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Old 01-26-2006, 12:02 PM   #21
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Just trying a Henry Weinhard's Blue Boar. It would be a good beer. But I get a taste of skunk. Probably due to green tint bottle and lots of bright flourscent lights in the store. This one says a lot for better things come in brown bottles.

I don't know why some breweries insist on using green bottles, especially so many of the foreign ones. It's stupid - like if you went to the grocery store and they sold milk at room temperature.
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Old 01-26-2006, 12:54 PM   #22
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They do sell milk on the shelves that don't need fridgeration. We used to buy it all the time.

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I don't know why some breweries insist on using green bottles, especially so many of the foreign ones.
It began as an advertising gimmick here in America.
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I still buy Guiness now and again, and I will usually pick up some Harpoon or Wachusett if it is on sale, but I have pretty much converted to only drinking my home supply when at home. I got an IPA at a local MB that was good, but I actually thought that my regular ale was a)better tasting and b) hoopier than the IPA. I think that it is part "everyone likes their own cooking", and part "quality is inversly proportional to the profit margin"......that said, I still enjoy a lot of different types of beers, and love going to the MBs and taphouses, but I also know that, barring a catastrophic brew session, my home stuff is going to be at least as good, IMHO, and I am the only one I am trying to please in this department.

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