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Old 01-03-2013, 11:46 PM   #1011
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The optimum temp for the water when brewing coffee is 195d to 200d...so Micky D's was doing what should be done.
Really? Hmm wonder why they were attacked for serving it to hot then?

Edit I see its already been discussed disregard
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Old 01-03-2013, 11:50 PM   #1012
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Water is one of the few substances that expands at reduced temperatures, so density decreases and ice floats. I'm not a chemist, but I guess it must be the molecular structure - a big atom with two little ones attached, also the best solvent around - that makes it grow, not shrink, when it cools down.

Hmm... funny things about beer, without being a jackass... I was at the store, picked up a case of Guinness. The handle on the box ripped and the box fell out of my hand, a couple bottles broke and the precious liquid began to spread on the floor around the box.
I told the cashier what happened, and said 'I hate when I break beer!' and she said, 'Yeah, it is such a waste'. She didn't really look like a 'beer drinker', but I could tell she understood.
It was probably code for, "crap, now I have to clean that up"
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Old 01-04-2013, 12:03 AM   #1013
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"I fear the day I am released from prison," Grant, 27, said in his affidavit. "I do not know if I can be a productive member of society and still control the desires and craving to use alcohol."

This will be a great statement to have read to his parole board if his case ever comes up.

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Old 01-04-2013, 02:55 AM   #1014
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I remember when taking an ethics class this all came up the FDA use to keep a recommended temp for serving coffee but soon after the accident they removed the temp from the reg. also considering consumer report says most home coffee pots are between 135-155f 190 is insane.
The Keurig I just bought my wife for xmas brews (by default, no less) at 192*F...However, I've not noticed anything particularly insane about the coffee and tea I've drank from this apparent implement of evil!
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"ewwww!" --my four year old son when smelling my beer. He has the same response from the sight of broccoli.

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Gave my neighbor a Hefeweizen and he said it was to hoppy, made me laugh a little. He then went on to insult my brew by saying it tasted like Old Milwaukee

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Old 01-04-2013, 08:29 AM   #1018
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Ill buy small and local but you have to be careful because anhurser and miller coors are buying small breweries and selling it under that name. I think if we allow them to do this then we are limiting our future possibilities of what we are able to drink bc the macro companies wont care to experiment or deviate from what makes money.
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Isnt goose island owned by Inbev?

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You guys might want to read this before you decide not to buy from small craft brewers owned by larger companies.

http://chicagoist.com/2012/04/16/the...os.php#photo-1

Goose Island had been able to do some really awesome things since Ab InBev bought them. I've talked to the brewers at one of the pubs and they've all said that the purchase had allowed them to be more creative and experiment more than before because they don't have to worry about producing the mass market beers. It's freed up a lot of production space...Bourbon County Stout and it's assorted varieties has become much easier to find, even on tap out here in the burbs.

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