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Old 10-27-2007, 08:25 AM   #11
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That's what releases all those little guys in off-white leisure suits wearing goggles and shower caps. Hurling them into giant bongo drums, just like the commercial.

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Old 10-27-2007, 03:12 PM   #12
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wonder what it wouold do to my clones and other stouts I brew.
Probably something like this:
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The guinness surger plate is nothing but a high-tech, controlled way of shaking your beer. It just has the advantage that it's shaking it much faster (ultrasonic frequencies) than you can, so it happens very rapidly. Seems like a tremendous gimmick, but probably one people will be more than willing to pay to see in a bar.
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Old 10-27-2007, 04:55 PM   #13
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I'm in Northwest Indiana, my distributor distributes to the 7 counties here in the very northwest corner

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Old 10-27-2007, 08:43 PM   #14
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Widget, eh? It's the perfect name for a thing like that. Thanks for the help.

Sauce, I've never had a can without the widget, but you can always get bottled Guinness.

Cool surge plate. I don't quite get it but it sounds cool.

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Old 10-27-2007, 09:49 PM   #15
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Sauce, I've never had a can without the widget, but you can always get bottled Guinness.
I dunno about where you are, but all the bottled guinness draught around here has the "rocket" widget in it.
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Old 10-28-2007, 01:10 PM   #16
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I dunno about where you are, but all the bottled guinness draught around here has the "rocket" widget in it.
And here also.
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Old 10-29-2007, 04:41 AM   #17
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Well I talked to the local distributor and they are rolling these out soon. Yes normal can of Guinness do have the widget in them. These are special "surger" cans made to be used with the surger. It is suppose to try to emulate pouring it from the tap.

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Old 10-30-2007, 05:36 PM   #18
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that would be quite a feat to emulate a draft guinness.....I've always found the bottles and cans quite inferior to a nice draft....Aren't the bottles and cans pasturized and kegs are not???? it would seem that's a big part of the difference

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Aren't the bottles and cans pasturized and kegs are not???? it would seem that's a big part of the difference
No, they're all pasteurized.
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Old 10-31-2007, 02:19 AM   #20
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Everything that comes into the US is pasteurized. Over in the UK they don't require beer to be pasteurized. If you look on the cans that come in the surger kit... they don't say pasteurized stout, thats why the surger it isn't available in the US.

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