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Old 01-29-2007, 11:20 AM   #21
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Brewer, I didn't think you would subject yourself to that mass produced swill?
Nah, I rarely buy beer usually just wine and spirits.
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Old 01-29-2007, 11:48 AM   #22
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My Costco carries Karl Strauss Amber Lager, I would humbly submit this as quaffable in a pinch.

I can't believe they don't sell booz at your Costco, brewer, that really stinks!

On topic, good Lord, 5.5% front load? At the very least, don't put any more into it. I would sell as well. Be glad you got a decent return.
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I bought my wife a $10 bottle of "budweiser brew masters private reserve" at sams club yesterday. Doesnt say much about whats inside except that its supposed to be "the good stuff" and 8.5% alcohol. I'm guessing its going to be closer to an ale than a pilsner, which means I just bought MYSELF a $10 bottle of budweiser... :P

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I bought some beer called Steel Reserve, or some such (has 211 on the can), it calls itself "high gravity". So I had 4 of them on Saturday, like I normally do with MGD, and promptly passed out. DW says, "Uh, dear, did you miss the label on the can that says 8.1%". Doesn't that mean I had a twelve pack, or nearly so, of regular beer? I was so sick. :P
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I bought some beer called Steel Reserve, or some such (has 211 on the can), it calls itself "high gravity". So I had 4 of them on Saturday, like I normally do with MGD, and promptly passed out. DW says, "Uh, dear, did you miss the label on the can that says 8.1%". Doesn't that mean I had a twelve pack, or nearly so, of regular beer? I was so sick. :P
Heh, means you had almost 7 normal beers. Perils of high gravity brewing...

Presently I have two things on tap: a rather sweet stout that is about "normal" strength (roughly 5% ABV), and a slightly sparkling off-dry cyser (cross between mead and hard cider) that clocks in at 11.5%. One day last week DW told me she had a pint (!) of the cyser during the day.
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One day last week DW told me she had a pint (!) of the cyser during the day.
... and a four-hour "nap"...
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I don't know what to do with the rest of the twelve pack, I have to recaclulate...for weekends there is a happy medium point where I'm feeling fine but not too buzzed, and I had that worked out with beer ( 4 beers over 3 hours - I weigh 200lbs), I'll have to experiment at my own peril with this stuff.
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Heh, means you had almost 7 normal beers. Perils of high gravity brewing...

Presently I have two things on tap: a rather sweet stout that is about "normal" strength (roughly 5% ABV), and a slightly sparkling off-dry cyser (cross between mead and hard cider) that clocks in at 11.5%. One day last week DW told me she had a pint (!) of the cyser during the day.
1. Have anything "on tap" at my house would seriously increase the quality of my life while at the same time decreasing what my family thinks of me. Although I am scoping out where I'm going to put the bar in my new house.

2. I picture the kids sitting there trying to figure out what happened to mom that made her so tired
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I enjoy the russian imperial stouts an awful lot; those are about the same alcohol level as your brews Laurence...I usually keep it to one, maybe two but i'm usually losing consciousness by the end of the second one. They're good in chili!

I went into John Harvards Brew House in the framingham MA mall on a visit some years ago; not far from where I used to live before I moved to CA. They showed the gravity of all the available brews. Interesting stuff. Good food too.

Bet you're better at evaluating mutual funds with a good meal and a couple of good pints in ya...hey...i'm trying...
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Shhh....DW will ask me "so what do you think we should do with this money?" and I say, "hmm, let me go up on the computer and do some research". Then I sneak a couple beers up, PM you and brewer, drink, nap, and read your replies to her in my own voice.
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Bet theres a lot of convergence between my suggestions and brewers
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Bet theres a lot of convergence between my suggestions and brewers
I'd pay money to hear Laurence tell his wife he'd be thrilled to wear a pink tutu to the next public out ing with Tori (which would be my suggestion).
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Why look...right away we're agreeing...
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Wait, you weren't serious - dang! Where's the delete key on this camera!!!
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