BA Australian Beer Cup

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

  1. danieelol

    danieelol Advocate (510) Australia Jun 15, 2010

    Who won last time?
     
  2. MordeciaFunk

    MordeciaFunk Savant (260) Australia Feb 14, 2012

    Litt Creat PA on penalties over Wild Thing. It was 3-3 after extra time in a cracking game.
     
  3. Feral - Water Melon Warhead (1)
    V
    Feral Hop Hog BA (7)

    La Sirene - Saison (3)
    V
    Bridge Road India Saison

    Nail Clout (4)
    V
    Ferals rye IPA (6)
    Feral Hop Hog (8)
    V
    Hallertau Funkonnay
     
  4. OK Gents Votes in by Monday 18th 12:00 EST


    One thsing is for sure, Feral do some kick ass beers !
     
  5. Water Melon Warhead (1)
    La Sirene - Saison (3)
    Ferals rye IPA (6)
    Feral Hop Hog (8)
     
  6. Lukie

    Lukie Savant (425) Australia Jun 16, 2007

    Feral - Water Melon Warhead
    La Sirene - Saison
    Feral rye IPA
    Feral Hop Hog
     
  7. warhead
    la sirene
    .
    .
     
  8. MrKennedy

    MrKennedy Advocate (610) Australia Dec 29, 2006

    Feral Hop Hog BA (7)
    Bridge Road India Saison
    Nail Clout (4)
     
  9. - feral hop hog BA
    - bridge rds india saison
    - ferals rye IPA
    - ferals hop hog
     
  10. MordeciaFunk

    MordeciaFunk Savant (260) Australia Feb 14, 2012

    Me:
    WMWH
    N/A
    Clout
    N/A

    Mistress M:
    HH BA
    N/A
    Clout
    N/A
     
  11. spicelab

    spicelab Savant (435) Australia Nov 6, 2009

    Warhead
    BRIS
    -
    Funkonnay
     
  12. gulden

    gulden Aficionado (180) Australia Mar 20, 2011

    Feral - Water Melon Warhead (1)
    Bridge Road India Saison
    -
    -
     
  13. dgilks

    dgilks Advocate (685) Australia Jul 14, 2008

    *
    La Sirene - Saison (3)
    Nail Clout (4)
    Hallertau Funkonnay
    On that, I do hope that those who are voting for Hop Hog are doing so having actually had both beers.
     
  14. MordeciaFunk

    MordeciaFunk Savant (260) Australia Feb 14, 2012

    It wouldn't be a proper cup without some controversy, now would it...
     
  15. dgilks

    dgilks Advocate (685) Australia Jul 14, 2008

    And looking again at my votes, I managed to be inadvertently hypocritical. Dammit.

    New votes:

    *
    La Sirene - Saison (3)
    *
    Hallertau Funkonnay
     
  16. Lukie

    Lukie Savant (425) Australia Jun 16, 2007

    Funkonnay was a mess. I don't see how it could possibly be considered better then Hop Hog, but to each their own.
     
  17. danieelol

    danieelol Advocate (510) Australia Jun 15, 2010

    Just wanted to point out that the approach of "not voting in a matchup because you haven't had one of the beers" is just as flawed as "voting in a matchup where you haven't had one of the beers"
     
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  18. dgilks

    dgilks Advocate (685) Australia Jul 14, 2008

    Entirely disagree. If you are going to vote, I would hope that it is based on a first hand understanding of the beers. Sure, you may think that Beer X is the best beer ever brewed but if you have never had the beer you are comparing it to it is a false comparison.

    @Lukie - everyone perceives these things differently. I really enjoyed it at Beervana. You have had the beer and I have no problem with you expressing an opinion that the beer was bad.
     
  19. danieelol

    danieelol Advocate (510) Australia Jun 15, 2010

    If only one or two people has had a beer and they think it's the best thing ever, then logically that beer would take out the whole comp based on the fact that no-one else is permitted to vote against it as they haven't had it.
     
