Schlafly’s Irish-Style Extra Stout: Video Proof that I’m a Moron

I picked up a six pack of Schlafly Irish-Style Extra Stout on Friday night and have to say it’s a wonderful beer.  It has a dry, chocolatey flavor and a creamy, satisfying mouth feel. It’s a total treat, and is only available for a limited time, so go snap some up if you’re a stout-loving gal or guy. 

This explains the slow start saturday morning...

I cracked one open Sunday afternoon and was inspired to make a quick video review about the fact that this beer packs so much flavor for a brew with an ABV of only 6%.

I fired up the iPhone, gathered my thoughts and hit “record.”  It was going well until I read the label and realized what a moron I am.  This moment is presented below for your enjoyment.  So embarrassing!



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19 Comments on “Schlafly’s Irish-Style Extra Stout: Video Proof that I’m a Moron”

  1. Filippo Garavaglia
    April 18, 2011 at 12:42 pm #

    ahahah amazing

    • April 18, 2011 at 12:43 pm #

      Oof. That’s all I can say. I posted it as a public service announcement!

  2. April 18, 2011 at 12:43 pm #

    Yes. That extra 2% makes a world of difference. I can’t wait until the BrewDog boys get ahold of this post.

    • April 18, 2011 at 12:58 pm #

      Well it certainly show they have plenty to work with!

  3. Don
    April 18, 2011 at 12:49 pm #

    You are such a Moron, and a Dork too!

    • April 18, 2011 at 12:58 pm #

      That hurts most Don, because it’s coming from you.

  4. April 18, 2011 at 1:10 pm #

    One more thing: It’s spelled “Schlafly.”

    • April 18, 2011 at 1:15 pm #

      Hey – I got it right in the post. One out of two isn’t…well actually it IS pretty bad!

      Fixed it – thanks for catching that, Zac.

  5. April 18, 2011 at 1:14 pm #

    Its all good Jim! We still love you!

    • April 18, 2011 at 1:17 pm #

      Thanks, Scott. Sometimes it’s fun to make fun of yourself.

  6. johnking82
    April 18, 2011 at 1:19 pm #

    what is more embarrassing is you still have landline…get with the times!

    • April 18, 2011 at 1:23 pm #

      Good think my beeper didn’t go off while I was taping…

      • April 18, 2011 at 1:32 pm #

        Good thing. Maybe you should just quit for the day.

        • April 18, 2011 at 1:35 pm #

          But then who would keep you entertained with their buffoonery?

  7. Mark
    April 19, 2011 at 1:48 pm #

    Looks tasty, hope I can find it in NY.

    • April 19, 2011 at 1:56 pm #

      I’m guessing it was for St. Pat’s day, but I found it in good supply at Liquor Outlet in Boonton, NJ.

  8. February 2, 2012 at 9:47 am #

    I went to the Schlafly Bottleworks last night to watch Barton Fink- they were showing it on a big screen in their tasting room as part of a local university’s “Strange Brew” film series. And they have this on tap now. I’d had it out of the bottle, and enjoyed it out of the bottle, last year. I hadn’t had it on tap until last night. It was amazing, and the perfect compliment to Barton’s descent into hell.

    Strangely enough, I was trying to describe the beer to a friend and I did a GIS looking for the product. Your image was the best one to pop up. I inadvertently came right to your article about it.

    • February 2, 2012 at 10:14 am #

      That goes to show you what an iPhone and 2 minutes in Photoshop can do for a picture!


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