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Old 11-05-10, 09:37 AM
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OT - What beer goes best with your bikes?

The weekend is upon us, so I thought this question was timely, if off-topic:

What beer goes best with your bikes?
Are they Micro Brewed Colnagos?
Sam Adams Schwinns?
Maybe you have a Guiness Stout Dawes, or a PBR single speed?
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Old 11-05-10, 09:41 AM
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my old rat cruisers - Miller High Life

ss - Red Stripe or Newcastle Brown Ale
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Originally Posted by RB1-luvr View Post
...... or Newcastle Brown Ale
+1

This is my main wrenchin' brew.

-rob

--or, whenever i've been industrious enough, homebrew.

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EXTREME hops... tasty though.
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I like a dark beer when wrenching... Guiness usually.

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Originally Posted by unworthy1 View Post
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Is that Speed Racer's beer?

I keep it local when I can, Yuengling Lager..... Americas oldest too.
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Originally Posted by KOBE View Post
Is that Speed Racer's beer?

I keep it local when I can, Yuengling Lager..... Americas oldest too.
+1 Yuengling Lager. Try it.
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Rahr Brewery is here in Fort Worth and some of the employees cycle to work, so they tend to put out brews that complement the lifestyle. I'm not sure how far from Fort Worth you can get their beer, though.
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Fat Tire pre-ride.
PBR while on the road.

My rattlecan Univega loves it some PBR.
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Originally Posted by KOBE View Post
Is that Speed Racer's beer?

I keep it local when I can, Yuengling Lager..... Americas oldest too.
my mom was born in the town where they brew it... Pottsville? Pottstown? can't remember. I like the Yuengling Premium.
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I like to keep it local so 312 is one of my favorites for the summer, it went very well with the restoration of my Chicago made paramount.



For winter I like to mix it up with various dark beers including

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^Pottsville is where Yuengling is made, my wife is from Pottstown(about 30 miles away). They get confused alot.

Pottsville was home to the NFL's Pottsville Maroons in the 1920's.

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I like Yuengling Porter, but it's not as good as it used to be. It used to be a lot more like Guinness.
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I like an ice cold, mediocre/low-qual local beer. Right now it's cans of Rheingold. Most of the time it's Miller Light. I save the expensive Pilsners for dinnertime.
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Originally Posted by rhm View Post
I like Yuengling Porter, but it's not as good as it used to be. It used to be a lot more like Guinness.
I agree; yeungling porter is the best of that brewery. The black-n-tan is very good, too. The chesterfield ale and "premium" are barely passable. And, while the yeungling lager looks nice in color, the head dissipates too quickly, and it tastes exactly like dish soap. Dish soap, of course, is preferable to many common bbq beers, so i'm still happy to see the yeungs at family get-togethers.

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ps-cheers to drinkin' and wrenchin'!
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It takes all kinds. I like PBR when it's hot out. I usually drink bourbon when I'm wrenching. In my fridge right now PBRs sit right next to a 750ml of Chimay. I can't afford a Merkx, but I'll drink the hell out of some Belgian beer.

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Standard bike repair energy drink here in Baltimore, Md.
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Originally Posted by bcbb_ben View Post
PBR while on the road.

My rattlecan Univega loves it some PBR.
Most of the bars I frequent have PBR draft specials. One bar does PBR pints for $1.50 all the time. I like going there. It makes me happy.
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Oops, I forgot the important part.

Cheers!

Though it is a bit early in the day (and I'm at work)....
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Originally Posted by ColonelJLloyd View Post
It takes all kinds. I like PBR when it's hot out. I usually drink bourbon when I'm wrenching. In my fridge right now PBRs sit right next to a 750ml of Chimay. I can't afford a Merkx, but I'll drink the hell out of some Belgian beer.

+1 To Magic Hat #9. I also love me some Sierra Nevada Pale Ale pre/post weekend rides.
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Anderson Valley Boont ESB. I wash all my bikes with it. Makes them ride GREEEAT!
http://www.avbc.com/beers/boont-extra-special-beer/
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If its good enough for Lance its good enough for me - Michelob Ultra
But that's because I'm trying to get my gut gone.
Fairly boring drinker though as I settle for Killians Red most of the time.
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It depends on what country I'm passing thru..

when in eastern Europe .. Pivo is Beer.

Oregon Small town 2 microbrewerys, 27 taverns and bars, its more the people you see there than what you drink.

Lager when cost is a consideration, Ales and Pilsners when its less of a priority.
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