The Official Beer Thread

Discussion in 'Social Life, Food & Drink, Travel' started by DNW, Jul 20, 2007.

  1. MrGoodBytes

    MrGoodBytes Senior member

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    So a buddy left a bottle of Firestone Double Jack in my fridge a few weeks ago. Well temptation got the best of me.

    I must say that is a damn good beer! and I got surprisingly lit up from it.

    now to find a way of replacing it... hmmm.
     


  2. Tooch4321

    Tooch4321 Senior member

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    The problem I am starting to find with Double Jack right now is that the super hopiness is starting to fade dramitically and a lot of that wonderful grapefruit flavor is gone. It's kind of become a barleywine in the flavor characteristics and not the glorious DIPA it once was...
     


  3. bdeuce22

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    thinking i might crack open an Abacus tonight.
     


  4. Tooch4321

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    thinking i might crack open an Abacus tonight.
    I just got confirmation and I will be picking up the final piece to your box tonight. I've hounding and chasing this guy around and it's an extra, so you better love this shit... Also, I hope you have no plans tonight because that's a big beer for just one person!
     


  5. bdeuce22

    bdeuce22 Senior member

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    what's the bottle total up to. i've lost count.
     


  6. Tooch4321

    Tooch4321 Senior member

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    1 - '11 Three Floyds Dark Lord
    1 - Russian River Pliny the Elder
    2 - Goose Island Big John
    1 - Three Floyds Dreadnaught
    1 - '09 Three Floyds Behemoth Barleywine
    1 - Firestone Walker Double Jack
    1 - Firestone Walker Porter
    1 - Homebrew
    1 or 2 - ??? (it's a surprise!)

    A box totaling just over $100 American dollars...
     


  7. Rambo

    Rambo Senior member

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  8. bdeuce22

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    1 - '11 Three Floyds Dark Lord
    1 - Russian River Pliny the Elder
    2 - Goose Island Big John
    1 - Three Floyds Dreadnaught
    1 - '09 Three Floyds Behemoth Barleywine
    1 - Firestone Walker Double Jack
    1 - Firestone Walker Porter
    1 - Homebrew
    1 or 2 - ??? (it's a surprise!)

    A box totaling just over $100 American dollars...


    [​IMG]
     


  9. Tooch4321

    Tooch4321 Senior member

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    [​IMG]

    I hope you make the box your sending back rain just as much as mine!
     


  10. bdeuce22

    bdeuce22 Senior member

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    [​IMG]
     


  11. Aaron01

    Aaron01 Senior member

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    Afternoon koppage: Allagash Confluence 2011 The Bruery Cuir (75% ale / 25% ale aged in bourbon barrels) Ayinger Celebrator Russian River Pliny the Elder Espresso Oak Aged Yeti More on Friday...
    [​IMG]
    Thoughts? I still haven't cracked any of the 10 that I have
     


  12. bdeuce22

    bdeuce22 Senior member

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    it's really good. it's hitting me right now as i had a small-ish dinner. lots of bourbon, vanilla, and other sweet dessert notes on the nose. you can't really detect he high ABV because of the sweet flavors. it's damn good.

    can't wait to get some more. [​IMG]
     


  13. chrisjr

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    kwak! the best
     


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    it's really good. it's hitting me right now as i had a small-ish dinner. lots of bourbon, vanilla, and other sweet dessert notes on the nose. you can't really detect he high ABV because of the sweet flavors. it's damn good.

    can't wait to get some more. [​IMG]


    Looks dark in your pic for a Barleywine. Is that true, or a trick of lighting?

    I got a tour of the FW brewery from the brewmaster years ago, through personal connections. The most interesting thing they were doing at the time was a barrel aged DIPA. Looks like they've gotten a lot more creative.

    Going to have to find a way to get my hands on a couple of these.
     


  15. bdeuce22

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    lighting. it looks more like root beer.
     


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