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Re: Favorite Beer?

Postby SpringsHiker » Tue Apr 09, 2013 3:52 pm

I recently came across a limited release IPA from Stone that has turned out to be excellent. It's called "Enjoy by 04/20/13" with an apparent nod to those who enjoy...other things than beer. I would put this in the Pliny class--very fresh, hoppy and citrusy.
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Re: Favorite Beer?

Postby ajkagy » Tue Apr 09, 2013 4:58 pm

^^^ stone did another one that was enjoy by Dec 21st, 2012 (end of the mayan calendar). Sounds like they are just trying to come up with clever ways to sell their beer.
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Re: Favorite Beer?

Postby dehrlich101 » Tue Apr 09, 2013 5:05 pm

Two Hearted Ale from Bell's Brewing! I recently discovered that they distribute in Arizona, so I had a friend pick me up a case while he was down there. Great IPA! If you're in the area its worth picking up a 6 - pack or two.

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Re: Favorite Beer?

Postby Johnson » Tue Apr 09, 2013 11:49 pm

SpringsHiker wrote:I recently came across a limited release IPA from Stone that has turned out to be excellent. It's called "Enjoy by 04/20/13" with an apparent nod to those who enjoy...other things than beer. I would put this in the Pliny class--very fresh, hoppy and citrusy.



AAAHHH!!!!!! :detonate:

I have been looking for that! Where did you find it?
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Re: Favorite Beer?

Postby Johnson » Tue Apr 09, 2013 11:52 pm

Dave B wrote:I'm not a New Belgium fan, for the most part, but this is a phenomenal imperial IPA.

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And since it was mentioned several times since, I HAD to try it. I have all but given up on NB and so to hear a few folks mention this.... I am on my 3rd one. Unique. Tasty!
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Re: Favorite Beer?

Postby Bean » Wed Apr 10, 2013 5:19 am

Johnson wrote:
SpringsHiker wrote:I recently came across a limited release IPA from Stone that has turned out to be excellent. It's called "Enjoy by 04/20/13" with an apparent nod to those who enjoy...other things than beer. I would put this in the Pliny class--very fresh, hoppy and citrusy.



AAAHHH!!!!!! :detonate:

I have been looking for that! Where did you find it?

Applejack had it last time I was in.

Another fan of Rampant here. It's not mind-blowingly good, but it's worth getting. I'm not big on anything else from NB but Rampant might enter a regular rotation.
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Re: Favorite Beer?

Postby ajkagy » Wed Apr 10, 2013 7:22 am

Bean wrote:Another fan of Rampant here. It's not mind-blowingly good, but it's worth getting. I'm not big on anything else from NB but Rampant might enter a regular rotation.


have you had their super IPA? I think it tastes really similar to Avery's Maharaja
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Re: Favorite Beer?

Postby SpringsHiker » Wed Apr 10, 2013 12:42 pm

Johnson wrote:I have been looking for that! Where did you find it?


I managed to buy one bottle at Coal Train (they had 2 left but selling 1/customer and long gone) and I bought 4 at Cork & Bottle in Monument. I have not found any more since.
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Re: Favorite Beer?

Postby Matt » Sun Apr 14, 2013 7:54 pm

Latest Lagunitas Discovery: The Undercover Investigation Shut Down Ale
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Re: Favorite Beer?

Postby EmmaM » Sun Apr 14, 2013 9:11 pm

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How Mountain Sun's 'Girl Scout Stout' should have tasted.

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Re: Favorite Beer?

Postby madbuck » Sun Apr 14, 2013 10:18 pm

EmmaM wrote:
How Mountain Sun's 'Girl Scout Stout' should have tasted.


Wow, thanks, sounds intriguing (and better than the artificial and strangely non-perishable cookies) -- I would have missed it, as I haven't seen it locally, yet ratebeer.com tells me where to find it in Ft. Collins (287 liquors). Sweet! (And cool logo).
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Re: Favorite Beer?

Postby madbuck » Sun Apr 14, 2013 10:29 pm

Tomorrow, April 15th -- the macro-micro Sam Adam's gets the nod for Patriot's Day day. Simply balanced for drinking after finishing the marathon; a session of drunkenly cheering runners and Red Sox all day; a lunch beer after sneaking the marathon feed at work; or taking the sting out of writing a check to the IRS. YMMV.

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