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Re: "Lager Stout" ???
« Reply #15 on: July 05, 2021, 07:48:20 pm »
White Stouts > Black Pale Ales

... or possibly the other way around.

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Re: "Lager Stout" ???
« Reply #16 on: July 05, 2021, 07:59:18 pm »
White Stouts > Black Pale Ales

... or possibly the other way around.

"Gray pale stout". You're welcome.

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Re: "Lager Stout" ???
« Reply #17 on: July 05, 2021, 08:42:15 pm »
I think historically those labels didn't mean what they do today. Lager = bottom fermenting yeast and ale = top fermenting is a fairly recent American convention.
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Re: "Lager Stout" ???
« Reply #18 on: July 05, 2021, 10:44:06 pm »
White Stouts > Black Pale Ales

... or possibly the other way around.

"Gray pale stout". You're welcome.

Most unappetizing name for a beer barring anything peanut butter or pumpkin. Congratulations. lol

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Re: "Lager Stout" ???
« Reply #19 on: July 06, 2021, 04:46:47 pm »
Although I haven't had one or seen it for many years, one of my favorite stouts was a "Lager Stout" from Australia.

Sheaf Stout. Most excellent tipple.

Hard to find these days. Intense haha


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Re: "Lager Stout" ???
« Reply #20 on: July 06, 2021, 05:01:30 pm »
I refrained from commenting on the earlier snarky comments about white stout for fear of appearing pedantic....but what the hey.

Stout was a term first used in England to refer to higher strength beer. So if you want to make a high gravity pale colored beer with wheat and oats, there's nothing wrong with calling it a white stout. I'd drink it.

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Re: "Lager Stout" ???
« Reply #21 on: July 06, 2021, 05:30:08 pm »
I refrained from commenting on the earlier snarky comments about white stout for fear of appearing pedantic....but what the hey.

Stout was a term first used in England to refer to higher strength beer. So if you want to make a high gravity pale colored beer with wheat and oats, there's nothing wrong with calling it a white stout. I'd drink it.

Etymologically speaking, many words have evolved to mean something different than their original intention. That doesn't mean we intentionally use them to describe something simply to confuse people.

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Re: "Lager Stout" ???
« Reply #22 on: July 06, 2021, 06:24:12 pm »
I refrained from commenting on the earlier snarky comments about white stout for fear of appearing pedantic....but what the hey.

Stout was a term first used in England to refer to higher strength beer. So if you want to make a high gravity pale colored beer with wheat and oats, there's nothing wrong with calling it a white stout. I'd drink it.

In that context, though, I'd call it a Stout White since historically, stout was the adjective.
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