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Old 05-08-2013, 02:21 PM   #2351
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Too bad those blue bottles are twisties. That'd be one redeeming quality...

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Old 05-08-2013, 02:24 PM   #2352
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I think this counts as a funny thing overheard about beer:

"this time we're going to see it through to the bitter end. or the lager end."

http://video.uk.msn.com/watch/video/...ailer/2t5faj5e

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Old 05-08-2013, 02:27 PM   #2353
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Sounds like me and IPAs. I keep trying them, since I know that the cool kids all like IPAs. I've found one or two that I dislike less, but seeing as how I don't care for bitter, I just can't seem to find one that I like. Not surprising, since pale ales are not my favorite.

But I keep trying them.
Best IPA that I've tried (for my palette) is the Stone 16th Anniversary IPA. I also liked Bear Republic Racer 5.

Not a fan of SN IPA, Torpedo, Lagunitas IPA, Stone IPA, Arrogant Bastard, etc.
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Old 05-08-2013, 03:56 PM   #2354
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I heard last night a guy say "the more it tastes like water, the better it is". I thought "buy an aquafina then u goof"...had to chuckle I guess.

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Old 05-08-2013, 04:48 PM   #2355
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Holy crap. The stuff people spout... SMH ^^^^^^^

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Old 05-08-2013, 08:45 PM   #2356
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Sounds like me and IPAs. I keep trying them, since I know that the cool kids all like IPAs. I've found one or two that I dislike less, but seeing as how I don't care for bitter, I just can't seem to find one that I like. Not surprising, since pale ales are not my favorite.

But I keep trying them.
My wife also can't stand IPAs, except Bell's Two-Hearted. That's the only one she likes. Might be a place to start.
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Old 05-09-2013, 03:43 AM   #2357
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Sounds like me and IPAs. I keep trying them, since I know that the cool kids all like IPAs. I've found one or two that I dislike less, but seeing as how I don't care for bitter, I just can't seem to find one that I like. Not surprising, since pale ales are not my favorite.

But I keep trying them.
+1 Your are not alone. Every time I taste a bitter beer I think of the old guy with the scrunched up face in Keystone's "Just say no to bitter-beer-face" commercials years ago.
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Old 05-09-2013, 01:54 PM   #2359
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My wife also can't stand IPAs, except Bell's Two-Hearted. That's the only one she likes. Might be a place to start.
+1 That was my gateway IPA as well. Harpoon IPA is also a very low bitterness IPA.
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Old 05-09-2013, 02:04 PM   #2360
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Two hearted is amazing when it's fresh much like most ipas. It holds up worse than most with any age past a month and a half though. I think that is why a lot of people who don't like ipas think they like two hearted.

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