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Re: Anyone else grown tired of IPAs
« Reply #15 on: November 21, 2020, 02:55:54 PM »
I got tired of the overly citrusy pale ales/IPAs everywhere.  It's like Fire Rooster said... give me some variety.  IPA has never been a go-to style for me personally but like Goose, my wife likes them so I will make Amarillo-Citra IPAs (I have one kegged now with C-148 hops) but I generally don't drink them.  I also am not a fan of stouts or Belgians.  You can imagine some trips to brewpubs where there are a ton of Belgians, IPAs, stouts and maybe sours.  Ugh.  It's been mentioned that making a good German lager may require more skill and finesse than making a hit-you-over-the-head IPA so maybe there is something there.  I went to a brewpub nearby recently and tried their dunkel.  Ho Lee Snot was it bad.  It tasted like it was 50% roasted barley or something.  Just awful.  They also have an IPA that my wife will tolerate and they have a Czech Pils that is cloudy and estery.  Sometimes I love the fact that I can make my own. 
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Re: Anyone else grown tired of IPAs
« Reply #16 on: November 21, 2020, 03:35:42 PM »
I've got 5 gal. each of 4 different IPAs on tap.
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Re: Anyone else grown tired of IPAs
« Reply #17 on: November 21, 2020, 03:51:35 PM »
I've got 5 gal. each of 4 different IPAs on tap.
Out of how many taps?
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Re: Anyone else grown tired of IPAs
« Reply #18 on: November 21, 2020, 04:25:25 PM »
I still enjoy IPAs that are loaded with hop flavor. They are pretty much available everywhere, so I drink those when I'm out. I end up brewing lagers and English ales more often than IPAs at home lately because I already have my fill of IPAs elsewhere.

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Re: Anyone else grown tired of IPAs
« Reply #19 on: November 21, 2020, 04:29:31 PM »
I've noticed IPA's taking over the taps at a lot of places but that doesn't mean that I'm tired of them.  I just purposely look for other styles.  Was at Old Chicago the other day and being the fall, close to winter I thought I'd find many Brown ales and stouts/porters but most taps were ipa styles.  They did have the Boulder Chocolate Shake which went surprisingly well with pizza.  Buffalo Wild Wings and Milwaukee Burger are pretty good at varying the taps.  A lot of the local brewpubs have made a reputation on an ipa styled beer, but most offer many other choices also.

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Re: Anyone else grown tired of IPAs
« Reply #20 on: November 21, 2020, 04:31:18 PM »
It's all IPAs all the time here it seems like not much variety

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Re: Anyone else grown tired of IPAs
« Reply #21 on: November 21, 2020, 04:37:28 PM »
I still enjoy IPAs that are loaded with hop flavor. They are pretty much available everywhere, so I drink those when I'm out. I end up brewing lagers and English ales more often than IPAs at home lately because I already have my fill of IPAs elsewhere.
Same.  I don't make many of them so I'll drink them when I'm out somewhere.  But then I have to be careful because I might be drinking a 7% beer at the same pace I would drink a 4.5% to 5% beer at home and... WHOO BOY!  :D
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Re: Anyone else grown tired of IPAs
« Reply #22 on: November 21, 2020, 04:40:15 PM »
I've got 5 gal. each of 4 different IPAs on tap.
Out of how many taps?

4 out of 6 are IPA, and one (the pils) is aboput to get dumped.
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Anyone else grown tired of IPAs
« Reply #23 on: November 21, 2020, 04:45:36 PM »
I've got 5 gal. each of 4 different IPAs on tap.
Out of how many taps?
4



... one (the pils) is aboput to get dumped.

I have a hoppy Blonde Ale I really want to like but it’s just not doing it for me. It’ll probably meet the same fate. It reminds me of Blatz.

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Re: Anyone else grown tired of IPAs
« Reply #24 on: November 21, 2020, 05:56:41 PM »
I've got 5 gal. each of 4 different IPAs on tap.
Out of how many taps?
4



This made me laugh so hard.  ;D


I'm still a big fan of IPAs.  Although not any of the more modern renditions.  I just can't get a taste for hazies or milkshake IPAs.  But bring on the hop-bombs, citrus (so long as it doesn't taste like a glass of juice), pine, dank, whatever.

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Re: Anyone else grown tired of IPAs
« Reply #25 on: November 21, 2020, 06:22:59 PM »
I've got 5 gal. each of 4 different IPAs on tap.
Out of how many taps?
4



... one (the pils) is aboput to get dumped.

I have a hoppy Blonde Ale I really want to like but it’s just not doing it for me. It’ll probably meet the same fate. It reminds me of Blatz.

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Re: Anyone else grown tired of IPAs
« Reply #26 on: November 21, 2020, 06:49:02 PM »
I still like West Coast style IPAs. Hazy? Not so much.

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Re: Anyone else grown tired of IPAs
« Reply #27 on: November 21, 2020, 06:55:22 PM »
I've got 5 gal. each of 4 different IPAs on tap.
Out of how many taps?
4



... one (the pils) is aboput to get dumped.

I have a hoppy Blonde Ale I really want to like but it’s just not doing it for me. It’ll probably meet the same fate. It reminds me of Blatz.

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I definitely did not rule out the possibility of Denny’s answer being 4

Wine I use picnic taps, I have as many beers on tap as I do full kegs. Currently the total is 6, with 4 being IPA.  Also have several commercial IPAs in bottles in the fridge.
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Re: Anyone else grown tired of IPAs
« Reply #28 on: November 21, 2020, 06:55:59 PM »
I still like West Coast style IPAs. Hazy? Not so much.

Not even a little.  I keep trying them, but so far no joy.
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Re: Anyone else grown tired of IPAs
« Reply #29 on: November 21, 2020, 07:33:34 PM »
I've got 5 gal. each of 4 different IPAs on tap.
Out of how many taps?
4



... one (the pils) is aboput to get dumped.

I have a hoppy Blonde Ale I really want to like but it’s just not doing it for me. It’ll probably meet the same fate. It reminds me of Blatz.

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I definitely did not rule out the possibility of Denny’s answer being 4
I kind of expected the answer to be 42.
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