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by BRhoades
February 28th, 2021, 4:16 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
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Re: What BEER are you drinking?

https://i.imgur.com/G5kCmPPl.jpg Pizza Port Brewing Co. Swami's IPA. 6.8% ABV. Hopped with Galena, Centennial and Cascade hops. There's so many sexy beers in the craft beer universe these days sometimes ya just need to pay homage to the classics, and IMHO, and most likely Mr. Grafstrom's, there is ...
by BRhoades
February 17th, 2021, 4:52 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
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Re: What BEER are you drinking?

https://i.imgur.com/zld2Z7Rl.jpg Monkish Brewing Co. Planets Gotta Roll batch #6. DDH DIPA 8.3% ABV. Hopped entirely with Galaxy hops from New Zealand's Freestyle Farms. This latest release really showcases Henry's brilliance of coaxing out layers of flavors and aromas from a single hop.There's rip...
by BRhoades
February 15th, 2021, 4:35 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: TN: Pliny the Younger
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Re: TN: Pliny the Younger

Seeing this resell for $150 a bottle is laughable. Glad to see you didn’t get robbed at secondary. The buzzkill of the first sip of a $150 IPA must be earth shattering for those who paid anywhere near that price. First time I had it during a release for under $10 for a pint I ordered Blind Pig and ...
by BRhoades
February 11th, 2021, 4:30 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
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https://i.imgur.com/W70iW4rl.jpg North Park Beer Co. Stratacadabra. DDH'd WCIPA. Hopped with Strata, Citra and Nelson Sauvin. 7.4% ABV. Made a North Park run today which means restocking this amazing west coast IPA. Aroma's and flavors of candied citrus, peach gummy rings, sweet red grapefruit and ...
by BRhoades
February 4th, 2021, 12:41 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Old Beer - Results
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Views: 10126

Re: Old Beer - Results

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This was delightful, still had delicious notes of coffee, chocolate, vanilla and tobacco, bottle courtesy of Mr. French, thank you Frenchy !

Cheers,

Bud
by BRhoades
February 4th, 2021, 9:49 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
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Re: What BEER are you drinking?

your Funny Papers note sounds more tropical than I typically most-prefer, but I cannot imagine a circumstance where I don't love a Monkish DDH with that hop bill. Will probably open one later tonight. As for that TIPA: yeah, that'll be a sipper! There is a nice kick of citrus to keep the Galaxy und...
by BRhoades
February 4th, 2021, 9:26 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
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Re: What BEER are you drinking?

cans available on Monkish website right now. I tell ya', it's *really nice* to have Monkish back in my life! I love how this is no longer a FOMO situation. What a fantastic double can release today, lots of Nelson driven hop bills ! Stoked you've re- discovered the new user friendly Monkish [cheers...
by BRhoades
February 3rd, 2021, 5:03 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
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Views: 486650

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

https://i.imgur.com/KuAwRLol.jpg Monkish Brewing Co. Funny Papers, DDH DIPA, 8.4% ABV. Hopped with Nelson Sauvin, Galaxy and Cashmere hops. Yea ! a completely new recipe from Henry that's heavy on the Nelson. This pours a beautiful hazy yellow-orange with an inch of compact tiny bubbles. Expressive...
by BRhoades
February 3rd, 2021, 2:53 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 17000
Views: 486650

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

cans available on Monkish website right now. I tell ya', it's *really nice* to have Monkish back in my life! I love how this is no longer a FOMO situation. What a fantastic double can release today, lots of Nelson driven hop bills ! Stoked you've re- discovered the new user friendly Monkish [cheers...
by BRhoades
January 28th, 2021, 4:47 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
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Re: What BEER are you drinking?

https://i.imgur.com/DtiCVY3l.jpg Any recipes you're a fan of in that Williams Sonoma Fish book you've got in the stack? I've got it sitting next to me :D That's actually the soup cook book, I know we have the fish cook book somewhere in my wife's never ending cook book collection. [wow.gif] Cheers,...
by BRhoades
January 28th, 2021, 4:34 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 17000
Views: 486650

