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Are different mainstream Lagers really all that different?

Most generic lagers have subtle differences, but in general as you say they are usually very similar. To be frank, though, this is something I find with just about any style of beer. For instance, if ...
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What's a good (neutral) sample beer to spike with a sensory training kit?

You want a mildly flavored, low hop beer for something like this. I would suggest a Kolsch or Helles Lager or a Mild. Pilsners can be heavily hopped. I have done a lot of this with wines when I taught ...
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Could whisky in lager be considered a lethal cocktail?

If you are asking if there is some chemical reaction that makes the mixture of beer and whiskey more toxic than the two drunk separately, I'm pretty sure the answer is no. That said, if you drink a ...
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What's a good (neutral) sample beer to spike with a sensory training kit?

You should definitely all use the same beer as the base, and you want a beer that has a good balance of hops and malt. The less flavor the beer has, the more the "spiked" flavors and aromas will stand ...
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Do coffee lagers exist?

Yes Coffee Lagers exist. Some call them Coffee Beer as a generic name for all styles of Coffee Beer. As the name suggests, this can be either a lager or ale with coffee added to boost flavor. ...
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Why is Lager/Pilsner the most common beer style for alcohol-free beer?

There are several ways to make a non-alcoholic beer (which BTW is not alcohol free. These beers can have .5% ABV). Boiling off the alcohol at 175f degrees, vacuum distillation at 120f degrees and ...
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What are some big brand Dunkel beers in the United States?

What are some big brand Dunkel beers in the United States? First of all what are Dunkels? Dunkel is the German word meaning dark, and dunkel beers typically range in color from amber to dark reddish ...
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Could whisky in lager be considered a lethal cocktail?

Could whiskey in lager be considered a lethal cocktail? The short answer is no. It has not killed me yet! There are a number of ways to drink a Lager beer with whiskey. Traditionally, the liquor is ...
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What's a good (neutral) sample beer to spike with a sensory training kit?

I would choose Coors. It's easy to get, always tastes the same so it makes for a good control. Also, it is light in flavor so it won't mask anything.
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What are the IBUs (bitterness units) of common lagers? Also, what are hop contents?

List of ibu's: Stella: 30 Kronenbourg 1664: 20 Corona: 10 Fosters: 12 Becks: 20 Heineken: 23 San Miguel: 12 The difference in IBU seems to come from the type of beer, Heineken en Becks are quite ...
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What are the IBUs (bitterness units) of common lagers? Also, what are hop contents?

Finding a compiled list of common-marketplace lagers is probably not going to happen unless someone has made a specific list like this. Generally, you would just search "SPECIFIC BEER IBU" and ...
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Are different mainstream Lagers really all that different?

I think the short answer to whether mainstream lagers taste different is no, not really. But this depends on how you define mainstream lagers. Different lager styles definitely taste different, but ...
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Looking for dark but not heavy

My favourite is "Waterloo Dark"; it's dark enough to pass in a cola bottle, but doesn't have any of the heaviness or burnt taste that would turn off the blonde beer drinkers. It's also well ...
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