Beer I Have Known

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Beer I Have Known

Post by Jester » Mon Aug 20, 2018 10:17 am

At the end of June I took the family to Florida. We stopped in at Indian Pass raw oyster bar, I had the baked oysters and their house red lager.
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Re: Beer I Have Known

Post by JimVH » Mon Aug 20, 2018 10:39 am

I am on a mission to find my forever beer. As I enter old man-ness, I feel a need to settle-in and find ol' reliable.

My standards are simple: Cheap and American (at least brewed here). So far, my ranking is as follows:
- Schlitz (but it's hard to find consistently around here)
- Budweiser
- Coors Banquet
- Miller High Life
- Lone Star (in my fridge now)
- PBR
- Old Milwaukee

Most of them change places depending on mood, but Schlitz consistently sits at the top.


Beers I want to try, but can't usually find here:
Narragansett
Stroh's
Hamm's
Rainier (just cuz of Longmire)

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Re: Beer I Have Known

Post by UncleBob » Mon Aug 20, 2018 10:44 am

JimVH wrote:
Mon Aug 20, 2018 10:39 am
Rainier (just cuz of Longmire)
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Re: Beer I Have Known

Post by Cleon » Mon Aug 20, 2018 11:44 am

Jester wrote:
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At the end of June I took the family to Florida. We stopped in at Indian Pass raw oyster bar, I had the baked oysters and their house red lager.
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Re: Beer I Have Known

Post by Cleon » Mon Aug 20, 2018 11:52 am

My top session beer is MGD.

If I could drink only one beer it would be Leffe Brown Ale. Second would be Fat Tire. Any number of darker craft beers have hit the spot.

Holiday beer has to be Guinness Extra Stout. I like it with salty ham.

Blue Moon, I think, is the only beer I've sent back. Years ago a server recommend it. He brought it out with an orange slice. I took a sip - said, "Nope". Sent it back and traded it in for Killians.
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Re: Beer I Have Known

Post by sweetandsour » Mon Aug 20, 2018 12:06 pm

I helped a friend last Friday afternoon with some work, and afterward he was drinking a beer in a green can, low cal, with lime and cactus. When I left for home he had switched to one in a very dark brown bottle with green and orange stripes. I never did get the names of either one.
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Re: Beer I Have Known

Post by Hovannes » Mon Aug 20, 2018 3:14 pm

Laughing Lab Scottish Ale I had at the Chesterton Conference in Colorado Springs. Memorable stuff (or maybe it was the just company I was in?)
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Post by Thunktank » Mon Aug 20, 2018 8:28 pm

Just drank a Miller Lite. What ev. It was the beer in the fridge.
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Post by ryland » Mon Aug 20, 2018 9:31 pm

Newcastle or Guinness
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Re: Beer I Have Known

Post by sweetandsour » Mon Aug 20, 2018 9:53 pm

Cleon wrote:
Mon Aug 20, 2018 11:44 am
Jester wrote:
Mon Aug 20, 2018 10:17 am
At the end of June I took the family to Florida. We stopped in at Indian Pass raw oyster bar, I had the baked oysters and their house red lager.
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Your hand is covering the only decent thing to look at in that photo.
:lol: That's funny. But I do love baked oysters. (Although oysters are typically a wintertime treat. Months with "r" in them notwithstanding.).
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Re: Beer I Have Known

Post by Hovannes » Mon Aug 20, 2018 10:21 pm

A Sargent once told me not to buy expensive beer because you never truly buy it. You only rent it for a short time,
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Re: Beer I Have Known

Post by Sir Moose » Mon Aug 20, 2018 11:47 pm

My basic go-to beers are Guinness and Alaskan Amber.

I often supplement with Samuel Smith's Nut Brown Ale, Kulshan Pilsner, Deschutes Black Butte Porter, Boundary Bay Scotch Ale and a variety of whatever looks good at the time.

I tend to agree with Cleon about the Blue Moon. There are a very few dishes that it will compliment, but generally speaking...Nope!

