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by BRhoades
August 18th, 2019, 3:39 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16237
Views: 399137

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

Well, hell ... nice pull, Bud!! I'm having one of my Bloom & Blossom right now. It seems to have gone a little black licorice-y over the past week, which garners no complaints from me. Black Licorice ? thats a interesting flavor profile I've yet to encounter in a beer. I love this B&B, it is really...
by BRhoades
August 17th, 2019, 5:21 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16237
Views: 399137

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

https://i.imgur.com/NClsz8ql.jpg Monkish Brewing Co. Broadcasting Live DIPA. 2019 Vintage. Hopped entirely with Nelson Sauvin hops. 8.5% ABV. So Monkish pulls a silent release last Tuesday night featuring this, my favorite Monkish beer. Last released in October 2018, this without a doubt is IMHO th...
by BRhoades
August 8th, 2019, 6:15 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Breweries to visit in San Diego?
Replies: 16
Views: 541

Re: Breweries to visit in San Diego?

Lost Abbey is very much required! I hear Modern Time is good but you've probably been in Portland. Not sure I’ll make it up to Lost Abbey as I’ll be right in DT without a car. Not to mention I’ve never really been impressed with their beers, but will likely stop if we otherwise head up that way. Be...
by BRhoades
August 8th, 2019, 6:13 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Breweries to visit in San Diego?
Replies: 16
Views: 541

Re: Breweries to visit in San Diego?

Ummmmmm... Pizza Port!!! They do many different beer styles, but they especially shine with their IPAs. It would be criminal for you to not visit them when you're in town. Great pull Brian, fresh Swami's is still one of my all time favorite WCIPA's. And their pizza is pretty damn good too, it's a r...
by BRhoades
August 5th, 2019, 6:33 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Breweries to visit in San Diego?
Replies: 16
Views: 541

Re: Breweries to visit in San Diego?

Will be visiting SD for a few days later this month and trying to develop a list of 5-8 breweries to visit. Based on my initial research, likely visit the following breweries, but greatly appreciate any feedback/suggestions from those more familiar with SD brewery scene. I’m Like all types of beer,...
by BRhoades
August 5th, 2019, 5:49 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16237
Views: 399137

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

https://i.imgur.com/XqIPpgOl.jpg Russian River and Karl Strauss Brewing. New California IPA. 6.5% ABV. Hopped with Pahto,Ekuanot, Amarillo and Idaho 7 hops. Utterly delicious crushable west coast IPA from these two veteran California breweries. It's piney with lots of bitter citrus pith and is hopp...
by BRhoades
August 4th, 2019, 11:09 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16237
Views: 399137

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

Modern Times MT6! - nothing like the MT5 I remembered, exceedingly tart. Good beer after the tart bite wears off, but a let down after the epic beer that was MT5. Modern Times Nova Colony - holy sourness. I did not enjoy, but Scott, Charlie, etc will likely think it’s their beer of the year. Alavar...
by BRhoades
August 3rd, 2019, 4:18 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16237
Views: 399137

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

Modern Times MT6! - nothing like the MT5 I remembered, exceedingly tart. Good beer after the tart bite wears off, but a let down after the epic beer that was MT5. Modern Times Nova Colony - holy sourness. I did not enjoy, but Scott, Charlie, etc will likely think it’s their beer of the year. Alavar...
by BRhoades
August 2nd, 2019, 6:19 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Hazy IPAs/New England IPAs
Replies: 66
Views: 2207

Re: Hazy IPAs/New England IPAs

https://i.imgur.com/2CW8pDAl.jpg As I said in my previous post above regarding Tree House, no serious conversation about this style is legit without mentioning Monkish. This just happens to be Planets Gotta Roll, their 100% DDH Galaxy DIPA that is quite honestly otherworldly. This is one brewery th...
by BRhoades
August 2nd, 2019, 4:29 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16237
Views: 399137

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

Andrew Kotowski wrote:
August 2nd, 2019, 4:16 pm
Glenn will be proud of me :)
Nice..........

