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Offline tygo

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Re: Worlds Strongest Beer
« Reply #1 on: July 23, 2010, 09:49:16 AM »
Marketing gimmick.  If they are using freeze distillation...it is still distillation.  What they did is make a whiskey, just using an alternate method of distillation. 

And I promise you, $800 will buy you a much, much better cask strength Scottish whisky than this.  They call it a "blond belgian ale" but that is just the fermented whisky mash, really.  If you distill it to 110proof it is whisky, not beer, any more than bourbon is just a really strong corn-adjunct ale, or cognac is an extra potent white wine.

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Re: Worlds Strongest Beer
« Reply #2 on: July 23, 2010, 10:15:19 AM »
Marketing gimmick. 
Well, it's working because they're name is all over the interwebs today.
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Re: Worlds Strongest Beer
« Reply #3 on: July 23, 2010, 10:22:34 AM »
i think the animal skin bottles are pretty lame.  i understand it's for attention and they are getting it and i'm adding to it..... 

i dunno....  i've had a few brewdog beers and without exception, they have been expensive and disappointing.
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Re: Worlds Strongest Beer
« Reply #4 on: July 25, 2010, 09:25:04 AM »
I wonder when gimick is not going to be enough to keep them in business.
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Re: Worlds Strongest Beer
« Reply #5 on: July 26, 2010, 02:46:54 PM »
Lame...
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Re: Worlds Strongest Beer
« Reply #6 on: July 27, 2010, 03:48:15 PM »
floccinaucinihilipilification  ;)
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Re: Worlds Strongest Beer
« Reply #7 on: August 05, 2010, 07:56:48 AM »
Marketing gimmick. 

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Next they'll be delivering these bottles with Clydesdales...

If they are using freeze distillation...it is still distillation.

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