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

https://i.imgur.com/hQpBBc2l.jpg North Park Beer Co. Sleep Machines, DDH DIPA, 8.5% ABV. Hopped with Citra, Mosaic Galaxy and Nelson. One of the bright spots from last year was me discovering and delving deep into the North Park portfolio. Their Party Cup may be the best craft Lager I've had and th...
by BRhoades
January 28th, 2021, 8:30 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 17000
Views: 486650

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

Arright, Bud ... so here's the thing: I can see how you thought Joint Force Kobra would be up my alley --- first and foremost, because you're right. [wink.gif] At 7.1%, this is in my perfect abv. range. Hop bill is Motueka, Citra, and Simcoe. I've spoken of my appreciation for Motueka when it's use...
by BRhoades
January 27th, 2021, 5:54 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
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Views: 486650

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

Brian G r a f s t r o m wrote: January 27th, 2021, 5:29 pm Well, hellll ... I guess I can't get to my post-dinner beer fast enough! Before then, however, some seared scallops, fresh green beans, polenta, and likely a Chenin. :)
Really opens up after sitting out of the fridge for a good 20-25 minutes !!

Din din sounds amazing 👍
by BRhoades
January 27th, 2021, 5:22 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 17000
Views: 486650

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

Monkish has a live offer right now. First time i actually snagged one of these online dealios. Joint Force Kobra is one damn fine west coast hazy IPA, the epitome of a hybrid. Glad you finally were able to snag some can's, it's really pretty simple as cans are lasting for days. Cheers, Bud I grabbe...
by BRhoades
January 27th, 2021, 5:20 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 17000
Views: 486650

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

https://i.imgur.com/DtiCVY3l.jpg After seeing Andrews post on this one I thought it was time to check in on this baby and see how it's doing. The mouth feel of Monkish beers lately has been incredible, soft, pillowy and light as a feather and this mouth feel is soft and creamy. This features mostly...
by BRhoades
January 27th, 2021, 4:28 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
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Re: What BEER are you drinking?

Brian G r a f s t r o m wrote: January 27th, 2021, 10:03 am Monkish has a live offer right now. First time i actually snagged one of these online dealios.
Joint Force Kobra is one damn fine west coast hazy IPA, the epitome of a hybrid. Glad you finally were able to snag some can's, it's really pretty simple as cans are lasting for days.

Cheers,

Bud
by BRhoades
January 26th, 2021, 5:00 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 17000
Views: 486650

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

Vacation Trips - TIPA. Have to admit they make a great triple. Love this beer, Its Nelson heavy which makes me a happy camper, hides the alcohol so well. Cheers, Bud You've been a Nelson groupie for years; I searched out the Alpine Nelson because of your posts! So true, and Nelson is so polarizing,...
by BRhoades
January 26th, 2021, 4:17 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
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Re: What BEER are you drinking?

Monkish Intersections This release was very strange.This is the third name they've given this beer. When it was called 2-1 & Lewis it sold out in less than an hour, same when It was called Fairfax and Olympic,I dunno, maybe it was the new can art or name but this stuck around for almost a week,...
by BRhoades
January 26th, 2021, 4:15 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
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Views: 486650

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

Andrew Kotowski wrote: January 26th, 2021, 3:12 pm Vacation Trips - TIPA. Have to admit they make a great triple.
Love this beer, Its Nelson heavy which makes me a happy camper, hides the alcohol so well.

