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Old 11-06-2012, 02:11 PM   #71
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I agree with the idea that the experience matters just as much as the beer itself. After my freshman year of college, and drinking Milwaukee's best and keystone light all year, a friend of mine and I split a six pack of yuengling. I have had it since, and it tastes like a normal mass produced lager, but nothing will match those three beers I had back then.

Besides that, I really like the Back in Black IPA from 21st Amendment.

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Old 11-06-2012, 04:33 PM   #72
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I think the best tasting beer I ever had was a Bud or maybe it was a Coors, but It was the first beer in a week after a backpacking trip and at the end of the trail was a bar. I was hot and tired. Man was that beer good!

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Old 11-06-2012, 04:39 PM   #73
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The 2011 (512) Brewery Whisky Barrel Aged Double Pecan Porter. Best beer to touch my lips. This year's offering was great, they switched up the barrels to a different Whisky and it lost some of the smoothness of last year's offering.

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Old 11-06-2012, 04:49 PM   #74
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There are 2 beers that made me WOW more than any other else so far.

Troegs' Nugget Nectar
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New Belgium's La Folie

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Old 11-06-2012, 07:48 PM   #75
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My fiancee and I were looking for a little neighborhood beer bar near our hotel in NYC when we were there for a long weekend. I wanted to have a quick beer before a day of sightseeing and museums with my bro who lives there. We found this little place on 106th and Columbus that had just opened at 11:00 AM and stopped in and sat right beside the front window that they had just opened and we could touch the sidewalk from there. Ordered a Delirium Tremens and onion rings for breakfast and that DT was the best either of us had ever tasted. It's far from my favorite beer - although the style is about my fav - but on tap and with the highly positive vibe we had going, it was sublime.

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Old 11-06-2012, 11:54 PM   #76
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My buddy brought me a fresh growler of SN Hoptimum. That was a great evening.

It's a tie between that and a bomber of Union Jack I had recently... i've had UJ many times but that bomber was amazing.

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Old 11-07-2012, 12:44 AM   #77
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Granite's "Peculiar" (Halifax, NS) and Driftwood's Fat Tug IPA (Victoria, BC). And I absolutely loved the Guinness straight out of the tap at St. James Gate in Dublin...

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Old 11-07-2012, 12:45 AM   #78
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Some of my homebrews are my favorites. But if I'm going with store bought I would say Fat Tug from Driftwood. If you can find it I highly recommend it.

http://driftwoodbeer.com/beers/fat-tug-ipa/

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Old 11-07-2012, 12:58 AM   #79
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3 liter bottle of Stone Double Bastard, sadly I had to share

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Old 11-07-2012, 01:03 AM   #80
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My best beer: too many variables and choices.

My most memorable: first batch of Irish red ale.
Turns out my sanitizing wasn't up to snuff and it was like a mouthful of vinegar.

Only batch I ever ruined. So not too bad on that front. Just something I will NEVER forget. Crushed pride

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