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Div
06-01-2009, 02:53 PM
That's right, a whole thread devoted to beer.

There's so many out there that I'd bet everyone here knows atleast one or two that noone else has heard of. So post your favorite beers here and let's see what we come up with. Pictures appreciated!
http://samizdata.net/~pdeh/smiley_cheers.gif


To get things started, anytime I go to a bar or out to eat I will almost always get a pint of Guinness, no matter what else I'm having.

http://s3.amazonaws.com/coolspotters2_development/photos/3573/GreatGuinness_profile.jpg

Spiral_Slave
06-01-2009, 03:18 PM
I love Becks, Newcastle, and Blue Moon. Basically all of those heavy beers. Those are probably my favorites, but have a soft spot for Coors Original as well.

SomewhereInTime72
06-01-2009, 04:10 PM
Good thread idea.

I really, really, love Guinness (especially the Draught variety, which is slowly becoming possibly my favorite beer).

There are so many great beers out there (and of course an equal amount of absolutely horrid ones), I don't even know where to begin. I also really enjoy Beck's depending on my mood, Blue Moon and it's various forms, and certain varieties of Sam Adams and Brooklyn Lager since they have like so many different forms. Also Magic Hat #9 is awesome.

I'll be back. :D:D :tongue:

ravenheart
06-01-2009, 05:11 PM
Becks, Grolsch and Kronenbourg 1664 for me.

mankvill
06-01-2009, 05:18 PM
I don't drink.

:dance:

overkiller
06-01-2009, 06:41 PM
Now here's a thread. I'm always trying to try new stuff, but here are some favorites:


Three Philosophers
http://beertalking.files.wordpress.com/2008/08/threephilosophers_750_glasssmall.jpg

and the rest are more well-known: Warsteiner, Spaten, Grolsch, Birra Moretti, Peroni Nastro Azzurro. Yuengling used to be my favorite stock beer, but I haven't had it in a pretty long time. Also, Schaefer is the king of shit beers:

http://imagecache.allposters.com/images/pic/PS/8175~Schaefer-Beer-Posters.jpg

Never heard of it? Ask your parents. Or better yet, your grandparents :lol:

Lastly--I have to be in a specific mood to drink Imperial Stouts, but Old Rasputin is incredibly good:

http://media.timeoutchicago.com/resizeImage/htdocs/export_images/150/150.eat.beergeek.rasputin.jpg?

SomewhereInTime72
06-01-2009, 07:47 PM
Yuengling is one of my favorite affordable standards. Now I kinda want to try Old Rasputin, it looks yummy. :D

JRA
06-01-2009, 07:52 PM
Heineken and Newcastle for me.

I think it is the duty of every self-respecting beer drinker in her to shoot any one that drinks Keystone light in the face.

Blitzkrieg Witchcraft
06-01-2009, 08:10 PM
http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_5mQugrMAE-Y/ScRJSRt8DjI/AAAAAAAAAqo/HJrjtoziL5s/s400/shiner_hefeweizen.jpg

powerslave_85
06-01-2009, 08:16 PM
I love any kind of IPA or other pale ale. I don't think I've had one I didn't like. Samuel Smith, Stone Ruination, and Dogfish Head are my favorites of that variety. My other favorites are:
Guinness (Draught)
Sam Adams (especially Cherry Wheat, Boston Lager, Hefeweisen, Octoberfest, and Winter Lager)
Drop Top Amber Ale
Shiner Bock
Boddington's Pub Ale
Rogue Dead Guy Ale
Fat Tire
Budweiser American Ale
Newcastle
Nimbus Blonde and Pale Ale

My go-to cheap option is Pabst Blue Ribbon, but I genuinely like it.

Div
06-01-2009, 09:02 PM
Let's not forget

http://www.theworldwiderag.com/yahoo_site_admin/assets/images/bass_ale.204105904_std.jpg

powerslave_85
06-01-2009, 09:05 PM
http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_5mQugrMAE-Y/ScRJSRt8DjI/AAAAAAAAAqo/HJrjtoziL5s/s400/shiner_hefeweizen.jpg
I had that the other day. I liked it, very fruity.

And yeah, Bass is good. I forgot to put it on my list.

Maiden33
06-01-2009, 10:02 PM
Drinking in general is incredibly overrated, and on the rare occasion I partake in it, I don't drink beer. Cherry Smirnoff Vodka and Coke is my drink of choice.

