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post #4771 of 11068
Drinking a almost three-year-old Cran-bic tonight. Pretty good, the sweetness died down a bit. Think its better fresh though.
post #4772 of 11068
Weihenstephaner Korbinian. Blows away any doppelbock I've had to date. I also picked up a bottle of Vitus and Schneider Aventinus to do a little taste test, but that will have to wait.
post #4773 of 11068
i love aventinus but i havent been a big fan of dopplebocks. didn't even know weihenstephaner made one. will look out for it.
post #4774 of 11068
Attending the Great American Beer Festival tomorrow in Denver. 580 breweries...2,700 beers. I....can't....wait.

Any must try recommendations, SFers?


The beer'll come out, tomorrow,
Bet your bottom dollar, that tomorrow,
There'll be beer,

Just thinkin' about, tomorrow,
Clears away the cobwebs and the sorrow, till' there's none,

When I'm stuck with a day, that's grey and lonely,
I just stick out my chin, and grin, and say,

Oh, the beer'll come out tomorrow,
So you gotta' hang on till' tomorrow,
Come what may.
post #4775 of 11068
I'm so jealous
post #4776 of 11068
Deep Ellum Brewing Farmhouse Wit - quite nice. Nothing all that surprising but it's crisp and bright with a nice hint of yeasty funk.

Ska Brewing Mole Stout - huge let down. The flavors are nice enough but it's too thin for a stout and too flat for anything else. I had high hopes for this as Modus Hoperandi, their IPA, is one of my favorite beers.
post #4777 of 11068
ya Modus really is the highlight.

on a similar note, always heard rave reviews of Revolution Brewery, never had them. picked up a 6-er of cans of their Anti-Hero IPA. Its more refined than Modus, but I just cant get into it. I'm just finishing up a bomber of their Coup D'Etat Saison, and I was hoping for some serious funk but its moderate at best. I've heard so much about the brewery, I'm disappointed and will be hesitant in the future.

Also picked up some of Green Flash/St. Feuillien's Friendship brew. I'm not one to read reviews but when I only see one review on beeradvocate, I'm game to try it... plus I can't recall ever having a "black saison" before. I have no idea what the taste cutter is but it seems like obnoxious amounts of ginger. whatever, it was pretty good.
post #4778 of 11068
Recently been drinking more of that Guinness Foreign extra.
post #4779 of 11068

Foothills Brewing Co.  Hoppyum IPA is a great beer that is worth trying 

post #4780 of 11068
561940_10151061749752047_1310512750_n.jpg Best pumpkin ale I've ever had. Don't know if it's available outside of TX or not.
post #4781 of 11068
Originally Posted by munchausen View Post

Best pumpkin ale I've ever had. Don't know if it's available outside of TX or not.

If you like pumpkin ale, two must tries: Avery's "Rumpkin" -- a 17% ABV knock you on your ass fall delight; and the much smoother, but very spicy and aromatic Upslope's Pumpkin Ale, which won Gold at last year's GABF and is finally being released in stores.
post #4782 of 11068
Looking forward to drinking This One Goes to 11 tonight. Will report back
post #4783 of 11068
Celebrator Dopplebock. Incredible, of course.
post #4784 of 11068

Bad pic, can't see 6
post #4785 of 11068
mother of god
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