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#1 BSLSethBondroff

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Posted 05 August 2013 - 07:17 PM

I think the title is self explanatory. Thanks in advance.

 


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Posted 05 August 2013 - 07:22 PM

That's pretty broad. What sort of flavor do you prefer? Maybe this will help.

 

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Posted 05 August 2013 - 07:27 PM

That's pretty broad. What sort of flavor do you prefer? Maybe this will help.

 

http://www.splendidt...ow-to-pair-them

Based on those Categories i would say Crisp or Roast.


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Posted 05 August 2013 - 07:37 PM

You might like Belgian beers. I had some really great beers when I went there a few years ago. Some that I liked that I know you can find in the States without much trouble are Chimay, Leffe and Duvel. One of the best beers I've had in my life is the Westvleteren 12, but you'll have to go to Belgium for that one.



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Posted 05 August 2013 - 07:41 PM

You might like Belgian beers. I had some really great beers when I went there a few years ago. Some that I liked that I know you can find in the States without much trouble are Chimay, Leffe and Duvel. One of the best beers I've had in my life is the Westvleteren 12, but you'll have to go to Belgium for that one.

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Posted 05 August 2013 - 07:44 PM

I recommend hefeweizens (wheat beers) and porters, if you like crisp and roast. For an easy-to-find American hefeweizen, try Troegs Dreamweaver. For a true German hefeweizen, I highly recommend Ayinger Brau-Weisse (or any of the other Ayinger offshoots, like the Ur-Weisse). For porters, there are a bunch of good ones. Anchor porter, Smuttynose Robust Porter, Flying Dog Gonzo, and Sam Smith Taddy Porter. Best of luck. It just takes one really good find to keep you coming back for more...


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Posted 05 August 2013 - 07:46 PM

I recommend hefeweizens (wheat beers) and porters, if you like crisp and roast. For an easy-to-find American hefeweizen, try Troegs Dreamweaver. For a true German hefeweizen, I highly recommend Ayinger Brau-Weisse (or any of the other Ayinger offshoots, like the Ur-Weisse). For porters, there are a bunch of good ones. Anchor porter, Smuttynose Robust Porter, Flying Dog Gonzo, and Sam Smith Taddy Porter. Best of luck. It just takes one really good find to keep you coming back for more...

Thanks Chris...I'll try a bunch of these until i find a few that I like.


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Posted 05 August 2013 - 08:11 PM

If you want to try something completely different, try a Lindemans Framboise Lambic Beer.

 

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Posted 05 August 2013 - 08:12 PM

I recommend hefeweizens (wheat beers) and porters, if you like crisp and roast. For an easy-to-find American hefeweizen, try Troegs Dreamweaver. For a true German hefeweizen, I highly recommend Ayinger Brau-Weisse (or any of the other Ayinger offshoots, like the Ur-Weisse). For porters, there are a bunch of good ones. Anchor porter, Smuttynose Robust Porter, Flying Dog Gonzo, and Sam Smith Taddy Porter. Best of luck. It just takes one really good find to keep you coming back for more...

 

Agree 100% on wheat beers.  Try a Blue Moon with a slice of orange in it. Very mild, very good.


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Posted 05 August 2013 - 08:27 PM

Noted...Thanks for all of the suggestions.

 

of course, I'm going to need a second mortgage to try all of these, but whatever.


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Posted 05 August 2013 - 08:49 PM

Chris with some good recommendations.

 

Flying Dog makes some really good intro beers, would recommend trying them if you want a few ones to potentially move you into the "craft" market.



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Posted 05 August 2013 - 09:02 PM

Sam Smith Oatmeal Stout

Sierra Nevada Torpedo

Goose Island IPA (although the quality has severly gone down since Bud bought them)

 

I would try those in addition to the suggestions already listed.  If you find any of these to your liking, it will help for further suggestions.

 

BTW, ol' McNutty has a handful of Westy 12s that are about 3 years old.


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Posted 05 August 2013 - 09:16 PM

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Posted 06 August 2013 - 06:34 AM

Leinenkugel Summer Shandy and Orange Shandy
Blue Moon
21st Amendment Hell or High Watermelon
Abita Purple Haze

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Natty Boh

Because the logo is so awesome and its what you drink at Os games. All things considered its not a bad "normal" beer. Better than other beers in its price range.

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Posted 06 August 2013 - 07:10 AM

I recommend hefeweizens (wheat beers) and porters, if you like crisp and roast. For an easy-to-find American hefeweizen, try Troegs Dreamweaver. For a true German hefeweizen, I highly recommend Ayinger Brau-Weisse (or any of the other Ayinger offshoots, like the Ur-Weisse). For porters, there are a bunch of good ones. Anchor porter, Smuttynose Robust Porter, Flying Dog Gonzo, and Sam Smith Taddy Porter. Best of luck. It just takes one really good find to keep you coming back for more...

Great suggestions for the wheat bears.  As far as the porters go it might be a good idea to skip the Gonzo, that's an imperial porter and a pretty strong one at 9% not exactly easy drinking for a non beer drinker.  I would recommend Evo's Lucky 7 porter, much smoother and still a beer brewed in Maryland.



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Posted 06 August 2013 - 11:21 AM

As far as the porters go it might be a good idea to skip the Gonzo, that's an imperial porter and a pretty strong one at 9% not exactly easy drinking for a non beer drinker.  I would recommend Evo's Lucky 7 porter, much smoother and still a beer brewed in Maryland.

 

This is a good point, I second this suggestion.



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Posted 06 August 2013 - 02:55 PM

Sam Smith Oatmeal Stout

Sierra Nevada Torpedo

Goose Island IPA (although the quality has severly gone down since Bud bought them)

 

I would try those in addition to the suggestions already listed.  If you find any of these to your liking, it will help for further suggestions.

 

BTW, ol' McNutty has a handful of Westy 12s that are about 3 years old.

 

I'll be on the next plane to NYC.  :wink:



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Posted 06 August 2013 - 03:15 PM

Coors Light

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Posted 06 August 2013 - 03:22 PM

Milwaukee's Best

 


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