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   Elusive 'World's Best Beer' finally coming to America today. At $14 per bottle it won't be getting spilled on the Fark servers, but just wait until you see what gets greenlit this week

12 Dec 2012 04:10 PM   |   14205 clicks   |   Yahoo
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doczoidberg     
Natural Light Premium?

12 Dec 2012 04:12 PM
StrikitRich    [TotalFark]  
Think I'd rather put the money toward a bottle of Pappy Van Winkle Rye.

12 Dec 2012 04:13 PM
Contrabulous Flabtraption    [TotalFark]  
Belgian beer is generally pretentious and gross

12 Dec 2012 04:13 PM
PunGent     
Sounds tasty.

A buddy recently introduced me to Innis and Gunn Rum Cask beer...I'm hooked.

12 Dec 2012 04:14 PM
Kraftwerk Orange     

Contrabulous Flabtraption: Belgian beer is generally pretentious and gross


Good. Stay away from it.

More for me.

12 Dec 2012 04:14 PM
00batou     
This is like saying blue is the "World's Best Color." But hey, it's good for commerce.

12 Dec 2012 04:14 PM
Treygreen13     
Yay beer snobbery thread!
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This little guy is out right now. I love him.

12 Dec 2012 04:15 PM
tricycleracer     

00batou: This is like saying blue is the "World's Best Color." But hey, it's good for commerce.


Chartreuse. Duh.

12 Dec 2012 04:15 PM
blatz514    [TotalFark]  
Hold on a sec. I live in the drunkest state and we don't even get a shot at buying it?

/jerks

12 Dec 2012 04:15 PM
al-Mundane     
Decent beer. Not worth the hype. Definitely not worth the money, except as trade bait.

12 Dec 2012 04:16 PM
imashark     
*ahem*

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would like a word

12 Dec 2012 04:16 PM
zerkalo     
Ten Fiddy half-off growler fill in my future. Will be my largest outlay this season

12 Dec 2012 04:16 PM
adwoan     
*yawn* Been able to order this from the Belgian Shop for years now.

12 Dec 2012 04:16 PM
Popcorn Johnny     
I had a bottle a few years ago and it was quite good.

12 Dec 2012 04:17 PM
JerseyTim    [TotalFark]  
I can already get Miller High Life around the corner.

12 Dec 2012 04:18 PM
Maud Dib     

Treygreen13: Yay beer snobbery thread!
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This little guy is out right now. I love him.


You went "beer snob" with Shiner?

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Much better..

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12 Dec 2012 04:18 PM
dchurch0     
I want this, but I live in Nebraska. Probably not gonna happen.

12 Dec 2012 04:18 PM
Cheron     
Let me know when they put it in cans, easier to keep in the cooler on the back of my ironic stilt bike

12 Dec 2012 04:18 PM
Popcorn Johnny     

adwoan: *yawn* Been able to order this from the Belgian Shop for years now.


Not for this price. The bottle I bought cost 35 dollars.

12 Dec 2012 04:19 PM
jayhawk88    [TotalFark]  
"I think it will be the last [time]," Westvleteren Brewery spokesman Mark Bode told NPR. "They say, 'We are monks, we don't want to be too commercial. We needed some money to help us buy the new abbey and that's it,' Back to normal again."

Because if there's one thing religious organizations are known for, it's turning down money. This stuff will be the official beer of the Super Bowl within 5 years.

12 Dec 2012 04:19 PM
Beerguy    [TotalFark]  
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This is the best beer in the world to me........unless I get a chance to try the one in the story.

12 Dec 2012 04:19 PM
cgraves67    [TotalFark]  
I see that I will be making an addendum to my Christmas list.

12 Dec 2012 04:20 PM
Grave_Girl     

Treygreen13: Yay beer snobbery thread!
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This little guy is out right now. I love him.


Mm. You just reminded me to buy some today!

12 Dec 2012 04:20 PM
Grapple     

tricycleracer: 00batou: This is like saying blue is the "World's Best Color." But hey, it's good for commerce.

Chartreuse. Duh.


Puce, my dear friend. or Mauve.

12 Dec 2012 04:20 PM
WhippingBoy     

Contrabulous Flabtraption: Belgian beer is generally pretentious and gross


It's basically sugar water with alcohol and hops.

12 Dec 2012 04:21 PM
LeroyBourne     

Contrabulous Flabtraption: Belgian beer is generally pretentious and gross


Not everyone can handle adult beverages.

12 Dec 2012 04:21 PM
GameSprocket     
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Cuz why not?

12 Dec 2012 04:21 PM
vudukungfu    [TotalFark]  
The monks piss in it.

12 Dec 2012 04:22 PM
Pick     
$14 a bottle???? Heck I jjust bought a 12 pack of Miller High Life for $8.59 at the gas station. Suckers!!

