I'm thinking about about doing a beer of the month club for my 4 groomsmen. Any suggestions as to which one? [more inside]
posted by mrhaydel
on Sep 16, 2006 -
I seem to remember hearing about a brewery in a European city using old utility pipes to deliver beer directly into peoples' houses. Did I make that up? A friend thinks so, and I agree: it sounds too good to be true. Has anybody else heard this?
posted by Alt F4
on Sep 14, 2006 -
I would like to start my own Microbrewery, brewing open source beer. I would like to build the business around the community. Birmingham, Alabama does not have its own microbrew, and I'm sure there is a lot of legislation that prevents this. Bringing tasty suds to the public, and fighting the good fight sounds like a glorious occupation. But I'm starting small; just brewing my own beer at home, dreaming about the future and looking for a name.
posted by govtrust
on Sep 7, 2006 -
I am plagued by painful beershits and a complete loss of appetite (sometimes days) after a night of drinking. Any ideas other than curbing my acoholism?
posted by anonymous
on Sep 6, 2006 -
We're in Berlin at the end of next week, and wouldn't mind going to somewhere that has a range of German beers, rather than the typical bars which will serve you just Lowenbrau or, y'know, Bitburger. So, the equivalent of a decent beer hall, which serves more beer. And good 'pub' food, German-style. Any ideas where?
posted by jamescridland
on Aug 24, 2006 -
ABQfilter: In Albuquerque for work on Wednesday, and will probably have the evening free, starting around 8:00. Recommendations?
posted by piro
on Aug 21, 2006 -
Homebrew Filter: I am looking to homebrew a Samuel Adams Utopia clone, but I am having difficulty finding a clone recipe. Do any metafilterites have experience of ideas about how to do this? [more inside]
posted by battlecj
on Jul 24, 2006 -
PartyStoreFilter: Best place to buy kegs (decent prices, good selection) in the northeast Los Angeles area? [more inside]
posted by adamk
on Jul 17, 2006 -
I need a good Irish bar in San Francisco. The kind where there's lots of drunken singing of faux-Irish songs. [more inside]
posted by jewzilla
on May 27, 2006 -
I've recently become interested in brewing beer and stuff, and I have to wonder - How the hell do they make Bia Hoi?
It's an incredibly cheap, evidently preservative-free beer that they make in Vietnam and is generally drank the day it's released. Is it just hastily made lager like anything else? I'm basically just intrigued by the concept of making cheap, easy beer that tastes okay to pretty good.
posted by borkingchikapa
on May 23, 2006 -
Dad used to drink a specific brand of beer 10+ years ago, and I can't remember what kind it was! [more inside]
posted by nitsuj
on Mar 27, 2006 -
Should we serve hard liquor at our wedding reception or just wine/beer? Two sides of the family disagree...need arguments to decide and defuse the other side... [more inside]
posted by UMDirector
on Mar 9, 2006 -
BeerFilter: I've been told by 3 separate bartenders that draught beer has formaldehyde in it, that's why they only drink from bottles. A Google search shows at best that there may be two reasons for formaldehyde being in beer. (1) Can manufacturing and (2) ethanol breakdown. Are either harmful enough to avoid draught beer? [more inside]
posted by petebest
on Dec 1, 2005 -
I left a half filled beer next to a library book last night. Somehow, by morning, the book was in a puddle of beer. Suggestions for drying the book? Does beer create any special problems as opposed to, say, water? [more inside]
posted by dking
on Nov 27, 2005 -
Is the "Please drink responsibly" tagline that now suffixes beer/liquor ads the result of a law, or just a voluntary trend?
posted by tweebiscuit
on Aug 3, 2005 -
On cans of beer, for example Iron City or Pabst Blue Ribbor, it says "Union Made."
Does this refer to the can or the actual beer, or both?
posted by zerolives
on Jul 1, 2005 -
I am in the process of home brewing my first batch of beer (pale ale). In all the excitement I completely mis-read the instructions. [more inside]
posted by Wallzatcha
on Jun 22, 2005 -
I'm usually a liquor drinker (scotch, whisky, bourbon, vodka) and recently I tried to make the move to beer, just to give myself a lighter option. Problem is I'm noticing the day after drinking a few beers (usually 3-4) I'm horribly sore all over, and basically feel like shit. Not hungover but flu-like symptoms (achey body, sore joints, sensitive skin, mildly feverish) I never feel this way when drinking liquor, so is it possible that I am allergic to beer?
posted by mrs.pants
on Jun 16, 2005 -
When I was in college, beer was a central part of my life. In fact, we did all sorts of interesting things with beer, besides simply drink the stuff. One particular stupid-beer-trick that a friend did frequently - but which I have never been able to exactly replicate - intrigues me. Physicists and amateur scientists, lend me your eyes: [more inside]
posted by luriete
on Jun 2, 2005 -
BEER! Looking for tips, resources (.ect) useful to a beginner in the art of homebrewing
. [more inside]
posted by spock
on May 31, 2005 -
On behalf of my friend's dad: Why is it that he gets headaches from canned beer, and not beer from other sources, or canned drinks?
posted by Monster_Zero
on Mar 1, 2005 -
Where do we get a keg of good beer in Manhattan? My friend is having a party and the best keg they have found is Yuengling, which is good, but we want better. Like Unibroue, Ramstein (local to the area and quite good), something really good like that. The boroughs are unfortunately out as apparently this keg is getting to the party in a taxi. The party is on 13th street, so the closer to there the better.
posted by TheOnlyCoolTim
on Feb 15, 2005 -
Beer fans: what are you favorite brews? Are there any particular styles you appreciate more than others? If so, what do you think are the exemplary crafts of that style? Do you prefer bottle, bottle poured, or tap? What, to you, makes a good beer?
posted by baphomet
on Jan 28, 2005 -
African beer - does anyone know a liquor store that sells it in the DC area? In particular I'm looking for Guinean (Guinea-Conakry) beer, but would settle for Senegalese, or Ghanian beer.
posted by Amizu
on Dec 20, 2004 -
I want to get my brother a Beer-of-the-Month club membership as a present. Any advice on good quality clubs or good experience with this type of gift?
posted by ronv
on Dec 19, 2004 -
Beer Filter: My local beer store introduced me to, and then stopped carrying, Franziskaner
. What's another good Weiss beer that I have a chance of finding here in New Hampshire (where we cater to the NASCAR taste range)? [more inside]
posted by yerfatma
on Dec 3, 2004 -
Today after an appointment, I stopped by a local bar for a beer. An over 60 hispanic gentleman walked in and sat at the stool next to me. Without him ordering the bartender brought him a mug, a bottle of beer, and a salt shaker. I was expecting the tender to bring a shot of tequila but that never happened. The guy filled his mug with beer, and every few gulps shook a bit of salt into his brew. I didn't ask him what he was up to, for reasons that escape me now, possibly because his english seemed iffy and he looked ornery. Anybody ever seen this before?
posted by jonmc
on Oct 25, 2004 -