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Old 03-05-2008, 07:26 PM   #31
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Now, here's one I know I can get. I'm still ticked that I couldn't find any Taddy Porter around. Of course, since some folks are shooting laser beams at my eyes tomorrow morning, I may have to send SWMBO back out beer shopping.

The good news is that I already have the better part of a sixer of Optimator hanging around for that tasting!


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I think it's a little off, but I'll send a couple bottles of the Taddy out to you along with the Bock I promised. I'm sure your palatte's a lot more developed than mine, I'm wondering if you'll agree with me that it's a bit... not right. The Taddy's not my favorite, anyway, it's too much toffee-sweet.

The Celebrator, on the other hand... I can't wait to re-sample this. Actually, I think it's an interesting contrast between the two beers, both being quite sweet, but in very different ways.
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Old 03-05-2008, 07:30 PM   #32
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Thanks, Bird. It looks we have a suitable box at home, so I'll get stuff out to you in the next couple of days (provided I can see!)


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Old 03-09-2008, 11:59 PM   #33
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I'm updating the list for this week...

Spaten Optimator

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Old 03-17-2008, 02:33 AM   #34
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Updated for this week...

Paulaner Salvator, the originator of the Doppelbock style, brewed as liquid bread during fasting at Lent. Since this is the last week of Lent, I figured it would be appropriate.

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Old 03-22-2008, 07:12 AM   #35
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Posting a tasting thread for the Salvator right now...

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Old 03-25-2008, 07:39 AM   #36
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I updated the BOTW for this week which is Samuel Adams Double Bock. I wanted the last commercial example to be an American one and one that could be found pretty widely. Has anyone even seen this beer this year?

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Old 03-26-2008, 04:02 AM   #37
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I remain committed albeit a week late.
I'll be drinking the Salvator tonite.

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I have not seen the SA dopple but I'll ask for it at the beer store this week. They know my name when I walk in....

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Thread is updated for this week. This is the last week for doppelbock, open to all microbrewed and homebrewed examples. Post 'em all and get them done. Next week starts hefeweizen...

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BOTW updated for this week. April is Hefeweizen month. A lighter break from all the Doppelbock last month.

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