What are you drinking?

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  1. David Puddy

    yeah, that's right

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    For the liquid-teers out there.

    For instance. right now, i'm at rockbottom, sipping on a seasonal in-house beer; "Wreckoning Russian Imperial Stout" is its name and its description is "Aged on WOOD - American white oak, fortified with Woodford Reserve Bourbon, She SCREAMS dark fruit, caramel, oak and Bourbon notes then quickly settles into an amazing complexity of tenacious flavours. 10.5% ABV/100 + IBUs (132 calculated) 7 oz 5.25 12 oz 8.25"

    So there you have it, currently what i'm drinking...and it is probably the nicest stout i've had in awhile


    Continue the thread on with your wines, scotch's, cognac, beers etc that you want to share with the rest of us (literally and figuratively) :cool:
     
  2. Duggan

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    I was out yesterday at a few Wineries in the Okanagan Valley, picked up a 2010 Gamay from Volcanic Hills and a 2010 Summit Reserve Chard from Mt. Boucherie . We also grabbed an ice wine.

    Went to Tree brewing and grabbed some Vertical Winter Ale that was delicious, hint of vanilla. Finished off the night with Glenlivet 15.
     
  3. Jimmy_B

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    Nash brews some delicious beer down there. I was there yesterday and had the RIS and the firkin (Coffee infused Jacktar Stout) - both were great!
     
  4. billybob

    The Schooner, the better.

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    Estrella Damm GF beer at home. Mongozo GF Pilsner at the bar if I can get it.

    Also been on a jamesons and water kick lately.
     
  5. Smokey

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    Beer, whatever is in my/my neighbors fridge, Keiths is a staple for me, neighbors vary from MGD/BL/Lucky/Brewhouse. Enjoy a good seasonal beer when at pubs.

    And Mr. Simpkins has made me fall in love with Makers Mark, don't drink wine or really and other spirits.
     
  6. JAC

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    Had a few of my homebrew while making homebrew
    A few of each...IPA, ESB, Irish Stout, Dark Munich and German Kolsch...hey, It was a 7 hour brew day lol
     
  7. *Jani*

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    My regular go-to for wine is Apothic Red, but I've been interested in trying out some local vinyards. Picked up a bottle from Avondale yesterday at the home show. It was more than I would usually pay for a bottle ($25) but it was so smooth I just had to buy it as a treat. (I believe it is called 'Redhead') It will be my 'special occasion' wine!
     
  8. Mitch

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    drank alot of red wine and vodka/san pelligrino on the weekend.
     
  9. Wayne

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    Coors Light when I drink, but I don't drink that often any more.
     
  10. Jenn

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    Wine:

    White wine:
    Just waiting for Nova 7 (local Muscat/Moscato wine) to come available. It's my fave. I'll buy a case.
    Sparkling - Emeri Pink Moscato

    Just bought a few new wines last week, I'll let you know how those go.


    My fave red wine right now is probably Apothic Red. Nice and full.


    Rum:

    It's not secret I'm a rum fan, a connoisseur.

    My current everyday rum: El Dorado 8 year (from Guyana). Excellent quality, nice and smooth, and not that much more money than the normal stuff.

    My current high end rum: Mount Gay 1703 - a blend of 10-30 year old rums. I bought this in Barbados, and it's the rum version of a scotch - sip it over a single ice cube, any more than one is just a sin. Super smooth rum.


    I have probably 20 types of rum in my current bar at this point.
     
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  11. JoeLouie

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    Garrison Irish Red the last few times I've bought beer. I used to always buy Blue because I knew that I liked it, but I've been trying to mix it up a bit lately and have been trying various Garrison and Propeller beers.
     
  12. Jenn

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    I'm not a beer drinker, but we always keep some Garrison in the fridge for when we have company. Everyone seems to love it! Some of the guys have also been drinking Pump House lager lately.
     
