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Old 06-05-2009, 07:05 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by Kaiser View Post
Has anyone noticed this with commercial beers which we can assume to have a standardized CO2 content? At least for the large national brands. It certainly would make sense that beers seem more carbonated in Denver than on the coast.

But then shouldn't something we get from Denver be less carbonated here? Pick a random micro from Colorado..doesn't seem to be that way.

Phunhog, I ****ing love that town.

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Old 06-05-2009, 12:37 PM   #12
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Perhaps you would only see this effect with bottles of Miller Lite. After all, it has the "taste protector cap" which completely locks out air. All other commercial beer bottles must have slow leaks or something.

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