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OfflineTwirling
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What boogles my mind about lots of bars...
    #2546644 - 04/10/04 02:13 PM (12 years, 7 months ago)

Is their selection of beer on tap. Far too often it's wasted on Bud, Bud light, and Coors light. I have nothing against these beers, as they're good for beer pong & such, but I cry everytime I see 3 taps wasted on beer where you can really appreiate the fact it's on tap. I also understand that people like to get pitchers of Bud lite as well, but it's too much of a standard.


The bar I went to last night had 3 different areas along the bar with taps. All 3 spots had 1 bud & 1 bud lite, a waste of 6 taps for potentially good beer. I'm always interested in trying new beers or having ones I like on tap. It's just a different experince than bottles.

Anyone else feel the same?


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Re: What boogles my mind about lots of bars... [Re: Twirling]
    #2546692 - 04/10/04 02:31 PM (12 years, 7 months ago)

ive always wondered what the difference was in beer...and beer on tap. Because generally soft drinks on tap are shittier


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Re: What boogles my mind about lots of bars... [Re: Vulture]
    #2546705 - 04/10/04 02:34 PM (12 years, 7 months ago)

same thing I was wondering.... i heard that tap beers are more heady... or maybe it's like the saying glass bottles taste be tter then cans...


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Re: What boogles my mind about lots of bars... [Re: Vulture]
    #2546807 - 04/10/04 07:03 PM (12 years, 7 months ago)

>Because generally soft drinks on tap are shittier
-Generally soft drinks on tap are just syrup mixed with soda water. If you watch the dispenser closely you can see both parts mix as it fills your cup.
To the best of my knowledge, beer on tap doesn't work this way.


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Re: What boogles my mind about lots of bars... [Re: Twirling]
    #2546833 - 04/10/04 07:14 PM (12 years, 7 months ago)

Move to the great Pacific Northwest. Best beer selection in the country IMHO. We still have our fair share of bars with the big three, but it is less and less common. Way too many great beers from around here.


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Re: What boogles my mind about lots of bars... [Re: Twirling]
    #2546844 - 04/10/04 07:18 PM (12 years, 7 months ago)

Twirling, it's becuse lots of people have shitty taste in beer or because lots of people are on a tight budget and can't spend $3 or $4 for a glass of Sierra Nevada or Guinness. If a bar replaced all their cheap domestic taps with expensive micros and imports, they would sell a lot less beer.


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Re: What boogles my mind about lots of bars... [Re: kosmic_charlie]
    #2547290 - 04/10/04 11:30 PM (12 years, 7 months ago)

Beer from the keg isn't subjected to UV radiation during shipping. Bottled beer is often skewed by it's exposure to UV radiation during shipping.

Beer isn't syrup plus CO2 like soda.


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Re: What boogles my mind about lots of bars... [Re: cb9fl]
    #2547332 - 04/10/04 11:53 PM (12 years, 7 months ago)

True. Light is bad for beer.


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Re: What boogles my mind about lots of bars... [Re: kosmic_charlie]
    #2547757 - 04/11/04 02:07 AM (12 years, 7 months ago)

dude beer sucks anyway drink vodka....




Man i'm so wasted


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Re: What boogles my mind about lots of bars... [Re: Fuman]
    #2548177 - 04/11/04 06:45 AM (12 years, 7 months ago)

'Drink microbrews at home' is my motto. In a bar, I'm down to not spend rent.


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