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Vertical Epics

Postby lexuschris on Sat Jul 09, 2011 10:09 pm

Hey all,

I was digging through some of my storage bottles, and found a couple of Stone's Vertical Epics that I've been hanging on to for a few years! :D

Yesterday, I had the 08-08-08 epic, a Belgian golden strong/IPA. Extremely tasty and a wonderful combination of the Belgian yeast, american hops & malts. Really like this one, but I think this might be my last bottle... :(

Tonight, I have a bottle of the 07-07-07 epic. It is a saison/tripple combo with ginger, cadamon, grapefruit peel, orange peel & lime peel. Definitely a strong combo of flavors, but still refreshing!

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The fact that these have aged so well is the biggest suprise! Hard to believe its been a few years on the shelf (no refrigeration even)!

Anyways, just wondering if anyone else has been sampling their epics past the 1st year...

/party on
--LexusChris
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Re: Vertical Epics

Postby maltbarley on Sun Jul 10, 2011 11:49 am

I think I have both of those as well as 09, but haven't tried them. Glad to hear they are aging well. I'd be happy to bring them to a meeting sometime if we are ever short on beer (is that possible?).
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Re: Vertical Epics

Postby Brew30 on Thu Jul 14, 2011 3:50 pm

I'm saving mine for when the world ends on 12-12-12 :lol:

That is good news that they are holding up though, I was skeptical.
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