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Re: Beer

Postby Roy Hunter on Sun Sep 30, 2012 6:29 am

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Re: Beer

Postby Almighty Doer of Stuff on Sun Sep 30, 2012 12:14 pm

Yesterday Ashley bought me a bottle of Kirin 0.00% ABV beer from Japan. It was tasty. Much, much better than O'Doul's, the only other nonalcoholic beer I've had.
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Re: Beer

Postby Roy Hunter on Sun Sep 30, 2012 3:34 pm

Almighty Doer of Stuff wrote:Yesterday Ashley bought me a bottle of Kirin 0.00% ABV beer from Japan. It was tasty. Much, much better than O'Doul's, the only other nonalcoholic beer I've had.

Look at the very first post in this thread - it's all about non-alcoholic beers. Although I have been off the wagon for a while, I still drink non-alcoholic when I am out. I am usually driving, and I just don't like being intoxicated when I'm out of the house any more for some reason.

Recent discoveries are Furstenburg and, as you said, Kirin. Both lovely, and Furstenburg is available on draught in one of my favourite bars in Glasgow. I haven't been out for a beer in my new hometown yet, I suspect that non-alcoholic drinks in a pub are a theoretical possibility, but in no way a reality.
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Re: Beer

Postby PKMKII on Tue Oct 02, 2012 5:39 pm

Innis and Gunn making strides in US market

A 178 per cent leap in sales in the US helped the company to turn over a total of £7.5 million in 2011. Exports now account for 77 per cent of turnover.


Now if they would only bottled their beer in brown bottles and not clear ones. :furious:
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Re: Beer

Postby Cardinal Fang on Wed Oct 03, 2012 12:49 pm

Oh I do like Innis and Gunn beer. I'm especially fond of their rum cask beer (beer that is then matured in used rum casks) - a very rich and complex flavour.

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Re: Beer

Postby daftbeaker on Wed Oct 03, 2012 1:05 pm

Penguins :love:

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Re: Beer

Postby pieces o'nine on Wed Oct 03, 2012 10:10 pm

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Re: Beer

Postby PKMKII on Thu Oct 04, 2012 12:35 am

daftbeaker wrote:Penguins :love:


It does not appear that MotP is available stateside. Unfortunate, because a stout made with wheat, coriander, and orange zest sounds delicious.
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Re: Beer

Postby daftbeaker on Thu Oct 04, 2012 5:08 pm

daftbeaker wrote: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.

I have to say I like this stuff. It facilitates spirit drinking without the cost (and getting hammered, given it's about 13%) of whisky and also removes the constant needing-a-slash of beer. Plus it tastes nice :idiot:
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Re: Beer

Postby black bart on Thu Oct 11, 2012 8:45 am

That stout looks good and it reminds me of my idiotic 'Penguin Graffiti' campaign when I was in school.
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Re: Beer

Postby PKMKII on Fri Oct 19, 2012 7:50 pm

Bluepoint pumpkin ale. Not as good as Southern Tier Pumking.
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Re: Beer

Postby black bart on Mon Oct 22, 2012 8:49 am

I enjoyed a pint of Ringwood's Boondoggle Blonde Ale the other day.
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Re: Beer

Postby PKMKII on Fri Nov 30, 2012 1:55 am

Good reason to work towards a Nobel Prize: Free Beer!

After [Niels Bohr] won the Nobel Prize in 1922, the Carlsberg brewery gave him a gift – a house located next to the brewery. And the best perk of the house? It had a direct pipeline to the brewery so that Bohr had free beer on tap whenever he wanted.
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Re: Beer

Postby DavidH on Sat Dec 01, 2012 11:36 am

Stopped for dinner at The Plough, near Swindon and had a couple of pints of Arkell's Noel Ale. One of the tastiest bitters I've had in ages.

BTW, Brits, you might like The Plough which is just off the M4 junction 15, on the Marlborough road. Excellent food and real ales. Around halfway on your journey from Wales, Bart, and only 200 yards off the motorway.
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Re: Beer

Postby black bart on Tue Dec 04, 2012 9:30 am

DavidH wrote:Stopped for dinner at The Plough, near Swindon and had a couple of pints of Arkell's Noel Ale. One of the tastiest bitters I've had in ages.

BTW, Brits, you might like The Plough which is just off the M4 junction 15, on the Marlborough road. Excellent food and real ales. Around halfway on your journey from Wales, Bart, and only 200 yards off the motorway.


I shall take note. We just came back from Wales yesterday funnily enough. Both Severn Bridges were closed for much of the day but luckily by the time we got to the new bridge it was open again.

I shall be drinking either "Traitor's Gate" or "Jack Frost" tonight at the quiz.
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