted beer, generally considered to be a ladies beer, but was surprised to discover a certain fondness for it) stella, always, even though it truly is the H&M of beers.
otherwise i always like an Asahi or Kirin beer ffrom japan, also saporro or even tsingtao
whiskey i just started to get into, so cannot really comment there, except for the fact i do like the expensive japanese ones :-)
and as a belgian living in german, i must say, they do not do bad beers....

Cyberspace
2016-01-06, 10:12 PM
and as a belgian living in german, i must say, they do not do bad beers....

Well, I have no idea from Belgium beers, but as I had relatives in the Netherlands I have to say they have very good beers too. Did you ever try Hertog Jan i. e.? You can forget about the "big" names like Heineken, Carlsberg, Budweiser (the American brewed pee beer) and so on imho. But the Czech Budweiser is an great one and also the Pilsner Urquell and some others from the CZ...

buffalofloyd
2016-01-06, 10:26 PM
Well, I have no idea from Belgium beers, but as I had relatives in the Netherlands I have to say they have very good beers too. Did you ever try Hertog Jan i. e.? You can forget about the "big" names like Heineken, Carlsberg, Budweiser (the American brewed pee beer) and so on imho. But the Czech Budweiser is an great one and also the Pilsner Urquell and some others from the CZ...

Most American beer made by the large companies is complete shit, Budweiser, Miller, Pabst Blue Ribbon lol, Genesee, Coors, Yuengling should I continue? It's very blah and has no flavor. My opinion of course. The micro brews are a different animal.

Pottel
2016-01-06, 10:41 PM
Well, I have no idea from Belgium beers, but as I had relatives in the Netherlands I have to say they have very good beers too. Did you ever try Hertog Jan i. e.? You can forget about the "big" names like Heineken, Carlsberg, Budweiser (the American brewed pee beer) and so on imho. But the Czech Budweiser is an great one and also the Pilsner Urquell and some others from the CZ...

yes, yes and yes. good calls.

Pottel
2016-01-06, 10:42 PM
did i mention "Duvel" (flemish for "Devil")
would love to hear feedback on that one.

stuartw
2016-01-06, 11:17 PM
did i mention "Duvel" (flemish for "Devil")
would love to hear feedback on that one.
Duvel is an excellent beer. Their Tripel hop (which changes every year) is also excellent.

MGoBlue1989
2016-01-06, 11:43 PM
Any love for Oban, Bowmore or Tomintoul?

Lots of love for Oban. I forgot that one earlier.

MGoBlue1989
2016-01-06, 11:44 PM
Unless I missed it, no mention of Bruichladdich? If I well remember, when I tried it it was great, comparable to Lagavulin.

I've not had it nor can I recall seeing it in the states. Will look for it now!

Cyberspace
2016-01-06, 11:55 PM
Most American beer made by the large companies is complete shit, Budweiser, Miller, Pabst Blue Ribbon lol, Genesee, Coors, Yuengling should I continue? It's very blah and has no flavor. My opinion of course. The micro brews are a different animal.

Exactly! Same shit over the pond here. The industrial beers like Warsteiner and Erdinger are completely shit and mass brews only... Small breweries are much better as they have still an feeling for the "real thing".

MGoBlue1989
2016-01-07, 12:03 AM
to use the words of mr. McEnroe, YOU CANNOT BE SERIOUS!
we are talking beers here.
not heineken.
:jawdrop:

Well played. Made me laugh and I agree. Most folks I know call it formaldeheineken.

Phred68
2016-01-07, 06:13 AM
Well played. Made me laugh and I agree. Most folks I know call it formaldeheineken.

