lets vow not to get this off the first page. some holiday brews.
New Glarus Moon Man - very drinkable pale ale. lots of citrus with a refreshing finish. could drink a bunch of these in a night.
Pliny the Elder - another pale ale that is well balanced. again, lots of citrus notes with a smooth finish. not sure if it warrants all the hype beer nerds give this, because it is JUST beer, but it is damn good.
Kuhnhenn Raspberry Eisbock - local brewery. this was brewed once in 2007 and has been bottled every winter since. neat packaging with the waxed dipped cap. people go nuts over this shit. while i can appreciate people's hobbies (since all of us hear have an affinity for the finer things in life) I don't see the ridiculous hype. Don't get me wrong, the beer is very good. Reminds me of chocolate raspberry cake. Not too chocolately and not too raspberry-y. for being 13.5% abv, you can't taste the alcohol. this is definitely a sipper. I should've waited until it warmed up a bit because it seemed to open up the more I drank it. I wish it came in a bigger bottle (6.3oz)