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Favorite Beers

Discussion in 'Social Life, Food & Drink, Travel' started by mrgoblueguy, Jun 14, 2005.

  1. globetrotter

    globetrotter Well-Known Member

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    that, my friend, is heresy. nothing is like urquell, only better. there are different types of beer that are much better than pilzner, but urquell is an archtype, a liquid god, if you will.

    not that I am freakishly into beer or anything, I am just trying to set the record straight.

    the other good thing about urquell is that it is a breakfast beer - it is perfectly acceptable to drink it for breakfast. if your significant other questions this, tell them that's what it says on the bottle, in czech.
     
  2. RJman

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    Globe -- what do you think of staropramen?
     
  3. globetrotter

    globetrotter Well-Known Member

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    RJ,

    I am sure it is good, I can't remember that it made an impression on me. I went to the website to look at the bottle, and I am pretty sure that I have drunk it, but I don't remember it. Usually when I am in Czech Rep. I drink Urquell, or Bud (local Bud) or a dark beer at a brew pub I know. and I am not a big pils fan when not in the czech rep.

    do you buy it here?
     
  4. RJman

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    I used to but came back to Urquell. At one time heard it might be better than Urquell. How is the real Budvar?
     
  5. globetrotter

    globetrotter Well-Known Member

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    fantastic, I can't tell the difference from urquell, myself, although locals and people who drink a lot of pils can. very clean, very nice.
     
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    How could I forget Natty Boh? $9/case. [​IMG]
     
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  8. Eric

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    Sierra Nevada is pretty sweet stuff.

    I usually drink Kilians or Yueng Ling.

    Eric
     
  9. Mr Checks

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    (countdemoney @ June 16 2005,04:06) Sprecher - Milwaukee Pilsner. Seasonal brew. It's like Pilsner Urquell only better.
    that, my friend, is heresy. nothing is like urquell, only better. there are different types of beer that are much better than pilzner, but urquell is an archtype, a liquid god, if you will. not that I am freakishly into beer or anything, I am just trying to set the record straight. the other good thing about urquell is that it is a breakfast beer - it is perfectly acceptable to drink it for breakfast. if your significant other questions this, tell them that's what it says on the bottle, in czech.
    There's "breakfast beer"? That sounds like something Homer would say, "ummmmmmm, breakfast beer."
     
  10. countdemoney

    countdemoney Well-Known Member

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    Originally Posted by countdemoney,June 16 2005,04:06
    Sprecher - Milwaukee Pilsner. Seasonal brew. It's like Pilsner Urquell only better.
    that, my friend, is heresy. nothing is like urquell, only better. there are different types of beer that are much better than pilzner, but urquell is an archtype, a liquid god, if you will. not that I am freakishly into beer or anything, I am just trying to set the record straight. the other good thing about urquell is that it is a breakfast beer - it is perfectly acceptable to drink it for breakfast. if your significant other questions this, tell them that's what it says on the bottle, in czech.
    I wasn't making that comparison lightly, and there was no disrespect meant. Urquell is a fantastic beer. But the Milwaukee Pilsner. . . it's mighty good stuff. Here's a link to Sprecher: http://www.sprecherbrewery.com/index.html Sprecher's Mai Bock has won some awards, but it doesn't grab me the same way as some other bocks.
     
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    Fresh Florida Beer... Its not just for breakfast anymore...

    No favorable mentions for Grolsch?
     
  12. jcusey

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    One of my best friends in college (and up to the present day) was known to drink a Pearl from time to time. When asked why there were a bunch of Pearl cans on the ledge of his shower, he replied, "I can't lather up holding a beer in one hand."

    I love the bottles. The beer's okay but not my favorite.

    If I had to choose one beer, it would be Young's Chocolate Stout.
     
  13. faustian bargain

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    Fresh Florida Beer... Its not just for breakfast anymore...
    One of my best friends in college (and up to the present day) was known to drink a Pearl from time to time. When asked why there were a bunch of Pearl cans on the ledge of his shower, he replied, "I can't lather up holding a beer in one hand."
    I love the bottles. The beer's okay but not my favorite. If I had to choose one beer, it would be Young's Chocolate Stout.
    grolsch bottles are immensely useful for bottling your own beer.
     
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    Precisely why I love the bottles.
     
  15. globetrotter

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    (globetrotter @ June 16 2005,07:33)
    Sprecher - Milwaukee Pilsner. Seasonal brew. It's like Pilsner Urquell only better.
    that, my friend, is heresy. nothing is like urquell, only better. there are different types of beer that are much better than pilzner, but urquell is an archtype, a liquid god, if you will. not that I am freakishly into beer or anything, I am just trying to set the record straight. the other good thing about urquell is that it is a breakfast beer - it is perfectly acceptable to drink it for breakfast. if your significant other questions this, tell them that's what it says on the bottle, in czech.
    I wasn't making that comparison lightly, and there was no disrespect meant. Urquell is a fantastic beer. But the Milwaukee Pilsner. . . it's mighty good stuff. Here's a link to Sprecher: http://www.sprecherbrewery.com/index.html Sprecher's Mai Bock has won some awards, but it doesn't grab me the same way as some other bocks.
    I haven't tried it, and it may be very very good. I consider urquell an archtype, though, sort of the perfect example of its kind. the reference to breakfast beer- it is not uncommon in the czech republic to drnk beer with breekfast, I have done it several times with locals who seemed to think it was totally normal.
     
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    Schneider Aventinus Doppelbock... ambrosia if it were twice distilled...
     
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    from my hometown... [​IMG] Coopers Sparkling Ale and Coopers Pale Ale
     
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    Acme IPA
    Pilsner Urquell
    Guinness
    Corona
     
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    i think corona is so overrated
     

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