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  • bbiggsbbiggs Posts: 6,425
    bbiggs said:
    Yo guys I think I may be legit allergic to IPAs now!  Been drinking them for years but now I feel sick and I break out in hives whenever I drink one.  I feel fine after lagers and stouts.  
    I hope this never happens to me.  That really sucks.
    If you told me a year ago this would happen to me, I would have been devastated.  But with all the BS going on in the world I've learned to just roll with the punches lol. 

    It helps I like other types of beer and that I love bourbon/rye whiskey and those have no effect on me at all.  
    No doubt.  In the grand scheme of things, there are far worse things than being allergic to IPAs.  As an avid fan of IPA though, I certainly hope it doesn't happen to me.  I'm about ready for stout season anyway.  Nothing like a good stout on a Fall football Sunday.

  • BentleyspopBentleyspop Craft Beer Brewery, ColoradoPosts: 9,318
    mfc2006 said:
    Yo guys I think I may be legit allergic to IPAs now!  Been drinking them for years but now I feel sick and I break out in hives whenever I drink one.  I feel fine after lagers and stouts.  
    Wow---I've never heard of that happening. Is it one beer (or IPA style) in particular or all IPA's in general? 
    IPAs in general.  It started gradually and has been getting worse and worse.  It's pretty wild.  Fortunately, I've tried so many damn IPAs over the years that I don't feel like I'm missing much.  I could get away with having like one at a time so I do every once in a while.  
    Are you drinking West Coast Style or New England (Juicy/Hazy)? It could be you've developed an allergy to the the flocking agents. Or the oil in the preeminent hops.
  • SVRDhand13SVRDhand13 NYCPosts: 25,302
    Yo guys I think I may be legit allergic to IPAs now!  Been drinking them for years but now I feel sick and I break out in hives whenever I drink one.  I feel fine after lagers and stouts.  
    Take a claritan before and you will be good to go.
    I'm already taking allergy pills every day!
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  • SVRDhand13SVRDhand13 NYCPosts: 25,302
    mfc2006 said:
    Yo guys I think I may be legit allergic to IPAs now!  Been drinking them for years but now I feel sick and I break out in hives whenever I drink one.  I feel fine after lagers and stouts.  
    Wow---I've never heard of that happening. Is it one beer (or IPA style) in particular or all IPA's in general? 
    IPAs in general.  It started gradually and has been getting worse and worse.  It's pretty wild.  Fortunately, I've tried so many damn IPAs over the years that I don't feel like I'm missing much.  I could get away with having like one at a time so I do every once in a while.  
    Are you drinking West Coast Style or New England (Juicy/Hazy)? It could be you've developed an allergy to the the flocking agents. Or the oil in the preeminent hops.
    New England

    I have not had a West Coast in a while
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  • Jearlpam0925Jearlpam0925 Deep South PhillyPosts: 14,379
    I mean isn't lactose what makes a NEIPA a NEIPA? Or at least anything "hazy"? Any dairy allergies for you?
  • SVRDhand13SVRDhand13 NYCPosts: 25,302
    I mean isn't lactose what makes a NEIPA a NEIPA? Or at least anything "hazy"? Any dairy allergies for you?
    Lactose does not need to be in a NE or hazy.  I have no dairy issues.  
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  • BentleyspopBentleyspop Craft Beer Brewery, ColoradoPosts: 9,318
    I mean isn't lactose what makes a NEIPA a NEIPA? Or at least anything "hazy"? Any dairy allergies for you?
    Lactose does not need to be in a NE or hazy.  I have no dairy issues.  
    I would try a West Coast and see what happens.
    The flocking agents are usually wheat, oats, or corn.
    Also it could be the yeast as the NEIPAs use a specific kind of yeast to add to the haziness.
  • SVRDhand13SVRDhand13 NYCPosts: 25,302
    I mean isn't lactose what makes a NEIPA a NEIPA? Or at least anything "hazy"? Any dairy allergies for you?
    Lactose does not need to be in a NE or hazy.  I have no dairy issues.  
    I would try a West Coast and see what happens.
    The flocking agents are usually wheat, oats, or corn.
    Also it could be the yeast as the NEIPAs use a specific kind of yeast to add to the haziness.
    Thanks I'll try one
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    2010: Newark 5/18 MSG 5/20-21 2011: PJ20 9/3-4 2012: Made In America 9/2
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    2017: RRHoF 4/7   2018: Fenway 9/2+9/4   2021: Sea Hear Now 9/18 
    2022: Baltimore? MSG?

