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Postby Torontoblue » Tue Apr 03, 2012 10:29 pm

Wild Rose IPA (draught)
Alley Kat Black Dragon Warrior Hop DIPA - no aroma whatsoever from the hops, and the bitterness was to out of balance for me. It just stripped my taste buds and that's all I got. I guess Warrior hops don't make a good single hop DIPA?
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Postby icemachine » Wed Apr 04, 2012 7:36 am

Couple Pints of Hoegaarden at WEGZ last night, celebrating the forced retirement of a couple guys from the office.
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Postby G.M. Gillman » Wed Apr 04, 2012 4:09 pm

Doppel-Hirsch and the Schloss Eggenberg Doppelbock Dunkel, to compare them.

Doppelbock, and bock for that matter, are styles I rarely essay, partly due to a relative lack of suitable examples, partly to being enured to the predominant Anglo-American styles especially (for dark beers) porter and stout.

However, seeing these products on the shelves, and noticing they are within 3 months from bottling (give or take), I thought I would try them. In the past, I've been disappointed with bocks and double bocks 6 months old or more, I've encountered these often in the States and there is (to me) always a characteristic staleness to them that turns me off.

Not these two from LCBO, they are fresh-tasting and first-class products. The Schloss is a bit sweeter but both share that typical coffee/dry molasses taste good bock has. Celebrator has always been my favourite but these two are as good I'd say, with a little more emphasis on the coffee notes.

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Postby TheBeeraholic » Wed Apr 04, 2012 4:26 pm

Westmalle Tripel (to unlock the Trappist badge on untapped) on side note. Anyone using an iPhone or iPod on here? Just recently under every post where the PM button usually is there's been Derek's profile picture. At least on my iPod.
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Postby phat matt » Wed Apr 04, 2012 7:37 pm

Drinking a deviant dales ipa. canned 03/16/12. nice copper color with long last head. Funky earthy hop nose with slight pine notes. funky earth and toffee notes and mild bitterness. Interesting brew.
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Postby JeffPorter » Wed Apr 04, 2012 8:38 pm

TheBeeraholic wrote:Westmalle Tripel (to unlock the Trappist badge on untapped) on side note. Anyone using an iPhone or iPod on here? Just recently under every post where the PM button usually is there's been Derek's profile picture. At least on my iPod.


It's a new app where every PM has to at least mention Derek in some way... :)
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Postby Derek » Wed Apr 04, 2012 8:55 pm

JeffPorter wrote:
TheBeeraholic wrote:Westmalle Tripel (to unlock the Trappist badge on untapped) on side note. Anyone using an iPhone or iPod on here? Just recently under every post where the PM button usually is there's been Derek's profile picture. At least on my iPod.


It's a new app where every PM has to at least mention Derek in some way... :)


YOU'VE UNLOCKED THE iDEREK APP! You're now a true beer GEEK!

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Postby Belgian » Wed Apr 04, 2012 9:38 pm

Abbaye Des Rocs Grand Cru
St. Feuillien Grand Cru

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Postby cratez » Thu Apr 05, 2012 9:19 am

Last night at home:

Anchor Liberty Ale
Muskoka Mad Tom IPA
Southern Tier Un*Earthly
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Postby Belgian » Thu Apr 05, 2012 2:04 pm

Mad Tom, probably less than a month old and dammit I'm proud of this Ontario-made West Coast IPA.
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Postby velovampire » Thu Apr 05, 2012 3:59 pm

Listening to the Blue Jays season opener and sipping on Muskoka Cream, King Dark Lager, Crazy Canuck and Mad Tom. Nice afternoon. 8)
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Postby TheBeeraholic » Thu Apr 05, 2012 4:39 pm

Mill St. Original Organic. Next up Nickel brook Organic Lager. Then I've got some Mad Tom's chilling for tonight.
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Postby Streets » Thu Apr 05, 2012 5:49 pm

Nugget Nectar.

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Postby NRman » Thu Apr 05, 2012 7:05 pm

@ Gambrinus
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Cheshire Valley Robust Porter +++++
Smashbomb - fresh and Ex

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Postby phirleh » Thu Apr 05, 2012 10:19 pm

A buddy's homebrew RIS, very nice, and now a Nickelbrook Headstock, saw it at the LCBO today.
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