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Old 11-30-2008, 08:48 PM   #1
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I just picked up a bottle of Trader Joe's Vintage Ale. I hear it's a dark ale with molasses/brown sugar tones. Some sort of combo between a dark ale and champagne. A sweet dark Belgian ale, I am told.

Now, keep in mind SWMBO is vegan, so no meat or dairy. But I would appreciate any recommendations for an accompanying dinner.



 
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Old 11-30-2008, 08:49 PM   #2
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Now, keep in mind SWMBO is vegan, so no meat or dairy.
Tofu? I don't know. What meal doesn't have meat and/or dairy?



 
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Old 11-30-2008, 08:50 PM   #3
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OK, how about a style of meal (Indian, Moroccan, BBQ). But there's lots more than tofu to eat for a vegan.

 
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Old 11-30-2008, 08:55 PM   #4
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I guess I just don't understand vegans. Seems unnatural to me, but to each his own. Sounds like it is a dubbel or Belgian Dark Strong type ale. I always though they were more of a dessert kind of beer - they go really nicely with something sweet or just for drinking when it is cold out.

 
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Old 12-01-2008, 03:01 AM   #5
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Aren't yeasts alive?

 
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Old 12-01-2008, 03:46 AM   #6
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Aren't yeasts alive?
YEAST. Get it right, jesus. And yeast are just fungus. They're not of kingdom Animalia or anything.

Leave the ethical BS out of it. The guy has a question he'd like answered, and none of you are really helping.

Portabello mushroom sandwich or risotto would be awesome. Something rich and flavorful like that. I personally like a dark strong with chocolate and as more of a dessert beer.


 
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Old 12-01-2008, 03:54 AM   #7
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YEAST. Get it right, jesus. And yeast are just fungus. They're not of kingdom Animalia or anything.

Leave the ethical BS out of it. The guy has a question he'd like answered, and none of you are really helping.


Way to take the fun, joking atmosphere out of a forum. No need to be a Negative Nancy, I was just giving him a hard time.

But thank for chiding me. That was awesome.

 
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Old 12-01-2008, 03:56 AM   #8
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Way to take the fun, joking atmosphere out of a forum. No need to be a Negative Nancy, I was just giving him a hard time.

But thank for chiding me. That was awesome.
Well next time remember that you're the 500th person to make some sort of joking comment this week about a vegan and what is and isn't alive. You might think it is funny, but it is pretty damned annoying when you hear it over and over.

 
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Old 12-01-2008, 04:29 AM   #9
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OK, how about a style of meal (Indian, Moroccan, BBQ). But there's lots more than tofu to eat for a vegan.
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Old 12-01-2008, 05:10 AM   #10
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Well next time remember that you're the 500th person to make some sort of joking comment this week about a vegan and what is and isn't alive. You might think it is funny, but it is pretty damned annoying when you hear it over and over.
I would hurry up and change that tampon.....

A think a blueberry pie would go nice with it if she can eat that (I am not really sure whats in the crust). I think its more of an after dinner drink


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so barley is a leaves of hops? or barley is a different plant? and blend with hops? I need that to be cleared thanks..

 
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