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lbhskier37
12-30-2006, 12:47 PM
I know you guys in the rest of the world think all the beer we have here in America sucks. I am one American that agrees, American light beer is pretty tasteless, good for a frat party when the only goal is to consume as much as possible, but not very good for enjoying. How about the stuff that you guys supposedly export to us? Is it the same as what you drink over there? I have taken a great liking to Newcastle. Do you drink that over in England, or is that the scrapings from the bottom of the barrel of your good beer? Also has anyone had Chamay? I believe it is from Belgium, IMHO the best beer I have ever tasted!

Oh on a side note about american light beer, I have heard people in the "real" beer making industry actually praise it. Not for its taste, but because for a beer to be that light and tasteless any imprefection shows up, so their process must be super clean for Bud light to taste so consistantly tasteless http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif<div class="ev_tpc_signature">

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Zdroyev
12-30-2006, 01:24 PM
On this sim, i don't know much, but on beer, i've drank my share(and more), so here's my thought.
Don't know anything about american beer (and almost glad that i don't, from what i've heard about), so i cannot say if the bud is as tasteless as it is advertised.

By the way, the Belgian beer is called Chimay, and it's a trappist beer (not sure about the translation), and it's a very good one., but much closer to your home you should try the Unibroue products, it's Canadian, and sell beer such as "Fin du monde", "Maudite"... that tastes quite nice. If you can find it, i also recommand Grimbergen or Leffe, which are Belgian abbay beer. But your choice might not be so broad, sorry for youhttp://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

Can't tell you about English ale though, because i'm not very fond of those i tasted

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12-30-2006, 02:50 PM
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Tater-SW-
12-30-2006, 04:10 PM
The US makes plenty of excellent beer and ale. None of it is in cans or bottles sold by the megaswill companies, however.

tater

Skoshi Tiger
12-30-2006, 04:36 PM
Over in Western Australia, its traditional that lads drink "Emu Export Larger".

Its a bit strange really, because every time they try to export it it comes back with a note saying "No thank you!"

There was a saying - "You've never had a hangover until you've been bitten by the Emu!"

Old people used to drink Swan Lager or Emu Bitter. The only problem is now i've moved into the "Old People" demographic, the've stoped making Swan!

Hanglands
12-30-2006, 04:38 PM
I have bought bottled beers in the UK that I have had in eastern Europe, and they taste OK but nowhere near the mark.

Apparently if you buy Boddingtons Bitter in or around Strangeways you get the taste of mains gas due to the proximity of the gas works to the brewery. However if you buy the stuff miles away or in cans you just dont get the 'mains gas' taste.

So buying beer for me is a regional thing, to put it in national or international rems just doesnt figure.

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12-30-2006, 04:39 PM
Here in Georgia, our legislature started allowing high gravity beers to be sold in our state two years ago. Since then, I have had many fine brews, especially the Belgiums.

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scottmal1
12-30-2006, 07:51 PM
Try Scrumpy, I'm in Bideford, North Devon, UK and my favourite tipple is 'Chedder Valley' brewed by Thatchers in Somerset, it's about 7.5% and £1.50 a pint over at the blacksmiths ETW,go out with a tenner and get trolleyed!!

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12-30-2006, 08:01 PM
CAMRA beer festival Peterborough

3 pints of Roger And Out.

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Sooocool
12-30-2006, 08:45 PM
My favorite available beer is Molson Canadian.
My favorite available American beer is Yuengling. Supposedly, America?s oldest brewery. It tastes slightly exotic to me.
My favorite European beer is Meteor (French). Though it tasted quite ?American commercial?, it really hit the spot after being out on the Med on Old CV-43.

Tater-SW-
12-30-2006, 09:00 PM
2 faves in bottles:
Stone IPA
Anderson Valley Hop Ottin' IPA

Locally, I like the IPA at Il Vicino here in town, and also from Chama River Brewing Company.

I also drink stouts and porters, and the Guiness in draft cans isn't bad, gotta love the creamy head you get in those fancy cans.

tater

M2morris
12-30-2006, 09:10 PM
I can't believe I remember the name of this beer because it has been so long now, but in the mid-80s I was stationed in a town called Furth in Bavaria(The U in Furth has two dots over it for proper spelling)It is a Nuremburg area town and I had a real good tour there. I spent six years in Germany altogether, but on this tour I found a beer called Zerndorfer, and it was my favorite. Of all the million different brands and breweries, that ended up as my fav, and there has never been a US equal as for as I have found. IMO, German beer cannot be properly imported to the US because of parishablity, you have to go to Germany and drink-up. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

XyZspineZyX
12-30-2006, 09:27 PM
Belgium produces alot of fine beers. Beer is to Belgians what wine is to the French. That is not to say that other countries dont produce good beers though. I live in Canada, and have tasted alot of canadian microbreweries (Unibroue as stated above, and others), but none have ever captivated my taste buds like the belgian or german beers.

