Now Drinking: New Day's Breakfast Magpie (Black raspberry mead with coffee)
So delicious! Hope other people join in this thread unlike most of my previous attempts.
Well, that's a bit of a shame to hear about them. Slightly off topic, I wonder how the big buyout is going to change them (bigger barrel program? more experimental stuff? etc.).
Raspberry vodka and diet coke? That sounds like two things that shouldn't be mixed together. ha But, interesting that raspberry seems to be a common theme tonight. At least for now...
>That sounds like two things that shouldn't be mixed together
It goes nice with soda water or lemonade. Unfortuantely coke is all I have.
It's not bad tho. Similar to cherry coke. But less nice.
WIth their buyout they will be the same for a number of years until the management gets turned around and they bring it corporate minded folks. Hopefully they will remain a solid brewery through it. I really don't know. I live near the brewery and Im in there frequently
Hm....interesting. I would try this out myself, but I'm not much of a vodka person. If I ever have the opportunity to try it, I will try it.
Well, I mean, for the huge amount they were bought out for, I'd imagine some big developments will unfold within the next year. For example, look at AB Inbev's buyout of Goose Island. It expanded their barrel program, made it possible for them to get their own hop farm, and expanded their distribution footprint across the U.S. Of course, it's plausible there's tons of under the surface stuff most of us don't see that's happening that we won't like. But, as of right now, it looks like AB I. bought GI, gave them a blank check to have fun with, and they won't interfere with their production.
Anyhow, how are all the Sculpin and Victory At Sea variants?
anon! what's your name again? You asked me if I was drinking a Great Lakes beer in the last thread and you were correct! I don't remember what to call you though. pls refresh mi memory
My name is Spencer, from Indianapolis. I thought that was Great Lakes, but wasn't 100% sure. Though, I have no idea what brewery that beer in your hand is from. At first, I thought maybe some Great Divide I've never seen before. But, I highly doubt that's it.
wall painting at one of their tasting rooms
this one is wreck alley imperial stout from karl strauss
Nah, can't be. Yeti is an Imperial Stout and has a brown label on it. The print on her bottle says it's an IPA. I've had a lot of the variations of Yeti, but never the BA Yeti.
How's the body on that Imp Stout?
Ahh, now I will not forget! This one I'm drinking now is from Vermont (definitely would not expect you to recognize it). A bit closer to where I'm from. I was considering moving to Indiana for a while. The people there are super chill and friendly. Are most midwesterners like that? Am very curious. People seem to be way more uptight in the Northeast
heh danke anon
I know the label. I was only saying how good that one is from great divide hah. The barrel aged yeti (from everytime I've bought it) is only available in 22oz bombers, maybe on tap if you're lucky.
Body is a bit heavy for an imperial. Its very chocolately and coffee flavored with a bitter dry finish. Its a great balance of malt and hop
Growing up in the midwest and having lived on both coasts I can say that yes the midwest is far more friendly than anywhere else I've been. The east coast is very hard, rigid and by the book. West coast is relaxed, chill, and frustratingly slow at tims.
Good to hear! What's your name? Also, what's the name of that beer?
I can't say that everyone in Indiana/Midwest is super chill and friendly, as I've lived in the same spot my entire life. However, I will say that the majority of people here in Indy are indeed chill, nice, and friendly. If you live good beer and/or Metal, you'll definitely find a lot of like-minded and awesome people that you will become great friends with.
Ah, my bad then. Yeah, I agree that Yeti is a good one from them. Though, I thought the BA Yeti came in 750s? Maybe I'm thinking of BA Hibernation. Not sure.
Now Drinking: Bare Hands' Galaxy Imperial
Decent Imperial IPA.
Things like Chocolate Oak Aged Yeti, etc. are 22 oz. But, the more "important" Bourbon Barrel Aged Yeti comes in a 750, I think.
Now Drinking: Taxman's Frozen Assets (Belgian-style Milk Stout)
Shitty pic, but whatever. Who else is alive in here?
Now Drinking: Goose Island's Bourbon County Brand Stout '15