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Yankee_In_TX
07-30-2007, 09:19 PM
Anyone seen this crap? The new, best, loudest seats in the stadium? Are you TRYING to insult the Bullpen to sell some more 500 and 600 level season tickets?!?!

Andrew6
07-30-2007, 09:25 PM
Anyone seen this crap? The new, best, loudest seats in the stadium? Are you TRYING to insult the Bullpen to sell some more 500 and 600 level season tickets?!?!

In a nutshell

dskillz
07-30-2007, 09:26 PM
500+ level holds close to 30k of the seats in the stadium (last time I checked that is more than the Bullpen), they are the level where most of the seats available are, so that is what they are going to advertise? Would you rather them advertise Bullpen tickets, even though they can't sale any of them? That would make alot of sense.

I swear alot of the Bullpen is so f'n elitist that it is annoying. You act like if you aren't in the Bullpen, you ain't nothing. I thought this board was for all fans, if not someone let me know.

Just by mentioning another area of seats in the ads is some kind of insult? What kind of crazy assed elitist talk is that?

Yankee_In_TX
07-30-2007, 09:50 PM
I'm not insulting people in 500 and 600, but rather marketing it as "the loudest place in Reliant stadium." I just don't think that's true. People in other areas of the stadium are always telling stories about how their neighbors get annoyed at their cheering, or the people behind them yell at them to sit down. How is that the "loudest place in Reliant?"

IMO, the Bullpen is about the only place where the majority of the fans stand, wave, and yell the entire game. And you don't have to worry about getitng yelled at, because they're in the minority. That, to me, is the loudest place in the stadium. That'sm why I sit there. Not for the view, you can only see plays on your end, and for me personally I have to duck below a goalpost to see. But I sit there because it's loud.

It's like marketing the Director's club as the most lavish seats in the stadium (I still can't picture where these seats are) - the most lavish suites are in Mr. McNair's suite, the Brazos suite, and the other one (can't remmeber the name).

Call me elitest if you must....

On another note, nopt sure where the band is going to play during half time? One of the endzones?

Speedy
07-30-2007, 10:41 PM
I don't have a problem with the Bullpen being the Bullpen. The individual fan in the Bullpen may be another thing, but as for what the Texans wanted the Bullpen to be, I'm all for.

Sad to say that from my view of the Bullpen for the first 4 years I sat directly over it, it has more of the opposing teams fans in it than any place in the stadium. Now I understand that that is probably because of the level of play and that the season ticket holders there probably sold their tickets....maybe. If so...well...I've never missed a game up in my 500 perch. So in that sense, it's not working as far as what the idea was supposed to be.

Now, those who are down there every game, stand the whole game, and do the things that the Bullpen was supposed to be about, more power to you. Hell, I wish the whole stadium had the passion you guys and gals have. I want the Bullpen to get big, known nationally, rank up their with the Dawg Pound and the Black Hole, but with much classier fans, of course. It hasn't happened yet.

We'll see what happens when the Texans become a winning football team, but I can guarantee that when that happens, you won't find any section of that stadium any louder than the other.




Well, not including the socialites in the club section.:hides:

Yankee_In_TX
07-30-2007, 10:56 PM
Well, not including the socialites in the club section.:hides:


Isn't my yacht more important than the Texans? Sadly, the Bullpen had as many empty seats/Ebayed tickets as the rest of the stadium last year. Hopefully winning will help fill the entire stadium with TEXANS fans.

dskillz
07-30-2007, 11:23 PM
It's advertising, is Budweiser the most refreshing beverage on the planet? Are any slogans or claims totally true in advertising? I work in advertising and I know that is not true. Not sure why anyone would get offended because of the Texans advertising for seats in the stadium.

I just thought your post reeked of, "How dare the Texans advertise another section besides the Bullpen," and frankly that is the kind of talk that creates the atmosphere of division that I have felt at times here and with fans in general. I am glad the Texans are now making everyone feel welcome by giving attention and a nickname to us upstars. They are even doing promotional events upstairs for us this year. I think it's great you have your Bullpen and reasons for being there, but I my own valid reasons for being up there.