Some of my faves:

Hoegaarden White
Dentergems Wit
Brugse Straffe Hendriks
Leffe Blonde
Hacker-Pschorr
Schneider Weisen
Blonde d'Achouffe

Next to these, american light beer is like dog pee.<div class="ev_tpc_signature">

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VW-IceFire
12-30-2006, 10:00 PM
The American big name beer makers tend to be tasteless, with no alchohol content, and far too many carbs. The only thing it seems to be good at is the carbs. So if you want to be drunk or enjoy a better tasting beer I've found you've gotta go for something else http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

Thats my personal experience anyways.

As far as Canadian beers go I tend to like Alexander Keiths and Moosehead. Rickers Red is good (but I know not everyone can drink it due to the red). As far as imports...Smithwicks, Guiness (of course!), Kilkenny, mmmm...probably forgetting something...anyways those are all good.

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XyZspineZyX
12-30-2006, 10:16 PM
hey Ice, if you like darks, try to find Köstritzer Schwarz beer from Germany... http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif

Normally I drink dark beer only when I feel like it, but Köstritzer I'd buy a 6 pack every week if I could.<div class="ev_tpc_signature">

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VW-IceFire
12-30-2006, 10:23 PM
Originally posted by Skunk241981:
hey Ice, if you like darks, try to find Köstritzer Schwarz beer from Germany... http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif

Normally I drink dark beer only when I feel like it, but Köstritzer I'd buy a 6 pack every week if I could.
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han freak solo
12-30-2006, 10:36 PM
Originally posted by lbhskier37:
I have taken a great liking to Newcastle.

As an American I've been fond of Newcastle Brown Ale for years. Certain Brits on this forum don't think as high of it, but their standards are higher I'm sure.

I like the usual ******ss, Bass, and some contintental brews as long as they don't give me an instant headache. I used to like Spaten a lot but the headache thing happens pretty quick.

My favorite regional brew is Shiner Blonde. There's even a local micro-brew in Houston called St. Arnolds that has a tasty selection that typically gives me that instant headache unfortunately.

I think the headache thing is an allergy problem for me. Some beers clog up my sinuses pretty damn fast. However, these "headache" brews don't effect everyone the same way.

I can't stand wheat beers of any brand. I can't explain why it tastes like sheeet to me, but it does.

As far as light American beers, they are Alcoholic Gatorade. Perfect for a 100 F day when you want a buzz from water. Seriously, there are times when that is exactly what a person needs. I know I do.<div class="ev_tpc_signature">

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han freak solo
12-30-2006, 10:50 PM
Shoot, I just cracked open a bottle of Dos Equis Amber. I get many of these every Christmas.

It reminds me of Shiner Bock. Both drinkable, but never my first choice.<div class="ev_tpc_signature">

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NonWonderDog
12-31-2006, 10:23 AM
I've always wondered what the German opinion was on Warsteiner, myself. Here in the states Warsteiner Dunkel is just about the best beer you can get in a supermarket, but being able to get it in a supermarket just sets off alarm bells in my mind. Somehow, seeing Warsteiner between Busch Lite and Natural Lite gives me pause. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-indifferent.gif

Tater-SW-
12-31-2006, 10:32 AM
Not a fan of shiner bock. A friend from Austin bought some when he was here, He drank a couple, I tried one, and the remaining 3 got used by me for target practice (they blew up nicely when the .223 hit them).

I'm not much ofr anythign remotely lager like, I tend to go for hoppier stuff.

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scottmal1
12-31-2006, 03:01 PM
Thats an interesting looking brew, would like to try that but i expect it's not availabe in the uk, is it like a fruity wheatbeer? nice! As i mentioned in an earlier post i am not to keen on mainstream draught lagers/ ales so i tend to drink scrumpy and its 1/2 the price! but i do like my bottled german and belgium beers, they make the best beers IMO.

slipBall
12-31-2006, 03:25 PM
I enjoy a German import "Dinkel Acker"...I'm drinking one right now...It has a strong hop taste to it<div class="ev_tpc_signature">

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Airmail109
12-31-2006, 07:32 PM
My favourite English Beer is Old Speckled Hen, my favourtie European beer is Criou...which you can only get in one bar in the French alps...it rules.<div class="ev_tpc_signature">

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lbhkilla
01-01-2007, 01:00 PM
Originally posted by scottmal1:
Thats an interesting looking brew, would like to try that but i expect it's not availabe in the uk, is it like a fruity wheatbeer? nice! As i mentioned in an earlier post i am not to keen on mainstream draught lagers/ ales so i tend to drink scrumpy and its 1/2 the price! but i do like my bottled german and belgium beers, they make the best beers IMO.

