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BA Australian Beer Cup

Discussion in 'Australia & New Zealand' started by eric5bellies, Feb 5, 2013.

  1. foles

    foles Savant (410) Australia Jan 28, 2007

    Feral - Water Melon Warhead
    Feral Hop Hog BA
    Liberty C!tra
    Epic Hop Zombie
     
  2. Feral - Water Melon Warhead (1)
    Feral Hop Hog BA (7)
    La Sirene - Saison (3)
    Bridge Road India Saison
     
  3. gulden

    gulden Aficionado (180) Australia Mar 20, 2011

    Feral - Water Melon Warhead (1)
    Feral Hop Hog BA (7)
    La Sirene - Saison (3)
    Epic Hop Zombie (5)
     
  4. dansmcd

    dansmcd Savant (425) Australia Dec 19, 2010

    Warhead
    Hop Hog BA
    La Sirene Saison
    Hop Zombie
     
  5. mulder1010

    mulder1010 Initiate (0) Australia Aug 29, 2008

    O for awesome
    Wild thing
    C!tra
    Bridge roads
     
  6. Ø for awesome
    Wild Thing
    no vote (only had one)
    Bridge Road India Saison
     
  7. mulder1010

    mulder1010 Initiate (0) Australia Aug 29, 2008

    probably should since you have not had C!tra or the collab beer from NZ in those cases.
     
  8. Anybody care to help me remedy this? ;)

    Happy with however you wanna run it lee - ie whether to include all my scores or not. Have all voters tried C!tra? Would love to some day
     
  9. Lukie

    Lukie Savant (425) Australia Jun 16, 2007

    If everyone had tried Citra they would have voted for it.
     
  10. mulder1010

    mulder1010 Initiate (0) Australia Aug 29, 2008

    Am not knocking you but if you have not had beer A then how is beer B better?
    I sent lukie a bottle and have given heygeebee a bottle.
     
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  11. You could do it two ways I guess.
    1.Abstain from voting
    2. Consider this ? Do you need to try a Mikkeler Monks Brew having already tried Westvleteren 12 to know its inferior ? Also, having had Saison Dupont, I would have said LA Sirene Saison was not as good without even trying it, and guess what ? it wasn't. I know these are the same types of beer as opposed to what we are doing. You may also consider the styles, cause we tend to go for certain styles anyway. I would always take a Saison over an DIPA, IPA or PA, I just don't like em all that much in the same way that people don't like sours.

    At the end of the day the sun will still come up, so I guess its up to you
     
  12. my thoughts exactly pat, that's why i brought it up - glad you agree :)

    as i said lee, happy for you to ignore my votes on the matchups i put a (*) next to
     
  13. ok no worries lee, just saw your post. Stick with my original 4 choices then unless anyone objects
     
  14. spicelab

    spicelab Savant (425) Australia Nov 6, 2009

     
  15. LOL, can't believe I wrote that, I'd be slightly worried if the sun came up at the end of the day !
     
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  16. spicelab

    spicelab Savant (425) Australia Nov 6, 2009

    Oops, apologies for mangling the previous post with my computer illiteracy.
     
  17. OK

    We had two drawn contests in the top half draw, and the winners were decided on who got the most votes from the previous round.

    Winners were:

    Water Melon Warhead
    Hop Hog BA
    La Sirene
    Bridge Road India Saison


    OK, bottom half of the draw as follows:

    Nail Clout (4)
    v
    Mad Brewers Hoppy Hefe

    Ferals rye IPA (6)
    v
    Moo Brew Imperial Stout

    Feral Hop Hog (8)
    v
    Bridge Road B2 bomber Mach 2

    Riverside 44 Amber Ale (2)
    v
    Hallertau Funkonnay

    Votes must be in by Friday 12:00 EST
     
  18. Hoppy Hefe
    Moo Brew
    Feral Hop Hog
    N/A
     
  19. MrKennedy

    MrKennedy Advocate (610) Australia Dec 29, 2006

    Clout
    Moo Brew

    Can't vote on the other two matchups
     
  20. spicelab

    spicelab Savant (425) Australia Nov 6, 2009

    Clout
    N/A
    B2 Bomber
    Funkonnay (although have to question my selection criteria as I've had Funkonnay once while 44 has become my go-to beer which I've had a gazillion times over the past 6 months)
     
  21. dansmcd

    dansmcd Savant (425) Australia Dec 19, 2010

    N/A (haven't had Clout)
    Rye IPA
    Hop Hog
    N/A (haven't had either)
     
  22. dgilks

    dgilks Advocate (685) Australia Jul 14, 2008

    Clout
    N/A
    Hop Hog
    Funkonnay
     
  23. and there was me thinking I had drunk a lot of Aussie beer.

    awarded from heygeebee - nil points....
     
  24. MrKennedy

    MrKennedy Advocate (610) Australia Dec 29, 2006

    It isn't all in vain. Presented to heygeebee is the Michael Clark Award;)
     
  25. - nail clout stout
    - ferals rye IPA
    - (*) feral hop hog
    - (*) hallertau funkonnay
     
  26. MordeciaFunk

    MordeciaFunk Savant (260) Australia Feb 14, 2012

    Do you want a bottle of clout?

    Me: Clout
    MBIS
    HH
    N/A

    Mistress M: H.Hefe
    MBIS
    N/A
    N/A
     
  27. joecast

    joecast Advocate (570) Australia Jun 30, 2003

    Clout
    -
    -
    -
     
  28. dan - be careful accepting beer gifts from brenden.
    it starts with one beer, then another, then before you know it he is giving you heaps of free beer and you have lost the ability to go into a store or bar and purchase a beer of your own volition

    don't say i didn't warn ya : )
     
  29. Can I have the Alastair Cook award instead?
     
  30. MrKennedy

    MrKennedy Advocate (610) Australia Dec 29, 2006

    Good batsman, but does he do 3rd person references as well?
     
  31. I'm a bit empty on this round too.
    .
    .
    B2 Bomber
    .
     
  32. Lukie

    Lukie Savant (425) Australia Jun 16, 2007

    Nail Clout
    Ferals rye IPA
    Feral Hop Hog
     
  33. gulden

    gulden Aficionado (180) Australia Mar 20, 2011

    Feral Hop Hog (8)
    Am empty for all others
     
  34. foles

    foles Savant (410) Australia Jan 28, 2007

    Mad Brewers Hoppy Hefe
    Ferals rye IPA (6)
    Feral Hop Hog (8)
    N/A (although I rate Hallertau)
     
  35. Nail Clout
    Feral Rye IPA
    Feral Hop Hog
    N/A (haven't tried either but am feening for both)
     
  36. sirob

    sirob Aficionado (170) Australia May 30, 2007

    Clout
    Rye
    Hog
    N/A - haven't had the amber but wish I could vote for it cause didn't enjoy funkonay
     
  37. dansmcd

    dansmcd Savant (425) Australia Dec 19, 2010

    Mate I would love to try it. Don't waste a bottle on me though.
     
  38. dansmcd

    dansmcd Savant (425) Australia Dec 19, 2010

    "Sounds like one of those good problems" Marlo Stanfield
     
  39. Gotcha!! - that would of course for the Poms be the Michael Vaughan Award then....
     
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  40. MordeciaFunk

    MordeciaFunk Savant (260) Australia Feb 14, 2012

    It would be nice to see all the knock results from the last time this was done. Do you have them on hand Pat or is that in the 'too hard' basket?

    Just to compare and contrast, either our tastebuds or the state of the industry in general. The fact that the winner of last time didnt even get a mention this time is curious tis all.
     

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