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ChavezSpeakstheTruth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 05:49 PM
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Just wondering - what is your favorite beer?
I want to get a feel for the Lounge in this respect.
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ohiosmith Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 05:51 PM
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1. .


:toast:
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trackfan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 06:01 PM
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28. Country Club Malt Liquor
Edited on Thu Jul-28-05 06:04 PM by gwbsamoron
It may not be my favorite (I don't really have one), but it is what I buy most often. It is the best value at $3.69 for six 16oz. cans.

Meant to reply to OP...
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bigwillq Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 05:52 PM
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2. Heineken
:beer:
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yellowdogintexas Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-29-05 10:41 PM
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112. another vote for Heineken...but I have to admit that I am not
much of a beer drinker. I like it, but just don't drink it often. I used to really like Coors before I found out what a RePug Adolph Coors is..so I won't go near that stuff now.

Miller is OK.

Guess I need to try some of these other interesting sounding beverages sometime.

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Melodybe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-29-05 11:35 PM
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114. Miller Highlife, the champagne of beers!
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Ariana Celeste Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 05:52 PM
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3. Whatever I happen to be drinking at the time
I'm not picky. :)
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bigwillq Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 05:59 PM
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24. Which translates to--
You're a drunk! :toast: :)
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Ariana Celeste Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 06:01 PM
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29. Hey there!
Only if you mean that in a good way! :toast:
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bigwillq Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 06:08 PM
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36. Of course I do!
I said Heineken but really I'll drink any beer that was in front of me too! :beer:
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Ariana Celeste Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 06:10 PM
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40. May not like the taste of some,
but after I get past the first 3 or 4 it makes zero difference anymore. :7

:beer:
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bigwillq Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 06:11 PM
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41. So true!
I'm not a big dark beer fan but if its the only beer that's at the party, I'll drink it! :beer:
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Moochy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 09:13 PM
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57. oops wrong message (self-delete) nt
Edited on Thu Jul-28-05 09:14 PM by Moochy
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terrya Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 05:53 PM
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4. "Stella Artois" is my favorite.
Yum! :-)
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ChavezSpeakstheTruth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 05:54 PM
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7. For realzies? That's cool.
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terrya Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 05:57 PM
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13. Yep...for real.
It's delish.
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ChavezSpeakstheTruth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 05:58 PM
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18. As are you, Big T!!!!
:hug: I miss you, my good friend.
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terrya Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 06:04 PM
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31. Awww. I miss you too, my good friend.
Rumor has it that there's going to be a big event in October. I hope I can see you again then. :-)
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ChavezSpeakstheTruth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 06:08 PM
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37. More than 1 in 2 weeks.
:D
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Rising Phoenix Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 05:53 PM
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5. Sam Adams - summer ale
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swag Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 05:54 PM
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6. I feel disloyal to my city (micro heaven) saying this, but my favorite
beer is the same as my "soul beer," discussed last week.



Fat Tire from Fort Collins, CO.
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ChavezSpeakstheTruth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 05:54 PM
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8. So that's your "go to beer"?
Edited on Thu Jul-28-05 05:55 PM by ChavezSpeakstheTruth
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swag Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 05:56 PM
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11. Yeah, man. I mean many are quite good, but if that one is within reach,
it's that one.
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Initech Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 05:57 PM
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14. Fat Tire is good beer!
That was all I drank when I was in Colorado last year.
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swag Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 05:58 PM
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16. I do likes me your own fave, the Sierra Nevada Pale.
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LaurenG Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 06:00 PM
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27. I cannot get Fat tire anymore. Even emailed to company
They can't sell here yet. :beer: :cry:
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jpgray Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 09:40 PM
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69. 1554 is my favorite from New Belgium.
Great brewery.
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ghostsofgiants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 05:55 PM
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9. Barq's Root Beer
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ChavezSpeakstheTruth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 05:57 PM
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12. It's got bite!
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Initech Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 05:56 PM
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10. Sierra Nevada Pale Ale
A close second would either be Karl Strauss Red Trolley or Stone Brew Arrogant Bastard. All three are California beers!
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ChavezSpeakstheTruth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 05:57 PM
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15. That used to be my "go to beer".
:thumbsup:
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Dastard Stepchild Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-30-05 01:32 AM
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122. Boddington's
It's so thick, you almost chew on it while it's going down. First had it in Manchester, and loved it ever since.
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abbeyco Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 05:58 PM
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17. I won't lie...
I like cheap lite beer - either Miller or Coors Lite work for me.
:toast:
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ChavezSpeakstheTruth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 05:59 PM
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22. You favor honesty over good taste
:D Kidding! That's cool.
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abbeyco Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 06:05 PM
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32. Don't get me wrong,
I love Fat Tire, being a Coloradoan, but it gets me wasted! I have to stick with the lite stuff. Can you get FT where you are?
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ChavezSpeakstheTruth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 06:09 PM
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38. Not that I know of.
Haven't seen it in CT
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redqueen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 06:06 PM
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33. Hey, welcome to DU!
:hi:

