Spike Brewing Giveaway - New v3 Kettle

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > General Beer Discussion > Funny things you've overheard about beer
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 12-10-2012, 05:24 PM   #481
NateLTB
Feedback Score: 5 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Seattle, Washington
Posts: 457
Liked 80 Times on 63 Posts
Likes Given: 580

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by kombat View Post
The only good thing about living in Ottawa is that we're right across the river from Quebec.

I've been to Vegas, so I've learned that there are 2 kinds of "nudie bars" there. 1) the kind that takes off their top, but keeps their bottoms on, and is allowed to serve alcohol, and b) the kind that gets totally naked, but isn't allowed to serve alcohol (seriously???)

Here in Ottawa, we have strip bars that get totally naked (with champagne rooms/lap dances), AND serve alcohol, but lap dances are $20 each. However, right across the river, in Quebec, the drinking age is 18, the dancers get totaly naked, they serve alcohol, and lap dances are $10.

Why isn't every 18 year old US male taking a trip to Quebec???
Palamino's in Vegas is all-nude and they serve alcohol. They were around before the laws changed and got grandfathered in.


__________________
untappd: Nate_LTB
NateLTB is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 12-10-2012, 05:31 PM   #482
cluckk
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: San Antonio, TX
Posts: 1,599
Liked 358 Times on 229 Posts
Likes Given: 47

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by NateLTB View Post
Palamino's in Vegas is all-nude and they serve alcohol. They were around before the laws changed and got grandfathered in.
I think in this case "grandfathered in" could have a very different and very disturbing meaning.


cluckk is offline
3
People Like This 
Reply With Quote
Old 12-10-2012, 06:14 PM   #483
GrogNerd
mean old man
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
GrogNerd's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Sterling, VA
Posts: 4,957
Liked 1558 Times on 1009 Posts
Likes Given: 170

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by unionrdr View Post
Me,my dad & my bro & friends couldn't wait for the time of year the Stroh's bock came around again. Man,that stuff was good. Even Pizza Hut had pitchers on tap,so after a large pizza,we'd all split 3-4 pitchers of it. Good times.
Stroh's... my grandfather's favorite

until he switched to Buckeye Ale

(yes... Toledo)
__________________
#redbully

"Their name is 'Geernt'? That sounds like a queef on a yoga ball" - Kate Ellis (Tina Fey), Sisters

"Beer. Good." - Words of House Grog

drinking: Otto M. Gourd Pumpkin Barleywine, Jewel Thieves Apple Wine- bottle conditioning: Fresh Squee Zed IPA
GrogNerd is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 12-10-2012, 07:55 PM   #484
unionrdr
struggling author
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
unionrdr's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Sheffield, Ohio
Posts: 37,554
Liked 3425 Times on 2948 Posts
Likes Given: 2544

Default

Hmmm...not sure I ever saw that one?...
__________________
My sci-fi & home brewing books on amazon-kindle now! New additions coming!
NEW, REVISED EDITION of book one of Time Lords 2034 series now on Amazon Kindle! http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00NTA0L6G
My homebrewing book "Tippy Tippy Tappy" on Kindle! http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00PBAP6JO
unionrdr is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 12-10-2012, 08:35 PM   #485
GrogNerd
mean old man
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
GrogNerd's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Sterling, VA
Posts: 4,957
Liked 1558 Times on 1009 Posts
Likes Given: 170

Default

what my aunts and uncles are telling me and that it was different than Buckeye Beer. I don't remember the Ale, but I do remember Buckeye Beer; it was your typical American Lager.

Buckeye Brewing made Buckeye, Meister Brau & Meister Brau Lite, all were bought by Miller. They stopped making Buckeye and Meister Brau Lite became Miller Lite.
__________________
#redbully

"Their name is 'Geernt'? That sounds like a queef on a yoga ball" - Kate Ellis (Tina Fey), Sisters

"Beer. Good." - Words of House Grog

drinking: Otto M. Gourd Pumpkin Barleywine, Jewel Thieves Apple Wine- bottle conditioning: Fresh Squee Zed IPA
GrogNerd is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 12-10-2012, 08:51 PM   #486
skw
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: , Germany
Posts: 388
Liked 71 Times on 51 Posts
Likes Given: 28

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by FermentedScientist View Post
"Because it's legal to lie in the states. In Europe and the rest of the world they aren't allowed to call it BEER, they have to call it malt beverage like Zima and most wine coolers. So you're basically drinking a wine cooler. Enjoy your Zima, and you sir (pointing to his father), enjoy that BEER."

