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Al_4_State

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TG Psuedo Sue
TG Zeelander
New Glarus Moon Man
Surly Fest
Surly Wet

Pliny the Elder
Supplication
Lagunitas Sucks
Founder's All Day
Thomas Hooker Liberator

Hm: Grain Belt
 

cyclonesurveyor

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in no specific order and always changing..

Oskar Blues Mamas Little Yella Pils
Oskar Blues Dale's Pale Ale
Lagunitas Lil sumpin' sumpin' ale
Backpocket Slingshot
Never go wrong with the beer that converted me: Summit Extra Pale Ale

Toppling Goliath Psue & Smoove Opferator
Confluence South Side & Des Moines IPA

We just moved to Kansas and 2 new favorites would be the dunkel and the hoppen doof at KC Bier Co in the Waldo neighborhood.

guilty pleasures: Hamms or High LIfe
 

baller21

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TG Psuedo Sue
TG Pompei
TG Fire Skulls and Money
TG Morning Delight
Pulpit Rock Banana Straws
Pulpit Rock Loopy Lynn
Pulpit Rock Pour-Over Porter
Pulpit Rock/Single Speed Coconut Migration
Reunion DDH Tank Puncher
Lion Bridge Majestic Beast
 
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roundball

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At this moment in time...

1-Toppling Goliath PseudoSue
2-New Glarus Moon Man
3-Green Flash West Coast IPA
4-Allagash White
5-Summit Saga IPA
6-Bell's Hopslam IPA
7-Boulevard Bourbon Barrel Quad
8-Alesmith Speedway Stout
9-Boulevard Rye-on-Rye
10-Founders Breakfast Stout
 

CYCLNST8

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Oh I see- this is a contest to see who has the most sophisticated palette. That being said, I'm surprised no one has listed Busch Light 10x yet.

I'm a simple man with simple tastes:

Miller High Life
Heineken
PBR (I was drinking it long before it was cool)
New Glarus Spotted Cow
Sam Adams Oktoberfest
Old Milwaukee
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Millstream Iowa Pale Ale
Stella Artois
Dos Equis
 

ILikeCy

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I'm going to list a top 5 because I'm guilty in the past of not trying much new stuff - but that is starting to change. Especially with using the untappd app. Really helps pick out wish list items and things to try.
BeerAdvocate has an app now, as well. I have a list of 100+ "Wants", and when I go to the store, it's so easy to just pull up my list on the app and see what I can find.
 

TravelingCY

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Just tried Lone Tree Brewing Company for the first time two weeks ago...top to bottom, one of the best all-around breweries out there that can appeal to many different tastes. I love their Ariadne as well.

All time? Too hard. Here are my top ten right now:

1 - Avery Maharaja Imperial IPA
2 - Lone Tree Brewing Company Mountain Mama Helles
3 - Peace Tree Rye Porter
4 - Dad & Dude's Dank IPA
5 - Coor's Banquet
6 - Boulder Beer Hazed & Infused Dry Hopped Ale
7 - High Hops Brewery's The Power of Zeus American Pale Ale
8 - Avery Ellie's Brown Ale
9 - Left Hand Good Juju ginger ale
10 - PBR
 

ILikeCy

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Oh I see- this is a contest to see who has the most sophisticated palette.
My palette isn't sophisticated at all, but after trying a few good craft beers, its hard to go back to the basics. I used to love Michelob Lite and Miller Lite. Now they taste like water to me and I don't enjoy drinking them at all.

I don't have my full list handy, but a few of my favorites are:
  • Odell 90 Shilling Ale
  • Odell Isolation Ale
  • Lagunitas A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale
  • Boulevard Tank 7
  • Great Divide Old Ruffian Barley Wine
 

3TrueFans

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I don't drink much beer or know anything about it, but when I do buy some I just figure the beer with the most ridiculous name must be the best.
 

NickTheGreat

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BeerAdvocate has an app now, as well. I have a list of 100+ "Wants", and when I go to the store, it's so easy to just pull up my list on the app and see what I can find.
I'll have to try that. I've never been real happy with any of the beer apps.

I don't want to tweets my favs to my BFF's. I just want an app to track what I've had, what I thought of it, and what I'd like to try.

So far my Google Drive Spreadsheet has been the best for that :twitcy:
 

dcxme1183

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Off the top of my head.
Nebraska Brewing Hop God aged in Chard barrels
Acme California IPA
Lagunitas Little Sumpthin
Anchor Steam Liberty Ale
Lucky Bucket Lager
Hopsutra
Nebraska Brewing Nut Brown
1664 Kronenbourg
Yuengling lager
Founders Centennial IPA
Charred? Or chard? Big difference.
 

ILikeCy

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I'll have to try that. I've never been real happy with any of the beer apps.

I don't want to tweets my favs to my BFF's. I just want an app to track what I've had, what I thought of it, and what I'd like to try.

So far my Google Drive Spreadsheet has been the best for that :twitcy:
Funny...I've been using an Excel Spreadsheet. I need to convert it to Google Drive so it is mobile. The BA app is great, but I also like to have it consolidated in my own personal spreadsheet. That's the Iowa State engineer nerd shining through.
 

ISUTKD

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Some friends just brought back some of that Lunch from a wedding they had in Maine.....it's great.
I've found you pretty much can't go wrong with anything Maine Beer Co makes. Unfortunately, it's impossible to get if you aren't in the Northeast... which sucks for me in Phoenix.
 

discydisc

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1 TG King Sue
2 Big Grove IPA
3 Bells Black Note
4 Bells HopSlam (Firkin not bottled)
5 Founders KBS
6 TG Pseudo Sue
7 TG SoSus
8 FFF Alpha King
9 Half Acre Space IPA
10 RR Pliney the Elder

Have a bottle of TG Assassin (2014) that I am anticipating being at the top of this list soon....what a time to be alive.
 

CYCLNST8

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My palette isn't sophisticated at all, but after trying a few good craft beers, its hard to go back to the basics. I used to love Michelob Lite and Miller Lite. Now they taste like water to me and I don't enjoy drinking them at all.

I don't have my full list handy, but a few of my favorites are:
  • Odell 90 Shilling Ale
  • Odell Isolation Ale
  • Lagunitas A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale
  • Boulevard Tank 7
  • Great Divide Old Ruffian Barley Wine
I love a lot of craft beers too. There's just so many I don't know how you guys keep them all straight.
 

ILikeCy

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I love a lot of craft beers too. There's just so many I don't know how you guys keep them all straight.
I can't keep them straight either, except for the ones I have tried and liked, then I remember those. The BA website has been tremendously helpful. A friend introduced me to 90 Shilling, which I loved, so I used BA to identify other top beers in that same style: http://www.beeradvocate.com/beer/style/68/ (although 90 Shilling should really be in the Amber Ale category, not Scottish Ale).
 

RubyClone

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I guess I don't drink much, or at all actually, at home. And I enjoy going to the local craft brew houses when I do go out. So pretty local, or something that recently liked, but may not have regularly - and not in much of an order

1) Confluence Thomas Beck Black IPA
2) 515 Dart Dodger
3) Peace Tree Hop Wrangler - (these are probably in order)
4) Bell's Two hearted
5) Crow Peak 11th Hour IPA
6) Fargo Brewing Wood-Chipper
7) UberBrew HumulusRidiculous
8) Bozeman Brewery Hopzone

Heading the Clear Lake and then up to TG tonight/tomorrow. Been a while for TG - looking forward to it.

Anyone know of any craft beer houses around Lanesboro, MN? SE Minnesota?