The main thing is, they are selling tickets where they are available. They are going to make them sound like the most desirable seats. In my opinion, pretty much everything they said was mostly true. Best view of the action and loudest area (when you have 30k people, yes it is the loudest section). For the first 3 seasons, the Texans ignored the 500-600-700 levels. The only thing you heard in all advertising was Bullpen, Bullpen, Bullpen and more Bullpen. It frankly made everyone else feel like we weren't appreciated and not exactly important to the team. So your post kind of irritated that same sore that the Texans are trying hard to heal.

hobie
07-31-2007, 09:19 AM
It frankly made everyone else feel like we weren't appreciated and not exactly important to the team. So your post kind of irritated that same sore that the Texans are trying hard to heal............

Dskillz...I sit in sec. 547... Half way up, and I look right down the middle of the goalposts and have a sweet view. The fans in my section are very passionate and very loud. I have never felt as if the Texans organization has treated us like 2nd class ticket holders, EVER ! My seats are excellent, the fans around us are passionate, and if you felt as if Yankee was being elitest, well that is your thought, as I would not trade my seats for any in the bullpen, and thats no slight on those fans...As Yankee said, he can only see whats going on down at his end, I see the entire field, coming and going, holes opening and closing, routes being ran, plays being covered...

So I feel bad for you if you think that the Bullpen fans are sounding like they are elite, as you should not care how they feel. And to allow some printed words that you took out of context to get you in a lather, relax my friend, the season is close upon us....

Joe Texan
07-31-2007, 09:48 AM
I swear alot of the Bullpen is so f'n elitist that it is annoying. You act like if you aren't in the Bullpen, you ain't nothing. I thought this board was for all fans, if not someone let me know.


It is for everyone, you see we let you in didn't we.
lighten up francis, you might ruffle someones Big Toe


is Budweiser the most refreshing beverage on the planet

that statement should end with an exclamation point ! and a Hell yea

I will point out that Budweiser and Bud light are the official sponsors of the Houston Texans

hobie
07-31-2007, 10:05 AM
I will point out that Budweiser and Bud light are the official sponsors of the Houston Texans


Hey Joe, so is Miller Lite....:toast2:

Personally, who ever hands me an Ice Cold Beer, regardless of brand, I will drink it..Well as long as it's not a Corona....

Kaiser Toro
07-31-2007, 10:20 AM
This is a funny thread. I am going to give my tickets to a Titans fan. :neener:

Yankee_In_TX
07-31-2007, 10:20 AM
Mmmmmmmmmm.....Beer......

http://www.winostuff.com/BeerStuff/Images/homer2.gif

Double Barrel
07-31-2007, 12:16 PM
Back in 2002, we were given some 2nd row seats on the 20 yard line (against the Bengals where we got blown out).

Anyway, the noise in the stadium comes from both endzones, which was clearly evident when I sit down low in the middle. And not just the bottom sections of the endzones, but the entire endzones from top to bottom.

Up in 547, we scream our heads off when the defense is on the field, and have NEVER been told to be quiet or sit down. Three crazy dudes in Texans hardhats are probably not the guys that you want to tell to be quiet during a football game anyway. We don't drink, so we won't be rude about it, but your request will go unfulfilled.

I can't say who is the craziest or loudest fans or sections, because in reality, it doesn't matter and it would be purely a subjective opinion. All I know is that Reliant has the capacity to be extremely loud when the fans are in a game, and this is all that really matters to me. We just try to be section cheer leaders who whip up those around us into a frenzy. It's been tough the last couple of years, but we have hope that better times are ahead and H-town can reclaim it's notoriety as one of football's loudest cities.

With regards to the Bull Pen, we are brothers in arms, and we are all Texans!

LOUD, PROUD, & TEXAN!! :fans: :texflag: :redtowel:

hobie
07-31-2007, 12:25 PM
Up in 547, we scream our heads off when the defense is on the field, and have NEVER been told to be quiet or sit down. Three crazy dudes in Texans hardhats are probably not the guys that you want to tell to be quiet during a football game anyway. We don't drink, so we won't be rude about it, but your request will go unfulfilled


The reason the others around you NEVER tell you to sit down or to be quiet has nothing to do with your hardhats DB, it's those pink lacey ballerina outfits you are wearing that keeps them quiet....:shades:

Double Barrel
07-31-2007, 12:33 PM
The reason the others around you NEVER tell you to sit down or to be quiet has nothing to do with your hardhats DB, it's those pink lacey ballerina outfits you are wearing that keeps them quiet....:shades:

We couldn't let you be the only Texans princess in 547! :wild: :fans:

Yankee_In_TX
07-31-2007, 12:37 PM
We couldn't let you be the only Texans princess in 547! :wild: :fans:

Oh, SNAP
http://z.about.com/d/tvcomedies/1/0/f/-/-/-/joy_darville.jpg

hobie
07-31-2007, 12:40 PM
We couldn't let you be the only Texans princess in 547!