The whole table laughed at him. The server asked me if that was true about Europe.

"I don't think so, but it's true to him right now."
As far as I know, if you were producing it in Germany, you wouldn't be able to call it beer because it contains rice. It's OK for imports to be called beer, even if a German brewer would not be able to call it that.

That said, nobody ridicules the purity law more than German home brewers. If it was after the original purity law from the 1500s, you wouldn't be allowed to make Hefeweizen, because it only allows barley, hops and water, and excludes yeast (Hefe) or wheat (Weizen).
skw is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 12-10-2012, 08:56 PM   #487
unionrdr
struggling author
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
unionrdr's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Sheffield, Ohio
Posts: 37,554
Liked 3425 Times on 2948 Posts
Likes Given: 2544

Default

It excluded yeast because they didn't understand what was fermenting there beer. Just how to get it to jump start. Or krausening. It wasn't until pasteur came along that all became clearer.
__________________
My sci-fi & home brewing books on amazon-kindle now! New additions coming!
NEW, REVISED EDITION of book one of Time Lords 2034 series now on Amazon Kindle! http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00NTA0L6G
My homebrewing book "Tippy Tippy Tappy" on Kindle! http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00PBAP6JO
unionrdr is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 12-10-2012, 10:13 PM   #488
JonM
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
JonM's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Milwaukee
Posts: 6,815
Liked 2092 Times on 1268 Posts
Likes Given: 177

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by dale1038

In Utah, all liquor is state measured for a 1 ounce poor. Drinks are weak and you can't order a double mixed drink. But you can order a sidecar. They bring you an extra shot in a shot glass, and you just dump it in your drink.
I read this a while back and found it completely baffling.

www.nytimes.com/2011/07/20/us/20liquor.html?_r=0

Of course, people think we here in Wisconsin have some looney alcohol laws (underage kids can drink in a bar with a parent/guardian, an underage person can drink in a bar with his/her of-age spouse, etc.)
__________________
Who is this Rorschach guy? And why did he paint so many pictures of my parents fighting?
JonM is online now
 
Reply With Quote
Old 12-10-2012, 10:31 PM   #489
LTownLiquorPig
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia
Posts: 483
Liked 20 Times on 18 Posts
Likes Given: 196

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by GrogNerd View Post
Stroh's... my grandfather's favorite

until he switched to Buckeye Ale

(yes... Toledo)
Stroh's six packs were the best beer deal here when I was a kid. I used to get two of them, called them "a pair of s'hortS". Great times.
__________________
Don't even break it out if you ain't gonna share.
LTownLiquorPig is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 12-10-2012, 10:51 PM   #490
BigTuna
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: New Haven, CT
Posts: 130
Liked 14 Times on 12 Posts
Likes Given: 8

Default

I always get a kick out of people thinking that you can "skunk" a beer by letting it warm up if it's been cold. I always go on to explain that it has to do with light and not temp but that's where I stop.

Also, it always cracks me up that people don't understand the difference between Ales and Lagers. Most people I've talked to actually think that lagers are "heavier" or something to that effect.


BigTuna is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
I need a funny beer saying!!! dcodd87 General Beer Discussion 90 01-16-2016 02:24 AM
Funny Beer Commercials KeyWestBrewing General Beer Discussion 0 06-16-2012 05:38 AM
Funny Beer Commercial doctorRobert General Beer Discussion 1 06-09-2011 06:51 PM
The funny things you find on Craigslist briguy General Beer Discussion 9 02-12-2011 11:44 PM
32 things you can do with beer ayrton General Beer Discussion 9 03-26-2007 08:38 PM


Forum Jump