SomewhereInTime72
06-01-2009, 10:43 PM
Drinking in general is incredibly overrated

I was about to be like :wtf: but then I basically remembered college. :eyes: So I guess I agree. Doesn't take away from my enjoyment though. :D

ravenheart
06-02-2009, 02:56 AM
Keystone light

What the hell is Keystone Light?

ravenheart
06-02-2009, 02:58 AM
Drinking in general is incredibly overrated

I'm actually in complete agreement with this.

SirLardsAlot
06-02-2009, 07:11 AM
What the hell is Keystone Light?A quality brew that ranks up there with the likes of Natural Ice, Pabst Blue Ribbon, and Milwaukee's Best.

ChildrenofSodom
06-02-2009, 07:25 AM
http://www.beemanandkirsten.com/blog/wp-content/gallery/misc/natural_light.jpg

:lol: The only time I have ever tried to get drunk, I was drinking this, and I couldn't make it through one can.

DethMaiden
06-02-2009, 08:14 AM
Blue Moon is the most delicious one I've had, but my family/neighborhood/city is white trash, so I'm more intimately familiar with such standards as Natural Light, Bud Light, Michelob Ultra, and the like.

JRA
06-02-2009, 08:24 AM
What the hell is Keystone Light?

An extremely cheap beer with barely any alcohol content that white American fratboys use to "get Crunk."

ravenheart
06-02-2009, 08:25 AM
An extremely cheap beer with barely any alcohol content that white American fratboys use to "get Crunk."

Sounds like a good thing to me. It means you've got something to easily identify them when looking through the sight-scope.

ChildrenofSodom
06-02-2009, 08:29 AM
Sounds like a good thing to me. It means you've got something to easily identify them when looking through the sight-scope.

Exactly. And our local douche bags take it one step further, and get 'crunk-diesel.'

Spiral_Slave
06-02-2009, 08:44 AM
I forgot to say I'm a huge fan of most of the Sam Adams variety as well. All of their seasonal ones, especially the winter lager are delicious. And for all the fans of Blue Moon in this thread, Shock Top tastes really similar and hence, is awesome.

Derelict
06-02-2009, 08:53 AM
a buddy and i were at a bar once, and i asked the bartended for "two of the worst beer that you have." without thinking, he immediately brought us two pounders of old milwaukee light

SomewhereInTime72
06-02-2009, 10:54 AM
http://www.beemanandkirsten.com/blog/wp-content/gallery/misc/natural_light.jpg

:lol: The only time I have ever tried to get drunk, I was drinking this, and I couldn't make it through one can.

God, this beer is digusting.

Fe Maiden
06-02-2009, 12:20 PM
I like:

Corona
Tecate
Oranjeboom (Dutch beer)
Peter's Brand (Dutch beer)
Sam Adams
Miller Genuine Draft
Asahi
Dos Equis

:realchug:

ravenheart
06-02-2009, 12:25 PM
Oranjeboom (Dutch beer)

I quite like this too. But only enjoy a couple.

powerslave_85
06-02-2009, 01:15 PM
A quality brew that ranks up there with the likes of Natural Ice, Pabst Blue Ribbon, and Milwaukee's Best.
HEY. Don't slander PBR by putting it in with those.

Fe Maiden
06-02-2009, 01:27 PM
I quite like this too. But only enjoy a couple.2 or 3 works for me!

ADD
06-02-2009, 05:37 PM
I love any kind of IPA or other pale ale. I don't think I've had one I didn't like. Samuel Smith, Stone Ruination, and Dogfish Head are my favorites of that variety. My other favorites are:
Guinness (Draught)
Sam Adams (especially Cherry Wheat, Boston Lager, Hefeweisen, Octoberfest, and Winter Lager)
Drop Top Amber Ale
Shiner Bock
Boddington's Pub Ale
Rogue Dead Guy Ale
Fat Tire
Budweiser American Ale
Newcastle
Nimbus Blonde and Pale Ale

My go-to cheap option is Pabst Blue Ribbon, but I genuinely like it.

Absolutely this, especially the last sentence.

We need a malt liquor thread next :cool:

ADD
06-02-2009, 05:38 PM
A quality brew that ranks up there with the likes of Natural Ice, Pabst Blue Ribbon, and Milwaukee's Best.
Gay

PowerMaiden
06-02-2009, 06:00 PM
http://www.dannowlan.com/800/links/LabattBlue.jpg




with Iron Maiden on, it can't miss !




