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Pronunciation Guide

Discussion in 'Feedback & Help' started by pjs234, Jan 21, 2013.

  1. CellarGimp

    CellarGimp Member

    Location:
    Missouri
    Vine-shta-fonnuh

    you're welcome
  2. benjaminahudson

    benjaminahudson Member

    Location:
    North Carolina
    GOOS EYE LAND
    FOWN DURZ
    AL PINE
    OLD HICK OREE
    BELLZ
    HILL FARRM STEDDD


    /am i doing this right?
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  3. Smurf2055

    Smurf2055 Member

    Location:
    Washington

    Omme Gangnam Style!
  4. tai4ji2x

    tai4ji2x Member

    Location:
    Massachusetts
    frambwahZZZZZ: there's an "e" after the "s", therefore it's NOT SILENT
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  5. Archemedies

    Archemedies Member

    Location:
    Massachusetts
    You have to make sure to put on the French tab when you click for the audio, but this probably the best example so far. You got to know a little French to get it perfect.
  6. zach60614

    zach60614 Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    I agree.
    I call the historical figures Pliny with a short "I" and the beer Pliny with a long "I".
    Pliny the beer is a brand, so it should be pronounced however the brewer wants it pronounced in my opinion.
    I merely disagree with the pronunciation of the historical figure as "Ply-nee", as I have always heard it with a short "I" in an academic setting.
  7. jRocco2021

    jRocco2021 Member

    Location:
    Wisconsin
    You avatar was destined for this post.
  8. zach60614

    zach60614 Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    I was told at the Copenhagen Beer Celebration by a source whose credibility I am unsure of that Nøgne ø is pronounced NOUHG-NUH OUH.

    That probably doesn't make much sense spelled out, I can't think of any words with the sound of the "ø" in English. It really isn't a sound the English language uses, hard to explain through text.
  9. kuhndog

    kuhndog Member

    Location:
    New York
    I like the English pronunciation on Google translate. (Cant-till-on) I don't think it's quite right though o_O
  10. ColdPoncho

    ColdPoncho Member

    Location:
    Ohio
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  11. TheBishopco

    TheBishopco Member

    Location:
    Tennessee
    This video should help with the pronunciation. Sort of...


    I think it would be closer to Nug-ne Ooh

    Edit: Or what Zach said.
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  12. WassailWilly

    WassailWilly Member

    Location:
    New York
    Thats a big 10/4 there Rubber Duckie

    Gueze was pronounced as GERZE by Michael Jackson at the tasting I was at.
  13. devlishdamsel

    devlishdamsel Member

    Location:
    Washington
    This thread is confusing! this is the 5th pronounciation ive read about in the past week. Any Belgians on this site care to help us out?
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  14. devlishdamsel

    devlishdamsel Member

    Location:
    Washington
    and Ommegang is definately a short a not a long a.
    this belgian video pronounces it. I think im going to trust a Beligian before anyone else.
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  15. DubbelTrubbel

    DubbelTrubbel Member

    Location:
    Wisconsin
    Please help! De Struise makes one called Tsjeeses.
  16. Eastside151

    Eastside151 Member

    Location:
    Ohio
    I'll add Maudite to the list. I've asked for it pronounced correctly and been stared at by people with a confused look.
  17. devlishdamsel

    devlishdamsel Member

    Location:
    Washington
    this video is the only trust worthy source for the pronunciation of weihenstepan.
    A German working for them clearly knows the way.
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  18. devlishdamsel

    devlishdamsel Member

    Location:
    Washington
    a brewer working for cantillon pronouncing the word. Clearly correct.
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  19. devlishdamsel

    devlishdamsel Member

    Location:
    Washington
    looks like geuze might have two pronunciations. It also looks like lambic has two pronunciations
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  20. BasterdInABasket

