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Offline micsager

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Anybody know this homebrewer?
« on: April 22, 2011, 09:28:20 AM »
Man in Iowa Drinks Beer for Lent


People tend to give up fairly easy things for Lent. Swearing. Desserts. Going to church. But in Corning, Iowa a man named J. Wilson is giving up food... so he can drink four pints of home-brewed Dopplebock along with the occasional glass or two of water. Wilson, who is attempting to observe lent like a Franciscan monk from the 1600s, is blogging about his experiences at diaryofaparttimemonk.wordpress.com. Two days in, Wilson says he's a bit hungry and has a headache but is feeling good. The first thing he's going to eat when Lent's over? A bacon sandwich. Good man.

Read more: http://www.esquire.com/blogs/food-for-men/man-gives-up-beer-for-lent-4586923#ixzz1KGoEZBIb


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Re: Anybody know this homebrewer?
« Reply #1 on: April 22, 2011, 10:46:48 AM »
A bacon sammich?  As in...just one?  I call BS!

I wonder if he's drinking a Doppelbock like the orig Paulaner monks did?  Allegedly it was very 'thick and chewy and nourishing' and not nearly as alcoholic as a modern Doppelbock.  One modern Doppelbock on a super empty stomach seems like it would hit you pretty hard.

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Re: Anybody know this homebrewer?
« Reply #2 on: April 22, 2011, 10:48:58 AM »
The version I read said he was gonna have a bacon smoothie.  lol 
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