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    Best Dark Beer?

    Sam Adams Boston Lager and Guinness are both good beers, but I would say that Moose Drool is the best dark beer I've ever had. What say you?



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    Re: Best Dark Beer?

    None of them.



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    Re: Best Dark Beer?

    I like stouts.



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    Re: Best Dark Beer?

    Sammy Smith's Oatmeal Stout is pretty good, as is the Dogfish raisin beer if you want a little bit of a different flavor. I've heard nothing but good things about the Moose Drool but haven't had any.



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    Re: Best Dark Beer?

    Quote Originally Posted by DistrictCyclone View Post
    Sammy Smith's Oatmeal Stout is pretty good, as is the Dogfish raisin beer if you want a little bit of a different flavor. I've heard nothing but good things about the Moose Drool but haven't had any.
    I've not had these yet. I'll have to give them a try



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    Re: Best Dark Beer?

    I can't remember who made it, but my roommate had a double chocolate oatmeal stout.



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    Re: Best Dark Beer?

    I like Newcastle and also Grain Belt Nordeast



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    Re: Best Dark Beer?

    My brother works for Madhouse so that is the only beer I drink anymore.



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    Re: Best Dark Beer?

    I'm a big Shiner Bock fan, and I also enjoy Grain Belt Nordeast.


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    Re: Best Dark Beer?

    Quote Originally Posted by rudiskilz View Post
    My brother works for Madhouse so that is the only beer I drink anymore.
    Because he's forcing you, or because he gets a bunch free? I haven't had too many of theirs that I would recommend to others.

    I'm guessing the OP isn't talking about imperial stouts like Bourbon County, any stout Founders makes, or Stones Imperial Russian Stout...that being said, I really like Founders Porter or New Glarus Coffee Stout.



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    Re: Best Dark Beer?

    Best dark is a Dark IPA home brew. You can find the recipie at Northern Brewer.



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    Re: Best Dark Beer?

    The only good dark beer is dead varmint dark beer, I think.



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    Re: Best Dark Beer?

    I usually head towards the stouts if I'm at a brew pub. Last one I had was a Russian Imperial Stout, which clocked in at 10% ABV.

    Another good stout (which you can only get in certain areas of Houston) is Buffalo Bayou Gingerbread Stout. If you every get to a place where you have an option to taste something like this, I urge you to do so. It was fantastic!



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    Re: Best Dark Beer?

    I just bottled an American Black Ale homebrew a week ago. For those homebrewers out there, it's supposed to be about 70 IBUs. I added 5 oz of hops in a 3 gal recipe, plus an ounce of dry hops. If it tastes as good as it smells it just might become my new favorite dark beer.


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