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    Friday beer thread...

    I think it's in the best interest of the site if we have a weekly beer thread.

    Anyhow, what's everyone drinking lately? I have finals starting monday, so I'm not imbibing much, but having a couple cold ones before bed gets me through these long days of acting like I'm studying, while wasting time on CF. I picked up the Flying Dog Canis Major mix pack at Hy-Vee on Mills Civic last night. Tried the Imperial Porter (9.2% ABV) and the Horn Dog Barley Wine (10.2% ABV) and enjoyed both. Have to give the edge to the Porter though. Although it isn't a "summer" beer by any stretch of the imagination, it was pretty tasty. Lot's of dark chocolate/espresso flavors, with a warming sensation due to the high alcohol content. Tonight/this afternoon will bring me to the Double Dog IPA (which I've had before and enjoy) and the Kerberos Tripel, which I haven't had yet.


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    Re: Friday beer thread...

    I had a Blue Moon after biking Wednesday night. But only because the Amber Boch keg was out.

    Tasty.....

    And I had a Boulevard Wheat at the I-Cubs last Friday - only because the Cub Club doesn't have Amber Boch on tap.

    (I don't experiment much with beer)



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    Re: Friday beer thread...

    Bell's Amber Ale.

    Pretty good stuff.



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    Re: Friday beer thread...

    Been working on sample packs from Tommyknocker and Pyramid Brewing Companys. Good stuff outta both.



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    Re: Friday beer thread...

    Quote Originally Posted by cstrunk View Post
    Bell's Amber Ale.

    Pretty good stuff.
    Bell's is awesome. I like pretty much everything I've had of theirs...


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    Re: Friday beer thread...

    Boddingtons Pub Ale

    It's an English bitter ale that is really smooth and creamy.



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    Re: Friday beer thread...

    Anyone ever tried this: Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier? Tried it in KC a few months ago and loved it! It is a bit expensive though...

    http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/252/731/



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    Re: Friday beer thread...

    Tonight is gonna be gross beer night. Im gonna try to get through the 2 six packs of olde main that i bought earlier this week, which is some of the worst stuff ive ever had, and then hit the rest of the "new" old style case i bought last week. Not looking forward to tomorrow morning.



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    Re: Friday beer thread...

    Are You Worthy?

    I just finished prepping my boat for a weekend on the water and just popped the cap on my first Arrogant Bastard! Great beer but not for everyone!



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    Re: Friday beer thread...

    I've been sticking to homebrew lately. I have to get some bitter drank before it comes time to keg my latest APA.

    The wife picked up the canis major pack as well the other day. I liked all of it, really. The Gonzo is very solid.


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    Re: Friday beer thread...

    Quote Originally Posted by jrastrel View Post
    Boddingtons Pub Ale

    It's an English bitter ale that is really smooth and creamy.
    I had this stuff for the first time last weekend at a beer tasting. I really liked it but I don't think I could drink too many of them.



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    Re: Friday beer thread...

    The hub picked up a few things from John's Grocery in IC last weekend, one being the Ommegang bottle-conditioned ale. That was darn tasty.

    My favorite by far is the Left Hand Milk Stout. I had a Samuel Smith Oatmeal Stout last weekend, too. I hadn't had one of those since People's closing party.



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    Re: Friday beer thread...

    I'll be getting a 12-pack of landshark tonight to relax before finals.



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    Re: Friday beer thread...

    Southren Tier's wheat was also consumed by me recently. Very good, light wheat with hops that reminded me of a pale ale. Interesting, but effective mix.



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    Oooh I like the Shark.



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