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Old 05-11-2013, 07:56 PM   #2371
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"im not a fan of ales, I like porters and Stouts more."



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Old 05-11-2013, 09:08 PM   #2372
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"im not a fan of ales, I like porters and Stouts more."
I heard nearly the exact same thing two weeks ago.


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Old 05-11-2013, 09:39 PM   #2373
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"im not a fan of ales, I like porters and Stouts more."
Most people assume all ales are pales/IPAs. I just let comments like these roll off anymore because otherwise I end up going into a detailed rant on beer styles!

*edit* most BMC drinkers I mean
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Old 05-11-2013, 09:57 PM   #2374
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Someone I know found out I homebrewed and asked "Do you brew lagers or beers? I tried a lager once and didn't like it. I only like beer." then took another drink off his bud light.
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Old 05-11-2013, 10:09 PM   #2375
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Dumbass at party - Hey man, do you make any eepas (Ee-Pah is how he pronounced it).
Me - You mean IPA's, as in India Pale Ales??
Dumbass at party - Nah man, not that nasty indian sh!t, Eeppas!
Me - *walks away*

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Old 05-11-2013, 10:31 PM   #2376
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The fact that "Lager" means Yuengling in its home market is a credit to the fact that its so popular, its the default.

That might piss you off, but ignoring it or acting like its wrong just because its not your favorite seems silly.
I've never seen or tried Yuengling, only heard about it here a couple times. I would assume "lager", in that situation, meant Samuel Adams Boston Lager. But what do I know.
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Old 05-11-2013, 10:36 PM   #2377
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It has nothing to do with not liking the beer (this is my go to beer in crappy bars), nor is it about being silly, and I wasn't even near it's home market. I'd give him the same answer if he'd asked for, I'll take a beer, I'll take a vodka, I'll take a pop, etc....

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Old 05-11-2013, 10:36 PM   #2378
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I've never seen or tried Yuengling, only heard about it here a couple times. I would assume "lager", in that situation, meant Samuel Adams Boston Lager. But what do I know.
I've never heard either referred to as just "lager ". Sam> Yeungling > Budweiser, in my opinion. I don't think Yeungling is a whole lot better than BMC...but I'll certainly drink it.
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Old 05-12-2013, 04:20 AM   #2379
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I've never heard either referred to as just "lager ". Sam> Yeungling > Budweiser, in my opinion. I don't think Yeungling is a whole lot better than BMC...but I'll certainly drink it.
Here in Philly, you ask for a lager in your average neighborhood bar, that's what you get.

 
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Old 05-12-2013, 11:52 AM   #2380
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I've never heard either referred to as just "lager ". Sam> Yeungling > Budweiser, in my opinion. I don't think Yeungling is a whole lot better than BMC...but I'll certainly drink it.
I've been hearing radio ads for Yeungling lately that say something like, "when you're at a bar, ask for a lager. You'll get a Yeungling" but if I ever tried that, I'm pretty sure I'd just get a blank stare or a BMC.



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