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Old 04-02-2007, 03:56 PM   #1
Dec 2006
Doylestown, PA
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I have seen this thread on a few other forums and haven't seen it here lately that I can recall...and of course, it is largely dependent on what you can get locally...anywho

What's your favorite overall craft/micro brewery? Not just that one hit wonder...you know, that brewery that you can grab basically any bottle with their label and get something that you are going to enjoy. For me these days:

Numero uno:


Honorable mentions:
Oskar Blues
Anderson Valley
North Coast

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Old 04-02-2007, 06:57 PM   #3
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For me it's Rogue

Close second is Deschutes

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Old 04-02-2007, 07:00 PM   #4
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Smuttynose is up there. They make an awesome porter that I'm trying to surpass.
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Old 04-02-2007, 08:45 PM   #5
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The Pike Brewing Company, Seattle WA (Kilt Lifter Rocks)
Rogue (anything)
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Old 04-02-2007, 08:54 PM   #6
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Smuttynose all the way. Really Old Brown Dog is out right now, can't wait to try.
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Old 04-02-2007, 09:06 PM   #7
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I would have to say... here in PA...

Miller lig....oops


and in wisconsin

New Glourus(spelling)

Rogue is right in there but is hard to find!
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Old 04-02-2007, 09:21 PM   #8
Mar 2007
Missoula MT
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Favorite Local is Kettlehouse.
Favorite Regional is Deschutes.
Favorite that I can find just about anywhere is Sierra Nevada.

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Old 04-02-2007, 09:51 PM   #9
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Big Sky Brewing. Slow Elk is used to be my favorite till they quit making it. Good thing I have a great clone recipe. Boundary Bay is excellent as well.
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Old 04-02-2007, 09:58 PM   #10
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Stone. Ruination and 10th Anniversary are the best IPAs I've ever had, and Smoker Porter's the best porter. I've never been disappointed in any of their brews.
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