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Old 01-15-2013, 03:50 AM   #1221
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Guys, talking about people who don't know as much about beer as you do isn't funny. Let's get back to funny things we've overheard about beer!
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Old 01-15-2013, 03:51 AM   #1222
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A good (non-brewing) friend of mine was talking about some steam beer I gave him.

"It's boiled down - like all the water is turned into steam - so there's tons of sugar left to ferment!" At least he liked the beer...I'm afraid if I told him it was California Common, he might think it was made with little bits of California.

...then, a couple days later, one of my co-workers, talking about the same beer, "it's really good. And totally homemade. He malts his own hops!"
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Old 01-15-2013, 04:04 AM   #1223
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My brother told a guy that came into his shop that I brew my own beer. The guy then preceded to ask my brother if I "made hot beer or cold beer?"

The only thing I can think he MIGHT have been referring to was lagering, but I highly doubt that. If I was around to hear that I probably would have turned around walked away.
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Old 01-15-2013, 04:41 AM   #1224
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The guy then preceded to ask my brother if I "made hot beer or cold beer?"
Maybe he was thinking about the German's who prefer their beer warm? Definitely a funny comment though!
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Maybe he was thinking about the German's who prefer their beer warm? Definitely a funny comment though!
I thought that was the British. The Germans make their beer cold.
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Old 01-15-2013, 05:15 AM   #1226
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Maybe he was thinking about the German's who prefer their beer warm?
That's a funny thing I read about beer today right there.
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Old 01-15-2013, 05:25 AM   #1227
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I know I've seen similar threads on here but I couldn't find any so I figured I'd start a new one.
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Old 01-15-2013, 02:49 PM   #1228
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It's how the word "beer" is used in this context. It's a generic term being used as a pronoun. Hence the need for a colon. Even my comm profesors would argue this point.
A pronoun? What is the antecedent of this pronoun?
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He's using it as a proper name of a beer style,rather than as the generic descriptor it is.
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Can we please shut up about this book
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