US - Great Lakes Official Transient Artisan Ales Thread

Discussion in 'Beer Travel, Events and Releases' started by Thorpe429, Jan 6, 2015.

  1. Thorpe429

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    Here we go.
     
  2. Dunt

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  3. Leafhouse

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    Do these guys make anything that tastes like soda cuz if not IDGAF
     
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  4. Dunt

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    And for posterity, do you mind changing the title to Transient Artisan Ales Thread? I dont want any Mikkeller talk in here
     
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  6. Thorpe429

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    Done.
     
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  7. Treebs

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    Has anyone had Cuvier yet? I've been unsuccessful in trading for it since I missed its very small release window at a few stores. I need all dem Transient ticks.
     
  8. danbanana

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    Watching this.

    Is Betts on TB? I wouldn't mind hearing a few more non-email updates, especially when non-reserve members beers hit the streets.
     
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  9. Thorpe429

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    I haven't had it yet, but have a bottle in the fridge. I can save it for you. I'll have to save plenty of Transient for another big spring/summer saison fest.
     
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  10. Dunt

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    We should definitely do that, and choose a date I can make this time
     
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  12. Thorpe429

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    Hopefully do it around my birthday in late April again this year, potentially pushing back into May for weather. Definitely great to have outside, if possible.
     
  13. JBPortland

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    Curious how people would rank the releases so far, which ones would you recommend trying to track down vs. ones that could be passed up.
     
  14. Treebs

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    We got a perfect day last year. Hoping for that again....minus the skunks.
     
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  15. SSTroller

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    Both the Wild Turkey Betise and Wine Betise were really damn tasty. If you like brett IPAs try to grab a Wayward.
     
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  16. Dunt

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    :oops::oops::oops:
     
  17. Dunt

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    Personal favorites so far:

    Wayward
    Red Wine Presque (very Cascade-like)
    Red Wine Obelus

    I haven't really dipped into a lot of my bottles quite yet, so that is what I remember standing out to me so far. Wayward is beyond crushable and I loved Hop Drank on tap so I imagine the bottling will be fantastic too. Highly suggest seeking out Salarium when he bottles it as well.
     
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  18. SSTroller

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    Hope this come to fruition. Really liked it on tap.
     
  19. ilovestouts

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    Henry is a damn fine porter.
     
  20. Treebs

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    I enjoyed this as well. Had more of a roasty and dry Euro feel as opposed to a hoppier American version.
     
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