Any beer drinkers here?

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Re: Any beer drinkers here?

Post by Beyond Description » Sat Nov 20, 2021 8:54 pm

The Best Brewers In The World for the Year 2020

London, UK - January 28, 2021

These are our top 100 brewers in the world for the year 2020. Performance for the year 2020 was highly weighted while 4 years of our catalog was also considered in our ranking. The winners here represent a small portion of the top 1% of brewers worldwide. All of us in the RateBeer worldwide community are very pleased and grateful for the artisanal contributions of these leading breweries. Congratulations to all of our winners!
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1 Hill Farmstead Brewery
🇺🇸Greensboro, Vermont, United States
2 Side Project Brewing
🇺🇸Maplewood, Missouri, United States
3 Russian River Brewing Company
🇺🇸Santa Rosa, California, United States
4 Trillium Brewing Company
🇺🇸Boston, Massachusetts, United States
5 Tree House Brewing Company
🇺🇸Charlton, Massachusetts, United States
6 Three Floyds Brewing Company
🇺🇸Munster, Indiana, United States
7 Founders Brewing Company (Mahou San Miguel)
🇺🇸Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
8 Cloudwater Brew Co
🇬🇧Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
9 AleSmith Brewing Company
🇺🇸San Diego, California, United States
10 Tired Hands Brewing Company
🇺🇸Ardmore, Pennsylvania, United States

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Re: Any beer drinkers here?

Post by Beyond Description » Sat Nov 20, 2021 9:00 pm

Bell’s is great. I’ve partied with Larry Bell at his home in Kalamazoo. A fresh Two Hearted is wonderful.

But, I’d usually rather enjoy an Edward or Susan from Hill.

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Post by KC.Jones » Sat Nov 20, 2021 9:50 pm

Jack O. Hartz wrote:
Sat Nov 20, 2021 8:50 pm

Not according to this list form the Ratebeer site https://www.ratebeer.com/beerstyles/ipa/17/

Don't know #1, #2 is Two Hearted, which has been #1 at some other site for like 4 years in a row.
Ballast Point Sculpin at #3 is a fine choice
Russian River at #6 and 14. They make Pliny the Elder, often #1 on some lists but only sold there
>>Drumroll<< #8 is Elevated from here. Best IPA in town
I have no problem with Stone at 15
Pliny is a damn good beer. The dive bar that I go to after work some times had it on draft recently. Needless to say, that keg didn't last long

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Post by stellablue72 » Sun Nov 21, 2021 6:35 am

Don’t blame me, I voted for Kodos.
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Post by stellablue72 » Sun Nov 21, 2021 6:40 am

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Post by Rutil8ed » Sun Nov 21, 2021 9:13 am

At 55 , my decade love affair with IPA's is coming to a close. Hard to digest . I still like them a lot after a long mountain bike ride though.

New Belgium is a very solid brand. Fat tire IMO , after all the IPA's , is what beer is supposed to be. 5.3 percent, tasty , and refreshing. High alcohol IPA's are fun but get you wrecked .

Favorite IPA's : Stone (several) , Troegs Perpetual , 2 Hearted , Several Elyseans like Space dust etc

I also like Sam Smith's Oatmeal stout a LOT.
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Post by deadscott » Sun Nov 21, 2021 10:44 am

Nice to see tired hands sneak into that list.
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Post by rdiberna » Sun Nov 21, 2021 11:46 am

Founders All day is pretty light with a Nice robust taste...you can enjoy a few without getting smashed ;-)

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Re: Any beer drinkers here?

Post by deputy » Sun Nov 21, 2021 4:04 pm

Hey Kids, if you are ever in central Pennsylvania, stop in to the Elk Creek Cafe and Ale House. Tim, the owner is a Grateful guy and serves up some delicious food along with some of the best beers I have ever had and I have traveled extensively. His operation is located in Millheim Pa. 20 miles east of State College.

Yes, he kills it on Ales but my favorite beers are the Pilsner and the Kolsch. Both just so damn smooth and delicious.

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