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Old 10-12-2009, 04:19 PM   #11
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continental pilsner malt??? is that what that type of beer is called because i need to know that too


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Old 10-12-2009, 04:20 PM   #12
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Saaz to me have a sweet honey like aroma, I bet they are what you are after.

9 replies in 10 looks, not bad!


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Old 10-12-2009, 04:20 PM   #13
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for real im not trying to sound like an idiot im an extreme newb and have always wanted to know more about those types of beers
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Old 10-12-2009, 04:22 PM   #14
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Skunking? Poor storage. Light and hops make for a stench.

http://www.howtobrew.com/section1/chapter11-8.html

My wife bought a six pack of Warstiener Light that is made with hop extract and it was skunked, so, I'm not to sure about his extract comment.
AFAIK, regular Hop Extract still skunks but there are chemically altered hop extracts called 'TetraHops' that do not skunk. Miller uses tetrahops.

It appears to be something Corona strives for since they use clear bottles and every one I've had was skunked.

I occasionally will bottle a few in Corona bottles and skunk them just for 'show and tell'. I'll skunk a few and then not skunk a few and let people taste/smell the difference.

My mom actually prefers the skunked beers. We all thought it was funny that that the beer she liked the most was one I had intentionally 'ruined'. And it was made with Belgian yeast to boot...never would have expected her to like it so much.

I just recently bought a 12er of Spaten Oktoberfest just so I'd have some green bottles for 'Mom's brew'. The Spaten brew was in a sealed (completely) box and had no skunkiness to it at all.
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Old 10-12-2009, 04:25 PM   #15
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i meant continental pilsner... i know you were referring to a type of malt...is that what those types of brews are?
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Old 10-12-2009, 05:08 PM   #16
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Sunlight = skunk = the stickiest of the icky
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Old 10-12-2009, 05:16 PM   #17
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haha very very clever
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Old 10-12-2009, 05:26 PM   #18
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Most European Lagers are from a Pilsner base. The pilsner malt over there has much more malty sweetness to it. The Belgian stuff seems to me to have the most.
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Old 10-12-2009, 05:27 PM   #19
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there's a reason they call it "skunk weed" In non-real-skunk there is an almost pleasant smell to it unless it is out of place to your own palate. To most people skunking is an out of place flavor in beer. Apparently some might like it. especially judging by the number of Corona drinkers. Or Landshark.

There is also Styrian Goldings in a lot of the beers mentioned in the OP.
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Old 10-12-2009, 05:30 PM   #20
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there's a reason they call it "skunk weed"
That's only one variety, though. Most weed does not smell like that.


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