Cheers,

Bud
by BRhoades
August 2nd, 2019, 4:25 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Hazy IPAs/New England IPAs
Replies: 66
Views: 2207

Re: Hazy IPAs/New England IPAs

If anyone wants to try Revision beers, let me know. They're delivered weekly to my local shop in Las Vegas...happy to spread the love. Way to go Matt, now thats true beer advocacy at the highest level, stoked we get pretty good distro down here in So Cal. Hope all is well with you and the fam in yo...
by BRhoades
August 2nd, 2019, 4:22 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Hazy IPAs/New England IPAs
Replies: 66
Views: 2207

Re: Hazy IPAs/New England IPAs

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Cant have a real discussion about Hazy NE beers without these guys, this one has always been at the top of the food chain. Thanks Jorge !

Cheers,

Bud
by BRhoades
August 2nd, 2019, 4:19 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16237
Views: 399137

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

https://i.imgur.com/qGyrSwwl.jpg Tree House Doubleganger DDH DIPA 8.2% ABV, No hop bill listed. The epitome of a world class NEDIPA. So incredibly delicate and soft with layers of citrus, tropical and stone fruits galore. Beautifully balanced. Thank you Señor Henriquez for the amazing TH beer packa...
by BRhoades
August 2nd, 2019, 8:36 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Hazy IPAs/New England IPAs
Replies: 66
Views: 2207

Re: Hazy IPAs/New England IPAs

We have been pounding Revision for 2 years as our local guy was a very early OR supporter of theirs. Disco Ninja was crazy fine. This is Three Magnets High Road out of Olympia, WA. Sweet mother of God it was fantastic. F63EB1C3-230E-4F32-8EF7-D4A100CDEAD3.jpeg That looks mighty fine Glenn, I can al...
by BRhoades
July 31st, 2019, 6:09 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16237
Views: 399137

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

https://i.imgur.com/Z5cjC71l.jpg Tree House Summer DIPA. 8.1% ABV. Hopped with Citra, Amarillo and Magnum hops. Showcases that beautiful softness that Tree House is known for from the nose through the palate. It smells like fresh squeezed orange juice and ripe papaya. It tastes like a citrus sorbet...
by BRhoades
July 22nd, 2019, 7:32 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16237
Views: 399137

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

Brian G r a f s t r o m wrote:
July 22nd, 2019, 6:47 pm
+1 on Bud's review of MT's Totally Open in Santa Barbara. Excellency of the highest order!

Bud,
Did you see MT has a 100% Nelson on-deck?!!?
flirtysmile champagne.gif I cannot wait !

Cheers,

Bud
by BRhoades
July 22nd, 2019, 6:02 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16237
Views: 399137

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

https://i.imgur.com/JbAEchVl.jpg Modern Times Beer. Totally Open In Santa Barbara. 8% ABV DIPA. Hopped with Mosaic, Galaxy and Nelson hops. Part of the July on-line sale to celebrate the opening of Modern Times new Santa Barbara location. This is the fourth in the series of "Totally Open" beers tha...
by BRhoades
July 20th, 2019, 12:29 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16237
Views: 399137

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

Brian G r a f s t r o m wrote:
July 20th, 2019, 11:45 am
My cans will be lucky to see next weekend.
[wow.gif]

Cheers,

Bud
by BRhoades
July 20th, 2019, 11:30 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16237
Views: 399137

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

Brian G r a f s t r o m wrote:
July 19th, 2019, 6:44 pm
... one more:
Totally Open in Santa Barbara

This is my favorite of the 3. Daaaayum!
I agree Brian, this is the best hoppy offering from the July on line sale. Fantastic stuff and should age out for a few weeks beautifully.

