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Bois & Bar Talk

Jun 24, 2021

Today, on the second episode of Bois & Bar Talk Season 4, we are drinking Lunch by Maine Beer Company. We’re getting the ball rolling now and you better know we’ve been stacking up beer choices for this season!

Lunch is an IPA that you could drink at any time of the year. It’s a popular one out there, and we found out what the name “Lunch” actually means. It’s a special whale that was spotted off the Maine coast in 1982. The whale looks like it carries a bite mark on the fin. 

Overall, Kev really wanted to try this one on the podcast. We bought a few 16 oz bottles and poured them in a glass. Lunch has a 7% ABV with tropical flavors such as orange, grapefruit, and has a malt sweetness to it. There is definitely some intense hops going on, but the finishing taste isn’t very bitter at all. 

On Beer Advocate, Lunch has a score of 97/100. We both agreed that the beer was excellent and had no complaints other than availability. It’s a hard beer to find for us, and when we do, it’s going to be on the expensive side.

How We Rated Lunch

  • Rob’s Rating: 8.5/10
  • Kev’s Rating: 8.3/10

We kick off the show reminding everyone to check out the website to check out all of our episode posts. We do show notes and ratings for every beer and every episode.

During Lunch, we kicked off the episode with a first sip and review of the beer. One of the first topics we got into was customer service (a popular rant). We talked about the standard 20% average tip and if it’s enough. Kev’s been in the restaurant business for most of his adult life, so he’s used to it. Rob on the other hand, can’t stand job with customer service.

Have you ever thought about what a world with no money would feel like? We touched on transitioning to a life of digital currency. Why do we feel more emotion when money leaves us when it’s cash? For example, Rob said if he’s down in the stock market it won’t really bother him. But if a gust of wind happened to blow a few hundred dollars away, he'd be tight about it.

We transitioned into talking about bedbugs and how you can spot them. Commonly bedbugs are associated with a sleazy hotel. If you ever sleep in the bed of a hotel be sure not to lay down on the bed cover. They never wash that!

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