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Old 10-13-2007, 07:07 AM   #1
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Default What's your "Best Of Styles"

Pale Ale: Firestone Walker Pale Ale
IPA: Bear Republic Racer 5
American Amber: Need to revisit many favorites and try to narrow the field
Porter: Alaskan Smoked Porter
Stout: Too small a sample size
Wheat: whatever Beerpastor is drinking
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Old 10-15-2007, 07:56 PM   #2
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Pale Ale: Sierra Nevada
IPA: DFH 60
American Amber: Ithaca Cascazilla
Porter: Duck Rabbit
Stout: Flying Bison Blackbird Oatmeal Stout
Wheat: Mine

I know most people on here probably haven't heard of a lot of those, but aren't your own little regional breweries sometimes better than the big dogs?
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Old 10-15-2007, 08:25 PM   #3
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Pale Ale: Carolina Brewing Company Pale Ale
IPA: Highlands Kashmir
American Amber: Red Hook ESB? Don't drink a lot of ambers, but I'll have to go find more now!
Porter: Duck Rabbit Baltic Porter
Stout: Sweetwater Tavern (VA) Giddyup Coffee Stout
Wheat: Pyramid Imperial Hefeweizen

Maybe it's because the local beers are all fresh...
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Old 10-15-2007, 08:34 PM   #4
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IPA: Russian River's Pliny the Elder. Everything else - a DISTANT second, at best.
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Pale Ale: SNPA or Shelter Pale
IPA: Hop Devil
American Amber: Troegs Hop Back Amber
Porter: Alaskan Smoked Porter
Stout: Beamish
Wheat: Not a huge wheat fan, the Shiner dunkel was not bad.
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Nut Brown: South Shore Brewery, Ashland, WI

American Amber: Mortimer's Ale, Rowland's Calumet Brewery, Chilton, WI

Bock: mine

Belgian Abbey: Brewery Ommegang, Coopersown, NY

Kolsch: Edwort's Bee Cave Kolsch...... Goose Island is a close 2nd

Wee heavy: McEwen's
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Old 10-15-2007, 09:21 PM   #7
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pale ale= Bass
IPA.= Breckenridge 471
Porter= Breckenridge Vanilla Porter
Belgian= rochefort 8
Bock= Bernie Brewer's.
Marzen= St. Arnold's.
Wheat = Rahr and sons summer wheat.
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IPA: Mojo - Boulder Brewing
Stout: Brew Pastors Russian Unothodox Imperial Stout; Guinness Foreign Extra Stout
Pilsner: Trumer Pils
Kolsch: Reissdorf
Porter: Utenos
Scottish Ale: Dirty Bastard
Belgian Triple: Chimay Cinq Cent

Bernie is your bock the one I had at the Brewers game?
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IPA: Mojo - Boulder Brewing
Stout: Brew Pastors Russian Unothodox Imperial Stout; Guinness Foreign Extra Stout
Pilsner: Trumer Pils
Kolsch: Reissdorf
Porter: Utenos
Scottish Ale: Dirty Bastard
Belgian Triple: Chimay Cinq Cent

Bernie is your bock the one I had at the Brewers game?


Yeah, but I only had the one bottle and I think you only had a sip or two.
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I'm gonna go ahead and leave out my own...

Pale Ale: Humboldt Pale Nectar
IPA: Humboldt IPA Nectar / DFH 90 Minute
Porter: Avery New World Porter / Flying Dog Imperial Porter
Stout: Stoudt Fat Dog / Avery Czar
Amber: Rogue St. Rogue Dry Hopped Red Ale
Brown: Old Richmond Brown
Pilsner: Eggenberg Natur Trub
Hefe: Brooklyner Weisse
Quadrupel: Ommegang Three Philosophers
Tripel: Brooklyn Local 1 / De Glazen Toren
Dubbel: Westmalle
Belgian Dark: Gouden Carolus Cuvee Van de Kaiser (Grand Cru of the Emperor)
Witbier: De Glazen Toren Dubbel Wit
Oktoberfest/Marzen: Legend
Geuze: Hanssens
Kreik: Hanssens
Trappist: Rochefort 10
Bock/Doppelbock: Ettaler Curator
Wheat Doppelbock: Schneider Aventinus
Holiday Ale: Avery Jubilation
Pumpkin Beer: DFH Punkin
Barleywine: JW Lees
Saison: Fantome
British Ale: Fuller's 1845
Eisbock: Schneider Aventinus Eisbock
Scottish / Irish Ale: Belhaven
Smoked: Schlenkerla Marzen

Enough for now...
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