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I've given my opinion in many places about the beer's i've tasted. Might as well have a thread about it. Feel free to add.

Currently having a Shiner Blonde.

A bit too light for my tastes, but a good Spring/Summer lager. Light, crisp, not too hoppy. Kind of like a hefeweisen without all the yeast. I tasted a little lemon at the first taste. Prett good. On a scale of 1 to 10, i'd give it a 7.

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Last Edited by Monkfish April 10, 2014 at 08:59 AM
This quite possibly is the greatest thread on SlickDeals, maybe even the entire Internet. Contributors to this thread share great joy in enjoying, sharing, and learning about the great beers the world has to offer. Chances are if you search for a specific beer in this thread, you will find it!

Here is a list of beers reviewed here, in alphabetical order, and the associated Rate Beer [ratebeer.com] pages in brackets.

21st Amendment IPA
21st Amendment Watermelon Wheat
21st Amendment Hell or High Watermelon (briang's review)
AB Budweiser 1 [BA] [beeradvocate.com] [RB] [ratebeer.com]vomit
AB Budweiser American Ale [AB] [beeradvocate.com]1
AB Budweiser Select 1 [BA] [beeradvocate.com] [RB] [ratebeer.com]
AB Michelob Amber Bock 1 [BA] [beeradvocate.com] [RB] [ratebeer.com]
Barrelhouse Duveneck's Dortmunder Ale [RB] [ratebeer.com] [BA] [beeradvocate.com]
Bass Pale Ale [BA] [beeradvocate.com] [RB] [ratebeer.com]
Bavarian Barbarian Weldspatter IPA [BA] [beeradvocate.com]
Beer Works Bambino Ale [BA] [beeradvocate.com] [RB] [ratebeer.com]
Beer Works Victory Red [BA] [beeradvocate.com] [RB] [ratebeer.com]
Bells Double Cream Stout [BA] [beeradvocate.com]
Bell's Hopslam IIPA [BA] [beeradvocate.com]
Bell's Two Hearted Ale [BA] [beeradvocate.com]
Big Sky Moose Drool [1] [BA] [beeradvocate.com]
Black Bear(China?) WTF?!
Boddingtons Pub Ale 1 2 [BA] [beeradvocate.com] [RB] [ratebeer.com]
Briang's Belgian Dubbel (8/2006)
Briang's American Blonde Ale
briang's American Wheat
Briang's Hop Shortage be Damned IIPA
Briang's Oatmeal Stout
Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout [BA] [beeradvocate.com] [RB] [ratebeer.com]
Budweiser American Ale [BA] [beeradvocate.com]
Clipper City Loose Cannon IPA [1] [BA] [beeradvocate.com]
Clipper City Heavy Seas Peg Leg Imperial Stout [BA] [beeradvocate.com]
Czechvar(Budweiser Budvar) [BA] [beeradvocate.com] [RB] [ratebeer.com]
Chimay Ale (Unknown ABV. Does not compute!)
Dark Horse Perkulator
DG Ltd. Red Stripe [BA] [beeradvocate.com] [RB] [ratebeer.com]
Dogfish Head 120 Minute IPA [BA] [beeradvocate.com]
Dogfish head Palo Santo Marron [BA] [beeradvocate.com]
Dogfish Head Worldwide Stout [RB] [ratebeer.com] [BA] [beeradvocate.com]
Dogfish Head Chateau Jiahu [BA] [beeradvocate.com]
Flying Dog Double Dog Ale ('08) [BA] [beeradvocate.com]
Franziskaner Hefeweizen [BA] [beeradvocate.com] [RB] [ratebeer.com]
Founder's Breakfast Stout
Founder's Devil Dancer IIIPA
Full Sail Wassail [BA] [beeradvocate.com] [RB] [ratebeer.com]
Great Lakes Nosferatu [RB] [ratebeer.com] [BA] [beeradvocate.com]
Green Flash's Hop Head Red 2 [BA] [beeradvocate.com]
Green Flash's Le Freak Belgian Style IPA [BA] [beeradvocate.com]
Groupo Modelo Corona Extra 1 2 [BA] [beeradvocate.com] [RB] [ratebeer.com]
Haguc's IPA
Heineken Dark Lager [BA] [beeradvocate.com] [RB] [ratebeer.com]
Heineken Lager [BA] [beeradvocate.com] [RB] [ratebeer.com]
Hoegaarden [BA] [beeradvocate.com] [RB] [ratebeer.com]
Karlovacko Pilsener [BA] [beeradvocate.com] [RB]
Karl Strauss Oktoberfest [BA] [beeradvocate.com]
Kettle House Double Haul IPA [BA] [beeradvocate.com]
Lexington Kentucky Ale [BA] [beeradvocate.com] [RB] [ratebeer.com]
Matt's "Sat on the Hops Too Long IPA"
Matt's Sat on the Hops too Long IPA
Matt's Vexation Oatmeal Stout
Mercury Brewing Co IPSWICH IPA [BA] [beeradvocate.com]
Michelob Ultra [BA] [beeradvocate.com] [RB] [ratebeer.com]
Mt. Carmel Nut Brown Ale
New Belgium Fat Tire Amber Ale 1 [BA] [beeradvocate.com] [RB] [ratebeer.com]
Newcastle Brown Ale [BA] [beeradvocate.com] [RB] [ratebeer.com]
Oceanside Alework's M.I.A. Imperial Munich
Old Dominion Summer Wheat 2005 [BA] [beeradvocate.com] [RB] [ratebeer.com]
Olde Heurich Foggy Bottom Lager [BA] [beeradvocate.com] [RB] [ratebeer.com]
Ommegang Abbey Ale [BA] [beeradvocate.com]
Ommegang Hennepin [BA] [beeradvocate.com]
Oggi's Torrey Pines IPA [BA] [beeradvocate.com]
Plzensky Pilsner Urquell [BA] [beeradvocate.com] [RB] [ratebeer.com]
Port Brewing Hop 15 IIPA [BA] [beeradvocate.com]
Port Brewing High Tide Fresh Hop IPA 2 (mattman's review)[BA] [beeradvocate.com]
ReaperAle Sleighor IIPA [BA] [beeradvocate.com]
Red Hook Late Harvest Autumn Ale [BA] [beeradvocate.com]
Rogue Imperial Stout [RB] [ratebeer.com] [BA] [beeradvocate.com]
Russian River Pliny the Elder [AB] [beeradvocate.com]
Sam Adams Utopias (2005) [RB] [ratebeer.com] [BA] [beeradvocate.com]
Shiner Blonde [BA] [beeradvocate.com] [RB] [ratebeer.com]
Shipyard Export Ale [BA] [beeradvocate.com] [RB] [ratebeer.com]
Sierra Nevada Pale Ale [BA] [beeradvocate.com] [RB] [ratebeer.com]
Sierra Nevada Harvest Ale
Southhampton Double White Ale [RB] [ratebeer.com] [BA] [beeradvocate.com]
Stone Arrogant Bastard [BA] [beeradvocate.com] [RB] [ratebeer.com]
Stone Cali-Belgique IPA [BA] [beeradvocate.com]
Stone Double Bastard [BA] [beeradvocate.com] [RB] [ratebeer.com]
2006 Special Growler Stone Brewing Co's DOUBLE BASTARD
Stone/Alesmith/Mikkeller Collaboration triple ale [BA] [beeradvocate.com]
Stone/Jolly Pumpkin/Nogne O Holiday Ale
Stone Imperial Russian Stout [BA] [beeradvocate.com]
Stone Kona Coffee Macadamia Coconut Porter
Stone's Sawyer's Triple [BA] [beeradvocate.com]
Stoudts Double IPA [BA] [beeradvocate.com]
Trailhead Riverboat Raspberry Ale [BA] [beeradvocate.com] [RB] [ratebeer.com]
Troegs HopBack Amber Ale [BA] [beeradvocate.com]
Unibroue La Fin Du Monde[BA] [beeradvocate.com]
Westmalle Trappist Dubbel [RB] [ratebeer.com] [BA] [beeradvocate.com]
Weyerbacher Double Simcoe IPA [BA] [beeradvocate.com]
Weyerbacher Imperial Pumpkin Ale [1] [BA] [beeradvocate.com]
Wychwood Hobgoblin English Brown Ale [BA] [beeradvocate.com]
Yuengling Lager [BA] [beeradvocate.com] [RB] [ratebeer.com]


