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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-01-2020, 12:09 AM
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Posted By Knoath
Does that mean you're near Boulevard Brewing too?...

Does that mean you're near Boulevard Brewing too? I like their beer.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-22-2020, 12:15 PM
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Posted By Knoath
I agree that session IPA doesn't sound right....

I agree that session IPA doesn't sound right. However, in these COVID-laden months, I've been drinking IPAs Vermont-style (maybe other states too), straight out of a pint can. I've managed to turn...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-21-2020, 12:19 AM
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Posted By Knoath
Lotsa excellent IPAs below 8%. Currently drinking...

Lotsa excellent IPAs below 8%. Currently drinking Fiddlehead IPA which is an excellent summer beer at 6.2%
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-20-2020, 12:49 AM
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Posted By Knoath
Had some good Austrian riesling the other day...

Had some good Austrian riesling the other day although they are better known for their Gruner Veltliner. What type of Austrian wine was it?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-17-2020, 12:19 AM
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Posted By Knoath
I do like hot tea - I had some earlier. Now I'm...

I do like hot tea - I had some earlier. Now I'm drinking Heady Topper!
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-16-2020, 12:26 PM
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Posted By Knoath
Or, as they say in New Zealand, "Bitters make...

Or, as they say in New Zealand, "Bitters make beer bitter."
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-07-2020, 09:28 PM
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Posted By Knoath
Actually, it's not as bad as I remember.

Actually, it's not as bad as I remember.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-07-2020, 09:23 PM
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Views: 24,348
Posted By Knoath
OK, damn it, my brother-in-law has Coors Lights...

OK, damn it, my brother-in-law has Coors Lights that need to be drunk, so I might as well.

Free makes everything taste good.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-07-2020, 07:33 PM
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Views: 24,348
Posted By Knoath
Is that to wash out the taste of the Coors Light?

Is that to wash out the taste of the Coors Light?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-05-2020, 12:29 AM
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Views: 24,348
Posted By Knoath
You may have just invented a new drink

You may have just invented a new drink
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-31-2020, 11:12 PM
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Posted By Knoath
Slightly colder weather, so good opportunity to...

Slightly colder weather, so good opportunity to cook lamb. Had it with a Douro Syrah, Sonoma Zinfandel and a Rioja Tempranillo.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-28-2020, 05:44 PM
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Views: 24,348
Posted By Knoath
I do like my NG but moved away from the midwest...

I do like my NG but moved away from the midwest so just have memories.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-27-2020, 04:16 PM
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Posted By Knoath
Even though they were American, the Bangles were...

Even though they were American, the Bangles were famous all over the world and that song did lead to some really bad dancing - hence rule #5. It's still frowned upon in some circles.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-27-2020, 12:52 PM
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Views: 24,348
Posted By Knoath
This one was from Ayres for around $20. It was...

This one was from Ayres for around $20. It was actually good value for a Pinot. Generally though, I would have to spend >$30 to get a Pinot I would be excited about and for other types of red wine,...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-24-2020, 05:10 PM
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Posted By Knoath
Willamette Valley Pinot Noir. I opened it early...

Willamette Valley Pinot Noir. I opened it early to test for dinner and if the second half is as good as the first half, it should be excellent for dinner.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-21-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 24,348
Posted By Knoath
I also have wine but Flying J gets upset when I...

I also have wine but Flying J gets upset when I mention it.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-21-2020, 01:42 PM
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Views: 24,348
Posted By Knoath
Getting ready for the long weekend. Just bought...

Getting ready for the long weekend. Just bought four packs of Heady Topper, Focal Banger, Sip of Sunshine, Fiddlehead IPA and Mosaic.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-19-2020, 04:38 PM
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Views: 24,348
Posted By Knoath
I have heard that UK is starting to make some...

I have heard that UK is starting to make some very good wine but it's still quite expensive. I'm sure it will become more affordable though as they upscale their production (and as it gets warmer). I...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-19-2020, 04:11 PM
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Posted By Knoath
I haven't stopped at any wineries in Burgundy...

I haven't stopped at any wineries in Burgundy (drove quickly through it once). I would love to spend some time there as Burgundies are prohibitively expensive in the US and I've heard you can pick up...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-19-2020, 03:49 PM
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Views: 24,348
Posted By Knoath
There definitely was a weird blight (phylloxera)...

There definitely was a weird blight (phylloxera) that killed most of the vines in France in the late 19th century. It was imported from North America. The blight attacked the roots of the vines, so...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-19-2020, 10:59 AM
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Views: 24,348
Posted By Knoath
I have and I like it. There's a region about 3...

I have and I like it. There's a region about 3 hours drive east of Bordeaux called Cahors where they grow a lot of it. I went into one of their wine tourist places and you can just help yourself to...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-09-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 24,348
Posted By Knoath
That six point font gets me every time -...

That six point font gets me every time - especially after I try to look up the alcohol content after finishing the can.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-07-2020, 08:20 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 24,348
Posted By Knoath
I think you mean Bell's from MI. I'll have to...

I think you mean Bell's from MI. I'll have to look out for that one as I'm a big fan of their two-hearted ale (their american style IPA).
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-05-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 24,348
Posted By Knoath
Pinot Noir or Chardonnay?

Pinot Noir or Chardonnay?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-23-2020, 10:36 AM
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Views: 24,348
Posted By Knoath
A lot of Napa wine will actually improve for 5 to...

A lot of Napa wine will actually improve for 5 to 20 years, so you may not have stored it stupidly, unless you stored it next to the radiator/boiler/near a sunlit window.
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