Leinenkugels Berry Weiss I a very sweet fruity beer. Not really for everyone, I personally can't stomach it, but I am not one for sweet drinks. I think the brewery is now owned by Miller, so it might be available fairly wide now.

major_setback
01-01-2007, 03:38 PM
One I have discovered lately is a Chekoslovakian (sp) beer called Lobkowicz. it has a wonderful light taste that would suit someone used to the lighter tasting American beers, and the lighter tasting English lagers. It has so far proved to give an amazing sense of well being; and there is no hangover backlash that always usually seems to accompany the better tasting beers.
It has a great label too. (One of the things I appreciate when half drunk!).

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01-01-2007, 03:55 PM
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Gumtree
01-01-2007, 04:23 PM
Being Australian with the heat of this parched Island making Beer drinking a national pass time, we have many many competing breweries in different cities.
I am not talking about the big brewers like Carlton or Tooheys ( both which make fine beer for swilling on a hot day)The best from the larger breweries, in my opinion is Coopers Ale from South Australia.
You have to search deeper into the cities back streets to find the real gems. My personal favourite is James Squires made from the purest Camperdown waters http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

But I say this with national pride in mind, after a recent trip to Europe where I tasted beers from all over western and central Europe, I left each country with the thought, nice but not better than home. This process followed many many hangovers (the real test of how good the beer is )in different countries. The concept that my countries beers are superior or equal to the worlds came to a crashing end in Belgium.

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roybaty
01-01-2007, 06:12 PM
Here is Massachusetts we drink Sam Adams...and if ya live here and don't well we're gonna have to find ya, and then do the tar 'n' feather thing http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif.

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01-01-2007, 06:12 PM
Tuborg beer is great! I forgot about that one, thanks setback. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

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Dr...Watson
01-02-2007, 03:34 AM
Newcastle Brown (Nukey Broon to us scots) has a terrible after taste, the same as Holsten Pills...I avoid both.

Chamay is crazy stuff, it's 9% isn't it? Tastes much better than normal beer that strength - dangerous stuff!

I usually drink Becks Gold, Fosters, Erdinger, Löwenbrau, Golden Ochsen Carlsberg, local Swiss Feldschlosen is not bad either. I stay in Switzerland so have a fine selection of local,German and European Beers.

Matz0r
01-02-2007, 07:29 AM
Americans can make beer, there are Microbreweries producing local beers with superb quality and taste. The American "bulk" beer (Bud, Miller etc) is just like bulk beer over here in Europe - (with some exceptions like Belgium or Germany) easy to drink with no distinctive taste or character thus not very popular among true beer lovers. Whenever I go over to US (or any other country for that matter) I always try to find out what the local beer labels are and try those, I rarely get disappointed.<div class="ev_tpc_signature">

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01-02-2007, 08:52 AM
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scottmal1
01-02-2007, 03:02 PM
Originally posted by Dr...Watson:
Newcastle Brown (Nukey Broon to us scots) has a terrible after taste, the same as Holsten Pills...I avoid both.

Chamay is crazy stuff, it's 9% isn't it? Tastes much better than normal beer that strength - dangerous stuff!

I usually drink Becks Gold, Fosters, Erdinger, Löwenbrau, Golden Ochsen Carlsberg, local Swiss Feldschlosen is not bad either. I stay in Switzerland so have a fine selection of local,German and European Beers.

Been to Switzerland a few times and found Feldschlosen to be a tad gassy and sweet, i think the one i liked was Eichoff?

UberDemon
01-02-2007, 09:42 PM
I am not originally born in the US, but I must say that if I was to make a choice of one beer in the US, it would be without a doubt a Budweiser. Not Bud Lite, I am talking frigging "Budman" Budweiser... It is the tastiest of US beers. And I love it.<div class="ev_tpc_signature">

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roybaty
01-03-2007, 12:01 AM
Originally posted by UberDemon:
I am not originally born in the US, but I must say that if I was to make a choice of one beer in the US, it would be without a doubt a Budweiser. Not Bud Lite, I am talking frigging "Budman" Budweiser... It is the tastiest of US beers. And I love it.

So you wouldn't perchance be somewhere in Massachusetts I hope.

