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The Beer Thread • Page 307

Discussion in 'General Forum' started by Jason Tate, Jan 16, 2016.

  1. EASheartsVinyl

    Prestigious Prestigious

    Lord Whang is just as good as last year so that’s an easy favorite. Vanilla Rye Whang was also delicious and not as sweet as I expected. Pallbearer and the Vanilla AB Toast-E Coilz kicked before I got there, sadly.
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  2. waking season

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    All That Is and All That Ever Will Be from Tree House, drinks like a 10%+ abv beer even though it’s 6.5%. Also picked up a few cans of Julius, King Julius, Juice Machine, Haze, Green, Very Green, Autumn, East Hill, and Tango.
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  3. momo32t


    Currently drinking some Very Green myself
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  4. Fletchaaa

    Regular Supporter

    I want to go to that brewery so bad, everything I've tried has been great.
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  5. williek311

    @wearthicksocks Prestigious

    This beer rules.

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  6. ncarrab


    November list: Up to 239 different/new craft beers this year. This was a light month for me. Running out of beers that I'm interested in trying across the three main local stores around me.

    Champion Brewing - Santa's Cookies
    3 Floyds - Moloko
    Goldhorn Brewery - Dead Man's Curve
    Double Wing Brewing - Bourbon Aged Peanut Butter Coffee Blonde Ale
    Columbus Brewing - Bodhi
    Abita - Office Party
    Collision Blend - 8 Crazy Nights
    3 Floyds- Alpha Klaus
    Platform - Bon Bonerie
    3 Floyds - Space Station Middle Finger
    Flying Dog - Ain't Nothing But a G Thing
    Southern Tier - 2Xmas
    Bell's - This One Goes to 11
    Against the Grain - The Brown Note
    21st Amendment - Fireside Chat
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  8. sean_rugy

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    whoa, did not know there was another one coming. I was there yesterday (surprise surprise) and the tap list is getting barren.
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  9. momo32t


    I imagine they’re going full steam ahead until their NYE party.

    I need to go anyway to get my Super Spruce cans for the holidays, so I will likely grab a couple bottles of this too.

    did you grab more merch yesterday too? Haha
  10. spiffa0

    Trusted Supporter

    Can someone give me the rundown on Tree House? I'll be driving right by it on my way more north to visit family on Dec 20. If I were to get there around opening, would I be waiting in line forever for cans?
  11. BlueEyesBrewing

    Trusted Supporter

    Usually an hour or so but I haven't been in a while to know if it's still the same
  12. fyebes

    Regular Prestigious

    highly recommend joining the Tree House Brew Co: Line Updates facebook group. I haven't been in a bit, but I'm planning on going on the 22nd. the 20th might be a little more chaotic than usual because it's right around Christmas, but who knows. Fridays are usually the busiest days because that's when they have the most offerings. if they don't release anything huge, you could be waiting less than an hour (maybe even 15-30 minutes), but it's hard to know without knowing what they'll release.

    on an unrelated to tree house note, I had my first Black Tuesday (this one was from 2016) on Saturday night and it was incredible.
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  13. sean_rugy

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    lol I did not. I behaved myself this time.

    brought some Super Spruce home for Thanksgiving and my mom loved it.
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  14. Anthony_

    A (Cancelled) Dork Prestigious


    Tonight’s bev
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  15. Anthony_

    A (Cancelled) Dork Prestigious

    Kane is crushing it in the dessert stout game, they need to do these more often
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  16. irthesteve

    formerly irthesteve Prestigious

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  17. Joe4th

    Memories are nice, but that's all they are. Prestigious

    Their quality had taken a nosedive for me from when they first came to Michigan, and the price point they came in at was really stupid. Hopefully they can improve
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  18. irthesteve

    formerly irthesteve Prestigious

    I just think it's the funniest thing that 4 years ago they were purchased for $1 billion by Constellation who owns Corona, Modelo, Svedka and other crazy brands.... and now they were purchased by "Kings & Convicts, a two-year-old microbrewery that employs nine people and annually produces about 600 barrels of beer"

    Just pure insanity. End of the article is amazing.

    In July, while meeting with Constellation executives, he sang Ballast Point’s praises.

    “Is it for sale?” he asked, half-joking.

    The response: “Would you like to buy it?”
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  19. EASheartsVinyl

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    Ballast Point is one of the Trumpy breweries, right? I vaguely remember writing them off years ago but maybe I’m wrong.

    And Kane is so good.
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  20. Oddpac87

    Here Before You, Here After You Prestigious

    "Kings & Convicts, a two-year-old microbrewery that employs nine people and annually produces about 600 barrels of beer"

    Excuse me, what?
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  21. Anthony_

    A (Cancelled) Dork Prestigious

    I also have these bottles left to drink:



    Plus this year’s Sunday Brunch
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  22. EASheartsVinyl

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    Lunchbox Hero sounds incredible.
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  23. irthesteve

    formerly irthesteve Prestigious

    uhhhhh what? no, i do not think so.
  24. bigmike

    Trusted Prestigious

    Ballast Points owners after they sold donated to Paul Ryan’s campaign when trump’s first push to repeal the affordable care act was happening and there was a big boycott of BP products in the Chicago area.
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  25. irthesteve

    formerly irthesteve Prestigious

    Got it, so Constellation donated and they don't own Ballast anymore? So we're back in the clear lol
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