Cheers,

Bud
by BRhoades
January 26th, 2021, 4:13 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
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Re: What BEER are you drinking?

https://i.imgur.com/vOWev7El.jpg Monkish Brewing Co. Foggier Window,batch#8. DIPA, 8.1%ABV. Hopped with Nelson Sauvin, Citra and Galaxy hops. The mouth feel on this batch is worth the price alone. It's got that water nerd treatment on full display, so soft creamy and light. This is a more nuanced b...
by BRhoades
January 22nd, 2021, 10:31 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
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https://i.imgur.com/NANONHCl.jpg Monkish Brewing. Hang My Boots. TIPA. 10.3% ABV. Hopped entirely with Nelson Sauvin hops, 2020 vintage. You know I love my Nelson hops and in Henry's hands I'm a sucker for anything he cans with it. Last years rendition of Boots blew me away so I jumped on the chanc...
by BRhoades
January 22nd, 2021, 10:28 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
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Re: What BEER are you drinking?

TimF wrote: January 20th, 2021, 8:07 pm
TimF wrote: January 20th, 2021, 7:20 pm Delicious! Bottled 9/3/2013
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This beer is really, really good. Like one of the best I’ve ever had in my life.
Yea, its that special.

Cheers,

Bud
by BRhoades
January 22nd, 2021, 10:27 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 17000
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Re: What BEER are you drinking?

https://i.imgur.com/NANONHCl.jpg Monkish Brewing. Hang My Boots. TIPA. 10.3% ABV. Hopped entirely with Nelson Sauvin hops, 2020 vintage. You know I love my Nelson hops and in Henry's hands I'm a sucker for anything he cans with it. Last years rendition of Boots blew me away so I jumped on the chanc...
by BRhoades
January 8th, 2021, 4:45 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
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Re: What BEER are you drinking?

BTW, Tim, RRBC's "Supplication" and "Consecration" are both constantly on shelves everywhere out here. Same near you, or no? I seem to recall you saying one of them is your favorite --- if you're interested, and are willing to pay cost + shipping, I can send some to you next tim...
by BRhoades
January 8th, 2021, 4:25 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
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Re: What BEER are you drinking?

https://i.imgur.com/NANONHCl.jpg Monkish Brewing. Hang My Boots. TIPA. 10.3% ABV. Hopped entirely with Nelson Sauvin hops, 2020 vintage. You know I love my Nelson hops and in Henry's hands I'm a sucker for anything he cans with it. Last years rendition of Boots blew me away so I jumped on the chanc...
by BRhoades
January 7th, 2021, 9:40 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
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Re: What BEER are you drinking?

How old is this? My wife picked up some in Ireland several years ago. Don’t think I ever opened any. Tim, this was bottled in May 2020, it was in a perfect drinking window. Cheers, Bud Crap this is getting old. I should probably drink it! A5914395-6B3D-48B0-ACFA-9EBBD80126E8.jpeg Crack that puppy a...
by BRhoades
January 6th, 2021, 5:53 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
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Re: What BEER are you drinking?

TimF wrote: January 3rd, 2021, 1:47 pm
BRhoades wrote: January 2nd, 2021, 1:18 pm Image

Opened this up on NYE and it was beautiful.

Cheers,

Bud
How old is this? My wife picked up some in Ireland several years ago. Don’t think I ever opened any.
Tim, this was bottled in May 2020, it was in a perfect drinking window.

Cheers,

Bud
by BRhoades
January 2nd, 2021, 3:41 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
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Re: What BEER are you drinking?

https://i.imgur.com/HXmDgEBl.jpg Fieldwork Brewing, Emperor Citra. DDH DIPA.8.7% ABV.Hopped entirely with Citra hops. Just another fantastic all Citra beer from FW. The aromatics are huge, it's straight OJ. Flavor profile follow suite with some cool shadings of mango and peach. I ordered this throu...
by BRhoades
January 2nd, 2021, 3:26 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
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Re: What BEER are you drinking?

Brian G r a f s t r o m wrote: January 2nd, 2021, 3:21 pm Nice, Bud!! And the Belgian label, ta boot. :)
Sooooo Good Brian !!

Cheers

Bud
by BRhoades
January 2nd, 2021, 1:18 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 17000
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Re: What BEER are you drinking?

