Weep for me, my brethren.
My wife, in a quest to take off the dread baby weight, has requested that I support her in her desire to go on the South Beach Diet.
Any married amongst you know that “support” is actually code for “you’re doing it too, if you know what’s good for you.”
Of course, as intelligent and realistic adults, we are not going to try to diet alone as a cure-all for our weight ills; we will be working out and exercising, as well. South Beach was chosen as I have experience cooking to South Beach recommendations, and is fairly open in terms of what is and is not allowed, especially as the Phases progress. However, I think we all know the stance of beer, especially in Phase 1.
We look forward. I am a man who can cope with adversity, and ascend farther than ever. Already I am looking beyond the strictest period of the diet, and realizing this is the perfect opportunity to give a homebrew a nice, long conditioning without impatience forcing a beer to disappear before its time. I was considering a Lord Fatbottom, but I am still a novice and I do not want to push myself too far beyond my present skill set.
What would you all recommend for a satisfying finish line, knowing that time is not an issue, but sticking with Extract?