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Old 06-17-2013, 07:08 AM   #11
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Ways away from IL, but Hanger 24 just introduced a Helles Lager on tap in their tasting room. I think craft breweries are going to start bringing lagers into the mix to get the BMC brewers into their tasting rooms.
Yup. Ballast Point recently released a lager. Forgot the name though

 
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Old 06-17-2013, 06:03 PM   #12
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Not stores, the last one was at the Lincoln Park Zoo and had over 150 beers. I found one lager, a helles and it was the best beer I found. All the others were IPA's a few wheat and wit beers, but 70% were IPA's.
If you are ever around Itasca, IL, Church Street Brewery does a really nice Helles that they always have in their tap room. They have an IPA as well, but the rest of their beers, usually 5 or 6 on tap, are more of the traditional styles.

 
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Old 06-17-2013, 06:09 PM   #13
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For the same reason people want super hot buffalo wings instead of different flavors of basic BBQ wings.

Bigger and more tongue numbing is trendy in our foods and beers. 'Merica!
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Old 06-17-2013, 06:26 PM   #14
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for the same reason people want super hot buffalo wings instead of different flavors of basic bbq wings.

Bigger and more tongue numbing is trendy in our foods and beers. 'merica!
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