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Opened this up on NYE and it was beautiful.

Cheers,

Bud
by BRhoades
December 22nd, 2020, 8:43 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 17000
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Re: What BEER are you drinking?

Well, hell ... if they are seriously lasting for "days" now, I guess I can hit refresh on their page once a day in an effort to catch something. I am not on Twitter, I don't monitor Insta, and have no interest in doing either just to get some beer. I will, however, click a button once a d...
by BRhoades
December 20th, 2020, 6:56 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
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Re: What BEER are you drinking?

Very cool, Bud! I'm going to pick one little nit, though: Monkish beers aren't really "available" in the practical sense of the word. I'll counter and say that Monkish beers have never been more easy to obtain. The online releases last for days now, I get more Monkish now than ever before...
by BRhoades
December 20th, 2020, 6:55 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
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Re: What BEER are you drinking?

Very cool, Bud! I'm going to pick one little nit, though: Monkish beers aren't really "available" in the practical sense of the word. I'll counter and say that Monkish beers have never been more easy to obtain. The online releases last for days now, I get more Monkish now than ever before...
by BRhoades
December 19th, 2020, 9:01 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
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Re: What BEER are you drinking?

Very cool, Bud! I'm going to pick one little nit, though: Monkish beers aren't really "available" in the practical sense of the word. I'll counter and say that Monkish beers have never been more easy to obtain. The online releases last for days now, I get more Monkish now than ever before...
by BRhoades
December 19th, 2020, 6:49 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 17000
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Re: What BEER are you drinking?

https://i.imgur.com/oUYrpAHl.jpg Monkish Brewing Co. Blind Pug. IPA. 7% ABV. Hopped with Citra, Cascade, Centennial and Nelson. With all the attention focused on Henrys' hazy program and rightfully so It often goes unmentioned that the guy brews some of the best west coast styled IPAs available. Th...
by BRhoades
December 17th, 2020, 4:33 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
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Re: What BEER are you drinking?

Brian G r a f s t r o m wrote: December 17th, 2020, 9:37 am The hazies I've had from Arrow Lodge have been excellent, Bud. Happy hunting!
Thanks buddy, I'll keep an eye open for them.

Cheers,

Bud
by BRhoades
December 17th, 2020, 4:30 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
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Re: What BEER are you drinking?

https://i.imgur.com/5KhWmNTl.jpg Monkish Brewing Co. Insert Hip Hop Reference Here, TIPA, 10.1% ABV. Hopped entirely with Galaxy hops, collaboration with Trillium Brewing Co. This is the latest iteration in this ongoing collaboration series with Trillium and it's by far the best. There's only a han...
by BRhoades
December 17th, 2020, 8:44 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
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Arrow Lodge - "Arrowmatic" DIPA A West Coast DIPA with Citra and Mosaic, the Mosaic being obvious. I love the Mosaic hop --- its bright, bouncy, voice resonates with me. 8%, so not terribly strong for a double, and it is downright delicious! Drinks light than it is. 10/10 beer for me. And...
by BRhoades
December 12th, 2020, 5:36 pm
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Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
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KRBC - "Citra" DIPA My first time with this beer --- never did have a chance to try it when it was all the rage. Just about done with my first can now, and I have to say, I get it. This is a damn good West Coast double. Bitter, but not like chewing a pine branch. Scary-easy to drink at 8%...
by BRhoades
November 25th, 2020, 4:06 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
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https://i.imgur.com/Zzn5dPsl.jpg Green Cheek Beer Co. Just One Thing....Mosaic. DDH DIPA Hopped entirely with Mosaic hops hand selected from the Yakima Valley. This is the second iteration in the Just One Thing series following the world class Nelson release a couple months ago. This pours a gorgeo...
by BRhoades
November 4th, 2020, 5:40 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
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Re: What BEER are you drinking?