That is absolutely hilarious, I never knew you noticed me !!

dskillz
07-31-2007, 01:08 PM
Up in 547, we scream our heads off when the defense is on the field, and have NEVER been told to be quiet or sit down. Three crazy dudes in Texans hardhats are probably not the guys that you want to tell to be quiet during a football game anyway. We don't drink, so we won't be rude about it, but your request will go unfulfilled


The reason the others around you NEVER tell you to sit down or to be quiet has nothing to do with your hardhats DB, it's those pink lacey ballerina outfits you are wearing that keeps them quiet....:shades:

I sit in 611 and never have I seen anyone tell people to sit down or anything. The only time I heard anything like that was when some guys were drunk as a skunk and using the kind of language that was not appropriate. Other than that incident, people stand, make noise, etc. Actually there is a 63 year-old lady next to me that cheers or boos every single play. It is quite the display of enthusiasm that gets pretty much everyone else invloved as well.

dskillz
07-31-2007, 01:21 PM
I can't say who is the craziest or loudest fans or sections, because in reality, it doesn't matter and it would be purely a subjective opinion. All I know is that Reliant has the capacity to be extremely loud when the fans are in a game, and this is all that really matters to me. We just try to be section cheer leaders who whip up those around us into a frenzy. It's been tough the last couple of years, but we have hope that better times are ahead and H-town can reclaim it's notoriety as one of football's loudest cities.

With regards to the Bull Pen, we are brothers in arms, and we are all Texans!

LOUD, PROUD, & TEXAN!! :fans: :texflag: :redtowel:

That was basically my point with my post. I feel like we are all fans, regardless where we are sitting in the Bullpen, Gridiron, the new 'Society Pods', wherever.

texanmojo
07-31-2007, 03:47 PM
I will point out that Budweiser and Bud light are the official sponsors of the Houston Texans

Not at Texan Mojo...and if I recall, the lots are now the 'Miller Lite' lots. Maybe you should change the beer you drink...since you will be tailgating on the land of Miller Lite!!!! :stirpot:

Frankly I could care less where anyone sits...as long as they root for the home team and they are loud.

dskillz
07-31-2007, 11:41 PM
Not at Texan Mojo...and if I recall, the lots are now the 'Miller Lite' lots. Maybe you should change the beer you drink...since you will be tailgating on the land of Miller Lite!!!! :stirpot:

Frankly I could care less where anyone sits...as long as they root for the home team and they are loud.



They are the Miller Lot lots? I had no idea about that. I wonder if they will have signage out there.

Andrew6
08-01-2007, 01:18 AM
Not at Texan Mojo...and if I recall, the lots are now the 'Miller Lite' lots. Maybe you should change the beer you drink...since you will be tailgating on the land of Miller Lite!!!! :stirpot:

Frankly I could care less where anyone sits...as long as they root for the home team and they are loud.


Don't get me wrong I drink miller lite, But where the hell is the Shiner bock Lots at???? Thats a true Texas beer.

texanmojo
08-01-2007, 09:35 AM
Don't get me wrong I drink miller lite, But where the hell is the Shiner bock Lots at???? Thats a true Texas beer.

Oh yeah...love the Shiner Bock. Good stuff there! But I couldn't shotgun it. That stuff gives me one wicked headache if I drink too much of it.

texanmojo
08-01-2007, 09:37 AM
They are the Miller Lot lots? I had no idea about that. I wonder if they will have signage out there.

Yep...even the beloved Platinum lot is a Miller Lite lot (I prefer the grass).

http://www.houstontexans.com/tickets/parking.asp

shinerbock_girl
08-01-2007, 10:50 AM
Don't get me wrong I drink miller lite, But where the hell is the Shiner bock Lots at???? Thats a true Texas beer.

What a Man!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

shinerbock_girl
08-01-2007, 10:59 AM
Oh yeah...love the Shiner Bock. Good stuff there! But I couldn't shotgun it. That stuff gives me one wicked headache if I drink too much of it.

