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  1. atljatl

    atljatl Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    Great, good, bad, and terrible beers. Suggestions to try and suggestions to try to avoid. Come one come all: let's hear it for beer.:beer:
    Stories involving beer? Sure!

    Please..at a minimum, try to include:
    Along with anything else you might like to mention.

    Dogfish head 60 or 90 minute
    India pale ale
    About $9 for 6 pack
    One of the best beers around. I asked my 4th wife to marry me while drinking this beer.


    Big Flats (Walgreen's Pharmacy brand...no joke)
    pilsner?..or something
    $2.99 for a 6 pack
    Cheaper than water. Cheaper than gas. Just cheap...and kinda gross. Really gross. Maybe use it to batter fish or onion rings...

    So: without further ado...BEER

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  2. Yeahha

    Yeahha Usually off topic

    I drink enough beer that I don't have too many "needs"

    $5.11 for 3 tallboys
    Gets the job done
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  3. agentc13

    agentc13 Daleks Über Alles

    Woodchuck Amber
    Hard Cider (not exactly beer, but close enough)
    great crisp taste.

    English Dry Cider
    about $9.00/ 6 pk can (pint)
    Best hard cider. Better on tap!
  4. atljatl

    atljatl Android Enthusiast
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    Agreed! I'm not much of a cider drinker. But, I used to work in a bar in nyc, we had this on tap. mmmmmmm. better than orange juice in the morning...:eek:
  5. Unforgiven

    Unforgiven ...eschew obfuscation...

    Name: Beer - seriously, gold can w/ the word beer down the side in white like you used to see on Married With Children
    Style: yeast urine
    Cost: $3.99 / case (early 90s)

    When I was in the Army I went to an off base party and this is what the host served (after the glass of clear stuff he told me not to spill on the grass because it would kill it).:D
  6. Member112085

    Member112085 Guest

    LOVE Woodchuck! Also try Shock Top Raspberry Wheat
    Belgian Style Fruit Beer
    About $8/6 pack
  7. Hadron

    Hadron Smoke me a kipper...
    VIP Member

    Reading this thread forced me to go pour one:

    Name: "Old Home Wrecker" (home brewed)
    Style: dark amber, slightly bitter, nutty. Rather happy with the result.
    Cost: about 50p/pint
  8. atljatl

    atljatl Android Enthusiast
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    420 pale ale
    $8 for a 6 pack
    This is a beer from Atlanta ga. Its quite good. They've grown into a mighty brewery down here and they have a lot of good beers. This one is their most popular. Curious to know if anyone outside of the S.E. sees this company
  9. olbriar


    Shiner Bock is an excellent beer in my opinion. Cost: $25 a case.Favorite beer = Franziskaner Weissbier Dunkel Cost: $2.50 a pint.Cheap beer: Milwaukee's Best Light. Cost: dirt cheap.. Doesn't have enough flavor to taste bad.. or good .. might be just canned water.
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  10. Yeahha

    Yeahha Usually off topic

    Drinking a icehouse right now...long freaking day
  11. breadnatty08

    breadnatty08 pain rustique

    Uh oh, this is a bad thread for me to step into. I used to be a fanatic at Beer Advocate. I'm a huge beer geek and a certified beer judge (BJCP).
    Favorite brewery would probably be Jolly Pumpkin. They open ferment and barrel age all their beers making them a touch sour. One of the most accessible of theirs is La Roja. It's an amber Belgian style. Cost will run you ~$10 per bottle, it's a 750mL. Love it.
  12. B2L

    B2L Android Expert

    Oh, do I love beer. The only beers I drink lately are from a local brewing company, they're called Epic brewing and I absolutely love their beers.

    My personal favorite is called Brainless on Peaches.
    Style: Brainless Belgian Ale with added peach purree, aged in chardonnay barrels. It has hints of cinnamon and each batch is slightly different. With each batch they only make 800 bottles, so you always get a slightly different beer per batch.
    Cost: $11 per 22 ounce bottle.
  13. breadnatty08

    breadnatty08 pain rustique

    Checking out Epics' beers. They look like a great brewery, really funky stuff. Glad Utah's beer scene is growing. We had some at the airport when we were there, good but oh so low in abv.
    Awesome, just saw Epic did a collaboration with DC Brau! We love their beers here.
  14. B2L

    B2L Android Expert

    It's pretty horrible here, any beer you buy in the grocery store is only 3.2% it's ridiculous, you have to go to a state owned liquor or wine store to get any of the good stuff. I love Epic's beers. All of their beers range from 5-14% ABV. They also have an Imperial IPA that I absolutely love.

    There's nothing better than a good local brewery. :)
  15. breadnatty08

    breadnatty08 pain rustique

    Yep. When I lived in Lawrence, KS we had Free State Brewery. It was just a brew pub at the time but I believe they started bottling not too long ago. Beers were fantastic (plus they had great food).
    Every April they would do an anniversary party and bring out vintages of their Barleywine. Got to try some 5 year old stuff, awesome.
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  16. AntimonyER


    For mass produced, I like Stella, Yuengling, or just straight Budweiser.

    For local, when my grandmother died and I was in their hometown, we stopped at a Microbrewery, called the Brauhouse (Lucan, MN). They had an awesome Cream Stout called Moo Juice. Their Lager (my staple) was quite tasty too.

    In Savannah, Moon River Brewery has lots of tasty choices. For those who like Cider, they have one on tap that is the best I have ever had.
  17. kct1975

    kct1975 Android Expert


    My favorite is probably Red Hook...

    First time I had it, I was on a business trip and went on a tour of the Red Hook brewery.

    The original is currently a bit hard to find where I live, but I can get the Red Hook Long Hammer IPA, which is good too.

    As for an everyday bear, I have to admit I drink Miller Lite.
  18. atljatl

    atljatl Android Enthusiast
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    Lets hear it then, dread: Give us the goods. I really really love good beer and am always looking for something new (the same issue I have with ROMs....) What do you recommend for a really good beer for someone on a budget (around $10 for a 6 pack?)..also, is Budweiser really the king of beers? :D

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  19. Satires

    Satires Android Expert

    I have noticed that different brands of beer hit me a little different. Corona is great but I stick with labatts blue becuase it's consistent on how it hits me! lol

    Beers like Budweiser bring me up too fast, then when I stop drinking I crash. Labatts doesn't do that to me.
    I can get a 12 pack for about 11 bucks. :)
  20. Gmash

    Gmash Extreme Android User

    Lately I've been drinking:

    Great Lakes Brewing Co.-Conway's Irish Ale

    Blue Moon Winter Abbey Ale
    Both about $9/six pk

    A little cheaper:
    Amber Bock

    Shock Top ($7.50-$8/six)

    Shock Top poured in a glass looks like something they would serve on the Enterprise lol.
  21. olbriar


    Does Labatts still make their Ice beer? That's was a staple for me years ago until it fell off the State allowed list or was discontinued. Never knew for certain... just was no longer available here in doodah.
  22. atljatl

    atljatl Android Enthusiast
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    Labatts is a good cheap beer.
  23. breadnatty08

    breadnatty08 pain rustique

    If you're looking for something that's pretty good and cheapish, check out the beers from Saranac. You can usually find a mixed 6 pack or 12 pack giving you the chance to try some different styles.
  24. Satires

    Satires Android Expert

    I wasn't aware they made ice beer. :) I don't recall seeing it anywhere, but I usually just go into the store and get what I want and not stick around to browse. :)
  25. atljatl

    atljatl Android Enthusiast
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    I haven't seen saranac since I lived in new York (about 10 years ago) but I used like their pale ale.

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