Crown Ambassador Reserve

Discussion in 'Australia & New Zealand' started by hopswiller, Sep 6, 2013.

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  1. hopswiller

    hopswiller Initiate (0) Jul 17, 2011 Australia

    how does this beer exist?

    seriously who here has parted coin to try this?

    they must sell enough to warrant continuing production each year but what crownie drinker will buy a 750ml bottle for the price of two cartons?
     
  2. Darwin553

    Darwin553 Initiate (67) Jan 5, 2009 Australia

    Just the usual annual crown ambassador bash - nothing to see here folks.

    Don't get me wrong the beer is terrible for its price but if there is a market for it then why not keep producing it as fosters at the end of the day aren't in the charity business of giving their beers away at below cost.
     
  3. barls

    barls Initiate (145) Nov 15, 2006 Australia

    sold 3 of them so far.
     
  4. Lukie

    Lukie Initiate (0) Jun 16, 2007 Australia

    Only the freshest Pride of Ringwood go into this masterpiece.
     
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  5. Darwin553

    Darwin553 Initiate (67) Jan 5, 2009 Australia


    There we go...

    Back when I worked in another store, a fellow employee himself brought two of them...
     
  6. Randomflask

    Randomflask Initiate (0) Oct 19, 2013 Australia

    Fair question though. Are the people who buy them regular crownie drinkers or craft beer drinkers used to paying more? And what, if any, craft beer might it be comparable to?
     
  7. sinkas

    sinkas Aspirant (201) Jul 9, 2008 Australia
    Beer Trader

    I have recieved a couple as gifts,
    have to admit that I have re-gifted them too
     
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  8. Darwin553

    Darwin553 Initiate (67) Jan 5, 2009 Australia

    In my experience, they are usually neither

    Not much...as a noted Belgium Strong Lager, I wouldn't put it in the same category as a Belgium Strong Ale to which there are numerous Australian incarnations.
     
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