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    1. Member leitmotif's Avatar
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      09-14-2007 12:41 AM #71
      <TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>wESTsAEED</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><IMG SRC="http://www.liquidsolutions.biz/product/images/amber-bottle.jpg" BORDER="0"></TD></TR></TABLE>i have had a bottle of that in my fridge for a while. haven't tried it. maybe i'll open it now.

    2. 09-14-2007 02:16 AM #72
      <TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>leitmotif</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">new to me:<p> <IMG SRC="http://www.sevenpack.net/wp-content/uploads/2006/02/SpatenOptimator.jpg" BORDER="0"><p>Spaten Doppelbock 7.2% yum </TD></TR></TABLE><p>I tried this about a week ago and really liked it.

    3. 09-14-2007 02:41 AM #73
      I haven't had a new beer recently. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/frown.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>I need to go to <A HREF="http://www.brouwerscafe.com" TARGET="_blank">Brouwers</A> again soon to try some new stuff. <p>There are many great choices for beer in this thread, keep it up! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/embeer.gif" BORDER="0">

    4. 09-14-2007 05:35 PM #74
      Got some Bell's 8000 at home that I scored in a trade. Should have some more fun stuff coming in the mail next week.<p><br>Saint Arnolds Ellissa IPA tonight.<p>-Rick

    5. 09-17-2007 10:32 PM #75
      Real Ale's Full Moon Rye and Barnyard Brown tonight. The rye is outstanding, the brown is average.<p><br>Sent out a bunch of Saint Arnolds Divine Reserve 5 on trade for some interesting craft brews... should have some fun stuff later this week.<p>-Rick

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      09-18-2007 12:29 AM #76
      I lived in Michigan for a while and the Bells Brewery ( in Kalamazoo i think) puts out pretty good stuff. Lager of the Lakes is good and their summer brew Oberon is good too. Its like Blue Moon, you gotta put an orange in it to make taste right. I dont normally drink beer with fruit in it. But it was good.

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      09-18-2007 12:37 AM #77
      Avery Kaiser<p>Allagash Grand Cru<p>Southampton Secret Ale

    8. 09-19-2007 03:39 PM #78
      stone's arrogant bastard not sure if that will make it through the filter... thats b a s t a r d<p>goose island's brown goose. aged slightly in bourbon barrels. wowsers. expensive but absolutely breathtaking.<p>great thread by the way, i've been gone for a long time but will now be back regularly!

    9. 09-21-2007 12:04 PM #79
      Last night had a Clipper City Heavy Seas - Below Deck, Barley Wine style ale.<p><br>Enjoyed it to the last drop. The only thing disappointing was watching the last drop leave the glass.<p>-Rick

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      09-21-2007 10:58 PM #80
      <TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>flygliii</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Two of them, thanks to my brewer and beer guru friend:<p>Ommegang: Three Philosophers<p> <B>New</B> Belgium: Mothership Wit<p>And both are just <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/eek.gif" BORDER="0"> . First domestic white for me, much milder than the Belgian ones, less spicey, but man...sooo goood...<p>And that Ommegang, like all of there brews...just delicious...<p>My $0.02 and my two offerings... <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> </TD></TR></TABLE> <p>Have been having to travel down to Ft Collins to get it because it was only being test marketed, but it appears that it is being disrtibuted on a larger scale. I have seen it at a few different places now. Makes me happy, becasue I love it!<br>I drive by the windmills up here in wyoming that power their brewery too <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/embeer.gif" BORDER="0">

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      09-22-2007 02:31 AM #82
      The local AF base started carrying Yuengling... I've had the Lager previously, but picked up some of their Black and Tan and it's pretty tasty.<p><IMG SRC="http://www.ratebeer.com/beerimages/887.jpg" BORDER="0">
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    13. 09-22-2007 05:24 AM #83
      I found this beer at the European deli I normally shop at. It's what you'd expect from quality European lagers, smooth and strong... <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/embeer.gif" BORDER="0"> <p><IMG SRC="http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v211/ripinby/Food/0DSC_7697.jpg" BORDER="0">

    14. 09-22-2007 07:49 PM #84
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      09-22-2007 10:01 PM #85
      Nothing major, New Glarus Brewing Co. Totally Naked...<p><IMG SRC="http://www.newglarusbrewing.com/Beer%20Labels/l_epa2.gif" BORDER="0"> <p><A HREF="http://www.newglarusbrewing.com/" TARGET="_blank">http://www.newglarusbrewing.com/</A> <BR><BR>
      <i>Modified by 2112 at 6:03 PM 9-22-2007</i>

    16. 09-24-2007 11:16 AM #86
      I had several new beers this weekend<p><br>Kashmir IPA<br>Clipper City's IPA<br>Bell's Old Ale<br>and funny you mentioned New Glaurious because the best new beer I had this weekend, hands down, New Glaurious Bourbon Barrel Bock. I HAVE to get my hands on some more of that!<p>-Rick

    17. 09-26-2007 02:59 PM #87
      I'm not a Sam Adams fan, but I decided to pick up their Octoberfest brew a few weeks ago and was really impressed! I've been picking it up as much as possible before they stop brewing it for the season. <p> <IMG SRC="http://www.x-entertainment.com/halloween/2006/beer/7.jpg" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0">