I've never gotten a headache from Shiner Bock, Its actually the only beer i really love, and its not just because my Brother is Brewmaster....But since it is in the family, i have to support my Bro...

And HOBIE, What was that bud comment you made that you drink anything???...lol...Remember on one of your tailgating parties my brother gave you 5 cases of Shiner Bock since you loved it sooo much, and then i caught you with a bud Light in your hands....Remember, you looked like a deer in head lights saying, "Someone handed it to me, i really didn't want to drink it" LMAO...

Specnatz
08-01-2007, 11:07 AM
I love Shiner Bock, but I will admit because it is a heavier beer, I can not always drink it. Personnally I am a budlight guy, and will not drink 99% of miller light products.

Texans football amd Shiner Bock nothing better.

Yankee_In_TX
08-01-2007, 11:15 AM
I love Shiner Bock, but I will admit because it is a heavier beer, I can not always drink it. Personnally I am a budlight guy, and will not drink 99% of miller light products.

Texans football amd Shiner Bock nothing better.

The closer to water the beer is, the better for tailgating (hot weather, makes you feel less full, and easier to drink quickly for fun or because you're outside the stadium gates).

dskillz
08-01-2007, 11:55 AM
Yep...even the beloved Platinum lot is a Miller Lite lot (I prefer the grass).

http://www.houstontexans.com/tickets/parking.asp

Dayum, they are getting sponsors for everything! Pretty soon we will be going to the 'Mr. Norman Bathrooms'.

I used to drink a hell of alot of Shiner, but it is just too heavy. Yankee is right, drinking all that heavy beer makes you just feel full and tired. Drinking a light or Lite beer really allows you to still have energy and not feel like you ate a turkey before 10AM.

I am trying to formulate my drinking plan for the tailgates this year. I am thinking that hourly shots might be a part of the menu.

shinerbock_girl
08-01-2007, 11:58 AM
Not at Texan Mojo...and if I recall, the lots are now the 'Miller Lite' lots. Maybe you should change the beer you drink...since you will be tailgating on the land of Miller Lite!!!! :stirpot:

Frankly I could care less where anyone sits...as long as they root for the home team and they are loud.

Next to Shiner, i do drink Miller lite....My second favorite beer....Guess i never have been a Bud woman...

hobie
08-01-2007, 12:23 PM
And HOBIE, What was that bud comment you made that you drink anything???...lol...Remember on one of your tailgating parties my brother gave you 5 cases of Shiner Bock since you loved it sooo much, and then i caught you with a bud Light in your hands....Remember, you looked like a deer in head lights saying, "Someone handed it to me, i really didn't want to drink it" LMAO...

WHOA.... I guess I need to refresh your memory there Ms. Shinerbock....
Since being a graceous host as I am, and I wanted to make sure everyone that attended was well taken care of, I ran out of my beer and was searching for a cold one after the game. I was handed a cold beer, and that is what I was wanting. Now, I must say I was not searching out a BUD LIGHT, trust me, I never go looking for BUD or BL. It was what was available and I could not come across anything else.

I do admit guilt, I was caught red handed with it, and for that reason alone, I now keep a few of my beers in my truck for post game festivities..The shame alone has changed me !

dskillz
08-01-2007, 12:27 PM
Next to Shiner, i do drink Miller lite....My second favorite beer....Guess i never have been a Bud woman...



Hmmm....I like Bud Select myself.

My top 5+1

1. Bud Select
2. Blue Moon
3. Miller Lite
4. Bud
5. The High Life
6. Bud Light

*subject to change to what is on sale/free given to me

shinerbock_girl
08-01-2007, 12:27 PM
And HOBIE, What was that bud comment you made that you drink anything???...lol...Remember on one of your tailgating parties my brother gave you 5 cases of Shiner Bock since you loved it sooo much, and then i caught you with a bud Light in your hands....Remember, you looked like a deer in head lights saying, "Someone handed it to me, i really didn't want to drink it" LMAO...

WHOA.... I guess I need to refresh your memory there Ms. Shinerbock....
Since being a graceous host as I am, and I wanted to make sure everyone that attended was well taken care of, I ran out of my beer and was searching for a cold one after the game. I was handed a cold beer, and that is what I was wanting. Now, I must say I was not searching out a BUD LIGHT, trust me, I never go looking for BUD or BL. It was what was available and I could not come across anything else.

