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|24 weeks 1 day ago||I am guessing our palates are||
I am guessing our palates are pretty similar when it comes to IPAs given the beers you have listed now and in the past in drinking threads (PtE was honestly underwhelming to me given the hype, I truly like Sucks better). Unfortunately, there aren't many bottled beers from MI that fulfill that criteria as our breweries tend to be a bit more malt forward outside of the taproom one offs and smaller breweries that don't distribute. One I would definitely recommend (although it is an APA) is Odd Side Citra Pale from Grand Haven, MI.
|24 weeks 1 day ago||None of those beers are||
None of those beers are available outside of VT unless you are willing to trade with people who travel there or live there (BA and r/beertrade), I was listing my favorite VT beers because he mentioned it as a great beer state and I did a beercation there last summer. What time in the summer do you usually come?
|24 weeks 1 day ago||Ohio actually has some world||
Ohio actually has some world class breweries. Don't sell the state's beer scene short because its sports fans are a bunch of cooler poopers.
|24 weeks 1 day ago||Yeah, I am well aware of BA||
Yeah, I am well aware of BA and BeerFly. I often use it and r/beer to find out where to go when I am traveling. I would love to make it out to California for a beercation sometime but I would need at least 2 weeks to make it from SoCal to Norcal (your state is too damn big, VT made things easy) and try all the breweries I want to try. I had a long post typed up for you and decided to delete it, but in my beer drinking lifetime I have visited over 100 breweries and in the past year alone I tried 400+ unique beers. I havent been through a state where I was unable to find beer or breweries I really liked and this includes states like IA (Toppling Goliath) and SD (Crow Peak). You should be more open to beer from other places, if you only drink SoCal beer you are missing out big time.
|24 weeks 1 day ago||If you are feeling rich, this||
If you are feeling rich, this is the best mass produced GF IPA I have had (both the main IPA and IPA #2):
They ship but get out your Amex Black.
|24 weeks 1 day ago||I was going to say, I have||
I was going to say, I have had a few of the easier to source "top" Cali IPAs (PtE, Blind Pig, Sculpin, Union Jack, and Alesmith IPA) and none of them touched Double Sunshine, Susan, Abner, or Heady Topper for me and I prefer the same dry/unbalanced "West Coast" IPAs that I am guessing she does.
|24 weeks 1 day ago||Societe||
|30 weeks 3 days ago||Can normal yahoos like myself||
Can normal yahoos like myself fish there or is it completely private?
|30 weeks 3 days ago||How is the ice? I love ice||
How is the ice? I love ice fishing but I am generally a wimp when it comes to safe ice (I like a minimum of 4", save the puerile jokes).
|30 weeks 3 days ago||I am drinking a FFF Immutable||
I am drinking a FFF Immutable Darkness because that term is synonymous with my 2013 experience.
I started the night with a GLBC Nosferatu and 2 Green Flash Palate Wreckers. I may finish the night with a Barrel Aged Alpha Klaus with Orange Peel depending on how the FB team is doing.
|37 weeks 1 day ago||How many points did we score||
How many points did we score in that game? How many total yards did we have? Did we have a negative rushing total? Did our defense and special teams consistently put our offense in a position to succeed? What was Mississippi State's defense ranked that year?
|37 weeks 4 days ago||Greenbush Demeter Founders||
Founders Backwoods Bastard
Southern Tier Warlock
|37 weeks 4 days ago||www.reddit.com/r/beertrade|
|39 weeks 4 days ago||Clarex works very well at||
Clarex works very well at reducing gluten to FDA mandated "safe" levels for people with Gluten Intolerance (all Omission is tested at <20ppm, which is the standard from the Codex Alimentarius) but "safe" is hit or miss depending on the severity of your disease d/t the fact that it uses an enzymatic process to break down the protein chains in gluten. It doesn't omit (like sorghum based beers) or remove the gluten altogether. The Harvester Beers are Sorghum and Chesnut based which will always add a certain twang (drink a Bards to get a face full of the twang, worst beer EVAR) but they hide it enough for me to genuinely like them. If you are a very brittle celiac, I would tend to stick with the ANZAC definitions for gluten free and stay away from any enzymatically reduced beers.
|39 weeks 4 days ago||Greens Tripel is good. The||
Greens Tripel is good. The Omission series by Widmer are passable (they use Clarex like Damm Daura). Thus far the best I have found for my buddy who is gluten intolerant are from Harvester Brewing in OR (they have 2 IPAs), I would drink them without hesitation and I am not gluten intolerant. They ship, but have your Amex Black ready.
|1 year 1 week ago||I recommend Rodenbach Grand||
I recommend Rodenbach Grand Cru to people who want to experiment with sours (it is mild, relatively affordable, and easily acquired unlike Cantillon or Russian River) but my guess is that if Monk's was too sour it might just not be a good beer style for him. It took me a long time to appreciate sours and I still have to be in the right mood.
|1 year 1 week ago||Sours are an acquired taste.||
Sours are an acquired taste. Which one did you try?
|1 year 1 week ago||Cans of All Day IPA.||
Cans of All Day IPA.
|1 year 5 weeks ago||Heady Topper Hill Farmstead:||
|1 year 7 weeks ago||Deschutes The Abyss Deschutes||
Deschutes The Abyss
|1 year 7 weeks ago||Deschutes Abyss Goose Island||
|1 year 10 weeks ago||Big Red Coq||
Big Red Coq
|1 year 16 weeks ago||Short's Hopstache Founders||
|1 year 21 weeks ago||Surly Abrasive, followed by a||
Surly Abrasive, followed by a Revolution Anti-Hero, followed by a Half Acre Daisy Cutter, followed by a Lagunitas Sucks. I was "ice fishing".
|1 year 28 weeks ago||Hopslam||
If I didn't have to work tomorrow it would be followed by a Founders Imperial Stout and a Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye.
|1 year 30 weeks ago||It is amazing how badly Enos||
It is amazing how badly Enos has cratered the program Kelly/Jones created.
|1 year 31 weeks ago||For some reason I thought you||
For some reason I thought you were a mod now. My bad.
|1 year 31 weeks ago||You can definitely delete it||
You can definitely delete it now that yours is working. It is just cluttering the board now.
|1 year 31 weeks ago||Functional Link|
|1 year 31 weeks ago||Went to Perrin in Comstock||
Went to Perrin in Comstock Park. Nate Walser (formerly of Founders, came up with the recipe for KBS) is the brewmaster and he makes some really solid beers. My favorite from this trip was their I2D2 Black IPA.