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I’m buying, what’ll it be? Name your favorite beer, one that you enjoy more than any other, from anywhere in the world. Name just one.(Are you listening Sunskin? Only one, no lists, only one, only one!) Lager, stout, pilsner, ale, whatever.

Though here in the States I drink mostly Guinness because of it’s availability, my single choice would be…Augustiner, from the Augustiner Braustubl in Salzburg. Draught only, straight from the barrel…pure heaven!

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Just one???
Paulaner Dopple Bock

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quote:
Just one???
Paulaner Dopple Bock

I love Paulaner too. Being in that Paulaner tent during the fest was heaven!

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Bert Grants Fresh Hop ale from Oregon.
oh baby

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Victory Old Horizontal barley wine

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Hoegaerden with a slice of lemon

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Radegast in CZ.

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ahhhhh, nothing like sipping on a 25 cent Radegast on a nice czech afternoon. good choice.

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AT the moment, a Molson Goldern sounds refreshing.

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Coors light!!! haha jk

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I’d like some Stiegl Zwickl right now.

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Cruzcampo, in Madrid. Cheap, refreshing.

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Ultimate Unemployed Redneck Wedding/Party beverage list….

M.D. 20/20
Thunderbird Red
Meister Brau
Meister Brau Light
Hamm’s
Budweiser
Coors
Schiltz Malt Liquor
Natural Light
Red, White, & Blue
Billy Beer
Old Crow Bourbon
Blatz
Falstaff
Old Milwaukee
Pabst Blue Ribbon
Miller High Life
Boone’s Farm (Variety)

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You just had to get a list in there somehow, didn’t you?

You forgot one: Stroh’s

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And the oft-mistaken Schmidt’s (no, it’s not Schlitz).

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Grimbergen triple

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Awwww man! We forgot(2) of the premium beers of alltime!!!

GOEBEL
ALTES

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I forgot Chimay…which I love.

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Doesn’t Chimay also go by an over-the-counter name: cough syrup?

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quote:
Doesn’t Chimay also go by an over-the-counter name: cough syrup?

No.

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To keep the Trappiste’s going how bout Orval

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Newcastle

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Dogfish 90 Minute IPA
New Holland Brewing Company’s Mad Hatter
Bell’s Oberon

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Everyone has neglected Guiness!

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No they have not! I think previous discussions on this forum and subject matter will clearly show three things…

A. Guiness is VERY popular amongst "real" beer drinkers/lovers…

B. Real beer lovers absolutely know the difference – between U.S. and imported Guiness – and the "REAL" stuff, fresh, and slowly poured from the tap, in the U.K. Night & day man!

C. Guiness lovers are not afraid to proclaim their love for the sweet nektar!

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Sorry clunker. Have been behind the bar long enough to want a single answer if I’d asked the question but I can’t do it while answering.

Fall, winter: Velvet/Guiness (in no particular order)
Spring, summer: Hoegaarden.

Ps. listen to Sunskin. In this case he definitely knows what he’s talking about.

Pps, don’t ever drink Guiness from a bottle (if you do, remember… I told you not to)

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Stella Artois. 1664. Guinness. Boddingtons. Strongbow.
I am happy with any of those! Smile

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No good beer list is complete without Stone brewing’s Arrogant Bastard Ale. Ahh…..

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another great micro brew is Bert Grants, I love their fresh hop ale.

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I forgot to include Young’s Double Chocolate Stout.

I promise, it’s divine.

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I’m with petitepaulette all the way! You can hardly ever get 1664 on tap over there though…the rest I’ve definitely seen.

One more: Tennents Velvet lager from Scotland. I loved it.

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Hey everyone,
As for American Brews
How about the Magic Hat beers?
Micro-brews from Vermont, USA.
They are so tasty, all varieties, but if I had to pick one of them, it would be #9.
As for European brews, I would say Westmalle Double or Leffe Double. Both excellent Belgian beers; but what Belgian beer isn’t good?!

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Never tried Magic Hat, or anything from Vermont – that I can recall. There are several good Micro-Breweries in the U.S. these days… Pike Street Brew. in Cleveland, OH – very good. There are several in Portland, OR and Seattle, WA areas… Also, in the Tampa, FL area (YBor City) – there are two or three good MB’s… Big Buck Brewery in Michigan is good too!

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American Beers- Moose Drool from the Big Sky Brewing Company, Missoula, Montana.

One of the "Best" Beers I had in Europe was the Rugen Brau in Interlaken, but I think that is because I was in Italy for the month before and had not had a good cold beer in too long!

Best Beer made- Guiness at the Brewery in Dublin, fresh… cold… ahhhhhhh…

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Guinness.

