Great Britain Elizabethan Ale

Discussion in 'Europe' started by Bitterbill, Oct 20, 2012.

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  1. Bitterbill

    Bitterbill Poo-Bah (4,928) Sep 14, 2002 Wyoming
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    Thoughts, opinions?

    I see an online store selling 275ml bottles for US$3.99.
     
  2. Ruds

    Ruds Initiate (0) Sep 15, 2008 United Kingdom (England)

    Harveys?

    I have a bottle to drink at some point so will let you know

    Not a bad price to be fair

    I paid the equivalent of $3 + delivery direct from Harveys
     
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  3. Zimbo

    Zimbo Initiate (0) Aug 7, 2010 United Kingdom (Scotland)

    A good English style barely wine IMHO. Price may seem a bit high but I'm sure its super rare Stateside and even here its about £2 (approx $3.20) a bottle so the mark up isn't too high.
     
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  4. Bitterbill

    Bitterbill Poo-Bah (4,928) Sep 14, 2002 Wyoming
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    Ta.

    I'm going to give it a try.
     
  5. Bitterbill

    Bitterbill Poo-Bah (4,928) Sep 14, 2002 Wyoming
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    I see they also carry Timothy Landlord...that pretty much seals the deal.
     
  6. jmw

    jmw Initiate (0) Feb 4, 2009 North Carolina

    What's the shop Bill? I'm curious.
     
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  7. Ruds

    Ruds Initiate (0) Sep 15, 2008 United Kingdom (England)

    Just cracked this open and I have to say I'm quite impressed by it!
    A great VFM old style barley wine which I gave 3.8/5 to.
    Of note the bottle I had was badged as 1952-2012 to commemorate the queens diamond jubilee. Says it is the original recipe from 1952 and is at 7.5% ABV where as other recent versions were 8.1 - 8.3 % ABV.
    Not sure whether the bottles you have over in the states might be older ones?
     
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  8. Bitterbill

    Bitterbill Poo-Bah (4,928) Sep 14, 2002 Wyoming
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    I'll check it out Thursday when I call the order in. VFM...value for money?
     
  9. Bitterbill

    Bitterbill Poo-Bah (4,928) Sep 14, 2002 Wyoming
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    Gawd, it was Vintage Cellars in VA. 1 year later....my bad.
     
  10. jmw

    jmw Initiate (0) Feb 4, 2009 North Carolina

    No problem. I actually pass through this area a few times a year but don't very often visit VC. I'll have to give it a run-through in the next couple months. Cheers
     
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