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Old 08-09-2007, 04:02 AM   #1
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No, not with homebrew. But, almost as good since I'll be keeping all of the bottles.

I don't have a budget yet but I'm guessing I'll be picking up about 4 or 5 cases of beer. I figure I'll get bud, coors light and killians to keep the bmc drinkers happy and then a bunch of Sam Adams for the more adventurous people. Maybe I'll skip the killians since they are screw tops.

Any suggestions regarding brands?


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SNPA is also twist offs.

Id say Sam Adams is a safe bet. Are there any good local brews?
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SNPA is also twist offs.

Id say Sam Adams is a safe bet. Are there any good local brews?
SNPA actually just switched over to pry-offs. Maybe a case of something a bit adventurous, something you wouldn't mind taking home if it was still full. BTW, you'll probably want to lean more BMC. Sadly enough, that's all that beer is to an overwhelming population of the US.
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SNPA is also twist offs.
go to the store and get a sixer....tell me that you are now impressed they are pop tops instead of twist. I was at my buddy's bar the other day, and I about **** myself. Then I got into it with some dumbass about how they weren't always like that. He felt different, till some random person backed me up.

/rant - but yeah, SNPA, woo hoo!
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Case of Miller.
Case of Coors Light, for the ladies
Case of Sam Adams Boston Lager.
Case of SNPA.
Case of something else BMC-ish.

But, it really depends on the crowd. My company, we always get Sammie and Heineken (although I've been bringing brew to company events lately). Could you talk them into getting a case (why not kegs?) of a locally-made pale ale?
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If you are looking for good bottles and a crowd pleasing warm day beer I would go with Pacifico or, if you can find it in bottle, tecate.
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...why not kegs?
Because they see this as bringing beer to the party. I see it as a renewed supply of bottles. I've got 5 gallons of Apfelwein waiting for bottles and I'd like to brew and ESB soon too.

Sounds like SNPA will make the list.

Tecate huh? I think I've had that once a long time ago. Isn't it like corona?

As far as leaning heavy towards the BMCs -- the people are just going to have to suffer with real beer.

What's more popular anyway? Budweiser or bud light?


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