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Beer Talk
8/20/2014 11:45:59 AM

Yeah, people think of RB ticking as pointless since you donít get "credit" for them. I kind of wish they counted the same as ratings just to discourage people from writing crappy reviews.
Beer Talk
8/20/2014 9:49:16 AM

Probably depends on brewery. Purged w/ CO2 would help but counterpressure is even better. By counterpressure, I mean you not only purge w/ CO2 but bring the container up to the same level of pressure ...
Beer Talk
8/20/2014 7:55:53 AM

Do they fill them w/ any sort of special system, like under counterpressure? It seemed from the CCB crowler video, they just filled them like a normal growler so I would guess shelf life would be pret...
Beer Talk
8/20/2014 7:53:13 AM

33. When I first joined the site I was one of the young guys. Now I am a normal aged guy who has been here a long time.
Beer Talk
8/19/2014 1:24:59 PM

By the way, it is totally much easier to just pour the beer in a glass and micorwave that.
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8/19/2014 12:47:18 PM

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8/19/2014 12:37:42 PM

Beer Talk
8/19/2014 10:30:48 AM

Well, you need to be some kind of beer geek to be a brewer at all so I will say the geeks game first on a technicality.
Beer Talk
8/19/2014 10:29:04 AM

Side Q: What is your prefered package for malt liquor?

I prefer malt come in either tallboys or six packs of pounders. Easier to keep it cold. I do try to chug a couple forties ever now and...
Beer Talk
8/19/2014 10:26:17 AM

Corona is bad even when it is not skunked. It tastes mucky and muted even fresh in cans. Worst American Standard made in North America by a major brewery. You have to go to a brewpub in Bumblefuck, Oh...
Beer Talk
8/19/2014 10:20:17 AM

I plan ahead. Pull out the next beer I am going to drink when I pop the current one.
Beer Talk
8/19/2014 8:14:23 AM

[quote]Originally posted by pepsican [quote]Originally posted by Frank I would suggest Bohemia as an excellent choice for Corona replacement. Corona should be replaced by another beer ...
Beer Talk
8/19/2014 8:11:32 AM

[quote]Originally posted by Reid STeel Reserve Triple Malt

I do like Mickeys still..though for some reason if i drink a few Mickeys before bed i get the most vivid and hyper-real dr...
Beer Talk
8/19/2014 6:48:22 AM

I would suggest Bohemia as an excellent choice for Corona replacement. Corona should be replaced by another beer in pretty much all situations because it is an absolutely terrible beer.
Beer Talk
8/18/2014 7:15:16 PM

Stone RuinTen for me. That beer is just not good. They make at least two better IIPAs too. Whatís the point?
Beer Talk
8/18/2014 5:33:31 PM

Mixer sixers of terrible cider from the grocery store.
Beer Talk
8/18/2014 2:49:52 PM

Yes, I really want to make white/Belgian IPA a style. There are lots of commercial examples and the style seems to be gaining momentum. Furthermore, I just donít think thereís an existing category tha...
Beer Talk
8/18/2014 2:42:53 PM

I would think it more likely that the barrel aging caused the defects in these case. I feel like BA beers have negative oxidative qualities at least as often as they donít. I mean what flaws is barrel...
Site News
8/18/2014 2:25:54 PM

[quote]Originally posted by Marko Gonna be 10 years in less than a month. Was 17 when I joined.

The passage of time scares me. Iíve been here for more than a third of my life... Fuc...
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8/18/2014 2:18:36 PM

A BYOB ballpark would be the site of much fisticuffs, I think.
8/18/2014 2:16:35 PM

I have never once rebrewed anything and had it turn out better the second time. I think that is partly because my attitute tended to be along the lines of "Letís try this again only higher gravit...
Beer Talk
8/18/2014 1:08:15 PM

Either way you have IPA like hopping and are using a fruity/spicy Belgian yeast. Belgian ales other than wit use corriander and other spices. Most white IPAs are considerably stronger than a standard ...
Beer Talk
8/18/2014 11:58:06 AM

Yeah, I think the brewers themselves are legimately excited about their BA offerings. I bet they tend much more towards being "no expense spared" type offerings.
Beer Talk
8/18/2014 8:42:31 AM

