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Old 02-15-2012, 02:34 AM   #11
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i had a 120 that was in my basement and keezer for about 2.5 years. i really, really liked it. i've never had one fresh.
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Old 02-15-2012, 03:00 AM   #12
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A few of dogfishes,after trying so many awesome beers and coming back to the 60 and 90 min after a year,seemed the bar had been raised dramaticly with ipa's, that and Pangea just wasnt anything i expected.Sam Adams doesnt fail to let me down often, although i liked the small batch series somewhat but the saltiness threw me off also on those.

 
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Old 02-15-2012, 03:13 AM   #13
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Sam Adams doesnt fail to let me down often, although i liked the small batch series somewhat but the saltiness threw me off also on those.
I have tried so many varieties and just am constantly dissapointed... really would so much rather drink something else of the same style...

 
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Old 02-15-2012, 01:09 PM   #14
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Maybe I'll age the next DFH120. I drank it fresh and it was decent. Pretty good considering the 18%abv, but definitely not worth the hefty price tag IMO.

 
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Old 02-15-2012, 01:15 PM   #15
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DFH Chateau Jihau and Black and Blue. Cigar City Jai Alai.

Conversly, the Cigar City Humidor Series was a surprise -- great beer.

 
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Old 02-15-2012, 01:28 PM   #16
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For me, it was Samichlaus Bier. It was hyped; the strongest lager in the world, only brewed once a year, et cetera. I was not impressed and should have been leery of the guy who was so willing to give me his last bottle.
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Old 02-15-2012, 01:43 PM   #17
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+1. Over hyped by RateBeer and drinkers in general. Not to say it wasn't good, but it's overrated.
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Old 02-15-2012, 02:40 PM   #18
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I've heard so much praise for Westvleteren 12, there is almost no way it can live up to the hype. Unless it truly is the ambrosia of the beer gods.
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Old 02-15-2012, 02:44 PM   #19
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I've heard so much praise for Westvleteren 12, there is almost no way it can live up to the hype. Unless it truly is the ambrosia of the beer gods.
I would not say Ambrosia. But, I would buy another. In fact, I'd buy any of the Westy series again.

 
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Old 02-15-2012, 02:53 PM   #20
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A few weeks ago, I had my first Guinness Stout. It was also my LAST. My first batch of "Deception Cream Stout" had more flavor, body and mouth feel than the Guinness I drank. Perhaps a Guinness Stout draught would have been better. Oh, well.

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