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Old 02-14-2007, 02:44 AM   #1
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okay...so i went to dayton, oh (i live in southern ohio) and discovered the amazing world of jungle jim's...wow...so many beers...i picked up an interesting looking porter called st. peter's old style porter...does anyone know of a good clone of this brew...it is one of the most amazing beers i've every tried with chocolate, coffee, etc hints...if you know of a good clone or something comparable in extra form please let me know...thanks

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Old 02-14-2007, 02:55 AM   #2
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okay...so i went to dayton, oh (i live in southern ohio) and discovered the amazing world of jungle jim's...wow...so many beers...i picked up an interesting looking porter called st. peter's old style porter...does anyone know of a good clone of this brew...it is one of the most amazing beers i've every tried with chocolate, coffee, etc hints...if you know of a good clone or something comparable in extra form please let me know...thanks

St Peter's is an English import in that cool green 16oz bottle, right? I've tried everything they make (except the porter), and every single beer I've had from them has been skunked. Let me know how this clone works out--I bet that unskunked this beer tastes totally awesome.
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Old 02-14-2007, 03:50 AM   #3
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St Peter's is an English import in that cool green 16oz bottle, right? I've tried everything they make (except the porter), and every single beer I've had from them has been skunked. Let me know how this clone works out--I bet that unskunked this beer tastes totally awesome.
I got one from a killer beer store just down the street from me and yeah . . .it wasnt skunked and it freeking rocked
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Old 02-17-2007, 02:42 AM   #4
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Yeah, I'd like a clone of St. Peter's porter too. I bought it for the cool bottle, and was surprised with a great beer.

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Old 02-17-2007, 05:02 PM   #5
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Well, add me to the "me too" chorus. I bought a couple of bottles from Total Wine & Beverage near me, and it's one of the best porters I've ever had!

Word of warning, though - I bought it for the cool bottle, too, and that label is a witch to remove. Had to resort to Goof-Off.

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WTF is skunked??????

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Old 02-17-2007, 09:18 PM   #7
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WTF is skunked??????
skunking seems to typically occur with beers in bottles that are not brown...i.e. green, clear, etc...literally when you open the bottle it has a bit of a skunky smell and taste...i'm from appalachia so the smell of a skunk is easily recognizeable (haha)...the skunkiness isn't desirable obviously...i've had skunked beers from companies such as heineken, new castle, etc...although those beers aren't always skunked...their bottles make them susceptible due to the abilty of sunlight to enter their green and clear bottles, respectively...
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Yeah, skunked is when the beer is overexposed to light (sometimes heat fluctuation). It smells like a skunk and tastes like crap too.
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Anyone ever find a clone of this fantastic beer? I just got back from England and I had one while there, absolutely loved the stuff.

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Anyone ever find a clone of this fantastic beer? I just got back from England and I had one while there, absolutely loved the stuff.
I think I might have found a ProMash recipe, but for some reason I can't get it to load into my demo version. If you have ProMash I can forward the file to you and you can see if it works. And then of course if it does, we'll be brewin'.
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