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Anyone else burnt out on IPAs? Every brewery in CT has five IPAs and four DIPAs on tap. Every bar has 75% of their taps devoted to the two.

I'm drinking nothing but browns, stouts and porters right now. I had Black Widow Imperial Stout at Tox in New London and it was downright beautiful. I found a bottle of Mean Old Tom at Capital Spirits on Pratt St. in Hartford yesterday and took it into the Tobacco Shop next door and enjoyed it with a great cigar.

Others I'm enjoying: McChouffe Belgian Brown Ale by Brewery La Chouffe, Deep Imperial Stout by Thimble Island, New Phone Who Dis? Porter from Evil Genius Beer Co. and Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout by North Coast Brewing.
 
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Anyone else burnt out on IPAs? Every brewery in CT has five IPAs and four DIPAs on tap. Every bar has 75% of their taps devoted to the two.

I'm drinking nothing but browns, stouts and porters right now. I had Black Widow Imperial Stout at Tox in New London and it was downright beautiful. I found a bottle of Mean Old Tom at Capital Spirits on Pratt St. in Hartford yesterday and took it into the Tobacco Shop next door and enjoyed it with a great cigar.

Others I'm enjoying: McChouffe Belgian Brown Ale by Brewery La Chouffe, Deep Imperial Stout by Thimble Island, New Phone Who Dis? Porter from Evil Genius Beer Co. and Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout by North Coast Brewing.
I love IPAs and Stouts. Year round stout lover One of my Fav stouts is Luscious from Alchemist. Now they brew it year round too. I go there usually every month and get a case.
 
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I love IPAs and Stouts. Year round stout lover One of my Fav stouts is Luscious from Alchemist. Now they brew it year round too. I go there usually every month and get a case.
I just heard about this last weekend. Going to look for it next time I'm up there.

I picked up Troeggs Troeggenator Double Bock, Relic Spectral Beast Baltic Porter and Cigar City Maduro Brown Ale yesterday. Looking forward to a dark weekend!
 

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In case anybody has not said free beer, let me be the first. Happy Friday!
 
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What’s your favorite bohemian style Pilsner? Tough to come by here in CA
Little late to this question, but Von Trapp's aptly named "Bohemian Pilsner" is my go to pilsner.

Von Trap's distributing has made it as far west as Pennsylvania currently, so maybe in 10-15 more years you can grab a 6 pack out there.
 

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Alright, I'm headed to the game Sunday. What beers do they sell at the XL? Last time I was there I remember Lil' Heaven being on tap but I can't remember much else.
 
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Anyone else burnt out on IPAs? Every brewery in CT has five IPAs and four DIPAs on tap. Every bar has 75% of their taps devoted to the two.

I'm drinking nothing but browns, stouts and porters right now. I had Black Widow Imperial Stout at Tox in New London and it was downright beautiful. I found a bottle of Mean Old Tom at Capital Spirits on Pratt St. in Hartford yesterday and took it into the Tobacco Shop next door and enjoyed it with a great cigar.

Others I'm enjoying: McChouffe Belgian Brown Ale by Brewery La Chouffe, Deep Imperial Stout by Thimble Island, New Phone Who Dis? Porter from Evil Genius Beer Co. and Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout by North Coast Brewing.
I find a yearly hiatus from IPAs for a couple of weeks will help this tremendously.
 
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Alright, I'm headed to the game Sunday. What beers do they sell at the XL? Last time I was there I remember Lil' Heaven being on tap but I can't remember much else.
If the worst they have is that, you're all set.
 
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Alright, I'm headed to the game Sunday. What beers do they sell at the XL? Last time I was there I remember Lil' Heaven being on tap but I can't remember much else.
They usually have Counterweight on tap at one of the endzone bars (the one on the left if your back is to the court). The beer coolers behind 106 have Counterweight and No Filter in cans. Too Juicy is also readily available.
 

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Anyone else burnt out on IPAs? Every brewery in CT has five IPAs and four DIPAs on tap. Every bar has 75% of their taps devoted to the two.

I'm drinking nothing but browns, stouts and porters right now. I had Black Widow Imperial Stout at Tox in New London and it was downright beautiful. I found a bottle of Mean Old Tom at Capital Spirits on Pratt St. in Hartford yesterday and took it into the Tobacco Shop next door and enjoyed it with a great cigar.

Others I'm enjoying: McChouffe Belgian Brown Ale by Brewery La Chouffe, Deep Imperial Stout by Thimble Island, New Phone Who Dis? Porter from Evil Genius Beer Co. and Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout by North Coast Brewing.
Anyone burnt out on people being burnt out on IPAs?
 

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At one of the local breweries near me.

The Beer It Forward chalkboard. If your name or group is listed someone has already paid for your beer.

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Were you hanging out there all afternoon hoping to run into Christina "Stanka Butt" Hope?

Also, least you could've done was add DH or CV to the list ;)
 
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I'm down in Austin. Visited two breweries. They don't do NEIPA style well or often here but the breweries are fun and pretty good.

New brewery opened in my town and it is just ok. I hope they will keep getting better. Another new brewery opens this summer. They are brewing now and sharing the beer with very good reviews.
 
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I've been seeing Lone Pine Oh-J in the coolers lately. And I had a couple of Founders Epiphany last night. So Portland is making their way into the market more and more.
 

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Anyone burnt out on people being burnt out on IPAs?
I’m burnt out on the people who are burnt out over the people who have burnt out because I know those people are about to burn out themselves and that will cause the group who burnt out first to burn out again over the people who used to be burnt out over their burn out.

Everyone just drink water for a while. It’s better for you.
 
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I’m burnt out on the people who are burnt out over the people who have burnt out because I know those people are about to burn out themselves and that will cause the group who burnt out first to burn out again over the people who used to be burnt out over their burn out.

Everyone just drink water for a while. It’s better for you.
Non-alcoholic sales are killing it between Lagunitas Hop Water and Athletic.
 

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