If I were to go out drinking now, my budget would demand I go with the Miller Lite... not bad for cheap. :D
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abbeyco Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 06:07 PM
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34. Thanks
And now that it's after 5, it's time for a cold Miller Lite! Cheers!
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bridgit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 06:28 PM
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47. cheers ~
:toast:
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bridgit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 06:27 PM
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46. welcome to du, I won't lie...
mgd works just fine for me with a little V-8, though is suppose it all tastes like bud after awhile :hi: :kick: :patriot:
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Moochy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 09:26 PM
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66. I liked Olympia
for my pale cheap beer college days :)

Those artesian waters!!

but Miller and miller banquet beer were close seconds!!

I felt so regal with my banquet beer, every meal becomes a banquet!
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LaurenG Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 05:58 PM
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19. Fat Tire and Leinenkugal's Creamy Dark nt
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redqueen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 05:58 PM
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20. I like that Shiner Bock stuff ...
but I don't know that I have a favorite, per se.
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crispini Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-29-05 04:31 PM
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111. Shiner's my fave....
when I leave Texas I don't know what to drink. :P
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Reverend_Smitty Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 05:58 PM
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21. Guinness is favorite overall
but Sam Adams is my favorite American beer
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ChavezSpeakstheTruth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 05:59 PM
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25. Faith and Begora! Good show!
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EstimatedProphet Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 05:59 PM
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23. Bass, Guiness, Lindeman's, microbrews
These are a few of my favorite things
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ChavezSpeakstheTruth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 06:00 PM
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26. Elaborate on microbrews, please.
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EstimatedProphet Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 06:20 PM
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44. Just about any microbrew
but among my favorites: Rock Bottoms Rye pale ale in Arlington VA, Great Lakes dortmunder Gold and Edmund fitzgerald, Pyramid wheat, Red Hook, Arrogant Bastard ale...too many to count, really.
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ChavezSpeakstheTruth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 08:46 PM
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48. Sweet - have you tried the Dogfish Head brews from Delaware?
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smtpgirl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 09:48 PM
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73. Dogfish ROCKS!!
Midas Exilir
60 minute IPA
Indian Brown Ale
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EstimatedProphet Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 10:42 PM
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75. Seen them, but I haven't tried them
I forgot to add the Big Dog Pale Ale
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Commie Pinko Dirtbag Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-29-05 01:42 PM
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103. A wheat beer is my favorite. Bohemia Weiss (Brazilian)
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redqueen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 06:12 PM
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43. Yes, Bass Ale is another one that I like.
All this talk of good beer is making me thirsty. :9
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khashka Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-30-05 12:07 AM
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119. Two thirds Guinness, one third Bass and pour in a shot of vodka
to water it down.