Cheers !
Power:666:Maiden

SirLardsAlot
06-02-2009, 06:39 PM
HEY. Don't slander PBR by putting it in with those.If anything I'm giving PBR credit for ranking it with those others.

ADD
06-02-2009, 06:57 PM
If anything I'm giving PBR credit for ranking it with those others.
:barf:

JRA
06-02-2009, 07:43 PM
Gay

:lol:

YOU WIN!!

SirLardsAlot
06-02-2009, 08:47 PM
:barf:Oh don't get me wrong, I'm not giving any of those beers any credibility at all. What I'm saying is PBR is bottom of the food chain.

overkiller
06-02-2009, 10:29 PM
Oh don't get me wrong, I'm not giving any of those beers any credibility at all. What I'm saying is PBR is bottom of the food chain.

Steve, I'm sorry, but I think you need to be put in your place:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=snhiofL2Rh4

:D

SirLardsAlot
06-02-2009, 10:39 PM
Hahaha

Sinfulsot
06-02-2009, 10:44 PM
Drinking in general is incredibly overrated
I was about to be like :wtf: but then I basically remembered college. :eyes: So I guess I agree. Doesn't take away from my enjoyment though. :D

I learned how to drink from my father; College taught me how to get fucked up.

Favorites: most Sam Adams, Stella Artois
other: Becks Dark with Indian food, watching people try Guiness for the first time

Worst beers: Genesee, Midnight Dragon

Div
06-02-2009, 11:41 PM
watching people try Guiness for the first time

:confused:

i find those light beers to taste more offensive than guinness does, especially when theyre really cold straight from the tap and have that faint chocolaty taste. but i guess if people only drink light beers than it would be a bit of a shock.

SomewhereInTime72
06-03-2009, 12:02 AM
I give Guinness to people who think there's no such thing as a good tasting beer and watch them go :eek: :).

HandOfDoom
06-03-2009, 03:14 AM
Ya,I have to say Guinness, IMO its just pure liquid gold. I also like this local beer that's made with granny smith apple, forget what its called though

ChildrenofSodom
06-03-2009, 06:47 AM
I've been trying to get a sip from my grandpa's Georgia MoonShine mason jar for about 3 years now, no luck.

Spiral_Slave
06-03-2009, 10:05 AM
I've been trying to get a sip from my grandpa's Georgia MoonShine mason jar for about 3 years now, no luck.

That shit'll strip your mouth raw. Speaking of raw, anyone ever tried Absinthe? I tried two shots with sugar in the shot glass to sweeten the taste a little and damn, that was gnarly.

overkiller
06-03-2009, 10:31 AM
Hahaha

By the way, wait a minute, since when do you drink beer Steve? Or are you just going on professional opinion acquired at work? :D

powerslave_85
06-03-2009, 11:13 AM
Becks DarkOh god, that shit is awful.

SirLardsAlot
06-03-2009, 11:34 AM
By the way, wait a minute, since when do you drink beer Steve? Or are you just going on professional opinion acquired at work? :DHaha no I haven't started drinking, just going off what I learn at work.

But even if I didn't have somewhat of a knowledge, I would imagine that any beer that costs $12.97 for a 30-pack can't be too top-notch.

ADD
06-03-2009, 12:46 PM
That shit'll strip your mouth raw. Speaking of raw, anyone ever tried Absinthe? I tried two shots with sugar in the shot glass to sweeten the taste a little and damn, that was gnarly.
I really liked it the couple times I've had it, but that might be because I'm a freak and love the taste of black licorice (I despise red vines).

ADD
06-03-2009, 12:47 PM
Steve, I'm sorry, but I think you need to be put in your place:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=snhiofL2Rh4

:D
Yes! :lol: Great movie.

overkiller
06-18-2009, 09:31 PM
http://www.racketmag.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/guldrakfls300.jpg

I always used to see this at the liquor store near my school, and I wanted to try it tonight, but I couldn't find it at the places near where I live. :(

EvilCheeseWedge
06-19-2009, 08:45 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O-jOEAufDQ4

I typically drink beers like Corona Extra and Sam Adams (any variety, really digging the Double Bock that's out now, also dig the Winter Lager.) I'm always down for trying new beers though. Just tried Old Speckled Hen the other week. I like Yuengling a lot too. My girlfriend actually lives near and works in the town where it's brewed.

powerslave_85
06-19-2009, 07:39 PM
http://www.racketmag.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/guldrakfls300.jpg

I always used to see this at the liquor store near my school, and I wanted to try it tonight, but I couldn't find it at the places near where I live. :(
That looks awesome.