Cheers,

Bud
by BRhoades
July 12th, 2019, 5:53 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16237
Views: 399137

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

https://i.imgur.com/P7vcZ4Ul.jpg Monkish Brewing Co. Planets Gotta Roll. 8.2% ABV DDH DIPA Hopped entirely with Galaxy hops. 2019 vintage. A fascinating argument amongst hop heads is that this could very well be the GOAT of Galaxy only hopped DIPAs and this vintage isn't going to change many minds,...
by BRhoades
July 5th, 2019, 3:04 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16237
Views: 399137

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

https://i.imgur.com/PBLSg1wl.jpg Monkish Brewing Co. Foggy Window. DIPA. Hopped with Nelson Galaxy and Citra hops. 8.1% ABV. Outside of the two 100% Nelson hopped beers Henrys brews, Broadcasting Live and Liquid Flows this is my favorite Monkish beer. The perfect hop trilogy. It's aromatic with tho...
by BRhoades
July 5th, 2019, 2:56 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16237
Views: 399137

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

https://i.imgur.com/aHP71C5l.jpg Modern Times Beer. Space Demon IPA. 6.7% ABV. Hopped with Simcoe and Centennial and then dry hopped@3lbs/bbl with Amarillo, Strata and Nelson. I love beers like this one, kinda austere, soft and delicate but still has plenty of character and complexities. The hop co...
by BRhoades
July 1st, 2019, 5:27 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16237
Views: 399137

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

https://i.imgur.com/5x1z7qgl.jpg riip Beer Co. Citradical. Pale Ale 5.6% ABV 100% Citra hopped. This is the epitome of a summer crusher. Huge aromatics and layers of pillowy soft citrusy goodness at the perfect ABV level. If Ian canned this in four packs it would be my summer house beer, available ...
by BRhoades
June 30th, 2019, 4:03 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16237
Views: 399137

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

https://i.imgur.com/aHP71C5l.jpg Modern Times Beer. Space Demon IPA. 6.7% ABV. Hopped with Simcoe and Centennial and then dry hopped@3lbs/bbl with Amarillo, Strata and Nelson. I love beers like this one, kinda austere, soft and delicate but still has plenty of character and complexities. The hop co...
by BRhoades
June 27th, 2019, 9:14 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16237
Views: 399137

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

Dustin Buchko wrote:
June 27th, 2019, 9:06 am
Tiger Millionaire must be close to three months old at this point? I would not be surprised if a 10% ABV Hazy IPA was a malt bomb at this age. I thought the beer was great on release fwiw.
It was part of the May on line release, so it's about 2 months out.

Cheers,

Bud
by BRhoades
June 26th, 2019, 10:38 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16237
Views: 399137

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

Hello. My name is Andrew and I have a Modern Times problem. The Easy As is my least favorite of this line-up and feels a bit on the thin side. I’m still wondering wtf is up with these labels, as it feels like they’re designed to cause a seizure after 3 or 4 beers. So far, preference has been: * Tig...
by BRhoades
June 23rd, 2019, 2:52 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Hazy IPAs/New England IPAs
Replies: 66
Views: 2207

Re: Hazy IPAs/New England IPAs

not sure either. John Kimmich is commonly referred to as the originator of the hazy NE styled IPA/DIPA with the introduction of The Alchemists' Heady Topper way back in 2003, long before Trillium or Treehouse started brewing commercially. Cheers, Bud Didn’t he think it was a flaw at the time though...
by BRhoades
June 21st, 2019, 4:53 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16237
Views: 399137

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

Glenn L e v i n e wrote:
June 21st, 2019, 4:27 pm
Disco Ninja is very, very good indeed.
Sweet, glad you were able to snag some of this Glenn, I just wish I could have grabbed an extra 4 pack. Their distro to So Cal still mystifies me [swearing.gif]

Cheers,

Bud
by BRhoades
June 21st, 2019, 4:23 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Hazy IPAs/New England IPAs
Replies: 66
Views: 2207

Re: Hazy IPAs/New England IPAs

Headed to Minneapolis in August and am trying to scout out some haze. Is Blackstack where it’s at? Without a doubt - I received a can of their 2 On back in January and I thought for a big TIPA it was really well constructed and very tasty, I would love to taste more of their portfolio. Cheers, Bud
by BRhoades
June 21st, 2019, 4:18 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16237
Views: 399137