Good stuff, Maynard :)

Khash.
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bridgit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 06:03 PM
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30. negro modela, anchor steam & these guys...
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Moochy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 09:09 PM
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55. Negro modelo & cheap nachos
Edited on Thu Jul-28-05 09:11 PM by Moochy
the best! we used to get these big mega nacho plate at a place called La Esperanza in Davis California. :-) muy americano but wow!
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bridgit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 09:22 PM
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64. yo, Moochy, waz up holmes...
you got it right though we do allot of vallejo's here in town :thumbsup:
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jane_pippin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 06:08 PM
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35. A beer for all seasons, a beer for all reasons:

Winter: Sprecher Special Amber

Summer: New Glarus Spotted Cow

When I'm broke: Pabst, bottle

When I'm Really Broke: Pabst, can

When I'm Really, Really, About to be Evicted Broke: Schlitz, can or Blatz, can
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RetroLounge Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 06:10 PM
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39. Root
as in Sprecher...

RL
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El Fuego Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 06:11 PM
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42. Warsteiner.
I also like Kirin Light.
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Spider Jerusalem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 06:25 PM
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45. Bass, Newcastle, Double Diamond...
Samuel Smith Lager, Guinness, Young's Double Chocolate Stout...I like them all equally, depends on what I'm in the mood for.
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WeRQ4U Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-29-05 10:45 AM
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93. Nice. I've got Bass and Newcastle in the fridge right now....
They don't have it on tap ANYWHERE here, so I have to settle for the bottles.

Have you ever tried Terminal Gravity IPA? I used to drink it when I lived in ORegon. It's so good.
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Spider Jerusalem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-29-05 12:43 PM
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100. I'm lucky; there's a local place that has draught Newcastle & Bass. :)
Haven't tried Terminal Gravity; I'll have to check that one out. Always on the lookout for a good beer. Samuel Smith's India Ale is pretty damned good, too, if you haven't had it...one of the better IPA's I've had.

I actually prefer my ales at "cellar temperature"...too much chill and you don't get the full flavour.
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WeRQ4U Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-29-05 01:33 PM
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102. Here ya go. Just for giggles.
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Spider Jerusalem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-29-05 04:07 PM
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109. Too bad I live in a state...
that doesn't allow one to have alcoholic beverages shipped. :( (stupid law, but perhaps they'll change it,; they just recently started allowing the sale of high-gravity beers here.)
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bearfan454 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 08:47 PM
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49. A and W root beer n/t
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melv Donating Member (506 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 08:58 PM
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50. Blue Moon
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fishnfla Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 09:05 PM
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51. Yuengling
I mean yum
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progmom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 09:05 PM
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52. right now it's guinness
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greatauntoftriplets Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 09:07 PM
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53. Chimay.
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pdx_prog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-29-05 12:32 PM
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98. Mmmm....my fave...
It's like food....lol

We can get it everywhere here in PDX....hard to find in other states though....I guess it's because of the alcohol content..
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Redstone Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 09:08 PM
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54. The kind somebody else buys.
Redstone
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usedtobesick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 09:11 PM
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56. Corona, Pacifico, Phantom Canyon Peated Porter
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Moochy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 09:23 PM
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65. Ay Pacifico!
Pacifico is my favorite non-dark mexican beer :)
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miss_kitty Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 09:14 PM
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58. Lambic Framboise:
ruby red with huge raspberry aroma and flavour. It is delicious with chocolate cake with ice cream on the side. yum
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Moochy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 09:15 PM
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59. Grolsch Lager
Edited on Thu Jul-28-05 09:31 PM by Moochy
I really really like Grolsch Lager, a beer from holland.

Bright, fresh and good for hot weather. :beer:

plus it goes POP!!! when you open the rubber flip tops!!

Can you say fun in hollandish?? I didnt think so!!
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jandrok Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 09:15 PM
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60. Too many to choose just one.
I prefer a favorite of the moment, and right now I'm partial to Paulaner Hefeweizen. It's a great summertime brew, light and citrusy. Easily found in most regions of the country, it's worth seeking out.
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Moochy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 09:17 PM
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61. Another good summer beer, Peroni
I agree, seasons change so should tasty beers :)

I had an Italian beer, a Peroni last nite very tasty with pasta!
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jandrok Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 09:20 PM
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63. Peroni is quite good.
And it does indeed pair well with pasta. Try it with seafood, too.

