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Old 06-05-2012, 01:40 AM   #1
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The other day I came across one of those antique promotional bar signs, and after the name of the (now defunct Heidelberg) brewery, it said "The Slow Brewed Beer."

A google search shows a few other incidences of people using the same phrase, but for the life of me, I can't figure out what it refers to. Does it have anything to do with the actual brew process? If so, what?

 
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Old 06-05-2012, 01:47 AM   #2
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Beer that takes a whole hour to brew.

 
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Old 06-05-2012, 01:58 AM   #3
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If it was heidleberg it means beer that will give you a buzz at 13. Ah the good ole days.

 
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Old 06-05-2012, 03:12 AM   #4
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Lagering... it's the same marketing BS as the "cold brewed" catch phrase a few use today...
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Old 06-05-2012, 01:23 PM   #5
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I "slow-brewed" my IIPA a couple months ago. I think the brew day lasted like 8 hours from heating strike water to closing the fermenter.

 
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Old 06-05-2012, 01:39 PM   #6
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A lager fermentation or an extended boil (90 minute) is sometimes marketed as "slow brewed".

 
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Old 06-05-2012, 06:05 PM   #7
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Perhaps it is made by "special" brewers?

 
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Old 06-05-2012, 11:04 PM   #8
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Every brew I make is fricken "slow brewed". I have to wait WEEKS and WEEKS before I can drink it!

 
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