Lookin Fer A Beer Ta Grow Hair On Me Chest!

Lookin Fer A Beer Ta Grow Hair On Me Chest!

PostBy: wlape3 On: Thu Dec 10, 2009 10:42 pm

Any suggestions? I'm in the market to buy a case of strong beer or ale to fortify me for the cold winter ahead. Any suggestions? I like barelywines, special ale, strong IPA's, etc.
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Re: Lookin Fer A Beer Ta Grow Hair On Me Chest!

PostBy: crobar On: Thu Dec 10, 2009 10:50 pm

Lately the Mrs and I have been into the Harpoon family of fine beverages. Made in Boston area and not too far away in Windsor, Vermont :D
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Re: Lookin Fer A Beer Ta Grow Hair On Me Chest!

PostBy: Poconoeagle On: Thu Dec 10, 2009 11:19 pm

elephant beer? or something from...

http://www.xs4all.nl/~patto1ro/denbrew.htm
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Re: Lookin Fer A Beer Ta Grow Hair On Me Chest!

PostBy: 009to090 On: Thu Dec 10, 2009 11:23 pm

Grolsch. Unfortunately, they have to pasturize the imported stuff, now. It had great Flavor "Back in the days". You can still get it fresh in Ireland. Its made in Holland
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Re: Lookin Fer A Beer Ta Grow Hair On Me Chest!

PostBy: VigIIPeaBurner On: Thu Dec 10, 2009 11:33 pm

From Downingtown PA...


YAKIMA TWILIGHT

The tenacious grip of big, juicy hop aroma and character slides smoothly into rich, dark malts. This heavyweight battle between fresh, Yakima Valley hops and dark, roasted malts is resolved harmoniously as the flavors merge to deliver complex satisfaction with a warming edge. Enjoy the ‘twilight’ for the bright and brassy hops!


Or you could consider...

HOPDEVIL

Menacingly delicious, with the powerful, aromatic punch of whole flower American hops backed up by rich, German malts. HopDevil Ale offers a roller coaster ride of flavor, coasting to a smooth finish that satisfies fully.


Lots of yummy brews from Victory Brewing Co.

Especially, if you like barleywines, this Kick-ass brew coming in at 10.5% :shock: :) :lol:
OLD HORIZONTAL

A luxurious, warming barleywine rich with aromatic hops and dark, candied fruit character that hides its epic strength masterfully. :D
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Re: Lookin Fer A Beer Ta Grow Hair On Me Chest!

PostBy: Hollyfeld On: Thu Dec 10, 2009 11:41 pm

I highly recommend this fine Barleywine from the Weyerbacher brew house.


http://www.weyerbacher.com/cwo.php?id=7&page_id=10
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You won't be disappointed!
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Re: Lookin Fer A Beer Ta Grow Hair On Me Chest!

PostBy: wlape3 On: Fri Dec 11, 2009 10:59 am

Thanks for all the suggestions guys. :clap: Please keep them coming as I am always looking for a new favorite. :beer:

I was an early fan of Harpoon back when they came out with their excellent IPA and their UFOs are always interesting.

Haven't tried Grolsch or Elephant in a while. Grolsch was one of my favorites back in the 70's when you had to buy an import to get something with some flavor. I did try a few Elephants but did not like it as much as I did the Grolsch.

Victory was another early favorite of mine and I have been to their brew-pup/restaurant in Downingtown many times. When they first opened it up it looked like a warehouse but they steadily improved it and I'm sure it's even better now. I like their Storm King, Old Horizontal, Hop Devil, Hop Pocket, Golden Monkey, and a few others. You can get their brews on tap in several places in my area of NY. I haven't seen the Yakima Twilight yet but I will keep my eyes open. It sounds very interesting!

Weyerbacher is probably my favorite PA brewer. I really like almost all of their offerings particularly the ones aged in old bourbon casks. Try the Insanity (Blithering Idiot aged in a cask), Blasphemy (Quad similarly aged), and Heresy (Old Heathen, also aged). Unfortunately they don't market cases of 12 oz bottles in my part of NY otherwise I would have picked up one already. Every Saturday they have an open house at the brewery in Easton. They also used to have a really great one around April first with beer tastings and a tour but have since discontinued it. Try their Black Hole if they still make it. One of the best regular dark beers I've had. Their special anniversary brews are also very good. I still have a few of the 10th, 11th, and 12th aging in my basement.

Stoudts also isn't bad and has expanded their offerings. I've been to their Beer Garden many times for festivals and just a beer and a pig roast. The attached restaurant isn't bad either.

Dogfish Head is probably my favorite east coast brewer but it's hard to get more than a 4 pack in this area of NY. I would love to have a case of their 120 minute IPA or World Wide Stout aging in my basement. Unfortunately, they have become very expensive and fairly scarce in this part of NY.

Will
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Re: Lookin Fer A Beer Ta Grow Hair On Me Chest!

PostBy: ken On: Fri Dec 11, 2009 11:22 am

I perfer Molson XXX. 4 or 5 beers and I feel fine next day. $12 for 12. Them Canadians always had good beer and fishing. :D
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Re: Lookin Fer A Beer Ta Grow Hair On Me Chest!

PostBy: ken On: Fri Dec 11, 2009 11:24 am

If shes going to have some with me , SURE. :D
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Re: Lookin Fer A Beer Ta Grow Hair On Me Chest!

PostBy: wlape3 On: Fri Dec 11, 2009 11:56 am

brckwlt wrote:how about a guinness


Sure. Ask Caprice to bring the tankwagon and leave the tape at home. :woot: :love: :drool: :drunk: :hangover:
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Re: Lookin Fer A Beer Ta Grow Hair On Me Chest!

PostBy: gambler On: Fri Dec 11, 2009 12:17 pm

Some Pa beer


http://www.eriebrewingco.com/awards.html
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Re: Lookin Fer A Beer Ta Grow Hair On Me Chest!

PostBy: wlape3 On: Fri Dec 11, 2009 12:51 pm

gambler wrote:Some Pa beer


http://www.eriebrewingco.com/awards.html
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I've had some of their beers before and most seem to be available here in NY. I've actually been able to get some growlers of Old Red at the local distributor.

One big difference between NY and PA is in NY you can buy from 1 bottle to a whole case at the distributor (as well as the grocery store). The disadvantage to this is I cannot find some beers in case quantities where I always could in PA. Grass is always greener somewhere else I guess... :lol:
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Re: Lookin Fer A Beer Ta Grow Hair On Me Chest!

PostBy: SMITTY On: Fri Dec 11, 2009 12:59 pm

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Re: Lookin Fer A Beer Ta Grow Hair On Me Chest!

PostBy: wlape3 On: Fri Dec 11, 2009 5:32 pm

SMITTY wrote:27% alcohol!! :punk: :punk: :punk:


Do you think that's going to be enough to get through the next 3 years? :P
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Re: Lookin Fer A Beer Ta Grow Hair On Me Chest!

PostBy: KLook On: Fri Dec 11, 2009 5:53 pm

I would like to offer a choice brew but all my favorites have been mentioned. I have had some good ones down south in Chattanooga & Nashville at the Big River Grill. I can't remember the names however. Oh well, I'll just have to trly them all again!! At the moment, I am sipping some homemade blackberry wine that is delicious and intoxicating. :shots:

Kevin
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