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Offline pyrite

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Cold Brewed?
« on: January 11, 2012, 05:49:06 PM »
The beer is great.  How would some one go about cold brewing?
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Re: Cold Brewed?
« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2012, 05:50:51 PM »
Just use the same process as when you "triple hop".   ::) ;D

Seriously, It's just marketing talk.  It's a lager, so it's brewed "cold" compared to an ale.

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Re: Cold Brewed?
« Reply #2 on: January 11, 2012, 09:03:26 PM »
they use cold fusion to heat the kettles.

It's taken up in a near orbital vehicle and boiled at 70*f.
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Re: Cold Brewed?
« Reply #3 on: January 11, 2012, 11:43:38 PM »
Have seen this at the beer store. What's it taste like?

BTW I wasn't all that impressed with Sam Adams' version.
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Re: Cold Brewed?
« Reply #4 on: January 12, 2012, 12:09:42 AM »
"Hey, let's put some lager yeast in our stout wort."
"Ok. Now what?"
"Let's call marketing!"
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Re: Cold Brewed?
« Reply #5 on: January 12, 2012, 12:56:49 AM »
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Re: Cold Brewed?
« Reply #6 on: January 12, 2012, 01:40:10 AM »
It's ok.  Not my favorite.
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Re: Cold Brewed?
« Reply #7 on: January 12, 2012, 06:05:38 AM »
Yeah it was drinkable, I might even have a couple.  Wouldn't be a go to though.

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Re: Cold Brewed?
« Reply #8 on: January 12, 2012, 06:20:38 AM »
The sad part is that several stores here have taken the Guiness FES off of the shelf to open up a spot for this stuff.
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Re: Cold Brewed?
« Reply #9 on: January 12, 2012, 08:00:50 AM »
I had a bottle or two at a restaurant.  I found it pretty good, a nice example of a Schwartzbier in my opinion.
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Re: Cold Brewed?
« Reply #10 on: January 12, 2012, 09:48:57 AM »
The sad part is that several stores here have taken the Guiness FES off of the shelf to open up a spot for this stuff.

I like the FES, but it doesn't rate the premium they charge for it IMO.  I'll save a few dollars and get the regular ol' Extra Stout and have two more bottles to boot.

I have not tried the Black Lager.  But I did try whatever it was they rolled out as their anniversary beer a couple years back (100th anniversary?).  I did not like it, did not finish it, and they were giving it out free that night.
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Re: Cold Brewed?
« Reply #11 on: January 12, 2012, 11:40:36 AM »
The sad part is that several stores here have taken the Guiness FES off of the shelf to open up a spot for this stuff.

It'll be back. ;)

FES is one of my all time favorites. Every time I drink this beer it is exactly the same as the last time. Which is pretty impressive IMO.
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Re: Cold Brewed?
« Reply #12 on: January 12, 2012, 12:43:13 PM »
The sad part is that several stores here have taken the Guiness FES off of the shelf to open up a spot for this stuff.

It'll be back. ;)

FES is one of my all time favorites. Every time I drink this beer it is exactly the same as the last time. Which is pretty impressive IMO.

I'm with you there euge.  Guiness FES comes the closest to what I remember tasting in the local pubs when I visited Ireland.  Of course it is lacking the STRONG aroma of cigarette smoke, but that is a positive in my humble opinion.   ;)

Pricewise - my go to beer store has 20% off of all beers on Fridays, so I buy it then.  That gets it down to $2/bottle before taxes.
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Re: Cold Brewed?
« Reply #13 on: January 12, 2012, 01:00:51 PM »
i avoid things that say guiness on them
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Re: Cold Brewed?
« Reply #14 on: January 12, 2012, 01:09:08 PM »
So how do you find out what the world records are then?
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