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      09-26-2007 04:49 PM #88
      Went to Destin a couple weeks ago, went back to McGuire's Irish Pub, instead of having the Irish Wake I went for one of their home-brewed beers, The Irish Red. They don't bottle it, but they sure should. Very good.<p><IMG SRC="http://www.thebeachcomber.org/images/McGuire-Photo.jpg" BORDER="0">
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    19. 09-27-2007 08:13 PM #89
      <TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>greengti81</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">I lived in Michigan for a while and the Bells Brewery ( in Kalamazoo i think) puts out pretty good stuff. Lager of the Lakes is good and their summer brew Oberon is good too. Its like Blue Moon, you gotta put an orange in it to make taste right. I dont normally drink beer with fruit in it. But it was good. </TD></TR></TABLE><p>Oberon is a a full on cult up here!<p>I recently went to Ireland and had a guinness special brew called North Star. it's not available in the states, but it was incredibly smooth, especially the finish.<p> <IMG SRC="http://www.ratebeer.com/beerimages/66063.jpg" BORDER="0">

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      09-29-2007 04:46 AM #90
      I have been drinking Sierra Nevada Anniversary ale all night and it tastes pretty good to me. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>

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      09-29-2007 12:20 PM #91
      TommyKnocker Jack Whacker <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"><p> <IMG SRC="http://www.tommyknocker.com/images/ourBeer/jackWhacker.jpg" BORDER="0">

    22. 09-29-2007 01:51 PM #92
      Post Road Pumpkin Ale

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      09-29-2007 01:54 PM #93
      <TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>onires53</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">I'm not a Sam Adams fan, but I decided to pick up their Octoberfest brew a few weeks ago and was really impressed! I've been picking it up as much as possible before they stop brewing it for the season. <br> </TD></TR></TABLE><br>I've got a 6 of this I just picked up... I'm a fan of Damn Sam's special beers, but have yet to have this one...
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    24. 10-01-2007 02:02 PM #94
      This weekend I drank:<p><br>Flying Dog's Double Dog DIPA (very good... nice hops!)<br>Bell's K-Zoo Stout<br>Duck Rabbit's Milk Stout<br>Independence's Bootlegger Brown<p><br>-Rick

    25. 10-01-2007 05:43 PM #95
      I like this stuff too. I have been trying as much different Octoberfest beers as I can before they stop brewing them.

    26. 10-01-2007 06:30 PM #96
      I saw that the other night, I'll have to try it.

    27. 10-02-2007 12:15 AM #97
      I picked up a few different St-Ambroise beers this weekend, my favorite was the Apricot Wheat Beer, but the Pumpkin Ale wasn't bad either.<p>Yay for local microbrews!<p> <IMG SRC="http://www.straight.com/files/images/apricotwheatale_2057.jpg" BORDER="0">

    28. 10-03-2007 11:44 AM #98
      I'm lovin' the Autumn brews! This is the first time really experimenting with them and really finding out a lot about the beer world. We have a Trader Joe's and love mixing a 6 pack from their small collection of brews. My wife picked up a bottle of Kennebunkport Pumpkin Ale about a week ago with 5 other beers in the 6 pack. <p>I finally got around to opening it up this past Sunday while sitting on my back porch watching some NFL games and really enjoyed it. Nice pumpkin spice flavor that wasn't over powering. This is my first pumpkin ale of the season so I can't really compare it to any others but definitely one that I'm going to pick up again just as soon as I can get to the store. <p>Any other pumpkin ale's that people could recommend? <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/embeer.gif" BORDER="0"> <p><br> <IMG SRC="http://bp3.blogger.com/_TowHtSP2gzU/RvqR7qlRsuI/AAAAAAAAAT4/tvjp7PWoS58/s320/Kennebunkport+Pumpkin+Ale.JPG" BORDER="0"> <BR><BR>
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    29. 10-03-2007 12:32 PM #99
      Try Dogfish Head's if you like a larger beer... It comes in right @ 7%...<p><br>Heard great things about South Hampton's, Southern Tier, Wyerbacher's Imperial Pumpkin(g), Brooklyn Post Road, Smutty Nose, never had Wild Goose...<p><br>-Rick

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      10-03-2007 01:33 PM #100
      dogfish head...droooolllllllll<p>absolutley love it.<p><br>

    31. 10-04-2007 01:04 AM #101
      Tried this while looking for something different at the local convenience store and I've been pretty happy with it. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/embeer.gif" BORDER="0"><p><br><IMG SRC="http://www.widmer.com/images/hef_top.jpg" BORDER="0">

    32. 10-04-2007 05:17 AM #102
      My current favorite:<p><IMG SRC="http://www.fakelag.net/gallery/d/42049-2/DSC_7900.jpg" BORDER="0"><p>and my other new favorite:<p><IMG SRC="http://www.ratebeer.com/beerimages/full_size/10569.jpg" BORDER="0"><BR><BR>
      <i>Modified by dieselgirl at 1:19 AM 10-4-2007</i>

    33. 10-04-2007 11:43 AM #103
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      10-04-2007 01:03 PM #104
      <TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>onires53</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">I'm not a Sam Adams fan, but I decided to pick up their Octoberfest brew a few weeks ago and was really impressed! I've been picking it up as much as possible before they stop brewing it for the season. <p> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> </TD></TR></TABLE><p>Picked up a 6er last night...not too bad.
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    35. 10-05-2007 12:54 PM #105
      Gulden Draak .... 10.5% abv<p> <IMG SRC="http://www.vansteenberge.com/afbeeldingen/guldrakfls300.jpg" BORDER="0">

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