Beers You Have Literally Drank Your Own Weight Of.

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  1. DrLasers

    DrLasers Initiate (160) Apr 18, 2011 California

    Have you ever estimated the actual quantity of beer that you have consumed?

    Converting Fl OZ to Pounds isn't really accurate but for fun let's say a pint=lb.
    6 Pack=4.5lbs
    12 pack=9lbs
    A case of bottles or cans=18lbs.
    Torpedo Keg=42lbs
    Pony Keg=62lbs
    Full Kegs=124lbs

    Which beers have you bypassed your own weight in?
     
  2. SFACRKnight

    SFACRKnight Meyvn (1,036) Jan 20, 2012 Colorado
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  3. thebigredone

    thebigredone Champion (803) Dec 19, 2011 Wisconsin
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    If 1 pint = 1 lb, and there are 16 ounces in a pint, and 72 ounces in an average six pack, wouldn't a six pack weigh 4.5 lbs?
     
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  4. DrLasers

    DrLasers Initiate (160) Apr 18, 2011 California

    good catch, edited.
     
  5. checktherhyme

    checktherhyme Initiate (152) Apr 8, 2008 Washington

  6. BdubleEdubleRUN

    BdubleEdubleRUN Initiate (0) Jul 28, 2009 California

  7. BigCheese

    BigCheese Initiate (0) Jul 4, 2009 Massachusetts

    High Life, probably Boston Lager, getting close with Harpoon IPA.
     
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  8. nathanjohnson

    nathanjohnson Initiate (0) Aug 5, 2007 Vermont

    Celebration and Hill Farmstead Edward.
     
  9. sjverla

    sjverla Devotee (490) Dec 1, 2008 Massachusetts

    Well, since most of my consumption rotates now that I'm out of college, the most likely answers would probably be Natty Ice, Pabst and maybe Genny Cream...
     
  10. Moose90

    Moose90 Meyvn (1,441) Nov 25, 2012 Washington
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    Odell IPA
     
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  11. devlishdamsel

    devlishdamsel Initiate (0) Aug 1, 2009 Washington

    Probably anything cheap and awful. Not gonna lie, as much as I enjoy actual good beer sometimes its just not affordable or accessable ( when out at a bar with slim pickings or a rock show).
     
  12. trevorjk

    trevorjk Initiate (0) Aug 28, 2009 Netherlands
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    Old Milwaukee and Mickeys. probably a hundred times over. Don't hate on my classic standbys that will always be there for me :slight_smile:
     
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  13. whiskey

    whiskey Aspirant (272) Feb 25, 2012 California
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    Probably Hoptimum at home and 2011 Old Crustacean at a bar. My local alehouse had the Old Crusty on for a long time and I drank the shit out of it every time I went there. Ok, maybe not my weight on the Old Crusty but I must've killed half of that guy's keg.
     
  14. vivasbeer

    vivasbeer Initiate (0) Feb 3, 2012 Michigan

    Two Hearted for sure, in one summer
     
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  15. Providence

    Providence Initiate (0) Feb 24, 2010 Rhode Island

    Sadly the answer to this question is Rolling Rock.
     
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  16. tjensen3618

    tjensen3618 Initiate (0) Mar 23, 2008 California

    After 2007- Stone IPA and Fat Tire
    Before 2007- Natty Light and Bud Light
     
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  17. tectactoe

    tectactoe Initiate (0) Mar 20, 2012 Michigan

    Bud Light.


    I regret nothing.
     
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  18. RichD

    RichD Champion (806) Mar 18, 2012 Rhode Island
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    As of right now I'd say Sam's Boston but FBS will probably get there some time next year when they start releasing sixers.
     
  19. Drucifer

    Drucifer Devotee (453) Apr 16, 2012 Illinois
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    Zombie Dust and FBS. My go to beers in the summer and winter, respectively.
     
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  20. cmmcdonn

    cmmcdonn Initiate (0) Jun 21, 2009 Virginia

    I'm not in the game long enough to have consumed that much of the same (craft) beer.

    Wish I could play along, but it's Coors light for me.
     
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  21. e30todamax

    e30todamax Initiate (0) Oct 5, 2012 Virginia

    Dogfish head 60 min easily, and founders breakfast stout every fall.
     