Good call, Moochy!

:toast:
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GOPisEvil Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-29-05 02:41 PM
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108. Peroni is good stuff - light and crisp.
Peroni and pasta... :9
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seemunkee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 09:20 PM
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62. Dogfish head 60,90, or 120 IPA
Hard to find the 120 plus at 20% you can't drink too much of it.
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jandrok Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 09:43 PM
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70. Good choices!
DFH rocks! Try the Indian Brown or the Raison D'Etre, too.
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shugh514 Donating Member (274 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 09:32 PM
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67. Redhook ESB first choice
Dogfish 60 minute IPA second
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smtpgirl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 09:54 PM
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74. dogfish
www.dogfish.com

Midas Touch Golden Elixir
A beverage based on the residue found on the drinking vessels in King Midas' tomb (see full story below!).
Our recipe highlights the known ingredients of barley, white Muscat grapes, honey and saffron. Somehwere between a beer, wine and mead, this smooth, dry ale will please with Chardonnay or I.P.A. drinker alike.


9.0 % ABV 20 IBU
Available year round,12 ounce bottles/4-packs
Next Release Date: tba

Midas Touch Golden Elixir won a GOLD MEDAL at the
2004 Great American Beer Festival in the Specialty Honey Ale Category.

Midas Touch Golden Elixir won the Gold Braggot at the
International Mead Festival, 2004.

Midas Touch Golden Elixir won a SILVER MEDAL at the
2004 World Beer Cup in the Honey Lager or Ale category.


"Give a golden glow to the holidays with Midas Touch, an ale brewed with muscat grapes,
thyme honey, and saffron. Made by Dogfish Head Craft Brewery in Milton, Del.,
the beer is smooth, full, and rich with a dry, fruity finish."
The Boston Globe, December 2003

Descriptors: Honey, saffron, papaya, melon, biscuity, succulent
Food pairing reccomendations: Pan-Asian dishes, risotto, curries, baked fish and chicken
Suggested serving glass: white wine glass
Comparable wine style: Sauterne Champagne
This beer AGES WELL for up to 1 year

More on Midas...
His golden touch may have conferred fabulous wealth on King Midas, but he nearly starved to death when even his food and drink were converted into the precious metal. The well-known legend is based on an actual ruler of the ancient kingdom of Phrygia in central Turkey around 700 B.C. Under a huge mound at the capital of Gordion, a University of Pennsylvania Museum expedition in 1957 excavated an intact burial chamber which likely belonged to King Midas himself. The body of a 60-year-old male was laid out in state on a thick pile of purple and blue-dyed textiles inside a unique log coffin.
Most remarkably, the tomb held the largest Iron Age drinking set ever found--157 vessels, including a ram-headed and lion-headed situla--for preparing, serving, drinking and libating a special beverage at the funerary feast of the king. The secrets of the beverage were revealed by the new methods of Molecular Archaeology. Dr. Patrick McGovern of the Museum discovered that the residues inside the vessels belonged to a "Phrygian cocktail," which combined grape wine, barley beer and honey mead. Starting with the ancient chemical evidence, Dogfish Head Brewery "re-created" a marvelous golden elixir, truly touched by King Midas.

Here are just some of the comments made about Midas Touch
by world-renown beer expert, Michael Jackson...
"A wonderfully complex beer, a wonderfully delicate beer, a dangerous thing"
"a great drink to welcome people to a party... fill your bath full of ice, put some bottles of Midas Touch on there a serve it in champagne flutes."
"not some freak of nature, not some gimmick, it's something to be taken very seriously..."
"It used to be wine... but King Midas touch it and turned it to gold"
CHEERS!