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buffscrum
01-03-2007, 08:12 PM
I've spent a fair amount of time in Newcastle because it's my wife's hometown. In all that time, I never saw a local drink Newcastle Brown. Not once. When I'm across the pond, I tend to drink ******ss, or I check out the local bitters. At home (Montreal), I usually stick to the local micro-brews.

Fattyrat
01-05-2007, 04:04 PM
I drink Duvel, and ONLY Duvel!

joeap
01-05-2007, 04:16 PM
Originally posted by scottmal1:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Dr...Watson:
Newcastle Brown (Nukey Broon to us scots) has a terrible after taste, the same as Holsten Pills...I avoid both.

Chamay is crazy stuff, it's 9% isn't it? Tastes much better than normal beer that strength - dangerous stuff!

I usually drink Becks Gold, Fosters, Erdinger, Löwenbrau, Golden Ochsen Carlsberg, local Swiss Feldschlosen is not bad either. I stay in Switzerland so have a fine selection of local,German and European Beers.

Been to Switzerland a few times and found Feldschlosen to be a tad gassy and sweet, i think the one i liked was Eichoff? </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

I live currently in Geneva and they make a very ncie local brew called Calvinus, supposedly based on a receipe from the reformer John Calvin himself.

Calvinus (http://www.calvinus.ch/)

They make a "blanche" (white) and "blonde" (lager). Excellent stuff.

Rammathorn_
01-06-2007, 12:54 PM
Originally posted by Tater-SW-:
2 faves in bottles:
Stone IPA
Anderson Valley Hop Ottin' IPA

Locally, I like the IPA at Il Vicino here in town, and also from Chama River Brewing Company.

I also drink stouts and porters, and the Guiness in draft cans isn't bad, gotta love the creamy head you get in those fancy cans.

tater

We share the exact same taste in beer. Cheers!

However, due to what's available, my favorite IPA's are:

Dogfishhead 60 minute
Harpoon

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01-06-2007, 01:14 PM
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XyZspineZyX
01-06-2007, 01:36 PM
Originally posted by Fattyrat:
I drink Duvel, and ONLY Duvel!

I tried a Duvel Blonde once, and for some reason I didnt like it. I thought it was unnecessarily bitter.<div class="ev_tpc_signature">

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stuartdm
01-07-2007, 06:40 AM
Well, here in England my favourites are Old Speckled Hen (already mentioned in the thread) and Black Sheep Bitter from the Black Sheep Brewery in North Yorkshire.

msalama
01-07-2007, 08:13 AM
Murphy's Stout.

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Whirlin_merlin
01-09-2007, 03:17 PM
When it comes to mass produced bland industi-bru us Brits can take you Yanks on anytime (john smiths smooth anyone?). Some wonderful microbrews are produced in the States it's a shame so few make it over here.

But now the controversial bit. Guiness is wrong. Yes I said it, guiness is the 'Emperor's new clothes' of beer. It is a sanitised bulk brew with little of it's true flavour left (and it was once great). I weep over the grave of guiness.

Schmouddle-WT
01-10-2007, 07:45 AM
Pilsner Urquell.

The only real pilsner, since it is brewed in City of Pilsen, Western Bohemia, Czech Republic.
If anyone comes to the Czech Republic, you ought to taste it, strong, full taste of hops, just okay with 4,9%

For Americans, just few days ago Anheuser-Busch (or whatever is the spelling) agreed with Budejovicky Budvar (aka the "original" Budweiser) to merchandise one of czech beers in US, I dont know how it would be called since Budweiser (German expression for something from city of Ceske Budejovice in southern Bohemia, CZ) is a trademark AB in US. So check your store for really tasty czech beer out there.<div class="ev_tpc_signature">

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Doug97
01-10-2007, 11:40 AM
Originally posted by VW-IceFire:
Thats my personal experience anyways.

As far as Canadian beers go I tend to like Alexander Keiths and Moosehead. Rickers Red is good (but I know not everyone can drink it due to the red). As far as imports...Smithwicks, Guiness (of course!), Kilkenny, mmmm...probably forgetting something...anyways those are all good.

Keiths, Moosehead and Rickers Red are among the 3 worst tasting beers I have found living in Canada. If you want a good red beer, Boreale Rousse or Griffon Red are both the cream of the crop. Belle Gueule Pilsner is the best lager I have tasted in Quebec, whereas in Ontario you can get Steamwhistle, which IMHO is right up there with the best, i.e. Grolsch and Becks.

My greatest disappointment is that you can hardly ever find British beer, and when you do it's the **** stuff! Newcastle Brown Ale, McEwan's export, if these are what Canadians think British beer is like then I'm not surprised they hardly import any!