12 Dec 2012 04:22 PM
caddisfly     
Merry Christmas, everyone! 
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/my holiday tradition

12 Dec 2012 04:22 PM
amoral     
I've had it. It is dark beer that tastes woody and yeasty. I did not like it at all.

12 Dec 2012 04:23 PM
AngryTeacher     

Maud Dib: You went "beer snob" with Shiner?

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Ha... A beer that someone else has heard of? You suck.

I get my beer from a store two towns over. It's so elusive, I have to say a magic word to get it. I would post a picture of it, but it will cause you to try to drink your monitor and I don't want to be responsible for you electrocuing yourself.

A beer that someone else has heard of... >

12 Dec 2012 04:23 PM
kim jong-un     

vudukungfu: The monks piss in it.


But how's it taste?

12 Dec 2012 04:23 PM
zobear     
Screw you subby.

Our beer store sold out of that at 8AM this morning. Couldn't have submitted it last night?

12 Dec 2012 04:23 PM
Treygreen13     

Maud Dib: You went "beer snob" with Shiner?


I've never had a Saint Arnold beer I've enjoyed. I don't know what it is. Maybe it's a mental thing.

Anyway, Shiner Cheer is tasty. It's not the best beer in the world, but I like it.

12 Dec 2012 04:25 PM
TofuTheAlmighty     

imashark: *ahem*

[Dark Lord]

would like a word


I like Dark Lord but Dark Lord isn't good enough to shine Westy 12's shoes.

Bought my brick this morning. Have 11 bottles of DL in the cellar.

12 Dec 2012 04:26 PM
Wittenberg Dropout     
It's funny how all these "best beers" end up tasting like burnt buffalo pubes.

12 Dec 2012 04:26 PM
probesport     
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12 Dec 2012 04:26 PM
VoodooTaco     

PunGent: Sounds tasty.

A buddy recently introduced me to Innis and Gunn Rum Cask beer...I'm hooked.


You have good taste sir, tis' good stuff.

//beer snobbery on

I just snagged a case of this stuff myself.

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3x these after eating a salad at the Dogfish Head Ale House and I became "that guy" at the bar for the first time in my life. Had to take a cab home, missus refused to talk to me/drive me home.  CSB and a cautionary tale to boot.

//beer snobbery off

12 Dec 2012 04:26 PM
cyberspacedout     
Funny how this headline was right above the "Photoshop this scene from a sewage treatment plant" thread (click the link for the source picture on that one if you haven't already).

12 Dec 2012 04:26 PM
halfof33     
I just mentioned this very beer in another thread.

Odd.

12 Dec 2012 04:26 PM
Smeggy Smurf     

tricycleracer: 00batou: This is like saying blue is the "World's Best Color." But hey, it's good for commerce.

Chartreuse. Duh.


Rapelican tears falling into empty buckets

12 Dec 2012 04:27 PM
MugzyBrown     
I have a couple Mad Elfs waiting for me at home

12 Dec 2012 04:27 PM
Cooper420     
a Toronto LCBO got 105 cases (1,400 for all of Ontario) and sold them all within 4 minutes.

This beer takes MONTHS to get and usually requires a trip to Europe.

They're tearing down the abbey and rebuilding a new one. Selling the beer overseas is helping to raise funds.

12 Dec 2012 04:28 PM
That Guy...From That Show!     
I suggest that we make a drinking game out of that beer advertisement using the abundance of weasel words in it.

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12 Dec 2012 04:28 PM
TofuTheAlmighty     

caddisfly: Merry Christmas, everyone! 
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/my holiday tradition


Fresh Samichlaus is undrinkable. Seven years aging makes it pretty tasty, though.

12 Dec 2012 04:28 PM
wldncrzy14     
Hey beer snobs. Good APAs and ambers? Hit me!

12 Dec 2012 04:29 PM
brandent     
There are a number of you who claim to have drank this beer. However when they did the story on NPR this morning there were a number of beer experts who have been waiting for years to get a reservation to even taste it. The claim is they only make 380 barrels of beer per year. Are you sure you didn't buy some other "Trappist" beer? Trappist is a term for all the various monk breweries not this specific one. I'm not saying it didn't happen, I'm just suggesting that 380 barrels per year is a very small number and the odds of more than one of the people who've drank it being on Fark are well...hmmm.

12 Dec 2012 04:30 PM
PsyLord     
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/amused, not

12 Dec 2012 04:30 PM
curtis_e_bare     
I have eleven bottles of Westvleteren 12 in my basement so I'm getting a kick out of these replies...

12 Dec 2012 04:30 PM
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