Favorite Beer ?'s

Discussion in 'The Late Night Cafe (off-topic)' started by chefclaycollins, Oct 23, 2002.

  1. chefclaycollins

    chefclaycollins

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    So, I live in the middle of the snobby world of $100 a bottle wines, and have (I think as a sign of my rebel way of thinking) gotten really into good Beers. What is your favorite beer and why? My favorite right now is Newcastle! Just curious.
     
  2. coolj

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    My favorite is Molson Canadian. Okanagan Springs pale ale is pretty good too.
     
  3. kokopuffs

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    Newcastle draught tastes great, better than bottled. I recently burned out on Pilsner Urquell and now prefer good ol' Budweiser. Fuller's London Summer Ale tastes great, too.
     
  4. momoreg

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    Harp and Guinness. No, I'm not Irish.:D
     
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    One word: FREE

    :D
     
  6. peachcreek

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    Deschutes Brewery Jubelale. I'll give a full report later.
     
  7. diego

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    Samual Smiths Pale Ale
     
  8. thebighat

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    When beer was a happening thing for me, Heineken, St Pauli Girl so cold there was ice on the bottle, as served at the Seven's on Charles st. in Boston, or a king Miller outside on a cold winter day, breakfast of champions.
    I got to a point where I would drink a half bottle left overnight on the coffee table with a cigarette butt in it, so kinda segued away from it.
     
  9. mezzaluna

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    Anything from New Glarus (Wisconsin, of course!):beer:
     
  10. panini

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    Shiner Bock
     
  11. angrychef

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    Gordon Biersch Blonde Bock, Samuel Adams, Red Dog Scottish Ale, Guiness, Anchorsteam. I have to stick to 1 glass since I get so buzzed 1/2 way through it.:crazy:
     
  12. kokopuffs

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    I still have fond memories from highschool of BREW 102 and Schlitz Stout Malt Liquor. Let's not forget the ultimate mixture of Cutty Sark whiskey and gatorade. The fast delivery followed by an ultimate smooth cruise - no clothing just the dry desert wind striking our face in that slow motion arid ocean where the bronze contours change face along with the interacting fronts, where cold meets warm. The quiet storm.
     
  13. suzanne

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    Just about anything from McNeill's in Brattleboro, VT: Dog's Breath, Dead Horse ... We have tie-died tank tops from them that say: "Beer is the reason I get up each afternoon." :confused: :confused: ;) :D
     
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    Hey Angrychef, all of that in one gulp. WOW!
     
  15. shroomgirl

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    ROTFL....suzanne that was great!
    Cafe Eau had Framboise Lambic on TAP...the servers drank it, they gave it out in large glasses instead of the smaller ones etc....so it went by the wayside, but man it was GREAT.
    I like Schalfly (home town), or Sam Adams....am contemplating going to a friend's Beer dinner on the 28th, guess I better get ressies....
     
  16. chefclaycollins

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    What the ****'s a BEER DINNER?
     
  17. suzanne

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    Just like a wine dinner, but with specific beers chosen to complement each course. Try it sometime! :D :bounce: :beer:
     
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    Our hockey team has as sponsors Heinekin, Molson and Fosters, and High Falls brewery makers of Genessee, 12 Horse ale, Honey Brown, etc. So I am partial to those, but if I had my druthers..
    I love a nice Black and Tan with Harp and Guinness, my old roomie at NECI made a great Black and Tan using homemade smoked beer.
    But I also love Oranjeboom!
     
  19. chefclaycollins

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    Any one know of a menu for a Beer Dinner posted on the net any where? I would like to see what others have done! That sounds like a lot of fun.
     
  20. pete

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    A few of my favorites (just a few)

    Guinness
    Lindeman's Framboise
    Fuller's ESB
    Catamount Porter
    anything by Samuel Smith
    Old Peculiar
    Chimay
    Orval
    Celis White
    New Glarus Edel Pils
    any dark malty German beer

    and yes I love Rolling Rock (one of my guilty pleasures)