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Old 05-18-2013, 04:08 PM   #1051
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.....I just assumed it was old and mis-handled.....
No, that's bottlebomber's mom. :P
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Old 05-18-2013, 04:11 PM   #1052
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I've only tried 60min. Since it came from World Market, I just assumed it was old and mis-handled.....
I think their 60/90 min. are by far their best offerings. I think I've had maybe one or two others that were Ok.
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Old 05-18-2013, 05:09 PM   #1053
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I like it as well. So many people now days are expecting a hop punch to the mouth with anything that's labeled an IPA. I enjoy those types of IPAs, but realize that if a brewery is going for an English IPA, it's not going to have that same character that an American IPA does. Taking the Goose Island IPA for what it is, they nail the style on the head. And it's a good beer. If someone doesn't like it, then they probably just don't like English IPAs.
Yeah I like the Goose Island IPA - tastes good as an English IPA. Completely different to the American IPAs I'm familiar with.

You guys should try and get hold of the Thornbridge Jaipur, it's a really special English IPA, IMHO. There must be someone importing it to the US.
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Old 05-19-2013, 12:23 AM   #1054
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Boatswain IPA and dipa from trader joes! Also Nero's Italian beers.
That Nero's is nasty.
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Old 05-19-2013, 01:34 PM   #1055
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That Nero's is nasty.
Yeah. So gross! When I first got into brewing I drank like 20 for the bottles....never again.
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Old 05-19-2013, 04:21 PM   #1056
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Thought of another, which I bet I will get flack for:

Stone/Dogfish Head/Victory - Saison du Buff
None of those spices belong in a beer. I felt like I was drinking cold unfinished broth.
Saison du Buff was way to bland. Definitely lacking in esters and saison funk. Totally with you on this one.
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Old 05-19-2013, 06:09 PM   #1057
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Yeah. So gross! When I first got into brewing I drank like 20 for the bottles....never again.
At $1.99 a bottle, I drink it for the swing top. My LHBS sells empty swing tops for $2.00 ea. No pain, no gain.
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Old 05-20-2013, 11:46 AM   #1058
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At $1.99 a bottle, I drink it for the swing top. My LHBS sells empty swing tops for $2.00 ea. No pain, no gain.
Same here. The bottles are really nice. It's almost like they're paying you to drink that syrup.
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Old 05-20-2013, 12:23 PM   #1059
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When I see someone say a DFH beer "should be interesting" I assume they're being sarcastic or they don't have the ability to taste.
I actually like the 60 and 90 minute IPA's, but other than that I have no had anything from DFH that I liked. Their 120 was terrible (and friggin expensive!), Midas Touch was just a waste of money, etc.
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Old 05-20-2013, 12:39 PM   #1060
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I'm glad I'm not the only one that it's ga-ga for DFH. I appreciate the risks he takes, but I just don't like very many of their beers.

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