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Old 08-31-2012, 12:47 PM   #11
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I like macro beer the same way I like Taco Bell. It's pretty damn good for the price. Hating it, or at least verbalizing that hate, only serves the purpose of emphasizing one's douchebagery.
I like macro beer the same way I like Taco Bell. It's the only damn thing available in this tiny town!
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Do you guys know that among the employee incentives, is a homebrewing Club? They actually have an amazing amount of support systems and internal organizations for their employees, including a large company wide homebrewing club. One of their members was on here for awhile. AHB was actually giving hops and other stuff to the club.

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They call them ERGs, Employee Resource Group

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To further our commitment to diversity and support the company’s business objectives, we have established Anheuser-Busch Employee Resource Groups (ERGs). The ERGs provide education, awareness, and professional growth and development opportunities for employees. The groups are:

Creating Real Opportunities for Women’s Networking (CROWN) – Women’s ERG
Hispanic and Latino (HoLa) – Hispanic and Latino ERG
Black Leaders Achieving Diversity through Engagement (BLADE) – African American ERG
Asian Pacific Islander (PAC-ASIA) – Asian and Pacific Islander ERG
Employee Alliance Group of Leadership and Engagement (EAGLE) – gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and friends ERG
Community Action Project (CAP) – Community Service ERG
BUD employees Supporting Armed forces & Veterans Everywhere (BUDSAVE) – military support ERG
Home Brewers ERG
There's a discussion about their club here....
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Old 08-31-2012, 03:08 PM   #14
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Nice avatar....me so jealous.

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One of my partners worked for Anheiser and really describes an amazing commitment to quality. There is nowhere to hide in that beer as far as flavor or color. The consistency with huge variables is remarkable. So, I don't drink Bud very often but when I do, I do it with a nod to their efforts at quality. May not love it but I respect it
Creating a consistent gallon of gasoline from crude oil is one helluva task as well, but I certainly don't want to drink it.

I acknowledge their efforts, but likewise... I don't want to drink it.
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While I admire there technical abilities I think their beer is crap. I'm sorry but when the most noticeable flavor is acetaldehyde it's not a quality product.

Now I know they are capable of making great beer. Anybody remember the hefeweizen under the Michelob label a few years ago?

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While I admire there technical abilities I think their beer is crap. I'm sorry but when the most noticeable flavor is acetaldehyde it's not a quality product.

Now I know they are capable of making great beer. Anybody remember the hefeweizen under the Michelob label a few years ago?
Huh? You get green apple when you drink a Bud? Thems some taste buds! I hope you never judge my beer
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Huh? You get green apple when you drink a Bud? Thems some taste buds! I hope you never judge my beer
When first started getting into craft beer I would drink a lot of Budweiser. Never noticed that flavor because it had been my beer of choice since I started drinking.

One day I was talking to this guy I worked with about beer after work. He told me to take a drink of my Bud and think green apples. Have never been able to drink that beer since without picking up that flavor.
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The "drink this and think of ____" trick can be done to find almost anything in any beer. This is why beer labels often have long descriptions about what you should taste and smell. This primer for your senses is powerful. It's also why genuine taste tests are blind.

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The "drink this and think of ____" trick can be done to find almost anything in any beer. This is why beer labels often have long descriptions about what you should taste and smell. This primer for your senses is powerful. It's also why genuine taste tests are blind.
And why my beers taste like gold.
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