Originally Posted by LTOehler
As the weather has turned to crap here I feel not only is this the time but the place to try and gain some insight. I have been lurking here for a bit, or should say enjoying the hell out of the site, so today I signed on and made my donation (a true bargain for the amount on info). A from the heart big Thanks to all!!!
But not surprising to me first my question is about beer
From what I have seen on this site I feel this is the place to gain the needed information to clear up a couple of different points of view. The subject of course is Guinness Stout, and issue is what makes a great stout taste so good. I have been fortunate enough to have found 3 different pubs in the last couple of weeks that have fantastic Guinness. In each glass you could write your name in the head and it would be there to the end. Each was built in a slow pour way with time to settle in between. However each bar tender in each place told me their Guinness was the best because,
1. The keg is all ways fresh
2. The tap needs to clean and they have the cleanest
3. The temperature needs to be cold
I had to make sure that there was truth to what each bar tender was claiming so I did my part and made sure to have more than one. So my question to the Guinness fans is what if any truth to claims is there?
Greetings Dave! Welcome to our little web site and thank you for your support with keeping the lights on.
You asked a very wise question. A review of the site will reveal that BMW owners spend a lot of time customizing their machines. Considering that a man could literally spend hundreds of hours in his garage, it's only logical to wonder what does he eat and drink while doing so?
I'll let others deal with the eating part, I'll address the important issue: what does he drink? A Guinness is logical choice and I can think of none finer!
In spite of the confusion created by some site members, a Guinness is always served ice cold (never under any circumstances over 38 degrees F.) My Guinness is always so cold that there is ice in it.
Now, the thinking man might ask: what if I live in a very cold climate and I'm out in the garage doing the usual winter projects to my bike during the non-riding season? Is it too cold to enjoy an ice cold Guinness? Absolutely not! Heat the garage up! Heat the garage up to whatever temperature is comfortable for you to enjoy an ice cold Guinness. For me, that's about 70 degrees F. The amount that you will spend to heat your garage up to 70 degrees is a very small sacrifice to enjoy a drink of this caliber.
BTW, the finest establishments will serve Guinness from a keg. The contents will always be same day fresh. The tap will be changed for a clean one each day and the keg will always be ice cold.
Your first question being about Guinness shows that you are a deep thinker of considerable taste and character. A logical BMW rider.
Happy riding and drinking (just not at the same time)!