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What're you drinking right now?

Posted: Sun May 25, 2008 6:46 pm
by Illuminatus
Tankhouse Ale, for me.

Posted: Sun May 25, 2008 6:53 pm
by KwaiLo
Sgt Major, and just finished a Kearneys.

Posted: Sun May 25, 2008 7:09 pm
by sphilp
I'm having a 6er of their coffee porter, as well as Paulener Hefe-Weiss

Posted: Sun May 25, 2008 7:09 pm
by hops are your friend
Southern Tier IPA (have to finish the 2 cases from my last private order so I can buy more when it's available at the LCBO :-)

Posted: Sun May 25, 2008 7:12 pm
by grub
viggo and i started with a pitcher of grand river mild, then went on to a growler of goose island aviator doppelbock, and now it's a ballast point sculpin' ipa. it's been a damn good beer weekend after spending saturday at biegaman's 2nd annual summer saison tasting.

Posted: Sun May 25, 2008 7:54 pm
by Torontoblue
Lagunitas Cappuccino Stout. The final beer left over from last nights little get together which included:

Otter Creek Otter-Roo
Long Shot Series Grape Pale Ale & Weizenbock
Avery Maharajah IIPA
Nogne Brown Ale
Nook Norton's Double Stout
Hambleton's Nightmare Porter
Hop Back's Etire
Bear Republic's Big Black Bear
Hitachino Nest Espresso Stout
ST Jah-Va
North Coast Old Rasputin
Victory's Baltic Thunder (Very disappointing)
Liefmans Goudenband (from 1988)
DFH World Wide Stout
Flying Dog's Gonzo and to finish the night
J W Lee's Harvest Ale aged in Port casks.

It was a fragile morning :D

Posted: Sun May 25, 2008 8:07 pm
by Illuminatus
Torontoblue wrote:Lagunitas Cappuccino Stout. The final beer left over from last nights little get together which included:

Otter Creek Otter-Roo
Long Shot Series Grape Pale Ale & Weizenbock
Avery Maharajah IIPA
Nogne Brown Ale
Nook Norton's Double Stout
Hambleton's Nightmare Porter
Hop Back's Etire
Bear Republic's Big Black Bear
Hitachino Nest Espresso Stout
ST Jah-Va
North Coast Old Rasputin
Victory's Baltic Thunder (Very disappointing)
Liefmans Goudenband (from 1988)
DFH World Wide Stout
Flying Dog's Gonzo and to finish the night
J W Lee's Harvest Ale aged in Port casks.

It was a fragile morning :D


Wow. I'd sell my firstborn (if I had one) to have that list. :)

Posted: Sun May 25, 2008 8:26 pm
by Torontoblue
Illuminatus wrote:
Torontoblue wrote:Lagunitas Cappuccino Stout. The final beer left over from last nights little get together which included:

Otter Creek Otter-Roo
Long Shot Series Grape Pale Ale & Weizenbock
Avery Maharajah IIPA
Nogne Brown Ale
Nook Norton's Double Stout
Hambleton's Nightmare Porter
Hop Back's Etire
Bear Republic's Big Black Bear
Hitachino Nest Espresso Stout
ST Jah-Va
North Coast Old Rasputin
Victory's Baltic Thunder (Very disappointing)
Liefmans Goudenband (from 1988)
DFH World Wide Stout
Flying Dog's Gonzo and to finish the night
J W Lee's Harvest Ale aged in Port casks.

It was a fragile morning :D


Wow. I'd sell my firstborn (if I had one) to have that list. :)


I still have at least 2 bottles of each left over too :lol:

Posted: Sun May 25, 2008 8:38 pm
by Illuminatus
Torontoblue wrote:
Illuminatus wrote:
Torontoblue wrote:Lagunitas Cappuccino Stout. The final beer left over from last nights little get together which included:

Otter Creek Otter-Roo
Long Shot Series Grape Pale Ale & Weizenbock
Avery Maharajah IIPA
Nogne Brown Ale
Nook Norton's Double Stout
Hambleton's Nightmare Porter
Hop Back's Etire
Bear Republic's Big Black Bear
Hitachino Nest Espresso Stout
ST Jah-Va
North Coast Old Rasputin
Victory's Baltic Thunder (Very disappointing)
Liefmans Goudenband (from 1988)
DFH World Wide Stout
Flying Dog's Gonzo and to finish the night
J W Lee's Harvest Ale aged in Port casks.