Now sit back, pop open a cold one (pour it into a nice pint glass of course), and enjoy the thread! Cheers

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Stone Brewing Company - Double Bastard Ale (american strong ale), San Diego(Escondido), November 5th release date.
Avery/Russian River - Collaboration, not Litigation Ale (Belgian Strong Dark), Colorado, unsure of release date. Beermenus [beermenus.com] shows it at Burp Castle in East Village, NYC.

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I am having a 1.5 year old 120 minute right now. Mighty tasty. It tastes more rich or full bodied than the fresher stuff. Still delicious.
EEK! Wouldn't it get skunky by now? Confused
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EEK! Wouldn't it get skunky by now? Confused
sigh....
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We need a craft brew only thread, so we dont need to hear about any mass produced beers.
There are plenty of mass produced beers which are very very good and the American public typically doesn't know about them.
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How do you pack it so that when the UPS guys play soccer w/ your package. the bottles won't break?
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bubblewrap! Whee
+Double box
+Use FedEx
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i only use fedex too
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+Double box
+Use FedEx
Lots of bubble wrap, I assume. Yes, that stuff works well. When I moved, I packed my kitchen stuff w/ that and not a single glass or dish broke during its trip halfway across the country. Cool
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Lots of bubble wrap, I assume. Yes, that stuff works well. When I moved, I packed my kitchen stuff w/ that and not a single glass or dish broke during its trip halfway across the country. Cool
it doesn't take much to ship beer... last time i shipped i used a "singles" case box and just put a single wrap of bubblewrap around each bottle...though i did put a layer of wrap on top and on bottom of each bottle...works awesome...as long as the bottles can't really move, there won't be breakage...
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it doesn't take much to ship beer... last time i shipped i used a "singles" case box and just put a single wrap of bubblewrap around each bottle...though i did put a layer of wrap on top and on bottom of each bottle...works awesome...as long as the bottles can't really move, there won't be breakage...
Yes, I agree. The main thing is to prevent movement. That's why I tried to do when I packed my kitchenware that the movers were moving, as I mentioned in a prior post. And it worked to perfection. Smilie
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Yes, I agree. The main thing is to prevent movement. That's why I tried to do when I packed my kitchenware that the movers were moving, as I mentioned in a prior post. And it worked to perfection. Smilie
If you don't trust it to roll down a flight of stairs, or drop from shoulder height, then it needs work.
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^ Agreed. Let alone the drop-kick test. EEK!
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^ Agreed. Let alone the drop-kick test. EEK!
Ace Ventura style! "Comin through. I've got a package, people!"
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Ace Ventura style! "Comin through. I've got a package, people!"
From "Legally Blonde", it's all about the bend and snap. woot
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Stone Sublimely Self Righteous is waiting to be consumed at the tap house here. Looking forward to trying it.
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