What is Your Favorite Brand(s) of Beer ???

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RE: What is Your Favorite Brand(s) of Beer ??? 2007/12/30 10:06:01 (permalink)
No matter whta you drink at home, try the local brews when you are traveling - there's a whole lot of very nice stuff out there.

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RE: What is Your Favorite Brand(s) of Beer ??? 2007/12/30 10:10:36 (permalink)
They say that beer is the new wine.

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RE: What is Your Favorite Brand(s) of Beer ??? 2007/12/30 10:27:07 (permalink)
I drink so many different micros I couldn't name a favorite but my go to "when I'm in the beer store" beers are always the same...

Fullers London Porter
Samual Smith's Oatmeal Stout
Guinness Extra Stout
Anchor Porter (my every day beer)
And any ice beer when I have tomato juice and Tabasco readily available.

For a small area we have a pretty good selection of micro brews (and high alcohol brews) from around the country ..everything from Ayinger to Victory and just about anything you could come up with in-between.



quote:
Originally posted by wanderingjew
but I will "settle" for a Sam Adams if that's the only choice besides the disgusting stuff



Yep, it's a good day for beer drinkers when you can settle for Sam Adams...a good brewery putting out some very drinkable brews. I can recall when settling meant a Bud or "I'll pass" which was usually my answer if there was no tomato juice and hot sauce on hand.


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RE: What is Your Favorite Brand(s) of Beer ??? 2007/12/30 10:28:48 (permalink)
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Originally posted by wheregreggeats.com

They say that beer is the new wine.




What does that make wine?
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RE: What is Your Favorite Brand(s) of Beer ??? 2007/12/30 11:14:11 (permalink)
These are in order of ranking:

1. Full Sail / IPA
2. Bridgport / IPA
3. Stone Brewing / IPA
4. Arrogant Bastard / Ale
5. Moose Drool / Brown Ale
6. McMinnimans / Terminator
7. McMinnimans / Ruby
8. Mt. Hood Brewing / Oatmeal Stout
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RE: What is Your Favorite Brand(s) of Beer ??? 2007/12/30 11:15:39 (permalink)
P.S.
9. Rock Bottom / IPA
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RE: What is Your Favorite Brand(s) of Beer ??? 2007/12/30 11:17:06 (permalink)
I'm very proud to say that I'm a Budwiser fan. They don't call it the King of Beers for nothing.
Many years ago I was a Haffenreffer drinker and an ocaisonal Piel's.
When I can get it there is a good Scottish beer called Tennant's, I really enjoy that.
Someone just gave me a case of Ipswich Ale for Christmass, I'll save that for the guests on New Years day. They will enjoy it more than me.
Local Costco sells Bud 36packs for 21 bucks, not a bad price.
I see PBR mentioned here, huge seller in Portland Me. I understand that it is now brewed in Texas. Chow Jim
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RE: What is Your Favorite Brand(s) of Beer ??? 2007/12/30 11:49:03 (permalink)
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RE: What is Your Favorite Brand(s) of Beer ??? 2007/12/30 12:03:26 (permalink)
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Originally posted by Brad_Olson

quote:
Originally posted by Davydd

quote:
Originally posted by desertdog

In no particular order.

Milwaukee's Best
Natural Light
Hamm's
Pabst Blue Ribbon
Schlitz
Blatz
Grainbelt
Old Milwaukee

That reads like a blast from the past.

"Blast" is right. With a list like that I suspect DD's underwear brand isn't Hanes or Jockey, but Odor-Eaters.
Someone gave my dad a 12-pack of Hamm's for Christmas back in 1981. Even though I was underage at the time he didn't object when I took it back to college with me...I didn't realize until later that he got the better of that deal.

Brad


The only one of those on the list that I may had had since about 1980 would be a PBR just this past summer.

I was on my way up to Las Vegas and stopped in Wikieup for some darn good BBQ.(Eat at Joes) I could not resist washing it down with an ice cold Pabst in the can.


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RE: What is Your Favorite Brand(s) of Beer ??? 2007/12/30 12:07:20 (permalink)
I am patiently waiting for Bell's Brewery Hopslam Ale to arrive. It is a seasonal brew available in January. A biting, bitter, tongue bruiser of an ale. With a name like Hopslam, what did you expect? 10% alcohol content. I think it may be the one Bell's brew I have not tried.
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RE: What is Your Favorite Brand(s) of Beer ??? 2007/12/30 12:56:39 (permalink)
I try a lot of imports and small labels-but for everyday--I like Shiner Bock and --when i van get it here in rural Oklahoma--my real favorites are Sierra Nevada----Pale Ale,Stout.Porter.Celebration Ale and BIGFOOT ALE!!!---and also Butte Creek Brewery products(a much smaller brewery.that produces really good organic ales and beer I especially like the India Pale Ale and the Porter-also in the same town-Chico Ca) If any of you get out that way--Chico is a GREAT town to tour both breweries--and Sierra Nevada has a killer pub and world class music venue that features blues and is the home stage for a new NPR blues show called Sierra Stage---AND--the place is BEAUTIFUL!!! and now surrounded by their own hops fields! If you do get there--order a bunch of appetizers--(one of each) and the beer sampler-which gives you a BUNCH of short beers to sample--including several that they only serve on tap at the pub--my son took me there for Fathers Day for this meal--trust me--it's good
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RE: What is Your Favorite Brand(s) of Beer ??? 2007/12/30 13:18:38 (permalink)
Butte Creek's pretty good. We get all the west Coast stuff, so I'm sort of a cheap good beer drinker, as there's always one brand on sale each week for about $4.99 to $5.99 a six pack at my local store.
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RE: What is Your Favorite Brand(s) of Beer ??? 2007/12/30 13:58:51 (permalink)
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Now, if there are any Bud drinkers out there ...