I do admit guilt, I was caught red handed with it, and for that reason alone, I now keep a few of my beers in my truck for post game festivities..The shame alone has changed me !

HMMMM, Couldn't come across anything else ehh???? What about those 5 cases of Shiner Bock that were iced down in the coolers...lol...Oh wait, that meant you had to walk too far to the cooler huh???? U discovered a closer cooler that happened to have Budddddd in it....LOL.....I STILL LOVE YOU MAN ....

hobie
08-01-2007, 12:36 PM
HMMMM, Couldn't come across anything else ehh???? What about those 5 cases of Shiner Bock that were iced down in the coolers...lol...Oh wait, that meant you had to walk too far to the cooler huh???? U discovered a closer cooler that happened to have Budddddd in it....LOL.....I STILL LOVE YOU MAN ....

Now are sure I iced them down?? I iced down the ones you wanted me too. As for the rest, no way in hell I was icing those down and putting them out for everyone else...I might be a good host, but I am not dumb enough to give away good beer like that !! Drink my Miller, or someone elses Bud, or whatever, SHINER IS OFF LIMITS..I am thinking the 1910's were playing games on you !!

shinerbock_girl
08-01-2007, 12:45 PM
Now are sure I iced them down?? I iced down the ones you wanted me too. As for the rest, no way in hell I was icing those down and putting them out for everyone else...I might be a good host, but I am not dumb enough to give away good beer like that !! Drink my Miller, or someone elses Bud, or whatever, SHINER IS OFF LIMITS..I am thinking the 1910's were playing games on you !!

HHMMMM, Good answer....lol.....I think i remember now you didn't ice down all the cases....My bad.....lol....But i do know also, you DIDN'T have anyyyy Budddd in your coolers, which i did believe you when you said it was given to you.....And buddy, i sure did love those 1910 drinks.....ppl have nooo idea how good those things are....

BeerTastesLikeVictory
08-01-2007, 01:41 PM
Miller, Bud, Coors, they are all great if all you want to do is urinate. On a side note since I have moved to PA it has taken me 6 months and I finally found a store with Shiner, so note to Shinerbock_girl, tell your bro they need to get some more brew up this way. I have to drive 30 min every time I need a case of Shiner. There is so many good micro brewed American beers these days I would be hard pressed to pick one. I generally drink more stouts and porters in the winter, and hoppy ales in the summer. The occasional wheat (weizen) also does a body good.

YellerLotYeller
08-01-2007, 02:02 PM
Miller, Bud, Coors, they are all great if all you want to do is urinate. On a side note since I have moved to PA it has taken me 6 months and I finally found a store with Shiner, so note to Shinerbock_girl, tell your bro they need to get some more brew up this way. I have to drive 30 min every time I need a case of Shiner. There is so many good micro brewed American beers these days I would be hard pressed to pick one. I generally drink more stouts and porters in the winter, and hoppy ales in the summer. The occasional wheat (weizen) also does a body good.

Yea that Iron City crap was horrible, but the Penn Ale wasn't all that bad.

We went to the Church Brew Works while we were in Pittsburgh too. That was a trip getting drunk in a friggin church.

BeerTastesLikeVictory
08-01-2007, 02:51 PM
Yea that Iron City crap was horrible, but the Penn Ale wasn't all that bad.

We went to the Church Brew Works while we were in Pittsburgh too. That was a trip getting drunk in a friggin church.

Iron City is Pittsburghs equivilant to Lone Star. Yuengling is the semi-equivilant to Shiner (just not as good). It has been years since I have been to church brew works, but the concept of an alter filled with beer vats keeps the people coming.

TEXANSTAILGATER
08-01-2007, 03:35 PM
I was thinking along the same lines...

http://www.texanstalk.com/forums/showthread.php?t=39782

shinerbock_girl
08-01-2007, 06:48 PM
Miller, Bud, Coors, they are all great if all you want to do is urinate. On a side note since I have moved to PA it has taken me 6 months and I finally found a store with Shiner, so note to Shinerbock_girl, tell your bro they need to get some more brew up this way. I have to drive 30 min every time I need a case of Shiner. There is so many good micro brewed American beers these days I would be hard pressed to pick one. I generally drink more stouts and porters in the winter, and hoppy ales in the summer. The occasional wheat (weizen) also does a body good.

I will be sure to tell him....They are trying to expand in that area...