Cool beans, Bud. A Nelson-hopped West Coast IPA I recently enjoyed was Brewery X's "First Anniversary" "Slap & Tickle". You tried that one? It is *not* their normal "Slap & Tickle." I've really enjoyed most of what I've tried from Brewery X so far --- will defi...
by BRhoades
November 3rd, 2020, 4:34 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
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Glad you liked the FCD, Bud! Sounds like you're not as high on it as I am, and that's cool ... curious why you say "not enough Nelson," as I think it screams Nelson. Maybe not white wine-esque enough? p.s.: 48 hr. Swami's sounds like flirtysmile Brian, it's really hard to single out a spe...
by BRhoades
November 2nd, 2020, 4:36 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
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Beachwood did another canning of 28 Haze Later. Quite happy to see 4 pack price now $12.99, as opposed to the $14.99 I recall from the past. Almanac - "First Class Delivery" NEIIPA --- took a flyer on this 4-pack ($22 had me pretty cautious) because it's labelled as being dry-hopped with ...
by BRhoades
October 31st, 2020, 4:26 pm
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Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
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https://i.imgur.com/pyNOmUtl.jpg Monkish Brewing Co. Experimental Flows DIPA. 8.5% ABV. DDH'd with Nelson Sauvin hops with an additional cold hop charge of even more Nelson. Fellow hop heads that know me know my love for high quality Nelson Sauvin hopped beers, the best Nelson hopped beer I've had ...
by BRhoades
October 26th, 2020, 4:58 pm
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Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
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Re: What BEER are you drinking?

Hey, Bud! Hope you're doing well these days. :) You really need to find that Almanac "First Class Delivery" --- I found mine at TW. Totally in your wheelhouse, for all the obvious reasons. Funny you mention Sabro, too, as being a disappointment. As for another hop I mentioned in my post -...
by BRhoades
October 26th, 2020, 4:24 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
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Re: What BEER are you drinking?

Beachwood did another canning of 28 Haze Later. Quite happy to see 4 pack price now $12.99, as opposed to the $14.99 I recall from the past. Almanac - "First Class Delivery" NEIIPA --- took a flyer on this 4-pack ($22 had me pretty cautious) because it's labelled as being dry-hopped with ...
by BRhoades
October 23rd, 2020, 4:29 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
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https://i.imgur.com/vxLz92Ql.jpg Green Cheek Beer Co. Don't Wake Me Up. TIPA.10.2% ABV. DDH'd with Citra and then hit with equal parts Mosaic and Strata. If there has been a silver lining to this upside down world in 2020 from a beer perspective then for me it's been Green Cheek. By far my favorite...
by BRhoades
October 22nd, 2020, 4:58 pm
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Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
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https://i.imgur.com/G0sylp5l.jpg Cellarmaker Brewing Co. 7yr DIPA.8.8% ABV Hopped with Citra, Strata,Galaxy, Centennial and HBC 630. Brewed to celebrate Cellarmakers 7th Anniversary this DIPA is a glorious reminder of what west coast IPA/DIPAs were back in their heyday. This is a dank bitter hoppy ...
by BRhoades
October 21st, 2020, 9:38 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
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For the Monkish fans in Northern California...they have a shipping offer (~$168 for 24 cans) available right now. No bots yet. BUMPER CONES⠀ Double Dry Hopped (DDH) Double IPA w/ Citra, Simcoe, and Galaxy hops. 8.5% ABV Go Rays!! False Alarm...they had it up their for 30 minutes and pulled it. Stil...
by BRhoades
September 19th, 2020, 6:58 pm
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Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
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https://i.imgur.com/SqgpgUAl.jpg Monkish Brewing Co. DDH Vicinity. 8% ABV. Hopped and DDH'd with Galaxy and Citra hops. Part two of these Freaky Friday releases Monkish has been doing, this time with Boston's Trillium Beer Co. If you are not familiar with the Freaky Friday format, two different bre...

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