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How much is your beer?


  • 8 weeks ago · Quote · #141

    Joseph-S

      Or maybe the Keurig machine for beers?   Oh, that's just crazy talk! 

  • 8 weeks ago · Quote · #142

    TheGrobe

    There's potential there for mixed drinks I think. I'm pretty sure I once saw an R2D2 robotic bartender that did just that in fact.

  • 8 weeks ago · Quote · #143

    goldendog

    When the Blitz brewery was up and running here in pdx those many years ago, they offerred lots of tours that ended in an orgy of free brew and pretzels.

    Pretty darn good, but before that was the tour of production as well as a little movie about the brewery and the famous commericals associated with the brand.

    Maybe it was the prospect of free beer and the propaganda that got me so excited but I remember being very wound up in the idea that beer making was one of the most honorable pursuits possible.

    It still must be considered a very fruitful hobby.

    My bro brews all the time.

  • 8 weeks ago · Quote · #144

    TheGrobe

  • 8 weeks ago · Quote · #145

    TheGrobe

    All those monks can't be wrong.

  • 8 weeks ago · Quote · #146

    Joseph-S

    TheGrobe wrote:

    There's potential there for mixed drinks I think. I'm pretty sure I once saw an R2D2 robotic bartender that did just that in fact.

     That makes me think of something like today's fancy soda machines.

  • 8 weeks ago · Quote · #147

    Joseph-S

     That was impressive!

  • 8 weeks ago · Quote · #148

    kco

    yeah and is good to make waffle too.

  • 8 weeks ago · Quote · #149

    electricpawn

    I drink only 3000 year old Egyptian mead. It's called "Winking Sphynx" and it comes in 3 cubit clay jars. It's free if go to the pyramid at the right time.

  • 8 weeks ago · Quote · #150

    Positionalchessplay

    I win, Norway is the most expensive country in the world.

    4.5 dollars for a 0.5 Liter Carlsberg ;)

    While Ukraine was the cheapest I ever had a beer, about 0.6 Dollars (Cents?) for 0.5 liters

  • 8 weeks ago · Quote · #151

    goldendog

    Positionalchessplay wrote:

    I win, Norway is the most expensive country in the world.

    4.5 dollars for a 0.5 Liter Carlsberg ;)

    While Ukraine was the cheapest I ever had a beer, about 0.6 Dollars (Cents?) for 0.5 liters

    Sheesh.

  • 8 weeks ago · Quote · #152

    electricpawn

    I wonder how much Winking Sphynx would cost in Norway.

  • 8 weeks ago · Quote · #153

    kco

    probably a trinklet.

  • 8 weeks ago · Quote · #154

    electricpawn

    kco wrote:

    probably a trinklet.

    sounds fair. i also have an island to sell.

  • 8 weeks ago · Quote · #155

    kco

    I am sure the vikings wouldn't mind to trade one of their goat for a six-pack.

  • 8 weeks ago · Quote · #156

    TheGrobe

    robobeer wrote:
    TheGrobe wrote:
    ivandh wrote:
    robobeer wrote:

    Now this is my kind of thread. Any homebrewers out there?

    Why else would I study chemical engineering?

    Hmm, seems to me biology would have been be more apt, but then on the other hand you are the former ruler of Belgium.

    Was thinking the same thing. I could see microbiology being helpful, but I also dont know anything about chemical engineering. Perhaps on the water adjustment side of things it would work well.

    I felt I should come back and correct my misperception now that I've had a chance to educate myself a little more on the brewing process.

    Chemistry factors heavily in the lautering process where the sugars are extracted from the malts to obtain the wort.

  • 7 weeks ago · Quote · #157

    wishiwonthatone

    Wow this is nice. I didn't read all posts so sorry if this is a retread.

    I'm punishing Sierra Nevada's "Torpedo" IPA. It's a little higher in the fun stuff than regular beer. Costs 3.49 per 24oz bottle. A little pricey but one or two are a nice cap to a day.

  • 7 weeks ago · Quote · #158

    TheGrobe

    Torpedo is a double IPA, right?

  • 5 weeks ago · Quote · #159

    cabadenwurt

    Well I had the pleasure of having a glass of Stella Artois today ( brewed in Belgium since 1366 ). A very nice and smooth brew, hmm, I wonder if Ivandh is aware of this Beer ? ( lol ).

    Lest anyone think that I approve of all brews I must say avoid Krombacher Pils, quite an awful drink.


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