BeerTastesLikeVictory
08-01-2007, 07:10 PM
I will be sure to tell him....They are trying to expand in that area...

When I found it I was en route to get beer for a family picnic, I was told Miller Lite pony keg, so on the way to the counter with the keg I saw Shiner and bought a case for myself and anyone who wanted to try it. Lets just say the Shiner was gone in 30 minutes and it was tough to get everyone to finish the keg. It went over real well. If he can swing more stores up here I will be sure to promote it. Cheers

Andrew6
08-02-2007, 12:57 AM
Need to rename this thread WHATS YOUR FAVORITE BEER?

Hookem Horns
08-02-2007, 01:34 AM
Man, I don't see how you guys can stomach Miller Lite and Bud, or most other American beers for that matter. I remember last season or the season before I took off and forgot my beer. Some in my tailgate offered me Miller Lite and I opted for water. I just can't drink that stuff. I am not trying to come off as a beer snob either. Those types of beers give me a headache and make me want to hurl, plus you have to drink 3 or more of them to get a decent "picker upper" going.

Now that I think of it, I want to thank those great guys at St. Arnolds in the Blue Lot. It's not a Texans Tailgate for me unless I go visit them and grab at least one St. Arnolds. Now that is GOOD beer.

BTW, my diss on American beers are the big name ones like Bud, Miller, Coors, etc. There are good American beers out there like St. Arnolds, Shiner, Sam Adams, and many other smaller micro brew companies. Most of these good beers use traditional European recipies and brewing techniques.

BeerTastesLikeVictory
08-02-2007, 10:35 AM
Most of these good beers use traditional European recipies and brewing techniques.

Most of them do use old world techniques but for the last few years you have seen some things that arent quite so old world. I think many American microbreweries have tried to see how many hops they can cram into a bottle, where many old german beers relied on more of a malty charchteristic. I am also not a beer snob, I just enjoy trying different kinds of beer. If its free and cold (or if I am broke) I will go with a regular (I hesitate to use that word) beer. To be honest if I am buying I might just grab a PBR instead of miller, because its cheaper and the taste is not too different. Also, when I am fishing I drink Miller Lite because I can start at 7am with a beer and not be on the floor by 2pm. I miss St. Arnolds, I don't think I will ever see that up this way.

shinerbock_girl
08-02-2007, 06:26 PM
Iron City is Pittsburghs equivilant to Lone Star. Yuengling is the semi-equivilant to Shiner (just not as good). It has been years since I have been to church brew works, but the concept of an alter filled with beer vats keeps the people coming.

Your the second on that mentioned this particular beer Yuengling...One guy swears its the best ever but you can rarely find it around here...Isn't it a belguim beer???

treygar
08-02-2007, 07:40 PM
i always enjoy beer talk, and this summer i was introduced to the New Belgium Brew. Co. in Ft. Collins, Colorado.

each of their beers, with the exception of the one made of organic wheat, was smooth and tasteful, even the dark beer and I don't drink dark beer much, but i would buy their dark beer.

if you see it at your grocery spend the extra dollar and try it out, i suggest Fat Tire it is their most popular selling brand and if you like that then expand to the rest.

shinerbock_girl
08-02-2007, 11:18 PM
i always enjoy beer talk, and this summer i was introduced to the New Belgium Brew. Co. in Ft. Collins, Colorado.

each of their beers, with the exception of the one made of organic wheat, was smooth and tasteful, even the dark beer and I don't drink dark beer much, but i would buy their dark beer.

if you see it at your grocery spend the extra dollar and try it out, i suggest Fat Tire it is their most popular selling brand and if you like that then expand to the rest.

Hey, maybe we need to start a beer thread...lol...Then we could talk about everyones different beer taste....

stingray
08-02-2007, 11:55 PM
I love dark beer, especially Heinekin dark, I think that is the best dark beer made but very strong, stronger than shiner bock. I just think that dark beer is a little hard to drink on a hot day. I'd rather drink Bud select, or Bud. But dark beer does go down well on a cold day.

Kaiser Toro
08-03-2007, 12:04 AM
Best beer ever is Pivovarna Lasko in Slovenia.

The last beer that made me go wow was Whale's Tale Pale Ale out of Nantucket. This thread has reminded me to check on its distribution as it was very limited four years ago.

V Man
08-03-2007, 12:37 AM
Gotta go with Shiner.

Grew up about 7 miles from the brewery. Can't beat the Premium (they call it blonde now) in a keg.

