Beer

Foods to make in praise of our Blessed FSM, pasta based and otherwise.

Moderator: All Things Mods

User avatar
daftbeaker
Help! I've fallen and can't get curry.
Posts: 11491
Joined: Mon Feb 02, 2009 2:11 pm
Location: Surrey, England.

Re: Beer

Postby daftbeaker » Tue Aug 14, 2012 5:49 pm

PKMKII wrote:The Independent put out a list of their 50 best British beers. Being a 'Murican, I've only have a few of these. Any disagreements/snubs?

From a quick scan I've had about four of those. The only one I don't think should be in there is the banana beer, it tasted like banana cough medicine to me.

If you spot it about I really recommend March of the Penguins, it's a lovely stout.
There are times in life when people must know when not to let go. Balloons are designed to teach small children this - Sir Terry Pratchett

The great thing about Beaker is his ability to provoke while still being decorous, or at least within acceptable rules of conduct - Qwertyuiopasd

User avatar
PKMKII
Senior New York Correspondent
Posts: 10929
Joined: Wed Jan 14, 2009 6:13 pm
Location: Where the Sun don't shine

Re: Beer

Postby PKMKII » Tue Aug 14, 2012 10:33 pm

daftbeaker wrote: The only one I don't think should be in there is the banana beer, it tasted like banana cough medicine to me.


Agreed, and it's a largely panned brew. Hell, Sierra Nevada's Kellerweis has a better banana flavor, and there's no bananas in it.
"How is it that hardly any major religion has looked at science and concluded, 'This is better than we thought! The Universe is much bigger than our prophets said, grander, more subtle, more elegant. God must be even greater than we dreamed'? Instead they say, 'No, no, no! My god is a little god, and I want him to stay that way.'" - Carl Sagan

"To doubt everything or to believe everything are two equally convenient solutions; both dispense with the necessity of reflection." - Henri Poincaré

User avatar
PKMKII
Senior New York Correspondent
Posts: 10929
Joined: Wed Jan 14, 2009 6:13 pm
Location: Where the Sun don't shine

Re: Beer

Postby PKMKII » Sat Sep 01, 2012 8:18 pm

"How is it that hardly any major religion has looked at science and concluded, 'This is better than we thought! The Universe is much bigger than our prophets said, grander, more subtle, more elegant. God must be even greater than we dreamed'? Instead they say, 'No, no, no! My god is a little god, and I want him to stay that way.'" - Carl Sagan

"To doubt everything or to believe everything are two equally convenient solutions; both dispense with the necessity of reflection." - Henri Poincaré

Ruu
Maccheroncelli Missionary
Posts: 39
Joined: Thu Aug 04, 2005 8:06 pm

Re: Beer

Postby Ruu » Mon Sep 03, 2012 11:24 pm

I need to post a test comment to see if my computer's existential angst is still ongoing, and I am curious regardless - I found some Ballast Point Sculpin IPA/Dorado double IPA the other day and it was definitely close to a religious experience. Anyone else run into Ballast point recently? I consider my liver to be an expert in matters of IPA, but he hasn't run into this brewery at all.

Discuss.

Dave

User avatar
Roland Deschain
Sorcerer of Sauce
Posts: 3586
Joined: Thu Feb 11, 2010 2:13 pm
Location: BASE jumping off the Dark Tower.
Contact:

Re: Beer

Postby Roland Deschain » Tue Sep 04, 2012 3:49 pm

Great beer list. I know i've had 2 of those for sure, and may have had more, but can't recall any more. Some names do ring a bell.
Roland Deschain - Half prophet, half gunslinger, all Pastafarian!

"Since Alexander Pearce escaped, over 250 people have disappeared in the Tasmanian wilderness. No remains have ever been found." - Dying Breed

User avatar
black bart
Resident Weevil
Posts: 25876
Joined: Wed Sep 21, 2005 6:56 am
Location: London

Re: Beer

Postby black bart » Wed Sep 19, 2012 1:48 pm

daftbeaker wrote:
PKMKII wrote:The Independent put out a list of their 50 best British beers. Being a 'Murican, I've only have a few of these. Any disagreements/snubs?

From a quick scan I've had about four of those. The only one I don't think should be in there is the banana beer, it tasted like banana cough medicine to me.

If you spot it about I really recommend March of the Penguins, it's a lovely stout.


I love Hook Norton beers, the Double Stout is superb. That's a really useful list to print out and go forth and try.
The smoke wafted gently in the breeze across the poop deck and all seemed right in the world.

User avatar
daftbeaker
Help! I've fallen and can't get curry.
Posts: 11491
Joined: Mon Feb 02, 2009 2:11 pm
Location: Surrey, England.

Re: Beer

Postby daftbeaker » Tue Sep 25, 2012 5:10 pm

Well, it's not really beer but I got a bottle of ginger wine from Sainsbury's. £3.50 and it's rather tasty, it reminds me of a cross between Jagermeister and Martini Rosso.
There are times in life when people must know when not to let go. Balloons are designed to teach small children this - Sir Terry Pratchett

The great thing about Beaker is his ability to provoke while still being decorous, or at least within acceptable rules of conduct - Qwertyuiopasd

User avatar
Roy Hunter
If it's not Scottish, it's crap.
Posts: 16152
Joined: Sun Nov 09, 2008 6:13 pm
Location: It's the place where you are, but that's not important right now.
Contact:

Re: Beer

Postby Roy Hunter » Tue Sep 25, 2012 6:12 pm

daftbeaker wrote:Jagermeister and Martini Rosso.

