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    Re: ***Official American Craft Beer Week Thread***

    Quote Originally Posted by 00clone View Post
    I gotta admit...when I grabbed a couple Confluence quarts when I first saw them and didn't realize until after I checked out that they were $10 each (so, $10 for less than 3 beers), I kinda tapped the brakes on the craft beer. I really started looking at prices, and it's like it's an arms race to charge more for the same beer. Now, if we're talking a very heavy beer, or extremely hopped, I understand inputs are more, but I'm likely not grabbing those anyway, so for the same beer, I find it hard to grab those that are 8-10 a six pack, even.

    Yea its tough and annoying. The wife and I usually grab a six pack or 2 of good stuff a week. (10-20ish) and if we are going out to the bar for more than just a drink its good ole InBev time. But if I am sitting around at night, I enjoy a nice craft beer.



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    Re: ***Official American Craft Beer Week Thread***

    Solid choice. I'm heading to a small tour at Peticolas tomorrow night. They are putting on some of their more limited and previous years brews. Still my favorite brewery in north Texas. Deep Ellum is a close second though.


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    Re: ***Official American Craft Beer Week Thread***

    Quote Originally Posted by JHudd View Post
    Solid choice. I'm heading to a small tour at Peticolas tomorrow night. They are putting on some of their more limited and previous years brews. Still my favorite brewery in north Texas. Deep Ellum is a close second though.
    I've gotten some Peticolas here and there, but never more than a couple pints. Another brewery in that area is Community, they are about a year old, pretty good stuff there too (Mosaic IPA is one of the best I've had)



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    Re: ***Official American Craft Beer Week Thread***

    I managed to secure a case of Heady Topper last week. It has been a good week.



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    Re: ***Official American Craft Beer Week Thread***

    Quote Originally Posted by Clone9 View Post
    I managed to secure a case of Heady Topper last week. It has been a good week.
    Are you going to save the dregs to re-pitch in your own wort? ;)



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    Re: ***Official American Craft Beer Week Thread***

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUCyclones2015 View Post
    Does Magic Hat count?

    Drinking Magic Hat #9. So good.
    Happy Hour pricing on Dort all day long at the brew pub.

    I have Chillwave, Rye of the Tiger, Commodore Perry and Lake Erie Monster in my fridge right now. All the IPAs.

    I don't drink that much beer anymore, but I sure like to buy it. I give it away before it goes bad.


    This should be interesting:
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    Re: ***Official American Craft Beer Week Thread***

    Quote Originally Posted by stormchaser2014 View Post
    New Glarus Spotted Cow and Totally Naked
    I love both those beers and am heading to Wisconsin next week. Have you tried Moon Man or Back 40?



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    Re: ***Official American Craft Beer Week Thread***

    Quote Originally Posted by Al_4_State View Post
    Stopped in at Toppling Goliath yesterday and had a mug of 1492 IPA (single hop Columbus), and then had a Prairie Funky Galaxy and Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold while watching hockey.

    Drinking a Sierra Nevada Summerfest right now.

    I'll have to get into to TG again this week since they're putting out their Millenium Falcon APA to celebrate Craft Beer Week. Or just have my wife bring a few growlers home.
    Great Lakes has some really good stuff. Where do you find it?



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    Re: ***Official American Craft Beer Week Thread***

    Quote Originally Posted by stormchaser2014 View Post
    New Glarus Spotted Cow and Totally Naked
    I'm at home in WI, which means I've been drinking New Glarus..

    Moon Man and Two Women are what I've been sipping



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    Re: ***Official American Craft Beer Week Thread***

    Quote Originally Posted by WhatchaGonnaDo View Post
    I'm at home in WI, which means I've been drinking New Glarus..

    Moon Man and Two Women are what I've been sipping

    Before I move south I will need to make the 2 1/2 hour drive to WI to pick some spotted cow up. Maybe a 6 pack or 30.


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    Re: ***Official American Craft Beer Week Thread***

    My brother is coming in to town on Friday for our cousins wedding this weekend. I'll be opening this (on the left):



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    Re: ***Official American Craft Beer Week Thread***

    Quote Originally Posted by Cybyassociation View Post
    My brother is coming in to town on Friday for our cousins wedding this weekend. I'll be opening this (on the left):
    I'm going to visit Cantillon in September. I've never had it but by the reviews I've seen, I think I'll like it a lot. I wish I could ship a case home without it costing so much.



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    Re: ***Official American Craft Beer Week Thread***

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonin View Post
    I've gotten some Peticolas here and there, but never more than a couple pints. Another brewery in that area is Community, they are about a year old, pretty good stuff there too (Mosaic IPA is one of the best I've had)
    I second Community's Mosaic IPA. My friend brought some back from TX and it was delicious.



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    Re: ***Official American Craft Beer Week Thread***

    Quote Originally Posted by dmclone View Post
    I'm going to visit Cantillon in September. I've never had it but by the reviews I've seen, I think I'll like it a lot. I wish I could ship a case home without it costing so much.
    Just bring an extra bag to check when you fly back.



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    Just bring an extra bag to check when you fly back.
    I may have to do this. I'll have to make sure it's really protected though.



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