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Re: What are you drinking RIGHT NOW?

Mon Aug 28, 2017 6:59 pm

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Sat Sep 02, 2017 8:25 pm

Angry Orchard Tapped Maple hard cider.

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Sat Sep 02, 2017 8:51 pm

Shot of Knob Creek Rye, with a Deschutes Hop Slice Summer Ale chaser.
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Re: What are you drinking RIGHT NOW?

Sat Sep 02, 2017 10:15 pm

If you're into novelty beers and are able to go to the Minnesota State fair, head over to the Blue Barn at the heritage center next to the bus dropoff area. You'll find a rather fabulous beer from Freehouse called the Freehouse Caramel Apple π Cider-Beer. It's sweet and truly tastes like a caramel apple pie, but without completely overshadowing the beer flavors. It's easily the best food-flavored beer I've ever had. Shame it's currently only sold at the fair.

Here's the untappd page on it: https://untappd.com/b/the-freehouse-caramel-apple-pi-3-14159-cider-beer/1199128
 
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Sat Sep 02, 2017 10:41 pm

Someone brought a cider/beer hybrid fermented with brettanomyces (a form of wild yeast which yields flavors unlike traditional brewers yeast) to the last homebrew club meeting. Interesting stuff. Definitely "coloring outside the lines". :lol:

I switch back and forth between brewing "novelty" beers and classic styles these days. Latest batch is a Guanabana IPA. :D
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Re: What are you drinking RIGHT NOW?

Thu Sep 07, 2017 4:14 pm

In a nice coincidence, for your American National Beer Lover's Day I'm currently enjoying a bottle of Jester King's Commercial Suicide Farmhouse Mild and very nice it is too 8)
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Re: What are you drinking RIGHT NOW?

Sun Sep 10, 2017 5:55 pm

Drinking a Elysian Night Owl pumpkin ale, pretty tasty definitely get the pumpkin, spice blend, and with a dry finish. Almost has a slight sweetness but the bitterness stops it. I'm not beer expert so my opinion may not be spot on.

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Sun Sep 10, 2017 6:01 pm

Dogfish 90 and cheap Scotch while hoping an online friend in the direct path or Irma makes out OK.
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Sun Sep 10, 2017 6:21 pm

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Re: What are you drinking RIGHT NOW?

Wed Sep 13, 2017 11:25 pm

A kind of tea that helps better sleep, with a little herb :)
 
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Sun Sep 24, 2017 7:17 pm

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Re: What are you drinking RIGHT NOW?

Sun Sep 24, 2017 7:46 pm

Lagunitas Little Sumpin' Extra!

It's embarrassing how much of it I've drunk in the last two weeks.
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Re: What are you drinking RIGHT NOW?

Sun Sep 24, 2017 8:03 pm

drsauced wrote:
Lagunitas Little Sumpin' Extra!

It's embarrassing how much of it I've drunk in the last two weeks.

Lagunitas makes some really good beer. I was a little pissed off at them for railing against craft brewery "sellouts" for years, then doing a 180 and selling a majority stake to Heineken. At least Heineken doesn't seem to have messed with the beer; it remains consistently high caliber.

I'm having a Lagunitas myself, as it turns out -- a Lagunitas Sucks. I suppose that's another sign that Heineken is taking a mostly "hands off" approach; I really did not expect them to allow Lagunitas to continue calling one of their beers "Sucks". :lol:

Prior to that, my wife and I bottled two batches of homebrew. I drank the last <12 oz bit of each batch that wasn't enough to fill another bottle. Warm and flat, but still pretty tasty -- a Stout with pineapple and coconut, and an IPA with guanabana (tropical fruit that tastes sort of like pineapple and strawberry).
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Re: What are you drinking RIGHT NOW?

Wed Oct 04, 2017 2:18 pm

Coke Zero Sugar. Tastes essentially the same as the defunct Coke Zero to me.
 
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Re: What are you drinking RIGHT NOW?

Wed Oct 04, 2017 7:52 pm

Hawkwing74 wrote:
Coke Zero Sugar. Tastes essentially the same as the defunct Coke Zero to me.

That's good news. I was mildly disappointed when I heard Coke Zero was going away, as I prefer it to the normal Diet Coke. Does it still have a hint of something spicy (I'm thinking it was cinnamon)?

I am currently having a Revolution Unsessionable Imperial IPA. As it says on the can, "100 IBUs 10% ABV". Heh. Fairly extreme stuff. As the name implies, you're generally not going to have more than one. If you're into Double/Imperial IPAs it's worth checking out.
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Re: What are you drinking RIGHT NOW?

Wed Oct 04, 2017 9:11 pm

Keweenaw Berewing Company - Borealis Broo

Coffee amber ale. VERY good. I like coffee beers, but I think they're better when they're not a porter or stout based.
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Re: What are you drinking RIGHT NOW?

Thu Oct 05, 2017 11:26 pm

Lagavulin 16. I can smell the peat the instant the cork leaves the bottle.
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Re: What are you drinking RIGHT NOW?

Thu Oct 05, 2017 11:29 pm

just brew it! wrote:
I was mildly disappointed when I heard Coke Zero was going away, as I prefer it to the normal Diet Coke.

I've read this in several places, not that CokeTM will acknowledge, but New Coke was Diet Coke with sugar.
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Re: What are you drinking RIGHT NOW?

Fri Oct 06, 2017 1:18 am

Rockstar Xdurance Energy: Blueberry, Pomegranate and Acai.

77% of your recommended daily limit of sugar, in one can!
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