It was a fragile morning :D


Wow. I'd sell my firstborn (if I had one) to have that list. :)


I still have at least 2 bottles of each left over too :lol:


I have to ask - how was the Goudenband?

Posted: Sun May 25, 2008 9:09 pm
by Torontoblue
Illuminatus wrote:
Torontoblue wrote:
Illuminatus wrote:
Torontoblue wrote:Lagunitas Cappuccino Stout. The final beer left over from last nights little get together which included:

Otter Creek Otter-Roo
Long Shot Series Grape Pale Ale & Weizenbock
Avery Maharajah IIPA
Nogne Brown Ale
Nook Norton's Double Stout
Hambleton's Nightmare Porter
Hop Back's Etire
Bear Republic's Big Black Bear
Hitachino Nest Espresso Stout
ST Jah-Va
North Coast Old Rasputin
Victory's Baltic Thunder (Very disappointing)
Liefmans Goudenband (from 1988)
DFH World Wide Stout
Flying Dog's Gonzo and to finish the night
J W Lee's Harvest Ale aged in Port casks.

It was a fragile morning :D


Wow. I'd sell my firstborn (if I had one) to have that list. :)


I still have at least 2 bottles of each left over too :lol:


I have to ask - how was the Goudenband?


Lovely. It was almost Port like in it's flavour. There was a high vinegar aroma to it but that never came through in the taste or finish. It was just like drinking a fine port with a hint of sourness. I'm not a big drinker of Belgium beers but this was good.

Posted: Sun May 25, 2008 9:38 pm
by kinguy
Stone Smoked Porter

Posted: Sun May 25, 2008 9:44 pm
by JesseM
Lucky jerk :roll: ....................

Haha, kidding, I just wish I could have some :cry: . How many years of lobbying would it take to get a Stone product through the LCBO system? (that's more of a rhetorical question than anything else).

All I have to drink at the moment is Niagra Falls Millstone Premium Lager, which is by no means bad, in fact it's quite good, it's just that, I like variety.

Posted: Sun May 25, 2008 9:49 pm
by JesseM
Oh by the way, that 88 Goudenband BETTER have been good. A lot of good things came out of 1988, like me for instance! But all self flattery aside, it always blows my mind when I read about someone drinking a vintage from when I was born, or around then. To think that beer is actually is old as I am, it just seems, bizarre. It would be so surreal for me to drink a 1988 vintage :o .

Posted: Sun May 25, 2008 10:05 pm
by Illuminatus
Torontoblue wrote:
Illuminatus wrote:
Torontoblue wrote:
Illuminatus wrote:
Torontoblue wrote:Lagunitas Cappuccino Stout. The final beer left over from last nights little get together which included:

Otter Creek Otter-Roo
Long Shot Series Grape Pale Ale & Weizenbock
Avery Maharajah IIPA
Nogne Brown Ale
Nook Norton's Double Stout
Hambleton's Nightmare Porter
Hop Back's Etire
Bear Republic's Big Black Bear
Hitachino Nest Espresso Stout
ST Jah-Va
North Coast Old Rasputin
Victory's Baltic Thunder (Very disappointing)
Liefmans Goudenband (from 1988)
DFH World Wide Stout
Flying Dog's Gonzo and to finish the night
J W Lee's Harvest Ale aged in Port casks.

It was a fragile morning :D


Wow. I'd sell my firstborn (if I had one) to have that list. :)


I still have at least 2 bottles of each left over too :lol:


I have to ask - how was the Goudenband?


Lovely. It was almost Port like in it's flavour. There was a high vinegar aroma to it but that never came through in the taste or finish. It was just like drinking a fine port with a hint of sourness. I'm not a big drinker of Belgium beers but this was good.


I'm a little surprised that it didn't get too vinegary. That's pretty awesome. Now, where do I go to buy 20 year old beer? :lol:

Posted: Mon May 26, 2008 9:49 am
by Torontoblue
JesseM wrote:Oh by the way, that 88 Goudenband BETTER have been good. A lot of good things came out of 1988, like me for instance! But all self flattery aside, it always blows my mind when I read about someone drinking a vintage from when I was born, or around then. To think that beer is actually is old as I am, it just seems, bizarre. It would be so surreal for me to drink a 1988 vintage :o .


You're lucky you can get beers the same age as you are. I dread to think what a beer from 1970 would taste like :cry: I guess if it was Grotney's Red Barrel then we wouldn't know the difference :lol: :lol: