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Old 12-21-2012, 03:26 AM   #18441
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Is it really that good? I haven't had that one, but even the Lips of Faith beers I've tried from them I've found really meh.
It's pretty solid. I haven't had very many Belgian IPAs, but this one is pretty damn good.
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Old 12-21-2012, 03:27 AM   #18442
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More brown than black IPA homebrew

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Old 12-21-2012, 03:29 AM   #18443
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Now this is some good stuff. Kept seeing it around here, but couldn't get it in CT. Now I am in Texas and it was the first thing I grabbed.
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Is it really that good? I haven't had that one, but even the Lips of Faith beers I've tried from them I've found really meh.
It really is. It's the only beer I like from them and it's damn good. The large dose of Simcoe plays nice with the Belgian yeast phenolics. You will like.

 
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Old 12-21-2012, 03:31 AM   #18444
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It really is. It's the only beer I like from them and it's damn good. The large dose of Simcoe plays nice with the Belgian yeast phenolics. You will like.
Well, I guess I'll have to grab a bottle of it then.
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Old 12-21-2012, 03:35 AM   #18445
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Just got into Houston and the first stop I made was Spec's (liquor store). So now I am just working with what I've got until some of the Spec's haul chills down.
Welcome down. Spec's is a adult Disneyland. Wait till you go down to the downtown one. It's 10x bigger than the one in the woodlands. Lots of goodies there.
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Old 12-21-2012, 03:45 AM   #18446
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First one. Really an amazing stout
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Old 12-21-2012, 03:57 AM   #18447
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Now this is some good stuff. Kept seeing it around here, but couldn't get it in CT. Now I am in Texas and it was the first thing I grabbed.
Very good Belgian IPA. One of my faves.

Got to partake is a Westy XII this evening at a home brew club meeting. Pretty good stuff, I don't get the hype though. It's a great quad, but just that, nothing else.

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Now I'm cleaning out the fridge of the beers that'd made it to the back row. Love Torpedo, but this time of year, it's an easy one to overlook. Luckily I have a few more to remind me how much I like it.
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Old 12-21-2012, 04:02 AM   #18448
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As a DIPA this is pretty disappointing, which sucks double because Hopadillo (they're IPA) is so good. There's virtually no hop aroma even after a good swirling. The bitterness is there, but it's not very strong and I am not getting any hop flavor. Maybe I'm just stressed out from being arrested this morning, but I don't think so.
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Old 12-21-2012, 04:03 AM   #18449
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Maybe I'm just stressed out from being arrested this morning, but I don't think so.
I must have missed something.. Say what now?

 
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Old 12-21-2012, 04:09 AM   #18450
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Got to partake is a Westy XII this evening at a home brew club meeting. Pretty good stuff, I don't get the hype though. It's a great quad, but just that, nothing else.
I've never tried it, but I don't understand the hype either. I mean, I'm sure it's good and all but for $85 a sixer it better perform favors of an unmentionable nature after I drink each bottle.
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