Random Beer Thread

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  1. Clones21

    Clones21 Well-Known Member

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    #1 Clones21, Sep 26, 2010
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    I just put down a Newcastle Brown Ale and a Sam Adams Black Lager for the first time. I enjoyed the Sam Adams much better then the brown ale, but maybe thats because i'm just a bigger fan of dark beers and like that chocolate and coffee taste. The Black Lager opened my eyes a bit though. Sam Adams makes some great beer. Ever had any of these? I'm sure alot of you have tryed Newcastle.
     
  2. cyclonedave25

    cyclonedave25 Well-Known Member

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    I'm a fan of Sam Adams Summer Ale. Never really tried any other Sam Adams beers.
     
  3. Clones21

    Clones21 Well-Known Member

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    You've got to check them out! Great stuff.
     
  4. cyclonedave25

    cyclonedave25 Well-Known Member

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    Does Sam Adams make any good wheat beers? I'm a fan of wheat beer, especially some Boulevard Wheat.
     
  5. CtownCyclone

    CtownCyclone Well-Known Member

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    I like the Sam Adams Black. Good beer. I also am not necessarily a fan of Newcastle. To each his own, but Sam Adams has quite a few good brews out there. Summer Ale is awesome, as is Cherry Wheat. Those are my go-to picks (along with Leinie's Summer Shandy when I can get it!).
     
  6. Clones21

    Clones21 Well-Known Member

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    Sam Adams Coastal Wheat is my favorite of theirs. I'm sure you can find better wheat beers out there though.
     
  7. Jack & Hilton

    Jack & Hilton Well-Known Member

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    Aren't you 12?
     
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  8. Clones21

    Clones21 Well-Known Member

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    Haha no. Why does everyone think that. I guess i act like it sometimes, but i dont mean to.
     
  9. CycloneYoda

    CycloneYoda Well-Known Member

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    If you liked the Newcastle, you may enjoy Old Speckled Hen. About $13 for a sixer, but good stuff.
     
  10. cyfanatic

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    I really enjoyed the Coastal Wheat...but there Summer Ale is very good too! And the Cherry Wheat...wait...I might be able to say that about every Sam Adams beer I have tried!
     
  11. chewbocka

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    Sam Adams Oktoberfest is pretty good
     
  12. Ms3r4ISU

    Ms3r4ISU Well-Known Member

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    We've been told to try Schell's Oktoberfest. Anyone had it this year?
     
  13. Mrs.ISUFan22

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    Blue Moon's Harvest Moon is pretty good!!
     
  14. cycoOJfan89

    cycoOJfan89 Active Member

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    Sam Adams may just be my favorite brewery. Most beer they make is legit, except for their Cherry Wheat...

    Most people I've talked to don't like Sam Adams and they are very underrated! They do however win international awards to back themselves up, but Americans can't even enjoy a "real" beer that is made in America. When I have Sam Adams Brown Ale and I offer it to a friend and they respond "naw, I'll take a Keystone" it worries me about our beer knowledge. My generation has been ruined for beer drinkers, most of my friends prefer Lite beer over any other beer and I, myself, don't even consider Lite beer, beer at all (because it isn't).
     
  15. CycloneGB

    CycloneGB Well-Known Member

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    It worries you? Seems a little bit dramatic..
     
  16. SC Cy

    SC Cy Well-Known Member

    I did a little comparison this weekend between Leinenkugel's Octoberfest and Sam Adams Octoberfest. Leinenkugel's won hands down which kind of surprised me. It was actually the first time I'd had Leinie's Octoberfest and it was fantastic. Of the four people that did "the challenge", all four picked Leinie's.
     
  17. cycoOJfan89

    cycoOJfan89 Active Member

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    I suppose it's a little dramatic, but I was trying to get my point across haha
     
  18. Al_4_State

    Al_4_State Well-Known Member

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    Had Shiner and Bell's Oktoberfests last night. Liked 'em both. It's been awhile since I've had Sam Adams Oktoberfest, but I think I liked it. A buddy of mine came down from Minneapolis for the UNI game and brought some Surly Oktoberfest. That was awesome. I really wish they'd sell it in Iowa, or anywhere outside of Minnesota.


    (waiting for isu20023 to call me a beer snob and accuse me of talking down to people who drink different things)
     
  19. Wesley

    Wesley Well-Known Member

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    What will the important people be drinking at the Beer summit in Des Moines tonight?
     
  20. Lloyd88

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    I agree, Leinie's Oktoberfest is the best I've tasted. Millstream is very good as well.
     

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