Lifestyle Craft beer appreciation thread

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  1. Hauler

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    Jesus! Instead of reading all those books you probably would have been better off going for a walk or a bike ride. :D
     
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  2. Hauler

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    When I walk into a bar, the first thing I look for is to see if they have any Rhinegeist tap handles. They are easy to spot.
    I was drinking the Truth last night. That beer doesn't fuck around.

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    Truth | Rhinegeist Brewery
     
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  3. Jack Skellington.

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    I'm SO LOCAL!!

    I'm off to Strike Brewery's 3rd BDay party tomorrow in San Jose. Not AS awesome as my girl;s place but their IPAs are nice.
     
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    Heading to SW MI today.

    RIP maurice's liver.
     
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  5. Splinty

    Splinty Shake 'em off
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    Nice legs
     
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    Thanks, they go all the way up to my ass
     
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    Just liberated this from my brother
     
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  8. MC Gusto

    MC Gusto And now I wanna be your dog

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    I got one of these tall cans sitting in my fridge, any good?
     
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    Yeh. I don't like weirdo beers but I ran out and this one works just fine.

    My brother discovered it and it's pretty much all he buys now
     
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  10. JonJonesBeard

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    Just finishing up one of these:

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    That's a good beer.

    I've been drinking these lately.

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  12. JonJonesBeard

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    You've changed man.
     
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    Yeah, I'm all growns up bud. My neighbor got me to try some different beers by bringing them over free lol. Now I'm trying all different kinds. Just can't do IPA's...too hoppy. Or dark shit like Guinness.

    I enjoy Honey Brown, Dos Equis Amber & Lager, Modelo, Fat Tire, Kona Longboard, etc. Going to try some Sam Adams Oktoberfest soon.
     
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  14. MC Gusto

    MC Gusto And now I wanna be your dog

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    Life is too short to drink cheap beer.
     
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  15. JonJonesBeard

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    Life's too short to pretend shitty beer tastes good. I'm not saying all craft beer sucks, but a lot of it is absolutely terrible. Thank God it's starting to go away.
     
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  16. MC Gusto

    MC Gusto And now I wanna be your dog

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    Many craft beers taste like shit and many are delicious. Key is to find out what kind of beers you like.

    Many people dont like hoppy IPA's and for a while they seemed to represent the craft beer 'movement', so many people were turned off.

    I think more often than not, show me a craft pale ale or pilsner and I will enjoy them more than your best known large name brand.
     
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  17. JonJonesBeard

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    This sums it up entirely. Their insistence that the more hops, the better is why the market is shrinking.

    I personally haven't come across one that's so much better it's worth the price. Accessibility also hurts them. On a craft beer related note I fucking hate tall cans with a passion, whoever thought those were a good idea is an asshole.
     
  18. Jesus X

    Jesus X mah peepo skrate. interim BMF belt champ.

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    tall cans started being used because they preserve the beer better than bottles and made trading cans online easier this also what lead to the development of the "crowler" which is a 32 oz can version of a regular 64 oz glass growler. if I recall correctly oskar blues invented the crowler a crowler does the same thing a 16 oz can does to preserve the beer.

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  19. JonJonesBeard

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    You sure about that? I can't ever remember tall cans not existing. This includes pre-internet times. I'm pretty sure they were invented so people could get drunk faster.
     
  20. Jesus X

    Jesus X mah peepo skrate. interim BMF belt champ.

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    of course they existed I was referring specifically to their application in the craft beer world
     
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  21. JonJonesBeard

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    When I said I hated them I meant across all applications. I hate drinking warm shit.
     
  22. MC Gusto

    MC Gusto And now I wanna be your dog

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    Drink faster.
     
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  23. Jesus X

    Jesus X mah peepo skrate. interim BMF belt champ.

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    pro tip; don't drink them warm

    put them in ice or a refrigerator , maybe a duff cooler


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    You don't buy good beer to get rid of it as fast as possible.
     
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  25. MC Gusto

    MC Gusto And now I wanna be your dog

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    If your beer sits around long enough to get warm, you're right, you should stick to cheap beer. Or Guinness.
     
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