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

https://i.imgur.com/Oueqvz4l.jpg Monkish Brewing Co. Looptid. DIPA. 8% ABV. Hopped with Galaxy and Pacific Jade. Very cool hop combo that delivers plenty of juiciness but has a pronounced beam of hoppy bitterness to remind us we're drinking a beer. Very full creamy mouth feel. One of the better new...
by BRhoades
June 21st, 2019, 11:41 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Hazy IPAs/New England IPAs
Replies: 66
Views: 2207

Re: Hazy IPAs/New England IPAs

Edson, I think the consensus would be that Heady Topper is the 'OG' Hazy IPA and 10-12 years ago they were the only game in town. Little by little that has changed. I wouldn't argue that the west coast stuff is better as any Monkish I've had has been amazing. I'm not really into cross country tradi...
by BRhoades
June 20th, 2019, 7:07 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Hazy IPAs/New England IPAs
Replies: 66
Views: 2207

Re: Hazy IPAs/New England IPAs

Modern Times if youre in LA Looks like he's in Oregon so he has a MT locally, and I agree, outside Monkish, MT is my favorite west coast haze producer. If I were to list my favorites overall it could well take up a page or two ! champagne.gif Cheers, Bud Recently had that Orderville from Modern Tim...
by BRhoades
June 20th, 2019, 6:40 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Hazy IPAs/New England IPAs
Replies: 66
Views: 2207

Re: Hazy IPAs/New England IPAs

It's hard to keep track. So many options in NYC. Usually I just make the rounds to my trusted beer shops, try a few new things on draft and pluck some cans to go. If you look at the general beer thread, I just loaded up on Root + Branch. Some regular go to's: Other Half Finback Hudson Valley (sour ...
by BRhoades
June 20th, 2019, 5:51 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Hazy IPAs/New England IPAs
Replies: 66
Views: 2207

Re: Hazy IPAs/New England IPAs

i have to give kudos to trillium, treehouse, etc. who may have started the craze, but imo their western brethren like monkish, modern times, fieldwork, and now moonraker (out of auburn, ca), maybe moksa (rocklin near sacramento) has been making better hazy ipas imho. cheers! I'm not up on the histo...
by BRhoades
June 19th, 2019, 5:07 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Hazy IPAs/New England IPAs
Replies: 66
Views: 2207

Re: Hazy IPAs/New England IPAs

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This should be available at the Modern Times PDX location, this was part of the June on line but unsold cans are now available for the general public to purchase, this is a tasty collab they brewed with Holy Mountain.

Cheers,

Bud
by BRhoades
June 19th, 2019, 4:55 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Hazy IPAs/New England IPAs
Replies: 66
Views: 2207

Re: Hazy IPAs/New England IPAs

JulianD wrote:
June 19th, 2019, 3:59 pm
Modern Times if youre in LA
Looks like he's in Oregon so he has a MT locally, and I agree, outside Monkish, MT is my favorite west coast haze producer. If I were to list my favorites overall it could well take up a page or two ! champagne.gif

Cheers,

Bud
by BRhoades
June 18th, 2019, 9:39 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16237
Views: 399137

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

Revision uses milk sugar in many of their hazies ---- a choice I typically prefer not be made. I'm lactose intolerant so I have watch every label, I have had many Revision beers that obviously don't have milk sugar, you just have to be diligent, sadly there are a lot of breweries now that are brewi...
by BRhoades
June 17th, 2019, 6:50 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16237
Views: 399137

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

Hrmmm. Will need to check this out more; quite a few places stock Revision here. I’ve had a few, but my experience re distribution/inventory has been similar to Bud’s. Nothing I’ve tried was a wowser beer for me, but all very solid hoppy beers. Your right on with your assessment Scott. Jeremy brews...
by BRhoades
June 17th, 2019, 6:29 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16237
Views: 399137

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

https://i.imgur.com/f6rHtm4l.jpg Revision Brewing Co. Citra Revenge. DIPA 9% ABV. 100% Citra hopped. Continuing the theme with some more Revision beers I have been enjoying over the last few days. Revision does their " Revenge" series which focuses on a single hop DIPA that is very generously hoppe...
by BRhoades
June 17th, 2019, 5:42 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16237
Views: 399137