  13. Elcoopto

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    Bourbon, scotch, beer
     
  14. JoeLouie

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    I figure that I've tried most of the varieties of Blue, Keiths, Molson, etc, so why not try some different stuff? I really don't drink often, but it's nice to have a few in the fridge for when the urge strikes :)
     
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    Kentucky bourbon barrel ale is my new favourite. It is amazing.
     
  16. BenFrank

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  17. never_be_sold

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    Typically Kentucky bourbon. Makers Mark, Knob Creek, Woodford Reserve.
     
  18. Miss Shawty

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    For wine I really like the Relax Riesling from Germany, for beer I'll drink, bud, bud light and now coors lights. If I want to be really fancy I'll make Alabama Slammers.
     
  19. Matt30

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    It's summer....this thread needs a bump. Lots of good new products out there.

    I've been sampling a few different beers the past couple of weeks. Really liking what I've had from Breton Brewing. Their brown, red and IPAs are all great. The IPA is a tad on the hoppy side for me, but it's drinkable.

    I've also found Goose Island midway to be a new favourite of mine.

    I just had a can of Snakebite. It's a 50/50 of Boxing Rock Hunky Dory and Chainyard cider. Very good!
     
  20. 17

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    Jd shore rum

    Beer fucks with my allergies I find, it keeps getting worse and worse so I switched to rum. Jd shore spice is my JAM

    I might even be drinking a glass right now. And by might be I mean I definitely am
     
  21. Mitch

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    Propeller common
    Propeller stone fruit
    And vodka sodas.
     
  22. HairyAss

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    There are at least 12 breweries in my neighborhood, not counting tap rooms, etc so always trying new beers. My go-to beers that I’ll grab are Reuben’s Crikey IPA or Fremont Brewing Interurban IPA.

    We also have a bit of a wine cellar underway. We’ve become big fans of various west coast Cabs. Always on the hunt for something that doesn’t break the bank and hits the spot. A lot of crap wine out there. There is an email we’ve signed up for called Garagiste - get an email every day with wine specials and we’ll stock the cellar through that - curated choices and just make a trip to a warehouse to pick out our selections every couple of months.
     
  23. Pottie

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    You mean no more Blueberry Vodka, or Disaronno and Coke? You know I have to toss that in once every couple of years. lol
     
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    Mixing blueberry vodka drinks in the kitchen that you could smell from the living room :rofl:
     
  25. Lex Lucas

    feels good.

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  27. Wayne

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    These days varied flavors of either Grimross or Trailway...both local micro-brewers.
     
  28. David Puddy

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    jalapeno ale is back at Garrison. sooo good. Although it has more pronounced jalapeno flavour from tap then in can. It sells out quick at the brewery for growler fills but cans seem to be plentiful
     
  29. David Puddy

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    cider game is being stepped up hard in the province.
    Sourwood cidery is by far my favourite yet. The flavours are getting away from the crisp and clear and now to the cloudy, yeasty, bretty, 3rd wave flavours that champagne usually sees after aging.
    Bad Apple Brewhouse out of Sommerset is doing my favourite simple and clean style right now with their hard apple cider.
    And finally, Meander River Farm & Brewery are doing a zero intervention cider that is absolutley incredible.
     
  30. RoryTate

    Buffer the streaming media unto me.

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    I find this American beer pretty good. Steel Reserve:

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  31. dpwu32

    Is it summer yet?

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    Maybe a silly question, but is anyone using Untappd?


    Yes. Both make GREAT beers. I'm a BIG fan of Trailway's HuJon Hops. My brother/sister in law are in the Fredericton area, so every time I'm there I try and make the rounds (Trailway, Grimross, Graystone, Picaroons, Maybee).
     
  32. Wayne

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    I had the app, but wasn't finding myself using it.

    Tried some Tatamagouche beers while I was in Bedford visiting, great beers!
     
  33. HairyAss

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    I had Untappd installed but never used it (really, came down to just never thought to open it when I was out trying a new beer).
     
  34. Grifter

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    PBR has become my go to beer. For whisky I'm hooked on 99.
     
  35. dpwu32

    Is it summer yet?

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    Tonight was Tiger Shark citra pale ale by Phillips Brewing.
     

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