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Old 02-22-2013, 02:10 AM   #111
Jun 2010
, Maine
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I'm still sayin' the first time I tasted Kate the Great at the Portsmouth Brewery...that....was....AMAZING! That's the reason I started cloning it later on.
Bucket: Air
Carboy 1: Stout
Carboy 2: Air
Carboy 3: Air
Better Bottle: Air
Growlers: Air
Keg 1: Amber Ale(left tap)
Keg 2: Cider (right tap)
Keg 3: Air
Keg 4: Ale Full-O-Funk
Bottles: Sauvignon Blanc, Mixed Wine, Syrah, Apple Wine, Triberry Wine, Chianti, Liquid Sunshine Sparkling Banana Wine
In the Works: Kate the Great Clone

Favorite Recipe #1: Kate the Great Clone
Favorite Recipe #2: Crop Chopper PAL
Favorite Recipe #3: Curieux Clone

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Old 02-22-2013, 02:57 AM   #112
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Nov 2011
Ypsilanti Township, MI
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It's tough, I'd go with a beer called Larry Hop or Hoppin Larry from Arbor Brewing Co. in Ann Arbor that I had a few years ago, or a Kentucky Breakfast Stout at summer beer fest. On another note, the worst beer I've ever had was a bottle of Heineken in the dorms at U of M after eating a slice of pizza with the worst cotton mouth ever. It was all there was to drink in the room. It was gross.

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Old 02-22-2013, 03:24 AM   #113
Feb 2013
, Massachusetts
Posts: 26

While I was on a Sam Adam's brewery tour in Boston about 5 years ago, we got a bonus pitcher of beer. It was the last of their Chocolate Bock that they'd had on tap for the season... it was April. Fan-&*^%$#@-tastic. It was the early days of my being able to appreciate good beer. A revelation, I tell you.
"They come in pints? ...I'm getting one."

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Old 02-22-2013, 08:32 AM   #114
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Sep 2012
Chicago, IL
Posts: 335
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Just tonight I had The Tide and Its Takers from Anchorage Brewing Co. That is one fine sour tripel; making me reevaluate my best beers.
Kitsune Brewing Co. (Add me on Untappd.)
Fermenters: Empty. :-(
Aging: Nothing! D:
Bottled: Unnamed 100% Brett Cyser; Second Sun (Orange Guava Cider); First Blood (Wild Cherry Cider); JAOM; Unnamed Holiday Apfelwein.
Planned: Pliny clone. More 7 Stairs Pale Ale.

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Old 02-22-2013, 01:24 PM   #115
Apr 2012
Omaha, NE
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Probably between Funkwerks Chardonnay barrel aged blonde and 2008 Dogfish head WWS.
VanderHop Brewing/Dpatrickv on Untappd/Taplist
November 4orX.7; November 4orX.8; Flocculation is Overrated; The Impression that I Get; A Galaxy Far Far Away; ATypical; Black Magic Blonde; Oops I Brett'd it Again; Pineapple Express; First of Many

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Old 02-22-2013, 07:16 PM   #116
Jun 2012
Toms River, New Jersey
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I can't say best, but certainly most memorable: first decent beer after Naddy/Keystone college days, i.e. the first time I enjoyed a beer, was Yeungling lager while camping. First "craft" beer was Magic Hat No 9, and the first time I realized just how great beer can be was Chimay Grand Reserve. Those are my "best" beers, at least relative to their importance in my beer-life.
"Because we have hands we brew BEER"

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Old 02-22-2013, 07:23 PM   #117
Dec 2012
Posts: 14

Rochefort 10 Trappist Ale

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