frank beamer #1
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|1 week 13 hours ago||We are all we need?||
I only logged in to say that I love the avatar and name! I'm a huggggggeeee A&B fan! seen them 10 times in the several months (including abgt 100 at MSG). They are legends!
|2 weeks 6 days ago||I usually||
spend time out at Wintergreen Resort. It's not too far from Charlottesville. If you're a beer drinking, Lickinghole Creek is in Goochland (they have fantastic barrel aged beers). I know neither are in Charlottesville, but they aren't terribly far. Have fun!
|2 weeks 6 days ago||It is worse as of late.||
I usually take the MMMBT and shoot down 664 to 264. The HRBT can be brutal. Especially now that they are doing maintenance.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Interesting||
As a local, I'm curious as to why you hate it here?
|21 weeks 1 hour ago||Thank you.||
I just had a vertical with Dark Lord. Our bottles (3 people) were from 2010-2014. 2011 was perfection, while 2009 died off and 2012-2014 were not peaking.
|21 weeks 1 hour ago||Well, I am.||
Celebration falls off. Obviously, certain hoppy beers like DDFH 120 Min age well, but that's because they have more characteristics of other styles than IPAs. My comment was towards you general Pale or IPA. Thank you for allowing me to clarify.
|21 weeks 1 hour ago||This||
Thank you. This is pretty much what I mean.
|21 weeks 8 hours ago||If you live in DC||
I highly recommend going to Churchkey. It's like the Ashley's of D.C. (I'm assuming you live in D.C.) The staff are Cicerone, so they will be able to give you the perfect beer for your taste based upon you describing what your mood is.
|21 weeks 8 hours ago||Each beer is different.||
First, it depends on style. Anything hoppy, don't sit on it. Consume as soon as possible because the beer fades quickly. Yes, some are fantastic for several months, but they arrent even close to the same as freshly canned/bottled.
Barleywines, stouts, barrel aged beers, and beers of similar styles are cellar possible. Some beer even tell you the necessay cellar conditions. Essentially, keep in a dark and cool location. Yes, it is possible for the beers to get better with age! I have several beers that are 10+ years in age and are still drinkning great. I've notied most drink perfect around 3 years aged, but understand that each beer is different.
Keep in mind, that aging beers is all personal preference. Most brewers and myself believe that if you haven't had the beer upon release, then do not age the beer without having a baseline for its taste.
|21 weeks 8 hours ago||I highly||
recommend the app. It's an amazing tool to have.
|23 weeks 3 days ago||Occasionally.||
I don't know how big into the scene you are, but my avatar is the HF logo. I previously went up for the annual parties, but now i stick to just winter visits. No one from outside the New England area dares to drive the backroads of VT in the middle of winter, unless you are accustomed to it. I try to get up there often, but I can't make it as much anymore. Fortunately, I have a great relationship with the HF staff and ownership. So, I don't miss out on much. I would highly recommend the trip if you ever get a chance.
Edit: If you are trying to get your hand on some HF let me know. I'm sure we could work something out.
|23 weeks 4 days ago||Indeed, I do.||
User name is Crent. I'll add you.
|23 weeks 4 days ago||I think this is spot on.||
I find it difficult to drink many IPAs. Not because they're terrible, but because once you get accustomed to the headys, HF's, zombie dusts, and Plinys, everything else just taste bland.
I've noticed that ESBs are the ones that truly given my palate new outlooks. Although, at the end of the day I will always reach for a barrel aged stout.
|23 weeks 4 days ago||Awesome avatar.||
Enjoy your trip up in VT. HF is like a second home to me. Be sure to find some second fiddle and SoS while in VT (I would imagine you already know that, considering you're drinking Toppling Goliath).
I'm looking forward to all the Alpine being regularly distribued here. Green Flash is building across the street from my house. I see myself spending many nights there.
|23 weeks 4 days ago||Obviously,||
you aren't tasting true grapefruit (unless it is a grapefruit base beer). Although, many varieties of hops give near identical flavor and scent to a grapefruit based upon how they are used. Nelson, chinook, and cascade are great examples of both.
EDIT: It seems as if I missed the sarcasm.
|23 weeks 4 days ago||There||
should be locations still with it. You will have to do some research, but I recall having it all the way until the end of February. Good luck!
|23 weeks 4 days ago||It's no||
Stiegl Radler, but Schofferhofer is pretty tasty. I like using both for beermosas. Simply replace the orange juice with your choice of grapefruit beer; absolutely fantastic.
|23 weeks 4 days ago||That's a nice||
group of brews. I wish more Michigan beer were available to me here in VA. I'm currently drinking an Alewerks Cafe Royale. If you've never had it, then I highly recommend it. They've been brewing it for about 4 years and it is a solid 4/5 in previous batches, but they changed the barrel provider for the new batch. It is a near perfect BBA stout now. I would give it a 4.75/5 all day long.
|25 weeks 5 days ago||Just cracked||
open a Westbrook Gose. Anyone else use untappd?
|25 weeks 6 days ago||Edit||
|25 weeks 6 days ago||5||
Marshall, Clark, Wheatly, Van Jefferson, and Weber. What if 100 people guess right? Gift card for all 100?
|26 weeks 3 days ago||Edit||
Nothing to see here.
|1 year 30 weeks ago||Posbang?||
I go away on holiday and return to the old voting system? What a great thing to see! Just when I thought I got out, the voting system pulled me back in. Happy friday everyone! Can't wait for the "what are you drinking?" thread.