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Old 02-18-2013, 10:51 PM   #1711
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Originally Posted by WesleyS View Post
I think if corona is the only option then it's perfectly fine to shove a lime wedge in the bottle.
Or just suck the juice out of the lime and throw the Corona away.

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Old 02-18-2013, 11:03 PM   #1712
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Originally Posted by dkwolf
Or just suck the juice out of the lime and throw the Corona away.
That sounds like the best plan!
Although I have some pretty good memories of multiple vacations sitting on the beach in Mexico doing nothing but eating chicharones and nachos while drinking corona with lime. Ah, those were the days, before marriage and a child and discovering craft beer.

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Old 02-19-2013, 12:03 AM   #1713
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I was buying a 12 pack of stella at cvs, where they don't have any sort of selection really, and as i was walking out some guy came up to me and said "you know that's a bud beer, right?" I said "yes, it is a decent beer" and gave him a big smile. he was non-plussed. I followed up by pointing to the Carls Jr. across the street and said "I also eat there on occasion."

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Old 02-19-2013, 07:14 AM   #1714
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Hey now, Corona with lime is a perfectly acceptable choice when water's just a little too heavy.

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Old 02-19-2013, 02:27 PM   #1715
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Originally Posted by TyTanium View Post

Originally Posted by pjj2ba
Don't underestimate the importance of how the beer is poured!! I have a bookmark at home from one of Pilsner Urquell's website about how to pour a proper glass of beer, including discussion of dry foam vs wet foam, and then removing the dry foam at the end of the pour...

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They unfortunately they have updated their website and my old link is dead . Perhaps the Czech language version still has all of the details. They did have a little bit still and still mention dry and wet foam here:

Last year at the PU competition, they had fresh PU on tap, but it didn't seem quite as nice as it had at the Czech restaurant where the contest was held the year before. Later in the evening I watched the PU brewmaster showing the bartender how to properly pour the beer. I think he noticed a difference, and it was in how the beer was poured so he was showing the man how to do it right. Unfortunately I had had enough beer by then so didn't get to compare.
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Old 02-20-2013, 01:10 PM   #1716
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Originally Posted by GrogNerd View Post
next time in DC, try the Bier Baron, formerly the Brickskeller, Guinness World Record holder as "the bar with the largest selection of commercially available beers."

here's a list of what they have available
Thats's a little strange. The selection listed is impressive but that it should be listed as "worlds largest selection" isn't right.

This, I think, is regarded as the most impressive in regards two selection:

EDIT: Nevermind, I should have checked to see if someone else spotted this before making a reply

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Old 02-20-2013, 03:48 PM   #1717
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"Budweiser is an ale, right?"

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Old 02-20-2013, 05:54 PM   #1718
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Old 02-21-2013, 03:21 PM   #1719
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Originally Posted by zeg View Post
That's really funny. When I was in there, I thought it was odd that they encouraged us to taste the barley malt but didn't say anything about tasting the hops. So my friend and I each grabbed a little pellet and bit a little off....

I then understood.

But it was just a tiny nibble, so it only took 5 minutes to get my taste buds back. Can't imagine the impact of more than that.
I often taste hops, especially when I plan on using one variety and find it's not available at my local HBS. I have a double IPA in secondary right now. I planned on using Columbus to bitter, but had to change to Willamette. I tasted the replacement, and adjusted accordingly.
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Old 02-21-2013, 08:17 PM   #1720
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Originally Posted by CGVT View Post
Ha! I would like to see a show of hands of all of those that have never popped a hop pellet into their mouths to see what it tasted like.

I'll admit that I have done it. Once.
I've done it multiple times, I'm quite fond of it actually...

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