What is your favorite BMC beer to drink?

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  1. Vonstein15

    Vonstein15 Initiate (0) Jan 15, 2010 Ohio

    Michelob has my vote.started with back in the early 70's, still think it is good.
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  2. Derranged

    Derranged Devotee (479) Mar 7, 2010 New York

    Budweiser American Ale was probably the best offering from AB I've tried ( that wasn't bought from another brewery). I only had it once and I'm not sure it's brewed anymore.

    Hoegaarden is decent. So is Blue Moon and Blue Grand Cru, although the Grand Cru is overpriced.
  3. Duffman929

    Duffman929 Aspirant (279) Nov 27, 2010 Illinois
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    My favorite is the free one that I get to turn down as I thumb my nose at the person who offered it. I'm excited to see what the next question thread will be.
  4. LiquidTable

    LiquidTable Initiate (0) May 3, 2011 Michigan

    In terms of tellow fizzy: Stroh's, Hamm's, Schlitz, Carling Black Label, High Life...
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  5. Brew33

    Brew33 Crusader (748) Oct 24, 2007 Ohio
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    Budweiser ftw.

    An excellent interpretation of an American Adjunct Lager.
  6. Tut

    Tut Initiate (0) Sep 23, 2004 New York

    That's the only denotation that should be used. Glad to see some here get it.
  7. foureyedgeek

    foureyedgeek Initiate (0) Apr 19, 2006 Pennsylvania

    High Life or Coors Original.
  8. Tut

    Tut Initiate (0) Sep 23, 2004 New York

    Once again, Pabst Blue Ribbon IS a BMC beer. The term does not refer to any and all beers produced by those breweries or the international conglomerates that now own them. The term has been in use on this site since the 90's. When the acronym first became popular, people called them BMC type beers. The meaning was obvious and universally understood here. Later, the term was shortened to BMC beer(s) to make a quick, easy reference to ANY bland, pale, mass-produced, adjunct lager. Labatt Blue, Narraganset, Olympia, Rolling Rock, Genesee, Schlitz, are all BMC beers. When someone refered to BMC drinkers, they meant people who drink that TYPE of beer, and we all knew it.

    Now we've got a lot of young, newer members(which is good) who think they can use the term any old way they want - most likely because they simply aren't aware of it's traditional usage. It's gotten absolutely ridiculous. Some are even calling Hoegaarden, Franziskaner hefeweizen, and Newcastle BMC beers.:confused:

    I hope this little history lesson helps some of you get with the program before the term becomes totally useless. Would you start calling Guinness a BMC beer if it's parent company was bought by one of the conglomerates?? Let's stop this nonsense.
  9. sfsean28

    sfsean28 Disciple (356) Dec 17, 2008 New Jersey

    I still drink Budweiser. Goose Island brews are very good. When Bud american Ale came out I drank it all the time. Michelob Amber Bock is my favorite AB product and the one I misssed the most is Killarney's.
  10. HarrySTruman

    HarrySTruman Initiate (0) May 16, 2012 Michigan

    Leinenkugels or Molson Canadian (not triple X or ice or w/e)
  11. Horbar

    Horbar Zealot (560) Feb 24, 2012 Rhode Island

    Agreed. BMC actually has many good brews, I just like to support local, and smaller breweries than BMC.
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  12. DSho

    DSho Initiate (0) Sep 6, 2011 Florida
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    Coors, high life......
  13. jeremy13586

    jeremy13586 Initiate (0) Apr 6, 2007 Pennsylvania

    PBR is one of my go-to "regular" beers. I've found that it's the cheapest one that actually tastes like a beer. That and while it does lack in some flavor and definition, I love to drink it because it makes me appreciate craft beer that much more. High Life will also hold a special place in my heart. It was the first beer that I ever stole from my dad.
  14. Greywulfken

    Greywulfken Poo-Bah (3,325) Aug 25, 2010 New York
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    Surely this is a trick question. There is no such thing as a favorite BMC beer to drink.
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  15. bluejacket74

    bluejacket74 Poo-Bah (4,249) Jul 4, 2005 Ohio
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    If I had to pick one, I would pick Bud Light since I can drink a lot of them and it doesn't give me much of a hangover, at least compared to other beers. Miller and Coors Light don't agree with me as much.
  16. ShogoKawada

    ShogoKawada Meyvn (1,247) May 31, 2009 Pennsylvania

    Coors Golden and Olde English
  17. dennis3951

    dennis3951 Crusader (789) Mar 6, 2008 New Jersey
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    Budweiser on tap.
  18. UCLABrewN84

    UCLABrewN84 Poo-Bah (12,204) Mar 18, 2010 California

    Would you still wear Red Sox headgear?
  19. Manoftyr

    Manoftyr Initiate (0) May 6, 2009 New York

    Bud Light Platinum, doesn't taste too terrible and the ABV gets the job done so to speak.
  20. Nuggethops