And as we seem to be doing listts as well . . .
Velvet, Chimay (blue), hoegaarden (in summer), staropramen, starobrno, Augustiner, Hertog Jan, Jupiler, Duvel, Leffe (triple) and no list mentioning lagers would be complete without … pilsner urquell.

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quote: and no list mentioning lagers would be complete without … pilsner urquell.

Funny.Wink

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add Milwakee’s Best to the Redneck list……

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quote: B. Real beer lovers absolutely know the difference – between U.S. and imported Guiness – and the "REAL" stuff, fresh, and slowly poured from the tap, in the U.K. Night & day man!

quote:Ps. listen to Sunskin. In this case he definitely knows what he’s talking about.

Sorry boys, I disagree. Yes, the Guinness in Ireland is better on average, but that doesn’t mean it’s always the case. I’ll use the bar I work in as an example. We have our draught lines cleaned once a week, a good Co2/nitrogen mix, and sell quite a lot of it(about 6-8 barrels per week), so it doesn’t sit in the lines very long. Just as importantly, we(well, most of us anyway) pour it correctly. I find it’s best to order a pint off of a bartender that actually drinks it as well, you’ll get a better pour. I’ve been told hundreds of times over the years, from true Irish men and women, that our Guinness is as good as any you’ll find in Ireland. As well as that, about 5-6 years ago, Guinness had some of their brewers touring the area, sampling pints, and trying to improve the quality of their product through demonstrations on pouring, gas mixing, etc.. The two men who came by rated our Guinness on a par with the best in Ireland. To add to that, I’ve had great pints in certain pubs in Boston, NYC, as well as here in New Jersey(hint-look for a large Irish expat community).

No wonder I’m still bartending after all these years-delicious free pints of Guinness after every shift!Smile

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No wonder I’m still bartending after all these years-delicious free pints of Guinness after every shift!<Wink

That’s on of the reasons I help out at one of the local Irish pubs as often as I can Smile

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1) Pilsner Urquell
2) Staropramen
3) Muncher Paulaner
4) Chimay Ale
5) Guinness

I also really liked a local Berlin beer, but I only drank it whilst up there and its name escapes me.

Not to mention the delicious liter stein beer served by the big-titted German girls at Oktoberfest.

Outside of Europe, Corona is mainstream but tasty, and Indio (brewed and, to my knowledge, available only in Mexico City) is delicious. Anchor Steam is perhaps the only domestic brew (San Francisco) that I truly, truly love.

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It’s gotta be Fat Tire and Sunshine, New Belgium

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quote:my single choice would be…Augustiner, from the Augustiner Braustubl in Salzburg. Draught only, straight from the barrel…pure heaven!

I was thinking the same exact thing as soon as I saw the topic! Those monks know how to brew beer!
Have to mention New Belgium as well since I live in Fort Collins, CO where the brewery is. Nothing like a Loft on a hot summer day.
Other ones:
-Dogfish head 120 minute IPA: incredibly hoppy taste, but will knock you on your butt
-Velvet: the best Czech beer imho

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jboy emailed me with his pick :

Tennants Special with a buckfast chaser

As for me, to only pick one…

Duvel

The other choices would be :

Ebisu
Guinness
Kronenbourg
Jupiler

I could do a top fifty,but Im not the only one…

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Carlsberg Classic.

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Guiness

When I ordered this in a restaurant with my friends, the server (not the same person who took our order) asked who ordered the guiness, I raised my hand..he looked surprised to learn that it was mine. I guess not many girls order it.

**I agree, Sunskin!

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haha..how could I spell Guinness wrong? must have been too drunk to remember

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We went to a genuine, authentic, cool German Restaurant/pub in the middle of the worst part of Detroit (John R. & 6 Mile Rd.) – but it was great.. We went there Saturday night, and drank Warsteiner & Hacker-Pshorr fest bier, and had some very good brat’s, potato pancakes & German choc. cake, etc… Check it out online at:

www.dakota-inn.com

The place has a really cool private room, located downstairs, called the RATHSKELLER… The place has been there since 1933..

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Looks good. Here’s a link to one of my favorite watering holes in NYC.
http://www.zumschnei…
I’m long overdue for a visit!

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Heineken…. Crown Lager… simple pleasures I can get at home

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Clunk: That place looks like quite the good time!

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Yeah, it’s a great spot. I see they’ve changed their beer list a bit. Last time I was there they had both Hofbrauhaus and Weihenstephaner lager on draught. Schlenkerla Rachbier-tastes like an ashtray. Not too much else in the neighborhood, but a 5-10 minute walk from McSorley’s.http://www.beertravelers.com/details/newyork/mcsorleys.html