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    so as head of the beer department, my boss decided to give me a pliny the elder today during work. for those who dont know, it and pliny the younger are two of the highest rated ipa's in the world. needles to say, it was fkin good

    any beer advocates out there? hoping to start a good thread on the worlds greatest vice. maybe learn a thing or two for work

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    Quote Originally Posted by OnionKnight View Post
    so as head of the beer department, my boss decided to give me a pliny the elder today during work. for those who dont know, it and pliny the younger are two of the highest rated ipa's in the world. needles to say, it was fkin good any beer advocates out there? hoping to start a good thread on the worlds greatest vice. maybe learn a thing or two for work
    Russian river is a great brewing company. another awesome IPA is dogfish 90 min IPA one 4 pk of that and I'm wasted!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by fame126 View Post
    Russian river is a great brewing company. another awesome IPA is dogfish 90 min IPA one 4 pk of that and I'm wasted!!
    I had a few of the dogfish head 120 minute ipa's and loved that stuff!
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    Quote Originally Posted by fame126 View Post

    Russian river is a great brewing company. another awesome IPA is dogfish 90 min IPA one 4 pk of that and I'm wasted!!
    ive had all of dogfish head too. dogfish palo santo = fuk you up. 12% alcohol in that one

    did you get to try stone's enjoy by ipa on the last batch? i think that one was equally good to pliny
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    Quote Originally Posted by OnionKnight View Post
    ive had all of dogfish head too. dogfish palo santo = fuk you up. 12% alcohol in that one did you get to try stone's enjoy by ipa on the last batch? i think that one was equally good to pliny
    never had an enjoy by but heard good things. they are damn expensive as well
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    Quote Originally Posted by fame126 View Post

    never had an enjoy by but heard good things. they are damn expensive as well
    yea i got my bomber for $7. it was pretty damn good though. if you live near any total wines, you can probly still find the 10-25-13 brew. but it was bottled 9-20. so its not the freshest anymore lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by harbonah View Post
    I had a few of the dogfish head 120 minute ipa's and loved that stuff!
    If you find a place that taps the DFH 60 min ips you have to treat your self.
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    Quote Originally Posted by OnionKnight View Post
    so as head of the beer department, my boss decided to give me a pliny the elder today during work. for those who dont know, it and pliny the younger are two of the highest rated ipa's in the world. needles to say, it was fkin good

    any beer advocates out there? hoping to start a good thread on the worlds greatest vice. maybe learn a thing or two for work
    I am a beer advocate for sure. If you like dark beers keep an eye out for ballast point's victory at sea it is one of the best imperial porters I have ever tried.
    Hey since your up in sacto have you ever went to grass valley and checked out the Brewery Old Republic they are making some quality stuff out of their little operation.
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    Quote Originally Posted by McCrew530 View Post
    I am a beer advocate for sure. If you like dark beers keep an eye out for ballast point's victory at sea it is one of the best imperial porters I have ever tried.
    Hey since your up in sacto have you ever went to grass valley and checked out the Brewery Old Republic they are making some quality stuff out of their little operation.
    victory at sea is fkin awsome. same with their sculpin ipa. another good dark beer is the imperial russian stout Old Rasputin by north coast. thats one of the best ones ive ever tried. and paulaner Salvator = best doppelbock ive ever tried

    as for porters, i have a deschutes black butte XXV anniversary in my fridge for tomorow when walking dead season starts

    is that ol' republic brewery from nevada city? my bosses have been there, but not me. my boss is taking me to russian river brewery and lagunitas in february to try and get some pliny the younger. that one is gonna be fkin sweet
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    Russian Rivers Concecration is about the best beer I've ever tried.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PumpHouse View Post
    Russian Rivers Concecration is about the best beer I've ever tried.
    so youre into the sour beers? my bosses love those, im not into them so much

    have you tried petrus aged?
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    Rodenbach Grand Cru is great for a Flemish style but I can't drink to much of that stuff.

    I am a sucker for the pumpkins this time of year.
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    Quote Originally Posted by OnionKnight View Post
    victory at sea is fkin awsome. same with their sculpin ipa. another good dark beer is the imperial russian stout Old Rasputin by north coast. thats one of the best ones ive ever tried. and paulaner Salvator = best doppelbock ive ever tried

    as for porters, i have a deschutes black butte XXV anniversary in my fridge for tomorow when walking dead season starts

    is that ol' republic brewery from nevada city? my bosses have been there, but not me. my boss is taking me to russian river brewery and lagunitas in february to try and get some pliny the younger. that one is gonna be fkin sweet
    Ya ol' republic is right under the local grocery store SPD in Nevada City . I guess they are expanding into a new location.

    Since we are talking beer here have you tried a beer float. i went on a beer tour for my birthday a couple of years ago and Stone made me a Vanilla bean smoked porter float with their house made vanilla bean ice-cream I still dream of that some nights it was so good.

