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Old 03-28-2010, 10:37 AM   #31
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A hoppy beer is my favorite alcoholic drink by far. Dogfish Head 90 Minute.
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Old 03-28-2010, 05:07 PM   #32
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What makes it so hard to drink 160 different beers? I would think that a person could do that in a month if they really wanted to break the record. Doing it in 8 months is only 20 beers a month and that sounds pretty easy so I'm sure there must be more to the story like each beer is a mini keg.
Some of the beers get pushed out now and then to make room for seasonal beer which don't count. Also, some of these beers taste like ass. If you're gonna drink you probably want to pace yourself as to how many ass tasting beers you want in your mouth a night.
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Old 03-28-2010, 07:02 PM   #33
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oh.. what malbecs do you like if you recall off of the top of your head?

my go to is usually Dona Paula since the shop didn't carry many.. great wine for the price
I've never had Dona Paula. There is a very good, very reasonably priced Malbec I really like called Sur. I forget what the vintage is though.

Decero Amano is a malbec-petit verdot belnd, and it's one of the best red wines of any varietal that I've ever had. Absolutely delicious. It's about $40ish a bottle.
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this thread is starting to sound pretty gay with all this wine talk.
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this thread is starting to sound pretty gay with all this wine talk.
Commandment #7- It's more than okay to drink wine.
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Yeah but it's also made from fruit. I stand by my previous statement. Wine is queer.
yeah that's way less manly than hops right? oh and needing that sweet malt?

not a brandy/cognac drinker eh?
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Commandment #7- It's more than okay to drink wine.
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Old 03-29-2010, 12:46 AM   #38
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As a drinking snob I concur with this list, with a few qualifications.

1. All whiskey is not equal. Real men have a whiskey palate sophisticated enough to distinguish between a single malt and Dewar's.
2. Real men must appreciate all non-mass-produced beer. Drinking Bud Light is neither sophisticated nor manly. I guess it's ok at a baseball game, but it shouldn't be in your fridge.
3. Real drinkers have figured out that most wine connoisseurs are full of shit (Why More Expensive Wine Tastes Better - Alpha Consumer (usnews.com)). Yet we are thrilled when we meet one of the few who is not.
4. Dry gin martini is the coolest drink ever. If you don't like it you are a sucker. Also, martini does not refer to the shape of a glass, so don't serve some goofy cocktail in a martini looking glass and slap tini on the end of the name and think you are fooling anyone. A martini is what it is, like oxygen or a reuben. Gin, a little vermouth, and a garnish. That's it. HL Mencken once called the martini the only American invention as perfect as the sonnet so make sure to keep it traditional.
5. Neat cognac is great.
6. Scotch is the greatest human invention, but you should be able to roll with straight bourbon too when the situation calls for it.
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Commandment #7- It's more than okay to drink wine.
if wine is ok, then nothing can be excluded because nothing says "i'm gay" more than a glass of wine. you might as well have a fridge full of zimas or wine coolers.


men drink whiskey or beer, women drink wine. notice the two MALE smilies are toasting beer mugs, not wine glasses.
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if wine is ok, then nothing can be excluded because nothing says "i'm gay" more than a glass of wine. you might as well have a fridge full of zimas or wine coolers.


men drink whiskey or beer, women drink wine. notice the two MALE smilies are toasting beer mugs, not wine glasses.
Exactly. This isn't much of a list of MAN rules if wine is permitted. I'm not claiming to be mister macho, but the entire credibility of the list goes out the window if we include wine.
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if wine is ok, then nothing can be excluded because nothing says "i'm gay" more than a glass of wine. you might as well have a fridge full of zimas or wine coolers.


men drink whiskey or beer, women drink wine. notice the two MALE smilies are toasting beer mugs, not wine glasses.
Wine is a far cry from wine coolers or zima... not even in the same zip code.

That's like comparing a good beer to a cheap 40 oz.
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What about the idea that a sweet white wine is girlie but a stout dry red wine is manly?
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Wine is a far cry from wine coolers or zima... not even in the same zip code.

That's like comparing a good beer to a cheap 40 oz.

i gotta disagree. commandment #5 says appreciate all forms of beer. wine coolers are a form of wine.

just face it , the list is totally wrong and completely contradictory. no fruity drinks, wine is ok, any free drink is ok. what?
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One can appreciate all forms of beer, nothing wrong with that even a cheap beer has it's place. But a good beer and a cheap 40 oz are simply two completely different things. Much like comparing wine to a wine cooler or zima, they're not even in the same ballpark.

Obviously if you don't drink wine you can't appreciate it. I was once a hater so I can relate, but once I found some wines that I actually liked I was like ok, I get it now.
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