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Old 12-29-2009, 02:02 AM   #1
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Is it just me or does this years version kind of suck?

 
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Old 12-29-2009, 02:41 AM   #2
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Funny. . .I have actually heard some people say that and I have not noticed any issues. I have been drinking it since it came out and it continues to be one of my favorites. Have you had a lot? Could it be the particular batch you are drinking?
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Old 12-29-2009, 02:43 AM   #3
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Around here I have only found it on tap at 1 place and none in bottles. I enjoyed it.

 
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Old 12-29-2009, 02:43 AM   #4
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sam adams this year in general kind of sucked. i used to be a huge fan of ocktoberfest, this year just tasted too sweet. maybe im just drinking better beers now
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Old 12-29-2009, 02:45 AM   #5
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I have had it multiple times now this year and I have been very disappointed. It used to be one of my top 5 fav beers but maybe I just had not gotten out enough.

 
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Old 12-29-2009, 03:26 AM   #6
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On tap I thought it was top notch but bottles have been hit or miss with me. Not sure why
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Old 12-29-2009, 03:37 AM   #7
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Had it on tap for the first time last week... noticeable dyacital. I'm a big fan of SA, and this one was a let down.
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Old 12-29-2009, 03:43 AM   #8
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I haven't noticed any difference in it, but there was a whole year in between tastings. Still one of my top beers.

 
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Old 12-29-2009, 03:49 AM   #9
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Yeah I think I was let down on this too; but I also know that I have been drinking more craftbrews & homebrews than I normally do. I also still select this on tap when I go to my local watering hole (ha its Red Robin.. I have kids and thats really the only place I go that has beer on tap (or served)). I do prefer their summer ale though.. perhaps I enjoy summer more than winter season anyways
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Old 12-29-2009, 02:40 PM   #10
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I've had it at several places on tap and in the bottle as well. Always seems to taste pretty good to me.
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