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News: Toxicology reports have come back and Ratliff was drunk

Discussion in 'News Zone' started by The Quest for Six, Jan 28, 2013.

  1. Hoofbite

    Hoofbite Well-Known Member

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    If you are ever in Fort Collins stop by the New Belgium brewery. They have some pretty high gravity stuff over there that is absolutely the best tasting beer you could ever imagine.
     
  2. TheCount

    TheCount Pixel Pusher

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    Oh, I get it. Girl = Bad. :cool:
     
  3. CyberB0b

    CyberB0b Village Idiot

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    I like beer at isn't flavored like a bar of soap. You can take your IPA and shove it.
     
  4. Hoofbite

    Hoofbite Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, not sure about the idea.

    Frown on a light beer all you want but until you've tried something like Mephistopheles you aren't exactly taking a whole lot of risk.

    http://averybrewing.com/our-ales/mephistopheles/

    Give that one a shot. Spendy and usually sold as individuals but I dare say that nobody would want more than one.

    BTW, that Scottish fool in the video is completely full of crap. That beer's name is perfect because it's absolutely evil.
     
  5. burmafrd

    burmafrd Benched

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    before long you are going to say he was never drunk at all.
     
  6. AbeBeta

    AbeBeta Well-Known Member

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    Not discounting lighter beers at all. Plenty of outstanding breweries (like Avery) make good ones. The mass produced ones that have zero taste or complexity are what I've been criticizing
     
  7. Rynie

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    What do you drink then? I like Fuller's ESB, belhaven Scottish ale, Newcastle, red hook, Kingfisher, fat tire, boddingtons...and like red stripe Also.
     
  8. trueblue1687

    trueblue1687 Well-Known Member

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    You're right. A .16 BAL is enough to make you plenty silly and stupid acting, but it wouldn't take 16 beers to get there. The alcohol to blood ratio is pretty constant...it's how he manifests that .16 that his body weight will dictate to a degree.
     
  9. AbeBeta

    AbeBeta Well-Known Member

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    If you like those beers -- look for versions of those styles from a more local brewer. That's a good start. Instead of Red Stripe try Session by Full Sail. Instead of red hook try Jolly Pumpkin ESBam. As a general rule, stuff made by smaller companies tends to knock the socks off the major brands
     

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