ChildrenofSodom
06-27-2009, 08:55 PM
I don't drink much, but this evening I had some Ryan's Irish Cream and some cheap blackberry wine. My insides feel good.

ChildrenofSodom
06-28-2009, 03:35 PM
Just had a shot of Georgia moon shine. Made my headache go away.

iggyb387
06-29-2009, 09:00 AM
My favorite beers have always been Stella Artois and Heineken. I've been really getting into Harpoon's UFO lately though.

I end up drinking a lot of shitty keystone light though.

ChildrenofSodom
06-29-2009, 11:28 PM
Tonight I had some Magic Hat Lucky Kat 'Not quite Pale Ale' and some Sierra Nevada Pale Ale.

Not a fan.

DethMaiden
07-18-2009, 04:54 PM
I think Guinness is my new favorite. And I've had three different Sam Adams now, and I'd say Blackberry Witbier was the best of those. Blue Moon is still great.

My two "must tries" right now are Landshark and Double Bastard Ale. Hopefully by summer's end, since I know college will be well-stocked with shitty beers. :lol:

EDIT: I need to try mead too, but I'm really not sure where to get it.

SomewhereInTime72
07-18-2009, 04:56 PM
http://www.merchantduvin.com/pages/5_breweries/samsmith_oatmeal_stout.html

This is my current "must try" beer.

powerslave_85
07-18-2009, 09:53 PM
http://www.merchantduvin.com/pages/5_breweries/samsmith_oatmeal_stout.html

This is my current "must try" beer.
Good stuff. Their IPA is out of this world.

TonyD
07-19-2009, 12:43 AM
Best I've tasted yet, as of last weekend. http://www.deschutesbrewery.com/bottle-obsidian-stout.gif

ChildrenofSodom
07-19-2009, 08:50 AM
Had some Black and Tans the past few days, Sam Adams Boston Lager and Blackberry Witbier, and last night I had Corona Extra. All very good. I'm going to abstain from shitty beer in college, I think, and just find someone to buy me some 'good' beer and fruity drinks. For the next two years, at least.

overkiller
07-21-2009, 09:12 PM
I'm going to abstain from shitty beer in college

Haha, yeah, good luck with that when you run out of money from buying nice beer.

Speaking of which, I tried both the Bleue and Rouge varieties of Chimay tonight, and I think that pretty much saps my beer money for the week. :hecho: But they were both absolutely DELICIOUS and totally worth it.

nxtVH90
07-21-2009, 09:46 PM
Grolsch

So I finally find someone who also likes Grolsch.

Personally, I prefer the Dutch Big 3 (Grolsch, Heineken, and Amstel).

ChildrenofSodom
07-21-2009, 11:40 PM
Haha, yeah, good luck with that when you run out of money from buying nice beer.
.

Yeah, had Busch and PBR tonight, 10-12 total..so...broke that rule already. haha. Oh well. Had fun.

Turns out, because I'm so fat and I eat so much, so often, its takes more-than-the-average amount of beer to get me really drunk. I had the aforementioned amount, and I don't feel TOO much different than after 3 Sam Adams or 5 Coronas.

SomewhereInTime72
07-21-2009, 11:44 PM
PBR is like the king of the cheapass beers. :cool:

Div
07-21-2009, 11:46 PM
Yeah, had Busch and PBR tonight, 10-12 total..so...broke that rule already. haha. Oh well. Had fun.

Turns out, because I'm so fat and I eat so much, so often, its takes more-than-the-average amount of beer to get me really drunk. I had the aforementioned amount, and I don't feel TOO much different than after 3 Sam Adams or 5 Coronas.

:confused: all those beers have the same alcohol content :confused:

as a rule of thumb you can expect all beers to have 4.5% alcohol, unless its otherwise stated (which is usually done so pretty explicitly)

ChildrenofSodom
07-21-2009, 11:49 PM
PBR is like the king of the cheapass beers. :cool:

15 bucks for a 30..haha!

ChildrenofSodom
07-21-2009, 11:51 PM
:confused: all those beers have the same alcohol content :confused:

as a rule of thumb you can expect all beers to have 4.5% alcohol, unless its otherwise stated (which is usually done so pretty explicitly)

I'm too drunk to respond, but a quick internet search reveals Summer Ale and PBR are about the same, but I guess the fuller taste of Sam Adams prevents its mass consumption, compared to the latter.

