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Old 14 August 2010, 21:46
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Good/Favorite Beer

I am shocked and apalled that we have no "favorite beer" thread on here. We've got favorite hamburgers, favorite DFACs, favorite everything but beer.

I now wish to correct that...

Aside from any of brewmonkey's brews, I can't really say that I have a "favorite" per say. Sure, Guiness is good, and I always, ALWAYS, will go for a good IPA.

Tonight, I have something new, though. Shopping at Kroger and I spied Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale. Pretty self explanatory, but an interesting concept, so I pick some up.

It is fucking good. Really really fucking good. Not a new go-to beer, but definitely something good for a change of pace every now and then.

And now, let loose with your own favorites or little known beers.
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Old 14 August 2010, 21:58
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The Brewery, South Lake Tahoe. Had em all, all are good.

http://www.brewerylaketahoe.com/lake...ewery_beer.php


A few of these are good. Especially the Stout and Porter.

http://www.deschutesbrewery.com/brew...s/default.aspx
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Old 14 August 2010, 21:58
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Yuengling Lager, Yuengling Bock, Yuengling Porter, Michelob Porter, PBR (yes, I said PBR), Alaskan Amber and Murphys Stout.
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Old 14 August 2010, 22:45
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That place where the nothern portion of the Lance Vaccaro Ride "Black Out" event (between Pittsburgh and Erie) was held is an excellent little brewery. It's called Sprague's Brew Works, in Venango Pennsylvania. All the beer, like a microbrewery, is excellent and fresh. For some reason, I really, really enjoy it. Go there and see Jake's Blues.
Otherwise, Flying Dog (Hunter S. Thompson themed, yes) is a great local brew. They have a 8.5% called Raging Bitch, and for a no-nonsense high alcohol brew, it's phenomenal.
But Ranger275, I have to agree with your first choice for a large operation. Yuengling is tasty stuff and where I live, it's nice and fresh all the time, kind of like microbrew. Great keg beer.
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Old 14 August 2010, 23:04
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Personal favorites are newcastle and a good old fashioned budweiser. Brewery-wise Dogfishhead in Rehoboth Beach makes some brews with alcohol percent at 15+
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Old 14 August 2010, 23:21
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Old 14 August 2010, 23:23
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Schöfferhofer - my absolute favorite

Blue Moon (yes, with orange) my favorite widely available beer

Pacifico is my favorite on hot days.
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Old 14 August 2010, 23:32
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The 60 min from Dogfish is a solid IPA, Oskar Blues makes some great stuff that is in cans(packable) Arrogant bastard is pretty damn good too.
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Old 14 August 2010, 23:38
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Newcastle is tops on my list. I like Blue Moon and most of the Sam Adams...

If I am mowing the grass and need a drink of water, Bud Light over Miller Light
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Old 14 August 2010, 23:57
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If I am mowing the grass and need a drink of water, Bud Light over Miller Light
That's where PBR comes into play for me! I have grown tired of paying $9-10 per six pack of beer. That's not to say I don't pay it, I'm just tired of paying that much.

I have to agree with Zee German's assessment of Arrogant Bastard too.
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Old 14 August 2010, 23:59
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Mack and Jack’s African Amber and Red Hook ESB are my top favorites.
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Old 15 August 2010, 00:14
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Blue Moon has struck a fancy lately. A good Oatmeal Stout is hard to beat as a sipping beer for me. Just cant get my hands on any lately When I'm in the mood for quantity Bud LIght Lime.
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Old 15 August 2010, 00:15
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Yuengling is my go-to beer if I'm buying.
If you're buying, let's have a Dogfish Head IPA, if you please.

Dale's Pale Ale might just be the best damn beer in a can I've ever tasted, tho.
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Old 15 August 2010, 00:23
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Dos Equis Amber with a lime Por favor,......

Natural light, Keystone light, Piels, or PBR if I wanna relive my glory days.
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Old 15 August 2010, 00:24
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That's where PBR comes into play for me! I have grown tired of paying $9-10 per six pack of beer. That's not to say I don't pay it, I'm just tired of paying that much.

I have to agree with Zee German's assessment of Arrogant Bastard too.
I hear you. That's why my Brother and I buy 2 6 packs of Newcastle and a case of Bud Light. Start strong and finish cheap! That's our motto.
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Old 15 August 2010, 01:27
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Miller High Life, in the clear old man bottle.

I was stationed in germany for a couple years, and really like Kutscher Alt, Lowenbrau Weizen, and when it's cooler out a black & tan can't be beat, but I have to say there's something about that first beer for me, and that was the champagne of beers.

Funny thing is, I seem to find a case or so in my trunk every time I drive back to utah from Evanston WY.
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Old 15 August 2010, 01:49
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Old 15 August 2010, 01:55
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Old 15 August 2010, 04:13
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I got hooked on Wailua Wheat while I was in Hawaii. Tastes pretty good for the price. But when I get home, I know I'm gonna celebrate with a Franziskaner Hefe-Weisse. I don't drink it all the time, but I guess that's why I have a better appreciation of it.

But for large gatherings, my cheap swill is Bud Light.
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Old 15 August 2010, 04:22
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