Beer for this weekend?

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  1. ChrisMWilliams

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    After last night, I need a six pack, or three.

    Anything new out there I should try? Gonna run to the store here in a bit.

    Some good games the next few nights.
     
  2. mramseyISU

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    Fareway is running a buy 2 get 1 free on six packs of shocktop this weekend. I grabbed some pretzel wheat.
     
  3. ECIRT.KCAJ

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    same.... tequila clear (no oak)...
     
  4. ChrisMWilliams

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    Shocktop is one beer I've just never been able to get into.
     
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  5. AdamJGray

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    After last night I say skip the beer and go right to the hard stuff.
     
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  6. cc1091

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    "After last night... "
    The Oja at Iowa Brewing Company is (if I remember correctly) 7.6% and is good. Available in a large can at the brewery.

    For me, I need something with a little more alcohol after last night. I saw an 18% beer available somewhere, and I liked it (I think it was a guest tap from Backpocket available at Iowa Brewing Company.. and I'm sure its no longer there). May have to settle for Peace Tree's Blonde Fatale at 8._%
     
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    When I'm looking for new stuff I grab the sampler pack at HyVee liquor. Good way to try some stuff without buying a whole six pack of something. I'll take a flier on one or two wierd ones and get three or so I'm pretty sure I will like. That's how I found out I like the coffee beers. Who knew?
     
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  9. Cybyassociation

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    I've always been a fan of Stone's Go To IPA for a session IPA. Only 4.8% abv and comes in cans now.
     
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  10. intrepid27

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    Bought a New Belgium Collaboration Variety 12 pack last weekend. 6 different limited release beers that they made with other local brewers. Mostly pale ales and a couple IPAs. All very good beers.
     
  11. cycloneworld

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    Had something while in Sioux City for work that was one of the strangest beer combinations - yet it was good - Boulevard's Funky Pumpkin. A "spiced sour" worth trying. Haven't seen it around Des Moines yet but I've been looking.

    https://www.boulevard.com/BoulevardBeers/funky-pumpkin/
     
  12. digZ

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    No Busch Light?
     
  13. CarlHungus

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    Threads like this make me miss the keg shop and their fire sales. Kids today don't know what they're missing out on.
     
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  14. jburke

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    would recommend hard liquor..... I have nothing but bad feeling.....
     
  15. Rabbuk

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    Ever clear and Kool aid
     
  16. CloniesForLife

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    If you are talking about for the game this weekend then the correct answer is a lot.
     
  17. Al_4_State

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    Something with a high enough ABV to black the hell out from.
     
  18. NATEizKING

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    I had Schlafly Pumpkin Ale - 8% and Exile - Oktoberfest 5.1% this past Sunday. Schlafly Pumpkin has been one of my favorites, was disappointed in the Exile though.
     
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  19. RedDog

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    Case of Strohs Light long necks... $2.99 plus deposit. Even youth could not overcome those headaches.
     
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  20. RotatingColumn

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    Hey CW, is your pumpkin beer power rankings out yet?

    Pumpkin sounded horrible to me but you kept at it until I tried the Liene's. Changed my life forever.
     

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