DethMaiden
07-22-2009, 07:56 AM
i have no idea how much i drank last night oh god and it was all shitty beer too

SirLardsAlot
07-22-2009, 08:53 AM
All hail Piels! The $2 6-pack!

Butcher of Birth
07-22-2009, 11:05 AM
The Standard In My House:

http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c286/rokulikesatan/Virgils-Root-Beer-Swing-Top.jpg





Right? :eyes:

TonyD
07-22-2009, 11:20 AM
All hail Piels! The $2 6-pack!

wat

ChildrenofSodom
07-22-2009, 11:55 AM
If my memory is correct, and as far as I know it is, I had Busch, PBR, King Cobra Malt Liquor, Bud Light, Stone Ruination IPA, and Arrogant Bastard Ale.

SirLardsAlot
07-22-2009, 12:58 PM
watYou heard me right.

http://www.frontiersaloon.com/BeerTakeOut/TakeOutDomestic/images/6pkcPielsDraftStyle12oz.jpg

$2 for a 6-pack.

Elvenking
07-23-2009, 11:35 AM
Warsteiner and Stella are about all i get.

I have found this one beer, I can't find a picture, its samalicous, differnt name but very close ironically. Its a 11.2 oz bottle at 14% alchohal. 2 of them will preety much put you under. Sadly they are about $5.20 each.

ChildrenofSodom
08-01-2009, 11:05 PM
Well, I'm sitting here sipping Sam Adams Summer Ale, and I bring to you: MEADGARD!!!

http://hphotos-snc1.fbcdn.net/hs162.snc1/6055_110497624361_758059361_2121469_3811796_n.jpg

http://hphotos-snc1.fbcdn.net/hs162.snc1/6055_110497614361_758059361_2121468_4520135_n.jpg

Div
08-01-2009, 11:12 PM
about how long will that take to ferment?

ChildrenofSodom
08-01-2009, 11:20 PM
about how long will that take to ferment?

Not sure. Its bubbling very nicely only a few days in...we're (Brad and I) going to open it up when we get home from college for winter break. Taste it, compare it to a store-bought mead, and then bottle it back up until either spring break or summer. I'm a complete noob when it comes to homebrewing, so its pretty much guesswork.

Div
08-01-2009, 11:26 PM
this looks cool, i think ill also give it a shot once i move into my apartment in a few weeks.

gotta think up a brand name for it tho...

hmm

ChildrenofSodom
08-01-2009, 11:28 PM
this looks cool, i think ill also give it a shot once i move into my apartment in a few weeks.

gotta think up a brand name for it tho...

hmm

Its pretty easy. The supplies got about 20 bucks, but its a one-time expense. The combined ingredients were about 15, and its pretty easy to put together. Granted, i don't know if I did it right, but it was pretty straight forward. I think I've found a new hobby (no matter how illegal it may be)

Div
08-01-2009, 11:37 PM
Its pretty easy. The supplies got about 20 bucks, but its a one-time expense. The combined ingredients were about 15, and its pretty easy to put together. Granted, i don't know if I did it right, but it was pretty straight forward. I think I've found a new hobby (no matter how illegal it may be)


yea, we have a nice basement i can keep it in. ill have to do some research on the process and ingredients, taste some fruit/spice combinations to see what's best to use. also gotta find some of those moonshine jugs...

might aswell just call it after my last name sense it literally translates to "honey" in italian.

ChildrenofSodom
08-01-2009, 11:43 PM
yea, we have a nice basement i can keep it in. ill have to do some research on the process and ingredients, taste some fruit/spice combinations to see what's best to use. also gotta find some of those moonshine jugs...

might aswell just call it after my last name sense it literally translates to "honey" in italian.

Heres my recipe
-1 gallon spring water
-3 lbs clover honey
-1 gram Red Star Montrachet dry wine yeast
-1.25 grams Go-Ferm yeast nutrient
-.75 lbs strawberries

with a 1 gallon jug, rubber stopper, and 3 piece airlock. All can be bought here. (http://morebeer.com/search/103510/beerwinecoffee/coffeewinebeer/Mead_Making_Supplies)

And thats a badass last name fact.

Div
08-02-2009, 12:06 AM
cool, ill check it out. might go with raspberry-cinnamon flavor.