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Re: What's your Favorite Style of Beer?
« Reply #60 on: March 13, 2010, 10:51:36 PM »
For the most part, I like lagers. But then again, I'm very green and I haven't tried all styles. I have had some others and found that I like some ales too.

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Re: What's your Favorite Style of Beer?
« Reply #61 on: March 14, 2010, 10:19:04 AM »
"Lagers" covers a lot of territory.  Are there certain styles of lager that you enjoy?
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Re: What's your Favorite Style of Beer?
« Reply #62 on: March 14, 2010, 10:39:16 AM »
Commercially: RIS for sure.
Homebrew: Lately I have been happiest with what I am calling "Uberdampfbier". 
(an 8 or 9% ABV wheat yeast barley ale)

That sounds interesting , might have to try that.
I could do it as a parti-gyle with my regular Dampfbier

As was mentioned I'm on board with Rauchbier and dinner
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Re: What's your Favorite Style of Beer?
« Reply #63 on: March 14, 2010, 10:16:07 PM »
I think to be more specific, Pilsner or Light would be more accurate.

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Re: What's your Favorite Style of Beer?
« Reply #64 on: March 15, 2010, 06:28:12 AM »
Tie between APA and brown ale

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Re: What's your Favorite Style of Beer?
« Reply #65 on: March 15, 2010, 06:39:50 AM »
I think to be more specific, Pilsner or Light would be more accurate.

I love a good German Pilsner in the summer. Refreshing and crisp. Great on a hot day.
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Re: What's your Favorite Style of Beer?
« Reply #66 on: March 15, 2010, 06:43:53 AM »
Malt Liquor.

Ok, who here knew that Malt Liquor was Category 23? Makes me want to brew up an entry.
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Re: What's your Favorite Style of Beer?
« Reply #67 on: March 15, 2010, 07:22:29 AM »
For me the UK-style bitter is the perfect beer.  Pungent, earthy hop aroma that is still understated, rich malt aromas, and fruity yeast esters all combining to make a perfectly balanced session beer that packs a lot more flavor into a "smaller" beer.  If I could have but one beer for the rest of my life, this'd be it.

Honorable mentions include homebrewed pilsner, IPA and its very interesting spawn Tripel IPA, rauchbier, and the "middle of the road" stouts in the FES and double stout class.

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Re: What's your Favorite Style of Beer?
« Reply #68 on: March 15, 2010, 08:13:23 AM »
Too many styles, too many moods to say what I like best.

N. German Pils is a favorite.
Sometimes I crave  Rauchbier.
Dunkel and Doppelbock are tasty.
I brew bitter several times a year.
Lambics and Flanders Reds are great.
A keg of Smoked Porter just seems to disappear.
I usually have some Am. Barleywine around, also.
A good IPA/DIPA is a thing of beauty.

My least favorites would be a shorter list.
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Re: What's your Favorite Style of Beer?
« Reply #69 on: March 15, 2010, 08:19:03 AM »
I love a good German Pilsner in the summer. Refreshing and crisp. Great on a hot day.


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Re: What's your Favorite Style of Beer?
« Reply #70 on: March 15, 2010, 08:19:28 AM »
Ok, who here knew that Malt Liquor was Category 23?

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Re: What's your Favorite Style of Beer?
« Reply #71 on: March 15, 2010, 08:23:20 AM »
Actually Malt Liquor was 1B in the 1997 and 1998 Guidelines:
B. Malt Liquor
Roughly similar to other American lagers, but higher in alcohol
from the addition of sugar to boost the original gravity. That and
short lagering times often give the beer a rough edge. Gold to
amber in color with little to no hop bitterness, flavor, and aroma.
Commercial Examples: Colt 45, Schlitz Malt Liquor, Olde English 800.
http://www.bjcp.org/docs/1997_Style.pdf
http://www.bjcp.org/docs/style98_full.pdf

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Re: What's your Favorite Style of Beer?
« Reply #72 on: March 15, 2010, 08:24:57 AM »
Ok, who here knew that Malt Liquor was Category 23?

...raises hand....

I mean besides you guys. I know you'ns know, I'm saying I didn't know. How the hell do you judge malt liquor? "Hmm... Not enough turpentine for style."
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Re: What's your Favorite Style of Beer?
« Reply #73 on: March 15, 2010, 08:25:32 AM »
Was it the Dixie Cup where they judged malt liquor by drinking directly from a 40 in a paper bag while sitting around a dumpster?  Maybe about 6-8 years ago?
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Re: What's your Favorite Style of Beer?
« Reply #74 on: March 15, 2010, 08:28:59 AM »
If I "had to choose" I would say Doppelbock is my favorite style hands down. I love doppelbock. What's odd, though, is most days I would prefer to drink an IPA. I only drink doppelbock on occasion but I drink IPA weekly. But when I have a good doppelbock I take time to really sit down and enjoy it and it is always a very, very special beer.
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