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Re: Water, hops, barley and malt.

Postby Nash » Thu Mar 18, 2010 3:36 pm

bluesilver wrote:my wife hates it when I drink cheap beer because she says it makes my breath smell like corn. But I like Coors a lot.


CL Smoothe has been my go to for a few years now. I like the micros but more then a couple and I get dehydrated and a rumble in the Bronx.
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Re: Water, hops, barley and malt.

Postby Tatonka » Thu Mar 18, 2010 4:16 pm

I drink coors when I watch the Broncos, roots...
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Re: Water, hops, barley and malt.

Postby bluesilver » Mon Mar 22, 2010 9:36 am

Anyone here brew their own? I'll be doing that soon, especially now that I know you can brew your own Arrogant Bastard Ale for less than 40 cents a bottle over the $4+ a bottle at the store.
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Re: Water, hops, barley and malt.

Postby wyosurf » Thu Mar 25, 2010 3:29 pm

brewing your own isn't hard. biggest cost is the setup. there is always a flavor that isn't quite the same as comercial beers tho. i think it may be a filtration thing. i can brew a strong 5 gallon batch for ~40$ then using the same yeast i can brew 3 more batches for 10$ less & when hops are in season another 10$ less.

imperial porter matchup: Black boss vs Black butte XX
black butte wins on initial taste, but then it loses that bourbon taste after the first couple of sips.
black boss is good for the whole pint, no bourbon taste, but sweet & flavorful all the way to the bottom.
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Re: Water, hops, barley and malt.

Postby bluesilver » Mon Mar 29, 2010 2:27 pm

wyosurf wrote:brewing your own isn't hard. biggest cost is the setup. there is always a flavor that isn't quite the same as comercial beers tho. i think it may be a filtration thing. i can brew a strong 5 gallon batch for ~40$ then using the same yeast i can brew 3 more batches for 10$ less & when hops are in season another 10$ less.

imperial porter matchup: Black boss vs Black butte XX
black butte wins on initial taste, but then it loses that bourbon taste after the first couple of sips.
black boss is good for the whole pint, no bourbon taste, but sweet & flavorful all the way to the bottom.


Always been a fan of Alaskan Brewing Co. and their Alaskan Amber.
Up in Juneau, AK at the brewery you can buy a tasty dark that has been nicely aged in Bourbon casks that came from either Jim Beam or Jack Daniels after they were done with them..
Also the Smoked Porter is good, beer with a smoky alder flavour, actually smoked. Can usually get it around here in a 24oz microbrew glass, but sells out fast.
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Re: Water, hops, barley and malt.

Postby speelyei » Mon Mar 29, 2010 2:56 pm

I've been hitting the Port like a fiend, but I guess that's made with grapes.
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Re: Water, hops, barley and malt.

Postby Tatonka » Wed Mar 31, 2010 8:16 pm

Monk's Blood

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Re: Water, hops, barley and malt.

Postby bluesilver » Thu Apr 01, 2010 1:48 pm

speelyei wrote:I've been hitting the Port like a fiend, but I guess that's made with grapes.



Well, they have port wines and port beers, I'm not aware of the beer being made with grapes.
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Re: Water, hops, barley and malt.

Postby gremlin » Tue May 25, 2010 7:44 am

Coco Loco by Kona Brewing Co.... Haven't had any luck finding it on the Mainland though....
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Re: Water, hops, barley and malt.

Postby speelyei » Tue May 25, 2010 8:25 am

as part of my plan to imbibe I have been hitting up Alaskan Amber, Session Lager and Session Black. The project is going smoothly.
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Re: Water, hops, barley and malt.

Postby pra_ggresion » Tue May 25, 2010 9:03 am

gremlin wrote:Coco Loco by Kona Brewing Co.... Haven't had any luck finding it on the Mainland though....


Try Belmont Station or Johns Market if you're ever up north.
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Re: Water, hops, barley and malt.

Postby gremlin » Tue May 25, 2010 9:49 am

pra_ggresion wrote:
gremlin wrote:Coco Loco by Kona Brewing Co.... Haven't had any luck finding it on the Mainland though....


Try Belmont Station or Johns Market if you're ever up north.


I will do that, thanks....
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Re: Water, hops, barley and malt.

Postby bluesilver » Wed May 26, 2010 3:48 pm

Go easy on the Alaskan Amber, that stuff used to be my favorite until it caused a hangover that keeps me from drinking it anymore.

Seasonal IPA from Widmer is alright. (These come in a 4 pack)
Red Hook has come out with some exceptional microbrews this year... Hoppy with a high alcohol content. Delicious, but expensive.
It was either Red Hook or Widmer that recently came out with a pear microbrew. Single 24oz bottle comes in a cardboard box enclosure and costs about $10. I tried it just for shats and giggles and it was ok... maybe $5 or $6 ok, but not $10

Elysian Imperial IPA, Hoppy and delicious.

What gets me is that the captains from Deadlist Catch have their own lines out now of beers, coffees and who knows what else. Have not tried any of them and don't intend to at the going price. I'm guessing you're paying for a shit beer. Hate to say it since I see these guys around.

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Re: Water, hops, barley and malt.

Postby gremlin » Thu May 27, 2010 8:52 am

Miller High Life, Champagne of Beers!!!!! :shock:
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Re: Water, hops, barley and malt.

Postby Doc » Thu May 27, 2010 6:09 pm

I drink alot of High Life too...
Not proud of it.

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