60 Minute IPA

Our best-selling beer!
A session I.P.A. brewed with Warrior, Amarillo and Mystery Hop X.
A powerful East Coast I.P.A. with a lot of citrusy hop character.
THE session beer for beer geeks like us!
Bottle-conditioned bottles and draft available.
6% ABV 60 IBU
approx. 212 calories and 23 carbs per bottle
available year round, 12-ounce bottles & draft

Descriptors: Citrus, cedar, pine and candied-orange flavors, floral
Food pairing reccomendations: Spicy foods, pesto, grilled salmon, soy-based dishes, pizza
Suggested serving glass: pint glass
Comparable wine style: a busty Chardonnay



Indian Brown Ale
A cross between a Scotch Ale, an I.P.A, and an American Pale,
this beer is well hopped and malty at the same time.
Our Indian Brown Ale is brewed with Aromatic Barley and caramelized brown sugar.
7.2% ABV 50 IBU
available year round, 12 ounce bottles & draft
approx. 230 calories and 23 carbs per bottle

Descriptors: Notes of molasses, coffee, ginger, raisinettes, chocolate
Food pairing reccomendations:Balsamiv vinaigrette salads smoked meats,
duck confit, braised ribs, venison, proscuitto, stews
Suggested serving glass: pint glass
Comparable wine style: Shiraz
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shugh514 Donating Member (274 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-29-05 05:46 AM
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76. Midas Touch Golden Elixir
sounds very tasty. That will definitely be on my list to search for.

Interesting that the IBA is compared to Shiraz. They are both complex flavors. I was able to enjoy a IBA on tap recently at a local pub known for their large selection of microbrews.

Thanks for the information
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AuntieM1957 Donating Member (775 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 09:34 PM
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68. FREE
I like FREE beer the very best of all.
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hibbing Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 09:47 PM
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71. Pilsner Urqel
A wonderful Czech brew imho when I feel like splurging.
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DemoTex Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 09:47 PM
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72. San Miguel .. ice cold with popcorn!
Just like we got it at the Subic Bay NAF Officers Club Annex, in the basement of the BOQ, on our hops over from Vietnam. Best-beer-ever!

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bertha katzenengel Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-29-05 06:08 AM
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77. Rolling Rock - Red Dog - MGD
But I can't drink beer anymore. :cry: Half a beer makes me flushed & nauseous, and the next day I have a massive headache.

But I miss an ice-cold Rolling Rock after a hot day on a softball field . . . almost as much as I miss softball.
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Beware the Beast Man Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-29-05 06:28 AM
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78. Depend of what I'm thristy for- Guinness,
Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold, Great Lakes Cleveland Brown Ale, Arrogant Bastard Ale, Sierra Nevada Pale Ale, etc.
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Misunderestimator Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-29-05 10:14 AM
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82. Yum! And Old Speckled Hen, Bear Republic Red Rocket Ale and Hop Rod Rye
Boddingtons Pub Ale, John Courage... :beer:
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Beware the Beast Man Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-29-05 12:06 PM
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95. Stop it. You're driving me to drink!
:D
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RebelOne Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-29-05 07:11 AM
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79. I very seldom drink beer, but when I do it's Guiness Stout.
In fact, I made a trip to Dublin, Ireland just so I could sit in a pub and drink Guiness on tap.
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tibbir Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-29-05 08:40 AM
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80. Corona Light
I don't drink beer too often, but I love this with Mexican food.
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dry99 Donating Member (123 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-29-05 10:10 AM
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81. Newcastle Brown Ale =
Ambrosia in my world
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jpgray Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-29-05 10:15 AM
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83. Bell's Expedition Stout. It will kick your ass (nt)
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XNASA Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-29-05 10:21 AM
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84. Sam Adams Lager
Or Guinness.

