Lager. Don’t over think it

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  1. Bluedano1

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    Back in my College band in PA, 1980
    our band would rehearse drinking a case of Mickey's, and then fight with each other! It made us ornery!
    But you got a 'drinking glass' with every bottle
     
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  3. Phil M

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    Labatt.

    Or whatever you got.
     
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    Brooklyn summer ale hit the spot last night. Not a lager but satisfying.

    There’s a Ukrainian beer Obolon that I get at Veselka a fantastic Ukrainian restaurant on Lower East Side — pure heaven.

    A new place in dc has it on tap; Supra is a new Georgian restaurant - will have it tonight!
     
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    This would be my vote if it were sold in Michigan.
     
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    theres nothing quite like a cold lager after a Long summer run. I really like Kona breweries Golden Ale...feels alot more like a lager than a proper ale.
     
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    If it is a lager Bud Coors and Miller is what I grew up on.

    Lots of good ones mentioned but an Ice cold Bud Heavy is a thing of beauty on a super hot day.

    Coors and Miller also great for that purpose.

    I miss Michelob original in the curvy bottle the most.
     
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    Genesee Cream Ale falls nicely into the same category - an ale that quenches thirst like a lager. -
     
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    Carlsberg! ;)

    I'm sure you know the story.
     
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    Always a good choice.

    Lagers and IPAs need not fight, they can be pals.
     
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    I just spent 1.5 hours mowing the grass. Is this thread making you as thirsty as it’s making me? :drink
     
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    Founders Solid Gold.

    Gordon
     
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  14. Glass Onion

    Glass Onion Toneful truth seeker. Gold Supporting Member

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    I spent about an hour on the yard this morning but was up on the roof of the little house I rent to a friend re roofing it on Tuesday. That was a good beer after work day.
     
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    So, lets talk about the differences between Lagers and Ales. Lagers are predominately fermented at lower temps than ales.
    Ales are fermented with Top Flocculating yeast and create a "kreuzen" on top where the yeast bodies clump together. Lagers are fermented with Bottom Flocculating yeast where the yeast bodies fall to the bottom of the fermentation vessel after the sugars are converted to alcohol.
    Pilsner Urquell is the is the original Pilsner, and I think it may be the first lager as well, fermented at close to freezing underground. I think about 36 degrees or so. Produces a very crisp beer. Lagers tend to be lighter and crisper than ales.
    Ales are also by far the older of the two types.
    Personally, while I like and brew both, I'm more partial to ales. But I've brewed some really good lagers too.
     
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    I LOVE their red label stuff. 1664 is good.

    I also love La Belle.


    These are two of my all-time favorites!
     
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    Hells yeah, sounds like it! Hopefully on the ground though lol
     
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    Oh yeah after beer for sure. Lol
     
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    Yeungling.
     
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