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Since when is Guinness a light beer?

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  1. MMike

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    Looking at a leftover keg can from St. Patty's day. I just had a closer look at the can. 4.1%? Why did I always believe that it was stronger?
     

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    MMike A fowl peckerwood.

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    4.1????? I thought it was 3.5! Had a Guinness out the other night, and it actually seemed "refreshing" and "light". This is what I get, though, after drinking a few 10% Sierra Nevada Bigfoot barley wines this week.
     
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    LordOpie MOTHER HEN

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    It's Lo'opie.

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    Should we really be surprised? I mean, his staple beer is probably Labatt's....
     
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    HAB Chelsea from Seattle

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    While that does make more sense as a contraction, the way I spelled it makes it read more like "loopy." :twitch:
     
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    MMike A fowl peckerwood.

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    (That one was too easy)
     
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    And it's 4.2%. I fat fingered when I typed....
     
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    So just L'oopie then?
     
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    Ciaran Fear my banana

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    Dark does not equal more alcohol.
     
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    Yep, all that Irish stuff is pretty low on the alcohol. Kilkenny's in the 4% range too.

    Good for gulpin.
     
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    And less doesnt mean Lite either
     
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    I might when I have 85 bucks to spend on a bottle of booze.
     
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    Had any yet? Wondering how that stuff is. Can't get around here yet. I guess I'll have to stick to the 10 yr old Tripple Boch that I have...

    My daily drink is the 20oz Arrogant bastard... or Tequilla
     
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    Oh dear god. No I havent had any yet. Splitting a bottle with a Coworker though
     
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    that's why you are supposed to do irish car bombs.
    my mom gave me a labatt's beer coozie, it's awesome and canadian.
     
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    My Maxxis coozie trumps your Labatt's coozie.:brows:
     
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    Ciaran Fear my banana

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    I'm with ya on the AB.... replace the Tequila with single barrel Kentucky Bourbon and you have a winner.
     
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    No bars around me had any guiness on tap on St.patty's day!!!!!


    I was not happy!

    :rant: :disgust1: :disgust: :plthumbsdown: :dead: :shakefist: :panic:
     
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    Guinness comes in a variety of different strengths. The foreign extra stout is 7.5% and is my opinion the best Guinness.

    Extra stout is 5.5% from memory and also a nice drop
     
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    4.2% wow, you're still a pvssy.
     
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    I have a billion of those Maxxis beer coozies...they were "awesome" Plattekill 3rd place prizes for the entire year of 2006....

    And on a slightly more serious subject, does the entire UK seem to have lower % beer than the US? I remember going into a pub in Edinburgh and was warned that the ale I ordered was 8%....
     
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    Stouts are generally not high gravity beers. Less of the sugar is converted to alcohol which is why they are sweeter. Of course there are exceptions.
     
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    Me too, but replace the 20oz with 1984oz. :banana:

     
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    Except for Imperial Stouts!
     
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    Mens health actually recommends Guiness over lite beers as it only has like 12-15 more calories than Miller Lite or Coors Light.

    I'll stick to my Weyerbacher...
     
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    Mr Tiles I'm a beer snob

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    I like just plain ol' guinness. don't really care for the extra stout. If I'm going to drink something strong, I prefer an imperial stout like Brooklyn, Old Rasputin etc. Spaten Optimator has a nice kick too and it's a great tasting brew...