Why do you need to know? Are you having a party?
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Zuni Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-29-05 10:22 AM
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85. something cheap, cold and in a can
;)
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Ron Green Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-29-05 10:23 AM
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86. Deschutes Black Butte Porter n/t
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woofless Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-29-05 04:28 PM
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110. Bingo! Me too.
I likes me a nice Moose Drool Brown Ale from Missoula too.
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Ron Green Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-30-05 01:29 AM
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120. That's about the 50th time I've heard Moose Drool recommended.
I've gotta get me some of that beer.
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AntiCoup2K4 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-29-05 11:59 PM
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117. Prefer Obsidian Stout myself
...but Deschutes doesn't make a BAD beer :beer:
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jus_the_facts Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-29-05 10:30 AM
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87. MooseHead....
Edited on Fri Jul-29-05 10:30 AM by jus_the_facts
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Orsino Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-29-05 10:30 AM
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88. MGD
I have one every couple of years. Not a big beer fan, but I like this one.
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emad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-29-05 10:36 AM
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89. Zywiec - a Polish ale that makes you hallucinate after the first
gallon or so....
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seaglass Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-29-05 10:39 AM
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90. Summer beer - Corona, Winter beer - Sam Adams. n/t
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NewJeffCT Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-29-05 10:40 AM
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91. don't drink beer
not even root beer.

I usually avoid alcohol, exception for the occasional rum & ginger ale mix.
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WeRQ4U Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-29-05 10:44 AM
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92. Terminal Gravity IPA.
Edited on Fri Jul-29-05 10:46 AM by WeRQ4U
It's amazing. And quite potent I may add.
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pdx_prog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-29-05 10:49 AM
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94. Whichever one that someone else buys...:)
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nickgutierrez Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-29-05 12:19 PM
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96. Lately, Newcastle Brown has been my favorite n/t
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Rambis Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-29-05 12:28 PM
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97. Harold Pivovar Bohemian Black Lager!
Edited on Fri Jul-29-05 12:30 PM by Rambis
It is the smoothest dark beer you will ever have without being sweet or bitter.
500+ years of brewin they have it down- Read the reviews-

http://www.beerhunter.com/documents/19133-001610.html
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CitrusLib Donating Member (748 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-29-05 12:35 PM
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99. Spaten or Hacker Pschorr
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Xipe Totec Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-29-05 12:45 PM
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101. Red Stripe - Jamaican
Followed by Shiner Bock
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Divameow77 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-29-05 01:48 PM
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104. Ace
Perry or Apple cider, not really beer but it's as close as I get. Vodka is my alcohol of choice.
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arwalden Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-29-05 02:02 PM
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105. I Like German Wheat Beers
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Bridget Burke Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-29-05 02:15 PM
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106. Elissa IPA by St Arnold's
Hoppy & strong. Houston's own microbrewery contributes a share of the profit to the Elissa, Galveston's tall ship.

Guinness is a classic. I'm always glad to try a new microbrew. And Mexico makes some excellent beers--not Corona.
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Zero Division Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-29-05 02:39 PM
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107. Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock
A somewhat expensive pint and hard to find, but worth it. :thumbsup:

Other favorites:Rogue Dead Guy Ale, Rogue Shakespeare Stout, New Castle Brown Ale (On tap, please! When bottled, it's not so great.), Old Peculiar, Sierra Nevada Pale Ale, Anchor Steam Beer, Franziskaner Hefe-Weisse (my favorite smooth, non-bitter beer.
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BrewerJohn Donating Member (499 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-29-05 11:34 PM
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113. Tonight it's Three Floyds Robert the Bruce
http://www.threefloyds.com/dspRobertBruce.html

This is to my taste the best Scottish ale made in North America. Get one if you can in your area. Nothing less than delightful.
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u4ic Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-29-05 11:36 PM
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115. Root
I can't stand any other kind...
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Floogeldy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-29-05 11:47 PM
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116. I haven't tried 'em all, but . . .
. . . I REALLY think Samuel Adams is GREAT!

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khashka Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-30-05 12:03 AM
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118. Guinness
Sam Adams, Black Voodoo.


Khash.
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enigmatic Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-30-05 01:32 AM
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121. Mickey's Big Mouth Malt Liquor
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PittPoliSci Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-30-05 01:44 AM
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123. i can tell you what i hate...
from tonight's experience, i HATE sierra nevada.

what the hell were the people that made that thinking...
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