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3 minutes ago, Argonne69 said:

A tasty Stone Woot Woot 2018 Russian Imperial Stout at Clam Lake Beer Company in Cadillac, MI. Plenty of taps with a wide selection. 

 

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Very nice. I'm heading up to Gaylord for a golf trip tomorrow and might have to make some time to hit Snowbelt brewing Co. now that I think of it...

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On 5/22/2021 at 7:57 AM, Bob Cat said:

Gumballhead from Three Floyds brewery in Munster, Indiana (my fav, so far).  Was also a dynamite gastropub before Covid.  Not sure if they'll ever bring the food back but the beer's good.

 

An American wheat ale brewed with white wheat and dry hopped with hand-selected hops from the Yakima Valley. Bright and refreshing with a lemony finish. Style: Wheat Beer. IBU 35 ABV 5.6%

 

3 Floyds

Zombie Dust is overrated by the amount this beer is underrated.  So good...

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Oh so tasty. I'm in Grand Rapids for the Meijer LPGA Classic. Dropped by Founders Brewing to have a taste of the KBS Maple Mackinac Fudge imperial stout. 

 

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8 minutes ago, Buzzkill said:

My top 5 beers (IPAs suck):

Fosters

Strohs

Iron City

Coors

Budweiser

 

 

I'd rather eat lint. 

 

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Oh, so smooth. A "vintage" 2014 Goose Island Bourbon County barrel aged imperial stout at Franklin Tap in Chicago. Seven years and it's as smooth as can be. 

 

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6 minutes ago, Argonne69 said:

Oh, so smooth. A "vintage" 2014 Goose Island Bourbon County barrel aged imperial stout at Franklin Tap in Chicago. Seven years and it's as smooth as can be. 

 

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7 years? I've saved some Bourbon countys that long and I find the sweet spot with aging any beer is 2-3 years at most. After that, they tend to get a little flat tasting.

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If you're ever in the Orlando area, play Orange County National and then head over to downtown Winter Garden to this place : 

 

https://crookedcan.com/

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Goose Island Sunshine (Imperial) Stout. Molasses, coconut and vanilla. Yum. Not quite a summer beer, but it goes well with air conditioning. Lol. 

 

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On 7/1/2021 at 9:21 AM, Argonne69 said:

Oh, so smooth. A "vintage" 2014 Goose Island Bourbon County barrel aged imperial stout at Franklin Tap in Chicago. Seven years and it's as smooth as can be. 

 

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I had one of those when I went to Chicago last month!  

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I’m getting more and more into Sours.  Seems like Sours are the new IPA - at least on the west coast 

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Revolution Strawberry Jacket barrel aged barley wine with strawberries at their taproom in Chicago. Ooh, that's sweet. Almost like a refreshing summer beer, except for the 14.2% part. Lol.


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Revolution Supermassive Cafe Deth barrel aged imperial stout with a ton of Dark Matter coffee. The "regular" Cafe Deth is smooth, but this has a very bold taste. 

 

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On 7/18/2021 at 3:09 PM, ebrasmus21 said:

I’m getting more and more into Sours.  Seems like Sours are the new IPA - at least on the west coast 

Kettle Sours are on the upswing, that's for sure.  They're relatively easy and low-stakes to make in small batches.  If you're brewing with certain wild/sour yeasts, those are incredibly complicated, and can actually infect a whole-a** brewing facility if you're not careful (thereby funking up all your other beers).

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All the mentions of Short's, Founders and HopCat are making me miss Soft Parade even more! I am now in IPA country in the PNW, and sours are definitely NOT the IPA in this part of the west. A couple local breweries that are pretty good are Narrows Brewing and Sig. Elysian is still good, although I'm not sure it qualifies as craft after being bought by AB Inbev.

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I've tried basically every IPA on the planet (within reason), and this probably sticks out as my favorite: Silver Moon IPA 97

 

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Also important mention, I think anything from Hop Valley with Cryohops is a real treat, that really is some awesome tech (although they were acquired by MillerCoors so not sure it really fits in this thread anymore..)

 

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Revolution Brewing Boss Jacket Rye Whiskey barrel aged barley wine at their Milwaukee Ave brewpub in Chicago. 'Not my usual drink, but tasty. 14% ABV. Very sweet.
 

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Oh my, I feel like I stumbled across a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow. 'Stopped by the Goose Island Brewpub in Chicago for a beer, and they're offering a flight of (rare) barrel aged BCS Proprietors imperial stouts. I'm in heaven. 

 

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Alesmith Brewing Speedway Imperial Stout with Mexican dark chocolate, sea salt, and Mexican coffee. It's not barrel aged, but it's not bad. The dark chocolate is quite strong. 

 

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My top 5:

 

Paulaner Munich Lager

Bitburger Pils

Weihenstephan Original

Warsteiner Pils

 

There is one IPA I like, Space Dust.  I have to be in a safe place to drink the Dust because it is sneaky.

 

I also have a few home brew lagers and ales I can repeatably brew to the same flavor but home brewing is more about experimenting for me.  Most of the experimenting is trying to nail a great tasting pils.

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A very tasty Goose Island 2020 Anniversary Bourbon County barrel aged imperial stout. Celebrating the 10th anniversary of the release of BCS, this variant is aged for two years in Weller 12 year bourbon barrels. Hints of caramel and chocolate, this is one fine imperial.

 

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Can't stop with the BCS Props. This is a 2018 version with lots of chocolate. 

 

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Founders just released another variant of their KBS barrel aged imperial stout , with coffee, cinnamon, vanilla, and cocoa nibs. 'Like drinking a Cinnabon with a kick. Lol. 

 

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A very boozy Rock Bottom Brewing Tenure Russian Imperial Stout aged 30 months in Wild Turkey barrels. 

 

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