Don't cross the streams.
Image
That would be bad.
"I don't mean to sound bitter, cynical or cruel; but I am, so that's how it comes out." ~ Bill Hicks.
"To argue with a person who has renounced reason is like administering medicine to the dead." ~ Thomas Paine.
"One should not believe everything one reads on the internet." ~ Abraham Lincoln.
"If you're making a political point wearing a balaclava, you're a c***. It was true for the IRA and it's true now." ~ daftbeaker.

User avatar
PKMKII
Senior New York Correspondent
Posts: 10929
Joined: Wed Jan 14, 2009 6:13 pm
Location: Where the Sun don't shine

Re: Beer

Postby PKMKII » Wed Sep 26, 2012 1:13 am

Brewery Ommegang And Duvel Moortgat Release First Collaboration Beer

The collaboration captures the delicate balance of the classic Duvel Belgian Golden Ale – one of the world’s most exalted beers – and adds a touch of the typical rustic fruitiness enhancing every Ommegang ale.


WANT want want want want.
"How is it that hardly any major religion has looked at science and concluded, 'This is better than we thought! The Universe is much bigger than our prophets said, grander, more subtle, more elegant. God must be even greater than we dreamed'? Instead they say, 'No, no, no! My god is a little god, and I want him to stay that way.'" - Carl Sagan

"To doubt everything or to believe everything are two equally convenient solutions; both dispense with the necessity of reflection." - Henri Poincaré

User avatar
black bart
Resident Weevil
Posts: 25876
Joined: Wed Sep 21, 2005 6:56 am
Location: London

Re: Beer

Postby black bart » Thu Sep 27, 2012 6:54 am

^Belgian-style Golden Ale of 8.5% ABV

Yummy.

I may have already mentioned this but Marks and Spencer have gone bonkers on the bottled beer front. They have been selling some cracking ales including a Chocolate Brown Ale brewed by Robinsons which is 5.5% and a number of Adnams Specialities.
The smoke wafted gently in the breeze across the poop deck and all seemed right in the world.

User avatar
Roy Hunter
If it's not Scottish, it's crap.
Posts: 16152
Joined: Sun Nov 09, 2008 6:13 pm
Location: It's the place where you are, but that's not important right now.
Contact:

Re: Beer

Postby Roy Hunter » Thu Sep 27, 2012 7:18 am

black bart wrote:I may have already mentioned this but Marks and Spencer have gone bonkers on the bottled beer front.
Excellent. Payday on Friday, I'll get some in for Monkey. Lay it down in my new wine cellar (OK, it's more a void space under the floor in the back room, but it's mine and it's empty, so I'm storing booze in it).
"I don't mean to sound bitter, cynical or cruel; but I am, so that's how it comes out." ~ Bill Hicks.
"To argue with a person who has renounced reason is like administering medicine to the dead." ~ Thomas Paine.
"One should not believe everything one reads on the internet." ~ Abraham Lincoln.
"If you're making a political point wearing a balaclava, you're a c***. It was true for the IRA and it's true now." ~ daftbeaker.

User avatar
Roland Deschain
Sorcerer of Sauce
Posts: 3586
Joined: Thu Feb 11, 2010 2:13 pm
Location: BASE jumping off the Dark Tower.
Contact:

Re: Beer

Postby Roland Deschain » Thu Sep 27, 2012 7:15 pm

Roy Hunter wrote:
black bart wrote:I may have already mentioned this but Marks and Spencer have gone bonkers on the bottled beer front.
Excellent. Payday on Friday, I'll get some in for Monkey. Lay it down in my new wine cellar (OK, it's more a void space under the floor in the back room, but it's mine and it's empty, so I'm storing booze in it).

This is as Captain Moseley would have wanted it, pasta be upon him.
Roland Deschain - Half prophet, half gunslinger, all Pastafarian!

"Since Alexander Pearce escaped, over 250 people have disappeared in the Tasmanian wilderness. No remains have ever been found." - Dying Breed

User avatar
black bart
Resident Weevil
Posts: 25876
Joined: Wed Sep 21, 2005 6:56 am
Location: London

Re: Beer

Postby black bart » Fri Sep 28, 2012 3:40 pm

Who is Captain Moseley pray tell?

I have partaken of an M&S Staffordshire IPA.
The smoke wafted gently in the breeze across the poop deck and all seemed right in the world.

User avatar
Roland Deschain
Sorcerer of Sauce
Posts: 3586
Joined: Thu Feb 11, 2010 2:13 pm
Location: BASE jumping off the Dark Tower.
Contact:

Re: Beer

Postby Roland Deschain » Sat Sep 29, 2012 8:18 am

black bart wrote:Who is Captain Moseley pray tell?

I have partaken of an M&S Staffordshire IPA.

Mount Salsa? Eight rather important guidelines? Tut, tut, Bart. :haha:
Roland Deschain - Half prophet, half gunslinger, all Pastafarian!

"Since Alexander Pearce escaped, over 250 people have disappeared in the Tasmanian wilderness. No remains have ever been found." - Dying Breed

User avatar
Almighty Doer of Stuff
Brewmeister
Posts: 1949
Joined: Sun Jul 22, 2007 8:13 am
Location: Massachusetts
Contact:

Re: Beer

Postby Almighty Doer of Stuff » Sat Sep 29, 2012 7:40 pm

Captain Mosey. Ain't ye knows ye skripchure, matey? :whip:
!!!@#@#@#@#@!!! CAUTION: THIS PERSON DOES NOT KNOW WHAT HE IS TALKING ABOUT. DISREGARD ANY APPEALS TO AUTHORITY, EXPERIENCE, OR ROMANTIC PROWESS. ANY CORRECT INFORMATION YOU RECEIVE FROM THIS MAN IS PURELY COINCIDENTAL. !!!@#@#@#@#@!!!
-------------------------------
The Almighty Website of Stuff, home of my poetry and other artwork and other stuff!


Return to “Food”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests