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My biggest problem with light beers is that, aside from Guinness, they are flavor-free. You can go lighter with just water; water with calories truly is the definition of "empty calories." Just trying to stay health-conscious. :D

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Jeff V wrote:
Fri Jul 24, 2020 7:00 pm
My biggest problem with light beers is that, aside from Guinness, they are flavor-free. You can go lighter with just water; water with calories truly is the definition of "empty calories." Just trying to stay health-conscious. :D
I would ask if you've tried any of the beers on that list, but I'm pretty sure your answer would be no.
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whoa. Is guiness low cal?
:shock: :D

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125 cals, didn't know that.
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Unagi wrote:
Sat Jul 25, 2020 8:21 am
whoa. Is guiness low cal?
:shock: :D
Sure is:
Time Magazine A 12-ounce serving of Guinness sets you back 125 calories—just 15 more than the same serving of Bud Light. Alcohol is beer’s main calorie source, and since Guinness is just 4.2% ABV, it’s relatively low in calories.

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pr0ner wrote:
Sat Jul 25, 2020 7:21 am
I would ask if you've tried any of the beers on that list, but I'm pretty sure your answer would be no.
And you would, of course, be wrong. The only one I haven't had is Fly Jack.

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Jeff V wrote:
Sat Jul 25, 2020 8:37 am
Unagi wrote:
Sat Jul 25, 2020 8:21 am
whoa. Is guiness low cal?
:shock: :D
Sure is:
Time Magazine A 12-ounce serving of Guinness sets you back 125 calories—just 15 more than the same serving of Bud Light. Alcohol is beer’s main calorie source, and since Guinness is just 4.2% ABV, it’s relatively low in calories.
Of course, it's the carbs that are killing me.

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Jeff V wrote:
Sat Jul 25, 2020 8:39 am
pr0ner wrote:
Sat Jul 25, 2020 7:21 am
I would ask if you've tried any of the beers on that list, but I'm pretty sure your answer would be no.
And you would, of course, be wrong. The only one I haven't had is Fly Jack.
You have a weird definition of "flavor free" then.
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Unagi wrote:
Sat Jul 25, 2020 8:21 am
whoa. Is guiness low cal?
:shock: :D

edit:
125 cals, didn't know that.
Low alcohol as well, seems backward from what we all thought originally. I remember when my friends drank Coors Light and I drank Guinness in bars and they all thought I was drinking way more alcohol.

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Scuzz wrote:
Sat Jul 25, 2020 4:30 pm
Unagi wrote:
Sat Jul 25, 2020 8:21 am
whoa. Is guiness low cal?
:shock: :D

edit:
125 cals, didn't know that.
Low alcohol as well, seems backward from what we all thought originally. I remember when my friends drank Coors Light and I drank Guinness in bars and they all thought I was drinking way more alcohol.
I remember the old joke that drinking a can of Guinness was like eating a loaf of bread.

Definitely is easy to forget that Guinness is relatively low calorie and low ABV.
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pr0ner wrote:
Mon Jul 27, 2020 10:41 am
Scuzz wrote:
Sat Jul 25, 2020 4:30 pm
Unagi wrote:
Sat Jul 25, 2020 8:21 am
whoa. Is guiness low cal?
:shock: :D

edit:
125 cals, didn't know that.
Low alcohol as well, seems backward from what we all thought originally. I remember when my friends drank Coors Light and I drank Guinness in bars and they all thought I was drinking way more alcohol.
I remember the old joke that drinking a can of Guinness was like eating a loaf of bread.

Definitely is easy to forget that Guinness is relatively low calorie and low ABV.
And now when compared to some of the craft stouts out there Guinness is like water.

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Scuzz wrote:
Mon Jul 27, 2020 2:40 pm
pr0ner wrote:
Mon Jul 27, 2020 10:41 am
Scuzz wrote:
Sat Jul 25, 2020 4:30 pm
Unagi wrote:
Sat Jul 25, 2020 8:21 am
whoa. Is guiness low cal?
:shock: :D

edit:
125 cals, didn't know that.
Low alcohol as well, seems backward from what we all thought originally. I remember when my friends drank Coors Light and I drank Guinness in bars and they all thought I was drinking way more alcohol.
I remember the old joke that drinking a can of Guinness was like eating a loaf of bread.