[quote]Originally posted by 77ships Arenít Belgian IPAís & White IPAís different things? [/quote] I suppose but there is so much overlap, it seems fair to lump them together. In any case, ...
Site News
8/18/2014 8:10:53 AM

I donít know what US Cellular was like when it was first built but Iíve alwyas thought it was a great place to see a game even before they vastly improved the beer selection. I pick my seats now based...
Beer Talk
8/18/2014 7:54:38 AM

I am a fan of the style and think there are very much enough of them to merrit a new style on RateBeer. I would most definitely lump them in w/ Belgian IPA as well. It does seem like white IPA specifi...
Beer Talk
8/18/2014 7:50:58 AM

I doubt many breweries are barrel aging to disquise bad beer. The process is too expensive. Better off throwing a bunch of vanilla extract in there and calling it a day if you are trying to cut corner...
Beer Talk
8/17/2014 3:49:04 PM

[quote]Originally posted by HonkeyBra [quote]Originally posted by BMMillsy Had a Boulevard Tank 7 earlier this week. My first time trying it. That beer is excellent. [/quote] A re...
Beer Talk
8/16/2014 7:16:22 PM

[quote]Originally posted by CLevar [quote]Originally posted by RABinCO yes. [/quote] [/quote]
Beer Talk
8/16/2014 11:31:30 AM

[quote]Originally posted by pepsican Unless the place is welcoming it, gross. Reminds me of what is wrong with the current beer culture. People hoard so much beer that takes 6 people to drink....
Beer Talk
8/15/2014 8:16:36 PM

[quote]Originally posted by 574deadzone I drink about 3 beers a night. I think...wait, does whiskey count? [/quote] Depends where youíre from.
Site News
8/15/2014 7:01:22 PM

[quote]Originally posted by after4ever I was much later, in the 32000s. I can remember being completely staggered by Per having over 5K rates.

Oh, how naive we were back then.
Beer Talk
8/15/2014 6:42:10 PM

[quote]Originally posted by pepsican 40ish [/quote] Yeah. About the same here. Four drinks Mon-Thurs, eight Fri-Sun. I would drink more but Iím older than dirt. Hopefully Cornfield pops...
Beer Talk
8/15/2014 1:50:18 PM

[quote]Originally posted by Jamesthebrit Mo money mo problems?
[/quote] This is probably the best answer so far.
Beer Talk
8/15/2014 12:01:41 PM

[quote]Originally posted by after4ever That list is way, way better than expected.

Rochefort 10, St Bernie, Old Raspy, Orval...those are all worth drinking once a month or more if ...
Beer Talk
8/15/2014 9:42:46 AM

[quote]Originally posted by konstifik Surprised (and glad) to se Rochefort 10 is the 2nd most rated beer on RateBeer. A lot of great beer on that list. If my choice of beers to drink f...
Beer Talk
8/15/2014 7:45:07 AM

I didnít see Orval on htere. I feel duty bound to change my choice. I need to pick up the Rocheforts again too. Plus St. Bernardus 12. Been years. W/ all the new beers available it is easy to forget a...
Beer Talk
8/15/2014 7:22:28 AM

They are all supposed to be retired after a year but the reality of the situation is there are not enough admins on this earth to retire everything that should be so it really only applies to highly r...
Beer Talk
8/15/2014 7:03:06 AM

I was under the impression Corona was some kind of sweet nectar of the gods but it turned out to be skunky and heinous.

Nobody thinks Dark Lord is good anymore, by the way.
Beer Talk
8/14/2014 10:25:45 AM

I wouldnít expect many folks here to be in love w/ Sam Adams general output. They do not seem to be swinging for the fences for beer geeks anyway. It just seems to me like they could do a more reliabl...
Beer Talk
8/14/2014 9:06:14 AM

[quote]Originally posted by RABinCO Iíve had tons of QC issues with Sam Adams, including instances of the lager being a butter bomb. [/quote] Do they still contract brew some of their bee...
Beer Talk
8/14/2014 7:25:49 AM

[quote]Originally posted by deeblo While weíre talking about place rating scales, can someone explain the label associated with each star rating?

5 stars - World Class
4 stars ...
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