My American wife calls it "ass beer" LOL

pickard11
2016-01-07, 07:06 AM
Dark Dunter from Broughton Ales is very similar - dark chocolatey flavour - but not quite 5%

Not heard of that, must give it a try.:cheers:

pickard11
2016-01-07, 07:12 AM
to use the words of mr. McEnroe, YOU CANNOT BE SERIOUS!
we are talking beers here.
not heineken.
:jawdrop:

I Know:shootmyself:
But after a very hot summers day there's nothing better to sup a while taking a shower.
Preferably with a nice lady to wash your bits for you. (I still think im 23:tears:)

vince666
2016-01-07, 03:37 PM
nice thread! :)

i like quite any beers out there... but my preference goes to the Belgian strong ones.
here in Italy, i can generally find a few ones and, among these, my most favourite ones are: Leffe Rouge, Urthel (green label), Abbaye De Bonne Esperance (great one!).

YASSHA
2016-01-07, 09:20 PM
Of course you mean you don't abuse it by spilling it all over someone in a bar fight, right? Yep, me either :cheers:

:)

I am peaceful man.

At least a quarter of a century ago, over me flying chairs and benches with supersonic speed, no less ...

A Scottish beer sometimes pushes me humbly to declamating in style Ummagumma :cheers:

nadiar
2016-01-08, 08:55 PM
The Belgian Trappist Westmalle Dubble is one of the best beers I have tasted. Not so easy to get over in England which might be a good thing.

stuartw
2016-01-08, 10:28 PM
The Belgian Trappist Westmalle Dubble is one of the best beers I have tasted. Not so easy to get over in England which might be a good thing.

I agree. Excellent beer which I can get from my local Real Ale Store ! http://therealalestore.com/index.php/browse-by-country/belgian-breweries/westmalle/westmalle-trappist-dubbel.html

pickard11
2016-01-08, 10:29 PM
The Belgian Trappist Westmalle Dubble is one of the best beers I have tasted. Not so easy to get over in England which might be a good thing.

Now that looks a nice beer.
The Germans make excellent beer too.
My mother has friends who live in Germany who once kindly sent me some beer called Kloster Braunbier.
No idea if its popular in Germany but i liked it as it's a 5.3 'er:drool:

Cyberspace
2016-01-09, 12:25 AM
Now that looks a nice beer.
The Germans make excellent beer too.
My mother has friends who live in Germany who once kindly sent me some beer called Kloster Braunbier.
No idea if its popular in Germany but i liked it as it's a 5.3 'er:drool:

Well, if you get beer with "Kloster" = English for monastery, in the name then you can always trust itīs an good and strong one! The monks are and were well known for brewing the best beer for themselves over the centuries!

:cheers:

buffalofloyd
2016-01-09, 12:57 AM
The Belgian Trappist Westmalle Dubble is one of the best beers I have tasted. Not so easy to get over in England which might be a good thing.

That's a great beer, I have had a bottle of that before. I picked it up from my local beer store and it was expensive for a little bottle, I think I paid around $8 or $9 just for a little bottle, but it was excellent and had some nice sediment at the end :D

Just picked me up some of this to try for the weekend... http://www.beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/199/10386/

http://i158.photobucket.com/albums/t115/buffalofloyd/Dorado.jpg (http://s158.photobucket.com/user/buffalofloyd/media/Dorado.jpg.html)

and my good old reliable... if you like grapefruiit you neeeeed to try this beer, hell even if you don't... http://www.beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/199/89174/

http://i158.photobucket.com/albums/t115/buffalofloyd/Grapefruit%20Sculpin.jpg (http://s158.photobucket.com/user/buffalofloyd/media/Grapefruit%20Sculpin.jpg.html)

Cheers :cheers:

pickard11
2016-01-09, 01:02 AM
Well, if you get beer with "Kloster" = English for monastery, in the name then you can always trust itīs an good and strong one! The monks are and were well known for brewing the best beer for themselves over the centuries!

:cheers:

I did not know that!
Lazy ignorance:facepalm:
Thanks for the info.

Cyberspace
2016-01-09, 01:07 AM
I did not know that!
Lazy ignorance:facepalm:
Thanks for the info.

Big pleasure for an beer mate! ;)

goldenband
2016-01-09, 01:25 AM
I've never been a beer guy (sacrilege, I know). But I've acquired a taste for sour beers (and lambics) over the last couple years, after a friend of mine introduced me to them on my honeymoon when we stopped in to visit. Problem is, they're so all over the map in terms of flavor, ranging from sicky-sweet concoctions that are wine coolers in all but name, to wild, stinky beasts that get as funky as a NYC subway stairwell.