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  22. eclipse54

    eclipse54 Disciple (390) Jan 26, 2010 Minnesota
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    Probably SNPA for me.
     
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  23. kmatlack

    kmatlack Initiate (0) Mar 29, 2010 California
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    Dirty Horse
     
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  24. SanFranJake

    SanFranJake Initiate (0) Nov 2, 2012 California
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    Sierra Pale, Summerfest, Celebration (all at my old weight of 195)
    Racer 5
    Arrogant Bastard
     
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  25. bsuedekum

    bsuedekum Zealot (563) Aug 13, 2010 Missouri

    Man, when you put the weights out there like that... I've easily consumed a literal ton of Stag in my life. Most likely 2 tons.
     
  26. TheBeerologist

    TheBeerologist Initiate (0) Nov 20, 2011 Rhode Island

    Pre 2002: Olympia
    Since then, Obsidian Stout, Black Butte, maybe even Jubelale, definitely Two Hearted and well on my with Ipswich Oatmeal Stout
     
  27. AnotherImperial

    AnotherImperial Aspirant (239) Oct 29, 2012 Arizona

    Pre-2001: Miller Light, Coors Light, Busch Light, Schaefer (I can't believe I'm typing that last one)

    Post-2001: Yuengling Porter, Barney Flats, Brooklyn BCS, FBS
     
  28. otispdriftwood

    otispdriftwood Crusader (736) Dec 9, 2011 Colorado
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    Something's wrong. Either I weigh too much or haven't drank enough beer but I can't think of one specific beer that I've had that would equal my present weight. If you consider a brewery's full line of beers, yes. But not just one of their beers.
     
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  29. DrLasers

    DrLasers Initiate (160) Apr 18, 2011 California

    If I could magically estimate my lifetime's Coors Light consumption I would have to change the subject to "How many have drank their Vehicle's weight...". Hell, a hot summer day session of Coors Light is 16lbs. alone I still drink and enjoy Coors Light.


    2009 2 kegs os PBR=248lbs
    2009 Sierra Nevada 15+ 12'ers=270lbs
    2010 I got at least 4 ponies of Tower 10=248lbs
    2011 was 4 Ballast Point Big Eye Torpedo kegs and a low estimate 20 6packs=168+90=258lbs
     
  30. Porkhustle

    Porkhustle Initiate (0) Dec 6, 2012

    Victory Hop Wallop
    Sierra Nevada Stout
    Sam Adams Winter Lager
    Session Lager
    Southern Tier Hop Sun
    Anchor Summer Ale
    Sierra Nevada Celebration
    Fullers London Pride
     
  31. OneBeertoRTA

    OneBeertoRTA Devotee (490) Jan 2, 2010 California
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    The problem is once I drank them they never left
     
  32. flayedandskinned

    flayedandskinned Initiate (0) Jan 1, 2011 California
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  33. DaveAnderson

    DaveAnderson Devotee (479) Jan 11, 2011 Minnesota

  34. josephwa

    josephwa Devotee (465) Jun 4, 2012 Minnesota
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    Surly Furious
     
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  35. DrLasers

    DrLasers Initiate (160) Apr 18, 2011 California


    2tons = 64,000ozs =66.8 Cubic Feet, the cargo space of a 2008 Ford Escape.
     
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  36. Domingo

    Domingo Poo-Bah (2,222) Apr 23, 2005 Colorado
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    Sam Adams Boston Lager, Great Divide Rumble, Hofbrau Helles, Dry Dock Hefe/Apricot/Vanilla Porter, Copper Kettle Mexican Chocolate Stout. I’ve probably had those beers more than any others…ever.
     
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  37. MexicanSkittel

    MexicanSkittel Initiate (0) Jun 14, 2010 California

    New castle
    Bud light
    Pliny
    Guinness, but nitro makes the beer lighter?
     
  38. EnronCFO

    EnronCFO Devotee (494) Mar 29, 2007 Massachusetts
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    Smuttynose IPA
     
  39. ChanChan

    ChanChan Devotee (469) Dec 12, 2009 California
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  40. TheBoog013

    TheBoog013 Aspirant (240) Feb 24, 2011 California

    Yuengling Lager from my early years. Sculpin, Speedway Stout and Lil Sumpin Sumpin from recent years.
     
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