A Nearly Waterless Beer Concentrate That Comes in Packets

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A Nearly Waterless Beer Concentrate That Comes in Packets

Post by hooky » Thu Mar 07, 2013 8:55 am

hhmmm. I wonder what this stuff will taste like. I may have to try it out.

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Re: A Nearly Waterless Beer Concentrate That Comes in Packet

Post by bergman » Thu Mar 07, 2013 2:51 pm

Product expected to be available Fall 2013. Pinch me, i think i must be dreaming...

I can't wait to mix up a batch (bottle) using lake superior's cold water - bonus!

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Post by Tampico » Thu Mar 07, 2013 3:55 pm

That's incredible.

I watched their carbonator video, but I didn't see the carbonator anywhere...


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Post by bergman » Thu Mar 07, 2013 4:35 pm

I thought it was built into the upper third of the special carbonator BPA-free bottle. Yea, i was wondering the same thing... If the carbonator weighs1.5 to 2 lbs, I may as well pack a 4-pack of Sierra Nevada Torpedo Pale Ale (16 oz. cans).

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Re: A Nearly Waterless Beer Concentrate That Comes in Packet

Post by Tampico » Thu Mar 07, 2013 4:37 pm

bergman wrote:I thought it was built into the upper third of the special carbonator BPA-free bottle. Yea, i was wondering the same thing... If the carbonator weighs1.5 to 2 lbs, I may as well pack a 4-pack of Sierra Nevada Torpedo Pale Ale (16 oz. cans).
It was a joke. Did you notice the person doing the demonstration?


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Re: A Nearly Waterless Beer Concentrate That Comes in Packet

Post by bergman » Thu Mar 07, 2013 4:56 pm

Pretty funny. I didnt have time earlier to watch the video, as I had to get to work. Now that I've had a chance to see it, was that an oak tree? That was some bark!

In any event, when it does finally hit the market, I'm planning to definitely buy two of those!

If the carbonator had proved to be too bulky and/or heavy, I figured I would just carry the packets, and then keep an eye peeled for Tampico's boat. What's the name of it again?

That's a good one, though. If I was dreaming and didnt want to be awakened, it would be a tough call choosing between the girl and the "dehydrated" beer.

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Post by Tampico » Thu Mar 07, 2013 6:05 pm

bergman wrote:If the carbonator had proved to be too bulky and/or heavy, I figured I would just carry the packets, and then keep an eye peeled for Tampico's boat. What's the name of it again?
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Re: A Nearly Waterless Beer Concentrate That Comes in Packet

Post by bergman » Thu Mar 07, 2013 8:49 pm

2 nites ago I was in phoenix; my son's girlfriend mentioned a bakery (where they just bought 3 coconut cupcakes for $10) called "Tammie Coe". I had to ask her: "Did u say Tampico?". She explained that the bakery recently bought a $70,000 oven from France, and that they now have a little satellite shop in the phoenix (sky harbor) airport. So the next time anybody is at the phoenix airport, and u have a sweet tooth, just think of "Tampico" of Isle Royale.
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Re: A Nearly Waterless Beer Concentrate That Comes in Packet

Post by Ernest T Bass » Thu Mar 07, 2013 9:07 pm

bergman wrote:That's a good one, though. If I was dreaming and didnt want to be awakened, it would be a tough call choosing between the girl and the "dehydrated" beer.
There was beer in that video? :shock:
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Re: A Nearly Waterless Beer Concentrate That Comes in Packet

Post by bergman » Thu Mar 07, 2013 9:28 pm

No. I dreamt that up as well. However, upon further reflection, i guess i'll take the girl, as she looks quite capable of portaging my canoe. Guess I could always bring a box liter of wine instead. :-)

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Re: A Nearly Waterless Beer Concentrate That Comes in Packet

Post by hooky » Fri Mar 08, 2013 3:04 pm

For anyone who is really interested in the carbonator process and doesn't want to have a ... distraction.

http://www.youtube.com/embed/MLkjZ_RMeKA

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Post by Ernest T Bass » Fri Mar 08, 2013 11:47 pm

I actually enjoyed the distraction....especially the part where she shook up the container! :oops:

I think Bergman has the right idea. It would probably be entertaining to observe a portage as well. :shock:
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Re: A Nearly Waterless Beer Concentrate That Comes in Packet

Post by bergman » Sat Mar 09, 2013 1:23 am

You're casting me as a bit sexist, ETB; but I suppose it's really my own fault. Honestly, there wasn't supposed to be any innuendo with my reference to her making the portage. I was actually thinking about a girl I met on the island years ago at the Rock Harbor shelters. She and her dad were just finishing up a trip, and she shared that she had (earlier that day) portaged their canoe solo from Duncan Bay to Tobin Harbor. Needless to say, I was impressed.

Here's to all of the women who take on the challenges of the island, and put up with the inferior half of the species!

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Re: A Nearly Waterless Beer Concentrate That Comes in Packet

Post by naomiswanson » Sat Mar 09, 2013 7:56 am

hooky wrote:hhmmm. I wonder what this stuff will taste like. I may have to try it out.

A nearly waterless beer? That's sounds really interesting and it makes me crave for a glass of beer while watching the beautiful view of Isle Royale. What could be the mixture of this nearly waterless beer? I couldn't imagine it in myself. Thanks! :)


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Re: A Nearly Waterless Beer Concentrate That Comes in Packet

Post by bergman » Sat Mar 09, 2013 12:55 pm

naomiswanson wrote:. What could be the mixture of this nearly waterless beer?
Welcome aboard to the Isle Royale Forum, Naomi! [By the way, can u lift a canoe? Just kidding... ETB put me up to it. :-) :-)]

We are in a distinctly advantageous position on Isle Royale to enjoy the real taste of this new dehydrated beer. The manufacturer is still stymied by the need to add hops to the concoction-they are now experimenting with "hops" substitutes.

Of course, if u have ever visited the park, u probably know that the snowshoe hare are abundant on the island - plenty of hops to go around.

I know what u r thinking: they are really cute and it would be cruel...

Darn it: park rule #14 prohibits the "removal, disturbance or possession of living (or dead) wildlife ... ". I don't believe the native fox will be too keen on the competition either, unless of course we are willing to share the beer recipe (and a few tylenol).

bergman

P.S. They are really cute... [How many parks or places have you been to, where a bunny rabbit will come right up next to your feet? (without feeding them, of course! ). How cool is that?].

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