Thanks Eric, very timely article.
Both EXTREMELY hard to get.
the Beer Advocate is a good site to visit. Sometimes you can find someone to trade with also.
I have been to most of the Columbus Breweries, but haven't tried Seventh Sun yet. A guy at CBC told me about it yesterday, so I am going there next time I have an overnight in Columbus.
CBC is my favorite in Columbus, the beer and food is good.
WolfsRidge had the best food, but I didn't care for their beer.
I liked Elevator, both food and beer.
As an aside, I also love Beer Kitchen 101. Great food and beer selections. They don't brew their own though.
You are I have the same tastes. I have three Heady's in my Fridge right now. It may be the best I have ever had. One of the few that lived up to the hype.
I've only had one Hill Farmstead, Ephraim, at a bar in Vermont. You would not be disappointed.
Yep, my first love.
I just learned of this thread today and have enjoyed reading it. Thanks men.
I have been fortunate due to my work travel to try some awesome beers. I also have good friends who I trade with. They want Head Hunter and Lake Erie Monster usually.
My current favorite list:
Hill Farmstead Ephraim
Pliny the Elder
Stone Enjoy By & RuinTen
FFF Dreadnaught and Zombie Dust
Sculpin and Head Hunter are my easy to get "go to's"
Fat Head JuJu (seasonal) and Head Hunter are two excellent brews. I can get Head Hunter whenever I want it so that's a plus.
I was in Columbus for business yesterday and stopped in to CBC for dinner and hopefully...Bodhi.
So how happy was I when they tapped a new barrel as I sat at the bar? So happy I bought a Growler to take home with me. Gawd that beer is good.
My latest addition to my growing list of "favorite Breweries". I love Zombie Dust and Dreadnaught. Fantastic beers.
I just can't get them very often. I have to rely on me beer guy getting some now and then and friends who can will supply me from time to time.
As an aside, Coach Warriner was a helluva football player at Mount in his day. Tough as nails and a fierce competitor. No surprise he exhibits the same qualities as a leader of men.