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You're missing out bro.
Sine Missione -- Never be a spectator for unfairness or stupidity, argue for arguments sake; the grave will give plenty of time for silence.
This could be a fun thread. Post pics of our beers and Fish's vothot in the background. Give me a minute.
Wolf is on to cardio. And let me tell you, he could use it.
Whoa. When did PBR change up their cans?
Lol that's for sure, I mean hell he passed out by 3pm the day of the Penn State game.
you still have hopslam? is that even still within the date? I had some oktoberfest my wife bought earlier. Not too shabby. Picked up a Sam Adams Winter sampler today.
Some of us started at 5:30am, not 2pm.
Best beer ever.
Is it still within the date? Not sure what you mean, it only has a packaging date and it was packaged this year.
Also Der you should really have poured that in a glass to truly appreciate the flavors and scents.
Really? You dirty a glass to do this?,I'm being serious, does it matter?
You trying to say something punk? Stop using semantics to try and act tougher or I'll get after ya.
Btw, how much does it take to park in the commuter lot and how early is it usually full by? I don't really want to take the train Saturday.
More semantics, you want me to drink my last one and take a picture of it in a glass for you? Will it make you feel better?
It's 20 bucks. I have tickets so I bought a 7 game pass for 100 but single cars get in for 20 (it was 10 bucks just a few years ago).
It's tough to say for this game, a little cooler in the morning, maybe some showers, a team that is just playing awful. Normally for an 11am game it's pretty full by 8am. Who knows about this week.
We always park a car or 2 the night before to save our spot.
Yes. It absolutely does matter. A tulip glass is best, but even a normal pint glass is better than just drinking it out of the bottle.
yeah, a little.
What about bottle vs can? I really love Miller High Life but for some reason it tastes so much better in a bottle vs a can.
depends on if the can is lined or not. Some aren't and it can alter the beer taste a little.
Is this only because then I'll be out of it then (unless my bro gives me more) and can't torture you any longer?
yeah, a little.
I had a glass of their This One Goes to 11 Ale the other night. It's an imperial red ale. It was quite tasty. They had a couple other of their specialty aged and imperial series, but my wife wouldn't let me spend another 8 bucks on a 10oz glass.
You married a smart woman Wolf.
This is true. Oh well, it was college night at High Life so I followed it up with 2 cans of PBR for 3 bucks.
I still have you blocked but I saw Wolf quote you and I had to step in.
Canning beer is almost a universal no-no. Corporate breweries in America who sell the lowest of the low quality beer will can it because people will still drink it, it's cheaper than bottles, and allows them to push more product. Some craft breweries like Surly will also can once in a while, Surly Furious and Surly Wet come to mind, but those are generally advised to be poored out of cans and into glasses. You will once in a while find some *imported* German beer in say a liter can as well, but it doesn't happen much and having been to Germany and some massive beer "sections" of stores there and can tell you they rarely, if ever sell cans. So yes, most beers will taste better in a bottle vs. a can but done right, straight from the tap is usually going to be the best. Of course the last part depends heavily on the bar and how they store, handle, pour the beer, etc.
Also another big thing is the style of the beer which determines the proper pouring such as firkin vs. traditional tap pours, but I don't know a ton about that stuff.
In the Real Ale tent at the 2011 Great Taste of the Midwest, Tap master Keith Symonds explains what real ale is, and demonstrates how to properly tap a firkin--including quality control.
Happy hour at Red's Alehouse in North Liberty = 2 pints for $1 = win. Only thing is you have to get to Red's early to make sure you actually get a table or spot at the bar.
Those are probably better styles for guys like you and my brother, you guys have a greater appreciation than me, not to say that if Rothaus Pils was imported to America I wouldn't be buying that rather than Budweiser.
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