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Old 10-23-2008, 08:01 PM   #1
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So, what beer really tickles your fancy?

There are a few that stand out to me. Wild Blue is up there on my list. I know, its kinda girly, but I think it tastes great! plus, its 8%, so you really start feeling something after 3 or 4 of em'

I also love Sam Adams Octoberfest. Its just simply a great beer.

If you cant tell, I like malt beers. I am not a fan of bitterness. I tired Sam Adams Imperial Pilsner once. Wow. And Arrogant Bastard had quite a bitter kick to it as well.
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Old 10-23-2008, 08:03 PM   #2
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I'm too much a beer whore to name one. In another thread though, I said if I could only have one beer for the rest of my life it'd be Sierra Nevada Pale Ale. That doesn't necessarily make it my favorite though, because my favorite changes frequently...

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Old 10-23-2008, 08:12 PM   #3
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That tends to change. Historically, I'd say Black Butte Porter. But for right now, my favorite is Jubelale.
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Old 10-23-2008, 08:19 PM   #4
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1/2: Over/under on people who can pick just one beer in this thread without some kind modifier

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Old 10-23-2008, 08:24 PM   #5
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Ya, NO WAY can I pick. I'd have to say that recently I'm leaning from the blonds and sour beers that were really tickling my feathers a few months ago more toward stouts and porters and maybe even milds. I suspect the seasonal change is the cause. And for any style, I've got a few recipes that I like, and likely 4 or 5 commercial varieties that I'm down with.
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Old 10-23-2008, 08:27 PM   #6
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I'm sure I'll catch grief for it, but I like most Sam Adams except for that cherry wheat. Tasted like cough medicine to me. I really want to try that SN wet hop Ale but I can't find it here.
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Old 10-23-2008, 08:29 PM   #7
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If I had to pick one, I would have to say either Deschutes Black Butte Porter or Bridgeport IPA. It is pretty much a tie between both of them. Realistcally it is as follows;

Bridgeport IPA
Black Butte Porter
Rogue Dead Guy Ale
Dog Fish Head 60m IPA
Stone Arrogant Bastard
Mac & Jack's African Amber

These are my usual go to beers

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Old 10-23-2008, 08:30 PM   #8
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Cant choose just one...
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Old 10-23-2008, 08:33 PM   #9
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My favorite beer is whatever is in my glass at the time....

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Old 10-23-2008, 08:41 PM   #10
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I view all "what's your favorite..." questions the same:
I won't list a "favorite" but my "always" choice. Black Label Society isn't my favorite band, but I can always listen to them.

So, my always beer is Duvel. I will never turn one down.
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