Bud's my fallback position if they're not serving Pyramid. I didn't think to mention it because it's not what I bring home to drink/cook with. However, it does just fine for me in the little hole in the wall Mexican joints that seldom offer Pyramid. In fact, you could say I'm a big fan of Bud and have been since I forever swore off Coors back in the seventies.
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RE: What is Your Favorite Brand(s) of Beer ??? 2007/12/30 14:27:47 (permalink)
Any of the beers from the New Belgian Brewery. I especially like the 1554 Brussels Style Black Ale.
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RE: What is Your Favorite Brand(s) of Beer ??? 2007/12/30 14:32:23 (permalink)
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quote:
Originally posted by wanderingjew
but I will "settle" for a Sam Adams if that's the only choice besides the disgusting stuff



Yep, it's a good day for beer drinkers when you can settle for Sam Adams...a good brewery putting out some very drinkable brews. I can recall when settling meant a Bud or "I'll pass" which was usually my answer if there was no tomato juice and hot sauce on hand.





Absolutely, if I can't settle for "Sam" then it will be either a gin and tonic or a diet coke
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RE: What is Your Favorite Brand(s) of Beer ??? 2007/12/30 15:46:07 (permalink)
I seem to recall dropping back from the pack at the first Glee Club Meeting, and having a Bigfoot on draft in Memphis with Tiki, somewhere close to the Rendezvous.
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RE: What is Your Favorite Brand(s) of Beer ??? 2007/12/30 17:02:45 (permalink)
Coors light
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RE: What is Your Favorite Brand(s) of Beer ??? 2007/12/30 17:26:36 (permalink)
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Originally posted by Davydd

Anything by Bell's Brewing out of Comstock, MI. Everything they brew is excellent.


A man after my own heart.

I also enjoy Smithwick's and Labatt. And when we're particularly broke, PBR.
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RE: What is Your Favorite Brand(s) of Beer ??? 2007/12/30 17:29:01 (permalink)

This brings to mind the old Monty Python joke/riddle:

Q: Why is drinking American beer like having sex in a canoe?

A: Because it's F***ing close to water!

Obviously, they were thinking of Bud, Miller, Pabst, Coors, and all of the other "popular" American brews.
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RE: What is Your Favorite Brand(s) of Beer ??? 2007/12/30 19:06:25 (permalink)
Depends on who is buying !!!!!!

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RE: What is Your Favorite Brand(s) of Beer ??? 2007/12/30 19:14:20 (permalink)
Christian Moerlein !!
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RE: What is Your Favorite Brand(s) of Beer ??? 2007/12/30 23:22:56 (permalink)
Chimay from Belgium is my favorite. Actually, anything brewed in Belgium......especially the Trappist ales.
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RE: What is Your Favorite Brand(s) of Beer ??? 2007/12/31 07:36:55 (permalink)
Victory Golden Monkey
Duvel
Chimay Bleu
Ommegang

These are a few of my favorite things.....
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RE: What is Your Favorite Brand(s) of Beer ??? 2007/12/31 10:45:46 (permalink)
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Originally posted by rouxdog

Coors light


Ok--nice soda pop--now what kind of BEER do you like!?
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RE: What is Your Favorite Brand(s) of Beer ??? 2007/12/31 10:48:02 (permalink)
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Originally posted by Poverty Pete

I seem to recall dropping back from the pack at the first Glee Club Meeting, and having a Bigfoot on draft in Memphis with Tiki, somewhere close to the Rendezvous.


and a couple of other pints too!--oh--and it was the SECOND meeting
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RE: What is Your Favorite Brand(s) of Beer ??? 2007/12/31 14:30:09 (permalink)
In order:

Oceanside Aleworks American Strong Ale
Stone IPA
Alpine Beer Company Exponential Hoppiness
Alesmith Yulesmith Double IPA
Stone Ruination IPA
Ballast Point Yellowtail Pale Ale

More to come
, Doatsie
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RE: What is Your Favorite Brand(s) of Beer ??? 2007/12/31 18:45:22 (permalink)
I pretty much stick with the NA's these days. Becks NA, O'Douls Amber, etc. Keeps me out of the trees.
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RE: What is Your Favorite Brand(s) of Beer ??? 2008/01/01 14:53:23 (permalink)
quote:
Originally posted by Doatsie82

In order:

Oceanside Aleworks American Strong Ale
Stone IPA
Alpine Beer Company Exponential Hoppiness
Alesmith Yulesmith Double IPA
Stone Ruination IPA
Ballast Point Yellowtail Pale Ale

More to come
, Doatsie



MMMMMM, I like your list better than mine. I'll be over soon!

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RE: What is Your Favorite Brand(s) of Beer ??? 2008/01/01 15:58:14 (permalink)
This outfit makes unbelievably diverse and
delicious beers.
http://www.victorybeer.com/
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RE: What is Your Favorite Brand(s) of Beer ??? 2008/01/01 17:04:59 (permalink)
I loves me some Molson Canadian 6.0 Cold Shots.
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