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

Andrew Kotowski wrote:
June 17th, 2019, 5:33 pm
Hrmmm. Will need to check this out more; quite a few places stock Revision here.
Initially we got quite a bit of Revision product then it tailed off, have no idea whats up with their distro, I mean Nevada isn't exactly far from So Cal [wow.gif]

Cheers,

Bud
by BRhoades
June 17th, 2019, 5:24 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16237
Views: 399137

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

https://i.imgur.com/tGyS9lul.jpg Revision Brewing Co. Disco Ninja. IPA. 7% ABV. Hopped with Citra, Galaxy Mosaic and Amarillo hops. Dang this is one bright juicy clean crusher and hits that 7% ABV sweet spot which makes drinking a couple doable without getting shit faced. I wish we got these guys o...
by BRhoades
June 16th, 2019, 3:16 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16237
Views: 399137

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

Sums it up. That after all that beer your a bit sideways ? neener Cheers, Bud Hah! All of them are very good, but not “highly recommended!” Liked the Crysknife more than the 3 Way this year, which will likely shock Scott :) MT Telesto is a good daily drinker, but I’d probably buy Georgetown Bodhi b...
by BRhoades
June 15th, 2019, 5:15 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16237
Views: 399137

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

Andrew Kotowski wrote:
June 15th, 2019, 4:35 pm
Sums it up.
That after all that beer your a bit sideways ? neener

Cheers,

Bud
by BRhoades
June 15th, 2019, 3:51 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16237
Views: 399137

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

https://i.imgur.com/nhPUO5fl.jpg Modern Times Beer. DDH Timewave Zero. DIPA. 8.5% ABV. Hopped with Eureka, Citra and Mosaic. The first batch of this was released a year ago as a standard hopped DIPA and it was excellent, this year they DDH'd this bad boy and it takes it to another level. Even thoug...
by BRhoades
June 15th, 2019, 3:49 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16237
Views: 399137

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

Rick Allen wrote:
June 14th, 2019, 2:49 pm
The Brewers Association came by a couple of weeks ago to do some filming, and they came out with this video just in time for Fathers Day.
That is fantastic Rick, you can see how proud you are of Lisa, great team right there.

Cheers,

Bud
by BRhoades
June 13th, 2019, 5:16 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16237
Views: 399137

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

https://i.imgur.com/nhPUO5fl.jpg Modern Times Beer. DDH Timewave Zero. DIPA. 8.5% ABV. Hopped with Eureka, Citra and Mosaic. The first batch of this was released a year ago as a standard hopped DIPA and it was excellent, this year they DDH'd this bad boy and it takes it to another level. Even thoug...
by BRhoades
June 9th, 2019, 3:29 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16237
Views: 399137

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

https://i.imgur.com/sJhfdUml.jpg Monkish Brewing Co. Water Balloon Fighters. DIPA. 8.4% ABV. Hopped with Mosaic Citra and Simcoe. One of my favorite returns for growler fills, didn't know i was going to be ambushed by Grafstrom out of the clear blue but the beer is worth the welt on my back [snort....
by BRhoades
June 5th, 2019, 6:44 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: LA beer help
Replies: 31
Views: 721

Re: LA beer help

Mike, how were your beer travels in Los Angeles ? Interested on your perspective of our burgeoning local beer scene.

Cheers,

Bud
by BRhoades
June 5th, 2019, 6:02 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16237
Views: 399137

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

https://i.imgur.com/HPveGZil.jpg Beachwood Brewing. Green Shift. DIPA. 10% ABV. Hopped with Citra, Nelson, Amarillo, El Dorado, Galaxy and Warrior hops. Back in the day BW would release this in conjunction with the annual February release of Pliny the Younger on tap at their brewhouse in Long Beach...
by BRhoades
June 5th, 2019, 9:02 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16237
Views: 399137

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

Really?!? You have heard other people expressing similar thoughts, huh? I thought the triple dry hopped with Citra and Galaxy was excellent, but I really wanted to match its palate with the nose on the single IPA they currently have on offer . The double IPA I thought was good, but not great - - - ...

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