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Re: Be afraid, be very afraid
« Reply #15 on: August 14, 2013, 12:40:47 PM »
I camp four to five times a year. Growlers and a keg or two are a must. Actually, going next month, I planning on bringing 3 kegs. Though it is a bit harder when I go to bear country (Humboldt, Yosemite, Kings Canyon/Sequoia) since everything needs to go in a bear box (I have seen photos of cars ripped open just so a bear can get to a tube of toothpaste!). Thank god for my little 2.5 gallon keg, works like a charm in those situations.

As for this... I would try it for s***s and giggles. If it were at least ok, I would bring some if I started backpacking again.

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Re: Be afraid, be very afraid
« Reply #16 on: August 14, 2013, 12:43:39 PM »
Who else look at the link really quick and thought it said "pabst"?

I'm going camping in a couple weeks and bringing kegs.  It's actually for the NE Homebrew Jamboree and there is no hiking involved.

Who wants to be the first to shoot this concentrate as is, no water added?  ;D
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Re: Be afraid, be very afraid
« Reply #17 on: August 14, 2013, 12:58:04 PM »
I wonder if we're related sometimes lol.
The wife and I are going camping in a couple weeks. A cabin on the river in Winthrop, then Friday Harbor Inn, then a resort on Lopez Island,  then the Obertal Inn in Levenworth. Roughing it

 ;D  that's camping like my friends Lee's Acura MDX is a "truck"  ;D
Every time he refers to his truck, I roll my eyes, shake my head and say, "Lee, Acura doesn't make a truck"

Too funny. I'm not sure which night I'm looking forward to the most. BBQ steak along a river, surf n turf n hot tub, or brats n braus in Leavenworth

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Re: Be afraid, be very afraid
« Reply #18 on: August 14, 2013, 01:04:45 PM »
Is there such a thing as powdered alcohol??  No, there's not.  Simply add vodka??  But then you're really just drinking a malt extract cocktail.  Add some green olives or pickled mushrooms, and you're g....

NO.

Well, they claim it has alcohol...and I don't see where they say it's dry.  You do have to carb it yourself, though.

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Re: Be afraid, be very afraid
« Reply #19 on: August 14, 2013, 01:16:00 PM »
You do have to carb it yourself, though.

Maybe they should include a small amount of pop rocks that you can pour in after you add your water...instant carbonation!!
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Re: Be afraid, be very afraid
« Reply #20 on: August 14, 2013, 01:30:27 PM »
You do have to carb it yourself, though.

Maybe they should include a small amount of pop rocks that you can pour in after you add your water...instant carbonation!!


You need to contact the US Patent and Trademark Office on that recommendation!  Anything with pop rocks goes to the top of the list.

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Re: Be afraid, be very afraid
« Reply #21 on: August 14, 2013, 01:37:59 PM »
You do have to carb it yourself, though.

Maybe they should include a small amount of pop rocks that you can pour in after you add your water...instant carbonation!!

If you watch the video on carbonation, I think that's what they are doing.

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Re: Be afraid, be very afraid
« Reply #22 on: August 14, 2013, 01:43:05 PM »
Who else look at the link really quick and thought it said "pabst"?

Glad I'm not the only one!
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Re: Be afraid, be very afraid
« Reply #23 on: August 14, 2013, 01:46:58 PM »
So I went to their store locator to see if I could track this stuff down. The products are sold mostly at sporting goods stores, which totally makes sense. Then it dawned on me, how does a sporting goods store sell beer? Wouldn't they need an alcohol licenses? They certainly would in CA. Don't know how well this has been thought out...

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Re: Be afraid, be very afraid
« Reply #24 on: August 14, 2013, 02:11:51 PM »
You do have to carb it yourself, though.

Maybe they should include a small amount of pop rocks that you can pour in after you add your water...instant carbonation!!
:)  That would be fitting.
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Re: Be afraid, be very afraid
« Reply #25 on: August 14, 2013, 02:19:15 PM »
Is it really that hard to pack in a few tall boys of Torpedo IPA? I think this is another example of a solution looking for a problem.

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Re: Be afraid, be very afraid
« Reply #26 on: August 14, 2013, 03:09:32 PM »
Is it really that hard to pack in a few tall boys of Torpedo IPA? I think this is another example of a solution looking for a problem.

That's the first thought I had.
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Re: Be afraid, be very afraid
« Reply #27 on: August 14, 2013, 11:19:18 PM »
I "dehydrate" my beer and age it on toasted oak dominoes for a several months before I take it camping.  Comes in at around 40% abv with the water removed.  ;)
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Re: Be afraid, be very afraid
« Reply #28 on: August 15, 2013, 03:16:06 AM »
Who else look at the link really quick and thought it said "pabst"?


Thought the same thing at 6 in the morning. Maybe Stone brewery will now come out with their shot for this niche market.  ;)

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Re: Be afraid, be very afraid
« Reply #29 on: August 15, 2013, 03:49:04 PM »
Is it really that hard to pack in a few tall boys of Torpedo IPA? I think this is another example of a solution looking for a problem.

Depends on how long your going for. I like to do a fair amount of backpacking and usually will bring along a few for the first night, but if I am gone for a week there's no way to have a nice beer after the first day. Since there ain't much better in this world than to be at 11,000' after 10 miles of hiking, and standing in a river with a flypole and beer, I'd be willing to give it a try. Wouldn't really be expecting anything great, but hell, after eating dehydrated lasagna for 5 nights my standards are low.

FYI: If you think you like beer now, spend a week hiking 75 miles and get to your car and your dry ice cooler and crack a cold one. That's true heaven!