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cryano

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Nice. We're hosting a friend's 40th birthday party and I was (naturally) put in charge of the beer. Big Red gave me a pretty decent discount on 2 cases of Lagunitas Maximas, 2 cases of Oberon, a case of Bud Lite and a case of Miller Lite. I'll probably add a couple 4 packs of Headhunter IPA and hide them for the cool guys.
How did the Miller Lite and Bud Light cases go over?
 

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How did the Miller Lite and Bud Light cases go over?
Back in the old days when I actually went into an office where other people worked, I was the beer guy for the company fridge. That fridge serves up everything for Thursday's 4:30 happy hour. If there wasn't Miller Lite and Mich Ultra in the fridge, I would get strung up by my heels. I try to mix it up with the craft stuff, but there will always be "shit beer" in the beer fridge.



 

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Back in the old days when I actually went into an office where other people worked, I was the beer guy for the company fridge. That fridge serves up everything for Thursday's 4:30 happy hour. If there wasn't Miller Lite and Mich Ultra in the fridge, I would get strung up by my heels. I try to mix it up with the craft stuff, but there will always be "shit beer" in the beer fridge.



They picked the right guy - You were good at what they asked you to do!


Ive been buying Dragonfly quite a bit recently...the $8 sixpack price is hard to turn away for a pretty good beer...
And CliffJumper from CountryBoy too because Kroger always has it well-stocked...
 

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They picked the right guy - You were good at what they asked you to do!


Ive been buying Dragonfly quite a bit recently...the $8 sixpack price is hard to turn away for a pretty good beer...
And CliffJumper from CountryBoy too because Kroger always has it well-stocked...
Thanks. I had to let a lot of crap work it's way through the process. There was still something like 4 different kinds of cream ale in the fridge 3 months after I took it over. Luckily the wine drinkers aren't picky and they're easy to shop for. Bourbon was the challenge for awhile, but once I realized they'd drink a $6 bottle of wine, I was able to keep a handle of Four Roses in the cabinet.

Dragonfly is one of my favorites too. Not a daily drinker, but it's always in the fridge. Meijer has a lot of Founders in the system, so All Day IPA or Centennial IPA has been what I've been drinking regularly for most of 2020. 15 packs for $15.

I think I'm going to try to make it over to Great Fermentations and buy some grain & yeast, or at least some extract. I still have hops in the freezer. Time to fire the brewery back up.
 
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Having this one tonight...Ive had before...but its delicious and haven’t recalled seeing it on here...
I have to admit that I’ve grown tired of the hazy and fruity IPAs. Maybe that will change with the weather. I’ve been going back to some old favorite malty IPAs - 2 Hearted a s SN Torpedo.
 
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Bought this sampler pack yesterday...wondering why it took my so long to try Union Jack...MindHaze isnt bad either...Propagator just ok...havent had the green one yet...

Been a good buy for watching the Florida Derby today though...
 

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It is even lighter. It is like 3.5%.

I'd drink an All Day. I'll never drink another Light Two Hearted
Alright...Im going to agree w you on the Light Two Hearted...I didnt mind it the first time or two...
But took a 6 pack to the neighbors last night for a fire pit...and I struggled to get past the 3rd one...
 
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Friday night was "Date Night". We took a walk to Bier North and got a growler of Wizard Tears for the pizza we were making. Double dry hopped american IPA. 88 IBUs and almost 7%. Really good IPA and I'll go get it again before it's off.
 
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This 9.5% to start the afternoon is pretty good...almost as sweet as a candy orange slice.
 

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Big Red currently has 25% off all Indiana products - beer and liquor. You can order online and pick up curbside.
 
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I've been going to Bier every Friday for the same thing. 2 growlers of PDG and a bullet of Wizard tears. I gotta break the chains of the same old habit this week. I think I'm going to head over to Deviate and just tell them brewer's choice on all the growlers.
 
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So Bells does actually make a bad beer...
This was new to me tonight, and at 8.5% and $17/4pack had high hopes after a 5hr day in the sun/pool....flat/bland/bad aftertaste...just a poor product(canned on 5/4/2020)

Id have traded at a loss of 2to1 for the $11/4 pack of Pseudo Sue that I skipped over to try this Bells...

 
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So Bells does actually make a bad beer...
This was new to me tonight, and at 8.5% and $17/4pack had high hopes after a 5hr day in the sun/pool....flat/bland/bad aftertaste...just a poor product(canned on 5/4/2020)

Id have traded at a loss of 2to1 for the $11/4 pack of Pseudo Sue that I skipped over to try this Bells...

The Light Hearted Ale is also terrible

They aren't perfect but they are damn near perfect
 

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I was able to get two six-packs of the Double Two Hearted yesterday. They received 2 total cases. Lady cashier let me get 2. Manager told her as I was leaving she messed up - 1 6 pack limit.
$24.99/6 packs...I wont be back for more...but glad I was able to get it.
 

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I was able to get two six-packs of the Double Two Hearted yesterday. They received 2 total cases. Lady cashier let me get 2. Manager told her as I was leaving she messed up - 1 6 pack limit.
$24.99/6 packs...I wont be back for more...but glad I was able to get it.
I had some on draft on Sunday. It is great. I don't know if I would get two six packs good but cheers!