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Old 10-29-2009, 06:31 PM   #1
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Default Old Milwaukee Light is a Punchline/Wins GOLD?

At the 2008 World Beer Cup, Old Milwaukee Light won Gold in the category of American-Style light lager?!? WTF? I've never tried it, but I have always used it as a punchline. Natty Light won bronze? Really?



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Old 10-29-2009, 06:36 PM   #2
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This was a "Whawawwhaaaat?" for me too. The BMC types regularly do well in this category in the major comps. The only explanation I have come up with is that their sponsorship dollars are nice. Not that the judging isn't straight, but that the category is essentially for, well, piss.

Check out BJCP style 1A - Light Lager. Given examples of the style include Bud Light, Coors Light, Miller Light . . .


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It has been said many times before, but there is probably not much taste difference between the 34 entries. That would probably be a really hard category to judge for this reason.
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It has been said many times before, but there is probably not much taste difference between the 34 entries. That would probably be a really hard category to judge for this reason.
Well I have 3 games of softball tonight and this is the last night of the season. Everyone else is getting a 40oz to tailgate with but I'll be showing up with a sixer of Old Milwaukee.
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Old 10-29-2009, 06:47 PM   #5
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comparison to piss in 3... 2... 1...
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Well, for the style. They do it well.
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comparison to piss in 3... 2... 1...
You're a little late.
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Hold on, it has 7 grams of fat? That can't be right...
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Hold on, it has 7 grams of fat? That can't be right...
Carbs maybe?
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Hold on, it has 7 grams of fat? That can't be right...
I'm sure they meant carbs


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