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Old 02-13-2013, 03:54 PM   #1661
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Tell her to rub her finger on her face and plunge that finger into her beer...
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Old 02-14-2013, 03:29 AM   #1662
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Ooo... I like that idea! We've got a winter beer festival coming up here next month, too; I could use some ideas. Maybe a side-thread for deliberately obtuse beer-related comments intended to provoke the ire of eavesdropping beer snobs?

"I dunno about this beer festival, man. Do you think any of the breweries will be serving any lagers, or is it all just beer?"

We could have a lot of fun with this.
Harass the Beau's guys with stupid comments like "man this bogwater stuff is WAY hoppy, I can't finish it! must be a triple IPA" or "so this *insert greener futures batch* is made from bourbon?" watch them slowly breakdown.
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Old 02-14-2013, 03:57 AM   #1663
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Jeezus, I'd hate to see the look on your face if you smelled a sour or wheat.
I always have the hardest time trying to explain a beer to non beer geeks because I'm like "it smells like vomit, yeah that nice vomit smell... but in a good way, you know?" I don't think anyone other than my brother gets me.
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Old 02-14-2013, 04:26 AM   #1664
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Buddy hanging out while I was brewing:

Buddy: "What's that stuff you're spraying on everything?"

Me: "Sanitizer, but it's cool. It's food grade. You could actually ingest it and be fine, and it doesn't affect the beer's flavor."

Buddy: Squirt, squirt in the mouth..."HACCCHHH, HACCCHHH! Why'd you let me do that???"

Another time...

Buddy: "Is it ok to eat one of these pellets?"

Me: "Yeah, but I wouldn't..."

Buddy: Chomp, chomp "Oh, citrusy and bitter!"

Me: "Good luck with that."

Buddy: "Ahh, that's intense."

Me: "Yep."

Buddy: Later, "Oh, that really stays with you."
Buddy: Next day, "Man, I tried brushing my teeth...didn't really help."
'Round my house we have a rule: if you make a pellet drop on the ground, you HAVE to eat it... to appease the god Humulus Lupulus.
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Old 02-14-2013, 02:21 PM   #1665
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'Round my house we have a rule: if you make a pellet drop on the ground, you HAVE to eat it... to appease the god Humulus Lupulus.
I hope you don't have any rabbits
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Old 02-14-2013, 03:05 PM   #1666
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I hope you don't have any rabbits
t: My FIL used to tell stories about his dad giving him and his sibling rabbit pellets and telling them they were 'smart pills'
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Old 02-14-2013, 04:36 PM   #1667
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I have a friend who insists on sprinkling a little salt into every glass of draft beer she buys. She says it helps dissipate the head quickly, so she can get to drinking the beer without all that annoying foam getting in the way.
It also will reduce the bitterness, which is why some folks will even add it t non foamy beers
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Old 02-14-2013, 04:45 PM   #1668
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A pet peeve of mine about being served draft beer is bartenders that think they're doing you a favour by pour as little head as possible and foiling the body almost to the rim of the glass. Fairly prevalent at restaurants around here

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Old 02-14-2013, 05:47 PM   #1669
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Yeah,the average American thinks head on a beer is verboten. Never understood that one.
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Old 02-14-2013, 06:07 PM   #1670
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I going to start a new confessions thread, "Funny/over-reactions you've had about beer."

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