    BasterdInABasket Member

    Location:
    Wisconsin
    Chernigivske?
    Also is it actually supposed to be WHO GAR DEN like the packaging says? Either way Im gonna say HOE gar den.
  21. devlishdamsel

    devlishdamsel Member

    Location:
    Washington
    lol. my least favorite wittbier ever. so go ahead!
  22. rappmann

    rappmann Member

    Location:
    Ontario (Canada)
    That's Jean Van Roy, owner of Cantillon. and yes, correct :)
  23. tai4ji2x

    tai4ji2x Member

    Location:
    Massachusetts


    being a brit from yorkshire, jackson would be a speaker of non-rhotic english, which does not have a hard "r" sound after vowels.

    there are basically two pronunciations. in french (such as that spoken in brussels, where cantillon is located) it is a one-syllable word sort of like "goohz". in flemish (where most other lambics are made), it is a two-syllable word, sort of like "GUH-zuh". i say "sort of" because transcribing into english can only give approximations.
  24. tai4ji2x

    tai4ji2x Member

    Location:
    Massachusetts
    "a lot"? my guess is about 1% of the population is trained in linguistics. :p
  25. raynmoon

    raynmoon Member

    Location:
    California
    I used to think it read "SUCUBA" like a Sucubus demon. Then I saw it was "Sucaba" and was disappointed ha.
  26. Archemedies

    Archemedies Member

    Location:
    Massachusetts
    It is not. Cantillon is French name, which is why you need to put it on the French tab. :D
  27. GennyCreamAle

    GennyCreamAle Member

    Location:
    New York
    haha, actually I thought he was pronouncing GOSE, top-fermented beer style of Leipzig, Germany. I'm on board with your Gueuze pronunciation.
  28. tai4ji2x

    tai4ji2x Member

    Location:
    Massachusetts
    as i noted in another post about this, keep in mind that jackson is a british speaker of non-rhotic english, so the "r" is not rounded when following a vowel.
  29. Hanzo

    Hanzo Member

    Location:
    Virginia
    MAW-DEET is how I say it and how I've heard others say it.
  30. paulys55

    paulys55 Member

    Location:
    Pennsylvania
    I just say Abacus;)
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  31. Eastside151

    Eastside151 Member

    Location:
    Ohio
    This is as close of an example I can provide without dragging my French Canadian coworker in to record it. He always corrects my pronunciations of Unibroue beers when I talk to him. MAUDITE
  32. otispdriftwood

    otispdriftwood Member

    Location:
    New York
    What's wrong with just pointing at the beer list? It always works for Italian restaurant menus where, heaven forbid, I don't want to make a mistake or at Chinese restaurant menus where a mispronounciation could get you the entirely wrong food. Anyway, chances are the person who you say it to, even if you are using the correct pronunciation, may not know what you are talking about since they can't pronounce it themselves.
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  33. nogophers

    nogophers Member

    Location:
    Minnesota
    Uinta ? Heading to UT this week.
  34. nogophers

    nogophers Member

    Location:
    Minnesota
    Never mind...Answered it myself, with help from the Uinta website:

    "Uinta is a word derived from the Ute Indians, who once inhabited the area. It is pronounced "you-in-tah." Uinta Brewing Company was named after the Uinta mountain range located in northeastern Utah, the only major range facing East-West in the continental U.S."
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  35. thecheapies

    thecheapies Member

    Location:
    Pennsylvania
    Tsjeeses
  36. thecheapies

    thecheapies Member

    Location:
    Pennsylvania
    Maudite

    it means 'cursed' in French
  37. Svendozen

    Svendozen Member

    Location:
    New Hampshire
    I try to keep in mind an old movie quote from Scent of a Woman: "I want wall to wall John Daniels" Don't you mean JACK Daniels? "He may be Jack to you, son, but when You've known him as long as I have..." LOL
  38. thecheapies

    thecheapies Member

    Location:
    Pennsylvania
    And then, of course, there's this...
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  39. tbeckett

    tbeckett Member

    Location:
    Ontario (Canada)
    y-en-steffan according to some good ads of theirs I've come across. The bar I worked at in Australia was a lovely showcase of mispronounciations.

  40. imbrue001

    imbrue001 Member

    Location:
    Pennsylvania
    Tsjeeses is a drunk person sluring the word Jesus.
    No seriously.. rhymes with "cheeses".
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