In general, a microbrewed beer, whether light or dark, will always taste better than the homogenized commercial swill.

Therion_Prime
01-11-2007, 08:21 AM
Originally posted by UberDemon:
I am not originally born in the US, but I must say that if I was to make a choice of one beer in the US, it would be without a doubt a Budweiser. Not Bud Lite, I am talking frigging "Budman" Budweiser... It is the tastiest of US beers. And I love it.

Budweiser is not really a native american beer.
Look HERE (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Budweis) for details.
Well there's definitely a huge difference between the american Budweiser and the original Budweiser from czechoslovakia. For my taste the original czech version is better. The czechs gernerally make very good beer like "Stavopramen" and the like.

Being from Austria, my favourite beer has to be "Starkenberger". It won 39 gold medals and is the most awarded beer from Austria. Their hompage claims that it's probably the most awarded beer in the whole world. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/blink.gif
Anyways, it's pretty good. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/inlove.gif

WOLFMondo
01-11-2007, 08:32 AM
Franziskaner FTW!!!!!

Its truly the best beer in the world. Not only is it fantastic but at the Wacken festival they serve it by the litre.

Favorite British beer is Harveys.<div class="ev_tpc_signature">

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msalama
01-11-2007, 08:34 AM
I weep over the grave of guiness.

http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_eek.gif Surely you jest?

Well OK, being the young'un that I am - hey, 42 is NOT old!!! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif - I've gotta say that, to me, it's like it's always been really... then again, only started to _really_ prefer the bugger some 2 years ago so what do I know http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

More great beers:

* Berliner Weiss
* Velkopopovichy Dark
* Newcastle Brown Ale
* Eh... Wojak? (not sure 'bout the brand, polish lager anyway)

U want Finnish U gotta drink Karjala (Carelia in english). Everything else is pish. Honestly.<div class="ev_tpc_signature">

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XyZspineZyX
01-11-2007, 08:39 AM
Originally posted by Doug97:
right up there with the best, i.e. Grolsch and Becks.



Funny I always thought that Becks was pretty tasteless for a German beer. Kind of like Heineken...you might as well drink water.

Boreale is one of the most massed produced Quebecois beers there is. I'd stick with Griffon http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif<div class="ev_tpc_signature">

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Doug97
02-06-2007, 03:16 PM
Originally posted by Skunk241981:
Boreale is one of the most massed produced Quebecois beers there is. I'd stick with Griffon

"Mass produced Quebecois" is an oxymoron. According to their website, they produce 70,000 hectalitres per year, and sell only in Quebec. Compare that to Molson, which every year produces 48 million hectolitres of pisswater.

And I've tried Griffon; the Red would be excellent if it didn't taste of rotten eggs.

blit_ZEN
02-06-2007, 04:37 PM
Victory Brewing company, in Downington PA is rated the 5th best brewery in the world in 2nd in US (last i checked any way).

All the beers/ales/brleywine they make are on the top 100 brews of the world.

Hop Devil IPA 7% & hoppy as hell make dogfish or sierra nevada taste like coors light.

Lager ^ Pilsner 5% & tastey too!

Any beer lovers visiting Philadelphia can catch a SEPTA or AMTRAK train to Downingtow for a brew experience u will not soon forget.

I have (till last sept) been drink a 6 pack or 2 for the last 20 years of brews of all sorts & NOTHING beats these guys period.

BTW last summer i ran into people who came from rhode islad to D-town to fill up their van w/ Victory. The came 400+ miles to buy brews.

This stuff is not pasturized so it skunks easily if it gets warm a few times of for any extended period so it is tuff to get.

well worth checkin out
BTW. StormKing russian imperial stout 10%

golden monkey abbey triple 10%.

i cannot find the beer rating sight that gave victory such high marks but if u love strong flavoful full bodied brews, this is the place.

tigertalon
02-06-2007, 05:10 PM
One word... erm... pic:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v662/aegeeaddict/ICEAGE.jpg

slappedsilly
02-08-2007, 06:33 PM
All beer is good. If not drink 3 and try again. Works every time.

major_setback
02-09-2007, 02:40 PM
He he:

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y129/major-setback/iceage5.jpg

WWSpinDry
02-09-2007, 02:48 PM
http://www.saranac.com

Second oldest brewery in the USA, oldest one in New York. The family learned brewing in Germany and still follow the Reinheitsangeboten (purity laws). Having lived in Germany I thought I'd not be able to stomach an American brew again, but these guys are the real deal. They ship to various parts of the country, I've found their stuff as far afield as Pensacola, FL. If your local super doesn't stock it, ask 'em why not? http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif