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Discussion in 'Europe' started by CwrwAmByth, Nov 10, 2012.

  1. ImperialStoat

    ImperialStoat Aspirant (246) May 20, 2009 Ireland
    Beer Trader

    It makes me think more of Rohypnol than Foster's Gold. But yeah, awful muck.

    And is that true about the Manics? I always thought Motorcycle Emptiness went to No. 1.
     
  2. Aye

    Aye Aspirant (239) Jul 21, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    A pean of outrage at the theft of his favourite raincoat. He was a total bellend too.
    But then again I always hoped that the Manics would do as they promised and fuck off after the one lp.
    Pretentious sloganeering twats, from despair to dad rock in 4 lps.

    Please pardon that guy he just hates the Manics
     
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  3. EmperorBevis

    EmperorBevis Poo-Bah (3,644) Sep 25, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    I've just opened a bottle of NM that is very much like your dire description
    looks like I have been very lucky with my previous bottles :confused:
     
  4. jazzyjeff13

    jazzyjeff13 Poo-Bah (3,063) Nov 6, 2010 United Kingdom (England)

    Started with Adnam's Lighthouse and am now on a Sierra Nevada Floral IPA....
     
  5. ImperialStoat

    ImperialStoat Aspirant (246) May 20, 2009 Ireland
    Beer Trader

    Is that part of the Beercamp series?
     
  6. EmperorBevis

    EmperorBevis Poo-Bah (3,644) Sep 25, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    Which makes me wonder, whatever happened to Flower's IPA?
     
  7. jazzyjeff13

    jazzyjeff13 Poo-Bah (3,063) Nov 6, 2010 United Kingdom (England)

    Yeah, the label says #53. Some sort of competition that SN held?
     
  8. ImperialStoat

    ImperialStoat Aspirant (246) May 20, 2009 Ireland
    Beer Trader

    Yeah, something to do with homebrewers.
     
  9. jazzyjeff13

    jazzyjeff13 Poo-Bah (3,063) Nov 6, 2010 United Kingdom (England)

    Interesting, but good to see Sierra Nevada offering that sort of opportunity. The beer itself was nice enough - supposedly contained rose hips/petals, though I didn't pick up much of that. Mostly aromatic hops, but there was a herbal edge to the bitterness.

    I've now moved on to Piraat, and it's delicious. Arrrrrrrrr!
     
  10. CwrwAmByth

    CwrwAmByth Poo-Bah (1,724) Jan 24, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    Don't Brains make it?
     
  11. jazzyjeff13

    jazzyjeff13 Poo-Bah (3,063) Nov 6, 2010 United Kingdom (England)

    Shipyard Export. Export it back!
     
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  12. EmperorBevis

    EmperorBevis Poo-Bah (3,644) Sep 25, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    Oh ye gods!
    Shipyard's IPA smells like vomit & tastes only slightly better so I have some idea of the lurking horror.
     
  13. EmperorBevis

    EmperorBevis Poo-Bah (3,644) Sep 25, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    An interview mean't a rare appearance for myself in the real world
    and a quick lunchtime pint of Moorish Mild on cask.
    Utterly gorgeous stuff.
     
  14. CwrwAmByth

    CwrwAmByth Poo-Bah (1,724) Jan 24, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    So it's been raining for over a day now, non-stop. Time for some beer I think, something strong to warm the cockles. Also time (when it stops raining) to go to the bottle shop and finally give rob that beer I promised him several months ago. Definitely not finally coming in because they've started stocking Kernel, no sir.
     
  15. EmperorBevis

    EmperorBevis Poo-Bah (3,644) Sep 25, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    Kernel sucks!
    oops sorry I mean't Kernel Sups!
     
  16. Aye

    Aye Aspirant (239) Jul 21, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    Just finished a bottle of Inferno, nice with a pizza, but could have done with a few citrusy numbers in the hop profile.
     
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  17. EmperorBevis

    EmperorBevis Poo-Bah (3,644) Sep 25, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    Aye Aye, Aye
    Not too shoddy and that hop character that I love to wash down pizza.
     
  18. CwrwAmByth

    CwrwAmByth Poo-Bah (1,724) Jan 24, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    Weird Beard Brew co Mariana Trench, a pretty good, hoppy pale ale. New brewery for me too.
     
  19. jazzyjeff13

    jazzyjeff13 Poo-Bah (3,063) Nov 6, 2010 United Kingdom (England)

    Where are they from then? And are they CAMRA approved? :slight_smile:

    Williams Brothers' Birds and the Bees. Quite nice....
     
  20. EmperorBevis

    EmperorBevis Poo-Bah (3,644) Sep 25, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    Do they also fulfil the socks and sandals standard as well?
     
  21. CwrwAmByth

    CwrwAmByth Poo-Bah (1,724) Jan 24, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    London. I saw them all at the Tiny Rebel bar takeover last week, they do have crazy beards, weirdly enough. They looked like either hipsters (perhaps their beards were ironic?) or metalheads.

    The beer was good, but perhaps a bit heavy on caramel malt for a 5% pale ale.
     
  22. ImperialStoat

    ImperialStoat Aspirant (246) May 20, 2009 Ireland
    Beer Trader

    Just had a 2009 Cantillon kriek with a Lamb Rogan Josh. SO FUCKING GOOD. South-Asian spices on meat really bring out the fruit component of lambics, it's astounding.
     
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  23. CwrwAmByth

    CwrwAmByth Poo-Bah (1,724) Jan 24, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    Actually I just noticed it says on the bottle cap "all beard... no sandals"
     
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  24. jazzyjeff13

    jazzyjeff13 Poo-Bah (3,063) Nov 6, 2010 United Kingdom (England)

    All beard - I guess that says it all. Wonder how long a hipster brewery will last?

    Now I'm on a Bacchus Kriek. Hardly the pinnacle of beer consumption, but I do like cherry....
     
  25. EmperorBevis

    EmperorBevis Poo-Bah (3,644) Sep 25, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    On a slightly different line
    What would be the easiest Sour beer to acquire in the U.K.?
     
  26. ImperialStoat

    ImperialStoat Aspirant (246) May 20, 2009 Ireland
    Beer Trader

    In bottle or on tap? For the latter, Brodies' Berliner Weisse is fairly ridiculous.

    Otherwise I'd say this: [​IMG]


    Edit: Sorry, I just re-read what you wrote. The easiest proper sour beer to get a hold of would probably be Lindeman's Cuvee Rene.
     
  27. jazzyjeff13

    jazzyjeff13 Poo-Bah (3,063) Nov 6, 2010 United Kingdom (England)

    Not sure about this. A couple of supermarkets offer lambics, but only the commercial ones that aren't good.

    Booths sells Liefmans Cuvee (Oude Bruin with cherries - not a lambic). In fact it's on sale at the moment. Personally I highly recommend this beer, it's deliciously moreish.

    Otherwise - get thee to a decent beer shop or the interwebz....
     
  28. CwrwAmByth

    CwrwAmByth Poo-Bah (1,724) Jan 24, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    The beer is worth a try so hopefully it's onwards and upwards for them!
     
  29. CwrwAmByth

    CwrwAmByth Poo-Bah (1,724) Jan 24, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    Onto Partizan Pale Ale Columbus Cascade - excellent stuff, and Hacker-Pschorr STernweisse, also really nice. First proper session for a week, I feel right once again
     
  30. ImperialStoat

    ImperialStoat Aspirant (246) May 20, 2009 Ireland
    Beer Trader

    ?
    What style is that?
     
  31. CwrwAmByth

    CwrwAmByth Poo-Bah (1,724) Jan 24, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    Just a hefe apparantly
     
  32. Hanglow

    Hanglow Defender (676) Feb 18, 2012 United Kingdom (Scotland)

    St Austell HSD - ok
    Homebrewed bitter, loosely based on ye olde recipe - good
    homebrewed AIPA - not enough hops, more of a sweet, strong APA
     
  33. CwrwAmByth

    CwrwAmByth Poo-Bah (1,724) Jan 24, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

  34. EmperorBevis

    EmperorBevis Poo-Bah (3,644) Sep 25, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    Bit of Sun so
    poured a can of Cain's dark mild into a dimpled pint pot & put a burned pork sausage into a totally different sized finger roll to recreate that crap pub barbecue
     
  35. Padraig

    Padraig Initiate (0) Jan 14, 2013 United Kingdom (England)
    Beer Trader

    This weekend I shall be watching the Eurovision final and drinking Cantillon Iris and De Cam Oude Geuze.
     
  36. EmperorBevis

    EmperorBevis Poo-Bah (3,644) Sep 25, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    Making a casserole so cracked open another Cain of Can's mild to split between me & the pot.
     
  37. CwrwAmByth

    CwrwAmByth Poo-Bah (1,724) Jan 24, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    Tempted by Axe Edge after my exam today but oddly no bottle date or bbd visible so didn't want to risk a crappy bottle. Went for this new Otley imperial porter and Moor Illusion black ipa. Also a half of brains craft Dr.rudi. no world beater but the best yet really.
     
  38. EmperorBevis

    EmperorBevis Poo-Bah (3,644) Sep 25, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    Otter Bright not an Otter waste of £1.09p
     
  39. jazzyjeff13

    jazzyjeff13 Poo-Bah (3,063) Nov 6, 2010 United Kingdom (England)

    Kicking off the weekend with a Hooky bitter.

    Is that named after the hop variety they used? I had a similarly named brew from Arbor ales a while back.....
     
  40. CwrwAmByth

    CwrwAmByth Poo-Bah (1,724) Jan 24, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    Yep one of their single hop beers I believe. Not the most potent hop in the world it seems.

    Just opened a To Ol Baltic Frontier, lots of scum on the neck just under the cap, and floating on top of the beer. Managed to get it off with a rolled up bit of kitchen towel. Not hopeful though, extremely cloudy and tons of sediment. Oh well, fingers crossed.
     
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