A guy I work with strongly recommended Samuel Adams Cherry Wheat. I tried it and couldn't do it--tasted like a cough drop to me.

Between the Blue Moon and the Cherry Wheat, I've pretty much given up on wheat beers.
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Re: Beer I Have Known

Post by sweetandsour » Tue Aug 21, 2018 7:06 am

I'm hungry now, for oysters and a beer. Schlitz beer, I think. If not that, then a Guinness of some sort.

And I'll add a couple things:. I like a Bud now and then, especially local, because they support the rice growers here. And 2. Let a Blue Moon go flat and it's excellent for making beer biscuits.
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Post by Bloodhound » Tue Aug 21, 2018 8:37 am

JimVH wrote:
Mon Aug 20, 2018 10:39 am
I am on a mission to find my forever beer. As I enter old man-ness, I feel a need to settle-in and find ol' reliable.

My standards are simple: Cheap and American (at least brewed here). So far, my ranking is as follows:
- Schlitz (but it's hard to find consistently around here)
- Budweiser
- Coors Banquet
- Miller High Life
- Lone Star (in my fridge now)
- PBR
- Old Milwaukee

Most of them change places depending on mood, but Schlitz consistently sits at the top.


Beers I want to try, but can't usually find here:
Narragansett
Stroh's
Hamm's
Rainier (just cuz of Longmire)

Jim..No Shiner?

This is my go to beer...if there is beer in the fridge there is Shiner
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Re: Beer I Have Known

Post by 424cat » Tue Aug 21, 2018 5:33 pm

Yuengling Black & Tan, Americas oldest brewery
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Re: Beer I Have Known

Post by JMG » Tue Aug 21, 2018 7:17 pm

I once had a beer from Iceland that was quite possibly the best beer I've ever had. I can't exactly remember the name and the place that had it has it no mores. It was something like "Hoprooder" or that's how it sounded at least.
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Re: Beer I Have Known

Post by peter cornbriar » Wed Aug 22, 2018 4:55 pm

OK,here goes... Stiegl Brau, Salzburg, Austria. Ottakringer Bier, Vienna, Austria. Dinkel Acker, Stuttgart, Germany. Milk Stout, Lancaster Brewing Company, Lancaster PA. Double Bock, Appalachian Brewing Company, Harrisburg,PA. Heidelberger Original, Heidelberg,Germany. Goesser Bier, Leoben-Goess, Austria
and finally... Gennessee Cream Ale, Rochester, NY -> get it in the 30 can pack for some $14 and change.Some call it rat piss. :lol:
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Post by sweetandsour » Wed Aug 22, 2018 6:10 pm

peter cornbriar wrote:
Wed Aug 22, 2018 4:55 pm
OK,here goes... Stiegl Brau, Salzburg, Austria. Ottakringer Bier, Vienna, Austria. Dinkel Acker, Stuttgart, Germany. Milk Stout, Lancaster Brewing Company, Lancaster PA. Double Bock, Appalachian Brewing Company, Harrisburg,PA. Heidelberger Original, Heidelberg,Germany. Goesser Bier, Leoben-Goess, Austria
and finally... Gennessee Cream Ale, Rochester, NY -> get it in the 30 can pack for some $14 and change.Some call it rat piss. :lol:
I've had a Genessee Beer many years ago. I'll have to try their Cream Ale next time I'm in Rochester. Also, I'll be in Frankfurt Germany in a couple weeks, and I'll look for some these others. Appreciate any other suggestions.
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Re: Beer I Have Known

Post by Hovannes » Wed Aug 22, 2018 6:45 pm

Whatever became of Michelob? :confused:
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Re: Beer I Have Known

Post by Hovannes » Wed Aug 22, 2018 6:58 pm

Hey you Schlitz guys, read this and weep----the downfall of the house of Schlitz:
https://beerconnoisseur.com/articles/ho ... e-infamous

I remember studying this in a business course in college.
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