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  • mfc2006mfc2006 HOU-->PDX-->KCPosts: 35,189
    I mean isn't lactose what makes a NEIPA a NEIPA? Or at least anything "hazy"? Any dairy allergies for you?
    Lactose does not need to be in a NE or hazy.  I have no dairy issues.  
    I would try a West Coast and see what happens.
    The flocking agents are usually wheat, oats, or corn.
    Also it could be the yeast as the NEIPAs use a specific kind of yeast to add to the haziness.
    Good points!
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  • WobbieWobbie Posts: 27,186
    Yo guys I think I may be legit allergic to IPAs now!  Been drinking them for years but now I feel sick and I break out in hives whenever I drink one.  I feel fine after lagers and stouts.  
    IPAs give me a hell of a buzz and sometimes a sick head the next day….but I drink ‘em anyways.
    If I had known then what I know now...

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  • BentleyspopBentleyspop Craft Beer Brewery, ColoradoPosts: 9,318

  • eeriepadaveeeriepadave West Chester, PAPosts: 36,152
    Had some of this over the weekend, pretty good 

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  • BentleyspopBentleyspop Craft Beer Brewery, ColoradoPosts: 9,318

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  • lmckenney24lmckenney24 Posts: 1,499
    A yearly tradition. 
  • mfc2006mfc2006 HOU-->PDX-->KCPosts: 35,189
    Definitely going to hit the bottle shop to pick up some new stuff for a baseball weekend.
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  • mfc2006mfc2006 HOU-->PDX-->KCPosts: 35,189

    That looks good!

    Have some tasty beers waiting for game 6 tonight.
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  • BentleyspopBentleyspop Craft Beer Brewery, ColoradoPosts: 9,318
    mfc2006 said:

    That looks good!

    Have some tasty beers waiting for game 6 tonight.
    It was tasty.
    One of those shared collaboration beers to raise money for cancer research.

    Consider brewing Rising Hope at your brewery, fight childhood cancer and showcase your charitable side https://www.craftbrewingbusiness.com/news/consider-brewing-rising-hope-at-your-brewery-fight-childhood-cancer-and-showcase-your-charitable-side/
  • SVRDhand13SVRDhand13 NYCPosts: 25,302
    Had some Fidens last night. Super hyped up brewery. It’s good stuff. Not mind blowing, but I enjoyed it. (For those who saw my previous posts, I stuck to one IPA and had no issues lol) 




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    2010: Newark 5/18 MSG 5/20-21 2011: PJ20 9/3-4 2012: Made In America 9/2
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  • mfc2006mfc2006 HOU-->PDX-->KCPosts: 35,189
    mfc2006 said:

    That looks good!

    Have some tasty beers waiting for game 6 tonight.
    It was tasty.
    One of those shared collaboration beers to raise money for cancer research.

    Consider brewing Rising Hope at your brewery, fight childhood cancer and showcase your charitable side https://www.craftbrewingbusiness.com/news/consider-brewing-rising-hope-at-your-brewery-fight-childhood-cancer-and-showcase-your-charitable-side/
    Very cool!

    Had some Fidens last night. Super hyped up brewery. It’s good stuff. Not mind blowing, but I enjoyed it. (For those who saw my previous posts, I stuck to one IPA and had no issues lol) 




    Good to hear! I've noticed a slight reaction to NE/Hazy IPA's lately myself. Other beers, I'm good. 
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  • BentleyspopBentleyspop Craft Beer Brewery, ColoradoPosts: 9,318

  • SVRDhand13SVRDhand13 NYCPosts: 25,302
    mfc2006 said:
    mfc2006 said:

    That looks good!

    Have some tasty beers waiting for game 6 tonight.
    It was tasty.
    One of those shared collaboration beers to raise money for cancer research.

    Consider brewing Rising Hope at your brewery, fight childhood cancer and showcase your charitable side https://www.craftbrewingbusiness.com/news/consider-brewing-rising-hope-at-your-brewery-fight-childhood-cancer-and-showcase-your-charitable-side/
    Very cool!

    Had some Fidens last night. Super hyped up brewery. It’s good stuff. Not mind blowing, but I enjoyed it. (For those who saw my previous posts, I stuck to one IPA and had no issues lol) 




    Good to hear! I've noticed a slight reaction to NE/Hazy IPA's lately myself. Other beers, I'm good. 
    I think my limit needs to be one. Just have to follow it up with a couple pours of whiskey lol
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    2010: Newark 5/18 MSG 5/20-21 2011: PJ20 9/3-4 2012: Made In America 9/2
    2013: Brooklyn 10/18-19 Philly 10/21-22 Hartford 10/25 2014: ACL10/12
    2015: NYC 9/23 2016: Tampa 4/11 Philly 4/28-29 MSG 5/1-2 Fenway 8/5+7
    2017: RRHoF 4/7   2018: Fenway 9/2+9/4   2021: Sea Hear Now 9/18 
    2022: Baltimore? MSG?

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  • bbiggsbbiggs Posts: 6,425
    Cheers!  Go Bears! 



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  • 23scidoo23scidoo Thessaloniki,GreecePosts: 15,989

    I had this last night!!..
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    Where's the Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale????
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