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So my friends were in awe that I drink Guinness.
Went to the Londoner to chill out and i ordered a guinn pint.

They were like, HOW THE FUCC you drink that shat.

I told them that its an acquired taste, and the bitterness is a good bitterness.

Anybody else drink Guinness?


LSUAlum2001
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re: So my friends were in awe that I drink Guinness.
Sometimes.


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WizardSleeve
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re: So my friends were in awe that I drink Guinness.
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Guinness


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I told them that its an acquired taste, and the bitterness is a good bitterness.


Not really a bitter beer. They probably dont like "dark" beer.



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DEANintheYAY
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re: So my friends were in awe that I drink Guinness.
Dumb people are dumb.

And Guinness isn't really a bitter beer.


TowBROater
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re: So my friends were in awe that I drink Guinness.
It's not bitter unless you think shite is bitter because that's what it taste like.


dallastiger55
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re: So my friends were in awe that I drink Guinness.
i like guiness but i have to be in the mood for it and i can only sip it.

actually a good trick ive been doing to control my drinking is ill bring 2 guinesses to someones house and by the end im full and its lasted me all night. trying to cut back. sue me


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BMoney
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re: So my friends were in awe that I drink Guinness.
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Anybody else drink Guinness?


Not much. I like my stouts a little heavier. I'm more of an imperial stout guy. To me, Old Rasputin blows Guinness away.


Carson123987
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re: So my friends were in awe that I drink Guinness.
cant do it. feels like i ate a bucket of fried chicken afterwards


Aubie Spr96
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re: So my friends were in awe that I drink Guinness.
Love it. Especially on draft with a nitro pour.


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lsumailman61
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re: So my friends were in awe that I drink Guinness.
I enjoy it from time to time when I'm in the mood.


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RedMustang
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re: So my friends were in awe that I drink Guinness.
I don't mind it at all. I've heard though, that here in the States it's nothing like the real thing in Ireland.


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re: So my friends were in awe that I drink Guinness.
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Guinness
travels poorly.


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Hulkklogan
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re: So my friends were in awe that I drink Guinness.
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Not much. I like my stouts a little heavier. I'm more of an imperial stout guy. To me, Old Rasputin blows Guinness away.



Yup


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DEANintheYAY
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re: So my friends were in awe that I drink Guinness.
Not sure why people think it is a heavy beer, because its really not.



Rickety Cricket
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re: So my friends were in awe that I drink Guinness.
Better than Boddingtons


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LoneStarTiger
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re: So my friends were in awe that I drink Guinness.
Because its dark

That's it

I've heard " I don't like dark beers, it's too heavy" about Shiner too


Hulkklogan
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re: So my friends were in awe that I drink Guinness.
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Not sure why people think it is a heavy beer, because its really not.



I used to think it was too. You gotta remember that the majority of people are used to drinking Bud Light, Miller Lite, High Life, Coors Lite, etc... A beer like Guinness is really heavy compared to those. Compared to good imperial stouts, it's not heavy.


DEANintheYAY
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re: So my friends were in awe that I drink Guinness.
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Because its dark

That's it

I've heard " I don't like dark beers, it's too heavy" about Shiner too


Yep. It always astonishes me when people judge a beer by its color alone.


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LoneStarTiger
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re: So my friends were in awe that I drink Guinness.
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I used to think it was too. You gotta remember that the majority of people are used to drinking Bud Light, Miller Lite, High Life, Coors Lite, etc... A beer like Guinness is really heavy compared to those. Compared to good imperial stouts, it's not heavy.


Final Gravity of Guinness is not much different from light lagers

This post was edited on 1/9 at 5:49 pm


Hulkklogan
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re: So my friends were in awe that I drink Guinness.
But people don't know that. If you said 'final gravity' to the average beer drinker, they'd probably look at you like you were crazy It gets the heavy label because it is a stout, albeit a light one. I'm not saying it's correct, I'm just explaining that it's thought to be heavy out of sheer ignorance. I used to think drinking a Guinness would be like drinking motor oil, back before I tried anything but bud light.


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