Definitely is easy to forget that Guinness is relatively low calorie and low ABV.
And now when compared to some of the craft stouts out there Guinness is like water.
Yep. I drank a 16.5% ABV stout this weekend!
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pr0ner wrote:
Mon Jul 27, 2020 2:52 pm
Scuzz wrote:
Mon Jul 27, 2020 2:40 pm
pr0ner wrote:
Mon Jul 27, 2020 10:41 am
Scuzz wrote:
Sat Jul 25, 2020 4:30 pm
Unagi wrote:
Sat Jul 25, 2020 8:21 am
whoa. Is guiness low cal?
:shock: :D

edit:
125 cals, didn't know that.
Low alcohol as well, seems backward from what we all thought originally. I remember when my friends drank Coors Light and I drank Guinness in bars and they all thought I was drinking way more alcohol.
I remember the old joke that drinking a can of Guinness was like eating a loaf of bread.

Definitely is easy to forget that Guinness is relatively low calorie and low ABV.
And now when compared to some of the craft stouts out there Guinness is like water.
Yep. I drank a 16.5% ABV stout this weekend!
Should I call you JeffV? :lol:

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Call me when it's stout season! :D (actually, I had some Founder's Breakfast Stout the other day). 16.5% sounds like a wonderful session beer to me! How was the flavor?

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Peach Stand Rambler, O'Dells Brewery, Ft. Collins, CO. Now here is an example of a super-lite beer that I really enjoy. At 5.2% ABV, it's less booze than you have letting your peach nectar ferment in open air for a day. It's a blonde ale, light body and a bit on the fizzy side. But the flavor is nice, and it goes well with sitting on the front porch during the scorching weather we've had this month.

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Cryo IPA by O'Dells Brewing, Ft. Collins, CO. Yep, I bought an O'Dells mix pack today, but there was only 3 varieties as they managed to refrain from sneaking in some dreck from the end of their line (the third beer was their ubiquitous IPA). Cryo is a chemistry experiment, they source the hops from a company that extracts the best part of the hop then blasts it with liquid nitrogen creating a potent extract. The result in this case is a very complex, flavorful (in a fruity way) beer that clocks in at a typical 6.5% ABV. The 12-pack was on sale for $13; I think I might try to pick up one or two more.

In other news, Shiner Oktoberfest was already on the shelves. :doh:

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Jeff V wrote:
Mon Jul 27, 2020 6:35 pm
Call me when it's stout season! :D (actually, I had some Founder's Breakfast Stout the other day). 16.5% sounds like a wonderful session beer to me! How was the flavor?
Banana and peanut butter mostly, while being quite boozy.
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Okay, this is a "Juicy Hazy" IPA with added "spice".

I did not care for it.

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This is really good. Someone up thread mentioned it and my local store had some so I bought it and it is really good. Reminds me of a Dogfish Head IPA.

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Stumbled across a damn good beer last night...Rare Fog by Abomination Brewing Company, North Haven CT. It's a triple dry-hopped triple IPA, loaded with galaxy, mosaic, citra, summit, and pacific jade hops. There are a lot of flavors going on, but it's super smooth, a little juicy, and goes down incredibly easy for a 10.5% IPA. I think that IPAs that strong often go down a little rough, but this is so easily drinkable that I could probably having finished off another if I had it. If you're on the east coast, keep an eye out!
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Today started off with a Deep Ellum Barrel Crusher, followed with some gin gimlets.

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Isgrimnur wrote:
Fri Aug 14, 2020 10:12 pm
Today started off with a Deep Ellum Barrel Crusher, followed with some gin gimlets.
Mmm... gimlets, an underappreciated cocktail. I'm going to make one right now.

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