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Re: Favorite Beer?

Post by highpilgrim » Fri Apr 24, 2020 9:02 am

Johnson wrote:
Fri Apr 24, 2020 8:26 am
How was it?
I thought it pretty good. I'm not a huge Stone fan, although I like Enjoy By quite a bit. But this was clean and not syrupy like a lot of the high-lead IPAs can be. Like O'dell's Myrcenary for example which I like but can't drink more than one.

Good. Clean. With a little tang from the tea I suppose. Very subtle. They did a Japanese Green Tea based IPA a while back and I haven't seen that for a time so this new one was welcome.
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Re: Favorite Beer?

Post by pvnisher » Mon Apr 27, 2020 5:53 am

Is mentioning White Claw in this thread considered trolling? Asking for a friend.
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Re: Favorite Beer?

Post by mtnkub » Thu Apr 30, 2020 5:11 pm

12ersRule wrote:
Tue Mar 12, 2019 12:48 pm
gb wrote:Just got back from Europe, what a rude awakening to once again be subjected to the unbalanced overly hopped swill that passes as beer in the States. I wish good Dunkels were easier to find here.
Germans are clueless when it comes to beer.

Dunkel is the pumpernickel of beers. Gross.
Dunkel is a somewhat generic term. Some would include Alt bier, which is just the most lovely style of brew (especially when conditioned+served Duesseldorf style).
CheapCigarMan wrote:
Tue Mar 12, 2019 3:00 pm
Couldn't agree with @gb more. Drinking these smoked beers (yes they force smoke them during their brewing process) from Bamberg, Germany where I lived for 4 years is like drinking cream....so smooth. You can't compare it to the horse urine they call beer here in the States.
Guess that would be Bamberger Rauchbier.

Some good examples of unusual german specialty beers are available in the Denver area:
-A Schwarzbier at Wynkoop that is pretty nice; not as smoky but with the nice toasty flavors typical of that style.
-A Fredersdorfer at Seedstock; a rarely brewed historical style; their Altbier is pretty good too.
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Re: Favorite Beer?

Post by CheapCigarMan » Thu Apr 30, 2020 5:48 pm

mtnkub wrote:
Thu Apr 30, 2020 5:11 pm
CheapCigarMan wrote:
Tue Mar 12, 2019 3:00 pm
Couldn't agree with @gb more. Drinking these smoked beers (yes they force smoke them during their brewing process) from Bamberg, Germany where I lived for 4 years is like drinking cream....so smooth. You can't compare it to the horse urine they call beer here in the States.
Guess that would be Bamberger Rauchbier.

Some good examples of unusual german specialty beers are available in the Denver area:
-A Schwarzbier at Wynkoop that is pretty nice; not as smoky but with the nice toasty flavors typical of that style.
-A Fredersdorfer at Seedstock; a rarely brewed historical style; their Altbier is pretty good too.
Haha Yes! Rauchbier! Such amazing memories. The people, their hospitality, their metzgerei's, brats and brotchen, and my favorite Klosterbräu, the oldest brewery in Bamberg. If I still lived there I'd be a fat alcoholic. Now I'm just fat and out of shape!
Thanks for the tips!
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Re: Favorite Beer?

Post by Voshkm » Thu Apr 30, 2020 7:02 pm

if your are ever in Colombia, you have to try Bogota Brewing Company. They have an excellent Porter and Coffee Stout. Seasonally they run a chocolate porter that is tremendous. Casica is a honey ale probably their most popular.
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Re: Favorite Beer?

Post by hunterwf » Thu Apr 30, 2020 7:51 pm

If you ever find yourself in Macedonia Skopsco beer is very popular. Wouldn't call it a favorite but it is beer.
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Re: Favorite Beer?

Post by mtnkub » Thu Apr 30, 2020 7:51 pm

Voshkm wrote:
Thu Apr 30, 2020 7:02 pm
if your are ever in Colombia, you have to try Bogota Brewing Company. They have an excellent Porter and Coffee Stout. Seasonally they run a chocolate porter that is tremendous. Casica is a honey ale probably their most popular.
Interesting! Me, found a pretty awesome brewery in Peru. Sacred Valley Brewery (Cerveceria del Valle Sagrado). There was something familiar about their experimental style. They are 100% locally owned, but one of the brewers speaks 'merican like a native. Turns out he went to school at CU Boulder.
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Re: Favorite Beer?

Post by highpilgrim » Fri May 01, 2020 9:24 am

Another new offering from my weekly beer run. I've always liked Ommegang so I'm looking forward to trying this later today.

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Re: Favorite Beer?

Post by greenonion » Sat May 02, 2020 9:46 am

How was the cherry sour, Pilgrim?
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Re: Favorite Beer?

Post by highpilgrim » Mon May 04, 2020 10:25 am

greenonion wrote:
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How was the cherry sour, Pilgrim?
It was VERY good! I worked outside in the yard, a 90 degree day almost, moving 15 yards of mulch. It was HOT!

That sour, prepped in the freezer, was manna. Very high clarity, relatively low ABV (5.5) It went down in two long pulls. Immediately, another went into the freezer. I'll definitely be drinking more over the coming summer. :mrgreen:
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Re: Favorite Beer?

Post by greenonion » Mon May 04, 2020 1:22 pm

highpilgrim wrote:
Mon May 04, 2020 10:25 am
greenonion wrote:
Sat May 02, 2020 9:46 am
How was the cherry sour, Pilgrim?
It was VERY good! I worked outside in the yard, a 90 degree day almost, moving 15 yards of mulch. It was HOT!

That sour, prepped in the freezer, was manna. Very high clarity, relatively low ABV (5.5) It went down in two long pulls. Immediately, another went into the freezer. I'll definitely be drinking more over the coming summer. :mrgreen:
Great to hear! I'll keep an eye out for it. Thanks for the tip!
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Re: Favorite Beer?

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