Discussion in 'Free Thoughts' started by Saint, Aug 24, 2020.
Beer of 5-10% alcohol, which one has the best taste?
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I don't know but do you know which cheese is the best? I'm looking for ones that taste good.
different beers got different brew formula and ingredients.
Taste is qualitative, not quantitative and subjective.
Only you can determine which beer taste best to you.
it depends on what you like. Alcohol content doesn't determine taste, although the process of dealcoholization seems to remove taste, but it does determine degree of 'kick'.
As for flavours, they vary quite a lot in the 5-7% category. If you like a deep, warm, nutty flavour, go for dark ale or stout; once you get up into porter there is a higher in alcohol content, and that means you have to watch the quantity, but they're too heavy to drink a lot of anyway.
If you like light, bright and fizzy, try lagers and pilsners, the entry-level beer.
I prefer European beers - which one depends on what food I'm pairing it with. For example, Dortmunder dark is great with dessert, while Faxe amber is really nice with brie and whole wheat crackers.
X-Raying Flowers, DDH imperial hazy, North Park Beer Co
Pliny the Younger, triple IPA, Russian River Brewing
Heady Topper, IPA, Alchemist
Duck Duck Gooze, lambic, Lost Abbey
Bourbon County Stout, barrel aged stout, Goose Island (this is about 14% so it's a little over your limit)
Price all them, compared to Coors babypiss.
The question was best taste, not cheapest! But cheapest beer (per unit alcohol) would be Natural Ice - 75 cents per ounce of alcohol. So for about five bucks you can get way too drunk to drive.
Make your own. Basic ingredient; Sugar, malt, hops, yeast.
The more sugar, the higher alcoholic content....the more hops, the more bitter your ale. I used to make my own when I was a young scallywag.
Nowdays...Fosters Lager and VB fill the void when required.
I know. Was just curious. Some of those craft beers that come out of micro - and nowadays boutique - breweries can get really pricey. I don't think they're so much, if any, better than the product of respectable established houses' (as distinct from factories.)
I've made my own wine, which is fun, if you have lots of time and room for it, but messy.
Stay away from bland, cold-served American beer, I guess, which overwhelmingly consists of diluted lagers (though the latter type was brought there by German immigrants). Countries whose populations romp in ale seem to hate American beer. Germans don't like it either, but that's arguably just zymological nationalism should German lagers taste almost as drab to an indifferent or objective suds palate.
Come on! Nothing - well, maybe those almost-flavoured bottled water ripoffs - can be as void of taste as Coors!
It's own advertising has a single selling point: it's cold.
I’m not fond of beer, but I do like draft beer sold at Oktoberfest. If you have never been, it’s a must. Blue Moon is my choice though if I were to order beer at a restaurant. It doesn’t really have that “beery” taste.
Auto correct didn’t come up. Beery is a word? lol
Guinness draught. Which, surprisingly, is lower in calories than Coors.
(For best flavor, I recommend it on tap - in Ireland.)
In summers of yore, we used to drive out to the shore and stop at a restaurant with a big garden; shade arbours festooned in white wisteria, plank tables, view of Lake Huron. I used to have the cheesecake with Rickert's Red on tap.
So... is this damn Covid ever going away, or what?
I'm not a big fan of beer but which beer isn't "good to drink"?
Beer choice is very subjective. For instance, I generally don't care for a beer with too high an IBU, unless it is a dark beer. I shy away from craft beers with citrus or floral notes. ( I don't need to taste orange peel or flower petals in my beer)
That being said, one of the best beers I've ever had was at a brew pub during a stop over in Baker City, OR while on a road trip a few years back. It was a Scottish style ale called "Twisted Whisker".
I assume "beery" is the hop bitterness? In that case you might like:
Purple Haze by Abita - raspberry wheat beer, almost no hops
Duchesse de Bourgogne - mild sour beer
Art is Hard - very hoppy but no bitterness (strange I know)
Anything by Seadog would be one example. About 30% of the Dogfish Head beers. I am glad Sam C is trying all those bizarre recipes but they don't all work.
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