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Old 01-27-2013, 03:15 AM   #21
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Originally Posted by VladOfTrub View Post
Let's see.

Rolling Rock
Stegmaier Pale Ale
Yuengling Porter
Yuengling Chesterfield Ale
Stegmaier 1857

None need defending. Those are my favorites. The 5 greatest beers brewed in the entire Cosmos. Pennsylvania.

Cantillon Iris, Saison Dupont? Are they brewed using a "sachet" of flowers, Eau De Toilette and perfumed gunpowder? Just typing Cantillon Iris made me throw up a little. Rochefort 10? Is that some kind of cheese flavored, carbonated, salad spritzer?
And yet none of them can match the DMS-bomb that is Rolling Rock. Getting corn flavor out of adjuncts isn't enough, we need to get that cooked corn flavor out of the barley too!!

Haven't had Stegmaier, and not gonna knock Yuengling, but yeah, Rolling Rock is terrible. Just flat out terrible.
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Old 01-27-2013, 03:17 AM   #22
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There are definitely beers I like more, but these are the ones available in New Orleans that I tend to buy at the store or whenever I can most often.
Anchor Bock (Bock is one of my favorite styles of beer. Love me some malts)

Gordon Biersch Maibock (I really like the balance of hops and malts in this one)

Sam Adams' Oktoberfest (not much to say, its good and I wish it wasn't a seasonal)

Hitachino Espresso Stout (I wish more places carried this one, its has the perfect amount of espresso flavor.)

NOLA Smokey Mary or Blonde Ale (I love both equally. Mary almost tastes like bacon and the Blonde has a nice balance of hops flavor)
Primary 1: Doppelbock
Primary 2: Dubbel (Demaciale)
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Old 01-27-2013, 03:27 AM   #23
Dec 2011
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Hard to narrow it down to 5, but...

Pliny the Elder
Mad River Double IPA
Sudwerk Marzen
Lost Coast Downtown Brown
Sierra Nevada Porter

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Old 01-27-2013, 03:48 AM   #24
Dec 2012
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Very difficult to choose five as they change each season, but this are my favorite five that are in my fridge right now.

Lagunitas Brown Shugga'
Young's Double Chocolate Stout
Stone Arrogant Bastard
New Belgium Snow Day
Heavy Seas - Peg Leg Imperial Stout

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Old 01-27-2013, 04:25 AM   #25
Dec 2011
Henrico, Va
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1) Stone Oaked arrogant bastard

2) heady topper

3) Pliny the elder

4) sierra Nevada celebration

5/6) hardywood gbs or burboun cru

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Old 01-27-2013, 05:09 AM   #26
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Dogfish Head 90 Minute
Great Divide Oak Aged Yeti
Alaskan Smoked Porter
Straffe Hendrik Quadruple
Bud Light with a handfull of green olives (don't tell anyone)
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Old 01-27-2013, 05:13 AM   #27
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Bell's Hopslam
Stone IPA
Legunitas Sucks
Three Floyd's Zombie Dust
Stone Enjoy by 12/21/12
Up next: Blood Orange Hefeweizen
Fermenting: India Red Ale
Bottled: Russian Imperial Stout w/ bourbon & vanilla
Bottled: Centennial Lemon Ale

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Old 01-27-2013, 03:53 PM   #28
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Hops, Hops, and more Hops:

Bell's Hopslam
Three Floyd's Zombie Dust
Stone Enjoy by
Surly Abrasive
Revolution Anti-Hero

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Old 01-27-2013, 07:35 PM   #29
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Heady Topper
La Fin Du Monde
Unibroue Terrible
Celebration Ale
Chimay Cinq Cents
Lakeside Brewing Company

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Old 01-27-2013, 08:26 PM   #30
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Top 5 for the time being. So many beers I've yet to try.

Sam Adams Boston Lager
Stone Arrogant Bastard
Great Lakes Lake Erie Monster
Founders Breakfast Stout
Hofbrauhaus Dunkelweizen
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