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Yuengling for example.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by LmG View Post

You, my friend, have not explored the many great beers made in America!
Have yourself a bottle from the Rogue brewery. I prefer Dead Guy Ale, but you can try whatever strikes your fancy.
Granted all the good beers are micro-brews, but there are still a bunch of great brews out there made in America.

^This. Don't think Budweiser, Miller, Coors, etc is all we have. Those guys are like the fast foods of beers. Local stuff is better.

I'm sticking to my Killian's though.
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Did you know that Portland Oregon (home of Rogue) has more breweries then any other city in the world? Spent the summer there and I have to say its amazing. I never touch name brand beer really but love micro brews
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Quote:
Originally Posted by LmG View Post

You, my friend, have not explored the many great beers made in America!
Have yourself a bottle from the Rogue brewery. I prefer Dead Guy Ale, but you can try whatever strikes your fancy.
Granted all the good beers are micro-brews, but there are still a bunch of great brews out there made in America.

I've had lots of microbrews. There are good beers, but I'm speaking to beers people from all over the world would know across borders...or even across lines into another state.

Where I grew up (in Oklahoma) and when I grew up (in the 1970s and 1980s), you were pretty much talking these as your choices:

- Bud
- Coors
- Pabst
- Old Milwaukee
- Hamm's
- Pearl
- Colt
- Schlitz

I've come to revel in the microbrews and even in making my own beers. But, I think that's partly because of growing up when I'd go to a party it was Coors or Bud that was in the keg or ice chest...not something tasty...

But, Guinness just seems like a beefy beer...that quenches my sense for a full taste...doesn't taste like I just opened a bottle of Canada Dry soda water.
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But, Guinness just seems like a beefy beer...that quenches my sense for a full taste...doesn't taste like I just opened a bottle of Canada Dry soda water.

Ha ha ha!
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Erm...ok...morning points of order...
a) I respect Zodac for not drinking alcohol...being yourself is ultimately cool
b) from my observations of drinking with drinking age students in Dublin (from Trinity University mainly), they drank cider mainly.
c) Guinness is just pure awesomeness if you've been flooded with crap pilsners all your life that taste like tainted soda water (yes i mean American beer lol)
d) I need no e-peen...i have a real peen... thumb.gif
e) I just noticed my coffee maker turned off...i have to pour the rest of my coffee before it gets cold lachen.gif
well...I'm not going to ask for verification of the real peen...might violate the TOS, not to mention scare small children. Either way, thanks for the horrible mental image. tongue.gif

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Originally Posted by LmG View Post

You, my friend, have not explored the many great beers made in America!
Have yourself a bottle from the Rogue brewery. I prefer Dead Guy Ale, but you can try whatever strikes your fancy.
Granted all the good beers are micro-brews, but there are still a bunch of great brews out there made in America.
I love Troegs locally here in Hershey, PA (ever hear of Hershey Chocolate? Same town).
Not a fan of the hoppy stuff but their dopplebock is quite tasty!
http://www.troegs.com/default.aspx
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Originally Posted by Eaglesfan251 View Post

Yuengling for example.
My buddies and I have this argument all the time Yuengling is consistently mediocre wherever you go...I'm not much of a lager guy though.
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Originally Posted by Krusher33 View Post

^This. Don't think Budweiser, Miller, Coors, etc is all we have. Those guys are like the fast foods of beers. Local stuff is better.
I'm sticking to my Killian's though.
Lol truth
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Did you know that Portland Oregon (home of Rogue) has more breweries then any other city in the world? Spent the summer there and I have to say its amazing. I never touch name brand beer really but love micro brews
Sweet! I love micro brews as well smile.gif
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Originally Posted by jck View Post

I've had lots of microbrews. There are good beers, but I'm speaking to beers people from all over the world would know across borders...or even across lines into another state.
Where I grew up (in Oklahoma) and when I grew up (in the 1970s and 1980s), you were pretty much talking these as your choices:
- Bud
- Coors
- Pabst
- Old Milwaukee
- Hamm's
- Pearl
- Colt
- Schlitz
I've come to revel in the microbrews and even in making my own beers. But, I think that's partly because of growing up when I'd go to a party it was Coors or Bud that was in the keg or ice chest...not something tasty...
But, Guinness just seems like a beefy beer...that quenches my sense for a full taste...doesn't taste like I just opened a bottle of Canada Dry soda water.

Guinness is not the best porter, BUT you can get it anywhere and it's always good!
    
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Guinness is not the best porter, BUT you can get it anywhere and it's always good!

With a stupidly hefty price!
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hmm Guinness for me has been the only beer i really like thats widely avalable frown.gif i have found others i like more (few from the local brews) but just cant find them
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Just because z doesn't approve is enough reason for me to Drink a Guiness in honor of zodac on March 17th! Actually...I don't really NEED a reason to drink a stout or two...but at least this gives me one! wink.gif

But NO WAY am I folding for zodac.....z's on my THREAT LIST! rolleyes.gif
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I think if you're from PA you're a bit bias on Yuengling rolleyes.gif. Maybe because its fresher here close to its home, but I love Yuengling and I am a pretty picky beer drinker. It goes really well with seafood.
And when I gotta get a light beer because I'm just trying to go lightweight, Yuengling light is by far the best i've had.

About all the microbrews only being local, I'm from Pittsburgh and can name half a dozen bars that I can get a Dead Guy at, and even a couple that have it on tap. Considering I've only been to maybe 2% of all the bars in the area, I don't think it is that hard to find some good beers just about anywhere.
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