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Title: the best bombers you can get?
Post by: csu007 on July 25, 2013, 05:27:20 AM
So my boss at work (small liquor store) is tasking with me finding new bombers for up to three 3 new shelves (27 beers and maybe more)
what are some must have bombers?
i have my ideas for some local ones and others i have had and/or heard of.
any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
Title: Re: the best bombers you can get?
Post by: 1vertical on July 25, 2013, 02:33:45 PM
75 cl Duvel  (or da jeroboam)

http://www.mustlovebeer.com/albums/photo/view/album_id/179/photo_id/2895 (http://www.mustlovebeer.com/albums/photo/view/album_id/179/photo_id/2895)
Title: Re: the best bombers you can get?
Post by: Joe Sr. on July 25, 2013, 03:04:09 PM
Dragon's Milk.  Got one in the fridge, but it scares me...
Title: Re: the best bombers you can get?
Post by: kmccaf on July 25, 2013, 03:36:08 PM
Boulevard--Saison Brett
Smuttynose--Big Beer Series (Really Old Brown Dog is phenomenal).
Title: Re: the best bombers you can get?
Post by: thebigbaker on July 25, 2013, 03:38:50 PM
Any version of Great Divide's Yeti. 
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Post by: erockrph on July 25, 2013, 05:19:57 PM
Allagash Confluence & Interlude, Ommegang Biere de Mars, Boulevard Tank 7, Rodenbach Grand Cru
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Post by: jds357 on July 25, 2013, 05:45:27 PM
Any version of Great Divide's Yeti.

YES! + 1
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Post by: blatz on July 25, 2013, 05:53:41 PM
Avery Maharaja
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Post by: AmandaK on July 25, 2013, 06:14:49 PM
Boulevard--Saison Brett

Good luck finding that! It took me two cities worth of looking to get my little stash of 5 bottles going.

All of Boulevard's Smokestack Series is excellent though.
Title: Re: the best bombers you can get?
Post by: csu007 on July 25, 2013, 06:27:26 PM
Thanks for the ideas
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Post by: kmccaf on July 25, 2013, 07:43:20 PM
Boulevard--Saison Brett

Good luck finding that! It took me two cities worth of looking to get my little stash of 5 bottles going.

All of Boulevard's Smokestack Series is excellent though.

Really! There are a couple of places it is always in stock at around here. I feel a little bit more pride in my town today.
Title: Re: the best bombers you can get?
Post by: AmandaK on July 25, 2013, 08:04:56 PM
Boulevard--Saison Brett

Good luck finding that! It took me two cities worth of looking to get my little stash of 5 bottles going.

All of Boulevard's Smokestack Series is excellent though.

Really! There are a couple of places it is always in stock at around here. I feel a little bit more pride in my town today.

That's cause they just don't know.  ;D

KC sold out in hours. StL sold out within 2 weeks, I think. Either way, I got my stash!  8)
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Post by: kylekohlmorgen on July 25, 2013, 08:11:08 PM
Local is best - and in CO, you shouldn't have any issues stocking the shelves with beer from the area. I'm assuming the shelves aren't refrigerated?

CO:
Odell (Cellar Series/Woodcut Series)
Avery
Great Divide (YETI)
Funkwerks
New Belgium
Wynkoop
Breckenridge
Crooked Stave
Boulder

You can also go a bit west:
Rogue
Firestone Walker (Walkers Reserve, Parabola, Anny releases)
Green Flash (Double Stout)
Ninkasi
Deschutes
Sierra Nevada (Ovila)
Anchor (Zymaster Series, Small Beer)
Stone (IRS, Smoked Porter, Old Guardian, Special Releases)
Lost Abbey
The Bruery
Bear Republic

Imports Schmimports (unless you can grab up some Cantillon)
Title: Re: the best bombers you can get?
Post by: csu007 on July 25, 2013, 08:16:40 PM
the shelves would be refrigerated. No room in the store for a "warm" display
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Post by: klickitat jim on July 25, 2013, 09:07:16 PM
Deschutes Fresh Squeezed IPA
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Post by: Bret on July 26, 2013, 01:29:13 AM
B-52s are the classic choice.  But The B-2 Spirit is downright impressive--but really hard to find. Or, if you like it old school, go for the B-29 Super Fortress.
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Post by: klickitat jim on July 26, 2013, 01:38:46 AM
B-52s are the classic choice.  But The B-2 Spirit is downright impressive--but really hard to find. Or, if you like it old school, go for the B-29 Super Fortress.

