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What is your favorite BMC beer to drink?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by raynmoon, May 23, 2012.

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  1. 5thOhio

    5thOhio 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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  2. BoneyardBrewer

    BoneyardBrewer Apr 24, 2005 Michigan

    Stroh's is readily available thru Fabiano Bros. I keep it in stock at the store and at home. Also PBR and Black Label.
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  3. tdowney

    tdowney Aug 12, 2012

    Yuengling traditional lager is my everyday beer
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  4. haruspexvic

    haruspexvic Aug 23, 2012 Illinois

    Hoegaarden. But if we're talking most popular, I'll take Budweiser
  5. t8000shx

    t8000shx Mar 2, 2004 New York
    Beer Trader

    Bud Light hands down. And I'm not adding a disclaimer about "oh just because it's cheap and low ABV and gets the job done" - no, I drink Bud Light somewhat regularly because I enjoy drinking Bud Light.
  6. huskermike12

    huskermike12 Nov 14, 2011 Vermont

    That and it may have been the worst attempt at "craft beer" ever made. Budweiser American Ale was/ is horrible IMO.
  7. LOCAL

    LOCAL Oct 29, 2006 New Hampshire

    Coors Original
  8. sunkistxsudafed

    sunkistxsudafed Apr 30, 2010 New Mexico

    Blue Moon is my guilty pleasure as well. That spiced amber was great! it tasted like a cinnamon roll.
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  9. Beefytits4

    Beefytits4 Nov 2, 2011 Illinois

    Growing up, this shit was in my hand at every concert, event, party, fishing trip etc... etc.. etc..This is what I drink for special occasions!

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  10. acevenom

    acevenom Oct 7, 2011 Louisiana

    1) Old Milwaukee
    2) Schlitz Gusto
    3) Pabst Blue Ribbon
    4) Miller High Life
    5) Coors
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  11. Dan_Bowman

    Dan_Bowman Apr 11, 2010 Ohio
    Beer Trader

    Any idea what / how many breweries the big three collectively own? I don't even know anymore. From the ones I can remember, it would probably be new castle or any of the Goose Island beers.
  12. jesskidden

    jesskidden Aug 10, 2005 New Jersey

    Newcastle is owned by Heineken.

    If by "the big three" you mean the Big Two of US brewing (Anheuser-Busch & MillerCoors) besides their own breweries, A-B owns Goose Island and MC owns Leinenkugel and what's now called the Blue Moon brewery at Coors Field, Denver.

    They also have partial ownership of a few other companies (AB - CBA, Coastal and MC - Terrapin, etc).

    If you mean the parent companies of the US Big Two - AB-InBev, SABMiller and Molson Coors - well, that's a much longer list and can be found on the websites of those companies.

    Probably forgetting a few - Brookston Beer Bulletin used to have a handy page with all the brands owned and/or imported into the US by the parent co's but Google is warning me away from that site the past few days.
  13. JuicesFlowing

    JuicesFlowing Jul 5, 2009 Kansas

    I drink Coors Extra Gold each summer when I camp. It's a bad beer in a pint glass, but a god beer out of the can.
  14. Skoallrebel

    Skoallrebel Sep 6, 2012

    Yuengling on draft or out of a can. At least its the same price as a BMC.
  15. Ericness

    Ericness Nov 21, 2012 Massachusetts

    Steel Reserve. Its apparently a MillerCoors product but is my ultimate guilty pleasure. Comes in 22s and 40s, need I say more?
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  16. MooseBoose

    MooseBoose Jun 6, 2007 Wisconsin

    Lienies Big Eddy IIPA.

    If you me the AAL stuff, Coors banquet if I can get it, or PBR, Old Style, High Life.

    If at a wedding or event where the people have "choices" of Bud Light and Miller light, or Bud Light and Coors Light, etc. (been to more than one unfortunetly), I would pick Coors Light> Bud LIght> Miller Lite.
  17. akbeerfiend

    akbeerfiend May 14, 2009 Alaska

    damn I didnt know this, bye bye Urquell....
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  18. RochefortChris

    RochefortChris Oct 2, 2012 North Carolina
    Beer Trader

    There's this beer called Red Fox they do that's an amber ale I can only get on tap at Bailey's Sports Bar that's pretty good.
  19. Providence

    Providence Feb 24, 2010 Rhode Island

    That's what I'm talking about. Fight the good fight!
  20. Thickfreakness

    Thickfreakness Oct 2, 2010 New York

    Genny Cream ale or PBR a couple of times a year. I'd just rather not drink beer if I gotta drink bad beer. The world still has plenty of tequila!
  21. Derranged

    Derranged Mar 7, 2010 New York

    Call me crazy but I actually kinda liked Natty Daddy and Molson XXX. I also find Bud Light Platinum drinkable. Nothing like getting drunk off scotch and malt liquor whilst watching the Giants smash the Packers in the playoffs ;)
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  22. WassailWilly

    WassailWilly Sep 8, 2007 New York

    Raised on Miller High Life now Labatts Blue and some Genny in the summer otherwise no swill...
  23. BedetheVenerable

    BedetheVenerable Sep 5, 2008 Missouri

    Leffe Blond or Bruin, Urquell, or Franziskaner Dunkel
  24. BeerImmediately

    BeerImmediately Feb 2, 2006 Pennsylvania

    By definition, I'll say just aboot anything Goose Island, followed by Franziskaner, and traditional Blue Moon (with NO orange, damnit!)