    If you like Sculpin you should try Tung buckler. Its really hoppy and rich in flavor, plus at 11% or something you only need one.

    Man looks like I am going to be making a trip to Bevmo after work to get some old Rasputin to go with my steak and Walking Dead Tonight!
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    Quote Originally Posted by madripper32 View Post
    Rodenbach Grand Cru is great for a Flemish style but I can't drink to much of that stuff.

    I am a sucker for the pumpkins this time of year.
    If you like Pumpkin beer keep an eye out for Firestone Walker (I think) they made a pumpkin beer that almost tasted like pie it was great.
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    Quote Originally Posted by OnionKnight View Post

    so youre into the sour beers? my bosses love those, im not into them so much

    have you tried petrus aged?
    I haven't tried that actually.

    But yes I love sour beers.
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    I had a couple blue point pumpkins on draft yesterday and I'm still tasting that deliciousness today.
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    Quote Originally Posted by McCrew530 View Post
    If you like Pumpkin beer keep an eye out for Firestone Walker (I think) they made a pumpkin beer that almost tasted like pie it was great.
    shipyard makes the best pumpkin ale for you or anyone else interested

    and for the beer float, ive only mixed samuel smiths Chocolate Stout with ce cream. it was damn good though. my bosses tell me to try liefmans framboise with icecream too, apparently that is also very good

    and you have my personal word that rasputin is one badass beer. another good one s paulaner salvator. very good doppelbock, and very complex woth a lot of flavors
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    Quote Originally Posted by PumpHouse View Post

    I haven't tried that actually.

    But yes I love sour beers.
    gove it a shot. its $3.99 and got a gold award for taste. personally though,sours arnt for me, yet
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    Well No Rasputin last night But...
    Asylum Barley wine by Left Coast went great with my porterhouse!
    On another note This season of Walking Dead started off with a Bang!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by PumpHouse View Post
    Sea Dog is about the most disgusting thing on this planet.
    lol random thought?

    i liked their blueberry one a little. i think its better than other flavored beers like smirnoff n shet. and they make a good root beer that i drink at work

    its more of a nooby beer
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    Quote Originally Posted by OnionKnight View Post
    shipyard makes the best pumpkin ale for you or anyone else interested and for the beer float, ive only mixed samuel smiths Chocolate Stout with ce cream. it was damn good though. my bosses tell me to try liefmans framboise with icecream too, apparently that is also very good and you have my personal word that rasputin is one badass beer. another good one s paulaner salvator. very good doppelbock, and very complex woth a lot of flavors
    Old Rasputin and Brooklyn Brewery Chocolate Stout are amazing beers
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    Quote Originally Posted by OnionKnight View Post
    lol random thought?

    i liked their blueberry one a little. i think its better than other flavored beers like smirnoff n shet. and they make a good root beer that i drink at work

    its more of a nooby beer
    Im not too into the fruity beer but Wild Blue is good and at 8% its got some respectable punch.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Piston Honda View Post
    If you want a knock you on your a$$ beer, find "La Fin Du Monde" or "Maudite" by Unibroue out of Montreal
    we have unibrou too. la fin du monde in particular is what im probly gonna buy next


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    Im not too into the fruity beer but Wild Blue is good and at 8% its got some respectable punch.
    yea i bout my gf a 6 pack of wild blue a few months back. it was a little too fruity for me, but i could tell a lot of people would like it. girls in particular really like wild blue. have you tried lost coast tangerine? its a wheat beer brewed with tangerine. same concept, except wheat based and hella good. girls really like it too
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    Not random, someone brought Sea Dog over last night. It's blueberry diarrhea and it's banned from my fridge.
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    But I hate most of the fruity beers. I think it was Kona brewery that made a passion fruit beer. Was god awful.

    Pumpkin is somewhat acceptable though.

    Anyone ever tried Chimay brews? I've only has the blue and the red but they are very very tasty. Blue is pretty strong too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PumpHouse View Post
    But I hate most of the fruity beers. I think it was Kona brewery that made a passion fruit beer. Was god awful. Pumpkin is somewhat acceptable though. Anyone ever tried Chimay brews? I've only has the blue and the red but they are very very tasty. Blue is pretty strong too.

    Julian brewery makes a cherry bomb which is a cherry cider @6.99abv not too bad IMO
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    Quote Originally Posted by OnionKnight View Post
    yea i bout my gf a 6 pack of wild blue a few months back. it was a little too fruity for me, but i could tell a lot of people would like it. girls in particular really like wild blue. have you tried lost coast tangerine? its a wheat beer brewed with tangerine. same concept, except wheat based and hella good. girls really like it too
    I have its a good summer beer and it goes well with chicken Fajitas

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    Julian brewery makes a cherry bomb which is a cherry cider @6.99abv not too bad IMO
    Both of their Ciders are BOMB!
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