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07-11-2013, 04:14 PM
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I brought it and the boys loved it. Added points and increased ice time if its ice cold.
Good to know. I'm the FNG on our team and my turn to stock the cooler is coming up soon. I don't want to blow it by showing up with some half beer/half lemonade mix, even if I do enjoy it myself.

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I brought a shandy and the guys wouldn't touch it. Most of the guys I've played with turn their nose up at wheat beers too. I don't get it, I love the stuff when it's hot out.

Play it safe, get a decent neutral lager and throw in a few crafts.

Someone brought Kokanee recently and a lot of us had never heard of it. Was really good, like a better version of Coors Light. But it's an "import" here so not worth the money.

Surprisingly good is Trader Joes No Name / Simpler Times lagers. Super cheap too. But they have a lot of alcohol in them which might pack an extra punch right after exercise.

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07-11-2013, 11:56 PM
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Had a game tonight and we headed to the bar after, brought up the topic and most guys agree Labatt or Molson. Everyone pretty much hated the idea of Coors light (Water beer).

However, i mentioned something later about how we distribute DogFish and a couple wanted to see if I could bring some to an upcoming game.

I think basically....Anyone will drink anything...if they don't they are playing beer league hockey wrong.

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07-12-2013, 08:33 AM
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I brought a shandy and the guys wouldn't touch it. Most of the guys I've played with turn their nose up at wheat beers too. I don't get it, I love the stuff when it's hot out.
I do too. As an added bonus you get the carb backloading after the workout - its like drinking a loaf of bread!

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07-12-2013, 10:02 AM
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Labatt is the fall back...then anything from Bell's brewery if anyone's heard of that lol (Oberon, two hearted etc)
Made where I'm from actually. It's super big here.

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07-12-2013, 11:18 AM
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I do too. As an added bonus you get the carb backloading after the workout - its like drinking a loaf of bread!
I'm so confused at guys who hate the taste of wheat beers or shandys but will happily drink some crap light lager like Miller or Bud.

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Cant go wrong with a Canadian.

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I'm so confused at guys who hate the taste of wheat beers or shandys but will happily drink some crap light lager like Miller or Bud.
I think people just tend to fall into that category because they drink cheap beer all of their life. I drank less in college because I could not stand water beers, but good beer was more expansive.

I like flavor in my beers with the alcohol content, some just want to buzz.

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When I'm buying, I generally try to pick up a Canadian. Either Molson or Labatt, both of which are generally available here.

If for whatever reason I can't find those, I'll either pick up Yuengling or just a regular old case of Bud or Miller (depending on how many I'm having to buy).

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Guinness in beer league? That's a new one lol
I think I'd puke a Guinness back up if I drank one right after playing hockey.

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I think I'd puke a Guinness back up if I drank one right after playing hockey.
No way, it is very smooth. It goes down nice when it is cold.

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Anything but Heineken.

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No way, it is very smooth. It goes down nice when it is cold.

Yeah, I don't mind a guinness... but I am not sure how it got such a reputation as a gnarly beer.

Its very smooth, almost not carbonated, very low alcohol content and honestly has a pretty mellow flavor.

Not too far off water, other then being a little creamy.

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The Most Popular Beer in Beer Leagues?
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Yeah, I don't mind a guinness... but I am not sure how it got such a reputation as a gnarly beer.

Its very smooth, almost not carbonated, very low alcohol content and honestly has a pretty mellow flavor.

Not too far off water, other then being a little creamy.
It's not carbonated. It's a nitro tap stout. It's basically Irish water. The misconception of being a heavy beer is because it's dark, people assume its a porter.

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Made where I'm from actually. It's super big here.
Your from kzoo too?

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07-15-2013, 07:30 AM
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No way, it is very smooth. It goes down nice when it is cold.
I'm not saying it wouldn't go down well... it's just a matter of drinking a thick, creamy beer right after doing a bunch of exercise. That's like walking into the locker room and having a nice tall glass of milk.

To me, Guinness is something you have with dinner. Drinking beer after a hockey game is quite different.

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07-15-2013, 07:45 AM
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My team moved to a Park District rink and we can't have beer there.

But we used to have Labatt at the old place.
here in Atlanta none of the rinks officially allow beer in the parking lot (don't even think about having it in the locker room) and the league (not run by the rink) doesn't allow it either, mostly for liability reasons. that doesn't stop teams from drinking after games though. everybody looks the other way as long as you pack out what you brought in.
hell, I'm a league officer and I usually bring the beer for my team.
Yuengling is my first choice. it's readily available in cans and is a good, inexpensive beer.

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07-15-2013, 08:19 AM
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My rink does not allow outside booze and they are nut jobs about it. So we have to buy $3, 16 ounce cans of Labatt from them. They come in a Home Depot bucket filled with ice. Not my favorite beer, I too am more of a craft guy, but it's damn good right when you get off the ice.
You play at Johnny's Icehouse, eh? I do like how you don't have to remember to bring the beer, it is (almost) always cold and waiting for you when you get off the ice.

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07-15-2013, 08:32 AM
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PBR or Molson

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One time this fool brought bud light lime. You're cut, bro.

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If I had access to Yuengling in California it's all I would ever drink, water included. I usually just pick up a 12 pack of PBR or whatever's cheap and bring it to the locker room. My team doesn't have a solid beer rotation going on so I usually have to step up and bring it.

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