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  20. sirob

    sirob Aficionado (170) Australia May 30, 2007

    My votes
    Wmwh
    BRIS
    Feral rye ipa
    Hop hog (yes had both at beervana ok, not great in Perth really ordinary)

    If you ain't had both you can't vote. If you do vote not having tried both you are perpetuating ba hype which sucks or personal bias which also sucks
     
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  21. dgilks

    dgilks Advocate (685) Australia Jul 14, 2008

    A fair point but on that logic you can easily end up with a situation where VB beats out Clout Stout based on wide distro. Clearly, restricting it skews the results but I think that is preferable to having a situation where votes are cast based on hype (or worse nothing) rather than actual experience. If we move to that model, we may as well just use the BA average scores.
     
  22. MordeciaFunk

    MordeciaFunk Savant (260) Australia Feb 14, 2012

    Mistress M: When will you be ready? (shouted down a hallway)
    Me: Later, I'm watching a philosophical discussion about whether beer exists if you haven't drunken it, whether it's right to deem one beer worthy of a vote by virtue of its excellence, as opposed to a straight match up and whether our competition is intrinsically flawed because of this.'
    Mistress M: 'You've got 20min, then I'm leaving. I'm taking your car too.'

    Anyone else free in Perth for a beer? I am now.
     
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  23. Feral Hop Hog BA (7)
    La Sirene - Saison (3)
     
  24. dansmcd

    dansmcd Savant (425) Australia Dec 19, 2010

    Warhead
    La Sirene Saison
     
  25. MrKennedy

    MrKennedy Advocate (610) Australia Dec 29, 2006

    Wide distro wouldn't help VB if the only ones voting have to have consumed a 900 bottle count beer.
     
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  26. MordeciaFunk

    MordeciaFunk Savant (260) Australia Feb 14, 2012

    Cancel my votes Mr 5bellies, I've still got 245 bottles to go before my votes for WMWH v BAHH count. I will let you know if I get it done before cut-off.

    Thanks for ruining (making it more awesome!) my week now Mr K. :)
     
  27. dgilks

    dgilks Advocate (685) Australia Jul 14, 2008

    If you vote only having had 1 then wide distro will do it.
     
  28. MrKennedy

    MrKennedy Advocate (610) Australia Dec 29, 2006

    Correct, but that wasn't the point
     
  29. Ok Lee so I missed cutoff... but I would have voted...

    Feral - Water Melon Warhead
    Bridge Road India Saison
    Nail Clout
     
  30. Ok folks results from last round as follows, Clout and Feral Rye IPA had equal votes with Clout winning on countback.

    Controversial indeed. I suggest we get this sorted out before we go for the International BA cup, I plan on running next.

    Feral - Water Melon Warhead (1)
    v
    La Sirene - Saison (3)

    Nail Clout (4)
    V
    Feral Hop Hog (8)

    Votes must be in by Thursday 12:00 EST
     
  31. MrKennedy

    MrKennedy Advocate (610) Australia Dec 29, 2006

    Feral - Water Melon Warhead (1)
    Nail Clout (4)
     
  32. Feral - Water Melon Warhead (1)
    Nail Clout (4)
     
  33. If nothing else I can't believe Mr Kennedy managed to get his vote in between me posting the results and my votes !
     
  34. MrKennedy

    MrKennedy Advocate (610) Australia Dec 29, 2006

    Haha, 3 min gap...plenty of time from getting an alert
     
  35. MordeciaFunk

    MordeciaFunk Savant (260) Australia Feb 14, 2012

    Me:
    N/A
    Clout

    MM:
    N/A
    Clout
     
  36. MordeciaFunk

    MordeciaFunk Savant (260) Australia Feb 14, 2012

    Poor Hop Hog. In the hierarchy of beers, IPAs are always going to lose to stouts. As a great man once didn't say 'Never bring an IPA to a stout fight.'
     
  37. spicelab

    spicelab Savant (435) Australia Nov 6, 2009

    Or perhaps, non-imperials are always going to lose to imperials.

    Having said that, Warhead seems at good odds for putting the lie to that theory.
     
  38. spicelab

    spicelab Savant (435) Australia Nov 6, 2009

    Warhead
    Clout
     
  39. MordeciaFunk

    MordeciaFunk Savant (260) Australia Feb 14, 2012

    That's how Palpatine became so successful...

    I put sours above stouts in the Beer Geekery Hierarchy, so I think Warhead fits in with that.
     
  40. MordeciaFunk

    MordeciaFunk Savant (260) Australia Feb 14, 2012

    I re-read your post Mr Spicelab and realised I misconstrued it. You were talking about your theory. Stupid Brenden.
     

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