Definitely B52s!
Rock lobster or Planet Claire maybe
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Post by: reverseapachemaster on July 26, 2013, 02:26:47 AM
You guys get Jolly Pumpkin over there. Some of those beers should find their way to your shelves.
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Post by: reverseapachemaster on July 26, 2013, 02:28:32 AM
Boulevard--Saison Brett

Good luck finding that! It took me two cities worth of looking to get my little stash of 5 bottles going.

All of Boulevard's Smokestack Series is excellent though.

I guess they sent it all to DFW. It's all over, just sitting on the shelves. People don't know what they are passing by.
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Post by: bboy9000 on July 26, 2013, 02:32:04 AM
Boulevard Tank 7,  Saison-Brett (but its limited release), Unibroue (especially La Fin Du Monde and Tres Pistoles), any beer by Ommegang, Delirium Tremens, Arrogant Bastard and Samuel Smith's are bombers I frequently buy.
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Post by: punatic on July 26, 2013, 05:47:19 AM
When you care enough to send the very best the Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit is the way to go.

However, there is a LOT to like about the Big Ugly Fat F##ker too.

Beer-wise, I have to go with:

(http://res.cloudinary.com/ratebeer/image/upload/w_250,c_limit,q_85,d_No%20image/beer_207621.jpg)
Title: Re: the best bombers you can get?
Post by: HoosierBrew on July 26, 2013, 01:48:48 PM
All the above +  Anything 3Floyds
                      The Bruery
                      Cigar City Marshall Zhukov (Limited release)RIS
                      Belgian "insert name here"
Title: Re: the best bombers you can get?
Post by: 1vertical on July 26, 2013, 02:15:09 PM
do you sense it?  the formerly small liquor store has now expanded
becoming a huge mega supermarket of beer and there are now 2
50 foot aisles dedicated to the stock of Bombers!   ;D
Title: Re: the best bombers you can get?
Post by: kmccaf on July 26, 2013, 02:55:10 PM
Boulevard--Saison Brett

Good luck finding that! It took me two cities worth of looking to get my little stash of 5 bottles going.

All of Boulevard's Smokestack Series is excellent though.

I guess they sent it all to DFW.1. It's all over, just sitting on the shelves. People don't know what they are passing by.

1.) Of course, I sit here in my office wondering, do I go with a parody of DFW via non-fiction, or fiction? Will the reader know or care? There is also the possibility of relating stories of running into DFW's family at the grocery store.i. But most likely no will give a s@$. I wonder what all these beers on the shelf are. This is Brett. Saison--Brett.

i.) His dad looks just like him. It is startling.
2.) Edit: My wife informs that DFW may have meant Dallas Fort-Worth, rather than the Champaign, IL writer David Foster Wallace who is often referred to as DFW. In which case, my DFW parody may have not made sense.
Title: Re: the best bombers you can get?
Post by: reverseapachemaster on July 27, 2013, 02:33:26 PM
Boulevard--Saison Brett

Good luck finding that! It took me two cities worth of looking to get my little stash of 5 bottles going.

All of Boulevard's Smokestack Series is excellent though.

I guess they sent it all to DFW.1. It's all over, just sitting on the shelves. People don't know what they are passing by.

1.) Of course, I sit here in my office wondering, do I go with a parody of DFW via non-fiction, or fiction? Will the reader know or care? There is also the possibility of relating stories of running into DFW's family at the grocery store.i. But most likely no will give a s@$. I wonder what all these beers on the shelf are. This is Brett. Saison--Brett.

i.) His dad looks just like him. It is startling.
2.) Edit: My wife informs that DFW may have meant Dallas Fort-Worth, rather than the Champaign, IL writer David Foster Wallace who is often referred to as DFW. In which case, my DFW parody may have not made sense.

I'd suggest calling David Foster Wallace first and see if that is what I meant.
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Post by: weithman5 on July 27, 2013, 04:08:40 PM





2.) Edit: My wife informs that DFW may have meant Dallas Fort-Worth, rather than the Champaign, IL writer David Foster Wallace who is often referred to as DFW. In which case, my DFW parody may have not made sense.

or Donatus Frank Weithman 8)
Title: Re: the best bombers you can get?
Post by: redbeerman on July 27, 2013, 04:11:43 PM
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You mean this?
Title: Re: the best bombers you can get?
Post by: weithman5 on July 27, 2013, 04:44:39 PM
Boulevard--Saison Brett

Good luck finding that! It took me two cities worth of looking to get my little stash of 5 bottles going.

All of Boulevard's Smokestack Series is excellent though.

single wide better than double wide IMHO