    Nuggethops Initiate (0) Jun 7, 2010 New Hampshire

  21. OneBeertoRTA

    OneBeertoRTA Devotee (490) Jan 2, 2010 California
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  22. HumphreyLee

    HumphreyLee Initiate (0) Jan 15, 2011 Pennsylvania

    Blue Moon was kind of my gateway into craft so I'd say that. I've noticed it's gotten a bit thinner and way more orangey over the years though (of course it would). I don't mind Killian's either. And, of course, Hoegaarden, Franziskaner, etc.
  23. Blueribbon666

    Blueribbon666 Zealot (596) Jul 4, 2008 Ohio

    Pabst Blue Ribbon, Carling's Black Label, Molson Canadian, the odd High Life here and there. In the last year the go to session stuff for me outside of craft has been Genesee and Yuengling, especially now that Lord Chesterfield & Yuengling Porter have arrived in Ohio.
  24. JrGtr

    JrGtr Devotee (400) Apr 13, 2006 Massachusetts

    Bud American Ale isn't bad, Coors Batch 19 is decent (both for what they are)
    If I have to, I'd go MGD, possibly Red Dog, or just cola.
  25. olympicgatorade

    olympicgatorade Initiate (0) Aug 16, 2011 New Jersey

    High Life or no life
  26. bfg75

    bfg75 Initiate (0) Feb 26, 2011 Washington
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    Pabst or Rainier if I want something cheap when I'm at a show or a bar with nothing good on tap.
  27. CaptainKirk

    CaptainKirk Initiate (0) May 22, 2007 Connecticut

    owned by BMC ....Hoegaarden and Franziskaner

    shitty cheap beer in large quantity . . . Bud Light
  28. elshaggy

    elshaggy Initiate (0) Jul 12, 2009 Minnesota

    Saw this on a google search so I had to bump this and comment.

    Grain Belt Preimuim, it's almost got a blueberry quality. It's brewed by Schell's, a traditional German craft brewery in New Ulm, MN, but it's definately a BMC by the accepted terms of this thread. They also brew the original Grain Belt recipe Nordeast, which is darker and maltier. It's the friendly Minnesota nice beer!
  29. Vaison

    Vaison Initiate (0) Aug 27, 2010 Delaware
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    Rolling Rock
    or Pacifico for my Mexican version - I gotta have it when I eat at a Mexican restaurant, don't give me that Corona crap.
  30. gatornation

    gatornation Poo-Bah (3,413) Apr 18, 2007 Minnesota
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  31. jesskidden

    jesskidden Meyvn (1,304) Aug 10, 2005 New Jersey

    Czechvar in the US is no longer imported by ABI's Import Brand Alliance, if that why you mention it as a "BMC" beer (since it's not a adjunct lager, either). Budějovický Budvar cancelled that contract as of this summer, and moved the import rights to US Beverage (best known for importing some Heineken-owned brands like Murphy's, Kalik, John Smith's).
  32. gatornation

    gatornation Poo-Bah (3,413) Apr 18, 2007 Minnesota
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    thanks always with up to date stats why did Budejovicky Budvar cancel the contract?
  33. jesskidden

    jesskidden Meyvn (1,304) Aug 10, 2005 New Jersey

  34. gatornation

    gatornation Poo-Bah (3,413) Apr 18, 2007 Minnesota
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    Thanks just read it also ive noticed that Czechvar is out of stock at a few stores or low inventory on shelves
  35. Crackerroll

    Crackerroll Initiate (0) Jan 16, 2011 Missouri

  36. Crackerroll

    Crackerroll Initiate (0) Jan 16, 2011 Missouri

    Budweiser American Ale IS a good beer actually. I'm wondering if they quit brewing it?? I haven't seen it for a long time either.
  37. slatetupelo

    slatetupelo Initiate (0) Jun 23, 2007 Mississippi

    High Life
    Keystone Light

    All three are cheap and help to offset the money I spend on other beers. I'll usually have a few craft beers and then finish off the night with a couple of the beers mentioned above. After a few IPAs it really doesn't matter what you drink, why waste a flavorful brew...
  38. shand

    shand Meyvn (1,419) Jul 13, 2010 Florida
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    I'm pretty sure Budweiser American Ale is a goner, probably due to the stronger than expected sales of Platinum. American Ale dried up around my neck of the woods right when Platinum came out...
  39. Crackerroll

    Crackerroll Initiate (0) Jan 16, 2011 Missouri

    Platinum...meh...I refuse to try it and I live in St. Louis. Screw Inbev.
  40. 5thOhio

    5thOhio Zealot (501) May 13, 2007 South Carolina

    I've had GI a few times, bought prior to the takeover. In my opinion, OK beers but not worth my limited beer budget. I'd rather put that same $$$ towards something better.
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