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Re: What BEER are you drinking?

#16901 Post by TimF »

Father Kyle’s Cinnamon Roll Stout. I didn’t really like it. A bit thin for this flavor.
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#16902 Post by BRhoades »

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.

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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.

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#16903 Post by Glenn L e v i n e »

Great Notion Over Ripe is a delicious can crusher. Lord, I could have had more than one.
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#16904 Post by Paul Luckin »

RRBC Double Dry-Hopped PtE.

They deliver in CA!
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#16905 Post by TimF »

BRhoades wrote: January 6th, 2021, 5:53 pm
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.

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Crap this is getting old. I should probably drink it!
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#16906 Post by BRhoades »

TimF wrote: January 7th, 2021, 8:34 am
BRhoades wrote: January 6th, 2021, 5:53 pm
TimF wrote: January 3rd, 2021, 1:47 pm



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.

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Crap this is getting old. I should probably drink it!
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Crack that puppy and let us know how it drank.

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#16907 Post by Brian G r a f s t r o m »

Tim,

Don't feel the need to rush into that, unless you know Cantillon's framboise to age in a materially-different manner than does their kriek. I've had their kriek with 10+ years of age on it multiple times, and none of them tasted tired in any way, shape, or form.

That said, I'm sure your 2013 *is* delicious now!
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#16908 Post by Brian G r a f s t r o m »

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 time I go to the store and see some. They tend to run in the $15 - $18 neighborhood for a 375mL --- at least, pretty sure they're 375mL --- if not they're 500mLs.
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#16909 Post by TimF »

I don’t think any Russian River Brewing is distributed in Illinois. I’m happy to cover the costs.
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#16910 Post by Brian G r a f s t r o m »

Which do you prefer (or both?!), and how much would you want?
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#16911 Post by BRhoades »

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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 chance two snag a couple four packs of this years batch. It's what you'd expect with a Monkish Nelson beer, aromatics that offer ripe tropical and melon notes along with that funky dirty diesel fuel note I seem to get from high quality Nelson hops. The flavor is dominated by sweet white grapes, ripe melons and a melange of tropical notes. The absence of alcohol on a beer at 10.3% is amazing, it drinks like a 7.5% IPA on a semi soft creamy body, the finish is juicy and long.

Highly Recommended,

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#16912 Post by BRhoades »

Brian G r a f s t r o m wrote: January 8th, 2021, 11:17 am 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 time I go to the store and see some. They tend to run in the $15 - $18 neighborhood for a 375mL --- at least, pretty sure they're 375mL --- if not they're 500mLs.
True Beer Advocacy ! Spread the love Brian !

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#16913 Post by Brian G r a f s t r o m »

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#16914 Post by Brian G r a f s t r o m »

Arrow Lodge / riip - "West Coast" DIPA
Pours clear --- it really is a legit West Coast. A touch low on carbonation, but no shortage of anything else. Effusive aromas of ripe pineapple and canned pears. OG Nu School on the palate --- in that typically "bouncy" sort of way --- this is something I frequently associate with El Dorado and Mosaic hops. Moderately bitter, and absolutely delicious! Incredibly moreish --- this is dangerously easy to drink. As far as I'm concerned, this is a 10/10 for a West Coast DIPA. Really stellar stuff, and yet another incredible beer from Arrow Lodge, a new-to-me brewery that has been fairly eyebrow raising, which is not to dismiss riip, of course, who is pretty awesome in their own right.
9.3%. 11/11/20 canning. Hopped with Simcoe, Idaho 7 Cryo, and Nelson.
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Post walk beer. They make this every year or so, pretty good at hiding the 9.0%! Now I need a nap!

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#16917 Post by Brian G r a f s t r o m »

That looks beautiful, Mel!
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#16918 Post by TimF »

Delicious! Bottled 9/3/2013
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#16919 Post by TimF »

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.
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#16920 Post by Brian G r a f s t r o m »

Sounds like it didn't come across as tired/tiring. Cool stuff, Tim. Thanks for the post!
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#16921 Post by Mike Stoneking »

BRhoades wrote: January 8th, 2021, 4:25 pm Image

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 chance two snag a couple four packs of this years batch. It's what you'd expect with a Monkish Nelson beer, aromatics that offer ripe tropical and melon notes along with that funky dirty diesel fuel note I seem to get from high quality Nelson hops. The flavor is dominated by sweet white grapes, ripe melons and a melange of tropical notes. The absence of alcohol on a beer at 10.3% is amazing, it drinks like a 7.5% IPA on a semi soft creamy body, the finish is juicy and long.

Highly Recommended,

Cheers,

Bud
Yeah Bud, this one is drinking great right now. Still have a few to go through. Going to Monkish tomorrow to grab my 2 stout bottles I somehow grabbed. Going by Green Cheek to see what's on the menu. I need to get active here as there is SO much great being shipped around the state. Cheers to you and yours!
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#16922 Post by BRhoades »

Mike Stoneking wrote: January 22nd, 2021, 5:54 pm
BRhoades wrote: January 8th, 2021, 4:25 pm Image

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 chance two snag a couple four packs of this years batch. It's what you'd expect with a Monkish Nelson beer, aromatics that offer ripe tropical and melon notes along with that funky dirty diesel fuel note I seem to get from high quality Nelson hops. The flavor is dominated by sweet white grapes, ripe melons and a melange of tropical notes. The absence of alcohol on a beer at 10.3% is amazing, it drinks like a 7.5% IPA on a semi soft creamy body, the finish is juicy and long.

Highly Recommended,

Cheers,

Bud
Yeah Bud, this one is drinking great right now. Still have a few to go through. Going to Monkish tomorrow to grab my 2 stout bottles I somehow grabbed. Going by Green Cheek to see what's on the menu. I need to get active here as there is SO much great being shipped around the state. Cheers to you and yours!
Hoping Green Cheek drops Swim Test tomorrow ! Great to hear from you buddy ! Cheers to you and Dana !

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#16923 Post by BRhoades »

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.

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#16924 Post by BRhoades »

Mike Stoneking wrote: January 22nd, 2021, 5:54 pm
BRhoades wrote: January 8th, 2021, 4:25 pm Image

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 chance two snag a couple four packs of this years batch. It's what you'd expect with a Monkish Nelson beer, aromatics that offer ripe tropical and melon notes along with that funky dirty diesel fuel note I seem to get from high quality Nelson hops. The flavor is dominated by sweet white grapes, ripe melons and a melange of tropical notes. The absence of alcohol on a beer at 10.3% is amazing, it drinks like a 7.5% IPA on a semi soft creamy body, the finish is juicy and long.

Highly Recommended,

Cheers,

Bud
Yeah Bud, this one is drinking great right now. Still have a few to go through. Going to Monkish tomorrow to grab my 2 stout bottles I somehow grabbed. Going by Green Cheek to see what's on the menu. I need to get active here as there is SO much great being shipped around the state. Cheers to you and yours!
I had Little Twin Stars back at the 7th Anniversary party for Monkish, I cannot believe you lucked out and snagged two ! Good for you !

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