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12 Craft Beers That Taste Like … Beer!
« on: March 28, 2021, 02:41:14 PM »
I found this article to be funny given Denny's recent thread on the same topic:  https://www.craftbeer.com/craft-beer-muses/12-craft-beers-that-taste-like-beer

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Re: 12 Craft Beers That Taste Like … Beer!
« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2021, 02:45:36 PM »
I had a Pils from Twisted Bine Brewing company in Elizabethtown PA a few months ago and it was just an absolute joy to have wash over your taste buds.

It was called "Take a load off Annie"

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Re: 12 Craft Beers That Taste Like … Beer!
« Reply #2 on: March 28, 2021, 02:46:54 PM »


I had a Pils from Twisted Bine Brewing company in Elizabethtown PA a few months ago and it was just an absolute joy to have wash over your taste buds.

It was called "Take a load off Annie"

So good

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You should have asked Annie if she was ok.

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Re: 12 Craft Beers That Taste Like … Beer!
« Reply #3 on: March 28, 2021, 04:07:50 PM »
Thank you Mark!
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Re: 12 Craft Beers That Taste Like … Beer!
« Reply #4 on: March 28, 2021, 04:21:29 PM »
I had a Pils from Twisted Bine Brewing company in Elizabethtown PA a few months ago and it was just an absolute joy to have wash over your taste buds.

It was called "Take a load off Annie"

So good

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Great name taken from one of my favorite band's song.

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Re: 12 Craft Beers That Taste Like … Beer!
« Reply #5 on: March 28, 2021, 04:32:45 PM »
I thought it was “Take a load off Fanny”
Anyway they should name a line of beers from lyrics of The Weight. “Carmen and the devil” “ Jack, my dog” (don’t forget the comma in that one!), “keep Anna Lee company “
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Re: 12 Craft Beers That Taste Like … Beer!
« Reply #6 on: March 28, 2021, 05:13:31 PM »
It is kind of sad that so much of the craft beer brewed today attempts to taste not like beer.

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« Reply #7 on: March 28, 2021, 05:40:58 PM »
It is kind of sad that so much of the craft beer brewed today attempts to taste not like beer.

What beer tastes like is pretty subjective and wildly varied.

Beer does not only taste like a German lager to me. 

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Re: 12 Craft Beers That Taste Like … Beer!
« Reply #8 on: March 28, 2021, 05:55:18 PM »
It is kind of sad that so much of the craft beer brewed today attempts to taste not like beer.

What beer tastes like is pretty subjective and wildly varied.

Beer does not only taste like a German lager to me.
Yeah,  this was essentially a list of pale craft lagers. So there is a bit of a double parody here, and I appreciate it at both levels.

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Re: 12 Craft Beers That Taste Like … Beer!
« Reply #9 on: March 28, 2021, 06:03:40 PM »
It is kind of sad that so much of the craft beer brewed today attempts to taste not like beer.

What beer tastes like is pretty subjective and wildly varied.

Beer does not only taste like a German lager to me.

Of course not.  But it also didn't taste like breakfast pastry to me.  I have no problem adding flavors to a beer that enhance it.  I don't care for flavors added that define it.
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Re: 12 Craft Beers That Taste Like … Beer!
« Reply #10 on: March 28, 2021, 07:45:47 PM »
Much as I love saison or a bitter or mild served through a beer engine or nitro tap, a nice lager is great in summer. It’s a bit weird that craft beer lovers will embrace licorice bolognese mint stout IPA but look down on a clean light lager. It’s all beer.

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« Reply #11 on: March 28, 2021, 08:03:43 PM »
Much as I love saison or a bitter or mild served through a beer engine or nitro tap, a nice lager is great in summer. It’s a bit weird that craft beer lovers will embrace licorice bolognese mint stout IPA but look down on a clean light lager. It’s all beer.

I enjoy a nice clean lager like anyone else, but it’s pretty obvious to me why many craft drinkers don’t want to revisit anything that reminds them of Budweiser.

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Re: 12 Craft Beers That Taste Like … Beer!
« Reply #12 on: March 28, 2021, 09:27:41 PM »
I can attest from a professional brewery perspective, the band wagon is exhausting. Sometimes you get all your stuff together to jump on it but by the time the beer and packaging is ready the wagon has already moved onto the next stop.

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Re: 12 Craft Beers That Taste Like … Beer!
« Reply #13 on: March 29, 2021, 03:44:36 PM »
say whatever you want, but my way of brewing has almost always been several years ahed of the curve. i have moved into this kind of trend of restraint and production and improving recipes for quite some time now. I don't jump on bandwagons.

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Re: 12 Craft Beers That Taste Like … Beer!
« Reply #14 on: March 29, 2021, 03:49:50 PM »
I found this article to be funny given Denny's recent thread on the same topic:  https://www.craftbeer.com/craft-beer-muses/12-craft-beers-that-taste-like-beer

oof, reading the article further. most of those do not look appealing to me. perhaps for most of you your basic beer before beer-awareness was american lager, but for me it is high IBU german pils and others. these beers do not look like my cup of tea at all. there is no reason why these beers can not be sessionable and not just pale malt.