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Offline tumarkin

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Google Beer
« on: October 01, 2011, 04:46:09 AM »
No, I don't mean search on 'Beer' in Google..... drink it up.

Hey Drew, can you share a beer virtually?
http://news.cnet.com/8301-17852_3-20114138-71/google-launches-beer/
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Re: Google Beer
« Reply #1 on: October 01, 2011, 09:00:55 AM »
For the love of Gambrinus, make it stop....
Life begins at 60.....1.060, that is!

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Re: Google Beer
« Reply #2 on: October 01, 2011, 09:31:11 AM »
I like Sam and I like the spirit of the company. However, I feel that most times they just brew big beers for the sake of brewing big beers. This one is an unusual beer using unusual ingredients for the sake of brewing with ingredients that have never been used in brewing. I wish that they would concentrate their efforts on brewing a good beer just for the sake of brewing a good beer. Leave all the hype behind. If the beer is good, it will create its own hype. Not everything needs a gimmick.

With that said, I do enjoy a few beers in their line up. A few.
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Re: Google Beer
« Reply #3 on: October 01, 2011, 10:06:49 AM »
And so what exactly makes this concept different then Pangea....
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Re: Google Beer
« Reply #4 on: October 01, 2011, 10:12:23 AM »
they just brew big weird beers for the sake of brewing big weird beers.

FTFY!
Life begins at 60.....1.060, that is!

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Re: Google Beer
« Reply #5 on: October 01, 2011, 10:42:38 AM »
It's a shame because there is some real talent there. I like 60 and 90 minute and the Indian brown is good.  The Raison whatever is also very tasty.   Oh and the flowers collaboration with sam Adams for Savor in DC This year was weird but good.  Overall I can deal with the weirdness but seem to prefer their (relatively) traditional beers.
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Re: Google Beer
« Reply #6 on: October 01, 2011, 10:59:43 AM »
I mentioned this to my lovely wife and she just said, "marketing."
I think Sam is a wizard at marketing and beer is just a fun hobby for him.  It is nice to see someone doing the unusual on a national scale.
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Re: Google Beer
« Reply #7 on: October 01, 2011, 12:50:08 PM »
they just brew big weird beers for the sake of brewing big weird beers.

FTFY!

But isn't that the AHA motto?
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Re: Google Beer
« Reply #8 on: October 01, 2011, 07:35:33 PM »
Their motto is off central ales of off central people.
Or something like that.
Does it translate to weird beer for weird people for us less educated?
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Re: Google Beer
« Reply #9 on: October 02, 2011, 07:34:20 AM »
Their motto is off central ales of off central people.
Or something like that.
Does it translate to weird beer for weird people for us less educated?

Yeah, it's actually 'off centered' which can mean out of the ordinary, not the norm, etc. so yeah, weird
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Re: Google Beer
« Reply #10 on: October 02, 2011, 11:24:45 AM »
Don't drink too much of this one or you may experience beer googles, and regret it in the morning.  ::)
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Re: Google Beer
« Reply #11 on: October 02, 2011, 11:28:12 AM »
beer got played by the underwear model.  I like to drink beer made by those who relish making beer rather than money – the aroma/flavor of a pint o’ dollars just doesn’t do it for me.
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Re: Google Beer
« Reply #12 on: October 02, 2011, 05:04:27 PM »
I like the creative spirit of Dogfish. Always on the cutting edge of beer. No fear. It's commendable in my book.

We can always go to our old standbys...but it's nice to try new and creative recipe's.

Kudos to DFH!
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Re: Google Beer
« Reply #13 on: October 02, 2011, 09:20:00 PM »
I like the creative spirit of Dogfish. Always on the cutting edge of beer. No fear. It's commendable in my book.
Kudos to DFH!

whatever's good for the cause, i just hope your guys are on the right side.  i'd love to see more brewing than talk and gimmicky stuff that only hurts the cause drives me nuts.  i'm not denying - indian brown is awesome stuff

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Re: Google Beer
« Reply #14 on: October 03, 2011, 08:01:46 AM »
Sud surfing...... Yup, Sam's a marketer, gotta love it. Back to the best beer in the world......my own.  ;)
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