Now it is Bock for the most part, but I do miss the 97 from last year.

Speedy
08-03-2007, 12:37 AM
If I'm drinking a lot, or it's hot, like at a tailgate or something, I'm drinking something light. Miller Lite is...umm...what I grew up on and is what you'll see me with most of the time.

When drinking for taste, my beer of choice is Red Stripe.

I like ambers and most darker beers. Dos Equis amber is another I like a lot.
When it's cold, something a little heavier will do, Chimay Ale (red label) hits the spot.

I've found that I generally don't care much for beers in a green bottle. Dos Equis would be an exception, but I prefer the amber.
Heineken is yuck, but I haven't heard of the dark. May have to try it.

Never cared much for Tecate or Corona.

Celis used to have a strawberry beer that was different and I was kinda getting used to, but I haven't seen it around in a while.

I don't like the aftertaste of the Budweiser beers. Bud light seems a little too dry to me.

I'll pretty much drink anything if you hand it to me, free beer is the best, with the possible exception of Coors. I'd have to be desperate and dying.

shinerbock_girl
08-03-2007, 12:38 AM
Best beer ever is Pivovarna Lasko in Slovenia.

The last beer that made me go wow was Whale's Tale Pale Ale out of Nantucket. This thread has reminded me to check on its distribution as it was very limited four years ago.

Is it available here in the states???

shinerbock_girl
08-03-2007, 12:42 AM
Gotta go with Shiner.

Grew up about 7 miles from the brewery. Can't beat the Premium (they call it blonde now) in a keg.

Now it is Bock for the most part, but I do miss the 97 from last year.

U and me both big guy...I loved the 97, The Bohemian Black Lagar...nothing like it...And we grew up not far from each other, since i was born and raised in shiner...Hey guys at least i can tell you the Brewmaster of Shiner brewery is the absolute biggest Texans fan.....He goes to as many games as he can....He has more Texans gear then me, and i thought that wasn't possible...Thats my Bro!!!!!!

Yankee_In_TX
08-03-2007, 10:10 AM
U and me both big guy...I loved the 97, The Bohemian Black Lagar...nothing like it...And we grew up not far from each other, since i was born and raised in shiner...Hey guys at least i can tell you the Brewmaster of Shiner brewery is the absolute biggest Texans fan.....He goes to as many games as he can....He has more Texans gear then me, and i thought that wasn't possible...Thats my Bro!!!!!!

I noticed "Shiner 98" at the Saucer, what is it?

HuttoKarl
08-03-2007, 10:23 AM
Julius Echter.

shinerbock_girl
08-03-2007, 10:31 AM
I noticed "Shiner 98" at the Saucer, what is it?

Every year Shiner celebrates their history of Shiner beer with an anniversary beer, counting from 1909 when Shiner started to 2005 was 96 years so the 96 was their first anniversary beer made......It was a Marzen Style Ale...And every year its a different beer...This year the 98 is a Bavarian style Amber...I'm not too keen on this one, a little bitter for me...Last years 97 was a Bohemian Black Lager and it was absolutely wonderful, you can ask V-man about it, it was his favorite beer...But its made in batches for that particular year then its never made again...That part I hate because if they would have kept the 97, that would have been my new favorite beer...It tasted similar to Samual Adams, only better..

hobie
08-03-2007, 10:31 AM
Yankee.... Give it a try, it is an Amber of sorts.. I like it..Shinerbock Girl would have better info on it, but it is really good. I tell ya, the Saucer is the place that has gotten me addicted to the Blue Moon...

Edit, she beat me to it.....Nice !

Specnatz
08-03-2007, 11:14 AM
I really like the shiner Korshe (sp) very smooth and not real heavy. I do drink budlight but I love trying new beers, but the only thing I worry about is trying them in a bar at moshere because I do not want to spen $4 bucks on a beer I am not going to like. It took me a long time to try Shiner until I went somewhere it was on tap and they gave me a shot of it to try.

Victory, I can not recall the micro that is up that way, but it is a very good tasting beer. At least 3 out of the 4 were. I have friends up in the Hersey area whom I try to visit once a year. Last year when I drove up to visit them I took 2 cases of Shiner with me, and brought two cases of the mixture back with me. But some friends got into and drink it all after being back for a month and a half. They did not realize it was not to be put out along with the rest of the bber for a party, and that I could not get any down here. I do not think I paid for a drink for quiet a while after that because they felt so bad.