But when they're good, they're really good. I had an amazing one this past summer but I didn't catch the name.

MGoBlue1989
2016-01-11, 05:02 AM
Unless I missed it, no mention of Bruichladdich? If I well remember, when I tried it it was great, comparable to Lagavulin.

Upon further review, and after imbibing more than a few drams of Bruichladdich on your recommendation, I hereby add that malt to my favorites list. Thanks for the heads up falbrav!

flyingpig
2016-01-27, 03:53 PM
I'm from Belgium, the Beer country, my favorites are all of the Trappist Beers , the dark ones. The ROCHEFORT 10 is the best beer in the world for me

flyingpig
2016-01-27, 03:54 PM
Hello, my name is Jim and I'm from Buffalo, NY and I have an addiction to Pink Floyd and excellent micro brews :cheers:

I really just got on this train within the last year as I don't drink too often, but I find myself really enjoying beer lately. My list of favs is quite short at the moment but I expect it to increase with the help of this thread.

In no particular order...

St. Bernadus ABT12... amazing flavor with 10% ABV, just wonderful



Good Choice Jim, cheers

buffalofloyd
2016-06-18, 02:35 AM
Enjoying this nice and tasty IPA tonight. If you like IPA's give it a try :cheers:

139130

buffalofloyd
2016-08-05, 02:29 AM
Kind of a stressful day of working with the public. Kicking back and enjoying a nice local IPA :cheers:

http://i158.photobucket.com/albums/t115/buffalofloyd/20160804_212753.jpg (http://s158.photobucket.com/user/buffalofloyd/media/20160804_212753.jpg.html)http://i158.photobucket.com/albums/t115/buffalofloyd/20160804_212425.jpg (http://s158.photobucket.com/user/buffalofloyd/media/20160804_212425.jpg.html)

buffalofloyd
2016-09-27, 02:27 AM
I'm beginning to think I'm the only one who drinks beer anymore, do I have a problem? lol. Enjoying a fine beverage this evening, quite nice and hoppy. Here's a Description if anyone is curious...

Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
California, United States | website

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A group of hop-heads and publicans challenged our Beer Camp brewers to push the extremes of whole-cone hop brewing. The result is this: a 100 IBU, whole-cone hurricane of flavor. Simply put —Hoptimum: the biggest whole-cone IPA we have ever produced. Aggressively hopped, dry-hopped, AND torpedoed with our exclusive new hop varieties for ultra-intense flavors and aromas.

Resinous "new-school" and exclusive hop varieties carry the bold and aromatic nose. The flavor follows the aroma with layers of aggressive hoppiness, featuring notes of grapefruit rind, rose, lilac, cedar, and tropical fruit—all culminating in a dry and lasting finish.

http://i158.photobucket.com/albums/t115/buffalofloyd/20160926_212241.jpg (http://s158.photobucket.com/user/buffalofloyd/media/20160926_212241.jpg.html)

fatoldpig
2016-09-27, 05:12 PM
my favorite is Guinness

buffalofloyd
2016-09-28, 03:52 AM
my favorite is Guinness

Guinness is good, used to drink it all the time back in the day, not so much anymore as my tastes seem to have changed. I used to like doing Irish Car Bombs where you take a shot of Jameson and drop it into a pint of Guinness and chug. I don't recommend doing this unless you are at home and have nowhere to go lol :cheers:

fatoldpig
2016-09-28, 04:01 AM
....I used to like doing Irish Car Bombs where you take a shot of Jameson and drop it into a pint of Guinness and chug. I don't recommend doing this unless you are at home and have nowhere to go lol :cheers:haha!! i'll have to try it at home sometime :)

buffalofloyd
2016-09-28, 04:03 AM
haha!! i'll have to try it at home sometime :)

It is really delicious but you might pay for it afterwards :wtf: