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Gypsy Jan Jan 31, 2014 03:00 PM

Sorry everyone.

Bohemia, Pale and especially, Oscura.

Dos Equis Oscura.

Corona , OK, on a hot day and if you have run out of water.

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    MrKrispy RE: Gypsy Jan Jan 31, 2014 03:05 PM

    had a lot of them already today?

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      DoctorChow RE: MrKrispy Jan 31, 2014 05:57 PM

      Can't help but notice that we haven't heard from GJ since her orignal post...

    2. DiningDiva RE: Gypsy Jan Jan 31, 2014 03:53 PM

      OMG, a woman after my own heart

      Love Bohemia pale :-)

      I had a cat named Dos Equis - yes, he *was* named for the beer - we called him Ace for short.

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        DoctorChow RE: DiningDiva Jan 31, 2014 04:04 PM

        OK, I'm slow. How did you get "Ace" out of "Dos Equis"? Or is it an unrelated nickname?

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          DiningDiva RE: DoctorChow Jan 31, 2014 04:08 PM

          You don't. Ace was just a call name. I didn't want to put it on the registration papers

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          foodiechick RE: DiningDiva Jan 31, 2014 04:57 PM

          Ha! Our cat's name is Carta Blanca. And yes, that is our favorite Mexican beer.

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            DiningDiva RE: foodiechick Jan 31, 2014 05:09 PM

            I had a cat named Carta Blanca too! The beer is pretty good too :-)...always a better choice than Pacifico or Corona

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              foodiechick RE: DiningDiva Feb 1, 2014 01:51 AM

              I miss the stubbies with the cap opener in the bottom of the bottle. Don't even run across those in Baja anymore.

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                cstr RE: foodiechick Feb 1, 2014 04:55 AM

                stubbies??? that's an Aussie term for short neck beer bottles. Put down quite a few back in the day.

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                  DiningDiva RE: foodiechick Feb 1, 2014 09:41 AM

                  Those sure were cool, not to mention handy :-)

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                    deckape RE: foodiechick Feb 1, 2014 10:00 AM

                    They were called "quitapons"...one of the few things I remember from the early seventies, oddly enough.

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              DoctorChow RE: Gypsy Jan Jan 31, 2014 05:23 PM

              We recently tried a number of Mexican beers we'd never had before. Our favorites were Montejo and Leon Negra. Excellent.

              Anyone know where to find these locally?

              Others that were new (to me at least) were Indio (very good), Superior (not really superior, but good) and Victoria (OK).

              Our staple Mexican beers are Modelo Especial, Bohemia, and Dos Equis amber, all very good.

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                DiningDiva RE: DoctorChow Jan 31, 2014 07:25 PM

                I really like both Montejo and Leon as well. I am not sure that either is imported by anyone into the US and I'm not sure they're even available in Baja. They're pretty much a regional beer.

                A 'Chelada con Montejo is just the ticket on a hot and humid day in the Yucatan :-)

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                  DoctorChow RE: DiningDiva Jan 31, 2014 08:06 PM

                  Si!

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                  foodiechick RE: DoctorChow Feb 1, 2014 01:53 AM

                  I was very disappointed in Victoria after the "big" rollout in our region a couple of years ago.

                  Modelo Especial is my second fave, better half love Bohemia.

                3. Beach Chick RE: Gypsy Jan Jan 31, 2014 05:24 PM

                  I'm a Pacifica chica..

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                    MrKrispy RE: Gypsy Jan Feb 1, 2014 08:39 AM

                    Negra Modelo or bust!

                    Hmmmm now I want to go to Taco Alley

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                      Gypsy Jan RE: MrKrispy Feb 1, 2014 09:51 AM

                      Me likey Nagra Modelo, too.

                      Especially the holiday special edition,

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