The Official Beer Thread

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

  1. munchausen

    munchausen Senior member

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    I will be in southern California next weekend. Other than Pliny the Elder, what regional beers should I try? We already get Stone, Ballast Point, Green Flash, Dogfish Head in Texas. Looking for something I can't get locally.
     
  2. bdeuce22

    bdeuce22 Senior member

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    Firestone Walker
    The Bruery
    Lost Abbey
     
  3. OmniscientCause

    OmniscientCause Senior member

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    Alpine if you can find some.
     
  4. SJC83

    SJC83 Well-Known Member

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    If anyone has any Heady Topper they want to sell/trade lemme know.

    I can get anything and everything from Ohio:

    Great Lakes
    Fat Heads
    Hoppin Frog
    Brew Kettle
    Columbus
    Founders
    Bells

    Thanks,

    Sam
     
  5. erictheobscure

    erictheobscure Senior member

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    Tried some Ommegang Iron Throne. It was drinkable but completely unremarkable. Fortunately, it was only $3.50 at a local bar.
     
  6. OmniscientCause

    OmniscientCause Senior member

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    I forgot to add drakes to the list of Cali beers to try.
     
  7. Kid Nickels

    Kid Nickels Senior member

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    +1 to Green Flash... love the IPA. How about this?

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    Lagunitas: A Little Sumpin Sumpin Ale
     
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  8. kwilkinson

    kwilkinson Having a Ball

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    Little sumpin sumpin is good. I think Lagunitas sucks and undercover investigation ale are better, but that's good shiz.
     
  9. Joffrey

    Joffrey Senior member

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    Working on some Star Hill Saison
     
  10. Kid Nickels

    Kid Nickels Senior member

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    I honestly don't know much about Lagunitas... had just heard the Sumpin Sumpin was pretty good and have been wanting to try it. Haven't been in Cali too long so I'm still getting acquainted myself. :nodding:
     
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  11. munchausen

    munchausen Senior member

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    Thanks for the suggestions. Lagunitas and Firestone Walker are both here in TX but I will keep my eyes peeled for the other stuff.
     
  12. concealed

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    Any recommendations in Pittsburgh?
     
  13. OmniscientCause

    OmniscientCause Senior member

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    You driving or flying back to MA? If driving could hit up tired hands, its outside philly.
     
  14. texas_jack

    texas_jack Senior member

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    Dark Lord day this year was far far improved from last year. I actually had a really good time. It expanded outside the brewery grounds so it was way less crowded and they fixed the stupid lines for everything. I drank 2009 vanilla bean dark lord, 2013 dark lord, and moscatel dark lord on tap. I also got my bottles plus a bottle of the port barrel dark lord. If you can get tickets I recommend going next year. I wouldn't have said that based on last year.
     
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    Driving a rental one way, flying back. Adds like 50 miles to the trip to swing through Philly, probably do that.
     

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