    If the question is focused on adjunct and light lagers, I'd have to go with Milla Lite and Michelob Ultra Amber (do they still make that?)
  25. 1Nrwyscotch

    1Nrwyscotch Apr 8, 2012 Wisconsin
    Beer Trader

    Goose Island "Matilda" which I really like, Corona on a hot day, Killians Irish Red on tap when nothing more interesting is available. Guiness if that counts.
  26. BeerNFoodDood

    BeerNFoodDood Jul 7, 2012 Colorado
    Beer Trader

    Coors Banquet is quality beer better than many upstart craft, expired shit brews that are on the market.
  27. LittleGus

    LittleGus Mar 13, 2008 Minnesota

    I'll agree with the Blue Moon folks. I saw someone say Bud American Ale. I read a couple good reviews so bought a six of it the first time I saw it. I used the last five for boiling bratwurst. God that was shit.
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  28. zac16125

    zac16125 Jan 26, 2010 South Carolina
    Beer Trader

    BMC owns so much shit I dont even know they own that I cant really comment on my favorite or their products. But in terms of the real Budweiser, Miller, Coors standard namesake beers,Id probably say Coors Light is my favorite of all of them. I have been known to shot gun a Coors light or two in park lots while tailgating. Not every beer you drink can be a barrel aged imperial stout.
  29. Tut

    Tut Sep 23, 2004 New York

    I don't believe this old thread is still getting posts and people are still misusing the term BMC. I posted this back in May:

    The OP and some others here are using the term "BMC" in a different, and inaccurate way. Traditionally on this site it meant Bud, Miller, Coors, type beers - thin, fizzy, mass-produced, adjunct lagers. PBR, Labatt, Rolling Rock, etc.
    are all BMC beers too. It was never used to describe any beer owned by one of the big conglomerates. Hoegaarden and Blue Moon are not BMC beers, regardless of who owns them. Let's get back to using the term correctly.

    Continuing to use this term when referring to beers like Leffe and Franziskaner, etc. will render it meaningless and make it completely useless as an acronym on this site.
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  30. Winston_Smith

    Winston_Smith Oct 25, 2012 Kentucky

    Amber Bock kicked me into high gear too.
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  31. Scalzo

    Scalzo Feb 27, 2012 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    Anything Goose Island
  32. bierman2000

    bierman2000 Jan 8, 2003 Pennsylvania

    Really Franzikaner is part of BMC well then far and away the best
  33. BedetheVenerable

    BedetheVenerable Sep 5, 2008 Missouri

    In that case, Mickey's. In 40s please. While listening to Subhumans.
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    THANAT0PSIS Aug 3, 2010 Wisconsin
    Beer Trader

    Blue Moon isn't all that horrible. It is not good by any means either. Either that or PBR would be my BMCs of choice, and I'm fairly sure PBR is not a BMC product.
  35. Tut

    Tut Sep 23, 2004 New York

    PBR is not a BMC product, but it certainly is a BMC beer. Blue Moon is a BMC product, but it's not a BMC type beer. Get it?
  36. Dennoman

    Dennoman Aug 20, 2011 Belgium

    *scrolls down all the "BCBS lol" replies*

    If we're talking about BMC as "standard stuff you can get in every supermarket", I'd say Duvel (InBev too!) or a Guinness Draught. Can never go wrong with either of these.

    In the "shit supermarket lager" category, I'd have to say Stella Artois when ice cold. It won my blind supermarket pilsner tasting. Sadly.

    Wow, 75 pounds ago. Proud to have shed some of that weight :D
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    THANAT0PSIS Aug 3, 2010 Wisconsin
    Beer Trader

    I hesitate to put Schlitz and PBR in the same category as Bud, Miller, and, especially, Coors. They aren't good beers by any means, but their taste far exceeds any of those three. I see your point though.
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  38. Smurf2055

    Smurf2055 Nov 12, 2011 Washington

    Shock Top Pumpkin Wheat!
  39. CA_Infidel2o9

    CA_Infidel2o9 Dec 1, 2012

    King cobra 40's
  40. oldp0rt

    oldp0rt Feb 24, 2011 Quebec (Canada)

    So much to choose from.

    I'll go with the one with most flavor.

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