V Man
08-03-2007, 11:40 AM
Every year Shiner celebrates their history of Shiner beer with an anniversary beer, counting from 1909 when Shiner started to 2005 was 96 years so the 96 was their first anniversary beer made......It was a Marzen Style Ale...And every year its a different beer...This year the 98 is a Bavarian style Amber...I'm not too keen on this one, a little bitter for me...Last years 97 was a Bohemian Black Lager and it was absolutely wonderful, you can ask V-man about it, it was his favorite beer...But its made in batches for that particular year then its never made again...That part I hate because if they would have kept the 97, that would have been my new favorite beer...It tasted similar to Samual Adams, only better..

Your brother should make a special batch of 97 for you and a few close friends. (it is the least a brother could do for his little sister). Doesn't even have to label it. Just brew and bottle, I am sure you could care less about the label.

Yankee_In_TX
08-03-2007, 11:54 AM
Yankee.... Give it a try, it is an Amber of sorts.. I like it..Shinerbock Girl would have better info on it, but it is really good. I tell ya, the Saucer is the place that has gotten me addicted to the Blue Moon...

Edit, she beat me to it.....Nice !

Then try Hoegaarden or Chimay :)

shinerbock_girl
08-03-2007, 12:20 PM
Your brother should make a special batch of 97 for you and a few close friends. (it is the least a brother could do for his little sister). Doesn't even have to label it. Just brew and bottle, I am sure you could care less about the label.

LOLLLL, Don't i wish....I knew you would miss it...

BeerTastesLikeVictory
08-03-2007, 02:57 PM
Your the second on that mentioned this particular beer Yuengling...One guy swears its the best ever but you can rarely find it around here...Isn't it a belguim beer???

Yuengling(pronounced Ying-Ling) is a local beer, made in Pottsville, PA. Its not quite a hearty as Shiner, and it is definately not the best ever. Its a traditional amber lager. Most people who traditional drink american macrobrews (bud, miller) like that because the taste is better but not overpowering for someone who has not experienced different brews. It is good and I drink it quite often at a bar because a good bit of the time it is placed in the same price as regular domestics, but tastes much better. Still, shiner is much better in all aspects.

BeerTastesLikeVictory
08-03-2007, 03:01 PM
i always enjoy beer talk, and this summer i was introduced to the New Belgium Brew. Co. in Ft. Collins, Colorado.

each of their beers, with the exception of the one made of organic wheat, was smooth and tasteful, even the dark beer and I don't drink dark beer much, but i would buy their dark beer.

if you see it at your grocery spend the extra dollar and try it out, i suggest Fat Tire it is their most popular selling brand and if you like that then expand to the rest.

I lived in Ft. Collins during 97-98, It is a very good brewery. You could buy a glass gallon jug filled with beer for $12 and get it re-filled any time for $4. I made several trips to their brewery. Another good brewery in Ft. Collins is Odells. They made a great Unfiltered wheat and did the same jug special. From Colorado up to the pacific northwest there is a TON of good microbreweries. Breckenridge Brewery is another good one. Try the Avalanche ale if you ever find it.

Dr2bKay
08-09-2007, 09:24 PM
I had to bring this back up....I was looking on the website and they now have a section under the fan zone tab called Gridiron Texas...How come all the pics they have on the page is of US....Bull Pen seaters.....I think that they did it just for you Yankee...:whip: They also have a slide show of pics...which is again us...lol so funny...

Anyhow Go Texans!:fans:

Tedc
08-09-2007, 09:53 PM
I had to bring this back up....I was looking on the website and they now have a section under the fan zone tab called Gridiron Texas...How come all the pics they have on the page is of US....Bull Pen seaters.....I think that they did it just for you Yankee...:whip: They also have a slide show of pics...which is again us...lol so funny...

Anyhow Go Texans!:fans:

I applaud the Texans for trying to get a larger amount of the stadium "IN" the game. I hope it works.

It would REALLY be nice if they would update the Bull Pen section. It hasn't been touched since the third year but each year they promise a updated, interactive Bull Pen section. Maybe they feel they don't have to try hard to get us because they had us at NFL2002.

sakebomb
08-09-2007, 11:36 PM
All they have to do is win and they won't have do worry about catchy little phrases. The place will be rocking and rolling.