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Old 07-17-2006, 08:17 PM   #71
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Old 07-17-2006, 08:32 PM   #72
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How about the state of Oregon?



surprised i dont see more Full Sail, Rogue, Deschutes, Widmer Brothers, or Pyramid. mmm the Northwest



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Old 07-17-2006, 08:46 PM   #73
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Old 07-17-2006, 09:07 PM   #74
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I would list these 5 in no particular order: Great Lakes, Saranac, Brooklyn, Penn Brewery, and Goose Island. All of these make some fine brews and Great Lakes has one of the best porters I've ever had. That's my story and I'm sticking to it.
I always pick up some of their beers when I'm in Minnesota. I like their regular Ale in the blue bottle. yummy.
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Old 07-24-2006, 10:14 PM   #75
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my personal favorite: Karl Strauss (san Diego, CA)

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Old 07-25-2006, 06:27 AM   #76
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tie: Lakefront / New Glarus
Sprecher
Bells
Three Floyds
Goose Island

rockies:
Moab Brewery takes the ribbon

westcoast:
Deschutes takes the ribbon

Lakefront...I guess you have to go through a few brewery tours and meet the owners/brewers...but if you drink their beer that suffices!

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How much does one's local effect their choice? Do locals get the nod more then folks out there?
I believe they do...at least in my case.

If I were to go to the store after work and pick up five brands they would be:

1. Highland Brewing Gaelic ale (I can't wait for their Cold Mountain Ale this winter)
2. Foothills Brewing a growler of each Double IPA and Maibock(local brewpub)
3. Rogue Dead Guy
4. Mc Ewans IPA
and something light like
5. Harpoons UFO
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Speaking of Oregon beers. I'll jump in. This is SO hard to narrow it down, There are probably hundreds of brewery's withing 100miles of me.

1) Rouge (Newport, OR) (Dead Guy Ale, this should be a staple in everyones fridge. For those who can get it, their HazelNut Brown Nectar is AMAZING. I am usualy do not like flavored beers, but that is one you must try.)

2) Deschutes Brewery (Bend, OR), if you haven't gone to the brewery itself in bend, going there for a beer, or 9 , is worth the trip. Having a Bond Street Brown, tapped on nitro, is where it is at.

3) Mac & Jacks Brewery (Redmond, WA), African Amber...Yum.

4) McMenamins (Portland, OR) -- They get on here, for Pub's that range from an Elementry School, converted to a pub, to old farm houses, turned into hotels and pubs. Their brew ain't bad either.

#5, I really can't descide. There are a ton of great really small brewery's around here. I really don't know if I can pick form some of the really small places.



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