Author Topic: Red Hoptober  (Read 10281 times)

Offline hopfenundmalz

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Re: Red Hoptober
« Reply #30 on: October 12, 2012, 12:21:11 AM »
I really like the Blue Paddle pils.

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Often I do too, but at the brewery it was-as best I can say - crappy. Did not like. Oxidized.

All the beers at Odells were very good.

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Re: Red Hoptober
« Reply #31 on: October 12, 2012, 03:41:28 PM »
I like Blue Paddle too. Bummer that it wasn't very good on tap.

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Re: Red Hoptober
« Reply #32 on: October 12, 2012, 04:51:49 PM »
i have been underwhelmed by new belgium. they have had some okay products but i usually will seek out something else.

as a general rule I agree. The 'lips of faith' series has some highlights though.

tried to go through my notes but couldn't find it.  IIRC it was a lips series beer. i thought it was a lot like their fat tire (not a big fan) but it had some rye in it?  made it a little better IMO. i got the sample from a distributor friend in a large bottle. Next time i see him i will find out what it was.
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Re: Red Hoptober
« Reply #33 on: October 12, 2012, 06:08:41 PM »
Hoptober is alright.  I second the Lips of Faith series.  Especially the Super IPA which is brewed in collaboration with Alpine Brewery. Super good!  Also the Cocoa Mole Ale is good...if you like that type of beer.

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Re: Red Hoptober
« Reply #34 on: October 16, 2012, 03:46:19 AM »
Kinda late to this topic im sure... but here it goes.

I really enjoyed it. It kind of reminded me of a Stone Levitation Ale. But I would still take the Stone Levitation over the New Belgium Red Hoptober if forced to choose.
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